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  • Parents’ Page – Edition 10

    Parents’ Page – Edition 10

    “MAROON OUT”

    The weather forecast is calling for a “Maroon Out” in our GBS gym on Friday night, January 27th.  Come watch our Boys’ Junior Varsity, Girls’ Varsity and Boys’ Varsity basketball teams play Rosedale at 4:00, 5:15 and 6:30. Any Braves fan wearing maroon will get in FREE.   GBS students must still wear their uniform skirt, pants or jumper.  Let’s go Braves!

     

    REPORT CARD DISTRIBUTION

    Report cards for the second marking period were distributed today.  Please sign your child’s envelope and return it to their teacher by Wednesday, February 1st.

     

    ENROLLMENT PACKETS

    Enrollment packets for 2017-2018 will be mailed to all current Granite families next week. Please read over and note the changes made for next year.  Registration for current families will be due by Tuesday, February 28thSome classes may fill quickly, so we encourage you to register early.  We will open enrollment for new families beginning March 1st.  Enrollment documents will also be made available on our website www.granitebaptistschool.org.

     

    GBS OPEN HOUSE – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH

    We will be having an Open House on Thursday, February 9th and again on Thursday, March 16th from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.  We encourage you to come at these times to check out your child’s class for the 2017-2018 school year.

     

    VISITOR POLICY

    Parents, if for any reason you need to visit your child’s classroom during the school day, please remember to check in at the School Office in the gymnasium.  You must sign your name on our register and receive a visitor pass before proceeding to your child’s classroom.  This is part of our school security policy and ensures that we have a record of everyone on our campus at all times.  Thank you for your cooperation!

    STUDENT DRESS FOR ATHLETIC GAMES

    Student Spectators (Including Elementary):  With the exception of special events, school uniform must be worn for all school activities including after school games, Saturday tournaments and evening events.

     

    INCLEMENT WEATHER

    If GBS is closed or has a delayed opening, you can be notified the following ways:  School Cast messaging; our website www.granitebaptistschool.org; our phone messaging 410-761-1118 option 2 and option 2 again; WBAL-TV Channel 11; WRBS radio FM 95.1 and WBAL radio AM 1090.

    SICK POLICY

    Please remember that students who are ill or have a fever are not permitted to attend class and should not be brought to school.  A child who wakes up with a fever and is given Tylenol is still a sick child.  Please do not send your child to school within a 24 hour period of fever, vomiting or diarrhea.  No student with a temperature of 100 degrees or above will be allowed to remain in school. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

     

     

    JANUARY CALENDAR

    27                    Friday                          Report Cards Distributed

    Elementary Hat Day

    9th-12th grade field trip to Baltimore Aquarium

    JVB/GV/BV against Rosedale – PACK THE GYM FOR “MAROON OUT”

    MSB @ Rosedale

    30                    Monday                       GV/BV against Carroll

    31                    Tuesday                      GV/BV against Harford

    MSG/MSB @ Maryland School for the Deaf

     

    FEBRUARY CALENDAR

    2                      Thursday                     Little Braves Cheerleading Practice

    MSG @ Rosedale

    3                      Friday                          MSB/GV/BV against Red Lion – Little Braves Cheerleading

    6                      Monday                       BV @ Mt. Airy

    7                      Tuesday                      MSG/MSB/JV against Calvary

    9                      Thursday                     GBS Open House (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

    10                    Friday                          GV/BV against FCA/Living Grace – SENIOR NIGHT

    Little Braves Cheerleading

    13-17               Mon.-Fri.                     MACSAC Middle School/JV Basketball Tournament

    13                    Monday                       Art Class field trip to Baltimore Clay Works

    17                    Friday                          Progress Reports Distributed

    18                    Saturday                     MACSAC MS and JV Basketball Championship @ GBS

    20                    Monday                       NO SCHOOL: President’s Day

    20-25               Mon.-Sat.                    MACSAC Varsity Basketball Tournament