5 Honorable mention awards were handed out to 8th grade students at GMS whom wrote letters in a state competition and were in the top 25%. Congrats!
Geography students had designed and put on display a tourist map of Africa to demonstrate connections between human and physical geographic features across the continent. Today students were peer reviewing using a rubric developed by the class themselves.
In 8th grade ELA students were at the development stage of Dystopian Society projects, creating a world in the model of the book The Giver using research in order to provide a title, bill of rights, order of society and more.
On a cool and wet Saturday, GMS hosted 13 regional schools in the IESA Track Sectional. GMS athletes competed at the highest level with 44 7th and 8th grade boys and girls heading to state in Peoria next weekend. See the GMS Track Website for results as they are available. https://gcsdstaff.org/gmstrackandfield/
Recognized at the School Board meeting Thursday evening.
Students prepared cultural times outfits, skits, catapults, and more for this annual cross curricular amazing adventure day. Great work 6th graders and 6th grade Teachers!