The Graham School News O'Graham

September 2022

Upcoming Events

  • Fri. Sept. 30 - No School - PD Day
  • Tues. Oct. 4 - Virtual Enrollment Information Session - 6:00pm - Click here to join
  • Thurs. Oct. 13 - Quarter 1 Ends
  • Fri. Oct. 14 - No School - PD Day
  • Tues. Oct. 18 - Picture Day
  • Tues. Oct. 18 - Virtual Enrollment Information Session - 6:00pm - Click here to join
  • Tues. Oct. 25 - PSAT/NMSQT for 10th and 11th Grades at 8:00am
  • Tues. Oct. 25 - Student Led Conferences for 10th and 11th Grades - after testing
  • Tues. Oct. 25 - No School for 9th and 12th Grades
  • Thurs. Oct. 27 - PSAT for 9th Grade/SAT for 12th Grade
  • Thurs. Oct. 27 - Student Led Conferences for 9th and 12th Grades - after testing
  • Thurs. Oct. 27 - No School for 10th and 11th Grades

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Important School Information

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.

Have you paid your 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.

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

Rising Youth - Student Leadership Program

Last week TGS welcomed Mayra Betances, Director of Rising Youth - an after school student leadership program being offered at The Martin De Porres Peace Center at Ohio Dominican University.

Mayra interactively introduced the program that is open to all TGS students. The program gives students access to mentors, tutors, and opportunities to participate in activities that promote leadership. Themes such as Self-Esteem, Financial Awareness, Cultural Empowerment, Civics Engagement are just some of the areas that are discussed in the program. Students meet 2x a month from 4:00-7:30pm at the center - transportation from TGS is provided and Mayra visits us 1x month as well.

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Students in Randi Channel's art class created an origami garden!

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Chromebook Insurance - Deadline Sept. 30

TGFS students and families who have received a Chromebook for the 2022-23 school year please use this form to enroll into an insurance plan for deployed devices. The enrollment period is open from September 2 until September 30th. The cost is $28.01

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School Wide Door Decorating Contest

During Crew, students participated in a door decorating contest! The Deans will judge the doors this week and declare a winner! Below is a sample of the doors. Visit our Facebook page or Instagram account to see all of the doors.

Say hi to some of our TGS team members!

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


Go to: 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 to get started!

Do you have co-workers, friends, or family members looking for high school options for the 2023-24 school year?

Free Flu & COVID Vaccine Information

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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 with any questions. Click here for the Parent Pact.


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.