Greater Heights Academy -12/25/2021

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS EDITION 2021

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

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Saturday, December 25, 2021

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HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA VIDEO 2021

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Dear Greater Heights Family...

Happy Holidays to all our Greater Heights Academy Family & Friends,


  • Please enjoy this SPECIAL CHRISTMAS EDITION of our newsletter as we share the much awaited HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA VIDEO 2021, brought to you by the Fabulous GHA Scholars & Staff.

  • (We wish to thank our very own Mr. Eddy who put together this award winning video!)


  • Please look at the GHA Family Resource pages that our Amazing GHA Office Manager, Ms. Berry has diligently put together for your information and possible assistance.

  • Holiday Break is for one more week and we will return to school on Monday, January 3, 2022


As always it is an honor to partner with you in the trajectory of your scholar's formation and education.


Richard Thompson, (Mr. T ) Principal

Greater Heights Academy

3196 W. Pasadena Ave

Flint, MI 48504 U.S.A.

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Photo Highlights from Greater Heights Academy - Holiday Celebration - Where every Scholar and Staff received a gift from Santa and Mrs. Clause !

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"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world."

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GHA FAMILY RESOURCE LINKS

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Dear GHA Families -

Ms. Berry has so generously put together resources for our Scholars from generous donations.


Please fill out the form to request your appointment to shop the GHA Family Care Closet. Appointments will be scheduled in the order that the requests are received. Please allow up to two weeks for your appointment to be scheduled due to current need and demand.

Please fill out the form above to request your appointment to shop the GHA Family Care Closet. Appointments will be scheduled in the order that the requests are received. Please allow up to two weeks for your appointment to be scheduled due to current need and demand.

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GHA SUMMER ADVANTAGE

Its never to early to be prepared.

Please click on link to see the Summer Advantage opportunity here at Greater heights Academy this Summer 2022.


https://www.phalenacademies.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=257&ModuleInstanceID=2299&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=8520&PageID=389

Summer Advantage 2022: Registration & Dates Now Available

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Scholar & Teacher GHA Board Presentations

We are very proud to announce that we will be having our teachers and Scholars present at our Greater Heights Academy Board Meetings each month.


6th Grade will be highlighted on Tuesday December 14, 2021.

Please tune in to see our amazing teachers and scholars.


Year Schedule


  • December 14, 2021 = 6th Grade
  • January 18, 2022 = 5th Grade
  • February 8, 2022 = 4th Grade
  • March 15, 2022 = 3rd Grade
  • April 19, 2022 = 2nd Grade
  • May 17, 2022 = 1st Grade
  • June 21, 2022 = Kindergarten


More information below...

https://www.phalenacademies.org/Page/478

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WE BELIEVE IN S.O.A.R.

Hello Greater Heights Academy Family,


  • Please know that we will be going over the S.O.A.R. ethos upon our return. Please go over these with your Scholar as we continue to create our Greater Heights Academy as a place that embraces learning and respect.


  • S = SAFETY MATTERS
  • O = ON TASK
  • A = ACT RESPONSIBLY
  • R = RESPECT


We are Thankful for the opportunity to partner with you in the Character and Knowledge (Virtus et Scientia) of your child as we journey through this academic year.


Thank you again,

Richard Thompson

Principal

Greater Heights Academy

GHA Scholars Presenting the SOAR Ethos

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Please Partner with us in our Scholar Dress Code

DRESS CODE
  • Please continue to partner with us in our GHA Dress Code as we will be enforcing this most important aspect of our school. If you need assistance in this expectation please feel free to reach out so we may assist. Upon the return of school opening on Monday November 29, 2021, the Dress code will be enforced to ensure the quality of attentiveness and professionalism of our scholars. Please work with us in this very important aspect of GHA. (Letter below)
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Dress Code Letter - sent home on Friday November 19, 2021

November 19, 2021


Dear Greater Heights Families,


I want to personally thank you all for entrusting your scholars to Greater Heights Academy Family during their educational journey. We are continuing to build an exceptional learning environment for all scholars and we need your assistance.


We want our scholars to be the best scholars in Flint and we want them to look their best as well. GHA has a scholarly dress code that includes navy blue, black, or khaki pants or skirts, and a collared gray, powder blue, white, or yellow top. Also, sweaters (without hoods) may be worn in any of the colors listed. Scholars can wear any type of shoe as long as their entire foot is covered. This gives the scholars options while still adhering to the scholarly uniform. Students should not wear jeans (unless it is a dress-down day), hoodies, graphic tees, leggings, slide sandals, flip flops, or hats or caps (inside of the building). Lastly, coats will need to be hung in a designated area within the scholars’ classrooms, and may not be worn throughout the day (unless they are going outside for recess).


As of Monday, November 29, 2021, all scholars MUST be in their scholarly uniform every day. We truly thank the parents that have already been diligently ensuring that their scholar(s) were dressed properly. We now need every parent and guardian to assist us in making sure that scholars are dressed for success in their scholarly uniform.


If you have any questions, concerns, or needs, please feel free to call the office.


In partnership with you,


Richard Thompson

Principal

Greater Heights Academy

Examples of our Brilliant Scholars in the GHA Uniform

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Please review the Handbook and the GHA Dress Code

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We are so very proud of our Scholars of the Month!!!

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Lamp Lighters ATTENTION YOUNG MEN ages 9 - 17

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Please follow us on Facebook...

FACEBOOK - Greater heights Academy

Click here to see all the Brilliant Activities and Celebrations on our Facebook page.

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GHA excellence and expectations of S.O.A.R.

S = SAFETY MATTERS

O = ON TASK

A = ACT RESPONSIBLY

R = RESPECT

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Please help us with the MASK mandate by the GCHD.

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GHA Newsletters 2021-2022

Please click here to see all the GHA 2021-2022 Newsletters

GOOGLE SLIDE PRESENTATIONS GHA21-22

GOOGLE SLIDE PRESENTATIONS GREATER HEIGHTS ACADEMY 21-22

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Below please find an amazing interactive empowering webpage: The purpose of this Parent’s Guide is to help you increase resilience in yourself as well as in your scholar.

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Have Questions? Contact Us!

Greater Heights Academy is a tuition-free charter school proudly serving K-6 families in Flint. We represent a partnership of scholars, faculty, staff and administration. We are united in our mission to achieve academic success for all scholars through positive family, school and community relationships. Scholars are our first priority. We believe that traditional fundamentals of education must be enhanced to form a solid foundation for our scholars’ futures.

Meet the Team

"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world."

GHA : Volume 21-22, Issue 27

Special Christmas Edition 2021