Morton District 709 Providing an education to last a life time.

Contact Numbers:

School Office

Phone: 1.309.263.1421

Fax: 1.309.284.2015

Absence: 1.309.284.2000



Welcome To Ward Grundy Elementary Thanks for Visiting

Erin's Law

Published: April 17, 2015

Dear Grundy Parents:


We will make Erin’s Law presentations in grades 3-6 according to the follow schedule:


Wednesday, April 22

            9:00- Bazzetta- 6th

            1:00- Wheat- 4th

Thursday, April 23

            9:00- Dennis- 4th

            10:00- Gunn- 3rd


Friday, April 24

            9:00- Veskauf- 5th

            12:00- Weyland- 5th

            1:00- Kaisershot- 3rd


Information about Erin’s Law can be found at   Please contact me at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.




Michael J. Saunders


Spring Pictures

Published: April 16, 2015

Dear Grundy Parents,


Spring picture proofs were sent home with students earlier this week.  If you would like to order spring pictures, please return your order form and payment by Thursday, April 23rd.  If you have any questions, please contact the office at 263-1421.




Michael J. Saunders


It's Crazy Hair Day!

Published: April 15, 2015

Aide Appreciation Day

Published: March 13, 2015

Monday, March 16th has been set aside as “Aide Appreciation Day” in District 709.  Please take time to express your appreciation to all of our wonderful instructional aides!

  • Dawn Berg                          Kindergarten Aide
  • Shelby Daugherty            Resource Aide
  • Amanda Derrick                RTI Aide
  • Brooke Flanigan                5th/6th Grade Aide
  • Kelly Friend                        1st/3rd Grade Aide
  • Erin Ghidina                        1st Grade Aide
  • Emily Hauter                      RTI Aide
  • Rebecca Hawkins             Resource Aide
  • Leslie Householter          2nd Grade/Resource Aide
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Grundy Family Veterans

Published: November 10, 2014


Recognition of Grundy Veterans
(ordered by last names of Grundy students/staff members)

William Thorne (5th grade pen pal): US Army

Darrell Amerman (Bailey Amerman’s grandfather): US Army

Richard Hayes (Bailey Amerman’s grandfather): US Marine Corps

James K. Anderson (Logan and Jacob Anderson’s grandfather): US …

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Support for the Stanfields

Published: September 3, 2014

Please click here for more information about how to donate to the Stanfield Family. 

Thank you for your care, concern and prayers for the family. 


Mr. Michael Saunders, Principal



Ms. Kathy Shaw, Secretary