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News and Notes for the week of February 12, 2018

Message from the Health Office:
Concerns about the flu are rising and parents are beginning to ask what we are doing about it. Flu vaccines continue to be recommended and good hand washing, as well as covering coughs and sneezes remain the best measures for the prevention of the spread of infection. Children should be kept at home when they are ill. For more information about the flu please use the link below.
https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/12/nc/the-flu-guide-for-parents.pdf

Be well,
Kristin Brigham RN BSN
School Nurse, Gibbons Middle School


Gibbons:
Gibbons Middle School is embarking on a special project, an all school voluntary book club called Between the Pages, our first selection is, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet.


Intramural Volleyball:

Intramural Volleyball has officially begun . All those that are listed on the Team Roster Sheet need to attend. Below are links where you can view the Team schedules and rosters. Good luck this season! Please see Mrs. Robichaud if you have any questions.
2018 VOLLEYBALL TEAMS
2018 VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE

WHS Homework Helpers:
Free tutoring! Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

February Upcoming Dates


News and Notes for the week of February 5, 2018

Message from the Health Office:
Concerns about the flu are rising and parents are beginning to ask what we are doing about it. Flu vaccines continue to be recommended and good hand washing, as well as covering coughs and sneezes remain the best measures for the prevention of the spread of infection. Children should be kept at home when they are ill. For more information about the flu please use the link below.
https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/12/nc/the-flu-guide-for-parents.pdf

Be well,
Kristin Brigham RN BSN
School Nurse, Gibbons Middle School


Gibbons:
Gibbons Middle School is embarking on a special project, an all school voluntary book club called Between the Pages, our first selection is, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet.

The Winter Wonderland Dance is next Friday, February 9th in the Gibbons Cafeteria and Gym from 7pm to 9pm. Admissions is $5 and only Gibbons Students are allowed to attend, No Guests.


Intramural Volleyball:

Volleyball Intramurals will begin Wednesday Feb. 7th at 2:05. All those that are listed on the Team Roster Sheet need to attend. Below are links where you can view the Team schedules and rosters. Good luck this season! Please see Mrs. Robichaud if you have any questions.
2018 VOLLEYBALL TEAMS
2018 VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE

Gibbons Video Club:
Check out the latest update from the Gibbons Video Club!! Click here to see it.

Gibbons Gazette:
The Gibbons Gazette releases its first edition for this school year. Click here to see!!!
WHS Homework Helpers:
Free tutoring! Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

February Upcoming Dates


News and Notes for the week of January 26, 2018

Message from the Health Office:
Concerns about the flu are rising and parents are beginning to ask what we are doing about it. Flu vaccines continue to be recommended and good hand washing, as well as covering coughs and sneezes remain the best measures for the prevention of the spread of infection. Children should be kept at home when they are ill. For more information about the flu please use the link below.

https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/12/nc/the-flu-guide-for-parents.pdf
Be well,
Kristin Brigham RN BSN
School Nurse, Gibbons Middle School


Gibbons:
Gibbons Middle School is embarking on a special project, an all school voluntary book club called Between the Pages, our first selection is, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet.

The Winter Wonderland Dance is next Friday, February 9th in the Gibbons Cafeteria and Gym from 7pm to 9pm. Admissions is $5 and only Gibbons Students are allowed to attend, No Guests.

Westborough Cultural Council:
A grant from the Westborough Cultural Council is supporting      presenting  “ Justice at War”---A story of the Japanese-American Internment Camps during World War II. Thursday February 1 in the GMS library. There will be 3 performances in the Library at the middle school. The first is @ 7:45-8:45 am, the second @ 9:25-10:25 am and the third @ 11:05 am-12:05 pm all presentations are free and open to the public. 

Central District Music Festival:
Auditions are this Saturday, February 3

Intramural Volleyball:

Sign ups are now open for Intramural Volleyball until this Friday February 2nd.  Any sign ups after this Friday will not be accepted. If you have questions you may email or see Ms. Robichaud sometime during the school day. Sign up  Here!!

