Middle School News – November 8, 2019

Happy Friday, here is some middle school news!

November 14th – Half Day and Evening for Parent-Teacher Conferences; dismissal at 11:30.

Frozen: Frozen Play  Bring a Sibling!

We are looking for two nurses or EMTs interested in traveling to DC with our grade 8 team and students to be in charge of first aid and medications. The trip will be June 1-5. This would be an ‘all expenses paid vacation’ and a small stipend to boot! If you are interested in getting more information about this opportunity, please contact Ms. LaPierre at: llapierre@gdrsd.org.

Grade 7 & 8: The Student Council invites 7th and 8th grade students to a dance on November 22nd: Glow With the Flow Dance

Grade 8: Girls STEM Summit-Statewide 2020, Expands Girls’ STEM Horizons & Closes the Gender and Diversity Gap in STEM Workforce

When:  Sunday, April 5, 2020

Where: Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA

Time:    8am-4pm

Cost:    $70 per student (includes activities, continental breakfast, lunch, and give-away.)

Who:    8th-12th grade girls interested in STEM career paths

Other:  Families may buy individual seats or block seats available for school groups

Hosted by: Jr.Tech, Inc.

During the Summit you:– Hear an inspirational keynote speech by a local female leader in a STEM field.
– Meet successful women working as experts in STEM fields, and work directly with them in hands-on career-specific workshops.
– Expand your knowledge of STEM industries and emerging career paths.
– Be inspired to continue taking STEM high school courses applicable to STEM college programs.

Click below to register.  Seats are filling quickly so do not wait to secure a spot! , Please contact Rachel with questions: rachel@juniortech.org

https://juniortech.org/2020-girls-stem-summit-statewide/

PRIDE – Positivity: Demonstrate open-mindedness. Be accepting and support diverse thinking. Have a willingness to learn.

Kathi McCollumn , Principal