4/21/19

This is Ann Dolan Principal at Gaithersburg Middle School.

Follow Principal Dolan for daily highpoints: on Twitter: @Gaithersburg_MS

Please refer to our website with more details about our upcoming events this week:http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/gaithersburgms/

Shout Outs:

  • Thanks to Mr. Padilla, Ms. Becker, Ms. Larcamp, Mr. Rosenberg, Mr. Meier for organizing the Basketball Jamboree.
  • Thanks to Ms. Pinto, Ms. Daphnee and Ms. Beth for a wonderful GEMS field trip.

New Manna Food Distribution at GMS

  • Manna Food Center will have free food distribution at Gaithersburg Middle School beginning on April 23 in room 200.
  • Food distribution will take place weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-7:00 PM
  • You must register one day in advance by calling the Manna Food Center at 301-424-1130.

Report Card Distribution

  • Report cards were distributed on Tuesday, April 16th the day before spring break.
  • If your child did not get their report card, they should go to the counseling office.

8th Grade End of the Year Celebration Field Trip:

  • 8th graders will be going to Hershey Park for the End of the Year Celebration on June 7. 
  • Please return permission formand money to the school by Friday, April 26. If there are any questions or concerns please contact  Larcamp or Mr. Padilla.

Grade 8 Promotion-New Date:

  • Due to MCPS extending the school year, the new date for the GMS promotion is Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:00 pm Gaithersburg High School Center for Performing Arts
  • The GMS dance will take place at GMS following the promotion.

Monday, April 22, 2019

  • No School-Spring Break

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

  • 8th Grade College and Career Field Trip
    • Students going to Princeton University arrive at GMS at 7:15 AM and return to GMS at 7:30 PM. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
    • All other college and career field trips are taking placing within the regular school day. Students need to bring a lunch.
  • Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Video in English and ESOL classes
  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 7
  • 10:40-11:10 am Grade 6 Straight A and Honor Roll Celebration Courtyard
  • 4:20 pm Activity Bus

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

  • Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Election Voting in English and ESOL classes
  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 1
  • 10:40-11:10 am Grade 7 Straight A and Honor Roll Celebration Courtyard
  • 11:14 am-1:20 pm Black-eyed Susan Voting Party -All Lunch Periods Media Center
  • 3:30 pm Boys’ Soccer HOME Montgomery Village MS @ GMS
  • 3:30 pm Girls’ Soccer AWAY GMS @ Montgomery Village MS
  • 4:20 pm Activity Bus

Thursday, April 25, 2019

  • Take Your Son and Daughter to Work Day
  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 2-6th Grade Peer Leaders Meeting
  • 10:40-11:10 am Grade 8 Straight A and Honor Roll Celebration Courtyard
  • 4:20 pm Activity Bus

Friday, April 26, 2019

  • 7:00 am – 5:30 pm 15th Annual GCDC Model UN Conference Washington, D.C.
  • 9:30 am-11:00 am ESOL Field Trip Montgomery College Rockville Campus-
    Hunsberger
  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 3

Upcoming Events:

April 29-May 3          

  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • PTA Book Fair-Media Center

April 29, 2019            

10:40-11:10 am GMStrong! Family Support

April 30, 2019            

  • 10:40-11:10 am GMStrong! Family Support
  • 3:30 pm Boys’ Soccer AWAY GMS @ Forest Oak MS
  • 3:30 pm Girls’ Soccer HOME Forest Oak MS @ GMS
  • 4:20 pm Activity Bus
  • 5:30-8:30 PM  Latino Community Forum
  • Topics: Bilingual Advantages, Enrichment Opportunities
  • Forest Oak Middle School
  • Food and childcare provided
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May 1-31                      Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 1, 2019                

10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 4                                             

4:20 pm Activity Bus 

May 2, 2019               

10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 5

3:30 pm Boys’ Soccer HOME Argyle MS @ GMS

3:30 pm Girls’ Soccer AWAY GMS @ Argyle MS

4:20 pm Activity Bus

May 3, 2019               

10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 6

11:14 am-1:20 pm Library Lunch Activity Day-All Lunch Periods Media Center