January 18, 2019

Please note there is no school on Monday to observe Martin Luther King Day.  We return on regular full day schedule Tuesday, January 22nd.


Today is Friday and that means SPIRIT DAY!!  Who wore Black, Maroon, GEMS Attire or LHS Gear?  2nd semester competition…..It’s ON!!


GEMS BOOK CHALLENGE WINNERS for this week are Johnny, Cynthia, and Edgar. Winners can pick up their Panther Bucks in the Library!



  • TODAY- Leadership along with Nutrition Services from Placer County Office of Education will be out at lunches doing a tasting.  Make sure to come by our table to try a sample of Mandarin Salad.  Mandarins are a good source of Vitamins A &C as well as good fiber and potassium. Be sure to watch GEMS TV for more information on nutrition.
  • Valentine's Dance is Wednesday February 13th 4-6pm.  Tickets will be on sale during lunches the week of February 4th.  More information to follow.
  • Valentine Grams go on sale during lunches the week of February 4th, and will be delivered to first period classes the week of February 11th.


Attention 8th Graders:  East Coast 2019 meeting on January 23rd in Room 2 at 2:45pm.  Please make sure you attend because we will be discussing roommate situation for the trip. 


From the Sports Desk: 

Attention all girls basketball players.  You MUST have all your paperwork on file to participate on the team.  Check with the office if you have questions about your eligibility status.  Get this done sooner than later.