Monthly eNewsletter School Report


September 5, 2017 HS Welcome enewsletter - click here

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​Thank you to all parents for supporting
Staff Appreciation Day at the High School!


High School AP Exams Commence on 
Monday, May 1st

more information: AP Exam Schedule

GCHS Start Time Study - Community Forum 
Monday, May 1st at 7pm to 9pm
GCHS Auditorium

more information: HS Start Time Information

GCHS Spring Fling - Friday, May 12th
more information: Spring Fling Letter
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Mandatory Prom/Graduation Meeting
on Wednesday, May 17th at 7pm
GCHS Auditorium

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MIRACLE CLUB EVENT - MAY 25th
2ND ANNUAL "COLORBLAST"

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Governor's Traffic Safety Committee
Partner for Safety Award Presentation

in Recognition for our Commitment to Traffic Safety through the GCPTA Teen Safe Driving Program
Link to: Media Coverage
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Senior Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, May 31st at 7pm
GCHS Auditorium


Take a Glimpse of PTA Supported Events
at the GCHS this year:
Membership Drive
Freshman Orientation Day
Freshman BBQ
Back-to-School Night
Photo Days
Choices and Consequences Student Presentation
College Major Night
Parent Volunteer Corp Event Involvement
12th Grade Party and Parent Skit Night
Safe Driving Campaign
Jacy Good "Hang Up and Drive"- Assemblyman Ra and AT&T "It Can Wait" Student Assembly
Safe Driving Poster Contest
Winthrop Explorers Program
Advocacy/Legislation Reports
Curriculum Meetings
Academic Support Chart
Site Based Meetings
CPR Training Day
PTA Meeting Presentations 

More to come....
May PTA Meeting and
Volunteer "Thank You" Breakfast
Senior Awards
Prom-a-Palooza
Senior Breakfast
Graduation Reception




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March kicked-off our PTA Safe Driving Campaign
Take a peek: Safe Driving Week

April is AUSTISM AWARENESS MONTH
Let's support SHS (Students Helping Students)
BAKE SALE on APRIL 4th
Find out all that is happening at the GCHS

Week Activities from April 3rd to 7th
:
Monday

Health Class Presentations
Tuesday

BAKE SALE!!
Buy a baked good and get an Autism Speaks bracelet.
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Blue Candy Jar Guessing Game outside the cafeteria during lunch. 
Guess the amount of candy and get an Autism Speaks Bracelet.
Guess closest to the correct amount and win the candy in the jar!
Thursday

SCAVENGER HUNT!!
Find the hidden puzzle pieces and win a $5 Dunkin' Donuts gift card!
(Bring to room 148 to redeem)
Friday
Light It Up Blue Day: Wear Blue!!!

SCHOOL CLOSED for Spring Recess
April 10th to the 14th

April 20th
GCHS AP Art Reception in the HS Library 6:30pm
April 24th
HS and MS PTA Reflections Awards in the HS Library at 7pm
April 25th
NCA Spring College Expo at Hofstra University
April 26th
HS Spring Concert at 7pm

April 28th
High School Staff Appreciation Lunch

Look for a signup genius coming your way!
Any questions please contact:
Catalina Mueller at catmueller28@hotmail.com


​Remember HS AP Exams Commence on
Monday, May 1st

more information: AP Exam Schedule


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General Membership Vote 

Vote to approve PTA Grant to Homestead School
will take place at the March 2nd HS PTA Meeting
Click here to learn more

Get Your PTA Dinner & Grand Raffle Tickets

Wish Believe Achieve 
The Annual Dinner at the Garden City Hotel
March 23rd, 6:30 pm

Dinner Guests registered by March 9th will be entered into a special raffle. Grand Raffle tickets can be purchased online now and at all Parent-Teacher Conferences. Attendance at the Dinner is not required to win a Grand Raffle. 
Check out the Grand Raffle Prizes - there is something for everyone. 

Click here:  Buy Now

PTA Scholarship Opportunities

Judith Shapiro Parliamentary Award
for a Sophomore or Junior (Submit to Guidance by March 20th)
Click here: Application Form
Dr. Adrienne Robb-Fund/Fund Family Scholarship
for a Senior (Submit to Guidance by March 7th)
Click here: 
Press Release

Please see the Guidance Office for an Application


Reminder!

Parent Skit Night Dress Rehearsal
Wednesday, March 1st in the GCHS Cafeteria

Get your Tickets!
12th Grade Party
March 3rd
Click here for: Student Contract/Ticket Form

Get Your Tickets!
Little Shop of Horrors
March 9th, 10th and 11th in the GCHS Auditorium
Click here for: TICKET FORM

NOODLES FOR NEUROBLASTOMA
Thursday, March 16th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
a pasta dinner in memory of Luke Rosato
Raffles and Tickets available at the door or online at:
EVENTBRITE.com
Entertainment provided be members go the GCHS String Quarter, Masquers and Jazz Ensemble


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PTA Scholarship Opportunities
Judith Shapiro Parliamentary Award
for a Sophomore or Junior (Submit to Guidance by March 20th)
Click here: Application Form
Dr. Adrienne Robb-Fund/Fund Family Scholarship
for a Senior (Submit to Guidance by March 7th)
Click here: 
Press Release

