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GMS PTA News & Daily Announcements - Wednesday October 17, 2018

Fall Book Fair is Coming to GMS

The fall book fair is from Monday, Oct 22 through Friday, Oct 26. Students are encouraged to come find a new adventure in some great books. We will be open from 8:00am until 3:00pm, and they can stop in anytime with permission from their teacher. We will also be open until 5:30pm during the SGA Dance on Thursday Oct 25. Parents are always welcome.

We are looking for volunteers to help make this a successful event for our students and our school. Please use the sign up genius if you can help:


The SGA is asking for donations of water and Candy Bars for the Fall Dance and the Basketball games. Any donation can be brought into room 101. If you have any questions or would like to make other arrangements for drop off, please contact Ms. Mesina. The SGA is also looking for Volunteers for the dance. Please check the Sign Up Genius to see how you can help!

Wednesday After School Activities

  • Softball

  • Art Club

  • Piano/Guitar

  • Math Team

  • STEM

  • Film

  • Project Change Service Club

  • Cheerleading

  • Badminton/Ping Pong

  • Volleyball

  • Bocce

  • Sports


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.


Congratulations to the GMS GEMS on their induction ceremony last night. We look forward to your great work this school year.


Boys’ softball team lost 16-10 to Shady Grove MS.  The boys played hard.  See you tomorrow at a home game against Montgomery Village MS.

GMS girls’ softball defeated Shady Grove MS 13-1.  The Vikings were led by Savannah Mills, who pitched a complete game, and by Regan Carrasco, Ciara Williams, and Nadia McBeth at the plate.  Congratulations, ladies!  Next game is tomorrow at Montgomery Village MS. 

Congratulations to both our Cross Country boys and girls teams as they both beat Shady Grove MS! Reminder there is no practice today, rest up for the race tomorrow!

GMS World Cup

Attention soccer fans! The GMS world cup is back for 2018. You will get a chance to compete against other GMS students in a 7 on 7 soccer tournament later this month and against another Middle School on Nov. 13th. Get your team together and come see Sr. Padilla or Mrs. Larcamp for a permission slip and team roster sheet. Get your cleats on and come out and play!

Music Department Fundraiser

10/15-10/24 Music Department Fundraiser Yankee Candle

Funds raised with support the music program

Gaithersburg High School Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences Program

Parents and students are invited to attend an information meeting on Thursday, October 18 at 6:00 PM at Gaithersburg HS in the Performing Arts Center to learn more about the Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences program available to your Grade 8 student. We will discuss program structure, application process, and deadlines. We hope you are able to attend.

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.

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.

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