Baldwin County Public Schools
Gulf Shores Middle Gulf Shores, AL

February/March Dolphin Stars
Congratulations to the GSMS April and May Dolphin Stars of the Month! 8th GradeLeeanna CruzNoah HenryBryce SimsIvy SmithMegan...


TSA wins at State Competition   
Congratulations to the Gulf Shores Middle Technology Student Association (TSA) on their wins at the state competition! The state...

Peer Helpers present at GSES   
By Sara Pennington The Peer Helpers went to Gulf Shores Elementary School to present a bullying presentation on Wednesday,...

TSA is off to the State Competition!   
TSA is competing in Tuscaloosa this week.

Meet the New Cheer Squad!   
Getting to Know the 2014-2015 Cheerleaders

7th Grade Island Heritage Project   
Due May 13th

Track Meet - April 3, 2014   
Go Dolphins!

Fun in the Sun!   
Field Trip to Meyer Park
Alex Hill

Cooking Time   
Learning to cook in Teen Discovery!

Track Season has Started!   
Go Dolphins!

Handball   
New sport in PE!

Rube Goldberg Inventions   
By Jordan Sykes      The 8th grade science classes are building Rube Goldberg Inventions over the next two weeks....

High School Soccer Draft   
By: Jordan Sykes   We are proud to announce the high school soccer coach, Coach Thompson, has selected seven of our...

Digital Photography Workshop   
By Sara Pennington     Four students (Lilliana Betz, Asia Thampi, Morgan Franklin, and Luke Ball) were chosen...

Europe in a Box   
By: Caitlyn Wyers The seventh grade advanced history class is doing a project called “Europe in a Box.” Europe...

Soccer Season Ending   
By Luke Murdock Last week GSMS participated in this year’s 2A Baldwin County Soccer Championship Tournament held in...

Anthem   
By: GilliAnne Drouillard and Brandi Cannon Mrs. Baldwin’s and Mrs. Hinyub’s Language Arts classes are reading...

Saint Patrick's Day Dance   
By Hayes Graf   On March 14, 2014, 7th and 8th grade students from GSMS attended the St. Patrick’s Day dance...

art, Art, ART!   
By: Brianna Ennis                At GSMS, Ms. Scofield’s art classes created...

Digital Posters   
    By Brianna Ryan In Coach Smith’s class they are doing a digital poster. The digital poster is on...

Apply for Yearbook!   
  If the video does not show up, click here to download it.

Apply for Newspaper!   
If the video does not show up, click here to download it.

March Rosetta Stone Award   
By Brianna Ryan      On March 7, 2014 Ms.Gill and Mrs.Butler's homeroom classes earned  a doughnut breakfast....

Chocolate Fundraiser   
By Hayes Graf GSMS is having a fundraiser to sell chocolate bars. The fundraiser starts on Thursday, March 13, and ends on...

Band receives All Superior at Alabama Assessment Festival   
By: GilliAnne Drouillard The Gulf Shores Middle School band recently took a field trip to Baker High School in Mobile Alabama...

Soccer season is in full swing!   
We have two home games this week - Monday and Thursday. Come out and support our players! By Lacey TilleryOn March 6th, 2014,...

Talent Show Winners!   
On March 7, 2014, Gulf Shores Middle School held a Talent Show. The winners were divided into two categories. The first category...

2014-2015 Yearbook Applications due April 9th   
By Sara Pennington Any upcoming seventh or eighth grade student can apply to be on our school’s yearbook staff for the...

2014-2015 Newspaper Applications due April 9th   
By: Hayes Graf   The GSMS newspaper application for the 2014-2015 school year is ready to be filled out by any student...

Pillow Power   
By: Hayes Graf   The GSMS Teen Discovery elective made pillows by sewing together chosen fabric, and stuffing the pillow...

Good attendance at GSMS!   
By Ansleigh Lazenby On Monday, February 25, most of the students at Gulf Shores Middle School went to the Gulf Bowl in Foley....

GSMS Career Simulation   
By Jordan Sykes On February 25, GSMS student participated in a Career Simulation. The career simulation was an event to help...

Pig Dissections   
By: Lacey Tillery   In Ms. Crawford and Ms. Jollit’s 7th grade classes, they are dissecting fetal pigs. They have...

Mardi Gras: No school Monday or Tuesday   
By: Luke Murdock     On Monday and Tuesday, students at Gulf Shores will not have school due to Mardi Gras. Mardi...

GSMS has talent!   
By Sara Pennington Next Friday, March 7th, GSMS will hold the 2014 “GSMS has Talent” talent show. It will be during...

TSA is in need of blue blazers.   
Technology Student Organization (TSA) is in need for navy blue blazers.  We are going to the state competition and each...

