GHS Update

October 6, 2019

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Parent Teacher conferences, Friday, Oct. 11

On Friday, there will no classes in order to give you the opportunity to meet individually with student's teachers. You may meet with one or all of their teachers. Our teachers will be contacting you or you may call us here and we can set up times for you. Spots will fill up quickly so if there is a specific time or teacher you would like to meet with, please let us know soon.
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Academic UIL Shines!

This past Saturday our UIL Academic Speech & Debate teams competed in their first invitational of the season at the Princeton High School Invitational and we had a very successful day!

We brought home the following awards:

Poetry: Andrew Carroll 2nd

Prose: Harmony Rutherford 2nd, Eduardo Diaz 4th, and Jade Conner 5th

Congress: Tucker Craft 1st in Session 1 and 2nd in Session 2

Duo: 1st place team for Harmony Rutherford and Eduardo Diaz

If that wasn't great enough, we also brought home the 2nd place trophy for sweeps!

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GAVA award winner!

Jade Conner won the following awards at the Gainesville Area Visual Artists (GAVA) Fall Show; "Feel the Power":

Horizon Award for Technical Excellence

Honorable Mention in the Traditional Art

Jade's work was judged against the other 135 submissions. Many of the pieces were done by professional artists and artists with many years experience.

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NEW blacktop installed for band!

Parking Passes

All vehicles parked in the student parking lot will be required to have a parking pass. To obtain a parking pass, the student must bring $5, driver's license, proof of insurance, and picture of their license plate to the front desk. Students must also have a drug testing consent form on file.

Beginning Tuesday, August 27, all vehicles in student parking that do not have the required permit will be formally warned with an orange warning sticker.

Beginning Monday, September 16, all vehicles in student parking without the required permit will be towed.

Thank you for helping us keep our campuses safe and secure!

Parking permit information

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Parent Reminders

ENTRANCE: Parents and other visitors to our campus may only enter through the main office on the east side of the building. The gym side doors are for student entry only.

DROP OFF/PICK UP: The parent drop off/pick up is on the west (gym side) of the building. Please use the parking lot to enter and exit. The loop on the south side is for buses only.

ID Badges

Remember: Student will be required to wear ID badges. It is a campus security measure that are implementing this year. ID Badges must be worn at all times while on campus.
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FOOD Deliveries

Students may have food brought to them from parents, guardians and family members. They may NOT order it and have it delivered.

Cell Phones

We appreciate your support as students get accustomed to the new cell phone policy. It takes an adjustment period but we will continue to keep the instructional focus in our classrooms and hallways.

Just as a reminder:

Cell phone use is prohibited in classrooms, hallways and restrooms. They must be stored or put away during the instructional day.

Cell phones are allowed to be used before 8:15 in the cafeteria AND during a student's assigned lunch period in the cafeteria.

● On the first offense and second offense, the telecommunications device shall be confiscated and then returned to the parent with a warning for the student/parent. The parent and student will sign the written warning.

● On the third offense (and incremental offenses thereafter), a $15 fine shall be required before the telecommunications device is returned. ○ A parent may elect to forgo the fine in place of an alternative deterrent.

■ If the fine is not paid, the student will be required to report to the front office to turn in their electronic device(s) each day for a period of five consecutive school days. The device(s) will be available for student retrieval at the conclusion of each school day for this situation only. All other confiscations must be retrieved by a parent and/or guardian.


Tuesday, Oct. 8

VB @ Aubrey

Friday, Oct. 11

VB vs. Anna

FB vs. Burkburnett