There is an awesome article about the No Boundaries Program and the great community partnerships being built! Lots of work being done now to prepare to roll this out to high school this fall. http://bit.ly/2SOva1H
No School at G-T today, Wednesday, 2/20 due to the heavy snow.
Help our elementary student keep their heart healthy, help save lives and help our school earn free gym equipment! Sign up for the Kids Heart Challenge today at www.heart.org/kidsheartchallenge or download the Kids Heart Challenge App. Take the challenge TODAY!
G-T will start 2 hours late today, Monday, February 18
The Wrestlers are on their way home from state!! There will be a 1:00 Welcome Home Ceremony in Ruthven, 2:00 in Graettinger.
HS Boys District BB @ Paullina has been postponed to Friday 2/15 @ 6:30. Junior High Basketball with HLP will be postponed to a later date.
To clarify busses, shuttle busses will run at 1:30 and route busses will run at 2:00.
G-T CSD will be dismissing at 1:30 PM today, Thurs., February 14, due to the wind and icy conditions.
The NHS Spring Blood Drive is on the calendar! Schedule your appointment to roll up your sleeves on March 14th by following the link below or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org https://donor.lifeservebloodcenter.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/161157
Reminder- there will be no early out today Wednesday, February,13th due to the professional development (No School) on Friday, February, 15th.
Girl's Regional Basketball vs GLR @ George is postponed to Wednesday, February 13. The Joint Board Meeting scheduled for 2/13 is postponed to a later date.
Update: GT CSD will be CLOSED today, Tuesday, February 12th due to inclement weather.
G-T will be 2 Hours Late today, Tuesday, February 12th due to the inclement weather.
G-T Schools will start 2 Hours Late tomorrow, Friday, February 8th.
Girls Regional BB tonight postponed to Friday, Feb. 8 at Everly @ 7:00 PM. JHGBB today cancelled. JHWR today cancelled.
There will be no school at G-T today, Thursday, February 7, due to the inclement weather.
G-T will be 2 Hours Late this morning, Monday, February 4th, due to the icy conditions.
Next time you are in the MS/HS building, check out our main entry bulletin board! This is a place that staff students and community can write things that they appreciate about others here in the building! Please feel free to share things that you appreciate about a staff member or student! Thank you Mr. Boe and Ms. Doerder for the great idea! #FILLTHEBOARD #APPRECIATION
G-T will have a 2-Hour Late Start on Thursday, January 31.
No School at G-T on Tuesday, 1/29 and Wednesday, 1/30 due to the extreme wind chills.
All Junior High activities have been cancelled for this afternoon.
Graettinger-Terril CSD will start two hours late tomorrow, Monday, January 28th.
Water Emergency has been reinstated for the City of Graettinger. Water off east of tracks everyone else please conserve.
Water is back on in Graettinger. Boil advisory east side of tracks until further notice.
Today (Sunday) The city of Graettinger is in a water emergency. EVERYBODY must conserve water. Water will be shut off east side of the railroad tracks. There will be a water boil to follow. As we get more information, we will post it.
Check out the GTRA Music Boosters’ cake auction during tonight’s varsity basketball games in Graettinger. Be sure you have the winning bid to take home some of these delicious cakes, cookies, or other goodies! The winners will be announced during half time of the boys’ varsity game. Thank you for your support of GTRA Music Boosters!
The GTRA Wrestling meet tonight with Manson has been cancelled due to illnesses.
Some of our G-T Middle School Students participated in the Iowa Lake Community College Jazz/Show Choir Festival yesterday. This is an educational festival in which area show and jazz choirs perform and receive feedback from experienced clinicians in preparation for the show/jazz choir season. Here are a few pictures from their performance!
The GTRA FFA chapter enjoyed attending the NW District fun night at the Spencer YMCA last Monday. The event was hosted by the NW district FFA officer team, lead by 2017 GTRA graduate and current Iowa FFA NW State Vice President, Cole Reiman. While at the event, students participated in a dress up contest, dodge ball, and completed escape room challenge. GTRA FFA members are pictured working through their escape room, dressed in 90’s workout gear, and with their championship dodgeball belt!
There will be no school at G-T/R-A tomorrow, Friday, January 18 due to the impending snow.
Due to a sewer issue in Terril, the Elementary will be letting out at 11:00 with buses transporting. The HS and MS will continue with a regular day.
With the impending weather tomorrow, we wanted to remind you how you can get updates on delays and cancellations happening at Graettinger-Terril. To receive School Alerts and Weather Announcements please register your email or phone number at: http://bit.ly/gtra-alerts
An unique and exciting learning opportunity will be available to GT/RA juniors and seniors starting next fall through the No Boundaries Project. This will be modeled after the Iowa BIG School. Check out their video to learn more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omSdCrbzweA
You may start seeing articles and news stories related to the new Iowa School Performance Profile. GREAT NEWS! G-T Schools MET all state benchmarks at all grade levels!!! This is great proof of that Graettinger-Terril School Teachers, Staff and Administration are working hard to provide a quality education for the students of Graettinger-Terril! Way to go, Graettinger-Terril Staff and students! Stay tuned to our news section for ways that you can access information directly through the Iowa Department of Education website. https://www.exploreokoboji.com/news/news-stories/department-more-than-340-iowa-schools-are-struggling/
There has been another waterline break at the MS/HS in Graettinger - There will be NO SCHOOL at the MS/HS today (12/19) Elementary will still have a normal day with normal dismissal time. Students please check your emails for updates throughout the day.
Members of the G-T/R-A did a wonderful job presenting to the G-T school board tonight, providing information about their trip to the FFA National Convention & Expo. G-T/R-A FFA sent 13 students to National Convention this past year. National Convention is a place where FFA members nationwide converge in one place to celebrate their accomplishments and find inspiration for their next steps!
Rockets in the classroom! How cool is that!?! Check out the video of the rocket and the diagram the students drew and labeled to show the different types of energy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwExWthiM_c
The Graettinger City did get the water break fixed at the Graettinger Building, so we will have school tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 5. We cannot drink the water from the drinking fountains until it is tested. We should find out in the afternoon, but we are asking parents to send a water bottle with your child.
Due to a water main break Graettinger MS/HS will be dismissing at 2:15. Elementary will dismiss at normal time.
Tonight is the Elementary Christmas Concert at 7 PM in Terril. The Scholastic Book Fair will be open before and after the Concert in the lunchroom!
Middle school/High School Students, please check your school email for our morning schedule tomorrow. Seniors with open campus during both 1st and 2nd period need to report to school at 11:07 for lunch. Travel safe in the morning!
Graettinger-Terril CSD will be 2-hours late tomorrow, Monday, Dec. 3.
GT/RA will have Professional Development-APL Training on Thursday October 18th at 8:00am.
The mission of the Graettinger-Terril CSD is to develop competent citizens who will be successful participants in a rapidly changing world. This will be accomplished by providing each student with a challenging, progressive curriculum taught by a dedicated staff in a nurturing environment.
The Graettinger-Terril Community School District serving families in the Graettigner, Terril, Ruthven, Ayrshire and surrounding areas. Providing excellence in public PK-12 education.