June 15, 2018
Day 2 for Specials Students who are interested in Girls Soccer grades 6-11 should meet at MHS in the Gym at 2:10 (high school students) and at GVMS in the Gym at 2:30 on Tuesday (6/19)for a brief meeting
June 13, 2018
Day 6 for Specials Field day reminder: students bring a refillable water bottle and make sure to bring/ wear sunscreen to school tomorrow for field day! It's supposed to be beautiful outside!
June 12, 2018
Day 5 for Specials The Semi-formal Spring Dance tickets for grades 7 & 8 is Thursday, June 21st and tickets will be available through Wednesday, June 20th. Tickets will not be available at the door and there is no charge. The PTSA has generously agreed to cover all the costs.
May 30, 2018
Day 2 for Specials Dance tickets for 7th and 8th grade are on sale this week. Tickets are $16 in advance and $20 at the door.
May 29, 2018
Day 1 for Specials 6/14 Spring Athletic Awards Banquet at Granite Valley Middle School from 6-7:30 – Fall, Winter and Spring Seniors who have received at a letter for at least 4 years should attend for a special acknowledgement
May 25, 2018
Day 6 for Specials 6/14 Spring Athletic Awards Banquet at Granite Valley Middle School from 6-7:30 – Fall, Winter and Spring Seniors who have received at a letter for at least 4 years should attend for a special acknowledgement
May 24, 2018
Day 5 for Specials The spring concert is TONIGHT! 6:00 PM in the auditorium
May 23, 2018
The JV softball girls lost a great game against Central High School yesterday. Delia Papesh got a double and Braelin Coto made an amazing catch in left field. Julia Martinson worked hard behind the plate, catching two pop ups after throwing off her helmet. Deanna Aldrich stole home and scored 3 runs.. Great job ladies!
May 22, 2018
Day 3 for Specials Girls LAX won over Central 17-3 Grace Johnson scored 2 goals. CONGRATS!!
May 21, 2018
Day 2 for Specials Dance tickets for 7th and 8th grade are on sale this week. Tickets are $16 in advance and $20 at the door.
May 9, 2018
Day 6 for Specials 7th grade students interested in being a mentor next school year need to pick up an application from their HR teacher
May 4, 2018
Day 3 for Specials Congrats to Girls LAX team – 14-3 win over St. Mary’s
May 2, 2018
Day 1 for Specials Bring in your nickels for nature (during all lunches) in support of the Opacum land trust. If your class has a total donation of $250, Mr. Scott Johnson is willing to take a pie in the face. If you collect a total of $500 Mrs. Cieplik will take a pie in the face.
May 1, 2018
Day 6 for Specials Students/Staff please use your power for something positive today.
April 30, 2018
Day 5 for Specials Softball dismissed 1:15 today from class
April 27, 2018
Day 4 for Specials There will be no band today during Intervention time
April 26, 2018
Day 3 for Specials Homework club will be held after school today there will be a sign-up sheet on the library door
April 24, 2018
Day 1 for Specials Tomorrow morning at 7:48 could all student council members meet in the lobby for a picture for the yearbook
April 12, 2018
Day 4 for Specials Homework club is this afternoon open to everyone please sign up on library door.
April 10, 2018
Day 2 for Specials Students/Staff please use your power for something positive today.
April 5, 2018
Day 5 for Specials This is a last call to check out the large amount of lost and found clothing in the café. If you are missing an item please be sure to check through the pile either today or tomorrow. Unclaimed items will be donated.
April 4, 2018
Day 5 for Specials Cradles to Crayons project 351 donation boxes are outside the auditorium Please bring in gently used clothes shoes toys These items will be distributed locally and across the state.
March 29, 2018
Day 1 for Specials Yearbook club will meet after school today until 4pm
March 26, 2018
Day 4 for Specials The Winter Athletic Awards Banquet will take place tonight from 6-7:30 at Granite Valley Middle School. Managers, Junior Varsity and Varsity Winter Student Athletes should attend and sit with their coaches. Families, Community Members and Monson Public School Staff and Faculty are welcome at this event as we celebrate the wonderful winter season student athletes. Please join us for refreshments and desserts in the Granite Valley Middle School Auditorium cafeteria at 6PM.
March 22, 2018
Day 2 for Specials All 5th and 6th who passed their multiplication math facts are invited to stay after school today from 230-255 for an ice cream party. Please sign up in the office if you need the late bus.
March 20, 2018
Day 6 for Specials 5th Grade! Don't forget to get your Bay Path field trip permission slips signed!