Gibbons Video Club:
Check out the latest update from the Gibbons Video Club!! Click here to see it.

Gibbons Gazette:
The Gibbons Gazette releases its first edition for this school year. Click here to see!!!
WHS Homework Helpers:
Free tutoring! Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

February Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of January 19, 2018

Message from the Health Office:
Concerns about the flu are rising and parents are beginning to ask what we are doing about it. Flu vaccines continue to be recommended and good hand washing, as well as covering coughs and sneezes remain the best measures for the prevention of the spread of infection. Children should be kept at home when they are ill. For more information about the flu please use the link below.
https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/12/nc/the-flu-guide-for-parents.pdf
Be well,
Kristin Brigham RN BSN
School Nurse, Gibbons Middle School


Gibbons:
Gibbons Middle School is embarking on a special project, an all school voluntary book club called Between the Pages, our first selection is, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet.

Gibbons Basketball:
Girls Hoops Highlights: https://vimeo.com/251887916 Boys Hoops Highlights: https://vimeo.com/251887872


 Central District Music Festival:
Auditions are next Saturday, February 3

Intramural Volleyball:

Sign ups are now open for Intramural Volleyball until February 2nd.  Any sign up after February 2nd will not be accepted. If you have questions you may email or see Ms. Robichaud sometime during the school day. Sign up  Here!!

WHS:
The Teen Advisory Board and the Cooking Club at Westborough High School are collaborating together to host a fun "Solve The Mystery" event at the Westborough High School on the 26th of January, 2018 from 6-8pm. This event will welcome 30 students from grades 6-8. Sign uphere!

Gibbons Video Club:
Check out the latest update from the Gibbons Video Club!! Click here to see it.

Gibbons Gazette:
The Gibbons Gazette releases its first edition for this school year. Click here to see!!!
WHS Homework Helpers:
Free tutoring! Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

January Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of January 15, 2018

Gibbons:
Gibbons Middle School is embarking on a special project, an all school voluntary book club called Between the Pages, our first selection is, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet.

Intramural Volleyball:
Sign ups are now open for Intramural Volleyball until February 2nd.  Any sign up after February 2nd will not be accepted. If you have questions you may email or see Ms. Robichaud sometime during the school day. Sign up Here!!

WHS:
The Teen Advisory Board and the Cooking Club at Westborough High School are collaborating together to host a fun "Solve The Mystery" event at the Westborough High School on the 26th of January, 2018 from 6-8pm. This event will welcome 30 students from grades 6-8. Sign uphere!

Gibbons Video Club:
Check out the latest update from the Gibbons Video Club!! Click here to see it.

Gibbons Gazette:
The Gibbons Gazette releases its first edition for this school year. Click here to see!!!
WHS Homework Helpers:
Free tutoring! Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

January Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of January 8, 2018

Gibbons:
Gibbons Middle School is embarking on a special project, an all school voluntary book club called Between the Pages, our first selection is, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet.

Important clarification:
The scheduled early release for January 12 is for students in K-6 grades only, it will be a regular school day for students in grades 7-12.

Intramural Volleyball:
Sign ups are now open for Intramural Volleyball until February 2nd.  Any sign up after February 2nd will not be accepted. If you have questions you may email or see Ms. Robichaud sometime during the school day. Sign up Here!!

WHS:
The Teen Advisory Board and the Cooking Club at Westborough High School are collaborating together to host a fun "Solve The Mystery" event at the Westborough High School on the 26th of January, 2018 from 6-8pm. This event will welcome 30 students from grades 6-8. Sign up here!

Gibbons Video Club:
Check out the latest update from the Gibbons Video Club!! Click here to see it.

