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Posted on: June 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] GMS Summer Reading - One School, One Book Plus Supply Lists for 2021-2022

Gardner Middle School has chosen our book for this year’s Summer reading. A Fish in a Tree  by Lynda Mullaly Hunt has been selected and purchased for all incoming 5th, 6th and 7th grade students. Books and additional information are being shared with students this week. If your student is remote, you should make arrangements to come in and pick up a copy of the book.

Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions.  She is afraid to ask for help; after all, how can you cure dumb? However, her newest teacher Mr. Daniels sees the bright, creative kid underneath the trouble maker. With his help, Ally learns not to be so hard on herself and that dyslexia is nothing to be ashamed of. As her confidence grows, Ally feels free to be herself and the world starts opening up with possibilities. She discovers that there’s a lot more to her—and to everyone—than a label, and that great minds don’t always think alike.

The Summer Reading assignment can be found here:

Summer Reading assignment- English

Summer Reading assignment-Spanish

Summer Reading RACE response-English

Summer Reading RACE response-Spanish

2021-2022 List of Suggested School Supplies

In anticipation of returning to a more “normal” school year next September teachers will be able to resume many of the engaging activities and projects that allow students to show their knowledge and creativity. Lists of suggested supplies for each grade level are below.

Grade 5 School Supply list

Grade 6 School Supply list                    

Grade 7 School Supply list

Preventing the Infamous “Summer Slide”

GMS 2021 Summer Resources 

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