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Joseph W. Grier
Academy
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
Mother/Son Dance / Baile de Madre/Hijo
2/24/2017Read full story
Read Across America Day / Día de Leer en toda América
2/24/2017Read full story
Save the Date!!! Mother/Son Dance / ¡No Olvide la Fecha! Baile de Madre/Hijo
2/17/2017Read full story
Take the My Energy Kit Challenge
10/28/2016Read full story
Remind app
10/28/2016Read full story
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Current Calendar Events
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
Apr 3PTA Meeting / Reunión del PTA 6:00-7:30pm
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PTA Meeting / Reunión del PTA

 

 

 Monday, February 27, 2017

Lunes, 27 de febrero del 2017

 

 

Early Release Day / Día de Salida Temprana


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

School will dismiss at 12:00pm

 

Miércoles 1 de marzo del 2017

Clases terminará a las 12:00pm

 

 

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 www.code.org.  We are encouraging our students to not just participate in coding this week, but all year long!

 

 Communication

 

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!

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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 …

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Ms Weston, our Teacher of the Year

 

and Ms Allen, our Teacher Assistant of the Year!

 

 

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!

 

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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!!

 

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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!

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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!

        

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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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