Daily Announcements


Week of December 9, 2019

Want to spread kindness this holiday season? Consider making a card which will be sent to Boston Children's Hospital.  Cards can be given to Mrs. Townsell in Room 2043 by Friday, December 13, 2019.

Week of December 2, 2019

The Snow Ball Dance is Friday, December 6th from 7-9 P.M. in the Dining Commons.  The cost is $5.00 and will include dancing, raffles, and more. We look forward to seeing all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at the event!!

Want to spread kindness this holiday season?  Consider making a card which will be sent to Boston Children's Hospital.  Cards can be given to Mrs. Townsell in Room 2043 by Friday, December 13th.

There will be NO 6th grade chorus today, Thursday, December 5, 2019. All chorus students must go to Enrichment during H block.

Best Buddies Team Avacado-
Field trip on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Hanover Bowl. Leaving at 2:45 P.M. Meet at the Heller Upstairs.  Rides should be at Gates for pick up at 5:00 P.M.

Today(December 2nd) is the first day of Trimester 2
.  We will extend homebase by 3 minutes to give students time to check ASPEN to determine their new classes.  If you have any problems with your schedule, please see your counselor.  

The Snow Ball Dance will be held on Friday, December 6th from 7-9 P.M. in the Dining Commons.  The cost is $5.00 and will include dancing, raffles, and more. We look forward to seeing all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at the event!!!


Week of November 25, 2019

Tuesday, November 26th we are following a Monday Schedule.

Snow Ball Dance - 
The Snow Ball Dance will be held on Friday, December 6th form 7:00- 9:00 in the Dining Commons.  The cost is $5.00 and will include dancing, raffles, and more.   We look forward to seeing all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at the event!!

Wednesday, November 27th will be the 3rd Annual Gates Turkey Trot to support the Scituate Food Pantry as part of an exciting Gates Spirit Day.  Please bring in canned goods or cash donations.  The team with the most canned goods and cash donations will receive bonus points toward their team spirit points.  All canned goods and donations should be given to your homebase teacher.

Drama Tech begins today(Nov. 25th) for set design crew and props crew.  We will meet in the Black box at 2:45 P.M. Today is the last day for drama permission slips and forms.  Please give to Ms. Warwick by the end of the day.

Week of November 18, 2019

Snow Ball Dance - The Snow Ball Dance will be held on Friday, December 6th form 7:00- 9:00 in the Dining Commons.  The cost is $5.00 and will include dancing, raffles, and more.   We look forward to seeing all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at the event!!

Drama Tech Crew -
Students who did not bring in their permission slip or fill out their forms on google classroom must do so TODAY or you will NOT be in Crew.  Please bring forms to Ms. Warwick.

Team B for Best Buddies
will meet today(Nov. 21st) after school in Room 1029.  Please have your ride ready at 3:45.  See you there!!

There is an Environmental Club meeting today(Nov. 21st) in Room 2034.

7th grade band students
should check their lesson schedule and attend their lesson today(Nov. 21st).

Today(Nov. 20th) is the 8th grade trip to tour South Shore Votech.  If you plan to go and have a signed permission form, please report to the Dining Commons as soon as the bell rings at the end of homebase.  Mrs. Newton will be in the Dining Commons to take attendance.  The trip will return around 10:30.

Team B Health screenings will be done Wednesday(Nov.20th) in Mr. Poirier's classes.  You must have a note from home to be excused from the screenings.  See Nurse Kellie with any questions.

On November 19, 2019 Mrs. Mihaley's 6th grade Art Classes will meet with Mrs. Mahoney.  It is important that you bring a chromebook with you.

Would all students doing PEAR make ups report to the cafeteria now(morning announcements) with a chromebook.

Congratulations to the 7th grade Sci-Coh Football team for winning the Super Bowl yesterday. Also, congratulations to all the participants.

Tech Crew interviews are today(Nov. 18th) for Gates Drama Club.

