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up coming events

on the griot calendar

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Oct 8-11 Peer Review Griot Building 3:00 - 6:15 PM

Students perform/present to their peers and teachers and receive constructive criticism

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Oct 12 - 15 Fall Break CMSD All Week

No school/No Griot

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Oct 25 Griot Fundraiser TBD All Day

No regular classes on this day. Selected students will perform at the fundraiser

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Wed Oct 31 60% Day CMSD All Day

No Griot.

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Thur Nov 15 Open Mic Night Meraki 7 - 8 PM

Local students are invited to perform or support their classmates

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Thurs Nov 15 Thanksgiving Potluck 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 19-23 Thanksgiving Holiday clarksdale All Week

No School/No Griot

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Sat Dec 08 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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Tue Dec 11 Winter Performance/Art Show Meraki 5:30 - 7:00 PM

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

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Dec 24 - Jan 07 Winter Break Holiday clarksdale The Whole Time

No School/No Griot

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Mon Jan 07 GYP student leader meeting Griot Building 4 - 5 PM

GYP Students leaders meet

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Tue Jan 08 Arts Teacher Meeting Griot Building 4 - 5 PM

Griot teaching artists meet

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Thur Jan 10 Mandatory Student Orientation Griot Building 4 - 6 PM

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

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Mon Jan 14 GYP Classes Resume Griot Building 4:00 - 6:15 PM

Arts classes start for the semester. Semester forms/fees due

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Tue Jan 15 Mint Classes Resume Griot Building 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Arts classes start for the semester. Semester forms/fees due

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Mon Jan 21 MLK Holiday clarksdale All Day

No School/No Griot

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Wed Feb 13 Reward Trip/60% Day TBA All Day

GYP students that have maintained their GPA and improved a core subject by a letter grade will get to go on a trip

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Mon Feb 18 School Holiday Clarksdale All Day

No School/No Griot & College Visit

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March 11 - 15 Spring Break clarksdale All Week

No School/No Griot

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March 22 CMSD end of 3rd 9 weeks CMSD All Day

Pick-up Grades and hand out reward cards by March 28

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Thur Apr 11 Open Mic/Talent Show Meraki -

Local students are invited to perform or support their classmates

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Sat Apr 13 Juke Joint clarksdale All Day

Meraki Coffee Roastery will be open! Griot students will be performing.

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Mon/Fri Apr 19-22 Easter Holiday Earth All Day

No School/No Griot

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Thur May 16 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 20 Closing Ceremony/Senior Graduation Meraki 5:30 - 7 PM

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

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June/July Weekly arts events/classes Griot Building TBD

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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