A Message From Student Nutrition Services and Ms. Karen!

Sat, Jul 4 5:14pm

Grab & Go Meal Sites Now Open Wednesdays Only Starting next week, grab & go meal sites will be open on Wednesdays only. We will no longer be open on Mondays. Families can pick up 5 days worth of food ... [More]

Survey from SFMTA's coordinator for Safe Routes to School

Sun, Jun 21 6:56am

SFMTA's coordinator for Safe Routes to School asked for family input around public transportation. Please respond, especially if use public transit to arrive at school each day.   Thank you!   SF folk ... [More]

NEW UPDATE: SFUSD School Meal Grab & Go Sites

Tue, Jun 16 6:02pm

Pick up a new Grab & Go card to get meals faster!    Provide the number of bags you’d like and each child's date of birth (or school and age/grade), and receive a card to show for faster service at ou ... [More]

UPDATE: Family Portal and Report Cards

Fri, Jun 12 3:51pm

Hello, Grattan! Per IT: To see your student's report card in the Family Portal (ParentVUE), click on the Documents tab and download the report card in PDF.   If you have multiple students, remember to ... [More]

UPDATE: Report Cards Available June 12th

Tue, Jun 9 11:55am

Per the IT department all Elementary School report cards will be loaded and available by Friday, June 12th. Thank you for your patience and have a safe and fun summer. Thank You, Ms. Karen


Tue, Jun 2 8:29am

Well - the day has arrived - Once again I would like to say thank you and  leave you with my email techgrattan206@gmail.com - In thinking about how to say goodbye I decided to leave it to the words of ... [More]

Thank You Grattan Families and a Socially Distanced Treat!

Mon, Jun 1 1:31pm

Thank you all so much for being a part of our community this year at Grattan! As the school year closes we'd like to share a socially distanced treat with Grattan students.   We hope your student can ... [More]

Reminder: Zoom PTA Meeting Tomorrow/Thursday Night!

Wed, May 20 8:52pm

Please join us for out final PTA meeting of the year is tomorrow - Thursday May 21st at 7:30pm on Zoom.   We will be voting on the incoming PTA Board, looking at what next year’s calendar might hold, ... [More]

Letter From Ms. Walter

Wed, May 20 7:23pm

Dear Grattan Families,   I honestly can’t process that this year is coming to an end! And, what a bizarre year it’s been!  I can’t say I’m ready to leap into on-line school from here on out, but I am ... [More]

Don't forget to Register for GASP for School Year 2020-21!

Sun, May 17 5:04pm

Dear Grattan Families - GASP Enrollment for 2020-2021 closes on May 22nd. Every family, new and returning, should fill out the application.  Following the enrollment period, we'll follow up with relea ... [More]

Egg Drop Videos - Enjoy

Fri, May 15 6:49pm

Here is a private YouTube link with some of the egg drops -- I'll still accept and post if kids want to send them my way -- Thanks to all who participated - Enjoy Egg Drop Link

Grattan Zoom PTA Meeting and Open Board Position

Fri, May 15 2:29pm

Greeting from the Grattan PTA!   Please join us for out final PTA meeting of the year will be on Thursday May 21st at 7:30pm on Zoom. We will be voting on the incoming PTA Board, looking at what next ... [More]

Fun Run Final Wrap-Up!

Sat, May 9 1:52pm

Hey Grattan Families -    Please enjoy these slideshows of the photos compiled from this year's Virtual Fun Run.  It's so lovely to see how strong our community is even when we are apart.     Virtual ... [More]

This One's For You

Thu, May 7 9:23am

Thank you link 🥂  

THANK YOU from the Fun Run Team! (and call for photos...)

Mon, May 4 3:44pm

We would to shout a HUGE THANK YOU to all of the Grattan Families who participated in, and supported the Fun Run on Friday.  We've received many images of your families exercising and voicing their th ... [More]

Fun Run Day

Fri, May 1 7:58am

Happy Fun Run Day - Everyone!  Mr. Philip    & Ms. Marcoccio 🏃‍♀️ 🏃

Friendly Egg Drop Reminder

Tue, Apr 28 11:10am

Just sent  the attached reminder  to all the kids -- Thanks to those who have already sent theirs  Mr. Philip

FUN RUN is happening on FRIDAY!!

