GMS PTA News & Daily Announcements - Tuesday October 30, 2018


SGA Pennies for Patients The SGA is conducting a penny drive for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. This organization collects money to further research efforts for people with blood cancers. The SGA will be collecting coins and online donations. Our school donation site is also listed on the GMS website for more information.



SGA Fall Spirit Week 10/29 to 11/2, 2018

GMStrong!

Is back today, Tuesday Oct 30th and tomorrow, Wednesday 31st! GMStrong! is a wonderful opportunity to have FUN and build relationships with each other. Today students will participate in Healthy stations. Posters are up to inform students of their classroom location for GMStrong!


Cross Country

Attention all Cross Country runners, remember the end of season party is today after school in Ms. Guthrie’s room 404.


Gardening Club

Come learn basic survival skills and earn SSL hours with Garden Club this Thursday November 1 during after school hours as they harvest the sweet potatoes that have been growing at GMS since Garden Club planted them back in June! Come help us celebrate our bounty! Meet in the cafeteria. After the sweet potato harvest, Garden Club will be meeting next on November 8, 2018.


MCPS Math Progress Checks

The GMS math department will be giving the MCPS Math progress check this week. This will impact your students with extended time accommodations. The new guideline for administering progress check states that students with extended time need to finish their progress check in one sitting. Please excuse these students as they may miss portion of your class that day.

  • IM (7th graders and some 6th grader) – Tuesday, Oct 30th

  • Math 6 (6th graders) – Wednesday, Oct 31st

  • Algebra (7th and 8th graders) – Friday, Nov 2nd

Tuesday After School Activities

  • Softball Game: Boys @ Home and Girl’s @ Away

  • GMS Soccer tournament begins today

  • Jazz Band

  • Drama Club

  • ESOL homework club

  • Yearbook

  • Arts and Activism

  • GEMS

  • Volleyball

  • Bocce

Wednesday After School Activities

  • Softball

  • Art Club

  • Piano/Guitar

  • Math Team

  • STEM

  • Film

  • Project Change Service Club

  • Cheerleading

  • Badminton/Ping Pong

  • Volleyball

  • Bocce

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