THERE ARE NO ACTIVITY BUSES THIS WEEK
Welcome to Gaithersburg Middle School
Pictured at right: Sixth grade students collaborating to edit a movie in their "Lights, Camera, Literacy!" class.
5th Grade Parent Night Presentation
If you missed the presentation at 5th Grade Parent Night, or you want to review it, here is a PDF of the PowerPoint 5th Grade Language Arts Presentation and one of the 5th Grade Math Presentation.
PERMISSION FORMS ARE PAST DUE
Sixth Grade Outdoor Education will be held February 23-27,
2015 at the Smith Center in Rockville, MD. This is an amazing time full of science and team building. Permission packets (available here in English or Spanish) were sent home but very few have been returned. PLEASE check to make sure that your child's signed permission slip along with a check for $76 are turned in to your child's science teacher. If money is an issue, please email Lola Rogers or call Ms. Moaadel at 301-840-4554. We want all sixth grade students to attend. If you need a paper copy of the permission packet, one can be had in the front office.
Cold Weather is here! SNOW BOOTS AND COATS NEEDED
Dear Gaithersburg Middle School Families:
The Linkages to Learning Program at GMS needs your help with the collection of gently used (and clean) winter coats AND snow boots for children, teens and adults. Please turn them in at the main office, where a box has been set up, or bring them to the Linkages office on the second floor, room 708. If you have any questions, or need a receipt upon your donation, please contact Alcira Aldana-Colón with the Linkages to Learning program at 301-840-2784.
40th Anniversary Celebration of French Immersion in MCPS
Gaithersburg Middle School celebrates the 40th Anniversary of French Immersion in MCPS on March 28th, 2015 at Northwood High School Auditorium from 2:00 pm-3:00 pm.
For more information, visit http://babacsy.wix.com/immersion or contact Veronique_M_Johnson@mcpsmd.org or Claire_Zapatka@mcpsmd.org.
Forums will be held for the public on two dates in four locations. Please read more at http www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org boe superintendent search .
Montgomery County parents guardians who wish to request a Change of School Assignment (COSA) for their children from their home school may begin the process during the upcoming transfer season—February 2 through April 1, 2015. Complete information is available on
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation, Division of Transit Services, continues its Kids Ride Free program in 2015. The Kids Ride Free program provides free rides on county Ride On buses and certain Metrobus routes within Montgomery County on weekdays
The MAP are computerized tests in Language Usage, Mathematics and Reading, and Science. GMS MAP assessments (MAPM MAPR) are in Mathematics and Reading. The score is immediately available and is reported in a Rasch UnIT (RIT). RIT Score