"Literacy First - Students College Ready"
"To Increase Student Achievement"
No Firearms on Campus: Effective November 1, 2012, state law will allow the open carrying of firearms by citizens with Concealed/Open Carry Permits issued by the OSBI. All firearms have to be in a holster. According to Oklahoma law Firearms/Weapons are NOT PERMITTED on school grounds or within 1000 ft of school as per the Gun Free School Zone Act (1995).
USG Parents and stakeholders my find the latest information on Grant High School Title 1 and the WISE Plan in the front office. Also, you may go to the WISE WEBSITE
for more information about GRANT and the Leadership Program.
Grades 11 & 12
Last Name A-F, Mrs. Donna Hill
Last Name G-0, Mrs. Debbie Brown
Last Name P-Z, Mr. Phil Young
Sophomores A-L, Dr. Regina Sims
Sophomores M-Z, Mrs. Linda Sexton
Freshmen, Mrs. Wendy Joseph
Counselor, Mr. Rolando Benites
Native American, Ms. Pat Myers
SECRETARIES & REGISTRARS
Ms. Loretta Syrus
Mrs. Rhonda Redding
Ms. Carla Smith
Ms. Gina Coulter
Ms. Brenda Cardenas
Ms. Arisa Antunez
Ms. Patricia Zaldivar
The 2013-2014 Dress code has changed from to khaki pants! THERE ARE NO JEANS ... NOT EVEN TAN!
The other items have remained the same ...
... solid Red, Gray, or White Polo Shirts with 3 buttons (NO WRITING)
... solid Red, Gray or White (NO WRITING)
... No flip flops or house shoes
... NOT ALLOWED
Spirit Shirts must be RED/GRAY/WHITE and cannot be a homemade shirt or blood drive!
For more details read the attached flyer: DRESS CODE
REMEMBER School STARTS at 7:35! Be at school by 7:20 so you will NOT be TARDY!
Week of April 14 - April 18
Thursday, April 17 - EOI English 11 Test; Baseball in the NW Optimist Tourney; All City Track Meet; 9th Grade Drama Plays at 6:30 pm in Auditorium Cost $3
Friday, April 18 - EOI English 11 Test; Soccer at Putnam City; Tennis at Del City; All City Track Meet; Baseball in the NW Optimist Tournament; 9th Grade Drama Plays at 6:30 pm in Auditorium Cost $3
Saturday, April 19 - Saturday School for EOI Tutoring, including GEOMETRY Review from 8 am to noon. No Algebra 1 tutoring today.
SUNDAY, April 20 - EASTER SUNDAY
Week of April 21 - April 25
Monday, April 21 - EOI BIOLOGY TEST; Baseball at Lawton
Tuesday, April 22 - EOI BIOLOGY TEST; All City Tennis; Soccer at Norman North; Baseball with Lawton at 4:30
Wednesday, April 23 - EOI ENGLISH 10 and ENGLISH 11 WRITING TEST
Thursday, April 24 - EOI ALGEBRA 2 Test; Baseball with NW Classen;
Friday, April 25 - EOI ALGEBRA 2 Test; Soccer with Edmond Memorial; Baseball at John Marshall
Saturday, April 26 - Saturday School for EOI Tutoring, including Geometry and Algebra 1 Review from 8 am to noon; NMSI AP Math Study Group; Soccer at Edmond North Tournament; Grant Tennis Tournament
Check the Athletic Calendar for more info about times and locations.
THANKS to the USG Girl's Soccer Team, Ms. Casilli, Coach Senecal, Mr. Balliet and his wife for working at the Regional Food Bank on April 16. This group packed a total of 9913 pounds of food providing meals to 8313 less fortunate kids for the weekend. WAY TO REPRESENT USG and the wonderful SOCCER TEAM!
DRAMA PLAYS by the 9th Grade Beginning Drama Classes will be on Thursday, April 17 and Friday, April 18 at 6:30. The cost of the plays is a mere $3. Each night a different class will be performing. Come and enjoy the Beginning Drama Class productions in the USG Auditorium.9th Grade Drama Plays at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium. Cost is only $3
MCJROTC NEWS ...
