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"To Boldly Go..."   +    Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast - Saturday, April 19th - $5.00 (with proceeds to benefit local children's charities) - Contact Mr. Ted Wear for tickets.    +    Yearbooks are on sale now for $30.00. There is a limited number, so be sure to reserve your copy today!

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C.A. Gray Jr. High - "Give Cancer the Boot" 2014 Relay for Life T-Shirts. The design above will be printed on a bright blue shirt. Prices are $12 for S-XL and $13 for 2XL-3XL. Scheduled to arrive on April 24th. Contact Ms. Kim Yarbrough for more information.
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View the complete flyer HERE.
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This whole week is a Palindrome!
Read more from the CBS News Release.

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Isaiah received a Georgia Tech t-shirt from Dr. Matthews for his good participation during the Virtual Conference. 
(Mrs. Heidelberg makes the presentation during Mr. Leroux's Science class.)
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Moses received a Georgia Tech cap from Dr. Matthews for his good participation during the Virtual Conference.
(Mrs. Heidelberg makes the presentation during Mr. Leroux's Science class.) 
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A U.S. Senate Resolution to formally recognize March 31 - April 4, 2014 as National Assistant Principals Week was passed by unanimous consent on March 31. Many thanks from the C.A. Gray family to Ms. Veasey, Mr. Hill, and Ms. Smith for all that they do for our students.
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Attached is a letter from the Secretary of State's office regarding High School Voter Registration Month, which is always in April. Click HERE for more information.

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Hat Day - Friday, 3.28.14
* Please bring $1.00 to donate to Relay for Life if you would like to participate in Hat Day.
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Thank You to all who participated in Student Council's t-shirt fundraiser for Audre Tyner. The shirts are scheduled to be delivered on Monday, March 24th. For more information, click HERE.
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Shirts are being ordered on Tuesday, 03.11.14. Please turn in money by Monday afternoon. Checks payable to C.A. Gray. (Child S - Adult XL = $12. 2XL - 3XL = $14.)
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"A Closer Look - Colquitt County's System / Community Profile." Click HERE to view the PowerPoint.
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Congratulations to eighth grade student, Sydney S., for winning first place and to runner-up, Zachary M., in Gray's 2014 Spelling Bee!
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Commemorative T-Shirts on sale for special "Pink Out" Basketball Games at C.C.H.S. Proceeds to benefit Jacob Martin and Chris Dixon in their fight against cancer. Read more HERE.
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Throughout November and December, 8th and 9th grades have been involved in an Attendance Competition. The grade with the highest percentage at the end of each week keeps the trophy until the following Friday. Remember, our goal at Gray is to keep our attendance at 96%. Let's keep up the great work throughout January! More information HERE.
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More information coming soon! WHO has more GAME... students or teachers?
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On behalf of CTAE teachers, thank you to all students & staff who donated to this year's Food Drive!
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Great Futures Start Here! It just takes one. Click HERE for more information.
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C.C.H.S. Ground-Breaking Ceremony - 11.19.13
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As part of this year's "Grand Challenge," Mrs. Merritt and the 8th Grade ELA Dept. helped orchestrate the "OUR WISH - Run for Cystic Fibrosis" on Saturday, 11.16.13 at Moultrie Technical College. Read More.
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On Saturday, 11.16.13, 37 students and 7 faculty members from Gray attended a "Science Saturday" Field Trip at V.S.U. More information HERE.
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C.A. Gray's World History Department: "Where the Past and Present Interact"
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Gearing up for Day Two of the I.T.B.S. (Eighth Grade) - 10.29.13
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Gray students entering the Pat Thomas Planetarium at Florida State University on a Science Field Trip - Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Coach Dalton, Mrs. Lightsey, and Mrs. Heidelberg accompanied approximately 40 students on this S.T.E.M. related excursion.
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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Gray - Friday, 10.25.13. Click HERE for more information (pdf).
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"Dia de Muertos" Display in the Media Center for the "Halloween or Not?" Essay Contest
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Ninth grade journalism students getting their work done outside in the Fall breeze... - 10.24.13
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Peer Leadership is selling breast cancer "hawg" magnets for $6. ALL proceeds gained from this fundraiser will be donated to breast cancer research. If you are interested in purchasing, please contact Ms. Farran Burnette.
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Neat photo shared by Eva P. on the topic of "Banned Books" - October 2013.
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The second annual "Teen Maze" was held at C.A. Gray October 3rd & 4th, 2013.
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Jackson! (Friday, 09.20.13)
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Ninth Grade Biology Department on "Twin Day" as Dr. Jeff Horne!
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9th Grade Math Service Project: Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House. Contact Ms. A. Beamon for info.
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"The totality of evidence and the consistency of practice."
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C.A. Gray Jr. High: "In Relentless Pursuit of Excellence..."
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Top sellers' combined efforts raised $685 for the C.A. Gray Gazette in the 2012-13 school year!
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A few of last year's yearbooks remain. See Ms. Clements in the Art room for more information.
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8th Grade ELA is reading Carson McCullers' (Georgia author) "The Member of the Wedding" this year.
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C.C.H.S. students participating in CAG's 9th Grade Lit. Publishing Party - Friday, 04.12.13
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Please consider enrolling in Harvey's Hometown Education Rewards Program. Click on the "key" above to find out more about how you can help C.A. Gray receive free educational equipment and supplies.
( Our school's number is 43596. )  
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Ninth Grade Ag Plant Sale - April 11, 2014

