What’s going on at East Grand School District
September 13, 2016
• Thank you to Power World and Joe Kelly for the loaner ATV for all of Middle Park High School’s fall outdoor athletic events.
• A big Panther Shout Out to the Fans of the Middle Park Volleyball Team!!! The students and parents exemplified true sportsmanship and positivity at the West Grand Volleyball game in Kremmling. True “Panther Pride” was on display during the Panthers victory!
• On Wednesday, September 14, our lunch program will celebrate “Colorado Proud” day. This is a day to recognize Colorado agriculture, and educate our children about healthy eating. The menu will feature all Colorado items.
• We had an incredible amount of ELL students and their families that came to Fraser Valley Elementary “Back to School Night”. They were supported not only by adult translators, but high school AP Spanish students; Bixby Daugherty, Erin Emery and Linneya Gardner. It was truly wonderful to see how comfortable, open and engaged in the community our second language families seem to feel here at East Grand Schools
• Fourth-grade students and staff at Granby Elementary will be hosting the “Giant Map of Colorado” from the Colorado Geographic Alliance on Thursday, Sept. 15.
• MPHS is hosting “Challenge Day” for sophomores on Monday, Sept. 19. This all day event is a powerful experience promoting better empathy and reducing bullying behaviors.
• EGMS has 137 student athletes participating in school athletics. This comprises of 44.5 percent of the student body.
• Sixth, seventh, and eighth-graders are preparing to participate in their yearly GCWIN Colorado River Watershed Field Trips the week of Sept. 19.
• The Fraser River Valley Lions Club has awarded the MPHS Music Department $500 to assist in travel expenses. Thank you Lions Club!
• Senior, Karmen Reynolds, sang a great version of The National Anthem last Friday at our home football game against The Academy.
• The fifth-graders at Fraser Valley Elementary are looking forward to participating in the annual “Monarch Lake 5th Grade Conservation Education” day on Sept. 15. They’ll spend the day outdoors learning about water quality, fire safety, forest management, wildlife, canoeing, and more. Thank you to the numerous government and non-profit organizations that made this day possible. (This day is for all fifth-graders in the county.)
• FVE is seeking Reading Buddies and Math buddies to volunteer their time to work one on one and in small groups at FVE please contact volunteer coordinator Elizabeth Baum at email@example.com
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