National School Counseling Week is February 5-9th, and the HGMS Counseling Department would like to bring awareness to what counselors can do for our students! We are here to help students explore their dreams and discover how to achieve them. We are also here to help students maneuver through things that can get in the way of achieving their dreams! Come by and talk to a counselor today! And thank you to students, teachers, and parents for your ongoing support!
Attention 5th graders! Bring your families to the Garcia Middle School Course Selection Fair Monday, February 5, 2018 at Garcia Middle School.
The fair will start in cafeteria for students with last names "A" through "L" at 5:00 PM- 6:15 PM. For students with last names "M" through "Z", the event will run from 6:45 PM- 8:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you there!
A big thank you to all of our Gladiators who participated in the 2018 spelling bee! We recognize the hard work each student put into their work and celebrate their efforts during the bee. We would like to recognize and congratulate Zainub as this year's winner at our campus - awesome job! She will be representing our campus as she competes in the San Antonio Express News 65th Regional Spelling Bee.
The spring pictures are just around the corner! Pictures will be taken Tuesday, January 23rd during all lunches. Send payment with your child or order online today.
In honor of No Name Calling week, January 15-19, 2018 we have planned a few activities to help bring awareness to this fabulous event!
(Conducted by Mya S. and Karley F.)
We have Gladiator Gear you can order for holiday gifts! This online sale will run from November 17- December 1. Orders placed by this Friday, December 1st will arrive before our winter break. To order,
Level 2 Spanish students at HGMS created Day of the Dead projects, representing noteworthy persons of Hispanic heritage. There are even a few representing Dr. Hector Garcia!
Garcia Middle School would like to recognize our students' parents who have given service through our country's military. In appreciation of their service, veterans are invited to celebrate Veteran's Day with us by joining us for breakfast November 10, 2017 in the HGMS Library from 7:30 - 8: 15am. Thank you to all of our Veterans!
The annual Dodgeball Tournament benefiting the San Antonio Food Bank will be here before you know it!
Navigating Middle School Part 2 will be held on November 13th from 5:45-8:00 PM at Gacia Middle School. We are excited to announce our two keynote speakers, Mandy Majors, nextTalk Founder and Author of TALK: A Practical Approach to Cyberparenting and Open Communication, and Maurine Molak, Founder of David's Legacy Foundation. Please save the date! More details to follow! Click here for a preview.
Parents are invited to attend an evening of informational sessions to equip them through the middle school experience. There are a variety of sessions to choose from, join us on September 18, 2017 at 6:00pm in the cafeteria. Click here for more information.
Periodically throughout the year, Garcia Middle School will host special guest speakers, activities, and presentations for our students. On the days indicated below, we will follow a slightly different bell schedule to accommodate the sessions. If you are interested in volunteering at any of these school events, please complete the volunteer background check form and contact our office at 210-397-8400.
Special events are scheduled for:
We are excited to start the 2017-2018 school year with our new and returning Garica Gladiators! The staff at Garcia has been hard at work preparing the campus for our students. Please click here for our campus welcome letter.