The Mustang Minute


Principal's Message

It is truly hard to believe that we are at the end of the fall semester. I want to take this moment to wish everyone a very happy and safe holiday season and thank you for being such a strong and supportive commUNITY.

Please take a few minutes to look over the finals schedule below. We have asked the teachers not to administer finals early unless the student has extenuating circumstances and has had prior approval from an administrator.

This will be the final Mustang Minute for 2015. Please look for the next one in early January 2016. Have a wonderful break.

Counselors' Corner

As we close out 2015 the counseling department is reflecting back on a great semester. We are extremely grateful to our teachers who shared their instructional time with us to present to all grade levels. We have posted our presentations for each grade level in our Counseling Newsletter.

2nd Semester Schedules will be viewable through Student Skyward before we return from our holiday break. The final window to level down closed on Friday, Dec. 11th. The approved changes will go into effect Jan. 5th at the start of the second semester.


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National Honor Society Information

Juniors need to start getting documented service hours if they plan to join National Honor Society in the spring of their junior year. Your son or daughter can donate their time to any non-profit organization that is not school-related. Nonprofit groups you can consider are: GRACE, Grapevine Public Library, Baylor Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, Red Cross, National Charity League, Grapevine Historic Society, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, nursing homes, etc… They should also begin trying to gain leadership hours that can be documented. Leadership Examples: shift leader or trainer at their job, holding an office or chairing a committee in a club or at church, mosque or temple, serving as captain of a team and editor on the newspaper staff. NHS applications are due by noon on January 21st in room 114 or 112. Two seminars will be held about “How to Fill out the NHS Application” on January 7th at 4:00 pm in room 114 and on January 8th at 8:00 am in room 114. Please encourage your son or daughter to attend one of these seminars. NHS application forms can be found on the NHS page via the Activities tab on the GHS website. Students must have a 4.25 GPA to apply.

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Yearbook Sales

Online yearbook sales are now open! Please visit and follow the instructions to purchase your 2016 Mustang Yearbook. The cost is $75, payable by credit card, debit card or check.

Extended Day Tutoring:

Extended Day is available to all GHS students every Monday morning from 7:00 to 8:00 am and every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00-5:00 pm in the library, unless otherwise announced. It's an opportunity for students to get tutoring (math every session and science on Tuesdays and Thursday), complete assignments, retake tests and complete missed work. If you have any questions, please contact

Class of 2016:

It's time to place orders for your cap and gown and commencement announcements! Order packets are available in the office. Balfour will return to GHS to take orders on Wednesday, January 13th during lunches. This will be the last opportunity to order before late fees are added.

Senior parents should have received an email asking you to confirm your students legal name for his/her diploma. Your response is requested by December 18th.

Student Drivers:

If you hold a red student parking sticker and wish to park in the student lot second semester, you will need to purchase a blue sticker. They are on sale in the front office for $50.
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Monday, December 14 (B Day)

Extended Day 7-8:00 am

GO Center: US Marines

AVID Winter Wonderland 6-7:30 pm

Band Concert 6:30 pm

Board Meeting 7:00 pm

Theater Fundraiser Chipotle 5-8:00 pm

Tuesday, December 15 (A Day)

Extended Day 4-5:00 pm Library

Girls BBall v Harwood JrH 5:00 pm

Girls BBall Varsity v Eastern Hills 6:00 pm

Girls BBall JV v Eastern Hills 7:30 pm

Boys BBall JV v Coppell 5:00 pm

Boys BBall 9th Red & Blue v Coppell 6:30 pm

Boys BBall Varsity v Coppell 8:00 pm

Wednesday, December 16 (B Day)

Final Exams: 5th and 6th

Student Council Meeting 8:00 am Lecture Hall

Extended Day 4-5:00 pm Library

Wrestling v Seguin @ Grapevine Dual

Thursday, December 17 (Early Dismissal 12:45 pm)

Final Exams: 1st, 2nd, 7th

Friday, December 18 (Early Dismissal 12:45 pm)

