Girl Scouts at Grattan!

Sat, May 21 4:13pm

Hello Grattan Community!   Are you interested in being part of the largest girl-led leadership program in the world?   Girl Scouts: Develop a strong sense of self, learn positive values, seek out new ... [More]

Tonight! Last PTA Meeting at Reverie!

Thu, May 19 9:12am

Tonight - Last PTA Meeting at Reverie!   We are excited to return to the Grattan tradition of celebrating the end of the school year with our final meeting at Reverie Cafe in Cole Valley.   Tonight!  ... [More]

CMI Reminder: Chocolate Fondue to Save the Planet! - ONLY 5 TICKETS LEFT

Tue, May 17 10:22am

SATURDAY 5/21 AT 2PM:  fun with Grattan families over chocolate fondue at our beautiful Grattan ES Garden. A bonus offering for the adults is California natural (and sustainably produced) wine generou ... [More]

Coffee Klatch this morning!

Fri, May 13 7:31am

Stay after clap-in for the last coffee klatch of the 2022-2023 school year! We’ll be in the oasis.

REMINDER: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - FIELD DAY + BOOK SWAP

Tue, May 10 8:39pm

We are still in need of some volunteers for these two upcoming events.   Please consider signing up for:   - FIELD DAY: help Ms. Moody on Wednesday afternoon (tomorrow) for about 1.5 hours or with the ... [More]

Reminder - PTA Meeting TONIGHT!

Thu, Apr 28 2:10pm

The April PTA meeting is happening tonight (Thurs 4/28)!     We are meeting in-person, in the library from 5-6pm.   Join us while the kids are still at GASP!   We'll be sharing the some of the dedicat ... [More]

CMI Last chance: 2 tickets left for "Group Road Bike Ride" this Sunday!

Tue, Apr 26 1:08pm

Only two tickets left for the first CMI in May: Group Road Bike Ride May 1st, 9am.    Get yours now!   Note: The ride will be around 15 miles (all in SF) and will finish with pastries and coffee at Bo ... [More]

In-person PTA meeting - Thurs at 5pm!

Tue, Apr 26 8:52am

It's time for the April General PTA Meeting!     We'll be meeting in-person in the library on 4/28 from 5-6pm (join us while your kids are at GASP!) We'll be discussing some of the DEI work that the P ... [More]

NEW CMI EVENT: CHOCOLATE FONDUE TO SAVE THE PLANET!

Fri, Apr 22 1:14pm

 In honor of Earth Day,  we are pleased to announce a new CMI event:    Chocolate Fondue to Save the Planet! Sponsored by the Green Action Committee   Enjoy an afternoon fun with Grattan families over ... [More]

REMINDER: "EARTH DAY IS EVERY DAY" EVENT TOMORROW!

Thu, Apr 21 3:47pm

Tomorrow, Friday, April 22, come to school and check in at a table at either the Shrader or Alma gates. Tell us what green actions you take to celebrate every day as if it were Earth Day.   Please con ... [More]

FUN RUN IS TOMORROW!!

Thu, Apr 14 11:24am

FUN RUN IS TOMORROW!!   We still have a few volunteer slots to fill!  Please sign up here.  Anyone is welcome to come cheer the kids/teachers/staff on as they run!   Permission slips/waivers MUST be t ... [More]

HELP NEEDED FOR LUNCH!!

Thu, Apr 14 9:05am

We are very short handed today.  If you are available, please let us know.  Thanks

New Link for Inclusion Committee Meeting

Tue, Apr 12 5:34pm

Join Zoom Meeting https://sfusd.zoom.us/j/81810129666?pwd=cGNKYVpRT0RvdC9HaVZNU0dBWmpCZz09 Meeting ID: 818 1012 9666 Passcode: 466212 One tap mobile +16699009128,,81810129666#,,,,*466212# US (San Jose ... [More]

Reminder: BACKYARD COLE VALLET CONCERT THIS FRIDAY 4/15 - ONLY 6 TICKETS LEFT!

