Granger School Weekly Newsletter

February 4-8, 2019

Quick Reminders/Planning Ahead

Feb. 5 Basketball: Lady Lions Senior Night/JH Boys Appreciation Night

Feb. 6 Apply Texas Workshop for Sophomores

Feb. 7 100th Day of School

Feb 7 SENIORS: TSTC Rep here to guide through college process

Feb. 12 Last day to purchase candy and/or balloons for Valentine delivery to class

Thurs. Feb. 14 Elementary Valentine's Day Party

Feb. 14 Baseball shirt orders due by noon

Feb. 15 Food Pantry Raffle Winners announced

Feb. 18 No school

Feb. 23 Father/Daughter-Mother/Son Dance 6:30-9:00 pm

March 1 National Read Across America

March 11-15 Spring Break

Friday, March 22 Early Release 1:00 pm

Secondary UIL Dates:

March 8 District OAP in Cameron

March 26 Journalism in Thrall

March 29 Remainder of events at Blinn

May 10 K-2nd Grade field trip to Mayburn Science Theater

May 17 All library books due

May 30 Last day of school year - Early Release 1:00

GYAA Baseball/Softball 2019 Registration:

Ages 4-14

Cost: $70 in Jan. $75 in February


Registration Dates & Times:

Old Gym 10:00 am - 1:00pm

Saturday Jan. 12, 19, 26, Feb 2nd

Or online starting January 14th:


Contact: Careta Miller or Colter Gaswint


Conact: Careta Miller 254-289-5890

“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.”
—Dr. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut

Root, root, root for the home team!

$14 Short Sleeve Dri-Fit Material. Add $1.00 for size 2x. Add $2 for sizes 3x & 4X.

Color choices: Purple or Gold

Orders due Valentine's Day (Feb. 14th) by noon to high school office.

Please make checks payable to Granger Baseball.

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“One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.”
—Franklin Thomas, activist, philanthropist, and former president of the Ford Foundation

5th Grade Reading Rock Stars

Reading and acing chapter book quizzes before the start of the new school day!
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Put on your dancing shoes!

Father/Daughter & Mother/Son Dance Hosted by Student Council

Sat. Feb. 23, 2019

Time: 6:30pm-9:00pm

Location: School Cafeteria

Ages: 1 year old-8th Grade

Ticket Prices:

Advanced: $8 (couple)

At door: $10.00

$2 for each additional child

The child must be accompanied by an adult. (father, mother, grandparent, aunt, uncle)

Forms due Feb. 20, checks payable to Granger Student Council

Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, February 5th the Granger Lion and Lady Lions will be playing at home against the Holland Hornets. Please come support as the boys are looking to make a push for the playoffs. This is also Senior Night for the Lady Lions as well as Junior High Boys Basketball Appreciation Night. Game Times are as follow:
JV Girls 4:00 PM
JV Boys 5:00 PM
VG Senior Night Recognition
VG Girls 6:15 PM
Varsity Boys 7:30
Half Time JH Boys Basketball Appreciation
"Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another’s uniqueness.” – Ola Joseph



Testing Schedules

RTI Progress Monitoring Calendar

Feb. 4-8 Math

Feb. 11-15 OFF/Make-Up

Feb. 19-22 Reading

Feb. 25-March 1 Math

March 4-8 OFF/Make-Up

March 11-15 OFF (Spring Break)

March 18-22 Reading

March 25-29 Math

April 1-5 OFF

*April 8-12 Reading EOY

*April 15-18 Math EOY

April 23-26 OFF

April 29-May 3 Reading

May 6-10 Math

May 13-17 OFF/Make-Up

May 20-24 OFF


Eng 1, 4th/7th Writing, 5th/8th Math - April 9

5th/8th Reading - April 10

Eng 2 April 11

Alg 1 - May 6

Bio - May 7

US History - May 8

3rd/4th/6th/7th Match, 5th/8th Retake - May 13

3rd/4th/6th/7th Reading, 5th/8th Science -May 14

5th/8th Science - May 15

8th Social Studies - May 16

Granger Lion Basketball

Feb. 5 @ Granger vs Holland 4:00 JV1, JV2, Varsity

Feb. 8 Bye

Feb. 12 @ Granger vs Mumford 5:00 JV2, JV1, Varsity

Feb. 18-19 Bi-district TBA Varsity

Feb. 21-23 Area TBA Varsity

Feb. 25-26 Regional Qtrs. TBA Varsity

Feb. 28-March 2 Regional @ New Branunfels Varsity

March 7-9 State Tourney @ San Antonio TBA Varsity

*Remember to check school website and Dojo in case of any last minute changes due to situations beyond GISD control.

Friendly Reminder

***All students in grades 7-12 have the 2018-19 $35 laptop insurance due please.***