GMS PTA News & Daily Announcements - Wednesday March 6, 2019


Sandwich Making

The Minority Scholars will hold a sandwich making party on Thursday, March 7th. The sandwiches will go towards feeding local families in need. We are asking for donations of wheat bread, peanut butter and grape or strawberry jelly. Please drop off your donations in the designated box in the main office by March 5th. Your contribution is greatly appreciated!


GMS International Night Is Back!

International Night at Gaithersburg Middle School is back! With your help, it will be better than ever!  Friday April 5!  Please support this amazing evening by sharing your Country of origin or ancestry with others.  Families and individuals are ask to show and share something with others...culture,dress, food, maps, flags. Tables will be set up for each county. Want to share a table with someone?  No worries,  grab a friend and be paired at the same table (please indicate on sign up you want to share and with who if possible). Go to the Sign Up Genius and start planning!


Outdoor Education

Permission slips and money are due to your Science teacher.

Today, Wednesday, March 6th is the last day we can accept money and permission slips.

Outdoor Education is in two weeks.


All classes for Ms. Donna Lanham are in the cooking room today 703.


No Academic Academy until March 27th.


Boys’ Soccer Try-outs

Tryouts will be held indoors today. Meet Ms. Larcamp in the cafeteria.


Business Challenge Club

Business Challenge Club is meeting today after school. Meet in the cafeteria.


You Have the Power Club

The You Have the Power Club will meet today after school. We will be working on the school-wide presentation. This club is open to all students.


SGA Meeting

There will be a regular SGA meeting after school today Wednesday, March 6th from 3:20-4:20PM


The Respite Resource Fair of the Arc de Montgomery County

Come to the fair on March 23 from 10 am to 2 pm at The Activity Center at Bohrer Park Summit Hill Farm 506 S. Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg. Learn how unpaid primary caregivers, residents, can obtain short-term and occasional relief from their obligations and other supports. Get to know potential care providers and learn more about how respite care works. More information at www.thearcmontgomerycounty.org


AM and PM Student Drop-off Expectations

  • Please pull forward in the drop off loop when bringing your child in the morning. The traffic has been backing up onto Teachers Way and causing congestion.

  • Do not drop off students on Teachers Way or in the staff parking lot near the cafeteria. This is dangerous for our students and we want to ensure their safety.

  • Please be sure your child to ready to exit the vehicle when you arrive at GMS.

GMS Soccer-Girl’s

  • Attention all girls interested in trying out for the soccer team. See Mr. Britton in the gym for forms.

  • There will be an interest meeting sometime next week.

  • Please see Mr. Britton with any questions.

  • Try-outs are Thursday, March 7h

Chromebooks

Remember chromebooks should not be taken to the lunch room.

Please leave your chromebooks in your locker.


Demystifying DORS (Division of Rehabilitation Services) - Workshop

Featuring Marcia Rohrer, Program Manager I, Maryland State Department of Education,

Division of Rehabilitation Services

This meeting is open to all who want to learn about DORS. Families, teachers, or others who work with Middle School age students and older students/youth and adults may benefit from all the information Marcia will share. Please register for this meeting, so we can be prepared to welcome you.

  • Unlock the mystery of the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

  • Understand the difference between Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) and Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)

  • Explore the partnership between DORS and DDA

  • Learn how to connect with DORS Supported Employment

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:30-9 pm - NEW DATE

The Arc Montgomery County

11600 Nebel Street, Rockville, MD 20852

Registration is required; online registration opens one month prior to each meeting at www.TheArcMontgomeryCounty.org/connect/agency-calendar

Thank you for sharing this information with others!

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