The Dolphin Echo

  • GBMS News Briefs
  • The Dolphins Annual Open House!
  • Hurricanes are swirling away!
  • NJHS elects new officers
  • Professional Development: What goes on after the bell rings?
  • Welcoming new students of GBMS!
  • GBMS Symphonic Band compose “Respect The Phin” with professional songwriters
  • Duke TIP
  • GBMS News Briefs

    GBMS News Briefs

    September 19, 2018

      Dino Dash makes a splash! Mrs. Smithey’s band students had big inspiration to get started on their fundraiser. Every student who had sold 15 items by last Wednesday (September 12) was able to compete in the Dino Dash, a race of electronic dinosaurs. Each racer could keep their dino after ...

  • The Dolphins Annual Open House!

    The Dolphins Annual Open House!

    Leila Ammon, staff writer

    September 19, 2018

    The GBMS Open House took place on Thursday, August 30, 2018. Many students and their families came to meet their kids’ teachers and see where they go each day. Open House started at 5:30 p.m., after school hours. Mr. Brandon (GBMS principal) likes Open House because he loves how many parents come...

  • Hurricanes are swirling away!

    Hurricanes are swirling away!

    Lilly Mann and Emma Luchsinger

    September 14, 2018

    Have you ever had to evacuate for a hurricane? Well, be prepared because hurricane season is in full spin. Hurricanes can be extremely destructive, due to their incredible power.  A hurricane is a storm with violent winds--a tropical cyclone in the Caribbean. Hurricanes are one of the most devastating natural disasters behind only eart...

    Model of hurricane Katrina

  • NJHS elects new officers

    NJHS elects new officers

    Coral Coad, staff writer

    September 12, 2018

    On Tuesday, August 28, GBMS’s National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) voted for this year’s leadership officers. The winners of the votes were Holland Davidson for president, Elyse Fulford for vice president, Stella Shallard for treasurer, Valeria Hanson for historian, and for secretary there was t...

    MEET THE TEAM! This year's NJHS officers are ready to steer the ship! From left: Stella Shallard, Elyse Fulford, Holland Davidson, Kate Turk, and Valeria Hanson.

  • Professional Development: What goes on after the bell rings?

    Professional Development: What goes on after the bell rings?

    McKell Spring, staff writer

    September 11, 2018

    “Professional Development Day,” we’ve all seen it on the school calendar while searching for holidays. When those three words are seen, students eagerly and automatically think early release, but what goes on in the classroom after the bell rings? For students, these days are spent “walking,” hangin...

    GBMS's Innovate team teachers attended county-wide training, which they then shared with GBMS faculty on one of the professional development days. Pictured are Super Teachers Mr. Row, Ms. Ratte, Ms. Tracy, and Ms. Wyrosdick.

  • Welcoming new students of GBMS!

    Welcoming new students of GBMS!

    Leila Ammon and Lily Hoffert

    September 7, 2018

    The new student reception took place on Friday August 24, 2018. Students who are new to the Gulf Breeze area all gathered in the Gulf Breeze Middle School cafeteria to learn more about the school. It started off with new kids who knew almost nothing about GBMS. After the welcoming extravaganza, students...

    New students pose for a welcoming picture

  • GBMS Symphonic Band compose “Respect The Phin” with professional songwriters
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    GBMS Symphonic Band compose “Respect The Phin” with professional songwriters

    Jenna Moore, staff writer

    June 8, 2018

    What if creativity and music could be combined to create one breathtaking event? On October 5, Symphonic Band was given the opportunity of a lifetime. They worked together with Country Music Hall of Fame artists to compose an original song titled, “Respect the Phin.” Throughout the song the band ex...

  • Duke TIP

    Duke TIP

    Molly Clark, staff writer

    May 30, 2018

    On Thursday, May 17, eight GBMS students were recognized at the Santa Rosa County School Board meeting for their performance in the Duke TIP 7th grade talent search. Students receive recognition from the Duke TIP program by taking either the ACT or the SAT during their 7th grade year. Honored GBMS...

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Homecoming Week is on the way!
Friendship 101: Four ways to make friends.
The Design Process of the GBMS Yearbook

The Design Process of the GBMS Yearbook

May 29, 2018

Options for protecting package delivery

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May 29, 2018

Just Shoe It!

Just Shoe It!

May 24, 2018

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GBMS Band focuses on fundraising
Band’s Spring Concert a joy for all
Breaking In Movie Review
Solo and Ensemble

Solo and Ensemble

May 22, 2018

Realistic Fake Food

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May 22, 2018

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Young Dolphins strike again and again
What’s it like to play travel soccer?
GBMS Annual Kickball Tournament

GBMS Annual Kickball Tournament

May 23, 2018

Max Schneidt, Outstanding Athlete

Max Schneidt, Outstanding Athlete

May 23, 2018

NBA playoffs 2018

NBA playoffs 2018

May 21, 2018

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8th Graders read The Giver

Valeria Hanson, staff writer | September 19, 2018

GBMS has lots of things to look forward to. One of those is reading The Giver in 8th grade. The Giver is a dystopian novel by Lois Lowry. A dystopian novel is a book that is about a society that has the illusion of a utopia (a perfect world), but is actually cold and corrupt. About the Book The Giver is (as you already know) a dystopian novel by Lois Lowry. Lois Lowry is indubitably important...

The Firefly Code book review

Ava Kesler, guest writer | September 14, 2018

Sunshine State Young Reader Award, The Firefly Code, written by Megan Frazer Blakemore, begins with four kids living a regular life in a Utopian society. When a new girl joins their neighborhood, they begin to question everything they’ve been taught and told, ultimately resulting in a runaway escape to save their friend. This book made for a very enjoyable read. I loved how interesting and unique...

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