GMS PTA News & Daily Announcements - Friday November 16, 2018

SSL Hrs Opportunity

  • Attention Students!  Would you like to earn SSL hours?  Come to the Preparing for Success Conference at Montgomery College in Germantown on Saturday, November 17th from 9:30-2:30.  This year's theme is Navigating Life, the Streets and social media.  See Ms. Mesina in room 101 for more information about registration.  

  • Also, There will be a conference on Sunday April 7, 2019 from 12:30—4:30 PM at Richard Montgomery High School where students can learn more about healthy teen dating and respectful relationships.  A PSA contest is now open where students and student groups can create a 60 second video. Winners can win up to $1,000.00 in cash prizes and gift cards. See Ms. Mesina for more information!

Model UN

On Saturday our Model UN classes will be competing at a competition at George Washington University. We know you will do well.


No After School Activities Next Week

Next week there are no after school activities on Tuesday 11/20 or Wednesday 11/21 due to the short school week.


Turkey Trot

The Viking Warrior Turkey Trot is rescheduled for Wednesday, November 21. There are still Turkey Trot shirts available to purchase! Please make sure you see Ms. Larcamp or Mr. Meier if you would like a shirt.  If you already purchased a shirt, stop by room 809 to pick it up!


Giant A+ Rewards-Gaithersburg Middle School ID# 00795 Our school is participating in the Giant A+ School Rewards Program, a great school fundraising program that runs from September 7, 2018–March 16, 2019. This is an easy way for you to help our school earn CASH each time you, your family members and friends shop at any Giant Food Store. Please help our school and register your Giant Card to our SCHOOL ID# 00795.

* Visit https://giantfood.com/school-rewards/ Follow the prompts to create your online account. You'll need your 12-digit Giant Card number and the School ID #. IF YOU DON'T KNOW YOUR GIANT CARD NUMBER CALL 1-877-366-2668 OPTION #1 REMEMBER...if you supported our school last year, you DO NOT need to register your card again!


Shop at Amazon

Our school is participating in the Amazon Smile Program. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

Shop on AmazonSmile and designate Gaithersburg Middle School  PTA  as your charity to help support the PTA with every purchase -  https://smile.amazon.com/


To change your charitable organization:

Sign in to smile.amazon.comon your desktop or mobile phone browser.From your desktop, go to Your Accountfrom the navigation at the top of any page, and then select the option to Change your Charity. Or, from your mobile browser, select Change your Charity from the options at the bottom of the page.Select a new charitable organization to support.


Important Dates and Events

Wednesday, November 21, 2018.

1:00 pm World Cup Soccer Tournament Finals


Friday, November 16, 2018

10:40 am-11:10 am Viking Time 2

11:30 am-1:30 pm Bridge Thanksgiving


Upcoming Events:

November 19, 2018    6:00 pm Identity Workshop  

November 20-21         NO ACTIVITY BUS

November 20, 2018    Report Card Distribution

November 21, 2018    12:30 pm Early Release-No Activity Bus

November 22-23         No School

November 26            5:30-8:30 PM Latino Forum with Superintendent Dr. Smith


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