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  It is important that you sign up for our notification system.  This is how you will know if we are having School Delays or Closings due to weather or water and power outages. To Sign Up From Your Phone Go to the web site, www.gvhisd.net , scroll to the bottom of the page, and click on “more . . .

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Lily Siirtola Becomes 2nd Century Club Member

November 11, 2019

Lily Siirtola has reached the 100 point mark in Accelerated Reader points.  She is the 2nd student this year to meet the goal of 100 point goal and become a Century Club member.  Congratulations!  She is in Mrs. . . . read more

Easton Willis First Member of Century Club!

October 21, 2019

Easton Willis is the first to reach 100 Accelerated Reader points this year.  Congratulations to Easton on a job well done!  We award each student who reaches 100 points with a Century Club t-shirt.  We love to see the . . . read more

Open House Fun!

October 21, 2019

We want to thank all of the parents who came to our Open House.  It is a great opportunity to see the students classrooms, teachers and other students.   Students had fun looking at medieval armor and helmets when they . . . read more

Palo Duro Canyon "Texas" Field Trip

Judith Ingle | September 23, 2019

This was a great field trip to Palo Duro.  The kids learned about the play “Texas” and part of their dance and a few lines from the show.  The students really joined in and enjoyed the experience.  . . . read more

2nd Grade Honors Patriots

Deborah Davis | September 17, 2019

2nd grade learned about Patriot Day during the week of 9/11.  We drew pictures and made a Patriot quilt honoring America and those who are brave! read more

Element of Lines

Angel Wheeler | September 17, 2019

Kindergarteners have been busy in Fine Arts exploring the use of art materials, techniques and learning the element of lines. In order to begin painting, there’s a lot to cover first. We read a wonderful story called I Ain’t . . . read more

The Welcome Dragon!

Angel Wheeler | September 17, 2019

First through Sixth graders worked collaboratively to create a dragon for our Medieval Theme that demonstrates the element of art known as Line. Each student designed their own page to reinforce their understanding of vertical, horizontal, . . . read more

Adventures Await on the Royal Reading Road

September 12, 2019

Rylee Siirtola was the first to have her character and name put on the Accelerated Reading Board this year.  Each year we track the students' progress by points earned from testing on books they read.  They are moved to the . . . read more

Honoring Patriot's by Wearing Red, White, & Blue

September 12, 2019

Our school wanted to honor the patriot's who represented our country during the terror attacks of September 11, 2001.  Students and staff dressed in red, white and blue on Patriot's Day.  We want to say a thank you to all . . . read more

Chris Perez makes Century Club Again

April 10, 2019

    Chris Perez has made over 100 Accelerated Reader points again this year!  Students who make over 100 points by reading books and testing on them become members of the Century Club and receive a free t-shirt. read more

We're Poets and Didn't Know It!

Deborah Davis | April 4, 2019

The second grade class recently learned about poetry.  We found out that there are different elements of poetry.  Some of those elements we learned about are rhyme, rhythm, alliteration, imagery, mood, onomatopoeias, metaphors, . . . read more

Wade Camden Joins Century Club Membership

Wade joined the Century Club membership by earning 100 Accelerated Reader points on the 100th day of school.  Way to go Wade! read more

Clara Robison Makes Century Club!

March 29, 2019

Clara Robison reached 100 AR points.  Way to go Clara!  She is now a member of the Century Club and received her membership t-shirt. read more

Easton Willis Reaches 200 AR Points!

March 22, 2019

Easton Willis has been busy reading this year.  He earned 200 Accelerated Reader points yesterday.  We are so proud of him. read more

Emma Wheeler makes 100 AR Points!

February 20, 2019

Emma Wheeler made her goal this week of 100 Accelerated Reader points.  She was rewarded with a Century Club t-shirt.  Way to go Emma! read more

Jump Rope for Heart

Angel Wheeler | February 20, 2019

Students are spending February, American Heart Month, practicing their Jump Rope skills in PE.  So far students have been demonstrating individual jump rope skills, partner skills and long rope skills.  They have joined together in . . . read more

Ally Hardman has reached 200 Points!

