The first bell of the day rings at 7:55 AM, school dismisses at 3:55 PM unless a student if staying for after school tutorials. Please be sure that you child is at school and on time. Gerdes Junior High is a closed campus, once a student is dropped off for school they are to remain on campus unless picked up by a parent/guardian and processed through the school office. If you need to pick up your child early from school for an appointment you must enter the school and proceed to the school office to check out your son/daughter, parent/guardian ID will be requested.
6th grade students should be dropped off at the flagpole - Bowie street side.
7th & 8th grade student should be dropped off at backside of the school - Travis street side. 7th grade students will meet near the steps at the back of the building and 8th grade students will meet at the entrance of the 8th grade hallway.
Any student who needs to eat breakfast should walk to the cafeteria, or be dropped off at the cafeteria, eat, and then proceed to the appropriate grade level meeting place at the junior high.
If you like building things and making them go, Talon Robotics is for you. It is free to join and we meet every Tuesday after school from 4:00 to 5:00 PM in room 202 at the high school. First meeting will be September 12th. We will be building robots and rockets to compete in contests in the fall and spring.