Daily Announcements

There will be NO PTA meeting on November 19. The November PTA meeting has been canceled. 

Attention parent volunteers: the counseling office is in need of help with organizing report cards on November 19th during the day. If you can help a few hours (during the school day at a time of your convenience) please contact Leah Montas at lbmontas@yahoo.com



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

Announcement:  Food for Thought meeting is cancelled today.   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. 

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 for a lunch pass.

Announcement:  The Pride Alliance meets on Friday’s during lunch in room 1123. 

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:  Girls Who Code club will be meeting this Friday 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. 

11/15, 11/29

Announcement:  The Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society will now meet 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 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:  DUAL ENROLLMENT: MC Courses at GHS for Spring Semester

Juniors and Seniors, Dual Enrollment with Montgomery College registration is open for Spring 2020 semester. Earn college credit while in high school. Three MC courses will be offered at Gaithersburg HS during Periods 2 & 3 for Spring 2020. Many other courses are offered on campus. The $25 application fee to Montgomery College is waived through April. Come find out more information about Dual Enrollment and how it can save you time and money. For more information see Ms. Berggren, Dual Enrollment Program Assistant in Room 2007, 8:00am to 12:00pm.   Karla_L_Berggren@mcpsmd.org

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:  SENIORS if you are applying to colleges that have a December 1 deadline, please turn in your transcript request AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to Mrs. Koenik in the counseling office.

Announcement:  Attention juniors and seniors, this is your last chance to sign up for the 2019 Fall College Fair, featuring representatives from over 20 colleges and universities! Permission slips are available in the Counseling Department and are due this Thursday, November 14th. Don’t miss your chance to find out how college is possible for YOU!


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:  GHS - Are you aware that Montgomery County Public Libraries offers FREE online test prep for the SAT, ACT, AP, and more. In addition, MCPL also offers free Rosetta Stone courses for 30 different languages. You'll need your library card to access these resources. Come by the Media Center for more information.

Announcement:  Book Club Reminder. We meet every Tuesday during REM in room 2003. 

Announcement:  Students and staff, are you looking for the latest school and community events? Take a look at our new Announcements Board in the Media Center!  

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:  College visits today are Wilkes Univ., Montgomery College, and Shepherd University.  Don't forget to register in Naviance Student and print the registration page as your pass!

Announcement:  The Comic Book Club will begin meeting again this week. We will meet 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 STEM-up club is sponsoring the schoolwide “Recycle Rally” competition for the month of November. We need at list 5 teams (with 3 members) to enlist for this competition. You will get one big bevel recycle bin for participating, and the team that will have the most plastic bottles, aluminum cans recycled when we audit your collection on November 26th after school, will win. Who can join? group of teachers, any GHS staff, group of students, a club or anyone in GHS. You can start collecting bottles, aluminum cans from today until November 26th. Winners will get free Recycle Rally T-shirts. Contact Mrs. Virtudes for details.

Announcement:  Are you a Smasher? Do you enjoy playing Super Smash Brothers Ultimate? Are you Competitive? PODER will be holding an interest meeting for students interested in competing in their Super Smash Brother tournament. The meeting will be held during lunch on Wednesday November 13th and Friday November 15th in room 3012, with the tournament beginning after school Monday November 18th, and continues Wednesday November 20th, and culminating on Friday November 22nd. Please see Mr. Acosta or a member of PODER for passes and more details. There will be a themed prize for the winner of the tournament, as well as the winner of the “losers bracket.”  This is a free tournament.

Announcement:  Attention all Interact members or students needing SSL hours. Come to a meeting at lunch on Wed Nov. 13. We will be discussing out next activity and planning other in school events. Stop by room 1115 or see Ms. Nardin or Ms. Madison. 

Announcement:  All Girls interested in trying out for the Basketball team this year, there is a Mandatory meeting TODAY at lunch in the gym. Please bring any paperwork you have.  Any question see Coach McDaniel.

Announcement:  Today is World Kindness Day.  Remember Mr. Rogers and be especially kind to one another!!  😊

Announcement:  Stage Crew will meet today through Saturday  11/13 thru 11/16  this week for all those able to attend.  We will be actively constructing the stage for the fall play.