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This Week at Grimsley
(See bottom of email for athletic events this week.)

Monday, September 5th
Labor Day, No School

Tuesday, September 6th
PTSA Board Meeting, 5:30pm, Cafeteria
Fall Underclassmen Picture Day

Wednesday, September 7th
Playmasters Auditions, 5:30pm, Grimsley Auditorium
Boys Basketball Interest Meeting, 4:30pm, Auxiliary Gym

Friday, September 9th
JROTC 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, 9:25am, Flagpole at Main Building
Freshman Applications for Student Council Due

Saturday, September 10th
Playmasters Auditions, 5:30pm, Grimsley Auditorium


Happy Labor day Weekend!  

I hope you all are enjoying your last “official” weekend of summer. I am sure everyone is thankful for a 3-day weekend after the first full week of school.  We are jumping straight into the school year with activities.

Our Homecoming Dance will be on September 24th.  Students who wish to bring a non-Grimsley guest must complete a guest form by 9/14.  The forms can be found in the Main Office.  The Homecoming Dance is for all students, 9th - 12th grade.  

The PTSA collaborates with our Student Council by providing the coat check for the dance.  This is a fun way to interact with the students, seeing them all dressed up and having fun!  If you would like to volunteer click on the sign-up, , and reserve your spot. Thank you to Hope Seeber for organizing our coat-check for so many years.  Hope's youngest is a Senior this year and so if you are interested in organizing our check checks in the future please let us know.  

Thank you Whirlies!

Diane Creech
GHS PTSA President

PTSA Board Meeting: Our Next Board Meeting will be on Tuesday, 9/6, at 5:30 PM in the Cafeteria. We would love to see you there!