Mon, Apr 27 4:02pm

FUN RUN is happening on FRIDAY May 1st!     1) Make a plan to exercise with your family!  You can stay indoors or run/walk safely around your block.     2) Wear your Fun Run shirts from past years, Gr ... [More]

Please join us THURSDAY for Grattan's Virtual PTA Meeting and Community Gathering!

Tue, Apr 21 2:55pm

Grattan Virtual Community Gathering and PTA Meeting   Come join your fellow Grattan adults to review some PTA details and see how the last month-plus has gone for each other! We’ll meet on Zoom this T ... [More]

Wifi hotspots

Mon, Apr 20 2:23pm

I know some in our community are having issues with wifi/date plans and student access  - Inspired by Ms. Diane - I began to look at and research wifi hotspot plan options -- there are many options - ... [More]

FUN RUN is coming on May 1st!!

Mon, Apr 20 1:45pm

  You didn't think that Grattan could go a year without our beloved FUN RUN?!  Get ready for the very first VIRTUAL FUN RUN!   Friday May 1st we are asking families to wear their best Grattan Gear or ... [More]

Weekly Letter From Ms. Walter

Fri, Apr 17 4:00pm

Dear Families,   Congratulations!  We’ve made it through our first week of distance learning!  I know there were a lot of ups and downs. Tech challenges seem to be the biggest hurdle.  Please continue ... [More]

how best to contact

Tue, Apr 14 4:21pm

just wanted to let all know that when getting in touch with me it's best to use my district account rather than konstella -- I get notices in another gmail account and don't get to it until the end of ... [More]

Read Aloud with Ms. Walter - Tuesdays at 2PM

Tue, Apr 14 8:23am

Moving forward the zoom link will be found on our website under the Principal Update Section.  Make sure your child is signed in with their SFUSD account.      Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/9310 ... [More]

Morning Clap-In

Mon, Apr 13 7:56am

Good Morning Grattan Families,    Please find morning clap in here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDxLw_pMl_8   We are still working on posting videos to the website. Once we are able to do that cl ... [More]

Additional Clarification from Ms. Walter

Fri, Apr 10 7:05pm

Dear Families,   I’m sorry to send an additional communication but felt it was warranted.  I received some feedback and concern around the idea the school is “mandatory” starting Monday, April 13th.  ... [More]

Letter From Ms. Walter - PLEASE READ

Thu, Apr 9 2:37pm

Dear Families,   First and foremost, I hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and safe.  There is a sense of relief in finally knowing we won’t be returning to our building this year and ending ... [More]


Thu, Apr 9 10:19am

forgot to paste in what I emailed to the kids - said it was below but it wasn't :) P.S. if YOU have any questions PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT YOUR TEACHERS!! They have enough to do. Me, I just sit all day d ... [More]

EggDrop Announcement

Thu, Apr 9 9:03am

I have sent to all students the announcement for the EggDrop. If your child did not receive it please contact me. below is the email message I sent to  them and I have attached the flyer.   Unfortunat ... [More]

Rubve Goldberg Project

Tue, Apr 7 7:31am

Below Is what I have/will be sending to all students. It is a project based activity that I hope will be fun to create. It can be as elaborate  as they choose.  It's ca lab/stem project. As always any ... [More]

Info on Egg Drop

Sun, Apr 5 9:46am

The idea behind the Cyberspace EggDrop Challenge is to try to somehow connect our entire community through project based learning. Choosing something that feels familiar and opening it up to a student ... [More]

EggDrop anyone?

Wed, Apr 1 2:16pm

EggDrop  anyone? Stay tune to this channel  for details-  

Letter From Ms. Walter 3/26/20

Thu, Mar 26 4:58pm

Dear Families,   It’s hard to process all that is happening in our world right now.  I’m struggling to come to terms with no physical school until at least May 4th and what distance learning, and admi ... [More]

From Mr. Philip

Tue, Mar 24 9:00am

“The other night I was lying in bed, looking up at the stars, and I wondered, 'Where the hell is my roof?” ― Steven Wright Dear Parents, I hope this message finds you all well. I'm writing today to to ... [More]

Letter From Ms. Walter

Thu, Mar 19 1:53pm

Dear Grattan Families,   I hope this note finds you well and staying sane!  The reality shift has been swift and all encompassing and I hope you are finding ways to take care of yourselves so you are ... [More]

