The Admiral News

Student and Parent Newsletter

June 6-10, 2022

Class of 2023 Senior Portraits


Due to the flexible schedule, we will have a shorter summer. Mr. Smith is working diligently to ensure that all GHS Senior portraits will be completed as soon as possible.

You must contact Sean Smith Photography directly to schedule an appointment. No appointment can be made through the school.

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For more information on the LEDA Scholar organization, visit .
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Taylor Danley and Camdyn Haynes were selected to attend the Upward Bound Math-Science Southeastern Regional Institute at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. This intensive five-week residential program prepares students of exceptional academic ability to succeed in college, and explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math career fields. Taylor and Camdyn will learn alongside seventy-eight other college-bound students from Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
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Paper Access - 24/7 Online Tutoring for Math and English

I’m incredibly excited to share this news with you. If you ever need help with your school work, there’s someone available to help you 24/7 on Paper.

Available anytime, anywhere, no matter what you’re working on, you’ll be able to connect with an expert tutor instantly. These are real people who are friendly, approachable, and want to help you succeed. To learn more about Paper and how you can get started, visit the MDE + Paper Website and check out the student resources.

To get started with a tutoring session all you have to do is log in, ask your question, and they’ll give you a helping hand. To login:

  1. Visit PAPER’s student login page

  2. Type your school’s name

  3. Log in via Google using your school credentials

Once you let a tutor know what you’re working on, you can expect them to ask you questions about what you’ve tried, what you understand, what you don’t understand, and from there they’ll talk you through the steps. Paper is a place for you to improve, and that doesn’t happen when you just look up answers.

If you have any questions about your account, please ask your teacher.

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For more information, visit the link below. Under "About Gulfport School District", click "Safe Return to School" to view the updated district policy in regards to Covid.
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The attendance goal for GHS is 97%. Students that are habitually absent often struggle with instruction and keeping up with coursework. Please be sure students are in attendance each day unless they are sick or have a lawfully excused absence (see link below). Students should also complete all missing assignments in a timely manner to ensure they understand any missed instruction. Attendance is counted by block on the high school level. Students that have more than 4 unexcused absences for any class during a school term are in danger of losing credit for that course. If students are having any issues with their attendance, they should reach out to their counselor or an administrator.

Gradebook Information

When students miss an assignment, teachers will include one of the following grades in the gradebook as a placeholder.

1 - This grade means a student is allowed to make up an assignment. Students should work with teachers to complete this assignment in a timely manner.

0 - Students are not allowed to make up this assignment due to the elapsed time since the due date.

EX - The student is exempt from the assignment and is not required to make up the assignment. This grade may appear as a 0 but it does not affect the student's average.

If a parent or student needs login information for Chalkable, he/she may contact the counselor to have the account reset.

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Below are some helpful links for scholarship information and college applications.

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June 3-6: Exams

June 7: Last Day of School-60% Day

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Dress Code Policy

  • Pants should not be sagging
  • Hoods off in the buildings
  • Jerseys must have a shirt on underneath
  • Jeans with holes cannot show skin more than 4" above the knee
  • Shorts, dresses, and skirts cannot be shorter than 4" above the knee
  • Shirts must be appropriate-no crop tops
  • Inappropriate images or language on clothing is not allowed
  • Piercings in ears only

If a student cannot correct the dress code issue, the student will be placed in In School Suspension for the day. Please help us protect instructional time by ensuring your student is adhering to the dress code policy.

Gulfport High School

The Mission of the Gulfport School District is to inspire each student to become a problem solver, lifelong learner, and productive member of society.

Wendi Husley, Principal

Kelsey Myrick Arde, 9th Grade Principal

Dr. Tom Wallace, CTE Director & 11th Grade Administrator

Paul Correro, Assistant Principal & 10th Grade Administrator

Sabrina Reid, Assistant Principal

John Archie, Assistant Administrator & 12th Grade Administrator