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

2014-2015 Registration

Published: June 14, 2014

Happy summer vacation! Registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be held on Thursday, July 31 from 7am-5pm in the Grundy gym.

Easter Seals Coin War

Published: May 27, 2014

The 2014 Easter Seals Coin War was a great success! The students raised $1,100 in pennies, nickles, dimes, quarters, and dollar bills.

The first grade students raised the most money per student at $4.70 per student. First graders will receive a donuts and juice day on the last day of school to celebrate their accomplishment.

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Grundy School Picnic

Published: May 19, 2014

No amount of rain can stop a Grundy School Picnic! A big Thank You to Mr. Webb, Mr. Schuck, Mrs. Hermacinski, Mrs. Warner, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Shaw, Mrs. Fuiten, Mrs. Wilkes, and Mrs. Sommer for all of their help and food preparation. Also, Thank You to the Relay for Life Committee for the great bake sale and the sixth grade class for the …

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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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