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1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704
217/525-3170
 

Grant's United Way Campaign Kicked off TODAY!

October 22, 2018

Check out the schedule of activities students are able to be part of each day for $1 to help the United Way Campaign! Help us reach our school goal of $5,000!

 

Attention Parents/Guardians/Students!

 

District 186 is getting ready to kick off their 2018 United Way Campaign! Students will be able to participate October 22-November 2, 2018. Last year, GMS was able to contribute $1,733.86. This year our goal is to raise$5,000to help with the district’s goal of  $115,186 !! We can’t do it without your support, so help us meet this attainable goal for such a great program that stays right here in our very own community!

 

GMS will begin its United Way campaign on Monday, October 22nd! We have a lot of fun and engaging activities scheduled and would love for you and your child(ren) to participate! 

 

Each day during the fundraiser, advisory classes will compete by bringing in donations.  Each grade-level advisory winning class will receive a Donut Party!

 

Please see the following calendar of events:

Monday, Oct. 22

  • $1 Hawaiian Shirt Day 
  • $1 Candy Wheel at lunch
  • $Boo Grams sold
  • Dress code bottoms must be worn
  • $1 per spin on the candy wheel

Tuesday, Oct. 23

  • $1 Hat Day
  • $1 Candy Wheel at lunch
  • $1 Boo Grams sold
  • Hats must be forward facing and on head correctly
  • $1 per spin on the candy wheel

 

Wednesday, Oct. 24

  • $1 College Shirt Day
  • $1 Candy Wheel at lunch
  • $1 Boo Grams sold
  • Dress code bottoms must be worn
  • $1 per spin on the candy wheel

Thursday, Oct. 25

  • $1 Neon Shirt and Jeans Day
  • $1 Candy Wheel at lunch
  • Popcorn sold at lunch
  • $1 Boo Grams sold

 

  • Dress code bottoms must be worn
  • $1 per spin on the candy wheel

 

Friday, Oct. 26

  • NO School Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Boo-Grams sold at conferences
  • Come to conferences to see the teachers and send your child a “Boo-Gram” at the United Way table

Monday, Oct. 29

  • $1 Tie-Dye Shirt Day
  • Thumbs up for United Way banner (free to all)
  • $1 Hot Chocolate sold at lunch 
  • $1 Boo Grams sold

 

  • Dress code bottoms must be worn

 

Tuesday, Oct. 30

  • $1 Sports Shirt/Jersey Day
  • $1 Hot Chocolate sold at lunch 

 

  • Dress code bottoms must be worn
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Wednesday, Oct. 31

  • $1 Super Hero Day
  • Boo-Grams will be distributed today
  • Dress like your favorite super hero (no masks or weapons please)

Thursday, Nov. 1

  • Camo Shirt Day
  • Popcorn sold at lunch
  • $1 donation to Pie-Your-Favorite-Teacher/Admin in the face at lunch ($1 per pie)
  • Dress code bottoms must be worn

 

Friday, Nov. 2

  • $2 Lip Sync Battle; optional to attend (teacher’s lip-syncing and students watching in an assembly)
  • $1 Jean Day with hoodie
  • Students will receive a wrist band when they pay to attend the assembly in their advisory class that morning.

 

* There will be a Guess How Many Suckers in the Jar daily. Guesses are $0.25/guess*
 

Thank you for your contribution to this great community organization!