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Food Justice ExpeditionGEMS 8th grade students visited Jacquemin Farms to continue their Food Justice Expedition. They learned about how Industrial Private Farms function in the state of Ohio.
Food Justice Expedition
GEMS Students Visit Sharon Woods Metro ParkGEMS 3rd grade students visited Sharon Woods Metro Park where they explored the woods and pond in search of living organisms.
GEMS 3rd grade students visited Sharon Woods Metro Park where they explored the woods and pond in search of living organisms.
GEMS Teachers and Staff Members
GEMS teachers and staff members
Reading BuddiesGEMS 7th graders have reading buddies with GEMS 2nd graders!
GEMS 7th graders have reading buddies with GEMS 2nd graders!
GEMS 7th Graders Visit OSUGEMS strives to connect our students with professionals and advocates in the community and provide authentic learning experiences. 7th grade students visited Ohio Stadium to learn how the university manages its zero waste program following game days and campus events.
GEMS strives to connect our students with professionals and advocates in the community and provide authentic learning experiences. 7th grade students visited Ohio Stadium to learn how the university manages its zero waste program following game days and campus events.
GEMS 4th Graders Painted a "Make a Change" MuralIn partnership with Columbus artist Lisa McLymont and CAPA, GEMS 4th grade students painted a mural as part of their poetry expedition. The "Make the Change" mural will be displayed at one of CAPA theaters. Great work 4th grade!
In partnership with Columbus artist Lisa McLymont and CAPA, our 4th grade students painted a mural as part of their poetry expedition. The "Make the Change" mural will be displayed at one of CAPA theaters. Great work 4th grade!
GEMS 6th Graders at Camp Mary OrtonGEMS 6th graders enjoyed their time at Camp Mary Orton. They participated in games and challenges, enjoyed free time fun, hiked, and loved the heat of a campfire.
GEMS 6th graders at Camp Mary Orton
Fieldwork at Alum Creek Lake7th grade students visited Alum Creek Lake. Students tested water samples from the lake, identified small animals found in the lake water, learned how the Alum Creek Dam works, created a model of a dam, and enjoyed a nature walk. Our young scientists will return to the lake later this year to review the results of their findings.
GEMS 7th Graders
GEMS Celebration of Learning and Better World Day
GEMS Celebration of Learning and Better World Day

Upcoming Events

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End of Quarter 3

Thu Mar 14 2024
Mar
15

No School - PD Day

Fri Mar 15 2024
Mar
18

GEMS Math Week

Mon Mar 18 2024
to Fri Mar 22 2024

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19

Invited Conferences

Tue Mar 19 2024
to Thu Mar 21 2024

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Interested in attending GEMS in the 2024-2025 School Year? Enroll Today!

Do you have co-workers, friends, or family members looking for school options for the 2024-2025 school year?
Please contact Alisha Porter at [email protected] or 614-253-4000 with any questions.
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Important School Announcements

Feb 18, 2024

  • Our habit of the week,  and focus for the next few weeks will be Quality- Please continue to review the Kickboard parent portal so you are able to see updated behavior information that is entered in by school staff. This Friday and every Friday is Groovy Gryphon Spirit day! Our Groovy Gryphon Spirit Day this week is Inspired By..this week students can dress like someone who has inspired them. Huge shoutout to all our students for an amazing Black History Month Inspired  community meeting. It was a great time for community! Students supported those performing and sharing and we just had a good time.

  •  As a reminder if your child is sick, in order to keep our community safe, please do not send them to school.  Students must be fever free without the use of medication  for 24 hours before returning to school. Please be sure to email the office at [email protected] to share any absences or dismissal changes. 

  • This Tuesday, February 20th, is the GEMS Skate Party Fundraiser at Skatezone 71 on February 20th from 5:00pm-8:30pm. The admission is $5.00 and an additional $5.00 for skate rental. The first hour will  be a private party for GEMS friends and families until the general public skate opens at 6:00pm. This is a fundraiser for our Family Crew who are hoping to raise funds to support Staff Appreciation Week in May. Make sure to let them know at the door, that you are with the GEMS skate party. We hope to see you there. 

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GEMS After School Program (GAP) is a FREE K-8 after school program!

EMS After-school Program is a collaboration between Graham Elementary & Middle School & Communities In Schools of Ohio. The purpose of this collaboration is to surround students with a community of support, empower them to succeed in school and achieve in life.
GAP Middle (5-8) After-school Program is funded through a Nita M. Lowery 21st Century Community Learning Center grant through the Ohio Department of Education.
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