Here are some things to know about our current COVID-19 guidelines and quarantine procedures:
Students, staff, and all visitors will continue to wear facial coverings this week to help control the spread of the virus.
Students and staff who are NOT exhibiting symptoms may be exempt from future quarantine if they meet at least one of these conditions:
•they have tested positive and recovered from COVID-19 within the past 90 days;
•they have received both vaccines and a booster;
•they have received both vaccines but are not yet eligible for boosters — within the past six months for Pfizer and Moderna, within the past two months for Johnson & Johnson.
•Soccer senior night ceremony Tues., Jan.18th against Lake Cormorant
•2 home jr hi softball games added against Oxford on March 22 at 5 & 7.
•2 away jr hi softball games added-Oxford on April 7 at 5 & 7.
•Jan 18 varsity soccer cancelled.
•Jr Hi softball on April 8 cancelled.
•Lake Cormorant soccer game on Jan 18; girls game starts at 5.
•Home jr hi baseball games on 3/7 will be played at Oxford.
•Jr hi baseball games on 4/7 will now be home games. Game times are the same, 5 and 7.
•Home soccer games from Dec. 6 will be played on Thurs., Jan. 13th.
At Grenada Elementary Green Top, we offer our students optimum learning experiences. In the Discovery Lab, our hands-on science lab, the instruction includes activities, experiments, and the latest advances in technology.
Basic, supplementary, and remedial courses enable every student to excel. The walls have been transformed into teaching tools through the use of timelines, sculptures, and paintings in Walls That Teach.
General, pre-college, and technological needs are met with a broad range of concentrated instruction in preparation for the global world. GHS also boasts award-winning band, Visions, and NNDCC programs for the pursuit of artistic goals.
The MS Dept. Of Education is allowing a residency proof waiver for the 2021-2022 school year.
(This Does Not Appy to Parent/Guardians that used an Affidavit last year.)
If your address is the same as last year:
• Complete the residency waiver form found in registration
• Complete a waiver form for each student
• Go to the ActiveParent Website (ms2220.activeparent.net)
• Click the Registration Icon in the Top Right
• Choose your student Link to the waiver will be below
• Click the link for your student's grade
• Complete Form
If your address has changed or you registered with an affidavit last year:
• Complete registration as normal.
• Please go to grenadak12.com for instructions
Erica Conley, fourth grade math teacher at Grenada Elementary 4-5, was named 2020-21 Grenada School District Teacher of the Year. She attended the University of Southern Mississippi, where she earned a degree in tourism management and completed her elementary education degree at William Carey University. Conley is married to Steven Conley, with whom she has three children, Triston, Sims, and Eliza.
GES 21st Century Classes Debut
Students in Pre-K through fifth grade are enjoying after-school skills and tutoring classes as part of the extended 21st Century Community Learning Center grant at GSD. At the Red Top, students participated in Melanie Williams’ STEAM class, using rainbows as inspiration for building bridges out of Legos
GHS Band’s World-Class Soloist
One of Grenada Band’s senior trombonists earned distinction in a worldwide
solo and ensemble competition
through Winter Guard International (WGI). The annual WGI World competition
is a prestigious event that brings together the best high school band musicians and color guard performers in
Virtual Careers and Counseling at GMS
Counselors at GMS adapted the traditional career fair to an online, pandemic-safe Virtual Career Exploration. More than 30 professionals volunteered their time to submit videos to let GMS students know more about their careers. Participants included (l to r) Olivia Goode, an occupational therapist; Davis Byrd, a field engineer for a construction firm in Florida; Charlie Worsham, a singer-sonwriter in Nashville; Courtney Gates, a script supervisor on movie sets; Krispin Watson, a real estate agent in Alabama; Benji Britt, security director for Grenada School District; and Jason Anderson, a quality control manager at Modine Manufacturing.
Stir-frying in the Classroom at GCTC
Students in Lisa Holland’s Culinary Arts class at Grenada Career and Technical Center learn different cuisines and cooking techniques. “The students have been working hard on learning skills in the classroom before coming into the
kitchen to put those skills to work,” said Holland. The GCTC’s state-of-the-
art classroom kitchen is designed to restaurant standards with professional appliances and work stations.
Grenada School District is dedicated to excellence so that each child reaches their maximum potential within a safe learning environment while providing a comprehensive educational program that fosters the academic, physical, social, and emotional growth of all students. More info.
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