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I am a learner at McGrath.  I am somebody.  I am important.  I will make a difference each day. I will follow the High Fives: Respect, Responsibility, Empathy, Integrity, and Perseverance.  I will practice self-control. Today, I will shine like a star. I will do my best.  I am a McGrath eagle!
 
District Announcements
RATA2EE RANGERS SUMMER CAMP - GRADES 1-6
Kids will learn cooking skills and overall healthy living through play and fun.  The camp will be held from August 3-7, 2015, at Grand Blanc High School.  Click on the flyer link below for additional information and registration details.  This camp is limited to the first 25 students.
 
CLICK HERE FOR THE FLYER


ELEMENTARY SUMMER LIBRARY SCHEDULE
Elementary Summer Reading Hours - Elementary students can stop in to any building during the below dates and times to read, check out books, and take AR quizzes .  Please note Cook students can visit Mason, Anderson students can visit McGrath, and Perry students can visit Brendel.  Keep reading Grand Blanc!  

Wed, Aug 5
Indian Hill 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Reid 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wed, Aug 12
McGrath 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Mason  1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wed, Aug 19
Brendel 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Myers  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.​
LUNCH PRICES INCREASE TO COMPLY WITH USDA REGULATIONS
Please CLICK HERE to see the letter regarding the USDA required lunch price increase of $0.10 for the 2015-16 school year.
School Announcements
GB Summer Tech Club
If you like computers and are looking for something fun to do this summer, join the GB summer tech club, robotics club, or the GB coding club. Learn web development, graphic design and how computer programming works. Space is limited so join now.  Flyers are available at tech.grandblancstudents.org.
SUMMER OFFICE HOURS

Summer Office Hours

June 15 - June 26, 2015
 The office will be open from 8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm Monday-Friday.

The office is closed June 29 - August 3, 2014

August 3, 2015

We are back in the office again!  The office will be open from 8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm Monday-Friday.  If you have a new student to McGrath, please come in as soon as possible to register your child!

 
McGrath Summer Reading Program
Did you know that reading just 6 books during the summer will help students maintain their current reading level? It’s true!!! Research shows that kids who read over the summer are able to maintain and even IMPROVE their reading level during the summer months.
 
As a result, we are checking out 6 books for your child to read during the summer. These books will be selected by the students. They will check the books out through the McGrath library for use over the summer. Students are asked to read these books and RETURN them to the McGrath library when they return to school in September.  
 
Along with the books, there is a packet of summer reading/writing tips, questions to ask students about their reading, and strategies for parents to help students who are struggling with words. Also, there will be 6 book critique forms for students to fill out for each book they read. Students may receive personal phone calls, notes/postcards, or special motivational messages from the McGrath staff to encourage them to read their books and complete their book critique forms.
 
When students return to McGrath in September, we will collect the books and book critique forms. Those students who participated in the program and returned all 6 of the books will receive a special invitation to a celebration where students will get the privilege to have delicious popsicles while they enjoy an extra outdoor recess and outdoor games. FUN!!!!! If that’s not exciting enough….students that turn in their 6 books AND their 6 book critique forms will ALSO be invited to a reading pizza party!!!!! 

Click here for Book Critique Form
Click here for reading reward celebration sheet.
Summer Reading Guide
Click here to visit McGrath Library's summer reading guide: https://www.smore.com/us7ng 
McGrath's Accelerated Reader Books Read Per Week

McGrath Annual Education Report
Please click HERE to read the Annual Education Report which provides key information on the 2013-14 educational progress of McGrath Elementary.
SCHOOL INFO
SCHOOL TELEPHONE NUMBER (810) 591-5827
SCHOOL FAX NUMBER (810) 591-5824
ATTENDANCE HOTLINE (810) 591-5838
SCHOOL HOURS 8:35 A.M.- 3:50 P.M.
SCHOOL OFFICE HOURS 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.