GMS PTA News & Daily Announcements - Tuesday November 27, 2018

All-County West Honors Band

Congratulations to the following 7th and 8th grade students for recording an audition and being accepted into the All-County West Honors Band! Students will have 3 long compacted rehearsals and will be performing in a concert this Saturday evening, December 1 at Richard Montgomery High School at 7:30PM. (Their first rehearsal was snowed out November 15, but they were able to schedule a make-up.)


Amanda Schofer-7th Grade Omar Basar–8th

Jessica Cline-Thomas–8th Timothy Green–8th

Vanessa Miller–8th Elise Liberty–8th

Anneke Scace–8th Natalie Webb–8th


Honorable Mention to

Tracy Lee -7th Grade

Sean Erb – 8th Grade

These students passed the audition, but had conflicts with the rehearsal schedule.


After School Activities

Jazz Band today Tuesday November 27th AND Thursday the 29th.

Bocce and Volleyball after school activities have ended.


Clubs meeting today 11/27/18

  • Drama Club

  • ESOL Homework Club

  • Yearbook

  • Arts and Activism

  • GEMS

  • The STEM Club will not be meeting in November. Stem Club will resume on December 5.

Media Center Activities

  • Thursday-Book Wars All Lunch Periods-Media Center

  • Friday-Library Lunch Activity All Lunch Periods-Media Center


Honor Roll and Straight A students

Congratulations to our GMS Quarter 1 Honor Roll and Straight A students! We will be having Honor Roll Celebrations during Viking Time and the Straight A Pizza Lunch Celebration next week!

We need parents to help serve during Honor Roll treats and Straight A pizza lunches!


Honor Roll (this includes straight A) Celebrations will be as follows:

  • Tuesday December 4 – 6th Grade Honor Roll Celebration – 10:30 to 11:10

  • Wednesday December 5 – 7th Grade Honor Roll Celebration – 10:30 to 11:10

  • Thursday December 6 – 8th Grade Honor Roll Celebration – 10:30 to 11:10

**If you are able to help during any of the dates and times below please email Kari Primozic at kariprimozic@starpower.net


Straight A Pizza lunch celebrations will be on Friday December 7th – during lunch periods:

  • 6th Grade Lunch – 12:30 to 1:15

  • 7th Grade Lunch – 11:45 to 12:30

  • 8th Grade Lunch – 11:00 to 11:45

**If you are able to help on Friday, December 7th during any of these times please email Trang Gisler at t_d_gisler@yahoo.com


Gift Card Raffle

We would also like to have a gift card raffle for our GMS students during each of the honor roll and straight A celebrations!! If you are able to donate a gift card valued at $5 or $10 to subway, 7-11, Starbucks etc. please send in to front office in an envelop labeled GMS PTA Honor Roll/Straight A – attention Kari Primozic. THANK YOU!


Calendar of Events

Monday, November 26, 2018

Grade 7 Students-Signs of Suicide Lesson in IM Classes

10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 5

5:30-8:30 pm Latino Parent Community Forum with Dr. Smith MCPS Superintendent (See attachment)


Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Grade 7 Students-Signs of Suicide Lesson in IM Classes

10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 6

4:20 pm Activity Bus


Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Grade 6 Students-Signs of Suicide Lesson in Math 6 Classes

10:40-11:10 am GMStrong!-Generosity

4:20 pm Activity Bus


Thursday, November 29, 2018

Grade 6 Students-Signs of Suicide Lesson in Math 6 Classes

10:40-11:10 am GMStrong!- Generosity

4:20 pm Activity Bus


Friday, November 30, 2018

10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 7


Upcoming Events:

December 4, 2018 10:40 am Grade 6 Straight A and Honor Roll Celebration

December 5, 2018 10:40 am Grade 7 Straight A and Honor Roll Celebration

December 6, 2018 10:40 am Grade 8 Straight A and Honor Roll Celebration

December 7, 2018 10:40 am All Grades Straight A and Honor Roll Group Picture

11:15 am-1:20 pm Straight A Pizza Luncheon- Room 703

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