Goodrich Middle School

February 2022

2nd Marking Period/1st Semester Report Cards

Report cards for 1st Semester are now available on ParentVue/StudentVue! To view, click on the "Report Card" tab once you log in.

February Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following February students of the month. These students were nominated by their teachers, based on many factors, including but not limited to: work ethic, grades, positive attitude, helpfulness and other PRIDE qualities. Congratulations to:

Liam Hempton, 6th grade; Aiden Boardway, 7th grade; and Gavin Ottinger, 8th grade.

STUDENT SPRING COUNT DAY

COUNT DAY IS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2022!!


Please make EVERY effort to ensure that your child is at school on time and remains at school ALL DAY on Student Count Day!


Every student counts!

GMS PEER TO PEER

Goodrich Middle School and Oaktree Peer to Peer students celebrated the end of the semester with a pizza party! Oaktree students came over to the middle school to meet up with their older peers. They had a dance circle, played duck duck goose, and tried a sing-along. Thank you to all of our Peer to Peer participants.

GOODRICH MIDDLE SCHOOL CAREER DAY

8th grade students had the opportunity to listen to presentations about various careers to end their semester. Career Day speakers included a teacher, prosthesist, marine, township clerk, program analyst, mental health specialist, financial planner, and a director of teachers. The students learned about job requirements, stresses, salary, and duties.


Thank you to all of our speakers.

MSU's 7TH ANNUAL INTRODUCE A GIRL TO ENGINEERING

MSU is offering the 7th Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Virtual Event. Please see below for registration info.
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2022 GMS SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

February 18th-25th - GMS Media Center

7:30am-2:30pm; Friday: 7:30am-10:30am


Give your student a secure, cash-free way to shop the fair. Simply create a free account, pre-authorize a spending limit, and have funds immediately available.

Shop Online! Shop the Scholastic Store online and earn rewards for your school with every purchase when you click 'Shop Now' from this page! Explore thousands of best-selling books, collections, new releases, educational toys, games, and more. All online items priced as marked.


We look forward to seeing your child at the book fair!

PTO NEWSLETTER

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PTO UPDATES AND NEWS

Valentine's Day Candy-Gram Sales

During lunches on February 10, 11 & 14, the PTO will be selling

candy-grams for $1.00 each or 6 candy-grams for $5.

Candy-Grams will be passed out 6th hour on February 14th!

Mark Your Calendars - Upcoming Events!

February:

2/4: Report Cards Available on ParentVue

2/9: SPRING STUDENT COUNT DAY!

2/10, 11 & 14: Candy-Gram Sales During Lunches

2/18 - 2/25: SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

2/22: Parent Teacher Conferences (INVITE ONLY) - 3:30-6:30pm



March:

3/25: 3rd Marking Period Ends

3/25: 1/2 DAY OF SCHOOL- Dismissal at 10:53 am

3/28-4/3: SPRING BREAK - NO SCHOOL




Dates and times are subject to change.

Please check our school calendar at https://gms.goodrichschools.org/calendar

for additional information!

MS Rules and Procedures - Quick Reference Guide

For a brief summary of important GMS rules and procedures, please click HERE.


For information on our Dress Code and Technology policies, please click HERE.

Student Announcements

Parents, did you know you can see the daily announcements that our students hear each day online at https://gms.goodrichschools.org? Important updates, news and information will be listed under "Student Announcements."

Student Drop-Off

Students are permitted to enter the building starting at 7:00am. Please do not leave your child unattended outside of the building before that time.


Upon entering the building, students should report directly to the cafeteria until 7:20am. Parents should use the circle drive at the front of school to drop children off. The south end parking lot (by the gym) is for bus drop off only. DO NOT DROP OFF YOUR CHILDREN BY THE BUS DROP OFF/GYM ENTRANCE!

After School Pick-Up and Transportation

Please note the following important safety rules for after-school pick-up and sports practices:

  • After-School pick-up is at the north end parking lot ONLY.
  • When picking up your student(s), please pull ALL the way forward. Your child(ren) will meet you along the sidewalk. They will be exiting from doors at the north end of the building.
  • For safety reasons, students not picked up by 2:45pm will be sent back into the building to wait near the main entrance.
  • The circle drive near the flag pole/main entrance is for emergency vehicles ONLY.

  • The circle drive AT OAKTREE is NOT an authorized pick-up area for middle school students.
  • The parking lot AT OAKTREE is NOT an authorized pick up pick-up area for middle school students.

Unless your child(ren) rides the bus, is signed out for early release in the office by an authorized individual, they should be picked up in the parent pick-up/caravan line at the designated location at the north end of the middle school. Please share this information with anyone who may be picking up your child/children as well.


Student athletes should ride Shuttle Bus #5, which will transport athletes to the High School for practices.

Goodrich Middle School

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The mission of Goodrich Area Schools is:

“Achievement for Every Learner”