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This Week at Grimsley

Monday, January 17th:  MLK, Jr. Holiday - No School
Tuesday, January 18th:  Teacher Workday - No School
Wednesday, January 19th:  Beginning of 2nd Semester and 3rd Quarter


Check back next week for more PTSA news!



Central District All District Band 
Congratulations to the following students on being selected to the Central District All District Band. These students competed against students from 13 other counties in NC. We also had three students place high enough in the district level that they have qualified to audition for the All State Band in March. 

Lainey Albright – (1st chair French Horn) Qualified for All State 

Mary Katherine Faucher – (7th chair French Horn) 

Ashley Harshaw – (8th chair Flute) 

Finn Mahoney – (2nd chair Euphonium) Qualified for All State 

YiYing McGraw – (7th chair Trumpet) 

Walker Meyers – (1st chair French Horn) Qualified for All State 

Bridget Peck – (6th chair Flute) 

Ben Teachout – (3rd chair Tuba) 

GAP Interest Meeting 
Applications for the Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP) are due by January 29th! GAP Open Houses are winding down. All applicants are required to attend at least one with a parent or guardian. If you have not attended a GAP open house, there are four this week—Culp (Tuesday), TE Connectivity (Wednesday), EAS, Inc. (Thursday) and LC America (Saturday). Please check the GAP website ( to sign up to attend and check for schedule changes--some companies are now holding virtual open houses. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Rock in the Media Center. There is still time to apply--Don’t miss this tremendous opportunity! 

IB Open House 
Our IB Open House that was scheduled for Thursday, January 20th has been moved to Thursday, February 3rd from 6-7 PM in the Media Center.

Battle of the Books 
Want to read like a boss? Join the Grimsley Battle of the Books Team and take on readers across the district in competition of knowledge over selected titles. This year’s competition will be held on March 7. Must read at least one title by February 1st to be considered for the team. See Mrs. Worrells for details. 



Laureate Competition 
Attention Poets! The deadline for submission in the High School Poet Laureate Competition is January 24. Please have your submissions to Mrs. Worrells by this time. You may submit up to 3 poems. 


Opportunities for Juniors & Seniors
Since 2004, the Bank of America Student Leaders® program has been part of their ongoing commitment to youth employment and economic mobility. The students hail from many diverse backgrounds but are united by their drive and commitment. Through paid internships with local nonprofits and participation in a national leadership summit, they gain practical work and life experience. Applications have just become available and the deadline to apply is January 28th.

Grimsley’s Yearbook 
The 2022 Whirligig, Grimsley’s Yearbook, is on sale for $80.  Get yours at! 


Questions about Service Learning?
Do you have questions about Service Learning? See Ms. Hunt before or after school in room 801 Vocational. 

Grimsley Daily Bulletin

Updated Traditional School Calendar

For all your GSC updates

On Facebook? Follow the Grimsley PTSA and Grimsley Parents page for discussions/advice/etc.


Cap and Gown Update
To date, about half of the senior class has ordered the required cap and gown for graduation.  Due to supply chain delays, waiting until later to order a cap and gown may mean it doesn’t arrive in time for graduation.  Additionally, shipping costs will go up in January.  If you haven’t ordered, you can do so at  All ordering details are in the senior packet that went home November 4th.  The back of the bright green important dates also contains information about the cap and gown.  





College Visits 
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with College Representatives that are coming to Grimsley. Sign up on the Counseling website or by emailing Ms. Taylor - 

College Visits - sign up here: 

Class of 2022 Remind
Text @whirlies22 to 81010 to receive updates of class information. 

Bookmark the Senior Page on the school’s website for updates and important information.

**Grimsley Alumni Scholarship applications and SECU scholarship applications for Seniors are now available.  See Ms. Taylor for more info and follow @grimsleycounseling on Instagram for more updates. 



Class of 2022 Important Dates and Info 

SAT Dates - March 12th, May 7th, and June 4th 

January 26th -  Panoramic picture to be taken during homeroom in the Gym.

Week of February 7th - Cap and Gown pictures will be taken in the Auxiliary Gym during English Classes. 

March 1st - ACT testing day for Juniors.  This is another great day for a college visit.  

March 3rd - Cap and Gown picture retakes.

June 1st - Graduation Practice - 9 a.m.

June 3rd - Graduation - 3 p.m.

TBD: Cap and Gown Delivery (April), Senior Tea (May), Convocation (May)


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