Jump Rope for Heart, which is now know as Kids Heart Challenge, has kicked off at GEMS! It will run through Friday April 12. Envelopes with donations can be sent directly to Mr. Owens or placed in his mailbox in the office.
On Tuesday, the advanced violin students have fieldwork in the afternoon.
Wednesday, the 5th grade will be visiting SciDome in Newark all day.
Also on Wednesday, the 6th grade will be on fieldwork to Highbanks Metro Park in the afternoon as part of their Minding Your Mind expedition.
Friday night, March 22 (from 7pm – 9pm) is the Spring Dance for grades 5-8 from for students who are eligible to attend based on their Habits of Learning.
Please also note that testing start not this week, but the following! Please help remind your students to be prepared with good sleep and a healthy breakfast! Schedules will be shared later this week.
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: https://modelsofexcellence.eleducation.org/projects/ohio%E2%80%99s-veterans-our-true-american-heroes. Congratulations Mrs. Cohen and GEMS 8th grade students!