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GCMS Spartan Happenings Thursday June 13, 2019

Today is...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

It is a "E" Day

There are late buses today

The Spartan Way Every Day

Respect, Responsibility, Compassion, and Hard Work 

Upcoming Events:  

  • Friday June 14 @ 3 pm: Book store closes for the year

  • 8th Grade Trip to Niagra Falls June 14, 2019

      Click here for updated Itinerary for Niagara  Falls trip  

       Click here for FQA on the trip  

       Click here for the map of the drop off area   

  • 8th Grade Farewell Dance June 21, 2019 
  • Last full day for students is Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  • Exams half days June 19-21 ( see schedule below)  
  • 6th grade students no school on June 19, 2019 report back on June 20 for exams 

Other Events:  

Letter from Dr. Buckshaw on collection of Laptops Click here to read the Computer Collection Letter 

End of the Year Letters (Schedules): 
These letters contains important information about final exams, school events, and the last day of school for our Middle School students.  Please review the list below and mark your calendar with the dates and events that are relevant to you and your family
6th Grade:
7th Grade:
8th Grade: 

 Morning announcements: 

1. Congratulations to Nicole, she was the only Gates Chili student to be published by the Rochester Area Literacy Council. Last night she was honored at  the Senca Park Zoo, for her original piece of writing.


2. Attention all 6th - 8th grade girls interested in playing modified JV or Varsity lacrosse next year: There will be a informational meeting today, Thursday June 13, 2019 after school, in room 160 with Mr. Harris. We will discuss summer opportunities including summer practices, leagues, and tournaments. You do not have to have any experience to participate.


3. Any 6th -8th grade girl interested in  trying out for Volleyball in the fall, come to the meeting today, Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ 3:00pm in the gym. See Mrs. Riggs if you can't attend.


4. There will be a soccer meeting for any 6th -8th grade girl interested in playing for school next year. The meeting will today Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 3:00 in the cafeteria, you will go home on the late bus.


5. 8th graders, come spend the evening amongst the Stars in our Hollwood themed 8th grade farwell dance will be held on June 21st, from 7-9 pm.  No one will be allowed entrance after 7:30 pm. Tickets are on sale in your Community Offices for $5 this price includes, drinks, food, dancing, and more. 


 6. Any 6th -8th grade boys interested in trying out for Volleyball in the fall, come to the meeting on Monday, June 17, 2019 @ after school in room 153. See Mr. Valerio for any questions.


7. Calling all new 7th grade National Junior Honor Society students. We will be having our first meeting today Thursday, June 13, 2019 after school, in room 148.

Library News:

All library books checked out by students are due back to the library. Please encourage your students to return their library books as soon as possible. 

Book Talk:

There have been some great book recommendations this year, Gates Chili Middle School. So here is the last one for this year, consider reading " All the Bright Places" by Jennifer Niven. Click here to read more about "All the Bright Places" by Jennifer Niven

Other Information:  

If you have lost any items such as clothes, shoes, lunch pail, water bottles, books, backpacks, etc... Please check the lost and found in the Cafe!

Click here for PTO information and dates for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Volunteer Opportunities at GCMS see attached any questions please contact Ms. LaManna.

Click here for Volunteer information

Click here for the Volunteer Form

Athletics:  All Gates Chili sports sign up is now through the Gates Chili website under the athletics tab. Or you can contact the Department of Athletics. Their offices are located in the Field House at the Gates Chili High School. 

Word of the Day:

congenial: having a pleasant disposition; friendly and sociable

The congenial police officer gave us directions to the high way.

Upstander Phrase of the Day:

Always stand up for one another, never be alone and stand together!

Artist of the Day - Quang 8th grade