Red Geraniums: 
$2.00 each / $5.00 per basket

Purple Wave Petunia & Blue Wave Petunia:
$8.00 per basket (and they are very full)

Marigolds: 
$8.00 flat

Impatiens Mix:
$8.00 flat

Tomatoes:
$1.00 per 6

Shasta Daisies:
$2.00 each / $5.00 basket

Boston Ferns:
$8.00 Each

Coleus:
$8.00 flat / $3.00 gallon

"C.R.C.T. Doesn't Frighten Me at All!"


Partnerships for Success Clubs - 2014 Spring Newsletter

Breakfast Menu - Updated 03.24.14


All About C.T.A.E. at C.A. Gray

Avoiding Plagiarism!

Plagiarism refers to a form of cheating that has been defined as
“the false assumption of authorship: the wrongful act of taking the product of
another person’s mind, and presenting it as one’s own” (Alexander Lindley,
Plagiarism and Originality (New York: Harper,1952]2). To use another person’s
ideas or expressions in your writing without acknowledging the source is to
plagiarize. Plagiarism, then, constitutes intellectual theft and often carries severe
penalties, ranging from failure in a course to expulsion from school….

At all times during during research and writing, guard against the
possibility of inadvertent plagiarism by keeping careful notes that
distinguish between your musings and thoughts and the material you
gather from others. A writer who fails to give appropriate
acknowledgment when repeating another’s wording or particularly apt
term, paraphrasing another’s argument, or presenting another’s
line of thinking is guilty of plagiarism. You may certainly use other
person’s words and thoughts in your research paper, but the borrowed
material must not appear to be your creation.
– MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (26)

*Student work containing or consisting largely of plagiarism will be assigned no credit until redone and resubmitted within the given timeframe for late work.

Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) Contract

C.A. Gray is a No-Bullying Zone!

*Parent Information on Bullying - 02.26.13

C.A. Gray Junior High School is committed to providing all students with a safe and civil school environment in which all members of the school community are treated with dignity and respect. In accordance with federal, state, and local policies, procedures and practices, C.A. Gray Junior High School expressly prohibits the bullying, harassment or intimidation of any person, by any means or method, which occurs on school property, on school vehicles, at designated school bus stops, or at school related functions or activities, or by use of data or software that is accessed through a computer, computer system, computer network, or other electronic technology of a local school system. Students who witness bullying or who are victims of bullying behaviors should make a report to a teacher or school administrator so that an appropriate investigation can take place. If, after an investigation, a student is found to be in violation of the Code of Conduct bullying policy, the student shall be disciplined by appropriate measures up to, and including, suspension and expulsion. Retaliation following a report of bullying is strictly prohibited and may result in strong disciplinary action. For more information on the Colquitt County School System’s policies on bullying click HERE. The following resource offers additional information about this important matter: What Does Bullying and Victim Behavior Look Like?

