Grand Rapids Christian High School

Welcome Back Students and Parents!!

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 16

Please plan on having your student attend their grade specific orientation day.  At orientation students will pick up their books and laptops, have their school picture taken, drop off forms, and more.

Grade Level Date Hours (Option 1) Hours (Option 2
Freshmen Wednesday, August 9 8:30am – 11:30am 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Sophomores Thursday, August 10 8:30am – 11:30am 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Juniors Friday, August 11 8:30am – 11:30am 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Seniors Monday, August 14 8:30am – 11:30am 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Make-Up Tuesday, August 15 8:30am – 11:30am 1:00pm – 3:00pm
(Students who missed earlier date)

Summer Mailings (PDF to entire mailing)

Back to School Open House - Tuesday, August 15

6:00pm – 6:45pm:      Freshman parent meeting in the Garage

6:00pm – 6:45pm       New 10th-12th grade parent meeting in Room 232                             

6:00pm – 8:00pm:      All parents invited to walk through the building and meet their child(ren)’s teachers.  Student schedules will available if needed.

Freshman and New Student Events – Tuesday, August 15

Freshman & New Student Breakfast & Launch: All incoming freshman and new 10th-12th grade students are expected to attend.

8:45am:          CHECK-IN, TOWN SQUARE
                              Student check-in & pick up personal folder
                              Table for New 10th-12th grade folders
9:00am:          BREAKFAST
                              Opening Devotions from Principal, Dr. Randy Morris
                              Breakfast from the GRCHS Servery
                              Instructions and information about “mini-day”
                              New 10th-12th graders sit together
9:30am:          MINI-DAY: 9th Graders
                              Students will be dismissed to go through their schedule of classes.
                              Students will go to each on their classes for 5 minutes
9:30am:          MINI-DAY: 10th-12th Graders
                       New transfer (10th-12th grade) will meet with the Dean of Student Life
                       and the Director of Admissions (+2-3 student ambassadors)
                             Transitioning to GRCHS
                             Student Ambassadors for first day of school
                             Walk the building/get to know the school
11:00am:        CLOSING
                             Closing prayer, cookies in the Town Square & dismissal

 9TH GRADE MINI DAY: The mini-day experience has been created to ease the nervousness of the beginning of a new school year in a new building with a lot of new people. As a 9th grader or new student, you will go through your individual schedule of classes, each 5 minutes long, and see what other 9th graders are in those hours. A student volunteer will be in each classroom to provide information to you about high school. On Wednesday, the first full day of classes, you will meet your teachers and get specific information about each class.


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