Parent’s Page – Edition 9

Tina Romberger   -  

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

School will be closed on Monday, January 17th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

 

ELEMENTARY HAT DAY

See the attached flyer for details on Elementary Hat Day, Friday, January 28th.  Winners will be announced in the Parents’ Page.

 

SEMESTER EXAMS

Secondary students will be taking Semester Exams on Tuesday, January 18th – Friday, January 21st. Please review the letter that was given to all secondary students on Monday. 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.

 

GBS OPEN HOUSE – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd

We will be having an Open House on Thursday, February 3rd and again on Thursday, March 17th 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 2022-2023 school year.

 

HOME BASKETBALL GAMES

We are pleased that we are able to continue with our girls and boys varsity basketball season.  All spectators must wear a mask and maintain social distancing during the games.  Thank you for your cooperation.  Let’s go Braves!!

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.

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL

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.

 

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.

 

EARLY DISMISSAL POLICY

Parents, if possible, please call the School Office or send in a note if your child will be signed out before the end of the school day.  All visitors will need to come to the School Office and ring the doorbell and wait outside the gymnasium doors for assistance.  Thank you.