Mon, Apr 11 10:31am

Backyard Cole Valley Concert featuring the Quilters Count-Me-In Event hosted by Jordan and Katie O'Brien. *Adults Only*  Enjoy live music with other Grattan parents  6 Tickets left. Get yours here!   ... [More]

LUNCH MONITORS NEEDED TODAY: FRIDAY 4/8

Fri, Apr 8 8:39am

We have no volunteers signed up for today!  If you are able we need help from 11-12.   Thank you!

GRATTAN GEAR SALE AND COFFEE KLATCH THIS MORNING!

Fri, Apr 8 7:09am

Join us this morning (Friday) for Coffee Klatch and Grattan Gear!     We'll be in the oasis right after clap-in.  We'll bring the coffee!  This is a perfect time to re-up on Grattan Gear before the su ... [More]

Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Celebration this SUNDAY!

Tue, Apr 5 2:48pm

  Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Celebration   Hello Grattan Community and Book Makers/Lovers!   There will be a Bookmaking Celebration at the Contemporary Jewish Museum this weekend, and everyone is invi ... [More]

GROWNUPS NIGHT OUT HAPPY HOUR!! THIS WED 3/23 5-7pm

Sun, Mar 20 4:20pm

As we close out the 2021-22 Annual Campaign, please join us for a final Grownups Night Out Happy Hour from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, at the outdoor patio at Finnegan's Wake, 937 Cole Street. ... [More]

NEW COUNT-ME-IN TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Thu, Mar 17 2:49pm

Follow these links to buy your tickets today!   April 15 - Backyard Cole Valley Concert featuring the Quilters - (Adults Only) 18 tickets left! April 23 - Grattan Teacher & Staff Night Out - 5 tickets ... [More]

Coffee Klatch Tomorrrow!

Thu, Mar 10 8:12pm

Join us tomorrow for the first Coffee Klatch of 2022! We’ll meet to chat and caffeinate in the Oasis right after Clap-in. Hope to see you there!

THE COUNT-ME-IN TICKETS ARE ON SALE

Mon, Mar 7 9:45pm

Follow the links to check out the upcoming fun and buy your tickets.   Family fun, parent connections, making new friends - there are SO MANY reasons to attend a Count-Me-In!   Upcoming events to look ... [More]

Volunteer Spotlight: Events Committee!!

Thu, Mar 3 1:57pm

Volunteer Spotlight:  Events Committee   Grattan loves our community events!  Next year we are looking forward to the return of events on campus, including the Halloween Carnival, Film Fest, Fun Fest ... [More]

Volunteer Spotlight: WELCOMING COMMITTEE!

Wed, Mar 2 11:52am

Volunteer Spotlight:  Welcoming Committee   Help new families feel a part of Grattan!  Efforts will kick off this spring when new families receive their SFUSD assignment.  This committee coordinates s ... [More]

Volunteer Spotlight: The GASP Board

Tue, Mar 1 1:30pm

Volunteer Spotlight:  GASP Board   Today we are spotlighting our GASP Board!  Comprised of parents of children attending GASP, the GASP Director and our Principal, this Board oversees the management o ... [More]

Volunteer Spotlight: INCLUSION COMMITTEE

Mon, Feb 28 2:33pm

Volunteer Spotlight:  Inclusion Committee   This week we are leading a push to recruit volunteers!  Everyday we will spotlight a different volunteer opportunity at school.     The Inclusion Committee  ... [More]

PTA Meeting at 6pm Tonight on Zoom!

Thu, Feb 24 10:39am

PTA Meeting Tonight!  Let's talk about the budget.   Join us tonight (2/24) at 6 p.m on Zoom to begin discussions about next year's budget. Ms. Walter will have information on next year's SFUSD budget ... [More]

BULLETIN BOARDS HELP

Thu, Feb 3 7:27pm

We are in need of one or two volunteers to help redo some bulletin boards at school.   Work to do includes: taking down existing papers and borders in up to 7  boards, recycling them, and putting new ... [More]

PTA Meeting and COVID Town Hall tonight!

