GME's Wednesday Weekly

December 14, 2022

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The Snow Show Video is linked below!!! It was an AMAZING show! Thank you to Mr. Rob, all of the 6-9 children, teachers & staff!


Family Surveys! Please give your input! Survey closes FRIDAY!!!

Family Survey-Please go to to take the survey!

Our school is participating in the district-wide climate survey, launching tomorrow and closing December 16. There is a survey for staff, students and parents/guardians. Students will take the survey in class and parents can go to our website, to take the survey.

By participating in the survey, you are empowering CPS to make informed decisions that will impact the way the district educates and supports Cincinnati’s children. The survey is anonymous, only takes a few minutes and available in multiple languages including English, Spanish, French and Arabic. To take the survey, you just need access to a computer, tablet or cell phone with internet connection.

If you have any questions, concerns or would like help taking the survey, our front office staff can assist you during normal school hours.

Let’s work together to get a 100% response rate from our school community!


The Montessori High School Application is now open!

Cincinnati Public Schools is excited to inform you that all Montessori

elementary students entering high school for the 2023-24 school year

are now automatically accepted into a Montessori high school.

The Montessori high school your student attends is based on the

student's home address in relation to interstate 75. If your student's

home address is West of I-75, they will automatically enroll in Gamble Montessori High School.

If your student's home address is East of I-75, they will automatically enroll in Clark Montessori High School.

These students are not required to apply to the high school lottery however, registration is required.

If your student's home address is East of I-75, you may register online now for Clark Montessori High School.

If your student's home address is West of I-75, you may register online now for Gamble Montessori High School.

Families can register online at

Families will need to upload a birth certificate, proof of address,

and Driver's license in order for registration to be considered complete.

If Gamble High School nor Clark Montessori are your school of choice,

you must apply for your high school of choice by March 6th, 2023.

6th Grade Family Meeting with Gamble Montessori High School at GME

Mark your calendars:

Monday, January 30, 2023

5:30-6:30 PM

GMHS Staff will be at GME to meet with all 6th Grade Families. They will be available to answer any & all questions you may have!

Fieldtrips, Events & Important Info!

December 14th - Christina McDonough's Class to Green Acres

December 14th - GME PTO Meeting 5:30 PM Room 1114

December 15th - Winter Celebration Decorating - 3:30-5:00 PM - Parents ONLY

December 16th - Montessori 9-12 to the Nutcracker

December 16th - Winter Celebration PreK-3rd Grade

December 16th - Last Day before Winter Break

GME PTO - December

GME PTO Mtg - December 14th - 5:30 PM

Teacher/Staff Appreciation:

  • GME Staff & Teacher Holiday Gifts Cards:

    • Help us create a special holiday treat for our teachers and staff by purchasing a gift card to their favorite restaurants or shops. Details can be found on the Sign-Up Genius.

    • Sign up at:

    • You can drop off gift cards as you exit the car line on December 1, 2, 5, 9, 13. I will be in a blue Kia in the circle.

Academic & Classroom Support:

  • Sponsor a classroom pet!

  • Help in a classroom with reading/tutoring! We are matching parents, grandparents, etc. with classes to come read with and tutor kids weekly for an hour or two.

If you are available, please contact to be paired with a teacher.

Winter Diagnostic Testing

All Kindergarten-6th Grade students will participate in MAP English Language Arts & iReady Mathematics diagnostic testing prior to Friday, January 27, 2023.

GME Testing Schedule

Begins December 5th - ALL 9-12 (4th-6th grade) will TEST in ELA & MATH

Begins January 2nd - ALL 9-12 (4th-6th grade) will TEST in SCIENCE

Begins January 17th - ALL 6-9 (1st-3rd grade) will TEST in ELA & MATH

Begins January 9th - ALL Kindergarten will TEST in ELA & MATH

CPS Magnet Lottery - NOW OPEN

Is your child going to be a kindergartener next year? Is your child in the Rising Stars Preschool program? Are you interested in your child attending a magnet school? IF you answered YES to these questions, you will need to apply through the Magnet Lottery via the CPS website LINKED HERE! Any questions, please let us know!

GME Tours for Prospective Families!

Do you know someone whose child will be enrolling in preschool or kindergarten next school year? Send them to GME for a TOUR to see our AMAZING community!

They can call the main office at 363-9600 to register to attend!

GME Tour Dates - 9:30 AM

January 24th

February 28th

April 25th

May 9th

Gamble Montessori Elementary

Cincinnati Public Schools

Montessori Magnet School PreK-6th Grade