• Technology

    Starting in the 2014-2015 school year, each Grandview student will have a Google Chromebook to use at school and at home.

  • Future Problem Solvers

    FPS teaches students how to think, not what to think. Open to sixth-graders, this course teaches critical & creative thinking as well as problem solving & decision making.

  • WEB Leaders

    WEB--Where Everybody Belongs--builds 7th grade leadership capacity as they learn to support 5th grade students in their transition to GMS.

  • 'Shark Tank'

    A "Shark Tank" unit in both 5th grade STEM and 7th grade language arts transforms students into young entrepreneurs on a quest for venture capital.

  • Athletics

    A broad range of sports are available--grades 5 and 6 sign up through Westonka Community Education, while 7th grade participates in

  • Morning Meeting

    A variety of enrichment and remediation activities are offered during Morning Meeting. "Lunski's Lifeguards" prepared for the School Survivor competition.

  • Art Classes

    Grandview students take one quarter of art each year, and there is an Advanced Art opportunity in 7th grade.

  • Music Program

    5th-grade students can choose to either play in the band or sing in choir as part of their schedule. Teachers provide individual as well as classroom instruction.

  • Academic Competition

    GMS competes in the state Spelling Bee, Future Problem Solving, Future Cities Competition, Geo Bee, Knowledge Master Open & Math Masters!

  • Spanish Language

    Let's Speak Spanish: A Community Ed program for students in Grades 5-7 offered twice a week before school. Spiral curriculum features new themes each year.

  • Mix It Up

    Lunch tables are re-organized based on things like birth month or shoe size on Mix It Up days, which helps break up cliques and encourages kids to meet new people.

  • Drama Program

    Grandview's drama program puts on fantastic performances each year. The 2014 musical, "High School Musical, Jr.," featured over 60 students in the cast and crew.

  • College Prep

    Grandview students are poised to succeed at the next level with the help of the University of MN college preparedness program

  • School Survivor

    Morning Meeting classes compete in "School Survivor" team-building activities like the Cookie Challenge.

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Grandview Middle School School Hours:  7:40 am - 2:35 pm

(952) 491-8300 Grandview Office

(952) 491-8305 Attendance Line  

(952) 491-8303 Grandview Fax  

(952) 491-8304 Health Office
(952) 491-8280 Transportation

Upcoming Events
8/30/2016
- GMS Open House
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
8/31/2016
- W.E.B. Orientation
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
9/6/2016
 
Registration Information for New Families
If you are interested in registering we encourage you to register early as scheduling and parent communication begins in June.  Registration forms can be found under "Registration Forms" tab on the left hand column of our web page.  You need to fill out "New Student Registration Packet" and a "5/6/7 Registration Form."  The Course Manual is for you to view if interested, but nothing you need to print or return.  Forms can also be picked up in the Grandview office or can be mailed to you.  Forms get returned to Jackie Davis (davisj@westonka.k12.mn.us) either electronically, by mail or in person.  If you would like to attend a tour of the school, please fill out this form. Current tours are scheduled for June 16 from  12-1pm, June 24 from 9-10am, and July 13 from 2-3pm.  We look forward to welcoming all new students to Grandview!


School Supply List!
Hate Back to School Shopping? Order your supply kit by JUNE 28th! School Code: 88037
 
Summer Reading Requirement
 Many studies have illustrated the importance of summer reading to help maintain skills during the 3 month break from school.  To help support that, GMS teachers have a summer reading requirement for all students.  In all cases it is just one book, but we would certainly encourage more than that.  The links below have more information on the required reading.  If you are looking for ideas for additional summer books, see the list under "Battle of the Books."

Summer Reading Requirement for Students Entering 5th

Summer Reading Requirement for Students Entering 6th

Summer Reading Requirement for Students Entering 7th- Regular

Summer Reading Requirement for Students Entering 7th - Advanced

Summer Hours
Grandview's office will be open Monday - Thursday from 8 am - noon, or by appointment. We will be closed June 27 through July 8.  We encourage you to call as there are a few other days we are closed due to cleaning and staff training.  Thank you for your patience and flexibility! Have a great summer! 
Battle of the Books Reading List


Looking for something to read this summer?  Consider one of our books for Battle of the Books! We will be competing against other classes based on our knowledge of these books.  The more you read the more you help your team!  This isn't required...but it is optional and FUN!

Book Title Author
Blackhope Enigma Teresa Flavin
The War that saved my life Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Desperate Measures Laura Summers
One of the Survivors Susan Shaw
On the day I died Candace Fleming
The boy who couldn't die William Sleator
Hatchet Gary Paulsen

The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Swlznick
Wonder R. J. Palacio
Swindle Gordon Korman
Hoot Carl Hiaasen
The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett
We Were Liars e. lockhart
Theodore Boone: kid lawyer John Grisham
Because of Mr. Terupt Rob Buyea
The City of Orphans Avi
Strike Three, You're Dead Josh Berk
One for the Murphys Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Stella by Starlight Sharon Draper
The Crossover Kwame Alexander
One Dead Spy Nathan Hale
Countdown Deborah Wiles
The boy in the Black Suit Jason Reynolds
Roller Girl Victoria Jamieson
Schooled Gordon Korman
Fish in a Tree Lynda Mullaly Hunt
11 Birthdays Wendy Mass
Game Changers Mike Lupica
Capture the Flag Kate Messner
I Got a "D" in salami Henry Winkler
Holes Louis Sachar
Glory Be Augusta Scattergood
WeCan Kids Food Program
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