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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 15 - 20
Friday, September 19th - Cross Country at Edmond; Softball with Classen at 4:00 p.m.; Football with Southeast at 7:00 p.m.; Registration Deadline for October ACT
Saturday, September 20th - SATURDAY SCHOOL - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; OKC College Townhall for Parents and Students from 10 am to 1:30 pm; Car Wash at Auto Zone 59th and Western; Cheer and Pom OSSAA competition at Choctaw H.S. at noon

Week of September 22-27
Homecoming T-Shirts on SALE $10 for Short Sleeve and $15 Long Sleeve
Monday, September 22nd
- Junior Class selling Key Chains and Lanyards; Football Team Selling T-Shirts; National Honor Society in Library at 2:30; Volleyball at Mustang at 4:00 p.m.; Freshman Academy Assemblies during 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 7th Hours 
Tuesday, September 23rd - OSU-OKC recruiter at lunch
Wednesday, September 24th - See you at the Pole Rally at 7:00 a.m.; OU recruiter at lunch; Learning Centers at 12:05 - 12:50
Thursday, September 25th -
Volleyball at PC West at 4:00 p.m.; Navy recruiter at lunch; Cross Country All City @ Woodson Park
Friday, September 26th - OSU-Stillwater recruiter @ lunch; Football at Stillwater at 7:00 p.m.;
Saturday, September 27th - SATURDAY SCHOOL - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; All City Volleyball Tournament; Cross Country Teams to OSU Cowboy Jamoree


Week of September 29 - October 3rd
USG Hoodies on Sale by Yearbook Staff
Monday, September 29th
- Picture Retakes beginning at 7:30 a.m.; VB at Douglas at 4:00 pm 
Tuesday, September 30th - ACT Test at 8:00 a.m.; VB at 4:00
Wednesday, October 1st- BLOOD DRIVE and Jostens Assembly for Seniors 2nd Hour; Learning Centers at 12:05 - 12:50
Thursday, October 2nd  -
Drama One Act Performance at 7:00 p.m. "This is Only a Test".
Friday, October 3rd - Drama One Act Performance at 7:00 p.m. "This is Only a Test"; Free Dress Day Fundraiser for BPA; Cross Country at Edmond; Football at Little Axe at 7:00 p.m.;  
Saturday, October 4th - SATURDAY SCHOOL - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Great Expectations Workshop sponsored by OKC Schools

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
On Saturday, September 20 ... Colleges will be hosting a COLLEGE TOWN FAIR at U.S. Grant H. S.  There will be opportunities to find out how to apply for college, how to apply for grants and scholarships, and the chance to talk to college representatives.  Be sure to attend between the hours of 10 am and 1:30 p.m.   Parents and students are WELCOME. Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

The cheer and pom squad are competing Saturday, September 20th at Choctaw H.S. at noon.  Please go and support the squads.  The cost is $5 at the door and the address is 14300 NE 10th in Choctaw. Good Luck Team!

On September 23, 2014 at 9:30 a.m., Tom Pace will speak to the entire Junior Class, LEAP, and Link Crew Members.    Mr. Pace gave USG 450 books, that he authored, The Mentor and the CEO, for our students to read. 
Tom Pace will give away 2 - $50 bills to students who have read his book by the day of the assembly.  Tom Pace is an enthusiastic, passionate, entrepreneur who started a business with $62.53 and has overcome many, many obstacles. He is an energetic entrepreneur, CEO, and author who currently resides in Oklahoma City.  Mr. Pace struggled finding significance during his young adult years and hit rock bottom at the age of 26: he only read at the 4th grade level, was unable to hold a job, suffered from both attention deficit disorder and dyslexia, struggled with depression, and periodically considered suicide. Three years later, in 1987, with a personal net worth of only $62.53, he founded PaceButler Corporation. His determination, entrepreneurial spirit, and ability to effectively lead people have allowed him to build the company into the multi-million dollar, international organization that it is today. Attributing his successes in life to the mentoring he has received from others, Tom advocates the vital role of mentoring through his book, Mentor: The Kid and the CEO.
  
If you are interested in becoming a teacher, please join the Future Educators Association.  The first meeting will be on Wednesday, September 24 in E116 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm.  Mrs. Roth is the Sponsor.

See You at the Pole ... is Wednesday, September 24th at 7:00 a.m. in front of the cannon.  It is a student planned and led event that is sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  See You at the Pole is a day of worldwide student prayer that began in 1990 with 10 students and today (24 years later) there will be millions of students at their flag poles praying for their schools, students, and staff.  For More Information go to the website: www.syatp.com.
FACTS ABOUT USG Testing: 
-U.S. Grant had the highest percent increase in the state in passing EOI exams, but also had the 18th largest raw number increase of exams taken in the state
-U.S. Grant also had the 3rd largest increase in passing in raw numbers in the state among minorities
-U.S. Grant had the highest percent increase in the state for scores of 2 or greater in the AP Testing, but also had the 10th largest raw number increase in the state.
-U.S. Grant also had the largest increase in scores of 2 or greater in AP Testing in raw numbers in the state among minorities
ALSO, we also had 53 students pass the non-STEM AP exams.  32 students passed the AP Spanish exam and 21 students passed AP History exams. Congratulations to all the students, staff, and administration for all their hard to work to make this happen.
Fall Homecoming Shirts are on Sale.  The cost will be $10 for a short sleeve shirt and $15 for a long sleeve.  You can purchase one from any student council member or in Room E210.  The last day to buy a T-Shirt will be September 26th.  Click Here to see a picture of the Homecoming shirt.

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.  

TO CELEBRATE BANNED BOOKS WEEK the USG Library is sponsoring a contest.  Every time you visit the library and sign-in on Destiny (destinyokcps.org) your name will be entered in a drawing for a chance to WIN a hot chocolate and a book!  There will be a drawing each day and the WINNERS will be on the "LIBRARY SCREEN" as well as on the lunch announcements.  The contest will run from September 22 to September 26.
PARENTS:
  If you have not signed up for FREE and REDUCED LUNCHES you must do so before September 16 or all lunches will begin costing your child $2.55.  Please have your child stop by student services and pick up an application.  You may also apply online at Child Nutritional Services.  The link is attached here for easy access.
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 .


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.
        ENGLISH
        SPANISH
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.