Students Receive Hands-on Election Experience Voting

Avondale School District Students have Hands-on Election Experience Voting and Campaigning Though the dust has settled on this election year, students at R. Grant Graham Elementary in the Avondale School District won’t soon forget their experience as candidates for the position of “Best President Ever”.  Part of a fourth grade research project, students were assigned a past U.S. President to learn about, write about and speak as. Following weeks of research, students wrote a persuasive speech … [Read more...]

R. Grant Graham Elementary Teachers Awarded Grants

Students in the Avondale School District will benefit from two grants that teachers from R. Grant Graham Elementary received this month. Both grants qualified for match finding from the “Target: Kid Ideas are the Best Ideas” initiative that Target Corporation launched this year. The first grant provided funding for the purchase of “Wiggle Seats” and “Bouncy Bands”, two items of adaptive equipment designed to help students stay focused during times when some student may struggle … [Read more...]

Jump Rope Event Raises Money for the American Heart Association

Avondale School District annual Jump Rope for Heart events raise almost $34,000 More than 1500 Avondale School District elementary students helped raise money and awareness for the American Heart Association (AHA) during the District’s annual Jump Rope for Heart events this school year. The district’s four elementary schools, Auburn Elementary, Deerfield Elementary, R. Grant Graham Elementary, and Woodland Elementary each hosted an event that brought in a combined $33,495. This year’s total … [Read more...]

R. Grant Graham Elementary Students Get Surprise Visit from Local Leaders

Avondale School District welcomes legislators’ support Some Avondale students got a lesson in Civics and community service when State Senator James Marleau and State Representative Michael Webber visited their school this week. The visit to R. Grant Graham Elementary was part of the Tools for Learning campaign organized by the AT&T Pioneers, a group of current and retired AT&T employees who volunteer their personal time to enhance the communities where they work and live. Through the … [Read more...]