The Graham School News O'Graham

July 2022

Upcoming Events

  • Tues. Aug. 16 - Registration/Open House - 9th and 10th graders - 5:00-7:00pm
  • Wed. Aug. 17 - Registration/Open House - 11th and 12th graders - 5:00-7:00pm
  • Mon. Aug. 22 - First Day of School
  • Mon. Sept. 5 - No School - Labor Day
  • Fri. Sept. 30 - No School - PD Day

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Important School Information

  • Academic Calendar - 22-23 - School day - 8:00am-3:30pm
  • TGS Summer Office Hours - 9:00am-3:00pm
  • TGS Fall Office Hours (starts Aug. 15) - 7:15am-4:00pm

Fall Open House

We are looking froward to welcoming our students back for the 2022-23 school year. Please join us for Fall Open House, Tuesday, August 16 (9th and 10th graders) or Wednesday, August 17 (11th and 12th graders). This is an evening for PARENTS AND STUDENTS TOGETHER!


This is an important opportunity to turn in last minute forms and documents; meet your student's teachers; learn about volunteer opportunities; see the school building; talk about graduation pathways; meet community partners; and receive your student's schedule.

We're Hiring! Check out TGFS employment opportunities for the 22-23 school year!

Click here for TGS employment opportunities.

Click here for TCS@ODU employment opportunities.

Click here for GEMS employment opportunities.

All Registration forms must be completed before school starts!

These forms are required by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) and our sponsor, Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESCCO), to be updated annually or when there is a change in information regarding the student. This information MUST be updated every year for the safety & well-being of our students and MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE STUDENTS MAY ATTEND CLASSES. Forms can be completed online (OneView information below) or by paper. Click here to print and complete a paper registration packet. Please call the Front Office at 614-262-1111 to have a paper registration packet mailed to you. Paper registration packets may be mailed or dropped off at the school.


ONLINE ANNUAL REGISTRATION FORMS

OneView Login Page: https://tgs.esvportal.com/


PROOF OF RESIDENCY

In addition to the Registration Packet, we are mandated by the Ohio Department of Education to obtain a new proof of residency every school year. This may be a copy of a utility bill or bank statement (dated on or after July 1, 2022). Please e-mail or mail in your proof of residency to frontdesk@thegrahamschool.org or 3950 Indianola Ave Columbus, OH 43214. It must be submitted on or before the first day of school.


ANNUAL SCHOOL FEE

We ask our families to help with expenses by making an annual school contribution of $35.00. You may pay with credit card, cash, check or money order in person or by mail. You may also pay with a credit card online via the TGS School Store.


FREE & REDUCED SCHOOL MEALS APPLICATION

The USDA will not be extending the pandemic related food service program waivers for the 2022-23 school year. This program has allowed The Graham Family of Schools and other school districts to provide free lunches and breakfasts to all students since the spring of 2020. All families should fill out a Free & Reduced School Meals Application to see if they qualify for free or reduced meal pricing. Please complete the application and return it to the front office as soon as possible. Click here to print and complete the application.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Registrar, Bryan Kossmann, at bkossmann.1@thegrahamschool.org, our Enrollment Coordinator, Pam Boseker, at pboseker@thegrahamschool.org, or the front office at frontdesk@thegrahamschool.org or call 614-262-1111.

Summer Meal Information

All children ages 1 through 18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months at participating program sites. Individuals age 19 through 21 who have been identified as having mental or physical disabilities and are following Individualized Education Programs (IEP's) through their current enrollment in educational programs are also eligible for free summer meals. For a full list of locations near you for summer of 2022 please visit the link listed below, or you can call 1-866-3-HUNGRY(486479).

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The Graham School is on Facebook and Instagram! Please like and follow!

Do you have co-workers, friends, or family members looking for high school options?

  • Encourage them to complete an application to be considered for enrollment. Click here to complete an online application.

  • Completing an online application does NOT commit the student to attend TGS.
  • Contact Pam Boseker, Enrollment Coordinator at pboseker@thegrahamschool.org or 614-262-1111 (school office) or 1-513-449-0369 (direct number) for more information about The Graham School.

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When you shop at Kroger and/or Amazon you can help TGS raise money for class supplies!

Kroger

Go to: www.krogercommunityrewards.com or call 1-800-837-4483 to enroll in the program. Add Graham to your card. You can search for Graham by name or use our school code: IE209, Shop! Every time you shop and use your Kroger Rewards Card Graham gets rebates. Kroger totals those rebates and sends Graham a check.


Amazon Smile gives to The Graham School!

When you make a purchase on Amazon Smile they will donate 0.5% of your total purchase to The Graham School. Go to http://smile.amazon.com/ch/31-1713840 to get started!

​Important information about the Child Tax Credit​!

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Free Covid-19 Tests

Click here to complete the online form to request free at-home COVID-19 tests
from the federal government.

Covid Vaccine Locations:

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EL Education

Our partnership with EL Education empowers our teachers to unleash the potential of their students. EL Education is built on ten design principles that reflect the educational values and beliefs of Kurt Hahn, founder of Outward Bound and EL Education. These principles also reflect the design's connection to other related thinking about teaching, learning , and the culture of schools. The Graham School's habits of learning have grown out of the design principles: Self-Direction, Perseverance, Teamwork & Collaboration, Service & Stewardship, and Adventure & Risk.

Title 1

TGS is a School-wide Title 1 program, enabling us to receive Federal Funds to ensure that our students receive the support they need to reach and exceed grade level goals in reading and math. We welcome parent involvement in planning, review and improvement of Title 1 programs. Please contact Debbie Addison at addison.2@thegrahamschool.org with any questions.

RESIDENCY VERIFICATION NOTIFICATION

Per House Bill 21 community schools are required to perform a monthly review of student files and randomly select families for residency verification. Please contact the school immediately in case of an address change. Proof of residency must be submitted within two weeks of an address change. If evidence is not provided, requests for additional documentation or a home visit may occur.

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.