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Greenspun JHS Newsletter 5-17-2024

Updated: May 19

Week at a Glance:


Monday 5/20:

  • Last day of school!  Early dismissal at 11:40am

  • 8th Grade Field Day! (bring water & sunscreen!)


Tuesday 5/21:




Principal's Message

Jackie Carducci GJHS Principal

As we end the school year, I would like to pay tribute to our eighth grade students. Life as a junior high student is not always easy, but our kids have managed to make it through three years of academics, extracurricular activities, lack of sleep, and lots of middle school drama.


What is the most exciting is that each of them have their own success story. It isn’t always about who has the highest grades or who has accomplished the most. It’s about how these kids have embraced their struggles, learned from their mistakes, and demonstrated growth as individuals. It’s about how each of them uniquely added to their success story during their middle school experience.


As our eighth graders move on to high school, it is important to remind them to be proud of who they are, to celebrate their wins in life, and to continue to pursue their dreams, despite the challenges. I am blessed to have been a part of their journey, and I can’t wait to see the many successes they will add to their stories.



Events & Honors:


Congratulations to the following students who were recognized at the 8th grade Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 16: 


  • ACCELERATED READER Award: Michael Saxton

  • ALGEBRA Award: Red Vales

  • ART Award: Seajae Pedro

  • ART Award: Ryker Van Engen

  • BAND Award: Mariamawit Afework

  • BAND Award: Raiden Drake Patlingrao

  • CHOIR Award: Arya Anilkumar

  • CHOIR Award: Claudia La Rotta

  • ENGLISH Award: Juliette Hemmer

  • ENGLISH Award: Isabella Barajas

  • GEOMETRY Award: Jordan Lemnah

  • HEALTH Award: Kali Bosworth

  • HEALTH Award: Symphony Mello

  • LEADERSHIP Award: William Fronk

  • LEADERSHIP Award: Lily Larkin

  • ORCHESTRA Award: Abigail Barclay

  • ORCHESTRA Award: Princeton Tyler

  • PE Award: Abigail Adeshina

  • PE Award: Alijah Cowans

  • PE Award: Jace Smith

  • PRE-ALGEBRA Award: Claudia La Rotta

  • PRINCIPAL'S AWARD: Owen Bukoskey

  • PRINCIPAL'S AWARD: Adam Campbell

  • PRINCIPAL'S AWARD: Riley Chinn

  • PRINCIPAL'S AWARD: Owen Frenzel

  • PRINCIPAL'S AWARD: Dylon Murphy

  • PRINCIPAL'S AWARD: Christian Zuniga

  • ROBOTICS Award: Owen Bukoskey

  • ROBOTICS Award: Dylon Murphy

  • SCIENCE Award: William Fronk

  • SCIENCE Award: Ian Powell

  • SOCIAL STUDIES Award: Creedence Mikelson

  • SOCIAL STUDIES Award: Ian Powell

  • STUDENT SERVICES Award: Randen Perez

  • STUDENT SERVICES Award: Jaden Tellis

  • STUDENT SERVICES Award: Austin Flanagan

  • STUDENT SERVICES Award: Jared Cardenas

  • STUDENT SERVICES Award: Gilberto Perez

  • YEARBOOK Award: Adam Campbell

  • YEARBOOK Award: Dylan Rice




3-YEAR STRAIGHT A AWARD:

  • Arya Anilkumar

  • Adam Campbell

  • Riley Chinn

  • Alexis Coleman

  • William Fronk

  • Bella Gutierrez

  • Olivia Hernquist

  • Haylee Marshall

  • Roman Meuse

  • Creedence Mikelson

  • Dylon Murphy

  • Jency Nguyen

  • Annika Jasmine Pedrozo

  • Aiden Torjman

  • Nicholas White

  • Christian Zuniga




3-YEAR STRAIGHT-O Award for Outstanding Citizenship:

  • Kali Bosworth

  • William Fronk

  • Juliette Hemmer

  • Creedence Mikelson

  • Dylon Murphy

  • Amiyah Rockingham

  • Cassandra Tamasa




PRESIDENT'S AWARD:

