Announcements

11-20-17


The Genoa Chamber of Commerce is in need of some volunteers for Celebrate the Season on December 1st. from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Please see Mr. McPherson is you are interested.  This would count for 3 hours of community service.


11-17-17


Senior Cogs Connection Survey

http://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/43501/57820/1


11-17-17


The learning center will be closed all day Friday, 11/17. Please pick up and return loaner Chromebooks in the main office.


Art Club meets every Friday during AE. With the exception of pep rallies, or other circumstances.


The GKHS Impact Club will meet in the LC during AE on Tuesday, 11/21


The GKHS Impact Club is collecting new toys for families in need from now until 12/16. Please drop off your donation in the GKHS learning center.


The GKHS prom committee is selling finals care packs for $25 from now until December 1st. See Ms. Wilkins for details.


Attention Prom Committee members: Yankee Candle orders are in and can be picked up in the LC ASAP.


Any girl interested in playing softball in the spring there will be an informational meeting on November 21st and 28th during AE in the gym


11-14-17


There will be an FCCLA Meeting in room 212 during AE on Thursday, November 16th.  If you are unable to attend please see Ms. Yargus for the google classroom code.


There will be a softball meeting on Thursday November 16th during AE in the gym

10-31-17


There will be an FCCLA Meeting in room 212 after school on Tuesday, November 7th.  If you are unable to attend please see Ms. Yargus for the google classroom code.


10-30-17


Winter Sport Parent meeting TONIGHT, 6:30.


1:45 release on Wednesday, 11:30 release on Thursday.  No School Friday.  


KEC November schedule:


Nov. 2nd-No KEC

Nov. 3rd-No School, No KEC

Nov. 22nd-No school, No KEC


10-26-17


Any student interested in competing at the WYSE contests in March and April, please see Mrs. Rauman.  Contest categories are Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, and Math.


10-23-17


Home VB Tuesday, 10-24 at 6:30.  Regionals!!


Home FB  Saturday, 10-28 at 1pm.  Playoffs!

Just a reminder to students:  no drinks, no backpacks, no re-entry.


KEC November schedule:


Nov. 2nd-No KEC

Nov. 3rd-No School, No KEC

Nov. 22nd-No school, No KEC


CLUB PICTURE DAY-Wednesday, Oct. 25th at 1:45.


10-20-17


The home football game tonight will be at 6:30, gates open at 5:15, senior night ceremony starts at 5:45.  Just a reminder to students:  no drinks, no backpacks.


Fall sports awards night:  Nov. 6th, 6:30


Winter sport parents meeting:  Oct. 30, 6:30


All club pictures will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 25th at 1:45pm in the Auditorium.  


SENIORS-Cap and Gown orders are due TODAY.  Orders can be done online or turned in hard copy on Friday.  


Are you interested in either showing off their brain power or just wanting to get involved in a school activity? Come join Scholastic Bowl! Any freshman through senior is welcome to come to our informational meeting on Tuesday, October 31st during AE in Mrs. McPheeters' room #415.

Bring a friend! See ya there! It's gonna be a great season!


10-19-17


THE FALL PLAY IS COMING SOON!!! NOV. 3-5

  • The GKHS Drama Department will be performing two one-acts plays this fall:

  • The shows are Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m., with a Sunday, November 5 show at 2:00 p.m.

  • Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults.


The DCP Safe meeting that was scheduled for today (Thur) has been rescheduled for Fri during AE.


10-18-17


All club pictures will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 25th at 1:45pm in the Auditorium.  


Juniors- want to apply for EMSA? Mark your calendars for EMSA Info Night at Kish- Wed. Nov. 1 at 6pm (before the college fair)!


International Club will meet during AE in Mrs. Orsucci’s classroom during AE.


SENIORS-Cap and Gown orders are due Friday, Oct. 20th.  Orders can be done online or turned in hard copy on Friday.  


10-11-17


Any Senior who would like to purchase the panoramic Senior Class Portrait (taken on 10/10) may do so by picking up a picture form in the HS office with Mrs. Butler and return the form to her by Wednesday, Oct. 18th.


Are you interested in either showing off their brain power or just wanting to get involved in a school activity? Come join Scholastic Bowl! Any freshman through senior is welcome to come to our informational meeting on Tuesday, October 31st during AE in Mrs. McPheeters' room #415.

Bring a friend! See ya there! It's gonna be a great season!


The GKHS Impact Club is holding a supply drive for The Barn on Baseline animal shelter through the end of October. Please see the list of needs below. If you could share this information or send notes home with your students, that would be a huge help.  Supplies can be dropped off in the GKHS LC any time through the end of October. Thank you!

-canned cat and dog food

-paper towels

-dish soap

-laundry detergent

-bleach



10-10-17


There will be a Wrestling Meeting on Thursday October 12th in Room 500 during AE


Quarter 1 ends Thursday, Oct. 12th.