Please see the Guidance Office for an Application

Reminder!
Parent Skit Night Rehearsals
February 6th, 13th and 27th in the GCHS Cafeteria
ADDED DATE: March 1st - Dress Rehearsal

Photos Due on February 3rd
Click here for more information: Skit Night Checklist

Click here for: FOOD DONATION SIGN-UP

Get your Tickets!
12th Grade Party
March 3rd
Click here for: Student Contract/Ticket Form 

Garden City Scholarship Fund presents
The Harlem Wizards at the GCHS
February 4th in the GCHS Gym

Playing a Spring Sport?
GREEN FORMS 
Starting February 13th they may be brought to the
GCHS Health Office between periods 2 and 8


There are only 2 remaining...and it's only one hour!
GCHS PTA Meeting
March 2nd GCHS Library
Click here for: PTA Meeting Information 

Get Your Tickets!
Little Shop of Horrors
March 9th, 10th and 11th in the GCHS Auditorium
Click here for: TICKET FORM

We Need Your Support!
PTA Dinner Donations
All donations are appreciated; either complete baskets or items to be included in baskets. No donation is too small or too large.
Click here:  Donation Form

Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest 
for 
Middle and High School students! 
Students can nominate a teacher.  Click below for more details and an entry form due to the PTA MAILBOX in
HIGH SCHOOL MAIN OFFICE by FEBRUARY 28th
 
My Favorite Teacher Entry Form
Barnes & Noble partners with the GC PTA
annually for our 
Summer Book Fair Event


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Check your email for a special edition January High School Newsletter to be sent later in the week.


JANUARY EVENTS

Mandatory Skit Night Meeting For Senior Parents
Monday, January 9 at 7pm                

Please bring all signed forms and check made payable to GCHS for Student Ticket and/or additional items.

Parent Skit Night Rehearsal Dates are noted on the School Calendar.

Scoliosis Screening
Week of January 9
Contact the Health Office for more information.

Mid-Term Examinations
Monday, January 23 to January 25

Visit the GCHS Webpage for schedule information (INCLUDING JANUARY REGENTS EXAMS FOR SELECT STUDENTS) or by clicking here:
Exam Schedule

HS Bands Winter Concert
January 18 at 7pm



HS Second Semester Begins - Students Schedules May Change
January 26
Log on to SchoolTool for schedule information.


LOOKING AHEAD
AP Exam Information
May 2017  
Exam Dates

HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD
Have you Contacted your Legislator regarding the Math Regents Conversion Chart Issue?

Click here for PTA meeting presentation on issue:
Dodds PTA Presentation

Contact:
Regent Roger Tilles
(516) 299-3505
Regent.Tilles@nysed.gov

Who are your Legislators?
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HIGH SCHOOL PTA MEETING
December 13th at 9:15am in the GCHS Library
ONE-HOUR meeting includes a viewing of the short documentary film BREAKING POINTS
view trailer
Followed by speakers:
Principal, Mrs. McLaughlin and Librarian, Mrs. DelGuidice-Calemmo
In the Club Spotlight:  PAIRS Program
view article about the PAIRS program authored by Rich Marooney

GCHS LIBRARY eNEWLETTER
view eNewsletter
view District eNewsletter article on GCHS Library

WINTER WONDERLAND
Friday, December 9th from 7pm to 10pm
JUNIORS & SENIORS
 Tickets are available for purchase with signed and approved contracts
from November 28th to December 2nd.

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Name Stamping & Later Deadline for Ads
December 16th
www.yearbookforever.com

PTA Scholarship Opportunities
Youth Humanitarian Award - In Memory of Stanley Marcus
(Submit to Main Office PTA Mailbox by January 23rd)
Click here: Application Form

Remember to visit the GCHS homepage and click on
the DAILY BULLETIN each day for daily annoucements & events.

Take a look at free events at Garden City Public Library
on their website or here under the High School PTA homepage.




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Check out the DAILY BULLETIN for GCHS Daily Information!

SENIOR PARENTS are needed to Chair
the Skit Night Committee.

If you would like to be considered, please fill out this
VOLUNTEER FORM and just check the HS box.


 GREEN FORMS
are due for Winter Session Athletics
November 2nd

Varsity Participation Contract
JV Participation Contract
GREEN FORM in pdf version

Parent Teacher Conferences
November 3rd, 7th & 8th

To schedule a conference parents can log-in to the
PTC Wizard Portal  


Juniors and Seniors will participate in
Nassau County ADA's

CHOICES & CONSEQUENCES PROGRAM
on November 4th

Talk to your teen about the presentation.
For more information:  C&CP

PTA/SEPTA Sportswear Pickup
November 19th starting at 9am
High School Cafeteria

Winter Sports Code of Conduct Meeting for Parents
November 22nd at 7pm

High School Auditorium

Guidance Night for Juniors and Parents
November 30th at 7pm

GCHS Auditorium - Speaker Event
Look for a special e-mail from Guidance later this month!

Have a Student.......
Interested in options for extra-help?

Look at this support chart:  Academic Support Chart
Interested in Joining a Club?
Check out this list at the HS:  GCHS CLUBS

For more events happening this month:  SCHOOL CALENDAR

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