September Parent Workshop

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Curriculum Night

Come to GHS and see what your students are learning! August 25 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Family of students will meet in the Commons and then go to each class. More »

The Probe Fair is Coming!

To register, Scan the Barcode on the PROBE poster on the 700 hall so that you can receive another barcode that college representatives can scan to retrieve your information.       More »

Students visit UGA Laboratories

Freshman biology students worked with non-pathogenic E. coli bacteria and performed a guided inquiry-based laboratory investigation. The laboratory activities were done in a teaching lab that is used for Biology Laboratory and Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory classes, which utilize several types of bacteria.

 

Congratulations to the 9/19 – 9/23

GHS Faculty and staff would like to congratulate the students of the week for 9/19 – 9/23 pictured here with administrators and PBIS staff.

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9th Grade: Liliana Madrigal
10th Grade: Alexandria Murry
11th Grade: Arianna Martinez
12th Grade: Kenyanna Roberts

Junior Class Shirt

Congratulations to Jamaya Barkley for creating the winning shirt design.

Shirt Price is $15.00
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2016 College Probe Fair at GHS

The Annual Probe College Fair brings schools from across the nation to meet high school juniors and seniors.  This is the 36th year that Griffin High School has hosted the event. Whether you’re a junior, starting to think about college prospects, or a senior, busy narrowing down schools of choice students learn more about post-secondary options after high school by attending events such as the Probe fair.  Tangible resources and informational packets are also available to the students.  Special thanks to our ROTC Department and the Culinary Department for greeting and serving our guests today and the Counseling Department for organizing the event.

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Free PSAT Course

Hello!

Kaplan will provide the first ever free, live PSAT Prep program called PSAT Prep Live, to help your students feel prepared and confident for the upcoming PSAT.

Beginning October 1st (through October 17th), Kaplan’s highly-rated faculty will cover the most important PSAT content and tackle practice problems in 8 livestreaming, one-hour lessons.  In addition, students will have access to online study content and detailed explanations to the official PSAT practice test. Students will be able to have live chat with teacher and other students, and you register once (without having to give a credit card), and you’re set for any or all the sessions. There will also be 2 sessions geared for students who are National Merit contenders.

If you’d like to see more details, please visit www.kaptest.com/psatpreplive.

If you think this is something that would benefit your students, would you share it with your counselors, students, and parents?

A few blurbs are provided below to make it easier to let your families know about this opportunity, and a flyer is attached:

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Juniors: Registration for Kaplan’s free PSAT Prep Live has begun.  Highly-rated, expert instructors will review all the areas of the exam, streamed live online leading up to test day.  Register now by visiting www.kaptest.com/psatpreplive.

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Score well in October with #PSATLive—the only FREE, live #PSAT prep program available to all students online: www.kaptest.com/psatpreplive

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Get ready to do your best on the #PSAT in October with #PSATLive – FREE, live, one-hour lessons taught by Kaplan’s highly-rated faculty. www.kaptest.com/psatpreplive

 

Griffin High School Student Council President Receives Book Award from Phi Beta Kappa

Courtney Nicole Britt, Griffin High School Student Council President, is the recipient of the Book Award presented annually by Metropolitan Atlanta Alumni Association of Phi Beta Kappa.  The book entitled, Sapiens : A Brief History of Mankind by Yuval Noah Harari, is a current New York best seller.

Courtney was recognized among other metropolitan high school students at a reception held at the Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday, August 30, 2016.  The speaker for the event was Dr. Melvin J. Konner, M.D., Ph.D.  Dr. Konner is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor Anthropology and of Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology at Emory University.

Founded in 1776, at William and Mary University in Williamsburg, VA, the Phi Beta Kappa Society is the nation’s oldest academic honorary society. With its particular emphasis on the liberal arts and sciences, election to Phi Beta Kappa represents the highest level of academic achievement for undergraduates.

Courtney is the daughter of Capt. Donald and Mrs. Wanda Yarbrough Britt.

Ms. Britt is third from the right in the picture below.
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ACT and SAT prep dates

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Google Classroom Training for Parents

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Homecoming court videos

Take a look at why you should vote for your classmates for homecoming

 

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Senior class video

 

Junior class video

 

 

September Parent Workshop

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