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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Tuesday, September 17

September 17, 2019

Good morning Grant Middle School, today is Tuesday, September 17th 2019


Drop Everything & Read — Make sure you have a book to read with you every period — we will be reading Today & Thursday — Read something YOU like!!!!  Mrs. Z-Mont is reading Looking for Alaska by John Greene


Have you noticed kindness lately?  Let's tell about our kindness!!  Write a kind act you’ve experienced on the slip of paper and give it to your teacher. These are going to be put up around the halls so we can see that GMS IS KIND!!!



Show Choir will begin next Tuesday, September 17th right after school in room 124. The first meeting will be informational and our first rehearsal, so you can come check it out even if you aren't sure!!


Learning lab will be open next week T & Th— make sure you have a signed Learning Lab pass & work to do. All students must be signed in by 2:40 — Know what activity bus you need to ride  — we only have 3 buses to choose from - bus stop sheets can be found in bookshelf in main lobby .


Reminder students school starts at 8:00 every day — the building opens for breakfast at 7:30 —  Here at Grant we are" On Time and Ready to Learn Every Day! "…. because it matters and so do YOU!


Tardy count 8th grade  11— 7th grade 14   & 6th grade 8  tardies — Being on time and ready to learn is a daily expectation at Grant 


 8th graders had 87%  attendance Friday, followed by 7th grade at 89%  & 6th grade with  88% — whole building was at 88% - we need you here, it makes a difference 


Teacher attendance was 94% Friday


The following are daily reminders of behavior expectations and Grant rules:


Brushes , picks, combs, etc…. hair products are not allowed or too be used in class or hallways — Please keep in locker put away during the day.


Grant is a uniform school —advisory teachers please check students for uniform violations at this time please send to 121 A for corrections


Students the expectation in the hallway is to use appropriate language at all times— We are at school, be mindful of the language and respectful if corrected.


 Students Cell phones are not allowed to be on you during the school day , they MUST be turned off and concealed . Cell phones that are taken are subject consequences and parent pick up in order to return  


 Students this is  “our “ school, please show respect to building and grounds, by using trash cans and doing your part to keep Grant looking it’s best. Remember to be respectful of others property to and home from school. 


 The expectation at Grant is to keep your hands and feet to yourselves, at all times during the school day and on the way to and home from school— This means no “Play Fighting "

 Students for your safety please only cross at the designated crosswalk areas locate at Chatham Road / Stange & Amos 

 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 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


For today’s welcoming ritual: What is one thing your parents make you do, that you really don’t want to do? How do you respond when asked to do it? - turn and share


Teachers please remember to handout CICO sheets


Lunch  : Spaghetti with meat sauce & garlic bread  



Thank you,

Have a Great day Generals!