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20
Jul
0

Updated Registration Instructions

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Parents/Guardians:

We recognize some of you have experienced problems with the online registration.  We have attached updated instructions we hope solve the problem.  You will need to know your student’s school username and password to complete the registration.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but we believe the attached directions will resolve the problems you have experienced.

If you need further assistance, please contact the office at 317-889-4000.

Thanks for your patience!

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19
Jul
0

Freshmen Orientation/PowerHour Follow-Up

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Thank you to all of you who attending Freshmen Orientation and PowerHour Presentations.  Linked below is a PDF of presentation slides if you are interested:

Freshmen Orientation

PowerHour

Also, linked here is a document on how to add multiple students to your parent account within Canvas. 

Thanks again for all you do for the Greenwood Community and we look forward to a great year! Continue reading
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20
Jun
0

2016-2017 GWS Accomplishments!

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Greenwood Community:  Please see the attached document to read about all the multiple accomplishments across the district for the 2016-2017 school year.  Thanks for all you do and all your support and know we are working hard to get ready for the 2017-2018 school year! Continue reading
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25
May
0

Graduation Online Broadcast

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GHS will again broadcast graduation online this year.  The broadcast will begin at 6:55 pm on Friday, May 26th, here.  The camera will be a fixed camera focused on the speaker as well as the students walking across the stage to receive their diplomas.  While not the same experience as being in attendance, we hope this option provides family and friends unable to attend the ceremony a way to celebrate this special evening! Continue reading
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18
May
0

Honors' Day and Finals' Week

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Due to Honors' Day, on Friday (5/19), the schedule will be different to accomodate the special recognition of our seniors and award winners.  Please see the attached schedule for more details.

Also, second semester final exams begin on Monday (5/22).  These exams represent a culmination to the semester and present students the opportunity to demonstrate their learning and improve their overall grades.  Please continue to stress the importance of preparing for these exams to all students.  Also, please feel free to see the attached schedule as well as the final exam procedures.

Thanks and have a great finish to the school year! Continue reading
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04
May
0

Finals Week Care Package

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Do final exams stress your student out? Do they spend long hours studying? Show your student that you are thinking about them by sending them a Finals Week Care Package.  For only $10, their package will include snacks, treats, finals’ supplies, and ways to relieve stress. Each package will be delivered the week before finals and can include a personalized note. All proceeds will go to benefit the Riley Hospital for Children. Due on May 9th. 

Finals Week Care Package Order Form
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09
Mar
0

Juniors-Immunizations

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Parents/Guardians of juniors:  A Meningitis booster is required by the Indiana State Department of Health to be administered prior to the start of the senior year.  Please contact your primary care physician to schedule an appointment and submit the completed immunization record to the school nurse.  If you would like resources for immunization administration or you have general questions, please contact Josh Harmon, RN, at 317-889-4014. Continue reading
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09
Feb
0

Camp Kesem

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Camp Kesem is a nationwide, nonprofit organization that provides free summer camp and year-long support for children who have been affected by their parent's cancer. This could mean that their parent currently has cancer, has had cancer, or past away due to the terrible disease. At Camp Kesem, our goal is to provide support for the children who have experienced adult-sized problems at a young age, while also giving them a fun escape and a chance to bond with other children facing the same experiences. Our camp is open to any child between the ages of 6-16 and is completely free of charge!

Last year, Camp Kesem at Indiana University was able to serve 150 children from Central and Southern Indiana. This year, we are hoping to serve 190 children. With your help, we can provide these children with sense of community and lifelong friendships! If you know of any families that would benefit from our services, please have them email me at indiana.outreach@campkesem.org or visit our website at campkesem.org/indiana. If you would like more information or other ways you can help Camp Kesem, please feel free to email me as well!

Our registration for Camp 2017 is now open to new families and we have many spots available! We hope that we will able to serve many new families this upcoming year. Interested families can apply at this link: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/CampKesem#/selectSessions/1717902 Continue reading
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24
Jan
0

Homeroom Tuesday!

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Students:  Just a reminder of your opportunity to get extra help during homeroom.  In addition to having the opportunity to see your teachers, you can also go to other rooms to assist your studies:

C237 (computer access), LGI 2 (collaboration), and C221A (EL assistance), Music Department (practice-please get pass first)

Next week will be a club/extracurricular/interest group homeroom in addition to academic help...more information to come later this week.  Take advatange of the opportunities! Continue reading
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12
Jan
0

Final Yearbook Sales - Jan. 17 deadline

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Final-Sales-Campaign-2016-2017.pdf

Final yearbook sales will end Jan. 17. Students and parents can order using cash, check, or credit card to pay in full as well as cash or check to make two payment installments. Use the attached order forms or pick up one in the front office, in Room K105, and on the school’s website. 

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06
Jan
0

Homeroom Updates

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Students:  Please remember there are new homeroom procedures beginning this week.

1st Tuesday of the Month:  Regular homeroom

Last Tuesday of the Month:  Clubs/Teams/Activities may meet during homeroom.  Lists will be posted throughout school and electronically of those groups meeting.  Students are also encouraged to see one of their academic teachers to get help or make up assignments/assessments.  Students should obtain a purpose pass ahead of time (see below for more information).  C237 will be open to provide computer access and LGI 2 will be open for student collaboration.  Students should also obtain purpose pass ahead of time to visit either of these rooms.

Every Other Tuesday:  Same as the "Last Tuesday of the Month" with the exception that clubs/teams/activities will not meet.

