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P.O. Box 668
201 Mountain View Drive
Gilchrist , OR 97737
Phone: 541-433-2295
Fax: 541-433-2688
Contact: Steve Prock
Email: procks@kcsd.k12.or. . .
Hours: 7:30 am to 4 pm




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Go Griz

Gilchrist News Letter 

Grizzly News for November/December
 

Principals Corner

Student Success Recognized

     This school year, student success is measured by their ABG’s – Attendance, Behavior, and Grades. Every six week grading period students can qualify for a “bonus activity” by having; 92% or better attendance, no major behavior referral’s, and no D’s or F’s on their progress report card. Over 30 students qualified following the first six week grading period and were treated to pizza and bowling on Friday, October 27th, in LaPine. This incentive program is all part of the new Positive Behavior System being implemented this year for grades 7 through 12.

     Along with the bonus activity each grading period, good attendance is being recognized on a monthly and even daily basis. Each month, the class with the highest attendance percentage will receive a reward of the Principal’s choosing. Also, daily attendance is being recognized by releasing the winning class early to lunch, with the hope that student’s will encourage their classmates to attend school regularly.
The staff at Gilchrist School is dedicated to helping students succeed in school. Programs that “connect” students to their school have been proven effective in promoting that success. If you have any questions regarding any of these programs, feel free to call.    
           

Steve Prock, Principal

 

Honor Roll


Gilchrist Jr/Sr High Students First Grading Period

Principal’s Honor Roll (4.00)
Pauline Egger, Ethan Hirshon, Ashley Kelley, Katie McDaniel, Audrey Newton, Samantha Spurlock

Grand Honor Roll (3.00-3.99)  
Larkin Acley, Allison Barstad, Teresa Contreras, Rayenee Hoover, Rylee Hoover, Riley Manley, Kerrilee McMahan, Skyla Newton, Indica Randall, Nicholas Schlecht, Jadyn Terry,  Tabitha Wright 
                                                                                                                               
Honor Roll (3.00-3.49) Daniel Barstad, Baylei Bowser, Jack Brown, Joel Castro, Michael Clapp, Gabriel Ferrell, Jesse Finch, Jake Frank, Samantha Garrison,   Nathan Heitzman, Garrett Huffman, Rachel Martinez, Kylee McClelland,  Kyle Newton, Alissa Oliver, Khloee Perkins, Dylan Preston Jillian Shuey, Beau Spencer, Kendra Spurlock, Kenith Spurlock, Sierra Vandonk   


 

Fall Sports Wrap     

 
     Fall sport officially concluded with a dessert held on Tuesday, November 7th. Athletes were recognized for their efforts with league and team honors. The volleyball team qualified all the way to a state play-in game with a third place finish and a victory over Trinity in the MVL District Tournament. The team travelled to Adrian where they were defeated in three sets to end their season. Congratulations to the players and coaches for a great season. The Junior High team had a fantastic season, suffering only one loss on the year. They capped off there year with a trip to Eugene to watch the University of Oregon Volleyball team compete. Thank you coaches and players for all of your hard work this season. Although short on players and some season ending injuries to key players, the football team played four games this season, including a Fall Festival game that included a track and field dedication ceremony. The coaches and players should be commended on their season as well!! The following athletes were recognized for efforts during the 2017 Fall Sports season:
 
Kendra Spurlock – MVC Player of the Year
1st Team All-League, MVC All-Tournament Team
 
Pauline Egger – MVC 2nd Team All-League
 
Keny Spurlock – MVC 2nd Team Punter
Honorable Mention – Quarterback
 
Micah Ellis – MVC Honorable Mention – Defensive Back
 
Ethan Hirshon – MVC Honorable Mention - Receiver
 

Proceeds from Concessions and Taco feed go to support Gilchrist School Activities!

Thank you for your support!!!
Winter Sports Practice begins Nov. 13th
 
GO GRIZZLIES!

 

SCHOOL NEWS


Attendance

      Thank you to all the families who have called in, or written notes to let us know that their child will be missing, or has been out absent from school. Calling in helps our office tremendously. Oregon attendance law states there are four reasons a student may be excused from school:
1) student illness 2) serious illness of a student’s immediate family member 3) extreme emergency 4) Principal has pre-approved the absence when satisfactory arrangements are made in advance of the absence. Let’s aim to “Strive for Five”, meaning to set a goal to be absent no more than five times in a school year. We want to partner with you to make on time school attendance a healthy habit for your student.  



Safety

On October 30th, 2017, students and staff participated in an Earthquake, Evacuation, and Reunification Drill. Students practiced a shelter exercise in an event of an earthquake, then safely evacuated the school to the buses. Students were then transported to a reunification site where students were informed on procedures involving reunification with parents in cases of emergency transport from school campus. Drills such as this one will continue throughout the year as part of the school districts ongoing efforts on school and student safety. As always, the health and safety of our students is a priority. If you have any questions about any of the safety drills, please contact the school.


NOVEMBER/DECEMBER DATES TO REMEMBER
 
Tuesday, November 7th –                 Fall Sport Awards Dessert 6:00 PM
Friday, November 10th  –                   No School – Veteran’s Day
Monday, November 13th -                  Winter Sports Practice Begins
Tuesday, November 14th -                 JHBB vs Westside Christian (H) 4:00 PM
Wednesday, November 15th -           JHBB @ North Lake 3:00 PM
Friday, November 17th -                     Financial Aide Night 6:00 PM
                                                             End of Second Grading Period

Mon/Fri, Nov. 20th – 24th -                  No School – Thanksgiving Break
Monday, November 27th -                  JHBB vs Culver (H) 4:00 PM
Wednesday, November 29th -            HSGB @ Sisters Jamboree
Fri/Sat, Dec. 1st & 2nd -                       HSG&BB @ Lowell Tournament
Tuesday, December 5th -                   HSG&BB vs Henley JV (H) 4:00/5:30 PM
Wednesday, December 6th -              JHBB vs Tumalo (H) 2:30 PM
Thursday, December 7th -                  JHBB @ Westside Christian 4:00 PM
Fri/Sat, Dec. 8th & 9th -                        HSG&BB vs  Gilchrist Tournament (H)
Monday, December 11th -                   JHBB vs Central Christian (H) 3:30 PM
Tuesday, December 12th -                  JHBB vs North Lake (H) 3:00 PM
                                                              HSG&BB vs North Lake (H) 5:00

Wednesday, December 13th -             JHBB @ Tumalo 4:00 PM
Thursday, December 14th -                Gilchrist Elementary Christmas Concert 6:00 PM
Saturday, December 16th -                 HSG&BB @ LaPIne
Mon/Mon, Dec 18th/Jan 1st -               No School – Christmas Break
Tuesday, December 19th -                  HSG&BB vs Lowell (H) 4:00/5:30 PM
Friday, December, 29th -                     HSBB vs Trinity (H) 4:00 PM
Tuesday, January, 2nd -                      School Resumes                 
 
 
REMEMBER LATE START WEDNESDAYS – NOVEMBER 1, 15, 29 – DECEMBER 6, 13 
 

 

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