March 19, 2018
Day 5 for Specials Greene Room Productions will be holding auditions for Disney's "The Lion King Jr." this Tuesday and Thursday, March 20 and 22nd, at 6pm at the Eastfield Mall rehearsal location. (Store #165) Please check out the website for details. www.greeneroomproductions.com or call (413)668-7284 with questions.
March 14, 2018
Day 2 for Specials Sign-ups for MADE are happening this week and they close on Friday March 16!
March 12, 2018
Day 6 for Specials All student athletes and a parent/guardian must attend the pre-season meeting unless you attended the fall or winter meeting! The Mandatory pre-season meeting is at Monson High School on 3/15 in the Cafeteria. All paperwork and information for the spring season can be found on the Monson Public Schools website under Departments, then Athletics. Please complete this paperwork and bring it with you to the meeting with the other requirements. Student athletes who participated in the Fall and Winter only need to complete the concussion form in the 8 page packet and be sure you have a current physical on file.
March 7, 2018
Day 3 for Specials Community service project FTC looking for Wet, dry and cleaning supplies for cats. There are donation boxes in the office and café. The collection will run through this Friday March 9.
March 5, 2018
Day 1 for Specials All week please wear college gear in honor of career and college week
March 2, 2018
Day 6 for Specials Calling all people interested in yearbook!! We will be having a yearbook meeting after school every Thursday; open to all grades 5-8. You can take the late bus home. There are a lot of great pages to be completed and we need your help! Join us in making a book filled with your middle school memories!!!
February 28, 2018
Day 4 for Specials Student council meets w/ Mr. Johnson during all lunches this Thursday
February 27, 2018
Day 3 for Specials Submit your artwork for the Yearbook Contest!! Submissions are due tomorrow (Feb 28) to the office. See Mrs. Bilotti for any questions!
February 15, 2018
Day 6 for Specials Friday, February 16th Blue and White Day (wear the colors white and blue to show school pride.)
February 14, 2018
Day 5 for Specials CALLING ALL ARTISTS…………….. Submit your artwork for the Yearbook Contest!! Flyers were sent home, put in the Loop and displayed outside of Mrs. Bilotti’s office door. Submissions are due on February 28th to the office. See Mrs. Bilotti for any questions!
February 12, 2018
Day 3 for Specials PLEASE NOTE COLOR CHANGES FROM PREVIOUS POSTING!!! Wednesday, February 14th Grade Level Color Day - Each Grade wears a color for that day - 8th grade - Green, 7th Grade - Red 6th Grade - Blue, 5th Grade - White
January 30, 2018
Hot dog/roll Boston baked beans Creamy coleslaw Fruit cups Winter ball tickets are on sale during all lunches! Tickets are $8 in advance/$10 at the door
January 26, 2018
Day 4 for Specials 7th graders Please bring your chrome book to Advisory
January 25, 2018
Day 3 for Specials Winter ball tickets will go on sale beginning Monday Jan 29 during all lunches
January 24, 2018
Day 2 for Specials Congratulations to the JV Girls Basketball Team on its exciting 34 to 31 come from behind victory over Palmer last Night. Ashleigh Barrett scored 9 of her 12 points in the fourth quarter to lead the comeback.
January 23, 2018
Day 1 for Specials Students/Staff please use your power for something positive today.
January 22, 2018
Day 6 for Specials Term 2 ends today. Tomorrow will be Day 1 of Term 3.
January 18, 2018
Day 5 for Specials - 7th and 8th grade only HALF DAY TODAY!
January 16, 2018
Day 3 for Specials Students/Staff please use you power for something positive today.
January 12, 2018
Day 2 for Specials PBIS winners for this week are Diana Gagne and Matt Laverty
January 11, 2018
Day 1 for Specials Thursday’s lunch will be hamburger/cheeseburger, oven fries, fruit and pudding
January 10, 2018
Day 6 for Specials Student council will meet with Mr. Johnson during all lunches. Students/Staff please use you power for something positive today.
January 9, 2018
Day 5 for Specials Student council will meet with Mr. Johnson tomorrow 1/10 during all lunches.
December 20, 2017
Day 4 for Specials We are collecting monetary donations for a Monson family whose home was destroyed by a fire last weekend. We have asked the staff and students to donate if they can, all donations are very much appreciated. Donations will be collected at lunch through Thursday 12/21 and as a thank you to everyone, we will have a pajama/hat day for all students and staff on Friday, December 22nd. We appreciate your generosity as we all work together to support this family during such an incredibly difficult time.
December 15, 2017
Day 1 for Specials PBIS winners for this week are: Cody Blackwell and Reagan Tardy!
