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The ROAR program at GMS is off and running with good participation and a variety of activities and supports for our students. We offer support and tutoring in specifically Math and English Language Arts. Additionally, we have a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) course, game times. 8th grader Emmalee Short says "I like that I can get help with my ELA, and I like to make new friends." 8th grader Zeke Manuel says "It is helping me a lot with some extra help in small groups"
Our students are also getting a little taste of robotics with Sphero robots. Our ROAR program is also using a program called Moby Max to help determine any learning gaps and help students fill in those areas for growth. 6th grader Kloe Parker's impression of ROAR is: "They make it fun with all the different courses. ROAR is fun because it helps me get my grades up and understand my homework. All afternoon students receive a snack from our fantastic food service department. 6th grader Alexis Grillo says "The snacks are good and the classes are fun." We have several GMS staff members with expertise in their content who are making this time exciting and engaging for students. 6th grader Kayla Halbisen says: "I like how we can do different things, not regular school things!"
Through some great partnerships, we have extra speakers present at ROAR. We welcome members from the Marion/Crawford Prevention Programs to work with students on making great personal choices and planning for their future. We have also partnered with the North Central State Success Center for giving students supports for their future. 6th grader Kenzi Halbisen says "We are going to build an ornament in STEAM. And I like it when we have guest speakers."
In many ways, our ROAR program is working with our staff and community resources to help set our students up for success. We still have some spots available for GMS students. If you are interested in your child participating, please contact the school office.