Dear Grizzly Parents,
Welcome to April! Hard to believe that we have less than 2months of school remaining. Hold on toyour seats, these last 7 weeks of school will zoom by!
A friendly reminder, our annual AIMS testingwill be held the week of April 15th, testing will occur on April 15th,16th, 17th and 18th. Please schedule any appointments around thosedates as it is important for all of our students to be here on those days. The state of Arizona mandates that 95% of ourenrolled students must take the AIMS test. We are having an “AIMS Spirit Week” to come together as a campus toknockout the AIMS test. The following isthe testing schedule and accompanying spirit day for students and staff:
Monday, April 15th – 7thgr writing test, 8th grade science test, wear WHITE to WHITEOUT AIMS
Tuesday, April16th – Part 1 of reading andmath test for 7th and 8th grade, wear GREEN for GREENDAY
Wednesday, April 17th – Part 2 ofreading and math test for 7th and 8th grade, wear BLACKto BLACKOUT AIMS
Thursday, April 18th – Part 3 ofreading and math test for 7th and 8th grade, it isGRIZZLY PRIDE Day, wear any shirt or uniform that represents GrJHS
Friday, April 19th – AIMS make-upsand AIMS Celebration Day. 7thand 8th grade lunches will be extended from 30 minutes to 45minutes, students can have their lunches “picnic style” on the grass and musicwill be played during the lunch periods
Monday, April 22nd – Last day forAIMS make-ups and reading placement exams for our 7th gradersstart. This test determines placementfor their 8th grade Language Arts class or English class. This test will be given during their LanguageArts classes.
Thank-you for the continued support youprovide to GrJHS, we look forward to another successful month here in GrizzlyNation!