Parent Workshop on Literacy – Oct. 19

Students of the Week for the week of September 25 – 29

The PBIS team would like to congratulate the following students, selected as students of the week for the week of 9/25 – 9/29












Register now for the PSAT

The PSAT will be administered  on October 25, 2017 at Griffin High School. The PSAT is a standardized test of verbal and mathematical abilities. It has two verbal sections totaling 58 sections and tow math sections with 50 questions. Testing time plus related activities is 3 hours. The PSAT, or Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test, is a preview of the SAT that is typically taken in the junior year of high school.  All first time Griffin High School 10th grade students will be administered this test at no cost. Any 11th or 9th grader who desires to take this test, will be assessed a $16 fee which covers the cost of the test, shipping and handling.

Additionally, 11th grade students should be aware that the PSAT is the qualifying test for the nationwide competition directed by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Being a National Merit Finalist or Semifinalist, or receiving a Letter of Commendation, is worth a great deal when a student applies to college. This test will give our students and staff an indication of their College and Career Readiness and garner points to the school’s CCRPI Indicator.


October Parent Workshop

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Family Input Requested

Please help us by providing feedback regarding the use of Parent Engagement funds and provide input on Staff Training by completing the following forms

Parent Input

Once you have completed these forms, please return them to Ms. Elam, Parent Liaison.

Curriculum Night

Thanks to the family members who showed up for Curriculum Night.

Students of the Week for 9/16 – 9/22

The PBIS Team would like to congratulate the following students for being named students of the week.

9th grade: Sydney Henley
10th grade: Terrell Jester
11th grade: Dawshae Epps
12th grade: Jennifer Bray
students of the week

United States Senate Youth Program

USSYP Type of Student

Whether outspoken or soft spoken, the type of student who thrives during Washington Week is one who is truly interested in government, history, politics and leadership and one who has a demonstrated desire to serve others in a leadership capacity. The students selected should have experience in public speaking and working with others as part of public and community service activities. High academic achievement, high aspirations for college and career and other clear examples of self-motivation and creativity often define Senate Youth delegates. Being president of student body government is not enough of a qualifier in many cases – additional and often extraordinary examples of a student’s passion for service and empathy for others are often better indicators.

We look for students who are confident and capable of public speaking because a central part of Washington Week are the many Q and A sessions where students are given an unparalleled opportunity to speak directly with the highest-level elected and appointed officials in the country – including the president of the United States. In addition, we aim to give students as many formal speaking opportunities as we can through having them provide introductory and appreciation remarks for each speaker.

All applications must have handwritten signatures. After the application is typed, print the application then get the appropriate signatures. After getting the signatures scan and email me the application in one document. DO NOT include transcripts or additional documents with this application. Applications submitted without appropriate signatures and additional documents will not be accepted.


There can only be one student nominated from each district, private school or homeschool.  The application must be submitted to me by the designated school district or private school coordinator. Applications from students, parents or counselors (counselors that aren’t the coordinator) will not be accepted.



August 1…Application and brochure distributed.

October 31….Applications Due

November 3….Test is distributed

November 13….Test is due.

November 27-December 1….Interviews for qualified students.

December 8….Deadline for delegates and alternates to be submitted to USSYP

Mid. December 2017-January 2018….2018 USSYP Georgia delegates and alternates announced by the Hearst Foundation.

March 310, 2018….2018 U.S. Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C.


Note: There will no longer be congressional district candidates announced.

2018 USSYP Brochure

2018 USSYP Application-Final DOC

2018 USSYP Application-Final PDF

For more information click here or see Mrs. Savage in the counselor’s office

Homecoming Court


Senior Class Representatives: Taylor Davis, Zachery Fuller, Ricoria Daniel, RJ Daniels, Joia Keys, Wade Carter, Mariah Reyes, Mariah Warren, Matthew Smith, Maia Corbin, Wjuntavious Jackson Kam Fulghum /DeMarje Stinson Courtney Weed/


Seniors, continued


Junior Class Representatives: Chyna Miller, Jerquez Miller, Aaliyah Bankston, Jaquavius Spear, Jacaria Busey, Taniya Casey


Sophomore Class Representatives: Brianna Berry, Dah’ron Foster, Nnenna Ike, Antavious Peavey, Calyn Odom, Keyon Whitehead


Freshman Class Representatives: Serenity Cleveland, Martavious Dennis, Darnevia Lewis, Orion Gaston, T’Shanti Payne

Homecoming Parade starts off homecoming festivities 2017-2018

In conjunction with the Fairmont Alumni Association, Griffin High School held their annual homecoming parade.  A great day was had by all.  More pictures can be found HERE

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