Grant Middle School
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Good morning and welcome to Prime Time News!
1:30 Dismissal – Thursday 10/29- Parent/Teacher Conferences 5pm-8pm
No School- Friday 10/30- Parent Teacher Conferences 8am-3pm
DO NOT LET ANY STRANGERS IN THE BUILDING!
Congratulations on winning Penny Wars! You will be rewarded Thursday, October 29th during your lunch hour. Tootsie Pops will be provided for all 6th graders!!!!
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.
BOOSTER CLUB NEWS:
We are going to give an I-Pod Nano as the grand prize for the fundraiser receipts. The students have to bring their receipt to school with their name printed on it and placed in the blue collection box in the main hallway. The receipts will be collected after each Tuesday, pulling 2 receipts out for lunches. Lunch receipts will go back into the main pile for an end of the month drawing for the Nano!
Cross Country: Please turn in your uniforms to Ms. Zimmers by Thursday. Boys you need to get your uniforms to Mr. Gardner asap!
BBB: practice today 7BB- 2:30-4 and 8BB 4-5:30
6GBB: –practice today 5:30 – 7:00
SHOW CHOIR: will have practice next Tuesday, from 2:30-4:00 PM.
JAZZ BAND: tonight- will have practice Thursday, from 2:30-4:00 PM.
YEARBOOK: We have a limited number of picture forms for retake day, November 5th and they are located in the main office. Since we have a limited number,
please only take one if you are definitely going to order a package so
there will be enough for everyone interested.
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.
Rubber bands are not allowed 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 1-½ 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! BELT- with spikes- weapon if you used incorrectly.
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!