School Announcements

Grade 7 News

 

 


 

ASSEMBLY ON SAFE DECISION MAKING

  • As we head into the Spring and see an increase in school social events it is important for us to remind students about safe choices.  On Wednesday, April 24th students in grades 9-12 will be attending the annual assembly about safe decision making sponsored by SADD.  This year’s assembly will feature Anthony Sideri.

 

 


 

 

NAHS FUNDRAISING EVENT

  • Show support for the National Art Honor Society by attending a Community Paint Night on Friday, May 17th. You will be taught in step-by-step instructions on how to paint 3 different styles of colorful flowers using the latest trend in painting, alcohol inks. The fee is $20.00. See attached flyer for more information or contact Martha Dodge at dodgem@georgetown.k12.ma.us.

 

 

 


NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY

  • New opportunity at the Georgetown Middle School -National Junior Honor Society.  The National Junior Honor Society is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle-level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Service, Leadership, Character, and Citizenship. Students interested in applying should contact Mr. Corr in Room 3290 for further details.  Applications will be in the middle school office.

 


 

THE POUR BOYS

  • The Pour Boys are playing a benefit show on Saturday June 1, 2019 in Georgetown. The funds raised at the show will be used to off-set needed equipment updates to the drama program at the GMHS.  Tickets for the event are $25.00 and can be secured via the link below.** Parking at the venue is very limited so if you plan on attending I would ask that you park either at the Park & Ride or at the High School.  Additional information on the venue can be found on the ticket link below.

Only 100 tickets are being sold so if you plan on attending I encourage you to purchase your tickets sooner than later.

TICKET LINK

About The Pour Boys:

Formed in 1990, the Pour Boys have been performing in and around the Boston area playing your favorite pop, blues, country and rock covers. With over 1,000 shows performed, The Pour Boys are sure to make this a memorable and fun evening! Original members include: Mary Ellen Bache – vocals, Jamie Martin – guitars & vocals, Dollar Bill Irwin – guitars & vocals, Jon Briggs – sax & vocals, Tom Bache – bass guitar, Bob Cacciola – drums & vocals, and special quest Joe Collins on piano.

About the Drama Program:

The award-winning drama program at the Georgetown High School could use upgrades on their lighting and sound system equipment. The funds generated from the show will be used to off-set these expenses. Thank you for your support!

 

 


 

 

Grade 8 Kieve

  • The second Kieve payment is $85.25.  Please make checks payable to Town of Georgetown.  Bus costs are nonrefundable.  If you have questions, please contact Cheryl O’Leary at olearyc@georgetown.k12.ma.us

 

 

 


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PROM

  • Prom will be held at Danversport Yacht Club on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 6-10:00pm.  Grand March 5 p.m. @ GMHS.  Ticket prices and ticket sale dates will be determined closer to the event.

 

 


GRSB COMMUNITY SPIRIT EVENT

Join the fun!

Watch this video of our GMHS athletes to show you how the Flamingo Fundraiser works! https://youtu.be/pH5p5yfsqks

1. Place an order for a flock of flamingos to be sent out to a yard and donation price of your choosing. Just visit our website www.georgetownrsb.com

2. One adult leader and a group of athletes from a variety GMHS sports will be sent out to covertly “flock” that yard.

3. The “Flockee” will then have the opportunity to pass along directions to the Flock’s next migration location for a donation of their choice or have it removed.  Let the flocking begin!

Don’t wait, order now as “The Flock” will arrive May 1st and nest through May 31st. The flock’s flight pattern will be determined on a first come first serve basis. Happy Flocking!

All proceeds will benefit GRSB to provide support for items like; Bluetooth/audio systems for turf & gym, seating for the turf, update weight room, banners, trophy case and much more. Visit our website at www.georgetownrsb.com to learn more.

Twitter – @GeorgetownRSB

Facebook – GeorgetownRSB

Instagram – GtownRSB

Please help spread the word!

 

 


 

 

 

Grade 8 Slide Show

  • We are creating the 8th grade slideshow for the moving on ceremony.  We are looking for pictures through the years ranging from kindergarten to 8th grade.  Send any school or sports related pictures in a jpg format to Missy Sigurdson at msigurdson@mac.com.  Please include the names of kids that are in the picture.

 

 


PEER LEADERS

  • Attention ADL Peer Leaders will meet Thursday mornings in the Library at 7 a.m.

 

 


 

 

Middle School MCAS Dates

 

MATH

May 7

May 8

Make ups May 9 and 10

 

STE – Grade 8 only

May 14

May 15

Make ups May 16 and 17

 

 


SENIOR CELEBRATION

  • If your senior is planning on attending this years senior trip, please send in a $100 deposit.  Make checks payable to GHS senior celebration. All checks can be dropped off at the front office.  Thank you.

 

 


 

 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
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  • Seeking volunteers to help with the Equine Expo in the arena building at the Topsfield Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 27th.  They are looking for help unloading items and setting up on Friday, April 26th after 4pm as well as on Saturday from 7 to 9am and 10am to 12pm. See Ms. Sinclair in Guidance to sign up!

  • Boston Polo Club on Andover Street in Georgetown is seeking volunteers for their upcoming busy season!  Need help with match setup and cleanup as well as ticket sales.  Matches are on Saturdays starting May 4th from 4 to 6pm and go through June. They are also repainting their barn during vacation week—this is a great way to get a lot of hours at once!   If interested, email Kendall at coachkcrutch@gmail.com

  • YARD WORK:  Senior citizen in town seeking help with yard work–she is looking for a few hours of help on two separate days.  Please see Ms. Sinclair in Guidance if interested!

