Duke Update November 20, 2022
Thanksgiving break - Wednesday, November 23 - Friday, November 25
Make Up Picture Day - Monday, November 28th for grades 9 thru 11
Federal forms - Please return the blue forms that your student brought home on Friday, November 4th as soon as possible. A form has to be collected for each student. Additional copies can be picked up in the GHS Main Office.
GHS Beta Club is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive next Tuesday, November 29th and we are still short of our appointment goal. Currently, nationwide there is a shortage of blood available, especially type O, Students: If you are 16 or older we encourage you to sign up to donate. Permission forms for 16 and 17 year olds can be found outside Mrs. Jemmison’s room, A109, and Ms. Riva’s room, A112, or in the main office. Please check Canvas or the GHS website for information on how to sign up for a donation slot. Parents and community members can participate by donating too – go to Red Cross.org and look for the GHS blood drive to sign up for an appointment time.
Fill the box - Gloucester High School is partnering with Toys 4 Tots to fill the box to help families in need. Students, parents, and guardians can bring in a new and unwrapped toy donation to the GHS Main Office between 7:45 am and 3:30 pm Monday thru Friday. The deadline to bring in toy donations is Monday, December 5, 2022.
The BayPort Credit Union office in C-hall is open during 3rd block on Mondays and Wednesdays. Stop by and open an account, and you will get a free $5.00 deposit into your account, and be entered in a drawing to win a gift card.
Dukes’ Dispatch: The first semester journalism students are proud to announce a new edition of the student newspaper, Dukes’ Dispatch! Click on the link here https://ghsdukesdispatch.org/ to view the website. Don’t forget to bookmark the site and check back every two weeks for new stories and updates on events at GHS. In addition, the Dukes’ Dispatch is currently accepting student story submissions, club and activity announcements and story ideas and leads. Please submit stories, announcements and ideas
to [email protected] Thank you very much for your support!
Yearbooks: Yearbooks are now for sale through https://www.yearbookordercente... using code 4758. The current price is $50. There will be a price increase to $55 on 1/4/23. Senior ads are also available through the order center until 3/1/23. The yearbook sold out last year, so make sure to order before it’s too late! Contact Lauren Leszczynski, the yearbook advisor with any additional questions.
Parking Passes: Parking passes for the 2022-2023 school year are on sale now and can be purchased in the Gloucester High School Main Office. The cost for a parking pass is $52 dollars, via online thru School cash online site, cash, check, or money order made out to Gloucester High School. Please go to the Gloucester High School website to print out and complete the 2022-2023 Student parking pass
application prior to coming into the Main Office to purchase your parking pass. If you purchase your pass using the School cash online site, make sure to bring in proof of the receipt, along with the completed 2022-2023 Student parking pass application. Students will be able to choose a numbered parking space on a first-come, first-serve basis until all parking spots are sold for the 2022-2023 school year.