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GJHS Newsletter 5/6/2022

Updated: May 6

Week at a Glance:


Monday 5/9

  • MAP testing in English classes

  • HOPE Week 2022

Tuesday 5/10

  • MAP testing in English classes

  • HOPE Week 2022

Wednesday 5/11

  • MAP testing in English classes

  • HOPE Week 2022

Thursday 5/12

  • MAP testing in English classes

  • HOPE Week 2022

Friday 5/13

  • MAP testing in English classes

  • HOPE Week 2022




Upcoming Events:


Week of Hope: May 9-13 See our NEWSFEED for more information!


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


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: The original deadline for registration for Summer Acceleration held from May 31st through June 17th has passed. However, your child is still able to attend with limited class options. Please use the link to sign your child up for the summer class waitlist and for more information. We look forward to our Summer of Adventure!

Summer Acceleration "Choose Your Own Adventure"


Cheerleading Tryouts: Cheerleading tryouts are May 10-13 from 4:00 - 5:30 in the cafeteria (updated location since the previous newsletter). All participants must complete registration on RegisterMyAthlete.com prior to May 10. Wear comfortable athletic clothes, cheer or tennis shoes, ponytail, and no jewelry.


Required Immunizations for 7th grade: CLICK HERE for more information


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.


Check the GJHS calendar for more events & information.




Congratulations


Robotics: Greenspun robotics teams travel to Dallas, TX this week to participate in the VexIQ World Robotics Finals with teams from all around the planet! Congratulations on making the finals and making us proud! Check out FOX5 News Las Vegas KVVU-TV tonight at 10pm for a special feature on our very own Greenspun Robotics team!



Choir: Congratulations to 8th grader Lincoln Pettit for being selected as a member of the Green Valley High School GreenNV acapella group. Way to go!

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