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Emily Betsill Signs with Gordon State

Emily Betsill, a senior midfielder, signed a National Letter of Intent today to play soccer at Gordon State College in Barnesville, GA.  Betsill is a four year letter winner for the Lady Bears More »

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Beta Club Members Give Their Time

Beta Club members participated in service projects in November and December. Members did Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Big Lots as well as donating $5 gift cards to families in our school community.   More »

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Service Matters at GHS

During the months of November and December, students participated in service learning activities through Advisement classes.  The GHS PBIS team challenged each Advisement class to complete a service project.  Service is one More »

Emily Betsill Signs with Gordon State

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Emily Betsill, a senior midfielder, signed a National Letter of Intent today to play soccer at Gordon State College in Barnesville, GA.  Betsill is a four year letter winner for the Lady Bears soccer team and is a team captain.  She also plays with Excel FC.  Congratulations Emily and good luck on the upcoming season!

HOSA Region Competition

Congratulations to the following Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) for an outstanding job in HOSA Region Competition. The following students will move forward to compete in the State Leadership Competition in Athens March 12-14:

 

1st place 2nd Place 3rd Place

CERT

 

Fatima Humayun

Kellie Kirkland

Nursing Assisting

 

Wesley Jones

CERT

 

Karaline Freeman

Breanna Kelley

Physical Therapy

Chansyn Taylor

Chasyn Taylor

 

Career Display

Bianey Diaz

CPR/First Aid

Brianna Trace

Hailey Rollins

Pharmacy

Kristen Davis

Medical Math

Alexander Cruz

Medical Reading Jamarcus Watkins

 

Senior Events

Thursday (1/29) from 5:30-7:30 we will have a senior bowling night at Griffin Bowl (Magnolia Lanes). Please let Mr. Kluemper know if you are interested in coming (and bowling) so that he can give them a accurate head count.
Tuesday, Feb 10, we will have an encore presentation of Senior Karaoke night in the Commons (5-8 pm).

 

9th Grade Orientation

Griffin High School will host 9th Grade Orientation on February 12th, 2015 from 6:00-7:00 PM in the GHS Commons.  We invite rising 9th grade students and their parents to attend.

Electives Fair for 9th Graders

Griffin High School will host an Electives Fair for current 9th grade students on February 10th from 8:30-10:30 AM in the GHS Commons.  The purpose of the fair is exposed 9th grade students to the career and fine arts pathways available to them.

Block Schedule/AP Night Meeting

On January 27th at 6 PM, Griffin High School will host a Block Schedule/AP Night.  We invite all parents and students to join us in an information session about the changes we are making for next school year’s schedule and policies for our Advanced Placement program.

GHS Bears Place in Clayton County Swim Meet

Griffin High’s Swim Team traveled to Clayton County for a meet and placed in several categories.  Their overall combined team scores putting them in 4th place.
- Girls’ 200 Yard Medley Relay (Ashlyn Estenes- senior, Courtney Corley -senior, Erin Bernier- freshman, and Jessie Bloodworth- freshman) took home 1st place.
- 50 Yard Freestyle, Dedrick Tyus (sophomore) placed 5th for the boys and Courtney Corley placed 2nd for the girls.

- Boys’ 100 Yard Freestyle, Gerron Lewis (sophomore) placed 2nd and Geranger Lewis (junior) placed 8th.

- Girls’ 100 Yard Freestyle, Courtney Corley placed 2nd and Ashlyn Estenes placed 3rd.

Girls’ 200 Yard Freestyle Relay, our girls took 1st again!!! (Ashlyn Estenes- senior, Courtney Corley -senior, Erin Bernier- freshman, and Jessie Bloodworth- freshman)

-Girls’ 100 Yard Breast Stroke, freshmen Erin Bernier and Jessie Bloodworth took 1st and 2nd respectively.

Local Emancipation Proclamation Day Celebration

On January 1, 2015, several of our seniors represented GHS by participating in the local Emancipation Proclamation Day Celebration at the New Hope Baptist Church. Jamarcus Watkins and Kimeon Few from Spalding High, gave an oral presentation of the Emancipation Proclamation document.  The following students participated in the Freedom Litany:  Chip Daniels, Aliyah Duffey, Keyston Fuller, Dasia Warren, Dequarius Cleveland, Lameira McGhee and Amereyia Williams.  They each received a plaque and a donation from this community organization.

Beta Club Members Give Their Time

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Beta Club members participated in service projects in November and December. Members did Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Big Lots as well as donating $5 gift cards to families in our school community.

 

Misbah Jawaid Wins People’s Choice Award for Artwork

Last November, Embracing Differences, held an outdoor art exhibit displaying original students works of art.  The exhibit was themed “Students Draw The Line Against Prejudice” and was created to “motivate students (and viewers) to become agents of change in promoting acceptance among everyone.”
Misbah Jawaid, who was one of the many contestants, won the People’s Choice award by a landslide. This awarded her with a $250 gift card to purchase art supplies, as well as a certificate acknowledging her accomplishment.

You can visit Embracing Differences Facebook page to see more information about the contest the organization, and photos from the event.

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