GME's Wednesday Weekly

September 14, 2022

Upcoming Events!

September 14th - PTO Meeting - 5:30 PM - Room 1115

September 19th - CPS Board of Education Meeting - 5:30 PM - Education Center

September 20th - LSDMC Meeting - 4:00 PM - Room 1115

September 20th - SIBLING Application Begins for Montessori PreK & K spots for 2023-2024

September 21st - Midterm Grades in Wednesday Folders

September 21st - Districtwide LSDMC Meeting 6:00 PM

September 22nd - Autumn begins!

September 23rd - Fire Drill #2

September 23rd - Anti Bullying Assembly 9-12 Children

September 26th - NO SCHOOL - Professional Development Day for Teachers

September 27th - GME Tour for Prospective Families - 9:30 AM

September 27th - Cogat Testing - 2nd & 6th Graders

September 30th - GME Work with Me Day - 9:00-10:00 AM

September 30th - GME Walkathon Kick-off - 8:45 AM - Auditorium

October 3rd-5th - Montessori 9-12 to Camp Joy

October 6th - Preschool to Blooms & Berries

Today we had a Lockdown Drill!

Today we had a Lockdown Drill at 1:00 PM with our School Resource Officer, Officer Hix! It went REALLY well! All children remained quiet in their classrooms! Officer Hix was impressed!! We will have 2 more drills coming soon! I will let you know when those occur as well! Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns!

PTO Meeting - TONIGHT 5:30 PM - Room 1115

PTO meets TONIGHT at 5:30 PM in Room 1115! There will be elections for PTO officers and so much more! Hope to see you there!

State Report Card - Coming Out Thursday!

The State Report Cards are slated to be shared with the public on Thursday.

GME received 4/5 stars in Gap Closing

The Gap Closing component shows how well schools are meeting the performance expectations for students in English language arts, math, and graduation. It also measures how schools are doing in supporting English learners to increase language proficiency, reducing chronic absenteeism for all students, and identifying gifted students and providing gifted services

GME received 3/5 stars in Progress Component

The Progress Component looks closely at the growth all students are making based on their past state test performances. The Progress Component measures the academic performance of students compared to expected growth on Ohio’s State Tests.

GME received 2/5 stars in Early Literacy Component

The Early Literacy Component measure uses two consecutive years’ data to evaluate how well schools and districts are doing at providing the supports needed to help struggling readers become on track with their reading.

GME received 1/5 stars in Achievement Component

The Achievement Component reports the percentage of students who take a test and earn a performance level of proficient or higher.

As you can see, we have some work to do! I am confident that our LSDMC, ILT and staff will work together to develop and implement a strategic plan to better support the success of our children! I look forward to celebrating our successes with all of you at the end of this school year! Onward & Upward!

3rd Grade Families - IMPORTANT TESTING INFORMATION - 3rd Grade Ohio State Test

All 3rd graders will take the Fall Ohio State Test the week of October 24th.

The 3rd graders recently took the English Language Arts MAP Test. MAP test results have been linked to the projected scores on the Ohio State Test in English Language Arts.

Today, I am sending home a MAP Family Report with each 3rd grader.

This report will tell you what your child scored, their percentile, and their projected category on the Ohio State Test, Spring 2023.

The "cut-score" or the score needed to be considered "on-track" for the Fall was 181.

(Look at your child's score and compare it to 181.)

The percentile which denotes "on-track to be proficient on the Ohio State Test" is 55th percentile. (Look at your child's percentile and compare it to 55th percentile.)

Ohio State Test Scores range from Limited to Basic to Proficient to Accelerated to Advanced

(Look at your child's PROJECTION category for the Ohio State Test, Spring 2023. Proficient, Accelerated or Advanced is where they need to be!)

Carefully review the questions you can ask your child's teacher to help your child be as successful as possible!

There are also helpful websites noted at the bottom of the letter as well!

Please reach out if you have any questions!

Resource Coordinator Information - GME ATHLETICS - We need YOU!

GME Athletics is "in the works!" We need PARENT VOLUNTEERS to coach and support athletics at GME! If you are interested in building an athletic program at GME, please fill out the Google Form linked above OR contact Ms. Sam at

Look for more exciting opportunities coming soon!



Are you interested in volunteering for any of these committees?

Please fill out the interest form below!

Instructional Leadership Team -Meets every 1st & 3rd Monday from 3:00-4:00 PM

Local School Decision Making Committee - Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4:00-5:00 PM

Positive Behavior Intervention Supports Committee - Meets 2nd Thursday of the month from 3:00-4:00 PM

GME Tours for Prospective Families - Spread the Word!

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

September 27th

October 25th

November 22nd

December 6th

January 24th

February 28th

April 25th

May 9th


The Montessori Sibling Application period opens September 20th and closes October 28th. If your child currently attends the Montessori program here AND you would like to apply for any of his/her siblings to attend GME next school year, visit the main office beginning September 20th and fill out an application! Applications will be time-stamped as they are collected! Any questions, please call the main office!

GME Parent on Point

Parents discuss skills and tools for raising happy and healthy Super Kids!

A FREE program for parents and primary caregivers of children ages 2-8

FREE meal and childcare

EARN up to $295 for attending

Offered in-person

Once a week for 12 weeks

Wednesdays 5:00-7:00 PM

Contact Ms. Jasmine Wright at (513) 205-7942, Gamble Montessori Elementary for more information!

Gamble Montessori Elementary

Cincinnati Public Schools

Montessori Magnet Preschool-6th Grade