December 14, 2017
Day 6 for Specials TODAY Picture Schedule - Winter Student Athletes B Basketball V 5:15 JV 5:45 MHS Gym G Basketball V 4:15 JV 4:45 MHS Gym Cheer 3:15 QHCS Swim 3:45 QHCS – We will start with individuals then the team Students/Staff please use you power for something positive today.
December 11, 2017
Day 3 for Specials Read on for the Winter Student Athletes Picture Schedule
December 4, 2017
Day 4 for Specials Wonder permission slips due TODAY!
December 1, 2017
Day 3 for Specials Wonder permission slips due on Monday Dec 4th
November 28, 2017
Day 6 for Specials Students/Staff please use you power for something positive today!
November 27, 2017
Day 5 for Specials 7/8th grade students please double check all the winter sports announcements posted in the cafeteria.
November 20, 2017
Day 3 for Specials If you missed the August meeting for Student Athletes and a Parent/Guardian you must attend the meeting on November 20, 2017 from 4-5 at MHS in the Cafeteria. Please see the Monson Public School District website under Department then Athletics for the required paperwork and information.
November 17, 2017
Day 2 for Specials 7/8th grade students please double check all the winter sports announcements posted in the cafeteria. There are numerous ones that begin on Monday 11/20
November 16, 2017
Day 1 for Specials 7/8th grade students please double check all the sports announcements posted in the cafeteria.
November 15, 2017
Day 6 for Specials Meeting this Friday for soccer boys at MHS from 245-315
November 14, 2017
Day 5 for Specials Holiday Feast for lunch! Turkey gravy potato stuffing cranberry sauce beans fresh or fruit cup
November 13, 2017
November 13, 2017 Congratulations to the Boys' Cross Country team for finishing 4th out of 19 teams at the Western Mass Championships on Saturday. Dan Fiester and Jack Mitchell have both qualified to run at the State Championships in Wrentham this weekend."
November 3, 2017
Day 6 for Specials 11/4 – Best of luck to the Girls Cross Country and Boys Cross Country Teams at PVIACS at Stanley Park in Westfield starting at 1PM Bus departs mhs at 930 am
November 2, 2017
Day 5 for Specials Students be sure and check lost and found each day in the café in case you have lost or misplaced an item of clothing.
November 1, 2017
Day 4 for Specials Monson United U 13 won over Agawam 3-2 Great goal by Emma Murphy and 2 goals Sam Stewart Great Saves by Maddie Milne in goal. Assists Sierra Martinson and Emily Nadeau
October 27, 2017
Day 1 for Specials Don’t forget to wish The Golf Team and Western MA Champs good luck as they head to Wyantanuck Country Club on Monday, 10/30 – OFF TO THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS “Send Off” celebration from 6:30AM-7AM on 10/30!!! All Golf Team members should attend!! Faculty, Staff and Students please come and cheer on your team as they leave at 7AM. Stay tuned for weather cancellations of this event via the Monson Public Schools facebook page!
October 26, 2017
Day 6 for Specials Please bring box tops to office or library by Friday Oct. 27th
October 25, 2017
Day 5 for Specials Dance this Friday here at GV Tickets on sale during all lunches for 5th 6th and 7th grade Tickets are $8 or $10 at the door. 8th gr if you’d like to volunteer to work you may sign-up in the office
October 24, 2017
Day 4 for Specials The Monson Golf Team won Western Mass golf championship w/ a 351!!!
October 20, 2017
Day 2 for Specials Please bring box tops to office or library by next Friday Oct. 27th
October 19, 2017
Day 1 for Specials Book Fair – all books that are being held by Mrs. Harris for your purchase MUST be picked up and paid for today and tomorrow. If they are not picked by the end of Friday they will be put back on the shelf.
October 17, 2017
Day 6 for Specials NO LUNCH The PTSA talent show has extended its deadline until this Friday Oct. 20 to turn in submissions for performances. Paperwork is here in the office.
October 16, 2017
Day 5 for Specials Student council will meet this Wednesday with Mr. Johnson during all lunches.
October 13, 2017
Day 4 for Specials ALICE presentation will be shown this Monday from 1-145 in the auditorium for all 5th graders and any new students. Any staff wanting to attend please contact Monica for coverage.
October 12, 2017
Day 3 for Specials ALICE presentation will be shown this Monday from 1-145 in the auditorium for all 5th graders and any new students. Any staff wanting to attend please contact Monica for coverage.
