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Weekly Announcements January 30th


WEEK OF: January 30, 2017


Monday, January 30th - Boys Basketball AWAY vs. Nagel Silver at 4:30 pm

                                          Girls Basketball HOME vs. Nagel Silver beginning at 4:30 pm

Wednesday, February 1st  - Boys Basketball AWAY vs. Nagel Blue beginning at 4:30 pm

                                               -Girls Basketball HOME vs. Nagel Blue beginning at 4:30 pm, this is our final girls  home basketball game EVER at GEMS.  Any student wearing Spirit Wear will be admitted to the game for only $1.00. 8th grade girls will be recognized at the beginning of their game.  Please join us for our final game.


Monday-          Defend-A-Friend, 2:30 – 3:30pm – chorus room with Mrs. Hater

                        Magic the Gathering Club, 2:15 – 3:10pm 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

Wednesday-    Trojan Times Newspaper – 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 313

                        Chess Club, 2:30 – 3:15pm, room 301

                        Yearbook  Club, 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 339 with Mrs. Montunnas

                        Computer Gaming Club, 2:15 – 3:30pm, room 321 with Mrs. Johnson

Thursday-        Nature Club – 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 316 with Ms. Piezer

                        Architecture Club – 2:20 – 3:30pm, room 360 with Ms. Hoff. 

                        Anime’ Club – 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 343 with Ms. Ehrman  - 6th grade only

KIDS CARE CLUB:  Please help Kids Care Club collect items for deployed soldiers!  We are looking for donations of snacks, candy, playing cards, toothbrushes, personal items and anything you think they would enjoy getting from “home”.  We will be collecting February 6th – 10th.  Check Schoology for a link to “sign-up genius”.

VEX Robotics Club:  We will meet every day after school until Feb. 2nd in preparation of the competition on Feb. 3rd.


BOWLING: Cherry Grove after school Bowling begins this week on Thursday.  All money is due to the bowling alley by January 30th.  Transportation will be provided from school to the bowling alley. Information is available in the office and attached. /userfiles/922/my files/bowling club.pdf?id=8677

Homework help is Monday – Thursday until 3:15pm.  No permission slip needed

Chromebook Information

Cases:  If you ordered a case for your student(s) they will be handed out as we receive them.  Following are a few tips for the cases!

  • Put your name in numerous places on the case.
  • Always use your case when traveling between classes.
  • At the end of the day your case should be put in your locker and the chrome book plugged into the cart to be charged overnight.

Insurance:  Insurance is always available to purchase for $15.00.  Once the money is received, it will take effect 7 days later.

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.

YEARBOOKS: FEBRUARY 15th DEADLINE!  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.

Immunization Requirements! Attention All 6th Grade Parents/Guardians:  All students entering the 7th grade in the Fall of 2017 are required to show proof of receiving the Tdap and Meningicoccal (MCV4) vaccines BEFORE attending school. Please see the attached letter and form to be completed by your child’s physician. If you have any questions, please contact the health clinic at 947-7703.  Form is attached. /userfiles/922/my files/2017-2018 6th grade tdap men letter and form.pdf?id=8676

Thanks for another great week at GEMS!!!

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