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GBMS May Update

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Calendar Reminders

DATE ACTIVITY/EVENT
5/22 & 5/23 NJSLA – S (New Jersey Student Learning Assessment – Science)
5/25 PTO Sponsored STEM Assembly
5/25 8th Grade CAP & GOWN MAKEUP pictures @ 12:30 PM
5/28 Memorial Day – School Closed
5/29 – 5/31 8th Grade Washington DC Trip
5/30 GBMS Chamber Music Recital
6/5 – 6/7 PTO Book Fair
6/8 PTO Sponsored – 8th Grade Dance
6/12 GBMS Field Day
6/14 GBMS Field Day – MAKEUP DATE
6/15 PTO Bengal Tailgate
6/21 & 6/22 Single session Days – NO LUNCH
6/21 8th Grade Graduation
6/22 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

8th Grade Cap and Gown PICTURES

Cap and Gown portraits were distributed last week.  Retakes are scheduled for this Friday, May 25th.

Please place your order online or hand your order form into the school by Thursday, May 24th  to receive your portraits.


MUSIC IN THE PARKS FESTIVAL

The Green Brook Middle School Music Department went to their third competition as part of the Music in the Parks program, which consists of a competition in which the groups are adjudicated, and then rated on the following scale: Superior (9-10), Excellent (8), Good (7), Fair (6), and Poor (1-5).

The groups that represented G.B.M.S. were the Green Brook Singers, the Senior Chorus, the Senior Band, Senior Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and the Jazz Band.

All groups enjoyed a very successful day at competition. The results of the performances are as follows:

Chorus

Green Brook Singers: 1st place for Women’s Chorus (Superior Rating), Best Overall Chorus

Senior Chorus: 1st place Mixed Chorus (Excellent Rating)

Best Vocal Solo: Ambika Muralitharan

Band, Jazz Band, and Orchestra

Senior Band: 1st place Middle School Band (Excellent Rating)

Wind Ensemble: 1st place Concert Band II Middle School (Excellent Rating)

Jazz Band: 1st place Middle School Jazz Band (Excellent Rating)

Senior Orchestra: 1st place String Ensemble (Excellent Rating)

Congratulations to all our music students at the festival.  We are very proud of the students, and most importantly, they are proud of themselves.


Somerset County Teen Arts

We are proud of all our students who participated in this year’s Somerset County Teen Arts.

Congratulations to our only group to go to State Teen Arts at the end of the month – Alzapella.  Good Luck Ladies and Daniel!