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Joseph W. Grier
School Information:
8330 Grier Road
Charlotte, NC 28215
Courier # 432
P: 980-343-5671 | F: 980-343-5394
Principal: Theresa Townsend
LC: East Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: K-5
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Mission Statement
Our mission is to create a safe, caring environment that maximizes learning by utilizing the rigorous Common Core curriculum and 21st century skills.
School Announcements
Save the Date!!! Mother/Son Dance / ¡No Olvide la Fecha! Baile de Madre/Hijo
2/17/2017Read full story
Home Basketball Game / Juego de Basketball en Casa
2/17/2017Read full story
Take the My Energy Kit Challenge
10/28/2016Read full story
Remind app
10/28/2016Read full story
2016-17 Early Release Dates / Fechas de Salida Temprana
9/27/2016Read full story
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Current Calendar Events
Feb 21Home Basketball Game / Juego de Basketball en Casa
Mar 11/2 Day Student Early Release / Salida Temprana Estudiantes 1/2 Dia
Mar 6PTA Meeting / Reunión del PTA 6:00-7:30pm
Mar 10Mother-Son Dance / Baile de Madre-Hijo
Mar 13 - 17College & Career Week
Mar 14Monkey Joe's Fundraiser / Colecta de Monkey Joe's 5-8pm
Mar 14School Leadership Team Meeting / Reunión del Equipo de Liderazgo Escolar 6-7pm
Mar 30End of 3rd Quarter / Fin del 3er Trimestre
Mar 31No School - Teacher Workday / No hay clases - Dia Trabajo Maestro
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Monday, February 20, 2017

Teacher Workday


Lunes 20 de febrero del 2017

Dia Trabajo Maestro



Hour of Code


December 5-11 is Computer Science Education Week.  Students at Joseph W. Grier are participating in the global event known as the Hour of Code.   For more information, visit  We are encouraging our students to not just participate in coding this week, but all year long!




Joseph W Grier would like to invite you to sign up for Remind, a free text messaging app that helps teachers, students and parents communicate quickly and efficiently. Remind will be used as an additional method of communication to inform the school community of upcoming school events, reminders of early release and no school days, and other non-urgent issues. Please click on the links below for instructions on how to sign up!


A la escuela Joseph W Grier le gustaría invitarles a inscribirse en "REMIND" (Recuerde), una aplicación gratis de mensajes de texto que ayudará a los maestros, estudiantes y padres a comunicarse rápida y eficientemente. REMIND será usado como un método adicional de comunicación para informar a la comunidad de la escuela de los eventos escolares venideros, las fechas de salida temprana, los días en los que no hay clases y otros asuntos que no son urgentes. Por favor, haga "click" en los enlaces de abajo para que siga las instrucciones de cómo integrarse en "REMIND."

Remind (English).pdf

Remind (Spanish).pdf



It Happened at Grier …

Awesome Artwork!

One of our fantastic Art teachers, Ms Kisner, designed and created a new background for the Morning News broadcast - we now look network-channel ready! Thanks for the amazing work!

Brunella Escate and May Diallo get ready to present the news


Many Thanks!

We are so grateful to receive a generous donation of uniform clothing articles from this wonderful group! Thank you! We truly appreciate you!




Special Olympics

Congratulations to Jaedyn and Jordan Edwards in 4th Grade for both winning GOLD medals in the 15m Bocce Ball at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Special Olympics, held in Nevin Community Park on Thursday, 27 October. Way to go!!



ELL Celebration

On Friday, October 21, Mrs. Townsend presented 40 students with a certifcate to celebrate their successful completion of the English Language Learners (ELL) program. Students worked hard to pass a test to demonstrate their ability to listen, speak, read, and write in the English language. Congratulations, scholars!


Check out the Photo Gallery on the left for more photos!


Thank You! 

This week Mrs. Townsend was surprised by former students Freddy and Beyoncé and the Rodriguez Hernandez family as they donated 100 pairs of khaki uniform pants and 150 uniform shirts to Joseph W. Grier!
We truly appreciate this amazing generosity!




Vision Statement
Our vision is to provide a safe and caring environment where students excel academically, value diversity, and have the necessary skills to be 21st century leaders.  



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