GDRMS Weekly News – January 18, 2019

I hope everyone is ready for winter, finally!

New IA students will start a new cycle of Integrated Arts classes on Tuesday, January 22nd, please refer to School Brain for the schedule.

Grades closed for all quarter 2 assignments on January 18th; all grades will be updated in School Brain for ‘Report Cards’ by 3pm on January 25th. Please plan to take a few moments with your middle schooler(s) to review this mid-year grades and to make plans for continued success in the second half of the year.

We are looking for donations for recess equipment for grades 5-8 – new or gently used – soccer balls, footballs, frisbees, playground balls, basketballs, decks of cards, uno, and/or board games that can be played in 15 minutes. Any donations are appreciated, please send to the North or South offices.

Here are some important info sheets on opioid usage by student athletes from the Massachusetts Department of Health:  http://masstapp.edc.org/rx-student-athlete

News from Nurse Flett:

We have recently been made aware of a manufacturer recall for the Mylan brand Epi Pen 0.3mg and Epi Pen JR 0/15mg, and their authorized generic versions. Please reference the company website for specific product information.

PRIDE Empathy: Demonstrate kindness and compassion for others.

Go Pats!

Kathi McCollumn, Principal