GARDEN GROVE HIGH SCHOOLBulletin forWednesday, November 14, 2018Thanksgiving Recess November 19th – November 23rdNon-Student Day – November 26, 2018
• Congratulations to The GGHS Marching Band
for completing an amazing season last Saturday at the Savannah competition. The band students have worked very hard this season, and invite you, your family, and friends to The District Showcase to see them perform their “Avatar” show and see all 7 high schools perform their shows. Gates open at 6:00 pm. Presale tickets are $5.00 and are sold by any marching band member or $7.00 at the gate. Hope to see you all there!
• Congratulations to our Varsity Football team
for their win against Aliso Niguel on Friday night with a score of 28-14! They are moving on to the CIF Semi-Finals this Friday night against San Gorgonio
. Students may buy their pre-sale ticket for this game for $5.00 in the Athletic office. Students are being offered transportation to this game. Permission slips are available in the Athletic Office. Bus seating is available on a first come basis.
• Thanksgiving Recess is Monday, November 19th – Friday, November 23rd. Monday, November 26th is a Non-Student Day. School will resume on Tuesday, November 27th.
• November 14th is the last day of the Project Shepherd food drive
. It’s not too late to bring in your canned good donations to your 4th period class. We appreciate all your donations. The top three classes that have the most donations will get a party of your choice.
• Our next Late Start Wednesday is November 28th
. Zero period begins at 8:35 am and first period begins at 9:24 am.
• GGHS offers math tutoring
opportunities to our students. Math tutoring is held in room P9 Monday – Thursday from 3:00pm – 4:00pm and Thursday mornings from 7:00am – 8:00am.
• Juniors and Seniors, applications for the Sister City of Garden Grove Student Exchange Scholarship
to Anyang, South Korea are now available at ggsistercity.org. Applications must be submitted electronically by Thursday, November 15th. If you have any questions please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Our GGHS Bookstore hours are from 7:30am – 3:00 pm M-F. The Bookstore
is where Argos check out their textbooks (school ID required), pay fines, purchase dance tickets, pick up dance permission slips, and students may also buy replacement ID cards for $7.00. Students may also purchase items such has P.E clothes, gym and hall locks, and ASB or Super Argo cards.
• Our Garden Grove High School Library
(ArgoLib) is open to our students from
*6:45am – 3:00pm M-F. (Earlier this year, for 0 Period students needing to print) Students may use our Library for studying and/or for computers and printers. Students may also check out up to 3 books at a time for 3 weeks. Plus, there are large and small areas for clubs to meet during regular library hours. See Mr. Hume to reserve a spot.
• Seniors, if you want to have the senior privilege
of leaving campus for lunch, your parent/guardian will need to come into the attendance office and sign your permission slip. Permission slips cannot be sent home. To maintain this privilege, senior students must be back and on time to their 5th period class.
• Garden Grove Students, Stay Safe and Speak Up!
If you witness any type of bullying, vandalism, weapons, or violence on campus, you can confidentially report the incident immediately via text to 657-206-6173. The reporting line is also posted on campus and in your classrooms. The reporting line is confidential and all texts will be reviewed by an Administrator.
• GGHS is selling commemorative bricks
. The first bricks purchased will be placed right outside our Heritage Hall which houses decades of GGHS memorabilia. You can find the order form on our website gghs.us and click on the brick icon on the top left corner of the page. This would be a great gift for a senior or a current or Alumni student.
A MESSAGE FROM YOUR COUNSELOR
• The Senior Financial Aid Evening Workshop
will be a the GGHS Cafeteria on Thursday, Nov. 15th at 6:30 pm. High School seniors and families who attend this workshop will receive help completing the FASFA and the CA Dream Application. Information will be presented in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
• Attention Seniors, If you’re applying to a Cal State or a UC the application deadline is November 30th
. If you need help come to room 301 and Ms. Valdez and our College Boost Mentors can assist you.
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