Vidal Aguirre

Sierra Allen

Arya Anilkumar

Michael Aronovich-McGregor

Nicholas Aronovich-McGregor

Khalin Gizelle Aspengren

Olivia Bakic

Abigail Barclay

William Batts

Aiyden Batts

Chloe Benn

Jace Bennecke

Sofia Bihar

Kali Bosworth

Amerigo Bottazzi

Everett Brown

Owen Bukoskey

Adam Campbell

Kelli Candito

Nico Cenname

Riley Chinn

Alexis Coleman

Jacob DelVecchio

Ace Erickson

Damian Fernandez

Austin Flanagan

Owen Frenzel

William Fronk

Abagail Geeb

Maliyah Groce

Genesis Gutierrez

Bella Gutierrez

Andrew Haines

Preston Hayes

Gus Helmink

Juliette Hemmer

Olivia Hernquist

Amelia Huynh

Anthony Jabbour

Jacob Jackson

Juliette Kish

Kimberlyn Klompet

Lily Larkin

Jordan Lemnah

Hailey Leonard

Sylvia Lindgren

Josie Lomeli

Haylee Marshall

Aidan Mckann

Symphony Mello

Roman Meuse

Preston Michaelson

Creedence Mikelson

McKenzie Moore

Jaiden Morales

Dylon Murphy

Jency Nguyen

Weston Oberg

Aiden Odum

Kayden Ogbuefi

Barbara Pacheco Villar

Kailer Pease

Annika Jasmine Pedrozo

Ian Powell

Maddison Pring

Sherlyn Pua

Sophia Puente

Davi Queiroz Piffer

Daevon Randolph

June Ransom

Celyn Reyes

Dylan Rice

Amiyah Rockingham

Addison Roderick

Naomi Rodriguez

Valeria Rosas

Payton Rose

Emmanuel Salazar

Michael Saxton

Terra Seiders

Damian Sejalbo

Jesse Sinclair

Cassandra Tamasa

Jaden Tellis

Jaxon Thayer

Abigail Theodosis

Cooper Timko

Aiden Torjman

Khoi Tran

Red Raven Vales

Isabella Valle

Ryker Van Engen

Anthony VanBuren

Layla Wardrop

Heathcliff Weigel

Nicholas White

Alexis Yee

Lily Yeh

Christian Zuniga


Students of the Month: Congratulations to the following students who were recognized with the Student of the month award for May:

  • Juliette Hemmer

  • Jared Cardenas   

  • Riley Chinn  

  • Elijah Coronado 

  • Sebastian Ho 




Shining Star Award: Congratulations to the following students who were recognized with the Shining Star award for May:

  • Kristen Abrao

  • Elisabeth Austin

  • Jay-R Baredo

  • Aaliyah Borjon

  • Zachary Camuso

  • Blake Doubenmier

  • Mercedes Gomez

  • Sophia Johnson

  • Dominic Lamberti

  • Jamison Lamberti

  • Ella Lease

  • Nathan Login

  • Sophie Mancuso

  • Meline Moinier

  • Mckenzie Moore

  • Barbara Pacheco Villar

  • Isaac Ramirez

  • Clark Reber

  • Samantha Roches

  • Brittany Rojas-Garcia

  • Brycen Scobie

  • Terra Seiders




Summer Hours: Greenspun will be open during the summer for registration, returning checked out items, and general information from 8am - 2pm each weekday.  We will be closed on Memorial Day and July 4th holidays. 


2024-2025 online registration: The 2024-2025 online registration is now open. Please log into your parent portal to complete the online application. If you need your parent portal login credentials please contact the school.  CLICK HERE to access Parent Portal information! 


8th Grad Field Day: 8th grade field day is Monday, May 20th. We will be outside for 90 mins. Please make sure you bring water and wear sunscreen. We will have a water game, relay games, kickball and dodgeball.


GJHS Sports: For any students interested in participating in flag football, cross country, basketball, or soccer for the 2024-25 school year, you must complete registration on www.aktivate.com. The Aktivate registration process is open for the 2024-25 school year.  You may get a head start on the process and complete that registration now.  If you have any specific questions regarding athletics for the 2024-25 school year, don't hesitate to get in touch with Casandra Iglitz, Assistant Principal and Athletic Administrator, at 702-799-0920 or iglitce@nv.ccsd.net.


Green Valley HS Physical Night: Any current 8th grade students that are interested in participating in a fall sport at Green Valley HS can attend Green Valley HS's Sports Physical Night.  It will take place on 7/24/2024 in the GVHS Cafeteria at 5:00 pm.  A physical is required for all sports.  The cost is $45 for a sports packet which includes the physical.



ID Cards and lanyards: All students please be sure to keep your current lanyard and ID badge to wear at the start of next school year.  That includes current 8th graders going into 9th grade.  Our feeder high schools are requesting that you keep your current badge to wear until you receive your new one!  


Webstore: The online webstore continues to be upgraded by CCSD, but may be inaccessible for an indefinite amount of time.  We apologize for this inconvenience, and we appreciate your patience as we continue to accept cash or personal check payments in person.  Please contact Christina Ortiz, GJHS banker, if you need any assistance.  


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. 


SafeVoice: SafeVoice is an anonymous tip report system with live response 24/7/365. Safevoice (SV) includes and goes beyond bullying to create an anonymous way to also report threats of school violence and friends at risk of suicide, self-harm, drugs and more.  CLICK HERE to submit a report


Rave Reviews: Do you know of any CCSD employees who make a difference and are exemplary models of the District’s core values? Recognize one of our many outstanding employees for their commitment to education by submitting a RAVE (Recognize a Valued Employee) Review. CLICK HERE to submit a Rave Review! 


CCSD Student Code of Conduct: Parents, please CLICK HERE to view the CCSD Student Code of Conduct


School Organizational Team: The next Greenspun JHS SOT meeting will be held virtually on May 29 at 2:30pm.  Click here for GJHS SOT information





Greenspun Gallery:

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


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