A goal of our district and school's Continous Improvement Plan is to establish partnerships with parents, business and the community. Our students have greatly benefited from a couple of partnerships that have been established in form of guest speakers.
Gahanna Lincoln Model United Nations (GLHSMUN) welcomed guest speaker Theresa Hitchens on Wednesday April 11th. Mrs. Hitchens is the Director for the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, based out of Geneva, Switzerland. She talked to the students about what disarmament was and how it has changed over the years. She talked about many of the global issues with regards to Nuclear Weapons. She spent some time addressing the issues of space based weapons. The students were engaged and impressed by what she said and how she got to where she was in life. This was a great event for the students involved with the club and advisor, Mr. Ryan Lockwood. Thanks for Mr. Lockwood for Making It Matter!
Prom 2012 took place on Saturday, April 14th and it was a huge success! I would like to thank Student Council Advisor, Mrs. Melanie Kopp, and the entire Student Council for organizing such a beautiful event. The students positively represented the GL brand as the young ladies were adorned in an array of brightly colored dresses and the young man were as sharp as tacks in their three piece tuxedos!
A long standing tradition at most schools is the National Honor Society Induction ceremony that occurs in the spring. Nearly 100 students will be inducted into the National Honor Society on Tuesday, April 17th. They will participate in a candle lighting ceremony, recite the NHS pledge and commit to service. It’s an exciting event and one they should be proud to be a part of. Congratulations in advance to all the new members of NHS!
The Spring Renaissance Rally is yet another way to celebrate student progress and achievement in the area of academics, attendance, and discipline. The philosophy of Renaissance is that what is recognized and rewarded gets repeated. Also, it’s just one way we maintain a positive school climate and school culture! Friday, April 26th the students who earned a Renaissance Card for the third quarter will be treated to a cotton candy dessert during the lunch periods. With the help of PTO volunteers, all students have to do is go to the concession stand in the main lobby, show their new Renaissance card label on the back of their school ID, and have some cotton candy. We did this last quarter and the students loved it!
Enjoy your week and until next time…