Now that the school year is in full swing, consider joining the Glasgow Parent Teacher Association (PTA®). We work closely with Glasgow staff, parents, and our pyramid schools to build a cohesive, informed community. Together, we support quality education and enrichment for our children. And best of all, we have fun doing it. Add your voice to our PTA community! Membership is only $10 – join today!
Last fall with the approval of Principal DeRose and the donation of two nest boxes from the Virginia Bluebird Society, we established the Glasgow Middle School Bluebird Trail. Our trail is part of a state-wide program that collects data on native cavity nesters. Three Glasgow families -the Lambs, the Beemans and the Berthas- took responsibility for checking the nest boxes once a week April – August and recording any activity. Being our first year we weren’t sure if any feathered friends would find our nest boxes. It took them awhile but by mid June a pair of tree swallows moved […]
Science Olympiad is in need of additional coaches as we have enough students for two teams this year – that means over 30 students! This is an awesome opportunity to keep kids excited about science. If you are interested in learning more about what is involved contact Ed or Kimberly Bellem at firstname.lastname@example.org. Keep in mind… you do not need to be a science expert to do this. All that is required is to have an interest in helping our students discover their hidden skills and talents. Science Olympiad is a practical, fun, hands-on team competition for all grades (6-8) […]
16 November 2016, 7pm ♦ Glasgow MS Cafeteria High School Options in FCPS Learn about AP, IB, and Academy Programs – what they are and how to access them! Connect with our fabulous community. Special Guests: Chris Powell (Advanced Academics), Cara Kirby, and Michelle Flynn (Career & Technical Education) – FCPS Instructional Services Learn about AP, IB, and Academy Programs offered throughout FCPS. Take 1 course, many, or the entire program. Get the facts to choose which program (or course) is right for your student. Families from our feeder schools and Stuart are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The first Open Campus of the year will be held this month (November). This is a quarterly event that fosters a caring community and inclusively celebrates successful behavior. It works in conjunction with our PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention & Support) program and provides students with the opportunity to attend an activity of their choice for an afternoon, hosted by a teacher or community member. Kids love this event and many of our teachers and staff contribute to its success by planning and hosting fun activities. We need your help! Please contribute supplies to support activities. Drop off supplies in the front office no later than 8 […]
Curious about how your students’ grades are determined? Read about the components of the grading process here.
Read the meeting minutes from the first PTA meeting of 2016-2017.
Vision Screening for Students October 20 & 21 Work with our GMS Health Aide to screen students for vision. No training required! Contact Susan Labarca SSLabarca@fcps.edu for more information! Sign up here!
GMS Spotlight on After-School and Enrichment at Glasgow! 17 October 2016, 6:30pm ♦ Glasgow MS Cafeteria Connect with our fabulous community. Learn how after-school works and hear from specific programs that PTA® supports. Special Guest: Aaron Cannon, GMS After-School Specialist Featured, PTA®- Supported Programs: Odyssey of the Mind, New STEM Clubs, Science Olympiad, Eco Programs, FCCLA, and Coding The After School Spotlight will run from 6:30-7:30 followed by the School’s Parent Grading Workshop – Please Join Us!
Picture Day Volunteers needed on October 18th & October 19th ! Students who have PE on ODD days will have their picture taken Tuesday, during Periods 1, 3, & 5. Those who have PE on EVEN days will have their picture taken Wednesday during Periods 2, 4, & 6. Students who have Period 7 PE will follow this schedule: Tuesday, October 18th, Period 7: Morgan, Tollefson, Shuford, Haggett Wednesday, October 19th, Period 7: Benevento, Cauthorn, Jackson, Stuecheli Sign up here!