Attendance

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

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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

No School Friday, November 16

Due to the unhealthy air quality


November 21 to 23 (Wed. - Fri.) - NO SCHOOL

Thanksgiving Break

Yosemite Donations Needed!

Our 8th graders will be going to Yosemite November 26-30 and it could be really cold. We are looking for donations of clothing or gift cards. If you have any donations, please drop them off in the office with a note donation for Yosemite. Here is a list of items we could use:
  • Hiking boots or hiking shoes
  • Wool socks
  • Beanies
  • Rain gear: ponchos, rain jackets, rain pants
  • Warm coats
  • Down coats or vests
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Bandanas
  • Water Bottles
  • Sleeping bags
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Graham Wear Online Store

Open Now until Monday, Nov. 26

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All sizes of Hoodies, Zip-up Sweatshirts, Sweatpants and Class of 2019, 2020 & 2021 t-shirts are available at the ARES Graham Wear online store until November 26th. Please see the ordering details and the flyer.

MVLA High School District Math Night

Tuesday, November 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Los Altos High School Theater

Please Join us for an informational night to learn more about the high school math pathways available for your students. In addition, the Computer Science and Engineering Courses and pathways will be presented. See the flyer (in Spanish).

MVLA Parent Education Speaker Series

Raising Resilient Kids in a Stressful World
Presenter: Katie Hurley, LCSW, is a child and adolescent psychotherapist, parenting expert, and writer.
 
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
LAHS Eagle Theater,|201 Almond Avenue, Los Altos
 
Register here. Spanish translation will be available. Please indicate on Eventbrite when registering.
 

Positive Poster and Video Showcase

Deadline: Monday, Dec. 3, 2018

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Graham's Project Cornerstone team is offering a Positive Poster and Video Showcase giving Graham students a chance to create something positive (a poster, artwork or a 1 minute video) that we can share on campus and with the community. See the flyer (in Español) for details.

We’re hoping to give gift cards to many of our participants. Thanks for supporting Project Cornerstone, Graham’s Essential Elements and students to help them feel valued, respected and known!

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See’s Candy Fundraiser

for Performing Arts Tour

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Do you buy Sees Candy for the Holidays? If so, buy it from a Performing Arts Tour Student! If you don't know any, please email any of the performing arts teachers and they will connect you will someone who is selling. These kids are earning money for their performing arts tour. On this trip they will visit a University, perform at at adjudicated festival, and go to Disneyland! Thank you for your support!
 

Wednesday, December 12

6th Grade Science Field Trip

This year, all sixth-grade students will have the opportunity to go on an environmental field trip! Please see letter for more information.
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6th Grade Egypt and Kush Museum and Potluck

Come and enjoy our students’ hard work! We will open our museum to families from 5:30-7pm in the Graham Multi-Use room on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Please bring a dish to share.

Graham Speech & Debate club has started!

Wednesdays, 3-4 pm, Room 40

This club is run by the MVLA Speech and Debate team coaches. This is a great opportunity for students to learn skills in public speaking and research, it will also allow students to get a head start for high school if they decide to join the high school team. There is no prior experience necessary.

Traffic and Safety Rules Reminder...

Please review and follow the Traffic and Safety Rules on what drivers, cyclists and pedestrians can do to not only stay safe, but also avoid potential citations.

The Lounge at Graham is OPEN

Mondays before school and
Wednesdays during lunch

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Funded by the Graham PTA, The Lounge at Graham (room 40) is hosted by Project Cornerstone parents and is a positive place for students to relax and connect. All are welcome!
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La sala en Graham Abierto

los lunes antes de clases y
los miércoles durante el almuerzo

La sala en Graham, ubicado en el salón 40, es presentado por los padres de Project Cornerstone y patrocinado por la PTA. Proporciona un lugar acogedor para que los estudiantes se relajen y se conecten. Pase y diga hola o traiga su almuerzo y coma adentro. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!

NEW Middle School Schedule 2018-2019

The 2018-19 school bell schedule can be downloaded here. Middle School Schedule Information night was held on Feb. 28, 2018. Please see the presentation shown at the meeting for the 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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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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Xavier Together We Can
Gisella Take Pride
Jade 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 Michael Hermosillo, mhermosillo@mvwsd.org.

 

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