Granville Academy

Week of December 10, 2018

In this Edition of Granville Academy

Information about Granville Academy and the GA Pirates:

  • #SchoolAwayfromSchool
  • Coffee & Donuts with Dr. Wrenn
  • Grant Awarded to Mrs. Young
  • End of the Semester & Final Exams
  • GA Spelling Bee
  • Math, Science & Technical Support
  • GA Box Tops for Education
  • Volunteers Wanted
  • GA Pirate Birthday Celebrations

6-8 Pirates:

  • Weekly Checklists

9-12 Pirates:

  • Wake Electric: Youth Tour (HS Juniors): Deadline THIS WEEK 12/12

GA Information for All

Due to Granville Academy's Blended and Online design, students may continue with school work when school is cancelled by following the weekly plans.


If you work while you are not at school, please share your photos through email (GranvilleAcademy@gcs.k12.nc.us) or by using the hashtag: #SchoolAwayfromSchool.

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Grant Awarded to Mrs. Young

We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Bethany Young has been awarded a 2018 Regional Tournament Scholarship by the North Carolina Science Olympiad Scholarship Committee. The scholarship was established to increase participation among rural, rookie, and economically disadvantaged teams. Funds for the scholarships are generously supplied by Duke Energy Foundation as part of our Rural Participation Project.


This scholarship will support one team's registration for the Science Olympiad!


Congratulations to Mrs. Young!

End of the First Semester

The end of the first semester is coming soon!

Here are some important dates!


  • Friday, January 18, 2019 - End of First Semester & Second Nine Weeks

  • Monday, January 14 - Friday, January 18, 2019 - Final Exams


Continue working hard and preparing for exams!


***Note these dates are subject to change due to snow cancellations.***

GA Spelling Bee

Thursday, Jan. 24th 2019 at 5:30pm

Tar River Elementary School

Please mark your calendars for the Granville Academy Spelling Bee! More information to come soon!

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 Wednesday (12/12) at TRES from 4:30pm to 6:00pm weather permitting.


Science tutoring with Mrs. Young will be on Wednesday (12/12) from 4:00pm to 5:30pm weather permitting.


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

Box Tops for Education

Granville Academy is participating in the Box Top for Education program!


The winter collection sheet is available below and will be sent home with your students to help with the collection process. Please turn in your Box Tops by Friday, December 14th. You can still collect them after this date and still feel free to ask others you know to help collect them for Granville Academy!


List of participating products here.

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.

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

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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