Granville Academy

Week of January 28, 2019

In this Edition of Granville Academy

Information about Granville Academy and the GA Pirates:

  • Math, Science & Technical Support
  • Granville Academy Tours and Application 2019 - 2020
  • Poetry from Mrs. Barbara Poole's Poetry Students
  • GA Feedback Form
  • Join the GA PTA
  • Boxtops for Education
  • GA Gear
  • Kiss the Pig!
  • Upcoming GA Dates
  • GA Birthdays

Information for Grades K-5

  • Parent Teacher Conferences

Information for Grades 6-8

  • Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Science Olympiad Practice Information
  • Students 6-8: Message from Mrs. Nelson & Mrs. Young
  • Weekly Checklists

Information for Grades 9-12

  • Message from Dr. Wrenn & the GA Faculty
  • Tutoring & Lab Schedule
  • 11th Graders & the ACT

GA Information for All

Math, Science and Tech Support

Tutoring and support will be available this week for the new semester!

Join Mrs. Danielle Igims on Monday (1/28) and Wednesday (1/30) from 4:30 to 6pm for Math support at the GA Campus at TRES.

Science tutoring will be held this week on Wednesday (1/30) from 4-5:30pm with Mrs. Young.

Access the GA calendars from the website for more information.

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GA Application 2019-2020 School Year

Only new students should apply! Current students do not need to apply.

NEW Publications from Ms. Barbara Poole's Poetry Students

This semester in the GA/GO Middle School Poetry Course, Onwua Cairns, Nsima Ipke and Reagan Leas have been creating some publications!

Click the link below or here to access their poetry! Granville Online and Granville Academy are proud of their work and Ms. Barbara Poole for her inspiration!

If you are interested in creative writing, look into and register for Ms. Barbara Poole's MS Short Story Course (Grades 6-8) or HS Creative Writing Course (Grades 9-12)! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Poole (

We want your feedback!

Please complete this form to provide the Granville Academy team with feedback about your experience as a GA Pirate! All students, staff, learning coaches, and parents are welcome to complete our survey!

Link to survey:

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Box Tops for Education

Granville Academy is participating in the Box Top for Education program! Please collect Box Tops from products within your home! Feel free to ask others you know to help collect them for Granville Academy as well!

We are so excited to have this opportunity to participate in this program and even more excited about our family participation with Granville Academy and the PTA this year.

Please turn in all Box Tops to Ms. Brenda Kellam at any Granville Academy Campus.

List of participating products here.

Granville Academy Gear

If you are still interested in ordering some Granville Academy gear, please complete this form and turn in all money to Ms. Brenda Kellam at any GA campus by Friday, February 1st, 2019.

All orders must be prepaid and you be notified upon arrival.

Thank you!

Kiss the Pig!

Thank you to everyone who supported the Kiss the Pig fundraiser! Granville Academy Pirates raised $107.50 in change! This is fantastic!

Information for Grades K-5

Elementary School Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Conferences for K-5 will be held for Granville Academy's Credle Campus on Monday, February 4th and Tuesday, February 5th in the afternoon. Granville Academy's Tar River campus conferences will be held on Wednesday, February 6th and Thursday, February 7th in the afternoon as well as all day on Friday, February 8th. All parents should have received information through their email about signing up for a time.

K-5 teachers would like to meet with all parents during the week of February 4th.

Information for Grades 6-8

Middle School Parent Teacher Conferences

Middle School Parent-teacher conferences will be held on Tuesday, February 5th on the Granville Academy Campus at NGMS. On Thursday and Friday, February 7th and 8th on the Granville Academy Campus at Tar River.

Parents, please sign up on this Google Form for a conference time to meet with Mrs. Nelson and Mrs. Young

Direct Link Here:

Science Olympiad Practice

Tuesday, Jan. 29th, 1-2pm

3144 Webb School Road

Oxford, NC

The next Science Olympiad practice for grades 5-9 will be on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the Granville Academy NGMS Campus. All Granville Academy students who attend either the Northern or Southern campuses are invited to come practice!

More dates can be found at this calendar link. Practices will be posted on the calendar link.

Competition for Science Olympiad is on Saturday, March 2nd at Riverside HS in Durham.

Students 6-8: Message from Mrs. Young & Mrs. Nelson

Extra Support on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Students are still welcome to stay until 3pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays to receive help and/or just have a quiet environment to complete work.

We Want Your Feedback!

Mrs. Young and Mrs. Nelson want your feedback! Click on the link below to fill out a brief survey about your first semester experiences at Granville Academy. All submissions will be anonymous. Parents & students are welcome to complete the survey!

Direct Link to the form:

Information for Grades 9-12

Greetings from your Principal, Dr. Vanessa Wrenn and the Granville Academy faculty. .

Our students began new semester courses on Wednesday, January 23rd. As we head into the Spring 2019 semester, I want to share with you a few updates and reminders.

Teacher Contact and Course Access

Each semester your teachers will contact you to introduce themselves and make sure you can access the course in PowerLearning (Haiku) and understand how to begin. Students log-into PowerLearning (sometimes called Haiku) the same way they log-into their GCPS issued Chromebook.

If you are in a NCVPS course, your login will not work until the first day of class. Don’t panic if it doesn’t work before then. NCVPS courses are taught via a platform called CANVAS. Here is an orientation in Canvas you can go through to help you prepare for the first day of class.

Weekly Live Lessons

Weekly Live Lessons are available in all online courses. These sessions are critical to your success and provide you live assistance and/or instruction. Make sure you are in attendance.

Tips for Online Learning

Parents, please review with your students the Tips for Online Learning”. This will help students to start the semester off well!

Tutoring and Student Online Learning Labs

Tutoring and Labs are available for students. Labs are available to provide a structured place to work with a teacher that is onsite to support their learning. Additionally, students who need high speed Internet are always welcome to come to the lab.

Students who are not on pace to successfully complete the course will be required to attend a lab until they are back on track to pass.

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Attention all Juniors!

Granville Academy students in the 11th grade will be taking the ACT on February 20, 2019 beginning at 8:30am at Granville Central High School in room 2500!

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