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Weekly Update: April 29, 2022

Dr. Stutz

Weekly Update: April 29, 2022


Dear Grinnell Board of Education, Staff, Families, and Friends:

Happy Friday! It is hard to believe that there are only three more Fridays left in the school year.   The last day for students will be on Thursday, May 26, 2022, with an early dismissal. That afternoon at 1:30 pm, we will celebrate our Grinnell Tiger Staff, who will be retiring, and years of staff service.  The teachers' last day of school will be on May 27. Please continue to watch for details regarding the final weeks of the school year. There are many activities planned in the weeks ahead. Keep an eye out for those weekly updates from your building principals for further details.  


It is Prom weekend, and we wish everyone a safe prom weekend experience. Let’s hope the rain holds off for the event.  


April 30th Prom Night schedule:

Please use the West-Side entrance doors only for all activities.


*7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   Presentation of Couples in the GHS Auditorium

- Those attending the prom dance and wish to participate in the Promenade may begin to arrive at 7:15 p.m. and proceed to line up in the hallway by the concession stand that leads to the auditorium backstage. (A sign will be posted.) 

The promenade is open to the public. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. to families wishing to attend

- At the conclusion of the Promenade, we ask for the parents and families to remain seated as the prom-goers are dismissed to the Kriegel Gym for the dance.


*8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.   Dance in the Kriegel Gym


After Prom- Free to attend

**  Doors will open at 11:00 p.m. 

**  Students are required to first report to the check-in table location, which will be in the hallway leading to the concession stand.

**  Doors will close at 11:30 p.m.

Students will not be admitted to the After Prom party after the doors close at 11:30 p.m. or readmitted if they choose to leave.


  • 11:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.   After Prom Party in the new gym

  • 1:30 a.m. – 2:45 a.m. Hypnotist Performance in the auditorium

  • 2:45 a.m.- 3:15 a.m.  Large prizes to follow Hypnotist

  • Conclusion of After-Prom


We are looking forward to providing a safe, fun, and memorable evening for the students.


National Teacher Appreciation Week May 3-6!  

The GNEA has organized a social ice cream event with support from the administration for all staff and their families on Tuesday, May 3, from 4:00-4:45 in the GHS cafeteria. Please take a moment to thank your students’ teachers and staff for their dedication to our children to help them learn and grow each day. Thank you, Tiger Staff, for all you do every day for our students and families. We appreciate you!  


Elementary Art Show:  

The Art show is officially opened through May 21.  Please take a moment to visit the art show to view the talents of our youngest learners! 

Elementary Art show


Fly in


Youth Track & Field Camp. 

Camp will continue May 1st and conclude May 8th from 4-5:15.  Take a look at the first Sunday’s Photos below!   

Learning shot putrunningLong jump




Sunset Construction to begin May 31, 2022

Construction on Sunset in front of GHS is scheduled to begin on May 31, 2022. Access to the high school will be available from 8th Ave near baseball fields. There will be no public parking on the street once the project is complete. All students and staff will be required to park in parking lots.  We will extend parking on the north side of the street for the summer of 2023.  



Just a reminder to register your student for the 2022-23 school year through your Infinite Campus Portal.   


Happy Administrative Assistants Week!  Thank you to all of our administrative assistants in the district for supporting students and families! 


Tiger Tennis!  Congratulations! 

Tiger Tennis


Upcoming Events: Activities next week

Take a look at the Virtual Backpack!


Have a wonderful weekend!



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