The Grizzly Roar
January 6, 2018; Issue 141

Pre-K Students Return

Pre-k students return to school Monday, January 8

Report Cards

Report Cards will go home with students on Monday, January 8
Middle School Information
Mountain Gap has implemented an 8th period advisement program for this school year.  As part of this program, each student will have a chance to complete a student led parent conference twice per year.  Each child will be given a form which should provide clarity for these conferences. To view and download the form, click here

Please complete the bottom of the form then send it back to school with your child by January 16

The event is scheduled for 1/18/18 as follows: 
8:00 - 9:00 6th Grade in the Cafeteria, 9:00 - 10:00 7th Grade in the Cafeteria, and 10:00 - 11:00 8th Grade in Media Center.  

Please contact Mr. Wyant with any questions at
Volunteers Needed
Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed for the Spring Lower School Social!

Positions needed will include but are not limited to: decorations, concessions, music, activities, and coordinating volunteers!

If you are willing to help, please email Clayli Overstreet at
Boys and Girls Basketball

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 3:30pm
MGS vs Huntsville @ Huntsville 

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 3:30pm
MGS vs Chapman @ Mountain Gap


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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
DAC Meetings

Desegregation Advisory Committee
District Meetings

In order to improve communications with the community and provide greater
opportunity for voicing of concerns, the DAC is scheduling localized meetings
for each high school feeder pattern. The whole community is invited to attend
any/all meetings, though the focus of each meeting will be on consent order
issues related to the specific school feeder pattern in which the meeting is held.
January 10th
Lee Feeder Pattern at
Cavalry Hill Community Center
January 11th
Grissom Feeder Pattern at
Weatherly Heights Baptist Church
Meetings will run 6:30PM - 8:00PM
  • More district specific meetings are planned for Feb. and March. More info at
Please contact Latham United Methodist Church to secure availability. (256) 881-4069 
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