This is Ann Dolan Principal at Gaithersburg Middle School.

Follow Principal Dolan for daily highpoints: on Twitter: @Gaithersburg_MS

Please refer to our website with more details about our upcoming events this week: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/gaithersburgms/

Shout Outs:

Congratulations to our 8th Grade Band:

  • They received the highest score of superior for sight reading and an overall rating of excellent from the judges at their festival yesterday. 
  • Your cinematic and dynamic performance wowed the audience and other music directors in attendance.  Bravo!  We are so incredibly proud of you!
  • We are looking forward to hearing all our band and orchestra ensembles at our spring concert May 22nd.

JETS Night (Journey into Engineering Technology and Science):

  • Thanks to Ms. Lopez and the GMS Science department for organizing and implementing the various hands-on activities.
  • Thanks to the PTA for providing free food for the event.

Grade 8 Promotion-New Date:

  • Due to MCPS extending the school year, the new date for the GMS promotion is Thursday, June 13, 2019 6:00 pm Gaithersburg High School Center for Performing Arts
  • The GMS dance will take place at GMS following the promotion.

8th Grade End of the Year Celebration Field Trip:

  • 8th graders will be going to Hershey Park for the End of the Year Celebration on June 7. 
  • Please return permission formand money to the school by April 15. If there are any questions or concerns please contact  Larcamp or Mr. Padilla.

Shoe Drive:

  • Project Change is sponsoring a shoe collection at GMS from March 4 to May 4.
  • The donated shoes can be worn or new.
  • The shoes will go to micro-entrepreneurs in developing nations.
  • The collection box is in the main office.

Monday, April 15, 2019

  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 5
  • 6:00 pm Identity Workshop Cafeteria, Media Center, Rooms 500 & 502

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

  • Basketball Jamboree
  • GEMS Field Trip
  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 6-7th Grade Peer Leaders Meeting
  • 2:50 pm Report Card Distribution

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

  • Spring Break-No School

Thursday, April 18, 2019

  • Spring Break-No School

Friday, April 19, 2019

  • Spring Break-No School

Upcoming Events:

April 22, 2019            

No School-Spring Break

April 23, 2019            

  • 8th Grade College and Career Field Trips                               
  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 7                          
  • 10:40-11:10 am Grade 6 Straight A and Honor Roll Celebration Courtyard
  • 4:20 pm Activity Bus

April 24, 2019            

  • Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Election-View Video
  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 1
  • 10:40-11:10 am Grade 7 Straight A and Honor Roll Celebration Courtyard
  • 11:14 am-1:20 pm Black-eyed Susan Voting Party -All Lunch Periods Media Center
  •  3:30 pm Boys’ Soccer HOME Montgomery Village MS @ GMS
  • 3:30 pm Girls’ Soccer AWAY GMS @ Montgomery Village MS
  • 4:20 pm Activity Bus

April 25, 2019            

  • Take Your Son and Daughter to Work Day
  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 2-6th Grade Peer Leaders Meeting
  • 10:40-11:10 am Grade 8 Straight A and Honor Roll Celebration Courtyard
  • 4:20 pm Activity Bus

April 26, 2019            

  • 7:00 am – 5:30 pm 15th Annual GCDC Model UN Conference Washington, D.C.
  • 9:30 am-11:00 am ESOL Field Trip Montgomery College -Ms. Hunsberger
  • 10:40-11:10 am Viking Time 3