Daily Announcements

Do you shop at Harris Teeter? Link your card to GHS. Our ID number is 6297 (you can ask a cashier to link your card next time you shop). Or you can go to harristeeter.com and link GHS from my account , then together in education option. There is a flyer in files and attachments on our website with more detailed information. 


Submissions for baby pictures of Seniors for the yearbook has been extended to 10/18. Send to Mrs. Keres at nilda_keres@mcpsmd.org 


The 4th Annual GHS Athletics Golf Tournament, Saturday October 19th.  All proceeds we raise are dedicated to GHS Athletics to support our students and athletes. This year we are playing Laytonsville Golf Course.  The play is best ball/scramble, teams of 4.  The cost is $120.00 per golfer which includes green fees, riding cart, a bucket of range balls and unlimited beverages and snacks.The first tee time is 8:30 am and then every 8 minutes after that.  All are welcome to play.We are also raffling two great items donated by the NFL players association.  A framed jersey signed by all of the 2018 rookie NFL players, plus all of their signed cards, also framed.  Raffle tickets are 10.00 each.First prize is four hundred dollars plus a free round of golf for four at Laytonsville.  There are also prizes for closest to the pin and longest drive.  All are welcome to play, good golfers, poor golfers, beginners, rookies, friends and family.  It is a really great outing, a good cause, and a lot of fun.  We are also accepting hole sponsorships.  So if you know a business who would be willing to sponsor a hole for $100.00, we will make a sign with their business logo and place it at the hole.



After Prom Commitee

Did you know, the Gaithersburg High School PTSA offers an alcohol-free and drug-free After Prom party for ALL 11th & 12th graders who attend GHS, FREE OF CHARGE?  It is our way of keeping our kids safe on a night where there are alternative temptations that are not.  We can't produce this awesome event without an awesome team of parent volunteers.  Come be a part of the committee to plan the event of the year.

Our first meeting will be on Monday, October 21 at 7pm.  Please contact After Prom Committee Chair, Melissa Benowitz at melissa.benowitz@gmail.com for details.


     

Announcement: College visits are open to juniors and seniors.  Please remember to register in advance through Naviance student!  Print your registration page as your pass and add your name and ID number to the top.

Announcement: The Students Against Destructive Decisions meets Thursday at Lunch in room 3060. All are welcome. See Miss Ward with any questions. 

Announcement: The  STEM-UP @ GHS is inviting students who are looking for alternative opportunities to engage in fun and meaningful STEM learning activities. This is an excellent avenue for students who need more confidence in conducting scientific explorations and conducting experiments. The primary goal of this club is to increase students’ interest, participation and involvement in the field of STEM in multiple ways and in a supportive, inclusive environment that makes STEM accessible for all.  The meetings are Thursdays after school in room 1087. 

Announcement: The Chess Club will meet every Tuesday and Thursday during lunch in room 3034. Please see Mr. Payne in room 3034 a lunch pass.

Announcement: Drama Club meets on Wednesdays during lunch in Room 1095

Announcement: If you would like to do something meaningful to protect our environment, we invite you to be a part of our “Let’s Use Reusable Water Bottle at GHS” campaign by helping the STEM-up @ GHS club in our fundraising campaign. We are selling brand new reusable water bottles for one dollar each from September 20th- October 19th.  Proceeds go towards our club members T-shirt and supplies for our upcoming projects. Please see Mrs. Virtudes at room 3060 or 3059 during lunch or after school. 

Announcement:   Want to participate in a Real World Treasure hunting game?  The Geocaching Club meets on Thursday during lunch in room 2090.

Announcement: The Sewing Club is Tuesday at 2:40 in room 2039.  

Announcement:  Food for Thought meetings are Wednesdays during lunch. Come see how to help feed the homeless and learn to cook

Announcement: The Millionaires Club will meet the first and third Mondays of the month in Room 2024 during lunch. The purpose of this club is to encourage and promote financial and investment literacy by utilizing a stock market simulation and engaging students in practical discussions that will increase their personal financial knowledge

Announcement:  The Academy of Business Management and Finance meets the second Thursday of the month at lunch in room 2024.

Announcement:  Yarn Club meets during lunch on Wednesdays in room 3057. See Mrs. Ho if you have questions.

Announcement:  The Pride Alliance meets on Friday’s during lunch.

