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Principal Update 9/11

Good evening Githens Raiders!  This is Dr. Lanier with a brief message for the week!  Please listen carefully to all details!

Wednesday, September 28, is an Early Release Day.  Scholars will be dismissed at 1:20.  Parents, please begin to communicate your transportation plan with your scholars to ensure they are picked up on time.

The Raiders sports schedule for the week is as follows:

Tuesday, September 13: Boys Soccer, Cross Country, and Volleyball versus DSA - 4:45

All sports ticket sales will be virtual this year through “ticket spicket” and are required for entry.  Please use the link provided in the email that accompanies this phone message to follow the steps necessary to purchase tickets.  For further information regarding athletics or specific teams, please email either Ms. Stackhouse, Athletic Director, or the coaches.

On Thursday, September 15, the Githens Athletic Booster Club will host a fundraiser in partnership with Jersey Mike’s from 10:00 to 9:00.  The location for this fundraiser is 3219 Watkins Road and 50% of sales will be donated back to the booster club.  Parents and scholars will need to present a flyer at the time of purchase.  The flyer has been placed in the parent resources folder and a link to this folder, as well as, a link to join the booster club is included in the email that accompanies this phone message.  Please come out and support our Raider Athletes!

PowerSchool Parent Portal is the official source of student grade information and a convenient way for you to update your most current contact information.  DPS has created step by step instructions, as well as video instructions, on how to access the PowerSchool Parent Portal.  Use the link ( provided in the email that accompanies this voice message to navigate the setup process.  

That’s all for now.  Have a great week.

Ticket Spicket:

Githens Athletic Booster Club Sign Up:

Fall Athletic Information:

Scholars will meet at the following locations once dismissal is complete:

Boys Soccer – Mr. McElroy (7th grade hall; B3) – Head Coach McElroy

Football – Dr. Murrill (7th grade hall; B5) – Head Coach Dr. Murrill

Cheerleading – Mr. Phillips (8th grade hall; A8) – Head Coach Ms. Huger

Volleyball – Mrs. Stackhouse (8th grade hall; A7) – Head Coach Ms. McMillan

Tennis – Mrs. Stackhouse (8th grade hall; A7) – Head Coach Mrs. Shinn

Cross Country – Mr. Fields (8th grade hall; A4) – Head Coaches Mr. Fields & Mrs. Melvin

Parent Resources Folder:

DPS Bus Transportation Information:

PowerSchool Parent Portal:

Lunch Application:

DPS Online School Payments/Lunch Account: