Patriot Press December 4, 2020

Harris Elementary School

National Blue Ribbon School 2020 - Harris Elementary School


We are seeing an increase in students arriving to school or getting on buses without a mask. As a reminder, a requirement to onsite learning is supplying a clean mask for school everyday. Thank you for your continued attention to this serious matter.

Greenfield Central School Foundation

Staffing Update

This week we welcomed Mrs. Tammy Griggs to our clinic as the Health Assistant. She has a long career in the medical field and looks forward to working with us. You can reach her by calling the school at 317-467-6731 or email her at tgriggs@gcsc.k12.in.us.

Local Food Support

If you need information on local agencies supporting families who may be facing food insecurities, please click on the link below for more information.

Third Grade Families

Each year our third grade students participate in IREAD and ILEARN, which are state standardized tests that we are required to give students in grade 3. These tests assess progress and proficiency in core areas of learning. Below you will see a link to a note to parents from the Indiana Department of Education. Look for more information these assessments later this winter and early spring.

Toys for Tots

We are pleased to again be a collection site for Toys for Tots. If you would like to donate a new, unwrapped toy, please send that in with you child or drop it off in the vestibule at our main office. Donations will be accepted through, Tuesday, December 8th.


Thank you for continuing to be diligent in your efforts to keep your family and other Harris students healthy and safe. Please self screen at home and be sure that you don't send a sick child to school this year. In addition, if any member of your household has a pending COVID-19 test, you should not send your child to school until the results of that test return negative. Thanks for helping us slow the spread at this difficult time of year.


All items subject to change as new guidance is received.

Parent Teacher Organization

PTO: We have a wonderful Parent Teacher Organization. They have been so generous in helping buy some new things we need for the unique year we are facing, including: lanyards for face masks, additional traffic cones for our car line, and updated recess equipment for students and teachers. There will be more info from them on how and when they will meet. This year, we will need to focus on low or no contact fundraising options. Your support will be helpful in continuing to have the great resources we enjoy for Harris students. Thank you in advance for your support and generosity.


Breakfast and Lunch

* For the remainder of the school year, all students will have access to one free breakfast and lunch.

2-Hour Delays & Breakfast: Harris does NOT serve breakfast on 2-Hour delays.

Stay Connected with Harris

Future Dates at Harris

*The following dates are tentative and are subject to change based on national, state, and local guidance.

Harris Specific Dates

  • Winter Break: December 21- January 1
  • MLK Day (No School/Weather Make Up Day): January 18th
  • President's Day (No School/Weather Make Up Day): February 15th

Opportunities Around GC

Holiday Bazaar

The GCHS FCCLA class is hosting a virtual Holiday Shopping Bazaar. If you are looking for some Christmas gifts, check out some what these vendors have to offer.

Elementary Wrestling Club Info

Fall Edition of GC Blue and Gold Athletic Department Newsletter

We sent home entrance cards to use when joining NASA for their community events!


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