Middle School News April 2, 2020 p.m. edition!

Good Afternoon from the Middle School (virtually) – Welcome Grade 4 parents as well! A. Parents as teachers: Parents have been immersed in suddenly becoming teachers in their own homes, here is a webinar that might be helpful: Parents as First Teachers: Supporting Reading Development at Home in Culturally Responsive Ways Monday, April 6, 2020 4pm Eastern … read more

empathy april

Middle School News April 2, 2020

Hey Everyone! I hope that this is finding all in the GDRMS community doing well and keeping sane! I have enjoyed seeing the padlet for the daily school spirit theme postings! Tomorrow, everyone is encouraged to Light it up Blue for Autism awareness….so if you are in a zoom class tomorrow, be sure to have blue … read more

determination march

Middle School News – March 6, 2020

Good Evening – here’s some news from the Middle School….and there is a lot going on! All available grades should be up to date in School Brains  as of this past Wednesday, March 4th. This is a good time to review grades with your child(ren). Looking for something fun to do this Sunday? How about cheering … read more

determination jan 20

Middle School News January 23, 2020

Good Evening Everyone! Just a reminder that tomorrow is a half day for teacher professional development work. Teachers will be working on developing skills/strategies for Responsive Classroom. Dismissal will be at 11:30 a.m. After School Wanderers – Please remind your middle schooler(s) that if they are in the school after school hours that they are here for a purpose, … read more

Integrity january

Middle School News – January 17, 2020

Good Evening – here’s some news from the middle school! January 22nd 6:30 – 7:30 pm Parent Informational Night: Queen Bees, Wanabees, Masterminds and Wingmen: This presentation will discuss  the issues of adolescents and the way they behave towards others in their gender group. This will explore both the feminine and masculine dynamics that occur in … read more

respect january

Middle School News – January 10, 2020

Grades were just updated on January 8th by all teachers. The last day to turn in assignments for 2nd quarter will be January 28th. Grades will be final at 3pm on February 4th.Lunch/Recess Monitor: We are looking for a parent interested in being a lunch/recess monitor. This is a paid position and will require an interview, a cori and … read more

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Middle School News December 20, 2019

Good Afternoon GDRMS Community! Loaves and Fishes – Thank you for your December donation to Loaves and Fishes last Friday. The Student Council and Peace Club collected 199.7 pounds of food for the pantry. Our next Spirit Day and food collection will be on February 7th. News from our Health Office – On January 8th, our district … read more

Empathy December

Middle School News December 12, 2019

Tomorrow will be a half day, students will be dismissed at 11:30.  The Student Council and Peace Club is sponsoring a Spirit Day – Ugly Sweater Day! As a ticket to Spirit Day, we are asking that all participants donate a box or can food item to Loaves and Fishes.  Donation bins will be located inside the South and North buildings. While teachers will … read more

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Middle School News December 7, 2019

Don’t worry – I did not forget the weekly GDRMS news! Friday, 12/13 will be a half day of school, with dismissal at 11:30. All teachers and administrators will be working on a wide range of professional development pursuits, designed to meet specific teacher goals for growth. Winter Break will begin after a full day … read more


Middle School News November 27, 2019

Some Middle School Updates… Thanksgiving Break – 11:30 dismissal on Wednesday, November 27th. No school on Thursday or Friday. Grades in School Brains will be updated tomorrow (bi-weekly), this would be a great time to look over grades and any missing assignments with your middle schooler. Basketball – Open to students in grades 6, 7, … read more