August 23, 2017

Back to School night is coming on Thursday August 31st.  This is a night for your parents to come and follow your schedule of classes to meet your teachers and hear about what is to come for the year in your classes.  Additionally, we will have the book fair open that night.  LA VILLA will be here for those families that want to have a taco dinner or burrito here at GEMS! Leadership will be selling sodas and water and AVID will be selling desserts.


Leadership has been busy planning the first event: BACK TO THE FUN!!  We are so excited to have KONA ICE coming to the event, along with our amazing professional DJ, and much much more!  Keep your ears open for more information to come.  Tickets go on sale Monday during lunches.  The event is next Friday from 3 to 5pm.  You must purchase a ticket to attend.


Attention ALL STUDENTS:  This year if you forgot items at home such as Homework, PE Clothes, Lunch, Class Projects, Etc. it will NOT BE DELIVERED or ACCEPTED in the front office.  You need to make every effort to be responsible and organized each morning when preparing to come to school.


The Book Fair will be open August 28 - September 1st. Shop before school, during lunch, and after school. Parents can shop on Back to School Night from 5:30 to 7:00. All purchases benefit our Library. Thank you for shopping!


From the Sports Desk:

Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders interested in running cross country! There will be an informational meeting TODAY in room 20 at 3.  Bring water and running clothes because we will run after our meeting and be done by 4.  If you have any questions, drop by room 9 or room 20 and speak with Mrs. Nichols or Ms. Banderas.  It will be a great season!  Coach Banderas and Coach Nichols


Attention all 7th and 8th graders.  Flag football has started and they practice after school until 4:00pm.  Any boys or girls that are interested in playing should see Mr. Hunt or Mr. Harrigan. 


ATTENTION ALL 6th, 7th, and 8th GRADE GIRLS interested in GIRLS BASKETBALL: please be at the mandatory meeting this Friday after school in room 46. We will be going over the shoot-a-thon fundraiser that will be held at the community center on 9/14 from 3-5. 


If anyone missed the boys basketball meeting yesterday please stop by room two to get the information as soon as possible


Come to the GEMS Spirit Center to get your Sport's Physical!! Physicals are $20 per student athlete and are good for all GEMS Sports. All profits are donated to the athletic program. See you August 31st during back to school night at 6:00.