Welcome to Gaithersburg Middle School
Students are encouraged to purchase a graphing calculator (TI-83+) for Algebra I and higher. If you choose not to purchase one, students will have the opportunity to borrow one from GMS. Students who lose or damage a borrowed graphing calculator must be assigned a financial obligation for the cost of the calculator. Parents are requested NOT to purchase book bags with wheels as these items will not fit into lockers. Students are expected to bring:
- Three-ring binder (2” or 2.5”) with notebook paper
- #2 pencils
- Package of colored pencils
- Notebook pencil pouch
- Highlighters (2)
- Black and white composition books (2)
- Ball point pens – blue or black
- Notebook dividers
- Set of fine line markers
- Red checking pens
- Spiral notebooks (3)
- Pocket folders (5)
- Other supplies as designated by teachers
New Grade Six Orientation Sessions
Gaithersburg Middle School will have two incoming grade six orientation sessions, one on July 11 @ 1:00 and again on August 1 @ 1:00. Parents and students are welcome to come and tour the school, ask questions and become familiar with Gaithersburg Middle School.
Summer School Information Available
Summer School registration packets are available now in Spanish and English. Summer School Bus arrival and departure schedules are also available.
Bridge Open House
For parents and students interested in the Bridge Program, from 11 am to noon on August 21st.
New Vaccination Requirements for 2014-2015
ATTENTION PARENTS: NEW!
Effective the 2014-15 school year, all students entering the 7th grade
must have received a Tdap and Meningococcal vaccination.
Students lacking proper proof of vaccination will not be allowed to
attend school after the 21st calendar day after school begins.
- MCV4 (Meningococcal)
- Tdap (tetanus, diptheria, pertussis)
Call your doctor to make sure your student is up-to-date.
Do you want to have fun, make friends, get student service learning hours, and help our community? Then join the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). This committee plans under 21 activities such as Teen Café, Soccer, Basketball events and activities for
Gaithersburg Middle School will have two incoming grade six orientation sessions, one on July 11 @ 1 00 and again on August 1 @ 1 00. Parents and students are welcome to come and tour the school, ask questions and
ATTENTION PARENTS NEW Effective the 2014 15 school year, all students entering the 7th grade must have received a Tdap and Meningococcal vaccination. Students lacking proper proof of vaccination will not be allowed to attend school after the