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  • Parents’ Page – Edition 9

    Parents’ Page – Edition 9

    MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

    School will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

     

    SEMESTER EXAMS

    The information packet for Semester Exams was distributed to all secondary students on Wednesday,

    January 4th.  Secondary students will be taking Semester Exams on Tuesday, January 17th – Friday,

    January 20th.  Please encourage your child to spend time studying in preparation for these exams. The exam schedule is as follows:

    Tuesday-         1st and 3rd period exams

    Wednesday-   2nd and 4th period exams

    Thursday-        6th and 7th period exams

    Friday-             5th and 8th period exams

     

    Secondary students will be dismissed at 11:45 am on exam days.  Students not picked up by 12:00 noon will be assigned to a study hall for the remainder of the day.

     

    LITTLE BRAVES CHEERLEADING

    Flyers for Little Braves Cheerleading were sent home yesterday. If your daughter is in K5-6th grade and is interested in cheerleading at GBS, please send in the form and fee by Friday, January 20th.

     

    “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!

     

    ELEMENTARY HAT DAY

    See the attached flyer for details on Elementary Hat Day, Friday, January 27th.  Winners will be announced in the Parents’ Page.

     

    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

    6                      Friday                          JVB/GV/BV @ Harford

    MSG/MSB against Harford

    12                    Thursday                     MSG/MSB/JVB @ Calvary

    13                    Friday                          End of 2nd Marking Period and Semester

    JVB/BV @ Arlington / MSG/MSB against Liberty Christian

    16                    Monday                        NO SCHOOL:  Martin Luther King Day

    17-20               Tues.-Fri.                    1st Semester Exams (Secondary ½ Day Schedule)

    20                    Friday                          GV/BV @ Red Lion, PA

    23                    Monday                        MSB/BV against Southern MD

    24                    Tuesday                      JVB/BV @ Temple, VA

    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”

    MSG/MSB @ Rosedale

    30                    Monday                     GV/BV against Carroll

    31                    Tuesday                      GV/BV against Harford

    MSG/MSB @ Maryland School for the Deaf