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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Thursday, October 31

October 31, 2019

Good morning Grant Middle School, today is Thursday, October 31st 2019 Happy Halloween!!!!!


United Way fundraiser continues today is costume day - !!!!! 


The Halloween dance is tomorrow 6:00 - 7:30 — Make sure parents are aware of pick up locations by grade level 


Grade level donations for the dance please drop off in main office

6th grade - bags of individual chips

7th grade - cookies

8th grade - packs of individual waters


Grade level pick up locations after the dance

6th - In front off Monroe

7th - West lot by 1900 Board Office- The end of the building by the locker rooms

8th - Playground southside


Book fair is open today through Thursday during lunch come buy a book or even better multiple books!!!


Drop Everything & Read —Friday 5th 


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 2 — 7th grade 2 & 6th grade 2 tardies — Being on time & ready to learn is a daily expectation at Grant 


 8th graders had 86.4% attendance followed by 7th grade at 91.9% & 6th grade with 89.5% — whole building was at 89.3% - we need you here, it makes a difference .


Teacher attendance was 94% Wednesday , 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: Do you like scary movies ???If so what is your favorite and why?

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

Lunch : Oven Roasted Chicken or Meatball sub