GCM PTSA Blast – November 20, 2017

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 by seskaggs7

  2 Hour Early Release this Wednesday.  
Thursday, Friday Thanksgiving Holiday Break
What’s in Here

Support Your PTSA!
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The Marshall PTSA is “Your PTSA” and works hard to help both parents and students get the most out of your high school experience. Your participation is important, and helps our community to thrive. Your membership donations are always 100% tax deductible and help enrich your teens’ education.
The PTSA has partnered with Pay4SchoolStuff,an innovative, secure on-line payment website.  For all on-line payments (PTSA dues, a donation, or to purchase any PTSA item offered throughout the year) you’ll first need to register with Pay4SchoolStuff.
Register for Pay4SchoolStuff just once for all your purchases and no need to renew each year.  If you’re already a member, just login and you’ll be ready to make secure payments for all of your PTSA purchases.
If you prefer to use a paper Membership Form and send us your check, CLICK HERE.

Give us your Info
The Marshall PTSA GCM Blast is a weekly email with the latest info on what’s happening of interest to Parents.
If you’ve got something you want to share in the Blast, send it via email to:
Please no attachments; put exactly what you want the article to say in the body of the email along with a headline and sub-headline. The deadline for submissions is Sunday evening.
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Welcome to the George C Marshall (GCM) PTSA weekly email Blast!
Each week in this Blast we will literally be linking you up with all the information our Marshall parents need to stay informed.

For information about joining the GCM PTSA please visit our website.

ANGC Registration and Silent Auction
All Night Grad Celebration (ANGC)
Early Registration Bonus – Act Now!
Every senior who registers for ANGC by Dec. 1 will be entered into a drawing for an iPad Mini! (Just the device, no data plan — but still – it’s an iPad Mini!).  Signing up NOW is a GREAT IDEA for these reasons:
  • The price goes from $50 up to $60 on Jan. 31
  • The price goes up *again* to $85 on May 3
  • It gives your senior something to look forward to now, while they’re still under the stress of classes and college apps  J
 Your senior will not want to miss this amazingly fun party – even if they don’t know what all the hype is about, and they *think* none of their friends are going, trust us – there will be in a mad dash to sign up at the last minute. It happens every year!! Show your smarts, Class of 2018 parents – register now! It will really help the party planners.
Two ways to register by Dec. 1:
 Questions? Email angc18reg@gmail.com. For financial assistance, please see your guidance counselor.
ANGC Silent Auction
Parents — We need your donations for our Silent Auction!  Please click HERE for more information.

Heathers: The Musical 

Opening night for Heathers is next Tuesday, November 28th! Tickets for Heathers  The Musical are on sale now! Performance dates are November 28th through December 2nd at 7:30pm. Ticket prices are $15 for general admission, $10 for students, teachers and seniors. Please note that this show is being performed in the C-113 Lecture Hall, with limited seating and tickets will not be sold at the door.
Go online now to get your Tickets.
Based on the 1988 cult film Heathers, this rock musical offers an unflinching look at the joys and anguish of high school. It is a dark story about the cliques at Westerburg High School ruled by the fearsome trio of Heather, Heather and Heather. When the misfit, Veronica, rejects their evil ways and teams up with her mysterious boyfriend, J.D., a plan emerges to put the Heathers in their place once and for all….
Please note: Adult language and adult situations make this performance  appropriate only for high school age audiences and older. Visit statesmentheatre.org for additional information.

Chipotle Fundraiser for the Class of 2020 – Nov 29th

Eat at the Vienna Chipotle on Wednesday, November 29th anytime between 4:00 – 8:00pm and help out the Class of 2020! Easy decision for dinner!


Attend a great local holiday event and support GCM Choral Boosters by purchasing tickets online at WinterWalkofLights.com
Discounts are available Mondays – Thursdays in November (excluding Thanksgiving) and from January 1-7.
USE COUPON CODE JOY17 to get your disount of $2 per ticket.
Reserve your tickets early, as the event sells out quickly!
Questions?  Contact Jodi Williams.

It’s That Time of Year!

The George C Marshall High School Boosters will run the annual Christmas Tree Sale from November 25 through December 17, 2017.  We will sell Christmas Trees, wreaths, garland, White House Ornaments and Marshall Statesmen Spirit Wear.  All proceeds from the sale will benefit Marshall’s athletic teams and other organizations.
Hours will be 5:30 to 8:30 PM, Monday through Friday, 10:00 to 7:00 PM Saturday and 12:00 to 6:00 PM Sunday.
Here is your way to volunteer and help out!
SignUp Genius for the week night shifts, 5:30-8:30pm: HERE
SignUp Genius for the Team shifts on the weekends: HERE

Senior Yearbook Ads
Senior Ads Still Available – But Space is Limited!
We still have a few spaces left for Senior Ads in the 2018 yearbook. Don’t miss your chance to send a heartfelt message to your graduating senior and share some of your favorite family photos with the school community. We will continue accepting orders, first come first serve, until all spots are filled. If you’d like your ad to be included, submit an order as soon as possible! For more information, visit us HERE. If you have any questions, please contact the yearbook staff at columbianyearbook@gmail.com.

All Night Grad Party Ornament Fundraiser
For information on how to purchase your 2017 White House Ornaments please visit our PTSA website HERE

Proceeds support the Class of 2018 All Night Graduation Celebration.

Upcoming Events
Nov 22 – Students Released 2 Hours Early
Nov 23&24- Thanksgiving Break
Nov 25 – GCM Boosters Christmas Tree Sale begins
Nov 28 thru Dec 2 — Heathers: The Musical (see above)
Nov 29 – Vienna Chipotle Dine Out
December PTSA Meeting has been cancelled

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