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GHS Open Mic Night!

Do you write poetry or spoken word (lyrics, rap that can be recited without music)? If so, here’s your chance to share your wonderful talents. Griffin High School is having poetry/ spoken More »

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Perfect Attendance Winners, Week 3!

The PBIS team would like to congratulate all of the students who had perfect attendance for the week of September 22-26!  A special congratulations goes out to Xavier Alexander, Erin Bernier, Makayla More »

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PROBE College Fair

On Thursday, September 25, 2014, the PROBE College Fair was held at Griffin High School. PROBE is the organized college fair tour that attracts representatives from non-profit educational institutions to shopping malls, More »

Salvation Army Assistance for the Holiday Season

The Salvation Army will be taking applications for those needing assistance with food and toys for the 2014 holiday season. Applications will be accepted from now until Friday, 10/17/2014 (After this date, please call Jenny for an appointment 770-412-6561). All those seeking assistance must apply in person at 725 Meriwether Street in Griffin, Georgia. Applicants must provide the following information to be eligible for this program:
  • Georgia Picture Identification
  • SS Card for everyone in the household
  • Age verification for children
  • Proof of all income (TANF, Payroll, stub, child support, SSI, food stamp award letter, all income)
  • Proof of Expenses (Rent, Mortgage, receipt, Lease, Utility Bills, Phone, and ALL bills for the household.)
If you do not bring all of the information at the time you apply, you must return at a later time with paperwork for your application to be processed.
For further information, please call 770-412-6561. (They ask that you NOT bring the children with you to the interview.) Serving the following counties Spalding, Lamar, Upson & Pike.

GHS Open Mic Night!

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Do you write poetry or spoken word (lyrics, rap that can be recited without music)? If so, here’s your chance to share your wonderful talents.

Griffin High School is having poetry/ spoken word night to help support and encourage literacy in our school and throughout the community.

Everyone is invited to attend and participate (parents, staff, teachers, and students).

Sign- Up: Mrs. Tolbert’s Office (A signup sheet will be on the door) 770-229-3752 ext. 121

Date: October 28, 2014 Time: 5:30 – 6:30 Place: GHS Library

Incentives!!!!!!

Students who attend and bring a parent can earn extra credit (3-5 points) on a quiz or test grade. Students who participate will be able to replace their lowest daily grade with a 100!!!

Puerto Rico Trip Informational Meeting

If you are interested in going to Puerto Rico over Spring Break, there will be an informational meeting room 215, Tues, Oct 21 @ 6 PM

Homecoming Week Information

Homecoming Week Dress Up Days:

Monday 27th Nerd vs Jock dress up day
Tuesday 28th Super hero vs Villain day
Wednesday 29th- Cowboy vs Western day
Thursday 30th- Rappers vs Rocker day
Friday 31—spirit day or green vs gold

 

Homecoming Week Activities:

Monday, October 27th       Bonfire and pep rally

Tuesday, October 28th— Junior/Senior powder-puff game

Wednesday, October 29th— Homecoming practice on the soccer field with band and Volleyball game –seniors vs. teachers

Thursday, October 30th— Parade– We will start at the Food Depot and travel down the route to end at the Enrichment Center parking lot.  

Friday, October 31st— The game is at 7:30.

Saturday, November 1st – Dance-Masquerade/Halloweenwear masks— 8 to 11 in commons at GHS.

  • We will pre-sale tickets for the dance during lunches starting October 6th. The tickets will be $5.00 a piece or 2 for $10. If your date is from another school, their student ID must be brought with them or a copy given to the office.

 

Perfect Attendance Winners, Week 3!

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The PBIS team would like to congratulate all of the students who had perfect attendance for the week of September 22-26!  A special congratulations goes out to Xavier Alexander, Erin Bernier, Makayla Crawford, D’Asia Dennis, Raequan Harris, Arneshia Slater, Orenthal Taylor, and Tiara Reid.  Their names were drawn from the 540 students who had no tardies and perfect attendance for the week, winning them a mega-ticket to the Griffin Kiwanis Fair!

October Parent Information

We have placed October’s Griffin High Parent Newsletter and Calendar under the “Parents” tab.  Make sure to check it out to get the latest information!  Check for the Parents tab on the green bar on our website or click here.

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Chicken Q to Fight Cancer

Tickets are now available for the Inaugural Chicken Q to Fight Cancer! Teachers and students can participate!  All proceeds will go to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.  Here are the details:

Chicken Q to Fight Cancer
Smoked Chicken Plate $8.00
Plate will include: Smoked Chicken Quarter, beans, slaw, bread, drink
Pick-up Monday, Oct. 27 th from 4:30-6:00 PM

 
To purchase tickets please reply to this email (joel.pasch@gscs.org) or see one of the team members below.
Team Members:

Sharon Adams
Donna Boyd
Dawn Gatlin
Kelley Gill
Portia Lacy
Joel Pasch
Edward Ramseur
Amy Williamson


PROBE College Fair

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On Thursday, September 25, 2014, the PROBE College Fair was held at Griffin High School. PROBE is the organized college fair tour that attracts representatives from non-profit educational institutions to shopping malls, civic centers and high schools through the state of Georgia.

In the Griffin High School Commons, over 1000 students from Spalding County (Griffin High, Spalding High, Griffin Christian High and students from Pike County)and surrounding areas were exposed to interactive time with over 68 college admissions specialist. Topics such as financial aid, housing, programs of study, admission’s requirements, scholarships, and campus life were discussed with the representatives.

This event would not have been successful without school and community working in concert.  Thanks to Griffin Daily News for running the PSA the week prior to the event.  We are grateful to Louise’s Cafeteria, Chick-Fil-A (West Taylor Street) and the following parents for continental breakfast donations:  Mrs. Denise Daniels, Griffin High School PTSO President, Mrs. Pamela Epps, Mrs. Lynda Sisson and Mrs. Tangela Booker Williams.

On behalf of our principal, Mr. Keith L. Simmons, staff and students, thank you for your continued support of Griffin High School, “Where Everything Matters”.

 

Perfect Attendance Winners, Week 2!

Kayla Jancze, Jamorius Beckham, Dorein Banks, and Tara Simpson.  
(Not pictured: Amber Kendall & Ja'mequah Williams)

The PBIS team would like to congratulate all of the students who had perfect attendance for the week of September 15-19!  A special congratulations goes out to Dorein Banks, Ja’mequah Williams, Tara Simpson, Jamorius Beckham, Amber Kendall, and Kayla Jancze  for being drawn from the 599  perfect attendance students.  As a reward, they received a mega-ticket to the Griffin Kiwanis Fair!

MSG Jackson receives dedication flag from his daughter

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MSG Jackson has received a dedication flag from his daughter Captain Janaire Brown. Captain Brown recently returned from a 9 month deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan. The flag she is presenting to her father was flown over Camp Phoenix, Kabul, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. CPT Brown was the Bear Battalion Student Commander and the Drill Team Commander, 2004-5. The trophy she is holding was presented to her by SFC Polk (Coach of the Drill Team) for winning the female drill competition in 2005. HOOAH!

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