Welcome to Griffin Elementary School
"We will provide a cooperative learning environment that values all people. It will support life experiences involving risk taking and problem solving that will help us become life-long learners."
Dates To Remember
March 15th: Book Bridge 10am-12pm in Media Center
March 18th: Parent Night 6-7:30pm
March 24th-28th: Spring Break
April 1st: End of 3rd nine weeks grading period
April 9th: Early Release at 12:30
April 14th: Report Cards go home
April 14th- 29: FCAT testing
April 18th- No School
April 23rd - 28th: FCAT math for grade 5. Computer based test
Come this Saturday March 15, 2013
to the Griffin Elementary Library
10:00 AM to 12:00PM
Bring your Mom and Dad to the library
for this special family event!
CHECK OUT 5 BOOKS
never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child."
Code of Conduct and Other School Policy
2013-14 Griffin Eagles
DRESS FOR SUCCESS!
Student Success Begins
With Appropriate Dress!
BOTTOMS: KHAKI/TAN, NAVY, BLACK (NO PLAID)_
***PLAIN DENIM JEANS ONLY! (Parents, plain jeans will be strictly
enforced!!! The best retails for purchasing plain jeans are: Walmart,
Old Navy, American Eagle, J.C. Penney, and Sears.)
Designs and Decorations on denim jeans are not appropriate or permitted.
Holes in denim jeans are not appropriate or permitted.
*shorts, pants, skorts, skirts and jumpers (no dresses),
must be solid color and denim must be plain
TOPS: SOLID-COLOR RED OR BLUE COLLARED SHIRTS or GRIFFIN T-SHIRTS
School t-shirts available through the school office.
The Polk County School Board DRESS CODE does not allow for clothing with
colored trim, stripes, embroidery, or decorations.
A belt is required if the garment has belt loops. Shirts must be tucked in.
Shorts & skirts must be mid-thigh or longer.
Shoes must be safe and appropriate with enclosed heels.
Griffin does not allow flip flops, slides, or boots (tennis shoe boots included).
TENNIS SHOES are the preferred footwear for Griffin Eagles.
All clothing must be appropriate size, clothing that is too tight or
too loose is not school appropriate and not permitted.
Leggings are not permitted.
Hoods on jackets will not be worn during the school day.
For questions or concerns, please contact Griffin Elementary
863-853-6020 or refer to the Polk County School’s Code of Student Conduct.
Arrival and Dismissal
- Office Hours are from 7:45am to 4:00pm
- Breakfast will begin at 7:45 am.
- All students should be on campus and in classes by 8:00 am.
- All car & day care riders will be dismissed at 3:00pm.
- Walkers will be dismissed at 3:00pm
- Bus riders will be dismissed as busses arrive.
- No Students May be checked out between 2:30 to 3:00
Register your student for 2013-2014
Parents should register children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2013. The following documents are required for registration:
- Birth Certificate
- Physical dated within 12 months of registration
- Immunization Record issued on a blue card by a doctor or Health Department
- Proof of Residency
Please note the proofs must include name and physical address with whom the child is living. In order to register two different items are needed from the list below.
- Current Utility Bill such as electric, gas, water, cable
- Mortgage/Lease Agreement or Property Taxes
- Voter Registration Card
- Government Benefits such as food stamps, disability, Medicare
The 2013-2014 Griffin Elementary School Improvement Plan (SIP), Parent Involvement Plan (PIP) and 2012-2013 School Public Accountability Report (SPAR) is now available in the main office. To request a copy, please call our office at (863) 853-6020 OR for your convenience, you may print out a copy of any of these reports at home, by visiting our Title 1 page and clicking the provided links.