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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!
Upcoming Events
 
District Announcements
GRAND BLANC SCHOOLS OF CHOICE APPLICATIONS
Grand Blanc Schools will be accepting, 105 Schools of Choice applications (within Genesee County)
and 105c Schools of Choice applications (Contiguous Counties to Genesee County) beginning Monday June 15, 2015.

Click HERE for additional details.
Click
HERE for 105 Schools of Choice Application (Genesee County Residents)
Click HERE for 105C Schools of Choice Application (Out of Genesee County Residents)

105/105c Schools of Choice application deadline,
July 14, 2015 at 4pm​


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.
CAMP INVENTION 2015
July 13-17th - Grand Blanc East Middle School
Camp Invention is where BIG ideas become the next BIG thing! Local educators lead a week of hands-on activities created especially for elementary school children. Boys and girls  spend time pushing the limits during high-energy games, working with teammates to construct a freestyle racing cart and taking apart electronics to assemble something new. Lessons explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Discounts are available, so register today!  Visit www.campinvention.org or call 800.968.4332 for information.
Click HERE for the informational flyer.
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


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.