Dear Carver Families,
The last day of the semester is Friday, January 26th. This is a minimum day, dismissal is at 12:55PM. Teachers have had grade checks during advisory. Please remind your students to work with their teachers for make-ups and a chance to re-take any exams. We pride ourselves in meeting students where they are and providing them with the extras they need to succeed. Encourage your student to do their part. Be on time, be prepared, be engaged in the work during classes, and don’t wait to turn in assignments.
School Site Council:
Carver needs a ninth grade and 10th grade parent to join the School Site Council. If you are interested, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Principal Kobelt.
Great Kindness Challenge Week: January 22-26th This is a global campaign that promotes kindness, social-emotional health, and bullying prevention.
Carver Volleyball: Carver Volleyball Schedule & Information
Carver Dates: Upcoming Events Calendar - George Washington Carver School of Arts and Science (carverartsandscience.org)
SCUSD Virtual Calming Room: Sac City Unified Creates Virtual Calming Room to Help Kids Manage Emotions in COVID-19 Crisis - Sacramento City Unified School District (scusd.edu)
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
USA ECA Medallion:
“George Washington Carver School of Arts and Science has received the United States Department of State ECA Medallion for our commitment to intercultural exchange.” Every year we host international students. This year we are honored to host Amelia Bardhoku, an exchange student from Albania. Amelia is part of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES). ECA Medallion - George Washington Carver School of Arts and Science (carverartsandscience.org)
Carver also received the Best High Schools U.S.News Ranking Badge. “George Washington Carver School of Arts and Science earned high National and metro-area rankings in 2023-2024 Best High Schools. By earning a national ranking in the top 40%, George Washington Carver School of Arts and Science achieved status as a U.S. News Best High School and gained eligibility to display a U.S. News-trademarked 2023-2024 Best High Schools award “badge” (logo).”
$250,000 After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Grant:
Carver in partnership with YMCA & SCUSD will offer extra curricular electives such as Music Production, Self Defense, Cooking 101, Tutoring, Financial Literacy, sports and more during the second semester. This is made possible by the $250,000 21st Century Grant.
I want to thank Manpreet Kaur, Dir. III Of Youth Program Services for her assistance and working with me to obtain this grant for our students. Carver will receive the grant for 5 years and students will receive elective credits for some of the courses. We hope this will also provide families with more time and flexibility for student pick up and carpools.
Student Ambassadors are paid juniors and seniors interns from Carver. If your student is interested, have them scan the QR code on the posters around the carver campus or on here Ambassador Recruitment Flyer.pdf
La Niecia Kobelt, Principal
GWC School of Arts and Science