Bear Tracks (Huellas del Oso)

Together We Can: SBAC Testing Dates

I wanted to let you know the annual SBAC testing dates ahead of time so you can mark your calendars. Please try not to make appointments during the testing window if at all possible.

Our testing window will be April 23 –May 4.

Thank you for your support!


Take Pride: College Career Day

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make our College and Career Day a huge success.

We could not have done this event without so many volunteers.

We hope to post the video of our Keynote on our webpage soon. Watch for it as it was very inspiring!


I Belong: 8th Grade Yosemite Potluck and Video

Please bring your student and a dish to share to view our Yosemite video. Our GMS students have been working hard to provide us with a great video capturing the wonderful memories of our trip to Yosemite. March 9th from 6-9 in MUR. Looking forward to seeing you all there.


Take Pride: Spring Fling 

Mark your calendars for our annual Spring Fling/Auction: Friday May 4th

It is a wonderful community event and it is a great time to invite your incoming 6th grade friends and family.


Calendar Dates

The year will start flying by and you don’t want to miss any of the opportunities to celebrate your students. Please mark your calendars.

2/16 End of 2nd Trimester – Minimum Day

2/28 Town Hall Meeting: Schedule Information at Graham Middle School Auditorium 6:30 PM

3/2 Spring Dance 6:30 in MUR

3/5 Choir Concert 7:00 PM

3/6 MVHS Dance Spectrum Performance 10:00 AM

3/8 Band Concert 7:00 PM

3/9 8th Grade Yosemite Potluck Dinner 6:00 PM

3/14 String and Dance Concert 7:00 PM

3/19 Staff Development Day- No School

3/21 PTA Meeting 7:00 PM

3/23-3/24 Graham Musical 7:00 PM

4/3 Graham Open and House Hot Dog Dinner 5:30 PM

4/9-13 Spring Break

4/10-4/11 GMS-CMEA Choral Festival 4:00 PM

4/23-May 4 SBAC Testing

4/25 Spring Pictures

5/11 Dance Showcase 7:00 PM

5/11- 14 GPAA Tour

5/16 Choir Concert 7:00 PM

5/17 PTA Meeting 8:00 AM

5/22 Strings and Dance Concert 7:00 PM

5/24 Band Concert 7:00 PM

5/25 Musical Showcase 7:00

5/26 8th Grade Grad Dance

5/28 Memorial Day – No School

5/29 8th Grade Picnic @ Cuesta Park

5/30 8th Grade Great America Trip 10:00-5:00 PM

6/1 8th Grade Awards Assembly 10:00 AM

6/1 Last Day of School – Minimum Day

6/1 8th Grade Graduation 3:00 PM


Become a Living Classroom Docent!

Mountain View Whisman School District’s Living Classroom program inspires our students to value the natural world through garden-based education. We provide Kindergarten through 5th grade classrooms with hour-long lessons that correlate with current science, math, and social studies standards. Living Classroom uses a hands-on, inquiry approach to learning which ensures our lessons are effective AND fun! 

This year we will teach over 500 lessons with the help of our volunteers. Becoming a docent is rewarding, enjoyable, and no prior teaching experience is required. Interested in sharing your love of nature and outdoor learning with students? We would love to have you on board! Want to learn more? Check us out at or direct questions to Program Manager Mallory Traughber at We will be holding three spring training sessions: 

 Monday, March 5th

Stevenson PACT School

1400 Montecito Ave., Mountain View

Conference Room D

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.​​​​​​​

Monday, March 12th

Duveneck School

705 Alester Ave., Palo Alto

Room 10

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Monday, March 19th

Stevenson PACT School

1400 Montecito Ave., Mountain View

Conference Room D

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

**Living Classroom is funded by donations to the Mountain View Educational Foundation. Learn more at **



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Mountain View Whisman School District

Graham Middle School
1175 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 526-3570