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November 6, 2023

Poinsettia Holiday Sale - ENDS TODAY!

It’s that time of year again…time to plan your holiday decorations!

The Marshall PTA is pleased to announce our annual sale of holiday poinsettia plants. This year’s sale of poinsettias will support the Class of 2025. Poinsettias are available in four colors: red, pink, white, and marble.

Purchase them online for $20 each, and pick them up on Saturday, December 2, at Marshall High School.

Send the gift of a beautiful poinsettia plant to a teacher, coach, or staff member, and we will deliver it on your behalf!

Order deadline is TODAY, Monday, November 6. If you order 5 or more plants, we will deliver them to your door. Questions: email the Class of 2025.

Order Poinsettia

Veterans Day Field of Honor

Help honor our veterans by sponsoring flags for our bi-annual Field of Honor. GCM Community will place over 500 flags on November 9-12, 2023, for Veterans' Day. Purchase flags on MemberHub to support this community and student-led activity. This year, 20% of the flag purchases will be donated to the USO by the PTSA. Join us for the ceremony on November 9th at 9:40 a.m. Questions: Email the Field of Honor

$5 for 1 flag

$20 for 5 flags for Veterans Day

$35 for 5 flags for Veterans Day and Memorial Day.

Each sponsored flag comes with a personalized e-card to an Honoree.

Purchase Flags Here

Fall Candy Drive for GCM Military Youth Liaison Club


Statesmen Theatre

Purchase Tickets Here!!!


Saturday 11/11

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Virginia Tech Campus

Falls Church, Virginia

The future is out there, and the you will lead it! Join us on November 11, 2023 for the Youth Leadership Network Annual Conference - hosted at Leadership Fairfax at the Virginia Tech Falls Church Campus.
Featuring training sessions and experiences for high school juniors and seniors who are interested in improving their leadership skills, building stronger communities, and creating a more equitable future. Collaborators can sponsor an experience, facilitate training sessions, and engage in various ways to help support the development of the leaders of the metaverse.
** If money is a barrier to a teen wanting to attend this conference, please have them reach out individually to the closest NCS community/teen center to help them register for the conference.

Nova Star Digital Mock Test

November 11, 2023

The transition to the Digital SAT is just four months away! Start your preparation with a live-proctored, online Digital SAT Mock Test on Saturday, November 11th.  This Digital SAT practice test is ideal for students taking the SAT in 2024. This mock test is adaptive like the official SAT for the spring of 2024.

Register by Thursday, November 9th.

Register for Mock Test


We are Nova Star is offering a Free Webinar "Test Optional: Myth or Reality?" on Wednesday, November 8th at 6:00 p.m. Are you debating whether to submit your SAT or ACT scores with applications to Test Optional Colleges? Novastar Prep's Free Webinar "Test Optional: Myth or Reality?" will help you navigate this decision.  Register for the free webinar today and join the session on Wednesday, November 8th! 

Register for Webinar

Spirit Wear Pop-Up Shop!

The Booster Clubs Pop-Up Shop is the perfect place for your holiday shopping. You only have two more weeks to visit, so don't miss out on the limited edition items that have been highly requested. You can also shop online until noon on Nov. 16th and choose between shipping or picking up your purchases at GCM.

Shop Now



Take advantage of all of the memories. The Yearbook staff is hard at work on capturing all of the special moments from this year. Please purchase before the price goes up!


Order Your Yearbook Now

Join the PTSA and make a world of difference in your child's education – together, we can shape a brighter future!

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Student Holiday

No School



60th Anniversary Brick Walkway Ribbon Celebration - All are welcome

7 PM - by the flagpoles.



10th Grade Partnership for Safe Teen Driving




Saturday School

8:30 - 12:00pm



Thanksgiving Break

No School

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