Wednesday, July 2, 2014

GHS Quilt Project Through with Diane Euston's Summer Class

GHS English Teacher Diane Euston secured a grant through (their Ancestry Library Edition) for 60 logins to their website. They work with organizations across the country in order to support family history efforts. is known worldwide for their expansive genealogy databases and have over 2.7 million members worldwide. One membership for one month is $25.99; through the grant, Ms. Euston was able to secure 60 logins for 6 months. 

New AC Unit Installations on the GC-4 FOCUS Commons - 7.2.14

GHS Teacher Cheryl Landers Wins 2014 Teacher of the Year Award

Cheryl Landers from Grandview High School has been selected to receive the 2014 Teacher of the Year award from Missouri Educators of Family and Consumer Sciences and Human Services (MoEFACS).  The Teacher of the Year award is given to a Missouri FACS teacher for making significant contributions to FACS through curriculum development and/or providing multiple FCCLA opportunities for students. Landers has been teaching at Grandview High School since 1994. She has been very active as an Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) advisor, MoEFACS member, and community member.

Ryan Beatty, Assistant Principal at Grandview says of Landers, “She is exceptionally professional, conscientious, solution driven, analytical, practical, and well versed in her area of content. She has the capability to lead and the willingness to accept responsibility.” 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Butcher-Greene Summer Explorations Students Donate to the Grandview Assistance Program (GAP)

Students in Ms. Belk's Summer Explorations Read 180 class in the Grandview School District collected almost 1000 items during summer school to donate to the Grandview Assistance Program. They began their summer by reading about heroes making a difference. Then, they conducted research to determine the needs of their own community.  After that, they put together and presented a proposal for principals, requesting that they be allowed to collect hygiene items from the entire summer school.

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