January 30, 2019

Ally Hardman reached 200 Accelerated Reader points yesterday.  We are so proud of Ally and her love of reading.  She received a book bag as an award for making 200 points.  To earn the 200 points she has passed 52 quizzes . . . read more

Austyn Davis is the newest Century Club Member

January 10, 2019

Congratulations to Austyn!  Austyn Davis received her Century Club shirt today. Austyn is standing next to our Accelerated Reader bulletin board and the perpetual plaque.  The student with the most points at the end . . . read more

Christmas Caroling 2018

January 10, 2019

 Friday morning December 21, 2018 students and faculty went to various locations in Pampa to sing Christmas carols.  Locations included Walmart, Happy State Bank, Aim Bank, United States Post Office, Meredith House, . . . read more

The Elf Impersonator

January 10, 2019

On December 20, 2018 the entire student body presented the Christmas play  The Elves' Impersonator and various Christmas carols under the direction of Mrs. Angel Wheeler.   Mrs. Wheeler stated, "All the . . . read more

Siirtola Sisters Become Century Club Members Today

December 20, 2018

Congratulations to the Siirtola sisters!  Both Lilyann and Rylee Siirtola earned enough AR points today to become members of the Century Club.  Keep up the good work and read on! read more

New Century Club Members

December 12, 2018

We have two new  Century Club  members, Taylor Autry and Easton Willis.  Congratulations! read more

Poster Art Contest

November 29, 2018

Students from Kindergarten through 6th grade were asked to create a poster representing the 1950's era.  The posters were judged for each grade level and the students who won were given the opportunity to pick a prize.  . . . read more

Ally Hardman is the First Century Club Member!

November 9, 2018

Ally has worked very hard this year and has already made 100 points in the Accelerated Reader program!  She was awarded a t-shirt as a prize.  Congratulations, Ally! Other students who make 100 points this year will also . . . read more

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST

October 31, 2018

EVERYONE HAD A FUN TIME DRESSING UP FOR HALLOWEEN.  CHEERS SOUNDED THROUGH THE BUILDING FOR EACH STUDENT AS THEY WERE PRESENTED WEARING THEIR COSTUME. THE CONTESTANTS WERE DIVIDED INTO TWO GROUPS, KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 2 ND . . . read more

Palo Duro Canyon Field Trip

October 12, 2018

Grades Kindergarten through 6th grade went on a field trip to Palo Duro Canyon October 5th.   They went on a hike with a park ranger who pointed a variety of plants including the dogwood tree.  The park ranger also talked about . . . read more

The Very Best Staff!

August 31, 2018

Our staff sporting their very own Century Club shirts in support of our students. read more

Graduation and Award Ceremony

July 28, 2018

We wanted to share with you some of the many pictures taken during the Awards and Graduation Ceremony. Click on each of the three stacks for a slide show. read more

End of Year Field Trips

June 29, 2018

The lower grades, Kindergarten through second grade took some field trips at end of school.  They visited the Panhandle police station and the EMS.  They also toured the Botanical Gardens in Amarillo.  We wanted to share some . . . read more

Earth Science

Lesley Bolz | May 1, 2018

Ms. Bolz's third and fourth grade class has been studying a two week long unit over Earth Science.  The students have learned different concepts that range from weathering, erosion, renewable/non-renewable resources, plate . . . read more

Contraction Surgery

Megan Story | January 18, 2018

First grade is back in the swing and things are going quickly.  If you didn't hear at home, we had some awesome doctors show up in our class.  They even performed surgery right here in our classroom with masks and . . . read more

Christmas at the OK Corral

Deborah Davis | January 10, 2018

The students had such a great time in the old west performing “Christmas at the OK Corral”!  The songs were fun and lively, the characters were humorous and entertaining, and the audience was captivated and . . . read more

The Gift of Caroling

January 10, 2018

   Our students went to Pampa on the last day of school and sang Christmas carols at various locations, stores, banks, nursing homes and at the Pampa Senior Citizens.  (Click on the photo to see slide show.) read more

November Fitness Challenge

Turkey Jacks!

