• Announcements for 2/14/2019
     

     

    • Lunch Menu: Chicken Spaghetti, Roll, Sweet Potato Fries and Peas

     

     

     

                                       NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

        

     

                  ***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT***

    • Madison County Schools will be open for a regular school day on February 18, 2019, for faculty, staff, students, and other district personnel. This day will be added as an instructional day to make up for the day of class missed due to anticipated inclement weather on January 29. 

     

    • Color Run: The GHS Color Run is Saturday, February 16 at 9:00 a.m.  Registration forms are available in the front office and on the school website. 

     

    • Basketball: Basketball has District Tournament February 11-15 at Ridgeland High School.  Go Mavs!

     

    • GERMANTOWN'S GOT TALENT FINALS are today at Mav Break! Bring $3 to buy a ticket in your 5th block class!

     

    • The Mav Cafe will be open Friday!!! We'd LOVE to see you there!!

     

    • Mavericks Team Up for St. Jude t-shirts are on sale in room 408 for $12 each. The official St. Jude logo is small on the left chest area in the front and the words "Mavericks Team Up for St. Jude" are on the back with 3 silhouette arms and hands illustrating we're all in and up for St. Jude. Colors choices are white, light pink, and light blue. The deadline to purchase t-shirts is Thursday, Feb. 21st.

     

    • Yearbooks: The last day to purchase a yearbook is March 31. They are $70. You can order online through the school website or pick up a form outside of room 232.

     

     

     

     

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS IN ORDER OF DATE

     

     

    • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY:

    BE A RED COAT AMBASSADOR!

    Volunteer at the VA Medical Center in Jackson:  Volunteers create a welcoming atmosphere and assist veterans in various daily activities.  Call Brenda Scales at 601-364-5110.

     

    • AP Exam Registration
      January 7th – February 15th 
      Cost: $94 
      AP Exam Registration forms can be found in the counselor’s office. 
      2. List ALL the AP Exams they are planning to take on one form. 
      3. Students can pay with cash, check, or through their myschoolbucks account. We would strongly encourage you to use your myschoolbucks account. 
      4. Students will return the form to the counselor’s office with payment or proof of online payment by February 15th. 
      5. AP Exams are nonrefundable. 
      6. Make sure you check the AP schedule located on the back of registration form for conflicts (especially athletes who are in season). 
      7. All exams are given on specific dates. If you are going to have a conflict on the specific date please go by the counselors’ office and speak to Mrs. McMullen ASAP!

     

    • Candy Grams/HOSA: HOSA will be selling Candy Grams to be delivered on Valentine's Day. Candy grams will be a valentine sucker with a personalized note attached for $1.00 each. We'll be selling during MAV Break starting Tuesday, February 5 through Wednesday, February 13th.

     

    • GERMANTOWN'S GOT TALENT has been rescheduled! Prelims will be Monday, February 11 at 6:00, and finals will be Thursday, February 14 during Mav Break. See the school website for more information.

     

    • Maverick Theatre & Performing Arts Course Interest Meeting
      Where - Room 402 
      What - A meeting for those interested in learning more about theatre at GHS and our competitive theatre production class 
      When - February, February 14th at the beginning of Mav Break

     

    • Mavericks Team Up for St. Jude t-shirts are on sale in room 408 for $12 each. The official St. Jude logo is small on the left chest area in the front and the words "Mavericks Team Up for St. Jude" are on the back with 3 silhouette arms and hands illustrating we're all in and up for St. Jude. Colors choices are white, light pink, and light blue. The deadline to purchase t-shirts is Thursday, Feb. 21st.

     

    • GHS is currently seeking nominees for PORTICO's 25 Students Who Will Change the World. Twenty-five students from the Jackson area will be selected to be a part of PORTICO's 25 Students Who Will Change the World. These students will have proven to be outstanding in his/her own way. Those submitting resumes should consider these characteristics when applying to be nominated: strong leadership skills, extra-curricular activities, positive attitude, future goals, school involvement, and good grades. If you are a current JUNIOR and interested in applying to be considered, please submit a resume and a 150 word essay on your biggest accomplishment in life thus far. Please turn in your resume and essay to Mrs. Walden by Wednesday, February 27th.

     

    • CHEER UPDATE: PLEASE CHECK THE CHEER WEBPAGE FOR AN UPDATED CHEER SCHEDULE AS THE CHEER CLINIC DAYS HAVE CHANGED. Tryout will be Friday, March 1st.  Please check the GHS Cheer webpage for further information regarding tryouts. 

     

    • Dance Team Tryout Interest Meeting: Tryout clinic will be March 5-7 with tryouts on the 8th.

     

    • The Junior Ambassador Program seeks to reach out to Madison County youth who are the next generation of leaders for the City of Madison. The Junior Ambassador Program is currently seeking applications for the 2019-2020 program. The program is open to CURRENT sophomores or juniors. If you are interested in applying, please visithttp://www.madisonthecitychamber.com/junior-ambassador-program for the application (click under programs). The application is due by Friday, March 8th at 4:30PM.

     

    • RURAL MEDICAL & SCIENCE SCHOLARS 2019 

      Who: Juniors 

      Before applying, please check that you meet all of the following eligibility requirements: 
       During the summer of 2019, I will be between my junior and senior year of high school 
      •   I have achieved a minimum composite ACT score of 22 (lower composite scores will not be considered) 
      •   My high school grades are in line with my ACT scores 
      •   I am a Mississippi resident 
      and 
      •   YES, I WANT TO LEARN ABOUT A CAREER IN HEALTH OR SCIENCE!!! Please read the FAQs found at extension.msstate.edu/rms before applying 


      When: June 2nd – June 28th 
      Cost: $2400 
      Due: Submit Applications to Counselors’ Office by March 15th to Rebecca Cobb 
      Link to Application: 

      http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/topic-files/rural-health/application-form/Application2019.pdf

     

    • Yearbooks: The last day to purchase a yearbook is March 31. They are $70. You can order online through the school website or pick up a form outside of room 232.

     

    • Magnolia Boys State
      Who: Junior Boys 
      When: May 26th – June 1st 
      Where: University of Mississippi 
      How to Apply: Apply on line at www.msboysstate.com 
      Cost: $275

     

    • Scholarships: For a complete list of all available scholarships, please refer to the Counselor's tab and then click on "scholarships".

     

    • Do you need Math Homework help? Mu Alpha Theta Students will be offering Math Homework help or tutoring in room 102 during MAV break every B day!

     

    • Do you knit or crochet? Join the group in Mrs. Hicks' room -we knit together and share our projects with each other. Every Friday during Mav Break.

     

     

     

     

         GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

    • We Care Box: The GHS Counselor's Office will be utilizing the We Care box this year as a source of communication between students and GHS counselors. The black box is located between the library and art hallway. It is designed to be a confidential source of communication for students to report to the Counselor's Office other students who are in need, a danger to themselves or others, or other concerns. Concerns placed in the box are taken very seriously—please only make a report if you have a legitimate concern! Reports can be made anonymously; however, it is very helpful to have the name of the person reporting the information in the event further information is needed. If you have a legitimate concern about another student, please fill out one of the yellow WE CARE forms located in the folder on the outside of the mailbox and drop it inside the box. The box will be checked in a timely manner.