Depth of Knowledge Activities



Depth of Knowledge Activities Chart.
Click on the image above for more information.

ESEA Flexibility Information

Expectations for Students

In order to have a successful and productive year:
1. Students must be on time daily to class.
2. Students must be well organized for class and extracurricular activities.
3. Students must manage their time well.
4. Students must learn how to adapt to different teachers, coaches, and sponsors.
5. Students must follow all rules.
6. Students must be aware of their body language and non-verbal behavior.
7. Students must be aware of their verbal behavior at all times.
8. Students must avoid conflicts with their fellow students.
9. Students must take responsibility for their actions.

"First Book" Grant


(Ms. Campbell & Ms. Simoneau posing with this year's first shipment of new books from the First Book grant.)
First Book provides access to new books for children in need. To date, First Book has distributed more than 100 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada. First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education by making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis.

"Fuel Up to Play 60" Grant


(Student Incentives C.A. Gray received from the "Fuel Up to Play 60" grant.)
"Fuel Up to Play 60" is a program founded by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with USDA, that empowers students to take charge in making small, everyday changes at school. Students can win cool prizes, like an NFL player visit or Super Bowl tickets, for choosing good-for-you foods and getting active for at least 60 minutes every day. We want kids to make a difference not only in their lives, but also their community.

Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program Overview

Great Web Resources for Review

Practice quizzes, tests, instructional videos, interactives, and more for enrichment and remediation purposes.More

Kindness...

Lunch and Learn Information

Lunch and Learn officially began on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Guidelines for the program and the ticket for attendance are attached in this message. Contact Dr. Jackson, Ms. Lightsey, or Ms. Heidelberg with any questions.

M.L.A. Formatting

Moultrie Technical College: SAT & ACT Prep Course


PARCC Information

PARCC (Partnership for Assessment for College and Careers)

PARCC Model Content Frameworks
http://www.parcconline.org/parcc-model-content-frameworks

PARCC Item and Task Prototypes
http://www.parcconline.org/samples/item-task-prototypes

Parents' Right to Know

Parents have the right to receive the following information on their child's teacher(s):
-Whether the teacher has met state qualifying and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject in which they are teaching;
-Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which state qualification or licensing criteria have been waived;
-The baccalaureate degree major of the teacher and other graduate certification or degree(s) held by the teacher, including the field of discipline of the certification or degree; and
-Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals, and, if so, their qualifications.

STEM Information & Free Resources

Discovery Education: Science Fair Central
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/sciencefaircentral/

"Empowering and Celebrating Excellence in STEM Education."
http://www.siemensstemacademy.com/

STEMtember: "It's Your Turn to Change the World."
STEMtember Events and Information

Student Infinite Campus Logins

Students, follow this link  http://bit.ly/ccstudentlogin  for reminders on how to login to your Infinite Campus portal.More

Visioning Project

"We need to convince kids that 'smart' is cool."

Welcome! Use the controls in the bottom-right corner to scroll announcements.
Attention Parents: Enter the 25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes...


