Attendance

If your child is absent, please call the 24-hour Graham Voice Mail Absentee Hotline:
(650) 526–3570 x2680

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Stay in Touch With Graham

Join the Graham parent email list!
Send an email to: GrahamChat-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
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Homework Help

Homework Help is available in the Mountain View Library and Online
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Community Resources

CHAC Free counseling services
MVSafetyNet Links to health, mental health, crises support.
CSA Community assistance.
Project Cornerstone Helping youth thrive and grow.
Kid Power Teaches Skills for Lifelong Safety and Confidence

Get Involved at Graham

Involved parents are key to a successful school. Here are different ways you can help:

More information in English or Español

Incoming 6th Grade Information Night

Wednesday, January 24, 6:00-8:00 pm

Click here for more details

Mountain View Educational Foundation

Eat right and give back January 18th! Join us at Sweetgreen, located at 440 Castro Street. Sweetgreen will be donating 20% of your bill to the MVEF!
 
Winter Gala and Auction will be on February 10th. Check out the flyer for more information.

See’s Candy Valentine’s Fundraiser

January 5th - January 25th

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Performing arts students are now fundraising for the 2018 Performing Arts Tour with See’s Candy sales. Students are pre-selling the See's candy from now until Jan. 25th and orders will be delivered after Feb. 7th. Please consider getting your Valentines candy from the tour students. Thanks for your support!

Principal's Message

Slime has been found damaging our library books. Please keep slime contained and away from all school books and property.

Construction Update: According to the City, the construction on Castro and Miramonte should be completed by end of February. Drivers should stay out of the bike lane when making their right turns onto Castro. More>>

MVLA Parent Education Speaker Series

Raising Digital Natives

Devorah Heitner, Ph.D. is the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World. Drawing from the latest research, Dr. Heitner provides gems of guidance to help parents become confident digital media mentors to texters, gamers and social media users from childhood to young adulthood.

January 24, 2018 – 7:00pm at Los Altos High School – Eagle Theater

FREE admission. For more details, please see the flyer in English.

State of the Schools hosted by MVWSD

Thursday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 pm

Superintendent Dr. Ayindé Rudolph will speak about this year’s successes and challenges in our schools, and what can be expected in the future. All are welcome to this free event. See the flyer (in Spanish).

Career and College Day

Saturday, Feb. 10, 8:30am - 1:30pm

You will have the opportunity to attend 2 different workshops and hear presenters talk about their own personal career journeys. There will be presenters from local colleges and high schools to talk about how students prepare for college. See the flyer (in Spanish).
 
Our Keynote speaker is Jose Antonio Vargas. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and media entrepreneur. He is a proud graduate of San Francisco State University (‘04), where he was named Alumnus of the Year in 2012, and Mountain View High School (‘00).

Enrollment 2018-19

Enrollment information for 2018-19 is now available. For more details, please visit our Enrollment page or MVWSD.

MathGymUsa classes offered at Graham

All Grade Levels Open Enrollment(other schools Welcome!) at Graham Middle School: CODING, MINECRAFT MASTER and ROBOTICS. Please see the flyer for details.

Earning for Graham every day...

Shopping at local stores, buying on Amazon, and clipping Box Tops are just a few of the many ways you can help earn extra funds for Graham. Take a few minutes to sign up or add Graham to your accounts so each time you shop Graham benefits!
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After school tutorial volunteers needed...

Our after school tutorial is up and running and we really need some parent volunteer support!!  The after school tutorial runs after school Monday through Thursday from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Innovation Center.  Volunteers and teachers circulate throughout the Innovation Center to help students with homework, projects, unfinished classroom work or anything else to make them academically successful.

You can volunteer on a regular basis or whenever you can!  Just email Heidi Galassi to let me know you are available!

Thanks so much!
 Heidi Galassi

Securly: Helps parents track students' Chromebook use

The internet is a big place, and it’s important to keep students safe. Have you seen your email from Securly? This service used by the District tracks and reports to you your student's Chromebook usage, and gives you controls for at-home use. Look for the email sent to you from MVWSD on Aug. 28 for more information about how Securly works.
 

Securly: Ayuda a los padres a seguir el uso de Chromebook de los estudiantes

El internet es un lugar grande, y es importante mantener a los estudiantes seguros. ¿Ha visto su correo electrónico de Securly? Este es el servicio utilizado por el Distrito, que rastrea y reporta el uso de su estudiante en su Chromebook, y le da a usted los controles de uso en casa. Favor de buscar el correo electrónico que se le envió del MVWSD el 28 de agosto, para más información acerca de cómo trabaja Securly.

Tuesday Night Tutorials (weekly) - 6 to 8 p.m.

Every Tuesday evening from 6-8, 3 teachers and several high school students working with students on providing extra support with their assignments. We meet in the staff room at 6pm and then move to the tutorial room. If you are interested in having your child attend, please contact Kim Thompson.
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Warm Wednesdays in Room 40

A place to chill out before school starts

Room 40 will be opening its door on Wednesday mornings starting October 11 from 8am until 9:20am. It’s called Warm Wednesdays in Room 40. And of course, The Lounge will continue to be open on Mondays at lunch.
 
Questions about Warm Wednesdays? Contact Monica Teicher

Awesome Acts

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Sulma Take Pride
Isabella Pursue Knowledge
Maddie Pursue Knowledge

See Yourself in Pictures!

The GMS TV student staff has taken thousands of photos of student activities, and many are available online! Proceeds are used to maintain GMS TV equipment.

Go to http://www.gmstv.smugmug.com

Enter the password (available from the office staff or from Bear Tracks) and choose an album to view (you may have to enter the password again).

Whooping Cough Vaccine

State law requires that students be immunized against Whooping Cough (Pertussis). Students entering the 7th grade need proof of a Tdap booster shot before starting school. Download Instructions Here.

Una ley de California requiere que los estudiantes estén vacunados contra la tosferina. Instrucciones de descarga aquí.

Graham Events on Video

Check Graham events covered by GMSTV in collaboration with KMVT:

http://tinyurl.com/jvh5m59

Lunch Yard Duty Opportunity

Can you help supervise the growing student body at lunch time? It is a great opportunity to see how middle school students pass their time. It is a paid position, five hours a week. If you are interested, please see Kim Thompson, kthompson@mvwsd.org.

 

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Mountain View, CA 94040
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