Thank you to everyone who has shown your support to our PTSA either by becoming a member and/or donating to our Whirlie Way Campaign. It is easy to join and donate - just visit
  • If your student did not turn in their Chromebook at the end of last school year they need to bring it to Mrs. Worrells ASAP to have it updated.
  • September is Attendance Awareness Month! #schooleveryday. We cannot stress enough the importance of making sure students are at school on time and in class everyday!
  • Playmasters Auditions: The Grimsley Playmasters will be holding auditions for Freaky Friday: One Act Edition on September 7 and 10 from 5:30 until 7:00 PM in the Grimsley Auditorium. If you’re interested in trying out for the play, please go to to sign up and get your necessary audition materials.
  • Grimsley’s Yearbook: The 2022 Whirligig, Grimsley’s yearbook, is on sale right now for $75. Order before September 16, and you’ll be eligible for four free icons. Go to
  • Grimsley JROTC 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony: Friday, September 9 @ 9:25am, at the Grimsely Flagpole at Main Building.
  • Mental Health Club: The Mental Health Club will have their first meeting on Thursday, September 15th in room 302.
  • Student Council – for Freshman Students Only: Calling all FRESHMAN leaders! Any freshman student interested in running for a position on the GHS Student Council should pick up an application in the main office. Applications are due by September 9th. The application is also available on the Student Council website. More information about Grimsley’s Student Council can be found on our website Also—follow us on Instagram --- @ghswhirlies
  • Homecoming Weekend: Our Homecoming Football Game vs Northwest, September 23rd, Jamieson Stadium. Tickets can be purchased through
  • The 2022 Homecoming Dance will be held at Piedmont Hall on September 24th. Guest forms are available for non-Grimsley dates in the main office and are due by September 14th. The form is also available on the Student Council Website.
  • Grimsley Picture Days
  • Miles for Matthew: The 14th annual Miles for Matthew will take place on Saturday, September 24. We are looking for runners and volunteers! If interested, please connect with Madame Greiner or visit
  •  Ultimate Frisbee Club: The Ultimate Frisbee Club meets each Friday after school. See Mr. SanGeorge  in room 411 or add the Remind code @grimsleyul to join the fun!
  • GCS Lunch Application – Free or Reduced Lunch
The application window for free school meals is now open. The federal program that provided free meals for students for the past two years is over. Families will now have to apply for free school meals. Filling out an application is easy and can be found on our website or at .
Please call school nutrition services at (336) 370-3266 if you have any questions. 
  • Basketball Interest Meeting: There will be an interest meeting for any young man who would like to tryout for the basketball team this season on Wednesday, September 7th at 4:30pm after school in the auxiliary gym. If you cannot attend, see Coach Corbett in Room 207 in the main building or Coach Wadelington in the Old Cafe.
  • Grimsley Athletics
  • Events in Jamieson Stadium and Sawyer Gymnasium are broadcast on the NFHS network. No other livestream broadcast is allowed at these events. 
  • Upcoming Athletics Contests
    • Tuesday, September 6
      • 4:00pm, Girls V Golf, Metro Conference Match, Away
      • 5:00 pm, Girls JV Volleyball vs. Western Guilford, Away
      • 5:00pm, Girls JV Field Hockey vs. West Forsyth, Away
      • 5:00pm, Girls V Tennis vs. Southwest Guilford, Home
      • 5:30pm, Boys JV Soccer vs. Southwest Guilford, Away
      • 6:30pm, Girls V Field Hockey vs. West Forsyth, Away
      • 6:30pm, Girls V Volleyball vs. Western Guilford, Away
      • 7:00pm, Boys V Soccer vs. Southwest Guilford, Away
    • Wednesday, September 7
      • 5:00pm, Girls JV Volleyball vs. East Forsyth (NFHS Network), Home
      • 5:15pm, Girls/Boys V Cross Country, Metro #1, Home
      • 6:30pm, Girls V Volleyball vs. East Forsyth (NFHS Network), Home
    • Thursday, September 8
      • 5:00pm, Girls V Tennis vs. Page, Away
      • 5:00pm, Girls JV Volleyball vs. Ragsdale, Away
      • 5:30pm, Boys JV Soccer vs. North Davidson (NFHS Network), Home
      • 6:30pm, Girls V Volleyball vs. Ragsdale, Away
      • 6:30pm, Boys JV Football vs. Pinecrest, Away
      • 7:00pm, Boys V Soccer vs. North Davidson (NFHS Network), Home
    • Friday, September 9
      • 7:00pm, Boys V Football vs. Pinecrest (Roll of Honor WWII Memorial Game, NFHS Network), Home

Class of 2023 Important Dates and Information

SAT Dates Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Mar 11, May 6, Jun 3

Sept 19      Prestige Senior Portrait Retakes
Sept 24      Homecoming Dance
Oct 12        PSAT – Great day for a College Visit; CPR class for those who need it.
Oct 20        Senior Class Parent Meeting with Herff Jones (6 pm) (AUD)
Nov 3         Senior Class Meeting for Senior Items with Herff Jones (AUD)
Nov 9         Senior Supply Orders lunch and after school for parents (Alcove)
Nov 10       Senior Supply Orders lunch only (Alcove)
Week of Feb 12 TBA Cap &Gown pictures through English classes in Aux Gym
Mar 7 ACT – another College Visit day
**** Keep the week of June 5 open and free of scheduling conflicts for required senior events.****
TBD: Events in BOLD are required by graduating seniors. Cap and Gown Delivery (April), Prom(April), Senior Tea (May), Senior Awards (May), Convocation (June), Graduation Practice / Graduation (June), Project Graduation(June)
Class of 2023 Remind: Text @whirlies23 to 81010 to receive updates of class information.

Scholarships: Bookmark the Senior Page on the school’s website for updates and important information.
Project Graduation: Save the date!! Project Graduation is a drug and alcohol free celebration for seniors only and it takes place at Grimsley the night of graduation. When GCS announces Grimsley’s graduation date, know that PG will be the same date. There are prizes, games, food and more.

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