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Week of April 15th

Third Quarter Perfect Attendance

State Testing Returns April 4th

State testing continues for Graham High School this week. Students will be working on make-ups and retakes throughout the week as needed.

A.B. Graham Ohio Hi-Point FFA Chapter Dominating at Career Development Events

Congratulations to the 5th place finish in the State Grain Merchandising Career Development Event this at Wilmington College! Chasen Poole, Emmalee Cecil, Sam Stickley and Matt Case presented a marketing plan after qualifying for top 10 with a knowledge exam.

Congratulations to State Agriscience Fair Finalists Emmalee Cecil/Marleigh Brown-Social Systems, Bryant Crisler/Colby Strader-Social Systems, Katelynn Wallace-Environmental Resources, Sam Stickley-Environmental Resources. Their projects are identified as the top 12 in the state.

Congratulations to the chapter's State Farm Business Management team for their 4th place finish. Members Kenny Stahler (11th), Sam Stickley (15th), Bryant Crisler (19th) and Tyler Purk for making up the team. 3 students in the top 20 in the state!

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Class of 2020- One Year Programs Available at Ohio Hi-Point

Are you a senior and interested in learning a trade? Ohio Hi-Point is offering Senior-only programs for students to be able to learn a trade and earn credentialing in specific fields to prepare students for college or career readiness. Find a counselor or call Ohio Hi-Point to learn more about the programs today!

  • Class B CDL (One-Year Only)- A Class B commercial driver license is required to operate straight trucks, large busses, segmented buses, box trucks, and dump trucks and small trailers. Getting your CDL makes you part of an industry that moves the lifeblood of the US economy. While everyone sees trucks on the road, they don’t realize those trucks are moving 70% of the freight in the United States – freight accounting for over $670 billion.

  • Ohio Certified Nursery Technician (One-Year Only)- The Ohio Certified Nursery Technician (OCNT) program has three specializations, Garden Center, Grower, and Landscape. Landscape contractors are relied on to provide horticultural advice as well as landscape construction techniques. Students will learn plant identification, plant usage, plant health, soils, turfgrass management, use of pesticides, construction techniques, design, sales and more. Professional Certification is one of the most important steps an individual can take to demonstrate knowledge and stand out as examples of excellence in the Green Industry.

  • NCCER Certification and Equipment Operations (One-Year Only)- Construction is more than a job. It is a career with high demand, high salaries and high potential, over 180,000 jobs available in Ohio. NCCER is recognized by the construction industry as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard.

  • Robotics Certification (One-Year Only)- Earn your FANUC and MotoMan certifications, gaining skills that are highly sought after in the high-tech engineering and manufacturing industries. Students will learn the basic understanding of robot operations and programming as well as material handling and its components. These credentials will allow you to succeed in a variety of career opportunities.

  • NIMS Machining (One-Year Only)- Student learn the automated method of machining through hands-on work with Lathe and Mill machines. A lathe machine rotates a workpiece on an axis to perform various operations like cutting, sanding, knurling, and drilling. Mill machines are for precision and efficiency. By earning NIMS credentials, students secure a competitive edge when applying for jobs because they have demonstrated that their skills meet the industry established standards. NIMS credentials never expire.

  • HVAC - NCCER Certification (One-Year Only)-The increasing development of HVAC (heating and air-conditioning systems) technology causes employers to recognize the importance of keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills, giving students completing this course an advantage in the hiring process. Students will have an introduction to HVAC, trade mathematics, basic electricity, introduction to air distribution systems, basic copper and plastic piping practices, and soldering and brazing.

  • STNA (One-Year Only)- State tested nurse's aides are vital to the healthcare industry and jobs are expected to increase 20% between 2010 and 2020, adding significant value to your resume for completing this program. Students learn personal care skills, mental health and social service needs, infection control, basic restorative services, safety and emergency procedures, resident rights, and basic nursing skills. The STNA certificate sets you on the pathway to a career or an associate’s degree in medical assisting, multi-competency health, or nursing.

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Sports Physicals and Meningococcal Vaccines May 20th

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April Scholarship Deadlines

May Scholarship Deadlines

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After School Program is taking members!

