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NEW  2015-2016 School Year

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       NEW 5th Grade Orientation Video
                            To watch click below
                  https://vimeo.com/128414409
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                NEW 2015/2016 BUS ROUTES
The St. Johns County School District’s (SJCSD) bus routes for the 2015-2016 school year are available online at www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/transportation/routes.

In mid-July, postcards will be sent home to the parents of all potential bus riders giving them the bus stop, times and bus number for their students.

For additional questions or information, call the Transportation Department at 547-7810.

             
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 Exam Schedule

                      DDA Electives
                 Tuesday and Wednesday

                   May 26th and 27th

              Science and Language Arts
                    Thursday and Friday

                    May 28th and 29th

               Math and Social Studies
                Monday and Tuesday

                   June 1st and 2nd

                       Make-ups
                         June 3rd
       Please do not schedule appointments during testing times.
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             Proctor Training Information
                  14-15 Proctors Training
                       FSA Agreement

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Attn: Rising 6th grade parents,

Subscribe to the Stingray Chronicle as a 6th Grade Parent” so you can begin receiving middle school information. Also, as you make all your summer appointments, please note that rising 6th graders (current 5th graders) need 2 Varicella vaccines before entering middle school. You can either provide the elementary with the proper documentation or provide the middle school with the information over the summer. Thank You.
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Gamble Rogers Middle School is considering instituting an after-school YMCA Program and wishes to survey its parents to gauge interest and participation. PLEASE take a moment, it is simply 5 multiple choice questions, to let us know of your thoughts.

Here is the survey link:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/D3PB5JG

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Recieve GRMS updates from Mr. Bergamasco via text:
To sign up for GRMS notifications, please visit
https://www.remind.com/join/mrbergam 


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                      School Access Form
You MUST complete the form above if you plan to enter the school building before and/or after-school for any conference, lunch with a student,
or meetings, etc.
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          *Clubs*
We are pleased to offer the following clubs at GRMS:
Student Government- Mrs. Bohanan
Drama- Ms. Kissling
Environmental- Mr. Gamble
Robotics- Mr. Radaker
Intramurals- (volleyball, basketball, softball, baseball)
Coaches: Hall, Heffner, Livingood, Summerall
Guitar- Mr. McGough & Mr. Ginn
Environmental Club
Drama Club
Running Club
Student Government
Guitar Club
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Sports Corner…
                  
Spring Football Jamboree
                               Saturday, May 23rd
                               Nease High School
                                 
Schedule:
                           
8:00 am Gates Open

                  9:00 am Fruit Cove vs. Pacetti Bay
               11:00 am Swiss Point JV vs. Landrum JV
               12:00 pm Fruit Cove JV vs Landrum JV
                   1:00 pm Swiss Point vs Landrum
                   3:00 pm Sebastian vs Murray
                  5:00 pm Liberty Pines vs Gamble

$5 Adults/$3 admission 12+
(Children under 2 free)

$10 all day Inflatable Game and Bounce House Admission

Bounce Houses, Concessions, Raffles, Contests, Team Spirit Wear, Vendors, and Much More
No coolers or outside food and beverages allowed – except for team coolers

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Early Checkout Procedure…
As indicated in the Student Handbook 2014-2015:

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.

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                  Empowering Excellence in Educators
triple-eLearn about St. Johns County School District’s new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievement.
              ***************** Stingray BrickGamble 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
ipitcher@aol.com

Click here for a Stingray Legacy Brick Order Form
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Helpful Websites…

                                  Symbaloo
http://www.symbaloo.com/home/mix/13eOcM5RSP

St. John’s Middle School Athletic Association
SJMSAA

The Paperless Classroom
Showbie

Parents’ Guide to Student Success

www.pta.org/4446.htm.

Literacy Resources

Tips Reading and Math

The Florida Parental Information
and Resource Center of FIND

www.floridapirc.org

School Book Reading
Scholastic

Focus on Health

Local School News
News

Pedro Menendez High

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                    Dates to Remember 

May 25th
Memorial Day
Student/Teacher Holiday

May 20th – June 4th
DDA

June 4th
Last Day for Students
Report Cards Issued

June 5th
   Last Day for Teachers

                        
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PARENT INFORMATION

                   NEW Report Card Information
Parents will receive information about report card availability in June.
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    We NOW have a live weather station here at GRMS!
                                 Click Here
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    INK! Investing in Kid…our education foundation
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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.
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                          BE INVOLVED
            Click here to go to our PTO page.
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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 call 904-547-8696 for more information.

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      SJCSD Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
     Please visit the website for updated information
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Parent ESE Survey
The Florida Department of Education is working with school districts to gather information on how well parents think their child’s school is partnering with parents of students with disabilities, and would like to include your input. Your responses will help guide efforts to improve services and results for children and families. All parents of children with disabilities and a current IEP (PK to 12th grade) are invited to participate in this survey. The survey is opened from February 1, 2015 to May 31, 2015. Please visit http://www.esesurvey.com/Login.php to complete the survey.
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       Information on Common Core
            Common Core at a Glance
                Common Core FAQ’s

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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
http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/depts/student/homeless/

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NEW 2015 Summer Program/Camps
The ARC Elementary Camp 

The ARC Middle School Camp

The ARC High School Camp

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               2015-Model-PLC-School
   
Gamble Rogers Middle School RECOGNIZED AS A MODEL
        PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY AT WORK™
One of About 200 Schools and Districts in the US and Canadato Receive This Honor 

For more information, please contact:
Name: Michelle Davis
School: Gamble Rogers Middle School
Address: 6250 US 1 South, St. Augustine, FL 32086
Phone: 904-547-8700
Email: michelle.davis@stjohns.k12.fl.us

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Character Counts

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