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SCHOOL INFO

   School Times 7:35 to 2:25

BE AT SCHOOL by 7:15 to get through the SCANNERS!
TARDY at 7:35!

Building Closes at 2:30 if you are NOT with a sponsor!

TARDY POLICY: 1st Tardy - Verbal Warning/Conference with Student; 2nd Tardy - Detention with teacher and call to parent; 3rd Tardy - Referral to administrator (Lunch Detention with Mr. Redding); 4th Tardy - Referral to administrator (3 days ISS); 5th Tardy - Referral to administrator and severe interventions

 

 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION LINK

LIBRARY INFORMATION LINK

USG Mission and Vision
USG VISION
"Literacy First - Students College Ready"

USG MISSION
"To Increase Student Achievement"

No Firearms on Campus:  Effective November 1, 2012, state law will allow the open carrying of firearms by citizens with Concealed/Open Carry Permits issued by the OSBI.  All firearms have to be in a holster.  According to Oklahoma law Firearms/Weapons are NOT PERMITTED on school grounds or within 1000 ft of school as per the Gun Free School Zone Act (1995). 

STATE REPORT CARD INFO
CLICK BELOW to find School Report Card information from the Office of Accountability at the State Department of Education.  

2014 Report Card ...


2013 Report Card ...
Office of Accountability Letter
2012 Report Card ... Page 1 ... Page 2
2012 Profile ... Page 1 ... Page 2
2012 Principal's Message
Title I Information
USG Parents and stakeholders my find the latest information on Grant High School Title 1 and the WISE Plan in the front office. Also, you may go to the WISE WEBSITE for more information about GRANT and the Leadership Program.

Click here to read the USG Parent Involvement Policy
Administration
Vice Principals
Ms. Jennifer Kleyn, Seniors 
Ms. Cathy Hill, Juniors 
Mr. Micah Mattingly, Sophomores A - L
Mr. David Chandler, Sophomores M - Z
Ms. Teresa Tedder, Freshman Academy
Mr. Jason Burkhart, Freshman
Counselors & Secretaries
COUNSELORS
Grades 10, 11 & 12
Last Name A-E
,
 Mrs. Donna Hill
Last Name F-L, Mr. Charles Menefee
Last Name M-Q,  Mr. Colin Higbee
Last Name R-Z, Mrs. Lindsey Williams
FreshmenMrs. Amber Dubuc
Native AmericanMs. Pat Myers
 
SECRETARIES & REGISTRARS
Principal's,
Ms. Loretta Syrus
Financial, Mrs. Rhonda Redding
Attendance, Ms. Carla Smith
Student Services, Ms. Gina Coulter
Counselors, Ms. Sheila Swope
Registrar, Ms. Arisa Antunez
Registrar, Ms. Patricia Zaldivar
USG WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

REMEMBER School STARTS at 7:35!  Be at school by 7:20 so you will NOT be TARDY!

Week of September 29 - October 3rd
USG Hoodies on Sale by Yearbook Staff & Jr. Class T-Shirt Votes
Thursday, October 2nd  - Drama One Act Performance at 7:00 p.m. "This is a Test".; Auditorium Training by Ms. Forester and Mr. Wilhm at 2:30 for TEACHERS; Girls Soccer Meeting in J202 at 2:30
Friday, October 3rd - Drama One Act Performance at 7:00 p.m. "This is a Test"; Free Dress Day Fundraiser for BPA; Cross Country at Edmond Santa Fe; Football at Little Axe at 7:30 p.m.;  
Saturday, October 4th - SATURDAY SCHOOL - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Great Expectations Workshop sponsored by OKC Schools

Week of October 6th - October 11th
USG Hoodies on Sale by Yearbook Staff  and Homecoming WEEK
Monday, October 6th - 
 Dress Like Your Favorite Super Hero (No Masks or Make-up)
Tuesday, October 7th -  Jostens Sales for Seniors; Dress Like Your Favorite Villain (No Masks or Make-up); Latino Club Meeting at 2:30 in G203
Wednesday, October 8th- Learning Centers at 12:54 - 1:37 pm; ALL SCHOOL TESTING for EXPLORE, PLAN and ASVAB (9th-12th); Dress as your Favorite Side Kick (No Masks or Make-up); Car Bash at 6:00 and Fall Dance at 7:00 in the Cafeteria.
Thursday, October 9th  - VB Regionals - TBA; SB Regionals - TBA; Homecoming Pep Rally @ 1:00 p.m.; Cultural Services Language Workshop in Library @ 4:30 p.m.; Freshman/Link Crew Tailgate Party @ Miller Stadium; Homecoming Game with Seeworth Academy @ 7:30 p.m.; Homecoming T-Shirt and JEANS 
Friday, October 10th - Free Dress Day if went to Ballgame; Choir Concert at 2:00 p.m. 
Saturday, October 11th - SATURDAY SCHOOL - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.;
STUCO Garage Sale at 11:00 a.m.; One Act Competition for Drama 

