Granville Academy

Week of December 3, 2018

In this Edition of Granville Academy

Information about Granville Academy and the GA Pirates:

  • Welcome: Mrs. Phyllis Cameron
  • Coffee & Donuts with Dr. Wrenn
  • GA Spelling Bee
  • Math, Science & Technical Support
  • Hour of Code this Week
  • GA Box Tops for Education: Due 12/14
  • Volunteers Wanted
  • Student Publications: Ms. Barbara Poole's Creative Writing Course
  • Desmos Graphing Calculator
  • GA T-shirts & Hoodies
  • GA Pirate Birthday Celebrations

6-8 Pirates:

  • Weekly Checklists

9-12 Pirates:

  • Student Labs
  • Wake Electric: Youth Tour (HS Juniors): Deadline 12/12

GA Information for All

Welcome Mrs. Phyllis Cameron

Granville Academy would like to welcome Mrs. Phyllis Cameron to our team! Mrs. Cameron is an Exceptional Children's teacher with 25 years experience. She is assigned to Granville Academy on Mondays and Tuesdays. Wednesday through Friday, she is located at Joe Toler Oak Hill.

Mrs. Cameron is married and lives in South Hill, VA with her husband, dog, and 3 cats. She has 2 adult children and 2 grandchildren. Her grandchildren are 3 and 5 years old and live in Stem. She has been out of the work force for almost 3 years, but has been acting as a food pantry coordinator for a non-profit, Project Restoration, Inc. They are a client choice pantry with 2 distribution sites and a home delivery program for medically home-bound individuals. She will continue this activity in addition to her current return to the classroom. She enjoys reading and crafting in her spare time.

We are lucky to have Mrs. Cameron on our Stellar Staff!

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GA Spelling Bee

Thursday, Jan. 24th 2019 at 5:30pm

Tar River Elementary School

Please mark your calendars for the Granville Academy Spelling Bee! More information to come soon!

Math, Science and Tech Support

This week Math & Science tutoring will be available to support our GA Pirates.

Math tutoring with Mrs. Igims will be held only on Monday (12/3) and Wednesday (12/5) at TRES from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.

Science tutoring with Mrs. Young will be on Wednesday (12/5) from 4:00pm to 5:30pm.

Technical support may also be available during these times! Please feel free to stop by and we look forward to seeing you!

The Hour of Code is THIS WEEK!

Granville County Public Schools is participating in the Hour of Code and we would love for the GA Pirates to participate too! has many ways to plan for students to participate this week, including a NEW Create your own Dance Party through coding with popular songs and characters that floss and dab! The students are sure to love this opportunity during THIS week (December 3rd thru December 9th).

Visit and view this video for more information and share out pictures using #GCPSHourofCode on Social Media.

Box Tops for Education

Granville Academy is participating in the Box Top for Education program!

The winter collection sheet is available below and will be sent home with your students to help with the collection process. Please turn in your Box Tops by Friday, December 14th. You can still collect them after this date and still feel free to ask others you know to help collect them for Granville Academy!

List of participating products here.

Volunteers Wanted

Do you want to share your passions with our GA Pirates? You can sign up to sponsor a club or an activity!

If you are interested in volunteering to sponsor a chess, art, music, dance, gaming or other club, please let us know. We would like to offer extracurricular activities and know many of you have talents you would like to share. All volunteers will need to complete the volunteer process which may be located at this link.

Student Poetry

Students in Ms. Barbara Poole's Granville Academy & Granville Online Course have been working on Poetry Publications. You can view the work Nsima Ipke and Reagan Leas on the GO and GA websites as well as here:

Using Desmos Graphing Calculator

Using Desmos calculator is an alternative to using the TI-84 calculator. Here is information on how to add and use this tool! Thank you to Mrs. Igims for creating and sharing this information.

GA T-shirts and Hoodies

Granville Academy T-Shirts and Hoodies are available for purchase! All T-Shirts and hoodies are gray with the pirate logo. The order form is located below and by clicking HERE .

6-8 Pirate Information

9-12 Pirate Information

High School: Student Labs

We are halfway through the semester. We do not want any high school student to not earn credit. All 9-12 grade students who are earning below a 61 in any class will be contacted to attend an onsite help lab. You will report to the lab weekly until you are back on pace and passing. We want to provide you with the support you need now to pass and earn credit for the course!

Friday labs with Ms. Kellam will begin on November 30th, 2018.

Attention GA JUNIORS

Wake Electric is sponsoring the Rural Electric Youth Tour! Win a FREE week-long trip to Washington, DC! Have the chance to visit museums, memorials and monuments. Chat with your legislators, trade pints with 1600+ youth tourists from across the nation, and go on a harbor boat cruise! Apply to be a part of this once in a lifetime opportunity here: wemc.coml/youth-tour

More information is posted below along with the application to attend! The deadline to apply is December 12th at 5pm.

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