Granville Academy

Week of October 15, 2018

In this Edition of Granville Academy

Information about Granville Academy and the GA Pirates:

  • PowerSchool Learning (Haiku) Maintenance
  • Google Groups
  • Congratulations to Mrs. Young!
  • ES Curriculum Event - Thank you
  • PTA Inaugural Meeting
  • Math Tutoring and Technical Support
  • PreACT for Sophomores
  • Picture Day

Pirate Reminders:

  • School Day Schedules
  • Student Weekly Plans
  • Technology Devices
  • Box Tops for Education
  • Join the GA PTA

Coming Soon:

  • GA Shirt Orders
  • New Date: Student of Merit
  • New Date: GA Class Rings & Graduation Materials

PowerSchool Learning: Maintenance

PowerSchool Learning (Haiku) will be down for maintenance on October 20th, 2018 for approximately 14 hours for scheduled updates. The updates will provide improvements with the learning management system. Please be sure to plan accordingly.

GA Google Groups/Discussions

Granville Academy has set up a virtual collaborative space for GA families in grade spans K-5, 6-8 and 9-12. Invitations were sent late last week to participate in the web forums. This space will provide the opportunity for families to collaborate online. If you are experiencing a situation with your child's courses, feel free to post about it!

Please know the GA Team is monitoring the forums to learn about student experiences and to make connections as well!

If you did not receive an invitation, please feel free to reach out to and include an email address of your preference.

Congratulations to Mrs. Young!

Congratulations to our GA Middle School Science & Math Teacher, Mrs. Bethany Young! She recently passed her Level 1 Exam and is a Level 1 Google Certified Educator! Way to go, Mrs. Young!

ES Curriculum Event: Thank you!

Thank you to all of our Pirate families who joined us for the Elementary School Curriculum Event. We are so thankful that our school and students have so much support in the learning process.

PTA Inaugural Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 25th, 3pm

2642 Philo White Road

Franklinton, NC

The GA PTA will hold the FIRST meeting of the GA PTA. All parents of all grade spans are welcome to join the meeting!

We can't wait to see you there!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Monday & Wednesday: Math Tutoring & Technical Support

This week Math Tutoring with Mrs. Danielle Igims will be held on Monday (10/15) and Wednesday (10/17) at the TRES Community Center from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. During this time, technical support will also be available! Please feel free to stop by and we look forward to seeing you!

Want to receive updates on Math Support from Mrs. Igims? Text the message @111math222 to the number 81010 or try texting @111math222 to (704)269-4486.

PreACT Administration: All GA 10th Graders

Thursday, Nov. 15th, 8:30am

2043 Sanders Road

Stem, NC

All 10th grade students will take the PreACT at Granville Central High School on November 15. Students will need to be on campus by 8:30 am.

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Friendly Reminders for our Pirates

Technology Devices

Did you know that a fully charged Chromebook will last up to ten working hours? An advantage of having a Chromebook in schools is the length of battery life.

Please note that it is best to come to school each day with Pirate devices fully charged during the face-to-face time together.

School Day Schedules

The Granville Academy K-5 Pirates begin their day at 8:30am and Pirates in grades 6-8 begin the day at 9am. It is very important for students to arrive on time in order to get the most out of the face to face instructional time.

Please click here or the link below in order to view the GA ES & MS Schedules and Procedures. If you have any questions, contact a member of the Granville Academy Team.

Weekly work & Pacing Guides

Pirates at all grade spans are offered flexibility about when they learn, but there is a requirement that needs to be fulfilled each week. Please be sure High School students are following suggested pacing guides provided by their teachers and K-8 students are completing their weekly assignments provided by their instructors.

We are so excited to offer a blended learning environment for our Granville Academy Pirates. Our headline is "Excellent Learning Options for All" and we know that by meeting weekly requirements and following pacing guides this will happen.

GA Box Tops for Education

Granville Academy is participating in the Box Top for Education program! Please begin to collect Box Tops from products within your home! Feel free to ask others you know to help collect them for Granville Academy as well! We will have more information about dates to turn them in soon!

There is a Fall collection sheet that your students could use to help with the collection process.

We are so excited to have this opportunity to participate in this program and even more excited about our family participation with Granville Academy and the PTA this year.

List of participating products here.

Coming Soon

GA T-shirt & Sweatshirts

Students will soon be able to order some GA gear! Stay tuned for more information on how to order a GA t-shirt or hoodie!

Granville Academy Juniors & Seniors!

There will be a new date coming soon for the October 11th cancellation for ordering class rings and graduation materials. GA Juniors and Seniors be on the look out for the new dates.

GA Student of Merit: New Date

Granville Academy will provide more information soon about a new date to celebrate our 8 Pirates and their hard work with our Student of Merit Ceremony that was cancelled due to storms on October 11th.

Be on the look out for the new date and times.

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