Falcon Flyer 5/1/14
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May 1, 2014

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Upcoming Events at a Glance


May 1 - Track, at Grafton High School, Steffen, 4:00pm field, 4:15 running
May 5 - Track, at Grafton High School, Germantown, 3:45pm field, 4:00pm running
May 6 - Spring Band and Choir Concert, 7:00pm, Large Gym 
May 8 - Culvers Fundraiser sponsored by the John Long Parent Group
May 8
 - Track, at Sussex-Hamilton High School, Templeton, 3:45pm field, 4:00pm running
May 9 - Track Practice at Grafton High School, 3:30pm - 5:00pm 

John Long Art Show
The John Long Art Show is May 6th beginning at 6:00pm near the Large Gym.  Enjoy the John Long Spring Concert at 7:00pm.  See flyer.
Tuesday May 13th JLMS - Common Ground Family Technology Discussions
Grafton Schools is partnering with Common Ground of Southeastern Wisconsin to support parent and community discussion of the role of technology in families.  The issue of discussion is technology’s influence (both negative and positive) on children, schools and families and finding or sharing ways we can best manage the impact of technology on our lives.  

The first of these discussions will be Tuesday, May 13 at 7:00 pm in the JLMS LMC.  

Please use this survey link to sign up to attend or help at the event.  -
Letter from the John Long Parent Group
Please read the attached letter from our John Long Parent Group.  Executive board and committee positions will be open for the 2014-15 school year.  We need enthusiastic individuals who are interested in getting involved at John Long.  Please see the attached letter.

JLPG letter to parents (1).pdf

Upcoming Fundraisers
Please help support the following fundraisers!  Thank you!

Destination Imagination
Four Grafton High School Destination Imagination Teams will be going to Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee! There are many ways to show your support:  brat fry on May 3rd and May 17th at Grafton Elementary School and Pick N' Save; and a brat fry and car wash at Grafton Elementary on May 10th.  See the attached list for a full description of their fundraisers.
Grafton DI Fundraisers 20142 (2).pdf 

John Long Parent Group
The John Long Parent Group will be hosting a Fundraiser at Culver's in Grafton on Thursday, May 8th from 10:00am - 10:00pm.  Culver's will donate 10% of food sales.  See the attached flyer for more information and the necessary coupon you will need to take with you.
Fundraiser for Grafton 4 (1).pdf
Mountain Bike Racing
If your 6th, 7th, or 8th grader is interested in Mountain Bike Racing, please attend an information meeting on Thursday, May 8th at the Grafton High School Cafeteria from 7:00pm - 8:00pm.

For more information, please see the attached flyer.

wisconsinmtb.pdf  -
2014 Girls' Summer Volleyball Camp

This fun and exciting camp will emphasize skill development in serving, passing, setting and hitting. The players will have the opportunity to improve their game through skill drills and scrimmages. The camp will be conducted at a high intensity level and instructed by experienced high school and club coaches. This camp is perfect for any girl anticipating playing volleyball for their school or a club volleyball team.

Dates:  June 23, 24, 25, and 26
Ages:  Entering 6th and 7th grade: 12:30pm - 2:15pm
  Entering 8th and 9th grade:  2:30pm - 4:15pm
Cost:  $30.00
Deadline: May 29th

See attached for more information and Registion Form.
2014 Girls Summer Volleyball Camp (1).pdf

2014 Grafton Blackhawk Volleyball Informational Meeting
This informational meeting will be Sunday, May 4th at 7:00pm in the GHS Auditorim.  See attached flyer.
2014 Volleyball Meeting (1).pdf  -
Grafton Girls' Volleyball Camp
This camp will focus on teaching fundamental skills with an emphasis on teamwork.  The importance of having FUN while learning the basic skills of the game will be given top priority.

This camp is available to the following girls:

Incoming 3rd - 6th grade girls
Dates:  Monday, July 14th - Thursday, July 17th

Incoming 7th and 8th grade girls
Dates:  Monday July 21st - July 24th

Cost $50.00

2014 Grafton volleyball camp-1 (1).pdf  -
Positive Parent Involvement Newsletter
Please see the most recent edition of the PPI newsletter.
PPI April Newsletter 2014.pdf
Grafton Basketball Opportunities
Grafton Summer Camp
Grades 1st - 4th, June 16, 17, 18, and 19th
Grades 5th - 8th, June 23, 24, 25, and 26th
Cost $25.00
See attached Flyer for more information. 

YOUTH BB Sum2014 Camp.pdf

Grafton Developmental League
Grades 2nd - 3rd, 6:00pm - 7:00pm (subject to change)
Grades 4th - 5th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm  (subject to change)

June 8, 15, 22, 29 / July 6, 13, 20, 27
See attached Flyer for more information and prices
YOUTH BB Sum2014 D-League.pdf  -
2014 Grafton Girls' Basketball Summer Camp
Please see the attached flyer for information on this Summer Camp.  Girls entering 1st  - 12th grade may participate in this program that emphasizes improving individual skill set and knowledge.  The cost is $40.00 and the deadline is May 20, 2014.  
Grafton Girls Basketball camp 2014.pdf  -
Send Your Coupons Our Way!

Send your coupons our way!

Students in the Transition to Work class at Grafton High School are helping the American Legion Auxiliary Rose Harms Unit 355 collect and cut coupons for military members and their families stationed overseas. 

We are asking you to send in manufacturer coupons that you receive in the newspapers.  You do not need to cut the coupons out.

Coupons may be dropped off in the specially marked box in your school office from Tuesday, February 18 until Friday, June 6.

Thank you for your help with this project!

Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County


Opportunities for Week of May 4-10

General Store Museum - Help in our 1890’s style A&P – Cedarburg Chamber
Treasures of Oz - Stamp passports/greet visitors at treasure sites– Oz Wash Land Trust
Student Volunteers – Help in our Grief Resource Center – Horizon Home Care
Event Help – Volunteer at Am. Diabetes Tour de Cure on 6/14 – Am. Diabetes Assoc.
Meal Delivery – Deliver meals to homebound seniors – Aging & Disability Resource Ctr

For these volunteer opportunities and more go to volunteerozaukee.org

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