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

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Phone: 1.309.263.1421

Fax: 1.309.284.2015

Absence: 1.309.284.2000



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Welcome To Ward Grundy Elementary Thanks for Visiting

Spirit Wear Order Form-Spring 2014

Published: March 31, 2014

It's time to order your Grundy Gear for the spring! Please take a look at the clothing options, download the order form, and return by April 9th.

Please make checks payable to Grundy PTO

For questions, plese call Grimm's Inc at 266-7092 or email at

Personal Computing

Published: February 19, 2014

Morton District 709 is committed to using technology to enrich student learning and to meet the needs of individual students. In the 2014-15 school year all students in grades 5-8 will be provided with a personal computing device and students in grades 9-12 will have the option to use either a district device or their own personal computing device. …

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2014-2015 School Year Calendar

Published: January 15, 2014

The 2014-2015 school year calendar has been approved by the Board of Education. To download a PDF copy of the calendar, please click here.

Ward Grundy Elementary School

Published: October 29, 2013

“A Tradition of Educational Excellence since 1961”

  • Ranked among the top 5% of all schools in the State of Illinois
  • Illinois State Board of Education Academic Excellence Award recipient
  • SchoolSearch Bright A+ Award recipient
  • rating of 10 out of 10
  • Over 85% of our 3rd-6th grade students met or exceeded standards on the ISAT-Reading in 2013
  • Over 89% of our 3rd-6th grade students met or exceeded …

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Published: October 28, 2013

1.  Focusing on Students

  • Students do not exist for schools.  Rather, schools exist for students.
  • We will make all decisions based upon the best interest of our students.
  • We will treat our students with kindness and respect.
  • We will meet our students’ individual needs by addressing their unique learning styles.
  • We will help our students to develop physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, creatively, and morally.
  • We will maintain a clean, …

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Mr. Michael Saunders, Principal



Ms. Kathy Shaw, Secretary



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