Principal's Newsletter

February 2021

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CAN'T HIDE OUR WILDCAT PRIDE!

February is a very important month for our Wildcats. This month we celebrate Black History Month, National Counseling Week, Valentine’s Day, and the 100th Day of School.


On February 4th, you will receive your child’s midterm. The midterm is important because it shows your child’s progress for the third 9 weeks. Please make sure that you review it and reach out to your child’s teacher if you have any questions. One of the most impactful ways to help your child in school is by having a strong school to home relationship. Working with your child's teacher can have a powerful impact on you, the teacher, and your child. Engaging the teacher lets you find strategies to help your child at home and in school. If you are unsure what to ask, please read this great article “15 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher”.


As always, thank you for your continued support through this pandemic. Our combined efforts have ensured that we continue to see success. Thank you for sending your child to school every day with a mask and water bottle and for proactively contacting Nurse Patty Younker or your child’s teacher. By working together and proceeding with an abundance of caution, we will continue to use best practices for the safety of our children.


We are all in this together and We Are VR.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pre-K Enrollment - February 22nd

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Congratulations to Charlie Hudson for earning 6th place at Carroll County School's 2021 Spelling Bee where he competed against students in grades 4th through 8th!

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Congratulations to the following students who participated in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl this year. We are so proud of their hard work, dedication, and accomplishments.

From left to right: Sienna Carter, Isabella Miller, Joe Nate Warmoth, Aleena Carter, and Gauge Carter. Not pictured: Emma Shadix.

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Wildcat Awards

Congratulations to our students who were recognized in the month of January. We celebrated students with 90% positive Dojo behavior, students who displayed our character word of the month, and those who earned the Principal's Award! Way to go Wildcats!

We also kept track of the total number of words our students read in the month of January and rewarded the top class in each grade level with ice cream. Students can contribute to their class word count by reading and passing AR quizzes.

Black History Month

Black History Month celebrates the considerable achievements and contributions of African Americans in the United States. During this month, we give tribute to the generations of African Americans who fought injustice and triumphed over adversity. Click the image below to access resources, produced by GBH Education and available on PBS LearningMedia, to learn more.
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School Counselors Appreciation Week begins February 1st!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Valentine's Day - February 14th

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CHARACTER WORD OF THE MONTH

TOLERANCE

During the month of January, we will be introducing and promoting the character trait of tolerance.

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Shoutouts

Staff Members of the Month

Congratulations to Jessica Hunt and Brandi Goldin, our January staff members of the month. These ladies were recognized for going above and beyond their normal tasks. Thank you ladies for all that you do for the students and staff here at GHE.

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Thank You!

Glanton-Hindsman would like to give a huge THANK YOU to Carrollton Wal-Mart for their generous donation of school supplies.

#WeAreVR

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MEDIA CENTER NEWS

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A. R. Superstars

Way to go Wildcats! These students have exceeded their nine-week and semester goals to earn their AR shirts. Students in grades K-2 earned at least 50 points and those in grades 3rd-5th earned a minimum of 100 points. These students are also reading books above their grade level Lexile requirement!

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Averynn Duncan, Kindergarten, 50 points

Anndee Allen, 2nd grade, 53 points

Emma Coursey, 2nd grade, 52 points

Kylee Steele, 2nd grade, 54 points

Front Row (Left-Right)

Jolie Miller, 2nd grade, 77 points

Elton Duah, Kindergarten, 52 points

Jalie Miller, Kindergarten, 50 points

Isabella Miller, 4th Grade, 310 points

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