T. C. Gurney Elementary School

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School Supply Lists for Fall 2021

All grade levels have their own supply lists which you can find by clicking on the link above and scrolling through that file. Please use these lists as references for items to be purchased on your own for the start of the Gurney 2021-2022 school year. The name brands of products listed are suggestions, please purchase similar products if you are unable to find these specific brand names.
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  • October 25 - Nov. 1: Gurney Book Fair
  • October 29: Halloween Parade 1:45 pm (outside weather permitting)
  • November 2: NO SCHOOL / Voting Day / Staff Professional Development
  • November 3: Picture Re-Take Day
  • November 12: First Trimester Ends
  • November 15: NO SCHOOL / PreK - 6 / Teacher Records Day
  • November 16 & 18: Parent/Teacher conferences / K-3 / 3:34 - 7:15 pm
  • November 16 & 18: Preschool Parent/Teacher conferences
  • November 24-26: NO SCHOOL / Thanksgiving Break
  • November 19: School Resumes
  • Check out our Monthly Newsletter by CLICKING HERE
  • Check out Community Activities for students CLICK HERE
  • Chagrin Falls Booster Spirit Wear Sale through October 3 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 on "Gurney Staff Contact List" to find Teacher emails and extensions.
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Online Absence Reporting Forms

Online Absence Reporting
 All absences should be reported by 9:00 AM
 Absence Policies are provided in the Gurney Student Handbook.
If you are planning ONE or more days of absence, please fill out a
Arrival / 8:25 am - 8:35 am
Dismissal / 3:20 pm - 3:35 pm

Transportation Changes MUST be made by 2:00 pm
and called into the Gurney office  440-893-4030.
No 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.

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Gurney Water Quality Information

This link provides information for Gurney School water quality information
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