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up coming events

on the griot calendar

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Wed Aug 16 Family Orientation Mint & GYP Griot Building 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Students & Parents are requested to join us at 5:30 for a brief orientation and a chance to meet other Griot parents.

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Thurs Aug 17 MANDATORY GYP student Orientation Griot Building 4:00 - 6:00 pm

GYP students will be picked up from city schools. We will sign-up for classes, explain expectations, and play some team building games. Parents pick-up at 6pm.

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Mon Aug 21 GYP Arts Classes Start Griot Building 4:00 pm

GYP arts classes start for the semester. Semester fee and registration/update form are due.

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Tue Aug 29 Mint Griot Starts Griot Building 3:00 pm

Mint Griot for 3-6th grade students will start and run during the school year on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3-6pm.

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Mon Sep 4 Labor Day USA All Day

If there is no school, then there is no regular Griot programming.

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Sat Sep 9 ACT practice test Griot Building 9:00 - 1:00 pm

10-12 grade students in the ACT class will be taking a practice test.

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Mon Oct 16 Fall Break Clarksdale All Week

If there is no school for CMSD, then there is no regular Griot programming

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Wed Oct 25 60% Day CMSD All day

No regular griot for 60% school day

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Thurs Nov 16 Griot/YL Thanksgiving Dinner Griot Building 5:00 pm

Griot (MINT and GYP) & YL students and families are invited to a potluck Thanksgiving dinner. Please bring a dish to share

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Nov 20-24 Thanksgiving Holiday Clarksdale All Week

No school or Griot

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Wed Dec 7 Winter Performance/Art show Meraki Roasting Co. 5:30 - 7:00 pm

GYP and Mint students will showcase their semester of hard work in their arts classes.

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Sat Dec 9 10-12 grade ACT test CCC Morning

Griot 10-12 graders that have taken the ACT class will take a formal ACT test

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Dec 18-Jan 3 Winter Break Clarksdale -

No school or Griot

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Wed Jan 10 GYP Student Leader Meeting Griot Building 4:00 - 5:30 pm

GYP Students leaders meet

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Thurs Jan 11 Mandatory Student Orientation Griot Building 4:00 - 6:00 pm

All GYP students are required to attend orientation to sign-up for classes

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Mon Jan 15 MLK Holiday USA All Day

No school/No Griot

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Tues Jan 16 GYP & Mint Arts Classes Resume Griot Building 3:00 / 4:00 pm

Arts classes start for the semester. Semester fee due

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Wed. Feb 14 Rewards Trip / 60% day TBA TBA

No school/No Griot

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Mon Feb 19 School Holiday CMSD All Day

No school/No Griot

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March 12 - 16 Spring Break CMSD All Week

No school/No Griot

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Mon Apr 2 Easter Holiday USA All Day

No school/No Griot

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Thurs May 10 Magnum Opus TBA 5:30 - 7:30 pm

End of the year performance/art show for Mint and GYP

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Mon May 14 Closing Ceremony / Senior Graduation Griot Building 5:30 - 7:00 pm

End of the year potluck dinner, senior graduation, last GYP event for the school year

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June / July Weekly arts events/classes Griot Building TBA

Check back in with us in May for summer programming. We want to stay connected over the summer so please stay involved and let us know of any phone/address changes!

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