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This Time of Year
Posted on 01/08/2019
This is the time of year that we tend to see an increase in the number of individuals diagnosed with pertussis (whooping cough). So far this year the...
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Entertainment Explosion
Posted on 01/07/2019
We are now officially three months away from A Really Big Shoe 13 – a special Encore Performance by the Brothers Four – at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 3...
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Health Bulletin
Posted on 10/23/2018
This is the time of year that we tend to see an increase in the number of individuals diagnosed with pertussis (whooping cough). So far this year the...
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Emergency School Closure Information
Posted on 10/10/2018
The following information is for reference in the event that the schools are closed/delayed/released early due to inclement weather or other emergenc...
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Jan Watson, EWU in the Classroom Award Winner
Posted on 06/28/2018
Welcome to Jan Watson’s engaging classroom at Rochester High School. It is in this room over the last four years high school juniors and seniors enro...
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Parent Resources for 13 Reasons Why - Season 2
Posted on 05/18/2018
Many of you have heard about, and possibly watched, the popular Netflix show 13 Reasons Why. With the upcoming release of the second season (Friday M...
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Upcoming Events

Announcements
Upcoming Events...

  • Winter Break December 24 - January 4th.
  • Students at GMES will be participating in the Kids <3 Challenge on February 15th during there specialist time.
  • FUNd Run is scheduled for April 18th...stay tuned for more info.

GMES Booster Meetings:
December 11, 2018
January 8, 2018
February 12, 2018
All meetings are at
6:00 pm in the GMES Library.



 

Bus Routes    Updated 8/28/2018







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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Preparing Students For…

Lifelong Learning,Rewarding Careers & Productive Citizenship

By Embracing…

Accountability, Adaptability & Academic Excellence

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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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