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Crime Stoppers
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Report Crime
Posted on 04/30/2018
Help law enforcement solve crime in your community. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. (remember the tip #...
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RSD Student Safety Update
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RSD Student Safety Update
Posted on 03/29/2018
Recent acts and failed attempts of violence in schools, public venues and workplaces across our nation have taught us that working together is essent...
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Student Freedom of Expression and Assembly
Posted on 03/09/2018
The Rochester School District proudly supports the free expression of student opinion and has developed guidelines assuring that students are able to...
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Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Educators
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Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Educators
Posted on 02/22/2018
High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and frighten children who may feel in danger or worry that their friends or loved...
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RSD Launches Mobile App to Keep Community Informed and Involved
Posted on 01/17/2018
Rochester School District launched an official mobile app designed to enable parents, staff, students, and the broader community to stay informed...
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Learn! Support! Act!
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Learn! Support! Act!
Posted on 01/02/2018
A new tool from Ready Washington is designed by parents, for parents, to share information and resources about supporting students' education....
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Upcoming Events

Announcements
Upcoming Events...

Closed for Summer:
GMES is closed for Summer Break. Our office will open again on August 19th with hours from 9am to 2 pm. We will resume normal business hours August 26th. 

Open House:
Open House is August 26th from 5 - 7 pm. Come meet your teacher and drop off school supplies. 

School starts on August 28th
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Picture Day:
Picture Day is Wednesday, September 18th. Watch for flyers to come home.

GMES Booster Meetings:
September 10, 2019
October 8, 2019
Noverber 12, 2019
All meetings are at
6:00 pm in the GMES Library.



 

Online Free & Reduced Meal Applications
Rochester School District will accept Online Applications beginning August 24, 2018. You can fill out the paper form or the online form. 
Link to the paper forms: Free/Reduced Meal Application
How to complete the online application:
Begin Adding an Online Meal Application

  1. Log into Skyward Family Access with your username and password
  2. Select one of your students from the drop-down list at the top of the screen, if 
    you leave this at All Students, you will not be able to access the Application link
  3. Select Food Service from the list on the left-hand side of the screen
  4. Click “Applications” at the top of the Food Service wall
  5. Click “Add Application”

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Lifelong Learning,Rewarding Careers & Productive Citizenship

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About Us

Grand Mound Elementary is located on the I-5 corridor just 20 minutes south of Olympia and less than 10 minutes north of Centralia.  Grand Mound School serves approximately 500 students in grades 3-5 in the rural community of Rochester, Washington. Average class size is 24 students. Grand Mound Elementary offers students a complete range of academic classes. Students also have a music class, fitness class, library class, daily time in a mathematics lab and several classes that provide intervention for students who need extra assistance. A Highly Capable program is also available for students who qualify. GMES integrates technology into all facets of learning with a goal of improving student achievement and expanding student learning to its highest potential. Several recognition programs support students and their learning, giving positive recognition for exceptional effort and outstanding performance.

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