Glen Edwards Middle School

GEMS students given option for after school hang-out

Every Thursday afternoon, youth gather at Glen Edwards Middle School for basketball, crafts, pizza and conversation. School Principal Shelly Hoover and campus volunteer Miguel Ol ...

Glen Edwards kicks off Pennies for Patients

Every year, Glen Edwards Middle School participates in Pennies for Patients. Our school wanted to get involved and raise lots of money to help change lives. Hopefully, we did becau ...

Fiesta Night to benefit GEMS eighth-graders

A group of eighth-graders from Glen Edwards Middle School made tissue paper flowers Tuesday morning for their upcoming Fiesta Night fundraiser. The fundraiser is to help raise mo ...

GEMS teacher's aide battling cancer

Lisa Miller says she misses her “little monsters” at Glen Edwards Middle School. Miller, 47, is a teacher’s aide at the school, where she worked in Lori Reitman’s classro ...

Is your child getting enough sleep?

Joey Baker had difficulty breathing while he slept, which caused him a restless night of waking up and falling back to sleep again. “I kept waking up in the night, every hour, ...

Glen Edwards soccer looking strong

The Glen Edwards Middle School boys soccer team has exploded upon the soccer scene with creative passing, plenty of goals, and excitement on the field. The secret of their success ...

Glen Edwards students earning money for trip

Glen Edwards Middle School eigthth graders are having a number of fundraisers to help raise money for a Washington, D.C. and New York trip. “Approximately 50 eighth-graders are ...

24 hours, 111 miles, great cause

Bake sales and car washes are nothing compared with Tony Overbay’s fundraising idea. In offering to lend Glen Edwards Middle School’s sports teams a hand, he was on his feet fo ...

School budget cuts on the way

Western Placer Unified School District’s $8.7 million budget has to be trimmed by $3 million, according to district officials since November, to achieve a balanced budget. ...

Glen Edwards trying to keep sports around

In junior high school, I envied students receiving the Presidential fitness award during the end-of-the-year awards assembly. I thought students earning those patches were the cr ...