Parents’ Page – Edition 7

Parents’ Page – Edition 7


Picture make-up day is scheduled for Tuesday, December 5th for students who were absent or need a retake. Pictures must be taken in school uniform.



On Friday, December 8th we will have our annual Christmas Concert entitled “A Candlelight Christmas”.  All students in K3-6th grade as well as the high school band, orchestra, choir and drama students will be performing.  All students should be dressed in “performance attire” as outlined below.  The concert will start at 7:00 pm. See you there!



Elementary concert dress:

Girls:    1.Navy jumper                                                 Boys:   1. Navy pants

  1. Long-sleeve white Peter Pan blouse            2. Longsleeve white button down oxford

3. Shoes                                                                        3. Shoes             4. Belt

5th & 6th Girls: 1. Navy skirt

  1.           Long-sleeve white button down oxford


K3-K5:  Please wear the clothing as outlined in the letter from your teacher.  Secondary Concert Dress:  Please see the “Appearance Guidelines” letter that was sent home with students.



We have an annual Christmas tradition at Granite Baptist School of providing needed items to the Baltimore Rescue Mission.  This year we have attached their wish list and hope to collect as many of the requested items as possible.  If you are interested in contributing, please send in the items to the School Office by Wednesday, December 13th.  Thank you for your generosity!


LUNCH ROOM CLOSED – Friday, December 15th

Please note the Granite Great Room will be closed on Friday, December 15th.  Please send your child with a ready-to-eat lunch as we will not be able to warm food or take lunch orders on that day.  Thank you.


As a reminder to our athletes, students must be in school by no later than 10:15 am (unless at a doctor’s appointment) in order to practice, participate in a home game or attend an away game.



If GBS is closed or has a delayed opening, you can be notified the following ways:  School Cast messaging; our website; 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.



This year we are offering season passes to all of our home basketball games and tournaments.  Season pass holders will save approximately 50% if they attend every home game.  The price is $35 per adult, $20 per child and a $100 family max for immediate family members (i.e. mother, father, child).  The regular ticket price is $3.00 per adult and $2.00 per student, per game. If you are interested please come to the School Office to purchase your season pass.  Let’s go Braves!



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



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.


School standard dress must be worn for all school activities.  Students are not allowed to change out of their school uniform for any reason other than P.E. or sports practice.  Students who are not leaving school immediately after P.E. or practice must change back into their school uniform for aftercare and/or games.  Important:  Parents please remember that gym shoes for indoor P.E. and for rainy day recess must have a non-marking sole.  We recommend Velcro fastened shoes if your child cannot tie his/her shoes.



1                      Friday                          Progress Reports Distributed / JVB/BV against Temple

2                      Saturday                      MSG @ Perry Hall Tournament

5                      Tuesday                      Senior High Band & Drama field trip / Picture Make-up Day / JVB/GV/BV @ Carroll

4                      Monday                        MSG/MSB @ Liberty

7                      Thursday                     GV/BV @ Rockbridge / MSG/MSB against Forcey

8                      Friday                          Elementary & Secondary Christmas Program (7:00 pm)

11                    Monday                        JVB/GV/BV against Rosedale

12                    Tuesday                      MSG/MSB @ Rosedale

14                    Thursday                     JVB/GV/BV @ Frederick

15                    Friday                          Lunchroom Closed: No Heat-ups or Lunch Orders –  JVB/GV/BV @ Arlington – MSG/MSB against Arlington

17                    Sunday                        GBC Christmas Program:  All Welcome

18                    Monday                       JVB/GV/BV @ Harford – MSG/MSB against Harford

19                    Tuesday                      Christmas Chapel (8:30 am) Christmas Break: Dismissal (3:00 pm)

20-Jan. 2         Wed.-Tues.               NO SCHOOL: Christmas Break