Quarter 3 Exam (DFA) Schedule
*Schedule subject to change
Thursday, March 6th
Friday, March 7th
Monday, March 10th
Maroon 3/Maroon 4
Tuesday, March 11th
Silver 3/Silver 4
St. Johns County Fire Rescue
is now offering
FREE SMOKE ALARMS!
** Free to St. Johns County homeowners or renters
** No income requirements
** Ends April 15th
If you are interested please call to schedule a appointment.
Gamble Rogers Middle School will celebrate its 20th year throughout the 2014-15 school year. Personalized $25 Engraved Pavers are available for purchase.
For more information contact Isabelle Pitcher @ 407-417-1633 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for a Stingray Legacy Brick Order Form
Week of April 7th
Registration opens on April 1st at the following website www.sjmsaa.com
For more infromation contact Matt Potak at
“Excitement is coming in 2014!”
FCAT Proctors Neededed!
We are in need of parent and community volunteers to proctor in classrooms during testing. Proctors are asked to be an “extra set of eyes” for the classroom teachers. We appreciate your support and look forward to having you assist in our testing!
Please email Brittany Lescroart, volunteer coordinator at email@example.com with your availability and contact information. The testing dates and times are listed below. Thank You for your Support!
The dates are as follows:
Time: 7:30am – 11:00am
6th Reading: Monday, April 21st – Thursday 24th (Computer)
Math: Tuesday, May 1st – Wednesday 7th (Computer)
7th Reading: Monday, April 14th – Thursday 17th (Computer)
Math: Tuesday, April 22nd (paper-two sessions)
8th Reading: Monday, April 25th – Wednesday 30th (Computer)
Math: Tuesday, April 22nd (paper-two sessions)
Science: Thursday, April 24th (paper-two sessions)
Early Checkout Procedure…
As indicated in the Student Handbook 2013-2014:
As a safety precaution, students will only be released to the parent/guardian or the Emergency Contact listed on the Emergency Card. A current driver’s license or state issued ID must be presented in the front office to check a student out early. The following procedure will be strictly enforced: NO student may be signed out after 1:30 p.m. every day except Wednesday. The latest early checkout on Wednesday is 12:30 p.m. Parents must arrive in the front office no later than 1:30 p.m. (or 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday) in order to sign their child out early.
GRMS Volunteers of the Year
Parents’ Guide to Student Success www.pta.org/4446.htm.
Tips Reading and Math
The Florida Parental Information
and Resource Center of FIND
Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test
School Book Reading
Focus on Health
Local School News
Pedro Menendez High
Empowering Excellence in Educators
Learn about St. Johns County School District’s new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievement.
Field of Dreams Baseball
1401 Shetland Drive
St Johns, FL 32259
Who Can Play?
Any child with special needs from ages 5 to 18 or up to age 21 if still in high school.
Donations & Sponsors
Although other enhancements are in progress, we would like
to start phase II construction in which a turf outfield replaces
the natural grass. This enhancement will allow for additional
special needs sports to be played at the Field of Dreams. We
are actively seeking corporate and individual sponsors to help
us complete the field to help more kids & families.
Field of Dreams is always thankful to our volunteers and is in need of additional support to run the league this season and
next. Please contact us via our website if you have the desire
and ability to help us provide a quality program.
Registration is currently open and will remain open the entire season.
Please visit the Field of Dreams Website at www.fodbaseball.com to register.
Field of Dreams 2014 Opening Day will be Saturday, February 22nd with the Opening Ceremony at 10:00am. Games will be held each Saturday until April 12th (except 3/15 for spring break). In order to have a uniform for Opening Day, you must register by January 31s.
Field of Dreams is a place where all our area’s exceptional kids can meet on the field and play ball.
What child does not want to hear the cheer of the crowd? What child does not want to receive a trophy?
And what child does not want the opportunity to play America’s favorite sport? At the Field of Dreams they will and can!
Registration is Now Open!!!
Registration is FREE and will include a full uniform courtesy our sponsors
Field of Dreams is a specially designed turf baseball field that will allow children with mentally or physically disabilities living in or near St. Johns County, Florida the opportunity to play baseball, to wear a uniform and play as a member of a team.
