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Message From The Principal

  • Welcome to the home page for Gettysburg Area High School... and welcome to the #WarriorWay! 

    Mission -
    Gettysburg Area High School will establish an environment of respect and integrity as our collaborative community creates opportunities to engage learners in experiences that provoke critical thought and challenge their creative intelligences.

    Vision -
    Gettysburg Area High School ensures that all learners have access to a rigorous curriculum of experiences that will develop into a personally relevant pathway to future success and ultimately mold citizens who will make positive and meaningful contributions to the world around them.


     Jeremy Lusk

    Jeremy Lusk, Principal
    (717) 334-6254, opt. 2, ext 6252
    jlusk@gasd-pa.org

    Twitter  @GAHS_Lusk

    instagram gahs_lusk

    Kristy Caywood

    Kristy Caywood, Assistant Principal (9th-10th)
    (717) 334-6254, opt. 2, ext. 6253 
    kcaywood@gasd-pa.org

    Twitter  @GAHS_Caywood

    instagram gahs_caywood

     Rupp

     Michael Rupp, Assistant Principal (11th-12th)
    (717) 334-6254, opt. 2, ext. 6282 
    mrupp@gasd-pa.org

     Twitter  @GAHS_Rupp

    instagram gahs_rupp

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GAHS EVENTS AND REMINDERS

  •  #BeHere   #BeInvolved 

     

    • 11/16 - NHS Induction
    • 11/16 - Deadline for Ordering Sr. Cap & Gown
    • 11/16 - Deadline for Ordering Soph. Class Ring/Jewelry.
    • 11/18 & 11/19 - County Chorus Festival
    • 11/21 - STARS Breakfast - 8AM (by invitation)
    • 11/23-28 - Thanksgiving Holiday - No School 
    • 12/9 - Student Early Dismissal Day @ 11:00 AM - Professional Development
    • 12/10 - Holiday Market - 9-2PM
    • 12/18 - Holiday Concert - 3PM
    • 12/22 - Student Early Dismissal Day @ 11:00 AM - Professional Development 
    • 12/23 - 1/2 - No School, Winter Holiday 
    • 1/9 - Keystone Testing - English
    • 1/10 - Keystone Testing - Algebra & Biology  (non-test takers will be Remote) 
    • 1/11 - Keystone Makeup Day
    • 1/13 - Marking Period 2 Ends
    • 1/16 - No School for Students, MLK Day

     

    GETTYSBURG AREA HIGH SCHOOL
    Event Code: FE6322
    Also Needed: Skyward Unique Student ID (Lunch Pin) 

    YOUR PHOTOS ARE READY!

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    PHOTOS NOT APPEARING IN YOUR GALLERY?
    FIND YOUR STUDENT USING EVENT CODE: FE6322

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    • You can personalize your photos with a variety of backgrounds and text.
    • Photos are shipped directly to your home.
    • High-res digital downloads are available.
    • If you have more than one child, you can order together and pay once.

     

    2022 Fall Portrait Day

    2022 Fall Picture Day for GAHS Students and Staff Flyer 2022 Fall Picture Day for GAHS Students and Staff Flyer - Page 2

     

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Announcements

  • December 5 th, 2022

    ~The Environmental Club is making a Christmas Tree and we
    need YOUR recyclables.  If you have any recyclables you want to
    donate, please bring them to Mr. Glassman's room today and or
    Tuesday.  

    ~Want to Unwrap a Great Book? Stop by the library, read the gift
    tags, check out the book, unwrap it, and start reading. It is a fun
    way to select a book without knowing the title. You never know
    what great reading adventure you will embark upon.

    ~The Warrior Way is to Be Here, Be Involved, Be Committed, and
    Be Kind. The Warrior Way is also to Be Prepared. Remember to
    bring your fully charged laptop and charger daily to prepare for
    your learning adventure.
    Winter Trivia
    How many points does a snowflake traditionally have?
    What is the fear of snow called?
    What is the average speed at which snowflakes fall from the sky?

     


    Free Hot Cocoa ClipartAnnouncements - Friday, December 2nd

    ~Everyone likes a “freebie”, especially books.  Just download the MackinVIA app and use your GASD Google login to access over 1,000 audiobooks-all for free.

