MARCH 22, 2019

SENIORS, you may pick up all photos that were dropped off for the yearbook any time this week in room 203 during 10 minute break.

DRAMA CLUB: Due to student interest and requests, we are adding two additional audition days this week. Auditions will be held TODAY. Sign-ups for a time slot can be found outside the Main Office. Please see Mrs. Van Over with any questions.

CLASS RING ORDERS will be delivered TODAY, during 10 min break. Please see Ms. Mahoney with any questions.

SCHOOL SPIRIT DANCE: Spring is coming! Come and celebrate at the School Spirit Dance TONIGHT from 6 – 8 p.m. in the gym. Open to all 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. Cost is only $5 – get your tickets at lunch or at the door!

HOPE CLUB will meet after school on Tuesday, March 26th in the Media Center. New members always welcome! See Ms. Roy with any questions.

SPORTS:  SPRING SPORT PHOTOS will be taken next Wednesday, March 27th after school. Please wear your HOME uniform and see your coaches for order forms!

DISTRACTOLOGY SIGN-UPS: Attention 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students, there are only a few spots left for the Distractology Simulator. Sign up in Guidance TODAY!

JUNIORS’ COLLEGE FAIR FIELD TRIP permission slips are due to Mrs. Tease in Guidance by Friday, March 29th.

AP STUDENTS: This is a reminder that your AP exam payments are due no later than May 1st. These fees can be paid at any time and given to Mrs. Tease in SSS. The exams are $94 each, and any student who is eligible for a fee reduction can see Mr. Sullivan for details. The expectation is that all students enrolled in AP classes are taking the exam since we have received signed contracts from everyone. Please see Mr. Sullivan with any questions or concerns.

PIONEER VALLEY DRIVING SCHOOL will be offering classes from April 16, 17 and 18th from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., and classes will continue on April 22nd thru 25th from 2:15 – 5:30 p.m.. Parents’ Night for these classes will take place on April 16th from 6 – 8 p.m.. Lastly, classes will be held tentatively June 17 – 21st, with Parents’ Night to be held on June 11th from 6 – 8 p.m.. For further details, please contact PVDS at 413-253-7432. 

STUDENT PARKING:  Students must complete a parking application with payment BEFORE parking on campus. Vehicles without a paid parking permit may be towed and parking priviledges revoked. To register for parking, please refer to the GJSHS website, click on “For Students” and choose parking.

ALL STUDENTS SHOULD WAIT UNTIL 7:25 a.m. BEFORE PROCEEDING TO LOCKERS AND/OR UPSTAIRS.

JUST A QUICK REMINDER THAT STUDENTS AND STAFF SHOULD NOT BE EATING IN CLASSROOMS. WE HAVE SEVERAL STUDENTS AND STAFF WITH FOOD ALLERGIES THAT CAN NOT COME IN CONTACT WITH SPECIFIC FOODS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT WITH THIS MATTER.

NEGATIVE LUNCH BALANCE: Students with a negative lunch balance will no longer be able to purchase or charge a la carte items.

LOST AND FOUND items are located in a barrel on the stage in the cafeteria. All unclaimed items in lost and found, as well as any loose item in locker rooms or in school, will be donated to a charitable cause during April break.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION can be placed into the bin labeled for this purpose in the Main Office.