Principal's Corner

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    We are enjoying a wonderful year at Groveland!! Thank you to parents for all the help you provide to students everyday! Parents/Guardians, whether at school or at home, students and staff appreciate the help and support you provide. Thank you!

    Below is information that may answer some of your questions.

    Curriculum

    Groveland Park Elementary uses the curriculum of Saint Paul Public Schools --Everyday Math, Mondo for literacy and Foss Science. Groveland students in grades K-5 go to physical education, art and science during their specialist block. They rotate through the specialist classes which are held for 50 minutes each day. For example, students attend physical education for one week for 50 minutes each day, the next week going to science and the next week to art.

    Panda News

    The school newsletter, Panda Paws, will come out two times a month to families by email. If you would like a paper copy, please call the office at 651-293-8760. 

    Extended Day for Learning – EDL Gr. 3-5

    Extended Day for Learning (EDL) is for grades 3-5. It meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:45 p.m.  Students need to be registered for EDL which includes academics and enrichments. The musical instrument program is offered for grades 4-5.  If your child would like to attend but you have not submitted a registration form, please contact the office at 651-293-8760.  Our site leader for EDL  is Mr. Gilbert Hale.  He can be reached via e-mail at gilbert.hale@spps.org

    Groveland School Nurse

    Ms. Jessica Lux, nurse, is at Groveland three days a week. Her direct number: 651-888-7627
     

    iPads at Groveland

     Additional information can be found on: http://personalizedlearning.spps.org/ipads_for_students

    Reserving Rooms/Spaces in the School Building for Events/Meetings

    To reserve space at Groveland for a meeting or event (community event, parent meeting, etc.), please visit http://businessoffice.spps.org/permits to complete a building permit request form, or you may stop by the office for a paper copy of the form.  Please try to do this at least two weeks in advance. Call the clerk at 651-744-6684 for more information.