February 21, 2016 - Vol. 55

GMS STEM Academy Ambassadors Shine at the GCISD Special Programs Expo

Join the Sci Girls as they design and create Stained Glass Art!

Come see how Dr. John Doughney (GCISD Executive Director of Learning) and his wife Nancy use the Engineering Design process to create beautiful stained glass art. You will be involved in learning all the steps to complete a specialized project for our GMS STEM Academy. You don’t want to miss it!!

See this link for more information and to signup.

GMS STEM Academy 2016-2017 Q&A - March 3, 2016 at 6 pm

As we look towards enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year, we would like to answer any questions and discuss course selection options unique to STEM. Please join us on March 3rd from 6:00-7:00 in the GMS Cafeteria to learn more. We look forward to seeing all parents of current STEM students.

Recommended Reading - STEM Magazine, February 2016

Check out the latest from the STEM world - follow this link.

Engineering Week Field Trips on Monday, February 22

During Engineering Week, GMS STEM Academy ...

  • 6th Graders will visit the UNT School of Engineering
  • 7th Graders will visit the UTA School of Engineering

GMS Hosting Math and Science Competitions on March 6th

The GMS Math & Science team will be hosting the next competition on Saturday, March 5th. This meet is free to our GMS ponies, so please see Mrs. Adkins or the front office for a form to sign up.

We are pulling for our GMS ponies as they work their way toward the State Meet in San Antonio in April!

Membean Means Reading Success

Be sure to complete 30 minutes of Membean per week by logging on to:

It's Never Too Late To Be a Booster!

If you haven't already, please consider joining the GMS STEM Booster Club. It's as simple as completing the membership form (English or Spanish) and returning it to GMS.

To see what our booster club is up to and to get more information on membership and volunteer opportunities, please go to

Let's Keep in Touch!

To receive important information and announcements, sign up with your STEM Academy Classrooms using "Remind".

For 6th grade, TEXT to 81010:

  • @gmsstem6 (GMS STEM 6th grade)
  • @stem6thg (GMS STEM 6th grade ELA)
  • @SciSTEM (GMS STEM 6th grade Accelerated Science)
  • @6mathstem (GMS STEM 6th grade Accelerated Math)

For 7th grade, TEXT to 81010:

  • @trimgms (GMS STEM 7th grade ELA)
  • @channo (GMS STEM 7th grade Social Studies)
  • @gms7stemm (GMS STEM 7th grade Accelerated Math)
  • @7stemsci (GMS STEM 7th grade Accelerated Science)