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State Testing Dates - Mark Your Calendar

State Testing Dates for ALL (virtual & in-person) GMA students:

We're just days away before taking the SC READY assessments! We want students to be as prepared for these tests as possible and ask parents to review the Parent Testing Presentation with their student. Information in the presentation includes tutorials, the Online Tools Training, as well as sample items for each tested area. We ask parents to ensure appointments are scheduled around testing dates. While tests are untimed , most students typically finish around 12:00 PM. 

  SC READY ELA Day 1    Tuesday, May 16
  SC READY ELA Day    Wednesday, May 17
  SC READY Math    Tuesday, May 23
  SCPASS Science (6th Only)    Wednesday, May 24
  Algebra I EOC   Wednesday, May 24

Principal Update for Week of May 22

Students did a great job last week with testing. We're proud of their focus and efforts. Keep it up this week as we continue with testing. On Tuesday, May 23, students will take the SC READY Mathematics assessment and on Wednesday, May 24, 6th grade students will take the SC READY Science assessment and 8th graders taking Algebra I will take the End-of-Course assessment. Students, please make sure you are at school, on time, ready to begin testing. Eat breakfast so you can focus and do your best. Remember that Chromebooks should be fully charged. Also, cell phones and smart watches will need to be placed in your lockers. They are not permitted in the test sessions. More information can be found on our website.

All library books and materials need to be returned to the media center by Tuesday, May 23.

Students will be returning Chromebooks this week. Please ensure the Chromebook cover is returned with the Chromebook as well as the Chromebook charger.

The 8th Grade Dance and 8th Grade Day are quickly approaching and we need volunteers to help make it is a fantastic experience for our students. Click here to sign up.

8th graders interested in taking a Virtual Summer Course, please use this link to sign up. Deadline: May 26.

Please remember to: 

General Reminders:

Mark Your Calendar:

Don't forget to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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

School Bulletin - Week of May 22

Half Days of School: June 1 & June 2

Thursday, June 1 and Friday, June 2 are HALF DAYS. Students will be dismissed from school at 12:45 PM. Lunch will be served before students are dismissed.
There will be NO Extended Day Program (EDP) on the half days of school.

Awards Days

We look forward to celebrating students at the End of Year Awards Programs. Students receiving an award were given invitations to share with their parents. Our Awards Programs will be held in the gym: 

Medication Pick-Up by June 2

Please pick up medications from the Health Room by June 2. Medication must be picked up by an adult and may be picked up during school hours daily 8:00 - 3:00 PM. If you need to arrange another time for pick-up of your student’s medication, please contact Nurse Catherine.

Any medications remaining in the health room on the last day of school will have to be destroyed per school district policy. Than you for your assistance!

Is Your Address Up-to-Date?

As we are preparing for the next school year's registration, it is most important that we have your correct address information on file. This determines the school your student will attend. All address changes require proper documentation (two proofs of residency) to be presented to the school.

If you have moved or will be moving, please email Sherry Coleman, our Registrar, at or call 864-355-5604. 

Avoid Fines

Greenville Middle students who do not turn in the Chromebook, Chromebook charger $35, or two-piece cover $25 before the end of the school year will be required to pay for the missing items. Payments for chargers and the two-piece cover may be made with a check made out to Greenville Middle, cash, or with MySchoolBucks.

ALL Chromebooks, two-piece protective covers, and two-piece chargers are to be returned to school this week:

May 24 - 7th Grade Chromebook / Charger Collection Day
May 25 - 8th Grade Chromebook / Charger Collection Day
May 26 - 6th Grade Chromebook / Charger Collection Day
Virtual students will turn the Chromebooks and chargers in on Friday, June 1 from 1 - 3 PM.

Here is the QR code for MySchoolBucks payment for a Chromebook charger or cover: 

QR code for lost chromebook

GMA Summer Reading!

Celebrate Summer Reading! Even though school’s ending for summer break, doesn’t mean reading needs to end as well! Extensive research shows that young adults who continue to read during the summer maintain or improve their reading skills and perform better when school resumes. Greenville Middle Academy's 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students are encouraged to select the books they want to read, histories, mysteries, sports, and graphic novels. Or listen to audiobooks or podcasts. eBooks and audiobooks are free through the Sora app with your school username and password. The link to GCSD Sora library is found at the bottom of our school webpage.

Students should choose books at their interest and reading levels. Students must record titles and authors on our Celebrate Summer Reading form. Include four sentences about your favorite book read this summer.  And, students MUST have a parent/guardian signature to verify the books read. Completed Celebrate Summer Reading! forms must be turned in to Mrs. Carey in the Media Center by Friday, August 25, 2023. Top Readers will be recognized!

Celebrate Summer Reading!

Interested in Playing Volleyball at GMA?

Anyone interested in trying out for our Greenville Middle Girls Volleyball team needs to fill out this Volleyball intent form. Thanks!

GCS Magnet Academies Information

Magnet Application Windows. Learn More Here.

Admission into magnet academies is open to all eligible students, but spaces are limited. Students may apply to more than one magnet academy. Applications are scored based on four criteria: attendance, discipline, grade average (student interview in Grades K-5, 1, 2), and a student statement indicating why the student would like to attend the magnet academy. Students who apply and qualify during the first application period have a greater chance of being offered a slot than those students who apply and qualify in later rounds.

Greenville Middle Academy Virtual Tour

GCS Magnet Academies Application Round Schedule

Magnet Academy Frequently Asked Questions

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