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Latest Middle School News & Announcements
2015-2016 Student Handbook & Code of Conduct
Use the link below to access the Glen Rock Middle School Handbook.
2015-2016 Student Handbook and Code of Conduct
Parent - Teacher Book Group (10/13/15)
Please join the Parent-Teacher Book Group for a discussion of†Building Resilience in Children and Teens: †Giving Kids Roots and Wings,†by Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, and Martha M. Jablow, on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the GRHS/MS Media Center. † †
RSVP to Pat Mahoney at mahoneyp@glenrocknj.org or Kathleen Walter at walterk@glenrocknj.org.
Homework Tips for Parents
The U.S. Department of Education has published this useful guide with homework tips for parents.
- Homework Tips for Parents
7th Grade Summer Math Packet
Please use the link below to see the electronic version of the incoming†seventh grade summer math packet that was given to each sixth grader in June. †
7th Grade Summer Math Packet
Middle Activity Fee (Payment Directions)
There have been some changes regarding he activity fees at the Middle School for the 2015-2016 school year. †First off, the fee has been reduced to $75. †Secondly, the fees will no longer be paid through the parent portal in†Genesis†and†checks will no longer be collected.††Instead, fees will be paid on-line using either a credit card or†Pay Pal.††This will be part of the athletic packet for those students involved in sports and†can be paid via the link below for clubs (Please note: the clubs listed to choose from are being updated to Middle School clubs over the summer - to make payment choose any club from the list):

MIDDLE SCHOOL ACTIVITY FEE LINK
2015-2016 Student Supply List
Click the link below to see the 2015-2016 student supply list. †
Middle School Supply List
Summer Reading Lists
Below are links to the MS Summer Reading & Assignments for 2015. As the lists become available, they will be posted here. Students are responsible for completing the required work during the summer in preparation for the 2015-2016 school year.
- 8th Grade Nonfiction†Reading List
- 8th Grade Fiction Reading List
- 7th Grade Reading List†& Assignment
- 6th Grade Reading List
Middle Athletic Forms
Click the following link to complete and print the Athletic Forms needed to try out for a Middle School sport.
ATHLETIC FORMS
Fall Sports Starting Date
For all students interested in participating in a fall sport there will be a meeting at the conclusion of school on September 2nd. Practice will begin on Tuesday September 8.
Policy, Regulation & Process for Parent Complaints
Click the following link to see the policies, regulations & process for parent complaints.
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Summer Enrichment
The Glen Rock Community School is offering the following summer programs to assist middle school students in realizing a successful return to school in the fall:
Please click here for a copy of the Study Skills flyer.






Please click here for a copy of the flyer, Makin' the Move to Middle School.





Summer Hours
The Middle School office will maintain summer hours from 8am - 4pm weekdays. Have a great summer!
G.R.M.S. June Newsletter
Click the link below to read the Glen Rock Middle School June Newsletter from†GRMS†administration.
June Newsletter
Vox Pantherarum
Click here to access the online edition of the Vox Pantherarum, the G.R.M.S. newspaper.
2015-2016 Back to School Night Set For Sept 10.
For planning purposes, please take note that the 2015-2016 Back to School Night for Glen Rock Middle School will be on Thursday September 10, 2015 at 7:00pm.†
Glen Rock's Teachers of the Year
†Glen Rock School Districtís Teachers/Educational Services Professionals of the Year for 2015 were recognized at the June 9 Board of Education Meeting. Click here to enlarge image and learn more.
Bicycle Safety
All students are reminded that wearing a bike helmet is required for all children under the age of 17. Recently, several of our students have been observed riding bicycles throughout town and not wearing this equipment. Kindly remind your child that their safety is our number one concern and to respect the rules of the road!

Please see the following letter about bicycle safety and school policy with regards to riding your bike to school.
- Bicycle Letter from Principal Thompson
Synthetic Drug Awareness
Click here for important information on synthetic drug awareness.
GRMS Celebrates Administrative Professional's Day and Earth Day
Miss†Anari†and Mrs.†Russomanno's†morning block class presented Middle School Administrative Assistantís Mrs.†Fairbourne†and Mrs.†Kellermanwith small pots with seedlings to grow cilantro,†thyme, basil†and other herbs along with a very nice card showing their appreciation for their hard work. †The class made a†connection by celebrating both Administrative†Professional's Day and Earth Day together.

Mrs. Fairbourne and Mrs. Kellerman- Thank you for everything you do for GRMS and have a great Administrative Professionalís Day!
Middle Years Newsletter
The Middle Years newsletter contains useful information for students and their families on how to be successful in Middle School.
-Middle Years†May 2015
GRMS National Geography Bee
Congratulations to George Heidkamp†for winning the 2015 Middle School National Geography Bee School Finals and to Tomas Collado†the runner up and all the middle school students who participated this year.
Drop Off & Pick Up Traffic Pattern
Click the link below to learn more about the drop off and pick up traffic pattern at the High School and Middle School.
DROP OFF / PICK UP INFORMATION
Common Core Info for Parents
The New Jersey Department of Education has created a toolkit of resources designed to help parents regarding the Common Core State Standards. The following document has resources, facts and other information parents may find useful.
- Common Core Toolkit for Parents
Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
There is relatively new legislation regarding Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB). Our district has always taken student misconduct seriously, in all forms, and will continue to do so. We support the goals of the law and will fully implement its requirements. The legislation requires reporting of suspected HIB, investigation and determination of whether the behavior is HIB or not. It defines specific reporting and follow-up activities. Harassment, intimidation or bullying means any gesture, written, verbal or physical act, or technological threat whether it be a single incident or a series of incidents that takes place on school property, at any school sponsored function, going to and/or from school, or off school grounds that substantially disrupts or interferes with the orderly operation of the school or the rights of other pupils. The district policy and contact information for the Anti-Bullying Coordinator is available on the district website.
The MiddleSchool Anti-Bullying Specialist is Mr. Jeff Kurland.
He can reached at (201)-445 7700 or via email at kurlandj@glenrocknj.org.
Annual Integrated Pest Management Notice
Click the link provided to read the GRBOE†Policy on Annual Integrated Pest Management for the 2015-2016 School Year.

Pest Management Notice
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