Dear Sixth Grade Families,
Welcome to Glen Rock Middle School!
Whether you will be a first-time Middle School family, or you have already been through the Middle School experience, this is a very exciting time for you and your incoming 6th grader!
The Middle School/High School (MS/HS) HSA is here to support you and your child now, as you make this transition, and through all your years in the middle school and high school. One way we help connect families with the school and inform you about activities is through our HSA email communications and our website known as "GR Chips." We post important information and links right here, on this site: www.grchips.com.
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TO RECEIVE EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MS/HS
HSA, YOU MUST SEND YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO
PLEASE DO THIS TODAY!
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The HSA has put together a welcome information sheet to help you
get to know the Middle School. Even if you aren't new to the school,
please review it; many school policies and procedures have been updated.
As your child becomes a teenager, and you determine a new role that respects your child’s need for independence while still remaining involved and supportive, please know that that there are still lots of ways to volunteer and contribute to your child’s Middle School experience.
Come to an HSA meeting in the fall (dates are on the About Us page), and find out more! We can’t wait to see all the wonderful talents and contributions you will bring to the Middle School!
Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to any member of our executive board. Our emails can be found on the Contact page.
We have three HSA volunteers who will serve as 6th grade resources and are happy to answer questions and perhaps ease concerns.
We can’t wait to meet you!
MS/HS HSA President
Here's the latest:
GRMS Apparel Sale - September 29
On Thursday, right after school in the Auditorium lobby. Make checks made payable to GR MS/HS HSA.
Questions? Email Eileen Besser
Grad Ball 2017
Grad Ball 2017 Co-Chairs, Andrea Vachon and Joe Frissora, need your email addresses for Grad Ball communications. Please email Andrea at email@example.com to be added to the email distribution list.
A Facebook page - Glen Rock Grad Ball 2017 - is also set up.
Join and order handbooks
All you need is a credit or debit card; no PayPal account necessary! (Or, you can fill out a membership form and pay by check.)
Go paperless: Dues payment via PayPal serves as an online membership form submission -- no paper membership form required!
MS/HS HSA 2016-17 membership dues are $20 per family.
Please supply us with the name of one of your students at the schools.
Check out the 2016-17 calendar
The approved calendar of important dates for 2016-17 is available on the district website.
Federated HSA 2016-17 meeting dates
MS/HS HSA Officers 2016-17:
See who's doing what this school year.
MS/HS HSA Committee Chairs 2016-17:
See who's doing what this school year.
USE THE LINK! You're buying the stuff anyway, so why not make your dollars go further and help us help our schools?
Summer Reading Discount
The Curious Reader!
Once again the MS/HS HSA and The Curious Reader, Glen Rock's downtown bookstore, are partnering to help you with your summer reading purchases! Mention the MS/HS HSA to receive a 5% discount anytime you purchase from The Curious Reader, especially helpful as students prepare for this summer's required reading.
And... 10% of the sale amount will be donated to the MS/HS Media Center! Many titles are available in stock or can be ordered for pick-up at the store or for home delivery. Thank you for supporting local business, and the MS/HS HSA!
✄ Don't toss 'em... clip 'em!
Box Tops collection boxes are available in the GRMS and GRHS main offices. Clipped Box Tops can be dropped off anytime during the year.
See boxtops4education.com for more about this tried and true fundraising program or contact Donna LaPorta.