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Springfield, IL 62704
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Daily Announcements 11/23

November 23, 2021

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11/23/21 Announcements

 

Schurman : Good Morning GMS students and staff

 

Hoffek:  Today is November 23, 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 have any special Thanksgiving plans? 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: In the course of an average lifetime, while sleeping you might eat around 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders, or more.

Today in history: 1936 the first Issue of Life Magazine was published

 

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: Classrooms


  • Safe hands and feet

  • Practice cleanliness

  • Accept responsibility

  • Arrive on time with proper materials

  • Use class time wisely

  • Use appropriate language

  • Follow adult language

  • Level 1 voices

 

Hoffek:   Lunch: Today the Cafeteria will be serving: Sausage/egg/cheese biscuit, cheese deli sandwich, tator tots, fresh orange wedges, milk

 

Schurman:  All  students listen up!!! 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:

·       Boys BBall: Home game today @ GMS vs BSS 4:30 game time

 

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

*AT LUNCH DO NOT ATTEMPT TO JUMP OVER THE BENCHES! SERIOUS INJURY CAN OCCUR IF YOU ARE NOT SUCCESSFUL!

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:  Why did Mr. Buerkett’s students eat their homework?  Because he told them it was a piece of cake!

Hoffek: Reminder…If you damage school property, you will get a consequence.  This includes any tik tok challenge. 

Schurman:  Today’s weather includes …A high of 49 with a 0% chance of precipitation.  Please wear your coat outside for lunch!

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