Make Every Moment Count!
Weather Alert For Parents & Students
The National Weather Service and local
are calling for very cold temperatures with even
colder wind-chills for the week of Nov. 17-21. All students,
especially those who ride the school bus, should consider
dressing warmly with gloves, head-covering,
clothing to protect against the cold.
Iowa Assessment Information
Students are assessed in the fall on the Iowa Assessments. This is a norm-referenced
assessment that measures student achievement in comparison to other students nationwide. Students in
grades 3, 5, and 7 are tested in Reading, Mathematics, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies.
Giving Tree Information
Kindergarten Screening for Gifted Services
- Spring 2015
This spring at Garrison Mill all kindergarteners will automatically be screened for potential need of gifted
services. The parents of only students requiring further evaluation will be contacted. For further information about the screening
process please click the link
The Blackboard Connect
Parent Portal is an online system designed to allow you to customize how you receive notifications from
your child's school as well as from the district. Notifications can now be received by phone, text message, or email.
Parent FAQs at Registration
ParentVue helps parents stay informed and connected by allowing parents
to access near real-time information on assignments and scores, attendance, and demographic information.
ParentVUE offers parents a single sign-on to view all of their children’s information regardless of school.
Create an account:
Review the Acceptable Use Policy:
Start Time: 7:55 AM
Dismissal Time: 2:25 PM
REMINDER: FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL STUDENTS
If your child arrives after 7:55 AM, you must sign the child in
at the PTA desk in the lobby.
No transportation changes or dismissal is permitted after 1:45
We encourage our staff and parents to listen to News/Talk
750 WSB (750 on the AM radio dial) when winter weather
threatens. In addition, the News/Talk 750 WSB website
provides a complete and frequently updated list of school
closings online at:
In the event of an early dismissal
due to inclement weather, the After School Program (ASP)
will also be closed.