Granger School Weekly Newsletter

Oct. 1-5, 2018

Quick Reminders/Planning Ahead

Thursday, Oct. 4 Granger All Sports Chili Contest after Pep Rally

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

Friday, Oct. 5 After Game Party Grades 6-12, $2 entrance, ends at 11:00 p.m.

(Shout Out to Cool Masters for donating pizza for the party! Thank you!)

Oct. 8 SHAC Meeting 5:00 in cafeteria to discuss Fall Fest

Oct. 8 4H Meeting 6:00 in cafeteria

Oct. 8 No School

Wed., Oct. 10 School Board Meeting 6:30

Oct. 16 Volleyball Senior & Parent Night

Planning Ahead

Friday, Oct. 19 Box Top collections due for 1st nine weeks

Nov. 12-16 Book Fair Week

Saturday, Dec. 8 Clothes Bank - details to come

PTO Meetings @ 7:00 in cafeteria on:

October 29th

November 26th

Homecoming Week News

Dress Up Themes

Monday: Movie Star Monday

Tuesday: Tacky Tourist Tuesday

Wednesday: Twins Day

Thursday: Western Day

Friday: Spirit Day

PARADE: Thursday, Oct. 4

Lineup 5:45 at school

Parade starts at 6:30

Banners Rules:

Must be 10' x 10', no smaller or no larger or will be disqualified

Must be hung in the cafeteria no later than noon on Monday, October 1st

Must remain hanging in the cafeteria until noon on Friday, October 5th

No addition or correction to the banner's once they are hung


Game Day: Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 Kick Off: 7:00 p.m.

Granger Lions vs Somerville Yeguas

Senior Moments: Remembering the Good Ole' Days

A little pep before the JH game last week!

Football Wins Four in a Roll!

Congratulations Students and Coaches. Your hard work is showing, on and off the field. Next time you see a player, please give them kudos for keeping up with their academic learning as well as their sport. Coaches, thank you for your long hours and assisting students with their success. Teachers, and teacher aides, thank you too. You make it possible.

Let's not forget our injured players! We will miss them in the game and hope for a speedy recovery!

Homecoming Banners are Up!

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Sept. 25-Oct. 10th Elementary Cookie Dough/Pie sales! Tentative pie delivery: Nov. 7th.

Coming Soon: Nov. 5th School Store - Details forthcoming.

Ongoing: Please collect Box Tops and send them to your child's class room trimmed. The class that collects the most Box Tops each 9 weeks will win a special treat.


Varsity Football

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

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

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

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


October 10th, juniors will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT

October 24th, 8th grade will be taking the PSAT 8/9

RTI Progress Monitoring Calendar

*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.