T. C. Gurney Elementary School

School News

Upcoming Tiger Trek / Field Day

1st Grade - Thursday, May 20 / 12:30 - 3:10 PM
Kindergarten - Friday, May 21 / 12:05 - 2:45 PM
2nd Grade - Monday, May 24 / 9:00 - 11:35 AM
3rd Grade -  Tuesday, May 25 / 9:20 AM - 12:00 PM
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  • May 7: Full Day Kindergarten Sign Up Deadline
  • May 14: 3rd Gr. Parents - Transition to CFIS Information Night
  • May 20 - 25: Tiger Trek / Field Day...see information above
  • May 25: Preschool Last Day
  • May 26: Last Day of School, K-3; Early dismissal at 1:00 pm
  • May 26: Third Grade Clap Out 12:45 pm (only two family members per 3rd-grade student)
  • May 28: Preschool Picnic
  • June 3: Student Progress Reports Posted to IC
  • Check out our Monthly Newsletter by CLICKING HERE
  • Check out Community Activities for students CLICK HERE

Gurney Kindergarten Registration for 2021-2022 School Year!

Gurney Kindergarten Online Registration
Opens:  February 1, 2021
Kindergarten registration for students entering Kindergarten in the Chagrin Falls School District will be ONLINE ONLY.  
Incoming kindergartners must be five on or before AUGUST 1, 2021.
  • Complete the online registration through “Final Forms” by going to our web page at www.chagrinschools.org and clicking on “Quick Links” which will take you to “Student Registration.”
  • Upload required documentation as listed below.
Required Registration Documentation:  
  • Photo ID of legal parent/guardian
  • Original birth certificate of the child being enrolled
  • Proofs of residency 
    • HomeownersTwo of the following must be presented: tax bill, mortgage statement, insurance statement, bank statement, signed purchase agreement, or utility bill. 
    • Tenants – A signed lease agreement and Property Owner Declaration completed by the property owner must be provided in addition to the two proofs of residency. If the utilities are in the property owner’s name, then the property owner must provide two proofs of ownership. 
  • Custody decree and shared parenting agreement (if applicable) – Complete, current legal documentation must be presented at the time of registrations.  The District must be notified of any future revisions. 
  • Guardianship Legal documentation (if applicable) 
  • Immunization records
 Registration is not complete without ALL of the required documents being completed in Final Forms and the items listed above uploaded.  
Both half-day and full-day kindergarten are offered at Gurney.
 Full-day kindergarten is tuition-based at Gurney Elementary.
A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot for your child in a full-day kindergarten class.  Please mail cash or check to:
 Treasurer's Office
Attn: Jill Koval
400 E Washington Street
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
 Parents have until May 7th to make this choice.    All students who sign up for full-day kindergarten before May 7th will be granted a spot in full-day kindergarten.  

A kindergarten kick-off video and kindergarten information will be sent directly to parents who have registered their child for kindergarten on April 1.

Parent Orientation:  August 18, 2021 at 5:30
Kindergarten Screening:  August 19, 20 and 23 - further information will be posted at later date
 For questions please call 440-893-4030 ext. 4102. 
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Gurney Staff Contact List

CLICK HERE for a list of Gurney Teachers emails and Twitter accounts
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Gurney Featured in "Read to Them" Publication

Gurney Elementary School is featured on the front page of the "Read to Them" Winter 2020 newsletter. Our One School, One Book program is featured in a two-page story.  CLICK HERE to read!

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 you are planning ONE or more days of absence, please fill out a
Arrival / 8:30 am - 8:45 am
Dismissal / 3:20 pm - 3:40 pm

Transportation Changes MUST be made by 2:00 pm
and called into the Gurney office  440-893-4030No transportation changes will be accepted after the time listed above unless it is an emergency. Do not contact the teacher directly, during the day, for any transportation changes.

Dr. Jones Tweets from Gurney School!

Gurney Water Quality Information

This link provides information for Gurney School water quality information
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