A Truly GREAT Grattan Book Swap

Tue, May 30 9:49pm

A Truly GREAT Grattan Book Swap   At this year's Great Grattan Book Swap, students swapped around 1800 books, and the remaining 200 or so were donated to groups in the Bay Area that support reading an ... [More]


Fri, May 26 4:20pm

Can you believe it,  4 more school days.  Where did the school year go?  I hope your student(s) enjoyed it as well as you and your family and we are all looking forward to the summer break.   With tha ... [More]


Thu, May 25 11:30am

I was left on the table outside of Ms. Karen's office.  Please come and pick me up, I would appreciate going home as would Ms. Karen, I miss you.....   Thanks,  Ms. Karen    

Reminder: PTA Meeting @ 5PM Tonight!

Tue, May 23 3:17pm

Join us in the Grattan School Courtyard (closest to Grattan Entrance, but you can enter through the Shrader Gate) for our last PTA Meeting of the Year at 5PM today!    Agenda 1. Adopt Revised PTA Byla ... [More]


Sun, May 21 6:08pm

THANK YOU TO ALL THE AMAZING VOLUNTEERS WHO LED FUNFEST, especially IBONE mom to Nora and Erica.  It was a great event and was so fun to see the community so engaged after 4 years.   Thank you from th ... [More]

FUNFEST - things to know before Sunday!

Fri, May 19 4:34pm

FUNFEST is right around the corner! We can't wait to see you all on Sunday, between 11am and 3pm.   Some things to know:  BRING YOUR WATER BOTTLE. We will not sell bottled still water at the event, on ... [More]


Wed, May 17 11:05am

The students and teachers are so excited about this year's FUNFEST!  As many know, this is the biggest Grattan event of the year.    It is open to the public so feel free to invite friends, cousins, n ... [More]


Mon, May 8 12:36pm

The following glasses have been sitting in the office looking for their owner.  If you recognize any of these, please come and pick them up.  They are missing you.....   Thank you, Ms. Karen  

Ask a Jaguar! - Special AP Giannini CMI for 5th Graders Tues. May 9! / PTA Mtg & CMI tonight

Thu, May 4 4:20pm

Hi all,    We have a super special CMI next week for our 5th Graders and their families who are headed to APG in the fall: Are you feeling nervous about the transition to middle school? If you are hea ... [More]

Support Our Teachers & Staff!

Tue, May 2 11:52am

Grattan Families:   Teacher appreciation week is coming up next week, and we want to show our teachers and staff that we support them in winning a fair contract that recognizes their hard work and ded ... [More]

PTA Meeting 5/4 @5:20PM & Join the Grattan PTA Board for 2023-24!

Fri, Apr 28 3:48pm

Final PTA Meetings of the Year  We have two final general PTA Meetings, on 5/4  at 5:20PM in the Library (quick meeting for payment approvals right before the GASP Board Meeting!), and on 5/23/23 at 5 ... [More]

Reminder- Bike & Roll to School Tomorrow + Green Action Fun Friday 4/28

Thu, Apr 27 9:16pm

Reminder: Please consider joining Grattan's bike train at 7.30am, on Masonic @ Page st.    If you have not done so yet, take The Pledge to participate in "Bike and Roll to School Week" and have a chan ... [More]

Grattan Great Book Swap

Thu, Apr 27 4:53pm

It’s time to do your book spring cleaning and bring in your treasured reads that can go to a new home.  Please stop and drop your books in a collection box May 1-May 19th from 730-8am at: Grattan Stre ... [More]

Inclusion Carnival volunteer sign-up error

Wed, Apr 26 10:15am

Good morning!     As you all have seen, we are requesting volunteers for the Inclusion Carnival via sign-up on Konstella.  We are aware that for some who signed up on Konstella in prior weeks, Konstel ... [More]

Bike and Roll to School week + Green Action Fun Friday this week!

