The Luminary-The GMC School Counseling & Wellness Newsletter
Blazer Giving Circle
Thank you to everyone that has donated to the Blazer Giving Circle. Don't forget to get your donation in before the end of the year. Click here to donate.
Holiday Teacher Gift Ideas
PIP has been asked for recommendations on teacher Christmas gifts. We recommend gift cards to local eateries, Amazon etc.
Midterm Exam Schedules
MC Fine Arts Department Winter Showcase
When: Thursday, December 16th at 7pm
Where: Student Activity Center
Performances by the band, chorus, drama, and dance, along with an art gallery.
Blazer Tribe Event
In celebration of the upcoming holidays and our 1st year as a club, the Blazer Tribe will host a movie night on Thursday, December 9th, at 5:30 p.m. This event is limited to 50 students. Students can dress in a festive fashion with their holiday pajamas, ugly holiday sweater, blinking light necklaces, etc. In addition, students will bring their favorite holiday cookies for a cookie swap with other students. Next, students will vote on a holiday movie to watch. Drinks (including hot chocolate), pizza, and popcorn will be provided. See Mrs. Rouse, Ms. Sawicki, or Mr. Whatley to sign up for this fun event and to get your movie permission form or click here.
Blazer Outdoor Heaters
Thank you to everyone that supported the outdoor heater campaign from the spring. The heaters are up and keeping the Blazers warm!
Register early for our Spring Vendor Fair!
2021-2022 GMC COVID Protocol
Masks are OPTIONAL.
Do not come to school sick or with a fever.
Do not return to school until you have been fever-free for at least 24 hours.
If you test positive for COVID-19, you cannot return to school for 10 calendar days from the onset of symptoms.
If you are determined to be in close-contact of a COVID-19 positive case, here are your options:
Fully vaccinated or prior COVID positive – Monitor symptoms
Unvaccinated – Monitor symptoms and either a) quarantine until you can get a COVID-19 test (must wait at least 4 days from the time of close-contact); return upon receiving NEGATIVE test results. OR b) quarantine for 7 calendar days from the time of close-contact. All classes missed due to quarantine will count as lawful absences.
2021/22 Service Hours
GMC Career Day Volunteers
Parents, we need volunteers for our Career Day on Thursday, January 6 from 8 am - 12:30 pm.
The day will consist of three parts:
1. A Reality Check Simulation: Students get a glimpse into operating in the real world where they are given a job and have to manage a budget. Volunteers will interact with students and be given guidelines upon arriving.
2. Career Preparation: Volunteer will present to a group of students and address: Interview skills, resume building, professional dress, etc.
3. Career Talks: Volunteers will share about their professional role and what it took to get there as well as day-to-day tasks.
Teacher Holiday Luncheon
Donate Items for Teacher Holiday Luncheon - PIP is organizing a teacher luncheon on Tuesday, December 14th. Please help donate items for the luncheon. Click here for details and to signup.
Student Volunteer Needed for Keep GVL Beautiful
Keep Greenville County Beautiful is looking for volunteers to help with a litter pick up this Saturday, December 4 from 9 - noon on Highway 101 in Greer. The road will be blocked off for safety and pick-up supplies will be provided.