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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

May 14, 2012

Grant Middle School
Morning Announcements
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
“B” Day

Good morning and welcome to Prime Time News!

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

If you are planning on attending Lanphier High School's Lion's Pride auditions Wednesday after school please see Mr. Mitchell in room 121A. It is not too late to sign up. I do need to see you before the audition though.

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 to Chicago:
If you did not receive a sheet with details of the trip when you signed up for groups, please get one from Mrs. Schroeder in room 217. This form contains important information and will answer most questions about the trip. Remember - you need to pack a sack lunch! If you have any other questions please 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: Please turn in your clean and laundered track uniform and sweat suit, along with your track bag to Coach Newman or Coach Hill as soon as possible. Lost uniforms and sweats will result in monetary fine.

WEB: 8th Grade WEB Leaders need to sign up and pay for the banquet no later than Wednesday. If you do not sign up, you will not be able to go. Questions, see Mr. or Mrs. Hayes.

SCIENCE CLUB: Remember we will have our last meeting on Tuesday, May 15th at 2:40 in room 228. We will be cleaning up the landscaping around the school.


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.