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

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Auditions for the Spring Musical, Suessical, jr are coming up soon!

If you are interested in auditioning, you MUST ATTEND an informational meeting at lunchtime on either Wed. Oct 25th or Thurs. Oct 26th in the choir room. Please see the Musical Theater page for more information.

Performing Arts Fundraising Dinner

Wednesday, October 25th

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Join us for dinner on Wednesday October 25th at Pizza My Heart! 30% of your purchase will be donated to Graham Performing Arts! Please see the flyer in English or Spanish.

Halloween Box Tops Drawing

Bring in Box Tops by Oct. 27 for a chance to win a prize!

Graham Bears  - thank you for bringing in close to 1,000 Box Tops this year. Let’s have some Halloween fun and look for those Box Tops on Ziplocs, Annie’s Fruit Snacks or tasty Chex Mix!

Best of all, any Box Tops brought in before October 27th will have a chance to win an In and Out lunch with Ms. Thompson. Just take them into the office and write your name on the raffle ticket. Good luck!

For any Box Top related questions please contact our Graham Box Tops Coordinator Monique Rossman.

T-Shirts for Performing Arts

Performing Arts is doing a T-Shirt fundraiser! Buy a t-shirt to TAKE PRIDE and support performing arts! Go to here to purchase!

Principal's Message

Traffic & Safety: Please click here to read more on how to avoid citations when traveling to/from Graham MS (car, bicycle or by foot).
 
Administration Changes: Assistant Principal Cindy Lundberg will be leaving Graham to take on the RTI (Response to Instruction) coordinator position at the District Office, which has been vacant since July. District coach Vern Taylor will be joining us as our new Assistant Principal. Mr. Taylor has been in MVWSD for nine years. He has taught at Castro Elementary, and served as a coach for teachers at Theuerkauf, and as a new teacher support provider.
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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

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

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.
Important reminders for safety during AM drop off period in September.
1. Drive SLOWLY and WATCH for students crossing as you approach the drop off zone.
2. OBEY all traffic signs including those being displayed by flaggers and crossing guards.
3. Pull ALL THE WAY FORWARD ALONG THE YELLOW CURB once inside the drop off zone to AVOID creating a large traffic back up.
4. Remind your children:
1. Use ONLY at crosswalks
2. Make EYE CONTACT with the driver before crossing the road.

Thank you for your cooperation in keeping all of our students safe. Please contact me for any questions or comments you may have.
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Recordatorios importantes para la seguridad durante el período de la caída de AM en septiembre.
1. Conduzca lentamente y observe para los estudiantes que cruzan mientras que usted se acerca a la zona de entrega.
2. Obedezca todas las señales de tráfico, incluyendo las que están siendo exhibidas por los flaggers y los guardias de cruce.
3. Maneje todo el camino hacia adelante a lo largo del bordillo amarillo una vez dentro de la zona de entrega para evitar la creación de un gran tráfico de nuevo.
4. Recuerde a sus hijos:
1. Use solamente los cruces peatonales
2. Hacer contacto visual con el conductor antes de cruzar la carretera.

Gracias por su cooperación en mantener a todos nuestros estudiantes seguros. Póngase en contacto conmigo para cualquier pregunta o comentario que pueda tener.

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.

Awesome Acts

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Harmanjot Together We Can
America Together We Can
Matthew Together We Can

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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