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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Wednesday, February 14

February 14, 2019

Good morning Grant Middle School, today is Thursday, February 14th- 2019. Today is a  “B “ day— Happy Valentines Day !


 Congratulations to  Destinee Williams who was chosen by Miss Harrison to have her artwork display at 1900 W. Monroe as part of the District 186 1900 Art Gallery event. Please join us in celebrating Destinee on Thursday, March 14 in the gym at Grant Middle School. Viewing of the artwork begins at 6:30 p.m.


Good Luck to our 8th grade boys tonight as they play for back to back state championships in 4A —game time is 7:30 - Thank you to the parents, cheerleaders and fans for all your support this year. 1 more game 4 quarters !!!!


Students  reminder that we have begun our spring fundraiser. Please, Please, Please try to sell at least one item from the Double Good popcorn order form. Turn in fundraiser $ to advisory teacher - Order forms are due 2/19


Fan Bus for the State Championship game $10 to ride this includes the ticket to the game — students must have signed permission slips & money  turned in — bus will leave at 5:30 — you should return to GMS around 10:15 - 10:30 have rides ready by texting arrival 30 minutes ahead


Reminder students school starts at 8:00 every day — the building opens for breakfast at 7:30 — Please be On Time and Ready to learn every day…. 

Tardy total challenge this week - remember the class with the lowest on Friday receives an extra 5 minutes of lunch on Monday or first day of week


8th 22 /  7th  37/   6th  53 — 


 Students the expectation in the hallway is to use appropriate language at all times— We are at school, be mindful of the language and respectful if corrected.


All 8th grade students will have their vision screened on Friday morning February 15th .  Screening will be held in the library.  Please make sure to wear your contacts and/or glasses if you have them.  - Thank you from the nurse  Mrs. Harding 


“Beta club is selling carnations until -Feb 14th during all lunch shifts for $1. Get one for your friend, your boyfriend/girlfriend, your favorite teacher, or for yourself. These will be delivered 6th hour on Valentine’s Day. 

 Valentine’s dance tickets go on sale until - Feb 15th during all lunch shifts. The theme this year is Valentine’s Masquerade. Tickets are $5: this includes a free mask handed out at the door, pizza, chips, cookie, and a drink. The dance is Feb 15th 6-7:30.”

Students must have 2 or fewer referrals and no suspensions this semester to attend 



— Students blankets - Purses and fanny packs are NOT  allowed to be worn or taken to class at Grant middle school 


 Students— This  Friday is a $2.00 out of dress code day — outfits / clothes must be school appropriate — no holes in jeans , no sagging , skirts must be appropriate length past fingertips with hands hanging at your side — all money raised is going towards     our college career hallway in the center stairwell !!!



 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 


 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 : What is your favorite Valentines Day memory — turn and share


After School Book Club has a meeting next Monday. You must have at least half of Warcross read by Monday



Teachers please remember to handout CICO sheets


Lunch:  Chicken and Noodles or Meatball Sub 


Thank you,

Have a Great day Generals!