The Greene Devil Weekly News

January 17-21, 2022

Message from Mrs. Adams

Dear Greene Devils,


Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.! We honor his courage and leadership to challenge America to move forward, together. I encourage you to think about how you can serve others today.


Thank you,


Mrs. Rachel Adams
Principal

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GMS Information and Announcements

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Academic Vocabulary Word of the Week: INTERPRET

Our students did a great job last week learning and using the word analyze! We will continue to use the word analyze and focus on INTERPRET this week. Join us by using interpret at home, too!


Previous Words of the Week:

January 10: Analyze

After School Tutoring Enrollment Open NOW - January 31

In order to provide all students with the opportunity to obtain extra help with homework, quality tutoring if needed, research time, and/or remediation, our school will provide an afterschool program. This program takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays after school from 2:40pm to 4:40pm. The After-School Program is open to students by application only. If you choose to sign up for this program, you are required to attend. Teachers with experience in all subjects are available.


Students residing within the city limits of Greeneville will be provided bus transportation to their homes following tutoring. The buses will load at approximately 4:20 pm. Car riders should be signed out at 4:30 at the back door of the commons area of the building.

Complete the application below to enroll your child! Students are not allowed to stay for tutoring until enrollment is confirmed by the school. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Andrea Tolley at tolleya@gcschools.net.

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SAVE THE DATE...GMS Winter Dance will be Thursday, January 27th!

What: GMS Winter Dance

When: Thursday, January 27

Where: GMS Commons (Students should be dropped off & picked up in the back of the school.)

Time: 5:00-7:00

Cost: $5 (Collected at the dance)


Brush the dust off your dancing shoes and come to our first school dance of the 2021-2022 school year! DJ Robbie Britton will be providing music and concessions will be available. We can't wait to see you there!

Important Reminder About Student Computers

Please be careful with your computers! Use the following tips to keep your computer in great shape:


  • Do not have food or liquids of any kind near your computer.
  • The laptop should be placed in the sleeve before it is transported anywhere, especially between classes.
  • Please do not stick gum wrappers on the surface of your computer.
  • Restart your computer regularly.
  • Charge your computer before school each day.
We have a limited supply of student computers available to replace damaged computers. Thank you!

Clubs NOW Available for Students

  • BOOK CLUB- Join our GMS Book Club sponsored by Ms. Herrell and Mrs. Watkins. We will meet on Tuesday and Thursday mornings in Mrs. Watkins’s Room from 7:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
  • FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES (FCA)- Sponsored by Dr. Click every Friday at 7:15 in Dr. Click's classroom. Wait for the announcement before heading there. FCA will not meet if there is a weather delay.
  • GEOGRAPHY & CHESS CLUB- Sponsored by Mrs. Monroe every Wednesday at 7:00 AM in Mrs. Monroe's classroom!
  • Motivational Sketching Club- Wednesdays in Mrs. Moorman's classroom at 7:00 AM.
  • Student Lighthouse Team- The GMS Student Lighthouse Team will meet each Wednesday at 7:00.

Order Your Yearbook Today

Deadline: April 2, 2021

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Support Our Animal Shelter Service Project

Mrs. Chapman, Ms. Fox, Ms. James, and Ms. McKay’s Leader in Me classes will be running an animal shelter and animal rescue donation drive. From now until the day before spring break, please bring in anything that could be helpful to the animals of our county. This could include toys, food, blankets, and cleaning products for the staff. Pick up will happen every Friday morning during Leader in Me. The Leader in Me class that collects the most items to donate will win a pizza party. Thank you for supporting our Leader in Me classes and caring for the animals in Greene County that do not have a home.
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What's Up At GMS This Week?

Monday, 1/17
  • No School
  • Basketball Games POSTPONED Due to Weather (Girls- TBA, Boys- See Thursday Below)

Tuesday, 1/18

Wednesday, 1/19

  • Boys BB @ Ross N Robinson @ 6:00 (JV), 7:00 (V)

Thursday, 1/20

  • Girls’ Varsity will play Ross N. Robinson (6:00 p.m.) @ GMS

  • 8th Grade Night (Boys’ Basketball / Dance) will be in between games.

  • Boys’ Varsity will play Liberty Bell (7:00 p.m.) @ GMS

  • Boys' JV will play in the JV Championship Game at Liberty Bell

Friday, 1/21

Saturday, 1/22

  • Boys & Girls Area Conference Tournament Begins at John Sevier


Find all events at https://gms.gcschools.net/apps/events/

Athletics

Winter Sports Results

Click the following link for recent results: https://gms.gcschools.net/apps/news/article/1529704!
Click Here to Purchase Tickets for Home Athletic Events

All GMS home athletic events will utilize Go Fan for ticket purchases.

Spring Sports Tryouts Coming Soon!

Please check the athletic page on the school's website for details about tryouts for each sport. https://gms.gcschools.net/
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Other Resources, Links, & Reminders

REMINDER- No Office Check Outs Between 2:00-3:00

  • Arrive before 2:00 for all early dismissals.