Google Doodle   
By: Brianna Ennis   Ms. Scofield’s art classes are entering a contest called “Doodle for Google”....

Sewing Prep   
By: Lacey Tillery    In Ms.Carpenter’s 7th and 8th grade classes, they are prepping for sewing a pillow next...

JV Baseball   
By:Luke Murdock   On Monday, February 17th,  the Gulf Shores High School Junior Varsity Dolphins baseball team...

GSMS at USA's Engineering Open House   
The GSMS 8th graders had a wonderful opportunity to go on a field trip to the University of South Alabama on Thursday, February...

Talent Show List   
Kattie Martinez Devon Hartly Caroline Gibson Allison Mann Lauren...

Chocolate Cook-Off Winners   
Congratulations to our Chocolate Cook-Off Winners!First Place: Kattie MartinezSecond Place: Reagan BarberThird Place: Mychal...

Emme Hurst - Peace Poster Contest   
The Lions International Peace Poster Contest is an international contest that encourages children ages 11-13, to express what...

GSMS soccer is having a great season!   
Congratulations to both GSMS soccer teams! Both girls and boys had a victory over Bay Minette.The boys won 1-0 with Dominick...

Peer Helper Valentine Project   
By Sara Pennington The Peer Helpers put together Valentine’s gifts for every student in our school. They brought in candy...

Talent Show Tryout Schedule   

GSMS thanks the Hangout!   
By Jordan Sykes Gulf Shores Middle School is very thankful for the Hangout's donation to our students who have put forth extra...

Shaving Cream Peacocks   
By: Brianna Ennis   This week at GSMS, Miss Scofield’s classes were making shaving cream peacocks.They did this...

NJHS Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser   
The GSMS NJHS is holding a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis. They are selling hearts for $1 that will be displayed in the school....

Chocolate Cook-Off Thursday!   

Congratulations Jessica Minish!   
By Hayes Graf   One of our GSMS 8th grade students, Jessica Minish, won Honorable Mention at the Region-at-Large Scholastic...

Upcoming 8th Grade Shakespeare Field Trip   
The 8th grade field trip to the Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery is Tuesday. Please take a moment to review the information...

Upcoming 8th Grade Engineering Field Trip   
On February 20, 2014, GSMS 8th graders will have the opportunity to attend the National E-Week Open House at the University of...

Rosetta Stone Achievers!   
We would like to congratulate 18 students who are actively and successfully putting in the hours with the Rosetta Stone program. ...

Character Education in PE   
By Hayes Graf The GSMS gym classes decided to make animations. The students first read what the six pillars of character are,...

Writing Club   
By Jordan Sykes Mr. McDonald, one of our seventh grade Language Arts teachers, is the teacher sponsor of the Writing Club....

2014 Talent Show is on its way!   
GSMS is gearing up for the 2014 Talent Show! Applications are now available on the school website and from Mrs. Crawford. They...

2013-2014 GSMS Star Students   
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 GSMS Star Students: Hannah Giannini and Luke Ball!

FCA Senior Bowl Rally   
The Southern Alabama FCA group invited other FCA clubs, including our GSMS club, to their annual Senior Bowl Rally! The Senior...

Optical Illusions   
By: Brianna Ennis   Ms. Scofield’s classes are doing optical illusions this week. Her classes were having lots...

Enzymes in Action   
By: Lacey Tillery  On January 16, 2014, in Ms. Crawford’s seventh grade classes they had a lab based on enzymes....

Christian Club   
By: GilliAnne Drouillard   The Christian Club meets every Thursday at 7:30 AM in the Library. The club is sponsored...
Christian Club T-Shirt

GSMS at ST Aerospace   
Recently Gulf Shores Middle School students visited ST Aerospace in Mobile. Students were able to tour the facilities, go inside...

"The Wave" Yearbook Update   
By Jordan Sykes This year’s yearbook staff has accomplished many goals. They sold over $4,000 in business ads, and over...
Yearbook Cover Sneak Peek!

Second Semester Happenings   
ByAnsleigh Lazenby  and Hayes Graf       With the new semester coming up we are having a lot of new...

Soccer Season   
By Ansleigh Lazenby The GSMS soccer games are coming soon! The first game will be on February 10 and will be at Spanish Fort....

Yearbook wants to know where you have been!   
Yearbook needs your summer and/or holiday photos! Where have you been? What was your favorite part of the vacation? Please send...

Dream House Winners   
By:Caitlyn Wyers For the past six months, the seventh grade Advanced Math classes have been working on a dream house....

Upcoming 8th Grade Field Trips   
The eighth graders are gearing up for two very exciting field trips! They are going to the ST Aerospace Mobile Aircraft Maintenance...

