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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Monday, October 15

October 15, 2018
Good morning Grant Middle School,  today is Monday, October 15th, 2018. Today is a  “B“ day.
Pictures and ID's will be passed out during Advisory classes this week.  If you would like retakes, they will be October 25th and YOU MUST bring your original packet back.  Keep your ID though because they do not reprint those even if you get your picture retaken.
Board game club will meet after school in cafeteria; Pride of the Generals will not meet this week.  Our next meeting will be next Tuesday, Oct. 23.  Thanks.
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. 
Attention 6th graders…you are invited to attend a WEB pumpkin carving event after school Tuesday October 16th from 2:30-4:00.  WEB Leaders will be coming around to your advisory classes with more details on how to sign up.  
If you are still interested in joining the GMS book club then come to Room 207. There are a couple of books left and our next meeting will be Monday the 15th. 
First Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Illinois State Colleges and Universities College and Educational Fair!
The Fair will be held on
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Union Baptist Church
1405 E. Monroe Springfield, IL
4:00- 8:00 p.m.
“Beta Club is doing Pink Shirt Fridays for every Friday in October. Don’t forget to buy your GMS breast cancer shirts. They are on sale during all lunch hours. Shirts cost $10.” 
  No “F “ Soda Celebration

What: Students will be rewarded with a soda of their choice by administration for not having a single “F” on their 1stquarter report card! Students will be able to carry this soda around with them all day long!  A name tag with your name will be placed on your soda.

Where: you will get a soda personally delivered to you during your advisory period!

When: The week of October 29th

Why: We are rewarding your hard work and academic achievement!

Who: Everyone who does not have an F on their 1stquarter report card!

 Students - The annual Halloween Dance is around the corner (October 19th) remember you must be eligible for attendance based on behavior / referrals. 

 Students reminder: the learning lab is open on Tuesday & Thursday  be in the cafeteria by 2:40 with a signed learning lab pass from a teacher.   No math tutoring today.

 Students this “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. I have told property owners we will cooperate with SPD on any complaints. Consequences would be issued from both school and police department .
 Reminder students the expectation at Grant is to  keep your hands and feet to yourselves at all times during the school day. 

 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 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Thank you,
Have a Great day Generals!