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A Message From The Principal

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Gorzycki Middle School (GMS).  Teachers, parents, and members of the community are all here to support you as you experience the challenges and opportunities presented to you at Gorzycki.  We know you will be successful and that this year will be a memorable one for you.  
Welcome and have a great year!
Cathryn Mitchell, Principal

Calendar of Events

At A Glance

  • Only middle school in AISD with an "Exemplary Performance" Rating
  • 90% of GMS students are enrolled in Pre-AP courses
  • 100% of students enrolled in Algebra I passed the End-Of-Course (EOC) test on the first administration
  • High School Credit Courses Offered: Algebra, Geometry, Keyboarding, Spanish, French, Art I
  • Pre-AP Courses Offered: English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Math

News & Announcements


Daily Student Announcements Monday, November 11, 2019 Good Afternoon Gorzycki Tigers Here are your announcements for today: The Library will be closed for EXECL today for 7th grade acanthosis screenings GMS C-Team Soccer defeated Small Middle School 11-1 Saturday morning. 8 players scored, and 8 players earned assists. The goals were by Dylan Z., Rylan B., and Vincenzo B. who all scored twice. Also scoring was Oscar C., Noble C., Taylor A., Owen H., and August M. Great game Tigers! Come to Writing Club this Friday from 3:45-4:45 in room 706. Everyone is welcome, even if you have not attended before. The Boys Soccer A-Team beat O'Henry Middle School on Saturday 8-0. Scoring was led by Colby L with 3 goals, Griffin C with 2 goals, Hadley B with 1 goal, Diego L with 1 goal, and Garrett H with 1 goal. The Man of the Match goes to Colby L with scoring a hat trick! The Boys Soccer Teams will host Lamar at home this Saturday. Come and support your Tiger Soccer Teams! The Boys Soccer B-Team beat O'Henry Middle School on Saturday 11-0. The Tigers got goals from Fritz, Mathew, Luke, Zane, Cole, Ben and Caden. Great Job B Team! GSA is meeting this Wednesday in room 514. Gay Straight Alliance is an inclusive club open to all staff and students at Gorzycki. We will be meeting from 3:45-4:30. Hope to see you there! 8th graders, did you know there is a Fine Arts Academy High School in AISD? MCCallum Fine Arts Academy will be visiting Gorzycki on Tuesday, November 12th during EXCEL. McCallum Fine Arts Academy offers advanced programming for Visual Arts, Dance, Film making, Choir, Band, Guitar, Orchestra, Piano, Theater and Musical Theater. If you would like to have a high school experience that is fine-arts-focused, come meet with the McCallum rep to learn about applications and auditions, on Tuesday, November 12th during EXCEL in the choir room, Rm 308. Congratulations to a successful District/Region Competition Season for the Gorzycki Tiger Band. The GMS Band ended up with a record 59 students earning a placement in the District Band. 36 of those students earned a placement in the Region Band with 10 qualifiying for the Region Orchestra Winds. Congratulations to first chair students: Derrick N. Topher M. Sofie E. Noah B. We are proud of your effort and hard work! Keep striving for excellence. The daily raffle winner for a free book at the Book fair is Isabel Z. from Mrs. Dahill's ELA Class. Congratulations, Isabel! Please report to the library to claim your book. Don’t forget, Be the “I” in Kind campaign is going on all week. Monday’s focus is showing kindness to a teacher or staff member. Give them a real smile; stick up for them; tell them thank you. Instead of getting pulled in to the drama, let’s be extra good to each other this week. We all need it. Turn in your tickets to the boxes in the office, library, or on the stage. Hey Tigers! The PAL program is organizing a coat drive for Coats for Kids. All you have to do is bring any new or gently used jacket or coat, and drop it in one of the big boxes located in the Commons and inside of the library. You can also give your coat to Ms. Sindt in Room 804. Any kids’ size coat, from infant to teen will work! If you don’t have a jacket to donate, you can still donate cash online! Just visit the GMS website to access the donation link. Donations will be accepted until November 22. We appreciate your donations! Thank you! Boys Basketball will have tryouts on Friday November 15th. 7th grade will tryout before school with doors opening at 6:00 AM. 8th grade will tryout after school until 5:30. The second tryout for 8th grade will be Thursday Nov 21st until 5:15. 7th grade will have their second tryout on Friday Nov 22nd with doors opening at 6:00 AM. You must have a current physical on file and you must sign up in the coaches office in order to tryout. See coach Neary if you have any questions. Have a great day tigers!
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Coats for Kids--Please click to donate!

Coats for Kids helps children whose families cannot afford coats to stay warm during the winter months. The drive is organized by the Junior League of Austin. Each year they distribute more than 35,000 coats to children in central Texas. Even if you don't have a coat to donate, you can still help! With every $20 raised, the Junior League is able to purchase a new coat for a child in need. Please click on the link to donate--every little bit helps, so please give what you can. Thank you for your support and generosity!