GRIFFIN TIMES

Once a Griffin, Always a Griffin!

COMPACT FOR SUCCESS

Thank you to students, parents, and staff who participated in the Compact for Success visit to SDSU. Since 2000, San Diego State University (SDSU) and the Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD) have been opening doors to higher education for Southbay students.


Learn more about the Compact for Success:

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THE GRIFFIN WAY

GRIFFINS....

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!

ACHIEVE 3000

1. SPANISH SPEAKERS, GET READY

2. MY GRANDFATHER, THE ARTIST


NOTE: SEE BELOW. Granger has the highest number of completed activities at 31.4 per student. Granger is also showing the highest growth with an average of 20 point lexile growth. WAY TO GO GRIFFINS!!!!

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WEEK AT A GLANCE

Monday, October 26

Filipino Movie- The Debut Film Per. 5&6 in Library


Tuesday, October 27

Annual Fire Inspection 11am-1pm

GRADES DUE @ 3pm

Science COHORT @ PDC Bumatay

Filipino Movie- The Debut Film Part 2 in library per. 5&6


Wednesday, October 28

A-G presentations for 7th graders in Library all day

Pink out day!!- Wear Pink (breast cancer awareness month)

Boost Visit for ASES program after school 3:30pm

College Awareness – Wear your College T-Shirt

Parent English Class 9:15am-11:15am in Rm 403

Admin Mtg. @ 1pm

Filipino Dance troops & ballet folklorico visit from MVH during lunch


Thursday, October 29

Speaker Darryl Asuncion in library during adv

A-G presentations for 8th graders in Library all day

Costume Contest- Staff and Students

Halloween Dance 5- 7pm/Haunted Trail 7-8pm


Friday, October 30

Head counselor mtg @ 1pm- Nafarrete

Shortened Day Schedule (8:15am-2pm)

Calendar Mtg. 9:00am @ Conf Rm

Progress Report


Saturday, October 31

Saturday GAP 8-12pm @ Cafeteria

Credit Recovery 8-12pm


UP COMING EVENT

11/4/15 FAC Mtg

11/5/15 Coffee w/principal- SSC Mtg

11/6/15 Shortened Day

Granger 8th Graders at Lincoln Acres Elementary for Literacy Week

Special thank you to Ms.Doughman and her 8th grade students for reading to Lincoln Acres Elementary students on Monday.

NUTRITION BREAK SUPERVISION

Area / Teacher

East side of Quad .................MARCHANTE

9th Grade Carts.....................BRYAN

Cafe windows......................MANCERO

Inside Cafeteria......................VALDIVIA

Cafeteria Line.........................MURPHY

West side of Quad...................PINEDA

compact for success benchmarks

Compact Benchmarks

Upon graduation from high school, students must have completed the following:

  1. Continuous enrollment in Sweetwater Union High School Disctrict schools from 7th to 12th grade (as of October 2011).

  2. Attain a CSU GPA of 3.0 or higher by time of application and maintain this GPA through senior year

  3. Completed all CSU A–G course requirements with a grade of C or higher:
    • A – 2 years of US History, Government/World History
    • B – 4 years of English (ELD 7-8 may apply)
    • C – 3 years, (4 recommended) – Algebra, Formal Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, Math Analysis, Calculus
    • D – 2 years, (3 recommended) – Biology, Chemistry, Physics
    • E – 2 years, (3 recommended) – Foreign Language (same language)
    • F – 1 year of Visual and Performing Arts
    • G – 1 year College Prep Elective or additional year of any of the above (e.g., 4th year of math)

  4. Satisfy the ELM (Entry Level Math Placement Test) and the EPT (Entry Level English Placement Test)

  5. Take SAT or ACT exams

A—G Courses9th Grade10th Grade11th Grade12th Grade

A World HistoryUS HistoryGovernment

B English 9English 10English 11English 12

C Algebra*Geometry*Intermediate Algebra Recommended

D Biology**Chemistry / PhysicsRecommended

E Foreign Language *Foreign Language*Recommended

F Fine ArtsOne year of Fine Arts can be taken in any grade. Both semesters must be in the same subject, for example: drama, art, music, etc.

G Elective One year of an extra a-g course can fulfill the elective requirement.


*Course sequence may be started in middle school
**Science courses may be designated to begin in the 9th grade

college awareness wednesday

Weekly Tutoring

MONDAY.................SCIENCE

TUESDAY..................SOCIAL SCIENCE & CREDIT RECOVERY

WEDNESDAY............MATH

THURSDAY...............CREDIT RECOVERY & TUTORING FOR ANY DEPT.

FRIDAY.....................ANY DEPARTMENT / ACHIEVE 3000