Griffin Middle School
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Wishing our Griffin Families & Community
A Happy Holiday Season
Thank You Griffin Community!
Griffin's Got Talent!
Come out & see the talent at GMS!
Get Your Tickets in Advance!
Congrats, Mr. White!
Cobb Foundation Grant Recipient
Jacket 2 Jacket Reading Program
Congrats to our GMS Readers!
Each student received 4 tickets to a
Georgia Tech Women's Basketball game, a pizza party & prizes!
Solo & Ensemble Festival
Congrats to the following students on
their superior performance
at District 12 Solo & Ensemble.
Jackson Williams & Ben Loong- Saxophone Duet
Max Onsager & Zach Busbee-Tuba Duet
Abby Auriemmo & Anna Ramsey-Flute/Clarinet Duet
Lauryn Wright, Taylor Goins & Cheyenne Clark-
Students Get on Board!
Spring Break 2018
Book Your Trip Now!
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
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
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
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
Update: No Saturday School November 12
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!
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 & 19
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
Please show support for Partners in
School Council News
For the latest news and updates from our school council, please click
The Griffin Middle School student
policy is available in your student's agenda.
Please review the policy with your student.
Administrators & teachers shall
enforce the dress code rule, and the principal or designee shall
be the final judge as to the appropriateness, neatness and
cleanliness of the wearing apparel, or whether or not apparel is
disruptive, unsafe, or in violation of the dress code.
Students not following school dress code will contact parents to
bring them a change of clothes. If students are not able to
contact their parents, they will be placed in In-School
Suspension (ISS) for the entire school day. Thank you for your
Relay for Life
Spring Break 2018
HERE for info!
Students! Book early for the best price!
Click the Josten's icon to order!
8th Grade Parents!
Purchase a student ad for the yearbook
Join our PTSA!