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GMS PTA News &Daily Announcements - Thursday October 11, 2018

Be sure to order your yearbook now for $35.00! After October 26th the price will go up. You can order online at See Ms. Marie Dolan in room 300 if you have any questions.

The Annual GUYS of GMS Induction Ceremony will be held tonight Thursday evening from 5-7. The final deadline for Guys of GMS applications is Wednesday October 10th. Students Please come to the ceremony dress in shirt and tie and slacks (nice dress jeans or khakis are ok). If you do not own a tie one will be provided for you upon arrival. Please encourage your parents to attend. Staff if you are in the building during this time we could really use a couple minutes of your time to help get our young men set up and ready to go.

Book Wars Club is meeting during all lunches on Thursday, October 11. Anyone that is interested can join us. Pick up a pass in the Media Center before lunch.

After School Activities Thursday:

· Due to the rain Cross Country and Softball practice is cancelled.

· Beginning today October 11, 2018 join the GMS Gardening Club from 3:10-4:20 PM sponsored by So What Else. Meet in the cafeteria. This Club will meet on the second Thursday of the month-November 8th and December 14th. Earn Student Service Learning hours as you grow your interest in plants and nature.

· Queer Society

· Drama

· ESOL Homework Club

· Forensics Club

· Boys Choir

· Soccer with Identity

· Cooking/Wellness

· Volleyball

· Bocce

· Badminton/Ping Pong

Fall Book Fair is Coming to GMS

The book fair is coming the week of October 22nd. Be on the look out for a signup genius next week to volunteer.

xMinds IEP Clinic / Clinica del IEP

Saturday, October 20, 2018; 1–4 p.m.

Place: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville

100 Welsh Park Dr., Rockville, MD 20850

Cost: Free for members; Non-members: $20

For Registration and more information go to

PPMD ha proporcionado gentilmente auriculares para permitir la interpretación simultánea de esta presentación al Español. El número de auriculares es limitado, por lo que es necesario registrarse. La Coordinadora de Enlace Latina del PPMD, Mariela Pijem, estará disponible para hablar con las familias de habla hispana sobre cualquier inquietud que tengan con respecto al IEP de su hijo durante la parte de consulta de la Clínica. Registrese AQUI

GMS New Spirit Wear Items

Hey parents, we have new Spirit Wear items and you can find them buy them in the following website: With the weather changing there are many options for the kids.

Previously Announced

Chromebook Expectations

  • Chromebooks should be put into lockers during lunch and PE.

  • Chromebooks should NOT be use during breakfast.

  • Students should NOT borrow or use another students chromebook.

  • If a student says their chromebook is missing they should check with their 1st period teacher first and then go back through their schedule to try and find it. If they can’t find the chromebook then they should go to the media center to report it. If a student goes to the media center to report it missing and then it is found the period 1 teacher needs to send an email so it can be removed from the missing list.

  • If a chromebook is damaged the student should take the chromebook to the media center to Ms. Tanner and she will create a unicenter ticket.

GMStrong for October

Our GMStrong theme for October is healthy activities. Throughout the month staff and students will discuss and participate in healthy activities. During all lunches, one row of tables in the café will be allowed to eat their lunch outside in the courtyard and then play soccer and football in the courtyard. Each day a different row of tables will be given this opportunity. This will continue for the month of October.

Student Service Learning Opportunity-School-Age Students

Grades 6-12, are needed to participate in the “Future Vote” Program. Future Vote students will serve as Election Day student aides during the 2018 Gubernatorial General Election on Tuesday, November 6. Students and their guardians must attend mandatory training to participate in the Future Vote Program and, if applicable, students will receive Student Service Learning (SSL) credits.

Future Voter Registration:


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