12/04/15 - 12/12/15

GHS Weekly Staff Updates!

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Lunch ’n Learn – Thursday, December 10, 2015 – Understanding the Backward Design Process

Please join us for a lovely lunch, while Jena Ferry shares her expertise on the topic.

  • When: Thursday, December 10, 2015 – A & B Lunches
  • Where: Back of the Media
  • What: The Backward Design Process
  • Why: It is a great way to support student learning
  • Who: Jena Ferry (presenter) and Jennifer Wood (assistant)
  • How: Please accept our invitation as soon as possible; Nilda will be making her delicious Chicken Parmigiana.
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What's Happening?

Friday, December 4, 2015
  • All Day - GHS Jeans Day
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Thespian Club Practice - Gym Stage
  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - FCA All-Star Football Practice @ GHS
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Boys JV/Varsity Soccer vs. RRHS @ GHS
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Girls JV/Varsity Basketball @ FHS
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Boys JV/Varsity Basketball vs. FHS @ GHS

Saturday, December 5, 2015

  • 6:30 am - 6:00 pm - NJROTC Drill Competition - Gaither High School
  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am - PIB Writing & Math Test - Cafeteria
  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am - Saturday Detention - Portable 2
  • 8:00 am - 3:00 pm - Varsity Wrestling Tournament @ Dunedin High School

Monday,
December 7, 2015
  • 10:20 am - 11:50 am - FAU Representative - CRC
  • 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm - Makerspace in the Media - Coding and Pizza - Media Center
  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - FCA All-Star Football Practice @ GHS
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Boys JV/Varsity Soccer vs. FHS @ GHS


Tuesday, December 8, 2015
  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm - GMS Soccer vs. BPMS @ GHS
  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Guidance Parent Night - Media Center
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Girls JV/Varsity Basketball vs. RRHS @ GHS
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Boys JV/Varsity Basketball @ RRHS

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
  • All Day - GHS Jeans Day with College Shirt
  • 7:00 am - 8:00 am - GHS SAC Meeting - Back of Media Center
  • 1:40 pm - 3:00 pm - ACT Training - Back of Media Center
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - USEP Meeting - Room 232
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Boys JV/Varsity Soccer vs. AHS
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Girls Varsity Soccer vs. AHS @ GHS


Thursday, December 10, 2015
  • 10:20 am - 11:50 am - Lunch 'n Learn: Backward Design- Back of the Media Center
  • 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm - MTSS Meeting - Back of the Media Center
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - McDonald's Southgate GHS Night
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Girls JV/Varsity Basketball vs. ZHS @ GHS
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Boys JV/Varsity Basketball @ ZHS
  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm - 2015 Pasco EAST vs. WEST Football Classic @ SLHS


Friday, December 11, 2015

  • All Day - GHS Jeans Day
  • All Day - GHS Science Fair - Room 205
  • 6:45 am - 1:00 pm - HCA Clinicals - Lifecare Center of New Port Richey
  • 7:30 am - 8:30 am - Students of the Month Recognition - Media Center
  • 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Varsity Wrestling Tournament @ Hernando High School
  • 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm - New Teacher Meeting - Back of Media
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Thespian Club Practice - Gym Stage
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Boys Varsity Soccer vs. vs. LOLHS @ GHS
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Boys JV/Varsity Basketball @ AHS
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Girls JV/Varsity Basketball vs. AHS @ GHS


Saturday, December 12, 2015
  • 7:00 am - 3:00 pm - ACT Testing - Cafeteria
  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm - District 14 Thespian Festival @ WCHS
  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Cheerleading Cheer for a Cure @ FHS
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You may have noticed this board by the admin conference room! This is another way that we can provide thanks for those who are working so hard or help us along our GHS journey. ALL staff are encouraged to grab a Buc Note and complete it for a colleague. Here are some highlights from last week:

Rob Strasser bragged about Officer Schambach: for always being present at every issue needing attention. Presence on campus is strongly felt!

Rob Strasser bragged about Kim Stager: for getting all the testing supplies ordered/delivered so quickly. Also, for keeping an eye on all of our accounts to keep us in the BLACK!

Rob Strasser bragged about Jason Messamore: for stepping up every time the radio goes off to assist a class, counsel a student, or cover an extra duty.

Rob Strasser bragged about Russ Schenk: for assisting GHS with a variety of athletic needs when we needed his knowledge and expertise.

Rob Strasser bragged about Todd Byers: for ALWAYS starting our students' day with a smile and a friendly greeting.

Alex Astone bragged about Todd Byers: for enforcing the use of tardy table...eight kids at once!

Joann Reynolds bragged about Michele Walicke: for sharing her awesome student info whiteboard with scales.

Vanessa Moon
bragged about Liz Diaz: for your generous donations to the wheel! You rock!

Vanessa Moon
bragged about Angela Cotney: for your help and continued support at the wheel! We loved having you!!

Steve Page
bragged about Raul Gonzalez: for writing a math test for this social studies guy!

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bragged about Heather Legrand: for your help with the IBCP application! I appreciate it!