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GMS Black History Month BINGO Challange

Attention Students!  February is Black History Month.  Did you know that the “most Googled” concert performance, guitar solo, athlete, and song remix are all by Black Americans?  Test your Black History Month knowledge by completing the BINGO sheet by the end of the month.  Bring your BINGO sheet to Room 105 by February 27th to be entered into a raffle to win prizes!  


GMS PTA Fundraiser at Panera Bread 2/24

Come out and support the GMS PTA Fundraiser at Panera Bread Restaurant 598 N. Frederick in Gaithersburg on February 24 from 5 - 9pm.  Bring this flyer or show an eletronic version when ordering. Ordering online then enter PRFUND to support GMS PTA.


PE Swimming Information

In conjunction with the City of Gaithersburg, we are pleased to offer the opportunity to participate in a swimming unit, in physical education (PE), for three weeks (February 3 - 24) at the Gaithersburg Aquatic Center, which is connected to Gaithersburg Middle School.  Information and permission forms in English and Spanish.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Katie Becker or Ms. Erin Evans at 240-740-4950. 

Video Contest for MCPS students

The Keeping it Safe Student Video Contest is being held now.  There are cash prizes for the winners!!  Entries are due by February 28th.  More information on guidelines and contest flyer.


Gaithersburg Cluster #8 Elementary School Boundary Study Information Meeting on 3/2 and 3/3

MCPS Invites you to attend the public information meeting on the Gaithersburg Cluster #8 Elementary School Boundary Study on Monday, March 2 @ GMS 7pm or Tuesday, March 3 @ Forest Oak MS 7pm.  More information on English/Spanish flyer.


GMS International Night on 3/6

Join us on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. for Gaithersburg Middle School’s International Night. Come to celebrate our school’s diversity by sharing your family’s ethnicity and heritage with us! This will be an exciting, fun-filled family event with food, entertainment, display of other culture’s attires, flags, and treasures.  Students can earn 6 SSL hours if they man a table representing their culture.

Please fill out this form and choose one or more ways your family would like to participate. We would appreciate a reply no later than February 28th. If you have any questions or would like volunteer your time and share more about your heritage, please contact Carolina Harp at 240-263-5314 or Carolina.harp@gmail.com. You can also Sign Up here.


GMS Rising 6th grade Parent Orientation 

If you missed the GMS rising 6th grade parent orientation on January 30, here is the presentation. If you have any questions, please contact the main office at 240-740-4950.


Summer Camps for 2020

Registration is now open for a FREE summer coding camp at Montgomery College. The weeklong camps will run June 22-July 31, on all three campuses of Montgomery College. Meals and limited transportation will be provided. The camp is open to all current 5th, 6th and 7th graders.GMS has priority registration until February 28, so be sure to apply today at MontgomeryCanCode.com.  Flyer in English and Spanish.

Registration is now open for Volleyball clinics and camps this summer.  More information on the clinic flyer and camp flyer.


After School Activities 

News and Announcements

Outdoor Education Information (2020)

We are excited to begin planning for this year's Outdoor Education experience at the Lathrop E. Smith Center in Rockville! Additional information including schedules, packing lists, and chaperone information can be found in the link above.

GMS Yearbooks

Get your GMS Yearbook!  Keep the memories alive!  $40 until January 31st

So What Else Morning Program

Join the Morning Activities at GMS through the So What Else Inc.  Monday - Thursday mornings from September 16 - May 31.  Must be  registered  to participate in program.

Saturday School

Saturday School provides affordable academic support and tutoring for students grades K-12 in Montgomery County. Saturday School programming includes SAT Prep, STEM Curiosity Academy and a new CODING Program for elementary and middle school students. More information is available in  Saturday School Calendar ,  Eng

Join the GMS PTA

The GMS PTA Needs You!  GMS PTA 2019-20 Membership/Donation Form in English and Spanish

GMS Student and Parent Information for the 2019-20 School Year

Here is the student and parent information for the 2019-20 school year for GMS.

Family Life and Human Sexuality (FLHS) and Disease Prevention and Control (DPC) Units for Health Education Instruction

Students will participate in FLHS and DPC instruction unless written parent/guardian permission is submitted excluding the student from receiving instruction related to human sexuality and/or sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS.  You may choose to have your student excused from either or both of these units.  If excused, your student will participate in other health education units of instruction under the supervision of a professional in an instructional setting.

Online FARMS Applications for 2019-20

ONLINE FARMS APPS ARE AVAILABLE NOW! www.MySchoolApps.com   is NOW OPEN for parents to complete and submit  the 2019–2020 Online application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals!   FAMILIES CAN APPLY NOW AVOID LONGER PROCESSING TIMES IN SEPTEMBER!

Mandatory Immunization for Incoming 7th graders

Mandatory immunization requirements for incoming 7th graders are Meningococcal (MCV) and Tdap. More information in English and Spanish .

Every Student Succeeds Act State Report Card

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has released a new accountability report card for every school in the state of Maryland. The Maryland Report Card for Gaithersburg Middle School can be found here .Principal letter to parents in English and Spanish . Learn more by viewing this short video: E

SSL Opportunities

Summer Opportunities - ELO Summer Volunteer Packet and for more information look at this website . After school opportunities - MCRD’sTherapeutic Recreation Flyer

GMS Report Card

The Maryland State Department of Education has posted the results of the 2017 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers ( PARCC ) and the High School Assessments on the Maryland Report Card website. The Gaithersburg Middle School report is now available. Please click on the link: http://rep

Results of Radon Testing at GMS -March 2019 Update

Radon Testing was recently done at GMS and MCPS and here is information on the testing. Fact information in English and Spanish . Gaithersburg MS Radon Mitigation Letter in English and Spanish .

You Have the Power! Video 2019

This video was conceived by the GMS You Have the Power! Club with an original song "Lost." Lyrics and music written by the students. Produced by Project Change and funded by the Trawick Foundation.

Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation

Letter from Principal Dolan (English and Spanish) Bullying, Harassment, or Intimidation Reporting Form Formulario para Reportar Acoso Escolar, Hostigamiento, o Intimidacin .