Grants Pass School District is continuing the program called READY! for Kindergarten this spring. The program invites families of 4 and 5 year olds who will be entering Kindergarten September of 2019. READY! for Kindergarten teams teachers and families together to help children be ready for a happy and successful school experience.
By unanimous decision, the Grants Pass School Board passed a resolution on March 12, 2019 in recognition and appreciation of Ross Roe for all he has done for the District and community. Click the link above to take you to the official resolution.
We have seen an increase in numbers of students out with the flu and flu like illness. We want to make you aware so you can monitor your young person for signs of illness and keep them home when appropriate. Please keep your student home if they have a fever of 100 ̊ F or higher and a cough or sore throat. They should stay home until their fever has been gone for 24 hours without fever reducing medications (such as Tylenol or Advil). Vomiting and diarrhea are other symptoms that require exclusion from school.
Students from many schools around Southern Oregon were invited to attend the CTE Signing Day at RCC. Three of Grants Pass School District Students signed up, Levi Dimmick, Lilly Kent and Rebecca Harding chose to pursue their career path that will teach them industry-led, knowledge based skills. Click the above link to take you to the KDRV story that covered the signing day.
Grants Pass School District 7 was just awarded a grant through the Nike School Innovation Fund! This grant will allow us to implement or expand AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) and invest in other innovative college-readiness programs in 2019-2020. We're so proud to be among Oregon's 100 public schools to receive an NSIF grant and help kids prepare for future success!
Our 10th grade AVID students did a class community service project. First period made dog toys out of felt, and second period made dog toys out of felt and no bake healthy dog treats. All items were donated to Shelter Friends for the dogs and cats at the shelter. Shelter Friends board members Leslie McLane, Secretary and Tana Mason, President were here to accept the donation.
Don't have a will? GPHS Project Graduation 2019 is sponsoring the annual "Will-A-Thon" to raise money for a safe drug and alcohol free party for the Class of 2019. Appointments are February to mid-April and are limited. Cost is $250 Single, and $300 couple. All proceeds go to Project Graduation!
GPHS Student wins Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year Jade Poulain, a 10th grader at GPHS, won the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year for the 2nd year in a row. The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to live a healthy lifestyle. Jade earned a $1000 scholarship and now will compete at the state level for an additional $5000 from the Boys & Girls Club of America.
Come learn about this landmark public health study and how it has redefined what we know about human development, how we adapt to our environment, and how we can be resilient. Food and childcare are provided. Dinner at 5:30 pm, presentation at 6:00 pm. Click the news story to see more details and to register.