Grant Middle School
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Good morning and welcome to Prime Time News!
We will be selling popsicles for .25 cents on Wednesday, 10/20. This is to raise money for our PBIS rewards.
Due to the potential health hazards of wearing silly bandz, Grant has decided to put a ban on the wearing of any of these bandz in the school building at any time during the school day. Students are still allowed to wear the “Livestrong” wristbands or others like them.
CITY BUS RIDERS: Students who are riding the city bus home after-school please listen very carefully. You will need to make arrangements and let your parents know that the bus will no longer have a “pick-up” n front of Grant. You will need to walk “east bound” on the sidewalk 6 blocks to English street- the city bus will pick up at 2:55pm at this location.
Drivers Education Information for 8th Grade Parents and Students: In order for 8th grade students to be eligible to take DRIVERS EDUCATION FRESHMEN YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL they will need to PASS 8 SEMESTERS of course work.
Cafeteria: Students need to enter the café first to eat their lunch. You cannot go outside or the gym and then come in and eat lunch. Also, when you are wanting to leave the café, you will need to raise your hand and wait for an adult to dismiss you from your table. At that time please dispose of your garbage, tray and beverages other than water. You may then go outside or to the gym, the library will be available upon request from Mrs. Childress.
Teachers: Students can go to their lockers: before school, after 2nd block, before/after lunch, and then after-school. You cannot go get pe clothes – they need to be with you! Assign noon detentions if a student is at their locker w/out a pass.
7/8GBB: No practice tonight scheduled tonight. Questions please see your coaches.
6GBB: Practice this week is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday from 6:00-7:30PM. Also in Friday, from 5:30-6:30 PM. The 6th grade girls have a “bye” this week so no game on Saturday.
6BBB: practice is on Wednesday, 10/20 from 4-6.
7/8BBB: 7th & 8th grade will continue with their try-outs on Tuesday, 10/19 from 4-6. Questions see Coach Gardner.
ALL: 6/7/8 boys will need to have a current physical on file and a athletic permit card filled out and signed to try-out and be a member of the boys teams. Questions see Ms. Smith.
CHEERLEADING: Cheerleading practice is scheduled this week for Tuesday and Wednesday, from 2:30-4:00. Questions see Coach Smith.
ART CLUB: Questions please see Ms. DeLong.
YEARBOOK: The price to reserve your color 2011 yearbook will be $22 until Winter Break. After that, it will cost $25. Yearbooks are reserved by seeing Mrs. Ridings in room 220 before and after school. Get yours soon!
BETA: Beta Club is sponsoring a Pink Shirt day at Grant Middle School on Friday, October 22nd in honor of breast cancer awareness. You can wear ANY pink shirt on Friday, October 22 as long as it is appropriate for school. Cost to wear the pink shirt is $1. Anyone wearing pink will also have his or her picture taken on Friday for the yearbook.
IMSA: IMSA students! Starting TODAY...IMSA students will report to the cafeteria with Ms. Meneghetti before you to class. Do not go to Ziemba's class first. We will have our energy snack and then Ms. Meneghetti will escort you to Ms.Ziemba's classroom. This will be the procedure for the rest of the school year. Any questions see Ms.Ziemba, Ms. Meneghetti, Ms. Judd or Mrs. Hayes.
Will meet after school from 2:45-4:15 every Monday. October dates are: 4,18 & 25. November dates are: 8,15,22, & 29. December 6 is the only meeting date scheduled.
BIRTHDAYS: look on list and announce names!
BIST- power point
Remember our school expectations:
Respect yourself~ Respect Others~ Respect Property~
Bottled water can be purchased all day in the main lobby. The Pepsi machines are turned off during the school day and then after-school they will be turned back on. We will also have a candy table that will only be available after-school. We need to leave the building in a timely fashion. The buses will pull out of the parking lot at 2:30 pm sharp every day this week.
Remind students about walking home and respecting the property of neighbors as well as area businesses.
Rubber bands are not allowed at school at any time! No skateboards at school at any time.
Cell phones, CD, I pods and toys are not allowed on in the building at any time. If you are caught they will be taken, turned into the office, parents notified and will be responsible to pick up said items.
Students cannot leave campus after-school and return it is too dangerous and not allowed. Anyone caught doing this will receive a PM detention for hours cleaning windows, lockers ……
BELTS: We have belts for sale in the main office. The cost is $2.00; see Ms. Mary before school to purchase a belt. Belt MUST BE a solid color only!
Shirts need to be tucked in at all times! This includes your lunch shift. NO NAVY BLUE SHIRTS! When you leave the building at the end of the day, you may untuck as you wish. NO SAGGING!
NO Baby Doll- sweaters allowed! BLACK JEANS- NOT ALLOWED!!!!!
GERNERAL”S BEST AWARD- winners are………..
Let's have a great day!