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Have you been wondering about the donation boxes at the
High School and Grigsby Middle School?

We have partnered with Caritas Family Solutions to support local foster care, adoption, and counseling programs. Proceeds from items collected benefit more than 1,500 children in the foster care system!

Learn more at 
https://caritasfamilysolutions.org/help/donate/mps/.

 

2018 GCSD9 Spring Newsletter
Important Information for Home Schooled Children

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HOME SCHOOLED CHILDREN SPECIAL MEETING

If you are a parent of a home-schooled student who has been or may be identified with a disability and you reside within the boundries of Granite City CUSD #9, you are urged to attend a meeting on May 4th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., at the Board of Education Office, 3200 Maryville Rd. Granite City, IL.


The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the provision of special education services to students with disabilities within the district who are home-schooled for the 2018-19 school year.


 

If you have any questions pertaining to this meeting, please contact Paula Hubbard at 618-452-7864.

 

Granite City CEO Trade Show


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PLEASE JOIN US

On Wednesday, April 25 for the 
Grantie City CEO Trade Show
Located at Sam Wolf Campus Southwestern Illinois College
4950 Maryville Rd. Granite City, IL 62040
From 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

See attached Flyer Granite City CEO

 

Spring Break

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Dear Parents,
We want to remind you about the spring break schedule.
There is No School beginning Monday, March 26th
through Monday, April 2nd.
Classes resume with a full day of school on 
Tuesday, April 3rd.

Enjoy your family during this break.
Thank You.

GCSD9 Administration

 

GCSD9 Kindergarten Enrollment


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Starting Monday, April 9th - April 20th 
from 8:00 am to 3:00pm
Kindergarten Enrollment will be located at

3200 Maryville Rd, Granite City IL 62040

To begin your childs enrollment please click;  Enroll Online
**For your Childs application to be finalized, you must still prove your residency**
You can prove your residency at the Student Services Department at the GCSD9 Board Office.

3200 Maryville Rd
618-451-5800


Pre-K Parents/Guardians, please continue to next screen
for more information.

 

Just a reminder

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Parents Remember TODAY is an Early Dismissal Day (PLD) 
3/21/2018

Dismissal Times are

High School -- 11:15AM
Coolidge -- 11:50AM
Grigsby -- 11:30AM
Mitchell and Frohardt -- 12:10PM
Maryville and Wilson -- 11:40AM 
Prather (Kindergarten) -- 11:55AM
Pre-K (AM Session) -- 11:05 AM 
Pre-K (PM Session) -- No Classes

 

District Young Authors

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We are happy to announce this year's
Young Authors Winners.

Congratulations to these wonderful students,
and a BIG Thank You to everyone who volunteered to read and score the manuscripts last night at Maryville.
Your participation is greatly appreciated!

Please see the Attached List of all the Winners --  Young Authors 

 

State Assessments
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** State Assessment Information**

Parents just a reminder Starting in the month of March
PARCC testing and other State Test will be going on in the Schools.  
Please see the Attached Letter that was sent to the Families in the District.

State Assessment Information 

 

 

Student Services
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All New GCSD9 Enrollments
Students needing to enroll for the 17-18 School Year
Please come to the Student Services Department,
located in the GCSD9 Adminstation Offices
at 3200 Maryville Rd
Granite City IL 62040

If you would like to print out the enrollment forms before hand
(Please click here Enrollment Forms)

 

Coolidge Wrestling Team

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Tournament Champs

Coolidge took 1st place in the
George Nemeth Wrestling Tournament
Congratulations to the Coolidge Wrestling Team!
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please click below for some pictures from the tournament
Wrestling 

 

 

All-State Musical Talent 2018
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GCHS Band Students Receive Recognition for Musical Talent
 - Illinois All-State Honors 2018 -

Also the GCHS Wind Ensemble 
Preformed at the ILMEA All State Conference

Over the weekend these students performed at the
Peoria Civic Center and received high honors.
For more on this amazing group of Band Members.

please read the attached article  

State Article

 

No School
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Due to inclement weather there will be no school

on Tuesday,  January 16 2018

 

Activities

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January 4th 2018....High School Activities 

Winter Graduation practice is still on at 3:30 in the PAC
Girls Basketball Games are still on (at Home) 6:00 and 7:30pm
Wrestling is still on (at Home) Starting 4:30pm 
Practices for all others sports are on for VARSITY only!
(Coaches will contact you on times)
Scholar Bowl is still ON

Any other questions please call the High School (618)451-5808
 

 

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Due to inclement weather – there will be No School on  
Thursday Jan 4, 2018

 

Thank you and Stay Safe

 

Winter Break
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Starting December 22, 2017 through January 2, 2018
there will be
NO SCHOOL for Winter Break.

