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New Legislation: Senate Bill 5395
Updated on 04/26/2021
Senate Bill 5395, passed by the Legislature and Washington voters in 2020, goes into effect on December 3, 2020. 
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2021 School Bell Schedule
Updated on 12/08/2020
Links to each school's 2020-2021 bell schedule. 
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Mental Health Services
Updated on 12/01/2020
COVID-19 is further intensifying anxiety, depression, and other behavioral health issues. This article contains the crisis service numbers for the counties in our region. Services are available for children, youth, and adults. 
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News & Information from GMES

Parent Input Forms for the 21-22 School Year

Please click on the link below to fill out the Input Form for your child's upcoming school year.

Incoming 3rd-5th Grade:
3rd-5th Parent Input Form

3. ° - 5. ° formulario de entrada de los padres

Order Your GMES YEARBOOK now shipped directly to your home when they become available.


We have some exciting news to share with you.
There is now RPS and GMES school spirit wear available online!
NO deadline and NO long wait! 
More items will continue to be added to the website.
Check it out and order spirit wear for the entire family!  

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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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