Tag: Elementary School

how do I get a copy of a yearbook from the late 80s when I went to skano elemental school?

Written by on July 28, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Skano does not have any from the late 80s on file, so we are not sure if there even was one. 

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how come Karigon is not allowed to play tag, go on the playground without sneakers, play soccer or do flips on the bars?

Written by on June 17, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Anytime school implements certain rules for playground activities, it is typically to improve the safety of students.

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Has there been any talk about making kindergarten all day, instead of half day? Half day kindergarten is ridiculous, especially for working parents. How does 2.5 hours of school prepare a child for 1st grade???

Written by on March 22, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Yes, but we don’t have the physical space to do so. We currently have extended day kindergarten for students in need of extra support.

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I know that teachers in the elementary schools have requested that the portal be closed down for several weeks, while they input grades but does it need to be closed for SO long? Is that still necessary, especially most teachers are regularly keeping up with inputting their grades? The middle school teachers don’t seem to need this length of time. The trouble is, as parents, we rely on the portal to help our kids stay on top of things. I know the district wants to encourage parents to be involved, but insists on closing it for weeks and weeks, it’s contrary to parent involvement. Can this be reevaluated? Thanks.

Written by on January 26, 2016 in Grapevine

A. We are looking into it.

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When is the CogAt testing for 4th grade students?. When can the parents expect the form for signup?

Written by on December 18, 2015 in Grapevine

A: Parents will receive notification of the testing in early January. This information will include dates of the CogAT tests.

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