Granger School Weekly Newsletter

September 24-28, 2018

Quick Reminders/Planning Ahead

Today! PTO meeting 7:00 pm in cafeteria

Tuesday, Sept. 25 Volleyball support: Dress up theme is: Extreme School Spirit Fan Wear

Tuesday, Sept. 25 Jr. High Players & GYAA Players will be recognized on the volleyball court with all the HS Players. 4:30 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 26th Secondary Open House Grades 6-12 Time: 6 pm-7 pm

Thursday, Sept. 27 THS College Fair for Senior Class 1-3 pm

Friday, Sept. 28 Fall Pictures

Friday, Sept. 28 Last chance for $35 pricing on yearbook!

Friday, Oct. 5 Homecoming game vs Somerville 7:00 pm


Planning Ahead

Sophomores: ASVAB testing Wed. Sept. 26

Oct. 4 Granger All Sports Chili Contest after Pep Rally

Friday, Oct. 19 Box Top collections due for 1st nine weeks

Nov. 12-16 Book Fair Week

Tentative Plans: Clothes Swap/Drive Sat. Dec. 8th- More details to come


PTO Meetings @ 7:00 in cafeteria on:

October 29th

November 26th

Rules for Homecoming Banners!

Attention please 9-12th Graders! Important information:

Homecoming Banner Rules:

Must be 10' x 10', no smaller or no larger or will be disqualified

Must be hung in the cafeteria no later than noon on Monday, October 1st

Must remain hanging in the cafeteria until noon on Friday, October 5th

No addition or correction to the banner's once they are hung

DO NOT PUT CLASS ON BANNER, IT MUST REMAIN UNKNOWN!

Fourth Grade Roaring Readers

Fundraiser Awareness

Sept. 25-Oct. 10th Elementary Cookie Dough/Pie sales! Tentative pie delivery: Nov. 7th.

Coming Soon: Nov. 5th School Store - Details forthcoming.

Ongoing: Please collect Box Tops and send them to your child's class room trimmed. The class that collects the most Box Tops each 9 weeks will win a special treat.

Family Fun: Thomas the Tank Engine Fans!

Thomas and friends will be in Burnet, Texas Fri. Sept. 28-Sun. Oct. 30 for the Day Out with Thomas Big Adventures Tour. Catch a 25 minute train ride with Thomas and make lasting memories!


Address: 401 E. Jackson Street, Burnet

Cost: $24 per person, under two are free

Ticket Times: First: 10:10 a.m. Last ticket sales: 5:40 p.m.


Website to purchase tickets: https://www.ticketweb.com/venue/austin-steam-train-association-at-burnet-community-center-burnet-tx/110154?REFERRAL_ID=dowtsplash&pl=thomas18

Schedules

Varsity Football

Sept. 28 Anderson-Shiro 7:00 Away

Oct. 5 Somerville 7:00 HOMECOMING

Oct. 12 Iola 7:00 Away

Oct. 19 Bremond 7:00 HOME

Oct. 26 Bartlett 7:00 Away

Nov. 2 Bye Week

Nov. 9 Chilton 7:00 HOME


JV Football

Sept. 27 Anderson-Shiro 6:30 HOME

Oct. 4 Somerville 6:30 Away

Oct. 11 Iola 6:30 HOME

Oct. 18 Bremond 6:30 Away

Oct. 25 Bartlett 6:30 HOME

Nov. 1 Bye Week

Nov. 8 Chilton 6:30 Away


Junior High Football

Sept. 27 Anderson-Shiro 5:30 HOME

Oct. 4 Somerville 5:30 Away

Oct. 11 Iola 5:30 HOME

Oct. 18 Bremond 5:30 Away

Oct. 25 Bartlett 5:30 HOME

Nov. 1 Bye Week

Nov. 8 Chilton 5:30 HOME


Lady Lion Volleyball

Sept. 25 Tues. Thrall 5:00 HOME F, JV, V

Sept. 29 Sat. Thorndale 1:00 @ Thorndale F, JV, V

Oct. 2 Tues. Bartlett 5:00 HOME JV, V

Oct. 6 Sat. Holland 4:00 @ Holland F, JV, V

Oct. 9 Tues. Buckholts 5:00 HOME V

Oct. 13 Sat. Milano 1:00 @ Milano JV, V

Oct. 16 Tues. Mumford 5:00 HOME F, JV, V

Oct. 20 Sat. Thrall 1:00 @Thrall F, JV, V


Testing

Sophomores: ASVAB Wed. Sept. 26

October 10th, juniors will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT

October 24th, 8th grade will be taking the PSAT 8/9


RTI Progress Monitoring Calendar

*Sept. 24-28 Reading BOY

*Oct. 1-5 Math BOY

Oct. 8-12 OFF

Oct. 15-19 Reading

Oct. 22-26 Math

Oct. 29-Nov. 2 OFF/Make-Up

Nov. 5-9 Reading

Nov. 12-16 Math

Nov. 19-23 - OFF (School closed)

Nov. 26-30 Reading

Dec. 3-7 Math

Dec. 10-14 OFF/Make-up

Dec. 17-21 OFF

*Jan. 8-11 Reading MOY

*Jan. 14-18 Math MOY

Jan. 22-25 OFF

Jan. 28-Feb. 1 Reading

Feb. 4-8 Math

Feb. 11-15 OFF/Make-Up

Feb. 19-22 Reading

Feb. 25-March 1 Math

March 4-8 OFF/Make-Up

March 11-15 OFF (Spring Break)

March 18-22 Reading

March 25-29 Math

April 1-5 OFF

*April 8-12 Reading EOY

*April 15-18 Math EOY

April 23-26 OFF

April 29-May 3 Reading

May 6-10 Math

May 13-17 OFF/Make-Up

May 20-24 OFF


*Remember to check school website and Dojo in case of any last minute changes due to situations beyond GISD control.



Friendly Reminder

*All students in grades 7-12 have the 2018-19 $35 laptop insurance due please.

*Pep Rally is no longer at the end of the day. It is now during advisory period on Friday's. (2:20-2:50) Parents: For your child's safety, please send note to teacher in advance if you will be taking your student after the pep rally. This gives the teacher a chance to have the student prepared. If this is not possible, the student will need to return to class after the rally and regular check out procedures will apply. Thank you for your understanding.