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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Orientation For 6th Graders and New Students

August 5, 2009

The Staff and Students of Grant Middle School
Invite You To Our
WEB (Where Everybody Belongs)
6th Grade and New Student Orientation
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
GMS Gymnasium

The purpose of this orientation is to make the transition from elementary school to middle school a positive one. Students will ride the bus to school at the regular school day time and will participate in teambuilding activities.

Eighth graders will be serving as leaders and mentors to the 6th graders. Large and small group activities are designed to address the students' needs and concerns in an enjoyable manner. Students may wear comfortable clothes and do not need to wear the Grant uniform. Orientation with end with a free lunch. (hot dogs, chips and a drink)

Attendance is mandatory in order to start the school year in a fun, positive way! If you have any questions, please call the WEB Coordinator Lisa Connolley at 525-3170. (Lockers and schedules will be handed out after the orientation.)

Parents are welcome and are encouraged to attend the first hour of orientation from 8:00-9:00 a.m. to have coffee and donuts, meet the new principal, and learn about joining the Grant Booster Club.