View the complete flyer HERE.
Unity in the Community Academic Night - Thursday, 04.10.14


A panoramic view of the C.A. Gray cafeteria during last week's Unity in the Community Academic Night...
Each department within the school displayed student work and examples of recent classroom activities. There were also many interesting and engaging presentations to enjoy. More information on this special event is coming soon.
"Unity in the Community" Family Night at C.A.G. - Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Parents, Don't miss out on our "Unity In the Community" Academic Night on Thursday, 04.10.14.
Refreshments! Entertainment! Displays of Student Work... and More! 
The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and last until 7:30 p.m.
Partnerships for Success Clubs - Spring 2014 Newsletter


Click HERE to view the newsletter (pdf).
Ninth grade students learn about healthy cooking as part of the FU2P Campaign


Ninth grade students in Mrs. Peters' Family & Consumer Science classes learned about a variety of healthy cooking options as part of the Fuel Up to Play 60 campaign. (March 2014)
C.A.G. students & teachers are participating in "Fuel Up to Play" as part of "Let's Move!"
  

More information about FUTP60: "It Starts with School Breakfast."
Students: Remember to sign up and help C.A. Gray win all sorts of prizes. 
(As of Friday morning, 606 students had signed up!)
 Teachers: Quick Start Tools and Resources

- Agenda for FUTP 60 Kickoff Celebration -
- FUTP 60 Kickoff Video - "The Final Countdown" -
C.A. Gray Media Center: March Question of the Month


Ask Mrs. Campbell or Mrs. Simoneau for the Question of the Month slip of paper, write your answer on it using the information printed in the library only and put it in the corresponding lunch bowl. There will be a drawing at the end of each lunch on Friday, March 28th. Three winners! 

The prize for each winner will be a $10 gift certificate for Chick-fil-A!

Midterm Exam Schedule: March 10th-14th, 2014


Monday, 3.10 - Health/P.E., Business (Mosley), Food/Nutrition (Peters), Visual Arts (Clements), Spanish, Band.
Tuesday, 3.11 - Physical Science, Biology, Business (Rewis), Family & Consumer Sciences (Johnson), Business (Carter / King).
Wednesday, 3.12 - World History, Math (8th & 9th), Careers & Early Childhood (Grantham), Ag (Howell & Murray), Construction (Gibbs).
Thursday, 3.13 - 8th ELA, 9th ELA, Health Occupations (Whatley).
Friday, 3.14 - Choir (Miller), Georgia Studies, 8th & 9th ELA (if needed), Health Occupations (Whatley).

Video Conferencing in 8th grade Physical Science
  

Mr. Leroux’s and Mrs. Lane’s first period Physical Science classes worked with Dr. Warren Matthews of Georgia Tech through a video conference Monday, March 3rd. Dr. Matthews has a PhD in High Energy Physics. He spoke with the students on the topic of “What is engineering?”  During this interactive class time, students asked questions about Higgs Boson Theory, CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research), particle physics, and high energy. The students also learned about different types of engineers such as civil, electronic, chemical, mechanical and computer. Working with Dr. Matthews was a great experience for all the students.
Shakespearean Sonnets on Display in Media Center - Ninth Grade Lit.
    

A sonnet is a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line.
National School Breakfast Week: March 3 - 7, 2014


In honor of National School Breakfast Week, the Packer Cafe will be trying several new menu items. Please stop in and enjoy a nutritious breakfast each morning and cast your votes for the foods you like / dislike. There will be a table set up for voting.

Read more about National School Breakfast Week HERE.

Monday: Graham Crackers with Peanut Butter & Jelly + Green Apples
Tuesday: Grits, Eggs, Bacon with Toast + Fruit Cup
Wednesday: Sausage Gravy with Mini-Biscuits + Oranges
Thursday: Waffles with Blueberry Drizzle
Friday: Toasted Ham & Cheese + Banana
Student Council Fundraiser: T-Shirts Supporting Audre Tyner


Click HERE for further information. Thanks so much for your support.
Earth Day Shirts available through Science Club


* Email Ms. Goss (agoss@colquitt.k12.ga.us) or see a Science Club Member.
* Make checks payable to C.A. Gray Jr. High School.
Congratulations to STAR Teacher, Mr. Eddie Murray
C.A. Gray & Cox Elementary's S.T.E.M. Collaboration
Two Essay Contests currently underway: "Young Georgia Authors" & "Stossel in the Classroom"
 

