GMS PTA News & Daily Announcements - Wednesday January 9, 2019


Here is the Good Morning Gaithersburg News Show for Wednesday 1/9. It is about 4 min. The News Show features the STEM Club with Ms. Pantella.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/6Y6RTisC00U?rel=0


MAP-R Make-up Testing

Today, we will be doing MAP-R testing make-ups.

We will make an announcement at the beginning of 1st period to ask all students who did NOT finish MAP-R (about 90 students) to report to the cafeteria for periods 1 and 2.

We will also do a make-up session during period 6 and 7 in the media center. We will also make an announcement for this session.


Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball

Congratulations to both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. They won their games against Redland MS. The scores are: boys 51-35 with outstanding performances from by Sean Mills, Solomon Mensah and Jahbari Thomas and the score of the girls’ basketball game is 41-38 our three guards: Faith, Nadia, and Jihanna led the team in scoring and assists!

The next game Wednesday, January 16th against Shady Grove MS.


Invent the Future Challenge Meeting

Today from 1-3pm Ms. Pantella will take students to the KID Museum for a meeting.


Orchestra Cluster Concert at Gaithersburg HIGH School

Tonight is our Orchestra Cluster Concert at Gaithersburg HIGH School and tomorrow is our Band Cluster Concert. Orchestra 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


SGA

The SGA will be holding a meeting today Wednesday after school- if you are unable to attend the meeting please let Ms. Mesina know.


Academic Academy

Academic Academy is cancelled after school today.


ESOL Homework Club

ESOL Homework Club is cancelled today after school.


STEM Club

STEM Club is cancelled today after school.


7th graders

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


You Have the Power Club (YHTP) sponsored by Project Change

  • Help reduce intolerance, disrespect and bullying

  • THE YHTP Club meets after school Room 311 today Wednesdays January 9, 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13

  • The Club is free but registration is required. Forms are on the GMS webpage and in the main office. Turn in the form to Mrs. Khoury in Room 709. The You Have the Power Club focuses on how to address bullying in your school and community. Please bring your completed registration form to the meeting today.


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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