Good morning Helix Parents/Guardians - Helix Schools will be on a 1/2 day schedule tomorrow and Thursday with a dismissal at 12:25 p.m. Friday will be a no school day for students and most staff. Classes will resume on Monday, 9/19. Also, the Griswold High School volleyball game at Athena scheduled for Wednesday, 9/14 at 4 p.m. has been canceled. Please have a safe and enjoyable Pendleton Round-Up!
Helix Parents/Guardians - Next Tuesday, August 9th, the Helix School District will have their mandatory enrollment and registration. Please plan to stop by the multipurpose room anytime between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dr. Earl will be doing sports physicals from 1 - 3 p.m. The form is available at https://5il.co/1faud
and at the school. Thank you!
We are excited to announce that our co-op applications to play football and run cross-country with Weston-McEwen have been approved! If you are interested in playing football, please contact Kenzie Hansell at 541-561-4098, for cross-country please contact Jeremy Dobos at Jeremy.Dobos@imesd.k12.or.us
If you have any questions, please contact our Athletic Director, Tammie Parker at 541-969-2452 if you have any questions.
The Griswold High School basketball staff and players will be hosting a basketball camp Aug. 15th - 18th, for girls and boys entering 3rd through 8th grade. All schools are welcome! For questions, please email or call Chris Peters at email@example.com
, 503-833-2873. The registration form is available at https://5il.co/1bsbh
Yesterday was another exciting day for our little Grizzlies as they celebrated their end-of-year Purposeful People awards assembly! Students cheered on their classmates as they competed in an office tennis minute-to-win-it challenge. We also got to recognize many of our students for their outstanding work practicing CREATIVITY and PERSEVERANCE! Way to go Grizzlies! At the close of the assembly, our Griswold Graduating Class of 2022 came out and surprised the students. It was great to see our seniors in their graduation caps and gowns as they get ready for their graduation on Sunday!
Congratulations Ellery! This morning the Griswold High School students and staff gave Ellery Flerchinger a send-off as she heads south to Eugene. Ellery will compete Thursday, May 19th at Hayward Field in the 1-A state 1-kg discus throw! GO GRIZZLIES!
Helix Parents/Guardians - If you are coming by this afternoon to pick up your student(s) at the end of the day, please pick up your student(s) at the front of the high school on Main St. The south gate will be closed this afternoon, due to the elementary school track meet. Thank you!
Congratulations to Ellery Flerchinger who qualified for state with a 1-kg discus throw of 92.02’! Ellery will compete on Thursday, May 19th at about 11:30 a.m. at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus, Eugene, OR. Go Grizzlies!
Congratulation to Mr. Tim Kahl and Ms. Katie Zmuda for being recognized for their Excellence in Education! Both were selected as our Crystal Apple Award winners for 2022!
Staff Appreciation Week is May 2nd – 6th. Thank you to all the staff in our district for your hard work, commitment, and dedication especially during this challenging year! We appreciate all you do for our students.
Please join us for the Griswold High School Sophomore Community Potato Feed on May 3rd! Come by and enjoy a stuffed baked potato before heading to the Spring Concert at 7 p.m.
Helix Parents/Guardians - If you are coming by this afternoon to pick up your student(s) at the end of the day, please pick up your student(s) at the front of the high school on Main St. The south gate will be closed this afternoon, due to the middle school track meet. Thank you!
Congratulations to Gabby Simpson on her selection as the 2022-2023 State of Oregon FBLA Vice President of Alumni Engagement! As Griswold High School’s first ever FBLA state officer, Gabby will help set the pace for the entire organization.
A BIG THANK YOU to the Helix community, staff, and students for making our Middle School Carnival on Friday evening such a success!! Our elementary students had a blast winning prizes at each of the games. Parents were able to spend time viewing the elementary Lego projects and the middle school science fair. Thank you again for making the Helix School District such a wonderful school!
Helix Parents/Guardians - Helix School District has a large number of students that out due to illness. Some parents have reported their children are testing positive for the Influenza A virus. This virus is contagious and spreads easily from person-to-person. Out of an caution, the Helix School District will do additional cleaning of classrooms and hard surface areas this week. Please keep students at home that are not feeling well. Students are welcome back at school when they are symptom free. Thank you!
Helix Parents/Guardians - Due to weather, our middle school students will be returning early today from the track meet in Umatilla. Students will leave Umatilla at 2:30 p.m. today. I expect them back in Helix by 3:30. Please call the school if you have any questions or concerns (541) 457-2175. Thank you!
Yesterday was an exciting day for our little Grizzlies! We had a special guest help us celebrate at our Purposeful People awards assembly!
Students cheered on their classmates as they competed in a penny stacking, minute-to-win-it challenge. We also got to recognize many of our students for their outstanding work practicing COOPERATION this month! Way to go Grizzlies!
For April, we will be talking about CREATIVITY – Using your imagination to create something or solve a problem. Parents, be on the lookout for letters coming home, that include ways you can practice being creative as a family!
Students from the Helix School District raised money for the American Heart Association. The ones who raised the most from each class earned the right to spray me with Silly String!! Great job Grizzlies!!
Helix Parents - The Helix School District will make face masks optional for all students and staff starting Monday, March 14th. The District will continue to provide disposable face masks for students, staff, and volunteers who wish to continue wearing a mask. Please call the school if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you!