Click here for more information on the Young Georgia Authors and/or Stossel in the Classroom essay contests.
C.A. Gray Book Fair


It's been a great week at the C.A. Gray Book Fair! Be sure to stop by if you haven't yet. The hours on Friday, 02.07 will be 8:00 - 1:35.
Also, be sure to visit the ONLINE BOOK FAIR through Wednesday, 02.26 for items K-12.
C.A. Gray students among winners at Regional Technology Fair


Click HERE to read the full story.
C.A. Gray Students Participate in FFA Livestock Judging Team Regional Competition
Georgia National Fair Floral Design Entries


Read more about the FFA Floral Design Contest at the Georgia National Fair HERE.
C.A. Gray and Cox Elementary team up for "Science Wild Wednesdays" partnership


Coach Cliff Willis, Physical Science teacher at C.A. Gray, conducted the first Science Wild Wednesday session at Cox Elementary on January 15 as part of a S.T.E.M. partnership between the two schools. The topic of study was an introductory lesson on force and motion. The fourth grade students participating were very creative in designing and building their machines, and the Cox computer lab was buzzing with excitement as the students researched and collaborated to address the challenge.
Business partners discuss engineering events for C.A.G. students - January 2014


S.T.E.M. partners, Beau Sherman (of C.N.S. and Georgia Tech) and Frank Cannon (of C.N.S.) met this week with Ms. Pam Heidelberg (guidance counselor) and Ms. Sheila Smith (assistant principal) to discuss curriculum opportunities and engineering events for C.A. Gray students. The C.A. Gray family is excited about partnerships like these and the impact they will have on students' learning experiences.
C.A.G.J.H.S. Spelling Bee - Friday, 01.17.14


Congratulations to eighth grade student, Sydney S., for winning first place and to runner-up, Zachary M., in Gray's 2014 Spelling Bee! Special thanks to Ms. Angela Livingston for serving as "Word Caller" and to Ms. Nina Price, Ms. Jan Barrow, and Ms. Brenda Arnold for judging the event. Refreshments were provided for the participants and parents in attendance by cafeteria manager, Ms. Tammy Hart, and her staff. Overall, 33 students participated in this year's Spelling Bee. (Photo Credit: Carrie Viohl)
Penny Drive for Uganda


The 9th grade ELA department is raising money for water filtration systems for a village in Uganda. As of now, children in this village must walk over a mile to a muddy river in which animals bathe, with gallon jugs to fill, and then walk back. This is their only water supply to use for drinking, bathing and cooking. The filtration systems will give them a way to clean their water. Can you imagine having to drink and cook and bathe with water that animals bathe and use the bathroom in? We are so fortunate to be able to turn on a faucet and have clean running water! We will have a jar in the Media Center for you to put your spare change, be it pennies, nickels, dimes or quarters. They will take any spare change you can give. Let’s see how noisy you can make our Media Center by dumping your change into our jar. That is a noise we would love to hear! We need your spare change!
(Remember: All money received goes to buy water filtration systems!)

Yearbooks are on sale now! Price is $25. Order yours today!


All payments need to be turned in to Ms. C. Parker in Room 520 or 529. Also, students can place their own ads in the yearbook this year by submitting the Yearbook Shout Out Order Form. For further information, contact Ms. C. Parker or Ms. A. Beamon.

(Click on the link above to view the "Shout Out" form.)

ENVOY Club T-Shirt Fundraiser: "Forever Black & Gold!"


