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2 Hour Delay Today
Remember that today, Wednesday, April 16, is our monthly 2 hour delayed start. All schools and school bus routes will begin 2 hours later than regularly scheduled. This does not affect Little Warriors programs or Career Center students.
 Kindergarten Round-Up is April 23 and 24
In April we will be holding our annual "Kindergarten Round-Up" as we register our new students at George Long Elementary School. The registration process has already begun for students living inside and outside of the Grass Lake School District. To get more information about the "Round-Up", go to http://bit.ly/Ll2KF4 to find all of the information you will need. If you have further questions, you can call the George Long Elementary School office at 517-522-5590.
 
Grass Lake Middle School Home Page


Welcome to
the web page of Grass Lake Middle School
1000 Grass Lake Rd.
Grass Lake, MI 49240
Phone: 517-522-5550    
Fax: 517-522-4775


Office Hours:
The Middle School office is open from 7:30 AM until 3:30 PM.

2013-2014 GLMS Instructional Hours:
Monday through  Friday - 7:40 AM–3:01 PM
NOTE: 2-Hour Delayed Start of School on the Third Wednesday of Every Month - 4/16/14, 5/21/14
Principal: Mrs. Jeanene Satterthwaite      
Secretary:
Mrs. Kim Brown

Grass Lake Middle School is an exciting and innovative environment to reach success in all students who attend. Spanish I and Algebra are high school credit classes that are offered to our eighth graders.  We have incorporated technology into every aspect of students learning through blogs, flipped classrooms, and other interactive websites and software to help our students learn in the 21st  Century. Reading is one of the essential skills that all learning builds upon. We at Grass Lake Middle School hope to encourage all our students to fall in love with reading. In order to facilitate this love for reading, we have a school wide reading break in the middle of the day. We once again will be offering a Math and ELA remediation class for students who need more small group interventions to help them be successful.  We always welcome visitors to come and see what we are all about.  Please feel free to stop in. We look forward to talking with you soon.

Click Here For Directions to Grass Lake Middle School


"Seussical, the Musical" Being Presented at GLHS

Grass Lake Community Schools will present "Seussical, the Musical" on May 1, 2, 3, and 4 at Grass Lake High School. Go to http://bit.ly/1gVWbRt to find show times, prices, and how to reserve tickets. Please note that a special "Cat in the Hat Night" will be offered with reduced admission prices for students!


Zero Days To Be Made Up for School Year
Now that spring seems to be settling in and snow days seem to be behind us, we can report that Grass Lake Community Schools has zero days to make-up from our snow day absences last winter. Our district calendar will stand as submitted and our last day of school will be a half day on Thursday, June 12. Go to http://bit.ly/1kKuhvC for a printable calendar, if you need one. (Also, our Seniors' last day remains Friday, May 23.)
 
Chelsea Fair Livestock Showing Now Open to GL Residents
The Chelsea Community Fair is now inviting residents of the Grass Lake School District to show their livestock at the Chelsea Fair. The 77th Annual Chelsea Community Fair will be held August 19-23, 2014. If you are interested in showing livestock at this year's Chelsea Fair, please send an e-mail to info@chelseafair.org, or to eric.mccalla@grasslakeschools.com.
HICKEY WINS CITIZEN PATRIOT SPELLING BEE!
Congratulations to GLMS 7th grader Sean Hickey for being the overall winner of the Citizen Patriot Spelling Bee. He is now headed to Washington, DC for the National Scripps Howard Bee being held May 25-31! Well done and good luck in Washington, Sean! Go to http://bit.ly/OER0ia for full coverage of this record setting Spelling Bee. Go to http://www.spellingbee.com/ to see the official 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee website.

J.A. Looking for Volunteers at George Long Elementary
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Edge is looking for volunteers for classrooms at George Long Elementary School. Junior Achievement is a non-profit organization dedicated to career development and teaching financial literacy in classrooms from Kindergarten through 12th grade! Each program is five to six sessions, in which the volunteer teaches using a detailed guidebook and hands-on activities in the classroom. Junior Achievement provides volunteers with all the materials necessary, and all the training and support needed to complete the lessons. Go to http://bit.ly/1i5Cdr9 for more information.
Childrenz Challenge Coming to MIS
To Grass Lake Community Schools families with children ages 4-13:
On Saturday, August 23, 2014, "Childrenz Challenge" will occur at Michigan International Speedway. This kids activity is roughly based on the "Tough Mudder" competition that was held at MIS last summer, only adapted for kids.

What is the Childrenz Challenge?
• An obstacle course designed for children ages 4-13 years of age.
• Two courses within the event
Ages 4-8 will compete on a 1 ½ mile course
Ages 9-13 will compete on a 2 mile course

A school participation challenge is also included with prize money being directed to schools. Students will be bringing home information cards with more details. Registration has already begun at www.childrenzchallenge.com.
Books Being Requested by GLMS Library
If anyone has a new or slightly used copies of books whose titles can be seen at http://bit.ly/LAjhVW, Grass Lake Middle School would love to add these titles to our library. If you have any other books your children got for Christmas and have read and you would like to share the gift of a book, please feel free to donate those as well to GLMS library. We appreciate everything you do for us.
Europe Trip Planned for Spring Break 2015
Grass Lake Students, Families, and Staff! SEE PARIS, VENICE, FLORENCE, ROME! March 26, 2015 - April 5, 2015 (Spring Break)
All Grass Lake students, staff and families are invited to join group leaders Natalia Morris and Sherry Paszkiet as they travel to France and Italy during Spring Break 2015. Go to http://bit.ly/1dzA4Eo for more information.
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