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 have an opportunity to socialize and reminisce before a community cookout at 5 p.m.

Click here for more information about this exciting event.

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 (989-344-3550 or jbranch@casdk12.net) or Nancy Hatfield at (989-344-3554 or nhatfield@casdk12.net).


 

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 CASD.


Click on the "Foundation" link near the top of this page to learn more about the foundation and how to make a donation.



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. 



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.

 PDF DocumentSchool of Choice


 

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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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        1 2
Sep 2
ELY - NO SCHOOL
CASD
3
4 5
Sep 5
LABOR DAY
CASD
6
Sep 6
Bell Sch. 8 First Day of School
GHS
Grayling High School 1-Hour Delay Time Schedule (#8) First day: Sept. 6 School starts at 8:10 a.m. Meeting/ipads 8:10-9:05 55 min 1st hour 9:10-10:0858 min. passing 10:08-10:157 min 2nd hour10:15-11:1358 min A Lunch schedule: B Lunch schedule: A Lunch 11:13-11:38 25 min Passing 11:13-11:20 7 min Passing 11:38-11:45 7 min3rd hour 11:20-12:18 58 min 3rd hour 11:45-12:43 58 minB Lunch 12:18-12:43 25 min passing12:43-12:50 7 min 4th hour12:50- 1:4858 min passing 1:48- 1:55 7 min 5th hour 1:55- 2:5358 min In-School Suspension (ISS) lunch is from 11:38 to 12:03 with students back to ISS by 12:06 p.m. Wexford Missaukee Students: Students arrive back to HS at 12:16 p.m. and report to cafeteria.
7 8
Sep 8
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Band Booster Meeting
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Band
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Band Booster Meeting
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Band
9
Sep 9
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Home Football Game Kingsley
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Band
9:30 PM to 11:00 PM
After game dance
GHS
Start time approximate
10
Sep 10
ACT test date
GHS
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Band Day
Family Fare Supermarket, 2470 S. I-75 Business Loop, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Band
8:30 amSet Up at Family Fare 9:00 amCar Wash begins 10:00 am Car Wash at Diane’s begins 2:00 pmCar Wash at Diane’s ends 4:00 pmCar Wash and Can Drive and Bake Sale ends
11 12
Sep 12
1:45 PM to 2:15 PM
K-2 Assembly
GES
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
3-5 Assembly
GES
13 14
Sep 14
Read Now - Bell Sch. 6
GHS
Grayling High School 1-hour Morning Assembly/Meeting Time Schedule (#6) Assembly dates: Nov. 11; Read Now: Sept. 14, Sept. 27, Dec. 14, Dec. 21; Write Now: Oct. 25, Feb. 8 Scheduling/Senior Interviews: March TBD *Additional one hour assembly days may be added 1st hour 8:10- 9:0757 min passing9:07-9:14 7 min Assembly/Meeting9:14-10:1460 min passing 10:14-10:217 min 2nd hour10:21-11:1857 min A Lunch schedule B Lunch schedule A Lunch 11:18-11:43 25 min passing 11:18-11:25 7 min passing 11:43-11:50 7 min3rd hour 11:25-12:22 57 min 3rd hour 11:50-12:47 57 minB Lunch 12:22-12:47 25 min passing12:47- 12:54 7 min 4th hour12:54- 1:5056 min passing 1:50- 1:57 7 min 5th hour 1:57- 2:5356 min In-School Suspension (ISS) lunch is from 11:43 to 12:08 with students back to ISS by 12:11 p.m. Wexford-Missaukee Students: Students arrive back to HS at 12:16 p.m. and report to cafeteria. Kirtland Students: Non KCC days (M-W-F) leave at 12:47. KCC days (Tu-Th) A lunch students released at 12:10, B lunch students released at 12:00 (for lunch).
15 16 17
Sep 17
CMU Band Day
GHS
7:00 AM to 7:30 PM
CMU Band Day
Central Michigan University Kelly Shorts Stadium, East Campus Drive, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
Band
See attached handout for schedule
18 19 20
Sep 20
Class Meeting - Bell Sch. 10
GHS
