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District Announcements
Aug 26 - College Placement News
College Placement News
A College Placement Seminar for freshman and sophomore students and their parents will be held Thursday August 28, at 6:30 PM in the GHS Auditorium.  The seminar, College Prep 101: The Path to College Placement, will review how to fully utilize what GHS has to offer to prepare for the Junior and Senior year process of selecting an appropriate college.  No registration is required for this seminar.  Everyone is welcome.

Aug 26 - Titan Trek/Trot - Register Today!
7th Annual Titan Trek 5k Run/Walk and 2nd Annual Titan Trot November 15 at GHS!
The Ball-Chatham Educational Foundation is hosting its 7th annual 5K Run/Walk event to raise money for education initiatives within the Ball-Chatham School District on November 15th. Again this year, there will be a 1 mile run, the Titan Trot, for younger runners. Over the past six years, money raised from the Titan Trek event has helped purchase interactive whiteboard systems and/or components, valued at over $2,500 each. These were distributed to every designated K-8th grade classroom in the district. Further, multiple systems were funded by the Foundation and installed in high school classroomsLast year the foundation awarded $24,000 for the purchase of Chromebooks. Monies raised will still support District technology enhancements, and learning opportunities that are available outside the classroom through foundation "Beyond the Walls" grant applications. Major sponsors for this year's event are:
 

  




 
 
Aug 26 - Athletic Booster Spirit Wear
Athletic Booster Spirit Wear - Order Today!
The Glenwood Athletic Boosters are selling spirit wear, and the orders need to be placed by September 2! Click here for order forms!

Aug 25 - Yearbook News
Attention Seniors and Senior Parents
OCTOBER 31 is the DEADLINE DATE for:
  1. Grad Ad, and
  2. Senior Stats - info next to picture
Linked you will find:
  1. Senior Stats – to be filled out and returned to yearbook in Room 304. This is the information that will appear next to your senior portrait in the yearbook. You may also put in Ms. Kaylor’s mailbox in Office 1.
  2. Grad Ad order form – for parents and/or friends to use
  3. Yearbook order form– price of yearbook increases over the year.  BUY BEFORE Aug 31 to get the BEST price!!
REMINDER:
Your yearbook formal senior portrait needs to be taken by ED CLARK PHOTOGRAPHY – We suggest BEFORE OCT 1!! So you have time to choose your photo online. CONTACT INFO: ED CLARK PHOTOGRAPHY 217.496.3686, 217.652.3686,  or edclark@gcctv.com Info can also be found on the GHS home page, ghs.chathamschools.org, towards the bottom under “Senior Portrait Info”
 
The senior formal portrait section of the yearbook will be able to be viewed outside of room 301 in late December or early January. BE SURE TO CHECK that your photo appears and your name is spelled correctly!!  Click here for more important yearbook information.

Aug 20 - Athletic Booster News
Chatham Glenwood Athletic Booster News
If you would like to become a member of the Glenwood Athletic Boosters, please click here. Fill out the form and return it to the high school: 1501 E. Plummer in Chatham.

Glenwood Athletic Boosters provides supplemental financial support to GMS and GHS athletic programs while providing an opportunity for families to become involved with their child’s school(s). We welcome all parents to join us in our efforts. For more information on athletic boosters please contact either Mike Gorman at 217-494-4494 or Stacey Gilmore at 217-553-6996.

2014-2015 Athletic Boosters Officers:
President: Mike Gorman
Vice President: Stacey Gilmore
Treasurer: Kathy Dierkes
Secretary: Deb Parish

Aug 15 - Driver Safety Reminder
Driver Safety in School Zones and in Parking Lots/Drives
Illinois law states: When approaching a marked school zone on days when school is in operation and children are present, a driver must discontinue wireless/cell-phone use, reduce speed to 20 mph, and stop and yield the right-of-way to any children or adults in the crosswalk area. In addition, drivers are reminded to obey the regulatory or guide signs in our parking lots, as marked. This is especially important for the safety of our children as they are being dropped off before school, or picked up after. Finally, please remember that all traffic must stop while school bus “stop” arms are out and buses are loading and unloading students – including all school facilities, roads, drives, parking lots, etc. By law, drivers are not allowed to pass a stopped school bus when the stop arm is displayed.
Thank you!

Band Boosters Looking for Sponsors
The Glenwood Band Boosters is actively looking for sponsors for its First Annual Mouse Races at Glenwood High School to be held on October 10.  If you are interested in sponsoring our event and advertising your business, please contact a band member or send in the sponsorship form.  We appreciate all of your help and support!

GHS Athletics - News
GHS Athletics – News
Athletic announcements regarding tryouts and practices are regularly being added to the GHS Athletics page on our website. Just click on the "Glenwood Athletics" tab on the left, or go to http://il.8to18.com/glenwood for all the latest sports news and announcements.
Yearbook News

2015 Yearbook for Sale Online Now

For those interested in saving a little cash, the 2015 GHS yearbook is on sale now through August 31 for $65.  After this, the price will raise to $75. Go to https://yearbookforever.com/#school/7483)


 
2014-15 District Calendar

District Events Calendar Now Available
The 2014-15 District Events Calendar is available by clicking here! Please keep in mind that dates and times of events are subject to change throughout the year, and new events could be added. After the new school year begins, please check the calendar on your school’s website regularly for confirmation.


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