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GJHS Newsletter 4-06-2023

Updated: Apr 8, 2023

Week at a Glance:

Monday 4/10:


Tuesday 4/11:

Wednesday 4/12:

  • Math SBAC testing

  • Boys Soccer Game at Cortney: 4:00 pm

  • Girls Basketball Banquet: 6 pm - 8 pm at Greenspun

Thursday 4/13:

  • Choir Festival (All Day)

Friday 4/14:

  • Soccer Games at Mannion: Girls at 4 pm; Boys at 5:15 pm

  • Straight O’s Luncheon

  • Green Valley High School Elective Selection Follow Up

Events & Honors:

SBAC testing:

  • Math SBAC: rescheduled for April 12

  • Science CRT (8th grade only): April 18

  • End of Course exams (Algebra I & II and Geometry): May 18,19,22

  • CLICK HERE for more information

Summer Acceleration Registration: The time has arrived! Fill out your official registration form for our Summer Acceleration program. Current Greenspun students, including incoming 6th graders, are welcome to attend. Summer Acceleration will be held from May 30th through June 16th during our regular school hours (8:00 am - 2:11 pm.) Summer Acceleration Registration

Orchestra: Congratulations to our Advanced Orchestra students, who performed at the Las Vegas Academy on Tuesday, March 28th. They received two superior ratings, and one superior plus rating. We are so proud of you and your director, Mrs. Sheila Davis!

Color Guard: Congratulations to Greenspun JHS's Color Guard. This past weekend they took 1st place In the WGASC JHA Championships at Foothill HS. With a score of 77.8, they scored their best score of the season. Way to go DOLPHINS!

Vegas Knight Hawks Greenspun JHS night: The Vegas Knight Hawks are excited to welcome the Greenspun Jr High School kids, staff, and family members on Friday April 28th as we face off against Northern Arizona Wranglers. Show your school spirit, wear your colors, and come out to support your fellow Greenspun Boys and Girls Flag Football Teams as they get to take on the field with some of our Knight Hawks during the National Anthem. Tickets are on sale now for $15. Come out and support your Vegas Knight Hawks and Greenspun Dolphins Football Teams! Click below for more information!

ATTENTION Straight "O" Students! We will be celebrating you during your lunch time on April 14th. You must have your quarter 4 sticker on your school ID to get your ice cream and grab and go bowl of treats. We will be located by the cafeteria, and you will need to get your ice cream and treats BEFORE you go into the lunchroom. Congratulations and see you on the 14th of April!!! See Ms. Lopez if you have any questions.

GJHS Robotics: On Tuesday, Henderson Mayor Michelle Romero and the City Council celebrated all six of our robotics teams. Each student received a special certificate of honor for their accomplishments in robotics this season. Congratulations to each of them for their hard work and dedication this season.

Robotics Rubios Fundraiser: Head to Rubios at 1500 N. Green Valley Pkwy on Wednesday, April 12 from 11:00 am-8:00 pm to help support our Robotics Team. If you come between 4pm-8pm you can meet team members and see Ms. Juliano. Make sure you show the digital flyer or if you are ordering online, use the code DONATE for 30% of proceeds to come our way. Thank you for your support! CLICK BELOW for the flyer!

Student Council: Greenspun JHS Student Council Receives Top National Award

For its exemplary record of leadership, service and activities that improve the school and community, the Greenspun student council has been recognized as a 2023 National Gold Council of Excellence by the National Student Council (NatStuCo). The NatStuCo program is supported by its parent organization, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). “Exceptional student councils are a hallmark of exceptional schools,” said NASSP CEO Ronn Nozoe. “The Greenspun student council has taken student leadership to the next level, creating a culture promoting scholarship and citizenship that resonates far beyond their team. I’m delighted to recognize their hard work with the National Gold Council of Excellence Award for their commitment to service, leadership and uplifting the voices of their peers.”

A student council must meet a variety of criteria to earn the National Council of Excellence Award. In addition to basic requirements such as a written constitution, regular meetings and a democratic election process, the councils must have demonstrated successful sponsorship and participation in activities such as leadership development and service to the school and community. Learn more about the award here.

Special Programs: The Clark County School District Student Services Division and the Southern Nevada Center for Independent Living will be hosting the annual Students in Transition Accessing Resources Fair. This in-person event will provide access to resources for secondary students with disabilities, their families, and staff. Community agencies will be present to provide information, answer questions, and connect families with services regarding college and postsecondary opportunities, employment, housing, transportation, and adaptive recreation. If Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations are needed, please contact Transition Services within 72 hours of the event at (702) 799-7446.

  • Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023

  • Time: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

  • Location: Valley High School 2839 S. Burnham Avenue Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 (Enter on the Eastern Avenue side of the school)

Birthday Greetings: Do you want an easy and fun way to celebrate your child's birthday at school? For $15, we will display a short message on the outdoor digital marquee to help celebrate the day. Additionally, a bag of treats and a personalized birthday card will be delivered to your child during the school day. All funds raised help support Greenspun clubs and activities. CLICK HERE to submit a birthday greeting for your child!

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 the office for assistance.

School Organizational Team: The next Greenspun JHS SOT meeting will be Tuesday, April 18 at 2:30pm. Click here for GJHS SOT information.



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