Friday, May 17th to Friday, May 25
Required summer reading books will be available for purchase
Registration Form for Summer Academic Recovery Program 2013
Host School Site for All Middle Schools:
Banks Trail Middle
Spring Volleyball Conditioning
May 20th, 21st and 22nd from 3:30PM to 5:00PM. Current physcial must be on file before you can attend.
Need Help with Infosnap? GHMS will offer parents assistance with Infosnap registration in our Guidance office the week of April 29-May 3 from 8:30-4:00pm.
Attention Rising 6th grade parents – If you register your child for band, Info Snap will select the other two related arts electives at random. Remember PE is a two nine weeks course, and all students participate in PE.
Important Lunch Information
Parents, please make every effort to clear your child’s meal account of shortages by Friday, May 2, 2013. There will be no charges in the cafeteria after the 2nd of May. Report cards may be withheld if a student owes money to the cafeteria. The parent/guardian may need to pick up the report card at the school. You may review your child’s account in three ways:
1. Through the district website by selecting the option of District Parent Resources, and then selecting the option of MealPayPlus (Note: you will need the complete 6-12 digit identification number of your child to utilize this feature).
2. By requesting an inquiry with your child’s café manager; or
3. By contacting the Student Nutrition Department (803)802-1968; (803)548-8210
Fort Mill High School Girls' Tennis Team is hosting a youth tennis clinic on
May 18 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Fort Mill High. The clinic will be led
by the members of last year's team. The clinic is open to children in
grades K-5. No experience is necessary. Participants will be
grouped by ability level to ensure quality instruction. If interested, or
if you know anyone else who may be interested, please complete the attached
permission form and send to Angela Niccum at Fort Mill High School along with a
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Attention: 8th Grade Athletes
Online registration is open NOW!
Heart of a Champion Day
Saturday, May 11th, 2013.
For anyone not familiar with this event, Carolinas Healthcare System provides free sports physicals, including a cardiac EKG/echo screen, for all Fort Mill H.S. and Nation Ford H.S. student-athletes who will be in 9th-12th grade as of August 2013. Current 8th graders at any of the Fort Mill middle schools who will be high school athletes in the fall, this is open to them as well.
Don’t let your athletes show up to the first day of practice and not be able to participate because they haven’t gotten their physical. Please pass this info on to all your teams and parents, and let me know if you have any questions.
for more information
Former Bulldog Worth Gregory meeting President Obama with the National Champion Alabama Football team at the White House on April 15th!!! Go Crimson Tide!!! Go Bulldogs!!!
The Gold Hill Middle School Science Olympiad team took 8th place in the state competition at Newberry College on February 23, 2013. Coaches Angela Toms, Anne Brashears, and Pam Harrington are very proud of their team!
Led by their captains Katey Miller and Piper Starnes, team members were: Akhil Adusumilli, Matt Dzielski, Emily Fisher, Brianna Lewis, Juilet Morfin, Dylan Linn, Megan Douglass, Shirley Mathurs, Jack Vidt, and Andrew Johnson. Earning ribbons in individual events were Juliet Morfin and Emily Fisher in Meteorology and Rotor Egg Drop; and Megan Douglass and Katey Miller in Rocks and Minerals.
Congratulations to Mrs. Sara Jo McKinney, GHMS' Support Staff of the Year and Mrs. Angela Toms, GHMS' Teacher of the Year. Thanks ladies for your hard work and dedication to GHMS and a job well done.
Important Notice: Change to Medication Adminstration Policy
Fort Mill School District wants to ensure the safety and well-being of your child while in our care at school on a daily basis. Therefore, the following change has been made regarding medication administration in the health rooms. This change will take place beginning on Monday, March 4, 2013.
The nurses and/or designee will no longer be able to dispense any medications, both non-prescription (over- the -counter) and prescription medications, from the health rooms without a health care provider’s order for that specific child.
Click HERE to read the entire letter from our school nurse.
Permission for School Administration Form
Parents: Please let us know if you have not been receiving our correspondence via email or phone this school year. Please make sure your email addresses and phone numbers are up to date in our system. It is important that we have your correct email addresses because our returning students registration process will be sent via email for the 2013 - 2014 school year.
Please email the information to Mrs. Fite, email@example.com.
Our GHMS Spelling Bee Representatives: Top: Isaac Leon, Raymond Reyes, Juliette Morfin,Sonia Xing Bottom: Matthew Lake, Gregory Massey. Congratulations to Matthew Lake, winner of the FMS District Spelling Bee
NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS
Required Change for the 2013-2014 school year:
SC DHEC is providing important information in advance of a future immunization requirement. This requirement does not apply to the 2012-2013 school year but will begin with the 2013-2014 school year.
For rising 7th graders: One (1) dose of Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) administered on or after the 7th birthday will be required for all seventh graders. You will need to bring in a current SC Certificate of immunization showing that your child has had this vaccine.
For any questions, please call the School Nurse, Cindy Rapp RN at 803-548-8313.
Congratulations GHMS Dance Team and Cheerleaders
The FMHS Dance Team Invitational Competition
Nation Ford Falcon Cheer Invitational Competition
Just by purchasing General Mill’s Box Tops products, clipping the coupons and sending them into school, we earn cash that can be used to buy anything we need. At GHMS, we use Box Tops to purchase supplies for the art program. Start sending those box tops in and mark them “ATTENTION Mrs. Quinn”. Thank you!
We’re Building Better Menus!
Schools across the country will make changes in the lunch program in the fall of 2012.
Click HERE for an important message from the your child's Student Nutrition Department.
ATTTENTION: Student with Food allergies
Due to new guidelines from the South Carolina Department of Education, from the Office of Nutrition and School Food Services, new procedures are needed to address Students with Food Allergies and Special Dietary Needs. The Student Nutrition Department and your child’s school will need
medical documentation of the food related allergy and a copy of the allergy action plan in order to accommodate students with food related medical conditions. This new procedure will be implemented for the 2012-2013 school year.
Food Allergies Action Plan
A Great Day in Mrs. Murray's math class.
Attention Car Riders
: When waiting in line to pick up your student, please do not block exits (including the elementary school parking lot) preventing others drivers from leaving the school. Thank you for your cooperation.