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  • Hola, Welcome to Spanish Club!
  • NJHS Tops the School!
  • Freedom Week inspires GBMS students
  • New Student Welcome party brings all kinds of surprises
  • News Briefs
  • Welcome back from Mr. Brandon
  • GBMS shines at National History Day
  • Hola, Welcome to Spanish Club!

    Hola, Welcome to Spanish Club!

    Raven Price, staff writer

    For the second year in a row, GBMS has Spanish club open for eighth graders every Tuesday morning in Ms. McCoy’s room. During Spanish Club, students enjoy Hispanic inspired treats, learn about Spanish heritage, and socialize. This year, Spanish Club received new eighth grade officers to help run...

    Left to right: Natalia Mercado, Alejandra Burger, Savannah Jacobi, and Zachary Meaux. Not pictured: Avery Branstetter.

    photo by Raven Price

  • NJHS Tops the School!

    NJHS Tops the School!

    Raven Price, staff writer

    Every year in the spring, the school selects a new group of National Junior Honors Society (NJHS) members. NJHS is an 8th grade society which honors student achievement in behavior and good grades. NJHS meets on the last Thursday of every month to discuss how the members can help around the school...

    From left, this year’s NJHS officers are: Paige Smith (historian); Ann Hitpas (president); Lauren Kellen (secretary); Grace Mims (vice president); and Ethen Pensyl (treasurer).

  • Freedom Week inspires GBMS students

    Freedom Week inspires GBMS students

    Erin Mayhew, staff writer

    The last full week of September has been proclaimed celebrate “Freedom Week” by the Florida Legislature. To commemorate the founding principles of our nation we will be reciting an excerpt from the Declaration of Independence after the Pledge of Allegiance. “We hold these truths to be self-ev...

  • New Student Welcome party brings all kinds of surprises

    New Student Welcome party brings all kinds of surprises

    Janna Alba and Kate Allen

    On Friday, September 15,  all new GBMS students who moved from outside of Santa Rosa County gathered together in the cafeteria and met other people who are also new to the area. There were 102 students in all at the New Student Welcome. Students from all around the world moved here this year, even from...

    Player, Lisa

  • News Briefs

    News Briefs

    various staff reports

    Watch out! Warr in the kitchen! Recently, GBMS recruited a new cafeteria manager, Ms. Brandy Warr. Ms. Warr moved here to Florida back in 2011, and she previously lived in Tennessee. When she first moved here, she worked at Woodlawn Beach Middle School as head cook. She then moved on to G...

  • Welcome back from Mr. Brandon

    Welcome back from Mr. Brandon

    Welcome students to Gulf Breeze Middle School. My staff and I are very excited about the 2017-2018 school year.  We want this year to be challenging for you academically, while you are still growing into young adults. Our main theme this year is respect. We want our students to respect each other, their...

    photo by Brady Goodman

  • GBMS shines at National History Day

    GBMS shines at National History Day

    Ethan Matthews, writer

    In early June, while many were on summer break, National History Day was occurring at the University of Maryland. Two of GBMS's own students, Grace Mims and Max Mateer, participated in the national level of the competition. Grace constructed an exhibit board revolving around Rachel Carson, a person...

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Features

The Eclipse of 2017 shines on!

The Eclipse of 2017 shines on!

Valeria Hanson, staff writer

September 15, 2017

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse occurred over 14 states. These states included, but were not limited to, Oregon, Wyoming, Iowa, and Missouri. These states were in the path of totality, a path on which...

Play the Guess Who Game!

Play the Guess Who Game!

Mrs. Lisa Player, adviser

September 6, 2017

Here's a fun game to play! See if you can tell who these middle school kids are. They are all grown up and work at GBMS now. Betcha no one gets them all! Number a piece of paper and write down your guesses for each picture,...

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Sports

Baylen Crance chassés across the states

Baylen Crance chassés across the states

Coral Coad and McKell Spring

October 12, 2017

GBMS 7th grader Baylen Crance was recently accepted into the Art of Movement Assistant Program, where she will travel around the country on their 2017-2018 tour to assist instructors at competition workshops.  This prestigi...

Focus on PE

Focus on PE

Kate Turk and Valeria Hanson

September 29, 2017

PE is a fantastic class to consider. It's good for your mental and physical health and it's also an enjoyable elective. But what do the students and coaches say about gym class? PE and your health O...

  • Friday Night Football Fun September 14, 2017
  • Natalia Dances Her Way to The Top! May 30, 2017
  • Preston Harvey, the next Babe Ruth? May 30, 2017
  • Students Dashed to the Track Meet April 19, 2017

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Band

2017-18 All State Band

2017-18 All State Band

Neil Hanson, staff writer

October 18, 2017

Four GBMS students recently auditioned for the Florida All State Band on Saturday, September 16. Adrienne Flowers, Jasper Bragg, Olivia Hoffman, and Amelia Atchison all spent three months practicing for...

Symphonic band marches to the beat!

Symphonic band marches to the beat!

September 29, 2017

Dixie Band Camp 2017

Dixie Band Camp 2017

September 15, 2017

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