Gananda Blue Panther Gazette

Weekly Newsletter of Gananda Central School District

December 14, 2020

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Reminder

If a student or staff member is at home when they begin to show symptoms, it is very important that they notify the Covid-19 Lead Nurse, Kim Roach at 315-986-3521 x2519 or kroach@gananda.org.

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Gananda Boys Basketball Bottle and Can Dropoff

Our Gananda Boys Basketball team will be holding a social distancing style bottle and can drive on Saturday, December 19 from 9:00-11:00 AM. There will be a truck in the Richard Mann Elementary School parking lot where you can drop off your cans and bottles during that time. Masked volunteers will be on hand to help load the truck. All proceeds will support our Boys Basketball team - come down and show your support!

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Updated Chart: Can My Child Go To School Today?

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Missing Watching School Sports? You can watch our varsity swim team's meets virtually!


Tuesday 12/15 vs Geneva at Home starting at 5:30 pm

Youtube Live Link

Gananda Swimming and Diving Home Meets


Thursday 12/17 vs Clyde Savannah at Home starting at 5:00 pm

Youtube Live Link

Gananda Swimming and Diving Home Meets

Tuesday 12/22 @ North Rose Wolcott starting at 5:00 pm

Facebook Live

NRW Swimming and Diving Home Meets


Tuesday 1/5 vs Pal Mac at Home starting at 5:00 pm

Youtube Live Link

Gananda Swimming and Diving Home Meets


Thursday 1/7 @ Midlakes starting at 4:30 pm

Facebook Live

Midlakes Swimming and Diving Home Meets


Tuesday 1/12 @ Naples starting at 5:00 pm

No streaming site yet.


Tuesday 1/19 vs. Marcus Whitman starting at 5:00 pm

Youtube Live Link

Gananda Swimming and Diving Home Meets


Finger Lakes League Invitational - Dates/Sites/Times TBD


Class D Sectionals - Dates/Sites/Times TBD


For all Meets - Dates and times subject to change. Best way to double check is Gananda athletic page with sport schedules at bottom left side of page.


Roster:

7th Grade: Peyton Conner 8th Grade: Cohen Kelley 9th Grade: Mason Briner, Tanner Phillips, Noah Van Scoy 10th Grade: Joey Acroraci

11th Grade: Conner Burns, Nathan Clarcq, CJ Springer 12th Grade: Atari Kunzer-Cruz, Joe Leyva

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Helpful Documents

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Holiday Spirit Days

Monday, Dec 14 - Holiday Colors - Wear your seasonal holiday colors

Tuesday, Dec. 15 - Long Winter's Nap - Come to school in your coziest sleepwear.

Wednesday, Dec. 16 - Festive and Fun Footwear - Wear Festive Socks

Thursday, Dec. 17 - Festive Headwear - Wear Fun Headbands or Hats

Friday, Dec. 18 - Not a Creature was Stirring - Wear animal print, clothing with animals, or dress like an animal

Monday, Dec. 21 - Ugly Sweater Day - Wear your most festive sweater

Tuesday, Dec. 22 - It's Cold Outside - Wear your favorite flannel.

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Richard Mann Elementary PBIS Staff Member of the Week

Congratulations to Jed Kovalovsky for being our PBIS staff winner! Jed brings such a cheerful presence to our school and is a great support to both students and staff. We thank you for all that you do for us

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Holiday Spirit Days

The Middle School is hosting Holiday Spirit Days from December 14th to December 22nd for all students and staff.

For those of you at home we look forward to seeing pictures of you, if you are up for it, dressed in Holiday Spirit gear - you can send photos to Mrs. Nims at MNims@gananda.org. Most of all we hope you feel our cheer from afar and that it brightens your time away. Can't wait to have you back with us!
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Gananda Dollars for Scholars News and Events

GDFS is Looking for Volunteers

There are so many good reasons to volunteer. Contact GDFScholars@gananda.org if you are interested to learn more!

Students Volunteering for Making Holiday Cards for Veterans

Students Volunteering at the Drive-Thru Caroling

The holidays are a great time to order from AmazonSmile! Designate Gananda Dollars for Scholars as your charity of choice at no cost to you. Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase. Over $800 has been raised to date! Sign up today!

Did you know that you can start gathering volunteer hours as soon as you leave 8th grade? Just download a volunteer log from the Gananda Dollars for Scholars webpage, and start recording your high school volunteer experience!



Gananda Dollars for Scholars, Rewarding Achievement, Supporting Potential

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