GMS PTA News & Daily Announcements - Thursday January 10, 2019


MAP-M Testing Schedule

2-hour delay


MAP-M Testing

Today students will be taking MAP-M test. Staff be sure you have changed the test from Reading to Math. Again, all students with take the Math test today and Friday.

Students be sure to check your testing location. The groups are posted in the café and grade level hallways.

If you do not have a chromebook go to the media center to pick up a loaner.

All students will remain in their period 1 class until 8:25. We will ring a bell for you to go to your testing location.

Students-Do your best work on the test. This test is one data point that will help the school determine the courses you need for the rest of this year and next year.


Orchestra Cluster Concert

Congratulations to students who participated in our orchestra concert last night at Gaithersburg High School.


Band Cluster Concert

Tonight is our Band Cluster Concert at Gaithersburg HIGH School. Band students, please be sure to pick up your instruments and music at the end of the day and report to Gaithersburg HIGH School at 6pm tonight. Good luck to you. If you have an after school activity, please be sure to pick it up at dismissal time.


Book Wars Meeting

12:08-1:45 pm Book Wars Meeting today during all lunches in the media center.


Library Lunch Activity Day

Tomorrow during all lunch periods in the media center-Friendship Bracelets, coloring, and arts and crafts.


7th graders

Please be sure to turn in your Junior Achievement field trip permission slip to your World Studies Teacher.


Weight Lifting and Conditioning

After school, Weight lifting and condition will start next week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. This is open for all grade levels. Please see Mr. Frawley for details.


Weekly Calendar

Monday, January 7

MAP-R Testing-Students follow special testing schedule

No Viking Time


Tuesday, January 8

MAP-R Testing-Students follow special testing schedule

No Viking Time

3:30 pm Boys’ Basketball AWAY GMS @ Redland MS

3:30 pm Girls’ Basketball HOME Redland MS @ GMS

4:20 pm Activity Bus

7:00 pm Chorus Concert Gaithersburg High School


Wednesday, January 9

10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 5

1:00 pm Invent the Future Challenge Meeting KID Museum-Ms. Pantella

3:30 pm Math Team Competition-Rosa Parks MS

4:20 pm Activity Bus

7:00 pm String Cluster Concert - Gaithersburg High School


Thursday, January 10

MAP-M Testing -Students follow special testing schedule

No Viking Time

4:20 pm Activity Bus

7:00 pm Band Cluster Concert Gaithersburg High School


Friday, January 11

MAP-M Testing-Students follow special testing schedule

No Viking Time


Upcoming Events:

January 14

Grade 7 Finance Park

6:00 pm Identity Workshop Media Center, Rooms 500 and 502


January 15

Grade 7 Finance Park

4:20 pm Activity Bus


January 16

3:30 pm Boys’ Basketball HOME Shady Grove MS @ GMS

3:30 pm Girls’ Basketball AWAY GMS @ Shady Grove MS

4:20 pm Activity Bus


January 17

4:20 pm Activity Bus

7:00 pm Outdoor Education Parent Information Night - Cafeteria and Media Center


January 18

Model UN Conference-Ms. Sanders Room 701

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