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Latest Middle School News & Announcements
Middle School Daily Announcements
To see the Glen Rock Middle School daily announcements, please click the link below:
April 24, 2015
GRMS Celebrates Administrative Professional's Day and Earth Day
Miss Anari and Mrs. Russomanno's morning block class presented Middle School Administrative Assistant’s Mrs. Fairbourne and Mrs. Kellerman with small pots with seedlings to grow cilantro, thyme, basil and other herbs along with a very nice card showing their appreciation for their hard work.  The class made a connection by celebrating both Administrative Professional's Day and Earth Day together.

Mrs. Fairbourne and Mrs. Kellerman- Thank you for everything you do for GRMS and have a great Administrative Professional’s Day!
G.R.M.S. April Newsletter
Click the link below to read the Glen Rock Middle School April Newsletter from GRMS administration.
APRIL NEWSLETTER 
Spring Fling
Just a reminder that this year's Spring Fling was moved to May 15th. We hope to see you there!
6th Grade Parent Orientation Presentation
Click the link below to view the PowerPoint that was presented at the Parent Orientation on April 1, 2015.
Presentation 
End of Year PARCC Assessment Dates
The following letter outlines dates for end-of-year PARCC assessments and includes frequently asked questions for students and parents.chr
End of Year PARCC Schedule
Academics and the Arts: HSA Fundraiser
The 2015 fundraising drive for the MS/HS HSA begins this week! Please click here to read about this effort and learn how to donate. If you've got questions about where your money goes, or what the HSA’s plans are for the future, you can find out here. Should you have any problems donating, or other questions, please email gracile2@aol.com.
Idle-free April: turn the key, be idle-free
 
The Borough of Glen Rock, The Glen Rock Police Department and the Glen Rock Environmental Commission would like to remind all motorists that it is illegal in the state of New Jersey to idle your vehicle for more than 3 minutes. Please, Consider it - Be Considerate: turn off your engine when waiting and help protect the health and safety of children by reducing harmful vehicle emissions in town and around school campuses.
- Anti-Idling Pledge and Flier for Parents
G.R.M.S. March Newsletter
Click the link below to read the Glen Rock Middle School Newsletter from GRMS administration.
MARCH NEWSLETTER
Vox Pantherarum
Click here to access the online edition of the Vox Pantherarum, the G.R.M.S. newspaper.
Student Council Fundraiser Thank You
The Student Council and Francesca's Fundraiser for The Litvany Family was supported by many!  Please click the link below to read a thank you note from GRMS Student Council and find out how much money has been donated-
Litvany Fundraiser Thank You
Glen Rock M.S. February Newsletter
Click the link below to read the February newsletter from Mr. Thompson and Mr. Pepe.
February 2015 Newsletter
Letter to Parents from Mr. Thompson (1/20/15)
Please click the link below to read the letter sent home to all parents from Glen Rock Middle School Principal, Mr. Thompson.
Hookah Pen Information
Middle School January Newsletter
Click the link below to read the Glen Rock Middle School Newsletter from GRMS administration.
January Newsletter
GRMS National Geography Bee
Congratulations to George Heidkamp for winning the 2015 Middle School National Geography Bee School Finals and to Tomas Collado the runner up and all the middle school students who participated this year.
Middle School December Newsletter
Click the link to see the December GRMS Newsletter from Mr. Thompson and Mr. Pepe.
December Newsletter
Middle Years Newsletter
The Middle Years newsletter contains useful information for students and their families on how to be successful in Middle School.
-Middle Years April 2015
Middle School November Newsletter
Click the link below to see the November Middle School Newsletter from GRMS Administration.

NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER
Drop Off & Pick Up Traffic Pattern
Click the link below to learn more about the drop off and pick up traffic pattern at the High School and Middle School.
DROP OFF / PICK UP INFORMATION
School Dances
Our student council has several dances planned for the 2014-2015 school year. Our first dance will be Friday, October 24th, 2014. This dance will be for GRMS 6th and 7th graders only.  Parents and students should  read the following memo from Principal Thompson for more info on the dates, times, and rules for each dance.
- Dance Letter to Parents
Bicycle Safety
All students are reminded that wearing a bike helmet is required for all children under the age of 17. Recently, several of our students have been observed riding bicycles throughout town and not wearing this equipment. Kindly remind your child that their safety is our number one concern and to respect the rules of the road!

Please see the following letter about bicycle safety and school policy with regards to riding your bike to school.
- Bicycle Letter from Principal Thompson
Common Core Info for Parents
The New Jersey Department of Education has created a toolkit of resources designed to help parents regarding the Common Core State Standards. The following document has resources, facts and other information parents may find useful.
- Common Core Toolkit for Parents
GRMS Student Handbook Available Online
The 2014-2015 student handbook is now available online.  Click the link below to review information students need to know about Glen Rock Middle School.
2014-2015 GRMS Handbook
2014-2015 Middle School Clubs
 For information about clubs and advisors, please see the following list:
2014-2015 GRMS Clubs/Actvities
2014-2015 Integrated Pest Management Notice
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
There is relatively new legislation regarding Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB). Our district has always taken student misconduct seriously, in all forms, and will continue to do so. We support the goals of the law and will fully implement its requirements. The legislation requires reporting of suspected HIB, investigation and determination of whether the behavior is HIB or not. It defines specific reporting and follow-up activities. Harassment, intimidation or bullying means any gesture, written, verbal or physical act, or technological threat whether it be a single incident or a series of incidents that takes place on school property, at any school sponsored function, going to and/or from school, or off school grounds that substantially disrupts or interferes with the orderly operation of the school or the rights of other pupils. The district policy and contact information for the Anti-Bullying Coordinator is available on the district website.
The MiddleSchool Anti-Bullying Specialist is Mr. Jeff Kurland.
He can reached at (201)-445 7700 or via email at kurlandj@glenrocknj.org.
Upcoming Events

4/27/2015
- MS Faculty Meeting
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4/29/2015
4/30/2015
5/1/2015

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