Blazer News Bulletin: May 18, 2018

Important Dates
5/18 – Senior Day
5/21-24 – GMC Exams (school dismisses at 12:30 daily)
        *snacks will be available for cash only during the cafe from 10 am to 10:30 am daily.
5/25 – GMC Graduation at 10 am
5/28 – Memorial Day (Teacher and Student Holiday)
5/29 – Student Make Up Exam / Last Day for Underclassmen
A/B Friday Schedule:
B: 5/18
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2018-2019 Calendars 
Events for the Class of 2018
 
GMC Graduation: May 25, 2018 at 10 am at Taylors First Baptist Church 

Doors will open at 9:15 am. Seniors will be given a list of reminders. Mandatory rehearsals are Wednesday, May 23, from 10:00-11:30 and (Dress Rehearsal) May 24 from 1-3 pm. A senior class photo will be taken at the second rehearsal and will be available for purchase. Seniors will receive their 12 tickets at the end of the second rehearsal.

 
Over the Counter Medicine
Students may pick up their over the counter medicine from Ms. Clark at the end of the school day.  All medicines will be destroyed if not picked up by the last day of school.
 
Student Service Hours
 Underclassman service hours due BB Teacher May 18
 
Compass T-shirts
Mrs. Rouse has GMC Compass T-shirts in sizes medium and large. The shirts are Comfort Color shirts and are only $10. Quantities are limited. See Mrs. Rouse to purchase one today.
Summer School 2018
will begin on Monday, June 4, and end on Thursday, June 28. Students in summer school will be expected to attend for 4 hours a day, Monday through Thursday, and have their work completed by Thursday, June 28. If your child is in danger of  failing a class and having to attend summer school, please take this into consideration when making your plans for the month of June. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Dillard.
GMC Re-Sale
GMC Beta Club will host it’s annual Re-Sale on Tuesday, May 22, 1:30-5:30 pmat GMC. Beta Club members have donated their gently used polos and khakis to be sold at the Re-Sale. This is a great opportunity for current and new students to score some awesome polos and khakis at a very affordable rate. $2 for polos, $3 for khakis, and $5 for outerwear. Please make plans to attend this great event! Email Mrs. Bailey with any questions or concerns.
Winter and Spring Sports Awards Night

An awards night reception will be held for all winter and spring athletes and their families on Monday, May 21, at 5:30 pm at Praise Cathedral. Please let your respective coaches know if you are able to attend. We look forward to celebrating your athletes successes!


Sports Physicals
Dr. Stoudemayer will be at GMC on Wednesday, May 23rd 3:30-5:30 to conduct sports physicals. Please bring $20 cash. Forms will be available upon arrival.Click here to view the handbook that includes all necessary forms in order to participate in athletics at GMC. During this time students will also have the opportunity to take their IMPACT concussion test with our Athletic Trainer.
Physicals dated April 1, 2018 to present are acceptable for the 2018-2019 school year. Any physical prior to that will need to be updated for the 2018-2019 school year. Please email Kelley Bailey with any questions.

Boys Basketball
Open gym for boys basketball is taking place now through the end of the year. Boys interested in basketball can attend every Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-5:30 pm at Praise Cathedral. You must have a current physical on file with the athletic department in order to participate.
Girls Basketball Open Gym
Girls Basketball will have open gym at John Knox Presbyterian. All girls must have a current physical (April 2017-May 2018 or April 2018-present) in order to participate. Please email Kelley Bailey, AD or Sandy Garrett, Girls Basketball Coach, for more information. Dates will be posted on the GMC Athletic page soon.
Girls Golf
Girls interested in playing Golf for GMC in the Fall should attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, May 29, at 5:30 pm at Greer Country Club. If you are interested and not able to attend please email Coach Brent Waddell for more information.
Athletic/PE Needs
Click here for detailsThank you for your consideration on purchasing these items to donate to the GMC Athletic/PE Department! Please email Mrs. Baileywith any questions or concerns.
Volunteer
Each family at GMC is required to volunteer 36 hours per school year at GMC. Parents may also donate items the school request through our Charter Barter Program and count them towards service hours. $10=1 service hour. 
Several stores that our GMC families frequent offer rewards to our school.
School/ Organizations ID’s are listed below.
  • Amazon or use Amazon Prime:  Start your order at https://smile.amazon.com/.  *Select Greer Middle College Charter High School
  • Publix:  Pickup reward cards at front desk and scan when shopping
  • Lowes Foods:  Click here to link your store card and search Greer Middle College
  • Ingles: 30112  (link store card using code)
  • Office Depot:  Our ID is 70217900