Deborah Davis | November 27, 2017

We’ve had a great year in PE so far!  We’ve learned some new skills, and are learning new ways to stay ACTIVE and get STRONGER!  During November the kids were challenged to complete 946 “turkey jacks”! 29 . . . read more

1st Grade Learns Through Art

Megan Story | November 7, 2017

  October was a fun and busy month for first grade.  We worked on nouns: making them plural, possessive, and proper.  We also worked on composing and decomposing numbers.  Mrs. Story is a little obsessed with . . . read more

Dancing in the Halls

Wear Red Day

November 7, 2017

October 26th was designated as "Wear Red Day" at our school.  Students celebrated being drug free by dancing in the halls! read more

Western Expansion is This Year's Theme

Introduction by Lesley Bolz | September 16, 2017

The wagons are hitched, the supplies are ready, and we are off on our trail.  The journey will be long, but rich with learning and experience along the way.  As the wagon train pushes westward there are bound to be some Native . . . read more

1st Grade Math Fun!

Megan Story | September 14, 2017

First grade is off to a great start!  In math we have graphed, (with skittles and popcorn), and we have started grouping tens and ones.  In science we have learned about how and why our shadows seem to change during the day. . . . read more

Cowboy Stories

Lesley Bolz | August 28, 2017

Deep in the Heart of Texas is the third and fourth grade classroom theme this year.  The students will be learning throughout the year about the early history of Texas and even up to present day as well.  People from all over know . . . read more

Gummy Bear Math

Lesley Bolz | August 28, 2017

The third and fourth grade class started the new school year with a yummy approach to math. Each student was given their own share of gummy bears and asked to guess, collect data, sort, graph, and follow mathematical steps. Once everyone . . . read more

Accelerated Reader Success

August 5, 2017

Congratulations to all of our Century Club members.  We had a great year reading!  We enjoy seeing our students excel at reading. Click on the photos to see our students proudly displaying their hard earned t-shirts and . . . read more

Students Use Their Energy to Make More Energy!

Lesley Bolz

  The 3rd and 4th grade students completed their science units over energy.  A lab was created to give them hands-on experience with different variations of energy.  The glass bottles were used to . . . read more

Art From Around the World

May 2, 2017

Following the “Around the World” theme for the 2016-2017 school year, the Fine Arts classes have been very busy learning about different types of artwork pertaining to each continent!  Each student completed a . . . read more

AR Parties

Each Six Weeks students who meet their AR (Accelerated Reader) point goal are privileged to attend the AR party for their class.  They watch a movie and have popcorn and drinks as a reward for their hard work.  Way to go! . . . read more

Century Club Members

April 3, 2017

Our Century Club membership continues to grow!  Below is a list of members showing their points earned as of the morning of May 15th. Jessca Waterson        . . . read more

Jump Rope for Heart Wrap-Up

March 30, 2017

  We wrapped up our Jump Rope for Heart event last week with a pizza party for the top fundraisers from each grade level!  Everyone did an amazing job supporting the American Heart Association.  As a school, we raised a . . . read more

First Grade Learns Money

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Megan Story | February 22, 2017

First grade started learning about money last week.  Today, we played a game, "I have, who has", where the students had to be able to count coins and listen for their answer.  We finished in less than 30 . . . read more

JUMP ROPE FOR HEART 2017

February 17, 2017

Our Jump Rope for Heart campaign has kicked off for this year!  Our total school goal is to raise $1200!  We can do it!  We decided to change things up a bit for the top fundraisers for each class…this year the student . . . read more

MARATHON MONDAYS

February 17, 2017

Monday’s in PE are well known for running!  In January we finally made our first goal…we “ran” from the school to Brownsville, TX for a total of 766 miles!  The students were awarded with gold medals for . . . read more

100th Day of School!