October 11, 2017
Day 2 for Specials student meeting regarding dress code on today from 2:20 - 2:50 in the GVMS auditorium
October 10, 2017
Day 1 for Specials A special congratulations goes out to 8th grader Noah Martinson for scoring his first varsity goal early in the second half which was the go ahead goal that ignited the team as they followed with 2 more. 1 by Ben Malo 13 seconds later and Ryan Monaghan rifled 1 in on an assist from Dylan Gunther.
October 6, 2017
Day 6 for Specials Power winners for this week are: Emily Provost and Olivia Vaillancourt
October 5, 2017
Day 5 for Specials Student meeting regarding dress code on Wednesday, October 11th from 2:20 - 2:50 in the GVMS auditorium
October 4, 2017
Day 4 for Specials Our fall fundraiser begins today. Information packets will be going home with all students.
October 3, 2017
Day 3 for Specials Boys and Girls Cross Country will be dismissed from class at 2pm today
October 2, 2017
Day 2 for Specials MADE begins today!
September 29, 2017
Day 1 for Specials Applications to open up a savings account are in the office. Every Friday a bank rep. will be here to collect your savings bags. Please take advantage of this wonderful opportunity. If you participate in 20 school banking days you will be entered into the drawing for a Kindle fire.
September 28, 2017
Day 6 for Specials Next Friday (10/6), we will be holding Student Council elections during organizational time. Each homeroom will select one student representative and one alternate. Please incorporate “Use your POWER for something positive today”. Students who are interested will need to begin preparing speeches.
September 27, 2017
Day 5 for Specials Congratulations to the boys' cross country team for improving their season record to 5-1 and yesterday's meet. They beat Southwick 23-38 and they beat Granby 19-42.
September 26, 2017
Day 4 for Specials Picture Day is tomorrow. Forms are in the office if you need one.
September 25, 2017
Day 3 for Specials Remember students and staff use your power for something positive today!
September 22, 2017
Day 2 for Specials Power ticket winners for this week are: D Fleming and Riley Sweet
September 21, 2017
Day 1 for Specials Golf dismissed at 12:35 and Girls Soccer dismissed at 2:00
September 20, 2017
Day 6 for Specials Congratulations to the boys' cross country team - in the first home meet of the year, they beat Mohawk 20-40 and they beat Mahar 21-36.
September 19, 2017
Day 5 for Specials Deadline to sign up for MADE is Wednesday and we desperately need kids for yearbook, especially 8th graders or there might not be one.
September 18, 2017
Day 4 for Specials Reminder there is no golf match today. It has been moved to 10/11. Practice as usual.
September 14, 2017
Today is a Day 2 Congratulations to Boys varsity soccer team on their 3-0 victory over Palmer.
September 13, 2017
Day 1 for Specials Potential Hockey co-op for 7th and 8th graders forms are due in the office by this Friday sept 15th
September 12, 2017
Today is a Day 6. Cross country dismissed at 2:00
September 8, 2017
Today is Day 4. Golfers are being dismissed today at 1:20
September 7, 2017
Today is Day 3 for Specials Grades 5-8 Use your POWER-ful creativity to come up w/ a new logo that best represents GVMS power. All entries need to be drawn clearly using a thin black pen or sharpie. Please use regular 8.5 x 11 paper. Deadline is Sept 15th.
September 5, 2017
Today is Day 1 for Specials. Please use your power for something Positive today.
August 31, 2017
Today is Day 4 for Specials. Tuesday will begin as Day 1. Lunch: Max’s stuff crust pizza green beans and fruit cups.
Save the Date!
April 25, 2017
Tuesday May 2 is staff appreciation day at all 3 schools!!
March 4, 2017
The mid-term for the 3rd quarter was pushed back to Thursday, March 9th due to snow days. The mid-terms will be available for parents to view on the portals after 3pm on Thursday. The 3rd term now ends on April 7th. Granite Valley Middle School will also be holding parent teacher conferences next Thursday, March 9th. If you haven't heard from your child's teachers, the teams do not feel it necessary to meet at this time. However, if you would like to meet with us on Thursday, please contact your grade level team or the main office.
Week of January 1
January 3, 2017
On Friday December 16, 2016, Mrs. Walker’s English 9 Honors class came down to the middle school to collaborate with a sixth grade English Class. Mrs. Hudak’s students were paired up with one of the freshmen to analyze and create poetry.
Week of December 12
December 19, 2016
The SOAR program held their annual Holiday Staff Luncheon on December 9th. The students took on a variety of roles such as waiter, waitress, cashier and line cook! Students cooked and served our staff chili, grilled cheese and a rice krispie treat and also raffled off handmade centerpieces.