Upcoming Events

Announcements

PTA Fundraiser: Step It Up!

We are excited to kick off our fall fundraiser, Step It Up. Watch the video to kick-off this fundraiser and look at the informational packet. This is an online fundraiser, and students can earn prizes by completing their online registration and by collecting donations. There will also be some fun drawings for an Amazon gift card and four mini fridges filled with cash! Please support our fundraiser!

Open the Golden Ticket link on your packet and follow the instructions.

- After you register you will be able to send donation request emails to family and friends. (Emails to other GMA students/teachers will not be counted)

- Once you have sent messages to at least 10 people, fill out your golden ticket and return it to school on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

- Anyone who sends 10 or more emails tonight qualifies for three prizes AND your name will be entered in the drawing for a $250 Amazon gift card.

- Anyone who sends 20 or more emails tonight will also be entered in three daily drawings for a mini fridge full of CASH.

- Donations will be collected through September 28, and students can qualify for more prizes based on the amount of money they collect. These larger prizes will be distributed during the Day of Awesomeness on October 28.


Reporting COVID-19 Symptoms, Exposures, and Positive Test Results

Parents are asked to report any COVID-19 symptoms, exposure, or positive test results to the school principal or your student's grade level administrator. 

Parents are strongly encouraged to screen their students daily, at home, for COVID-19 symptoms (see below). If a student takes a COVID-19 test because he/she is symptomatic, the student should not be physically present in school until the test results are returned.

Keep students at home if they present with any of the following symptoms:

In order to return to school from this exclusion, student must provide one of the following:

  1. Return to school note from your student's medical provider indicating a medical evaluation has determined symptoms are related to another cause other than COVID-19 OR
  2. Documentation of a negative COVID-19 test.

Free Covid-19 Testing Locations for GCS Students

Close Contact Parent Information

GCS Covid-19 Parent Reosurces


Principal Weekly Update (Week of September 13)

We are excited to kick off our fall fundraiser, Step It Up, on Tuesday, September 14. Students will watch a video to kick-off this fundraiser during school and will be given an informational packet to take home that day. This is an online fundraiser, and students can earn prizes by completing their online registration and by collecting donations. We will also be doing some fun drawings for an Amazon gift card and four mini fridges filled with cash! We will post the video and instructions on our website so students who are absent can participate. Please support our fundraiser!

Greenville County Schools and Rethink Ed have partnered to provide you access to our online SEL program. This program provides videos and activities for both adults and children to support your social and emotional wellbeing. You will have access to strategies and tools that will help you and your child recognize and manage emotions, build stronger relationships, and develop skills to lead happier and healthier lives.

For information about the program and how to register, please download and review the Rethink Ed Parent Letter (English | Spanish). Let's Talk: GCS Mental Health Resources

We hope you join us virtually on September 20, where our school counselors will share more about the SEL program and walk you through a classroom lesson.

Upcoming Dates:

As always, thank you for your support of Greenville Middle Academy! Let's have a great week!

School Bulletin - Week of September 13


Rethink Ed Resources

Greenville County Schools and Rethink Ed have partnered to provide you access to our online SEL program. This program provides videos and activities for both adults and children to support your social and emotional wellbeing. You will have access to strategies and tools that will help you and your child recognize and manage emotions, build stronger relationships, and develop skills to lead happier and healthier lives.

For information about the program and how to register, please download and review the Rethink Ed Parent Letter (English | Spanish). Let's Talk: GCS Mental Health Resources


High School Sports Announcements

Eastside High School D Team Football -  Current 7th and 8th grade students zoned for EHS who are interested in playing on the Lacrosse Team should plan to attend a Parent & Student Interest Meeting on Monday, September 20 at 6:30 PM in the EHS Auditorium.