Check the Athletic Calendar for more info about times and locations.

NOTE:  To read captions on pictures above ... place mouse on picture and hold.

Parent Newsletter
USG Info and Highlights

Some of USG student-athletes will be featured on Channel 9, Thursday, Sept 25 during the “Beyond the Bell” segment.  The Athletic Department has implemented the "Elevate" program.  This program is a character building program.  Students who receive the award also receive a gold coin.  Below is a list of all of the students who have achieved an "Elevate" Award so far this year.   Please congratulate each of them for leading their respective teams and representing USG with pride.

 

 

Football

Softball

Volleyball

Girls' Cross Country

Boys' Cross Country

Alertness

 

Paige Peevy

Erika Hernandez

Denisse Nunez

Israel Lugo

Courage

 

Alexia Merino

Crystal Castro

Yesenia Garcia

Angel Gutierrez

Determination

 

Maddison DeSoto

Ana Fraire

Emma Montiel

Edgar Toledo

Responsibility

 

Daniela Ugalde

Crystal Borrego

 

 

Honesty

Andrew Meyer

Abbagael Cordova

Adriana Martinez

 

 

Self-Control

 

Estrella Cortez-lopez

Jennifer Rodriguez

 

 

Loyalty

 

Belgica Franco

 

 

 

Flexibility

 

 

 

 

 

Enthusiasm

 

 

 

 

 



LATINO CLUB MEETING will be Tuesday, October 7th, after school in G203

Congratulations to the Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams for their All City Winner and Runner-Up Trophies at the All City Cross Country Meet on Thursday, September 25th at Woodson Park.  The Boys Won the Event and the Girls were Runner-up.

Yearbook/Newspaper Students will be selling hoodies beginning Monday, September 29 through October 17th.  You will find a picture of the hoodie by clicking here!  The cost of the hoodies are $20.00 for sizes S to XL and $25 for sizes XXL - 4XL.  Buy your Hoodie from any yearbook/newspaper member, at lunch, or from Mrs. Reed in E215 before or after school. 
LOVE OKC will be Saturday, October 4th at the OK State Fairgrounds from 10 am to 3 pm.   Receive Free Haircuts, Family Photos, Medical, and Groceries.  No ID is required for services. Translators will be provided.  Buses will pick up at USG Parking lot and deliver you to OKC Fairgrounds. The Travel and Transportation Building is where the event will take place.  For more information go to the website: http://love-okc.com/oneday .

Congratulations to Moises Martinez, Brandon Nguyen, and Ruben Sanchez for taking 1st place at the Construction Career Day Bridge Building Competition held at OSU-OKC on September 27th. Their Bridge "Lucy" weighed only 2.2 oz and held the maximum weight of 5.5 kg for a load to weight ratio of 96.05. 
 
USG STUCO was recently awarded by the OK Association of Student Councils the Gold Chapter Award.  This award is earned by activities the STUCO performs at the local, district, and state level.  USG's STUCO will receive recognition at this year's OASC State Convention.  Congrats STUCO Members.

U.S. Grant Library Media has a FACEBOOK Page.  When you "Like" it, your name will be entered in a drawing to win a $25 VISA Gift Card on Friday, October 10th.

 Intercession will be October 13 - 15.  Subject areas for intercession will be the EOI subjects of Algebra 1, Algebra II, Geometry, Biology, U.S. History, If you are needing to attend Intercession for help passing your EOIs, please sign up with your Teacher or in Student Services. (A119-Womack)

Upcoming ACT Prep Workshops at Oklahoma City Community College. OCCC will be offering three workshops. The students can now enroll  on-line.
http://www.occc.edu/coe/act.html. The cost is $20.00. Please have your students or parents contact  Brannon Dresel for more information 682-1611 ext. 7205 e-mail bdresel@occc.edu.   ACT workshops  scheduled dates are 10/18 and 12/6.  

