John Burns
Have a safe, restful, enjoyable summer vacation! See you on August 27!
12 days ago, John Burns
John Burns
8th Grade Dance will start shortly! The PTA has rolled out the red carpet!
17 days ago, John Burns
John Burns
Good luck to our Science Olympiad team! They have arrived at Cornell University for the national competition. Thank you to everyone who contributed and bought raffle tickets to help make this happen!
24 days ago, John Burns
John Burns
Congratulations to the GMS National Junior Honor Society on a successful induction last night. These students worked hard to achieve admission to the society. Great work also to the advisers and faculty council making this a special night.
25 days ago, John Burns
John Burns
Great deal this weekend on the GMS online school store! 20% off your whole purchase with the promo code MEMORIALDAY. Check out the apparel at https://teamlocker.squadlocker.com/#/lockers/gallagher-middle-school?_k=vnd0qp
about 1 month ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Prefer not to cook dinner tonight? Visit Five Guys in Lincoln between 5-8pm tonight (May 22nd) for dinner and a percentage of the sales will support our Science Olympiad Team's Trip to Nationals. We thank you for your support.
about 1 month ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Come visit the GMS Annual Student Art Show, tonight from 5:30-8:00 to see the halls filled with beautiful student art work!
about 1 month ago, John Burns
John Burns
Smithfield Special Education Local Area Committee meeting, see attached agenda. Join the group on 5/16/19 at McCabe Elementary. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6zngkBLs2UKLXRxa2VxUjJPRHd3VDg0S3drMXVHSmdjYW1F/view?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, John Burns
John Burns
Looking for advice on how to deal with the role of technology in your family and child's life? Check out this great resource on various important topics and subscribe to the mailing list for new articles each Tuesday. https://www.screenagersmovie.com/tech-talk-tuesdays
about 1 month ago, John Burns
John Burns
This morning we welcome new education commissioner Angélica Infante-Green to GMS. Thank you for coming to visit and listen to our staff and students. We honored to be selected for a visit on her eighth day on the job!
about 1 month ago, John Burns
John Burns
Thank you to the school committee for donating $3,500 towards the Science Olympiad team’s trip to Ithaca, NY for nationals!! Help us raise the rest by purchasing your raffle calendar today!
2 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
The GMS Science Olympiad team is recognized by the school committee for their third straight year winning the state championship. They are now selling raffle calendars to help fund their trip to Ithaca, NY for nationals! Please contact the GMS office to purchase/donate.
2 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Jack and Val, both of grade 8, are sharing their award winning wellness project from the AdVenture Capital Innovation Challenge with the school committee. At the challenge, the students pitched their idea and the project has been fully funded.
2 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Mrs. Carter and Lily Ford, our GMS Jason Argonauts presenting their recent trip to study caterpillars in Nevada to the Smithfield School Committee. Thank you to the committee for your support of this great partnership.
2 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Earth Day Cleanup in search of volunteers, help clean up the town on Saturday, April 27! For more info: https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/0B6zngkBLs2UKZmpqWUtzY2Rpcm9tQ19iQ082bVp4dnRMUDBn/view?usp=sharing
2 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Great job to everyone in today's Annual Lip Sync Contest! Enjoy a well-deserved, safe, and restful vacation week!
2 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Please mark your calendars and consider attending this important discussion regarding the opioid crisis that is affecting our community.
2 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Our Turquoise team students showcase their work as "time-travelling travel agents" by sharing their promotional materials on Ancient China and Ancient India's geography, religion, achievements, politics, economy, and social structure (GRAPES).
3 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Check out these finalists for the design of this year's 6th Grade Salmon Trip tee shirts! Congratulations to 1st Place: Autumn Cirelli, 2nd Place: Nathan Chaput, 3rd Place: Mirielle Estrada. 6th grade students will wear Autumn's design to release the salmon they are raising.
3 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Wolf Pack Players present Alice in Wonderland to a sold out crowd! A huge HOWL to the coaches, cast, and crew.
3 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Coming to GMS this Friday and Saturday only, is the Wolf Pack Players production of Alice in Wonderland, Jr.! Break a leg!
3 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
3X Champions! Our Science Olympiad Team has won the State Competition again! Next up: Nationals at Cornell University in late May. WAY TO GO WOLF PACK!
3 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
3 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Thank you to all who have completed the 2019 Surveyworks Survey! We are in the last few days, the survey will close on March 31. If you have not already, please consider completing it (contact jburns@smithfield-ps.org if you need the link and access code).
3 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
A Wolf Pack HOWL to our Assistant Principal, John Burns, who completed the American Lung Association's FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB today in 2:55. We are proud of you.
3 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Sixth graders enjoying their first middle school dance.
3 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Great team spirit on display at Unified Basketball Home Game vs. Ricci MS.
3 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Our argonauts have returned and are taking student generated questions at this morning’s Wolf Pack Gathering! Very interesting stories from their journey and scientific research.
3 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Please check to SEE if any of these glasses belong to your children. They are available in the school office.
3 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Check out our intrepid scientist's profile in today's Observer! The student/teacher pair is studying caterpillars in Sierra Nevada Mountains. http://www.valleybreeze.com/2019-03-13/observer-smithfield-west/gallagher-team-studying-caterpillars-sierra-nevada-mountains#.XIpmwChKiUk
3 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Spring must be coming, our sixth grade fish tanks are stocked and will be nurturing these newly hatched alevin before releasing them into the wild at the end of the year!
