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HERO of Month October 22
GMS Play: Tom Sawyer
GMS Play: Tom Sawyer
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Dec 8
Dec 12
All Choirs Christmas Concert ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY
Dec 14
PBIS Monthly Assembly ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY
Dec 15
Holiday Band Concert ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY
Dec 19
Christmas Break - No School ALL-DAY - ALL-DAY
Principal's Message

Welcome to Graham Middle School! It is so exciting to be a part of a district that is committed to preparing our students to be future ready. The district is fortunate to have such fantastic students, parents, and staff members. We are also thankful for such a supportive community that values education and success for all students.  Our staff is continuously working on modeling our district’s mission, Success Today, Prepared for Tomorrow. It is a very exciting time in our district as we continue to provide our students with adaptive learning environments that are prompted by student interest. 

GMS is promoting STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art + Agriculture, Math) through hands-on, problem-based learning. The goal and purpose of implementing STEAM is to prepare our students for one of the 3 E’s: Enlistment, Enrollment, or Employment.  At the middle school, we are dedicated to giving our students the opportunity to be thinkers, learners, problem solvers, and collaborators. By obtaining these skills, we are able to ensure that our students are ready when they graduate to embark on post secondary opportunities, aligned with one of the 3 E’s. 


Latest News
Shoemaker OMLA Student of the Year
In November at the Ohio Middle Level Association (OMLA) State Conference, Graham Middle School 8th grader Isabelle Shoemaker was recognized as the OMLA Female Student of the Year. Her nomination by Principal Nick Guidera read "Isabelle strives to be a leader among her peers and continues to grow in those skills. She is involved in our student PBIS leadership committee, Student Council, FFA, and is the Secretary of her 4H chapter. With her time in the PBIS committee she has worked with peers to develop lessons that impact our school climate and culture and also lead assemblies. Isabelle will continually lead by example and model the way for her peers. She wants to make an impact on others and loves to work within a committee of like-minded individuals striving for change. Isabelle is a high honors student, in our accelerated pathway, who enjoys learning and being challenged. Isabelle sees that learning provides opportunity. As a hopeful Doctor, she takes the opportunities of elective content and leadership roles to grow knowing it will impact her future."
Isabelle was awarded with a plaque, a $500 check, and the opportunity to speak to over 800 educators at the conference and introduce the dynamic keynote speaker. 

 
Football CBC Champs
After dropping the first two games of the season, GMS football ran the table, going 6-2 for the season and undefeated in the CBC Mad River division to take the Championship!


 
Middle School Play 10/20
The middle school play is back in action after a decade-long hiatus. 
This fall GMS students will put on the play Tom Sawyer under the
direction of Ms. Gleeson and assisted by high school student mentors.


Cast List
Sam Clemens ...................Andy Lorenz
Mark Twain .......................Elec Fryman
Tom Sawyer.......................Fynn Putnam
Huckleberry Finn...............Noah George
Aunt Polly .........................Aubrie Campbell
Sidney................................Lilly Swank
Mary ..................................Elizabeth Friis
Becky Thatcher .................Sydney Ford
Ben......................................Sam Bodey
Kelsey .................................Kelsey Weinert
Chris.....................................Ana Grove
Reagan .................................Regan Stillings
Alexis ...................................Alexis Warner
Charlotte ..............................Alexia Martinez
Elizabeth ..............................Ava Meyer
Beatrice ...............................Caidance Ullery-Brown
Grace ....................................Karleigh Jones
Ella .......................................Loralie Fenstermacher
Mariah ...................................Mariah Sizemore
Emily ....................................Emily Murray
Sophia ..................................Sophia Mangus
Mrs. Dobbins ......................Shayla Billheimer
Doc .......................................George Slone
Joe .......................................Brennan Williams
Muff .....................................Jordan Dingus
Paperboy .............................Jessie Massie
Sheriff...................................Caelan Vercoe-Byrd
Preacher.................................Daniel Spence
Sarah (Ben's mom) ...............Ava Meyer
Mrs. Thatcher ........................Chloe Owen


Costumes- Alleyah Khan, Avah McLean, Maley Pine

Props- Casey Britton, Alaina Stoner

Stage Managers- Ellie Heaston, Libbie Lear, Jayna Weinert

Lights and Sound- Alayna Owens, Abby Ryan, 

Lainey Shoemaker, Mia Williams


High School Mentors- Brooklyn Casey, Constance Combs, 

Anna Draper, Jorden Hillman, Kaelynn Williams


*** Ticketing or donation information to follow

 
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Parent Teacher Conferences
Our first conferences are right around the corner. Please contact 
any teacher to set up a meeting to discuss your student's progress. 
Teachers have sent home requests with students but are welcome 
to have others attend. 
Conference Dates:
Thursday, October 13 -  3:00-6:30pm
Tuesday, November 15 - 4:00-7:30pm (also GMS Showcase Night)
Thursday, February 9 - 3:00-6:30 pm
Tuesday, March 7 - 4:00-7:30pm

 
DC Trip Update 8/30/22
DC Trip Fall 2022 Update - The trip is just a few short months away!!!  Roommate request forms were passed out today at lunch, These are due Friday. If the account is not up to date we cannot honor the request. All accounts must be at least $450 to submit. We are very close to a final cut date with the company and we need hard numbers of those attending so we can submit final payment expectations and hotel rooms to the company. We have additional copies of request forms in the office.  
 

 
Contact us
Principal: Nick Guidera
937-663-5339 Ext. 3333

Assistant Principal: Vicki Packard-Cooper
937-663-5339 Ext. 3334
 
School Counselor: Melissa Erter
937-663-5339 Ext. 3330 
 
Secretary: Holly Neves 
937-663-5339 Ext. 3322 
 
District Athletic Director: Tom Milligan
[email protected]
Phone: 937-663-0001
Fax: 937-663-0001

Graham Middle School,
9644 W. US HWY 36
Saint Paris, OH 43072
Phone: 937-663-5339
Fax: 937-663-4674
Transportation: 937-663-4855
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