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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Wednesday, September 18

September 18, 2019

Good morning Grant Middle School, today is Wednesday, September 18th 2019


Popcorn day is Thursday $1.00 per bag


Thursday will be an out of dress code day for PTO — this means all money raised goes to the PTO — $1.00 for shirts/ jeans only —  $2.00 for the outfit tops and bottoms must be school appropriate — no pajamas no holes in jeans or short shorts/ skirts !!!


Fundraiser forms and money due Friday — for the Save Around Coupon Book  — Please make a push to sell some books — money raised helps the school buy things for kids and teachers !


Drop Everything & Read — Make sure you have a book to read with you every period — we will be reading  Thursday 6th period— Read something YOU like!!!! 


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!!!


Learning lab will be open next week  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 6 — 7th grade  10  & 6th grade 9  tardies — Being on time and ready to learn is a daily expectation at Grant 


 8th graders had % 91 attendance Friday, followed by 7th grade at % 93 & 6th grade with  %92 — whole building was at % - we need you here, it makes a difference 


Teacher attendance was 88% Tuesday


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 job would you like to try for a day ?


Teachers please remember to handout CICO sheets


Lunch  : Orange chicken w/ rice or Cheeseburger 



Thank you,

Have a Great day Generals!