GMS Thursday Updates
November 7, 2019
Every Thursday (occasionally it's a Friday) we send out a weekly update and reminder of any events in the upcoming week(s) at The Galvin. Below are next week's upcoming events.
Team Meetings Held Thursday & Friday
Over the course of Thursday and Friday, GMS Administration held team meetings with students to review GMS Handbook policies and appropriate behavior. We created this opportunity as a follow up to the two incidents involving marijuana. The goal of these meetings is to continue to create a safe and welcoming learning environment for all students. We addressed the following topics:
- Respectful behavior
- Drugs and alcohol
- See something, say something
- Peer pressure and making good choices
In all of these cases, we stressed both the policies and consequences as well as educated students on the social, emotional and health implications of making poor choices. Thank you for following up with your child(ren) about these important topics.
Student Demographic Sheets
The GMS Parent/Teacher Conferences will take place on Wednesday, November 20th from 11:45-2:15, 2:45-4:45, and 5:45-7:45. You were able to schedule your appointments electronically beginning on Wednesday, November 6th at 4:00 PM. An email containing information about how to sign up and access School Appointments will be sent on Monday, November 4th.
8th Grade Trip Reminder: Deposits Due 11/29!
Grade 8 Fundraising Committee
The next grade 8 fundraiser committee will meet on Wednesday, November 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Galvin library. This committee is seeking members to help raise funds to offset the cost of the grade 8 Washington D.C./New York City trip. All are welcome to join us.
All students are invited to participate in the Galvin Dodgeball Tournament after school on Thursday, November 14th. Students can sign up as teams of six with a $5.00 registration fee per student. Sign up forms were handed out and available during all lunches.
Galvin Middle School Musical
- Wednesday, November 13 (late bus available).
- Thursday, November 14 (late bus available).
- Friday, November 15 (NO late bus available).
We realize that it may be necessary at times to dismiss your child from school. If this need occurs, please write a note in the morning stating the name of your child, grade, and time of dismissal. Your child should bring this note to the Guidance secretary, Lynn Piana, before school. This notice is posted in our daily attendance for the teachers. Children may then leave their class at the appropriate time and check out through the main office. All parents and guardians must come to the main office to pick up their children. This note in the morning also alleviates interrupting classes to page the student. Thank you.