NEWS!


NYS ELA ASSESSMENTS grades 5 - 8
APRIL 1, 2 AND 3
We will be testing from 8 -10 am and then follow a 9 period schedule with shortened periods.

ELA ASSESSMENT MAKEUPS
8:00 - 11:00 am in the Library on Friday, April 4 - Day 1,  Monday, April 7 - Day 2 and Tuesday, April 8 - Day 3.   Students will report to the Library after homeroom.

MODIFIED SPORTS AT GFMS WILL BEGIN ON THURSDAY, MARCH 27.

The GFMS PTA and GFMS are proud to announce that all GFMS first place winners in the regional Reflections Program will now compete at the State level in March!  Congratulations to Baylee Wong (Dance Choreography), Spencer Longo (Literature), Henry Fisher (Photography), and Natalia Dziubelski (Visual Art).  Best of luck at the States!

And the Science Fair results are...
 see the list under Student Resources..Science Fair

D.A.R.E. Celebration
Our celebration took place on March 18 as an assembly program.  Congratulations to our essay winners: Emma O'Leary, Caroline Johnson, Spencer Dicembrino, Grace Duke, Kristie Ramos, Denis Ward, Joe Nemeth, Madison DePrino

2014 GFMS Yearbook is now on sale!

Yearbooks are $50 (price does not include extras or sales tax).  Yearbooks can no longer be personalized.

Order online at http://www.jostensyearbooks.com

There will be a limited number of copies available for sale in school.

NOTE:  Sorry, the yearbook is not free for 8th graders.


PTA FUNDRAISERS - Community Discount Cards sales will begin Friday, April 25 thru Tuesday, May 13.   Our 7th Graders will earn credit towards their Washington Trip in 8th grade for selling the cards.

Weather

Today, 4/21/2014
High: 63 Low: 34
Mostly clear
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/22/2014
High: 66 Low: 43
Partly cloudy
0% chance of precipitation.

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 21
Cycle 1
Instructional Day for all CCSD Students
Calendar Change:  This day will be an instructional day for all CCSD students to make up for a snow day.
Tuesday, April 22
BOE Meeting, GFMS, 7:00 p.m.
NOTE:  The BOE is expected to enter into Executive Session at 5:00 p.m. in the GFMS Library for the purpose of discussing the employment history of a particular individual(s)- prospective principal interviews. The public meeting will reconvene at 7:00 p.m. (earlier start time for tenure reception) in the Large Cafeteria.
CANCELED: BOE Ed & Assessment Committee Mtg.
Cycle 2

Messages from the Principal

Grades 5 and 6    "Teaching Children; Building Futures"
Principal-Mr. Ed LoPresti
Asst. Principal-Mrs. Wendy Gentile
Hopefully over the course of the last 10 weeks, we’ve all been able to settle into a productive groove.  I’ve often found this to be a challenging task, but through trial and error, and a lot of thinking about our strengths and
 

 

 

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Grades 7 and 8
Principal-Mr. William Manfredonia
Dean of Students-Mr. Chris Barrie

A song that I would like to get off of my iPod is “Let it Snow” by Dean Martin.  “Bring on the warmer weather”, is going to become my new motto.  Even with the weather we have persevered and now we can say that the 2nd

 

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