Final Exams: 3rd, 4th, 8th

Ag Showing 6-7:00 pm

Wrestling EMS Invitational

Boys BBall 9th Red & Blue @ CHHS 5:00 pm

Boys BBall JV @ CHHS 6:30 pm

Boys BBall Varsity @ CHHS 8:00 pm

Girls BBall 9th & JV v Dunbar 6:00 pm

Girls BBall Varsity v Dunbar 7:30 pm

Winter Break December 21-January 5

Monday, December 21

Boys BBall 9th Blue @ Haltom 10:30 am

Boys BBall 9th Red @ Haltom 12:00 pm

Boys BBall JV @ Haltom 1:30 pm

Boys BBall Varsity @ Haltom 3:00 pm

Monday, December 28-December 30

Boys BBall 9th Red & Blue @ CHHS

Girls BBall @ Mansfield Tournament

Tuesday, December 29-December 30

Boys BBall Varsity @ Aledo Tournament

Thursday, December 31

Boys Soccer JV v Keller 9:00 am

Boys Soccer Varsity v Keller 10:30 am

Friday, January 1

Girls Soccer Alumni Game

Wrestling Grapevine Duals

Saturday, January 2

Wrestling Grapevine Duals

Girls Soccer JV2 & Varsity Tournament 9:00 am

Girls Soccer JV1 Tournament 10:15 am

Boys Soccer Alumni Game

Monday, January 4 (Teacher Workday)

Girls Soccer JV1 v Aledo 12:00 pm

Girls Soccer Varsity v Aledo 2:00 pm

Girls BBall 9th @ Hurst JrH 5:00 pm

Tuesday, January 5 (A Day)

Extended Day 4-5:00 pm

Girls Basketball JV @ Carter Riverside 6:00 pm

Girls Basketball Varsity @ Carter Riverside 7:30 pm

Boys Basketball 9th Red v Carter Riverside 6:30 pm

Boys Basketball JV v Carter Riverside 5:00 pm

Boys Basketball Varsity v Carter RIverside 8:00 pm

Girls Soccer JV2 @ Trinity 4:00 pm

Boys Soccer JV @ Southlake 5:30 pm

Boys Soccer Varsity @ Southlake 7:15 pm

Swim/Dive v Hebron/Trinity/Martin 5:30 pm

Wednesday, January 6 (B Day)

Extended Day 4-5:00 pm

Thursday, January 7 (A Day)

Principal's Coffee 8:00 am Library

NHS Meeting 8:00 am Lecture Hall

NHS Application Help in Rm 114 4:00 pm

Extended Day 4-5:00 pm

Alumni (Home for the Holidays) College Presentations 6:00 pm Library

Boys Soccer JV Tournament @ Haltom

Boys Soccer Varsity Grapevine Tournament

Girls Soccer JV Tournament @ CTMS

Girls Soccer Varsity NEPS

Friday, January 8 (B Day)

NHS Application Help Rm 114 8:00 am

Debate & Oral Interp @ Coppell

Girls BBall JV v Birdville 5:00 pm

Girls BBall Varsity v Birdville 6:30 pm

Girls BBall 9th v Birdville 8:00 pm

Boys BBall JV v Birdville 5:00 pm

Boys BBall 9th Red v Birdville 6:30 pm

Boys BBall Varsity v Birdville 8:00 pm

Girls Soccer JV Tournament @ CTMS

Girls Soccer Varsity NEPS

Boys Soccer JV @ Haltom

Boys Soccer Varsity Grapevine Tournament

Saturday, January 9

Debate & Oral Interp @ Coppell

Dive Flower Mound Invitational

Wrestling Euless Trinity Invitational

Boys Soccer JV @ Haltom

Boys Soccer Varsity Grapevine Tournament

Girls Soccer JV Tournament @ CTMS

Girls Soccer Varsity NEPS

Grapevine Manestream

Student on-line publication

Grapevine High School PTSA

Official website of the GHS PTSA