NEWS FROM THE CORRAL

September 27, 2015

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Our GMS PTA is sill in need of parents / grandparents to fill roles on our Board. One great need is a representative for each grade level. If you are able to assist in anyway please email me. PTA is an important part of the GMS Team and we need YOU! Board meetings are held once a month at 8:30 a.m. in the GMS Lecture hall. If you are interested we would love to find you a place to assist. Please visit the GMS webpage for PTA information as well as daily updates. http://www.gcisd-k12.org/Domain/1029


The parent viewing of Aim for Success will be held at the GCISD Administration Building in the Board room on October 1st from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 6th grade students will be presented the program at GMS on October 15th.


Please visit out GMS Counselors page. http://www.gcisd-k12.org/domain/1033

Here you will find necessary information on dates as well as getting Involved in Middle School and the Middle Years Newsletter. You are an important link to your child succeeding in Middle School.


GMS will be placing an order for long sleeve spirit wear on September 28th. We have also had many requests to design a t-shirt which matches our @gms You Matter! initiative so those are for purchase as well. Don't miss the opportunity to show your Pony spirit! http://www.gcisd-k12.org/cms/lib4/TX01000829/Centricity/Domain/1029/GMS%20Tshirt%20Flyer.docx



Here is the link to order your 2015-2016 Yearbook. The added convenience of ordering straight on line eliminates the need to send forms back and forth!


Other communication links:

GMS Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Grapevine-Middle-School-495229377156742/timeline/

Twitter: @GrapevineMiddle


Free and reduced lunch applications are available at the following site: http://www.gcisd-k12.org/Page/535 Remember you must reapply each year and we do not want the time to lapse from your last application. Should you have questions please contact Julie Telesca at 817-251-5617.


GCISD has formed a Facility Innovation and Readiness Stakeholder Team (FIRST) to study and prioritize ways to create the best possible learning environment for GCISD students. This Team meets every other Tuesday and all minutes and updates are uploaded on their webpage. This is a critical time for our district as we look towards the future and what the educational needs will look like for our graduates. The FIRST website link: http://www.gcisdfirst.net/index.html


Remember yearbooks are available for purchase. You may go to

https://yearbookforever.com/# and place your order by January 20, 2016. Order forms are also available in the office.


Hope you have enjoyed the cooler weather and spent some time in the sunshine. Below are the weekly events for your convenience. We always look forward to visiting with you and sharing the great happenings at GMS.


Blessings,

Linda Young, Principal


Monday

7th Football @ Carroll


Tuesday

8th Grade Football @ GMS


Thursday

Thank You Thursday

Volleyball Bye week for GMS

Panther Pride Night @ Mustang Stadium 5:00 - 9:00

GMS Band Plays


Friday

Mustang Pride Night @ Mustang Stadium 5:00 - 9:00

GMS Band Plays


Upcomiing Events

GCISD Board Meeting September 28

AIM For Success - 8th Grade - October 8th

AIM For Success - 6th Grade - October 15th

Student Holiday October 12th