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Give to the Max Day

Support Great River School and Montessori education with your donation on Thursday, November 13, 2013 Give to the Max Day. GRS wants to take advantage of the energy created around a state-wide giving day, but we hope you will give HERE on our website. Your support ensures GRS can provide learning opportunities to all students, […]

GRS Announcements

Find out what is going on at GRS by going to this link to the GRS Announcement blog.

Conferences – November 3 & 4

Sign Up for Conferences On November 3rd and 4th, all adolescent GRS students and their parents/guardians will participate in student led conferences and elementary parents/guardians will meet with their student’s guide.  Sign up here. Share the gift of food As part of a 10 year tradition, families have the opportunity to share a gift of […]

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 […]

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 […]

GRS Spirit Wear

Show your GRS spirit on your back, your head and even your legs! The GRS Spirit Wear order has been placed and orders available at conferences.  Extras have been ordered and will be on sale during conferences. Available are T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweat pants.  New this year are GRS leggings, shorts, and a GRS hat.  Check […]

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 […]

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 […]