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Friday: Fredo Friday
Monday: chicken tenders, Belgium waffle, whipped potatoes, fruit
Activities and Clubs
Winterim 2024 TRAVEL
The first step is to apply to travel and for financial aid. This is NOT for choosing a trip, but IS required for travel. Only students that complete this form will be sent trip selection forms. This form can also ONLY be completed using your student Gmail accounts, but you may choose to complete it with a parent or guardian: Application to Travel
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email Mr. Karsten or individual trip leaders.
Be sure to check your email daily for important trip information including the Trip Selection Form. Be sure you are aware of the important Winterim trip dates and deadlines as listed below.
2024 Winterim Trip Timeline:
March 1 - Winterim trip Applications Due at 3pm
March 20 - Trip Selection Forms Due by 8am
March 29 - Winterim Enrollment Contracts (and Deposits) Due
Advanced Placement (AP) Interest Meetings
These meetings are required for students planning to take an AP course next year. These meetings allow students to learn more about your course during the time of course registration. Please sign up for these meetings on Focus.
Feb 28 & Mar 1: 9TH GRADE scheduling meetings
Feb 28: AP US History (Garage) - Mr. Brower
March 2: AP Chemistry (Room 225) - Mrs. Boven
March 3: AP Physics I (Room 223) - Mr. Christians
March 6: AP Computer Science Principles (Room 231) - Mr. Neil Karsten
*Those interested in AP Spanish, there will be no FT meeting due to classroom visits (4th year or SI classes) by Profe Allen. If you are not currently in 4th yr Spanish or SI and are interested in taking AP Spanish in the fall, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to find a time to chat before scheduling.
Spring Play Auditions for The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Are you interested in auditioning for our spring production? Please be aware that this is a small Blackbox production with a cast of six actors. Auditions will be held on Monday, February 27th & Tuesday, February 28th after school. For more information, please read over this audition packet and sign up for an audition slot.
Student Congress is hosting a blood drive for Versiti Blood Center on Friday, March 3. This year is the 10th anniversary of hosting the blood drive at Grand Rapids Christian. Let’s celebrate by having this the year where we donate the most units of blood. Sign-ups are available during break and lunch Monday through Thursday in lower town square. To sign up you must be 16 years old with parental permission, or 17 and older. To support the blood drive, plan on wearing red to school on Friday.
Winterim Trip Meetings:
If you are interested in traveling to Australia for Winterim 2024, please sign up for a Focus Time in room 119 with Mr. Diekema and Mrs. Kits on Monday, February 27 to learn more. If you can't make it to the meeting, stop by room 205 (Diekema) or room 119 (Kits) to pick up an itinerary and get more information on the trip!
Yesterday's Kenya Winterim Trip focus time will be rescheduled to Monday, 2/27. Sign up for Mrs. Camargo's focus time to learn more about the trip!
Spring Break in France 2024 🇫🇷
Focus time will be Friday (2/24) in Room 105. We'll talk briefly about our itinerary, cost, and questions you might have.
Nominate an individual or group of people for the Eagle Spotlight using this Google Form
Track & Field Athletes:
Winter Training Has Begun — Start Getting In Shape Now!
Training opportunities continue to be added!
- Sprinters, High Jumpers, Long Jumpers & Vaulters:
- Monday & Thursday — Workout with Coach Jager in the Quest at 3 pm.
- Tuesday & Friday — Lift with Dixon in the weight room at 3 pm.
- Distance & Middle Distance Runners:
- Meet daily at 3 pm in Mr. Hoekstra's room (#118) to run outside.
- Throwers, High Jump, Pole Vault:
- High Jump: Tuesdays from 3-5 pm in the AC gym to jump with Jager.
- Throwers: Fridays at 3pm to throw with Stapert.
- Pole Vault: Fridays from 5-7 pm in the AC gym to vault.