The Grizzly Roar
November 4, 2017; Issue 133

MGS receives HCPTA Grant

Thanks to the efforts of the MGS PTA, our school has been awarded a $500 grant  from the Huntsville Council of PTAs to purchase a "Buddy Bench"! 

Each fall and spring the HCPTA awards seven $500 grants to local units for projects that support their entire student body and reflect at least one of the six National Partnership standards. 
PAL Beef Jerky Fundraiser

To raise money for buses and scholarships to attend the PAL trip, students will be selling beef jerky from   October 30 - November 30

The cost is $1 per stick of beef jerky. Some students will be selling the jerky before and after school outside and between classes.
SGA Fundraiser

1,2,3,4...WE DECLARE A PENNY WAR!  The goal is most points wins! And the prize is extra recess and ice cream for the winning class! 

This is sponsored by your friendly SGA and all of the money goes to support St Jude's Research Hospital! Show your gratitude for your Healthy Kids and support for your class! 

All proceeds will benefit the St. Judes Research Hospital

Point Rules:
Pennies + 1
$1 + 100 Points
$5 + 500 Points
$10 + 1000 Points
$20 + 2000 Points

Nickels - 5 Points
Dimes -10 Points
Quarters - 25 Points

For more information and for tips in collecting money, click here
Boxtops Iron Bowl Competition

It is that time of year again...
Box Tops Iron Bowl Competition!
November 1 -30th
All submissions must have student's name, teacher's name, grade, and team. Remember UPPER GRADES (5-8), top student for each team gets a shirt from that team. Bins are located by the Welcome Center, the upper grade hall, and lower grade office. 
For more information about boxtops, click here
For a list of products, click here
2017-2018 Yearbooks on Sale Now

Mountain Gap's 2017-2018 yearbook is now on sale.  Purchases can be made online here.
This year's theme is "Learn, Grow, Achieve: Ready for the Future." The book will be in full color and 8.5" x 11". We are also offering the option to purchase the yearbook as an eBook!
All purchases this year must be made by visiting the online purchase site. When you go to the website you will be given the option to purchase the yearbook alone for $35 or both the yearbook and the eBook for $45.
Please note that time is of the essence for your purchase. We are printing 250 copies of the yearbook; when they are gone they are gone! Why not make your purchase today?
Breakfast and Lunch at School

Lunch prices have changed! To view the new prices and the breakfast and lunch menus, click here

To view class lunch schedules, click here
Our Mountain Gap families are welcome to submit a note for the Community Section of the newsletter. Email
Community Sponsors

If you own a business, you can have your logo in the newsletter each week. Email for info.

Thank you to our community sponsors for their donation to our PTA so that we can help the many different programs within our school succeed! 

I t's official! Mountain Gap PTA is now a part of AmazonSmile. Please use this link when shopping on Amazon and it'll help our PTA raise money to continue to support our students, teachers, and school!

Publix Partners

Please ask the cashier to scan your card every time you shop your local Publix. For every $37,500 spent cumulatively by our school's participants, Publix will award our PTA $250. You may check the board at customer service for our quarterly cumulative total.

If you do not have a Publix Partners card, stop by the Welcome Center to pick one up.
School Calendar

For all school clubs and after school activities, please check the calendar on our school website.

To help minimize the amount of calls to the school regarding events, please check out the school website for important events on our school calendar.
Please stay in the know! 
Go to and click on the calendar icon at the top right of the page.
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Mountain Gap P-8 School | 821 Mountain Gap Road | Huntsville | AL | 35803