Welcome to the week of February 16!
"Your union ought to be considered as a main prop of your liberty, and the love of the one ought to endear to you the preservation of the other." -George Washington 

As you celebrate President's Day tomorrow, Monday, February 17, we hope you enjoy unity and intimacy with your communities - friends, family, and neighbors. Share how you are spending the day off with us at Info@GreatHeartsIrving.org. Also, remember that Friday, February 21 will be a full school day.

This week, there are several opportunities for current and prospective families to experience first-hand what sets Great Hearts Irving apart. Don't miss the Parent Winter Social, a special opportunity to enrich your relationships with one another. Much more is at work in our halls - read below for more details on how you can be a part!
At a Glance
All School
Upper School
Lower School
Visit GreatHeartsIrving.org/Calendars for the most up-to-date information, additional event details, recent newsletters, and Athletic schedules.
A Closer Look
Upper School ADA
This week, the current ADA is 96.52% and the potential revenue lost due to absences is $89,700. Vercingetorix remains in the lead with Pericles in a close second!

Rainy Day Reminders
Upper School tutoring at 3:30-4:00 p.m. is canceled if there is rainy day pickup Also, to avoid confusion with postponed, relocated, or rescheduled games due to inclement weather, schedules are posted within two weeks in advance and updated often. Please refer to the Athletics website regularly and follow GHI Athletics on Twitter and Facebook.
College Counseling Events
The College and Career Fair will be held on February 18 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. for all High School (grades 9-11) students. Tenth and eleventh-grade students must sign up for Introduction to College Night by February 21

Parent Winter Social
In the place of February workshops, PSO is hosting a Parent Winter Social on  February 20 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Lamberti's.

Experience GHI
Parents of students in Grade 7 are invited to Coffee with the Headmaster on February 19. The next Window into Wonder event will be held on February 20 for both Upper and Lower School. The Lower School is also hosting a Prospective Family Tour on February 20.
Grades 10-11 Art Field Trip
The tenth and eleventh-grade students currently enrolled in Art will have a field trip to the Kimbell Museum on  February 21.

On the Horizon
Floresco
Floresco, a Latin word meaning “I bloom,” is an annual fundraiser event contributing toward the Count the Ways Campaign. The event is named to reflect the academic success students experience from the unique curriculum and culture at GHI.