Grant Middle School
 

Pamela Odom
Principal

Administration:

Lisa Costanzo
Vice Principal

Doug Kasouf
Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:

Lisa Costanzo
Lindsay Thompson

Contact Information:

Main Office: (315) 435-4433
Gu
idance Office: (315) 435-4433
Nurse's Office: (315) 435-4134

School Based Health
Center: 
(315) 435-4040

School Address:

2400 Grant Blvd.
Syracuse, NY 13208


School Hours:

7:50 AM - 3:10 PM 

 

Mission: At Grant Middle School we promote intercultural understanding and build inquiring, knowledgeable, young minds. Grant Middle School students are active, honest, compassionate,  life long learners preparing for high school, college, careers, and beyond.
Vision: To become the most improved urban middle school in America.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                        

              

2016 - 2017 Academic Scholars Highlights and Accomplishments

  • We continue to make academic progress on NYS ELA and Math Assessments.

  • We participated in workshops with Peaceful Schools on "Upstander Training and Cultural Diversity" and how to speak out against bullying.

  • Our staff had embedded training to effectively implement AVID strategies, Restorative Practices, and Personalized Blended Learning initiatives. 

  • More of our students earned higher card status for good behavior and participated in monthly reward incentives.


EVERY STUDENT EVERY DAY

 




You will be successful at GMS, if you remember to follow these 4 essential tips:

1. COME TO SCHOOL EVERY DAY ON TIME
2. BEHAVE & BUILD POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS
3 .LEARN ALL YOU CAN
4. DO YOUR PERSONAL BEST

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School News
GMS Celebrates its Third Annual Multi-Cultural Festival: GMS celebrated our cultural diversity with our Third Annual Multi-Cultural Festival, Cultural Fusion .  Our Students shared music and dance from Nepal, Thailand,  Somalia, West Africa, Cuba, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and the United States.   more >>
GMS WEB Leaders Meet New WEB leaders: In June, our 2016-17 WEB Leaders met with our 2017-18 WEB leaders for our annual "Spring Play Day."  This is the only opportunity that our veteran WEB leaders have to train our incoming WEB leaders.  Our WEB leaders share insights about the program as well as show the new WEB leaders some of the activities that they will be responsible for teaching during oru 6th grade WEB orientation in August.  It is an action-packed afternoon, but watching leaders collaborate and learn ... more >>
GMS 8th Grade Students go to Baltimore and Washington, DC: GMS 8th grade students just returned from 3 days in Baltimore and Washington, D.C.  In Baltimore, GMS scholars enjoyed the Inner Harbor, the Science Center and the National Aquarium.  GMS scholars were very grateful that the Megladon Shark is extinct!  We finished our evening in Maryland by enjoying the feast at the Medieval Times Restaurant, enjoying jousts, falcons, and Spanish Horse War Maneuvers.  Day Two brought us to Washington, D.C., where we toured the National Museum ... more >>
GMS Gators at the SCSD Art Show: GMS Students' art work was on display at the SCSD Art Show.  Great Work by our students!  Thank you, Ms. Smith and Mrs. Teater! more >>
Motown Visits GMS: In May, Several cast members of Motown, The Musical, visited GMS.  After performing some of Motown's greatest hits, the cast answered questions about life on the road as performers.  The cast also taught some GMS students some of the dance moves of the Miracles, the Supremes and Michael Jackson!  One lucky student won 2 tickets to see Motown, the musical at the Landmark Theater.  GMS staff and students enjoyed learning from and listening to the talented cast of Motown. more >>


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Links

NYS School Review Report
Grant Middle School's First Day September 8, 2015
Grant Support Staff

Important Information

SIG 2016-17 Final Report and 2017-18 Continuation Plan
* GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT AND PASS BOOK
Grant DTSDE Report 2015-2016