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Grenada Middle School

28 Jones Road

Grades 6-8 • 662-226-5135

Principal: Marshall Whittemore
Assistant Principals: Barry Rogers, James Harrison, Angela Cooley

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For the 2018-2019 school year, Grenada Middle School has been rated as a "B" school as a result of their academic achieve- ment on the Mississippi Curriculum Tests: Only the top 20% of schools in the state are labeled a "B" based on the state's accountability model. GMS is on the move. There are many renova- tions and upgrades happening continuously at GMS.
• Freshly painted interior and exterior • Brand new filtered water fountains
• Totally renovated restrooms
• New ceilings and lighting in all classrooms
• New counseling center

Grenada Middle School demonstrates the commitment of ensuring a quality education. The walls have been transformed into teaching tools through the use of timelines, sculptures, and paintings and the courtyard provides replication and experience into the early days of Mississippi Choctaw Indians.

The Partners in Education Program enables Grenada businesses to express their support for a strong system by increasing their involvement. Throughout the school year, the Partners reward students for attendance, good behavior, and academic success.

GMS has a strong parent teacher organization (PTO) that helps to provide many rewards for all students. Students receive rewards for attendance and academic successes throughout the school year.

The Grenada Middle School's curriculum contains basic, supplementary, and remedial courses to enable every student to excel. Each class is equipped with an average of fifteen internet-connected computers that provide the teacher and students with a a boundless supply of resources in their daily studies. GMS has seven computer labs as well as 25 Chrome carts, equipped with 30 laptops each, that are designated for class projects and individual assignments.

The English department recognizes the value of literature and writing and widens a student's perspective through drama, novels,and short stories. The development of each student's reading skills is stressed through innovative tech- nology and standard instruction.

The school's library adds titles that are of interest to students and teachers and offers a station of computers empowering the students with worldwide access to additional information.

The mathematics curriculum focuses on fractions, decimals, percentages, measurement, geometry, equations, and word problems. In addition, Honors Math for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and algebra are offered to high achievers. I-Ready allows individualized math and language instruction for students in select classes at each grade level.

Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth and Space Science build on the basics learned in K-5. Emphasis is placed on developing higher thinking skills and the ability to ask questions, observe, experiment, measure, gather data, problem solve/reason, use calculators, tools of science, and communicate find- ings. Other units of importance that stimulate the interests of the students and enable the further development of science concepts are safety skills, current events, environmental issues, and participation in science fairs.

Social studies includes world history, Mississippi history, and American history. Structured to create responsible, informed citizens and leaders, the courses encompass different cultures, geography, current events, government, traditions, and values.

Grenada Middle School's curriculum in physical education contributes to the development of versatile individuals through physical development and competition in interscholastic programs such as cheerleading, football, basketball, baseball, track, golf, soccer, archery, softball, and tennis.

An outstanding band program provides instruction at each grade level in concert and marching band and prepares students for participating in the Grenada High School's nationally award-winning band. Students are encouraged to develop their musical talents through choral music classes, and may choose to audition for the competitive showchoirs. Artistically talented students are encouraged through gifted classes that provide visual experiences in studio activi- ties, intellectual study, evaluation, and critique.