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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
7th graders at the Ohio History Connection.7th grade students visited the archives at Ohio History Connection to research the ways the invention of the automobile has impacted Columbus since the early 1900s. They looked at photographs, city directories, maps and microfilms of newspapers to collect information. Students will use their research to write and record a podcast to publish online.
7th grade students at the Ohio History Connection.

Upcoming Events

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Open House - 5-8th Grades

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The Dean's Corner

  • Interim report cards for grades 5-8 have been delayed due to a technology glitch.  They will be mailed this week.
  • Community Meeting for grades 3-4 will be on Tuesday Oct 16 from 2:45-3:15pm.
  • Open House for grades 5-8 will be on Thursday Oct. 18 from 4:00-6:30pm.  This is a time to stop in and walk through your child’s schedule and chat with the teachers. 
  • Thursday Oct 18 is Spirit Day to promote awareness and acceptance for LGBTQ youth.  Staff and students are encouraged to wear purple that day in support!
  • Munchies with Math for grades K-4 will be on Friday Oct. 19 from 9:00-9:30am.  
  • 8th grade fieldwork to Meadow Rise Farm on Friday Oct 19 from 9:30am to 2:00pm.  Students should dress in clothes and shoes appropriate for farm work and the weather.
  • The Ohio State Reading test for 3rd grade will start the week of Oct. 22.
  • Reminder: when you visit the school, you must check in at the office and stay in the office area, unless you are invited to a meeting in a classroom or office.  Please set up meetings with staff members in advance since all staff are fully scheduled throughout the day.  If you come to the school without an appointment, it may not be possible to have an impromptu meeting.

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Don't Forget to sign up for Remind!

Sign up for Remind reminders: Thank you to those who signed up for Remind updates to receive homework and other announcements from teachers.  We notice that students who are signed up are much more consistent with their homework.  You can download the app and type the codes for classes or text 81010 with the codes for each class below: 

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GEMS After-school Program is a FREE K-5 after school program!

GEMS After-school Program begins September 17th & ends May 24th. The program hours are 3:30-6:30 Monday through Friday.   Please contact Christopher Farris at cfarris@ciskids.org. Click here for more information.  

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