Parents' Night

Welcome to Parents’ Night!
Class of 2023
Stephanie Sutter-Shoaf - Language Arts
Sarah Rose Mostafa - Social Studies/Science
Brad Barto - Math
Alex Hall - Study Skills, Assistant
Building Community
- The first six weeks of school are intentional guided
transition time.
Mindfully easing students into the routines and procedures of the
Middle School
Introducing engaging curriculum
Fostering autonomy
Integrating social and academic learning
Things to Know
- Parent Technology Night is Thursday, September
24th. Dr. Dana Smith will be instructing parents on
- We will have an EarthShine parent chaperone
meeting right before Parent Technology Night on
September 24th.
Things to Know Continued
- Student Council elections are on September 21st.
The Student Council retreat will be on September
- As with last year, there will be several late start days
throughout the year. The first late start day is
Monday, September 21st.
What to do for absences...
As per MS policy, please let BOTH your child’s
advisor and Mrs. Kirkman-Hall in the MS office
know about any absences or early departures.
Field Trips
Reaching Out
Women’s ACC
Student Survey Video
EarthShine Overview
- Please drop students off at 5:45am in the MS circle
on Monday, October 19th.
- We will return to GDS immediately after carpool on
Wednesday, October 21st.
- What to do if your child takes meds...
- We will send confidential student forms home in
tomorrow’s Friday folders.
Packing List
Sleeping bag and pillow
Towel, washcloth, toiletries
(toothbrush/paste, brush, soap)
Socks — several pairs
Pants (at least 2 pairs)
Hiking boots/shoes (2 pairs)
Water bottle
Sweatshirts, fleeces
Rain gear — head to toe
Hat (be sure to cover ears)
Gloves (1-3 pairs)
Windbreaker/warm jacket
Plastic bag for wet things
NO electronics
Make sure to label EVERYTHING!
Dining Hall
Outdoor Space
The Villages
5th Grade Study Skills
Quick Glance by Trimester
What else can I do for your child?
Offer extra help in any subject
Preview and Review core class lessons
Discuss issues you may have with other teachers, classes, students
Suggest ideas for studying, projects, good study habits
Talk to parents
Offer myself and/or classroom space for your needs during flex,
lunch, break and before and after school