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K-8 Mentoring continues mentor outings

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March 4, 2012

The second semester of the school year has brought  four more outings for each student in the K-8 mentoring class. Senior Niki Kingston said she is still preparing for her four. “Last semester I took my boy to Qdoba and then we played basketball at his house,” Kingston said. Kingston, however,...

K-8 Mentoring begins interviewing mentors for next year

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February 10, 2012

Robin Pletcher, K-8 mentoring class instructor, has been busy interviewing students for slots in next year’s class. According to Pletcher, she has been  interviewing students during SRT, before and after school, during her prep period, during all lunches, and while her current students are mentoring. “When...

No GKOM Connection Session Dec. 12, misprint in Pathways

No GKOM Connection Session Dec. 12, misprint in Pathways

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December 1, 2011

According to the Pathways planner, there is a GKOM Connection Session scheduled for Dec. 2 and Dec. 12, however GKOM head sponsor Mike Meyer says that it was a misprint. There is no Connection Session planned for Dec. 12, only Dec. 2. “It was a misprint in the Pathways that has caused some confusion. However there is no Connection Session on the ...

GKOM program plans campaign to promote cooperation, stop use of vulgar language

GKOM program plans campaign to promote cooperation, stop use of vulgar language

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October 28, 2011

The GKOM organization is planning to start another series of school public announcements, according to lead sponsor Mike Meyer. He and the GKOM council will create the videos and play them during SRT video announcements. “(These videos will) probably be about cooperation and not using vulg...

GKOMs plan to have hotdog tailgate for their freshmen Aug. 26

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August 26, 2011

Formerly known as the hotdog dance for freshmen and their GKOMs, this year is the hotdog tailgate. The tailgate will be before the first home football game at 7:00 on Aug. 26. It will be a typical tailgate, but it will only be for freshmen and their GKOMs. The tailgate is a way to welcome the freshmen...

GKOM organization implements new sponsor, program

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August 18, 2011

The Greyhound Kickoff Mentor organization (GKOM), a freshmen-mentoring program,  is kicking off the 2011-2012 school year with a new head sponsor as well as a new addition to its program. Mike Meyer, former co-sponsor of the GKOM organization, is now the head sponsor. Meyer is implementing a new program called “No Greyhound Sits Alone.” ...

GKOM to prepare for Greyhound Kickoff Day on Aug. 5

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August 1, 2011

The GKOM organization is scheduled to have the annual Greyhound Kickoff Day on Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Freshman Center. During the kickoff the incoming freshmen for the 2011-2012 school year will get the opportunity to learn their way around the school and meet their peers, according to...

GKOMS remind Freshman Class to study for finals, remain active

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May 1, 2011

At the most recent GKOM connection session on April 14, mentors celebrated the conclusion of the semester with the Freshman Class. As finals approach within the last few weeks of school, students prepare for exams and look forward to a new semester in the fall. Tyler Hardcastle, GKOM Council member...

GKOMs for 2011-2012 school year to be announced April 22

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April 19, 2011

The GKOM organization is scheduled to post a list outside of the activities office of students who have been accepted as GKOMs for the 2011- 2012 school year on April 22, according to sponsor Jennifer Powell. “Many sophomore and junior students apply for GKOM because it is a lot of fun and looks...

GKOM prepares for final second semester meeting

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April 7, 2011

The GKOM organization is currently scheduled to have its next connection session on April 14 during SRT. This meeting is scheduled to be the last meeting for the 2010- 2011 school year, according to sponsor Jennifer Powell. “In our last meeting of the school year we will have a wrap-up with the...

GKOM plans next connection session for Feb. 25

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February 20, 2011

The GKOMs are scheduled to have their next connection session on Feb. 25 during SRT to discuss several topics, including bullying and friendship, according to sponsor Jennifer Powell. “This meeting will be one in which we will touch on several topics. The first topic is about how to handle and manage...

GKOM to meet Dec. 3

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November 29, 2010

GKOMs are currently scheduled to have their next connection session Dec. 3 during SRT. This will be the last meeting of the first semester, according to sponsor Jennifer Powell. “During this connection session we will be having our annual end of the year celebration. We will be focused on discussing...