CONGRATULATIONS to the USG MCROTC Marksmanship Team (K. Parks, C. Longoria, L. Carrasco, R. Reyes, J. Urbin and I. Fierro). The team won the Star Spencer Invitational & Crooked Oak Invitational. They also won a third place trophy in the OK Junior Olympic matches.
On February 22 the Drill Team competed in The Carl Albert Drill meet and USG'S first Female team (C. Longoria, A. Sanchez, E. Gonzales and K Rogers) won 1st place in PT (Physical Training). On April 5th, the cadets competed against 16 other teams at the Tulsa Union Drill meet in Broken Arrow and again the young ladies brought home a trophy. This time it was 3rd place.
On April 12th, the ROTC program traveled to Amarillo and competed in the Caprock Drill meet. The Female PT team (C. Longoria, E. Gonzales, A. Sanchez, and J. Trejo) brought home 3rd place and the unarmed drill team also won 3rd place for their inspection.
Ashton Green won the Male Individual Drill in the "Knock Out Event" competing against 70 other cadets. The MCJROTC will compete on April 19th at John Marshall for the final event of the year.
Juniors and Seniors interested in pursuing law-related careers have an opportunity to participate in this year's Law Day theme. The event will take on Thursday, May 1. The event is sponsored by the Central Oklahoma Association of Legal Assistants (COALA) and the Oklahoma County Bar Association (OCBA). Law Day is a day set aside each year for people across the country to celebrate law and the legal system that allows us the freedoms we enjoy as Americans. This year's Law Day them is "American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters." Essays must be mailed by April 23 and must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If interested in CHEER or POM SQUAD at USG for the 2014-2015 pick up your tryout packet from Ms. Hansen or Ms. Smith in B110 (Dance Room). Packet must be turned in by May 1st and Tryout Clinic will be held May 5 to 8. Tryouts are on May 9th from 5 pm to ?
OKLAHOMA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Web Site offers College Scholarships and Information to Parents and Students. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to the TSA program for their success in the State TSA Competitions at the Reed Center in Midwest City on April 1-3. The USG team had 23 Top Ten finishers and 8 events had top three finishers. The following students have earned an opportunity to go to TSA Nationals in Washington D.C. in June. Congratulations to Moises Martinez and Ana Cardenas - 1st in Biotechnology; Jonathan Bevenue, Tony Lugo and Moises Martinez - 1st in On Demand Video; Robert Neal - 1st Photo Technology; Jonathan Bevenue and Omar Balderas - 2nd in Music production; Edgar Guiterrez, Chace Neal, and Karen Gutierrez - 2nd in Digital Video Production; Ana Cardenas - 3rd in Essays in Technology; and Karen Gutierrez - 3rd in Desktop Publishing. Also Ana Cardenas and Tony Lugo will be inducted into TSA's Technology Honor Society at Nationals. Mr. Ceville and Mr. Montgomery are the TSA Sponsors
Congratulations to the USG Guitar and Jazz ensemble for being asked to perform at the OKCPS Administration Building on April 24th. This is quite an honor to be requested from the downtown offices to perform before one of their board meetings.
CONGRATULATIONS to the USG Science Department for writing and receiving $37,500 in Grant Money from the State Department of Education. The money will be spent by allowing the science teachers to attend NSTA Conference in October and purchase Anatomy and Physiology supplies, Vernier digital science equipment, and items to enhance current science labs. The grant included $25,000 in Training, $2,500 for the AP Chemistry, and $5,000 for both the AP Biology and AP Environmental Science. This grant will allow all the labs to be turned into STEM based science learning.
Grant Teachers quoted in the "Gazette" Two U.S. Grant Teachers are interviewed for the "Oklahoma Gazette". Read the story and learn more about the UCO Teachers program "UTPA" ... Click here for the story!