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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
Joseph W. Grier Academy Yearbook / Anuario de la Academia Joseph W. Grier
5/5/2017Read full story
Testing Reminder / Aviso acerca de las Pruebas
5/5/2017Read full story
Take the My Energy Kit Challenge
10/28/2016Read full story
Remind app
10/28/2016Read full story
PTA Membership Drive
9/13/2016Read full story
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Current Calendar Events
May 24EOG & NC Extend 1 begins / Comienzan los EOG y Extend 1
May 24Reading EOG
May 25Math EOG
May 26Grade 5 Science EOG
May 29No School - Memorial Day / No hay clases - Dia de Memorial
Jun 1Math Bee / Abejas de Matemáticas Gr3-5
Jun 5Field Day/Día de Campo
Jun 5PTA Meeting / Reunión del PTA 6:00-7:30pm
Jun 6Field Day/Día de Campo
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EOG Proctors Needed / Procesadores EOG necesarios

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Please call the school to sign-up as a volunteer and be a proctor for EOG testing.

The dates are listed below:
Wednesday, May 24th to Friday, May 26th
Tuesday, May 30th to Friday, June 9th

We appreciate any day you can join us as a proctor! Thanks!

Contact Ms. Sings at Joseph W. Grier Academy 980-343-5671 or by email


Padres -

Por favor llame a la escuela para anotarse come voluntario(a) y ser ayudante en los exámenes de fin de año.

Las fechas están a continuación:
Miércoles 24 de Mayo a Viernes 26 de Mayo
Martes 30 de Mayo a Viernes 9 de Junio

¡Apreciamos cualquier día que nos pueda apoyar como ayudante! ¡Gracias!

Llame Sra Sings a Academia Joseph W. Grier 980-343-5671 o por correo electrónico



Hour of Code

Photograph of an excited boy sitting behind an open laptop and in front of a chalkboard covered in writing. 


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 (opens in new window).  We are encouraging our students to not just participate in coding this week, but all year long!




Logo for Remind app. 

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."

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It Happened at Grier …


Congratulations to Ms Weston, our Teacher of the Year

Mrs Weston, Teacher of the Year 

and Ms Allen, our Teacher Assistant of the Year!

Ms Allen, 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 sitting in front of the new background for the morning news broadcast.
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!

Photograph of Mindrell Penn and her friends. 



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!!

Photograph of Jaedyn and Jordan Edwards, with their medals. 


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!

A group photograph of the students who successfully completed the ELL program.  

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!

      Principal Mrs Townsend with the Rodriguez Hernandez family.  



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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