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Books are Awesome!

Kindergarten students in Mrs. Suckstorf's room were thrilled to get a brand new book from the First United Methodist Church! Pictured is Miss Sally from the church reading our new treasured books with us! The books are awesome! Thank you, Miss Sally, for being our classroom volunteer!

Star Readers in Kindergarten

The Kindergarten in Mrs. Commerford’s class at Grant School have really become STAR READERS this year.  They love reading  books  to the class and being part of the WALL OF FAME.  Gotta love those readers!!

Rain Can’t Stop the Fun at Grant!

Grant students were scheduled to have an outside field day, but Mother Nature had other plans! P.E. Teacher Josh Long modified the annual end of the year event to include shoe kick, standing long jump, bean bag throw and a running race.  

Second-Graders Visit Henry Doorly Zoo

Grant Second Graders enjoyed a day at the Henry Doorly Zoo on Monday, May 7th!  For many students it was their first time visiting the zoo. After returning to school, students completed a writing piece about their favorite memories.  

Our trip to the zoo always becomes a favorite highlight of our second-grade year!  Enjoy reading some of our memories from the zoo:

Veronnica:  We…

Second Grade Zoologists Explore Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo!

On Monday, May 7th, students traveled to the zoo in Omaha. Students were delighted with the many exhibits and hands on activities. Students learned about animal habitats and are currently completing animal reports that connect with their adventures. Favorite activities included petting leopard fur, touching starfish and sea urchin, digging up dinosaur fossils, and walking through dark caves. There…

Digital Citizenship - Sharing Private Information of Others

Sharing Private Information of Others

Get permission before sharing information about others.


Everyone today is interested in protecting their private information.  We should never share our full names, birthdays, home or school address or name of school with strangers.  We also should…

Mrs. Morgan's Class Walks to US92 and News Channel Nebraska!

Mrs. Morgan's first graders took a walking field trip to US92 and News Channel Nebraska. They have been studying how weather affects us in their reading class.
The class was able to see how News Channel Nebraska shows the weather on television with a green screen.
The first graders were able to see the inside of the radio station. While in the station, they were recorded reciting the…

Mrs. Baker's Class Visits SMILE, Inc.


First Graders in Mrs. Baker's class at Grant Elementary collected money all year in their smiley bank and donated it to the SMILE, Inc. program, owned and operated by Patty Prauner. This was their 15th year contributing to SMILE as a community service project. They recently visited and enjoyed a fun-filled day of horseback riding and other related activities. Smiles were in abundance on this…

Students Make "Noise" in Music Class

In music class, playing instruments is a favorite activity for many students! Kids LOVE to make noise! I love to see when it “clicks” and they realize they have organized that noise into music. One of the greatest parts about playing instruments is accessibility, and the ability to modify. In grades 1-4, we have been learning an accompaniment for “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” We are using Boomwhackers…

Art is FUN!

Art at Grant has been busy, busy all year long. First semester seemed to be all about food for 1st and 2nd graders. Take a look at our Gallery for a couple pics of our favorite projects. Mia's art titled "A slice of the Good Life" Was selected to represent Grant in the Norfolk Daily News, Spotlight on Art. Way to go Mia!