Grass Lake Community Schools

  • WELCOME TO GEORGE LONG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    George Long Elementary School supports the Kindergarteners through 5th graders of the Grass Lake Community School District. The elementary building also houses the our Little Warriors Preschool & Childcare, which can be reached at 517-867-5650. Our school was extensively renovated and a new wing was added on in 2007. We enjoy large rooms, modern audio-visual equipment, and a cooperative staff committed to helping all of our students to succeed. Our instructional hours are 7:50 AM-3:11 PM. Call us if you are interested in a tour of our building. We would love to see you!


    George Long Elementary School
    829 S. Union Street
    Grass Lake, Michigan 49240
    517-867-5590


     

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    Grass Lake Community Schools are now enrolling new students for the 2020-2021 school year. This is open enrollment for all grades, including students seeking to enroll through the Schools-of-Choice option. Click here to access all necessary enrollment information.


    KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP INFORMATION

    Kindergarten Round-Up time is here again at George Long Elementary School. 
    INFORMATIONAL PARENT MEETINGS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, BUT ONLINE REGISTRATIONS CONTINUE, AS WILL OUR CORRESPONDENCES WITH OUR NEW PARENTS. Any questions can be directed to jena.tengman@grasslakeschools.com
    Click here for complete information toward registering your child.

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George Long Elementary School Announcements

  • END-OF-YEAR PROCESS FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 11

    Click on the heading of this announcement to see our procedures for returning personal computer devices to the school, and for picking up personal items from the school. THIS INFORMATION IS FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 11 ONLY. End-of-year information for our Seniors will be coming later this week.

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  • Spelling Bee Update

    Congratulations to our Grass Lake Community Schools spellers who participated in the MLive/Scripps Howard Regional Spelling Bee at Western High School accompanied by long-time advisor Mr. George Gogol. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • Lauren Doser and Nathan Maynard - Spelling Bee Champions

    Congratulations to George Long Elementary School 5th Grader Lauren Doser for winning the George Long Elementary 5th Grade Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 30, and to Nathan Maynard, who was our runner-up. Lauren will represent George Long Elementary School at the regional spelling bee on Wednesday, March 11, at the Western High School Performing Arts Center, where she will be spelling against regional 5th through 8th grade students. If for some reason Lauren is not able to attend the Bee, Nathan will stand in her place. Well done Lauren and Nathan!

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  • George Long Students Win MTD Poster Contest

    Most Teens Don't of Jackson County held a poster making contest. Posters had to include alcohol-related facts and will be placed on pizza boxes throughout the county on Super Bowl Sunday. Click the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • GRASS LAKE STUDENTS ROCK THE 2018-2019 STANDARDIZED TESTS!

    Congratulations to our Grass Lake Community Schools students and teachers as we review the results of standardized testing that was completed during the 2018-2019 school year. The growth among our students' proficiency levels, and our leadership in Jackson County, as well as our overall positive comparisons with all other State of Michigan school districts, illustrate very positive academic growth in our students' preparation for their successful futures. Well done!

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  • Fire Departments Give Thanks

    George Long Elementary School 1st Grade teacher Dakota Bahlau commemorated National Fire Safety Month in October by sending "thank you's" to fire departments across the United States, from which they received notes of appreciation from many of them.Click on the heading of this story for more information.

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  • 2019-2020 1:1 Computer Initiative Handbooks Available

    All Grass Lake Community Schools Kindergarten through 12th grade students are eligible to receive individual personal computing devices. With those devices come responsibilities for the students and the parents. New rules for damages have been instituted. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • GLCS Offers an "Order of Contacts" for Offices and Buildings

    In order to assist parents and community members in addressing questions that may arise throughout the school year, the district has established an "order of contacts". Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • Comments from Parents of George Long Elementary School Parents

    Recently parents of our George Long Elementary School students shared comments with us regarding their experience with our school. Click on the heading of the announcement to see their comments.

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  • George Long Elementary School Pupil Hours

    George Long Elementary School begins classes for students at 7:50 AM and ends classes for students at 3:11 PM. Please note that on two hour delayed starts, student classes begin at 9:50 AM.

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  • Check Here for Free and Reduced School Lunch Information

    Children of eligible families can receive lunches and breakfasts free, or at reduced prices. Click the heading of this announcement to find out how.

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  • George Long Elementary School Parents Share Experiences

    "Thank you" to parents of students attending George Long Elementary School for sharing comments about your experiences, and the experiences of your children, at George Long Elementary School given to us during this Teacher Appreciation Week. Click on the heading of this announcement to read parent comments.

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George Long Elementary School Announcements

  • McKinney-Vento Act Homeless Services Available

    If your family is living in a shelter, a motel, a campground, a car, a park, abandoned building, or sharing a home with another, your school-aged children may be eligible for services. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • Grass Lake JR Equestrian Team Meeting is March 17th

    5th through 8th grade students interested in participating in our Grass Lake Equestrian Program are invited to bring their parents to a meeting on Tuesday, March 17th, at 6:00 PM, at 2720 Mt. Hope Road. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • 1st Grade Participates in Pajama Drive

    Scholastic Books sponsored a pajama drive for students to participate in, and George Long Elementary School's Ms. Bahlau's 1st Grade class participated. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • Ms. Bahlau's Class Thanks Firefighters Across the Nation

    "Thank you" to the Oklahoma City Fire Department for participating so fully with Ms. Bahlau's George Long Elementary School 1st Grade class as they recognize Fire Prevention Month. The class will be visiting our Grass Lake Charter Township Fire Department next week, along with the remainder of our 1st graders. Joining in the tour will be our Preschool students, and our Kindergarten students, as they plan to meet our volunteer firefighters, view their equipment, and learn more about fire safety. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • Apply Now for Free and Reduced Lunches for Your Children

    Registration has begun for Grass Lake Community Schools families to apply for Free and Reduced Lunches for their children during the 2019-2020 school year. We highly encourage our families to apply for this accommodation. The recipients of this program remain completely anonymous. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • Michigan State Police K-9 Unit Visits George Long Elementary

    George Long Elementary School teacher Ms. Dakota Bahlau invited a Michigan State Police K-9 Investigation team to her classroom and asked the Trooper to demonstrate his partner's seeking abilities. Click on the heading of this announcement to view a slideshow of the visit.

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  • Grass Lake Early Education Age Requirements

    In an effort to clarify eligibility requirements for enrollment in our Early Education programs, we offer the following guidelines for our parents. Click the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • View a Virtual Tour of George Long Elementary School

    Click on the heading of this announcement to view a virtual tour our George Long Elementary School.

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  • Union Street Pedestrian Crossings

    All students and caregivers who are crossing Union Street to access George Long Elementary School must use the crossing directly in front of the school's front doors with our crossing guard when the crossing guard is available.

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  • George Long Elementary School Principal's Corner

    George Long Elementary School Principal's Corner

    Mrs. Michelle Clark is the Principal at George Long Elementary School. She is the instructional leader for our 600+ Grass Lake students who are in our Young 5's program through our 5th grade. Mrs. Clark leads a school that is diverse in its offerings and cognizant of each of our student's needs as they are being prepared to move onto Middle School. Click on the heading for more information

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