WEEK OF MARCH 27, 2023

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Message from the Principal

GLOW Students & Families,

We hope you had a great weekend! We are just a little more than a week and a half away from Spring Break and our teachers are working to make every day count. Please help us ensure that your child is present, on time, in uniform, and ready to engage in learning each day.

We are looking forward to another great week at GLOW. Please check out the latest news and updates from GLOW found in the newsletter below.

Wishing you all a great week!

Kate B. Tayloe



2023 Graduation Info & FAQs

Parents of the Class of 2023,

12th Grade Leadership Advisory Teachers reviewed this 2023 Graduation Info & FAQs document with seniors in Leadership Advisory; however, we wanted to ensure that you also had a copy. Please let us know if you have any questions.

2023 Earth Day Youth Summit

“Make the Future Now” at the 2023 Earth Day Youth Summit will be held on April 22nd, 2023 from 10 am-4 pm at GLOW Academy. To help fund this interactive environmental event, we will be hosting a Spaghetti Trivia night on March 28th at GLOW Academy. Spaghetti will be available for $10, and trivia cards will be available for $5. Proceeds will go towards the 2023 Earth Day Youth Summit.

As the future generation, our young scientists will navigate a changing planet using progressive technologies and research methods. This event will feature a variety of engaging presentations and activities on some of the most pressing environmental issues of our time and how this generation plans to navigate it.

Highlights include a "slow" fashion show showcasing sustainable and ethical fashion alternatives, discussions on climate change and its impact on a global and local scale, presentations on future earth innovation and technology solutions, and explorations of environmental engineering.

We hope that you and your family can join us. For more information, email or

Girl Scout Academy

Girl Scout Academy is hosting opportunities to earn a STEM badge, Arts and Crafts Patches, and Culinary Patches this month for middle and high school students. Join us after school in the STEM Lab to earn the STEM badge on March 30th. Arts and Crafts will take place in Sakald Hall. Meet in the Culinary lab on March 27th for cooking! Students must be picked up promptly at 4:15 p.m. We can't wait to see you there!
Has your student ever dreamed of pieing a teacher? Well here is their chance! Starting Monday, March 27th, the Prom Committee will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to pie a teacher. Tickets are $1.00. Students may buy as many tickets as they want. The more tickets they buy, the better chance they will have to pie a staff member.

On Thursday, April 6th, we will all gather in the courtyard to have a drawing for each staff member and the lucky student whose name is drawn will be the one to throw the pie for that teacher!

Free Prom Shopping Event

Cinderella's Closet is offering a free prom shopping event on March 31st and April 1st at Grace Methodist Church. You must complete the event registration form and return it via email to by March 25th. Students can see Ms. Lexi (Smith Hall, Room 406) for a hard copy of the registration form and for help emailing the form to Cinderella's Closet.

Spring Market

Thank you to those that came out to first Community Market! It was such a success, we are planning to do it again in the coming months - stay tuned for more details.

Tell a Friend, Get a Shirt!

We still have some spots available for the 2023-24 school year. Our Admissions Department will continue to provide tours of campus to interested families throughout March.

Please encourage your friends, neighbors, and coworkers with a rising 6th, 7th, 8th, or 9th grader to check out GLOW Academy. When they do, you will receive a uniform shirt*!

Be sure to have your referral mention your name at the start of the tour. You will receive an email with a voucher for a shirt.

HERE is the link to sign up or the may email

*One shirt voucher per student.


Junior Night

Class of 2024 Students and Parents, College Bound is requesting the attendance of all students in the Class of 2024 and at least one adult from their family at Junior Night on Tuesday, April 4th, in the cafeteria beginning promptly at 6 p.m. As we continue to prepare for senior year, we want to share information about what to expect and general updates for summer and the start of the school year. Attendance at this event enters each student and adult into a raffle for special prizes! Please email Mrs. Jahleese ( with questions or concerns.

Calling all Chefs from the Class of 2024 and the Class of 2025

Class of 2024 and Class of 2025: If you love exploring all the possibilities of food, grab your seat at the table for an unforgettable experience.

Sharpen your skills in the culinary labs and learn from our very own JWU chefs, who not only know how to teach the fine art of cooking but also have excelled in the industry.

You’ll also explore the impact you can make through food outside the kitchen, with experts leading the charge to change the food industry through education, sustainability and research. Choose from Baking & Pastry Arts or Culinary Arts programming. Learn more at by CLICKING HERE and reach out to Ms. Lexi with any questions (

Dates: June 26-29, 2023 | July 11-14, 2023

Cost: $399 (The program includes housing, all meals, instructional materials, activities and on-campus transportation.)

🎓 Class of 2023 - Countdown to Graduation 🎓

Here We Go!

As we enter the 4th quarter of the 2022-2023 school year, we also being the countdown to graduation for the Class of 2023.

As of March 27, there are just 61 days (counting weekends and school holidays!) to Graduation. Please keep an eye on this section for updates and announcements as we move closer to the big day.

Decision Day 2023

Class of 2023 Students & Families -

Save the Date for Decision Day 2023. Be sure to keep an eye on your email inbox for details on this very special event.

Class Ring Ceremony

For those Seniors & Juniors that received a class ring, please be sure it fits just right! If not, a representative from Herff Jones will be on campus tomorrow, Monday, March 27th. If you have any questions or concerns, please see Ms. Livengood.

Junior / Senior Prom

The Junior / Senior Prom will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2023.

This year's theme - Light Up the Night!

More details to follow.


National Day of Action

National Day of Action is March 31st. Use the link provided to sign a petition telling the FDA to get rid of flavored tobacco products. The FDA has the power to protect kids and save lives. By eliminating flavored tobacco products, you can greatly improve our nation’s health and stop tobacco companies from addicting another generation of kids. Sign the Petition Here
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Helpful Tips for Seasonal Allergies

Allergy season is upon us. Check out some super helpful tips to survive the Spring pollen by clicking HERE.


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