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Springfield, IL 62704
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Daily Announcements 11/3/21

November 3, 2021

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11/3/21 Announcements

 

Schurman : Good Morning GMS students and staff

 

Hoffek:  Today is November 3, 2021, It’s Mr.Schurman, Mr Hoffek and Ms Mary running the show behind the camera.  Today is: Work it out Wednesday?  Our Welcoming Ritual is: How can we better follow expectations at GMS?  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:

Schurman:  Tutoring is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school until 4:15. 

 

Hoffek: Fun Fact of the Day: The sun is 5770 Kelvin or 10000 F

On this day in History: 2014 One World Trade Center was completed at the sight of the twin towers.  It is 1776 feet tall. 

 

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, yoga pants, 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!

 

Schurman: Expectation of the Day: Behavior


  • Keep hands, feet, arms, legs, and bodies to ourselves

  • Use appropriate language

  • No play fighting

  • No hitting each other with our long sleeves

  • No jumping on people or their backs

 

Hoffek:   Lunch: Today the Cafeteria will be serving: Big Daddy Pizza, Sicilian Turkey Sub, steamed broccoli, fresh apple slices, 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: No Practice

·       Boys BBall:  Game at Normal Kingsley Bus 2:45

·        POTG will meet this Thursday after school and Scholastic Bowl will meet this FRIDAY after school. 

·       the next Beta Club meeting is Thursday from 2:30-4. For questions, see Mrs. Buckles or Miss Gibbs

 

Schurman: Tardy Policy


  • 1-2 Warning

  • 3-5 1 noon Det.

  • 6-10 2 noon det

  • 11-15 ASD Det.

  • 16-20 1/2 day IH

  • 21+  Full day IH

  • Don’t forget if you get a detention for tardies,  you serve that during your lunch shift with Ms Dixon in the library.  Please check the list!

 

Hoffek:  A lunch: Boys on the East, Girls on the West. Lunch girls will enter the building at the 1900 doors and go up the west stairs.  Boys will go in the doorway to the hallway behind the gym and proceed to the middle stairs.

B Lunch – 8th Grade lines up against the building and goes indoors to back hallway, 7th Grade lines up by the fence, goes in 1900 doors, up the west stairs

 

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:  Why is Peter Pan always flying?  Because he Never-Lands!

 

Hoffek: Check out the GMS website Jostens store for all your GMS Generals Apparel needs!

 

Schurman:  Today’s weather includes …A high of 48 with a 0% chance of precipitation.  WEAR YOUR COAT OUTSIDE AT LUNCHTIME!!!

 

Schurman:  And with that ladies and gentlemen….

 

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