Tue, Apr 25 12:56pm

Grattan is signed up for Bike and Roll to School Week, organized by the SF Bicycle Coalition, and happening in more than 65 schools throughout the city during this week.  Please consider Taking The Pl ... [More]

Join the effort to call for paraeducator raises! (Tuesday, 4/25 @6:30pm)

Mon, Apr 24 1:33pm

Hi all,    As you may have heard, Grattan is currently experiencing a staffing shortage of paraeducators, and it's impacting students, staff, and teachers in our school community.  As parents, familie ... [More]


Thu, Apr 20 1:03pm

FUN RUN is happening TOMORROW!   We still need volunteers!  Sign up to help out here:   Here is what you need to be ready for a FUN day tomorrow: 1. Be sure your permission slip (both sides) has been ... [More]

Grattan PTA Bylaws Update

Sun, Apr 16 4:39pm

The Grattan PTA Bylaws have been updated and approved by CAPTA.  This is a Notice to inform our members that we will be voting to adopt the Bylaws at our next general meeting in May.  


Fri, Apr 14 11:07pm

Everything you need to know to enjoy YOUTH ART in the link below: https://sites.google.com/sfusd.edu/artsfestival/home Grattan 3rd + 4th grade dancers will perform to THINK with Ms. Moraga at the Band ... [More]

Support our Paraeducators - Tues., April 11 @6:30PM!

Sun, Apr 9 10:01pm

All,  As many of you know, there is a shortage of paraeducators at our school site and many others in SFUSD.  One of the reasons for this shortage is the low wages that are paid to our incredibly hard ... [More]


Thu, Mar 23 3:30pm

Tomorrow Friday March 24th is Green Action Fun Friday!   Kids, come to school ready to report the GREEN ACTIONS you took these past two months and pick up a healthy snack on your way in. The classroom ... [More]

Support Our Teachers & Staff TODAY - 11am @ Carl & Cole

Wed, Mar 22 10:26am

All,  Please come support our teachers, paraeducators, and staff at Carl & Cole Streets at 11AM TODAY as they provide information about how they are fighting for the schools our students deserve! Hope ... [More]

PTA Meeting TOMORROW, Thursday, 3/16 at 5 p.m. in the Library!

Wed, Mar 15 6:08pm

Calling all Grattan Grown-ups:   Please join us for a PTA meeting TOMORROW, Thursday, March 16, 2023, at 5 p.m. in the Library. You won't want to miss this important meeting! Come hear about our 2023- ... [More]

MATH NIGHT IS BACK! (Thursday 3/23, from 5pm to 7pm)

Tue, Mar 14 1:23pm

Family Math Night is back!   We've waited 3 long years to bring back this popular Grattan tradition.   Don't miss out on this fun and interactive night of math activities for the whole family. Join us ... [More]

FUNFEST - SAVE THE DATE! + Booth leads needed

Mon, Mar 6 2:42pm

Save the date for FUNFEST! Sunday, May 21st, 2023 from 11am to 3pm   Funfest is Grattan’s annual spring celebration. It’s the school’s biggest event of the year. Every grade gets a booth to lead. We n ... [More]

Black History Gallery Walk - TOMORROW @ 8AM (Tuesday, 2/28)!

Mon, Feb 27 1:55pm

Dear Grattan PK-5th Grade Families, Please join for a Gallery Walk to celebrate Black History Month at Grattan tomorrow: Tuesday, February 28 following Clap-In. What’s a gallery walk, you ask? It’s an ... [More]

Join us TONIGHT at 8:30PM for Grattan's CMI Kick-off Party at Zam Zam!

Thu, Feb 23 1:36pm

Grownups, It's not too late to join us TONIGHT at 8:30pm for some fun at one of the Haight's most historic bars, Zam Zam, to kick off this year's CMI Program.  Enjoy special service from Grattan paren ... [More]

Green Action Fun Friday - Tomorrow!

Thu, Jan 26 2:24pm

Tomorrow Friday January 27th is Green Action Fun Friday!   Kids, come to school ready to report the GREEN ACTIONS you took this month and pick up a healthy snack on your way in. The classroom with the ... [More]


Fri, Jan 20 10:29am

All,   We have several urgent volunteer opportunities for families and we could really use your help!    Lunch/Recess Monitors  We are in need of noon time volunteers. Looking for an opportunity to co ... [More]

PTA Meeting at 5pm TODAY

Thu, Jan 19 4:22pm

All, Please join us in the Grattan library at 5pm TODAY for our general PTA meeting. All families and teachers welcome! If you would like to join by zoom, we welcome that too! Please email us at gratt ... [More]

Thank You & Last Call for 2022 Donations!

