Mrs. Grifka


Parent News

Dear Parents,

      We will be very busy finishing up the last few units or chapters. There are test scheduled for this week and next. Please check your child's agenda daily. 

Thursday is Field Day. They wear the color of the team they are on. 

     We will be ministering mass on Wednesday. We hope you can join us.

     A small concert will take place Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm. in the church. We hope you can come. 

     After this week no late work will be allowed unless your child is absent. If you have any concerns please contact me. I am available Tuesday and Wednesday for extra help.

Thank you for all you do to make St. Augustine a great place to learn, work, and play.


Mrs. Grifka

Meet Mrs. Grifka

I have been teaching for 34 years.  Most of those have been spent in the parochial school setting.  I earned my Bachelor of Science in Science/Mathematics from Oakland University.  I earned my continuing certification in reading through Saginaw Valley State University. I am also a certified catechist.  I have been a teacher at St. Augustine since 2005.

Contact Me

You may contact me at school:586-727-9365 ext.154


Homework Helper


We will practice for mass on Monday and Tuesday. We will use the chapter test page 154 as a quiz. The test for chapter 12 is Wednesday.


We will be working in Storyworks . The two stories are "Monster of the Deep" and "Veronica's Pack". There is a quiz over "Monster of the Deep" on Wednesday.

Science/Social Studies

SCIENCE: Chapter 10; Physical and Chemical Change. Science Inquiry and lesson 1. 

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will finish up Unit 5. The test will be next week. A study guide will go home on Tuesday.


Unit 5 test is on Monday. Then we will begin Unit 6; Capitalization, punctuation, and Spelling. lessons 47-48.


We will finish unit 6. The test is on Tuesday. We will begin subtracting fractions. We will use benchmark fractions to assess the reasonableness of answers.


 May 21st is the date for the final Mastery test. Then we will work on other skills that uses vocabulary words and skills.