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


GEMS Fall Clean-Up Day

Sat Aug 24 2019

Back to School Night

Wed Aug 28 2019

No School - Labor Day

Mon Sep 2 2019

GEMS Family Crew Meeting

Tue Sep 10 2019



Dean's Corner

Good afternoon! This is James Kutnow, Dean & Director of GEMS. Can you believe school starts in two weeks? I hope you are as excited as I am! This is our first set of announcements for the year. We will be sending this out weekly to help keep everyone in the loop of the upcoming calendar.

And so here are a few reminders for everyone

  • Please remember that school starts on Tuesday, September 3rd
  • If anyone would like to help with some yard work, painting, or other beautification tasks for the start of the school year, you can come volunteer next Saturday morning from 9am- 12pm at the school!
  • Next Monday, August 26th, Kindergarten, 5th grade families and all new families of students in grades 6th - 8th are welcome to an orientation at 6pm.
  • On Wednesday, August 28th, all families are welcome to join us at our back to school event from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. At Wednesday’s event, you will have the opportunity to meet your teacher and classmates, and have fun on our front yard with inflatable games and snow cones!
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Attention GEMS K and 1st Grade Families

In accordance with Ohio Law, all students entering kindergarten or first grade for the first time will receive hearing & vision screening. Graham Elementary and Middle School will conduct screenings for each student in August, September & October.

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School Bus

Bus Information for the 2019-20 School Year

  • All returning GEMS families do not need to complete a new online application for the 2019-20 school year. 
  • All returning GEMS families that have moved or plan to move over the summer will need to complete an online application.
  • All new GEMS families will need to complete an online application. 

Click here to complete the online application.

Please contact CCS transportation at 614-365-5074 with any questions or concerns regarding CCS transportation routing or issues with the application system.

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