EGMS Weekly Update

September 10th

To read this newsletter in another language, please look at the bar to the right that says "translate newsletter" and pick your language.

Para leer este boletín en otro idioma, mire la barra a la derecha que dice "traducir boletín" y elija su idioma.

6th Grade Orientation Fun

We had such an awesome day with our 6th graders last Tuesday! Here are some great photos that captured some of our fun.

Student Helpers Wanted

We have a few openings for responsible, caring and kind 7th and 8th grade student helpers in our Independent Life Skills program. If you would like to spend one elective period helping other students this is the elective for you!

Please email if this sounds like the elective for you!

Student Verification Via Parent Vue

Please Complete Enrollment or Verification information for your student(s). This is required of all students, is done every year, and helps ensure we have your current contact information.

If you have never accessed ParentVUE please contact the EGMS office for an activation code. ParentVUE is a valuable resource for parents and students to stay informed about grades and assignments, and allows them to view attendance and provides direct links to email your student’s teachers. Teachers update ParentVue weekly, and a link is on our website or you can go directly to



Our incredible Band Director has openings in her band program this year. This is your chance to learn an instrument, play amazing music, and meet some awesome new friends. If you are interested in joining band as one of your electives this year, please reach out to Ms. Withers!

AVID Elective Has Openings!

The AVID Elective for the 2021-2022 school year currently has openings for 7th and 8th grade students! If you want to learn skills that will help you pass classes, graduate high school and prepare you for your future, this is your place. AVID elective continues through high school and the friends you make there become like family. In addition to hard work, there tons of fun to be had in this elective.

If you're interested, please email our counselor

Connect Workshop for Parents

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News from Nurse Grubb

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EGMS School Supply List

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Don't forget your water bottle!

EGMS has awesome bottle fill stations. Don't forget your refillable water bottles when school starts.

2021-2022 EGMS Bell Schedules

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Cross Country

Open to all 6th, 7th and 8th graders

Practice: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 2:30 - 4:00

  • Head Coach - Jason Gruetzmacher

  • Asst. Coach - John Hooper


Open to all 7th and 8th graders

Football camp days: August 31st and September 1st - 3-4:30 PM

Gear hand out: September 2nd - 2-4 PM

1st practice: September 9th - 2:30-4:30 PM

Practice: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 2:30 - 4:30

  • Head Coach: Sean Maloney
  • Asst Coaches: Alan Vellutini, Mark Blanchard


Open to 7th and 8th grade girls

Practice: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 2:30 - 4:30

  • Head Coach: Karen Young

  • Asst Coaches: Nathan Saito

Sports Registration, Physical Forms & Payment

Registration must be completed on Family ID. Links can be found on the Elton Gregory Middle School website under the athletics tab or by using the following link.

Physical form: A current copy of your athlete's physical examination must be on file with the Elton Gregory Middle School Office prior to participation. This can be uploaded digitally on Family ID or a hard copy can be delivered to the Elton Gregory Middle School Office.

Payment: All fees must be paid prior to the start of games & competitions. Payments can be made through the Elton Gregory Middle School office. Cash, check, or card are all accepted forms of payment. See below for fees:

Full Price - $125.00

Reduced Lunch Price - $75.00

Free Lunch Price - $50.00

Community Resources


(updated as often as possible; some resources/numbers may not be current)

Mental Health Resources:

Deschutes County Behavioral Health

Information and appointments. 541-322-7500

Deschutes County Crisis Line

24 hour crisis support. 541-322-7500 ext. #9 or call 9-1-1

Trevor Project

Suicide prevention and crisis intervention for LGBTQ+. 866-488-7386 (24 hr)

Oregon Youth Line

Free, confidential teen-to-teen crisis and help line. 877-968-8491

Text: teen2teen @ 839863

Other Resources:

Central Oregon 2-1-1

Connections to a wide-range of social services. Dial 2-1-1 or 541-389-6507

Thrive Central Oregon

Housing, financial insecurity and other resources. 541-728-1022 (Se Habla Español)

Bethlehem Inn (24 hrs)

Emergency shelter and food for adults and families. 541-322-8768

Family Resource Center of Central Oregon

Parenting education and support services. 541-389-5468

Latino Community Association (LCA)

Translation and interpretation services, employment services, 541-382-4366 (Se Habla Español)

dental and legal clinics.


Resources for food, energy assistance and shelter. 541-548-2380

Jericho Road

Resources for food, shelter and hope. 541-699-2099

Saving Grace

Comprehensive family / domestic violence and sexual assault 541-382-9227

support services. Hotline available.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children)

Nutrition education, breastfeeding support and education, 541-617-4775

referrals and food vouchers for pregnant and postpartum women.