GMS STEM News

Oct. 24th Vol. 11

STEM T-Shirts

Hi! Our STEM Booster club will be selling STEM t-shirts for students and parents. Order forms are coming home on Monday with your child. Shirts are $15 each (add $2 for 2XL) Please send your order form with cash or check (made out to GMS) back to school before Monday, November 3rd. Thank you Booster club for organizing! T-shirt order form

Digital Astrophotography PBL-Star Party

The GMS STEM Academy classes will be involved in an astronomy program entitled “Youth Capture The Colorful Cosmos.” This program is sponsored by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, and the Harvard College Observatory.


Each STEM student will become an astronomer-photographer and capture digital pictures of objects in outer space, using real robotic telescopes that they control via the Internet. Then they'll use computer software and their artistic creativity to present their favorite views of the universe by building an astronomy photo exhibit, 3-dimensional sculptures, and/or digital presentations.

In conjunction with this project GMS STEM Academy will be hosting a STAR Viewing Party on campus November 12th from 6:00-8:00p.m. Mark your calendars, more information will come.

Grapevine Middle School Red Ribbon Week

Monday: Put a cap on Drugs.

*Wear your favorite hat.

Tuesday: Being Drug-free is no Sweat.

*Wear your favorite sweats (no yoga pants).

Wednesday: Stay in the Game: Be Drug-free.

*Wear your favorite team shirt.

Thursday: Ponies Don’t do Drugs.

*Wear a red shirt (school color).

Friday: Hocus. Pocus. Drugs are not our Focus.

*Wear your Halloween costume (no masks or blood; must follow dress code)

All week-long, we will collect canned food items and other non-perishables because

We can be drug-free!

STEM Student Spotlight

Content Connections:

As we rapidly approach the end of the second six weeks, we are making progress with our content:

Science- Components of the Universe

Math- Engineering Design Process-Students as Teachers

Language Arts- Narrative Openings, "Tell Tale Heart"

Social Studies- Government, Citizenship and Culture

Please continue to send field trip forms back!