The senior class photo will be taken at 9:30 during Cogs Connection.


Josten’s will be speaking with seniors about Cap & Gown purchases during Cogs Connection on Friday, Oct. 13th.



10-5-17


The Senior class portrait for the yearbook will be taken during Cogs Connection on Tuesday Oct. 10th during Cogs Connection. Seniors will be called down at 9:15 and will meet in the gym for this picture.


Club and Group Pictures will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 25th after school from 1:45 - 3:30 in the auditorium. Meet in the commons. There will be a schedule of groups and times coming soon, and it will be posted outside of the auditorium in advance. If you want to be featured in your club/group's photo for the yearbook, you must attend on this date during your designated time-frame. Make any necessary transportation arrangements.


10-2-17


Picture retakes on Tuesday, Oct. 3rd.


There will be a FAFSA night here at GKHS to help students fill out their applications on Thursday, oct. 5th.


No school Oct. 6th or Oct. 9th


9-26-17

There is a girls basketball meeting for ANY GIRLS interested in playing basketball this season. The meeting is Tuesday during AE in Mr. Henkel’s room (406). Any girls who plan on playing should attend.


Permission slips for the Heavy Metal Tour (Sept. 29th) are due Thursday, Sept. 28th to Mrs. Butler in the front office.  


Get out and support our Girls & Boys Cross Country team at the Matt Walter Invite on Tuesday, Sept. 26th at 4pm.  This is an awesome event for all students, parents & community members.  All home cross country meets are at Walcamp.


9-22-17

The GKHS Impact Club is holding a supply drive for The Barn on Baseline animal shelter through the end of October. Please see the list of needs below. If you could share this information or send notes home with your students, that would be a huge help.  Supplies can be dropped off in the GKHS LC any time through the end of October. Thank you!

-canned cat and dog food

-paper towels

-dish soap

-laundry detergent

-bleach


9-21-17

GK Java is now open. Junior prom committee is selling $2 cups of coffee in the LC to raise money for prom. Come get yours today!


9-19-17

Freshman class meeting during AE on Thursday in Mrs. Barr's room!  Bring you fundraising ideas!!!


Impact Club meeting today during AE in the LRC!!


There will be a second chance cheer tryout for anyone who is interested in joining the squad and may have missed their opportunity beforehand. It'll be this Thursday (9-21)  from 3:30-5 PM next to the commons. Any questions can be directed to Ms. Schiro.  


9-18-17

There will be an Art club meeting during AE on Friday, Sept. 22nd in room 216.


There will be a second chance cheer tryout for anyone who is interested in joining the squad and may have missed their opportunity beforehand. It'll be this Thursday (9-21)  from 3:30-5 PM next to the commons. Any questions can be directed to Ms. Schiro.  


9-15-17

The Heavy Metal Tour signups will take place during the week of 9-18-17.  The field trip will be on 9-29-17.  The trip will include stops at Sycamore Precision, Ideal Industries, J6 and Kishwaukee College.  Permission slips are due to the front office by 9-28-17.


FFA meeting Wednesday, Sept 20th @ 6:30pm.

Mandatory new member and parent meeting right after @ 7:30pm


Students & Parents may log into Powerschool to view the progress report grades beginning at 9am on Tuesday, Sept. 19th.  If you need log-on information, please contact Jen Butler at 815-784-5111 ext. 1112.


9-12-17

Sophomore class meeting for Student Council members on Friday (9/15) in room 217.


9-11-17

Fall Play auditions are today and Tuesday in the chorus room; 3:30-5:00 p.m. Reading from "The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon" tonight!


GKHS home events this week:

9-11. Fr Football. 5:00

9-11. B/G Golf. 4:00 (Marengo Ridge)

9-12. B/G Golf. 4:00 (Marengo Ridge)

9-14. Soccer. 4:30

9-14. Volleyball. 5:00/6:00

9-16. JV Soccer. 9:00 (tournament)



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We will no longer be using assignment connection.  Students please utilize your google classroom info and show your parents!!!!

 

Please visit our announcements page for GKHS updates, we will be updating this daily.  http://gkschools.org/GKHS/announcements/

 

Picture Day for all students is August 22nd, including senior portraits.  Picture packets were distributing to students this week, but you can also order online at inter.state.com/order using code 19866RA.  

 

Chromebooks have been distributed to students.  Attached are the two insurance forms.  One form is for Lenovo's (soph), and the other is for HP's (Fr, Jr, Sr).  Please keep in mind that we partner with this company to provide insurance opportunities to our families, but they are separate from the school.  We are not involved at all in the processing of claims.

 

Genoa Kingston CUSD424 (IL) 2017-18 handout-HP 11.pdf

Genoa Kingston CUSD424 (IL) 2017-18 handout-N21.pdf


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