Hi Happy Friday GDRMS families. I hope you all enjoy your weekend.
Important Topics for your to Know
Picture retake has been rescheduled. It is on the calendar for 11/29. They are having a hard time with staffing as is the rest of the hospitality field.
1st Quarter ends on November 5th, grades will be published for parents on November 15th.
All of our COVID pools last week were negative. If you have not already signed your child up for the weekly safety checks, pool testing, the link is below. https://www.cic-health.com/consent/ma?district=null
We had another PTO meeting this week to start to plan our book fair. The fair will be 12/13-12/16. We will be looking for volunteers so please stay tuned.
GDEF, Groton Dunstable Educational Foundation, would like you to sign up for their mailing list? The link is https://form.123formbuilder.com/5995194/form They are about to launch their Annual Giving Campaign, and want to ensure we reach as many families as possible.
Groton-Dunstable Middle School's Best Buddies will begin this month! Best Buddies is a great after school program that promotes friendship, leadership and inclusion. If your child is interested in a leadership position, please reach out to Ms. Blydenburgh or Ms. Franceschi. The leadership team will help to plan activities and support Chapter Meetings. Chapter meetings will be held on the last Tuesday of the month until 3:30. Leadership meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month.If your child is interested in joining Best Buddies, please help them to create a login and sign up at the link below on the Best Buddies website before the first meeting on 10/26. www.bestbuddies.org/join
HOLIDAYS ARE FAST APPROACHING! The Commissioners of Trust Funds would like to remind families with school aged children who are experiencing financial difficulties, the Community Children’s Fund can help with food, gifts, winter clothing, etc. If you would like to experience the joy of giving during the holiday season, the Community Children’s Fund offers several different gift giving options. To participate in either of these holiday traditions, either giving or receiving, please contact Karen Tuomi at 978-877-6787 or email email@example.com. Confidentiality is strictly maintained.
Hearing and Vision screenings - 5th (vision only) and 7th grade (hearing and vision), initial screenings will take place on November 4th & 5th during the school day. Please see the attached information sheet and remind your child to wear any hearing/vision aids the day of the screening. Thank you Nurse Fleming and Nurse GrayMS Letter hearing and vision - 2021
Sincerely your GDRMS Principal Wendy Salvatore