12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Board Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 2019-20 Kindergarten Launch - All Elementary Schools
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Board Meeting
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.
On Thursday, March 7th from 6:00-7:30 at all District Elementary Schools, we will be gathering the newest future Cavers and getting them registered so they can Launch in to Kindergarten! We will have an orientation program for parents and activities for the children.
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.
This year we asked for our students, families and staff at North and South Middle Schools and GPHS to participate in giving us their feedback about their schools. We provided the opportunity for them to take the Youth Truth Survey which asked a variety of questions. These are the results and highlights of that survey.
On December 14th and 15th, 42 wrestling teams showed up to Grants Pass High School for the annual Grants Pass Winter Kickoff wrestling tournament. There was a Boys and Girls tournament and teams ranged from all over Oregon and Northern California. The Grants Pass High School Boys ended up 5th and the Girls came in 8th. There was one GP champion, 11th grader Samantha Dara, who is undefeated in the season so far. The tournament was a great success for our program and continues to grow in popularity.
24 AVID students attended this year's Portland College Fair. There were over 250 schools present. Students were able to talk with representatives from each of the colleges that they were interested in and receive information. They were also able to talk with college borad reps about the SAT and received financial aid information as well. It was a great opportunity for the students to start to narrow down their choice of schools.