GMS NEWS - March 23, 2017

PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE

Thank you to all students and parents who participated in the #JJStrong blood drive and swab-a-thon.  A total of 53 pints of blood and more than 80 swabs were collected!  


Have a wonderful spring break! I hope you have an opportunity to rest, relax, and perhaps read a good book.  When we return, we’ll have just eight short weeks left in our 2016-17 school year.  I know we’ll finish strong!


Have a great weekend!

Corinne


AIR TESTING

Please make note of the dates below for the AIR standardized tests.  If at all possible, please try to avoid scheduling appointments for your child on these particular dates.  


YOUTH LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY THROUGH DUBLIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Make a difference in your community while learning about leadership, making new friends and experiencing the rewards of volunteering. Join in the fun at the Chamber's iCare...iServe...iLead Summer Youth Leadership Program.  Based on the Character Counts philosophy of Respect, Responsibility, and Fairness, the Chamber's iCare...iServe...iLead: Youth Leadership Program pairs these concepts with a healthy dose of community involvement. The goal is to foster a spirit of civic commitment, develop good decision-making skills and unleash the leadership potential in Dublin area youth. The iCare...iServe...iLead Youth Leadership Program will be held the week of July 10, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes a parent orientation and a graduation ceremony. (This program is for Dublin students entering 6th-8th grades for the 2017-2018 school year.) https://www.dublinchamber.org/events/details/icare-iserve-ilead-youth-leadership-program-registration-deadline-5352


DUBLIN SOAR 5K

Join us Saturday, April 1, at Glacier Ridge Metro Park to run, walk, wheelchair & support Dublin Special Olympics! The race starts at 8:30 a.m. The first 400 registrants will receive a race shirt. We hope to see you there! All proceeds from SOAR will go directly to Dublin Special Olympics, and provide sport opportunities for all Dublin Special Olympics athletes throughout the year.  

Registration Cost:  

$25 for the timed 5K (our DSO families can receive $5 off 5k price using this code: SOAR2017)

$15 for the untimed mile (our DSO families can receive $5 off walk price using this code: SOAR2017)

Click here to register:  https://www.racepenguin.com/events/dublinsoar/


GIRLS CODING OPPORTUNITY

Attention all girls ages 10-15. Not going anywhere during Spring Break? Want to learn more about coding for free? Join Buck-i-Code Camp, Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00-2 at OSU. See Mr. Huber for more info or visit https://cse.osu.edu/events/2017/03/buck-i-code-intro-cs-workshop


ATTENTION 6TH GRADE PARENTS

Two shots are required before students enter 7th grade: Tdap and MCV4.  Please provide the Clinic with an updated immunization record  for your 6th grade student ​ASAP.


DREAM SHOTS - A COED BASKETBALL CLINIC

Please see the attached flier for information about a co-ed basketball workshop at Dublin Scioto High School.  April 8, 11am-3pm.  


DISTRICT NEWS

Dr. Hoadley’s new message about this year’s Dodgeball tournament on April 7

Dublin City Schools’ 10th annual dodgeball tournament for charitable causes will take place on April 7 at 7 p.m., at Dublin Scioto. Click here to learn more.


Do you have an idea for a Parent University session?

You can share it with us at this link!


Invention Convention seeks judges

The 2017 Invention Convention will take place on April 18 at Grizzell and judges are needed! You can register to be a judge at this link.


Summer camp information

Looking for summer camps? Offerings include football camps, Dublin Chamber’s iCare, iServe, iLead Youth Leadership Program for middle schools students, a brand new Dublin Rugby league, theater offerings in connection with OU, a science camp for girls, and more! Visit http://www.dublinschools.net/youthactivities.aspx for details.


DATES TO REMEMBER

3/27-4/1 NO SCHOOL - SPRING BREAK

4/1 Dublin SOAR 5K

4/7 Dublin City Schools Dodgeball Championships

4/8 Summer Job Fair for students, presented by Dublin Chamber of Commerce and Dublin City Schools

4/10-14 National Library Week

4/14 NO SCHOOL - TEACHER CONFERENCE COMP DAY
4/22 Community Champions Awards Ceremony, Dublin Jerome High School, 10 a.m.


Testing Dates: All tests conclude by 12pm

4/10 8th Grade Math, Algebra, Geometry Part 1

4/11 8th Grade Math, Algebra, Geometry Part 2

4/12 7th Grade Math Part 1

4/13 7th Grade Math Part 2

4/18 6th Grade Math Part 1

4/19 6th Grade Math Part 2

4/20 8th Grade Science Part 1

4/21 8th Grade Science Part 2

4/25 6th Grade Social Studies Part 1

4/26 6th Grade Social Studies Part 2

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