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Shouldn't You Order A Yearbook Today?

Attention GMS! Yearbooks are on sale for $38 until January 30! Last year, too many students waited until the last minute and we ran out of yearbooks. Forms can be found outside Mr. Kang’s room or in the front office. Prices go up after January 30 so reserve your yearbook today!  Order online now!


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.

Some you care about starting at Gaithersburg HS next year?  SAVE THE DATE!

For GAITHERSBURG HIGH SCHOOL's Incoming Freshman Parent Meeting, Class of 2019

Wednesday, January 28, 20156:30 – 8:30 pm (Snow Date: February 5, 2015)
Gaithersburg High School Performing Arts Center

GAITHERSBURG HIGH SCHOOL: Reunión de Padres de Estudiantes de Noveno Grado, Clase del 2019

miércoles 28 de enero, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, (Dia de nieve: 5 de febrero, 2015)
Gaithersburg High School Centro de Artes

5th Grade Parent Night, 2/5 at 7 PM

5th Grade Parent Night is a great way to hear from all the Content Specialists for each subject area. You will also meet the counselors who will help answer any questions you have about the registration process, and hear from some of our current 6th grade students about their experiences at GMS.

40th Anniversary Celebration of French Immersion in MCPS


Gaithersburg Middle School celebrates the 
40th Anniversary of French Immersion in MCPS 
March 28th, 2015 
Northwood High School Auditorium 
2:00 pm-3:00 pm 


Students Issued New Computer Accounts

All MCPS students, including GMS students, have been issued Google Apps for Education (GAFE) accounts as part of the 2014-16 Strategic Technology Plan. For more information, please read Principal Goddard's letter and guidelines in English or Spanish.

One PARCC Night Remaining

Learn about the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests at the second of two evening events, each including a presentation, resource fair and breakout sessions. The second and final one is and 2/2/2015. The first was in November.  Download the PARCC Nights Flyer for more information:

A letter to Parents from Principal Goddard and Nurse Leas

Learn about the steps GMS and MCPS are taking to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.


  • Kids RideOn For Free Year Round with Smartrip Card

     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 

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