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Weekly Announcements February 6th


WEEK OF: February 6, 2017


Monday, February 6th    7th an 8th grade Boys Basketball AWAY vs. Withrow, beginning at 4:30 pm

Tournament Time! /userfiles/922/my files/ecc basketball tournament.pdf?id=8697

Friday, February 10th = 7th grade girls tournament AWAY at Walnut Hills High School Gym beginning at 4:30pm.

Saturday, February 11th = 7th grade boys playing at GEHS, game beginning at 9:00am. 

8th grade boys tournament AWAY at Kings, game beginning at 12:45pm.

8th grade girls  tournament AWAY at Anderson High School game beginning at 5:15 pm.                                                                                                              


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

                                Magic the Gathering Club, 2:15 – 3:10pm with Ms. Lusheck

                                Vex Robotics, 2:20 – 3:30pm – room 302 with Ms. Edler

                                Dance Club, 2:20 – 3:15pm, with Ms. Franklin

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

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

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

                                Drama Club – 2:20 – 3:15pm, with Ms. Hallquist and Ms. Lusheck

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.  Parents are welcome to sign up as well on sign up genius.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E084FAAAE28A2F85-donation


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

MARCO’s Pizza Challenge!  See attached flyer to see how to win a party for your advisory class! /userfiles/922/my files/marcos feb.pdf?id=8698

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 chromebook 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.


Thursday, February 9th at 6:30pm in the library.  Please join us during this exciting time to hear about upcoming events and help us brainstorm on combining our schools and the power of numbers!!  We will also discuss the need of parent volunteers for AIR testing.


2016-2017 Yearbooks are available to order.  $25.00 – Books with the name stamp are no longer available.  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


Mrs. Lori Crowe, WCMS Principal, will be hosting an informal WCMS question & answer session for students and parents on Thursday, February 16th in the AMS library from 4:30pm – 6:30pm during parent-teacher conferences.  She will share a brief presentation at 4:30pm and repeat it at 6:00pm and then be available for questions.  Please plan on attending at either 4:30pm or 6:00pm to hear the exciting things happening for WCMS!!!


February 16th – Parent Teacher Conferences, 4:00 – 7:30pm

February 17th - No School for students, PD Day for teachers.

February 20th – No School in observance of Presidents Day


Help!!  Lost and found is overflowing AGAIN!  Please have your students check for items before we donate them.  Lunch boxes, clothing, water bottles, ETC……………….!

8th Grade Washington DC Trip

For those 8th graders attending the Washington DC trip the final balance of the trip is due on March 13th!  Please see the attached itinerary for the trip.   /userfiles/922/my files/gems dc intinerary 2017.pdf?id=8699  As a reminder the trip includes:

Tour Sightseeing Includes:

  • Gettysburg Battlefield Tour
  • United States Capitol Building
  • Smithsonian Complex
  • Spirit Cruise Lines Dinner/Dance Cruise
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Mt. Vernon
  • Washington’s Monument & Memorials

Tour Package Includes:

  • Roundtrip Transportation aboard Croswell’s Deluxe 54 Passenger Motorcoach
  • Three (3) nights hotel accommodations
  • Ten (10) Meals
  • All Admissions, Taxes, and Gratuities based on final itinerary
  • Security each evening


Thanks for another great week at GEMS!!

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