Grayling High School 30-Minute Morning Assembly/Meeting Time Schedule (#10) Class meetings: Sept. 20, Jan. 17; Academic Centers & SVLC: Oct. 18, Nov. 22, Jan. 10, Feb. 16, March 2, April 18, May 31 1st hour 8:10-9:1363 min. passing 9:13-9:207 min Assembly/Meeting9:20-9:5030 min passing9:50-9:57 7 min 2nd hour9:57-11:0063 min A Lunch schedule B Lunch schedule A Lunch 11:00-11:25 25 min passing 11:00-11:07 7 min passing 11:25-11:32 7 min3rd hour 11:07-12:09 62 min 3rd hour 11:32-12:34 62 minB Lunch 12:09-12:34 25 min passing 12:34-12:41 7 min 4th hour 12:41-1:4362 min passing 1:43-1:50 7 min 5th hour 1:50- 2:5363 min In-School Suspension (ISS) lunch is from 11:25 to 11:50 with students back to ISS by 11:53 p.m. Wexford Missaukee Students: Students arrive back to HS at 12:16 p.m. and report to cafeteria. Kirtland Students: On KCC days (Tu-Th) A lunch students released at 12:10, B lunch students released at 12:00 (for lunch). On non-KCC days (M-W-F) leave at 12:34.
21 22
Sep 22
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
ACTIVITY NIGHT
GMS
23
Sep 23
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
GMS 100 YEAR CELEBRATION
GMS
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Home Football Game Boyne City
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Band
5:00 pm Report Time to HS Band Room for rehearsal Uniform consists of full marching band uniform 6:30 pm March to stadium with the HS Band 6:52 pm Pre-Game on the track: Fight Song and Star Spangled Banner. 7:00 pm Game Begins 8:00 pm Approximate Time for Half-Time. HS Band will perform the Music of John Williams The band returns to the band room at the beginning of the 4th Quarter.
9:30 PM to 11:00 PM
After game dance
GHS
Start time approximate
24
25 26 27
Sep 27
Read Now - Bell Sch. 6
GHS
Grayling High School 1-hour Morning Assembly/Meeting Time Schedule (#6) Assembly dates: Nov. 11; Read Now: Sept. 14, Sept. 27, Dec. 14, Dec. 21; Write Now: Oct. 25, Feb. 8 Scheduling/Senior Interviews: March TBD *Additional one hour assembly days may be added 1st hour 8:10- 9:0757 min passing9:07-9:14 7 min Assembly/Meeting9:14-10:1460 min passing 10:14-10:217 min 2nd hour10:21-11:1857 min A Lunch schedule B Lunch schedule A Lunch 11:18-11:43 25 min passing 11:18-11:25 7 min passing 11:43-11:50 7 min3rd hour 11:25-12:22 57 min 3rd hour 11:50-12:47 57 minB Lunch 12:22-12:47 25 min passing12:47- 12:54 7 min 4th hour12:54- 1:5056 min passing 1:50- 1:57 7 min 5th hour 1:57- 2:5356 min In-School Suspension (ISS) lunch is from 11:43 to 12:08 with students back to ISS by 12:11 p.m. Wexford-Missaukee Students: Students arrive back to HS at 12:16 p.m. and report to cafeteria. Kirtland Students: Non KCC days (M-W-F) leave at 12:47. KCC days (Tu-Th) A lunch students released at 12:10, B lunch students released at 12:00 (for lunch).
28
Sep 28
HS Picture Day
GHS
29 30
Sep 30
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Home Football Game TC St.F with 7th & 8th Grade Band
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Band
5:00 pm Report Time to HS Band Room for rehearsal with combined bands 6:00 pm HS Band changes to uniforms 6:30 pm March to stadium with the HS Band 6:52 pm Pre-Game: watch from track as the HS Band performs the Fight Song and Star Spangled Banner 7:00 pm Game Begins 7:45 pm Approximate Time for Half-Time Combined 8th Band and HS Band will perform: Louie, Louie; School Song The band comes in at the beginning of the 4th Quarter. MS UNIFORM: Black: Pants, Socks, Shoes (no other colors); White: Shirt (tux shirt would be great); From MS: Green Band Sweater
9:00 PM to 1:00 AM
TV 7-4 11:00 Sports Highlights - Band
8513 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
Band
After football game, 9:00 pm Load bus with equipment, uniforms, selected students 9:15 pm Bus leaves Grayling HS 10:20 pm Bus arrives at TV 7-4 10:30 pm Sound check on studio stage 11:00 pm Broadcast begins: three segments 11:30 pm Broadcast ends 11:45 pm Bus ride from Traverse City 12:50 AM Bus arrives at Grayling HS
 

Elementary Open House Moved to Sept 13!

