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The link for parents and students to do the practice tests for the state assessments is available under "Important Information for Parents" on this website.


Peaceful Playground is at Garden Grove!

Peaceful Playground is a playground system that is designed to put an end to most playground conflicts. Peaceful Playground teaches students important life skills using these six key principles:

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School Calendar

Universal School Phrases

Bathroom: Go/Flush/Wash/Leave

Line Up Walking on Campus: Hair/Stare/Walk/Not Talk

Fire Drill: Silent/Calm/Walk/Sit/Listen

Buying Lunch: Wait/Get/Sit

Assembly-Check Your 5: Body/Brains/Eyes/Ears/Mouth

Leaving Lunch:  Get the OK/Trash or Tray/On Your Way/Then Play

Peaceful Playground: Walk/Talk/Rock,Paper,Scissors

Earthquake Drill: Drop/Cover/Hold

Dress Code: Plan before bed/check the rules/look in the mirror/leave for school

Dress Code: Check your shirt/check your shorts/check your shoes/ then cruise


Garden Grove is proud of the weekly classroom awards earned by students that exemplify the philosophy of Garden Grove IMPACT Academy. Student recipients are eligible for a monthly drawing to earn "Time with the Principal" and a "Golden Paw Spirit Stick".Students who demonstrate exemplar behavior in one of 4 categories weekly are able to earn a Golden Paw Award – Teachers will give tickets weekly, and students come to the office and put their ticket in the appropriate container. 



Classroom behavior

On A Roll- Academic

or Social Improvement



in the classroom or on



problem solving and

critical thinking skills




Paul Keller Dylan Tootle

Zachary Swenson

Oct. Naomi Marquez Ian McCormack Christine Buffaloe Adan Gonzales
Nov. Alex Longmore Leah Brakebill Haylee Shields Lila Quinn
Dec. Shea Mize Adam Briggs Tatum Rainey Max Davis
Jan. Taylor Wiles Matt Koontz Bella Miranda James Coleman
Feb. Daisy Piedra Nicholas Schaefer Violet Millar Hayleigh Shostle
March Grady Olson Baylee Woolridge Landen Nixon Matty Ledesma


Every month one recipient from each of the four categories is randomly chosen to spend time with the Principal and they receive the Golden Paw Spirit Stick and their name on the web page. 


Garden Grove IMPACT Academy


Math, Science, Art

Problem Solving


Critical Thinking


Champs at School (GROWL)

Get started with a positive attitude

Respect yourself and others

Offer kindness and encouragement

Work hard and be responsible

Listen and learn

Key thoughts from the Principal

Attendance is important, please arrive before the 8:10 bell. I have attached an article on 15 ways to get your child to school on time. http://www.babycenter.com/101_15-tips-for-getting-the-kids-out-t ...more


Sarah Miller, President

Kim Pusl, 2nd VP

Maria Lawrence, 3rd VP

Sarah Gerber, Treasurer

Patty Buffaloe, Secretary

Mindy Gallo, Parliamentarian

Mrs. Horn, Teacher Representative


Bullying Definition-- The actions of a student are INTENTIONAL, REPEATED, and HURTFUL acts, words, or other behavior which occurs in a relationship where there is an IMBALANCE OF POWER.

Please know that the teachers and administration take "bullying" incidents very seriously.  And want to remind you that there is a difference between playground conflicts and "bullying".


SVUSD does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic group, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color or disability in any program or activity. 


NEW SCHOOL HOURS 2016-2017 School Year

Grades K- 6th

Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri  8:10-2:40

Thurs 8:10-1:05

       Lunch Schedule
Grades Begins Ends
K-2 11:30 12:10
3-4 11:50 12:30
5-6 12:10 12:50



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Garden Grove Staff 2016-2017 school year


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Rocky Peak All Service (3 years)

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