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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Wednesday, October 16

October 16, 2019


Good morning Grant Middle School, today is Wednesday October 16th 2019


The Halloween is the last Friday after Halloween on Nov. 1st — To be eligible students must have all passing grades through 10/29 and 1st qtr. 4 or fewer referrals in October with no assigned In-House: No Unexcused absences for October.


  Beta club t-shirts on sale at lunch by one and wear jeans every October Friday — all Money raised is going towards chemo care bags for cancer patients. 


Congratulations Kyis Kinnell for making it to State in Cross Country this weekend in East Peoria — Good Luck first Grant runner in 8 years to advance to State way to go !



   Board game will meet on 10/22 & 10/29 after school per Mrs. Hayes

Drop Everything & Read — -today 3rd period & Friday 5th period


(Learning lab is Thu. this week — 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 7 — 7th grade 7 & 6th grade tardies 8— Being on time & ready to learn is a daily expectation at Grant 


 8th graders had 87attendance Tuesday followed by 7th grade at 89 & 6th grade with 94% — whole building was at 90% - we need you here, it makes a difference .


Teacher attendance was 84% Tuesday thank you


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.


Grant is a dress code school, advisory teachers please check for compliance and send any students to 121 A for corrections at this time 


 Students Cell phones are not allowed to be on you during the school day , they MUST be turned off and left in locker or better yet at home. 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 do you like to do most on the weekends ?

Check in check out sheets should be picked up in room 123

Lunch  : Chicken and Rice w/ breadstick or Hot ham and cheese