Students not eating breakfast may enter the building through Door 15 by the library) after 8:45 AM and head straight to the gym.
Our morning assembly will start at 8:50 AM.
Students arriving after 9:00 AM will need to enter the school through Door 1. They will need a late slip from the office before joining their classes after the assembly.
Parents coming to school after 9:15 will need to use the security entrance by using the buzzer.
Parents may drop students off in front of the school by going northbound on Bluff.
There is no parking in this Drop-off Zone area. Please AVOID Skinner and Funston both before and after school.
Buses will be traveling southbound in the back of the school building. We have heard many positive comments so far about how this change has helped the flow of traffic and want to thank you for your efforts.
New Faces at Griffith
New Faces at Griffith
Ms. Burke Mrs. Collins Ms. Bohannon Ms. Thompkins
Assistant Principal 2nd Grade 3rd Grade Gifted Teacher
2015-2016 School Supply List K-5
2015-2016 School Supply List Click on each grade to view
2015-2016 Parent-Teacher calendar approved
The Board of Education approved the 2015-2016 Parent-Teacher school calendar during its January 26 meeting. The first day of school for all students is August 18, with orientation for sixth- and ninth-grade on August 17. Enrollment will be July 30 – 31, and August 3 – 4. The calendar also reflects the district-wide winter shutdown in December and the four-day work weeks in June and July.
Some key dates on the 2015-2016 calendar include:
Enrollment: July 30 – 31, August 3 – 4
Orientation for new teachers: August 6 – 7
Inservice for all teachers: August 10 – 17
Orientation for sixth- and ninth-grade students: August 17
First day of school: August 18
Fall recess: November 26 – 27
Student Winter Recess: December 23 – January 4; Administrative Winter Recess December 24 – January 1
New on the 2015-16 calendar are three designated possible weather makeup days at the end of May. The Kansas State Department of Education has required that school districts designate days on the calendar for possible weather makeup days if a district needs to take them.
The calendar may change at the discretion of the Board of Education and/or district administration.
Last Updated: 1/27/15
Griffith Elementary School • 1802 S. Bluff Wichita, Kansas 67218 • Phone: (316) 973-8900 • Fax: (316) 973-8910