Grant Middle School
Thursday, April 29, 2010
8TH GRADE STATE BASKETBALL CHAMPION T-SHIRTS – will be on sale during all lunch shifts this week. It is first come first choice. They can be worn at school as “Grant Wear.” The cost is $10.00.
Auditions for the annual Grant Talent Show will be held on May 17th and 18th from 2:30-4. You must have a copy of your music and your entire talent ready to perform during the audition process. Your talent must be at least 5 minutes long. School appropriate acts and music only! The talent show will be held June 1st during the school day. Sign up with Ms. Mary in the office if you are interested.
We will have a cookout for all students with perfect attendance for the 4th quarter.
Remember to bring your planners to class everyday.
NO GUM at anytime-during the school day!
Every Wednesday will be Pickle Day at Grant. Bring 75 cents to buy a big dill pickle during lunchtime in the lobby. Proceeds will go back to Grant students for PBIS rewards! Respect yourself, respect others and respect property!
NEW: LUNCH RULE: Will begin on Monday, 9/28 the new rule is as follows:
“A” days- only the girls 6/7/8 will be allowed in the gym.
“B” days- only the boys 6/7/8 will be allowed in the gym
LOCKERS: Teachers: Students can go to their lockers: before school, after 2nd block, (8th grade/6th grade only an go before and 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.
TRACK: Track have practice today from 2:30-4:00.City Track Meet is Thursday, 4/29 at Memorial Stadium- starting at 3:30 PM. Good luck to all participants. Questions or concerns see - Coach Hayes, Coach McDonald & Coach Judd.
WEB: Attention 7th graders! We are getting ready to select WEB leaders for next year. If you are interested in applying to be a WEB leader for next year, you may want to attend an informational meeting. There will be a meeting during the 7th grade lunch shift on Monday, May 3rd in room 205 and one after school in room 208. You only need to attend one of these brief meetings - not both.
You may pick up an application form outside room 205- on the bulletin board.
Please see Mrs. Connolley or Mrs. Hayes if you have any questions.
SHOW CHOIR: will have practice next Tuesday from 2:30-4:00 PM.
JAZZ BAND: will have practice Thursday; from 2:30-4:00 PM.
IMSA: IMSA students – will meet after school every Monday! See you then! Mrs. Borah
BIRTHDAYS: look on list and announce names!
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 2:38 pm sharp every day this week.
REMIND students to leave your table in the cafeteria, you must raise your hand to be excused at all times while you are in the cafeteria.
No Food leaves the cafeteria-water only.
Once you leave the cafeteria you cannot return during lunch!
Explain the 5 min rule and the 2 min. rule!
Remind students about walking home and respecting the property of neighbors as well as area businesses. After-school if you need to cross the street in front of the school, please cross with an adult. Officer Martin or Mrs. Crum will assist you –DO NOT dart across the traffic.
A weapon can be anything used to do bodily harm to another student or staff member and include: Rubber bands and “shanks” these are not allowed at school at any time during the school day. Guidelines in the student discipline handbook will be followed.
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 1-½ hours cleaning windows, lockers ……
BELTS: No shoelaces, twine or rope can be worn as a belt during the school day! 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! BELT- with spikes- weapon if used incorrectly.
NO TANK TOPS CAN BE WORN OVER THE TOP OF YOUR POLO SHIRT AT ANY TIME!!!!!Shirts need to be tucked in at all times! This includes lunch. 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!!!!!
There was a mistake in the handbook- NAVY blue polo’s are not one of our colors.
Another reminder…. We cannot wear shirts from last year that have student’s signature or graffiti on them- they are not allowed at all. Questions see Ms. Smith.
GERNERAL”S BEST AWARD- winners are………..
Let's have a great day!