Students drawing on the AVID chalk talk wall


AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. This program provides students with organizational tools that will help them succeed here at Shorehaven and throughout their educational careers.

Award Assemblies

Each Six Weeks, students are rewarded for their hard work, good citizenship, and creativity at our Awards Assemblies. Parents are encouraged to attend!

Book Fair

Twice a year, the library is transformed into a Book Fair, giving students the opportunity to purchase books and items that encourage reading. Proceeds from the Book Fair help provide new books for the library and other educational materials.

Student playing during field day

Field Day

Every year, Coach Erickson plans an entire day full of physical activities for our students to enjoy, from team relay races to giant 4-in-a-Row to 9-Square-in-the-Air. Our students and teachers have a blast participating in the events!


Kiwanis Kids Club is an organization that promotes leadership and citizenship. Students in the club have many opportunities to do good in their communities through acts of kindness.

Red Ribbon Week

Every year, students participate in Red Ribbon Week, a districtwide initiative that promotes awareness for staying alcohol-, tobacco-, and drug-free. Each day of this week, students are encouraged to show their support by dressing up or wearing designated items such as crazy socks or hats.

Red Ribbon Week

Safety Patrol

Participants selected for Safety Patrol have the honor of greeting students and teachers every morning and making sure our traffic is flowing smoothly. Their friendly smiles provide a great start to our school days.

Spelling bee winner

Spelling Bee

The top spellers in 5th grade compete once a year to determine which student will represent Shorehaven Elementary at the annual GISD Spelling Bee. This is the very first step on the path to the National Spelling Bee, which is televised throughout the country!