Sunday, September 26 Academy Day 2021 for Northern WV will be held at Bridgeport High School from 2:00-4:00. https://www.capito.senate.gov/news/press-releases/capito-announces-fall-2021-academy-days
GHS Student Body- voting for spirit week theme days is now open. Please check your class specific Teams or Livegrades messages to access the Form or QR code for the form. Voting will be open until 3pm on Monday.
Sign ups for the Dance Squad are now open. Sign up sheet is located by the ramp near the office. Everyone is welcome to join, no dance experience needed. This team is non competitive, however there may be performances. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. May (office) or Ms. Sheme (Rm. 202)
October Afterschool Activities: MONDAY OCTOBER 4TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30--OPEN GYM 4:30-5:30 4:00-5:30 WELDING WITH WILSON (PRE-APPROVED) TUESDAY OCTOBER 5TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30-4:00—MOVIE ROOM 214 4-5:30 4:00-5:30 WELDING WITH WILSON (PRE-APPROVED) WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 6TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30— SCHOOL PROJECT 4-5:30 4:00-5:30 OUTSIDE ACTIVITY WITH MR. WILSON THURSDAY OCTOBER 7TH TUTOR ROOM 221 PUMPKIN CARVING PRE-REGISTER 3:30-5:30 OCTOBER 11TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30—OPEN GYM 4:30-5:30 4:00-5:30 WELDING WITH WILSON (PRE-APPROVED) OCTOBER 12TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30--BOOK NIGHT ROOM 214 4-5:30 4:00-5:30 WELDING WITH WILSON (PRE-APPROVED) OCTOBER 13TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30—SCHOOL PROJECT 4:00-5:30 OUTSIDE WITH MR. WILSON OCTOBER 14TH HIKING @ THE LAKE WITH WILSON 3:30-6:00 PRE-REGISTER TUTOR ROOM 221 OCTOBER 18TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30 OPEN GYM 4:30-5:30 4:00-5:30 WELDING WITH WILSON (PRE-APPROVED) OCTOBER 19TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30 PIZZA NIGHT ROOM 214 4:30-5:30 4:00-5:30 WELDING WITH WILSON (PRE-APPROVED) OCTOBER 20TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30 SCHOOL PROJECT 4:00-5:30 4:00-5:30 OUTSIDE WITH MR WILSON OCTOBER 21ST HIKING @ THE LAKE WITH WILSON- 3:30-6:00 PRE-REGISTER TUTOR ROOM 221 OCTOBER 25TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30 OPEN GYM 4:30-5:30 4:00-5:30 WELDING WITH WILSON (PRE-APPROVED) OCTOBER 26TH TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30 MOVIE NIGHT ROOM 214 4-5:30 4:00-5:30 WELDING WITH WILSON (PRE-APPROVED) OCTOBER 27TH TUTOR ROOM 3:30 SCHOOL PROJECT 34:00-5:30 4:00-5:30 OUTSIDE ACTIVITY WITH MR. WILSON OCTOBER 28TH HIKING @ THE LAKE WITH MR. WILSON 3:30-6:00 PRE-REGISTER TUTOR ROOM 221 3:30-5:30 **PRE-REGISTER WITH MS. ROBINSON FOR THURSDAY ACTIVITIES **TRANSPORTATION WILL BE PROVIDED IF NEEDED **FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED
Show your GOLD tonight at McKinney Field! Your GHS Bearcats take on the Liberty Mountaineers! GAME TIME @ 7:00 PM! Fill the stands in GOLD to help fight Childhood Cancer. National Honor Society will be collecting donations for the Cure Kids Cancer Fund through WVU Foundation.
Join GHS to fight Childhood Cancer! More than 12,000 children per year are diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. 3,000 children per year will lose their lives to cancer. In honor of September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, all GHS fans are asked to participate in a 🟨GOLD RUSH!🟨 We are asking you to wear 🟨GOLD🟨 to Friday night’s home football game vs. Liberty (September 24). National Honor Society will be set up at the game collecting donations for the Cure Kids Cancer Fund through WVU Foundation. Please help us support these strong, courageous young people as they fight for their lives.
Correction to COVID Quarantines - Grafton High School has 9 students quarantined.
September 23, 2021 COVID Update posted in News
Seniors- local companies are sponsoring a full ride scholarship for ONE Class of 2022 Senior to attend Davis and Elkins. In order to apply, you must have a 3.25 GPA or higher and submit an essay to the committee between 500-1,500 words describing how you will pay it forward to the state of WV if you are selected for this scholarship. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity if you are eligible. A committee will select candidates to come in for interviews and then they will determine who is the winner of the full ride. For more info, please visit the site below and apply. https://wdtv.secondstreetapp.com/Emerging-Leaders-Scholarship/
Taylor County Schools honors the hard work and dedication of our Service Personnel today! They are the backbone of our system and without them we would not be able to support our students and families the way we do! A shout out and big thank you to our bus drivers, cooks, custodians, aides, and secretaries! We honor you today!
Today's COVID numbers are now posted in the News Section. Not getting updates? Download the app and make sure you select notifications.
This week Prestige Healthcare Resources Statewide is working with multiple “companies” located in the GHS Career and Technical Education wing – Riverside Designs, FFA Ignites, FFA Greenhouse, and Bearcat Gym. Prestige Healthcare, the simulated workplace company for the Therapeutic Services concentration, is offering a wellness screening to perform and practice taking vital signs such as blood pressure and pulse. Prestige Healthcare Resources Statewide is looking forward to practicing more complex skill sets throughout the year! To learn more about the Therapeutic Services concentration at GHS, please contact Mrs. Saffle. #ThisIsCTE
On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, a wonderful Grafton Rotary luncheon was prepared and served by Grafton High School’s Bearcat Den and Bearcat Bakery. Bearcat Den and Bearcat Bakery are the simulated workplace companies of Grafton High School’s ProStart and Baking and Pastry course concentrations. “From culinary techniques to management skills, ProStart’s industry-driven curriculum provides real-life experience opportunities and builds practical skills and a foundation that will last a lifetime”. For more information, please visit National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation - ProStart Program (chooserestaurants.org). Executive Baker, Leighera Weaver and Front House Manager, Alynna Denike, shared the delicious dishes for this month’s luncheon: Spaghetti Carbonara served with a side salad and French bread cheesy garlic bread, topped off by Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecake. #ThisIsCTE
Today a few GHS students were able to meet with Senator Manchin and learn about our US Service Academies! If you are interested in learning more about attending an academy, please speak to your counselor about it!
Anna Jarvis Elementary is closed today September 22, 2021 due to no water. This only impacts Anna Jarvis Elementary, all other schools in Taylor County are open.
September 21, 2021 COVID positive and quarantine numbers update.
New positive and quarantine numbers for 9/18/21 - 9/20/21 posted for Taylor County Schools. Please make sure your students are masked on the bus and in our facilities practicing all mitigation strategies. Together we are making a difference!
Today (September 17) is the deadline to register for the October 23 ACT test. https://cloud.e.act.org/reg
Taylor County Schools working with the Taylor County Health Department will begin providing updates to numbers of staff and students quarantined and positive. We have 172 students and 5 staff quarantined, 30 students and 5 staff positive.
*Important Child Nutrition Update* Food shortages are nationwide, and our district is experiencing unavailable items and substitutions for those items must be made. Menus are subject to change, but we will notify you when possible. Thank you for your understanding!