Granger School Weekly Newsletter

December 18-21, 2017

Quick Reminders/Planning Ahead

Parents, Teachers, Students invited: SHAC meeting TODAY, 12-18-17 @ 4:00 in cafeteria

Mon. Dec. 18 Project Celebration Meeting - Student Center 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Semester Exams Mon.-Wed. Dec. 18-20th - IT IS 20% OF STUDENT GRADE

Mon. Dec. 18 Project Celebration Meeting 7:00 Student Center

Tues. Dec. 19 Secondary Band Concert 6:00 in Student Center

Wed. Dec. 20 6:00 pm Meet & Greet new 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th grade teachers

Early release this Thursday @ 1:00 pm. School resumes Mon. Jan. 8, 2018.

Pick up your FCCLA pie orders by 1:00 pm on Thursday!


PLANNING AHEAD:

Thursday, Jan. 18 Family Night Read-In 6:00pm-7:00pm

Sat. Jan. 27 Project Celebration Dinner Fundraiser

Mon. Jan. 29th PTO meeting in cafeteria 7:00pm


Prom will be Saturday, March 3, 2018


Don't forget:

*Instagram: Follow the school yearbook @ grangerlionsyearbook

*Students have access to eBooks! https://wbb38820.follettshelf.com/shelf/servlet/presentshelfform.do?site=38820


***Please check school website and Dojo for date and time changes, as it may not have been given at time of publication. http://www.grangerisd.net/

Shout Out!

THANK YOU PTO members that worked late with Mrs. Shirocky on last Monday to make rekenrek math manipulatives for the elementary. The Granger School PTO totally rocks!
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Pictured Below

Every nine weeks high school students get to pick their test. Yes, you read right. They get to pick what book they test on and have nine weeks to read and quiz. Once point goal attempts are made, the can go ahead and start their choice for the next nine weeks. As all good procrastinators know, the last minute slide to the library, or teacher's class, doesn't always work out so well. Especially if you catch them at their lunch break. Oh, but you gotta love those sweet faces and wish them well.
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Ms. Hughes 4th Grade Computer Class

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Coach Valdez teaching math skills.

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Lunch Menu

Monday: Chicken Strips

Tuesday: Salisbury Steak

Wednesday: Nachos

Thursday: Cheese Pizza

Friday: No School - Winter Break

Raising Fundraiser Awareness

+SHAC T-Shirt Sales - More information pending

*Senior Class Kona Ice Sales are 3/6, 4/3. All of these are the first Tuesdays. Time: 3:00-5:00

*Ongoing Fundraiser: SHOPPING! www.SchoolStore.com

School name: Granger School

School ID#: 192787

+++Family Book Store on home page and Caring for Classrooms donations count towards student's earning prizes. Merchants purchases raise money for the entire school but will not count for student's Prize Thermometer. All proceeds benefit the school.

Happy Birthday!

December

Tami Price 19

Jennifer Lane 26

Jaclyn Guerra 28

Schedules

Renaissance Testing Dates (Reading & Math Progress Monitoring)

3rd Nine Weeks 01/08/2018 - 01/26/2018

4th Nine Weeks 03/05/2018- 03/30/2018

End of Year 04/23/2018 - 05/11/2018


STAAR, EOC, and Finals Testing Dates:

April 10 & 11 4th Writing and 5th Reading and Math

May 7-11 EOC Exams

May 14 and 15 3-6 STAAR Tests

May 22-24 Finals Week


UIL

Dec. 13th - JH OAP

Spring - HS Meets (tbd)

Spring - HS OAP (tbd)


Sports Schedules

~Your invited to the sporting events and to share the excitement and support for the hard working Granger ISD Students and Coaches!~


Boys Basketball

Dec. 21 @Granger vs Flatonia JV 1:00 V after JV\

Dec. 27-28@Rosebud Tourney Varsity Only TBA

Jan. 4 @ Granger vs Meridian Round Rock JV1 5:00 V after


Lady Lion Basketball

Dec. 16-27 Off for Winter Break

Jan. 5 @Granger vs Holland JV 5:00, V after JV



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

Friendly Reminder

Students & Parents: Please be sure you (your student) do not have any unfulfilled obligations. It's not nagging, really. It is a gentle reminder to avoid unnecessary surprises.

Possible obligations: laptop insurance, bills carried over from last year, lunch bill, lost books or other borrowed items, FCCLA fees, club dues, athletic dues. Your understanding is appreciated.

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Hope Everyone Has a Wonderful Winter Break!