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10.23.20 Messenger

 

Good Afternoon, Green Hope Families!

 

We hope all of you are safe and well!

 


 

VIRTUAL ACADEMY INFORMATION

 

Virtual Academy Registration is open from Oct 21-Nov 4.  Here’s the information about Virtual Academy: Virtual Academy

Info for students not currently registered: https://bit.ly/2TitAD2

Info for students currently registered in Virtual Academy now and who want to register for spring:  https://bit.ly/2Th55Gj

 


 

SAFETY REMINDER

 

Please keep in mind that our campus remains closed.  When we set up specific situations such as distributions, pick-ups or practices, we follow strict COVID protocols.  Practices do not have spectators.  Parents or other drivers dropping off/picking up students for practices must remain in vehicles at all times.

 


 

Here is some important information for next week:

 

Dates

Oct 28: Falcon Flex Days.  Asynchronous Day.  No live instruction. School is in session.  Specific info will come from teachers regarding each class.

Oct 28: School Pictures for 9-11. Sign up here.

Nov 4 & 10: School Pictures. Sign-up info coming.

 

Nov 2: PTSA Board Mtg, 7pm link here: http://www.ghhsptsa.org/

Nov 18: Falcon Flex Day.  Asynchronous Day.  No live instruction. School is in session.  Specific info will come from teachers regarding each class.

Nov 12-13-Senior Make-up Photos. Keep an eye out for sign-up link on website

Nov 23 & 24=Regular School Days.

 


 

NEW INFO

 

Athletics

Please see this checklist for all students participating in athletics.  Athletic Checklist 

Please see this information about swimming.  Swim Info 

 

Freshman Guidance

Freshman guidance will be held during lunch on November 4th for students with last names A-Lee and on November 5th during lunch for students with last names Lew-Z. This will be an opportunity for 9th grade students to gain information on graduation requirements and tips for being a successful student. We will also have senior speakers to discuss their GHHS experience and give out advice to the freshman class. A link to join the presentations will be send to your student email and posted in the freshman google classroom. 

Freshman google classroom class code: p4vavtq

 

Junior Presentation

Student Services will be releasing their Junior Presentation on Tuesday, October 27th. This will be an asynchronous event with recorded presentations and materials so students and parents can view at their own pace and refer back to the information provided. Information on how to access the presentations and materials will be posted on the Green Hope website, Student Services website and Junior Google Classroom on October 27th. 

 

Senior Activity!

Seniors! Let’s Celebrate Fall! Our PTSA has arranged a great activity for you! 

More info here: Senior Trunk or Treat 

 

Senior Cap and Gown Message From Jostens

GHHS Seniors and Families,

Although school may look a little different this year, the graduation celebration for the class of 2021 will be more exciting than ever! Thank you to the many GHHS seniors who have already placed your cap and gown order! If you still need to place your order, it’s easy! We’ve extended the deadline for your school’s group order pricing until 11/6/2020. Don’t miss out, just click on the link below to go to your school’s order page. Please order by 11/6 to take advantage of your school’s group pricing. Congratulations, Senior

Senior Cap and Gown Info

 

Senior Fees

Seniors also have a separate $50 fee to cover their stole, diploma, senior social, awards and graduation program. The link to pay senior fees is here GHHS Senior Fees.

 

Picture Sign-up for Oct 28

Here is the sign-up link for the upcoming Underclassmen Picture Day on Wed. Oct. 28: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050C4BAEAE2FA3FE3-green3

 


 

INFO FROM STUDENT SERVICES

 

Financial Aid Advisor

Parents/Guardians and/or Students may schedule virtual appointments to meet with our Financial Aid Advisor, Ms. Brannan to discuss financial aid opportunities for post-secondary education.  Please use the following link to schedule an appointment to meet with Ms. Brannan: Financial Aid Advisor Conferences/Green Hope HS .  Ms. Brannan is available to meet with Green Hope students and families on Tuesdays, and you may email her at: lbrannan@wcpss.net if you have any questions.  

 

 

Virtual Meetings with College Representatives

Juniors and Seniors:

Please visit the Student Services Website: 

(https://greenhopehsstudentservices.weebly.com/college-info-sessions.html)

 to sign up for Virtual Meetings with College Representatives.  Virtual Meetings will be posted one week at a time, and registration closes at noon the Friday prior to the event.  If you have questions please contact Angie Murrane:  amurrane@wcpss.net. 

 

Student/Counselor Appointments

For virtual student/counselor appointments, students may visit the Student Services homepage (under the Announcements section) to schedule an appointment: 

https://greenhopehsstudentservices.weebly.com/

Students may address topics such as academics, extracurricular opportunities, and post-secondary planning during appointments.

 


 

GENERAL INFO

 

Athletics

The fall athletics season continues to be delayed. As we receive additional information from WCPSS, we will let you know. Please keep in mind that students who miss 13.5 days of school, whether virtual, online or brick and mortar when we return, will be ineligible to participate in sports when they restart.  Please continue to monitor the Green Hope High School Athletics website for the latest updates in regard to off-season workouts, fall try-out dates, etc. 

 

Athletics Boosters

Any parents interested in joining the Green Hope Athletic Boosters please contact Chad Smothers at csmothers@wcpss.net.

Volleyball and XC off-season workouts information can be found on the GHHS Homepage Website.

Basketball and Cheerleading are awaiting WCPSS approval to start Oct. 19th. Please continue to check the website for updates as well as following Green Hope Athletics @GHHSSports on twitter.

 

Book Pick-up

The GHHS Media Center is now offering contactless book pickup!

Students can request library books and will be notified to pick them up at the main entrance from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. once they’re available. Watch this video to learn how to browse the collection online and request holds, and email Ms. Yates and Ms. Dry at eyates@wcpss.net and jdry@wcpss.net for book recommendations.

 

Driver Education Class Information

The 2020/21 class schedule for October, November and December plus the 2020/21 Driver Education registration form will be available on Sept 14th at www.jordandriving.com. Students must be at least 14 1/2 years of age to be eligible to take Driver Education.

 

Per Jordan Driving School/WCPSS policy students are placed into classes based on age-- only the oldest 35 students who submit a registration form are placed into each class. For information purposes it is very rare for a student under the age of 15 to be placed into a class

 

Registration for the October, November & December classes is open.

 

Registration for the November class closed on October 9th  

Registration for the December class will close on November 6th.

 

Class invitation emails will be sent out to the oldest 35 students the week following the close of registration for each class

 

Behind the Wheel Instruction

We are currently driving students who took the class in December 2019 & January 2020. I am hopeful to begin driving students from the Feb/March 2020 in mid-October. Students who took the class in the summer will be scheduled once we have completed driving students from the Feb/March class.

 

If you have questions, please email Coach Bunn at gatordrivered@outlook.com

 

Junior Class Rings

Here’s the link for Juniors to order Green Hope class rings: Josten's info

 

PTSA Spirit Wear

GHHS PTSA has amazing Spirit Wear!  Here is the link to the online store:  link here

 http://www.ghhsptsa.org/STORE.html

 

Senior Exam Exemption Info

Seniors who have a final grade of C or better in a course that does not require a state exam will be considered exempt.  Absences will not count toward exam exemptions for the 2020-2021 school year.

 

Senior Transcripts

Class rank has been updated, and you may request that your transcript to be sent to your colleges.  We have mailed a current transcript to each senior.  This transcript includes updated class rank, GPA, etc. that may be used for college/scholarship application purposes.

 

Sincerely,

 

Dr Camille Hedrick, Principal

 

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