GEMS 2nd GradersGEMS 2nd Graders participated with a visit from the Columbus Zoo.
GEMS 2nd Graders
GEMS 7th GradersGEMS 7th grade students visited the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, which included the Wright Brothers Memorial and visiting their cycle shop. This visit helped us gather information for our upcoming podcasts.
GEMS 7th Graders
GEMS 7th Grade MathIn 7th grade math, students explored adding and subtracting integers by creating number lines with chalk while enjoying the beautiful day. 
GEMS 7th grade math class.
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8th Graders Participated in Better World Day!For Better World Day, 8th graders attended the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony for the Class of 2017, to honor and interview these very special Veterans, including a Senator, two WWII Vets and a POW survivor??.
GEMS 8th graders
GEMS 5th Grade Participated in Better World Day!5th grade students participated in Better World Day at the Audubon Center by clearing out bush honeysuckle and picking up trash along the Scioto River. Together, they filled over 20 trash bags and took down hundreds of honeysuckle plants!
GEMS 5th graders

Upcoming Events


Pajama Day - K-8th Grade

Fri Dec 21 2018

No School - Winter Break

Mon Dec 24 2018
to Fri Jan 4 2019


No School - Winter Break

Tue Jan 1 2019
to Fri Jan 4 2019


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GEMS Needs Your Support!

The Annual Fund provides essential resources for our school. We hope to have parents, community members, and local businesses support this important effort. Make your gift today!   Click here to show your support!

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Dean's Corner

K-2 Community Meeting - 2:45-3:15

Wednesday, Dec. 19th staff and students K-8 are invited to wear a holiday sweater to celebrate the season

Also on Wednesday Dec 19, 6th grade has fieldwork to COSI as part of the Watt’s My Impact Expedition.

If you are able, please donate new pajamas newborn-adult sizes by Friday, December 21st

On Friday, Dec. 21st, we celebrate all of the donations with a K-8 Pajama Day

On Friday, Dec. 21st, K-4 has Munchies with Math from 9:00-9:30.

Also on Friday, Dec. 21st, 5-8th grade has a Habits of Learning Breakfast at 8:30AM for students who received EEs on all 5 habits of learning.

Please read with or encourage your student to read over winter break!  We hope you have a wonderful holiday.  This is our final weekly announcement for 2018.

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8th Grade Project Accepted into EL Education Models of Excellence!

Big news! GEM's eighth-grade project Ohio Veterans: Our True American Heroes has been accepted
into the EL Education's 
Models of Excellence collection, an amazing and very selective resource of exemplary student work open to educators across the country. Take a look at the work created by students that will be used as a model to raise questions, provoke thinking, and inspire excellence: Congratulations Mrs. Cohen and GEMS 8th grade students!

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GEMS Pajama Drive!

Dear GEMS Families and Friends,
It’s time for the Scholastic Reading Club Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive. This PJ drive benefits Pajama Program, a nonprofit organization that provides new pajamas and b to children in need. GEMS has participated every year since 2012 and we are excited to continue this tradition again! 

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