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Springfield, IL 62704
217/525-3170
 

Monday, December 17

December 17, 2018

Good morning Grant Middle School, today is Monday, December 17th - 2018. Today is a  “B “ day

 

“Beta club is doing a Christmas spirit week Dec 17th-20th.
Monday: Christmas character day
Tuesday: pajama day
Wednesday: ugly sweater day
Thursday: class color day 6th-green 7th-red 8th-White
Friday: no school”

 

“Beta Club is selling candy grams during all lunch shifts. They are .50 cents. Send one to your friend, favorite teacher, boyfriend or girlfriend, even yourself! These will be delivered on dec 20th during 6th hour.” 

 

 Students there will not be any game club, pride of the generals, or scholastic bowl this week?

 

Book club will not meet this week, so students can study for finals. The next meeting will be in January when we return. 

 

"Circle for the Week of December 17th –Community Circle Page 325- What is something you value about your community(Culture, School, Youth group, etc) and why?

 

Students as the weather is turning colder just a reminder blankets from home are not allowed at Grant. Do not bring them to school.  

 

“Many families have unique traditions during the holiday season. One tradition that many families celebrate is hiding a pickle ornament in a Christmas tree and giving an extra present to whichever family member finds it first. To celebrate this tradition here at GMS, there are 12 pickles hidden around the school. They are made out of construction paper and they are laminated. They’re hidden pretty well, but if you happen to find one, you may turn it into Mr. Peter in Room 104 at the end of the school day and receive a prize.” 
 

Students who purchase Grant sweats are allowed to wear these on Fridays or the last school day of the week …. for example this Thursday. 

 

Reminder students to take a coat/ jacket / sweatshirt to lunch — students you may stay in the cafeteria but his is not required — once you go outside you stay outside— if you go to the library no food or drink is allowed. 

 

 Learning Lab is open  on Tuesday & Thursday after school — please make sure you have a signed learning lab pass from your teacher and report to the cafeteria by 2:40— Learning lab is closed next week.

 

 Students this is  “our “ school, please show respect to building and grounds by using trash cans and doing your part to keep Grant looking it’s best and remember to be respectful of others property to and from school. 

 

  Reminder students the expectation at Grant is to keep your hands and feet to yourselves at all times during the school day and on the way to and home form school— This means no “Play Fighting "


 Students for your safety please only cross at the designated crosswalk areas.

 Would you please now rise for the Pledge of Allegiance!  

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, Indivisible with liberty and justice for all.— 

Now please observe a moment of silence and personal reflection  

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~MOMENT OF SILENCE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

 

For today’s welcoming ritual, find someone in the room and discuss this question: What is something that you can’t live without?"

“Teachers, for purple positive distribution for the next week focus on students who are following directions and are rarely tardy to your class.”



Thank you,
Have a Great day Generals!