GPS is hosting a Back to School FREE Backpack Giveaway TODAY (July 27) from 8:00am-2:30pm at our Central Services Facility (located at 1414 Chase Street, Greenville). The giveaway is FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE while supplies last. Please enter the front parking lot & stay to the right as it is set up as a drive-thru distribution. Have a fantastic school year! Go Jackets!
The 23/24 school year registration and returning verification form is NOW OPEN! Please take a few minutes to jump on this link and help us plan for another amazing school year! Link: https://pvue.gpsjackets.org/pvue/PXP2_Login.aspx
Special THANK YOU to TOV Cafe for providing over 30 summer school staff members with a favorite drink of their choice this morning! This is the last week of summer school, and we are so thankful for our hard-working staff that helped provide these additional learning opportunities! #jacketpride
GPS is hosting a Back to School FREE Backpack Giveaway on Thursday, July 27, from 8:00-2:30pm at our Central Services Facility (located at 1414 Chase Street, Greenville). The giveaway will be FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE! If you have any questions, please message the district's Facebook page directly or email email@example.com.
Our Great Start Readiness program is open for preschool registration! We are now five full days per week! Sign up today!
Greenville Athletic Department's FREE Annual Sports Physical Event for ALL GMS & GHS Students will be held tomorrow (Wednesday, June 7, 2023). Physicals completed at the event will be valid for the entire 2023-2024 school year. A parent must accompany their student(s) during the event. For more information, visit https://www.gpsjackets.org/article/1065120
Today (Friday, June 2) is a HALF DAY and the LAST DAY for ALL GPS students! We hope you all had a wonderful school year and an excellent summer! GMS release - 10:30am, GHS release - 10:35am & Elementary release - 11:50am.
Tomorrow (June 2) is the last day we are accepting nominations for the 2023 Elmer Russell School Bell Award! The Elmer Russell School Bell Award is awarded annually to a Greenville Public School employee AND a citizen or an organization who has made significant contributions to enhance Greenville Public Schools. If you would like to make a nomination for this award, please click on the link to complete and submit an electronic form! https://forms.gle/b6wguPwzGsS7nzZU6
K-6 families looking for the occasional summer learning for their students should check out the Michigan Learning Channel for shows and activities to keep learning alive throughout the summer: https://www.michiganlearning.org/summer-2022/
Reminders...No School on Monday, May 29, due to the holiday! June 1 & 2 are Half Days for GMS & GHS, and June 2 is a Half Day & Last Day for all GPS students!
Greenville Athletic Department's FREE Annual Sports Physical Event for ALL GMS & GHS Students will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Physicals completed at the event will be valid for the entire 2023-2024 school year. A parent must accompany their student(s) during the event. For more information, visit https://www.gpsjackets.org/article/1065120
GPS buses are running approximately 10-15 minutes late today (Wednesday, May 17) due to an awards assembly at GHS. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Now Enrolling Students in Kindergarten or 1st Grade for Chinese Immersion at Walnut Hills Elementary School! If you are interested in hearing more about the program, please visit our website or contact Walnut Hills Principal Jen Mahar at 616-754-3688. https://www.gpsjackets.org/page/chinese-immersion-program
Cedar Crest Families, It is hard to believe it but the end of the school year is a short 20 days (14 school days) away. Below is some important information to put on your calendar as the end of the year approaches: May 17th : 1/2 day 11:45 dismissal May 19th: 1/2 day 11:45 dismissal May 29th: No School- Memorial Day May 31st: DK-5th grade all school carnival and Field Day- please send your child to school in clothing that they can get dirty in. Students in grades 3-5 will want to bring a couple extra sets of clothing as there will be water activities available to them. This special activity is a reward for working so hard on the M-Step tests!!! June 1st: DK-5th grade All School Picnic and End of the Year Video- Our End of the Year Video for grades DK-2nd grade will start at 11:35 (parents are welcome to attend). This will then be followed by our all school picnic on the playground. Families are invited to attend our picnic. Please bring a towel or blanket to sit on while eating on the playground. All non-Cedar Crest children and adults will need to bring their own lunch with them to the picnic. All Cedar Crest students will be provided with a lunch. After the picnic, grades 3rd-5th will watch our End of the Year Video. This is the same video, we just split the times so there is enough room for everyone. If you plan to attend our picnic and/or the end of the year video please complete this link to help us with organization of the event. June 2nd: 1/2 day 11:45 dismissal- Last day of school June 2nd: 5th Grade Graduation and Clap Out- We will be celebrating our 5th grade students' transition to middle school by holding a graduation ceremony for them. This event will begin at 10:45. There will be time for photographs after the ceremony. We will then clap our 5th grade students out of the hallway as they exit the building for the last time as Cedar Crest students. We invite all adults to line the hallways to help us cheer for our 5th grade students during this exit.
Reminder...Wednesday (May 17) and Friday (May 19) will be Half Days for ALL GPS Students!
We recently showcased over 260 pieces of 3D and 2D artwork at this year’s K-12 Visual Art's Art Show. Attendees of the show were asked to vote for their favorite piece from each building. Please see the winning artwork below. Thank you to all the artists for sharing your wonderful talent!
The Cedar Crest Student Carnival and Field Day (DK-5th grade) is coming up soon. We are in need of volunteers to help us run games to make this a fun event for our students. If you are able to volunteer for any amount of time, please complete the following link to sign up: https://forms.gle/rxFXAV1arTTRYJds9
Cedar Crest Families- Mark your calendars, we have some end of the year activities coming up!
Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Help us celebrate all of our Cedar Crest staff (classroom and specials teachers, playground teachers, speech teachers, etc.).
Cedar Crest- Tomorrow, 5/02, is bring a stuffed animal to school day for our school wide positive behavior reward. Stuffed animals should be small in size. Great job with positive behavior, students!