News & Notes
Club Pictures - Cancelled
Weekly Update (Week of February 18)
Here are the Updates for the Week…
Greenville County Schools and Offices will be closed on Monday for the President’s Day Holiday.
8th graders who did not receive Progress Reports last week will receive their Progress Report on Tuesday. Included with Progress Reports is a letter outlining information about Individual Graduation Plan conferences.
ACCESS Testing continues this week for our English Language Learners. Please encourage your child to get plenty of rest, eat a good breakfast, and do their very best on this test. Students who score a 4.0 in each of the 4 domains (listening, reading, speaking, and writing) will exit the ESOL program. If you have any questions, please contact our ESOL teacher, Mrs. Uria.
It’s time to start our spring reading incentive, the Reading All-Stars! Greenville Middle has the tradition of having major league readers on our team. Students are encouraged to complete their reading log by reading 100 or more pages each week for five weeks. The contest ends on March 15.
Quiz Bowl continues this week! Advisory teams will meet during the afternoon related arts period and will report to the PE Lab. Schedule: 2/20 - Roach/Titus; Brosseau/Hall; Garner/Gray, 2/21 - Bonenberger/Hergatt; Rubin/Wentzel; Hasenkamp/Kuykendall and 2/22 - Wassynger/Forrester; Guest/Sinnett; Hammock/Giacalone.
Intramurals will continue for 7th grade this week. Schedule: 2/19 - Hammock/Giacalone & Berman/Miles and 2/21 - Lamb/Hasenkamp & Winner of Hammock/Giacalone vs. Winner of Berman/Miles.
Student Book Club will meet on Wednesday at 7:45 AM in the media center.
Yearbook Club Pictures will be taken Wednesday after school.
We look forward to hosting Rising 6th Grade Orientations for our elementary students on Thursday and Friday.
Detention will be held on Thursday from 3:15-4:15 PM in the media center.
There will be an SIC Meeting on Friday at 7:30 AM in the media center.
GMA Honors Choir will meet on the stage Friday morning at 8:00 AM.
As always, thank you for your support of Greenville Middle Academy. Let’s have a great week!
REMINDERS & REQUESTS:
Parents who park at East North Street Academy (ENSA) are asked not to block the bus parking/loading area at any time. Thank you for your assistance.
Make-up Schedule for Days Missed Due to Weather – Students have missed three days so far this school year due to inclement weather. As per the calendar, students and staff will make up these days on Friday, March 22, Monday, March 25, and Monday, April 22.
Eastside HS will host a Cheerleading Interest Meeting on February 19 and 28 at 6:30 PM. Parents must attend the meeting with their student.
Greenville High is hosting their Rising Raider Showcase on February 21 at 6:30pm in the auditorium. Come learn about the transition to their Freshman Academy, registration, and course offerings. Meet teachers, visit with club & activity sponosres, take tours and meet incoming students.
Greenville Middle Students, it’s time to start our spring reading incentive, the Reading All-Stars. Greenville Middle has the tradition of having major league readers on our team. Do your part, read and complete the reading log in your literature classes each week. We ask that you read 100 or more pages each week for five weeks. The Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars incentive begins on Feb. 11 and runs for five weeks through March 15. We need you to read 500 pages in five weeks. Earn a ticket to the May 6 game at 7pm. Come and join the fun and hang out with your friends at the ball game. Reading is a hit at GMA!
7th Grade Trip - Mountain Trail Outdoor School
Seventh grade students will have an opportunity to go on an exciting three day, two night field trip to Mountail Trail Outdoor School in Hendersonville, NC. The trip will include several classes focusing on aquatic, forest and wildlife biology, as well as Appalachian geology and history. Information on MTOS can be found at their website at https://www.kanuga.org/camps-outdoor-education/mountain-trail-outdoor-school/ The trip is scheduled to leave on Wednesday, March 13 and return on Friday, March 15 at approximately 1:30PM. A parent meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6pm. The informational flyer has the payment dates and schedule included. The Student Release form must be returned with the first deposit. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Kuykendall at email@example.com or 355-5655.
Donors Choose is a nonprofit corporation that assists our teachers and classrooms by funding their projects. Please select a project and show your support by donating for our student's benefit.
Mrs. Uria has posted a new project, Every Language Creates in Color. This project request supplies for students colorful supplies to be creative in their writing!
Mrs. Carey, our school media specialist, is always seeking funds for the student book club, MakerSpace activity kits, and our school International Club. Please consider make a donation that may be used on the next project
Congratulations to Ms. Burdette, 6th grade Math teacher, her project, Wobbling and Wiggling to Success. was fully funded. She says, "Allowing my students to move around the room with these flexible seating options will help make them more successful throughout the year."
Give Mrs. Lamb a high five! Her classroom project "Creativity! Collaboration! Critical Thinking! We're Just Missing Calculators!" was recently funded.
Thanks for supporting our students and teachers through Donors Choose!
Quiz Bowl 2019!
Sharpen your pencils and get your buzzer fingers ready! GMA's favorite "Quiz Bowl" begins February 4th. Think "Jeopardy": 3 rounds of tournament play featuring two teams competing head-to-head to answer questions. Parent volunteers are needed to help as timer, scorekeeper and moderator. It's a fun way to be involved in what is sure to be one of your child's favorites!
Math, Science, Foreign Language Teachers
Spotlight on GMA
Documents and Forms
- Extended Day After School Program Student Application Form
- Student Enrollment Forms