Megan Story | February 3, 2017

Oh my! We have already been in school 100 days! Kindergarten and 1st grades celebrated our 100th day on February 2, 2017. We had some strange folks sitting at the kindergarten table at breakfast that morning. They looked a lot like the . . . read more

Christmas Program a "Chilling" Success!

January 10, 2017

Grandview-Hopkins students, Kindergarten through 6 th grade presented “The Big Chill” to parents and other family members on December 15 th in the Eagle Gym.  Deborah Davis, fine arts teacher, led the students in . . . read more

Students Spread Christmas Cheer

January 10, 2017

Each year our students enjoy a field trip to sing Christmas Carols at various Pampa locations.  This year they sang at Happy State Bank, First Bank Southwest, Gray County Courthouse, Walmart, Meredith House, . . . read more

A Visitor From Australia

Judith Ingle | December 9, 2016

      The kindergarten class has been studying the continent of Australia.  We have learned about animals, people, and different foods from Australia.  Before Thanksgiving, we had the privilege to have . . . read more

2nd Member of Century Club!

November 30, 2016

Jessca Waterson made the Century Club this week!  She is our second member of the Century Club this year.  She has over 100 Accelerated Reader Points and received her award T-shirt.  Way to go Jessca! read more

First Century Club Member!

November 22, 2016

Christopher Perez is the first student to make the Century Club this year!  To be a member of the Century Club you must earn 100 Accelerated Reader points.  Mr. Wilson presents a special T-shirt to each student who reaches the . . . read more

News from the Eagle Gym

Deborah Davis | November 8, 2016

During PE, I have recently started “Marathon Mondays”!  This is a fun way to incorporate and encourage running into our fitness program.  I chose Brownsville, TX as our first goal.  Through a group effort, we are . . . read more

2nd Grade Reader's Theatre Presents Poetry

Terri Wilson | November 4, 2016

Second graders are busy with their Reader’s Theatre.  We were discussing how we make connections to the books that we read.  One of the books that we read was Grandfather’s Journey.  We saw ways in which we could . . . read more

Bright Smiles and Bright Futures

Megan Story | November 4, 2016

Kindergarten, first, and second grades had two Amarillo College dental hygiene students, Rebecca Corbitt and Aby Davila, give them a lesson on tooth care. They got to watch a video and practice good brushing on toys. We had a great . . . read more

Halloween Extravaganza!

November 3, 2016

We wanted to share a video of the Kindergarten with you plus pictures and results from the Halloween Costume Contest and pictures of the lowers grades Halloween Carnival. Halloween Costume Contest Results . . . read more

Elements of Art!

Deborah Davis

We have been busy in Fine Arts the last few weeks learning about the "Elements of Art"!  We discussed lines, patterns, space, shades, balance, shapes, and color.  The students did two different projects which were a lot . . . read more

"Officer Buckle and Gloria" and the 2nd Grade Reader's Theatre

Terri Wilson

The 2 nd Grade has been working on inference in our reading skills.  One of the books that we read to showcase inference was Officer Buckle and Gloria .  The students did an outstanding job in their reader’s theatre for . . . read more

First 2nd Grader to Receive Pizza Coupon

Terri Wilson

  Jessca Waterson was the first 2 nd grader to receive her pizza coupon for a FREE personal pan pizza.  Jessca has already met her AR goal for the 2 nd six weeks.  Once a student has met their goal, they will receive a . . . read more

Australian Animal Art

Judith Ingle | September 21, 2016

The kindergarten class had fun creating Australian animal art with leaves.  First each child decided what Australian animal they wanted to create.  Then we collected all different shapes, sizes, and colors of leaves.  They . . . read more

Kindergarten 2016-2017

Judith Ingle

We have a great group this year.  We have 9 kindergarten students, 8 girls and 1 boy.  The schools theme this year is Learning Around the World.  Our class is studying the continent of Australia.  We will be learning . . . read more

