Greenbrier High School

2019-20 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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Concurrent Credit Pay Night & AP/Concurrent Credit Question/Answer Session with Counselors

Tuesday, Feb. 4th, 5pm

GHS Commons

Please join us at 5:00 for a short presentation from Mrs. Griffin and our counseling staff on Concurrent Credit/AP courses. This will be a great time to get questions answered about each of these courses, as students begin planning for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. We will also have our Pay Night for students who are currently enrolled in a concurrent credit course. The deadline for all Spring payments will be February 28th, 2020. We will be here from 5:00-7:00 in the GHS Commons Area.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Important Dates

GHS dates to know..


Report cards go home Monday, January 10th.

January 20 -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day--no school

Feb 4th-Parent Night for AP/Concurrent Credit Information/Concurrent Credit Pay Night

February 5 -- Activity Schedule--Winter Athletic Signing Day

February 11 -- Secondary P/T Conferences--early dismissal

February 13 -- Elementary P/T Conferences--early dismissal

February 17 -- Presidents Day--no school

February 22 -- Sadie Hawkins Dance

February 25 -- ACT for Juniors

AMI Days

Greenbrier School District has been approved for Alternate Methods of Instruction days in the case of inclement weather or other emergency circumstances. If this is ever the case as we enter the winter months, parents/guardians will be notified through our eNotes phone call and email, as well as through the district/school websites and social media. Google classroom and apps through student gmail accounts will be the main method of accessing student packets, and any students without internet access will receive AMI packets in hard copy. AMI days will allow for Greenbrier School District to maintain the timing of student learning throughout the year rather than adding additional days to the school calendar in May.
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Panther Plus FAQ

Below are a few questions related to our new Panther Plus time at GHS. If you have additional questions please feel free to email griffinl@greenbrierschools.org


Q: What is Panther Plus time?

A: Based on input from our teachers and students in recent surveys, discussions began about students needing more time and opportunities to work with teachers on reinforcing skills or extending their learning on various topics. We came up with a designated time called Panther Plus to allow for this extra time.


Q: When do you have Panther Plus?

A: On days when we schedule Panther Plus time, we run an activity bell schedule just as we do for pep rallies or assemblies. The days vary based on student needs and testing schedules, but we are working on having it bi-weekly or once a week as needed.


Q: Where do students report during Panther Plus?

A: ALL students report to a designated location/teacher during Panther Plus time and attendance is taken at each location. If a student is "assigned" to report to a teacher's classroom for a specific need then he/she attends this "closed" session. Teachers are able to assign students based on each student's individual needs. If a student is not assigned to a session, then "open" sessions are available for students to choose where they need/want to attend. There is at least one open session per content (math, English, science, etc) as well as open computer labs for students during this time.


Q: How do students know where to report?

A: Students will receive an email to know where to report during Panther Plus time. The email will either be from the teacher who assigned them to their class OR a Google form is sent by Mrs. Griffin where students select which open session they need to attend. Once a student makes a selection, he/she cannot change their response so we want to make sure they make a good first choice.

Watch Video about Panther Plus Time

This is the video that we shared with students to introduce our new Panther Plus time.

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

Cassie Page- pagec@greenbrierschools.org
11th & 12th grade Counselor

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

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