September 25, 2017
The Foundation Skills Assessment is an annual province-wide assessment of all B.C. students' academic skills in grades 4 and 7. Attached is a letter to parents as well as a brochure issued by the Ministry of Education. Letter to parents re: FSA
Ministry FSA Parent Brochure
August 31, 2017
Welcome back! Please see attached letter from our Principal!
January 18, 2017
Please see attached, review and provide any necessary feedback to the School Board Office at 250 860-8888. Thank you!
January 10, 2017
Please see attached for more information. This does not apply if your student is currently attending Peachland Elementary, George Pringle Elementary, Glenrosa Elementary or Helen Gorman Elementary Schools.
November 08, 2016
Please read attached letter at your earliest convenience.
October 17, 2016
Please see attached letter for more information.
October 14, 2016
Please see attached letter for important information and meeting times.
February 22, 2016
Please review the two documents attached regarding amendments to School Calendar information. Please contact the School Board Office at 250 870-8888 for any enquiries.
January 20, 2016
A big thank you to the members of the SD23 Newspaper in Education and the Public Education Awareness Committees and our friends at the Capital News for creating an amazing edition of Together We Learn . Download a digital version here
to read about all of the incredible examples of teaching and learning taking place across...
November 25, 2015
Many of our GMS families have had the good fortune to host a student from Haruhigaoka Junior High School, our sister school, in Kasugai, Japan. We are now accepting applications to host a Japanese exchange student this year from Thursday, February 25 th to Monday, February 29 th . Feedback from...
September 02, 2015
Please see attached for more info.
June 19, 2015
Please see the attached for more information on this important date!
June 08, 2015
Please see the attached flyer from MBSS for more information.
May 28, 2015
Please see attached letter from our Principal regarding updated details and changes to these days.
May 28, 2015
Please see attached document for more information. Document went home with all Grade 9 students on Tuesday, May 26th.
May 19, 2015
All parents are welcome to hear presenter Staff Sgt Darren Laur of the Victoria PD on Wednesday, May 27, 7pm at Constable Neil Bruce Middle School. This free presentation is for parents/adults only and is widely considered the best and most in depth presentation of its kind. RSVP to GMS school...
March 12, 2015
Eleven students participated in the District Science Fair on March 3rd and 4th and did an amazing job and should be so proud of their accomplishments! Eight students received Gold Ribbon Honours and have been invited to attend the Regional Science Fair in Summerland on April 11th and one student won...
March 04, 2015
Please note our upcoming Info Night for all current and upcoming Hockey Academy students and parents.
March 02, 2015
Please view the attached memo from the School Board Office regarding next years' schedule.
February 04, 2015
Please see attached for more information.
January 23, 2015
Are you new to our area? We are a Grade 7 - 9 school; please read the attached poster. Also, note that this does not apply to current Grade 6's at Peachland, George Pringle, Helen Gorman and Glenrosa Elementary schools.
January 20, 2015
Please review the attached proposed school calendar.
January 08, 2015
Please see attached poster for more information about this great opportunity!
November 03, 2014
If you are willing or know someone who is willing to volunteer for this unique opportunity, please see the letter attached.
October 15, 2014
The SD23 Family Life team will be hosting a Parent Night on Thursday, October 23rd at 7pm at Hollywood Rd Education Centre in Room 2. Learn about the program and info on how you, as a parent, can continue talks about puberty, sexual health and relationships at home.
June 09, 2014
June 9, 2014 - Please click on link.
June 03, 2014
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May 22, 2014
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April 30, 2014
Congratulations to Jamey Meyer who won a Champions Medal from the Pascal Math contest. Jamey placed 1st in our school, 8th in our region and was in the top 15% worldwide. Congratulations to Chloe Berard-Belzile (and partner Lauren Sawchuk) won a gold medal in the Regional Science Fair and will be...
March 07, 2014
Attached is the information flyer and application form for the GMS Hockey Academy Program.
February 28, 2014
We are needing your help!! Please see attached document for more information.
February 19, 2014
All parents of Grade 7 students will receive a letter in the mail shortly inviting and encouraging them to complete a satisfaction survey for Glenrosa Middle School using this link anytime before midnight on April 30th. Satisfaction Survey Link
February 12, 2014
Important information evening on February 17th at 6pm. Please see attached document for more information!
February 05, 2014
Come out and see what and how your student has been learning! Attached is a schedule to assist parents in their visitation. Phone calls and information will go home shortly.
January 20, 2014
Did you know we have a sister city school in Kasugai, Japan called Haruhigaoka Junior High School? For the last 19 years we have hosted students from this school and we need host families from grades 7, 8 or 9 to host 1 or 2 students for a weekend in February....
January 14, 2014
DATE CHANGE! Please take time to attend an important and informative evening at MBSS if your student is attending Grade 10 this September. 7pm on Tuesday, February 4th in the Multi-Purpose Room!
January 10, 2014
Our next PAC meeting is Thursday, January 23rd at 7pm in Room 311. Come and join us for an informative evening!
December 04, 2013
Application forms are now available in the school office. Please contact Mrs. Jane Smith for more information. Please consider this valuable cultural experience with your family - February 27th - March 3, 2014!
