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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Wednesday, November 20

November 20, 2019

Good morning Grant Middle School, today is Wednesday, November 20th 2019 !!!


Thursday is a PTO out of dress code day — $1.00 for top or bottom $2.00 for whole outfit —— Outfits must be school appropriate and no pajamas — payable in advisory tomorrow 


The Beta club is sponsoring a canned food drive for families in need this holiday season. Any canned good will equal one entry and small items such as ramen will be 2 items for 1 entry. Bring in your items from November 12-22 to the lobby in the morning before school and during advisory, where Beta members will count them. The winning advisory from each grade level will receive a donut party!


The learning lab is open this week after school 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.


Lunch hour tutoring is available for Math and ELA please get a pass from teacher and they will tell what room to report to for help 


DEAR - & Thursday 5th 


    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 10— 7th grade 9 and 6th grade 8— good job Grant students being on time 


    Daily attendance 8th grade %92.9 & 7th grade was at %89.9 and 6th grade had %89.1 the building as a whole had %90.6


    Teacher attendance was % 94 Tuesday— Thank you teachers for the excellent attendance Monday & Tuesday 


    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: Thanksgiving break is a week away, are you staying home or traveling somewhere? turn and share

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

Lunch : Spicy chicken patty or pizza bagel