Grant Middle School
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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.
Mrs. Childress will leave the book exchange tables from the A.R. Hall of Fame celebration in the back of the library for the week. If you have books that you would like to exchange for other books, you may do so over your lunch shift.
CAMP CILCA: Final Instructions for Camp Cilca is May 16, 17, and 18th.
( Read 5/11, 5/14 & 5/15)
1. Be here at Wed. 16th at 7 a.m. with bedding and duffle bag in labeled plastic bags.
2. Be dressed in layers and tennis shoes for a day outdoors.
3. Wear backpack with poncho, bug spray, hat, and camera.
4. Eat breakfast before arriving.
5. Check in, give meds to teachers at table, board bus.
6. Remember, pick-up is Friday 4:45 back of school.
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:
Attention 8th Graders going on the trip to Chicago -
You can sign-up for your groups on THURSDAY during LUNCH in the LOBBY. If your parent is going you are automatically in their group. You may NOT sign other people up and once you pick a group, you will stay in that group. If you do not sign up on Thursday you will be placed in a group that has space available. T-shirts will be handed out next week. Any questions - see Mrs. Schroeder.
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!”
Practices all week from 2:30-4:00 PM. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN WATER TO TRACK PRACTICE EVERYDAY!!!
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.
WEB: Attention all 7th grade students, now is the time to pick up your WEB Leader applications. You can get them from Mrs. Connolley's office in room 205. The applications must be completed by this Friday, May 11th. We will be choosing our group of leaders next week, so it is essential to get the applications in as soon as possible. If you have any questions after the meeting, please ask Mr. Hayes, Mrs. Hayes, or Mrs. Connolley. We look forward to working with you and helping you become an outstanding leader!
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.