Laurie Beauvais
Mr. King, ELA teacher, scores the NBC 10 Play of the Night honors. Check it out at: https://twitter.com/NBC10_Joe/status/1277386461701197830?s=20
about 1 month ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Did you misplace or not receive a Summer 2020 Learning PACKet? Go to Explore > Student/Parent Info for the grade level links.
about 1 month ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
End of year item(yearbooks, art projects, awards, and more!) pickup is started! 8th grade is today, congratulations and best wishes to all of our students as they move on to high school!!
about 1 month ago, John Burns
John Burns
A special message from the GMS Wolf Pack Faculty to our students! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m_QKb6L6VX0Hhe9ZPajFBaF8zsL0j_Wj/view?usp=sharing Have a nice weekend!
2 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
3 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
The pick up of locker items continues to run smoothly. Dr. Beauvais thanks you for helping her get her steps in each day: 12500 on Monday and 18820 on Tuesday! Will she break 20000 steps tomorrow? Stay tuned. Tomorrow: 8th graders and anyone else who missed the other days.
3 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Locker pick up in effect! See schedule in your email!
3 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
The Tech Department must do a required upgrade to a Chromebook extension that provides our Internet filtering. This upgrade will begin after 3 p.m. today and we ask that you check your email for info and required action. Info has also been posted in your child's google classroom.
3 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Great to see and meet with our fantastic faculty and staff this morning!
3 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Personal items from lockers and gym lockers are bagged up and almost ready! We’ll be sending an email shortly regarding the pickup schedule/procedures. Huge thanks to our custodial staff!
3 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Did you view our Teacher Appreciation Week video? Go to the TAW news story and click on the video. Thank you to all the students and families who contributed to the video, to Mr. Burns for compiling and editing the video, and to Mrs. Burns for selecting the music!
3 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Construction is starting today on our new, secure front entrance!
3 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Student art work with positive messages. Thanks to eighth grader, Joe L. and seventh grader, Sophia M.
4 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
More positive messages from Mrs. DeRemer
4 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
The New England Patriots are sponsoring a Read Between the Lines challenge for all K-12 students. https://www.patriots.com/community/rbtl
4 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Student art work with positive messages. Thanks to seventh graders, Nikki B. and Tyler C., and eighth grader, Tori R.
4 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Each day, Mrs. DeRemer posts a positive message in the main staircase. Here's one for today.
4 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Wolf Pack Students Inspire . . . Thank you to eighth grader, Greta W.
4 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Overall, our first day of Virtual Learning was very successful. We are so proud of our faculty, staff, and students for working together to ensure teaching and learning continues at GMS. Students are reminded to check their Class of Google Classrooms and email each morning.
4 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Great job to our teachers and students getting a start on virtual learning today! Anyone having any issues, please reach out to Dr. Beauvais or Mr. Burns. Tomorrow we start our synchronous schedule at 8:30am!
4 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Wolf Pack Members hard at work . . . Stay Strong Together signage created by seventh grader, Grace M. Way to go, Grace! Check out the photos from start to finish.
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
The Onyx team's trip to PPAC scheduled for Thursday, March 12th has been canceled.
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
With the warmer weather, it's great seeing more students ride their bikes to school. Please remember that responsible riding and RI General Laws require bicycle helmets for all riders under age 15. Help reduce the risk of head injury!
5 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Have you completed your Surveyworks Family Survey yet? We are currently have a 29% participation rate. Share your thoughts! Window closes March 31, check your email for details.
5 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Wolf Pack art work is on display at the Greenville Public Library. We are so proud of our talented student artists!
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
CBC News (Canada): Coronavirus, What is it? video that explains it in clear language. https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/18Gd0IthUhXWGRGXYSlck9eSO-637HHFF/view?usp=sharing
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Would you like to be Governor for the Day? Governor Gina Raimondo's Women’s History Month initiative is open to girls in grades 5-8 throughout the state. Applicants should apply by March 16, 2020. Check out the information shared in your Google Class of Classroom.
5 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Congrats to Elena, of GMS for winning our district spelling bee. We know you’ll make us proud at the state bee!
6 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Congratulations to all of our spelling bee participants! Good luck to Samantha and Elena, who will both be representing GMS at the district spelling bee in February.
6 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Kicking off our school wide spelling bee. These participants won their individual team spelling bees this month. Good luck, spellers!
6 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Parents/Guardians- Please check your email for instructions on how to complete this year's SurveyWorks Family Survey to provide feedback regarding your child's education. The window is open until March 31st.
7 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
7 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Eighth graders perform at their final holiday concert. Soloists performing Titanium. Great job by everyone!
7 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Seventh graders perform three songs at the holiday concert.
7 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Sixth graders performing at their first middle school Chorus Concert.
7 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Bravo the #GMSWolfpack band on a great holiday concert tonight! You rocked a full house!
8 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
The Chorus concert scheduled for Tuesday, December 17th has been canceled. It will be rescheduled in January.
8 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Great start to girls basketball game! Go Wolf Pack!
8 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Great afternoon for some basketball, girls game on Thursday at 3:30!
8 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
The day continues with our whole faculty coming together to work with the Anti Defamation League to examine the bias in our schools and communities and how to build a more inclusive and equitable community.
8 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Students have the day off but our teachers are hard at work. Our ELA, Science and Social Studies departments are using a student work analysis protocol to improve writing instruction using the Collins Writing Program.
8 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Good Morning from #GMSWolfPack! Happy Thanksgiving to all, enjoy the time together to celebrate and recharge for all of the hard work that is to come!
