GRIFFIN TIMES

March 2019

Instructional Focus of the Week

Teachers and students will focus on the following resources and objectives:
  • Daily Learning Target includes all 5 components and is reviewed a minimum of 3 times per period.
  • Current and updated Word Walls
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Dates to Remember

Conference Room Reserved Dates

  • March 12th, 10:00 a.m.


Monday, March 11

  • Achieve 3000-Electives/PE depts.
  • Teacher preference sheets distributed
  • GNN during Advisory
  • ELPAC Read/Write/Listen testing all day in 700 bldg. (Gaucin)
  • Principal Meeting, 7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Montaño)
  • BTW meets in Rm. 903, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.


Tuesday, March 12

  • ELPAC Read/Write/Listen testing all day in 700 bldg. (Gaucin)
  • AVID Pullout Seminar
  • CRF Family Engagement Professional Meeting at Parent Center (Baltazar)
  • GJH Facility Focus meeting in Conference Room, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • Parent English Classes in room 704, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • Spring BBQ at Lunch


Wednesday, March 13

  • College Awareness Wednesday
  • ELPAC Read/Write/Listen testing all day in 700 bldg. (Gaucin)
  • SeaWorld Field Trip (7th gr. science, all day)
  • GNN during Adv.
  • CAC Meeting in Conference Room, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Muro)
  • Parent English Classes in room 704, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.


Thursday, March 14
  • AVID T-Shirt Day
  • Chalk Art Competition
  • ELPAC Read/Write/Listen testing all day in 700 bldg. (Gaucin)
  • DELAC Meeting at Parent Center, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Baltazar & Muro)
  • Group Counseling Meeting at ELH, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Zaragoza)
  • ASES Meeting in Rm. 902, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (Garcia & Lisa Flowers)
  • Culture Climate Meeting in Conference Room during 6th period
  • SLT/AVID Meeting in Seminar Room at 3:30 p.m.


Friday, March 15

  • Non-Unifrom Day for Chalk Art Winners
  • ELPAC Read/Write/Listen testing all day in 700 bldg. (Gaucin)
  • Data placement sheets due from teachers to Nafarrete
  • GNN during Advisory
  • Math Pullout (8th & 9th)
  • SUHi Registration for 9th gr. through PE in Library
  • Admin Meeting, 10:00 a.m. (Montaño's Office)
  • Extended Lunch -- staff vs. students basketball game

Saturday, March 16

  • Saturday Gap
  • Adelante Mujer field Trip to UCSD, 8:30-2:00 p.m. (Aguilar-Garcia)
Granger Calendar

Click the link above to know more about what's on Granger's calendar!

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Collaboration is Key

Read Across America Winner

In honor of Read Across America Day, the Library raffled off a prize to students. Make sure to congratulate 8th grader, Jesus Negrete for winning a Dr. Seuss backpack donated by Ms. Luchau.

Coffee Concerts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fq3ic5PMw_c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5xqMFYkA34

Kudos to...

Brett McCarty for hosting Coffee Concerts for students and their families. Each period performed to a group of friends and family members.


Mr. Montaño and Karen Thompson for organizing and hosting Coffee with the Principal and ELAC in the Library last Thursday.


Pat Johnson for selling nachos with chili as an effort to fundraiser for Hearts and Flowers.


To all the members of the Culture Climate/Restorative Practices Team that attended the district training last week.


Tara Zaragoza and her husband, Edgar, for organizing having members of UPS do clean up and community service to GJH.


Geoffrey Shimotsu for organizing a visit from the San Diego Fleet Professional Football Team to GJH 5th and 6th period PE classes.


Ivan Amezola and Adan Escobedo for presenting at the SDCOE about their knowledge in using media to engage students after schooL with GNN!

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The Griffin Way

G reet everyone with respect.

R espond to adversity with GRIT!

I mmerse themselves in learning.

F ocus on being calm and cool!

F ollow their shot to the trash can!

I Pads are used as educational tools.

N ever ever give up!


W ill be College and Career Ready.

A cknowledge positive behaviors (4:1 Challenge)

Y earn to learn beyond the bell!

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Nutrition Break Supervision TEAM 4

Area 1: Student restrooms - Mancero

Area 2: 9th grade cafeteria carts - Bryan

Area 3: Cafeteria windows/lines - A. Gutierrez

Area 4: Inside the cafeteria - Marchante

Area 5: Cafeteria lines - Negrete

Area 6: Corner of the 600 building - Luchau