May 2019

Instructional Focus of the Week

Teachers and students will focus on the following resources and objectives:
  • Daily Learning Target includes all 5 components and is reviewed a minimum of 3 times per period.
  • Current and updated Word Walls
  • Students speaking in complete sentences using sentence frames

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Dates to Remember

SBAC 8th grade Science testing begins

All grades attendance challenge continues

Monday, May 13

  • Achieve 3000-Science & Electives depts.
  • CHKS Survey through GS 7/Bio/Eng. Fund (Gaucin & Thompson)
  • GNN during Advisory
  • Parent English Classes in room 904, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, May 14

  • AP Human Geo. testing in Library, 12:00 p.m.
  • Parent English Classes in room 704, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, May 15

  • College Awareness Wednesday
  • GNN during Advisory
  • DPAC Meeting in parent Center, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Thompson)
  • Parent English Classes in room 704, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • SST Meeting in Conference Room, 11:00 a.m. (Gaucin)
  • ASES SBCS Meeting, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. (Garcia)
  • ASES State & Fed. Meeting, 1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Garcia)
  • Bi Literacy Dinner at MVH, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (Montaño & Thompson)
  • Las Palmas Neighborhood Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m. (Library)

Thursday, May 16
  • AVID T-Shirt Day
  • ELAC/Coffee with the Principal, 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. in Library (Montaño & Thompson)
  • Culture Climate Meeting in Conference Room during 6th period
  • SSC Meeting in Seminar Room, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (Montaño & Thompson)
  • Band Concert at SUHi New Gym, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (McCarty)

Friday, May 17 - PLC Day, students dismissed at 2:00 p.m.

  • GNN during 1st period
  • SBAC Make Ups
  • Balboa Park Field Trip, all day

Saturday, May 18

  • Pancake Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.
  • Saturday Gap, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Granger Calendar

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Kudos to...

Culture and Climate Committee for organizing the events for Teacher Appreciation Week. GJH thanks you Teachers, for your hard work and dedication year round to give our Griffins the best education!

All teachers who took students on the 6 for 6 field trip to watch the Padres play at Petco Park.

Brett McCarty and the Granger Band for performing at the District Band Festival last Friday!

Cristina Rodriguez for accompanying students to Saturday's Math Field Day at Castle Park Middle!

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The Griffin Way

G reet everyone with respect.

R espond to adversity with GRIT!

I mmerse themselves in learning.

F ocus on being calm and cool!

F ollow their shot to the trash can!

I Pads are used as educational tools.

N ever ever give up!

W ill be College and Career Ready.

A cknowledge positive behaviors (4:1 Challenge)

Y earn to learn beyond the bell!


Nutrition Break Supervision TEAM 5

Area 1: Student restrooms - Clark

Area 2: 9th grade cafeteria carts - Valdivia

Area 3: Cafeteria windows/lines - Pineda

Area 4: Inside the cafeteria - Mendez

Area 5: Cafeteria lines - Douglas

Area 6: Corner of the 600 building - Sanchez