  • BINGO:  Volunteers needed to help with a bi-weekly Bingo event at Trestle Way in Georgetown!  Thursdays from 4:15-5:45pm and Saturdays from 12:00-1:30pm help host Bingo, socialize with community members, and hand out prizes!  If interested, contact Abby Plummer at 302-763-6270 or email her at abby.plummer@gordon.edu

 


 

 

 

SADD (STUDENTS AGAINST DESTRUCTIVE DECISIONS) CLUB

  • The SADD Club will be meeting on Thursday mornings at 7am in the guidance conference room.  New members welcome!

 

 


 

CIVIL RIGHTS CLUB

  • The Civil Rights Club will meet every Tuesday morning at 7:00 am in Room 2271.

 

 


Class Dues 

  • Please make checks payable to “Town of Georgetown”
    • Senior Dues: $45.00
    • Junior Dues: $40.00
    • Sophomore Dues: $40.00
    • Freshmen Dues: $30.00

 

 


 

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

  • There is a mandatory meeting for all junior and senior members  of the National Honor Society on Wednesday, April 24 at 7am in Mrs. Cataldo’s Room ( Room 1320).

 


 

IRISH CLUB

  • There will be an Irish Club meeting this Wednesday (April 24)  and Friday (April 26) after school in Room 3250.

 

 


 

Middle School Art Club

  • Meetings will be held on Wednesdays after school in the art room (1170) from 2:20-3pm. Bring your creative brain and ideas!

 


 

Middle School Homework Club

  • There will be HOMEWORK HELP after school on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in the Library from 2:20 – 3:20 pm.

 


CHESS CLUB 

  • The Chess Club will meet Thursday, March 21  at 2:15 in Room 3210.

 


QUIZ SHOW

  • HS Quiz Show/ Academic Decathlon Team will meet on Tuesdays at 7:00 am in Room 3210.

 

 


SENIOR CELEBRATION

  • Attention all parents/guardians of a senior! The senior celebration committee has a Facebook page that will be updated throughout the year with our fundraising plans to help offset the cost of the senior trip. Please ask to be invited to the “2019 Senior Celebration Committee” facebook page so you are aware of all the plans. For further information please contact Barbie Linares at bml@nii.net.

 


 

 

NEWS FROM THE NURSE

  • Please provide a copy of your 7th and 10th grade student’s most recent physical exam and immunization record to the nurse if you have not done so already. Hearing, vision and BMI screenings will be done for students in those grades if not performed at their physicians office. If you do not want the nurse to screen your child for the above, please notify her with a written note. Thank you.

 


PARENT TEACHER STUDENT ASSOCIATION

  • The GMHS Parent Teacher Association (PTA) provides opportunities for parents/guardians to be involved.  Information, including how to join the PTA, can be found at http://www.georgetown-pta.com/.  The PTA has a twice monthly newsletter called The Blink that you can access through https://simplycircle.com (use invitation code 99DBEF).  You can also visit their facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/Georgetown MAPTA/.

 


STUDENTPLUS AND PARENTPLUS

  • ParentPlus and StudentPlus are GMHS’s online student information systems.  Student schedules, report cards, progress reports and teacher assignments are posted to your student’s private account.  Families who do not have internet access should call the Main Office at (978) 352-5790 to make arrangements to pick up student reports.  ParentPlus and StudentPlus Portal can be accessed through the GMHS website at https://www.gssapp.org/GeorgetownPublicSchools/gmhs/  Select the “Schools” menu and then “Georgetown Middle/High School”, on the left hand side of the page under “Quick Links” is the “Student/Parent Portal”. If any student needs assistance with their school email or accessing the portal, he/she should see Mr. Swaim in the library.

 

 

ITEMS DROPPED OFF:   If your child forgets something at home and it is dropped off at the Main Office, please make sure that the child’s full name is on the item.  Please note that an all-call is made throughout the school at 10:41 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. calling the students to the Main Office to pick up their item.  We do not interrupt classes for individual students.


DISMISSAL PROCEDURE:  If you need to dismiss your child for any reason, please have your student drop a dismissal note stating the time, date and reason for the dismissal at the Main Office first thing in the morning. The dismissal will then be put on the attendance which is emailed to teachers.  At the time of dismissal, the student just needs to come down and sign out at the Main Office. The parent does not need to come into the school. TELEPHONE DISMISSALS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.  If you need to dismiss your student unexpectedly, you must come into the school and show ID.  All dismissals due to illness must go through the school nurse.


TARDY PROCEDURE:  If a student comes in tardy after 7:30 a.m., they must have a note or a parent must call in the tardy to the absentee line.  You must have a reason for tardiness. If no reason is given, even if the parent excuses the student, the student will be marked unexcused until a reason is given.


Dress Code

The following standards of dress will apply to all students at Georgetown Middle School:

  1. Students will wear clothing appropriate to a working environment in the classroom. No clothing will be allowed which advertises or promotes drugs, tobacco, alcohol or which contains obscene messages or any message(s) which disrupts the educational process.
  2. Shirts with statements that promote or condone substance abuse of ANY kind will not be allowed.
  3. Shorts and skirts must be at an appropriate length for a school setting.
  4. No half shirts, tank tops, or shirts with that reveal undergarments will be permitted. Students will be asked to change/parent may be called.
  5. Outerwear jackets/coats are not to be worn in class unless permission is granted by the classroom teacher.
  6. No clothing that hinders mobility or safety will be allowed.
  7. The wearing of hats or hoods in the middle school is not allowed anywhere; this rule applies to corridors and classrooms.

Please refer to the Middle School Handbook for further information.