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Graham High School 2-Hour Early Release April 23rd

Upcoming Items


  • Ohio State Testing will occur throughout the month (Ohio Hi Point and Upper Valley students pending on needs will need to report to GHS for testing.)
  • 19- No School
  • 22- No School
  • 23- High School Two Hour Early Release
  • 24- United Service Day


  • 2- Upper Valley Career Center Awards Night
  • 6-16- AP Testing
  • 11- Band Ice Cream Social
  • 21- Awards Night (Freshmen-Juniors)
  • 22- Ohio Hi-Point Commencement
  • 23- Upper Valley Commencement
  • 28- Honors Night (Seniors)
  • 30- Graduation
  • 31- Last Day

Last Week in Sports

  • Baseball
    • Win Urbana 4-0

    • Win at Urbana 6-2

    • Loss at London 17-4

  • Softball
    • Win versus West Liberty Salem 17-3
  • Boys Track- Graham Invitational- 14th Place Team
    • 4x800- 8th (Flora, Callicoat, Brown, Hannahs, St. Myers)
    • 110 Hurdles- Kalen Tullis- 8th
    • 100 Dash- Jason Howard- 4th
    • 200 Dash- Jason Howard- 8th
    • Long Jump- Jason Howard- 2nd
  • Girls Track- Graham Invitational- 11th Place Team
    • 4x200- 7th
    • 4x400- 8th
    • 200 Dash- Grace Nash- 8th
    • Shot Put- Bailee Magnuson- 3rd

Week of April 15th

  • April 15
    • State Testing
    • Track at Urbana Invitational 4:30 PM
    • JV Softball with Northwestern 5:00 PM
    • JV Baseball with Northwestern 5:00 PM
    • Baseball at Northwestern 5:00 PM
    • Softball at Northwestern 5:00 PM
  • April 16
    • State Testing
    • Baseball with Northwestern 5:00 PM
    • Softball with Northwestern 5:00 PM
    • JV Baseball at Northwestern 5:00 PM
    • JV Softball at Northwestern 5:00 PM
  • April 17
    • State Testing
    • Track at Stebbins Invite 4:30 PM
  • April 18
    • State Testing
    • Hall of Honor Dinner and Recognition 5:30 PM
  • April 19
    • No School
    • Baseball at Bellefontaine 5:00 PM
    • Softball at Bellefontaine 5:00 PM
    • JV Baseball with Bellefontaine 5:00 PM
    • JV Softball with Bellefontaine 5:00 PM
  • April 20
    • Baseball with Xenia 11:00 AM
    • JV Baseball at Xenia 11:00 AM
  • April 22
    • No School
    • Track hosting Champaign County Track Meet 4:30 PM
    • Baseball with Ben Logan 5:00 PM
    • Softball with Ben Logan 5:00 PM
    • JV Baseball at Ben Logan 5:00 PM
    • JV Softball at Ben Logan 5:00 PM
  • April 23
    • Donkey Basketball
    • High School 2 hour Early Release
  • April 24
    • JV Baseball with Ben Logan 5:00 PM
    • JV Softball with Ben Logan 5:00 PM
    • Baseball at Ben Logan 5:00 PM
    • Softball at Ben Logan 5:00 PM
  • April 25
    • Baseball at Sidney 5:00 PM
  • April 26
    • Baseball with Jonathan Alder 5:00 PM
    • Softball with Jonathan Alder 5:00 PM
    • JV Baseball at Jonathan Alder 5:00 PM
    • JV Softball at Jonathan Alder 5:00 PM
  • April 27
    • State National History Day

John Hopkins Engineering Innovation Summer Program

The Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovation Summer (EI) Program will be held at Clark State Community Collegein Springfield, OH. We are asking that you share the information below with students interested in math, science, and engineering.

EI is the summer version of a course offered to first year engineering majors at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). The semester-long course has been condensed into four or five weeks. During the program, students complete lab activities in computer, chemical, electrical, computer, civil, mechanical engineering, and materials science. Course materials, including labs and sample quizzes, can be viewed here. Students who earn an A or B in the class receive three college credits from JHU.

This is a great opportunity for students to try college engineering while still in high school. They can decide if they want to pursue an engineering major and which field is of the most interest to them.

Students applying to EI at Clarks State may request a waiver for the application fee. Need-based full and partial scholarships are available for commuting students. Students interested in receiving financial aid should apply early.

Below is a link to a video in which past EI students and faculty talk about the program:

This course is rigorous, and students must have As and Bs in their high school math and science classes. They also must have taken the following subjects to be eligible to apply:

· Algebra II

· Physics or Chemistry

· Trigonometry, or have learned to use the trig functions – up through the application of the laws of sines and cosines to resolve non-right angle triangles in another math course

· Most students are rising Juniors and Seniors in high school

Important Dates:

· EI Course:

June 24 – July 19, 2019, Monday – Friday,

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

· Online Application Available: December 15, 2018

· First Deadline: February 15, 2019

· Financial Aid Priority Deadline: March 15, 2019

· Final Deadline: June 1, 2019

Please discuss this opportunity with your students who may be interested in learning more about engineering. We would be happy to email you an information flyer to share with your students. If you are interested, please let us know by sending an email to

For more information please visit our website:

Please share the Engineering Innovation video with your students:

Volunteer Opportunities

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