Announcement:  The Courageous Queens at Gaithersburg High School are hosting the second annual Pack-A-Purse campaign. The campaign started October 1 and will end on November 18. Please pack a gently used purse with personal care items like toothbrushes/toothpaste, tissues, shampoo, etc and drop off in the Wellness Center.

Announcement:  GHS is starting a new and exciting club for girls who are interested in computer science coding!!!   We will be having our interest meeting on Friday, October 11 in Room 1102 during lunch.  No experience with coding needed.  Please see Ms. Sultana in room 1102 if you have any questions. 10/25, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29

Announcement:  The Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society will meet every Tuesday during lunch in room 3072. Please see Ms. Sabatino in 3083 if you need a lunch pass, or want more information.

Announcement:  The Minority Scholars Leadership Program, is a student-led group whose mission is to help increase the academic success of minority students and foster positive relationships. If you were a part of the Minority Scholars Program in Middle School, it is only natural to continue to enjoy the benefits of leadership that the Minority Scholars Program offers. The Minority Scholars Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday during lunch in room 2088. Please see Mrs. Fairclough in room 2088 for further details.

Announcement: Attention students taking the PSAT 9 and the PSAT/NMSQT exams next Wednesday October 16th! You will need to bring an approved calculator with you to the exam. A list of acceptable calculators is in your student guide. Please continue to study and use the practice test that came with your guide. May you put forth your best effort!

Announcement:  ATTENTION SENIORS: THE BALFOUR REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE HERE NEXT MONDAY AND TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14 AND 15, FOR CAP AND GOWN SALES DURING LUNCH. SEE MS SMITH OR MS VERMILLION IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. 

Announcement:  Juniors and Seniors, get a jump start on college with Dual Enrollment! This week during lunch and REM come to Room 2007 for help with the Montgomery College application process. The $25 application fee is now waived. Come find out more information about second semester courses and how you can earn college credit while in high school. Financial assistance and grants are available for qualifying students. Apply today!
For more information and assistance, please see Karla Berggren in The College Institute Lounge: Room 2007, 8:00am-12:00pm.   Karla_L_Berggren@mcpsmd.org

Students interested in earning SSL hours, please see Ms. Lunceford in room 1067 @ lunchtime.

Announcement:  College visits this week:  Thursday;  Saint Mary’s College of Indiana; Salisbury University; St. John’s College of MD; Rutgers University, Capitol Technology University; and Mercyhurst University of PA.  On Friday we welcome: Towson University; Univ. of Maryland Eastern Shore; Virginia Tech; Washington University in St. Louis; and University of Connecticut.  Please remember to sign up in advance through your Naviance Student account.

Announcement:  SENIORS If you are applying to colleges that have a November 1 deadline please turn in your transcript request forms no later than TODAY, October 10 to Mrs. Koenick in the counseling office.

Announcement: PODER will meet during lunch on Thursday in room 3012. All are welcome and refreshments will be served. For questions or passes please see Sr. Acosta in room 3012.  PODER will meet every other Thursday during lunch beginning this week. Oct. 24, Nov. 7, Nov. 21

Announcement:  Is indoor track for you? There will be an interest meeting for prospective athletes on Wednesday, October 16, at lunch in room 3074. Come in and meet Coach Adams for important information about the season.  If you have any questions prior to Wednesday, please see Coach Adams in room 3074.

Announcement:  Pride Alliance is having speakers this Friday, October 11th at lunch in room 1123.

Announcement:  The STEM-up club at GHS will be selling reusable water bottles for $1 TODAY at lunch in the cafeteria.  If you want to help protect our environment and make a difference, come support our project. 

Announcement:  Attention Trojan Experience students. TE23 participants can pick up a permission slip for Saturday's field trip to Bowlmore in the Wellness Center or from Mr. Edmiston. Signed permission slips are due by tomorrow. Please see Mr. Edmiston with any questions.

Announcement:  Do you need SSL hours? Rosemont Elementary is in need of volunteers this Friday night, October 11 for a parent dance.  Please see Mrs. Turner in the girls P.E. office for more information.

Announcement: The GHS Choral Department is excited to announce our first concert of the season - our Fall A Cappella Festival! The concert will be on Wednesday October 16th at 7:30 PM in the PAC. Tickets are $5. It will be a great night filled with music from all of our ensembles, including our a cappella group, Take Note. Come on out for an evening of great music! See Ms. Clarke in room 1080 if you have any questions