Granger School Weekly Newsletter

Jan. 22-26, 2018

Quick Reminders/Planning Ahead

Sat. Jan. 27 Project Celebration Dinner Fundraiser -Still need a ticket? See a Senior!

Wed. Jan. 24th Last day to order SHAC Lion Heartbeat T-shirt

Mon. Jan. 29th PTO meeting in cafeteria 7:00pm

Sat. Feb. 17 Father/Daughter Mother/Son Dance 6:30-9:00pm



PLANNING AHEAD:

Prom will be Saturday, March 3, 2018

City Wide Garage Sale Saturday, April 7


Don't forget:

*Instagram: Follow the school yearbook @ grangerlionsyearbook

*Students have access to eBooks! https://wbb38820.follettshelf.com/shelf/servlet/presentshelfform.do?site=38820


***Please check school website and Dojo for date and time changes, as it may not have been given at time of publication. http://www.grangerisd.net/

Shout Out!

Thank you...

Britni Nunn, President of the PTO. She is always there when you need her!

PTO parents - thank you for your giving heart. If called on, you never let down.

Mrs. Chapman - for staying after school and helping Mrs. Griffis get ready for the read-in.

Mrs. Virgina Loza - For continuing to give your time and talent to the school, though your boys have already graduated. Don't move please. :)

Ryan Pickett - A junior who was a willing victim by braving the masses and read to the students during the Family Night Out reading event.

***You are appreciated!***

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Have a Heart...

...and support SHAC and its efforts to bring fun, educational programs to encourage physical and mental health as well as academic success by purchasing this cool t-shirt!


February is heart health month! The cool lion heartbeat shirt would be a great addition to your wardrobe, not only for the notoriously smitten month, but for all year!


Forms can be found in high school office, library, and elementary foyer. Please turn into high school office or the nurse. Thank you! ***Orders due Wednesday!***

Be Aware!

Last week was the highest reporting flu cases this season for our area. Please, be vigilant about protecting yourself and others.

Protect:

*Vaccinate

*Stay away from people who are sick

*Stay away from people if you are sick

*Cover your mouth & nose when cough or sneeze

*Wash hands often with soap

*Avoid touching your face

*Clean & disinfect hard surfaces & objects

*Protect the elderly & those with weak immune systems. The consequences of the flu for them are not a couple of days off work/school.


If sick:

*Keep you child home from school. (Unless fever free 24 hours WITHOUT MEDICINE.) Don't share the flu!

Put on your dancing shoes!

The Father/Daughter Mother/Son dance sponsored by the Granger Student Council will be held Saturday, February 17th, from 6:30 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. in the school cafeteria.

Unique Celebrations in Bartlett is offering a 20% discount forcorsages and boutonnieres if you mention "Granger".

Photographs will be available with the following prices:
1-5x7 for $5
2 5x7 for $8
8x10 for $8

Props will be available for silly pictures..

Forms will be coming home with your children next week, Feb. 1st. Prices are $7 per couple, $1 for each additional child and $10 at the door per couple and $2 for each additional child.

Light refreshments will be served.

Quote of the Week

A negative mind will never give you a positive life.

Lunch Menu

Monday: Grilled Cheese & Chicken Noodle Soup

Tuesday: Cheese Nachos

Wednesday: Chicken Fajitas

Thursday: Lasagna

Friday: Popcorn Chicken

Raising Fundraiser Awareness

*SHAC Lion Heartbeat T-Shirt Sales now until Wed. Jan. 24th.

*Senior Class Kona Ice Sales are 3/6, 4/3. All of these are the first Tuesdays. Time: 3:00-5:00

*Ongoing Fundraiser: SHOPPING! www.SchoolStore.com

School name: Granger School

School ID#: 192787

+++Family Book Store on home page and Caring for Classrooms donations count towards student's earning prizes. Merchants purchases raise money for the entire school but will not count for student's Prize Thermometer. All proceeds benefit the school.



Happy Birthday!

January

Louise Thornton 10

Walt Brock 10

Marlana Sustaita 23

Eriya Irisawa 23

Lisa Repa 26

Rene Valdez 26

Janice Hajda 28


Schedules

Renaissance Testing Dates (Reading & Math Progress Monitoring)

3rd Nine Weeks 01/08/2018 - 01/26/2018

4th Nine Weeks 03/05/2018- 03/30/2018

End of Year 04/23/2018 - 05/11/2018


STAAR, EOC, and Finals Testing Dates:

April 10 & 11 4th Writing and 5th Reading and Math

May 7-11 EOC Exams

May 14 and 15 3-6 STAAR Tests

May 22-24 Finals Week


UIL

High School OAP dates are as follows:

Clinic Feb 17th

Clinic March 2nd

District March 8th

Bi-District March 21st


Sports Schedules

~Your invited to the sporting events and to share the excitement and support for the hard working Granger ISD Students and Coaches!~


Boys Basketball

Jan. 23 @ Holland

Jan. 26 Home vs Thrall

Jan. 30 @ Milano

Feb. 2 @ Thorndale

Feb. 6 Home vs Mumford

Feb. 9 Home vs Holland

Feb. 13 @ Thrall

Feb. 19-20 Bi-District TBA

Feb. 23-24 Area TBA

Feb. 26-27 Regional Qtrs. TBA

March 1-3 Regional vs New Braunfels

March 8-10 State Tourney vs San Antonio


Girls Basketball

Jan. 23 @ Holland

Jan. 26 Home vs Thrall (Parents' Night)

Jan. 30 @ Milano

Feb. 2 @ Thorndale

Feb. 6 Home vs Mumford (Senior Night)


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

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