January 15, 2016 - Vol. 50

Join the SciGirls at the CR Smith Airlines Museum

SciGirls Saturdays are back and better than ever!! This year we will have both on and OFF campus events. Our first meeting will be held at the CR Smith Airlines Museum. Check out the Sci Girl's Flyer for more information, and If you are interested in joining, see Mrs. Nutt for an application.

GMS Hosting Math and Science Competitions on February 6th and March 6th

The GMS Math & Science team will be hosting the next competition on Saturday, February 6th and the regional qualifying meet on March 5. Both meets are free to our GMS ponies, so please see Mrs. Adkins or the front office for a form to sign up.

We are pulling for our GMS ponies as they work their way toward the State Meet in San Antonio in April!

Get the Scoop on What's Trending in the STEM World:

We hope you will enjoy this month's STEM Magazine. Our students recommend the article on the 15th anniversary of the International Space Station.

Visioneering 2016 - Design the Experience!

SMU Lyle School of Engineering - Saturday, February 20, 2016:

Visioneering celebrates the ways that engineering makes a difference in the world by immersing middle school students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in the fields of engineering, the design process, team work, presentation, and problem solving skills.

For more information on GMS team participation contact Mrs. Adkins and enjoy this video link.

FAB NOW Conference 2016 in Fort Worth

At the FAB NOW Conference 2016, Makers and Learners meet to show a project, demo it, explain it: why you did it, how you built it, what’s important about it! On the TCC Campus in Forth Worth, you will have a six foot table, electrical power, wifi, two chairs - and all day Saturday, February 20th, 2016 to showcase your work!

GMS STEM Academy students who are interested in participating will be eligible to attend. Your teachers will have more information after the break on sighing up. For now, click this link for a copy of the invitation flyer to get more information.

It's Never Too Late To Be a Booster!

If you haven't already, please consider joining the GMS STEM Booster Club. It's as simple as completing the membership form (English or Spanish) and returning it to GMS.

To see what our booster club is up to and to get more information on membership and volunteer opportunities, please go to

Membean Means Reading Success

Be sure to complete 30 minutes of Membean per week by logging on to:

Let's Keep in Touch!

To receive important information and announcements, sign up with your STEM Academy Classrooms using "Remind".

For 6th grade, TEXT to 81010:

  • @gmsstem6 (GMS STEM 6th grade)
  • @stem6thg (GMS STEM 6th grade ELA)
  • @SciSTEM (GMS STEM 6th grade Accelerated Science)
  • @6mathstem (GMS STEM 6th grade Accelerated Math)

For 7th grade, TEXT to 81010:

  • @trimgms (GMS STEM 7th grade ELA)
  • @channo (GMS STEM 7th grade Social Studies)
  • @gms7stemm (GMS STEM 7th grade Accelerated Math)
  • @7stemsci (GMS STEM 7th grade Accelerated Science)