Message from the Principal...
Our open house, parent night, will not be until September 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Parents will be receiving more information on this important, fun and informational evening.
We have a great staff at Gaylord Middle School who are committed to getting to know each and every student and preparing them for the next level. I truly look forward to getting to know your children as well. Please feel free to email anytime with questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome Back Packet
A packet of information was mailed this week for each GMS student. Included in this packet were the following documents:
- Welcome Back letter from Mr. Somerville – includes the students first hour teacher and general information about GMS
- Student Information Record - please review, make necessary changes, sign and return with your student on the first day
- Network/Internet Access Agreement - please review and complete; return with your student on the first day
- Directory Opt Out form - this form is optional; if you choose to complete this form, please return with your student
First Day of School
School is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 6th with the first hour bell ringing at 7:45 am. Seventh grade students will report to the gym immediately upon arrival at school. Eighth grade students will report to their first hour class at the bell.
Student's complete schedule will be given by their first hour teacher; they will also be assigned a locker and combination. The first day is a full day of instruction.
Hot lunch will be served. Menus can be found on our website, gaylordschools.com. Please visit https://www.gaylordschools.com/menus-1 to review lunch menus.
VIP Night for Parents
Clear Reusable Water Bottles & Water Filling Stations
Athletics - Fall Sports Information
All students must have a physical on file in the GMS office in order to participate. It is okay to join a sport until the end of the first week of school.
Cross Country: Practice will begin on August 24th at 5:30 p.m. at GMS.
Volleyball: Volleyball will have open gyms before tryouts. these are highly recommended but not mandatory.
7th grade open gyms will be August 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 and September 1 from 3:45-5pm at GIS.
8th grade open gyms will be August 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 and September 1 from 4:00-5:15pm at GIS.
More information about GMS Volleyball: www.sites.google.com/gaylord.k12.mi.us/gms-volleyball/home
Football: Practice will begin on August 22nd at 5:00pm at the field behind GMS. The following links will have more information about GMS Football:
Contact GMS Asst. Principal & Athletic Director, Dave Smith at email@example.com if you have any questions.
October 14th - Picture Day
October 28th - NO SCHOOL for students; PD for teachers
November 15th - NO SCHOOL for students; PD for teachers
November 24th & 25th - NO SCHOOL for students & staff - Thanksgiving Break
December 23rd thru January 2nd - NO SCHOOL for students & staff - Holiday Break
January 16th - NO SCHOOL for students; PD for teachers
March 27th - March 31st - NO SCHOOL for students & staff
April 7th - NO SCHOOL for students & staff - Good Friday
May 29th - NO SCHOOL for students & staff - Memorial Day
June 7th (tentative) - Last day (half day)