PMHS Athlectic Booster Club
Saturday, March 15th @ 8:30AM
Dates to Remember
Third Quarter Ends
Teacher Planning Day (No School)
March 17th – 21st
Spring Break (No School)
Report Cards Issued
Teacher of the Year! Rebecca Lindberg
Employee of the Year!
Rookie Teacher of the Year!
There will be a parent presentation to address Adolescent Depression and Self-injurious Behaviors on March 27th at Creekside High School. For more information click here.
8th Grade Parents/Guardians
Islands of Adventure/Universal Studios
Friday, May 9th
1:00PM to 2:15AM
Click here for more information and permission slip
Information on Common Core
Common Core at a Glance
Common Core FAQ’s
Make Your VOICE Heard!
ESE Parent SurveyDeadline 5/31/14
2014 Deliver the Dream Application
For more information click below
To order a GRMS yearbook click here
A limited amount of yearbooks have been ordered!
Buy yours before it’s too late!
The Stingray Chronicle is a quarterly newsletter that highlights the upcoming news, events, and important reminders at Gamble Rogers. By signing up, you will receive the Chronicle in your email inbox.
2013/2014 Gifted Screening/Evaluations
Deadline to request gifted screening
Screening of students
District staff provides screening results to school
School send screening result letters to parents
School send letters to parents of students who do not qualify
Guidance Counselors complete all referrals and submit
Deadline for submission of private evaluations
Guidance Counselors complete all private evaluations and submit
All gifted evaluations completed
Determination of eligibility completed
District mails evaluation result letters to parents
|5/1/14 – 6/6/14
School hosts EP meetings with parents
Access to GRMS
We have been informed by the district that ALL parents that plan on entering the building during the day before and/or after school, need to be cleared. We are asking that EVERY parent or guardian that might be on campus for lunch with a student, conference, IEP meeting, 504 meeting or for anything else, PLEASE click on the link below to register for access.
Thank you in Advance!
School Access Form
Home Access Center provides online access for parents to view attendance, grades, buses, report card, etc. Please read the instructions first. Now you are ready to log in. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Karen Evans, Guidance Secretary at or firstname.lastname@example.org call 904-547-8696 for more information.
The Redirecting Children’s Behavior Course
The Redirecting Children’s Behavior course presents non-violent strategies that foster appropriate behavior in children. The following topics are explored: assessing and building relationships, styles of interaction and results to expect, handling emotions during heat-of-the-moment exchange, diagnosing motivations that lead to misbehavior, appropriate redirection strategies, improving self-esteem, fine-tuning communication skills, and creating problem solvers.
The Exceptional Student Education department of the St. Johns County School District is offering the course free of charge. The 15-hour course is divided into a series of five 3-hour classes (one night per week). Participants must attend the first class to be eligible for the remaining classes. The course will be taught at Crookshank Elementary School (1455 N. Whitney Street, St. Augustine FL 32084). Participants must arrange for child care on their own. Special accommodations must be arranged with Nancy Morrison at 547-7672 the week before the first class session. Participants completing all 5 classes will receive a certificate from the International Network for Children and Families in collaboration with the St. Johns County School District’s Exceptional Student Education Program.
The course is open to school district staff and to the public. Seating is limited. To register, please contact Student Services at 904.547.7598. If you leave a voice message, be sure to spell your name and provide a phone number or email address. Seats will be held until 5:45p during the first session – and then made available to those on the waiting list.
Class 1…….. 530p-830p, Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Class 2…….. 530p-830p, Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Class 3…….. 530p-830p, Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Class 4…….. 530p-830p, Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Class 5…….. 530p-830p, Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
*No classes the week of spring break March 17th-21st
About The Publisher
The Redirecting Children’s Behavior course is published and monitored by the International Network for Children and Families in Gainesville, Florida (Kathryn Kvols, President).
Are you living in a shelter, motel, vehicle, or campground; on the street; in abandoned buildings; or living with friends or relatives due to an economic hardship, are you a teenager and living independently or with someone other than a parent or legal guardian; then you may be eligible to receive services provided under the McKinney-Vento Act. Contact Computer Operator, Martha Fulford or your Homeless Liaison-Mr. Chris Stone @ 904-547-7589 for more details. You may also visit
5th Grade Open House
Gradventure @ Islands of Adventure & Universal Studios
8th Grade Celebration!
Last Day for Students
Last Day for Teachers