Welcome to the PTSA Weekly Blast
Donate to Back to School Brunch for Teachers & Staff
Before school starts, the PTSA Hospitality Committee is hosting a working brunch for Teachers and Staff. We are asking for your help to donate food, desk supplies, and your time to help serve and cleanup.
Send in items, marked "PTSA Teacher Brunch", by 9:00am Tuesday, August 17th to the main office at Marshall. Use disposable containers, or label your dishes with your name if you'd like to pick them up at the end of the day on Tuesday. Non-perishables can be dropped off anytime between now and August 17th. 
If you prefer to donate money and have us do the shopping, please send contributions via Venmo to Tara Henigan @Tara-Henigan and add "For PTSA" in the memo/notes section.
As always, we appreciate your help as we salute our teachers and staff! Thank you for being a part of the GCM family!
Thank you from the GCM PTSA Hospitality Committee!
Cross Country Fundraiser on August 22nd!
Bring your used clothing donations to the front lot of Marshall between 10 am - 3pm!
The Boosters Need YOU!

The school year is right around the corner and we already looking forward to a big start for the 2021-2022 school year. As you know, Boosters is a volunteer run group and as families graduate, we are always looking for new folks to join our board. Worried about time? No need. The Booster Board works as a team so that no one is over-burdened. Please consider whether you would be willing to join us. Here are the roles that we need to fill next year.

  • VP - someone who wants to learn and possibly be president for 2022 +4
  • Secretary
  • Membership
  • Mulch Sale (shadow and learn for the next year)
  • Holiday Tree Sale (shadow and learn for the next year)
  • Team Rep

Please contact Heather Reis at hreis32@hotmail.com if interested.

HELP US SUPPORT OUR ATHLETES!
Yearbook Sales are Open - Order Now & Save $20

With the return to five-day-a-week, in-person school, this is sure to be a momentous year. Help your student capture all the memories with a copy of the yearbook!
 
The 2022 edition of Marshall’s award-winning yearbook, the Columbian, is on sale now. Our nationally recognized publication is created from scratch each year by our school’s talented Photojournalism students. The yearbook typically features 272 pages filled with full-color candid photography, feature articles, student portraits, and more commemorating all the details of student life, academics, sports, people, and clubs/organizations that make the GCM community a special place to learn and thrive.
 
In celebration of the start of school, we are offering an early-bird special: Order a copy this month to get the yearbook for just $60. That’s a savings of $20 off the end-of-year price!
 
  • To purchase a copy via credit card or e-check, please visit www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter order number 4039.
  • If you prefer to pay by cash, paper check, or money order, please download an order form at www.gcmnews.net/yearbook. You can drop off your order at Statesmen Start on August 18. You can also bring it to the main office, send it in by mail, or have your student bring it to Room D211 once the school year begins.
 
If you have any questions, please contact the yearbook staff at columbianyearbook@gmail.com.
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Support Student Journalism - Subscribe to the School Newspaper or Become a Media Patron
The staff of Rank & File, Marshall’s award-winning student newspaper, is excited to get back to covering all the latest stories in the GCM community. They’re aiming to resume production of a monthly print edition while continuing to post updates to gcmnews.net, engage with the community on social media, and experiment with new formats like video and podcasts.
 
But to do all this, they need your help! Please consider supporting our talented young journalists by subscribing to Rank & File or becoming a GCM Student Media Patron.
 
For just $15, you will receive a yearlong subscription to Rank & File, with each print edition delivered straight to your home. For a contribution of $25 or more, you’ll receive a newspaper subscription AND be listed as an official GCM Student Media Patron in each print edition this year of Rank & File as well as in the 2022 edition of the yearbook.
 
Your contributions help pay for printing costs, web hosting fees, equipment, critiques, contest submissions, workshops, training opportunities, and other costs of running a student publication.
 
For more information, download a subscription/patron form at www.gcmnews.net/subscribe. You can bring your order to our table at Statesmen Start on August 18, mail it to the school, drop it off in the main office, or have your student bring it to Room D211 once the school year begins.
 
If you have any questions, please contact the newspaper staff at info@gcmnews.net.

JOIN THE PTSA!
Go to www.memberhub.com and JOIN THE PTSA!
Upcoming Events
August 18 - Parking Applications for Seniors - 9-11:30 am, Door 6
August 18- Statesmen Start - 5-7 pm
August 19 - Senior Back-to-School Social - 3-5 pm
August 20 - Freshman & Transfer Student Orientation - 9-11:30 am
August 23 - First day of school
Sept 3 - Labor Day Break - No School
Sept 6 - Labor Day, No School