Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Moab, UT

91.8 F

    Grand County Middle School (GCMS)

    Sneak Peek: Middle School nears completion

    The footprint is large and built with growth in mind, to the possibility of accommodating up to 500 seventh and eighth graders.

    44 GCMS students make Honor Society

    The Grand County Middle School held a virtual Honor Society induction ceremony May 12 for 44 students and their parents.

    A poignant sign of the times

    The marquee at Grand County Middle School has the same message for students and parents as it did more than a month ago, when the school — along with every other public or private school in Utah — closed on March 13.

    Online learning is the new reality as schools close until May

    No School! At least, not at the actual school building. With COVID-19 on the rise, education for Grand County, and most of the nation, has temporarily moved to online learning...

    16th year: Seventh graders take trip to Reality Town

    Grand County Middle School hosted the 16th Annual Reality Town event Friday, March 6...

    New school taking shape; students, staff endure construction

    Hopes that started in 2012 are now becoming a reality. Construction on the new Grand County Middle School building is right on schedule and should be complete by Christmas 2020.

    Shumway, Cook named GCMS December Students of the Month

    The Grand County Middle School Student of the Month for seventh grade is Hope Shumway.

    GCMS Honor Society has successful food drive

    The Grand County Middle School Honor Society had a very successful food drive this November, according to GCMS Library Director Tracy Renn.

    GCMS Thunderbirds Students of the Month for November

    The 7th grade student of the month for February is Ean Ellis. “Ean is incredibly helpful, respectful and kind throughout each of his classes. Every day he enters class with a smile, is enthusiastic and fully prepared to start the day’s activities.

    Locker Sticker fundraiser underway at GCMS

    The Grand County Middle School Honor Society is having a Locker Sticker fundraiser this week. A design contest was held in Ms. Murdock’s eighth grade art class and the winners were Cadence Ballard, Jordan Bell, Alexis Day, Ali Jones, Amelia McKay, Louraina Minor and Emily Rutherford.

    A groundbreaking event at middle school

    Students selected by Grand County Middle School teachers turn the symbolic dirt on the new middle school...

    Trail review: Amazing vistas but be prepared!

    The views are breathtaking, but the time and teamwork to traverse the 18.9-mile trail was what made the adventure a memory of a lifetime

    Tales of Trails: Get ‘On Top of the World’ to see spectacular views

    The Top of the World Trail is about 19 miles long in and out from the pavement on Highway 128 near Dewey Bridge.

    County: No avoiding tax hike — even during a pandemic

    Were the property tax increase to be rescinded, he said Grand County “would literally be totally broke.”

    Off and running, seeking new team members

    Members of the Grand County High School cross-country team hold their first practice of the season Monday morning. Coach Randy Martin said he’s looking for more students to join the team.