Creating Connections

Granger Jr. High, Special Edition - May 2020

Hello Granger Parents! Welcome back to our newsletter. Given the current teaching and learning situation we are in, we want to bring you updated newsletter editions as much as possible. Don't forget to "like" this edition!

Online Registration for 2020-2021

As a reminder, please make sure to fill out the ONLINE REGSITRATION for your current 7th and/or 8th gr. student. At this time, only the ONLINE REGISTRATION process needs to be completed for your child/children. This will require a desktop or laptop computer with Internet access. Instructions have been sent to your through email.


  • Online Registration is REQUIRED to be enrolled in the 2020-2021 school year.
  • Parents/Guardians needing their username or activation key should click HERE and submit a request for assistance.
  • If you know your username and password, please click the button below.


9th grade Parents enrolling their students at Sweetwater High School can you use the same link as well as username and password from pervious registrations.

Access Online Registration Portal

Click here to access the Infinite Campus Parent Login to complete online registration.

No At-Home Computer?

If you are unable to complete the Online Registration because you do not have a desktop or laptop at home, click the button below and fill out the form for assistance.
Throughout the week of June 1st we will be collecting textbooks and band instruments, distributing ASB items and returning PE locker room items.


During these material returns and disbursements, Granger staff will be instilling and enforcing safe social distancing guidelines. Please check your email for those guidelines and further details.


Device Returns

Due to the current situation, 7th and 9th grade students will be keeping their devices from this school year over the summer.


8th graders are the only students who will not be keeping their iPads during the summer. 8th gr. iPads are to be returned to Chula Vista Middle on May 28th.

9th Gr. Materials Return and Disbursements

June 1st

Materials to be returned/distributed: textbooks, band instruments (if applicable), sports uniform, PE clothes, yearbook/panoramic picture distribution (if previously bought), promotion certificates

  • 9th grade students will be keeping their Lenovo laptops over the summer if they are attending Sweetwater High School.
  • Students who will be LEAVING the Sweetwater Union High School District for next school year, must return their laptops to Granger Jr. High on June 1st.


9th graders will follow the following schedule:

  • 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Last names A through F
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Last names G through M
  • 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. - Last names N through Z

7th & 8th gr. Materials Return and Disbursements

June 3rd - 7th gr.

Materials to be returned/distributed: textbooks, iPad (if not continuing next school year at this district), band instruments (if applicable) after school program uniform, PE clothes, yearbook distribution (if previously bought)

  • 7th grade students will be keeping their iPads over the summer if they are attending Granger Jr. High next school year.
  • Students who will be LEAVING the Sweetwater Union High School District for next school year, must return their laptops to Granger Jr. High on June 3rd.


7th graders will follow the schedule below:

  • 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Last names A through G
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Last names H through P
  • 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. - Last names Q through Z


June 4th - 8th gr.

Materials to be returned/distributed: textbooks, band instruments (if applicable), after school program uniform, PE clothes, yearbook distribution (if previously bought)

*iPads are to be returned to Chula Vista Middle on May 28th. Check your email for more info!


8th graders will follow the schedule below:

  • 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Last names A through G
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Last names H through P
  • 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. - Last names Q through Z

Dates to Remember

Progress Reports were distributed through email Friday, May 15th. Please check Jupiter Grades or Infinite Campus for your child's current grades.


Food Distribution Meal Dates - Every Tuesday through June 9th.

  • Click here for more locations!


Supplies and Device Collections - please see section "Materials Return" for more information

  • June 1st - 9th gr. students
  • June 3rd - 7th gr. students
  • June 4th - 8th gr. students


Last Day of School and 9th gr. Mobile Promotion Celebration

  • June 5th
  • Mobile Promotion Celebration will take place from E. 24th St. through Granger Ave. to E. 20th. St. at 11:00 a.m.
Granger Jr. High Website

For more information on Granger events and programs, click here!

Congrats to Our Reclassified Students!

Congratulations to our RECLASSIFIED students! Reclassification comes when a student, designated a Long-Term English Learner, meets certain criteria and is considered to have met English Proficiency.
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Counselor's Tips of The Week

Granger Counselors have been working hard checking in on students, organizing next year's classes and sending out tips to ensure healthy living during these difficult times. Check out some of the tips and information that was sent out!


  • Managing Stress - Stress isn't only for adults, kids can get stressed out too and that's okay! However, when we are feeling stressed, it is important to find effective ways to deal with it. Here are some tips: positive attitudes, exercise regularly, maintain a routine and schedule, do things you enjoy, get a good amount of sleep and never forget to laugh at the funny things in life!
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Tips for All!

Device Tips
  • Regularly update devices and shut down iPads/Lenovos at least once a week
  • Updates to iPad software can be found under the "Settings" icon
  • Updates to Lenovo Laptops will happen when the device is shut down
  • iPad apps that are not working can be deleted and reinstalled through the "Catalog" app


Wifi Tips

  • Turn router on and off for any problems
  • Click "Forget Network" under your device settings and log back onto network

Parent/Student Portal Logins

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Contact Us!

*Note: This is a special edition newsletter.


Currently, Granger Jr. High is closed to parents, students, staff and the community. To speak to a Granger staff member, you can find his/her email at gjh.sweetwaterschools.org or through the Granger App.