GMS STEM News

November 13, 2015 - Volume 44

STEM Family Picnic - Saturday 3:30 - 5:30

Our GMS STEM Booster Club will be hosting our first Family Picnic. Please see the flyer in English and Spanish for detailed information, but the gist is:


  • When: Saturday, November 14th from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Pickering Park Pavillion 2700 N. Kimball Ave in Grapevine
  • Who: GMS STEM Academy families
  • What to Bring (by first initial of Lastname): A-F / Desserts, G-L / Chips&Dips, M-R / Fruit or Veggie Tray, S-Z Drinks


We recommend that each family member bring a chair to sit on, and don't forget to pack some sporting equipment (soccer balls, frisbees, baseball gloves, kites, footballs, etc.).

FLL TRASH TREK Robot Games scrimmage - Saturday Nov. 14th

Cross Timbers Middle School (Black gym)

2301 Pool Rd.

Grapevine, TX 76051

16 teams max outside GCISD + 8 from GCISD

Team check-in will begin at 7:00am and the event should end by about 2:00pm.

Recommended Reading

Enjoy this month's edition of STEM Magazine: https://goo.gl/wZn2pt

GMS STEM Academy Schedule November 16-20

6th Grade:
  • Monday / Wednesday: A-day
  • Tuesday / Thursday: B-day
  • Friday: D-day

7th Grade:
  • Monday-Wednesday, Friday: C-day
  • Thursay: D-day

7th Grade Field Trip to Grapevine Lake Dam - November 16

We are all looking forward to learning more about the design and engineering problem solving our Corps of Engineers put into practice everyday at the Lake Grapevine dam. Here are some details to keep in mind:


  • Who: 7th Grade GMS STEM Academy students who have turned in a permission form
  • When: Monday, November 16th (afternoon) from approximately 11 - 2
  • Where: Lake Grapevine Dam
  • What: Bring a sack lunch
  • How: GCISD transportation services