GHMS Dawg Bites

Volume 5, Issue 23 --- Week of January 29th

Excellence is our cornerstone, our tradition, the Bulldog way!

Week of January 29th - Upcoming

***Spring Sports Tryouts are this week - Details below***

1/29 - 7th Girls BB vs FMMS - 5 P.M. (home)

1/29 - 8th Girls BB vs PKMS - 6:15 P.M./6:30 P.M. (home)

1/29 - 7th Boys BB vs ILMS - 5 P.M. (away @ ILMS)

1/30 - Future Yellow Jacket Night - 7 P.M. - 8 P.M. (at GHMS)

1/31 - Academic Team Match vs Sullivan & Saluda Trail at GHMS (home)

2/1 - 8th Boys BB vs (BTMS or ILMS) - 5 P.M. (home)

2/1 - Hairspray Jr. 7 P.M. at FMHS Auditorium

2/2 - Hairspray Jr. 7 P.M. at FMHS Auditorium

2/3 - Hairspray Jr. 7 P.M. at FMHS Auditorium

Spring Sports Tryout Information 2018

***A physical dated after April 1, 2017 must be on file to try out. ***


February 5th – February 8th

4:00 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

Turner Field

Head Coach: Jeff Schaefer -

Boys' and Girls' Soccer:

January 29th – February 1st

3:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Head Boys' Coach - Sheldon Russell -

Head Girls' Coach - Heather Blaschke -


First Day of turnout: February 12th

3:30 P.M. - 5:15 P.M.

Head Coach - Joan Gesell -

Future Yellow Jacket Night (For 8th grade parents and students)

Save the Date!

Date: Tuesday, January 30th

Time: 7 - 8 P.M.

Location: Gold Hill Middle School

Wrestling State Champion

On Saturday, January 20th, Joshua Sturgeon of Gold Hill Middle school won the SC Middle School Wrestling Championship for his weight class. Joshua went 4-0 in the tournament!

FMHS Boys' Tennis Tryouts

Tryouts for 7th and 8th grade boys will be Monday, January 29th at 4:00 P.M. You must have a current physical on file in dated after 4/1/17. Practice will take place at the FMHS Tennis Courts.

Coach Ware:

FMHS Softball Tryouts

  • January 29, 2018
  • 4:00 P.M.
  • Fort Mill High School softball field
  • Must currently be in 7th or 8th grade
  • Players interested in trying out for the team must have a completed sports physical on file dated after 4/1/17 with Fort Mill High School.
  • Please wear softball attire and be prepared for seasonal weather.

Contact coach Stegall with questions:

Souper Bowl of Caring!

The 7th grade Beta Club is proud to announce that our entire school is participating in the 2018 Souper Bowl of Caring!

Our collection will take place from January 29th to February 2nd. We would like all of our students to bring in 5 canned goods or $5. The canned goods and monetary donations will be delivered to the Fort Mill Care Center. Each student who participates will get an ice cream sundae on Monday, February 5th.

The food items most needed by the Fort Mill Care Center are spaghetti sauce, grits, crackers, granola bars, chips, pudding cups and fruit cups.

See additional details in the flyer you can download below!
WCCB Wilson's World at GHMS - Polar Plunge 2018

Click here to watch live footage of Wison's World promoting the 2018 Tega Cay Polar Plunge from GHMS! All of the segments run back to back with no commercials.

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2018 Tega Cay Polar Plunge - Donate or Join our Team and Take the PLUNGE as a Bulldog Family!

2018 Tega Cay PD Polar Plunge – The Bulldog Team – Principal Wallace and Sergeant Bell are taking The Plunge:

Help The Bulldog Team raise money for SC Special Olympics by donating or signing up to take the plunge with us! Use the link below to donate or sign up for the plunge and join our team.

We have amazing students in our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade that participate in the South Carolina Special Olympics! Half of the money we raise will go directly to the classrooms of our students that participate in the South Carolina Special Olympics. Thank you for your support of our Bulldogs! #GoldHillStrong

When - Saturday, February 03, 2018

Benefiting Special Olympics South Carolina:

The Tega Cay PD are proud to sponsor this great event to help people with intellectual disabilities participate in Special Olympics. Raising funds for people in need serves no greater purpose. Join us as we take a leap into chilly Lake Wylie!

Polar Plunge Schedule of Events: Come support our Bulldogs!

Coffee and Doughnuts - 9 a.m.

Costume Contest, School Spirit & Fundraising Awards - 10:30 a.m.

Lunch - 11 a.m.

Plunge - 12 p.m.

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FMHS Concert Choir - 8th Grade (Rising 9th Only)

Please click on the pdf below for FMHS Concert Choir audition information! This information is only for rising 9th grade Yellow Jackets (current 8th grade Bulldogs).
Dancing with the Stars 2018 - Tickets Available

Click here to purchase tickets to DWTS 2018 on 2/10/18 at the Tega Cay Glennon Center

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Lost and Found

Please have your student(s) stop by lost and found to pick up forgotten jackets, sweatshirts, lunchboxes, etc. Any items not picked up by January 31st will be donated.

Thank you GHMS Corporate Sponsors!