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Bargaining Update
Posted on 09/07/2018
The Rochester School Board of Directors is committed to providing a fair and competitive salary and benefit compensation package to district employee...
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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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13 Reasons Why Season 2
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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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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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Upcoming Events

Announcements
Welcome Back...

  • Open House will be Monday, August 27th from 5-7pm.
  • School Starts Wednesday, August 29th.
  • Picture Day is right around the corner...September 12th.  Are photographer will be Interstate Studio. Please use the link below to subscribe for updates and access to online ordering.

  Interstate Studio Picture Link

Upcoming GMES Booster Meetings:
September 10, 2018

All meetings are at 6:00pm 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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