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GBMS January Update

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REMINDERS

**WINTER CONCERTS

  • RESCHEDULED – Thursday, January 18thInstrumental Concert (7:00 – 9:00).  Students should be dropped off by the auditorium doors by 6:15 to prepare for the concert.
  • Wednesday, January 24thChoral Concert (7:00 – 9:00).  Students should be dropped off by the auditorium doors by 6:15 to prepare for the concert.

SPELLING BEE – RESCHEDULED to Friday at 3:30 in the GBMS Auditorium.

**7th & 8th Grade Parents – 8th Grade Dance – The PTO has scheduled the 8th grade dance committee meeting for Wednesday, January 24 at 7:00PM in the IEF Media Center.  If you are not able to attend and are interested in participating, please contact the PTO at gbpto.greenbrook@gmail.com and the committee chair will contact you.

**Marking Period – The Second Marking period will end on Thursday, February 1st.  PLEASE NOTE – This date may change if we have school closures.


8th Grade Curriculum Night for PARENTS ONLY

The program will take place on Monday, January 29th at 7:00PM in the Performing Arts Center at Watchung Hills Regional High School.


GEOGRAPHY BEE

The GBMS school finalists for the National Geographic Bee were Michael Dumiec, Autumn Rodriguez, Ben Liu, Nihal Singh, Ryan Long, Devan Sutaria, Kevin Fu, and Maahi Manek. After a difficult final round of competition, which included three students being knocked out of the competition by a single question, only Autumn Rodriguez and Devan Sutaria remained. Eighth grade student Devan Sutaria won the school competition on January 11, 2018 and now has a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. Devan will now take a qualifying test to determine his eligibility in the New Jersey State Bee final on April 6, 2018.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the National Geographic Bee. Over three decades, more than 1500 state champions have traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Bee national championship rounds. This year’s final competition will take place from May 20 to May 23.