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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

April 30, 2012

Grant Middle School
Morning Announcements
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
“B” Day

Good morning and welcome to Prime Time News!

Regular school hours begin: 8:00AM- 2:30PM!

Any student in need of the "First Day Fund" form needs to see Mrs. Nance in the principal’s office.

CAMP CILCA: Camp Cilca is May 16, 17, and 18th.

GUEST TEACHERS: whenever you have a guest teacher, you are to show him/her the same respect as you would your regular teacher. The guest teacher knows the BIST procedures. If you are asked to go to the Safe Seat, you must move to the Safe Seat. If you must be removed from the classroom, you will be escorted to the office and issued three noon detentions and a phone call home.

Cafeteria: Students need to enter the cafeteria first to eat their lunch. You cannot go outside or the gym and then come in and eat lunch. Also, when you want to leave the cafeteria, you will need to raise your hand and wait for an adult to dismiss you from the 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. 

Dress Code Violators & Gum Chewing: This is the verbal warning for the entire student body concerning shirts being un-tucked, sagging, and gum chewing in class and the hallways. If a teacher or staff member notices you are violating the dress code or chewing gum you will be assigned a noon detention with the administrators.

8th Grade Field Trip:
If you have any questions please see Mrs. Schroeder in room 217 before or after school or during 8th grade lunch.

LUNCH: The gym is now open during lunch. On “A” days the girls will be allowed to go to the gym and on “B” days the boys.

Teachers: Students can go to their lockers: before school, after 2nd block, before/after lunch, and then after-school. You cannot go get per clothes before; they need to be with you! A noon detention will be assigned if a student is at their locker w/out a pass.

Due to the potential health hazards of wearing silly bands, Grant has put a ban on the wearing of any of these bands in the school building at any time during the school day. Students are still allowed to wear the “Livestrong” wristbands or others like them.

TRACK: Track members are not allowed to wear their uniform sweats to school as a “jacket!”

CHEERLEADING: GMS Cheerleading tryouts for the 2012-2013 Cheerleading squad are May 1,2, and 3 from 5:30-7:30. If you would an informational flyer, please go by Mrs. Silver's room 210 to get one. Questions see Mrs. Silveri.

BASKETBALL: The SHS boys basketball camp is June 4-June 8th at Springfield High. The camp is for boys from age 7 to those entering high school as freshmen. Flyers are in the main office if you are interested. Cost is $50.



IMSA: IMSA students: Remember to bring your lunch and or money for lunch.
Be in the lobby at 7:45 ready to go. You are responsible for anything you bring on the bus.
Soda and water with a twist lid.

SCHOLASTIC BOWL: Questions - See Mrs. Thomas is room 219.

WEB: Attention all WEB Leaders, there is a very important meeting in the mobile right after school on Wednesday. The meeting will be short and sweet. It is important that you show up. If you have track, check with your coaches between classes, at lunch, or at the meet tonight to ask to be excused for about 15-20 minutes on Wednesday. Do not ask to leave a class to go see Coach Hill or Coach Neman. If you can't make it, please see Mr. Hayes.

CHESS CLUB: NO CHESS for the Rest of the year!


SHOW CHOIR: Show Choir will be meeting next Tuesday after school from 2:30 until 4.


SCHOOL STORE: Attention school store shoppers! The shelves of the school store have been restocked. If you are in need of pencil lead . . . we have it for $1!!!!! Come see the new assortment of pencils and pens . . . mini notebooks and fun calculators, mini staplers and pencil sharpeners! The school store is located in room 205 - student support room and is open most of the day!

Cell phones, are not allowed on in the building at any time. If you are caught, the phone will be confiscated and turned into the office, parents notified and will be responsible to pick up said items.

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.