Griffin Middle School
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Thank You Griffin Community!
GMS 8th graders perform
with the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra
(bass), Jalen Cook (cello), Sydni Brown (violin), and Jimmy
Cyganek (cello) with orchestra teacher Mrs. Proctor at KSU
Bailey Hall October 2016
Students Get on Board!
Spring Break 2018
to view a video about the experience and for more information
about pricing, payment options and full itinerary. Students will
experience 9 Days in Florence, Vatican City, Rome and Assisi!
Questions? Contact Tracy Santos at
Travel is coordinated through Education First International,
LTD. and the trip is chaperoned by Griffin MS staff.
Book EARLY for the best travel
The Haunted House Was a
Thank you to everyone who volunteered to set-up
and run the haunted house, who donated items, and to those that were brave
enough to walk through Friday & Saturday! Happy Halloween!
Title I Annual Input Meeting
Monday, October 24, 2016 at 6PM
Location: GMS Cafe
Come and Learn About Title I
Rocking Halloween Concerts
October 25 & 26th
7-1 Band Rocking Halloween Concert
7 pm on 10/25 in the GMS Cafeteria
7-2 Band Rocking Halloween Concert
7 pm on 10/26 in the GMS Cafeteria
A Rockin' Ghoul Time!
RED RIBBON WEEK
SUPPORT THE CAUSE!
RED RIBBON THEME DAYS
My Future Is Bright and Drug Free- Wear Neon/Bright Clothing
Team up Against Drugs- Wear your favorite team's
Drugs Make you Crazy & Lazy- Pajama/Crazy Sock Day
Red Ribbon Day- WEAR RED
Griffin Spirit Day-Show Your Griffin Pride
Griffin Thanks Our
Public Safety Officers
To honor the men and women in public
safety, GMS hosted a breakfast to show appreciation.
GMS Students Made
"Thank You" Cards
Thank You to Griffin's Officer
It's BOOK FAIR Time!
October 24th is the Last Day
of the Book Fair!
Come in and view our teacher book wishlists! The GMS community
is welcome to come in and purchase books for our wonderful
Book Fair Hours
Monday October 24th 8:30-Noon
Can't come to the Book Fair?
Shop Online Beginning October 14th
via the Griffin Book Fair Homepage!
Click on the following icon to visit!
Ms. Del-Valle's IEL Class
Visits the High Museum of Art
Using art, Ms. Del-Valle's IEL students
were put to the task of creating solutions for water filtering
to build an interactive phase
to the new Falcon's stadium.
Ms. Del-Valle's IEL Students
Pictured with Parent Facilitator, Mr. Quintana
GMS STEAM in ACTION
Ultra Griffin Spirit Day!
Opportunities at Griffin!
All tutoring opportunities will include: tutoring in specific
content areas, grade recovery, remediation & teacher-supported
Printable Student Tutoring Info Sheet:
"Stay & Play"
Serenity Saturday School
We are a Title 1 Reward School!
"Among the highest 10 percent of the Title 1 schools in the
Mr. Scotchlas and Griffin students proudly display this honor.
Congratulations Griffin Middle School!
Get your 2016-17 Yearbook!
Yearbooks are on sale!
Get your hardcover yearbook with 4 free icons
for $25.00 until October 28th.
After this date, the price goes up!
HERE to order yours today!
We Need Pictures for the
New! Parents, students and teachers can
download the Jostens ReplayIt app
via Google Play or the App Store and
easily upload pictures from school activities
and events. The pictures go directly to the Griffin Yearbook
Wouldn't it be great to have your pictures
in the yearbook to look back on the memories?
Send us your pictures through
Are You a Proud Parent or Family Member?
NEW! This year! for 8th
Parents and family members can purchase
a student ad to be in the 2016-17 yearbook! Show how proud you
your Griffin Wildcat by purchasing a
student ad today! Questions?
Contact Renee LaPrade
or Kim Trumble
HERE for details!
GRIFFIN SATURDAY SCHOOL
Saturday School Dates:
September 10, 17 & 24
October 8 & 22
November 5 & 12
December 3 & 17
January 7, 21 & 28
February 4 & 11
March 4, 11, 18 & 25
Transportation for Saturday School
Pick-up @Fair Oaks at 7:45 a.m.
Returns to Fair Oaks at 12:15 p.m.
BUS #2: Pick-up @
LaBelle at 7:45 a.m. & Norton Park at 7:50 a.m.
Return to Norton Park at 12:10 p.m. and LaBelle at 12:15 p.m.
You're the Best!
Nominate an Employee!
Have you noticed a teacher or staff member going the extra mile
to make a Greater Griffin? What better way to honor the hard
work of a teacher or staff member than by nominating him/her for
Teacher of the Month or Classified Employee of the Month! Please
click on the link(s) above to make your nomination(s).
Remember to submit a form
Teacher Nomination Form
FREE for Griffin Middle School Students
Office 365 is a collection of
services that allows students to
collaborate, edit, share, and store their schoolwork. There is
no software to download and students receive 1TB of storage in
Give Parent Consent in ParentVue Today!
It’s available for FREE to students who are
currently attending a Cobb County school. Yes! This includes
Griffin Middle School! However, students need parental consent.
Parents can give consent for students to use Office365 at school
and at home by logging into their ParentVue account. For a
ParentVue account, please contact the 6th grade principal or the
school Leadership Intern.
Teachers are taking the pathway to use Office 365 in the
so it is important for your student to have an active account
Cobb County School District.
Please review the document below for more information.
also click on this link,
Office 365 Support,
resources and informational videos.
Microsoft Office 365 Informational Flyer
Regular School Bell Schedule
Partners in Education
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