The Grizzly Roar
August 5, 2017; Issue 120

PTA Membership

You can now pay for your PTA membership online! Click here to be directed to the form.
Membership fees are $10/individual, $5/grandparent, and $5 for school staff.  
Math Explorers, Math Team, RoboCubs, and RoboGrizzlies

If you have a child or children who are interested in joining any of these groups, please click here, print and complete the form, and return it to the Welcome Center by Thursday August 17th
A meeting for parents to provide additional details and address concerns will be held on Monday, August 21st at 5:00 p.m. in Room 305.
2017 Summer Reading Program

For more information about all summer reading lists and projects, click here
Breakfast and Lunch at School

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

PTA Reflections Program

The PTA Reflections arts program has announced the theme for our next school year: Within Reach. Many students are thinking about their upcoming participation already.
This competition is open to ALL students from Preschool-12th grade. 
For more information, contact Jodi Cahue at
Our Mountain Gap families are welcome to submit a note for the Community Section of the newsletter. Email
7th Annual Education Celebration

This event is being sponsored by Madison County Commissioner Phil Riddick, to celebrate education and benefit the schools in District 5. Stop by and visit our MGS PTA table!

When: Saturday, August 12 9am -12pm
Where: The New Grissom High School
Cost: FREE!
FREE Fantastic Fall Volleyball

When: Mondays in August and September (excluding Labor Day) from 5:30-6:30

Where: NEW Grissom High School Gym

Who: Girls Grades 1st-7th (Grissom feeder schools, only)

This is free, but we would love to know that you are coming! We will do volleyball drills and skills with Coach Tanya Broadway and the Grissom volleyball players. Please contact Coach Broadway at

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.
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