GHS Update

September 1, 2019

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Leopards devour the Lions

The Leopards defeated Vernon 55-24 on Friday night. Great performance by the Red Coat Band, as well!

They play, again, on Thursday this week vs. Fort Worth Southwest. Our Lady Leopard volleyball team plays S&S and Bowie on Tuesday and Friday.

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Parking Passes

All vehicles parked in the student parking lot will be required to have a parking pass. To obtain a parking pass, the student must bring $5, driver's license, proof of insurance, and picture of their license plate to the front desk. Students must also have a drug testing consent form on file.

Beginning Tuesday, August 27, all vehicles in student parking that do not have the required permit will be formally warned with an orange warning sticker.

Beginning Monday, September 16, all vehicles in student parking without the required permit will be towed.

Thank you for helping us keep our campuses safe and secure!

Parking permit information

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GHS Floral Club Mum Orders

The GHS Floral Club will be selling mums and garters again this year. Homecoming is September 13. Orders are open and will be accepted through September 9th at 4pm. They may be dropped off in room B406 at GHS. Cash or check is accepted - checks need to be made out to GHS Floral Club. The order form can be found here.

Mums will be delivered to other GISD campuses 9/12. GHS students will pick up mum orders before school on 9/13.

If there are any additional questions, please contact

Parent Reminders

ENTRANCE: Parents and other visitors to our campus may only enter through the main office on the east side of the building. The gym side doors are for student entry only.

DROP OFF/PICK UP: The parent drop off/pick up is on the west (gym side) of the building. Please use the parking lot to enter and exit. The loop on the south side is for buses only.

ID Badges

Remember: Student will be required to wear ID badges. It is a campus security measure that are implementing this year. ID Badges must be worn at all times while on campus.
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FOOD Deliveries

Students may have food brought to them from parents, guardians and family members. They may NOT order it and have it delivered.

KGAF features Gainesville FFA!

Earlier this week, KGAF featured the Gainesville FFA program. Mrs. Broom and Mrs. Osterman talk about the growth of the program (290 students!) and FFA officers Anna Smith and Maria Arellano explain why they are actively involved in the program. We are proud of their successes and the many opportunities FFA has to offer our students! Click here to listen.

Cell Phones

We appreciate your support as students get accustomed to the new cell phone policy. It takes an adjustment period but we will continue to keep the instructional focus in our classrooms and hallways.

Just as a reminder:

Cell phone use is prohibited in classrooms, hallways and restrooms. They must be stored or put away during the instructional day.

Cell phones are allowed to be used before 8:15 in the cafeteria AND during a student's assigned lunch period in the cafeteria.

● On the first offense and second offense, the telecommunications device shall be confiscated and then returned to the parent with a warning for the student/parent. The parent and student will sign the written warning.

● On the third offense (and incremental offenses thereafter), a $15 fine shall be required before the telecommunications device is returned. ○ A parent may elect to forgo the fine in place of an alternative deterrent.

■ If the fine is not paid, the student will be required to report to the front office to turn in their electronic device(s) each day for a period of five consecutive school days. The device(s) will be available for student retrieval at the conclusion of each school day for this situation only. All other confiscations must be retrieved by a parent and/or guardian.

FROM the counslors

Algebra II is no longer required to graduate under the Foundation Graduation Plan. The directive came from TEA earlier this week.
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Quick Hits

Tuesday, September 3

Volleyball vs S&S

Thursday, September 5

Varsity Football @ Ft Worth Southwest

Saturday, September 7

Cross Country @ Boyd

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