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Granville Elementary School
310 N. Granger Street
Granville, OH 43023
Phone: 740-587-8102
Fax: 740-587-2374

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Back to School 2022-2023

Important Dates & Information


GES Families,

A new school year with a new class or new teacher provides wonderful opportunities to meet new friends as well as reconnect with familiar ones. And both of those are important for students. The ability to adapt to new people and places is more important than ever in a world where young people today are projected to have between twelve and fifteen jobs in their lifetime. The comfort of a familiar face is always appreciated, but new faces provide endless possibilities if we look for them. 
 
As we look forward to reconnecting and building new relationships, we are so excited to welcome over 730 students into the elementary school this year! This growth has provided us opportunities for starting new traditions, inviting new faces, and experiencing some changes such as staff in new positions and returning to our former kindergarten building. This building, which accommodated the maintenance office for 6 years, and has been newly renovated, will house Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Stewart's kindergarten classes. We are excited about all the changes that have been made to our building and are grateful for the hard work of our maintenance staff preparing all of GES for a great school year. A new tradition will be transitioning from PAX Leaders to Blue Ace Leaders as GIS joins our vision to support student and staff community. Our new faces will include students and staff. We are welcoming 11 new staff members, and you can read all about them here

Mr. Morris
@GES_Aces
 
FIRST DAYS OF SCHOOL: AUGUST 17, 18, 19
All of Granville Schools will participate in a staggered start. The schedule for Grades 1-12 is listed below. Kindergarten students will follow the schedule provided in their staggered start letters. Please contact the GES office with any questions.
Grades 1-3 Last Names Beginning With:
  • A-K  Wednesday, August 17
  • L-Z  Thursday, August 18
All students in grades 1-12 attend on August 19.
*Kindergarten students need to follow the schedule in their staggered start letters.
 
ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL REMINDERS
Click here for reminders about arrival and dismissal at GES. Families who designate "walker" or "car rider" must download and register in the Secure Student Pickup app. This resource allows the GES staff to ensure students are leaving the school with the appropriate person. Click here for information about completing the registration process in SSP. An FAQ can be found here. Please be courteous to our neighbors and do not block driveways. Please do not hesitate to contact the school office at 740-587-8102 or [email protected] with any questions. Additional information about arrival and dismissal at GES can be found here
 
SCHOOL LUNCHES AND FEES
For the 2022-2023 school year, lunches at school will cost $3.00. This includes entrée, fruit, vegetable, and milk/ water. Families will need to add money to the child's online lunch account to pay for lunches. More information about this product will come soon. During the July Board of Education meeting, the Board of Education voted not to charge instructional fees for grade K-3 for the 2022-2023 school year. 
 
CURRICULUM NIGHTS: VARIOUS EVENINGS AT 6:00 PM
All Curriculum Nights will be in-person. Teachers will provide families who are unable to attend with copies of any documents. Each Curriculum Night will begin in the cafeteria with a brief whole group session. 
  • Kindergarten: September 1
  • First: August 31
  • Second: August 18
  • Third: August 23
 
SACC IN NEED OF ADDITIONAL STAFF
The School Aged Child Care program located at Granville Elementary school is looking to add two additional employees this fall. If you know someone who has at least a high school diploma and experience working with children please have them email a resume to [email protected]. Candidates need to be willing to take training classes prior to starting this position in August and have a positive, patient and caring attitude. Classes and background checks are paid for by the program. Hours are 6:30 am-9:00 am and 3:00pm-6:00pm Monday-Friday. Starting pay ranges from $12-$15 per hour depending on experience and education. (Those with education degrees will be paid more than $15 per hour, rate will be based on level of degree).Staff can work both sessions or just before or after school. If you have a student in Granville Elementary or Intermediate School you will receive free tuition for our program. The great thing about these hours, you have the middle of the day free for appointments, errands or to attend classes if you are in college! 

Directions to GES


From Downtown: Take E. Broadway east out of town. Turn left on the N. Granger. Proceed to the first 4-way stop (E. College Street). Turn Right on to E. College Street. Proceed half way down the street and turn Left on to Sunrise Street to the GES parking lot. The road dead ends into the GES parking lot.
 
From Newark: Take Newark Granville Road west towards downtown. Turn right (as the road curves) on to E. College Street. You will travel a short distance and see Sunrise Street on your right. Turn RIGHT on to Sunset Street. The street dead ends into the GES parking lot.
 
 

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