January 8, 2016 - Vol. 49

Happy New Year!

Sci Girls 2.0 begins January 30th

SciGirls Saturdays are back and better than ever!! This year we will have both on and OFF campus events. Our first meeting will be held at the CR Smith Airlines Museum. Check out the Sci Girl's Flyer for more information, and If you are interested in joining, see Mrs. Nutt for an application.

GMS Math & Science Competition on Saturday, February 6th

Please come cheer on GMS Math & Science team as they host a competition on Saturday, February 6th. The event will be held right here at Grapevine Middle School.

FAB NOW Conference 2016 in Fort Worth

At the FAB NOW Conference 2016, Makers and Learners meet to show a project, demo it, explain it: why you did it, how you built it, what’s important about it! On the TCC Campus in Forth Worth, you will have a six foot table, electrical power, wifi, two chairs - and all day Saturday, February 20th, 2016 to showcase your work!

GMS STEM Academy students who are interested in participating will be eligible to attend. Your teachers will have more information after the break on sighing up. For now, click this link for a copy of the invitation flyer to get more information.

Visioneering 2016 - SMU Lyle School of Engineering

Saturday, February 20, 2016:

Visioneering celebrates the ways that engineering makes a difference in the world by immersing middle school students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in the fields of engineering, the design process, team work, presentation, and problem solving skills.

For more information on GMS team participation contact Mrs. Adkins.

GMS STEM Academy Ambassadors

GMS STEM Academy Ambassador applications are now being accepted. If you are interested in applying for:

  • new 6th grade Ambassador positions - see Mrs. Monson for an application;
  • additional 7th grade Ambassador positions - see Mrs. Nutt for an application

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)