NOW ENROLLING NEW STUDENTS FOR 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR
Parents of New Students:
If you are moving to Livermore, or if your student currently attends a private school, charter school, or a school outside of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District, and he/she would like to attend Granada High School next year, please click here to print and complete the 2017-2018 registration forms. (Versión española) Bring the forms and all required documents to our office as soon as possible so we can include your student in our on-line course registration and Granada EXPO on March 22.
Questions? Please call (925) 606-4800 ask for Jodi Robison.
LVJUSD Open Enrollment begins February 1 and ends March 1, 2017
Welcome Class of 2021 - current 8th graders
Granada EXPO 2017 - Wednesday, March 22 - 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Congratulations to the cover art winners of the 2017-2018 GHS Course Catalog and Student Planner! We had a great response to the contest this year with many outstanding submissions. Our winners this year are: Yvette Ramirez, who designed the winning artwork for the Course Catalog, and Cristian Perez, who designed the winning artwork for the Student Planner. Good work, Yvette and Cristian!
All middle school and high school students are invited to submit a nomination for the "My Favorite Teacher" contest, sponsored by Barnes and Noble, to win $5000 for their favorite teacher. Students are asked to write an essay, poem, or thank you letter (500 words or less) about the teacher who has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire that teacher. Submit the entry with a signed entry form by March 1 to the Dublin Barnes and Noble. For more information and competition rules, check out the website at: My Favorite Teacher.
Tri-Valley Writers (a branch of the non-profit California Writers Club) has launched the sixth annual High School Writing Contest, "My Story, My Vision." The contest is open to all students in grades 9-12 who attend school in Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon or Danville. Submissions of poems, short stories or non-fiction essays will be accepted through April 9.
The California Writers Club (CWC) aims to mentor new writers and provide literary support for writers and the writing community through education and leadership. Students who enter the high school contest will receive feedback from CWC judges and are invited to attend the award ceremony on May 21. The top three winners in each category will also receive cash awards.
All students who enter will receive a valuable writing experience, whether they win an award or not. The contest has been well received by students in the past, and the CWC is hoping to make this year's contest the most successful one yet. Information and entry instructions are available at their website.
Registration for AP exams is February 21 - March 3. Students must register for the AP exams either online at the web store (credit card only) or in Student Services during lunch or after school. Exam fees are $100/exam. Registration is only available for Granada students and homeschooled students within Livermore. All AP testing will be done at Granada High School. For more information about AP testing and the AP testing schedule click here or visit the AP Testing quick link on the left of this page.
February embraces many science and engineering events throughout LVJUSD and the city of Livermore, including the Science Odyssey the annual science and engineering fair held at Junction Avenue K-8 School, "Science on Saturdays" the free speaker series hosted by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and more. For more information about these and other events open to the community go to the Science & Engineering Events Calendar.
Back by popular demand, the GHS grad night committee is holding another Texas Roadhouse Dinner to-go fundraiser.
Order a complete pulled pork or chicken dinner for $15/meal, and pick up your food on March 15 between 5:00-7:00 pm in front of Granada, without even having to get out of your car! Click here for the flyer.
Purchase meals online at www.granadagradnight.com or email your order to email@example.com.
Seniors who will be attending Las Positas College in the fall must apply during the Early Admissions period (February 1 - March 1, 2017) in order to receive priority registration. Students must apply online and then follow the matriculation steps. For more information, please visit http://laspositascollege.edu/earlyadmission/applying.php
Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are invited to take a full-length practice SAT or ACT test on Friday, March 10 from 9:00 - 1:00 pm in the Student Union. The cost is $15 (cash or check written out to GHS) and students can register with Mrs. Watson in the Counseling & Career Center. Students must choose to take the SAT or ACT when signing-up. Space is limited and registration will close on March 3. This test is only open to Granada students. Students will receive their detailed score report at the Scores Back Strategy Session March 21 at 6:00 pm.
Click here for more information.
Support Granada High's golf teams at a fundraiser on April 17 at Ruby Hill Country Club. There will be foursome rounds of golf, contests, a silent auction and raffle prizes available. See flyer for details.
Sponsorships will also be available if you'd like to advertise your business or corporation.
Questions? Contact Laurie Christeson: firstname.lastname@example.org
For athletic events, please see GHS Sports Calendar HERE.