8th Graders on the High School JV Baseball Team   
By: Luke Murdock         Seven students in the eighth grade made the JV team for the Gulf Shores...

Advanced Art Cornucopia   
By: Hayes Graf   The GSMS Advanced Art class made a Thanksgiving Cornucopia out of paper mache. After making it, they...

What makes up an 'ideal society'?   
Ms. Reeves 8th grade Language Arts classes recently made Ideal Societies. This project was a culminating activity for their unit...

Have you looked up lately?   
By Ansleigh Lazenby Ms. Scofield’s advanced art class recently completed a project. For this project, the class studied...

NAIA Women's Soccer Team comes to GSMS   
By: Hayes Graf   The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) women’s soccer teams visited GSMS...

Sea Lab Field Trip   
By: Lacey Tillery   Ms. Crawford’s class and Mrs. Jollit’s class went on a field trip to the Dauphin Island...

Homework Helpline   
Need homework help? Visit the free Alabama Homework Helpline.   http://webmini.apls.state.al.us/apls_web/apls/apls/homework

8th Grade Field Trip Forms & Money Due Dec. 19th.   
The money and signed permission slip for the 8th grade field trip to the Shakespeare Festival are due no later than Thursday,...

Deck the Halls!   
Gulf Shores Middle School is gearing up for their biggest art show of the year! The Deck the Halls art show will be held Tuesday,...

Talent Search!   
Do you have a cool talent? Submit a picture of your cool talent to Ms. Reeves or to ReplayIT ASAP for a chance to be in the 2013...

FACS Babies!   
In Mrs. Carpenter’s FAC class they are taking babies home. In the class they are pairing up as  “ parents “...

NJHS Officers   
he new NJHS officers for 2013-2014 are Secretary-Delaney Russ Treasurer-Amber Mason Vice President-Linley King NJHS President-Lauren...

In a world without yearbooks...   

Career Day at GSMS!   
         A Career Day for Gulf Shores Middle School students will be held on November 22nd. Each middle...

Girls' Physical Fitness Testing   
Last week in PE the girls completed Physical Fitness Testing. Physical fitness is the ability in which your body can deal with...

FCA Walk-A-Thon   
 The GSMS FCA organization is participating in a walk-a-thon that many other FCA groups in Southern Alabama are participating...

The Many Projects of TSA!   
By Ansleigh Lazenby Coach O’s TSA class is working on many  projects!   One project is a robot. This...

Check us Out! November Eastern Shore Magazine   
Check us out in this month's Eastern Shore Parent's Magazine! 

8th Grade Who's Who   
Most Athletic: Rett Files and Kennedy Cronan             Best Hair:...

GSMS Students make Local Orchestras   
Congratulations to Gulf Shores Middle School students Julie Ann Brazell and Taylor Holley for making the Baldwin County Youth...

Siran Stacy Brings an Uplifting Message to GSMS   
On Friday, October 25th, Siran Stacy, former Alabama running back, came to Gulf Shores Middle School to speak to students about...

Fill the Bus!   
Mrs. Jollit’s CEO class and Ms. Reeves’s Newspaper staff are working together to collect cans for the Fill the Bus...

GSMS Cheerleaders at Auburn   
The GSMS cheerleaders attended the Halftime Extravaganza at Auburn University this past Saturday, October 26th. The coaches and...

Hannah Guthrie wins Championship with RAD FC   
Seventh grader Hannah Guthrie played in a soccer championship with her team Rad FC elite. The Rad FC is a travel ball soccer...

GSMS Students on GSHS Swim Team   
By: Hayes Graf On October 17, 2013, I interviewed Genevieve Eddy and Wade Kornegay because they are on the high school swim...

Lauren Bradford is the 2013 Red Ribbon Leader   
Lauren Bradford has been named the Red Ribbon Leader for Gulf Shores Middle School. She was selected for her strong leadership...

Cross Country places 2nd in the County   
Our Cross Country team has worked very hard this season. This past week they concluded their 2013 season with great victories!...
Cross Country

Teacher of the Year   
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 GSMS Teacher of the Year, Ms. Reeves!

The Yearbook Games (Video)   
The GSMS yearbook staff has been hard at work on promotional videos. Check this one out!   The Yearbook Games  ...

2013-2014 SGA   
  Congratulations to the 2013-2014 GSMS SGA Officers:President – Sydney Madison (8th grade)Vice President –...

28 Awards for GSMS Art Students!   
We are proud to announce that 28 GSMS students brought back ribbons from the 2013 Baldwn County Fair Art Contests. Congratulations...

Unity Day   
Tomorrow is Unity Day! Wear orange and write "unity" on your hand. Join the movement to make it orange and make it end! If you...