Students will return on January 3, 2018.

To All Families, Students and Staff
have a very safe and Happy Holidays From GCSD9

 

Thanksgiving Break

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Reminder No School
November 22-24th.  
Everyone have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Students and Staff will return on November 27th.

 

IMPORTANT Health Forms Due

 

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Monday, October 16th ---  Mandatory Exclusion Day
All Health Forms Due 

Updated physicals and immunizations for all K, 6th & 9th graders. 
All 12th graders need to show proof of a meningitis shot after their 16th birthday.
 

 

Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences

 

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Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences 
October 19th and 20th 

October 19th (Evening Schedule) 1:00 - 4:00pm, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
October 20th (Day Schedule) 8:00 - 11:00am, 12:00 - 3:00pm

Please confirm a date and time with your child's teacher.

Please see attached flyer : Conference 
 

 

Granite City Wrestling Club

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Starting October 4th 2017.  The Granite City Wrestling Club
will be starting their season if you are interested in signing up. 

This is for Children ages 4 through 8th grade
Location 1908 State Street, Starting at 6:00pm 

Any Questions Please Contact Tim Gihring or Mike Dowdy 

Please click for more information 
GCWCFlyer 

 

GCHS LATE START MONDAYS
KEEP CALM IT'S LATE START MONDAYS

Granite City High School will be piloting a new program for our school district this fall.  We will be having a late start schedule on Mondays beginning on August 28th, 2017.  School will begin for students at 9:00 a.m

 

Pack the Gym

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Come and Pack the Gym 

On December 9th, 2017,
Trinity Grammar School from Sydney, Australia
will be taking on our
Granite City Warriors Boys Basketball Team
at Memorial Gymnasium.  Freshman and JV play at 6pm with the
Varsity game to begin at 7:30pm. 
Please come out and welcome our friends from down under!!

 

Attention Dear Granite City CUSD #9 Parents, Citizens, and Staff

On March 20, 2018 the voters of Madison County will decide on the County School Facilities Sales Tax (CSFT). As parents, we understand that you recognize many of the needs, and may also have additional suggestions for improvements to our facilities. Please click on the included link for more details and to provide feedback.

 

Thank you,

Granite City Community School District #9

 

https://goo.gl/forms/S94DFTbOdQWvNTSg2

 

 

"A Christmas Carol"

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Granite City High School’s annual holiday
production of

Charles Dickens’ classic tale
“A Christmas Carol”

will be performed Thursday to Sunday, Dec. 7-10.
All performances will begin at 7 p.m.,
except for Sunday’s matinée at 2 p.m. 
Please see the attached flyer: "A Christmas Carol"

 

2018-2019 School Calendar
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On January 24, 2018 GCSD9 School Board Approved the
2018-2019 School Calendar

 

Books Incoming Freshman "Warrior Way" Events

GCHS will host their annual Incoming Freshman events beginning on January 16th.  Below is a list of those events.

1/18/18 - Parochial School Night

1/19/18 - Coolidge JHS presentations given by the High School Administration

1/22/18 - Warrior Way Open House

                                                             1/30/18 - Secondary Honors Class Selection

                                                             2/7/18 - Incoming Freshman Class Selection

                                                             TBD - Incoming Freshman Class Selection make-up 

"Red" Schmitt Holiday Wrestling Tournament
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Granite City "Red" Schmitt
Holiday Wrestling Tournament 

 

Please Join PRO for Access
to watch live coverage of the Tournament 

Coverage begins at 9:00am on December 28, 2017 and Continues through December 29, 2017
(Click on the Link provided here: flowrestling.org ) 

 

State Scholars GRANITE CITY HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES ILLINOIS STATE SCHOLARS

GCHS Illinois State Scholars

GCSD9 2017 Winter Newsletter
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GCSD9 2017 Winter Newsletter 

See whats Happening in our District! 
A message from Superintendent Greenwald
Pictures and articles from different schools and much much more.

 

Newly Added Resources
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New to the Family Resources web content
located at the bottom of each page

 

Student Conflict Resources
Transcript Request (Parchment)

 

Board Meetings
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Change in Location 
Starting on September 12th 2017

All School Board Meetings will be located at
3200 Maryville Rd
.  Beginning 5:00pm 
Enter through the front door.