    ~Last day to sign up for The Pennsylvania American Legion High

    School Oratorical Scholarship. A Constitutional Speech Contest deadline is just around the corner-December 4th.  Open to students in 9th through 12th grade.  There is prize money if selected. Stop by the Counseling Center for more information.

    ~The JROTC and Key Club Toys for Tots drive is ongoing through December 16th. Please consider donating a brand-new unwrapped toy and make a child smile on Christmas morning. Drop boxes are located throughout the building.

    Holiday Trivia

    Question: In the classic Christmas movieHow The Grinch Stole Christmas, the Grinch was described with three words. What are they?

    Question: Which Hollywood actor played six different roles in The Polar Express?

    Riddle: If the end of the year is December 31st, what is the end of Christmas?


    Free Free December Cliparts, Download Free Free December ... Thursday, December 1st, 2022

     

    ~The JROTC and Key Club Toys for Tots drive has begun and is ongoing through December 16th. Please consider donating a brand-new unwrapped toy. Drop boxes are located throughout the building.

    ~Did you know the library offers audiobooks for free? Just download the MackinVIA app and use your GASD Google login to access over 1,000 audiobooks-all for free.

    ~Two days left to sign up for The Pennsylvania American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship. A Constitutional Speech Contest deadline is just around the corner-December 4th.  Open to students in 9th through 12th grade.  There is prize money if selected. Stop by the Counseling Center for more information.

    ~The Warrior Walk-In has brand new gloves, mittens, neck scarves, and knitted beanies. Great for gifts, or for yourself.

     ~December Trivia

    • 1989 – Christmas Vacation was released in theaters.
    • Question: In Home Alone, where are the McCallister’s going on vacation when they leave Kevin behind?
      Answer: Paris
    • Question: Which one of Santa's reindeer has the same name as another holiday mascot?
      Answer: Cupid

    That’s it for this morning…….Go Warriors!!!


    Best Happy Wednesday Quotes - Snoopy Happy Wednesday | Facebook  Wednesday, November 30th

     

    Club Meetings

    Latino Club will be meeting in Ms. Tosh's room B212 today, during ARC.

    Friendly Reminder

    There is no after-school tutoring or activity bus today.

    Travel Opportunity

    Hey Seniors: Are you interested in free travel? Yes, you heard correctly, free travel in the United States? The American Exchange Project is an organization that will allow you to travel for one week and be a tourist in Gettysburg for one week. You will make new friends from all over the USA the summer after you graduate. All students interested in traveling should attend the information meeting this evening at 7 pm via Zoom. Scan the QR code on posters around the school to show your interest. A Zoom link will be sent to your email. See Mrs. Bechtel in B215 for more information.

    LIBRARY

    Are you still using Audible? Did you know the library offers audiobooks for free? Just download the MackinVIA app and use your GASD Google login to access over 1,000 audiobooks for free. As Farhad Manjoo said, "Listening to a book is not only just as good as reading it. Sometimes, perhaps even often, it’s better."

    Scholarship

    Last week to sign up for The Pennsylvania American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship "A Constitutional Speech Contest" deadline is just around the corner-December 4th.  Open to students in 9th through 12th grade.  There is prize money if selected. Stop by the Counseling Center for more information.

    In House Talent

    GHS very own Faith Dickerson will be performing at the “A Gettysburg Christmas Festival” this coming Saturday from 5 pm-7pm at the stage of the Adams County Library.

    A Gettysburg Christmas is an all-weekend event with lots of activities. Come on out, bring the family, support the community and cheer on your fellow classmate.


    Free Welcome Back Clipart Pictures - Clipartix Tuesday, NOVEMBER 29

     

    Last week to sign up for The Pennsylvania American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship "A Constitutional Speech Contest" deadline is just around the corner-December 4th.  Open to students in 9th through 12th grade.  There is prize money if selected. Stop by the Counseling Center for more information.

    Are you still using Audible? Did you know the library offers audiobooks for free? Just download the MackinVIA app and use your GASD Google login to access over 1,000 audiobooks for free. As Farhad Manjoo said "Listening to a book is not only just as good as reading it. Sometimes, perhaps even often, it’s better."

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