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
Reply to the confirmation email. 
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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

Friday, Feb. 17 - MINIMUM DAY

End of 2nd Trimester


Feb. 20 - Feb. 24 - NO SCHOOL

Winter Break

Enrollment Information

ALL currently enrolled kindergarten through seventh grade students are required to complete an online Student Intent Survey through InfoSnap. The survey and password will be emailed to parents February 13 - February 17. Please check the Enrollment page for more more information.

Principal's Message

Save the DATES: SBAC State Testing Window. The state testing will start the last week of April and continue throughout the first two weeks of May. Please try not to schedule appointments for your students during this important testing window.

Awesome Comedic Jugglers Performing at MVHS on Friday March 31st at 7pm

Fun for the whole family! Mark & Marlo combine the best of clean comedy with the most amazing juggling stunts! Featured on television shows such as the Late Show with David Letterman, America's Got Talent, and Who Wants to Be A Millionaire, their Las Vegas style production is family-friendly, but also jam-packed with humor for adults.

Purchase your tickets prior to March 16th for just $10 per person. Tickets purchased on or after March 16th are $12. Tickets can be purchased online. Hurry, there are a limited number of seats available in the Mountain View High School (MVHS) theatre. Check out these awesome performers and get a taste of their show here. This community wide event is being hosted by the MVHS Grad Night Committee. For questions or more info, contact: lowheeler@sbcglobal.net

Actuación Impresionante de Malabaristas Cómicos Se Realiza en MVHS el Viernes 31 de Marzo a las 7pm

¡Diversión para toda la familia! Mark & ​​Marlo combinan lo mejor de la comedia con los trucos de malabarismo más increíbles! Destacados en programas de televisión como Late Show con David Letterman, American's Got Talent y Who Wants to Be A Millionaire, su producción estilo Las Vegas está lleno de humor tanto para niños como para adultos.

Compren sus boletos antes del 16 de marzo por sólo $10 por persona. A partir del 16 de marzo el pecio subirá a $12. Los boletos se pueden comprar en línea a través de EventBrite en: https://mvhs_comedic_jugglers.eventbrite.com. Desen prisa, hay un número limitado de asientos disponibles en el teatro Mountain View High School (MVHS). Echen un vistazo a estos artistas impresionantes y obtengan una muestra de su show en: http://tinyurl.com/mark-marlo . Este evento para toda la comunidad está siendo organizado por el MVHS Grad Night Committee. Para preguntas o más información, contacte: lowheeler@sbcglobal.net

PIQE (Parent Institute for Quality Education)

Tuesdays, 6pm to 8pm, at Graham

Please see the flyer for more details

Tuesday Tutorial

This year a new program is piloted at Graham called Tuesday Tutorials. Every Tuesday evening from 6-8, 2 teachers and about 10 high school students working with students on re-teaching concepts or just providing tutorial help with their homework. If your student is struggling to get their homework completed or needs tutorial help, you might consider having them come to Tuesday Tutorial. If you are interested in having your child attend, please contact Kim Thompson.

2016-17 Yearbooks are now on sale

Please click here for order details.

Thank you from Jan’s family...

As you know, our dear friend, neighbor, and school staff member, Janet Austin, passed away over the holiday break. Jan's family would like to express their appreciation to all the Graham, Bubb, and Cuesta Park community members who have reached out with messages, cards, letters, gift cards, food, and attendance at the memorial service. They are very thankful for all the support. So on their behalf, please know that your kindness has been a comfort to them during this difficult time. 

Please click here to read more about Jan.

Principal’s Challenge

This year, Principal Thompson is challenging each of us to get involved at Graham! Simply check off the items you accomplish this year (ex. Read our weekly newsletter, learn Graham’s 5 Essential Elements, join the PTA, etc). Be sure to drop your card off in the office for a chance to win a prize. Drawings will be in Dec. and May (Extra cards are in the office). Have fun!

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Congratulations to our first Winners!

Congratulations to Julia T., Renelle B. and Roselia G. for being our first Graham Principal's Challenge Winners!

Were you almost there but maybe just missed out on one of the listed activities? Don't worry, you can be in our next drawing! Just submit your cards by May 1 to the office. And if you don't have a card just pop by the office to pick up a spare one!

Got a question? Send an email to grahammiddleschoolnews@gmail.com .

Getting The Word Out to Graham...

If you would like to publicize an upcoming school event to our Graham community, please send information to grahammiddleschoolnews@gmail.com. It will reach Graham’s Communications Team, which includes our Bear Track editor, Facebook team, PTA president and Webmaster. Thanks for spreading the word!

New eScrip Service to support Graham

eScrip no longer partners with Safeway, but eScrip has now partnered with Benefit, a free iPhone or Android phone app that can be used to pay for your everyday purchases such as groceries, clothes, home goods, and more. You can pay on site at the store or online. A portion of your purchase goes directly back to Graham Middle School PTA.

 

Retailers include Lowe's, Amazon, Target, Starbucks, and many more!

Download the app and add Graham Middle School PTA (our group ID is 137821606as your beneficiary to start giving. Find more information in the app or at www.benefit-mobile.com.

District Strategic Plan 2021

We're entering an amazing chapter in our district's history. After 10 months of work with many stakeholders, we have developed a plan that will inspire, prepare, and empower our students, as well as guide our work for the next five years. We invite you to review this plan.

Do you shop at Nob Hill or on Amazon? You can support Graham too!

1) SHOPPING AT NOB HILL: Link up your Nob Hill “Something Extra” account with the “Extra Credit” program. (Visit raleys.com/extracredit, click on the green “Start Here” button and choose your organization). Graham will benefit with every qualified purchase.
 
2) SHOPPING ON AMAZON: Click on Graham’s Amazon link (http://tinyurl.com/pvt29es) when you shop on Amazon. A percentage of your purchase will go to Graham! Click on the link or bookmark it for future visits. (This program is the same as the one at Bubb and Huff). Feel free to forward the link to people you know so they can support our school too. 

Awesome Acts

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JoJo Together We Can
Cynthia Together We Can
Luis Do No Harm
Max I Belong

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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