STUDENTS ... start saving your $3 to attend the Drama Performance "This is a Test".  This is the One-Act Play that the drama department will use at their OSSAA competition on October 8th.  Click here to see more information on the performance.

Students interested in a CRASH Course in Preparing for the October ACT may sign up for the 4-Day, 9 Hour Study Session. The ACT class will cover the 4 sections of the ACT Test with tips and strategies for each section.  DATES for the CLASS: October 20-23 from 4:30 pm to 6:45 pm or 7:00 pm to 9:15 pm.  The Instructor is Steve Bowlware and is located at Edmond Memorial High School.  The Cost is $80 and must be paid when you attend the first class.  To enroll or get directions: email steve.bowlware@edmndschools.net .


SPIRIT WEEK for Homecoming Week:
Monday - October 6th - Super Hero Day
Tuesday - October 7th - Villain Day
Wednesday - October 8th - Sidekick Day
Thursday - HOMECOMING - October 9th - Homecoming Shirts and Jeans ... will be a Pep Rally at 1:30
Friday - October 10th - FREE Jean Day if you attend the game (Must have ticket) and also be wearing your HOMECOMING SHIRT ...

PARENTS if you have NOT done so we need you to go to the OKCPS nutrition website and fill out your lunch application.  Until your child fills out this application, lunches will cost $2.55. 

OKLAHOMA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Web Site offers College Scholarships and Information to Parents and Students. 
Click here for more information. 
"GENERALLY SPEAKING"
  • 2013 USG Grant is UCO Hispanic Ambassador
    Read the story about Samuel "Sammy" Corrales a sophomore fashion marketing major, will conduct the monthly tours. Corrales graduated from Oklahoma City’s U.S. Grant High School in 2013 and became a first-generation college student. See the interview here.
  • College Scholarships and More
    Click here for information about scholarships and college found on the Oklahoma City Public Schools Web Site.
  • Testing Information for Parents
    You can find the definitions for all the tests given at USG and dates for when these tests are given.
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DRESS CODE for 2013-14
The Dress Code is khaki pants!  THERE ARE NO JEANS ... NOT EVEN TAN!  NO SHORTS! 
Black
has been added as a color for shirts and jackets! 
SHIRTS ... solid Red, Gray, Black, or White Polo Shirts with 3 buttons (NO WRITING).  Undershirts must also be Red, Gray, Black or White!
JACKETS/HOODIES ... solid Black, Red, Gray or White (NO WRITING)
SHOES ... No flip flops or house shoes
HATS ... NOT ALLOWED
Spirit Shirts must be BLACK/RED/GRAY/WHITE and cannot be a homemade shirt or blood drive!

For more details read the attached flyer: DRESS CODE

ITEMS That are NOT permitted at the scanner:
No opened or un-opened bottles with liquid inside. (sealed cans are permitted)
No glass items (makeup bottles, perfume bottles, mirrors, etc.)
No Hats or Bandanas
No belt buckles with gang affiliations or belt buckles that would identify with drug culture and/or lifestyle (ex. Marijuana buckles).
No jewelry that identifies with gang or drug culture and/or lifestyle or jewelry worn as a weapon.
No alcohol, drugs, drug paraphernalia, or medication (prescription or over the counter)
No cigarette lighters, No cigarettes/tobacco, No Vaporizers, and No aerosol spray cans
No Weapons (gun, knife, razor, brass knuckles, ammo, toy gun, cap gun, bb gun,pellet, gun or similar device, or any other object that could be used to inflict bodily harm).
No sharpies/permanent markers, No whiteout, No laser pointers
No sexually explicit material, or notebooks or inappropriate drawings and/or gang affiliations.

 

Allowable Items:
Textbooks, reading books, notebooks, pens and pencils, paper, clothing for extracurricular activities, eye glasses, sun glasses, deodorant, plastic spray bottles of perfume/cologne, hair brush/comb, make up in non-glass containers, food to be eaten at lunch, an empty water bottle should they choose to fill it with water during the day, Sealed can drinks, Lotion and hand sanitizer

NOTE: Students will be allowed to pick up any item confiscated at scanning (unless it is food, drink, or weapon/drug related) in the front office at the end of the day.