GMS Presents: Sleeping Beauty and the Beast
December 2nd and 3rd at 7 pm. $3
“Sleeping Beauty and the Beast,” a comedic version of “Sleeping
Beauty” and “Beauty and the Beast” combined. Princess Rose is in love
with Prince Charmless who must go on an adventure to save his princesses
kingdom from eternal sleep. Along the way, Prince Charmless finds new
friends, Headless Horseman and Puss in Boots, to help him find the Wicked
Faerie to remove the curse from Princess Ross’ kingdom. Along the way,
there are many obstacles that the trio must overcome to ensure the kingdoms
safety. Come out and enjoy this comedy of two Disney Classics, with a
Welcome to Gaithersburg Middle School
Extended Day Programs at GMS
The purpose of GMS Extended Day Program (EDP) is to provide students additional instructional time through extended learning opportunities to support them in meeting and exceeding on or above grade level course expectations as indicated in the Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) curriculum. GMS EDP will begin on Dec 2, 2015 and will end on March 9, 2016 from 3:15-4:30 pm. The courses being offered are *support for math 6 and IM, *support for reading 6, and *Lights Camera Literacy Plus. The Lights Camera Literacy Plus is for students who have taken LCL in the summer or who are currently enrolled and would like to enhance their skills. All of the course are free of charge and open to all 6th and 7th grade students. Please complete the registration form.
In July of 2015, The Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation, which assists local health and human service and arts non-profit organizations in Montgomery County, awarded Gaithersburg Middle School $150,000 to implement GMStrong! The 3 non-profits that are working with us are NAMI of Montgomery County, RIM and Project Change. This grant focuses on the social and emotional needs of middle school students. For more information, visit the GMStrong! page.
Model United Nations Class
SNOW BOOTS AND COATS NEEDED
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.
A message about police body cameras in school
French Immersion Program Slide Show
Interested in continuing French Immersion in 6th grade? Review the presentation made on 10.7.15 to incoming students and parents.
6th Graders and Parents: Outdoor Education is here!
Our second group of 6th graders is at the Smith Center now. For all the details, visit our Outdoor Education page.
2015-2016 Yearbooks Can Be Ordered Today!
Attention all students AND staff! Hold onto your middle school memories by reserving your 2015-2016 yearbook! The yearbook is a collection of photos and memories of Gaithersburg Middle School MADE BY GMS students. For the past two years we have run out of yearbooks at the end of the year. We don’t want that to happen again so make sure you reserve yours for only $38 by ordering today! Please ask your first period teachers for yearbook forms. Additional forms can be found outside Mr. Kang’s classroom (rm 804). But the best way to reserve your yearbook is by ordering online. Get yours today!
students enter the 7 th or 8 th grade, you must have
provided proof of new mandatory immunization requirements.
you have not provided this information, your child may be excluded from
Meningococcal (MCV) & Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria,
The City of Gaithersburg is hosting and sponsoring a variety of activities to celebrate CHARACTER COUNTS! month in October. Some are open to the public, others are open to select audiences. All of them embrace the Six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.
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