Granville Academy

Week of January 14, 2019

In this Edition of Granville Academy

Information about Granville Academy and the GA Pirates:

  • NEW Poetry from Mrs. Barbara Poole's Poetry Students
  • Granville Academy Tours and Application 2019 - 2020
  • Math, Science & Technical Support
  • 2019 NCDOT Aviation Art Contest: Due 1/18/2019

  • Ways to Connect and Communicate
  • GA Feedback Form
  • Volunteers Wanted
  • Upcoming GA Dates
  • GA Birthdays

Information for Grades K-5

  • GA Spelling Bee

Information for Grades 6-8

  • Science Olympiad Practice Information
  • Students 6-8: Message from Mrs. Nelson & Mrs. Young
  • Weekly Checklists

Information for Grades 9-12

  • High School Final Exam Information & End of the Semester
  • 11th Graders & the ACT

GA Information for All

NEW Publications from Ms. Barbara Poole's Poetry Students

This semester in the GA/GO Middle School Poetry Course, Onwua Cairns, Nsima Ipke and Reagan Leas have been creating some publications!


Click the link below or here to access their poetry! Granville Online and Granville Academy are proud of their work and Ms. Barbara Poole for her inspiration!


If you are interested in creative writing, look into and register for Ms. Barbara Poole's MS Short Story Course (Grades 6-8) or HS Creative Writing Course (Grades 9-12)! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Poole (pooleb@gcs.k12.nc.us).

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GA Application 2019-2020 School Year

Only new students should apply! Current students do not need to apply.

Math, Science and Tech Support

Math tutoring will be available this week on Monday (1/14) ONLY from 4:30 to 6pm! Stop by for some extra support before your final exams!


Regular scheduled support sessions for Math, Science and Tech will begin the week of January 28th.

2019 NCDOT Aviation Art Contest

Who can participate: All children born between 2001-2012 who live in and/or attend school in North Carolina

When is the deadline: All entries must be postmarked by Friday, January 18

Theme for the contest: “My Dream to Fly”


There are prizes for students and schools. Please view the link below for more information.


Access More Information Here

Ways to Connect & Communicate

In Granville Academy we pride ourselves on our constant and continuous communication. We want to remind families of all the ways to connect in Granville Academy.


Email: Emails are sent out weekly that include the GA Newsletter, messages from Dr. Wrenn and teachers, weekly checklists (grades 6-8), messages from all teachers K-12.

School Website: Our school website (GA.gcs.k12.nc.us) has all updated and past information posted here.

Google Groups: Important information is sent through the Google Groups and allows for families to post and respond to one another. The Groups also allow for grade span information to be sent in separate spaces.

Social Media: Announcements, Important Information and current school happenings are posted and shared through our social media outlets. Please view the image and follow us today!

Remind: Remind is an web application that GA uses to connect the entire educational community. Please note that the best way to use Remind is to download the App on your phone or set up to receive email notifications. Stay tuned for more information about the Remind Application.

Phone Calls: Phone calls are also sent home occasionally from the GA office with important information.

We want your feedback!

Please complete this form to provide the Granville Academy team with feedback about your experience as a GA Pirate! All students, staff, learning coaches, and parents are welcome to complete our survey!


Link to survey: http://bit.ly/GAfeedback2018

Information for Grades K-5

GA Spelling Bee

The GA Spelling Bee will be an exciting event! Please note that the date has been modified! The Spelling Bee will be on January 23, 2019 at 12:30pm in the Tar River Community Center.


Granville Academy has four Pirates participating! The students are Immanuel Perkins (4th Grade), Rylee Drissel (4th Grade), Miley Thompson (5th Grade), or Natalie Ollila (5th Grade)! If you see them, wish them luck!


The GCPS District Spelling Bee will be held on March 14, 2019.

Information for Grades 6-8

Science Olympiad Practice

Thursday, Jan. 17th, 1-2pm

2642 Philo White Road

Franklinton, NC

The next Science Olympiad practice for grades 5-9 will be on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Granville Academy TRES Campus. All Granville Academy students who attend either the Northern or Southern campuses are invited to come practice!


More dates can be found at this calendar link. Practices will be posted on the calendar link.


Competition for Science Olympiad is on Saturday, March 2nd at Riverside HS in Durham.

Students 6-8: Message from Mrs. Young & Mrs. Nelson

Extra Support on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Students are still welcome to stay until 3pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays to receive help and/or just have a quiet environment to complete work.


ALL FUELED ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED BY JANUARY 22ND. Assignments not completed by this time will stay as a permanent 0 in the grade book for the rest of the school year.


We Want Your Feedback!

Mrs. Young and Mrs. Nelson want your feedback! Click on the link below to fill out a brief survey about your first semester experiences at Granville Academy. All submissions will be anonymous. Parents & students are welcome to complete the survey!


Direct Link to the form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdpU0r04V-2_SNgOlEYnwToYNZLMCDRQBFBe6eO-gJPoA74iQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Information for Grades 9-12

High School Final Exam Information


The end of the first semester is here along with final exams! All students will test at the Granville Academy Northern Granville MS Campus. This campus is located at 3144 Webb School Road. Please enter the dirt driveway to access the Granville Academy entrance and follow the signage provided.


Be sure to get a good night of sleep, eat a good breakfast and study! Remember that all exams comprise 25% of your final grade in each course.


If you would like to help provide snacks, coffee, water or cocoa for students on exam days, please drop off in
Room 329 to Mrs. Mazie Marlin.


We want to make sure all of students are comfortable and ready to score a level 4 or 5.


Information is available below or by clicking here.

Attention all Juniors!

Granville Academy students in the 11th grade will be taking the ACT on February 20, 2019 beginning at 8:30am at Granville Central High School in room 2500!

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