GRIFFIN TIMES

Once a Griffin, Always a Griffin!

THE GRIFFIN WAY

GRIFFINS....

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!

THE GRIFFIN CHALLENGE FOR WEEK

Yearn to learn beyond the bell!

  1. Read a book without someone telling you to do it. Read something of interest to you
  2. Review your notes, even if you do not have a test
  3. Find an Achieve 3000 article that you want to read and complete it
  4. Call some friends and study together
  5. When you go home, share a detailed concept that you learned with a family member.

ACHIEVE 3000 this week.

ARTICLES FOR THE WEEK

August 24 Where Do Our Ex-presidents Go?

August 25 Early Peoples: The Lost Tomb


Students must complete the two articles in Advisory on Monday and Tuesday. Finish up articles as needed by the end of the school day on Wednesday. SLOW DOWN WHEN READING AND TAKING THE ACHIEVE TEST. You must score 75% or higher at your lexile, so take your time and make sure you STOP three times and COMPLETE the READING CONNECTIONS BEFORE you take the TEST.

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Monday, August 24

All Week Book Fair @ Library

Parent English Class 9:15am-11:15am in Rm 403

All day 7th grade presentations during English Class

Classroom visits (Carreon) 8:20 - 10:00 a.m.


Tuesday, August 25

Parent English Class 9:15am-11:15am in Rm 807

Waiver Training 1pm-2:30pm – Counselors & Mr. Carreon

PBIS Mtg.10:30am @ Conf Rm–Mrs. Aguilar-Garcia/Mrs. Bumatay

Math Zone 8am-3pm @ Seminar Rm – Mancero, Gupta,

Vedborg, Negrete, Schultz and Valdez


Wednesday, August 26

College Awareness – Wear your College T-Shirt

Parent English Class 9:15am-11:15am in Rm 403

3E Academy 8am-4pm @ SDCOE – Mr. Carreon

9th Grade parent night 6pm @ Library


Thursday, August 27

Williams Visit 8am-10am

All day 8th grade presentations during English Class


Friday, August 28

Short Day – PLC dismissal @ 2:00 p.m.

Sports Jersey Day!

Calendar Mtg. 9:00am @ Conf Rm

Knowledge Bowl Mtg. 9am-11am - Mr. Muro

Head Counselor’s Mtg. at district office room

A&B – Mr. Nafarrete @ 1-2:30pm


Saturday, August 29

Saturday GAP 8-12pm @ Cafeteria

Credit Recovery 8-12pm


UP COMING EVENTS

9/2/15 – FAC Mtg Seminar Rm. @ 7am

9/2/15 – All day ID make up picture @ Cafeteria

9/3/15 – Coffee with the principal 8:30-9:30am @ cafeteria

9/3/15 – SSC meeting 3:30-4:30pm @ Seminar Rm.

9/4/15 – 6 week progress

9?4/15 - Future red devils during lunch

9/4/15 – 7th grade Link crew Activity during advisory

9/4/15 – Progress report card distribution

ASB's from GRJ. NCM, and SUHI UNITE @ Las Palmas!

COLLEGE AWARENESS WEDNESDAY

"Why should I go to college?"..................Make more money.

On the average, people who graduate from college make more money than those with just a high school diploma. A lot more money, actually. People with a college degree make around $1,100 a week. Someone with a high school diploma makes just $638.

NUTRITION BREAK SUPERVISION

Area / Teacher

East side of Quad ..................

9th Grade Carts......................ARELLANO

Cafe Windows.......................HOWARD

Inside Cafeteria.......................LYNN

Cafeteria Line..........................GUPTA

West side of Quad...................MCCARTY

Granger needs your you help!!!

Over a year ago, an outside agency donated two new water fountains that also doubles as a bottle filling station. Granger is seeking donations of professional plumbing services to replace two drinking fountains on our site. Our district can work with licensed contractors for clearance to proceed.


If you can assist, please contact Mr. Muro at 628- 6000.

Weekly Tutoring

MONDAY.................SCIENCE

TUESDAY..................SOCIAL SCIENCE & CREDIT RECOVERY

WEDNESDAY............MATH

THURSDAY...............CREDIT RECOVERY & TUTORING FOR ANY DEPT.

FRIDAY.....................ANY DEPARTMENT / ACHIEVE 3000

PLC Meetings this Friday

Friday, Aug. 28th, 2-4pm

2101 Granger Ave

National City, CA

PLC's will be meeting with their Course-Alikes. Please submit your agenda and minutes to Silvia.