News & NotesGreenville Drive Reading All-Stars
It's time for the Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars! Our partners at the Greenville Drive want our students to read 4 books in 4 weeks. Literature teachers have student reading logs and students are to record their reading. They can earn a voucher to the April 24th celebration game. Students may meet the players and receive a ball cap. Reading logs are to be completed by Friday, March 17 and turned into the library by Monday, March 20 to qualify.
Listening to a audiobook on Overdrive will also count towards this reading incentive. The link to Overdrive is found at the bottom of this school webpage. Login with your school username and password. Also check out this trial for Flipster digital magazines, get the username and password from the library and let us know what you think about the online magazines, http://trial.ebscohost.com
High School Curriculum Nights
Eastside High School will host Curriculum Night Thursday, March 2 from 6:30 - 7:30pm. They invite parents and students to the campus to see the school, meet teachers and learn more about course offerings. Course request cards, pamphlets and informational handouts will be available.
Wade Hampton High School - Curriculum Night will be held Thursday, March 2, from 6:30 - 7:30pm. This is an opportunity for parents and their student to met the Freshman Academy teachers, talk to coaches, sign up for clubs and organizations or take a tour. Opening remarks by Mr. Williams, principal and Mr. Foster, 9th grade assistant principal begin at 6:30 in the auditorium.
Sharpen your pencils and get your buzzer finger ready! Greenville Middle's favorite Quiz Bowl. Think team-style Jeopardy; with three rounds of tournament play with teams from each grade level. Parent volunteers are needed to help as timer, scorekeeper and moderator. It's a fun way to be involved in one of our student's favorite school activities. Sign Up here.
Spring Sing All-County Choral Festival will be held Tuesday, March 14 at 7:30pm the Peace Center for Performing Arts. Tickets for the concert are $13. Students participating will rehearse at the Peace Center on March 14 from 9:30am - 1:30pm. Students should bring a sack lunch and drink and comply with the dress code. This performance will be video recorded and broadcast on Greenville County Schools Channel.
6th Grade Columbia Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Tuesday, March 21, 6th grade students will visit the Columbia Zoo and Botanical Gardens. The bus departs at 7:30am and returns at 5pm. The cost of the trip is $46, with checks made payable to GMA. The payment includes the bus expenses, ticket, lunch, two snacks and a t-shirt. See the attached informational sheet, it includes a portion to return with your payment and student t-shirt size.
Support a classroom teacher and our student's needs. Take a look at Donors Choose. Mrs. Bentley has a project posted for her 7th grade Math students. The goal of $580 will deliver the materials the students need to become more actively engaged, Donors Choose Bring the Kids on BOARD!
Stop Hunger Now
Our National Junior Honor Society is hosting a Stop Hunger Now event in the GMA gym on Friday, Mach 10, from 3:15PM unitl 4:30PM. This organization provides food for hungry school children around the world. Students participating in the event will help package food in an assembly line fashion. The NJHS has been raising money all year for this organization. NJHS will meet Thursday, Marcy 2 at 7:45am in the library to plan and prepare for the packaging event.
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Documents and Forms
- Student Enrollment Forms