Agape Club

    “Faith, Friends, Fun on Fridays!”  Agape Club promotes a safe environment (verbally and physically) where kids can have fun, play games, and socialize, all while discussing everyday issues with a Christian foundation.  Agape club meets the last Friday of every month.

    Advisor:  Mrs. Mantisi

    First Meeting: Friday, September 27, 2019


    Leo Club 

    Leo Club is a cooperative venture with the Gates and Chili Lions Clubs to provide positive volunteer experiences for Middle School students.  Club meets every other Wednesday.

    Advisor:  Ms. Blaesi and Mrs. Navarro-Lindsay

    First Meeting: Monday, September 16, 2019


    Make A Difference Team

    Team members work with the advisors, school and community groups doing service projects that “Make A Difference.”  The team meets one or two Wednesdays each month.

    Advisor:  Ms. Fox

    First Meeting:  Wednesday, September 18, 2019


    National Junior Honor Society

    To become a member of NJHS, you must be selected as a candidate by GCMS faculty. Students who meet the cumulative GPA requirement are then considered for membership on the basis of service, leadership, citizenship and character. You will be asked to complete a candidate form and recommendation form. 

    Advisor: Mr. Chase

    First Meeting: Friday, September 20, 2019


    Peer Ambassadors

    Members of this group work throughout the year supporting students and parents.  Ambassadors regularly assist in functions such as “Meet the Staff Night” and “Family Fun Night.”  They also participate in acts of good will helping teachers and principals. This program is available to 7th and 8th grade students only and by recommendation only. Recommendations are made in the spring of each year for the following academic year.

    Advisors:  Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. Strong


    Peers Against Substance Abuse (PASA)

    Students who join this group are interested in promoting positive lifestyle choices by making a commitment to live drug free.  Students learn how to discourage their peers from using alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Members of this club play games, watch movies/presentations, listen to music, participate in outdoor activities, and have fun together while participating in healthy/safe alternatives to drug use. Students will help plan Red Ribbon Week and participate in other fun, drug-free activities throughout the year.  Our group meets once a month and new members are always welcome.

    Advisors:  Mrs. Henchen and Mrs. Strong

    First Meeting: Monday, September 18, 2019


    School Improvement Team (SIT)

    SIT is a Middle School group comprised of teachers, support staff, principals, students and parents who meet regularly to create and implement programs and ideas to improve student achievement. The meetings will occur once a month. On alternating months, the SIT meeting will occur at 3:05 pm and then the next month 6 pm. This is designed to make it more convenient for parents/guardians to become involved, as well as students.

    Advisor: Dr. Buckshaw

    First Meeting:  Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 6:00 pm


    Student Council

    Student Council officers and representatives are elected by the student body.  They meet regularly to plan school-wide activities, help increase school spirit, and sponsor fund raising events.

    Advisors:  Mrs. Sica and Mr. Baker

    First Meeting:  Monday, September 16, 2019


    Student Tech Assistants

    Students who display hard workresponsibility, and a desire to learn more about IT are selected through recommendations by teachers and an application process.  During the school day, tech assistants are directly involved in maintaining student laptops and other devices.

    Advisors:  Mrs. Case & Ms. Zusy


    Relay for Life                                                  

    The Relay for Life Club meets monthly to determine, plan and participate in school-wide Relay for Life events throughout the school year. This club then promotes and inspires other students to join the Relay for Life Middle School Team that takes place at the GCHS in June. If you have a passion for cancer awareness as well as planning school wide events, this is for you!

    Advisors:  Mrs. Dorofy

    First Meeting:  Thursday, September 12, 2019