Parent’s Page – Edition 7
CALENDAR CHANGE: VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Tuesday, December 21st at 7:00 pm
Our students are working hard on preparing a virtual Christmas concert for their families. We will be recording the concert during the school day, and we will air it on our school’s Facebook page on Tuesday, December 21st at 7:00 pm. If you are unable to watch the concert at that time it will be available for viewing on our GBS website beginning Wednesday, December 22nd.
CHRISTMAS CHAPEL: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17th 8:30 am
We would like to invite all GBS families to our special Christmas chapel on Friday, December 17th at 8:30 am. This year our chapel will take place in the school gymnasium.
Progress reports for the second quarter are being sent home today. Please review and sign your child’s progress report and return it to their teacher by Wednesday, December 15th. Thank you.
Just a reminder, the last day of school is Friday, December 17th. School will re-open Monday, January 3rd. The School Office will be closed from 3:30 pm on December 17th until 8:00 am on January 3rd.
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; and WBAL-TV Channel 11.
Secondary students will be taking Semester Exams on Tuesday, January 18th – Friday, January 21st. Please encourage your child to spend time studying in preparation for these exams. The exam schedule is as follows:
Tuesday- 5th and 3rd period exams
Wednesday- 6th and 4th period exams
Thursday- 1st and 7th period exams
Friday- 2nd 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.
STUDENT ATHLETE GUIDELINES
As a reminder to our athletes, students must be in school by no later than 10:15 am the day of a game (unless at a doctor’s appointment) in order to participate.
Parents, as a reminder the speed limit on our parking lot is 5 mph at all times. We ask that drivers use extreme caution and always yield to children. Please do not attempt to bypass the orange cones once they have been placed. If arriving after 8:14 am, please park out front and walk your child to the School Office.
10 Friday Progress Reports Distributed
GV/BV against Calvary Dundalk
14 Tuesday BV @ Martinsburg
17 Friday Christmas Chapel in gymnasium @ 8:30 am
20-31 Mon.-Fri. NO SCHOOL: Christmas Break
19 Sunday GBC Christmas Cantata @ 10:00 am: All Welcome
21 Tuesday Virtual Christmas Concert airs at 7:00 pm
3 Monday School Resumes
7 Friday GV/BV against Calvary Dundalk
14 Friday End of 2nd Marking Period and Semester
GV/BV against Lighthouse
17 Monday NO SCHOOL: Martin Luther King Day
18-21 Tues. – Fri. 1st Semester Exams (Secondary ½ Day Schedule)
21 Friday BV against Martinsburg
24 Monday GV/BV against Odenton
28 Friday Report Cards Distributed
Elementary Hat Day
GV/BV @ Independent
31 Monday GV/BV against Bayview
The Faculty and Staff of Granite Baptist School
would like to wish you a Merry Christmas
and a blessed New Year.