Congratulations to Reagan Wood and Alex Pachenko who are the winners of this year's yearbook cover design contest.  They will both receive a yearbook!!!

Wednesday, November 20th is the South Shore Votech Student Tour , all are welcome to attend. A bus will pick students up at Gates at approximately 8:00 and return students to Gates at approximately 10:30 A.M. You MUST have a parent sign a permission slip in order to attend this tour.  Please see Mrs. Riley for these permission forms.

A reminder to all wrestlers: Practices are on Mondays and Thursdays from 2:45-4:45 in the Gates gym starting Monday, November 18th. Emergency information forms MUST be turned in before you can practice. Please let Mr. Robinson know if you have any questions or concerns.

Today(Nov. 18th) Mrs. Rotty's 6th grade Art classes will meet with Mrs. Mahoney.  It is important that you bring a chromebook with you.


Wednesday, November 27th will be the 3rd Annual Gates Turkey Trot to Support the Scituate Food Pantry as part of an exciting Gates Spirit Day.   Please start bringing in canned goods or cash donations starting Monday, November 18th.  The team with the most canned goods and cash donations will receive bonus points toward their team spirit points.  All canned goods and donations should be given to your homebase teacher.




Week of November 11, 2019

Wednesday, November 27th will be the 3rd Annual Gates Turkey Trot to Support the Scituate Food Pantry as part of an exciting Gates Spirit Day.   Please start bringing in canned goods or cash donations starting Monday, November 18th.  The team with the most canned goods and cash donations will receive bonus points toward their team spirit points.  All canned goods and donations should be given to your homebase teacher.

Mr. Schattgen's 6th grade D block PE class will meet with Mrs. Mahoney today(Nov. 14th).  It is important that you bring your chromebook with you.

A reminder to all wrestlers: Practices are on Mondays and Thursdays from 2:45-4:45 in the Gates gym starting next Monday, November 18th. Emergency information forms MUST be turned in before you can practice. Please let Mr. Robinson know if you have any questions or concerns.

Yearbook Club will meet today(Nov. 14th) in Room 2039 with Ms. Kruggel's.

There will be a very important Environmental Club meeting today(Nov. 14th)!

Next Wednesday, November 20th is the South Shore Votech Student Tour , all are welcome to attend. A bus will pick students up at Gates at approximately 8:00 and return students to Gates at approximately 10:30 A.M. You MUST have a parent sign a permission slip in order to attend this tour.  Please see Mrs. Riley for these permission forms.


Reminder: Picture retake is today(Nov. 13th). You will be called down by team.

Best Buddies Team A will meet this Thursday(Nov. 14th) after school at 2:45 in LS1029.  Best Buddies Team B will meet next Thursday(Nov. 22nd).  Please note: 6th graders your team assignment is NOT related to grade Team A and B.


All students interested in participating in wrestling this winter with Mr. Robinson, please plan on attending a short but important meeting after school today(Nov. 12th) at 2:40 in Room 2044.  See Mr. Robinson with any questions or concerns.

Reminder that picture retakes are tomorrow(Nov. 13th) morning.  Order forms can be picked up in the office.  Students will be called down by team.



Week of November 4, 2019

Chorus for 7/8 grade
will be cancelled today(Nov. 7th).  Members of the chorus should report to Enrichment Block where attendance will be taken.

Peer Leaders, please report to the Dining Commons after the announcements.

Mr. Flynn's 7th grade PE classes will meet in Mr. English's room today(Nov. 7th).  All students must have a chromebook.

There will be an Environmental Club meeting in Room 2034 today(Nov. 7th).

Attention all students interested in participating in Wrestling this winter with Mr. Robinson.  Please plan on attending a short but important meeting after school on Tuesday, November 12th in Room 2044.  See Mr. Robinson with any questions or concerns.

Want a free yearbook? Last call for yearbook cover designs!!! Get you design in by Thursday, November 7th. Drop it in the office to the attention of Ms. Kruggel.

