• THE MACARIO GARCIA MIDDLE SCHOOL CHESS CLUB IS DESIGNED FOR THE PROMOTION OF CHESS AMONG INTERESTED STUDENTS AT GMS.  BEGINNERS AS WELL AS CHESS EXPERTS ARE WELCOMED IN THE CLUB.  THIS YEAR DR. EXUM WILL BE HELPING WITH MR. HESSE WITH THE GMS CHESS CLUB AND WILL HAVE A VERY SIGNIFICANT ROLE WORKING WITH MR. HESSE TO ENSURE THAT THIS YEAR'S CHESS CLUB SERVES ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS.

     

    THE CHESS CLUB THIS SCHOOL YEAR 2021-2022 WILL MEET ONCE A WEEK AFTER SCHOOL ON TUESDAY AFTERNOONS AT 4:20 PM IN DR. EXUM'S 6TH GRADE SCIENCE ROOM IN ROOM 709 ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF GMS.  THE CHESS CLUB ENDS AT 5:00 PM SO STUDENTS NEED TO HAVE PARENTS PICK THEM UP AT 5 PM. 

     

    AGAIN, THE CHESS CLUB WILL MEET EVERY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AFTER SCHOOL AT 4:20 PM AND WILL END AT 5 PM.  THE ONLY EXCEPTIONS ARE MAJOR EVENTS AND STANDARDIZED STAAR TESTING DAYS.

     

    THE PURPOSE OF THE CHESS CLUB IS TO PROMOTE THE GAME OF CHESS AS WELL AS TO PROMOTE CRITICAL THINKING AND STRATEGIC THINKING SKILLS WHILE PLAYING CHESS.

     

    MR. HESSE, WITH THE HELP OF DR. EXUM, WILL CONSIDER POSSIBLE STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN CHESS TOURNAMENTS IF ANY STUDENT EXPRESSES AN INTEREST IN TAKING PART IN THE TOURNAMENTS.  MR. HESSE WILL MAKE WILL FACILITATE ARRANGENTS FOR ANY CHESS CLUB MEMBERS THAT ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING PART IN TOURNAMENTS.

     

    THE CHESS CLUB IS OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS AS WELL AS ANY FACULTY MEMBER INTERESTED IN PLAYING CHESS.  MR. HESSE CAN BE CONTACTED AT james.hesse@fortbendisd.com.

     

    JAMES HESSE

    GMS CHESS CLUB SPONSOR

    SE ICS TEACHER 

    MACARIO GARCIA MIDDLE SCHOOL