Upcoming Events
Apr 17 12:00am Apr 17 - 12:00am Apr 18
Non-Student Day

Apr 21 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Early Release Day

Apr 23 9:00am - 10:00am
Remind Joey about grill

Apr 28 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Early Release Day

May 1 4:15pm - 5:00pm
General Assembly Meeting

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FCAT Reading Tutorials offered on Wednesdays

Attention student and parents. FCAT reading tutorials will be offered Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:20-5:20 beginning 03/19/14 for our. Students may see Ms. Keller during 1st pd in room 305 for a parent letter from now until then. Let us help your child ensure success!

Benjamin Glow places 2nd in Jr. Biochemistry at
Hillsborough STEM Fair

Congratulations to Benjamin Glow! He will go on to compete with Team Hillsborough at the Florida Science and Engineering Fair in April. Thanks to the support of the incredible Greco STEM team, especially, Ms. Keeney Hayes, Science Lead Teacher.

Parental Involvement in Education Video Contest

Dear Parents:
To highlight the important role parents play in their children’s academic success, the Florida Department of Education is hosting a video contest for parents. The winner will receive a family four-pack of tickets to LEGOLAND and overnight hotel accommodations. Finalists will receive $50 Visa gift cards. The official contest flyer is available here: 2013 Parental Involvement in Education Video Contest.

All Florida parents are encouraged to participate. Do you volunteer in your child’s classroom, create learning activities at home or come up with creative ways to stay involved? These are just a few ideas for your video entry.
Submissions must be no longer than 45 seconds and convey how you stay involved and engaged in your child’s education. Submit your video entry by tweeting the video (or video link) to @educationfl or posting the video on the department’s Facebook page by Wednesday, November 27, 2013. Remember, videos do not have to be professional quality. If you have any questions or concerns, email communicationsoffice@fldoe.org.
Regards,
FDOE Communications Team

FCAT Information Session November 21st

Parents are invited to an FCAT Info Session on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5:30 to 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria. Information regarding FCAT proficiency expectations for reading, math, writing, and science will de discussed. Attendees present at the info session will have the chance to win giftcards to Publix, Walmart, Target, Gamestop, and McDonalds. We look forward to seeing you there!

Annual Title I Parent Meeting Announced November 21st

Hello Parents, Greco will be holding its annual Title I Parent Meeting on Nov 21, 2013 at 5pm in the media center at the start of conference night. Please join us for information detailing how a Title I school can help your child reach their fullest potential.

Greco teachers featured in film by Award winning director!

After conducting a national search last school year, Participant Media selected Greco Middle School teachers to showcase the positive impact teachers have in developing students and the benefits of our district's Empowering Effective Teacher's Mentor Program in preparation of the new documentary "Teach" hosted by Queen Latifah and Academy Award Winning Film Director Davis Guggenheim (from "Waiting for Superman").

Hollywood movie producers spent several months last school year filming on campus. Check out the final product on YouTube.

Greco to use Edsby for online grades

For online grades, Greco Middle School will be using Edsby. Stay tuned and keep checking our website. More information for our parents will be available by September 20th.

Be a part of something 'ground breaking'!

Join us and help out with the Temple Terrace Community Garden!
Find more information at www.templeterracecommunitygarden.com

Governor Scott Bestows Teacher Shine Award

On February 7, 2013, Governor Rick Scott recognized Elizabeth Heli, Greco Pre-Engineering STEM Academy’s Lead Teacher with the
Teacher Shine Award for being Florida’s “Inspirational Teacher”.
Click on thumbnails to view pictures


Greco Middle students help plan campus garden

Design plans are under way! Read about it at TBO.com.



Please Note for Application to STEM & Pre-KAPS:

Application to the STEM and Pre-KAPs programs are now handled through the school district Choice office which can be accessed by visiting the school district website, www. sdhc.k12.fl.us and selecting the tab “Choice Options”.
The first middle school application period opens December 4th and ends January 9, 2013.



"Community gardeners eye parcel at Greco Middle"

Fruit and vegetable garden could be coming to Greco.
Read all about it here in TBO.com


Greco Gets Makeover, Welcomes Incoming Students

Read the article here in the Temple Terrace Patch!


Greco’s New Principal Prepares for School Year

"Yinka Alege’s No. 1 priority is to create an environment in which students enjoy coming to school."... read the rest of the article in the Temple Terrace Patch.


IMPORTANT 2012-2013 UNIFORM INFORMATION

Please remember that uniforms are mandatory next school year. Information regarding our school uniform and businesses where you can purchase them are available on the school website, http://greco.mysdhc.org.


Scholastic Reading Counts Information

Scholastic Reading Counts is a reading incentive program similar to Accelerated Reader (AR). Students will take quizzes on books they've read and accumulate points toward reading goals set by their Language Arts teachers. Reading Counts is designed to encourage students to read independently and for comprehension. The Media Center will be offering incentives to reward student participation in the Reading Counts program.
Find out more by clicking here.

*Note: Reading Counts Student Access - you can now take quizzes from any computer with Internet access. Click on "Go" to log in. The username is your student number and the password is password (all lower case letters).


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Last updated: 12/11/12