Gibbons Gazette:
The Gibbons Gazette releases its first edition for this school year. Click here to see!!!
WHS Homework Helpers:
Free tutoring! Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

January Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of January 1, 2018

Important clarification:
The scheduled early release for January 12 is for students in K-6 grades only, it will be a regular school day for students in grades 7-12.

Intramural Volleyball:
Sign ups are now open for Intramural Volleyball until February 2nd.  Any sign up after February 2nd will not be accepted. If you have questions you may email or see Ms. Robichaud sometime during the school day. Sign up Here!!

Gibbons Gazette:
The Gibbons Gazette releases its first edition for this school year. Click here to see!!!
WHS Homework Helpers:
Free tutoring! Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

January Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of December 18, 2017

Santa

Gibbons Middle School Counseling Department: 
If you are considering applying to private schools, please deliver the request for transcripts/counselor recommendations to Mimi Johnson at least 15 school days prior to the due date.  This will allow time to gather the information that the schools are requesting. For more information and instructions please see the document below.
Private School Process

2017-2018 GMS School Improvement Committee: 
We are looking for parent and community volunteers to serve on our School Improvement Committee. The focus of this year work will be to develop a plan for the remodeling of our courtyard into an outdoor learning center. If you are interested in serving on the School Improvement Committee please contact Mr. Foley. Meeting times will typically be held after school at approximately 2:15pm.

GMS Yearbooks: 
Yearbooks are now available for pre-order purchase at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM. Please use the Yearbook ID code: 11189118 when ordering

After School Fitness:
After School Fitness will start December 14th. For more information please contact Mr. Jyringi or the flyer below.
After School Fitness

Homework Helpers: Free Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

SGM Stock Market Game: 
The Sarah Gibbons Stock Club will meet every Thursday morning at 7 am in the Library starting on Thursday Oct. 19, 2017. Accounts will be setup and given on the first day. Students can access the game HERE. Please see Mrs. Kimball or Mr. Paulhus with any questions or concerns. 


December Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of December 11, 2017

Gibbons Middle School Counseling Department: 
If you are considering applying to private schools, please deliver the request for transcripts/counselor recommendations to Mimi Johnson at least 15 school days prior to the due date.  This will allow time to gather the information that the schools are requesting. For more information and instructions please see the document below.
Private School Process

2017-2018 GMS School Improvement Committee: 
We are looking for parent and community volunteers to serve on our School Improvement Committee. The focus of this year work will be to develop a plan for the remodeling of our courtyard into an outdoor learning center. If you are interested in serving on the School Improvement Committee please contact Mr. Foley. Meeting times will typically be held after school at approximately 2:15pm.

GMS Yearbooks: 
Yearbooks are now available for pre-order purchase at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM. Please use the Yearbook ID code: 11189118 when ordering

After School Fitness:
After School Fitness will start December 14th. For more information please contact Mr. Jyringi or the flyer below.
After School Fitness

Homework Helpers: Free Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

SGM Stock Market Game: 
The Sarah Gibbons Stock Club will meet every Thursday morning at 7 am in the Library starting on Thursday Oct. 19, 2017. Accounts will be setup and given on the first day. Students can access the game HERE. Please see Mrs. Kimball or Mr. Paulhus with any questions or concerns. 


December Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of December 4, 2017

Hour of Code

Gibbons Middle School Counseling Department: 
If you are considering applying to private schools, please deliver the request for transcripts/counselor recommendations to Mimi Johnson at least 15 school days prior to the due date.  This will allow time to gather the information that the schools are requesting. For more information and instructions please see the document below.
Private School Process

2017-2018 GMS School Improvement Committee: 
We are looking for parent and community volunteers to serve on our School Improvement Committee. The focus of this year work will be to develop a plan for the remodeling of our courtyard into an outdoor learning center. If you are interested in serving on the School Improvement Committee please contact Mr. Foley. Meeting times will typically be held after school at approximately 2:15pm.

