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Galvin Middle School Mathematics

The Galvin Middle School math department is comprised of highly qualified teachers committed to providing every student with a rigorous mathematical experience. Our standards-based curriculum is comprised from the frameworks established by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The math department has made a strong commitment to the integration of technology into our instruction as well as adoption of a state of the art textbook series that is designed to challenge and engage students. 

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Student & Parent Math Resources

Math Team Info

MCAS Info & Resources

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

Math Department Advisor

James Spillane

GMS Assistant Principal, Administration

Jennifer Jannini

GMS Teacher, Special Education

Jessica Dineen

GMS Teacher, Math

Maryanna Biedermann

GMS Teacher, Math

William Bendell

GMS Teacher, Math

Jacob Fuller

GMS Teacher, Math

Cory Johnston

GMS Teacher/Dept. Advisor, Math

Kathleen Lam

GMS Teacher, Math

Kelsey Cummings

GMS Teacher, Math

William Baker

GMS Teacher, Math

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Student & Parent Resources

All Grade 6 students qualify for Grade 7: Math 7

Grade 6 to Grade 7: Pre-Algebra

All Grade 7 students qualify for Grade 8: Math 8 Concepts in Algebra

Grade 7: Pre-Algebra to Grade 8: Algebra 1

Grade 7: Math 7 to Grade 8: Algebra 1

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GMS Math Team

Information: All students from all grades are welcome to join the Math Team. A team attends a meet with 10 students (maximum of 7 eighth graders). There are 5 individual tests in a contest, one for each category. Each student on a team is entered in 3 categories, and each category should have exactly 6 students from a team. In the sixth category, the team question, all ten regular team members compete toward a team score.

Coaches: Ms. Cummings, & Ms. Dineen,

Practices: TBA

Meets: TBA


The Art of Problem Solving provides FREE resources for students who are training for math competitions. Students will need to register an account to use the Alcumus, For The Win!, and MATHCOUNTS trainer Free Resources.


Math Team Practice: Art of Problem Solving

GMS Math Team Interest Form

Intermediate Math League of Eastern Massachusetts Website

Questions from past IMLEM competitions