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GJHS Newsletter 3/4/2022

Week at a Glance:


Saturday 3/5

  • Solo and Ensemble at Del Sol

  • WGI Color Guard Contest

Tuesday 3/8

  • Coronado Pre-Registration 8-10 in the Little Theater

  • Foothill Pre-registration 8-10 in room 122

  • Silverado Pre-Registration 1:15-2:15 in the Little Theater

  • CCSD Band Festival at UNLV

  • Boys Soccer Greenspun vs Faiss 3pm

  • Girls Soccer Greenspun vs Faiss 4:45pm

Wednesday 3/9

Thursday 3/10

  • Girls Soccer Fertitta vs Greenspun 3:30pm

  • Boys Soccer Fertitta vs Greenspun 4:45pm

  • Advanced/Concert/Madrigal Choir Pre-Festival Concert at Green Valley High School

Friday 3/11

  • End of 3rd Quarter

  • CPR Instruction in the Little Theater

  • Beginning Choir Festival at Basic High School

Monday, 3/14

  • NO SCHOOL


Dolphin News:


S.T.E.A.M. Super Saturday! A virtual S.T.E.A.M. Super Saturday event will be hosted via Zoom March 19, 2022, brought to you by the partnership of Extension's Partners in Parenting and the CCSD Family Engagement Department of the Clark County School District. CLICK HERE to register and to receive participation information, including locations that you can pick up free materials and the ZOOM meeting link. Materials will be available for pick up between March 15th and March 18th. If you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to email us at familyengagement@nv.ccsd.net or call us at 702-799-0303.


Family Engagement Centers (FECs): The FECs offer free English as a second language classes, early childhood learning, free Rosetta Stone licenses for any language, and much more. There are 10 locations offering both in-person and virtual classes. I have attached the following three; other locations can be found on our website. (more information from jackie’s email


GVHS Registration: Eighth Grade Parents, please see the information below if your eighth grader will attend Green Valley for the 2022-23 school year. After you and your child view the GVHS Program Highlights and Course Catalog, please complete the "9th Grade Course Selection Form."

Course Selection Forms:


NAEP Testing will be administered on Thursday, March 10. Students selected for NAEP testing received a notice from the office. For more information about NAEP testing, please visit the Assessment page at greenspunjhs.com. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Barker’s office.


SBAC and CRT Testing:

  • 8th grade science CRT: March 30

  • Math SBAC testing: April 5-6

  • ELA SBAC testing: April 20-22


Brahms Requiem March 13th 3PM UNLV: You are invited to attend the performance of Johannes Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem Sunday, March 13th at 3PM at UNLV's Artemus Ham Hall! For tickets go to www.snmas.com This is a memorial concert for the great Maestro Douglas R. Peterson who dedicated his life to the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society for 52 years until he passed away at age 94 on May 27, 2020. The Musical Arts Orchestra and Chorus, under the direction of guest conductor Randy Pagel, will feature soprano soloist Athena Mertes and baritone soloist Carnell Johnson (aka VGK's "Golden Pipes").


Eighth Grade Pre-Registration for Coronado and Foothill High Schools

The counselors from Coronado and Foothill High Schools will be at Greenspun JHS on March 8th, to pre-register 8th graders for their 2022-2023, 9th-grade classes.


Coronado High School will host an Eighth Grade Parent Night on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, from 6:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m, in their theater. The Coronado High School Counselors will be available after the presentation to answer questions. Please feel free to contact Ms. Lopez if you have any questions regarding the upcoming events.


Dress code: Parents, please remind your children that the dress code policy will be enforced.

If a child wears a pair of ripped jeans, any material that is torn above mid-thigh is a dress code violation. Students must wear shorts that are visible at all times between the holes in the jeans, even when they are seated. Sagging is also unacceptable, as well as tank tops and crop tops that are too short to cover a student’s midriff.


March 7-11 is School Social Work Week. The Social Work theme this year is 'Time to Shine.' Please acknowledge Laura Cassidy, our amazing Safe School Professional and let her know you appreciate her! CLICK HERE for Spirit days!



Congratulations


GJHS Junior Varsity Quiz Team, advised by Ms. Jeannie Schlotter, defeated Callahan Middle School with a score of 125 - 60. They are currently on a three game winning streak.


Mr. David Martinez, Greenspun Band Director, is proud to announce the students who were selected for the CCSD District Honor Jazz Band. They are Jazz 1 (Top Band) - Alto 2, Preston Whiting; Bari Sax, Christian Tassin; Trombone 1, Paige Tassin; Bass, William Mims (also earned 1st chair trumpet); Vibes, Anna Swenson; Drums, Max Solomon. Jazz 2: Alto 1, Morgan Niewinski; Trumpet 4, Devin Bodily; Trombone 3, Megan Wade.


GJHS Colorguard took 1st place in their division at the WGI Competition this weekend.


Greenspun Robotics teams 1110A and 1110B are headed to the World Finals in Dallas, TX in May 2022 as winners in the VIQC Middle School - STEM Research Project: Biomimicry in Engineering. Please consider donating to help them to be able to participate on their GoFundMe page: CLICK HERE TO DONATE!




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