October 10, 2013
Take our Kids to Work will be Wednesday, November 6th. This is an all day event. Permission forms will be handed out in Math class the week of October 14th. You may also find this form under "Publications" at the bottom right on the Home Page of our website.
September 18, 2013
The purpose of the attached letter is to make you aware of some important dates relative to our continued consultation with the community on elementary school catchment areas and the future of French Immersion on the Westside.
Parent Letter re Westside Community Consultation Meetings.pdf
August 19, 2013
Students will be expected to supply the following basics:
2 large 3-ring binders that zip closed with dividers, lined and unlined binder paper, pens, pencils, ruler, eraser, geometry set, highlighter, pencil crayons or felts.
A few other specialty items may be requested by individual classroom teachers; however, sufficient notice will be...
June 19, 2013
School start time for Grade 9's on June 20th is 1:30pm. There are no classes for Grade 8's. Bus Schedule is attached; please look for schedules that start mid day for the one that applies to your student. Bussing will be available for 5:30 pick up for those students not staying...
June 06, 2013
Please carefully read attached letter. Please note that June 19th is the last day for Grade 7's and 8's (no classes for Grade 9's) and June 20th is the last day for Grade 9's.
May 16, 2013
Once again, our Leadership students are raising funds through their annual bottle drive (refundable bottles and cans only - no food recyclables or dairy containers ) on Friday, May 24th at the entrance to the school parking lot. Donations will be accepted from 8am until 9am!!
May 06, 2013
See attached publication to read all about a new event happening every Wednesday afternoons in Glenrosa!!
April 04, 2013
We hope you had a chance to spring clean during spring break and find great reads to trade in for new-to-you great reads. Please mark May 2nd down on your calendar to send your student to school with their books. For questions, please contact Emily Davidson or Trina Zuyderduyn at 250...
March 25, 2013
Please review the attached proposed GMS school calendar for the 2013/2014 school year. The proposed school calendar is consistent with the District’s calendar and meets the requirements for provincially mandated instructional days and minutes. If you have any questions about the proposed 2013/2014 calendar, please contact Mr. Robinson...
March 08, 2013
The Royal Canadian Astronomical Society are bringing their telescopes to GMS for a viewing of the stars and planets (Jupiter will be visible!). Date has been tentatively set for May 1st (this is another date change). Everyone is welcome to enjoy fun and to learn more about our solar system! If...
February 22, 2013
This is an adaptation of The Wizard of Oz performed on Wednesday, March 6th and Thursday, March 7th at 7pm by our talented students! Be prepared to see all your favorite characters from Oz, hear your musical favorites sung by our GMS choir, and laugh yourself silly! Tickets are $3 and...
February 04, 2013
Do you have life story to share? GMS is hosting its 2nd annual Human Library Event on April 10th and we are seeking parents and/or community members to take part. Please see the attached document and response for more information.
Human Library GMS 12.13.pdf
January 29, 2013
In honor of the 10 th annual international ‘Safer Internet Day’, Disney’s Club Penguin, a leader in online child safety and the #1 virtual world for kids, is hosting an open house to promote the safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, specifically amongst children and teens. In...
January 22, 2013
Please note that there has been a change in date from February 21st - 25th TO FEBRUARY 28th to MARCH 4th. Please see attached letter for further information. Mr. Jim Laird is making every effort to contact each host family personally. We continue to seek more host homes!! Parent Info night...
January 16, 2013
and Open House at Mt. Boucherie Secondary School Tuesday, January 29th at 7pm in the multi-purpose room. This is for students and parents of 2013 - 2014 Grade 10 students. Mt. Boucherie staff will be presenting Grade 10 course selection information as well as showcasing programs and departments at MBSS. Parents...
January 09, 2013
We are looking for volunteers from our parents and community members. Do you have a background in education, science or technology? We are in need of volunteer judges for our Grade 9 Science Fair Thursday, January 24th (10am - 12:30pm or for however long you can stay). You can choose projects...
November 07, 2012
Our Leadership Class is offering Decorative Door Swags (made of fresh green cedar, red bow and white tipped cones) to raise money for student leadership projects. Swags are $15 each and are the perfect gift or way to decorate your home. Order forms are being sent home Thursday, November 8th during...
October 26, 2012
GMS has partnered with 4th year UBCO nursing students, Jennifer and Melissa, to provide education to Grade 8 students about influenza, seasonal flu immunizations and the immune system! Jennifer and Melissa have collaborated with GMS teachers to create age appropriate lesson plans that will meet BC Prescribed Learning Outcomes. Grade 8...
October 09, 2012
Do you have a Grade 9 student? Please mark Wednesday, November 7th on your calendar. Information will be coming home soon and you can check out the website at:
October 02, 2012
Payment for yearbooks is accepted any time! Early bird price is $40!! This price is valid until December 31st and will increase to $45 in the new year.
October 02, 2012
Deadline for your December order is November 30th! We are committed to promoting food security within our communities. The FarmBag program offers all the ingredients for local sustainability, support for organic farmers, and access to fresh nutritious vegetables for everyone. Each month we will provide menus and recipes to use the...