GHMS Dawg Bites

Volume 5, Issue 4 --- Week of September 4th

Excellence is our cornerstone, our tradition, the Bulldog way!

Week of September 4th - Upcoming

9/5 - School Board Meeting - 6 P.M.

9/6 - 7th Grade VB v. FMMS - 5 P.M. (Home)

9/6 - 8th Grade VB v. FMMS - 6:15 P.M. (Home)

9/6 - 7th Grade FB @ Indian Land MS - 5 P.M. (Away)

9/6 - 8th Grade FB v. Indian Land MS - 5 P.M. (Home)

GHMS Monthly Calendar - September 2017

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GHMS Calendar

Click on the GHMS Calendar button to access all upcoming events at GHMS for the 2017-2018 school year. This is a google calendar and events are always subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. New dates are always being added!

Order your yearbook by 10/27/17 - Click on the button below!

Buy your 2017 Yearbook from Jostens - $35.00

Click here to order your yearbook. All orders need to be made online . The deadline to order a 2017-2018 yearbook is October 27, 2017.

BBEL Academy Service Project -- UPDATE -- Bulldogs, Believe!

As of Friday, September 1st --- Here are the approximate numbers:


  • $9,378.00 - Raised
  • $2112.48 - Cost of T-shirts
  • $200.00 - T-Shirt shipping


About $7,000.00 will be sent to our sister school BBEL Academy! Based on GHMS Community donations, this covers:


  • 23 day student tuitions
  • 11 boarding student tuitions
  • 8 months of teacher salaries


Bulldogs, Believe!

PSAT - October 11th - (8th Grade Students Only)

  • 8th Grade Students are invited to take the PSAT on October 11, 2017.
  • The PSAT is administered at GHMS during regular school hours.
  • The cost is $16.00 if you are interested in having your child take this optional assessment.
  • The $16.00 fee (can be paid on www.studentquickpay.com/fortmill/) or by cash/check to GHMS.
  • Fees are due by Monday, September 13th.
  • The results of this test will be sent to GHMS in January 2018.
  • Student guides will be distributed prior to testing
  • More information is available at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10
  • Students who have a qualifying score will be named a SC Junior Scholar.
  • District funding is available for students.
  • Student guides will be distributed prior to testing.
  • More info available at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10

Student Grades Reporting Dates and Incentive Dates

  • September 19th - Quarter 1 Progress Reports
  • October 25th - Quarter 1 Report Cards go home with students
  • October 27th - Quarter 1 Incentive Day
  • November 15th - Quarter 2 Progress Reports
  • January 5th – Quarter 2/Semester 1 Report Cards go home with students
  • January 12th - Quarter 2 Incentive Day
  • February 14th - Quarter 3 Progress Reports
  • March 21st – Quarter 3 Report Cards go home with students
  • March 29th - Quarter 3 Incentive Day
  • April 19th - Quarter 4 Progress Reports
  • May 24th - Quarter 4 Incentive Day
  • May 31st – Final Report Cards mailed home
  • Stay updated with parent portal: https://fortmill.powerschool.com/public/home.html
  • Need to enroll in parent portal - contact our school registrar Dawn Fite at: fited@fortmillschools.org

Teacher Class Pages

  • All teacher class pages should have homework posted for the upcoming week by 4 P.M. on Friday.
  • All homework is posted in the same location and format on every teacher's class page.

Athletics

  • All 2017-2018 athletes must have a physical on file dated after April 1st, 2017.
  • All fall athletes must pay the $100.00 athletic fee one week prior to the first contest.
  • Athletic contest admittance price - $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for students

Link your Harris Teeter VIC Card to GHMS (you can link to more than one school/organization):

http://www.harristeeter.com/community/together_in_education/link_to_your_school.aspx

Name of School – GHMS

TIE Account # is – 2247 (GHMS PTA)

TIE Account # is – 1019 (GHMS Athletic Booster Club)

We received over $4000.00 in donations from Harris Teeter last year due to VIC Cards!