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Barnes and Noble is offering...
"MY FAVORITE TEACHER" contest
Deadline is March 1, 2017
Student submits an essay, poem or thank-you letter.
Grand prize - $10,000 ($5K for teacher/$5K for his/her school)
The national student winner will receive a $500 Barnes and Noble Gift Card and a Nook device.
Parent Teacher Conferences
Tuesday, February 21, 2018, 1-7pm
Special Agent Jonathan Hendrix, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will be offering a Cyber Safety Educational Presentation for Parents (not students) on Tuesday night, February 21, during GHS Open House and Parent/Teacher conference day. The presentation will begin at 5:30 pm in the library and will include information about what to look for on electronic devices, identifying hidden apps, information on the top apps used by teens, Cyberbullying, sexting, and risks that stem from these issues impacting teens. Students will be offered a separate presentation during school hours.
SENIORS ONLY Needing Public Service Hours for TN Promise
This may be the your last opportunity...From May 29th to June 9th, 8:00am to 3:30pm each day at Shafer Middle School, the Sumner county Sheriff's SRO Program is holding a G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) camp for middle schoolers 5th-8th grade. If you want to sign up to assist the SRO's, please see SRO Deputy Renee Workings no later that March 31st, 2017.
Senior Walk at Local Elementary Schools
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Deadline to fill out form: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Seniors who would like to participate must fill out the online form.
Friday, May 19, 2017
GHS Jerry Vradenburg Gymnasium
Note: In the event that the district uses its allocated snow days, this date may change.
Renaissance Reward Criteria
To earn Renaissance Rewards, it is always based on PREVIOUS semester's information.
Student's can earn the reward by having:
1) All A's
2) All A's and B's
3) Increase GPA by 0.5
4) Perfect Attendance
*** Now, if a student has 3 or more tardies, 3 or more school absences, 3 or more detentions or have served ISS or OSS then he/she will be removed from the list.
*** No replacement stickers or coupons disbursed.
Gallatin High School commits to growing learners who exhibit PRIDE - Personal Responsibility In Developing Excellence - through quality instruction, strong leadership, the effective use of resources, and a culture of collaboration.
Quality Instruction - GHS will promote a culture of collaborative, public, and reflective practice that supports the continuous improvement of curriculum, assessment, and instruction to provide our students with learning opportunities that transcend the classroom and are applicable to their goals. GHS will provide varied opportunities and authentic learning experiences to develop knowledge, creativity, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills for our students. GHS will provide rigorous and relevant learning opportunities for students.
Leadership - GHS will seek out teachers for their knowledge and input on the school level. GHS will model effective leadership for all stakeholders, working together towards a common goal. GHS leadership will set high expectations for all stakeholders and hold itself to an even higher standard.
Resource Utilization - GHS will consistently evaluate our research, teaching, leadership, and service to ensure their relevance and effectiveness for our students and other stakeholders in the educational community. GHS will provide our students with excellent teachers, relevant technology, and authentic experiences. GHS will work to develop teachers and their use of best practices, innovative teaching, and collaborative planning.
Collaborative Culture - GHS will link teachers, students, parents, family members, and the community to each other in order to provide collaboration and a shared responsibility for student achievement and success. GHS teachers will lead students by inventing work that is standards-based, interesting, challenging, satisfying, and engaging. GHS teachers will strengthen their use of research-based practices through staff development and peer collaboration across grade levels and content areas.
GHS Mission Statement
PRIDE: Personal Responsibility In Developing Excellence
Along with increasing your knowledge and developing your skills, your major responsibility while at GHS will be to respect your fellow students, teachers, and staff members. They, in return, should respect you. No individual at GHS has the right or privilege to infringe on or to deny the rights of another individual.
This handbook has been prepared to help you get acquainted with the Green Wave tradition and to introduce the rules for this school year. We hope you will become familiar with the facilities, rules, schedules, teams, and organizations and that you will make an effort to know your teachers and make new friends. By taking part in all that Gallatin High School has to offer, you are helping to preserve and grow the tradition and spirit of GHS
The Sumner County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities; and provides equal access to all programs and youth groups.The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Title VI and IX Coordinators: Ms. Katie Brown (if student to student), Safe Schools, Healthy Students Coordinator, 695 East Main Street, Gallatin, TN 37066, 615-451-6500. Mr. Shawn Curtis (if adults are involved), Assistant Director for Human Resources. 695 East Main Street, Gallatin, TN 37066, 615-451-5226
504 Coordinator: Ms. Selena Elmore, SCS Section 504 District Coordinator, 695 East Main Street, Gallatin, TN 37066, 615-451-6598