Thu, Jan 27 11:41am

COVID Town Hall and January PTA Meeting   The PTA Board and Ms. Walter will be available to address the latest guidelines as well as answer any questions from the community.  We hope to see many of yo ... [More]

Count Me In! (CMI)

Mon, Jan 24 5:55pm

Hello Grattan Families!   It's time to have fun! We're gathering ideas for Count Me Ins. Are you interested in hosting? Have you been wanting to throw a party and need an excuse? Do you have an idea f ... [More]

PTA General Meeting and Covid Town Hall

Wed, Jan 19 3:45pm

PTA General Meeting and Covid Town Hall   Hi Grattan Community -  At next week's PTA General Meeting, we are hosting a COVID Town Hall.  The PTA Board and Ms. Walter will be available to answer questi ... [More]

In need of a handy community member to help our Special Ed 3-5 teacher

Wed, Jan 12 9:01am

Dear Grattan Families, I am Teacher Eisa, and I teach the 3-5th grade Special Day Class at Grattan. I need someone handy to help me fix my desks! I have these awesome new desks that can easily wheel a ... [More]

Reporting positive COVID cases to Grattan

Tue, Jan 11 11:12am

Hi Grattan Families -    Some of you may have received notification from the district yesterday about a central reporting phone number for positive COVID cases.      At this time, Ms. Walter is reques ... [More]

Walk-up covid testing at Grattan - Tuesdays and Thursday mornings in January!

Sun, Jan 9 2:39pm

Safer Together will be offering rapid covid testing on Tuesday and Thursday mornings through the end of January.   They will be at Grattan near the Alma gate from 6:50am until around 9am.     No appoi ... [More]

Holiday Wine Sale to Benefit Grattan

Mon, Dec 20 10:01am

Holiday Wine Sale to Benefit Grattan   Grattan dad, Ed Kurtzman (son Tennessee, 4th grade), has put together a Holiday Wine Sale that will contribute money to the Grattan Annual Fund.  If you order a  ... [More]

Staff Holiday Gift - donation deadline *Friday*

Thu, Dec 9 8:47am

  For those who missed the clap-in announcement, please consider a contribution to the staff holiday gift ahead of the deadline this Friday.  Electronic or in-person payment options are listed below.  ... [More]

Reminder: Cole Valley Caroling CMI

Wed, Dec 8 8:58am

Reminder:  The Cole valley  Caroling is only three days away!   It will take place on Saturday, December 11th from 3.30pm-5:30pm.     You are in need of Grattan families that live near the school and ... [More]

SFYBL Friday Noon Deadline!

Tue, Dec 7 3:45pm

Hello Grattan Community!   We now have 4 teams setup in SFYBL!   Use this link here below to sign up your child to your respective team. I named all the teams long-form to make it easy to look up.   G ... [More]

Thank you!

Tue, Nov 30 2:56pm

Dear Grattan Community, Thank you to everyone who helped make Pie Day a huge success! From our brave pie-in-the-face volunteers, to our enthusiastic students, staff, and teachers, to our incredibly ge ... [More]

PTA meeting tomorrow morning!

Thu, Nov 18 3:46pm

PTA meeting tomorrow am! Join us tomorrow am (11/19) after clap-in in the Oasis for the November PTA meeting. Ms Dowson will join us to discuss early literacy and intervention at Grattan. Bring your q ... [More]

San Francisco Youth Baseball Spring Season!

Tue, Nov 16 8:38pm

Hello Grattan Sports Athletes and Enthusiasts! We are very excited to start organizing Grattan baseball again this year!   We are very excited to announce that sign-ups are now open to everyone for th ... [More]

Annual Thanksgiving Grocery Store Gift Card Drive

Mon, Nov 15 9:10pm

Dear Grattan Families, For those of you that are new to Grattan this year, we have a long tradition of supporting families in our community who need a little extra over the holidays. To help for Thank ... [More]

Wednesday is Pie Day!!

