GES/GJSHS Weekly Update
October 7, 2022
From the Principal
I had the privilege this week to award PBIS recognition certificates to our students at GES for meeting school-wide expectations for the month of September. We celebrated students who exemplify the qualities of being responsible, respectful, and hard-working. We also gave out attendance awards. You often notice that the students who receive the PBIS certificates are frequently recipients of the attendance awards, as well. Our group picture is below.
At GJSHS, our students are working hard too. Our three PBIS school-wide expectations are be polite, be prompt, and be prepared. At the junior/senior high, staff nominates deserving students who exemplify these qualities. Two students are selected as the Greenville Junior and Senior High School Students of the Month. In addition, we also celebrate high attendance and steps towards improvement and growth. More to come on this in our next newsletter.
We are working on improving attendance at Greenville Schools. We ask that parents make sure to get their kids here on time at both of our school sites. It is hard to join the classroom when the instructions have already been given and their peers are at work. This can cause anxiety for some of our kids and interrupts the flow of teaching and learning. Sometimes, it can be as easy as setting your alarm ten minutes early or organizing the kids' shoes, coats, and backpacks in a designated location on the night before. Every minute in the classroom counts. We appreciate your support with this!
The junior and senior high schoolers are learning the skills of time management, and working to get to class on time. Changing periods and classrooms is new for our 6th graders. Those lockers and remembering how to open them really slowed them down at first; but they are pros now and are navigating the ropes at the new school site.
Please remind your junior and senior high students that school attendance is mandatory. Non-attendance and truant tardies can equal a referral to the School Attendance Board (SARB); not to mention, truancy and tardies equal lost learning time. Once they get behind, it is really hard to make up that learning. Success in the future begins with the habits they set now.
GJSHS Wood Shop
Please note that tomorrow's game is at 7pm. Come help support our players by attending! 🏈
Jr High Volleyball
A group of our Indian Valley 4H-ers promoted National 4H week this week with posters and classroom presentations about 4H. They also had fun teaching students the 4H pledge.
Upcoming Events & Information
Mark Your Calendars...
- 10/10 - Jr./Sr. High Booster Club Meeting in library
- 10/12-4th grade Salmon Run @ Feather River Hatchery in Oroville
- 10/13 - School Site Council Meeting @ library
- 10/19-7th/8th Hike to Spanish Peak
- 10/23-10/31-Red Ribbon Week
- 10/28-Homecoming - (Football game is against Westwood)
- 11/17-Great American Smoke-out
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