Anyone who is missing a wallet, please come to the office.

Week of October 28, 2019


The Gates Cross Country team completed their season on Wednesday)Oct. 30th) at the South Shore Middle School League Championships. Gates students participated in several races. 

The boys 7th and 8th grade team competed well with Wesley Hine, Quinn Corkins, Matt Carolan, Denham Lunt and Jonah Riedel competed against over 160 runners from 19 schools.

The boys Championship team also competed well with Connor Burbine, Liam Holden, Emmett Cameron, Jack Beaudin, Max Allen and Clement Dumet placing 16th out of 19 schools with over 100 runners in their race.


The girls 6th grade team ran a strong race against 19 schools with over 100 runners.  Hasley Wade earned 19th place, Molly Gould earned 20th place, Claire Flemming earned 34th place and Sara McLaughlin and Tabby Hurley also competed well.The girls 7th and 8th grade team ran a strong race against over 150 runners from 19 schools.  Ingrid McLaughlin earned 27th place, Liah Brennan earned 49th place and Lyla Devine earned 53rd place.  Other runners in the race included Katerina Goyette, Eva Rosado-Nixon, Caroline Shinney, Alexa Barthel, Kelsey Modder, Hannah Smith, Claire Murray, Fiona Kendall, Cecilia Gagnon, Julie Greene and Piper Mariano.The girls championship team ran an awesome race finishing in a strong 4th place out of 19 teams with over 100 runners. Congratulations to Lucy Wilson who earned 11th place, Jasmine Lanata who earned 21st place, Katelyn Mankewich who earned 31st place, Grace Cingel who earned 50th place and Jane Ryan, Autumn Leverine and Claire Timmons.

Will Lucy Wilson, Halsey Wade, and Molly Gould come to the office to receive your medals and ribbons?



Want a free yearbook? Last call for yearbook cover desgins! Get your design in by Thursday, Nov. 7th.  Drop it off in the office to the attention of Ms. Kruggel.

There will NOT be an Environmental Club meeting today(October 31st).

October 30, 2019

Grade 6 Band students
Lessons for Group 3 flute are at 12:05,lessons for Group 4 flute are at 12:32. lessons for Group 5 sax are at 1:01.  Instrumental lessons are required for participation in band.  If you have a test during this time, you must check in with Mrs. Dasilva.

7th and 8th Grade Chorus
is cancelled today(Oct. 29th). Please remain in Enrichment or band.

Students attending the Gates Drama field trip to see the Addams Family, please report to the cafeteria at the end of today(Oct. 29th).

Mrs. Mihaley's 6th grade C and D block classes will report to Mrs. Mahoney's class today (Oct. 29th).

Mrs. Rotty's 6th grade C and D block classes will report to Mrs. Mahoney's class today(October 28th).

If anyone is missing a wallet, please come to the office.

Gates Drama Tech. - Crew will be holding interviews for head of tech positions today (Oct. 28th). Please meet Miss. Warwick in the Black box at 2:45. 
Gates Drama Field trip to see The Addams Family is tomorrow(Oct. 29th). Don't forget to make arrangements to be picked up at Gates after the movie.

Week of 10/21/2019


Ms. Niece's classes will meet in Room 1032 today(October 25th).

Congratulations to the Gates 7/8 Band for an outstanding concert last night(October 24th)!!! Highlights included Emma Braun, Matthew Carolan, Nora Lindblom and Max Allen playing beautiful solos.  Patrick Hale conducted the band for the song "Ashokan Farewell."  Everyone did a fantastic job!!

All Environmental Club Members- There will be a meeting today(October 24th) in Room 2034.

October 22, 2019 all 6th graders who have Mr. Schattgen will be meeting with Mrs. Mahoney. Please bring your chromebook. 

