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Textbook Distribution

Textbook distribution will be from Sept. 22 – Sept. 24 from 9 am to 6 pm at GBMS.

Dates :

  • 6th Grade – September 22nd
  • 7th Grade – September 23rd
  • 8th Grade – September 24th

Procedure:

 

Spirit Wear and More from our PTA

Spirit Wear is now available to order! Orders are being taken electronically through MemberHub this year. Please click here to access MemberHub.

  1. The first order window for spirit wear will close on September 28! Please place your orders by September 28. We will have another order window at a later date.
  2. Orders will arrive in mid to late October. Pre-paid spirit wear pick up will be handed out at a drive-thru at the school. More details will be announced as the pick up time gets closer.
  3. While in the e-store, please also consider purchasing a PTA membership. We welcome everyone to join the PTA.
Also, this Wednesday, September 16, will be our first monthly PTA Papa John’s Pizza Night. Place your order anytime on Wednesday, September 16, at http://www.papajohns.com. Enter the code WILDCATS, and the Great Bridge Middle PTA will receive 10% back for every order placed. Promo codes can be combined.

UPDATE: OneLogin for Students and Parent/Student Schoology Info

Update: 9.3.2020

OneLogin for Students Updated

Chesapeake Public Schools is using OneLogin, which provides a single login for CPS users across CPS systems and Google.  For your child to set-up OneLogin, please click here for the updated directions.

Parent/Guardian Schoology Access

 

PTA Membership Drive – Join Today!

GBMS PTA with a green claw and gold leavesWelcome Back!  The GBMS PTA has started using an online communication tool called MemberHub.com. The PTA will use this to include you in our school community and keep you informed and engaged with what is happening. Within our MemberHub site, you will find our e-store, a link to join our PTA, and much more, all in one place!  The cost to join PTA will remain $8.00 this year, but MemberHub charges a 78¢ service fee; therefore, you will notice a slight increase.

With MemberHub you can:

  • Join the PTA, shop Giveback offers, and buy items online, such as spirit wear
  • Sign up for volunteer time slots or needed items and receive reminders
  • Install the MemberHub app on your smartphone for info on the go

Use the following link to join our PTA:

You can also visit the MemberHub website to add you and your family to our MemberHub group.  Your information is stored securely and privately.

Coming Soon:

  • 2020 GBMS Spirit Wear!  Please visit the e-store later in September to purchase spirit wear.

We are excited about the 2020-2021 school year!  Thank you and welcome to MemberHub.

 

2020-2021 Recommended Supply Lists and Online Learning Tips

All Grades (6, 7, and 8)

  • #2 pencils
  • Black/blue/red ink pens
  • Colored pencils, crayons, or markers
  • Loose-leaf paper (wide-rules)
  • Glue sticks
  • Ruler (English & metric measurements)
  • Highlighters
  • Index cards (3 x 5)
  • Scissors (blunt edge)
  • Three-ring binder
  • Dividers with tabs
  • Spiral notebooks (non-perforated)
  • Zippered pencil bag with notebook holes
  • Report folder with fastener and pocket
  • Box of tissues
  • Marble black composition notebooks
  • Combination lock
  • Protractor (for home)
  • Compass (for home)

Virtual and/or Online Learning Supplies

Supplies listed below are optional, but are recommended for student success:

  • Headphones
  • External mouse and extra batteries
  • USB storage device
  • Blue light blocker glasses to help reduce eye strain
  • Power strip for a charging station
  • Printer and supplies (ink, paper)
  • A phone or tablet scanner app to create PDF documents using the device camera
  • Daily planner or calendar
  • Alarm clock/timer to alert students when it is time to login for a scheduled teacher-led video conference

Online and/or Virtual Tips:

Having a dedicated space that is comfortable, free from distractions, organized, and equipped with the appropriate furniture (chair and desk) creates an environment conducive to learning.

Online/virtual learning will have a schedule similar to being in a traditional oncampus school day, it is essential for students to develop routines and have access to tools that will allow them to complete work efficiently.

 

Harris Teeter and GBMS

Please consider linking or re-linking your Harris Teeter VIC card to help the PTA. A portion of every purchase will benefit GBMS PTA. If you previously had the PTA linked, you have to re-link for this school year.  All cards must be re-linked by August 1st. Thank you so much for your support.

  • Go to the Harris Teeter website and click “Together in Education.”
  • Select “Link to your school.”
  • Choose “Great Bridge Middle PTA, #8571.”

You may also go to the service counter and ask customer service to link your account.

  • Name of Organization: Great Bridge Middle PTA
  • TIE Number: 8571

 

Amazon Smile and GBMS!

amazonsmile. You shop. Amazon gives.Anytime you shop at Amazon, please consider bookmarking our dedicated link set up on Amazon Smile. By using this link, all of your eligible purchases will benefit Great Bridge Middle PTA every time you shop. After clicking the link below and signing in to your account, you should see the words, “Supporting: Great Bridge Middle PTA” in the top left corner of your page. Thank you for your support.

Click here to link your Amazon account to support GBMS PTA!

 

Kroger and GBMS!

green paw printWould you like an easy way to financially help your school? It’s simple! Sign up under your Kroger rewards account and select Great Bridge Middle School.  It is an easy one-step enrollment which will help give back to GBMS.

 

Meet Our New GBMS PTA Board Members!

Welcome and congratulations to the new 2020-2021 GBMS PTA Board of Directors and Committee Chairs!

Executive Board:

  • President – Missy Dominek
  • VP 1 (Volunteer Coordinator) – Meghan McDermott
  • VP 2 – (Programs) –Amanda Guckert
  • Treasurer – Stephanie Van Leeuwen
  • Secretary – Alexis James

Committee Chairs:

  • Membership Co-Chairs – Daria Rupe & Krisa Mitchell
  • Spirit Wear Chair – Jenn Groves
  • Reflections Chair – Melissa Jones
  • Hospitality Chair – Sharla Richards and Angela Pomeranz
  • Fundraising Chair – Missy Dominek
  • Administration Rep. – Joey Robins

Please with any questions or concerns.

 

Attention Rising 7th Graders

green paw printThe Virginia Department of Health requires a booster dose of the Tdap vaccine before entering the 7th grade.  Please bring in an official copy of your child/children’s Tdap shot record to the school nurse.

 

GBMS is a Purple Star School!

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Student Enrollment

"Welcome" above a green and gold school houseWelcome to Chesapeake Public Schools!  We look forward to enrolling your child/children into our division.  Click here to register your child/children online!

Once your registration information has been reviewed, Great Bridge Middle School will email you a link to schedule a final enrollment/scheduling appointment at GBMS.

 

 

School Safety and Security: How You Can Help

A gold shield, with a green paw print, stating "School Safety" on the shieldChesapeake Public Schools (CPS) has been humbled by the outpouring of support received since the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018. Many parents and community members have contacted us to ask how they can help support our safety and security measures through monetary donations. In response, CPS has developed two ways you can help.

Please click the links below for more information:

 

School Messenger: Text Alerts

School Messenger with a logo of different colors making a circleChesapeake Public Schools provides a service for parents that enhances communication by delivering important information, such as delayed school openings or emergency closings due to weather, via SMS text messaging. This service is intended to enhance our existing means of communication and will not replace any existing form of communication.

To participate in the service you must register your mobile phone number. Registration is simple and only takes a few seconds to complete.

  • To Register: Text the word subscribe, optin, or yes to 67587
  • To Unregister: Text STOP to 67587
  • For Help: Text HELP to 67587