There is no school this Friday, April 19th due to Good Friday. We hope everyone enjoys the 3 day weekend!
Thank you very much to the Ortiz Family for donating a new wheelchair to the Grady Elementary Clinic! We really appreciate your generosity!
Congratulations to Norma Maiz for winning the Hillsborough County PTA Volunteer of the Year! We are so happy that they recognized your hard work and amazing dedication to our school! Grady Elementary also won awards for Volunteer Hours, Increased Membership and Golden Participation for parent and grandparent involvement in the school. To view photos from the Awards Ceremony, please click on PTA Awards Ceremony.
The new Hillsborough County Student Calendar is now available for the 2019-2020 school year. Click on 2019-20 Student Calendar to view. Please make note that there is a change to Monday Early Release Days. Students will have one-hour early release every Monday with the following exceptions: Oct 14, Oct 21, Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 18, Dec 2, Dec 9 and Dec 16, 2019.
Below are some upcoming important dates:
4/19 - Good Friday - NO SCHOOL
4/25 - Cyber Security 101 Presentation at Mitchell Elementary
5/01 - Deadline to Purchase Yearbooks for Yearbook Signing Day
5/06 - 5/10 - Teacher Appreciation Week
5/07 - Coleman Middle School's Incoming 6th Grade Parent Meeting
5/14 - PTA General Assembly Meeting at 8:00 am
5/20 - 5/24 - Spirit Week
5/27 - Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
5/28 - Pre-K and 5th Grade Awards Ceremony
5/29 - K-4th Awards Ceremony
5/31 - Last Day of School & 5th Grade Clap Out
Purchase your yearbook today! May 1st is the deadline to guarantee a yearbook for Yearbook Signing day. Please click on Purchase Yearbook to buy online. Yearbooks cost $25 for softcover and $30 for hardcover.
Cyber Security 101 at Mitchell Elementary
Mitchell Elementary is hosting a Cyber Safety 101 presentation on Thursday, April 25th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. The presentation will be held in the Mitchell Elementary Cafeteria. It is recommended for parents of students in grades 4 & 5, but is open to all parents. Troy Suarez, supervisor of instructional technology for K-12 education will be at Mitchell to highlight ways to keep your children safe on the internet. For more information, please click on Cyber Security.
Coleman Middle's Incoming 6th Grade Parent Meeting
Coleman Middle School is hosting their annual Incoming 6th Grade Parent meeting on Tuesday, May 7th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm in the Coleman Cafeteria. Please click on Coleman for more details.
Summer Art Camp at Grady
Click on Grady Art Camp to learn about the 3 different week long themed art camps hosted by Debonique Grigsby. Both half and full day camps are available. Grady parents can secure their child's spot with a camp deposit of only $25. Space is limited as each session will be capped at only 20 campers. Camp will be open to Pre-K through 5th grade students in the South Tampa area. Last year our camps filled up in only 3 weeks!
South Tampa Basketball Camp
Enrollment is now open for the South Tampa Basketball Camp hosted at Grady Elementary by our Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Harris. Click on South Tampa Basketball Camp to learn more and find the enrollment forms. The camp is open to girls and boys grades 1st-9th. Camps run from Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. There are 3 week long sessions from June 10 - 27th.
Got used markers? ColorCycle them at Grady
What is Crayola ColorCycle? Crayola’s latest sustainability initiative designed to repurpose markers, highlighters and dry erase markers. All marker brands are accepted.
How do I help? Collect markers and drop them off in the front office or your student can give them to our art teacher, Debonique Grigsby.
For more information, click on ColorCycle.