It's a Great Day to be a Cougar - 2022/2023

Family Newsletter

Week of November 21, 2022

We want to thank our Site Council members for suggesting that we include a link to our Master Calendar in our newsletter. You can find our calendar on our website at: District Master Calendar (

Upcoming Events

Learn more about upcoming events by visiting our website at and looking on the right side for "Upcoming Events."

We look forward to having you come out and support our students.

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No School Due to Thanksgiving Break November 23rd-25th - Enjoy Your Holidays! - Please Note our Offices will be Closed for the Holidays

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Open House - December 1st from 5-7pm

We hope you will come and join us for our Open House on December 1st from 5:00 to 7:00pm. We will start with a short orientation in the auditorium from 5:00 to 5:15 and then you can tour the campus, learn about our elective and CTE course options along with the various clubs and athletic programs students can choose from.

Site Council

Join us at our next Site Council meeting on December 12th at 5:30 in the library. Learn about our programs and share your voice.

Booster Club

Are you looking for a way to get involved at school? Join our CGUHS Booster Club and be part of the legacy. The CGUHS Booster Club helps to promote student achievement and recognition along with supporting our great staff. The Booster Club is also looking at various ways to promote graduation and to recognize our graduates for their success. The next meeting is on January 23rd at 5:30 in the CGUHS Library.

Interested in helping now? Sign up to bring in an item to provide a staff thank you breakfast. Use the following link to sign up:

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Winter Sports Have Begun

We are excited for our Winter Sports Season. Our teams are looking great, and we hope you will come out to cheer them on to victory. As a reminder, all of our events are cashless. We ask that you purchase your tickets in advance using

Don't forget that we have implemented a clear bag policy to help with campus safety and that no outside food or drinks can be brought into the events. More information about our athletic programs can be found at: Athletics (

ACT Aligned Benchmarks and Progress Checks

ACT Aligned Benchmarks and Progress Checks In order to support all of our students in meeting college and career readiness benchmarks measured by the ACT our students are taking regular assessments to measure their progress. Progress checks are administered every two weeks and we will be recognizing students who score at least 5/6 on these assessments. Our next full-length benchmark is scheduled for January. Students can access their scores on these assessments using these instructions.

Blackboard Access

Families are encouraged to log into Blackboard to support your student’s academic progress. In Blackboard, you will be able to review your student’s classes, check assignments completed and better understand what they are learning in class. Please ask your student for their password information in order to access. If you need support in accessing your student’s password, please call (520)374-7170

Student Support

Do you have new student that need a little help navigating OneDrive, Outlook, Blackboard, etc?? The collection of Freshmen Success Videos is available here:

Please use them as needed.


Join us on Mondays and Thursdays in the CGUHS Library for English and Math tutoring. Students may be picked up one hour after they begin tutoring by a parent/guardian or there is a 4:30 and a 6:15 p.m. activity bus for all afterschool activities. Our goal is to help all students who would like to improve their skills and grades. We hope to see more students take advantage of this great opportunity.

Additional tutoring is also available through BRAINFUSE. Students can access this by going to, clicking on the "research" tab and selecting "student resources." Under "student resources" select "Brainfuse" from the list and login with your student ID# and Library Pin. You can get help in many subject areas from 2pm-11pm through this online resource.

Power School App

We have an app for that!

Do you want real time information about attendance and grades for your student? You can

easily access using the PowerSchool App. Stay on top of assignments and participate

more fully in your student's daily progress with the PowerSchool App. Students can

download and use it too!

1. Download from your app store.

2. Enter the District Code: QJDT.

3. Enter your username and password. This will be the same username and password you use to access the web-based PowerSchool Parent Portal.

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