The Grizzly Roar
July 22, 2017; Issue 118

School Supply Lists

For Kindergarten - 5th Grade Supply Lists, click here

For 6th- 8th Grade Supply Lists, click here
2017 Summer Reading Program

For more information about all summer reading lists and projects, click here
Football Practice

Practice will be from 5:30 - 7:00 on the following days: July 24, 25, & 26

Practice will take place on the football field or gym if inclement weather. Once school starts, practice will be from 3:15-5:00.
PTA Reflections Program

The PTA Reflections arts program has announced the theme for our next school year: Within Reach. Many students are thinking about their upcoming participation already.
This competition is open to ALL students from Preschool-12th grade. 
**Attention rising Grissom Freshman**
Grissom High School fully supports student participation in the Reflections program. If you are a rising Freshman who will be entering Grissom High, we encourage you to prepare an entry in any of the great arts categories. 

As a Grissom student, you can keep completely updated on all the steps needed and you can be entered in fun prize drawings by joining Reflections Reminds. Text @reflect16 to 81010 or visit
Our Mountain Gap families are welcome to submit a note for the Community Section of the newsletter. Email
FREE Fantastic Fall Volleyball

When: Mondays in August and September (excluding Labor Day) from 5:30-6:30

Where: NEW Grissom High School Gym

Who: Girls Grades 1st-7th (Grissom feeder schools, only)

This is free, but we would love to know that you are coming! We will do volleyball drills and skills with Coach Tanya Broadway and the Grissom volleyball players. Please contact Coach Broadway at

Community Sponsors

If you own a business, you can have your logo in the newsletter each week. Email for info.

Thank you to our community sponsors for their donation to our PTA so that we can help the many different programs within our school succeed! 
Publix Partners

Please ask the cashier to scan your card every time you shop your local Publix. For every $37,500 spent cumulatively by our school's participants, Publix will award our PTA $250. You may check the board at customer service for our quarterly cumulative total.

If you do not have a Publix Partners card, stop by the Welcome Center to pick one up.
School Calendar

For all school clubs and after school activities, please check the calendar on our school website.

To help minimize the amount of calls to the school regarding events, please check out the school website for important events on our school calendar.
Please stay in the know! 
Go to and click on the calendar icon at the top right of the page.
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Mountain Gap P-8 School | 821 Mountain Gap Road | Huntsville | AL | 35803