Daily Announcements

There will be a meeting this evening for parents of 8th graders, 630 pm in the PAC. 

The GHS PTSA has scheduled the annual summer job fair for February 11, 2020 at 630 pm (with a rain date of February 18, 2020). The GHS Basketball team plays a game against Walt Whitman that night at 7:15pm. If you know of an employer who might want to participate please let Leah know lbmontas@yahoo.com

Attention all Seniors.  The senior class is holding a Senior Lock In on February 7th from 9pm-5am.  All proceeds will go to lowering the cost of the prom!  Tickets are $10 and will be on sale starting next Wednesday, 

Announcement:  Students, we know the Annual Fashion /Talent Show was canceled last year but we are Back!! And Better!!Calling out to all the students of GHS. Do you know how to strut down the runway? Strike a pose? Perfect!  Come to the interest meeting this Thursday the 23rd in the computer lab 2078 during lunch.  Auditions will begin next week. Hope to see you there😊

Announcement:  Permission slips for Dream It Be It are due!!  Please drop them off at the College Career Center as soon as possible.

Announcement:  The last day to register for the HBCU Fair is tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 23.

· Announcement: The Sophomore Class will be holding a fundraiser at the Chipotle right down the road on Monday, January 27th. Come out and support your Sophomore class by making a purchase anytime between 

· 5 pm and 9 pm. Any questions? See Ashley Morales or Mrs. MacTurk!

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


Date:   January 22

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.


Date:  January 22

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


Date:   January 22

Announcement:   Do you like solving puzzles and adventure?  Hope to see you at the Geocaching Club on Thursday’s during lunch in room 2090. 


Date:  January 22

Announcement:  The Sewing Club meets on Tuesday at 2:40 in room 2039.  ***********************************************************

Date:  January 22

Announcement:  Food for Thought meetings are Wednesdays after school from 2:40-3:30 in room 2039. Come see how to help feed the homeless and learn to cook. ***********************************************************

Date:   January 22

Announcement: The Millionaires Club meets 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


Date:   January 21  

Announcement:  The Academy of Business Management and Finance meets the second Thursday of the month at lunch in room 2024.      2/13

Announcement:  The Pride Alliance will not meet this Friday, Jan. 24. The Pride Alliance meets on Friday’s during lunch in room 1123. 

Announcement:  Girls Who Code club meets on Fridays during lunch in room 1102. Girls Who Code is an exciting club for girls who are interested in computer science and coding!!!  No experience with coding needed.  Please see Ms. Sultana in room 1102 if you have any questions. 

Announcement:  The Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society meets every Wednesday 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 Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday during lunch in room 2088. Please see Mrs. Fairclough in room 2088 for further details.

Announcement:  Are you interested in student led discussions on race, identity and culture of students of color?  If so, come to the Black Student Union meeting in room 2090 on Wednesday’s during lunch.  

Announcement:  A Better You will meet on Mondays at lunch in the wellness center conference room.  Bring a friend and enjoy a cupcake!

Announcement:  The Writing Center is open for all students during lunch and REM in room 2091.

Announcement: The new Black-Eyed Susan Book Nominees are here! Stop by the Media Center to check them out. Have you been turning in your Black-Eyed Susan book logs? Read 3 BES books in a category, vote for your favorite author & enter in a prize drawing. Don't delay, you can submit your book logs online by visiting the Media Center website and clicking on the Black-Eyed Susan tab! 

Announcement:  PODER (Po-der) meets every Wednesday during lunch in room 3012. Please see Mr. Acosta for passes and more details. Refreshments will be served.

Announcement:  DUAL ENROLLMENT: MC Courses at GHS start Jan. 29!

Juniors and Seniors, enrollment for second semester courses at Montgomery College is wrapping up soon, with classes starting the week of Jan. 27. Students cannot be added once a class has begun. Students must be fully admitted by the Dual Enrollment Program and registered in the class before the start of the class. Apply to MC and enroll in Dual Enrollment to save time and money. Graduate from HS with earned college credit. Two MC courses will be offered at Gaithersburg HS during Periods 2 & 3 for second semester. 

www.montgomerycollege.edu/dep See Ms. Berggren, Dual Enrollment Program Assistant, in Room 2007, 8:00am to 12:00pm for information. Karla_L_Berggren@mcpsmd.org

Announcement:  The Comic Book Club meets on Thursday during lunch in 2004. If you are interested, come by 2004 before then to get a pass, and we’ll see you then.

Announcement: The Trojan Puzzle Enthusiasts club meets in Room 2080 on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch.  Please see Mr. Bierly, Mrs. Portell, Mrs. Farrow, or Mr. Murray for a pass.  

Announcement: Stressed out?  Need a break in a busy day?  Come to our mindfulness sessions including yoga and meditation during REM in the dance studio.  See Ms. Nadjibe, Ms. Neidlinger, Ms. Chevalier or Ms. Scott to get a pass. 

Announcement:  The STEM-up meeting is cancelled tomorrow after school but will meet next Thursday, January 31st for the election of officers for the second semester. 

Announcement:  The Internship Program is currently accepting applications for next year.  Please see Ms. Shaw in Room 1157 for more details.  Applications can also be picked up outside of her office or can be found on the GHS Website.  Talk to your counselor and Ms. Shaw to see how an Internship opportunity can help make you College & Career Ready.  

Announcement:  Students, you must purchase a Second Semester Parking Permit if you would like to park on school property next Tuesday.

Applications are available in the Main Office.

Completed applications should have been turned in already in the business office.  An application may be submitted now but there is no guarantee that it will be approved before the start of the Second Semester.

After the application has been approved, permits may be picked up in the Business Office from Mrs. Hudson starting today.  The cost is $37.50 and may be made by cash, check, credit or debit card.

All students parking on school property starting on Tuesday, January 28 must have a new parking permit.  The permit is a different color so don’t use the old one!  Students that do not comply with this policy may potentially have their vehicle towed, have fines imposed or face disciplinary action.

Announcement: Attention seniors. If you are interested in taking a photo with your sibling for the yearbook, please see Mrs. Keres in room 1069 for more information.  Also, seniors, it’s not too late to purchase a senior shirt.  See Mrs. Keres for that too!

Announcement:  There will be a free dental event occurring at Wisteria Dental Care clinic located in Germantown on February 22 from 9am-5pm. This is open to all children ages 0-18 who do not have insurance. Anyone interested, please stop by the health room to get more information.

Announcement: There will be a Girls Volleyball interest meeting at lunch in Room 3052 on Tuesday, January 28th. Anyone who is interested in playing Girls Volleyball in the fall please make every effort to attend.

Announcement:  Attention Book Club members:  Yearbook photos will be taken today during lunch.