Weekly Thunderbolt

Weekly Thunderbolt for Week of November 5th, 2018 


Dismissal Times for week of November 5-9

Monday, 11/5 - Early dismissal at 2:00 p.m. (PS-8th) & 2:15 p.m. (9th-12th)  HS PTC 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 11/6 - Early dismissal at 2:00 p.m. (PS-8th) & 2:15 p.m. (9th-12th)  HS PTC 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 11/7 - Regular school day 

Thursday, 11/8 - Regular school day

Friday, 11/9 - No school for HS students.  Regular school day for EL & MS students.



Grandparents Day will be this Friday, November 9th. Thanks to those that have registered for this event.  Registration is now closed.



Our Scholastic Book Fair will be this Wednesday, November 7th – November 9th.  Make sure you come and check it out!  



Click HERE to access and print the order form. Samples of these items are available in both school offices.  Please turn the order form in with payment this week to ensure delivery before Christmas for the duffle bags and fleece blankets.  We have plenty of the other items in stock.   There are a variety of other spirit wear items available in the school office. 



The November menu is available on the website.  Lunch order form & payment due on Wednesday. Click HERE to see the menu and HERE to print the November order form. 


DINE TO DONATE – Pizza Ranch Night

Save the date! Our first dine to donate will be November 19 at the Pizza Ranch in Ankeny from 5 PM to 9 PM. Our middle school students and families will be serving at this event so come out and support them!  A separate email will go out to our middle school families for the opportunity to sign up to serve that night.  The money raised will go towards New Family Dinner and for other PTF events that will happen throughout the next year. 



Due to the number of students in middle school and high school choir and band it is necessary to make changes to the Christmas concert schedule.  All Christmas concerts will be at the High School building.

·         December 13 - HS Choir & Band Concert at 7:00 pm

·         December 18 - MS Choir & Band Concert at 7:00 pm

·         December 20 - P3 - 2nd Grade at 6:30 pm

        3rd - 5th Grade at 7:30 pm


Don't Miss the Next Fine Arts Boosters Evening Meeting!

FAB is off to a "fabulous" 2018-19 start by supporting the dinner theatre melodrama.  Join us Tuesday, Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m., room 224 at the HS, for our second meeting of the year.  We'll be covering ISU concessions fund-raising, reviewing dinner theatre assistance, Christmas concerts and more.  If your child loves music, art or drama, come meet other parents like you and see how you can make a difference for GVCS Fine Arts!  (If you can't attend but wish to be kept in the loop, send your name & email to Patty Davis at cattypattyd@gmail.com.)



Our next PTF meeting will be Friday December 7th at 1:45pm.