Wed, Dec 28 11:17am

All, As 2022 draws to a close, we wanted to take a moment to express our gratitude for all of the incredible contributions to our community that our students, school staff, teachers, and families have ... [More]

Secret Snowflake & Teacher/ Staff Gifts!

Mon, Dec 12 2:03pm

All, Two quick opportunities for spreading some winter holiday cheer: Secret Snowflake We are still looking for families to contribute to the Secret Snowflake gift- giving to Grattan families. The Sno ... [More]

Grattan Baseball Sign Up Deadline is TODAY!

Wed, Dec 7 11:36am

Hi Grattan Community! Grattan is registered for SFYBL 2023 Spring Season - Bronco with San Francisco Youth Baseball League!   Look out for an email from San Francisco Youth Baseball League. Deadline i ... [More]


Thu, Dec 1 7:32pm

  Good evening families,   The teacher's and staff enjoyed all the wonderful dishes that the Grattan committee served during Teacher/Parent Conference Week.  With that being said, some of our families ... [More]


Thu, Dec 1 3:11pm

Tomorrow Friday December 2nd is Green Action Fun Friday!   Kids, come to school ready to report the GREEN ACTIONS you took this month and pick up a healthy snack on your way in. The classroom with the ... [More]

Grattan Gear Sale & Coffee TOMORROW

Wed, Nov 30 3:07pm

Grown-ups, Please join us for a Grattan Gear sale & coffee get together tomorrow morning after drop-off, Thursday, December 1. This will be the last gear sale before winter break! Right now, there is ... [More]

Thank you Grattan/Pie Day & PTA Meeting Thursday Nov. 17

Tue, Nov 15 8:29pm

All,   Thank you so much to all of the families who have been sharing their culinary delights with teachers and staff this week! Your generosity is so appreciated!   Pie Day & PTA Meeting This Thursda ... [More]

Parent / Teacher Conference Potluck- Reminder to sign up!

Sun, Nov 13 2:08pm

Hi Grattan Community!     Conference week is next week and families in each grade are assigned a day of the week to fulfill a long standing Grattan tradition of parents/ caregivers providing lunches f ... [More]

4th&5th Greening/ Social Day moved to 12/4

Sat, Nov 12 12:45pm

All, The 4/5 Greening Social Day has been moved to 12/4 at 9:30am; tomorrow’s Greening Day is cancelled. Thank you!


Thu, Nov 10 4:34pm

All,   Pie Day is coming up next Thursday, November 17, so get your donations in before then to help win some pies for the teachers in your grade(s)!  For every $5,000 raised by November 16, a member ... [More]

San Francisco Youth Baseball League (SFYBL) Spring Season!

Mon, Nov 7 12:10pm

Hello Grattan Families!  It's getting time to sign up for the San Francisco Youth Baseball League (SFYBL) Spring season. This is organized by SF Parks and Recreation, and organized independently by sc ... [More]

2022 Parent/Caregiver & Teacher Conference POT LUCK for Grattan Teachers and Staff!

Sat, Oct 29 1:15pm

Hi Wonderful Grattan Community!   Something for you to keep in mind, families!  The Parent Teacher Conferences are quickly approaching, November 14-November 18h, and it has been a long standing tradit ... [More]


Thu, Oct 27 1:07pm

Tomorrow Friday October 28th is Green Action Fun Friday!   Kids, come to school ready to report the GREEN ACTIONS you took this month and pick up a healthy snack on your way in. The classroom with the ... [More]

Office Volunteers Found for Tomorrow!