On Thursday of this week, we will have Tatum Strong Day.  This will be a day to show your support for Tatum who was diagnosed with aHUS in late September.  Tatum is in the hospital and is getting stronger with each day.  On Tatum Strong Day, you can show your support by wearing orange clothing and/or wearing a Tatum is the new strong bracelet which will be sold during lunches this week.  Let's get 100 percent of Gates to support Tatum on Thursday!!!

Gates Jazz Band audition is today (Oct. 21st)!  Please sign up for an audition time on the Gates Band Room bulletin board.  We are especially looking for pianists, guitarists, and bass guitarists.

Week of 10/15/2019


Today(Oct. 18th) is the last day to sign up for Gates Drama Tech and the Gates Drama movie field trip.  Make sure to get your forms in to Ms. Warwick.

Today(October 18th) 6th grade students who have Mr. Flynn will be meeting with Mrs. Mahoney.  Please bring your chromebooks to class.

All Environmental Club Members-
Since tomorrow(Oct. 17th) is 1/2 day, there will NOT be a meeting this week.  See you next Thursday.

The Dining Commons will have a presentation from 8-10 A.M.today(October 16th).  Students should be silent when walking through. 

All classes with Ms. Warwick, Ms. Davis, or Ms. Burke have been relocated for today(Oct. 16th).  See homeroom teacher for details.

Pups, Pigs, and Plants Club please bring coats or sweatshirts.  We will be outside this afternoon.  Pups, Pigs, and Plant student leaders, please try to stop by to see Ms. Morrissey between classes if you can. Thanks.

The Gates Jazz Bands will have auditions on Monday, October 21st and Tuesday, October 22nd from 2:35-4:30.  Sign up for an audition time on the Gates Band room bulletin board. We are especially looking for pianists, guitarists, and bass guitarists.  Get an audition packet at the Gates Band room today!!

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held through Friday.  There is a great selection of books and fun items to choose from.


Week 10/7/2019


The Gates Scholastic Book Fair is Tuesday-Friday of next week.  Remember to bring money for a great selection of excellent books and other fun items.

All Environmental Club Members- There will NOT be a meeting today(October 10th).

If you signed up for Best Buddies, please bring your student motivation form to the office by October 14th.

The Cross Country Meet is CANCELLED today(October 9th). See Google classroom for updates on rescheduling.

Tomorrow(October 10th) all grade 8 students will be attending a presentation about South Shore Votech during their PE or Wellness blocks in the Dining Commons.

Attention 6th graders:
Today(October 8, 2019) Mr. Flynn, Mr. Schattgen, Mrs. Rotty and Mrs. Mihaley's 6th grade classes will report to the gym for an assembly.  Please remember to only bring a pencil and your lunch box if coming from lunch.

ALL 8th graders and their teachers should report to the Heller Up Stairs directly after announcements(picture) today (October 8th).

Drama
 
Sign up to join the Gates Drama Tech crew! Sound, lights, set design, props, costumes, marketing, hair, and make up positions are available to join.  Materials on Gates Drama google classroom. All students interested in auditioning or doing Tech for The Addams Family, there will be a field trip October 29th after school to see a private showing of the movie in Scituate Harbor.  See Ms. Warwick or Ms. Burke for a permission slip.

Mrs. Mahoney will NOT be having class today(October 7th) with her 6th graders. Students should plan on attending Mr. Flynn's PE class today.

Week of 9/30/2019

Sign ups to join Gates Drama Tech are up on the Gates Drama google classroom.  See poster outside the black box for code.

School Dance
Attention Students!  Our Welcome Back Dance is scheduled for Friday, October 4th from 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. in the Dining Commons.  The theme is "California Dreamin" - come dressed as a surfer, flower child, your favorite movie star, or whatever makes you feel chill!  There will be activities and raffles for students who attend.  The cost is $5.00 - we look forward to seeing everyone there!!!

If anyone has any health forms for the nurse, please bring them to the office.  Thank you!!







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