Granger School Weekly Newsletter

September 17-21, 2018

Quick Reminders/Planning Ahead

Thurs. Sept. 20 Deadline to enter Granger All Sports Chili Contest

Friday, Sept. 21 After Game Party for 6-12th Grade

Friday, Sept. 21 International Day of Peace

Tuesday, Sept. 25 Jr. High Players & GYAA Players will be recognized on the volleyball court with all the HS Players. 4:30 pm

Wed. Sept. 26 Grades 5-12 Open House 6-7:00 pm

Thursday, Sept. 27 THS College Fair for Senior Class 1-3 pm

Friday, Sept. 28 Fall Pictures

Friday, Oct. 5 Homecoming game vs Somerville 7:00 pm

Planning Ahead

Sophomores: ASVAB testing Wed. Sept. 26

Oct. 4 Granger All Sports Chili Contest after Pep Rally

Nov. 12-16 Book Fair Week

PTO Meetings @ 7:00 in cafeteria on:

September 24th

October 29th

November 26th

It's a party!

The PTO sponsored After Game Party will be this Friday for 6th-12th graders.

Where: Cafeteria

Activities: Dance, nachos, prize drawings

Cost: $1.00

Time: After game until 11:30

*Once a student has signed out, they will not be allowed back in!*

Why so serious?

Pictured: Fourth graders when they see a camera.
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Instead of...

...I'm not good at this - try thinking what am I missing?

...This is too hard - try thinking this may take some time and effort.

...I can't make this any better - try thinking I can always improve and will keep trying.

...I can't do math - try thinking I'm going to train my brain in math.

...I made a mistake - try thinking mistakes help me improve.

...It's good enough - try thinking is this really my best work?

Senior Throw Back!

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Quote of the Day

When asked if my cup is half full or half empty, my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup. ~ Sam Lefkowitz

FCCLA Membership Drive

Another fun group for students to join! Thank you FCCLA for the dress up week membership drive, allowing students from all grades to participate. Each day had its own theme. Student winners for best dress had wonderful sur"prizes" given to them at the pep rally last Friday. Elementary winner for Athlete Vs Mathlete, Kindergartner Gavin Barrett, said he was "Going to get 10 slushies" with his winnings.

Chapter Officers have worked hard to plan a fun year! FCCLA will be launching the first service project this week-"Lollies for Little's" Each lollipop is $1 and all proceeds from September sales will go to St. Jude's Children's Cancer Foundation.

It's Fall Ya'll!

Autumn 2018 in Northern Hemisphere will begin on Saturday, September 22 and end on Friday, December 21, 2018.


Varsity Football

Sept. 21 Bruceville-Eddy 7:00 HOME

Sept. 28 Anderson-Shiro 7:00 Away

Oct. 5 Somerville 7:00 HOMECOMING

Oct. 12 Iola 7:00 Away

Oct. 19 Bremond 7:00 HOME

Oct. 26 Bartlett 7:00 Away

Nov. 2 Bye Week

Nov. 9 Chilton 7:00 HOME

JV Football

Sept. 20 Bruceville-Eddy 6:30 Away

Sept. 27 Anderson-Shiro 6:30 HOME

Oct. 4 Somerville 6:30 Away

Oct. 11 Iola 6:30 HOME

Oct. 18 Bremond 6:30 Away

Oct. 25 Bartlett 6:30 HOME

Nov. 1 Bye Week

Nov. 8 Chilton 6:30 Away

Junior High Football

Sept. 20 Bruceville-Eddy 5:30 Away

Sept. 27 Anderson-Shiro 5:30 HOME

Oct. 4 Somerville 5:30 Away

Oct. 11 Iola 5:30 HOME

Oct. 18 Bremond 5:30 Away

Oct. 25 Bartlett 5:30 HOME

Nov. 1 Bye Week

Nov. 8 Chilton 5:30 HOME

Lady Lion Volleyball

Sept. 18 Tues. Milano 5:00 HOME JV, V

Sept. 22 Sat. Mumfor 1:00 @Mumford JV, V

Sept. 25 Tues. Thrall 5:00 HOME F, JV, V

Sept. 29 Sat. Thorndale 1:00 @ Thorndale F, JV, V

Oct. 2 Tues. Bartlett 5:00 HOME JV, V

Oct. 6 Sat. Holland 4:00 @ Holland F, JV, V

Oct. 9 Tues. Buckholts 5:00 HOME V

Oct. 13 Sat. Milano 1:00 @ Milano JV, V

Oct. 16 Tues. Mumford 5:00 HOME F, JV, V

Oct. 20 Sat. Thrall 1:00 @Thrall F, JV, V


Sophomores: ASVAB Wed. Sept. 26

RTI Progress Monitoring Calendar

Sept. 17-21 OFF/Make-Up

*Sept. 24-28 Reading BOY

*Oct. 1-5 Math BOY

Oct. 8-12 OFF

Oct. 15-19 Reading

Oct. 22-26 Math

Oct. 29-Nov. 2 OFF/Make-Up

Nov. 5-9 Reading

Nov. 12-16 Math

Nov. 19-23 - OFF (School closed)

Nov. 26-30 Reading

Dec. 3-7 Math

Dec. 10-14 OFF/Make-up

Dec. 17-21 OFF

*Jan. 8-11 Reading MOY

*Jan. 14-18 Math MOY

Jan. 22-25 OFF

Jan. 28-Feb. 1 Reading

Feb. 4-8 Math

Feb. 11-15 OFF/Make-Up

Feb. 19-22 Reading

Feb. 25-March 1 Math

March 4-8 OFF/Make-Up

March 11-15 OFF (Spring Break)

March 18-22 Reading

March 25-29 Math

April 1-5 OFF

*April 8-12 Reading EOY

*April 15-18 Math EOY

April 23-26 OFF

April 29-May 3 Reading

May 6-10 Math

May 13-17 OFF/Make-Up

May 20-24 OFF

*Remember to check school website and Dojo in case of any last minute changes due to situations beyond GISD control.

Friendly Reminder

*All students in grades 7-12 have the 2018-19 $35 laptop insurance due please.

*Pep Rally is no longer at the end of the day. It is now during advisory period on Friday's. (2:20-2:50) Parents: For your child's safety, please send note to teacher in advance if you will be taking your student after the pep rally. This gives the teacher a chance to have the student prepared. If this is not possible, the student will need to return to class after the rally and regular check out procedures will apply. Thank you for your understanding.