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Holiday Reading Challenge Incentive


Holiday Reading Incentive Program

December 19, 2015 – January 4, 2016


Once again, we would like to encourage students to continue reading during the winter break. Attached is the log students can use to keep track of their minutes – 20 minutes a day for at least 15 days during winter break, December 19, 2015 – January 4, 2016. Students must read a total of 300 minutes or more to be eligible for the prizes.

For the third straight year, GCS is offering several exciting incentives for students!

 To be eligible for incentives all reading logs should be turned into Media Specialists by January 8, 2016.

 Winners will be announced the week of January 25, 2016.

Elementary and Middle School Incentives:

Please note: We will need a list of names of all elementary and middle students eligible for the UNCG games from each school. UNCG will provide an electronic certificate to be distributed to students. 300 minutes

All elementary and middle students who read at least 300 minutes during Winter Break can receive a complimentary ticket to the UNCG men’s basketball game on February 28th against Mercer. Family members of qualifying students can purchase discounted tickets for $5.00 to the game. All tickets must be secured through the UNCG ticket office by Monday, February 22nd. Information about how to secure these tickets will be included on the certificate, which will be given to the students who qualify.

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High School Option night

Guilford County Schools will be hosting one High School Options night this year, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Christine Greene Education Center in Jamestown. This event is designed to give rising high school students an additional chance to learn about our district’s 22 diverse magnet options before the official application window opens Jan. 11.
Click Here to Order Your Yearbook

Last chance to order your yearbook for $27. Last chance to add personalization. December 18th deadline. No Exceptions!

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8th Grade Yearbook Ads: deadline Dec. 14th

1/2 page - $50.00 1/4 page - $25.00 1/8 page - $15.00 No exceptions on deadline

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Join the Yearbook Staff

Click here to submit AMS event pictures for the yearbook.

Your Help Is Needed

We are looking for parents interested in being a part of the College and Career Readiness Parent Workshop Planning Committee. Contact Mrs. Brown at brownk7@gcsnc.com if you are interested.

Upcoming Dates to remember

Dec. 14th - Magnet Monday

Basketball vs. Eastern

Wrestling @ Eastern

Dec. 14th -18th - Spirit Week

Dec. 17th - Basketball vs. Jackson

Dec. 19th - Holiday Reading Challenge Begins

TTM Holiday Challenge

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