Grant Middle School
Monday, January 10, 2011
Good morning and welcome to Prime Time News!
Announce on every Friday! CAMP CILCA INFORMATION:
Mr. Hayes will be coming around to 6th graders during 1st block to talk about Camp Cilca. This is a three-day field trip for sixth graders in MAY!! He will be passing out a good behavior/ good grades contract. If any student is interested in ATTENDING camp, you must turn in the contract to your language arts teacher by Fri., Jan. 28th! If you fail to turn this contract in, you will not be considered for camp in May! Even if you are undecided, turn in the contract—you cannot change your mind in May. Camp is always a big hit and awesome experience for all sixth graders! Just ask around...7th and 8th graders will confirm the amount of fun you will have at camp! Remember this is just the contract, not the money, so don't be left out! See Mrs. Griminger-Rm 108, if you have questions!
Current Science Students: Please turn in $5 science fee to your science teacher as soon as possible.
8th Grade Trip: 8th Graders - The 8th Grade field trip to Chicago on May 6th is filling up fast! There are only 13 seats left on the first bus! Once those seats are filled, we will start a waiting list for the 2nd bus. To reserve your seat, turn in a permission slip and at least $30 to Mrs. Schroeder in room 217 or your math teacher. Seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Students - we are still collecting Box Tops for Education to raise money for our school. Please turn them in to Mrs. Connolley.
The School Store has a new location. It is now in Room 205 - Mrs. Connolley's room. It will be open from 7:50-8:15 every morning. If you need some new school supplies, come check it out! Due to student request, the school store - in room 205- Mrs. Connolley's room- is now selling 3 ring binders for $3 each.
The different color “Jelly Bracelets, are NOT to be worn at school for any reason, because students are assigning in appropriate meaning to the color of the bracelets. This begins immediately for GMS students.
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.
6BB: No practice today.
7/8BBB: We have our boys 7/8 grade last home game today at 3:30 PM against Lincoln Magnet/Ball Charter. We will also honor our 8th grade boys tonight before the start of their game. Questions see Coach Gardner.
7/8 VBB: No practice today. The girls will begin their season with a home game tomorrow here at Grant. The 7th grade will begin at 3:30 PM against Jefferson MS. If there are any questions see Mr. Dworak or Ms. Jannazzo.
REMINDER: If you plan to attend the boy’s game today or the girl’s volleyball game tomorrow you MUST be in uniform to attend!
6VB: Next practice scheduled is for Wednesday, 1/12 from 2:30-4:00 PM.
CHEERLEADING: We will be honoring our 8th grade cheerleaders tonight at the boy’s game. We will do this before the start of the 8th grade game. Questions see Coach Smith.
SHOW CHOIR: Show Choir will not be meeting this week. Next week's schedule will be Wednesday for all participants and Thursday for new members who need to audition. IF YOU WERE NOT IN SHOW CHOIR LAST SEMESTER BUT WOULD LIKE TO JOIN THIS SEMESTER PLEASE SEE MISS BENTSEN FOR A PACKET AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Any questions please see Miss Bentsen.
BETA: Please announce Thursday, January 11:
The following students need to see Mrs. Kleinertz after announcements for a couple of minutes: Kelsie Fleming, Abbi Locki, Nicole Miller, Cash Wheeler, Carson Stouffe, & Roseline Ewa
Please announce from now until January 12:
Beta officers will meet after school January 11 from 2:30-4:00. Come prepared with pencil and paper.
WEB: WEB Academic Committee: Please see Mr. Hayes briefly after school on Tuesday. We will touch base on getting into the classrooms. Questions see Mr. Hayes.
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!