Wed, Oct 26 7:46pm

With thanks to our amazing community, we have found office volunteers to cover tomorrow (Thursday) and Monday. We still have time that could be shared on Friday but it’s less urgent! If you have time ... [More]


Wed, Oct 26 5:11pm

All,   We are in (desperate) need of a volunteer (or three) to help answer phones in the school office and let people in the front door of the school TOMORROW morning (Thursday, October 27), particula ... [More]


Tue, Oct 25 10:03pm

Help Needed for Library Project!   As we celebrate Native American Heritage Month, 3rd/4th/5th graders will be learning to play string games.   We will need loops of string cut so students can practic ... [More]

Thank you, Film Fest volunteers and sponsors!

Mon, Oct 24 10:50am

FILMFEST 2022 IS A WRAP AND IT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS   Thank you to our superhero volunteers who helped set up, sell and clean up—the event wouldn’t have been possible without you!    We are so grateful ... [More]

Filmfest tonight!

Sat, Oct 22 2:54pm

Gates open at 6pm so that you can grab a prime viewing spot and load up on snacks. The movie starts at 6.45pm. Bring layers, a blanket to sit on or a low seat (depending on how bid the crowd is) and y ... [More]

Reminder: PTA Meeting Tonight at 5pm

Thu, Oct 20 11:09am

All,   Please join us for an in-person PTA meeting at 5pm tonight in the library!  You don't need to be a PTA member or volunteer to attend - all grown-ups are welcome! We will be sure to be done befo ... [More]

Calling All Grattan Activists!

Tue, Oct 18 8:04pm

All -    We have some opportunities for Grattan activists--parents and kids--that we wanted to let you know about:    First, as many of you have heard, the roll out of a new SFUSD payroll system for o ... [More]

Grattan Film Fest is this Saturday!

Mon, Oct 17 12:04pm

Gates open at 6pm so that you can grab a prime viewing spot and load up on food and snacks. The movie starts at 7pm. This year, we will have food from Bacon Bacon and Proposition Chicken for sale alon ... [More]


Wed, Oct 5 7:48pm

 We’ll meet to chat and caffeinate in the Oasis right after Clap-in.   All are welcome! Come catch up with others in the Grattan community!   Hope to see you there!

Girl Scout Informational Meeting Tonight!

Mon, Oct 3 9:12am

Hello Grattan Families!   Join Grattan Families and Staff from GS NorCal to learn about Girl Scouts at Grattan.   Existing scouts & families, new scouts, and anyone who's curious is encouraged to atte ... [More]

Reminder: Green Action Fun Friday Tomorrow!

Thu, Sep 29 3:36pm

Tomorrow, Friday, September 30, come to school and check in at a table at either the Shrader or Alma gates. Tell us what green actions you take to help our Grattan community be more sustainable.   Ple ... [More]

Grown Ups Night Out TOMORROW (9/21) & Camping Opportunity This Weekend (9/23)!

Tue, Sep 20 6:43pm

Grown-Ups Night Out  Wednesday, September 21st 7-9pm  Backyard patio of Finnegan's Wake, 937 Cole Street    We're celebrating the Annual Campaign kick-off and would love for ALL Grattan grown-ups (tea ... [More]

Reminder - Cole Valley Fair: this Sunday!

Mon, Sep 19 12:50pm

Hi Grattan Families!   The wonderful Cole Street Valley Fair is right around the corner! Every year, we have an awesome team of parents manning the booth and representing Grattan, and we need a little ... [More]

New Girl Scout Troops at Grattan!

Mon, Aug 22 6:00pm

    Hello Grattan Families,   New Girls Scout troops are forming now at Grattan and we're actively seeking interested adult volunteers and new scouts.     Are you interested in being part of the large ... [More]

GASP is operating today!

Wed, Aug 17 12:43pm

Hi all --    We just wanted to confirm that GASP, the Grattan After School Program, is operating today! You may not have received a confirmation email, but please rest-assured that the GASP staff are ... [More]

Class Lists Posted on Konstella

Mon, Aug 15 1:54pm

Hi all - The 2022-2023 class lists are now posted on Konstella under Photos. Please let us know if you have any trouble accessing the lists. Thank you!

Reminder: Back to School Help!

Fri, Aug 12 2:48pm

A reminder that volunteering for back to school prep will kick off tomorrow Saturday from 9am to Noon. Meet near the Oasis in the upper yard, by the Shrader gate. All family members welcome!   Adults, ... [More]