Welcome to Griffin Elementary School

Mission

"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."

Latest News

Griffin Elementary music video 2013 from dawn sorrell on Vimeo.

 

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!

FREE BOOKS

STUDENTS CAN
CHECK OUT 5 BOOKS

"You're
never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child."

Dr. Seuss

 

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

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:

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.

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.