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New Vaccination Requirements For This Year

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.


Please visit the Back To School Information Page

to learn about new teachers, new requirements, school policies, bus stops and times, and more.


6th Grade Orientation: Thurs 8/21 7:55-11:40AM

Orientation is optional but encouraged for 6th graders. Students may ride the bus from their regular designated stop at the usual time and buses will return students to their stops after the program. Students will have a chance to learn their way around the building, follow a sample schedule, meet classmates and staff, and learn about cafeteria and dismissal procedures.


SUPPLIES LIST

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

Bridge Open House

For parents and students interested in the Bridge Program, from 11 am to noon on August 21st.


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