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GJHS Newsletter 5/13/22

Updated: May 15

Week at a Glance:


Monday 5/16

  • MAP testing in math classes

Tuesday 5/17

  • MAP testing in math classes

Wednesday 5/18

  • MAP testing in math classes

Thursday 5/19

  • MAP testing in math classes

  • 8th grade Awards Ceremony 5:00pm (by invitation only)

Friday 5/20

  • MAP testing in math classes

  • 8th grade yearbook distribution/signing party 6th period

  • 8th grade dance 6:00 - 8:30pm in the GJHS gymnasium

  • All library books are due! (Chromebook return date changed to Monday, May 23)



Upcoming Events:


8th Grade Awards Ceremony (invitation only): May 19, 5 p.m. in the Greenspun gym


8th Grade Yearbook Distribution/signing Party: May 20


8th Grade Dance: May 20, 6 - 8:30 PM in the Greenspun gym


8th Grade Clap-Out: May 25, 6th period


8th Grade Drive-Through Parade: May 26, 11-12 PM in front of the school


Chromebook returns: Monday, May 23, in students’ 6th period class (date changed)


Last day of school: Wednesday, May 25


2022-2023 Registration: ALL students must register for the 2022-2023 school year. Please choose your elective choices after you register, so your counselor can begin creating your schedule for next year! https://www.greenspunjhs.com/registration


NVLA Online Summer School: If you're interested in Summer School classes - be sure to reach out to your counselor ASAP. Nevada Learning Academy (NVLA) is offering credit retrieval courses without a fee. For more information please visit NVLA Summer School 2022.


Summer Acceleration Information: Summer Acceleration Academy begins May 31st.

CLICK HERE for some video highlights of our Summer Acceleration program!



Hackathon Event: What is a Hackathon? Kids are the best innovators. The goal of a Hackathon is not to create a perfectly polished code or a finished app or game that works. The goal is to come up with the best possible solution to a real-world problem using technology. Students will learn to embrace a debugging mindset and to persevere when faced with problems to take their ideas from concept to a prototype all in the span of an 8-hour day! Junior Hackers work together in ways they never have before. They think outside the box, communicate effectively, and share ideas with all who will listen. The event will conclude with students presenting their work to a panel of industry experts and participate in an awards ceremony with fabulous prizes. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!


Check the GJHS calendar for more events & information.




Congratulations

Robotics: The Greenspun Robotics teams won awards for their STEM research at the Robotics World Finals in Dallas, TX this week, competing with 800 teams from more than 40 nations all around the world, including China, Finland, Canada, and the United States! Congratulations to the teams, and thank you for making us so proud! CLICK HERE to see some highlights from their trip!


Hope Squad: The Greenspun Hope Squad wrapped up their Week of Hope to help bring attention to the services and resources available to students who need extra help getting through difficult times in their lives. Their efforts were highlighted on News 3 Las Vegas as well! CLICK HERE to view the news segment.

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