Spring sports sign-ups are now in the Athletic Office! If you are interested in Baseball, Softball, Boys Golf, Girls Golf, Boys Tennis, Girls Tennis or Track & Field, please stop by the Athletic Office to sign up. First day of Spring sports is Monday, February 27th. You will need a completed purple insurance form and a current physical on file in the Athletic Office before you will be able to participate. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Amble in the Athletic Office.
Apprenticeship Opportunity: Interested in a career as a plumber? A non-union opportunity is available with the State of Oregon. You must have a diploma or GED, be 18 years of age to apply. If you are interested (maybe have not met requirements yet) please see Ginger or Mr. Young in career center.
Do not forget your Personalized Learning Requirements: 2 CRLE’s (1 is earned in Career Academy), an update Senior resume (employment or academic) and your Senior Career Goal Narrative in your Economics class. My Young in the College & Career Center will begin using Cave and Office Hours to call in Seniors to complete these requirements.
Any Junior/Senior boy wanting to play Power Buff Volleyball needs to sign up in room 134. Cost is $10 and money is due Feb. 28th. Practice is March 7th at 7pm and the game is March 8th at 7pm
In the ultimate whodunit production, put on by the GPHS Theatre Arts Department, a group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. Will be showing March 3, 4, 10, and 11 at 7:00 pm, and a matinee on March 11 at 2:00 pm in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets cost $12.00 adults, $8.00 seniors (65+)/students. Tickets are available two weeks prior to opening at Oregon Books, the GPHS bookkeeper, or on performance nights at the door.
Ecology students from Ms. Berg’s Ecology classes partnered with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Middle Rogue Steel headers, Southern Oregon Fly Fishers, and the Rogue River Watershed Council in working to clean up and improve the stream health of Gilbert Creek near North Middle School. They recently planted hundreds of trees in the area. Last year during a stream study, juvenile steelhead were found that were nearly 2 feet in length! Thank you to Starbucks for providing coffee for our volunteers.
Grants Pass, OR — Grants Pass School District is one of four districts in Oregon and 433 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 7th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. To be included on the 7th Annual Honor Roll, Grants Pass School District had to, since 2014, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Reaching these goals shows that this district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP.
Grants Pass High School students - through partnerships with RCC and SOU - save $350,000 in tuition last year with an additional $119,000 in cost savings from AP Exams results in nearly $470,000 in tuition savings!