The Grizzly Roar
March 10, 2018; Issue 150

PTA Volunteers Needed

It's that time of year again! The PTA is looking for volunteers for the next school year. Have you already been a part of the PTA, or are you looking for a way to stay informed, or you just want to be involved? 

 Any interested parties should contact Mandi Colbert at

Every year we try to get a mix of Weatherly and Mountain Gap parents. 
Please help us by sharing with your friends at Weatherly Elementary also! 
Report Cards 

Report Cards will go home with students on Monday, March 12 
Battle of the Bears

Our Battle of the Bears fundraiser is coming to an end on Monday, March 12Make a donation today and your student's class could win prizes! 

For more information, click here

Kite Day
Friday, March 16
Make-up Date: Wednesday, April 4

Parents and family are welcome to attend!
Please have kites put together prior to arriving at school.
We will be flying kites during PE
See the schedule below for your child's PE time
8:40-9:10 Pre K
9:15-9:55 5th
10:00-10:40 2nd
11:55-12:35 3rd
12:40-1:20 K
1:25-2:05 1st
2:10-2:50 4th
Cheer Tryouts

Upcoming 7th and 8th graders, want to cheer on the Grizzlies? 
Tryouts are April 3-5
Tryout info and packets are available in The Welcome Center. All required paperwork is due by March 23
Space Week

Space Week is coming  March 19-23!

NASA speakers, activities, and contests will be part of the week.  Specifics will be sent out early the week of  March 12
If you would like to volunteer to speak, do a demonstration, or help with activities, please contact Beckie Roth at 

Order Your Yearbook Today!

It's that time of year again! Please make your Mountain Gap 2017-2018 Yearbook purchase TODAY!
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 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?
Yearbooks will be passed out the last week of school in May. Please make sure YOUR student gets to join in on the fun!

A message from the cafeteria:
Parents, please check your student's lunch account! There are several students with balances that need to be paid. Students will only be able to charge lunch without payment two times. 

To check your student's account, go to
If you do not have an account, it is easy to create one. You can view and pay balances directly from the website.

If you need financial assistance, information about free and reduced lunch fees click here.
Breakfast and Lunch at School

To view the lunch prices and the breakfast and lunch menus, click here

To view class lunch schedules, click here


Follow our Mountain Gap School Facebook page!
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! 
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.
New anti-spam laws require us to have parents/staff who want to receive the newsletter to sign up each year. To join the mailing list, please send your email address to   
Mountain Gap P-8 School | 821 Mountain Gap Road | Huntsville | AL | 35803