Civil Rights Speaker Visits JGMS: Students Reflect Upon Issues of Equity, Social Justice and Engagement
Recently our 8th grade students at John Glenn Middle School were very fortunate to have a prominent civil rights speaker and activist, Mr. Jim Kates, present his life experiences. Mr. Jim Kates was one of seven hundred activists involved in the Freedom Summer Project of 1964. As a 19 year old...
JGMS Spirit Wear Online Store
Welcome to the JGMS spirit wear site! This online store has been developed to simplify the spirit wear ordering process. We have some great new items for you, just in time for Summer. Check out the new hats and headband. To get started, select your desired color, size and quantity....
Sixth Grade Students Discover Themes in Mildred D. Taylor’s Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
In sixth grade, students read Mildred D. Taylor’s Newbery Award winning novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. The novel is set in Mississippi during the Jim Crow era and follows the Logan family whose members become some of the first people in their rural community to take steps toward...