WE HAVE MOVED FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR. OUR SCHOOL IS LOCATED AT THE NORTHERN MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMPUS, 371 PRIDE PARKWAY, ACCIDENT, MD 21520
Middle Row: Jenna Wilt, Erica Wilhelm, Ida Werner, Tonya Hostetler, Pam Pfaff, Kelli Frantz, Shana Rhoten, Stephanie Mayle, Tracie Miller, Taylor Holtschneider, Rhonda Maust, Emily Hunt, and Kathy McKenzie.
Grantsville Elementary School's Mission and Vision
Mission: Our mission at Grantsville Elementary school is to deliver the highest quality educational experience where global citizens are fostered through relationship building, engaging teaching methods, and a safe climate and culture.
Vision: Our vision at Grantsville Elementary School is to actively listen in order to develop life-long positive relationships and strengthen resilience so that students feel safe and are maximize growth in learning.
Vision: At Grantsville Elementary we provide a climate that encourages students to use their unique talents and abilities to thrive in an educational environment where...
- the environment is warm, safe, and nurturing and all children are treated fairly and achieve their fullest potential.
- individuals demonstrate compassion, empathy, and acceptance for others.
- everyone is respected and heard for their unique contributions.
- students persevere and problem solve through academic, social, and/or personal challenges.
- students will communicate openly and become risk-takers through the building of a strong sense of community within the classroom.
- support all students to feel safe (physically, socially, emotionally, and academically.
Family and Community Involvement
- the role of the parent/guardian is respected, and their input is valued.
- we will provide a welcoming atmosphere where parent involvement is encouraged, therefore increasing student success.
- all families and community members are invested in the learning of our students
- staff and Administration will communicate routinely through a variety of methods to keep parents/family members informed.
- a variety of opportunities for families to participate in fun activities together are provided.
- explicitly connect students to the school community (providing them with multiple opportunities to practice newly developing skills)
- instruction will encourage students to become challenging, questioning, independent thinkers.
- highly qualified teachers will provide differentiated instruction that is data driven and goal-oriented, leading to high expectations for student growth.
- curriculum will be both rigorous and developmentally appropriate.
- instruction will be presented in a way that meets the individual learning needs of all students.
- students will develop the habits of mind to apply what they have learned to real-world situations through the integration of all disciplines.
- students will engage in inquiry-based instruction, thereby developing critical thinking, collaboration, and problem solving skills.
- staff will utilize technology to promote a student population that is tech savvy and able to function in today’s ever-changing world.
- students are provided opportunities to express their creativity and individuality.
anticipate and adapt (to the ever-changing needs of students and the surrounding community)
Emotional and Social Learning
- students develop social competence through character education, positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) and social skills programs.
- staff will foster effective communication that will enable students to express their thoughts, ideas, and emotions while understanding and responding appropriately to the communication of others through modeling and direct instruction.
- staff will promote activities that engage students in alternative solution thinking.
- staff will encourage, support, and provide strategies to empower students as they work through social situations instilling confidence and self-worth.
address students’ needs in holistic ways (taking into account their relationships, self-regulation, academic competence, and physical and emotional well-being)