Granville Academy

Week of November 26, 2018

In this Edition of Granville Academy

Information about Granville Academy and the GA Pirates:

  • Math, Science & Technical Support
  • Volunteers Wanted
  • Student Publications: Ms. Barbara Poole's Creative Writing Course
  • Desmos Graphing Calculator
  • NGMS Make Up Picture Day
  • GA T-shirts & Hoodies
  • GA Pirate Birthday Celebrations

6-8 Pirates:

  • Info from Mrs. Young & Mrs. Nelson

9-12 Pirates:

  • Student Labs
  • Wake Electric: Youth Tour (HS Juniors)

GA Information for All

Math, Science and Tech Support

This week Math & Science tutoring will be available to support our GA Pirates.

Math tutoring with Mrs. Igims will be held only on Monday (11/26) and Wednesday (11/28) at TRES from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.

Science tutoring with Mrs. Young will be on Wednesday (11/28) from 4:00pm to 5:30pm.

Technical support may also be available during these times! Please feel free to stop by and we look forward to seeing you!

Volunteers Wanted

Do you want to share your passions with our GA Pirates? You can sign up to sponsor a club or an activity!

If you are interested in volunteering to sponsor a chess, art, music, dance, gaming or other club, please let us know. We would like to offer extracurricular activities and know many of you have talents you would like to share. All volunteers will need to complete the volunteer process which may be located at this link.

Student Poetry

Students in Ms. Barbara Poole's Granville Academy & Granville Online Course have been working on Poetry Publications. You can view the work Nsima Ipke and Reagan Leas on the GO and GA websites as well as here:

Using Desmos Graphing Calculator

Using Desmos calculator is an alternative to using the TI-84 calculator. Here is information on how to add and use this tool! Thank you to Mrs. Igims for creating and sharing this information.

NGMS: Make Up Picture Day

Monday, Dec. 3rd, 11am

3144 Webb School Road

Oxford, NC

Make up pictures are scheduled for students at NGMS. Granville Academy students at the Credle campus who were absent can attend this session after 12 pm.

GA T-shirts and Hoodies

Granville Academy T-Shirts and Hoodies are available for purchase! All T-Shirts and hoodies are gray with the pirate logo. The order form is located below and by clicking HERE .

6-8 Pirate Information

Message from Mrs. Young & Mrs. Nelson

Pirate students and families in grades 6-8, please make note to some important items coming up in the future!

Mrs. Nelson & Mrs. Young will be rolling out a new late work policy soon. We are hoping this will help motivate students to get more of their work completed on time along with the checklists sent home to sign each week. The late policy and student checklists will help everyone work together to encourage and push students to do the best they can during this time of the year. Thank you already for all of your support at home and continue to check our lists! They are included on this week's weekly GA Newsletter and sent home electronically and with your student.

Also, please know that after school times are changing for each location to ONLY ONE DAY each week. Students can stay until 3pm on Tuesdays at NGMS and Thursdays at Tar River.

Thank you for all you do for our students!

9-12 Pirate Information

High School: Student Labs

We are halfway through the semester. We do not want any high school student to not earn credit. All 9-12 grade students who are earning below a 61 in any class will be contacted to attend an onsite help lab. You will report to the lab weekly until you are back on pace and passing. We want to provide you with the support you need now to pass and earn credit for the course!

Friday labs with Ms. Kellam will begin on November 30th, 2018.

Attention GA JUNIORS

Wake Electric is sponsoring the Rural Electric Youth Tour! Win a FREE week-long trip to Washington, DC! Have the chance to visit museums, memorials and monuments. Chat with your legislators, trade pints with 1600+ youth tourists from across the nation, and go on a harbor boat cruise! Apply to be a part of this once in a lifetime opportunity here: wemc.coml/youth-tour

More information is posted below along with the application to attend! The deadline to apply is December 12th at 5pm.

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