Blazer News Bulletin: May 31, 2018

Important Dates
6/1-Report Cards Mailed
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2018-2019 Calendars 
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GMC Summer Hours
Summer office hours: June 4th through August 3rd
Monday – Thursday 8am – 4pm (Closed Friday’s)
Closed daily for lunch from 12 pm-1:00 pm
Closed: July 2nd- 6th
Guidance will be available through June 8th and every Wednesday through August 3rd.
Rising 9th and 10th Grade: Ms. Looper
Rising 11th and 12th Grade: Ms. McCammon
We wish everyone a wonderful Summer Break!
Incoming Students
Make sure to send us your report cards ASAP!
 
 Service Hours
Service hours for the 18/19 school year begin June 1.
Student Hours
We have a new student service hour log for the 18/19 school year.  Click here new logSee example here.
  • Must have 50 hours per year
  • Hours DO NOT roll over from year to year
  • Must complete in order to participate in graduation
Parent Hours
Parent service hours have been archived and you may begin logging hours June 1.  Mrs. Bailey has a record of previous hours logged.
  • Must have 36 per year per family
  • Hours DO roll over from year to year
  • Must complete in order for student to participate in graduation
  • If making a donation, please still log in MyFoodDays

Click here for demo of how to log hours. (New families will need to create an account.)

Click here to read full service hour guidelines.

GMC Carpool 18/19 School Year
Please complete the carpool form  if you are interested in car pooling for the upcoming school year. Parents may earn service hours for carpooling.  We will compile the list and send out to you mid July so you can start making arrangements.

2018-2019 Free and Reduced Lunch Applications 

The free and reduced lunch application offered through PIP will be available the week of July 30th. Students must reapply yearly to be approved.
 
Sports Physicals
Dr. Stoudemayer will be at GMC on Monday, July 23rd 9am-12pm  to conduct sports physicals. Please bring $20 cash. Please view the handbook that includes all necessary forms in order to participate in athletics at GMC. All forms should be turned in at this time. 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.
Volleyball
Swim Team
Students interested in Swim Team should sign up for the Remind101 to receive important updates from our Swim Coach, Coach Amanda Aldrich. Text 81010 with the message @gmcswim. There will be an interest meeting in July for all interested students. Stay tuned!
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