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."
In order to create uniformity throughout Polk County Public Schools, school bell schedules will change beginning in the new school year 2014-2015. Our new start time will be 8:00am and our new end time will be 3:00pm.
Order you yearbooks online at Http://griffin.picaboo.com
Yearbooks are $15.00 for a soft cover and $27.00 for hard cover
Dates To Remember
May 26th: No School - Memorial Day
May 29th & 30th: Science Fair
May 30th: Father Daughter Ball 5:30-7:00
June 5th: Last day of school - report cards go home
All Pro Dad's 1st Annual Father Daughter Ball
May 30, 2014
5:30 pm- 7:00pm
RSVP by May 23, 2014
Cost: $10.00 for Dad and (1) daughter
$2.00 for each additional daughter
Attire: Dressy/ Casual - no jeans
Dinner will be served
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.