The deadline to place an order AND have money paid will be Monday, February 3, 2014.
"Letters About Literature" - 2014 Entry Guidelines




Click HERE for more information about entering this year's Letters About Literature contest. Also, click on the Library of Congress image above to see winning entries from the past, "Envelope Art" and the "River of Words" poetry contest.
Guest Speakers visit Georgia Studies classes as part of S.T.E.M. Grand Challenge
Ninth Grade Biology addresses World Hunger as this year's "Grand Challenge"


C.A. Gray's ninth grade Biology department is emphasizing S.T.E.M. this year to help students ready themselves for college and career life in the future. Students are utilizing "The Engineering Design Process" to address real-world problems such as "Fighting World Hunger."
First Semester Final Exam Information - December 2013


Monday, 12.16 - 9th ELA, PE, FFA | Tuesday, 12.17 - 8th & 9th Math, 8th ELA, World History
Wednesday, 12.18 - Biology, Physical Science, Food & Nutrition, Video Broadcasting
Thursday, 12.19 - Georgia Studies, Business, CTAE, Fine Arts
Madison W. named Grand Champion at Georgia National Fair


Madison W. was named the Georgia National Fair Grand Champion in the Plant Division. Madison is pictured with her award winning "Wandering Jew" hanging basket. Madison is a student at C.A. Gray and is currently serving as Vice-President of the 8th grade F.F.A. Chapter.
"Best Practices" exemplified in Ninth Grade Lit.
     

Standards-based bulletin boards are an integral component of instruction at C.A. Gray. These boards prominently display standards, task(s), rubric(s), and exemplary work to help students achieve final products. The images above are from a recent lesson in Mrs. Lisa Bennett's 9th grade Literature class. Students used classroom computers as well as their personal technological devices to create posters and biographies. As they worked, students were able to refer to resources on the standards board as well as the dry-erase board for additional guidance.
C.A. Gray students participate in "Holiday Mail for Heroes" campaign


"Each year the American Red Cross provides assistance to more than 2 million service members and many of our nation’s 24 million veterans. We support military families, military and veterans hospitals and provide emergency communications across the globe. And once a year, we get the joy of delivering holiday greetings to veterans, military families and active-duty service members at hospitals and installations around the world." Read More.
Congratulations to Gray's student athletes on a job well done in the Special Olympics Winter Games


Click HERE for more information.
C.A. Gray shows its "Attitude for Gratitude!"


Students in Mr. Rewis' Audio & Video Technology & Film 1 class finished editing the video posted above just in time for the Thanksgiving deadline. Full credit for this video project goes to ninth grade students, Esmeralda P., Mendoza A., and Icela R., for a job well done on editing. Advisory classes will watch during their weekly meeting on Weds., 11.20.13.
C.A. Gray Students Attend Ground-Breaking Ceremony for the New C.C.H.S. - 11.19.13


The Colquitt County Board of Education held a ceremony today to commemorate the ground breaking of the new Colquitt County High School.  Students, staff, city/county/state officials, and community members were on hand to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter in the history of Colquitt County Schools.
"OUR WISH - Run for Cystic Fibrosis" - November 16, 2013


As part of this year's "Grand Challenge," Mrs. Merritt and the 8th Grade ELA Department helped orchestrate the "OUR WISH - Run for Cystic Fibrosis" on Saturday, 11.16.13 at Moultrie Technical College. The C.A. Gray family really pulled together for this project and raised enough in funds to be the top Gold Level sponsor. More information about this project can be found on its Facebook event page. WALB coverage of this event: 11.04.13 and 11.14.13.
2013 Marine Corps Birthday Message: "Enduring Fortitude, Unfailing Valor"


Tuesday, November 12th marked the 238th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. C.A. Gray's contingency merged with C.C.H.S. on Gray's campus from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. for a celebration in the cafeteria. R.O.T.C. students were in uniform to celebrate the birthday of our U.S. Marines, including our very own Col. Nagy and GySgt. Bryant.
National Young Readers Week - November 11-15, 2013


"Make it Great with BOOK IT!"
Read more HERE.
C.A. Gray Men Participating in Male Involvement Program


