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Morning Meeting: Setting the Stage for Success


Watch as our First Graders start their day with a handshake, a song and a smile! Morning meeting allows every child to be greeted, included and to feel special as the day begins.

A Tale of Two Teachers

How Dana Bost and Julie Yauger teach students how to write.

When asked how to teach students to become writers, Julie Yauger quickly responds “The only way to become a good writer is to write.” Dana Bost agrees, “Writing is a muscle. It needs exercise.”

They are two peas in a pod.

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What is “Responsive Classroom”?

If you’ve spent some time walking through the halls of Grymes, watching students interact with each other on the playground, or even just passing through the front door of the main building, you’ve seen it. There’s something special in the air at Grymes, a happy buzz from students who feel at home in this family-oriented environment. 

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2017 – 2018 Calendar

Planning ahead?

Since our online calendar won’t reflect the new school year until Veracross switches into 2017 – 2018,
here’s a downloadable copy of our 2017 – 2018 academic calendar for your reference! Read more

Name That Book! Making Readers Stars

Reading for the joy of reading. It’s one of the many special highlights of a Grymes education. Of course, learning to read and reading to learn are both essential components to any elementary school’s curriculum and program; but truly loving to read for fun, that’s something that’s unique to Grymes. Read more