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GRCHS Morning Announcements
GRCHS Morning Announcements Friday, Aug. 23

School Business

Grading Policy Changes 🤔

Do you have questions about why we have changes in our grading policies around formative and summative assessments? If so, come to Mr. Mockabee's Focus session in the Garage on Monday.

Parking Permits 🚘

Students, make sure you pick up your parking stickers today! Cars that are not registered may be ticketed starting next week Monday. See Mrs. Huizinga in the main office if you still need to fill out your registration form or pick up your sticker. 

Bookstore hours this week 📚   

The bookstore will be open during morning break. Be sure to pick up any books you still need! There are still a few student planners left, these will be sold until they are gone.

School Lunch Menu 🍝 

Friday: Fredo Friday! Rotini pasta with choice of sauce, chicken, meatballs, bread stick, Caesar salad, fruit

Monday: double dog day with Coney sauce, curly fries, grapes, peaches

Activities & Clubs

National Honor Society Meeting on Thursday at 12:40 pm. 👩🏻‍💼

NHS members have a meeting in the Garage on Thursday, August 29th. Please be prompt in getting your lunch and be in the Garage at 12:40 pm.

Interested in Drumline? 🥁

Come to our first practice/meeting on Wednesday, August 28 in the band room from 3-5. If you love music and/or showing your school spirit, drumline is the group for you! We practice Wednesdays after school and Fridays before the game. We play at each home game just until halftime. No experience necessary! We will teach you everything you need to know. See you Wednesday August 28! 

Global Ambassadors Launch Party! 🌎

When: Wednesday, August 28th during lunch and office hours

Where: Garage

Come bring your lunch or just stop by to join us for fun activities and to learn about the Global Ambassador Club here at GRCHS. Hope to see you there!

The high school is looking to fill a few student custodial positions 💵

  • student custodian to work Monday-Friday for 1-2 hours everyday after 3:00pm
  • student clean-up custodian (16+) to work Monday-Saturday for 2-3 hours/clean-up starting usually after 9:00pm (usually around 2-3 clean-ups a week).

If you are interested, please email or call 616-446-4757  

For Seniors Only 🤝

Do you see yourself as a leader? Would you like to network with local business leaders. If this sounds like you, please consider applying to be a student rotarian for the Rotary Club of Grand Rapids. Click here to apply. Applications are due Aug 30 (NOTE date change!) See Mr. DeKoster if you have any questions.

Vex Robotics Team 🤖

Anyone who signed up for robotics this year or who is going to -  there will be Focus Time for Vex teams on Mondays starting next week. This Focus Time is to give you time at school to research, design, and work on things like programming and notebook. Come as you are able on Mondays in room 230 (Sewing Room) with Mrs. Parker.

ClubFest 👋🏾

Have you ever wanted to be a part of a club/organization/group here at GRCHS, but didn't know where to look? Well, on September 11, during lunch, we will be launching ClubFest! In the town square, you'll be able to get a glimpse of all the amazing clubs, organizations, and groups we have going on at GRCHS. You can stop by a table and talk with people involved in these groups to get an idea of what they are all about. 
Don't see a group you'd like to get involved with? Then propose your own group! We'll have a table specifically for those looking to form a new group as well. Check the morning announcements for more details. We look forward to seeing you there!

Tarzan Auditions August 26 and 27 🎭

Looking for Singers, Dancers and Actors
No experience necessary!
Please sign up for an audition time on the sign up sheets right outside the main office. 

Any Questions?


Game Schedules and scores can be found on the GRCHS athletics website.

Attention all basketball players! 🏀

Boys: We will be having a basketball informational meeting for 9th -12th grade regarding Fall Workouts (4-Man Player Development Sessions and Lifting). If you are in a fall sport you don't have to attend. The meeting will be in room 221 Tuesday during lunch at 12:35. Please bring your lunch and get there on time. If you have any questions contact me Coach Taylor as soon as possible.

Girls: Please plan on meeting in room 116 during Focus Time on Thursday, August 29. This is for all levels.  

Attention Girls entering grades 9-12 interested in cheering for GRCHS’s Varsity football team:  🎉

Girls interested in cheering the Eagles on during this fall’s football season may contact Varsity Cheer Coach Jacquie DeJonge at 949-7516.