The 8th grade class will be traveling to Maplewood Career Center on Thursday, October 24. The students will tour the Career Center and be introduced to the many opportunities and programs that are offered there. They will leave school after lunch and return around 2:30 pm.
We would like all students and parents to have completed Final Forms by Monday, September 16. Final Forms contains important contact information and permissions. Please contact the Middle School office if you have questions (330) 527-2151. Thank you! #1JAG
Middle School Pictures will be next Friday, September 13th. Paperwork was sent home. If you would like to place an order online the website is www.inter-state.com/order Order code 41890GA
The Portage County Health Department will be hosting an immunization clinic on September 9th from 9-11:30 at the James A. Garfield Middle School office. We have several students that still need the required TDAP immunization for 7th grade. Paperwork is available on our website.
Mr. Don Long has retired after 32 years of faithful, dedicated service as a teacher and principal in the JAG Schools. GMS wishes Mr. Long the very best as he begins a new chapter! May retirement be a time of relaxation and enjoyment, Mr. Long! #1JAG
Many exciting events happen at our school! This link will take you to our recent newsletter. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1R_PJeTXFZNSD2ulxHqt_5Nk3LqugxEKN
Practice for Middle School throwers is cancelled for today.
Congratulations to GMS 8th grader, Jack Rado, who qualified for the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Ohio State Competition! The Bee will be held on March 29th, and Jack will compete against 99 other top students in Ohio. #UNITE #1JAG
Use this link to see our most recent newsletter. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qHhtEsXnPv5ysROCIjxqE-qgupjr4p2p/view?usp=sharing
We are pleased to announce our STEM Club, which will begin meeting second semester. Miss Wallack will be the leader of the club. Check out this link to find out more: https://sites.google.com/jagschools.org/jagmsstemclub #1JAG
You're invited to support the Schwan's Cares fundraiser for the Middle School MVP's. All money raised through Schwan's will support JAG MVP's - use code #41204 Visit schwans-cares.com/c/41204. 5% of all sales goes back to the MVP's. Thank you!
Are you in need of a new G-Men hat, hoodie, or t-shirt? Visit http://www.villagerprinting.com to check out the new styles of spirit wear that are available! Flyers are also available in the Middle School Office. Go G-Men!
Middle School Conferences are November 8th and November 13th. Sign ups are available by going to https://tinyurl.com/y8nnks5g or by calling Mrs. Schaefer in the office.
Correction: We have one last weekend to sell items for the fall fundraiser. Deadline is Monday, October 15th. Please send in order form and money collected to the office. Thank you for your support.
The Middle School Principal Fundraiser is in full swing! Extra Packets are available in the office. If a student sells 15 items, he/she can go to Fun-n-Stuff for an afternoon with Mr. Hatcher! Deadline for fundraiser is October 15th.
Five days left!! You're invited to support the Schwan's Cares fundraiser for the Middle School MVP's. All money raised through Schwan's will support JAG MVP's - use code #41204 Visit schwans-cares.com/c/41204. 20% of sales and 40% on egift cards go back to MVP's. Thank you!
Middle School Pictures are next Friday, September 14th. Picture forms were sent home earlier in the week. Extra forms are available in the office or you can order online. https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/31500EA
You re invited to support the Schwan's Cares fundraiser for the Middle School MVP's. All money raised through Schwan's will support JAG MVP's - use code #41204 Visit schwans-cares.com/c/41204 Thank you for your support!
The students at GMS had a fabulous first day! We will have a wonderful school year! #UNITE
If your child is entering the 7th grade, they MUST have a TDAP immunization and the first dose of the meningococcal vaccine prior to the 1st day of 7th grade. Documentation can be sent into the office.
7th grade girls top Valley Christian 28-6. #1jag
The Middle school will be open until noon if you need to get materials for mid terms or assignments. Stay Safe!
Student spotlight: Ryan Stoller Ryan loves animals and playing sports. His favorite sport is baseball. His favorite school activity is PE because Mrs. Rossi makes it fun. Ryan says all the teachers make JAG a good school district. Ryan would like to be a professional athlete but his back up plan is to become an architect. Respect means the most to Ryan as if you show him respect, you will get it back from him. He feels that respect shows you have manners and are a great person.
8th grade boys basketball defeated Rootstown 36-28.
Student spotlight: Bailey Walsted I am a competitive gymnast at Emeth Gymnastics. I also enjoy socializing with my friends. I appreciate the hospitality of the staff at GMS. I am interested in joining the Coast Guard after graduation and am also interested in a career as a writer. The core value of kindness means the most to me. I believe this is something we need more of in the world.
Student spotlight: Magdalena Shafer (Maggie) Family is a priority to me and I enjoy learning new things and doing interesting activities. My favorite school activity is language arts and math. I would like to be a journalist when I grow up. I plan to pursue a degree in writing. The core value of loyalty means the most to me.
Students of the month breakfast! Congratulations Max May, Cheyenne Recklaw, Kierstin Williams, and Jenna Smith.
8th grade girls top Crestwood 35-13!
Student Council Food Drive - Great job to all students that participated in the food drive this year. Over 3,000 cans were donated. Mrs Rossi's class was the winner of the pizza party.
Thank you MVP’s for the wonderful dinner last night. It is great to see so much parent involvement and support!
Austin Roman is our student spotlight. Austin was diagnosed with cancer at 8 months old and is a true fighter that is now cancer free! He enjoys weightlifting and football. He looks forward to playing football in High School and college and hopes to be in the NFL some day. We appreciate Austin for his willingness to serve others. He regularly volunteers to help out in the cafeteria. Teamwork is a core value that means the most to Austin.
Since the start of the new school year the GMS student council team has jumped right into business. The student council has elected their new officers. President:Alivia Selander; Vice President:Kierstin Williams; Secretary: Madeline Shirkey; Treasurer: Cameron Edwards. The GMS student council is currently preparing for the homecoming parade where they will be designing and creating posters. Look for us riding our own float on the 29th!