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Grizzly Growl: April 26, 2024

Dear Granite Families,

Wellness Week & Night– We are excited to celebrate our first Wellness Week. We will be combining Red Ribbon Week and White Ribbon Week to focus on healthy choices and lifestyles regarding physical wellbeing, nutrition, sleep, Family Wellness Night 🍎🧠🏃‍♀️🛌Monday, April 29 6:00-7:30 Monday 4/29 Physical Wellness Day  – Active Lifestyle Dress-up Day
Tuesday, 4/30 Emotional Wellness Day –  Banner at Lunch for kids to sign and students will be given a breathing strategy sticker
Wednesday 5/1 Digital Wellness Day  – Digital Citizenship Lesson “Making Good Choices”
Thursday 5/2 Nutritional Wellness Day – PTA will celebrate students who eat their fruit or veggie at lunch and give students stickers. If you pack a lunch, please send a serving of a fruit or veggie in the lunch box. All students who take school lunch get a serving of either fruit, veggie, or both every day.
Friday 5/3 Sleep Wellness Day – Pajama Day & Digital Citizenship Lesson “Balancing Media Use” 
Congrats to speech & debate winners– Granite had several 5th grade students, including 2 EEC students, participate in Canyons District’s Speech & Debate Tournament. Congratulations to our winners! They will compete in the state competition next Friday! 
  • Persuasive Speech 🏅
    • Jack Stevens 5th 
    • Hadley Seifers 3rd 
    • Natalie Wride 1st 
    • Avery Argyle 1st 
  • Informative Speech 🏅
    • Berkley Box 4th 
    • Kamryn Collier 3rd 
    • Claire Ellison 2nd 
    • Evelyn Wedlick 1st 

2024-2025 Student Council – We are so lucky to have a large number of incredible students who love are school and applied to be student council representatives next year. It was incredibly hard to choose just 6 students. Mrs. Zisakis, Mrs. Frickelton and I are pleased to announce and congratulate the student council for 2024-2025! 

  • Zach Beall
  • Anneliese Mennitt
  • Sam Schmidt 
  • Hannah Wells-Longshore
  • James Hellstrom 
  • Karina Snisarenko


T-Shirt Design Contest – Our PTA is inviting students to design our school t-shirts for next year. Your child can design and submit an entry by May 1. See attached flyer. I can’t wait to see what our new t-shirts will look like! 

Swig Spirit Night – Please stop by Swig (9400 S. Highland Dr.) on Tuesday May 2 and get yourself a fruity water, a soda, or a treat! Mention Granite Elementary and 25% of your sales Tuesday go to Granite’s PTA and supporting our school and
Questions to Ask Your Students 

What was the hardest thing you accomplished this week? How did you persevere in doing that? 
How did you help someone this week? What can you do to help someone next week? 
What can you do to be prepared for RISE testing? 

Upcoming Events
This Week
Mon. Apr 29,
  • Physical Wellness Day – Dress in Active Lifestyle Clothes 
  • Kindergarten Zoo Field Trip
  • 2nd Grade Fire Dept. Visit 
  • Family Wellness Night 6:00-7:30
Tues. Apr. 30, 
  • Emotional Wellness Day 
  • SWIG Spirit Day! 25% of proceeds go to Granite PTA 
Wed. May 1, 
  • Digital Wellness Day 
Thurs. May 2, 
  • Nutritional Wellness Day 
Fri. May 3
  • The BEAT performance for parents 9:30 (Doors open at 9:15) 
  • The BEAT performance for students 10:00 
Mon. May 6 – Friday May 10
Mon. May 6
  • NOVA Graduation 5th Grade 2:45pm (Doors open 2:30) 
Fri. May 10 
  • 1st Grade Bike Rodeo 9:30  
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