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Shakespeare Festival Registration
by Mark Horowitz - Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 12:11 PM
 

Hey there Griffins,

IT IS TIME TO CELEBRATE SHAKESPEARE'S 450th BIRTHDAY!

We will leave GBMS on Friday the 25th at 9:15am and leave the festival at 1:30pm.

The site map is on the Festival page: http://denvershakespeare.org/

If you are attending, click here for the Registration Form

 
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Carnival FUN!... this Friday, 4/25!
by Tammie Petrone - Friday, 18 April 2014, 11:33 PM
 

Hello Grant Beacon families and neighbors,

Come join us for our annual FUN-TASTIC CARNIVAL this Friday, 4/25, from 2 PM to 7 PM.  Great times to be shared with yummy foods, slushies, games, rides, friends and families!

Activities include dunking Principal Magana and Assistant Principal Gonzales in the "dunk tank"; games by our teachers; hamster ball races; and riding the thrilling "Bungee Trampoline." 

Please share your time and come to participate ; )

We are selling tickets during the week and during the event. 

Ticket cost: 5 tickets for $1.00 (before event); 4 tickets for $1.00 (during event)  "Bungee Trampoline":  $4.00

Can't wait to see you there! 


 
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8th Graders interested in HS Sports
by Scott Peek - Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 09:54 AM
 

Attention all eighth grade student/athletes. On May 31st DPS Athletics along with Dicks Sporting Goods is putting on the first ever DPS Sports Showcase. Eighth Grade Student/Athletes will select sports they are interested in for their high school careers. Sports offered will be basketball, soccer, volleyball, tennis,lacrosse, football, softball, baseball, golf, track & field. There will also be Fitness Challenges for the athletes. This is a one day event that will give the 8th grade student/athletes a forum for meeting their Future High School coaches and getting a jump on the process of joining athletics for their Freshman year. When: Saturday, May 31st 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Where: All-City Stadium Complex and Denver South High School. Cost: $10 for early registration, $15 for month out registration and $20 for week out registration. Highlights: Nuggets Fitness Trainer Steve Hess, Rocky, DPS High School Cheerleaders, DPS Trainers, the Montbello Drum line, Mark Randall and other sponsors will be on hand to get the kids excited about Fitness. T-shirts, prizes, a DPS Signing Day Booth will all be a part of the days event. Any questions, please contact Mr. Paavola.

Sign Up through the link below.

www.dpsshowcase.com

 
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Johann Kailey-Steiner at TEDx
by Scott Peek - Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 04:42 PM
 

Johann Kailey-Steiner former Grant Beacon Middle School student has been selected to speak at the TEDx Mile High Youth event at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Wednesday, April 16th. Johann will be speaking about his involvement in science and aerospace through competitive science fair and mentorships. His talk will also include how middle and high school students can pursue STEM careers and explain how students can get involved in the space industry.

Check him out on the TEDx @Mile High Web Site

Johann Kailey-Steiner completed his middle school education at GBMS, and is a current 9th grader at South High School. His project was awarded first place in the Mathematics category at the Broadcom Masters National Science Competition this year. 

(Edited by Michelle Saab - original submission Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 09:53 AM)

 
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Dental Sealant Program (6th & 7th Grade)
by Tammie Petrone - Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 03:28 PM
 

The Denver Health School Based Dental Sealant program will be providing FREE of cost, oral disease preventive services the week of April 7th for 6th grade students.   Touch-ups will be provided for 7th grade students that participated last year.

* See the nurse if you are interested!

 

 
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See GBMS Student artwork at Stella's Coffee Shop
by Scott Peek - Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 10:30 AM
 

Stella's coffe shop is hosting GBMS student artwork April 2 - May 14th.  Please stop by to see the creativity that can be found at GBMS.  

Art work on display at Stella's

 
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GBMS Spirit Week NEXT WEEK 4/14-4/18
by Michelle Saab - Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 09:08 AM
 

Grant Griffins, show your spirit and have some fun!! Next week is GBMS Spirit Week:

Spirit Week- 4/14-4/18

Monday- RESPECTFUL PJ DAY

Tuesday- Crazy Hair Day

Wednesday- Twin OR Miss-match day

Thursday- Hat Day

Friday- GBMS Spirit Day


 
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Going to South High School next year!???
by Michelle Saab - Thursday, 27 March 2014, 05:51 PM
 

Headed to South High School for the 2014/2015 School Year?

They are hosting an evening where all incoming 9th graders will start to choose classes for next year!  The night is for students and their parents.

When:  Thursday, April 17th 6:30-8:00 PM

FREE Class of 2018 t-shirts and ice cream!

Please RSVP to Karen Duell, Community/Family Liaison at Karen_Duell@dpsk12.org or phone:  720-423-6271