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  • Math Dice Tournament
    The Math Dice Tournament Enrichment Group completed their final rounds today during School Wide Enrichment. Congratulations to Esha and Deric as the group's top winners!
    Math Dice Tournament  Math Dice Winners
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  • Schoolwide Enrichment
    Grapevine Elementary is excited about offering the Schoolwide Enrichment Program again this spring! Enrichment offers students and teachers an opportunity to engage in authentic learning based on a common interest. Enrichment cluster groups use an inquiry approach to solve problems to produce a product, performance, or targeted service based on their common interest.

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  • Grapevine Elementary Students Provide New Links to Kindness
    Second graders start Friendship Fridays at their school.
    When you walk into Natalie Finch’s second grade classroom at Grapevine Elementary School, you can’t miss the paper chain links that are draped at the front of the room. Each of these links represent individual acts of kindness as part of Rachel’s Challenge, which motivates students to start a chain reaction of kindness and compassion to impact their school and community. Read more...
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    Mark your calendars with these upcoming events. Click here
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  • Online School Supply Ordering Available Now!
    To see the 2015-2016 school supply list, click here.
    Grapevine Elementary PTA is again offering convenient one-stop-shopping for your child’s 2015-2016 school supplies through EPI. Each grade supply list, K-5th is teacher-approved and custom packed for your student! We have made every effort to contain costs to provide this optional school supply benefit. All you have to do is order online! The last day to order is June 12th. Click here for more info.
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  • 2015 Student Success Ceremonies
    May 26th @ 8:00 AM - Second Grade
    May 27th @ 8:00 AM - First Grade
    May 28th @ 8:00 AM - Kindergarten
    June 2nd @ 8:00 AM - Third Grade
    June 3rd @ 8:00 AM - Fourth Grade
    June 4th @ 10:00 AM - Fifth Grade 
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  • Schoolwide Enrichment 
    Grapevine Elementary is excited about offering the Schoolwide Enrichment Program again this spring! Enrichment offers students and teachers an opportunity to engage in authentic learning based on a common interest. Enrichment cluster groups use an inquiry approach to solve problems to produce a product, performance, or targeted service based on their common interest. For more info, click here.
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  • Kindergarten Registration
    GES Kindergarten Registration is Monday, May 4 through Friday, May 8 from 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., with extended hours on Tuesday, May 5, from 5:30 - 7:30. If you are unable to attend registration during this week, an appointment may be made after May 8. For more info, click here.
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  • “Honor the Earth” Photo Contest
    Students can submit a photo focusing on the beauty of nature or caring for the Earth. Photos will be displayed in the library, and judging will be on April 30th. All photos will be displayed in the Grapevine Children’s Library in May. Entries should be turned in to the library by April 27th.
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  • Camp Gladiator Fundraiser and Healthy Lifestyles Event
    GES needs your help! Thank you to those who have been working to secure pledges for participation in the Camp Gladiator Obstacle Course! This fundraiser benefits the campus activity fund, and money raised will be used to support campus initiatives, student incentives, and staff professional learning! Based on campus initiatives, our fundraising goal is: $12,000! We know that those who have already earned a key fob and spirit sticks are anxiously awaiting their prizes! We should be delivering them soon! More prize announcements are coming soon! Remember, the concept for the GES Camp Gladiator fundraising event is similar in design to a fun run. Families are encouraged to secure pledges for student participation in an obstacle course event hosted by Camp Gladiator. The pledges will be for completion of the course rather than the number of times the student goes through the course. Different pledge/donation levels are available, and students will be individually recognized for their fundraising efforts. Classroom incentives will also be awarded. The classroom incentives will be unique and developed by the students in the class. 
    Online donations are now available! 
    Thank you in advance for your efforts to contribute to and support our campus, our students, and our future!
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  • Standard Application to GCISD Programs 
    If you are interested in a the STEM or Dual Language programs, but missed the lottery, the application for programs will be re-opened to allow interested families to be added to wait lists. To submit an application to be added to a wait list, please visit this link:
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  • GCISD Rangers Night
    GCISD Rangers night is April 29th. Click here to order your discount tickets.
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  • Windows of the World
    GES will be celebrating the various cultures represented in our community with a look into the Windows of the World. The event is scheduled for Thursday, April 16th at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria. Guests will have an opportunity to visit different booths, learning about various cultures, languages and customs. The PTA Diversity Committee is looking for families or special guests to showcase their country of origin, heritage, culture, etc. For booth information click here. We hope you will consider sharing your culture and heritage with the GES community! We look forward to this event as an opportunity for our Stars to embrace their differences and celebrate what makes them unique. For more information, contact
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  • Rachel's Challenge Rally
    Students, staff and families from across the district will come together Saturday, April 18 for GCISD's 2015 Rachel's Challenge Rally, Run and Community Fair. Click here to learn more: .
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  • STAAR Testing
     STAAR Testing
    Monday, April 20th - 5th Grade Math
    Tuesday, April 21st -  3rd/4th Grade Math
    Wednesday, April 22nd - 3rd/4th Grade Reading & 5th Grade Science
    Campus will be closed to all visitors. 
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  • GCISD Celebrates Kindness Day & Rachel’s Challenge Rally