Oooey Gooey Science Lab

Judith Ingle

The school was treated with a great science lab through the Don Harrington Discovery Center.  The students learned about mixtures and solutions while making Flubber and Garch.  Ask your child all about it! read more

Open House Enjoyed by All

John Wilson | September 16, 2016

Open House was held at our school on Thursday, September 8. Approximately seventy parents and supporters were in attendance, and everyone enjoyed visiting with staff, students, and each other. PTO provided a do-it-yourself photo booth . . . read more

3rd and 4th Grade Grocery Project

Lesley Bolz | September 15, 2016

Ms. Bolz 3rd and 4th grade class were given a series of questions about the cost of different everyday items at the grocery store.  The students worked in groups to search through newspaper circulars and find the answers necessary as . . . read more

Reader's Theater - Stellaluna

 Reader’s Theatre has begun in Mrs. Wilson’s Second Grade class.  Students are learning to read out loud to an audience.  Sometimes they will be reading by themselves but sometimes they will read with . . . read more

School has begun!

August 25, 2016

Just a few snapshots of the first few days of school.  So glad to see all of the students!   read more

Century Club Members

Century Club Members and Total Points Earned: AR Century Club Points Jojo Ragsdale 454.1 Anthony Haiduk 196.5 Paige Wilson 190.9 . . . read more

6th Grade Trip Photos

May 20, 2016

Photos sent to us from Dallas, Texas, where the 6th grade is enjoying a two day field trip.  Sponsor, Mrs. Bolz, was asked how the trip was going.  She reported, "Really good! We are all having fun!"   read more

Wrapping up Graphs!

First grade wrapped up graphs this week.  Together, they polled the school on favorite colors and completed a bar graph displayed in the hallway, and then individually graphed what they found in a skittles bag. I'm so proud of . . . read more

Box Tops for Education

By Ingle, Judith

Last year our Box Top collections were successful.  We turned in 750 Box Tops in November for $75 and Box 300 Box Tops in February for $31.  We use this money to get things for our classes like globes, books, or educational . . . read more

Can You Run a Mile?

Fitnessgram

By Ingle, Judith

Fitnessgram is a fitness evaluation 3rd-6th graders do every spring.  We just finished it before Spring Break.  We have been running a mile since Christmas getting in shape and improving our times.  At the beginning of the . . . read more

Funds Raised for American Heart Association

March 22, 2016

Grandview-Hopkins helped earn donations for American Heart Association through Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart this year.  K-2 nd participated in Jump Rope for Heart.  We learn different kinds of jumps. The . . . read more

Kindergarten celebrates President's Day

February 24, 2016

Kindergarten made special crafts to wear to celebrate President Washington's and President Lincoln's birthdays! read more

KVII Channel 7's Steve Kersh comes to Grandview-Hopkins

January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 Steve Kersh installed a weather station at our school today and presented a program to our students on weather.  Watch KVII Channel 7 at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, or 10:00 pm tonight or in the morning to see his report on . . . read more

"Dear Santa" Christmas Program

December 18, 2015

Grandview-Hopkins Elementary students presented "Dear Santa" Christmas program last night, Thursday, December 17, 2015.  The play was written by Ms. Lesley Bolz, our 3rd & 4th grade teacher.  Mrs. Hebard, 5th & . . . read more

Students Go Christmas Caroling

Students spent the morning, today, Friday, December 18th, caroling in various locations in Pampa.  They went to different businesses, nursing homes, banks, the courthouse and senior citizens.  Merry Christmas to all! read more

Eagles Soar at UIL Contest!

Twenty-one students from Grandview-Hopkins traveled to Valley school on December 8 th for the Elementary UIL Academic competition. Eight different school districts were represented and approximately two hundred students competed. . . . read more

Sharing Holiday Cheer on Ugly Sweater Day

December 20, 2018

Staff donned their ugliest Christmas sweaters on the 13th and we all had a great time! read more

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