SHS is hosting a School Showcase on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, from 6-8 pm. The event is open to the entire Smithfield community but the Class of 2024 and any out of district students are strongly encouraged to attend. Participants will have the opportunity to tour SHS, explore our Career & Technology Programs, and meet students and staff. https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/16hCaMaHMFX204hzi_0-mUyqZU4DK90UF/view?usp=sharing
GMS Girl's Soccer Team is #NoahStrong! https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/0B6zngkBLs2UKR0lDc0xrWDIwSDFrdTdYeUlpakF6Vy1Hem1B/view?usp=sharing
"Courageous Conversations" Community Meeting. Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:30pm-8pm at Smithfield High School Auditorium, facilitated by Anti-Defamation League's A World of Difference Program. Join us in discussing how to foster an inclusive/welcoming school and community.
A World Of Difference has begun at GMS . . .Check out our news story on the program and mark your calendars for the Community Meeting on Tuesday, October 22nd from 6:30-8:30pm at SHS.
Time to order your yearbook . . . Click Explore > Clubs & Activities > Yearbook for more details and links to the forms.
Please check out the latest issue of Tri-County Community Action's Fall Newsletter, Raising Healthy Kids. https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/1BX0LHgJCQKfrOVugJ1-WB3dZ220z5uhr/view?usp=sharing
Forget what was for homework? While students should be using their planner to keep track, be sure to check out the homework pages on the GMS webpage. Go to "Explore" then homework, and click on the appropriate team.
The telephone provider for several RI schools is experiencing technical issues & our phones at the schools have been periodically affected. Please email your school if you have to contact them about an issue today & we will update you when Cox Communications resolves the issue.
Great start to the school year! Please remember that all vehicles dropping off at GMS must take "the loop" when approaching from Pleasant View, taking the first right onto Nokomis between 7:15 and 7:45. Please remember, we are starting earlier, so aim to arrive before 7:30am.
2019/2020 School Bus Routes are now posted: https://www.smithfield-ps.org/o/smithfield-public-schools/page/transportation--244. First day of school is Tuesday, 8/27, see you soon!
The 19-20 School Supply list is posted under Student/Parent Info on the website or click the link below: https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/1PClSe9mdWpf8XCocYmys_6Ph_IWwhu-7/view?usp=sharing
School supply list will be posted soon (no later than July 22nd). Stay tuned for more details.
Wolf Pack Apparel/Gear: Squad Locker Weekend Sale through midnight Sunday, July 21st. Use the code READY15 for 15% off all orders with free shipping on orders over $49. Store link posted on Gallagher's website.
Great deal this weekend on the GMS online school store! 20% off your whole purchase with the promo code MEMORIALDAY. Check out the apparel at https://teamlocker.squadlocker.com/#/lockers/gallagher-middle-school?_k=vnd0qp
Prefer not to cook dinner tonight? Visit Five Guys in Lincoln between 5-8pm tonight (May 22nd) for dinner and a percentage of the sales will support our Science Olympiad Team's Trip to Nationals. We thank you for your support.
Smithfield Special Education Local Area Committee meeting, see attached agenda. Join the group on 5/16/19 at McCabe Elementary. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6zngkBLs2UKLXRxa2VxUjJPRHd3VDg0S3drMXVHSmdjYW1F/view?usp=sharing
Looking for advice on how to deal with the role of technology in your family and child's life? Check out this great resource on various important topics and subscribe to the mailing list for new articles each Tuesday. https://www.screenagersmovie.com/tech-talk-tuesdays
Thank you to the school committee for donating $3,500 towards the Science Olympiad team’s trip to Ithaca, NY for nationals!! Help us raise the rest by purchasing your raffle calendar today!
Earth Day Cleanup in search of volunteers, help clean up the town on Saturday, April 27! For more info: https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/0B6zngkBLs2UKZmpqWUtzY2Rpcm9tQ19iQ082bVp4dnRMUDBn/view?usp=sharing
Great job serving our community, Ava! https://fullpresscoverage.com/2019/04/03/ris-ava-giorgi-makes-her-dreams-work-for-the-good-of-others/
GMS now has a Facebook page! Like us at https://www.facebook.com/Vincent-J-Gallagher-Middle-School-157289961828541/
Thank you to all who have completed the 2019 Surveyworks Survey! We are in the last few days, the survey will close on March 31. If you have not already, please consider completing it (contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need the link and access code).
A Wolf Pack HOWL to our Assistant Principal, John Burns, who completed the American Lung Association's FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB today in 2:55. We are proud of you.
Check out our intrepid scientist's profile in today's Observer! The student/teacher pair is studying caterpillars in Sierra Nevada Mountains. http://www.valleybreeze.com/2019-03-13/observer-smithfield-west/gallagher-team-studying-caterpillars-sierra-nevada-mountains#.XIpmwChKiUk
Thank you to our fantastic custodians for clearing out our school this morning and cleaning up the floors after arrival this morning! This school would not run without you.
Have you checked out the GMS online school store? New products just added, like this spring hoodie for under $20! This weekend, use coupon code TENPERCENT to save 10%! https://teamlocker.squadlocker.com/#/lockers/gallagher-middle-school
Smithfield Public Schools will be on a one hour delay for Tuesday, January 22, 2018 due to prepare for icy conditions around our schools. 12 month employees should report on time.
Shout out to the maintenance/custodial staff who helped with the removal of the 1970s furniture this evening. We appreciate those of you who worked extra hours today. Special thanks to Angelo Mencucci for supporting this project. See you tomorrow for phase 2.
Do you want to see waves in slow motion? Read the website news story article on our science teachers and check out the cool videos.
Follow GMS on our new twitter feed! twitter.com/GMS_Smithfield
Have you noticed the new homework section on the website? Click Explore and then Homework for each team's weekly homework google documents. This is a great way to double check your planner and make sure that you're on track to succeed!
We are very excited about our new website and communication platform going live soon!