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GJHS Newsletter 9-8-2023

Updated: Sep 13, 2023

Week at a Glance:


Monday 9/11

  • NO SCHOOL - Staff Development Day

Tuesday 9/12:


Wednesday 9/13:


Thursday 9/14:

  • Away Flag Football Games vs. White: 4:00 pm boys; 5:15 pm girls

Friday 9/15:




Principal’s Message


Jackie Carducci GJHS Principal

Greenspun Welcomes New Staff Members


As many of you know, we began the 23-24 school year with the challenge of several teacher vacancies as we frantically scrambled to find class coverage for each open class period. Thanks to our great group of Greenspun teachers, we were able to ensure that students were still receiving instruction.


I am now happy to inform you that we have added two new staff members to our Greenspun family and two qualified long-term substitutes. Please welcome English Language Arts teacher, Ms. Liza James, and mathematics teacher, Mr. Paulo Nojosa.


Ms. James has worked as an English teacher in California for 10 years, and before that, as a Special Education teacher. She has a B.A. from UCLA, an English Credential from The University of La Verne, and a Masters Degree in Writing.


Mr. Nojosa moved from Brazil in November, 2018. He has a B.A. degree in physics, a masters degree in Data Analysis, and has worked as a math/physics teacher for more than 20 years.


In addition, we are happy to welcome Dr. Kathryn Grimes and Mr. Moses Davis for helping Greenspun fill very important vacancy positions as long-term substitutes in the Social Studies Department.


Dr. Grimes is a former Greenspun JHS teacher who returns to us from her retirement in our time of need! Mr. Davis has been a consistent guest teacher for Greenspun for the past two years, and students view him as a consistent, qualified teacher at our school.


I know that life will always come with challenges, but with your understanding as our Greenspun families and the assistance of our staff, we were able to move forward and provide our students with quality education.


Thank you parents, staff, and community for all of your support.





Events & Honors:


SOT Elections: Please CLICK HERE to VOTE NOW for your parent School Organizational Team (SOT) representatives! For more information, please visit the SOT page of our website.

  • Only parents and guardians of students currently enrolled at Greenspun JHS may vote.

  • Parents and Guardians may each vote only once.

  • Please vote using the email address on file in Infinite Campus for verification.

  • Voting closes on Friday, September 15


Progress Reports: The first Progress Reports will be uploaded on September 8th. That means all missing or late assignments must be turned in by Wednesday, September 6th. Late assignments will not be accepted after Wednesday, September 6th. Check Infinite Campus to see if you have any missing assignments. Let's Go Dolphins!


Color Guard: Color Guard tryouts are on September 26 and 27th. You can grab an audition packet from the back office. The audition packet must be completely filled out and turned in by Tuesday 9/26/2023 to be able to try out on 9/27/2023. You will need to get a physical before Tuesday 9/26/2023 so plan accordingly.






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.




Greenspun Gallery:

Photos courtesy of the GJHS Digital Storytelling class, under the instruction of Ms. Juliano


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