FCAT Testing Begins…April 14th Parents/Guardians please make sure that students are present for the exams during the dates listed below. Parents can help by making sure their children are well rested, have a good breakfast and are on time for school. Please do not schedule appointments during testing times.
The dates are as follows:
6th Reading: Monday, April 21st-Thursday, April 24th
7th & 8th Math: Tuesday, April 22nd
8th Science: Thursday, April 24th
8th Reading: Friday, April 25th – Wednesday, April 30th
6th Math:Thursday, May 1st – Wednesday, May 7th
We Need Your Help!!!
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. 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!
School Access Form
ESE Parent Survey
Make Your VOICE Heard!
Attention: 5th Grade Parents
“5th Grade Open House”
Thursday, May 8th
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Spring-Ray Fest 5:00pm-8:00pm
Staff Appreciation Week
5th Grade Open House 6:00pm-8:00pm
Gradventure…Islands of Adventure/Universal Studios
8th Grade Celebration 6:00-9:00pm Date Change!!!
Last Day for Students
Report Cards & Last Day for Teachers
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
Football Team Parent Meeting on Wednesday, April 16th at 6:00pm in the Multi-purpose Room. For more information contact Coach Matt Potak at email@example.com or Coach Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
For more information click here
Employee of the Year
Teacher of the Year!
Rookie Teacher of the Year!
Dates to Remember
Cheer Tryouts & Clinic
April 28, 2014 – May 2, 2014
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 3-5pm/Wednesday 2-4pm
Friday, May 2nd at 3:30
Gamble Rogers Middle School Gym
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.
End of Course Exams
May 12th – 15th
7th Grade Civics
7th Grade Algebra
8th Grade Algebra
8th Grade Geometry
Attention: Rising 6th Grade Parents
Please visit the GRMS website http://www-grms.stjohns.k12.fl.us/ and subscribe to the Stingray Chronicle as a “6th Grade Parent” so you can begin receiving middle school information.
Message from the School Nurse
Reminders: To enter 6th grade starting in 2014-2015 students MUST have proof of 2 Varicella Disease vaccinations (chicken pox) or document that they have had Varicella Disease. And…rising 7th grade students (current 6th graders)
need proof of the Tdap vaccine before entering 7th grade. As soon as you have the documentation, please provide the guidance dept. with a copy.
8th Grade Gradventure Trip
Islands of Adventure/Universal Studios
Click here for more information
Information on Common Core
Common Core at a Glance
Common Core FAQ’s
April Middle Years
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!
2013/2014 Gifted Screening/Evaluations
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.
If you are a volunteer at another school in SJCSD then call 547-8700 or email email@example.com and we can have your information added to GRMS.
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.
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
2014 Kidzfactory Classes and Summer Camps
Sailors, Paddlers & Rowers of St. Augustine
Youth Summer Sailing Camp Ages 9 – 15