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Greenspun JHS Newsletter 4-21-2023

Updated: Apr 26, 2023

Week at a Glance:

Monday 4/24:

  • SBAC Make Ups

  • Jazz Band Festival

Tuesday 4/25:

  • SBAC Make Ups

Wednesday 4/26:

  • SBAC Make Ups

  • Soccer game at Webb Middle School

Thursday 4/27:

  • Fine Arts Disneyland trip

  • No library club

  • No late buses

Friday 4/28:

  • NO SCHOOL - Staff Development day

Principal’s Message

Jackie Carducci GJHS Principal

School Safety Is Our Number One Priority

As your school principal, nothing is more important to me than our students’ safety. Our administration continually collaborates with the CCSD Office of Emergency Management, as well as CCSD Police, to ensure optimal safety at our school. Drills and procedures are routinely practiced by the students and staff. However, for safety reasons, we can not make our plans accessible online.

While administrators can not share specific details on threats made to our schools due to students' privacy rights, I can tell you that we consistently follow CCSD Emergency and Threat Assessment Protocols. I can tell you that we have security measures to keep our campus safe. And, I can also tell you that we provide discipline in accordance with the laws and regulations of CCSD, to students who threaten the safety of our school community, as well as to students who spread rumors that disrupt our school environment.

We appreciate having our parents as members of our team, and we encourage you to do the following in our quest to ensure the safety of our students:

  1. Remind students to tell a trusted adult if they hear something that makes them feel unsafe.

  2. Remind your children that wearing their IDs and lanyards to school is for safety reasons because it helps us to identify students who do and do not belong on our campus..

  3. Closely monitor and review your children’s online and social media posts.

  4. Check your student’s backpack for any dangerous items before they leave for school if they are exhibiting suspicious behavior.

  5. Ensure all types of weapons maintained in the home are secured/locked in a safe place and inaccessible to your children.

  6. Please be reminded to have proper identification when coming to the school to pick up your child.

  7. Seek help from the school if your children are talking about violence, are angry, or are making any types of threats toward themselves or others. Please contact your school’s counselor, administrator, or other trusted adult who can connect you with helpful resources.

As a community, I know that nothing is more important to all of us than our students’ safety so I welcome any ideas that you have to enhance school security. Please feel free to call my office with questions, concerns, or ideas at (702) 799-0920 x 4201.

Events & Honors:

Congratulations to the following students who were recognized with the Student of the month for April:

  • Ashlyn Zuniga

  • Tobey Dell

  • Anna Swenson

  • Preston Hayes

  • Isabella Dizon

  • William Fronk

  • Oliver Elton

  • Nakisa Friedman

  • Jaylon Mitchell

Congratulations to the following students who were recognized with the Shining Star award for the month for April:

  • Alayah Brown

  • Brandon Trucco

  • Emma Grady

  • Blake Maldonado

  • Justin Dempster

  • Jerry Cortez

  • Marley Crowder

  • Emerson Keene

  • Owen Frenzel

  • Brook Nihei

  • AJ Taylor

  • Celyn Reyes

  • Daniella Aguilar

  • Max Mullen

  • Kyle Salter

  • Brook Beranek

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.) Once you have filled out your registration form, please go to each link to choose your classes. Fill out one form per child, please. We’re looking forward to a great three weeks! Summer Acceleration 2023

2023-2024 Registration: Registration is now open for the 2023-2024 school year. ALL students must register for the 2023-2024 school year. CLICK HERE for more information!

Progress reports: 4th Quarter Progress Grades will be posted on Friday, April 21st. All assignments for the first 5 weeks are due Wednesday, April 19th. Check Infinite Campus for assignment status. Reminder all missing or redo assignments for Quarter 4 are due by Wednesday, April 19th.

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!

Running Club: Attention GJHS Running Club. Our last Running Club will be held on April 25th. Thanks, and please see Ms. Lopez if you have any questions.

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 May 10 at 2:30pm. Click here for GJHS SOT information.

Check the GJHS calendar for more events & information.

Greenspun Gallery:

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



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