Ruby Payne conference sponsored by CASD
Ruby Payne, American educator and author of A Framework for Poverty, will speak in the GHS Auditorium on Thursday, September 1, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. There are still seats available: Contact Cheri Helsel at firstname.lastname@example.org .
CASD named to AP Honor Roll again
The CASD is one of only 425 school districts in the United States and Canada named to the 6th Annual Advanced Placement Honor Roll by the College Board. The passing rate for students taking AP exams in the CASD is 82% compared to Michigan's passing rate of 66% and the global passing rate of 61%. GHS was the only school in northern Michigan to be honored and is also the smallest school in the state to be honored. This is the second time GHS has received the award. Learn more.
Grayling Middle School 100-Year Anniversary!
All former students, staff and interested community members are invited to a celebration of the 100-year anniversary of Grayling Middle School on Friday, September 23, at 3:30 p.m. in the front courtyard. GMS students will also lead tours that showcase the building and its many changes over the years. Guests will also have an opportunity to socialize and reminisce before a community cookout at 5 p.m.
The GMS staff is collecting photographs for a digital slideshow to highlight this wonderful building that holds so many memories for our community. If you have photos to share, please contact Jeff Branch (email@example.com) or Nancy Hatfield at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Viking Wellness Center
Our Viking Wellness Center is housed in Room C309 of GHS and is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for CASD students ages 10-21. Learn more.
CASD is a School of Choice
The CASD accepts applications for non-resident students under sections 105 and/or 105c of the State School Aid Act.
Foundation established to generate scholarship funds for graduates
The Crawford AuSable Excellence in Education Foundation (CAEEF) was created in August 2015 to provide scholarships to graduating students who plan to attend a post-secondary school to earn a degree and to provide funds for educational grants to individuals and groups in the school district. Click on the "Foundation" link near the top of this page to learn more about the foundation and how to make a donation.
GHS named Academic State Champ – again!
GHS is among 44 high schools statewide named 2015 Academic State Champs – chosen from among nearly 770 high schools across Michigan – in Bridge magazine’s fifth annual list. Rankings were based on the percent of students at each school deemed career or college ready when adjusted for student poverty levels. See more.
CASD named to AP Honor Roll again
The CASD was one of only 15 Michigan school districts and one of only 425 in the U.S.A. and Canada to be named to the College Board’s AP District Honor Roll. This is the 6th annual national honor roll for significant gains in student access and success and the second time GHS received this award out of 1,500+ high schools in Michigan and nearly 22,000 in the United States, and it is the only school in northern Michigan and the smallest school in the state be honored. See more.
CASD featured on NWEA website
The CASD is one of three Michigan school districts featured on the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) website for using Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) data to drive student success. Learn More
GHS on 2015 Beating the Odds List
Grayling High School was named to Newsweek's "Beating the Odds: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students" 2015 list, which identifies schools that do an excellent job of preparing students for college while also overcoming the obstacles faced by students at an economic disadvantage. See more
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