The Dolphin Echo

  • Mrs. Becky Grace is our non-instructional employee of the year. Congratulations!

  • Congratulations to Mrs. Christy Morgan, GBMS Teacher of the Year!

  • Online yearbook orders are now closed. Email [email protected] to be put on the waiting list if we have extra copies.

  • Dolphin Career Academy winners
  • FSA and EOC Testing Dates
  • GBMS students write their way to awards
  • Safety Drills & Knowing What To Do To Stay Safe
  • Faculty vs. Students Basketball Games
  • 2018 Optimist Speech Contest
  • What Elective Will You Choose?
  • Dolphin Career Academy winners

    Dolphin Career Academy winners

    McKell Spring, staff writer

    GBMS won two Career Academy awards! Ms. Pam Lord and Isabella Houghton, 8th grade, were recognized on April 5, along with other winners in the county. Ms. Lord won the Middle School Teacher of the Year award, and Isabella achieved Middle School Student of the Year. A career academy is defined as a ...

    Ms. Lord and Isabella Houghton celebrate their awards with Mr. Brandon.

  • FSA and EOC Testing Dates

    FSA and EOC Testing Dates

    Coral Coad, staff writer

    GBMS students recently took the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) writing test on March 6, and were very well behaved and respectful, allowing it to be completed quickly and easily. We may have just finished Spring Break, but we still have the last nine weeks to complete the school year, so let’s...

  • GBMS students write their way to awards

    GBMS students write their way to awards

    Dan Selogy and Neil Hanson

    The 2018 Santa Rosa County Creative Writing Contest has announced this year's winners, and plenty of them are from Gulf Breeze Middle School. Essay winners include Kennedy Miller, Noah Allen, and George Bach. Poetry winners include Maya Leshnov and Isaac Braun. Finally, Short Story winners include Louis...

  • Safety Drills & Knowing What To Do To Stay Safe

    Safety Drills & Knowing What To Do To Stay Safe

    Naree Hermens, staff writer

    The recent Parkland High School shooting in Florida brought to the surface the importance that not just our school, but all schools need to participate in lockdown drills and safety procedures. Every school has their own safety procedures and lockdown steps, but how does GBMS rate in the safety column? Everyone...

  • Faculty vs. Students Basketball Games

    Faculty vs. Students Basketball Games

    Meghan Thacker, staff writer

    Recently, just before Spring Break, GBMS students and staff competed in GBMS' faculty vs. students basketball games, where each grade had a team filled with students who volunteered and paid $10, which was donated to Relay for Life.  The faculty team consisted of ten or more staff members who were willing...

  • 2018 Optimist Speech Contest

    2018 Optimist Speech Contest

    Jenna Moore, staff writer

    “Where are my roots of optimism?” Nine GBMS students participated in GBMS’s annual Optimist Oratorical Speech Contest, competing with speeches on this very topic. They battled it out on Wednesday evening, March 7, in the GBMS library.  Winners of the competition for the boys were Isaac Braun in first place, Nathan Weber in second, and Nicholas Collins in third. Girl winners...

  • What Elective Will You Choose?

    What Elective Will You Choose?

    Kate Turk, staff writer

    GBMS offers an amazing assortment of elective opportunities to all grades. The application process will start after Dolphin Day, on March 27, where incoming 6th graders come for a Wonder-themed orientation. Like previous years, there will be a week to turn in applications. Office Runner, Library Assistant,...

GBMS Announces Second Spring Break Week!
Future Technology
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March Madness
Zach Giovanini runs to the finish line
  • Florida Winter Olympics? March 25, 2018
  • ESE Students Take the Lead in Basketball March 25, 2018
  • Colson wrestles tough! March 25, 2018
  • Back to back track champs! March 13, 2018
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The Think Tank
Butterfly garden blooms at GBMS

Butterfly garden blooms at GBMS

February 21, 2018

STEAMy Stuff

STEAMy Stuff

December 20, 2017

In MathCounts, Math Counts!

In MathCounts, Math Counts!

December 11, 2017

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The Miracle Season Movie Review
Ready Player One keeps you on the edge of your seat
GBMS students performing in Aladdin
Fortnite: Battle Royale goes mobile

Fortnite: Battle Royale goes mobile

April 18, 2018

Marvel Infinity War Part 1

Marvel Infinity War Part 1

April 5, 2018

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The Magic

Valeria Hanson, staff writer | April 5, 2018

Remember, remember,  the time when the earth was plain,  remember, remember,  the magic, the light, and the dark,  remember, remember,  the night made the tide,  and the tide made the shore,   the shore made the land,   the land made the trees and the bees,   then from bees to bugs,   to creatures of beauty,   remember, remember,   ...

The Mark of the Dragonfly book review

Ava Kesler, copy editor | March 25, 2018

The 2017-2018 SSYRA (Sunshine State Young Readers Award) winning book, The Mark of the Dragonfly, written by Jaleigh Johnson, is an intriguing book that leaves the reader asking, “Why?” and, “How?” at every turn of the page. It explores the world of Piper, a talented 13-year-old mechanic, and her journey of finding where she belongs. The setting is relatively similar to that of Earth, but othe...

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