September 22
ACTIVITY NIGHT
6:00 PM
ACTIVITY NIGHT
Sep 22
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
GMS
September 23
GMS 100 YEAR CELEBRATION
3:30 PM
GMS 100 YEAR CELEBRATION
Sep 23
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
GMS
Home Football Game Boyne City
7:00 PM
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Home Football Game Boyne City
Sep 23
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Band
5:00 pm Report Time to HS Band Room for rehearsal Uniform consists of full marching band uniform 6:30 pm March to stadium with the HS Band 6:52 pm Pre-Game on the track: Fight Song and Star Spangled Banner. 7:00 pm Game Begins 8:00 pm Approximate Time for Half-Time. HS Band will perform the Music of John Williams The band returns to the band room at the beginning of the 4th Quarter.
After game dance
9:30 PM
After game dance
Sep 23
9:30 PM to 11:00 PM
GHS
Start time approximate
September 27
Read Now - Bell Sch. 6
Read Now - Bell Sch. 6
Sep 27
GHS
Grayling High School 1-hour Morning Assembly/Meeting Time Schedule (#6) Assembly dates: Nov. 11; Read Now: Sept. 14, Sept. 27, Dec. 14, Dec. 21; Write Now: Oct. 25, Feb. 8 Scheduling/Senior Interviews: March TBD *Additional one hour assembly days may be added 1st hour 8:10- 9:0757 min passing9:07-9:14 7 min Assembly/Meeting9:14-10:1460 min passing 10:14-10:217 min 2nd hour10:21-11:1857 min A Lunch schedule B Lunch schedule A Lunch 11:18-11:43 25 min passing 11:18-11:25 7 min passing 11:43-11:50 7 min3rd hour 11:25-12:22 57 min 3rd hour 11:50-12:47 57 minB Lunch 12:22-12:47 25 min passing12:47- 12:54 7 min 4th hour12:54- 1:5056 min passing 1:50- 1:57 7 min 5th hour 1:57- 2:5356 min In-School Suspension (ISS) lunch is from 11:43 to 12:08 with students back to ISS by 12:11 p.m. Wexford-Missaukee Students: Students arrive back to HS at 12:16 p.m. and report to cafeteria. Kirtland Students: Non KCC days (M-W-F) leave at 12:47. KCC days (Tu-Th) A lunch students released at 12:10, B lunch students released at 12:00 (for lunch).
September 28
HS Picture Day
HS Picture Day
Sep 28
GHS
September 30
Home Football Game TC St.F with 7th & 8th Grade Band
7:00 PM
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Home Football Game TC St.F with 7th & 8th Grade Band
Sep 30
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Band
5:00 pm Report Time to HS Band Room for rehearsal with combined bands 6:00 pm HS Band changes to uniforms 6:30 pm March to stadium with the HS Band 6:52 pm Pre-Game: watch from track as the HS Band performs the Fight Song and Star Spangled Banner 7:00 pm Game Begins 7:45 pm Approximate Time for Half-Time Combined 8th Band and HS Band will perform: Louie, Louie; School Song The band comes in at the beginning of the 4th Quarter. MS UNIFORM: Black: Pants, Socks, Shoes (no other colors); White: Shirt (tux shirt would be great); From MS: Green Band Sweater
September 30 - October 1
TV 7-4 11:00 Sports Highlights - Band
9:00 PM
8513 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
TV 7-4 11:00 Sports Highlights - Band
Sep 30 - Oct 1
9:00 PM to 1:00 AM
8513 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684, USA
Band
After football game, 9:00 pm Load bus with equipment, uniforms, selected students 9:15 pm Bus leaves Grayling HS 10:20 pm Bus arrives at TV 7-4 10:30 pm Sound check on studio stage 11:00 pm Broadcast begins: three segments 11:30 pm Broadcast ends 11:45 pm Bus ride from Traverse City 12:50 AM Bus arrives at Grayling HS
October 1
SAT Test Date
SAT Test Date
Oct 1
GHS
October 5
Girl Scouts
3:30 PM
Girl Scouts
Oct 5
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
GES