October 2018

Instructional Focus of the Week

Teachers and students will focus on the following resources and objectives:

  • Checking for understanding
  • Observe and encourage a classroom climate and culture

"Stay positive in the tough times."

Dates to Remember

Credit Recovery Session 2 - Sept. 17th through November 7th

College Door Decorating Contest through Nov. 7th

Monday, October 29

  • GNN during advisory
  • Achieve 3000 through Science and Elective

  • PE Pullout

  • All Counselor Meeting all day (Counselors)

  • Parent English Classes from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in room 704

Tuesday, October 30

  • ELD pullout
  • ASB Meeting during Adv. (Garcia)
  • PIQE Parent Workshop from 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. in Library (Thompson & Baltazar)
  • Parent English Classes from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in room 704

  • ASB Deans Meeting at NCM at 12:30 p.m. (Garcia)

  • Teachers grades due by 3:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, October 31

    • College Awareness Wednesday-wear your college shirt!
    • No Interventions Today
    • GNN during advisory - AR Smackdown Winners announced
    • Parent English Classes from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in room 704
    • SST in Conference Room at 11:00 a.m.
    • Halloween Costume Contest at Lunch

    Thursday, November 1

    • AVID T-shirt day

    • Non-Uni. for AR Smackdown Advisory winners

    • ELA pullout

    • Career Fair Planning Meeting in Conference Room at 9:00 a.m.

    • ASES/SBCS Meeting in Conference Room from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (Garcia)

    • Culture and Climate Meeting during 6th period (Conference Room)

    • SSC Meeting in Seminar Room at 3:30 p.m.

    Friday, November 2

    • GNN during Advisory
    • Non-Uni. for AR Smackdown Advisory winners

    • AP Human Geo Meeting per. 1/2
    • Math Pullout
    • Dia de Los Muertos Celebration in Library and at Lunch
    • Progress Reports distributed during 6th period
    • SUHi vs. MVH at 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, November 3

    • Saturday Gap from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    • Mini CABE Conference from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    • Cross Country at ORH at 9:00 a.m.
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    Progress Report 2 - Nov. 2

    Career Fair - Nov. 9

    Veterans Day - Nov. 12

    Coffee with the Principal - Nov. 15

    Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 19-23

    Granger Calendar

    Click the link above to know more about what's on Granger's calendar!

    Be a Champ!

    KUDOS TO...

    Pat Johnson, ASB, Link Crew and ALL STAFF who helped prepare and set up for Thursday's Fall Festival. Students enjoyed games, dancing and especially our very own Haunted Trail!

    Brett McCarty for hosting Coffee Concerts for parents and staff last week.

    Teachers - Douglas, Mesina, Marchante, Madrid, Gaxiola and Howard- for accompanying students to the Safari Park and the Beckman Center. Pics below!

    Teachers - Doughman, Gutierrez and Luchau -- for taking AVID students to a college field trip last Friday.

    Counselors -- Mike, Monica and Tara -- for recruiting students for the Compact for Success Field Trip to SDSU!

    Safari Park/Beckman Center Field Trip

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    The Griffin Way

    G reet everyone with respect.

    R espond to adversity with GRIT!

    I mmerse themselves in learning.

    F ocus on being calm and cool!

    F ollow their shot to the trash can!

    I Pads are used as educational tools.

    N ever ever give up!

    W ill be College and Career Ready.

    A cknowledge positive behaviors (4:1 Challenge)

    Y earn to learn beyond the bell!

    Nutrition Break Supervision TEAM 1

    Area 1: Student restrooms - Doughman

    Area 2: 9th grade cafeteria carts - Bautista

    Area 3: Cafeteria windows/lines - Jarumayan

    Area 4: Inside the cafeteria - Grewal

    Area 5: Cafeteria lines - Galindo

    Area 6: Corner of the 600 building - Allmon