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Morning Announcements 11/16/21

November 16, 2021

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11/116/21 Announcements

 

Schurman : Good Morning GMS students and staff

 

Hoffek:  Today is November 16, 2021. It’s Mr.Schurman, Mr Hoffek and Ms Mary running the show behind the camera.  Today is: Talk about it Tuesday !  Our Welcoming Ritual is: Do you know what Processing with a teacher means? 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: The US and Canada share the longest border in the world, 1538 Miles

Today in history: 1907 Oklahoma becomes the 46th State.  What number was Illinois?

 

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

 

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: Language


  • Use appropriate language at all times

  • Be respectful by saying please and thank you

  • Level 2 voices when in the halls

 

Hoffek:   Lunch: Today the Cafeteria will be serving:  Spicy chicken wrap, BBQ pulled pork with cornbread bowl, Baked beans, Chilled pineapple, Milk

 

Schurman:  All  students listen up!!!  Starting this week (today), we will be doing SSR during TAPS TIME!  YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE A BOOK WITH YOU AND READ DURING THAT TIME!

 

Hoffek: GMS Athletics for Today

·       GirlsBball: Game at JMS, 3:30. Bus 2:30

·       Boys BBall: 7th/8th vs JMS at 3:30 at GMS

·       POTG will meet this Friday after school.

 

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

B Lunch – 8th Grade lines up against the building and goes in doors 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.

 

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:  Did  you hear about the semi crash on I-55? It was carrying 6 tons of Vicks vapo rub!  Surprisingly, there was no congestion for 8 Hours!!!   Compliments of Mr. Hood!

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

Schurman:  Today’s weather includes …A high of 64 with a 7% chance of precipitation!!!

Schurman:  And with that ladies and gentlemen….Hoffek: Work hard, be safe, and wear your masks!