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GJHS Newsletter 1-27-2023

Week at a Glance:

Monday 1/30:

  • WIDA screener testing

Tuesday 1/31:

  • WIDA testing

Wednesday 2/1:

  • WIDA testing

Thursday 2/2:

Friday 2/3:

  • WIDA testing

Events & Honors:

WIDA Testing: WIDA testing will begin Monday, January 30 in the library for students identified as English Language Learners (ELL). For more information, please visit the Assessment page at

8th Grade Panoramic Photo: The 8th grade panoramic photo will be taken on Monday, January 30th. CLICK HERE to pre-order your photo today!

Summer Acceleration: Greenspun is excited to welcome the return of our Summer Acceleration program! This year it will be held from May 30th through June 16th. Interested families may fill out the Google Form here. Please note: this form is so we are able to send you information in the future and does not sign your child up for Summer Acceleration.

6th grade Boys basketball: Come out and support our 6th grade boys basketball team at Donald Reynold Boys and Girls Club 2980 Robindale Rd Henderson NV 89074 on the following dates:

  • January 28 @10:00am

  • February 4 @1:00pm

  • February 11 @3:00pm

  • February 18 @11:00am

Volleyball: Boys and Girls Volleyball will be starting in Spring 2023. Stay tuned for more information coming soon!

Cheer: The Greenspun cheerleaders remain undefeated after winning the PCS Cheerleading Championship. They placed first in both middle school novice show cheer and advanced group stunt.

Cheer Clinic: Get ready for Junior High Cheer Tryouts! Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Participants will learn cheer moves, dance, jump technique, and tumbling. All skill levels are welcome. Participants will receive a Greenspun Cheer Bow! Registration is $40.00 Register online @

Colorguard: Color guard will have their first competition on Feb 4th at Arbor View High School. They will perform at 12:00pm with awards at 4:00pm. Hope to see you there!

Soccer: Soccer tryouts are February 21st through February 23rd on the soccer field from 2:15-3:00pm. Girl's and Boy's intramural soccer practices will begin on Wednesday, February 1st. These practices will continue through the month of February every Tuesday and Wednesday after school on the soccer field from 2:15-3:00pm. Appropriate attire is required for intramural practices including school appropriate athletic clothes, shin guards, soccer cleats, and a positive attitude. Intramural practices will continue until soccer tryouts every Tuesday and Wednesday after school through the month of February! If you have any questions- please contact Coach Sakola or Coach Flickinger.

Progress Grades: All missing assignments must be turned in by Wednesday, February 1st. Progress Grades will post on Friday, February 3rd. Please check Infinite Campus for grades and missing assignments.

Homework Club: For the Month of January Homework Club will be in the following rooms starting Monday January 9th:

  • Monday and Tuesday with Mrs. Watson room 135 for 7th & 8th Graders

  • Wednesday and Thursday with Mrs. Heywood room 133 for 6th - 8th Graders

Annual Shoe Drive: The return of the Annual Greenspun Athletic Shoe Drive is just around the corner, February 6-10! Donations of gently worn used or new athletic shoes will be accepted each morning in the quad or at the front of the school. It's a great time to go through your closets, gather up no longer needed sneakers (any type) or cleats, and bring them in. The sneakers that we collect will help raise money to support programs here at Greenspun AND will help our environment by keeping sneakers out of landfills.

Dolphin Cards: SAVE DATE! Students who earned Straight O's for Quarter 2 (these students currently have the 3rd quarter stickers on their school ID's) will be celebrating their Outstanding Citizenship on February 10th during all three lunches. You must be wearing your school ID and sticker to particpate. Thanks for being so wonderful, and we look forward to seeing you next month. If you have any additional questions, please see Ms. Lopez.

Home Games for Basketball: A friendly reminder: students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for all home basketball games. If your child has a current dolphin sticker with the number 3 on it, they may attend without a parent or guardian. Admission is $1 for students and $3 for adults.

Green Valley HS Gator Night: February 27th, 2023 Green Valley High School will be hosting future and current Gators to learn about the courses that are offered at our school. CLICK HERE for more information!

Green Valley HS Registration Information: Please view the slide show presented to 8th graders with information about registration at Green Valley HS:

Yearbook: There are only a limited number of yearbooks remaining! Preserve this year's memories- login to to purchase your yearbook today! Price increases on January 30. Once the yearbooks are sold out there are no more!

8th Grade Recognition/Farewell Ads: 8th grade recognition ads have been extended! This is a one-time chance to get your farewell ad in before the final deadline on January 27, 2023. Don't be left out! Order your 8th grade farewell ad today!

Infinite Campus Parent portal/Student portal: Parents, please continue to monitor your child’s grades in Infinite Campus Parent Portal. If you need an activation code, please contact Stephany Blanco, office manager, or Mr. Slocum, school librarian, for assistance.

School Organizational Team: The next Greenspun JHS SOT meeting will be on Wednesday, February 22nd at 2:30pm. Click here for GJHS SOT information.



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