Granger School Weekly Newsletter
Sept. 18-22, 2017
Tues., Sept. 19th Jr. Class Ring Orders 12:30-1:30
Friday, Sept. 29th Fall Pictures Pre-K-11th Grade
Senior College Fair Thurs. Sept. 28th from 1:00-3:30 @ Taylor High School
Homecoming banners must be hung in the Cafeteria by noon Monday.
More Quick Reminders
Thurs., Sept. 21st School Board Meeting 6:30-7:30 in board room.
Back to School Special.
Yearbooks are $35 until September 29th, then the price will increase to $40.
Granger Elementary Fall Fundraiser Pie Sales: Sept. 25-Oct. 10, 2017.
Homecoming Date: Friday, September 29,2017
Playing against Wortham Bulldogs
Must be 10’ x 10’ in size. No smaller, no larger.
Must be hung in the Cafeteria on the Monday of Homecoming Week by noon.
Each class banner MUST carry out the theme they have chosen.
Nothing can be added or taken away from the banner once it is hung.
It must stay in the Cafeteria until noon on Friday of the Homecoming Game.
The banner cannot indicate which class it is from.
Dress Up Days:
Monday - Meme Monday
Tuesday - Tacky Tourist Tuesday
Wednesday - Walt Disney Wednesday
Thursday - Throwback Thursday
Friday - Spirit Day
***REMEMBER: Stay in dress code and no weapon props!**
Thurs. Sept. 28th
LINE UP: 6:00 between field house and the gym
Word of the Week
1.an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation
2. a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users
Example of a meme below. Be the cool kid - dress up as a Star Wars character during Homecoming Week and Mrs. Griffis will have a prize for you in the library!
Planning Beyond High School
The CU4Reality Fair is a unique opportunity for students to experience some of the financial decisions they will face when they start life on their own.
We are excited to announce that Granger ISD students in grades 7-12 will participate in the CU4Reality Fair on Friday, October 6th.
For planning purposes, the schedule is as follows:
7th-8th Grade: 9:00-10:30
9th-10th Grade: 10:45-12:15
11th-12th Grade: 1:00-2:30
All Faculty, Staff, and Alumni are invited...
...by the Volleyball Lady Lions to a reception and to be recognized on the volleyball court! Come join the fun and success!
Date: Tuesday, September 19th
Time of Reception: 4:00-4:30
Location of Reception: Room next to Girls Coaches Office
Time of Recognition: 4:30-4:45
Location of Recognition: Volleyball Court
Raising Fundraiser Awareness
The week of Sept. 29th only, cheerleaders will sell Homecoming ribbons for $2.00.
Senior Class Kona Ice Sales are 10/3, 11/7, 3/6, 4/3. All of these are the first Tuesdays. Time: 3:00-5:00
Cheerleaders are selling spirit ribbons, temporary spirit tattoos, Lion Pride buttons, Thunder sticks, pom poms.
Band is selling chocolate bars for $1.00.
Freshmen will sell the Battle of HWY 95 t-shirts for the Bartlett game on Oct. 27th. Sales should start the first week of October.
Granger Cross Country Shirts extended sale: $12 + $1 extra for XX sizes. Due Fri. Sept. 29th to elementary office or Coach Samaniego. Make checks payable to Granger Cross Country.
Renaissance Testing Dates (Reading & Math Progress Monitoring)
1st Nine Weeks 09/04/2017 - 09/22/2017
2nd Nine Week 10/23/2017 -11/10/2017
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
ASVAB: for Sophomores
Wednesday, Sept. 20th 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Friday, December 1st Holland
Wednesday, December 6th Granger
All 3rd grade events will be held in Holland
Sept. 19 @Home vs Milano (Alumni/Faculty Staff Night 5:00 JV, V
Sept. 23 @ Home vs Bartlett 1:00 F, JV, V
Sept. 26 @ Buckholts 5:00 V
Sept. 30 @ Thorndale 1:00 F, JV, V
Oct. 3 @Home vs Holland 5:00 F, JV, V
Oct. 6 @Mumford 4:00 F, JV, V
Oct. 10 @ Home vs Thrall (Parent Night) 5:00 F, JV, V
Oct. 14 @Milano 1:00 JV, V
Oct. 17 @ Bartlett 5:00 F, JV, V
Oct. 21@Home vs Buckholts (Senior Day) 1:00 V
Sept. 21 OPEN
Sept. 28 OPEN
Oct. 5 BYE
Oct. 12 Somerville 7:00 Away
Oct. 19 Milano 7:00 Home
Oct. 26 Bremond 6:00 Away
Nov. 2 Burton 7:00 Away
Nov. 9 Snook 7:00 Home
Sept. 22 Hubbard 7:30 Away
Sept. 29 Wortham 7:30 Home (Homecoming)
Oct. 6 BYE
Oct. 13 Somerville 7:30 Home
Oct. 20 Milano 7:30 Away
Oct. 27 Bartlett 7:30 Home
Nov. 3 Burton 7:30 Home
Nov. 10 Snook 7:30 Away
Sept. 23 @ Rogers 8:00 am
Sept. 30 @ Cameron 8:00 am
TBD DISTRICT 2:00 pm
Updated Library Schedule
LIBRARY FIXED SCHEDULE 2017-18
(SECONDARY FLEXIBLE AROUND THESE TIMES)
3-A 8:54-9:44 IVICIC
K-A 1:00-1:50 VANEK
3-B 8:54-9:44 LEWIS
K-B 1:00-1:50 REPA
PRE-K 2:30-3:15 KRUEGER
4-A 8:54-9:44 SHIROCKY
5-A 8:15-8:35 BROCK
5-B 10:00-10:20 BROCK
All 6th 12:15- 12:35 BROCK
1-A 1:00-1:50 BENNETT
4-B 8:54-9:44 MICHALIK
1-B 1:00-1:50 MAREK
2-B 8:00-8:50 PRICE
2-A 1:54-2:44 RED (Pep Rally: 12:49-1:30)
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