Principal Message (1/16/22)
Due to COVID, we need to make some adjustments as we head into the second semester on Wednesday, January 19:
To provide stability, we have adjusted our bell schedule for next week. We will take a pause on Advisory and Connectivity for the first three days of the second semester. Please refer to this schedule HERE.
Check PowerSchool Schedule
Please review your schedule in your PowerSchool student account. If you use the app, log out and back in to refresh the finalized schedule. With course corrections complete, balancing sections and new sections added, everyone, needs to refresh and review their schedule and room locations for school on Wednesday
When is my Lunch?
Please use this schedule HERE to determine if you have Lunch A or Lunch B. All expectations remain the same from the first semester to the second semester.
Teacher Made Make-Up Exams
If you need to make up an exam from the first semester, you will be able to do so in the media center at the below dates and times.
- 1st Period Exam - Thursday, January 20 at 7:25 am
- 2nd Period Exam - Friday, January 21 at 8:59 am
- 3rd Period Exam - Thursday, January 20 at 10:32 am
- 4th Period Exam - Friday, January 21 at 12:50 pm
EOC Make-Up Exams
If you need to make up an EOC from the first semester, you will be able to do so at the below dates and times. Details about the location will be posted on Wednesday.
- Math I and Math III test on Thursday, January 20
- Biology or English EOC Exam will test on January 21
On-Campus COVID-19 Testing
This week, in partnership with MAKO Medical, we will begin offering free, weekly COVID-19 testing on-campus for GLHS students and staff. Testing will be conducted on Thursdays from 6:45-8:15 AM in Room 0131. Participation in the program is voluntary. To register your child, click HERE. A parent or guardian must register students under 18 years old. Once registered, students are eligible to be tested weekly. Here's how it works:
Trained MAKO Medical staff quickly and gently swab students’ noses. They place multiple swabs in a single tube (that’s the pooling step), which are then tested as a single sample. If a positive test is received, everyone in the “pool” will return to school the next day to take another test to identify the person who tested positive for COVID-19. Click HERE to learn more about pooled testing.
The intent of this program is to identify asymptomatic positive cases. Students experiencing symptoms should stay home and follow the WCPSS Guidelines for Returning to Campus. Questions should be directed to Darren Williams (email@example.com) or Karah Bullins (firstname.lastname@example.org).
GLHS Literary Magazine
The latest edition of the literary magazine, Thoughts from Chaos - Finding a New Normal, is now available at https://gllitmag.weebly.com/.
Mark Your Calendar
Regretfully, since COVID cases are at an all-time high, we decided to move both of these events from an in-person format to a virtual format. More information is forthcoming:
- Wednesday, February 2: Meet the Teacher
- Thursday, February 10: Open House
GLHS Service Projects
The Gator Service Club will be sponsoring a clothing drive from January 17th to January 21st. Clothing will be donated to "Note in the Pocket", an organization that works to provide clothing to children living in poverty in North Carolina. The Gator Service Club will be accepting new socks, and new to slightly used jackets, t-shirts, pants, and sweatshirts. Donations can be dropped off in the big box in the front lobby.
The UNICEF Club will be hosting a fundraiser at MOD Pizza at Amberly Place off of Green Level Church Rd., on February 3rd. When you make a purchase at MOD Pizza, make sure to state you are participating in the GLHS UNICEF food drive, and a percentage of each order will be donated to the UNICEF Club of GLHS. UNICEF is an international organization that works to provide for the wellbeing of children worldwide, through various education, immunization, and welfare.