United Way Fundraiser   
In the cafeteria, you will find a large jar of candy. The person who guesses closest to the number of candies in the jar will...

City of Gulf Shores Wireless Internet   
The City of Gulf Shores has created a wireless internet account at the Bodenhamer for students.  Log on with the following:...

The Homecoming Queen is....   
Congratulations to Sydney Madison the 2013 GSMS Homecoming Queen!   Sydney is the daughter of Jackie and Mike Madison....

Catman Classic!   
Congratulations to the GSMS Cross Country team! The Cross Country girls won 2nd place in the 2-A division of the Catman Classic....

GSMS Fashionistas   
By Jordan Sykes In September, Studio Glitz had a fashion show at the Wharf Convention Center. A few of our GSMS girls and boys...

Thank you Gulf Coast Family Chiropractic!   
Alicia Farrell with Gulf Coast Family Chiropractic in Gulf Shores donated school supplies for our students today. She brought...

Work in Progress   
  GSMS Horticulture students are hard at work on their gardens. Thanks to the City of Gulf Shores, our horticulture...

Sweet Potato Cook Off   
On September 17th, GSMS students competed in a school wide sweet potato cook off. Students created a variety of dishes using...

Recycle: The possibilities are endless.   
GSMS students have spent the past two weeks working on projects relating to Coastal Cleanup and raising awareness about pollution...

Robots and Apps and Websites - Oh My!   
By Ansliegh Lazenby Coach O’s class is doing all different types of projects this week. One group is building a robot....

Paper or Plastic?   
By Jordan Sykes In Ms. Woerner's science class, students had a discussion on Coastal Cleanup and beach pollution last week. ...

Give the Sand a Hand!   
Last week, Ms. Reeves' Language Arts classes created advertisements that promote keeping our local beaches clean. Students worked...

Homecoming Court!   
Congratulations to the GSMS Homecoming Court! 7th Grade                               &n...

Homecoming Week!   
Homecoming Week is next week!   Monday: Neon Day Tuesday: Duck Dynasty Day Wednesday: Favorite Costume Day Thursday:...

GS Spirit T-Shirt on sale!   
Gulf Shores spirit shirts are on sale! They are $15 and come in Navy, White, and Tie-Dye Blue. Get yours in the office today!

Experiments at GSMS   
Ms. Woerner’s class is learning about chemical and physical changes. The experiment they are doing involves baking powder,...

GSMS Christian Club   
  The Christian Club was started by Lauren Bradford last year, and it is sponsored by Mrs.Butler. The Christian Club...

NEW: Yearbook Payment Plan   
Capturing the story of the year has never been easier!  Now, you can purchase your yearbook online in three easy monthly...

News from the Newspaper Staff   
Want to read the latest news from the GSMS Newspaper Staff? Check out their news page:  http://www.gsmsdolphins.com/?PageName='OrganizationPage'&Page='News'&OrganizationID='29504'

Beautification at GSMS   
Above Left to right: Elijah Gilliland, Zachary Humphery (back to camera), John Herrington, David Steele, Jordan Todd (behind...

Yearbook Student Recognition Ads are on sale!   
Student Recognition Ads for the 2013-2014 yearbook are now on sale! Please pick up your order form in the GSMS office or from...

GSHS - Celebrate My Drive   
Our high school is working hard to win a $100,00 grant and a concert from Kelly Clarkson. Please help them reach this goal! Follow...

Worlds of Opportunity   
By Sara Pennington The 8th grade went on a field trip on September 25th to World’s of Opportunity in Mobile. Students...

Taking It All To The Field   
By Brianna Ennis The 2013-2014 football season at GSMS is underway. GSMS football players have practiced almost every day over...

GSMS is bright!   
Monday was "Neon Day" for homecoming week. GSMS students and teachers were looking very bright today!

Litter Bugs!   
Above: Luke Ball Gulf Shores Middle School is gearing up for school wide unit involving the Coastal Cleanup. Ms. Scofield’s...

GSMS Newspaper Class is in Full Gear   
Above: Luke Murdock, Sara Pennington, and Caitlin Wyers   The GSMS Newspaper Staff is in full gear already! They are...

MacBook Deployment at GSMS   
  TheDigital Renaissance is alive and well at Gulf Shores Middle School. This is our second year with the 1:1 MacBook...

Chicago in 1871   
Ms. Reeves' Language Arts classes are preparing for their first novel, The Great Fire, by research 1871 Chicago. Students are...

Memories for Sale!   
The GSMS Yearbook Staff hit the ground running this school year. They have sold business ads to help lower the price for student...

Stay Informed   
If you would like have school news and other information emailed to you