    On Wednesday, April 1, campuses across the district will celebrate GCISD Kindness Day. This is a special day to bring attention to the positive impact even a small act of kindness can make. It will also help us gear up for the Rachel’s Challenge Rally on April 18th at GHS from 8:00 – 11:00 am. Read more.

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  • GES Surpasses Pasta for Pennies Fundraising Goal!
    GES raised a grand total of $3098 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society during our Pasta for Pennies campaign, which far exceeded our school goal of $2015! The GES StuCo, KC Club, and NEHS thank you for your generosity and support!
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  • Reflections Entry Advances to the State Level
    Kindergarten student, Insha Laikhani's Reflections Entry, One Act of Kindness, has advanced to state-level judging! This is a wonderful achievement as nearly 60,000 students participate in the program annually and less than 3% of those advance to Texas PTA. Final results will be announced on March 1 via the Texas PTA website.
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    Attendance News

    Did you know attendance is a key component of overall success in school?  Research supports the unquestionable link between attendance and student achievement. Students who attend school between 85 and 100 percent of the time pass state tests in reading and math at much higher rates than students who attend school less than 85 percent of the time.

    Here are just a few ways we encourage and recognize our GES Stars for outstanding attendance:


    Outstanding Class Attendance Award

    Those classrooms with outstanding student attendance (all students have 0-3 absences) will receive recognition at the end of each nine week grading period. All Outstanding Class Attendance winners will receive a few special treats from Mrs. Blackburn and Ms. Ray in addition to a congratulatory poster to display in either the classroom or the hallway outside the classroom door.


    The following classes were recognized as our First Nine Weeks Outstanding Class Attendance Winners:

    Mrs. Eubank                         Mrs. Worthen

    Mrs. Garcia                           Mrs. Hammonds

    Mrs. King                               Mrs. Redmon

    Mrs. Lewis                             Mrs. Curnow

    Mrs. Cox                                Mrs. Gillmen

    Mrs. Kathman                      Mrs. Hendrickson

    Mrs. Choppy


    Zero Tardies Drawing

    Every three weeks those individual students with zero tardies will have their names placed in a drawing for various special rewards/treats from the Zero Tardy Prize Jar. Those students whose names are drawn will have the opportunity to take part in the KGES morning program and select a reward ticket from the Zero Tardy Prize Jar.

    Rewards or treats in the jar include items such as the opportunity to be a pledge leader on the KGES morning show, a FAST coupon, sit in the teacher’s chair for the day, a late work pass, etc. 


    Congratulations to the following students who took part in our first Zero Tardy Drawing this school year:

    Seth Vasquez

    Trey Blackstone

    Zakaiyah Pruitt

    Nathan Boudreaux

    Kate Swisher

    Sana Ahmed

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  • Residency Verification for All Students
    August 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and August 12 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the GES Cafeteria
    (PLEASE NOTE: Your child will not be placed in a class if residency is not verified)
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  • Skyward Updates
    Do you need to update your student's profile in Skyward with a new address, phone number, emergency contacts, etc.?
    Fill out the Skyward Family Access: Student Information Update form and return it to the school office.
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  • Lunch Schedule
    Kindergarten, 10:25-10:55
    First Grade, 10:50-11:20
    Second Grade, 11:20-11:50
    Third Grade, 11:50-12:20
    Fourth Grade, 12:20-12:50
    Fifth Grade, 12:50-1:20
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  • Attendance Notes
    Please send notes regarding student absences to your child's teacher and reference the student's name in the subject line.
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Welcome to Grapevine Elementary School! Grapevine Elementary is a school community which recognizes diversity, empowers learning, encourages respect, and creates a goal-centered environment in order that our children will become contributing members of society.
Quick Facts:
  • School Colors - Cobalt Blue & Burgundy
  • Mascot - Stars
  • Enrollment - 508
  • Year Opened - 1994
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Elementary Announcements

  • Parents as a reminder, if your student has any medication in the nurses office it needs to be picked up on or before June 4th. Any medication left after June 4th will be discarded.
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  • Kindergarten Registration
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  • Restorative Practices Survey
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