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Support Great River with a simple online vote!

Vote today for state farm’s celebrate my drive. GRS could earn the opportunity to use up to $100,000!!!! Voting is open today through October 24th. Anyone with an email adress and is 14 years old or older can vote. You can vote once a day everyday per email. Let’s go GRS!!!!  http://www.celebratemydrive.com Pass this along to […]

Parent Education – 10/9/14

Please join us on Thursday, October 9 for a full evening of events.  This is a great opportunity to learn about Montessori education.  Other gatherings will also provide an opportunity to learn about the Upper Elementary Fall trip and meet Katy Ibes, candidate for the Pedagogy Leadership Position at GRS. Details: 6:00   Gather in […]

GRS Spirit Wear

Show your GRS spirit on your back, your head and even your legs! GRS Spirit Wear orders are being taken now through October 10, 2014. Available are T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweat pants.  New this year are GRS leggings, shorts, and a GRS hat.  Check out the Designs for Fall 2014 and the Fall Price List to make your selection. Then, use this Fall […]

Spanish with Language Sprout

Beginning Monday, October 27, Language Sprout will offer Spanish for elementary students. Using the Montessori approach, Language Sprout envisions a Minnesota in which every child is equipped with multilingualism.  All ages of elementary students are welcome with or without  previous language experience.  Classes will be $10 per student per class and in session each Monday […]

Meet Katie Ibes – October 9

As you know, the GRS Search Committee began searching for a Pedagogy Leader for the school in January 2014.  Through an extensive national and international search, a highly-qualified candidate has applied for the position for the 2015-16 school year.  We are pleased to present Katie Ibes, current Montessori Consultant to GRS, as candidate for the Pedagogy […]

Chinook Book Sale

The Chinook Book, a coupon book focused on the Twin Cities, helps you save money at local businesses that do good things for the environment and the community.  This is the ONLY fund raiser we ask students to help with during the year. If you shop at a Coop, go to a local coffee shop […]

Harvest Festival – Saturday, 9/27

The weather forecast promises a great day for our Annual Harvest Festival, this coming Saturday, from 4 to 6:30 pm.  Please join us for stone soup, games, face painting, pumpkin decorating and your opportunity to purchase items from the A2 Fall Key Experience on the farm including: potatoes wooden crafts (including Little Free Libraries) felted […]

October Lunch Menus Posted

Order October Lunches now!  Deadline for October Lunch orders is Thursday, September 25th. Lunch Menus and Order Process Here.

New Bus Stop Added, Please Update Bus Form

Thank you again for your feedback as we have been working to finalize the bus route this year.  The information you have provided has allowed us to fine-tune our route based on community need and we have added an additional stop to the route starting Monday, September 15, at Selby Ave & Griggs St. N. […]

Great River School Key Experience Blog

Follow this link to get the Key Experiences Blog!