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Chagrin Falls

Exempted Village Schools

T. C. Gurney Elementary School

School News


  • November 5 - Preschool Open House 7 pm 
  • NO SCHOOL - November 6 - Voting Day / Staff Professional Day 
  • NO SCHOOL - November 12 - Teacher Records Day 
  • November 13-19 Gurney Fall Book Fair
  • November 13 & 15 - Parent/Teacher conferences  PreK - Gr. 3 
  • NO SCHOOL - November 21 - 23 ; Thanksgiving Break 
  • 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 

Ladies Night Out - November 15 / Order a tree/wreath by November 12

Join us for a ladies night out at Chagrin Falls Town Hall on November 15 from  6-9.  This is the chance to buy unique gifts from local artisans & boutiques, comlimentary beverages & hors d'oeuvres, silent auction. CLICK HERE for the flyer. 
Order a fresh holiday tree/wreath or cross and you can pick it up the weekend of Thanksgiving at Chagrin Pet and Garden or it can be delivered to you. Check out the flyer HERE and order online or use the flyer. Brought to you by the Chagrin Falls After Prom Committee.

Breakfast with Santa December 1

Come to an All-You-Can-Eat pancake breakfast and visit with Santa brought to you by the CF Baseball Team. For more information and to sign up for seating times, CLICK HERE. More +


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