A group of C.A. Gray men recently took part in a Male Involvement Program at Culbertson Head Start. This program brings in men from the community as volunteers to read to classrooms of three and four year old students. Pictured clockwise from left are Mike Hill - Assistant Principal, Justin Harrison - 9th Grade Math Teacher, Will Southwell - 9th Grade ELA Teacher, and Gerald Burke - Intervention Specialist.  
"High-5 to a Bully-Free School" - October 2013
 

C.A. Gray's Guidance Department sponsored a "High-5 to a Bully-Free School."
Students were allowed to trace their hand and sign the banner. 
"Packer Pink Out Day" - C.A.G.J.H.S. - 10.31.13


Click HERE to watch a slideshow from the day at C.A.G.J.H.S. and HERE for a Breast Cancer Awareness video made by C.C.H.S. Peer Leadership.
Mid-Term Exam Schedule - October 2013
Hope House T-Shirts

The Moultrie/Colquitt County Hope House is selling shirts to promote awareness of the organization. Shirts are $10 each and come in the colors/styles shown above. If you would like to purchase one, please contact Mrs. Heidelberg or Mrs. Whatley.
Junior Class Service Project & Fundraiser: "Tijuana Threads"


Click HERE for more information.
Teen Maze '13 has come and gone. A time of learning and fun...
Academic Night at C.A.G.J.H.S. - September 9, 2013


AGENDA – 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.: 
Welcome Parents and Teachers, STEM Introduction, School Improvement Plan Overview, School Year Overview, Title I, Drama Presentation by ninth grade students, Lucy B. and Rebekah R., Choir Performance led by Mrs. Beth Miller, Students/Parents Receive Progress Reports.

CAGJHS Teachers Using Technology


Click HERE for full press release.
C.A. Gray welcomes new principal, Dr. Thelma Jackson
C.A. Gray Junior High has a lot to offer!


For more information, contact your child's teacher or an administrator at 229.890.6189.
New NCAA 2016 Academic Requirements: 180 point SAT increase and more!


Click HERE for more information.
New Postings to GaDOE Website


We are pleased to share with you resources that have been posted to the GaDOE website relative to the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests.

CRCT Parent Brochure 2013:
http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/CRCT.aspx

CRCT Study Guides:
http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/CRCT-Study-Guides.aspx

Revisions have been made to the CRCT Study Guides as a result of the transition to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) in the content areas of Reading, English Language Arts, and Mathematics.
Spotlight: Packer Points of Pride
2013-2014 School Year:


- Unity in the Community Academic Night - Thursday, 04.10.14
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- Approximately 65 eighth graders and 35 ninth graders were invited to a celebration on Friday, March 28th during 7th period.
These students are currently maintaining an 85 or above in all of their classes, which means they are on the path to Honor Roll.
Congratulations, students, and keep up the fantastic work! (March 28, 2014)
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- Fuel Up to Play 60 Kickoff - "The Final Countdown" - March 2014
- Congratulations to Mr. Liles! DonorsChoose.org has chosen to fund his "Saltwater Ecosystem for the Classroom" project! - January 2014
- "Best Practices" exemplified in Ninth Grade Honors Lit./Comp. - December 2013
- 32nd Annual Area 14 Special Olympics Winter Games - November 2013
- Hispanic Heritage Month activities - September 15th through October 15th
- Academic Night at CAGJHS - September 9th, 2013
- 8th Grade Orientation with Mrs. Lightsey - August 27, 2013
- "Teen Maze" is back to help students with decision making - August 2013

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2013-2014 Calendar
Public Service Announcements
       
These public service announcements were produced by ninth grade Drama and Video Broadcasting classes under the direction of Mr. Michael Rewis and Mrs. Felicia Richardson. Topics include: Cyberbullying, Bullying, Dropout Prevention, and Depression.
Thought for the Week
"The world of the 2000's and beyond will not belong to 'managers' or those who can make numbers dance. The world will belong to passionate, driven leaders---people who not only have enormous amounts of energy but can energize those they lead."  
Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric


The Power of Words (Video)
RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms (Video)
Visits