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Meet the GEMS staff!At GEMS, experienced teachers and staff fosters each child's unique potential and curiosity within a safe, nurturing environment.
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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

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Dean's Corner

Good afternoon GEMS families!
We had a great first week of school and look forward to the year ahead. Thank you for your patience as we navigate both the busing issues and afternoon pick-up traffic. We hope to see progress on both ends.

Please note that 5th - 8th grade will be taking their NWEA MAP Assessments this week in Math, English, and Science. Starting Tuesday morning. This is just one way to measure students at the start of the school year in these subjects. Each test takes about one class period and only one test will be administered each of the three days, T-R.

Also, our first Family Crew meeting (a GEMS take on on what might look like a PTO at other schools) will be held in the school library on Tuesday night at 6:00pm. If you think you might like to get more involved at school, please come and join us.

Have a great week!
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GEMS After-school Program Free for K-5th Graders

GEMS After-school Program is a FREE K-5 after school program! The program hours are 3:30-6:30pm Monday through Friday beginning Sept. 16th - May 22nd.  Please contact Christopher Farris at CFarris@ciskids.org with any questions. 
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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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