Greenbrier High School

2020-21 Parent Newsletter

Mission Statement

The mission of Greenbrier High School is to provide each student with a world-class education in a secure and supportive environment that encourages motivation, responsibility and individual growth through positive teaching and learning experiences. The Greenbrier High School team in cooperation with parents and community will assist students in developing the desire and skills necessary to thrive as lifelong learners who are independent and productive individuals in a global technological society. The heart of the mission of Greenbrier High School is expressed through the following:

Panther Pride Promoting Proficiency Responsibility and Integrity through a Data-driven Differentiated Empowering Education

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GHS Dates to Know

February 23 -- ACT for Juniors, Seniors School Business or Panther Plus Day

February 24th-Course Requests go Home

February 25th-AP Assembly

February 26th-Homecoming Pep Rally and Ceremony @ 10:00, Live Stream provided

February 27th-Homecoming presentation and GHS Faculty/Alumni Basketball Game Event

March 15 -- End of 3rd 9 Weeks

March 22-26 -- Spring Break

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We are #GreenbrierProud of our CTE programs at GHS! We are excited about our recent approval to add additional programs of study for our students including Banking, Sports Medicine, and Youth Apprenticeship. Thank you to Ms. Edwards for creating a highlight video. #ghs_panthers
Greenbrier CTE

Spring Concurrent Credit Information

Spring Concurrent Credit billing letters will be mailed out beginning this week on January 18th & 19th, 2021. The final drop date without payment will be February 19th, 2021 at noon. All payments for concurrent credit bills are due by March 1st, 2021. The final drop date with payment is April 15th, 2021. Please note that just as last semester qualifying high school students may be eligible to have portions of their concurrent credit bill covered by the new Arkansas Concurrent Challenge Scholarship Act (Act 456 of 2019). The scholarship is funded by excess Arkansas Lottery proceeds. The Arkansas Concurrent Challenge Scholarship will award eligible high school students $100 per course for up to two concurrent credit courses per semester. Only high school students who are classified as a Junior or Senior qualify. Questions about concurrent credit may be sent to Mrs. Kim Hebel at hebelk@greenbrierschools.org


Bills can be paid with cash, check made out to GHS, or online through the Titan system. Please see the directions below for using this online system.



The Titan system is now accepting concurrent credit payments. Here are the steps to complete payment online.



  1. The family will login in to their Titan Family Portal Account: https://family.titank12.com/. On a computer, they need to use Google Chrome or an app is available called Titan Family Connect in the app store.
  2. Click 'Log In' or 'Sign up Today!' to enroll. If this is your first time signing up, the parents will create an account as the parent and then add their student(s) once the account has been created using the + sign in the upper right corner.
  3. Check to ensure your students are added to the parent account. If so, proceed to step #4. If not, use the + sign in the upper right corner to add.
  4. On the left side of the webpage, click 'Store'.
  5. Select the item 'Concurrent Credit Payment'.
  6. Use the drop down to select your student's name and key in the amount of payment (see billing statement).
  7. Enter the student's name in the 'Note' section
  8. Select 'Add to Cart'.
  9. Once you have selected all the items needed for your students, click on the cart icon in the upper right corner to proceed to check out.
  10. During the checkout process, you will need to enter an address in BOTH the Billing section AND the Shipping Section for the transaction to complete.
  11. Complete your payment method information.
  12. Select 'Complete Purchase'.
  13. The school will be notified once the payment has been completed.

Parents/Guardians: If you have any questions or issues please call, Sara Long at 501-679-8214.

COVID Procedures

Please refer to the following information regarding our procedures for reporting possible COVID exposures. Please report these situations to our Point of Contact, Kristi Williams so that next step information can be provided. We are continuing to remind students of our procedures at school of wearing masks, remaining 6 ft. apart and practicing hand washing, etc.


More information information about the school day and the district's response to Covid-19 can be found at https://www.greenbrierschools.org/44441

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Important Senior Information

Information from Jostens concerning senior cap/gown orders:

Jostens would like to have seniors place their cap & gown unit orders before leaving for Christmas break. If students place their cap & gown unit orders now, they will receive free shipping and handling. Beginning February 1st, shipping & handling will be added to the cap & gown unit orders and the new cost will be $45.00 plus sales tax. Beginning April 1st, the shipping & handling price will increase again and the cost for a cap & gown unit will be $50.00 plus tax.

Here is the link to order a cap/gown unit:

https://www.jostens.com/.../Cap-and-Gown-Unit/1362599917/

Panther Cuisine Meal Pick Up Program

The Panther Cuisine Meal program is a breakfast and lunch meal pick up program for Greenbrier students who are taking online classes through Greenbrier Academy or who have been quarantined through COVID-19. This curbside meal pick up service will be provided once per week at the Junior High Cafeteria on Thursdays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Noon) in a drive-through format, with each student receiving five breakfasts and five lunches. Parents/Guardians may pick up meals without their children present. Panther Cuisine meals meet and follow guidelines per USDA regulations. Menus are subject to change based on availability. This program is free to Greenbrier students.

The form below must be completed by MONDAY at 12:00 pm (Noon) each week to request the total number of meals needed.

If you have any questions or concerns about any Child Nutrition Services, please don't hesitate to reach out to Sara Long, Child Nutrition Director at 501-679-8214 or longs@greenbrierschools.org.

Go Panthers!



Sara Long, MS, RD, LD

Child Nutrition Director

Greenbrier School District

longs@greenbrierschools.org

office: 501-679-8214

Letterman Jacket Information

Attention High School Students and Parents: There are some changes to our process for ordering letterman jackets this year. Please use the link below to place all orders. We will not be doing in person ordering on campus. Once the jacket has been paid for the company will begin making individual jackets so that you do not have to order as a group. Please check with your coaches for any additional information or questions. https://jostensharrell.typeform.com/to/RvSsyBqs Please note that jacket orders are only for high school students, and they have to have started a season before ordering a jacket. #ghs_panthers #GreenbrierProud

Bus Rider Announcement

Any student needing to ride a bus that is not their regular bus must bring a note from home that is signed by the office.

Important Vaccine Reminders

Reminder to parents: All students are required to receive a meningococcal vaccine after their 16 birthday in the state of Arkansas. Vaccines can be given at doctor's offices, walk in clinics and Faulkner County Health Department, call for an appointment.

LUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT

Students and Parents,

Please note that due to COVID-19 guidelines and until further notice, we cannot allow parents to drop off lunches for students this year in the office. Please make arrangements to bring your lunch or eat in the cafeteria each day. Thank you for your understanding!

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GHS Bell Schedule

Please note the changes to our bell schedule for the 2020-21 school year. Our 1st tardy bell rings at 7:55 and our ending bell is at 3:10. We have added 2 lunches, as well as time designated during the day for our Panther Pathway groups (more details will be shared about this soon). Student's lunch times will be coordinated with their 4th/5th period teacher and will not be released until the 1st day of school.
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Greenbrier Academy Website

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Greenbrier FFA

Be sure and visit our Greenbrier FFA Facebook page to keep up with our student's recent accomplishments at both local, district, and upcoming state events!

Counseling Department

Kim Hebel- hebelk@greenbrierschools.org
Concurrent Credit Coordinator

Debbie Hogan- hogand@greenbrierschools.org
Administrative Assistant

Stephanie Legris- legriss@greenbrierschools.org
10th grade Counselor, Building Test Coordinator

Becky Coker- cokerb@greenbrierschools.org

11th & 12th grade Counselor

https://ghs.greenbrierschools.org/26579_1