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GIHS announces December Viking Values Students of the Month

Students of the Month photo

GIHS announces December Viking Values Students of the Month

Principal Hillary Kretz-Harvey, Assistant Principal Jon Lattanzio, and Dean of Students Clare Battle of Grand Island High School have announced the Viking Values Students of the Month for December.

The Viking Values Students of the Month are nominated by the departments of World Language, Social Studies, Mathematics, English, Business, Art, Physical Education, Music, Technology, and Science.

Pictured, from left: Principal Hillary Kretz-Harvey, Dean of Students Clare Battle, Assistant Principal Jon Lattanzio; Addison Flegal, sophomore, nominated by the Technology Department; Torin Roth, junior, Music Department; Lily Johnson, sophomore, Physical Education Department; Jacob Schiesser, senior, Business Department; Fiona Joss, junior, Art Department; Erick Wittmann, senior, Science Department; Berin Celik, senior, English Department; Patrick Johnston, senior, Social Studies Department; Kieran Meisel, freshman, Math Department; Hayden Garey, sophomore, World Language Department.

The Viking Values Students of the Month are chosen based on character, academic performance, effort, behavior, social relationships, and attendance.

  • Character: The student demonstrates the Viking Values of respect, responsibility, safety, and compassion.
  • Academic performance: The student is passing all classes taken within the department; demonstrates excellent class participation and completion of assignments.
  • Effort: The student demonstrates good effort in class and works up to or exceeds innate ability.
  • Behavior: Both inside and outside of the classroom, the student obeys rules, shows respect to peers and adults, and is well mannered.
  • Social relationships: The student displays leadership, a willingness to help peers, and shows respect towards others.
  • Attendance – The student attends school regularly and arrives at school and classes on time.

Photo by Larry Austin/Grand Island Central School District