Sun, Nov 14 3:44pm

Wednesday is Annual Campaign Pie Day!     Don’t you want to see Ms. Walter in a shower cap and rain poncho? Don’t you yearn to see flying pies at clap-in?  Aren’t you wondering which grade will win th ... [More]

Coffee Klatch TOMORROW

Thu, Nov 11 6:52pm

  November Coffee Klatch Tomorrow (Friday)!   Come to Clap-In and stay for a cup of coffee! We'll be in the Oasis for about an hour.   Catch up with friends and meet new people.       

Halloween Reminders!

Thu, Oct 28 7:38pm

The Halloween Carnival is happening tomorrow!! Just a few reminders before the big day: -  Please follow the costume instructions provided by your classroom teachers.         - absolutely no weapons   ... [More]

PTA Meeting Tomorrow Morning - 10/28!

Wed, Oct 27 8:46pm

The PTA is hosting our first in-person meeting since Feb 2020!     Join us tomorrow morning after clap-in in the Oasis.   We will be interviewing Ms. Toni about her many roles at Grattan and giving an ... [More]

Grattan Spirit Week is HERE!

Sun, Oct 24 1:01pm

Reminder! Spirit Week!     Grattan Spirit Week is here!  Keep these Spirit Week days in mind when getting dressed this week:   Monday, October 25: Movement Monday!  No dress up required!   Tuesday, Oc ... [More]

Annual Campaign Kick-Off + Spirit Week!

Tue, Oct 19 10:37am

  Annual Campaign Kick-Off + Spirit Week! We are excited to officially launch Grattan’s Annual Campaign this week, our most important fundraising effort of the year! You should receive an Annual Campa ... [More]

Walk & Roll to School Day - Wednesday, October 6

Fri, Oct 1 11:20am

Don’t miss the fun and make sure you walk or roll to school if you can  - next Wednesday, October 6!   Thousands of students across San Francisco will walk, bike, scoot, and roll to school to celebrat ... [More]

It's the final Proposition Chicken Monday!

Mon, Sep 27 3:25pm

Tonight is the last Monday in September to take advantage of our Proposition Chicken fundraiser! Proposition Chicken is generously donating 10% of sales on Monday back to Grattan.  Give yourself a nig ... [More]

PTA meeting tonight!

Thu, Sep 23 9:14am

PTA meeting tonight at 6pm!  Join us for an interview with our new first grade teacher Ms. Juanita.   We'll also  be discussing event planning for the year with current Covid restrictions as well as u ... [More]

Proposition Chicken Monday!

Mon, Sep 20 1:31pm

It's Proposition Chicken night!   On Mondays during the month of September, Proposition Chicken is donating 10% of all sales to Grattan!   Help out our school AND give yourselves a break by ordering d ... [More]

NEWS FROM THE OFFICE

Sun, Sep 12 6:23pm

Good evening,   Can you believe that we survived the 3rd week of in person school ?     Starting Monday, we will start giving Tardy Slips.  That means if the student hasn't arrived before their class ... [More]

Grattan Girl Scouts Parent Info Night!

Sat, Sep 11 4:30pm

Grattan Girl Scouts Parent Info Night   There's a lot of momentum to get Girl Scouts going strong at Grattan again!   Please join us on Tuesday 9/21 at 7pm on zoom for Grattan Girl Scouts Parent Info ... [More]

Coffee Klatch Tomorrow!

Thu, Sep 9 8:53pm

Coffee Klatch is happening tomorrow! Join us right after clap-in at Grattan Park for a morning cup of coffee! Reconnect with friends and meet new members of our community. We hope to see you there!

Grade level park dates

Tue, Aug 24 9:57am

To celebrate and connect the start of school please join your year-level classmates for a playdate next weekend outside in the Grattan School Yard.   Please note the following schedule:   - Kinder Fam ... [More]

August (Virtual) General PTA Meeting next Thurs @ 6:00pm - Grattan 101

Sat, Aug 21 2:16pm

We made it through the first week!    I'm happy to announce the first general PTA meeting of the 21-22 school year!  We'll be meeting next Thursday 8/26 @6pm   If you are new to Grattan this meeting i ... [More]