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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Monday, November 4

November 4, 2019

Good morning Grant Middle School, today is Monday, November 4th 2019 !!!


Teachers and students a huge thank you and congratulations to all of you for helping to support United Way as GMS raise $5,500.00 dollars — thank you for your support an generosity of the United Way drive.

    POTG will be meeting tomorrow after school and that anyone is welcome to attend. 


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


    The learning lab is open this week after school Tue. & Thu. — students must be signed in by 2:40 with a signed learning lab pass. Please make sure you know which activity bus you     ride. Activity bus sheet with #’s and stops can be found on the bookshelf in the main lobby.


    Grant students being on time and ready to learn is a daily expectation. Grant opens at 7:30 daily for breakfast and school starts every day at 8:00. 


    Tardy count for Friday— 8th grade 8 — 7th grade 6 and 6th grade 8— good job everyone being on time 


    Daily attendance 8th grade 88.1% & 7th grade was at 90.3% and 6th grade had 84.2% the building as a whole had % 87.6


    Teacher attendance was 88 % Friday — 


    The following are daily reminders of Grant expectations and rules :



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: When you study for tests, do you like it quiet or do you need music, tv etc….. — partner up and share out

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

Lunch : Pepperoni Flatbread // Buffalo Chicken wrap