December 2018

Instructional Focus of the Week

Teachers and students will focus on the following resources and objectives:

  • Checking for understanding
  • Promote a classroom environment and culture through the use of physical environment, classroom routines and rituals.
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Dates to Remember

Monday, December 17

  • PE Pullout (Valdivia & Howard)

  • GNN during Advisory

  • Mighty Griffin Awards during Advisory

  • Parent English Classes from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in room 704

  • Faculty Meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the Library

  • Band Concert in the Library at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 18

  • Finals period 1/4 - PE core SEL Testing
  • ASB Meeting during Adv. (Garcia)
  • PIQE Parent Workshop Graduation from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Thompson, Baltazar, Montaño)
  • Parent English Classes from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in room 704

Wednesday, December 19

  • Finals 2/5- PE core SEL Testing
  • Parent English Classes from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in room 704

Thursday, December 20

  • Finals 3/6- PE core SEL Testing

  • Pizza Party for Career Day student helpers at lunch

  • Culture/Climate meeting in Conference room during 6th period

Friday, December 21

  • Minimum Day schedule- 1:00 p.m. dismissal
  • Final grades due by 8:30 a.m.
  • Staff Potluck Luncheon at 12:30 p.m.
  • Semester grades mailed home
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Granger Calendar

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


Everyone who participated in our Holiday Spirit Week and Holiday Door Decorating Contest!

Pat Johnson and staff in 101 for organizing the Hearts and Flowers Continental Breakfast on Tuesday.

Santa Clause, Ronda Gamez, Pat Johnson and Tony Garcia for the Holiday Ornament Giveaway to students with perfect attendance.

Culture and Climate Committee for our staff holiday party at Napoleon's Pizza House last Friday and a thank you for all those that attended!

Take A Look Back at Our First Semester!

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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!


Nutrition Break Supervision TEAM 1

Area 1: Student restrooms - Doughman

Area 2: 9th grade cafeteria carts - Bautista

Area 3: Cafeteria windows/lines - Jarumayan

Area 4: Inside the cafeteria - Grewal

Area 5: Cafeteria lines - Galindo

Area 6: Corner of the 600 building - Allmon