Check out this week's updates, information, and upcoming events at Goochland High School! The Bulldog Bulletin is your weekly look into the great things happening at GHS. Go Bulldogs!
The last All Night Graduation Bingo event was so fun they’ve decided to do it again! Join in the Bingo fun on Saturday, April 23rd, at Goochland High School. Doors will open at 5:30 pm, and games start at 6:00 pm. They will have 12 games for $20 and gift card prizes! The All Night Graduation Committee has a limited number of Bingo sheets, so secure yours now using this link.
April Calendar Reminder
All Goochland County Public Schools will be closed on Monday, April 18th, for a teacher professional development day. We hope you enjoy your extra-long weekend!
Athletics and Activities
Please visit www.GoochlandBulldogs.com for up-to-date schedule information. Many of these events can be streamed live at www.NFHSNetwork.com. Feel free to reach out to Joe Fowler (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions or need more information.
The Goochland High School Cheer coaches will hold optional cheer conditioning sessions from 4:00 - 6:00 pm on Wednesdays. They ask that participants meet in the cafeteria right after school. Conditioning sessions are open to anyone interested in cheer but are not mandatory to try out for the team. Please contact Coach Toney (email@example.com) if you have any questions.
Class Ring Orders
Spring of sophomore year is traditionally a time when students order their class jewelry here at Goochland High School. We invite you to watch this video and review the information provided in the attached flyers. We also encourage you to visit the Jostens website and start designing your jewelry online.
Our school representative is Sarah Dunn, and she is happy to answer any questions you may have about class jewelry. Please reach out to her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. This week, she will also visit GHS to answer questions and take orders during student lunches.
Dress Code Reminders
As we head into the warmer months, we would like to remind our students and their parents of our GCPS Dress Code. Parents, we ask that you speak with your child about this policy, as we will ramp up enforcement of the policy this spring. Please feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns, and thank you in advance for your cooperation.
GCPS Sense of Belonging Survey
Please find a preview copy of the high school version of the GCPS Sense of Belonging and Inclusion Survey intended to be administered during school in the window of April 19th -29th. The survey aims to provide input on how GCPS is doing towards meeting our annual goals established per policy JFHB/GBAA. All high schoolers will participate in this survey, but please complete this form if you want to opt your child out of this survey.
We look forward to collecting this data and analyzing the survey results.
GCPS Summer Intersession Registration
GCPS Summer Intersession online registration opens from April 25th to May 6th. All course offerings and corresponding dates will be shared at that time. Look for the link to register in the April 24th school messenger. Please contact our Intersession Coordinator, Catherine Richards, at email@example.com with questions.
Hide and Lock Drill
Goochland High School will hold a Hide and Lock Drill on Tuesday, April 19th. As stated in an earlier message, we are now required to inform you of these drills in advance. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we continue to provide a safe learning environment.
Little Miss and Miss Goochland Pageant
The Goochland High School Cheer Team is excited to announce that they will host the Little Miss and Miss Goochland Pageant on Friday, May 6th. The application deadline is Tuesday, April 19th. Please refer to the flyer attached below for more information, and please contact Coach Toney (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
GHS Student Parking Passes are now sold out. Due to limited spaces for student parking, we have closed sales for parking passes for the 2021-2022 school year. Please reach out to Ms. Hudak (email@example.com) with any questions.
PTSA Needs Your Help
Please help the GHS PTSA recognize the hard work and dedication of our GHS teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2nd through May 6th. They are helping with three events to celebrate our teachers and need volunteers. They have listed specific items necessary for the events on their Signup Genius and included slots for your ideas. Please contact Beverly St. John (Beverly.firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions or want to help out.
We thank you in advance for your support!
Senior Cap and Gown Pick-up
Attention seniors: Jostens will be here to deliver caps and gowns, as well as other senior products ordered earlier in the year, on Thursday, April 21st, and Friday, April 22nd, during all lunches. Please ensure you pick up all items from Jostens on these days. If you have not yet ordered your cap and gown, please email our Jostens rep, Sarah Dunn @ email@example.com, ASAP to ensure your order arrives in time for graduation!
Spring Student Meetings
The GHS administrative team will hold two student meetings over the next two weeks. Seniors will meet in the GHS auditorium during Bulldog Block on Wednesday, April 20th. Underclassmen will participate in a virtual meeting during Bulldog Block on Monday, April 25th. We plan to review GCPS policies, remind students of school-wide expectations, and provide information regarding our spring testing and events calendar.
We look forward to meeting with our students to clarify expectations and offer student supports as we close out the 2021-22 school year.
Student Course Section for the 2022-23 School Year
Attention parents of underclassmen, a printout of students' course requests will be sent home with your child on Tuesday, April 19th, for parental approval. Please review your child’s requests with your child and note any changes that you would like made. Please return any changes to School Counseling by Monday, May 2nd.
Summer School Interest Meeting for Credit Accrual
Credit accrual online courses are offered to students looking to move ahead in their academic careers. Course offerings may include Health and Physical Education, Driver’s Education, Economics and Personal Finance, Government, and English 12. GCPS will offer an online interest meeting on Monday, April 18th, from 6:00 - 6:30 pm. Please join us for a Google Meeting to learn more about this summer opportunity. See the flyer for more information.