*Purpose passes may be obtained from your teacher by either asking for one or the teacher may give you one.  Purpose passes for C237/LGI 2 may be obtained from the main office.

*If you receive a purpose pass you are expected go to that classroom.  If you receive more than one, please talk with your teachers to work out what is best for you.

*If you forget to obtain a purpose pass, you may still try and go see a teacher during homeroom, but since seats are limited, you may have to come back another day.  Thus, please see your teacher ahead of time.

*If you are going to see another teacher, you do not need to check in with your regular homeroom teacher.  Report directly to the teacher you are going to see at the conclusion of period 4 and you will sign-in when you get there.

*All students should be in a classroom and with a teacher for the duration of homeroom.  This opportunity is a response to both teacher and student feedback and provides the student with additional privileges/opportunities and hopefully a greater sense of ownership in his/her education.  Please understand these responsibilities and live up to the expectations and trust afforded you.  Students failing to following directions will lose these privileges, and possibly receive discipline.

We're excited about this opportunity and hope it provides all of you with another opportunity to further your education within the school day. Continue reading
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07
Dec
0

Students Interested in C-9

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On December 7, representatives from the Central Nine Career Center will be at our school and presenting the sophomore English classrooms. Students who are interested in attending the C9 field trip in January and/or attending C9 for the 2017-2018 school year should fill out the short form below. 

https://goo.gl/forms/TBejbkRf3nvwnVM23 Continue reading
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18
Nov
0

Highlighting Greenwood Schools - Oasis

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Check out the the video link below for a description of the Oasis Tutoring Program at Greenwood Community Schools.  Thanks so much to the community for all of their help!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-uh33Xzc1g&feature=youtu.be Continue reading
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14
Nov
0

Midterms and the Rest of the Semester!

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Parents:  Last week completed the midterm of our second nine weeks.  Student grades should be updated on PowerSchool.  If you would like to request a paper copy of the midterm or if you need your username or password to logon to PowerSchool, please contact the high school at 889-4000. 
Also a reminder that school will not be in session next week, November 21st through November 25th, because of Thanksgiving.  School will resume on Monday, November 28th.  When we return we only have three weeks left, including Final Exams, until Winter Break.  Please remember these exams represent a large portion of students’ semester grades, so please continue to work your hardest, be in attendance, and complete all of you work in preparation for these tests and to deepen your understanding of the content.  Thanks and have a great evening!
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09
Nov
0

Superintendent Perspective on Upcoming Release of ISTEP+ Scores and School Letter Grades

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Letter to all stakeholders from Greenwood Community Schools Superintendent, Dr. Kent DeKoninck.  Continue reading
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01
Nov
0

GHS Yearbook Order Deadline - Nov. 18

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The deadline to order the 2016-2017 GHS Yearbook is Nov. 18. November-Sales-Campaign_20161101-141056_1.pdf

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04
Oct
0

GHS Senior Personals - Final Deadline 10/7

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final-personal-sales.pdf

Do you have a senior best friend, brother, or sister? One way to send a permanent “good luck” and “I am so proud of you” message is to publish a Senior Personal in the yearbook. If you are a senior and know your parents intend to get one but haven’t done so yet, please share this information with them. Senior Personal spaces are basically sold out. The yearbook staff is designing those yearbook pages right now. If you want a Senior Personal in the yearbook, you need to pick up a form in the front office or in Room K105 OR print one from the school’s website and bring that form with payment, photos, and message to the front office by this Friday. Over Fall Break, the yearbook staff will finalize all Senior Personals and adjust pages as needed. After Fall Break, no Senior Personals will be accepted because no space will exist for additional ones.
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27
Sep
0

Drop-Off/Pick-Up Procedures

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drop off pick up

We wanted to provide you a reminder of drop-off and pick-up procedures:

*Please follow the indicated route (in yellow) to drop-off students before school and pick-up students after school at door 32 (until 2:40 pm or 2:10 pm on Wednesdays).
*Please avoid the front parking lot (in red) so staff can enter safely and buses can unload in a safe manner.  After the buses depart in the morning (7:15 am), some of you have been dropping students off in the front.  While not encouraged, please understand there will be no one directing traffic at this time and you should follow traffic rules and signs.  After the buses depart in the afternoon (2:40 pm or 2:10 pm on Wednesdays), there will be someone directing traffic at the "T" by the school until approximately 12 minutes after school ends.  Again, you should follow traffic rules and signs when no one is directing.

We understand and recognize this procedure may require you arrive earlier in the mornings or later in the afternoons to avoid lines, but we believe it is in the best interest of all students.  Thus, please make the necessary accomodations and adjustments to help each school day begin and end as best it can. Continue reading
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15
Sep
0

Parent Volunteer Form/Limited Criminal History Check

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Parents:  The Parent Volunteer Form as well as the Limited Criminal History Request Form are both available under the "Parents" tab on the top of the school website.  Both forms must be completed, returned, and approved to volunteer for a GCS activity or event.  Due to new state regulations, the Limited Criminal History Request Form asks for an individual's Social Security Number.  You are welcome to come in and complete this document in the office in person if you prefer due to the nature of this information.  Thanks for your willingness to help with the numerous activities and events offered through GCS and please feel free to call the office at 889-4000 if you have any questions. Continue reading
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19
Aug
0

Canvas, Part II

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Parents:   Attached is a more detailed account of parent access and use in Canvas.  Also, attached is a document explaining how to add multiple children to a parent accout (for parents with multiple children in school). Continue reading
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