Gibbons MS Winter Concert: 
Both of the Middle School concerts will occur next week and are as follows:
Gibbons MS Winter Concert #1
Wednesday, December 6th
7:00pm, GMS Auditorium
Free General Admission
Featuring: Chorus, Concert Choir, 8th Grade Band

Gibbons MS Winter Concert #2
Thursday, December 7th
7:00pm, GMS Auditorium
Free General Admission
Featuring: Orchestra, String Chamber Ensemble, 7th Grade Band, Jazz Band


GMS Yearbooks: 
Yearbooks are now available for pre-order purchase at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM. Please use the Yearbook ID code: 11189118 when ordering

Homework Helpers: Free Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

SGM Stock Market Game: 
The Sarah Gibbons Stock Club will meet every Thursday morning at 7 am in the Library starting on Thursday Oct. 19, 2017. Accounts will be setup and given on the first day. Students can access the game HERE. Please see Mrs. Kimball or Mr. Paulhus with any questions or concerns. 


December Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of November 27, 2017

Five Key Tips for Digital Parenting

Gibbons Middle School Counseling Department: 
If you are considering applying to private schools, please deliver the request for transcripts/counselor recommendations to Mimi Johnson at least 15 school days prior to the due date.  This will allow time to gather the information that the schools are requesting. For more information and instructions please see the document below.
Private School Process

2017-2018 GMS School Improvement Committee: 
We are looking for parent and community volunteers to serve on our School Improvement Committee. The focus of this year work will be to develop a plan for the remodeling of our courtyard into an outdoor learning center. If you are interested in serving on the School Improvement Committee please contact Mr. Foley. Meeting times will typically be held after school at approximately 2:15pm.

Gibbons MS Winter Concert: 
Both of the Middle School concerts will occur next week and are as follows:
Gibbons MS Winter Concert #1
Wednesday, December 6th
7:00pm, GMS Auditorium
Free General Admission
Featuring: Chorus, Concert Choir, 8th Grade Band

Gibbons MS Winter Concert #2
Thursday, December 7th
7:00pm, GMS Auditorium
Free General Admission
Featuring: Orchestra, String Chamber Ensemble, 7th Grade Band, Jazz Band

 


GMS Yearbooks: 
Yearbooks are now available for pre-order purchase at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM. Please use the Yearbook ID code: 11189118 when ordering

Homework Helpers: Free Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

SGM Stock Market Game: 
The Sarah Gibbons Stock Club will meet every Thursday morning at 7 am in the Library starting on Thursday Oct. 19, 2017. Accounts will be setup and given on the first day. Students can access the game HERE. Please see Mrs. Kimball or Mr. Paulhus with any questions or concerns. 

Intramural Basketball: 
Intramural basketball starts off this week with the first game starting October 24th. Below are links where you can view the basketball schedules and rosters. Next week are the playoffs!! Good luck this season! Please see Mr. Jyringi if you have any questions.
Intramural Basketball Rosters 2017
Intramural Basketball Schedule 2017

November Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of November 20, 2017

Message from Mrs. Brigham, GMS School Nurse:
Scoliosis screenings will be conducted on all 7th and 8th graders during PE class time 11/14-11/20. This screening identifies students with potential spinal abnormalities which may require further medical evaluation. Screenings will be conducted privately. All students are required to remove their shirts for this screening. Female students are permitted to wear a bra, sports bra, or cami during the screenings. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. 

GMS Yearbooks: 
Yearbooks are now available for pre-order purchase at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM. Please use the Yearbook ID code: 11189118 when ordering.

Homework Helpers: Free Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

2017-2018 GMS School Improvement Committee: 
We are looking for parent and community volunteers to serve on our School Improvement Committee. The focus of this year work will be to develop a plan for the remodeling of our courtyard into an outdoor learning center. If you are interested in serving on the School Improvement Committee please contact Mr. Foley. Meeting times will typically be held after school at approximately 2:15pm.

