Thursday, March 23, 2017
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES: Will be today beginning at 4:00 and go until 7:30. All high school staff will be in George.
CONGRATULATORY BAG: For Abby Vander Laan will be in the high school office today for any treats you would like to give her as she travels to Cedar Falls to represent GLR at the All-State Festival on Monday, March 27.
WWII OPEN HOUSE: Will be today in the High School Media Center/Library. This exhibit is curated by Abby Vander Laan in partnership with the local museum. All are welcome to view the exhibits from 5:30-7:30 PM.
COOPERATIVE FARMERS ELEVATOR LOCAL FOOD DRIVE: CFE will be hosting a food drive until tomorrow, March 24. All of CFE;s locations throughout northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota, and southeast South Dakota will be participating. Help fight hunger. Each CFE location will be collecting non-perishable items and distributing them to local food banks in each county. Desired items: boxed meals, rice, pasta, canned meats, canned fruit, juice, crackers, jelly, peanut butter, snack items, toiletries, cleaning supplies.
DRIVERS ED: Final Test-Monday, March 27.
SWING SHOW DRESS REHEARSAL: Will be Thursday, March 30 at 6:45 PM in the Auditorium.
SWING SHOW: The GLR Swing Choir and Jazz Band are hosting their Swing Show on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 PM both nights in the High School Auditorium. Tickets are now on sale: $5 for adults and $3 for students (K-12) if paid by 4:00 PM on March 31. Tickets will be available at the door the nights of the show, but cost will increase by $1 ($6 for adults/$4 for students). Please call the high school office and ask for Mrs. Poor Bear or Mr. Mauldin to reserve your tickets today! Join us for an evening of television fun with our show entitled “Stay Tuned!”.
AFTER-PROM SUGGESTIONS: JUNIORS & SENIORS: The After-Prom committee has put a suggestion can in the high school Media Center/Library. Please put suggestions for a prize for the “Big Prize” drawing and one for a $25 gift.
MAKE-UP DATES: We have been blessed with some nasty winter weather that has prevented us from having school. To date, we have missed four full days and a series of early outs and late starts. The G-LR Board approved a proposal that will add three full days of school and allow us to meet the state requirement for hours of instruction.
The following days will be our make-up days and will be regular school days:
Tuesday, April 18th
Wednesday, May 24th
Thursday, May 25th -Last day for students
This will extend the original last day for students by two days.
3 on 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Will be in Hull on April 29. There are forms in the high school office or you can contact Mr. Glanzer for more information.
SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITIES: The City of George is accepting applications for the following 2017 summer help:
Mowing – must by 16+
Street Help-must be 18+ with valid driver’s license
Assistant Pool Manager
Full & Part-Time Lifeguards – 15+ and be able to obtain certification
Benefits for these positions are competitive pay, bonus raises for return employees and good work evaluations, flexible hours, swimsuit allowance, training reimbursement of $100 for WSI certification, reimbursement for half of cost for Lifeguard Certification or re-Certification, a fun work environment and great work experience.
Applications accepted until positions filled. Applications are available at the City Office and the George-Little Rock High School office. or online at www.georgeiowa.com. Call the City Office at 475-3612 for more details.
PARKING RAFFLE: Hey all students, if you like to park a little closer to the school during these cold months, here’s your chance. The Student Council is raffling 2 parking spots in the south parking lot for two weeks (April 3-April 13).
You can purchase a ticket for $1.00 per entry in the high school office.
The next drawing will be Friday, March 31.
WEATHER RELATED ANNOUNCEMENTS: The following TV and Radio Stations will carry our weather related announcements:
KELO-TV; KTIV-TV; KSFY-TV; KMEG-TV; KCAU-TV
KIWA 105.3; K101 101.1; KIHK 106.9; KNWC 96.5; KUOO 103.9
COLLEGE VISITS: All Seniors or Juniors (who are passing ALL OF THEIR classes) are allowed to visit with the college reps that come to our school. Mr. Helkenn will send an email stating what school is coming and when they are scheduled to arrive. You must sign up in the office if you want Mr. Helkenn or Ruth to call you down. If Mr. Helkenn feels you are abusing this in order to get out of classes you will not be called down. You will meet with these reps in the conference room by the office.
The following colleges will be here:
Wayne State Thursday, Mar. 23 1:45 PM
ATHLETIC TRAINER: Will be here Monday, March 27 at 8:30 AM. Please sign up in the high school office if you would like to see Chad.
Mar. 23 Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:00-7:30
Mar. 24 NO SCHOOL
Mar. 27 All-State Individual Speech Festival @ Cedar Falls
Mar. 28 FFA Banquet @ GLR High School Commons & Auditorium
Mar. 30 Swing Show Dress Rehearsal in the Auditorium 6:45 PM
Mar. 31 Swing Show 7:30 PM
Apr. 1 Swing Show 7:30 PM
Apr. 3-7 Iowa Assessments Grades 2-11