4 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Thank you to our fantastic custodians for clearing out our school this morning and cleaning up the floors after arrival this morning! This school would not run without you.
4 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
NJHS students paint a student-drawn mural in an upstairs eighth grade hallway. Students voted on the design.
4 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
GMS is committed to developing leaders and supporting the newest members of our wolf pack with our mentoring program. The 8th grade mentors are meeting their 6th grade mentees today, under the guidance of Mr. Gillis, Mrs. Swanton, and Mr. Lamoureaux!
4 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
GMS Club Unify is off to a great start! Lots of students choosing to include and celebrate everyone's abilities. Today, they are designing shirts and posters to cheer on our upcoming Unified Basketball games!
4 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Didn't get around to completing #surveyworks yet? It's not too late to #beheard! Check your email for the link to the online survey and thank you to the 93 respondents so far.
4 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
We are pleased to announce our next pair of JASON Argonauts. Mrs. Lisa Carter, sixth grade science teacher, and Lily Ford, eighth grader, will travel to the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Nevada for one week in March. They will be studying the impact of climate change on caterpillars and parasitoids.
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Have a blind date with a book! Check out a wrapped book in the library and be surprised with a great new read, maybe something you wouldn’t think of choosing on your own. Awesome idea, Mrs. Girard!
5 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Congratulations to Anna Costello and Emma Ferraro for representing the Wolf Pack at the District Spelling Bee. Anna will represent the District at the State Bee in March. She is a 4-time District Champion. Emma is the runner-up. We are so proud of the both of you!
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Lost and found clean out time! Please have your child take their belongings if you see them here! Anything not retrieved by Wednesday will be donated.
5 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Fun Friday night at the 8th grade dance!!
5 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Have you checked out the GMS online school store? New products just added, like this spring hoodie for under $20! This weekend, use coupon code TENPERCENT to save 10%! https://teamlocker.squadlocker.com/#/lockers/gallagher-middle-school
5 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
GMS Team Winners compete in the Annual Spelling Bee.
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
SMITHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Smithfield Public Schools will be on a one hour delay for Tuesday, January 22, 2018 due to prepare for icy conditions around our schools. 12 month employees should report on time.
5 months ago, SMITHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Laurie Beauvais
Eighth graders using Finch Robots in Mr. Martin's Computer Science class today.
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
In the first 24 hours of it being live, we've had 59 families complete #surveyworks, a great kick off to our goal of high participation. The survey link and access code are in your email, please contact Asst. Principal John Burns with any questions. Be heard!
5 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
GMS Families: It's time for #Surveyworks, a chance for you to have your opinions heard and used to continue improving our school. Please check your email for the link and access code to complete the survey. We hope you participate and have your voice heard!
5 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Join us for a screening of "SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age" & moderated panel discussion to follow. This event explores the struggles of tech time/social media, as well as offer solutions to how we can help our children navigate the digital world. Jan 24 6:30pm @SHS.
5 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Second floor furniture delivery COMPLETE! What a difference this will make for our students and teachers. Pictures are of math classroom 205 and science classroom 206.
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Science lab chairs in place.
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
514 student chairs have arrived! All second floor classrooms will have new desks and chairs on Friday, January 11th.
6 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Shout out to the maintenance/custodial staff who helped with the removal of the 1970s furniture this evening. We appreciate those of you who worked extra hours today. Special thanks to Angelo Mencucci for supporting this project. See you tomorrow for phase 2.
6 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
New science lab stools ready to be deployed to rooms 105 and 107 tomorrow.
6 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Second floor furniture delivery and deployment is going smoothly at GMS. Six classrooms will have new desks in the morning. Others will be done tomorrow evening. New student chairs arrive on Thursday's truck.
6 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Shipping containers have arrived! Stay tuned for more news on our exciting second floor transformation!
6 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Seventh and eighth grade band students bring holiday cheer to the audience. Great job everyone!
6 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Sixth grade band students perform at their very first middle school concert under the direction of Mrs. Sylvestre.
6 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Geography Bee team winners competed in the School Bee this morning. Adam Turner will represent Gallagher at the State Geography Bee. Congratulations to all of the team winners and good luck to Adam at the state competition.
6 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
NFL Heart of a Hall of Famer program held at GMS. Some sixth graders participated in the live webinar featuring Andre Tippett from the New England Patriots. More info in our news story . . .
6 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Do you want to see waves in slow motion? Read the website news story article on our science teachers and check out the cool videos.
6 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Follow GMS on our new twitter feed! twitter.com/GMS_Smithfield
6 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Strong start to the girl’s basketball home game today! Go Wolf Pack!
7 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
7th and 8th graders performing at the concert. Congrats to Mr. Maker on a great performance and thanks to Mr. Burns for his piano accompaniment.
7 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Sixth graders performing at their first middle school holiday concert.
7 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Have you noticed the new homework section on the website? Click Explore and then Homework for each team's weekly homework google documents. This is a great way to double check your planner and make sure that you're on track to succeed!
7 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Great showing at the first GMS Boys basketball game of the season. Go Wolf Pack!
7 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
We are very excited about our new website and communication platform going live soon!
7 months ago, John Burns