Gibbons Middle School Counseling Department: 
If you are considering applying to private schools, please deliver the request for transcripts/counselor recommendations to Mimi Johnson at least 15 school days prior to the due date.  This will allow time to gather the information that the schools are requesting. For more information and instructions please see the document below.
Private School Process

SGM Stock Market Game: 
The Sarah Gibbons Stock Club will meet every Thursday morning at 7 am in the Library starting on Thursday Oct. 19, 2017. Accounts will be setup and given on the first day. Students can access the game HERE. Please see Mrs. Kimball or Mr. Paulhus with any questions or concerns. 

Intramural Basketball: 
Intramural basketball starts off this week with the first game starting October 24th. Below are links where you can view the basketball schedules and rosters. Next week are the playoffs!! Good luck this season! Please see Mr. Jyringi if you have any questions.
Intramural Basketball Rosters 2017
Intramural Basketball Schedule 2017

November Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of November 13, 2017

Message from Mrs. Brigham, GMS School Nurse:
Scoliosis screenings will be conducted on all 7th and 8th graders during PE class time 11/14-11/20. This screening identifies students with potential spinal abnormalities which may require further medical evaluation. Screenings will be conducted privately. All students are required to remove their shirts for this screening. Female students are permitted to wear a bra, sports bra, or cami during the screenings. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. 

GMS Yearbooks: 
Yearbooks are now available for pre-order purchase at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM. Please use the Yearbook ID code: 11189118 when ordering.

Homework Helpers: Free Peer Tutoring available from WHS Homework Helpers is here at GMS Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the cafe after school from 2:15 - 3:30pm to help GMS students with their studies. 

Take Action Week: 
This is a Soap and Hygiene Product Drive that will last until Nov. 17th. These donations will be given to the New England Farm Workers Council which is a Massachusetts organization under the Partners for Community umbrella which provides resources and services to migrant and seasonal farm workers and their families.
2017-2018 GMS School Improvement Committee: 
We are looking for parent and community volunteers to serve on our School Improvement Committee. The focus of this year work will be to develop a plan for the remodeling of our courtyard into an outdoor learning center. If you are interested in serving on the School Improvement Committee please contact Mr. Foley. Meeting times will typically be held after school at approximately 2:15pm.

Gibbons Middle School Counseling Department: 
If you are considering applying to private schools, please deliver the request for transcripts/counselor recommendations to Mimi Johnson at least 15 school days prior to the due date.  This will allow time to gather the information that the schools are requesting. For more information and instructions please see the document below.
Private School Process

SGM Stock Market Game: 
The Sarah Gibbons Stock Club will meet every Thursday morning at 7 am in the Library starting on Thursday Oct. 19, 2017. Accounts will be setup and given on the first day. Students can access the game HERE. Please see Mrs. Kimball or Mr. Paulhus with any questions or concerns. 

Intramural Basketball: 
Intramural basketball starts off this week with the first game starting  October 24th. Below are links where you can view the basketball schedules and rosters. Good luck this season! Please see Mr. Jyringi if you have any questions.
Intramural Basketball Rosters 2017
Intramural Basketball Schedule 2017

Turkey Trot: 
The Westborough Turkey Trot will be Saturday November 18, 2017, 9am at Westborough High School. Family friendly, 5K, Run, Walk or Trot and there is also a 10am Kids' Fun Run. This is an Annual school and community fundraising event promoting health and fitness. Open to the public. Please sign up HERE! Hope to see lots of GMS students, staff and parents out at this Saturday’s Turkey Trot!
Turkey Trot Flyer

November Upcoming Dates

News and Notes for the week of November 6, 2017


GMS Video Club:
Some fresh new faces have joined video club!  Check out our newest video as we celebrate our brave veterans on Veterans Day.
Veteran appreciation vet banner

GMS Girls Basketball: 

GMS Girls Basketball is starting up soon. Any Girls interested in playing for the GMS Basketball  Te