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Weekly Announcements

Interims are now available on Progress Book.  Please email Denise Morgan ( if you need assistance.

Conferences are on Thursday, September 25, and Tuesday, September 30, from 4:00-7:30 p.m.  Parents can use to schedule conferences.

Ski Club will hold an information meeting on September 25 at 7:00 p.m. in room 329.  Ski Club is for 7th & 8th grade students only.

Wellness Club will meet after school on Thursday, September 25, until 3:00 p.m., in room 323.  The club will focus on a healthy and active lifestyle.

Glen Este lanyards for student IDs are available in the counselor’s office for $2.00 or 15 Trojan Tokens.

There will be NO SCHOOL for students on Friday, September 26.  This is a professional day for teachers.

Homework Club

Homework Club starts on Monday, September 22. Teachers will be available at Homework Club to help middle and high school students with their homework.

Where: High school library

When: Monday through Thursday from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm.

Students can get help with any subject on any club meeting day, but they will have access to specific subject area teachers on the days shown below:

Monday – Math Day
Tuesday – Language Arts Day
Wednesday – Science Day
Thursday – Social Studies Day

Please encourage your child to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity!

Drop Off & Pick Up Routes

Attention Parents: We continue to work on improving the traffic flow on campus. Please see the new Traffic Pattern Map for drop off and pick up routes for GEMS and GEHS. Thank you!

Purple Pantry

Please help restock the GEMS Purple Pantry with food donations to help our school families in need. Please bring in canned foods such as vegetables, soup, SpaghettiOs, boxed dinners, pre-packaged cups of applesauce and fruits, snacks, Pop-Tarts, and cereal. 

Contact Mrs. Howes or Mrs. Jeffcott for more information.

COMING SOON: Parent - Teacher Conferences

Parent / Teacher Conferences for HS and MS are 9/25/2014 and 9/30/2014
Conferences are by appointment only.

GEHS please schedule here:

AHS please schedule here:

Amelia Middle School, please check the schedule here: 

Glen Este Middle School, please schedule conferences here:

You may also call your school to schedule your appointment.

Weekly Announcements

Announcements for the Week of September 14, 2014

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, September 25, and Tuesday, September 30, from 4:00-7:30 p.m. Parents can schedule conferences by going to

Is your 7th or 8th grade child interested in joining the Ski Club? There will be a parent meeting on the September 25 conference night at 7:00 p.m. in room 329.  Stop by and get some information!

The Cherry Grove Lanes after-school bowling program begins Thursday, October 2.  Transportation is provided from school to Cherry Grove Lanes.  Registration and information is available in the school office.

Students selected for the Yearbook Committee will be notified on Monday, September 15th.  The first Yearbook Committee meeting will be after school Tuesday until 3:15 p.m. in room 339.  Mrs. Montunnas is the Yearbook Advisor.

School fees are now due.  Fees are $50 for 6th, 7th, and most 8th grade students.  There is an additional fee for students in the 8th grade who take Algebra I and/or Spanish I.

Weekly Announcements

Announcements for the week of September 7, 2014

Last Thursday, your child brought home a letter containing their student login information for ProgressBook.  Please email Denise Morgan in the front office ( if you need assistance.

GEMS is part of the target “Take Charge of Education” program!  Every time a parent shops at Target with their “Red Card” . . .

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Marco's Pizza-GEMS Advisory Challenge!


Glen Este Middle School has partnered with Marco’s Pizza for the GEMS Advisory Challenge!

On the first Tuesday of every month beginning on September 2, when you order Marco’s Pizza (dine-in, carry-out, or delivery), Glen Este Middle School will receive a kickback of 15% of the order!

The Advisory teacher with the highest individual total wins a free Pizza Lunch for that class! 

Here's how: When ordering, just mention the name of your Advisory teacher. You can even use your existing coupons or take advantage of the Daily Specials. Marco’s will tally the total for all the Advisory teachers and send Glen Este Middle School a check for 15% of that total.

Please mark your calendar and encourage your friends and neighbors to join our cause. Need coupons to get started? See the attached flyer for challenge details and some great savings!

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Announcements for the Week of August 25, 2014

A big thank you to the GEMS students, parents and staff for a fantastic first week of school.  We “shined” together (even through the heat!) I am looking forward to an awesome school year where we will all work together to provide great opportunities and events for our school!

Students should have brought home Progress Book...

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