GRIFFIN TIMES

September 2018

Instructional Focus of the Week

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


  • Academic Language Development which includes think-pair-share, students responding in complete sentences, and the use of sentence fragments.
  • 100% student engagement

"Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them"

-Lady Bird Johnson

Dates to Remember

Attendance challenge continues through 9/17


Monday, September 3

  • Labor Day-No School


Tuesday, September 4

  • ASB meeting during Advisory (Garcia)

  • Achieve3000 ELA and Social Science

  • History/Social Science Pullout

  • Equity and Learning Walk at SUHi from 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Montaño)

  • ASB PLC at Rancho del Rey at 12:00 p.m. (Garcia)

  • Parent English Classes from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in room 403
  • CRF meeting at Parent Center from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (Baltazar)

  • Anti-Bullying Assembly meeting in Conference Room at 2:15 p.m.

  • Grades due in IC by 3:30 p.m.


  • Wednesday, September 5

    • College Awareness Wednesday-wear your college shirt!
    • GNN during advisory
    • ELA Pullout
    • FAC in Seminar Room at 7:00 a.m.
    • CIS Meeting at S&F from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Thompson)
    • Parent English Classes from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in room 403
    • SST in Conference Room at 11:00 a.m.


    Thursday, September 6

    • AVID T-shirt day

    • Anti-Bullying Assembly at 9:00 a.m.

    • Culture Climate Meeting during 6th per. in Conference Room

    • Novice Football vs. Lincoln at SUHi at 3:00 p.m.

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


    Friday, September 7

    • GNN during Advisory
    • Math Pullout
    • PREPARE Training at Special Services all day (Zaragoza)
    • Progress Reports distributed


    Saturday, September 8


    • I Love a Clean Granger from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    • Saturday Gap from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. --- Credit Recovery make up time
    • Intramural football at GJH vs. NCM at Olympian at 12:00 p.m.
    • Cross Country meet at Olympian High School at 9:00 a.m.
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    Fall Break- Sept 24-Oct.9

    PIQE Parent Workshops- Oct. 16

    Compact for Success Field Trip - Oct. 27

    Granger Calendar

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

    The More You KNOW

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    Parent Newsletter Ed.1

    Check out our first quarterly parent newsletter below! Please share the link with parents AND students to keep them updated on important school information.


    If you have any ideas for our next newsletter please share!

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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!

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    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

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