Welcome to the PTSA Weekly Blast
Calling All Artists!
Does your student enjoy art and music or have an interest in writing or taking photos? Then join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “I Will Change the World By...,” calls for student’s own unique interpretation through the arts.
1.   Choose a category: visual art, music, photography, or creative writing,

2.   Request submission guidelines and an entry form today from

3.   Submit your entry form and art by midnight October 18, 2021.
Artist parents – are you interested in volunteering to judge submissions or have a professional artist, musician, or photographer in the family? Please email reflections@gcmptsa.org and let us know!
Support the Class of 2022
with Upcoming Events
Wed, Sep 8th - Dine Out at Social Burger (350 Maple Ave W) 4-8 pm

Sat, Sept 25th - Used Clothing Donations 8-11 am Front parking lot at Marshall Click HERE for additional details

Wed, Sept 29th - Wine Tasting at Vienna Vintner (320 Maple Ave E) 5:30-8pm Click HERE for more info
Sign Up for Test Prep
Attention all 9th through 12th graders!! Prepare for the October PSAT and SAT!

to sign up for a mock test!
Yearbook Orders
Don't wait and scramble at the end of the year -- ORDER NOW!

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 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.
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.
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
For more information, download a subscription/patron form at www.gcmnews.net/subscribe. You can have your student bring the form to Room D211.
Upcoming Events
Sept 21 - Class of 2025 Coffee with Mr. Litz, 8:30 am
Sept 22 - First PTSA Meeting, by Zoom at 7 pm
Sept 28 - Classes of 2023-24 Coffee with Mr. Litz, 8:30 am
Oct 5 - Class of 2022 Coffee with Mr. Litz, 8:30 am
Oct 11 - Student Holiday
Oct 13 - PSAT/SAT Day