Granger School Weekly Newsletter

September 10-14, 2018

Quick Reminders/Planning Ahead

TODAY: Granger 4H Meeting 6:00 in cafeteria - Stop by and check out what it's about!

Tuesday Sept. 11: Support the Lady Lions Volleyball: Theme: Black out - wear black clothing

Tuesday Sept. 11: Teacher and Alumni Reception starting at 3:45 in cafeteria

Tuesday Sept 11: Food Distribution 2-4 @ SSCM Hall -Fresh Food for All - Thank you volunteers & Hill Country Ministries

Wednesday, Sept. 12 School Board Meeting 6:30

Sunday, Sept. 16 Last day to get special price for yearbook

Thurs. Sept. 20 Deadline to enter Granger All Sports Chili Contest

Thursday, Sept. 27 THS College Fair for Senior Class 1-3 pm

Friday, Oct. 5 Homecoming game vs Somerville 7:00 pm

Planning Ahead

Sophomores: ASVAB testing Wed. Sept. 26

Oct. 4 Granger All Sports Chili Contest after Pep Rally

PTO Meetings @ 7:00 in cafeteria on:

September 24th

October 29th

November 26th

FCCLA Membership Week

Dress up for FCCLA Membership week!

There will be a prize everyday for the person with the best outfit! The winners will get their prizes at the end of the week. There will be separate winners for elementary and junior high/high school.

Monday: Best Hawaiian enthusiast outfit (Flower Power)

Tuesday: A fan from your favorite college (College Ready)

Wednesday: Bright Neon Colors (Count on your future being bright)

Thursday: PJ's (Lay Down Your Future)

Friday: Jock or Nerd - Choose your side! (Athletes vs. Mathletes!)

Ready for the Pep Rally!

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In Appreciation

Thank you Laura Barbiaux, Danielle Hamende, and Ashlynn Locklin for giving your time and talent to helping the teacher's prepare for a great year. You are appreciated!

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Why do fish swim in salt water?

Because pepper makes them sneeze!

Submitted by: Sadvita Acharya 3rd Grade

Attention Academic Athletes

Consider showing off your talent and skills by joining UIL. See a teacher for details. It's your time to shine!

Quote of the Week

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. ~ Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling)


Varsity Football

Sept. 14 Meridian 7:00 Away

Sept. 21 Bruceville-Eddy 7:00 HOME

Sept. 28 Anderson-Shiro 7:00 Away

Oct. 5 Somerville 7:00 HOMECOMING

Oct. 12 Iola 7:00 Away

Oct. 19 Bremond 7:00 HOME

Oct. 26 Bartlett 7:00 Away

Nov. 2 Bye Week

Nov. 9 Chilton 7:00 HOME

JV Football

Sept. 13 Meridian 6:30 HOME

Sept. 20 Bruceville-Eddy 6:30 Away

Sept. 27 Anderson-Shiro 6:30 HOME

Oct. 4 Somerville 6:30 Away

Oct. 11 Iola 6:30 HOME

Oct. 18 Bremond 6:30 Away

Oct. 25 Bartlett 6:30 HOME

Nov. 1 Bye Week

Nov. 8 Chilton 6:30 Away

Junior High Football

Sept. 13 Meridian 5:30 HOME

Sept. 20 Bruceville-Eddy 5:30 Away

Sept. 27 Anderson-Shiro 5:30 HOME

Oct. 4 Somerville 5:30 Away

Oct. 11 Iola 5:30 HOME

Oct. 18 Bremond 5:30 Away

Oct. 25 Bartlett 5:30 HOME

Nov. 1 Bye Week

Nov. 8 Chilton 5:30 HOME

Lady Lion Volleyball

Sept. 11 Tues. Holland 5:00 HOME JV, V

Sept.15 Sat. Buckholts @ Buckholts V

Sept. 18 Tues. Milano 5:00 HOME JV, V

Sept. 22 Sat. Mumfor 1:00 @Mumford JV, V

Sept. 25 Tues. Thrall 5:00 HOME JV, V

Sept. 29 Sat. Thorndale 1:00 @ Thorndale JV, V

Oct. 2 Tues. Bartlett 5:00 HOME JV, V

Oct. 6 Sat. Holland 4:00 @ Holland JV, V

Oct. 9 Tues. Buckholts 5:00 HOME V

Oct. 13 Sat. Milano 1:00 @ Milano JV, V

Oct. 16 Tues. Mumford 5:00 HOME JV, V

Oct. 20 Sat. Thrall 1:00 @Thrall JV, V


Sophomores: ASVAB Wed. Sept. 26

RTI Progress Monitoring Calendar

Sept. 10-14 Math

Sept. 17-21 OFF/Make-Up

*Sept. 24-28 Reading BOY

*Oct. 1-5 Math BOY

Oct. 8-12 OFF

Oct. 15-19 Reading

Oct. 22-26 Math

Oct. 29-Nov. 2 OFF/Make-Up

Nov. 5-9 Reading

Nov. 12-16 Math

Nov. 19-23 - OFF (School closed)

Nov. 26-30 Reading

Dec. 3-7 Math

Dec. 10-14 OFF/Make-up

Dec. 17-21 OFF

*Jan. 8-11 Reading MOY

*Jan. 14-18 Math MOY

Jan. 22-25 OFF

Jan. 28-Feb. 1 Reading

Feb. 4-8 Math

Feb. 11-15 OFF/Make-Up

Feb. 19-22 Reading

Feb. 25-March 1 Math

March 4-8 OFF/Make-Up

March 11-15 OFF (Spring Break)

March 18-22 Reading

March 25-29 Math

April 1-5 OFF

*April 8-12 Reading EOY

*April 15-18 Math EOY

April 23-26 OFF

April 29-May 3 Reading

May 6-10 Math

May 13-17 OFF/Make-Up

May 20-24 OFF

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

Friendly Reminder

*All students in grades 7-12 have the 2018-19 $35 laptop insurance due please.

*Pep Rally is no longer at the end of the day. It is now during advisory period on Friday's. (2:20-2:50) Parents: For your child's safety, please send note to teacher in advance if you will be taking your student after the pep rally. This gives the teacher a chance to have the student prepared. If this is not possible, the student will need to return to class after the rally and regular check out procedures will apply. Thank you for your understanding.