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MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of W. C. Griggs is to become educated leaders who challenge ourselves to achieve our goals. We will be positive, life-long learners who celebrate the greatness in everyone.

Home of the Stars

W. C. Griggs Elementary School was organized in 1958. It is named in honor of William C. Griggs.  He began his educational career at the age of twenty-five and served in several different  capacities. He was the principal of Henley High School in Birmingham.  He served as superintendent of  schools in Gadsden and Bessemer, Alabama as well as in Danville, Virginia. In 1926 Mr. Griggs was appointed superintendent of the Mobile County School System for the completion of a term. William Griggs served in the Mobile County Public School System for seventeen years until his retirement in 1944.  He was active in both the community and his local church.  William C. Griggs died on July 6, 1955.
Math And Literacy Night Flyer in English
Math and Literacy Night flyer in Spanish

Congratulations to the following 4th and 5th grade students for being selected for the Griggs Archery Team for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Congratulations to the following 3rd grade students for being selected to participate in the individual Level for Griggs Archery Team for the 2023-2024 school year.

4th and 5th Grade Archery team members for 2023-2024 school year.
3rd grade Archery Team members for the 2023-2024 school year.
Attendance Incentives- Griggs has started an Attendance campaign. Each month the students with perfect attendance (no tardies, no early dismissals) will be entered in a drawing for prizes. We also will have prizes for parents who's student's have perfect attendance. The last school day of each month Griggs will have an Attendance Pep rally. The drawings will take place during the pep rally. Below is a flyer with more information.
Attendance Incentives flyer
Congratulations to Dilyn Long for being selected as Griggs Elementary School's Red Ribbon Leadership program representative. Dilyn, along with MCPSS representatives, were honored on September 25th at the Red Ribbon Leadership Awards Ceremony
Pictured, Dilyn Long & Mrs. Tashbin at the Red Ribbon Leadership Awards Ceremony.
Congratulations to Ms. Campbell. She was awarded a $250.00 gift card for her classroom project: Breaking Out of the Boredom Box!
Ms. Campbell received a $250 gift card for her classroom project: Breaking Out of the Boredom Box!
 Congratulations to Joshua Espinal (5th- Ms. Orr)! Joshua is the Griggs Elementary School Spelling Bee champion.🐝
Congratulations to Bransyn Cotton (3rd- Ms. Hollinger)- Runner-up🐝
Great job by all of our class Spelling Bee winners!🐝
Thank you Mrs. Sergeant for organizing the Spelling Bee.
Thank you Ms. K. Brown & Mrs. Burnett for serving as the judges

Schoology Access for Parents. Click below for directions

https://1to1.mcpss.com/resources/hidden-content-pages/schoology-for-parents

>>> Click here for parents Schoology link

Events

 Congratulations to Leon John for being selected as the week of 11/27-12/1 “Star Student of the Week!” Leon was chosen for always helping to keep our campus clean and for lending a helping hand whenever needed
Star of the week
 Congratulations to Rian Grayson for being selected as the week of 10/30-11/3 Star Student of the Week! Rian was chosen for being trustworthy, supportive, and displaying courage.
Star Student for the week.
Congratulations to Mila Baylot for being selected as the week of 10/23-27 “Shining Star of the Week!” Mila was selected for always giving her best effort and encouraging others to do the same!
Star student of the week.
 Congratulations to Belle Price for being selected as the week of 10/16-20 “Shining Star of the Week!” Belle was selected for being a good listener and showing responsibly!
Star of the week
 Congratulations to Kambrey Holifield for being selected as the week of 10/10-13 “Shining Star of the Week!” Kambrey was selected for always showing kindness and helping others!
Star of the Week 10/10-13th Kambrey
Congratulations to Helen Fernandez for being selected as the week of 10/1-6  “Shining Star of the Week!” Helen was selected for following safety procedures at P.E. and always showing kindness to others! 
Star of the week
 Congratulations to Matthew Gros for being selected as the week of 9/25-29 “Shining Star of the Week!” Matthew was selected for being responsible, trustworthy, and for always looking for an opportunity to help!
Star of the week
Congratulations to Alex Hernandez for being selected as this week's "Shining Star of the Week!" Alex was chosen for being respectful, helpful, and for being a friends to others. 9/22/23
Pictured: Alex Hernandez and Mrs. Tashbin. Alex was selected as this week's (9/22/23) "Shining Star of the Week!"

ARI Reading information

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ARI Reading information
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