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Chagrin Falls

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T. C. Gurney Elementary School

School News

Gurney's Cooks Choice Lunch Week 12/17 - 12/21

Monday 12/17 - chicken tenders, smiley potatoes, hot veggie, choice of fruit, milk
Tuesday 12/18 - master pizza, veggie bar, choice of fruit, milk
Wednesday 12/19 - meatloaf, potato wedge fries, hot veggie, choice of fruit, milk
Thursday 12/20 - mini corn dogs, baked beans, hot veggie, choice of fruit, milk
Friday 12/21 - bosco stix, marinara sauce, hot veggie, choice of fruit, milk 
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Gurney Holiday Show December 20 for grades 1-3

The annual Gurney Holiday Show 2018 is December 20 for grades 1-3. (Make up date in case of inclement weather is December 21) Admission for the Holiday Show is a food pantry item that will be donated to the Cleveland Food Bank. See the attachments below for more information.


  • December 6 - Tiger Beats Performance - Gurney Gym - 5:30 pm
  • December 20 - Gurney Holiday Show (grades 1-3; check out the schedule for suggested attendance) 
  • December 21 - Holiday parties for students / Gurney Holiday Show make-up in case of a calamity day 
  • December 24 - January 4 -  NO SCHOOL  /  WINTER BREAK
  • January 7 - School resumes (PreK - Grade 6) 
  • Purchase student pre-sale athletic tickets at Gurney for all sports $4 - this is a $2 savings (adult tickets are available at the door)
  • Check out Flyer Central for Gurney Community Ed activities CLICK HERE
  • The 2018-2019 approved district calendar is located under Quick Links or you can CLICK HERE 


Please CLICK HERE to order pictures from ProEvent Photo.  The link is active until June 30, 2019 

In Every Classroom at Gurney!

In every classroom at Gurney we have typical learners, gifted/advanced learners and at-risk learners. Click on the links below to see the various assessments and instructional programs our teachers use to meet the needs of all learners in their classrooms. 
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Your child’s classroom will use Bridges in Mathematics second edition, a comprehensive curriculum for grades PreK–5. Bridges is a rigorous program designed to address the new math standards in a way that’s enjoyable and accessible to all learners. Bridges features a combination of whole-group, small-group, and independent activities that are problem centered. To get an overview of the Bridges in Mathematics program CLICK HERE. To go to the Bridges in Mathematics Family Support site CLICK HERE. More +


 When you visit or volunteer at Gurney Elementary, there are new safety/security procedures upon entering the school. Please click this link for more information ... LobbyGuard Gurney Elementary

Vision and Hearing Screening News

Please CLICK HERE for information on VIsion and Screening  More +

Not receiving Gurney emails?

In order to receive emails from any Chagrin Falls school regarding school activities and news, you MUST sign up at "Stay Connected." The button is located at the top right of our website (look at the top right of your screen). You will start receiving emails once you sign up, you will not receive any emails that have already gone out.

2018 Summer Assignments for First, Second and Third Grades

For students entering First Grade - CLICK HERE
For students entering Second Grade - CLICK HERE
For students entering Third Grade - CLICK HERE 

Visitor Photography Guidelines

Please click HERE to view the guidelines when visiting our school.

Gurney Guidelines for Volunteers/Visitors and Recess/Lunch Volunteers

Volunteers and Visitors are always welcome at Gurney Elementary School!  Please read our guidelines in preparation for your visit!
Click here to read our Lunch/Recess Volunteer Guidelines
Click here to read our Volunteer/Visitor Guidelines

Gurney Attendance Guidelines Refresher

Click HERE to view the Attendance Guidelines per the Chagrin Schools Student Handbook

Letter to Gurney Parents - Water Update

A few recent letters were sent out to inform parents on recent water test results at Gurney. Click here for the letters and a link to our Gurey Water Quality page. More +

Online Absence Reporting Forms

Online Absence Reporting
 All absences should be reported by 9:00 AM. Attendance Rules refresher per the Chagrin Schools Student Handbook.
If your student will be missing two or more days, please fill out a
Arrival - 8:25 a.m.
Classes begin at 8:35 a.m.
Dismissal - 3:20 p.m. 
Transportation Changes MUST be made by 2:00 p.m. and called in to the main office. No transportation changes will be accepted after 2:00 p.m. unless it is an emergency. Do not contact the teacher directly for any transportation changes during the day, call the Gurney office at 440-893-4030.

Dr. Jones Tweets from Gurney School!

Gurney Water Quality Information

This link provides information for Gurney School water quality information
View text-based website