Juniors: The 8 Oregon Universities will be here to talk to Juniors on Tuesday, Feb. 26th. Learn general college information and visit with Colleges about their programs. All Juniors are encouraged to attend. It will start in the PAC at 9. Please leave class at 8:50 to get there. Tuesday, Feb. 26. 8:50 – 10:15
Winter Ball - "Winter in the Woods" will be on February 23rd from 8-11 pm in the Commons. Pre-sale tickets are: $10 singles, $18 couples or at the door $12 singles and $20 couples. Tickets go on sale Feb. 15th at the bookkeepers window. If you plan on bringing a guest, be sure to get your guest form filled out in the main office.
The 2018-19 Yearbook is on sale now, $60 each. Order online @ ybpay.lifetouch.com and use code: 13649319
TWITTER ~ Parents and Students you can now follow us at GPHS Announcements.
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.
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. Participants will consult with one of the participating attorneys to have a basic will, power of attorney and healthcare advance directive prepared. Cost: $250 Single or $300 Couple. To schedule an appointment or for more information call Victory Walker at 541-285-7674
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. Jade has been a member of the Boys & Girls Club for over 7 years and has participated in many youth development programs. Jade has over 250 volunteer hours at the club over the last 2 years. Jade is also a part of the AVID program at GPHS. Jade’s goal is to go to law school and plans to be involved in the Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force. In her speech Jade stated, “There are many characteristics that make up who I am, but resiliency, determination and positivity: those are the ones I believe to be most important. I know that my limits are endless and if I work hard, anything is possible. I've set many goals for myself and I am determined to accomplish them.”
54 9th grade AVID students visited OSU in January. These students were able to take a tour of the campus, meet with an admissions counselor and talk with current students as OSU. They learned about programs that are offered, scholarships they can earn and what they need to do in high school to get into college.