Please Activate SFUSD Family Portal

Thu, Mar 12 7:11pm

UPDATED LINK: Update Family Contact Information: If you haven't already done so, please activate your SFUSD Family Portal (ParentVUE) account. Through the Family Portal, families can update their phon ... [More]

School Closure

Thu, Mar 12 4:40pm

Dear Grattan Community,   Hopefully you have all received word by now via text, voicemail, or email that ALL SFUSD schools will be closed beginning Monday March 16th through spring break. School will ... [More]

Health Update

Mon, Mar 9 6:03pm

Dear Grattan Community,   I know many of you have questions about school policies to keep our kiddos safe and healthy as well as the status of upcoming events.  We continue to take our cues from San F ... [More]

Help Needed - Election Day Bake Sale is Tomorrow!

Mon, Mar 2 6:23am

Good Morning Grattan! Super Tuesday is TOMORROW & we still need lots of help to make the bake sale a success. There are booth spots open & we still need lots of donations! Please follow the link & sig ... [More]

Health update & this week's school events

Sun, Mar 1 8:46pm

  Dear Grattan families, Here's what's coming up this week at Grattan: The Book Swap!  If you have books to donate, we still need: 4th/5th novels Early reader chapter books Non-fiction, including anim ... [More]

Community Letter From Ms. Walter

Wed, Feb 26 8:57pm

Dear Families,   I know we’ve all been hearing about the budget cuts for SFUSD and are wondering what this means for Grattan.  Our school site budget remains relatively unscathed. Grattan, like all sc ... [More]

Power is out at Grattan Elementary but school is still happening!

Fri, Jan 31 7:17am

Hello Grattan Community   We just received word from Ms. Walter that Grattan Elementary's power is out. We want to let you know school is still happening as usual.   The phones are also not working so ... [More]

Season's Greetings!

Thu, Dec 26 11:25am

Teacher Gift Drive!

Sun, Dec 15 9:02pm

Hello Grattan Community,   Tomorrow, Monday 12/16 is the final collection day of the teacher gift drive. If you've intended to give but need that last reminder - this is it! :)   This gift is divided ... [More]

Many Thanks to You, Grattan!

Fri, Nov 22 7:47pm

Hello, Grattan Community! On behalf of the Grattan teachers, I would like to give our sincere thanks and appreciation for an amazingly delicious week of lunches.  The meals provided were a much-needed ... [More]

Annual Campaign Pie Day!

Thu, Nov 14 3:13pm

Don’t you want to see Ms. Walter in a shower cap and a rain poncho? Don’t you yearn to see flying pies on Thursday, November 21? Aren’t you wondering if your grade will win the commemorative pie plate ... [More]

Annual Campaign launches Spirit Week tomorrow

Sun, Oct 20 9:55pm

Annual Campaign  Spirit Week starts tomorrow!   Celebrate our kids, our teachers, our families and the Grattan community during School Spirit Week.    Pop on the backpack tag from your Annual Campaign ... [More]


Sat, Oct 19 3:41pm

FILM FEST IS ON, RAIN OR SHINE!!!   Don’t worry:  if the weather doesn’t work for us to be outside, we will be in the auditorium!   Movie!  Pizza!  Spaghetti and Meatballs! Candy!  Popcorn!  Hot Chocolate!

Decorating for Halloween --- We need YOUR Help!

Fri, Oct 11 1:07pm

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL, Thursday, Oct. 31st The PTA is searching for a **Decoration** lead at the Halloween Carnival to support the event organizers. Halloween Carnival is a great event at Grattan that al ... [More]

Annual Campaign Kick Off

Mon, Sep 30 4:10pm

Hello Grattan families! We are excited to officially kick off Grattan’s Annual Campaign today, our most important fundraising effort of the year, with a goal of raising $285,000. This Campaign will be ... [More]

Thank You - Cole Valley Fair

Sun, Sep 29 6:12pm

Grattan -  We wanted to take a moment and say Thank You for making this year’s Cole Valley Fair a huge success!  We were in line with our best year ever & the Grattan Gear totals aren’t even in yet. F ... [More]

Cole Valley Fair is Coming!!!

Mon, Sep 16 9:33am

Don't miss out on the kickoff event of the year:  The Cole Valley Fair! When: Sunday, September 29th 9am-5pm Where: Corner of Parnassus & Cole What: Volunteers needed for baked goods & sales day of   ... [More]