8 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
SHS is hosting a School Showcase on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, from 6-8 pm. The event is open to the entire Smithfield community but the Class of 2024 and any out of district students are strongly encouraged to attend. Participants will have the opportunity to tour SHS, explore our Career & Technology Programs, and meet students and staff. https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/16hCaMaHMFX204hzi_0-mUyqZU4DK90UF/view?usp=sharing
8 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Our faculty worked diligently on learning new, engaging instructional techniques and furthering the work with embedding the Collins writing approach in our curriculum.
9 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Great job GMS on coming through for an amazing food drive! NJHS students loaded it up today!
9 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Halloween is always a fun day for the science department at GMS with our annual dry ice labs!
9 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
"Courageous Conversations" Community Meeting. Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:30pm-8pm at Smithfield High School Auditorium, facilitated by Anti-Defamation League's A World of Difference Program. Join us in discussing how to foster an inclusive/welcoming school and community.
10 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Recognize any items? Please help us reunite lost items with their owner!
10 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
GMS was featured at the #RIHSCBreakfast this morning!
10 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
GMS is UNIFIED! Our intramural sports program is off to a great start with the annual kickball game.
10 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
Ping Pong Club is back! Lots of fun and laughs in this after school program!
10 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
A World Of Difference has begun at GMS . . .Check out our news story on the program and mark your calendars for the Community Meeting on Tuesday, October 22nd from 6:30-8:30pm at SHS.
10 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Time to order your yearbook . . . Click Explore > Clubs & Activities > Yearbook for more details and links to the forms.
10 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Please check out the latest issue of Tri-County Community Action's Fall Newsletter, Raising Healthy Kids. https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/1BX0LHgJCQKfrOVugJ1-WB3dZ220z5uhr/view?usp=sharing
10 months ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Forget what was for homework? While students should be using their planner to keep track, be sure to check out the homework pages on the GMS webpage. Go to "Explore" then homework, and click on the appropriate team.
11 months ago, John Burns
SMITHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The telephone provider for several RI schools is experiencing technical issues & our phones at the schools have been periodically affected. Please email your school if you have to contact them about an issue today & we will update you when Cox Communications resolves the issue.
11 months ago, SMITHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
John Burns
Great start to the school year! Please remember that all vehicles dropping off at GMS must take "the loop" when approaching from Pleasant View, taking the first right onto Nokomis between 7:15 and 7:45. Please remember, we are starting earlier, so aim to arrive before 7:30am.
11 months ago, John Burns
John Burns
2019/2020 School Bus Routes are now posted: https://www.smithfield-ps.org/o/smithfield-public-schools/page/transportation--244. First day of school is Tuesday, 8/27, see you soon!
12 months ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
The 19-20 School Supply list is posted under Student/Parent Info on the website or click the link below: https://drive.google.com/a/smithfield-ps.org/file/d/1PClSe9mdWpf8XCocYmys_6Ph_IWwhu-7/view?usp=sharing
about 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
School supply list will be posted soon (no later than July 22nd). Stay tuned for more details.
about 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Wolf Pack Apparel/Gear: Squad Locker Weekend Sale through midnight Sunday, July 21st. Use the code READY15 for 15% off all orders with free shipping on orders over $49. Store link posted on Gallagher's website.
about 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Have a safe, restful, enjoyable summer vacation! See you on August 27!
about 1 year ago, John Burns
John Burns
8th Grade Dance will start shortly! The PTA has rolled out the red carpet!
about 1 year 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!
about 1 year 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.
about 1 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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!
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year ago, John Burns
John Burns
Please mark your calendars and consider attending this important discussion regarding the opioid crisis that is affecting our community.
over 1 year 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).
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
over 1 year ago, John Burns
John Burns
Coming to GMS this Friday and Saturday only, is the Wolf Pack Players production of Alice in Wonderland, Jr.! Break a leg!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
over 1 year 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).
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Sixth graders enjoying their first middle school dance.
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Great team spirit on display at Unified Basketball Home Game vs. Ricci MS.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
NJHS students paint a student-drawn mural in an upstairs eighth grade hallway. Students voted on the design.
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, John Burns
John Burns
Fun Friday night at the 8th grade dance!!
over 1 year 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
over 1 year ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
GMS Team Winners compete in the Annual Spelling Bee.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, SMITHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Laurie Beauvais
Eighth graders using Finch Robots in Mr. Martin's Computer Science class today.
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Science lab chairs in place.
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
514 student chairs have arrived! All second floor classrooms will have new desks and chairs on Friday, January 11th.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
New science lab stools ready to be deployed to rooms 105 and 107 tomorrow.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Shipping containers have arrived! Stay tuned for more news on our exciting second floor transformation!
over 1 year ago, John Burns
Laurie Beauvais
Seventh and eighth grade band students bring holiday cheer to the audience. Great job everyone!
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Sixth grade band students perform at their very first middle school concert under the direction of Mrs. Sylvestre.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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 . . .
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
John Burns
Follow GMS on our new twitter feed! twitter.com/GMS_Smithfield
over 1 year ago, John Burns
John Burns
Strong start to the girl’s basketball home game today! Go Wolf Pack!
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Laurie Beauvais
Laurie Beauvais
Sixth graders performing at their first middle school holiday concert.
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year ago, John Burns
John Burns
Great showing at the first GMS Boys basketball game of the season. Go Wolf Pack!
over 1 year ago, John Burns
John Burns
We are very excited about our new website and communication platform going live soon!
over 1 year ago, John Burns