GEMS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
WEEK OF: January 9, 2017
Monday, January 9th - Boys Basketball HOME vs. Withrow beginning at 4:30 pm
- Girls Basketball AWAY vs. Withrow beginning at 4:30 pm
Wednesday, January 11th - Boys Basketball AWAY vs. Loveland beginning at 4:30 pm
-Girls Basketball HOME vs. Loveland beginning at 4:30 pm
Wednesday, January 11th – Battle of 32 – Hammersville Middle School @ 5:00 pm
CLUBS THIS WEEK:
Our clubs are going strong! Please remind your student(s) to listen to the morning announcements for any changes and check in the office for permission slips.
Monday – Defend a Friend, 2:30 – 3:30pm in the Chorus Room with Mrs. Hater
Vex Robotics Club, 2:20 – 3:30pm in room 302 with Mrs. Edler
Magic the Gathering Club, 2:15 – 3:10pm – meet in room 319 with Ms. Lusheck
Tuesday – Aviation Club, 2:30 – 3:30pm – room 360 with Mr. Purvis
Fitness Fanatics, 2:20 – 3:20pm – Meet in the lobby with Ms. Franklin
Book Club, 2:15 – 3:15pm – meet in library
Cupcake Club, 2:15 – 3:15pm – in room 342 with Ms. Stevens
Wednesday- Trojan Times Newspaper – 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 313
Dance Club, 2:30 – 3:15pm Meet Ms. Franklin in the lobby
Chess Club – 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 301
Thursday- Nature Club – 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 316 with Ms. Piezer
Drama Club – with Ms. Hallquist and Ms. Lusheck
THERE WILL NOT BE YEARBOOK OR ARMY CLUB IN THE MONTH OF JANUARY. PLEASE LISTEN TO ANNOUNCEMENTS TO HEAR OF FEBRUARY DATES.
Homework help is Monday – Thursday until 3:15pm. No permission slip needed.
GEMS Spelling BEE:
Our annual spelling bee will be on Thursday, January 12th. Students participating need to arrive to the PAC by 6:00pm to receive their numbers. The Spelling Bee will begin at 6:30pm. All are welcome to watch the Spelling Bee and cheer our students on to advance to the Scripps local competition. We follow all the rules as the national competition.
PTO meeting on Thursday, January 12th:
Mark your calendars and plan to join us during the PTO meeting at 6:30 pm in the GEMS library. WCLSD Technology Director Larry Parece will be discussing the plan regarding chrome books. All are welcome to attend our meeting to learn all about the happenings at GEMS!
NO SCHOOL: January 13th, teacher in service day and January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Schoology and Progress Book:
Both of these programs have ICONS available on the APP store. All of our students and parents can access Schoology from any computer.
2016-2017 Yearbooks are now available to order. $25.00 or $30.00 with name stamp. Orders can be placed online. https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/ - order number 253.
WC Board of Education Meeting:
Monday, January 9th , 7:00pm at the Union Township Civic Center. All are welcome to attend the meetings. A lot of information about our district, schools and staff are shared at these meetings!
Thanks for another great week at GEMS, a perfect start to 2017!