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Morning Announcements 10/19/21

October 19, 2021

https://youtu.be/50wZ08bgwkA

 

10/19/21 Announcements

 

Hoffek : Good Morning GMS students and staff Today is October 19, 2021, It’s Mr.Schurman, Mr Hoffek and Ms Mary running the show behind the camera.  Today is: Talk it out Tuesday.  Our Welcoming Ritual is:  How do you show respect to others.

Teachers have students share with a neighbor or the entire class after announcements!

 

Schurman: GMS starts school at 8:00 am daily, you are dismissed to class at 7:50

 

Hoffek: Fun Fact of the Day: Hawaiian Pizza was actually invented in Canada.

On this day in History:  1781 the Americans defeated the British at Yorktown.  What war was this??

 

Schurman: Students GMS is a Uniform School and Masks Mandated School, while in the building at GMS and on the Bus to and from school.  Remember the biker shorts and leggings are not allowed to be worn at school!

 

Hoffek:  Cell Phones:  Locked in lockers all day. It is also an expectation at GMS to have computers fully charged when you come to school every day!


  • Breast Cancer shirts are being sold at both lunch shifts. If you buy a shirt, you will be allowed to wear jeans on Friday in October to support Breast cancer research. Short sleeve and Long sleeve available!

 

 

Schurman: Expectation of the Day: Respect


  • Respect yourself

  • Respect school property

  • Respect Adults

  • Respectful to others

 

Hoffek:   Lunch: Today the Cafeteria will be serving: Top n go walking tacos, spicy chicken wrap, refried beans, salsa, chilled pineapple, Milk

 

Schurman: Purple positives are passed out by teachers for exemplifying good behavior and meeting the expectations of GMS!  If you get a purple positive, drop it off in the Big RED tubs in the main lobby that has your grade level on it!  There will be random out of the blue drawings for a variety of prizes. 

 

Hoffek: GMS Athletics for Today

·       GirlsBball: Practice 2:30-4:15


  • Boys BBall:  7/8th Tryouts 6-8 pm

  • Scholastic Bowl – Scholastic Bowl tryouts this Friday.  Rest up those Brains and be ready to get after it on Friday at tryouts!!!!

 

Schurman: Pride of the Generals Meeting today after school

 

 

Hoffek:  A lunch:  boys go to east, Girls go to west end

 

Schurman :  


  • Rm. 107 - Will be open for students during A lunch students may bring lunch and report to 107 — read / homework etc….. 

  • Rm. 103 -  Will be open for students during B lunch students may bring lunch and report to 103 — read / homework etc….. 

 

With that, let us stand for the pledge.

Both: 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.

 

Hoffek: You may be seated. Let us pause for a moment of silence. Use this time to personally reflect on ways you can be successful today.

 

Hoffek:  It’s Joke Time!!!!

Schurman: Yes Mr Hoffek

Hoffek: From Ms Ladage - What do you use to mend a jack-o-lantern?   A pumpkin patch. 

 

Schurman: Jokes and Birthdays

Hoffek: Check out the GMS website Jostens store for all your GMS Generals Apparrell needs!  Also Sign ups for P/T Conferences will be posted soon.

 

Schurman:  Today’s weather includes …A high of 74 with a 4% chance of precipitation.

 

Schurman:  And with that ladies and gentlemen….

 

Hoffek: Work hard, be safe, and wear your masks!