SGP Warrior Updates

Week of November 4 - 11

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Upcoming Important Dates:

  • Virtual GPISD Experience November 6th (Info below)
  • Daylight Savings Time Ends (Turn those clocks back ) Sunday, November 7th
  • Senior Panoramic Picture Rescheduled for Wednesday, November10th @1:30pm
  • Baseball Spirit Night at Cane's - Wednesday, November 10th at 5:00 - 10:00pm
  • Purchase Senior Photos @lunch on the landing Thursday, November 11th
  • Senior Yearbook Recognition Ads on sale @jostensadservice.com until November 12th
  • Yearbooks on sale @Jostensyearbooks.com for $75 until. Friday, November 12th
  • Mandatory Boys Soccer Tryout meeting (see all info below)
  • Thanksgiving Break November 22-26
  • Boys Soccer Tryouts after school Monday, November 29th - Wednesday, December 1st
  • New Athletic Schedules below
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Join us Saturday, Nov 6th for the Virtual GPISD Experience

Greetings Families,


The 2021 GPISD Virtual Experience website is now open. You can shop for schools to fit your child’s educational needs and interests. When you complete the Experience Registration, you will receive the Apply Early Pass to be among the first to apply for the 22-23 school year on Saturday, November 6.

Make plans to join us for a Live Chat with our Principal on Saturday, November 6, from 9am to noon.

GPISD is an open-enrollment district, which means that you can apply to attend any school in GPISD regardless of your address. Explore the possibilities in Grand Prairie ISD www.gpisd.org/Experience.



November 1

Registration & Shopping Open


November 6

Live Chat with Principals & Apply Early

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Buy a Yearbook and Senior Recognition Ad


November 3rd and 4th

9-11th graders will go through their ELA classes

Seniors need to schedule a session via the link sent out in the Senior 2022 Canvas


Yearbooks are on sale at jostensyearbooks.com for $75 until Friday November 12th.


Senior Recognition Ads are on sale at www.jostensadservice.com until Friday November 12th

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2021-2022 Mayor's Teen Council

The Mayors Teen Council Students above Joshua Mendoza, Laila Woods, Callihan Bertley, Olivia Woods, and Jonathan Wilson got to meet Mayor Ron Jenson this week for the first meeting of the council.
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Baseball Spirit Night at Raising Cane's

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Attention Boys’ soccer players!


Open tryouts for the boys’ soccer program will be held immediately after school on Monday, 11/29 through Wednesday, 12/1.


Anyone that wishes to try-out that is not already in the athletic period must attend the mandatory meeting in the Keel Theater on the main campus Wednesday, November 17th at 3:05pm. There will be important information discussed to make sure everyone is prepared for tryouts. Please contact Coach Buentello, Coach Carreno, or Coach Lopez-Hafen if you have any questions.

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SGP Baseball Fundraiser

What wants to win a freezer full of meat just before the holidays?

https://go.rallyup.com/sgpmeatraffle21

SGP Baseball is once again running our annual Stock the Freezer Meat Raffle. All you have to do is visit the link above. When you get to our raffle page, click on participants and search for one our players that you would like to support. When you get to that player’s fundraising page, click BUY TICKETS. It’s really that simple. Pro tip…the more money you “donate” the cheaper the tickets become.


This is our really big fundraiser that we do each Fall semester. We will have the drawing on Monday, November 15th at 7pm. There will be THREE winners. Each winner wins everything listed below:


5 cu. ft. freezer

AND

4 whole chickens

5 lbs. T-bone steak

5 lbs. sirloin steak

10 lbs. chuck roast

10 lbs. ground chuck

10 lbs. bone-in pork chops

5 lbs. bacon

5 lbs. breakfast sausage

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Teacher Tutoring Times and Location

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Need extra help with your math class?

Visit the Math Lab in C127

Tuesdays & Thursdays

3:00-3:45

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Junior Chats with the Counselors through English 3

Counselors will be meeting with all Juniors through English 3. We will be meeting with them to discuss transcripts, graduation requirements and course registration for 2022-2023 school year.


Also:

Did you know that Counseling Support is also available for Students Grades 6-12? Everyone needs someone to talk to. DialCare is standing by. DialCare’s virtual counseling sessions are designed to provide students with a safe, secure and private means of seeking assistance from licensed mental health professionals via virtual or telephonic counseling sessions after school hours.

Please click on the following link for information on how to register:https://www.gpisd.org/dialcare

And for additional Community Resources please visit:https://www.gpisd.org/Page/47609

Do you have a student that wants to join a club? Check out our SGPHS Club List

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Students needing a VOE (Verification on Enrollment)

If you need a VOE, please email your students attendance clerk 48 hours in advance to request the form. Thanks
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Class of 2022 Seniors at South Grand Prairie High:

The Dallas County Promise Pledge opens today. Dallas County Promise is a last dollar scholarship that covers tuition (cost of classes) at partner colleges and offers a Success Coach for 2022 Dallas County high school graduates from participating campuses, with options for all Texas residents.

https://dallascountypromise.org/
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A Message from Mr. Jones

Warrior Families,


Welcome Back!!!


We are excited to roll out another form of communication as we get this year started. I want to make sure you always know what is going on at SGP. Our students are second to none and we have already hit the ground running. We have an amazing staff and we are looking forward to a very productive and fun year.


Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions or issues you need addressed.


Thank you all.


Larry Jones

Principal

South Grand Prairie High