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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Thursday, November 21

November 21, 2019

Good morning Grant Middle School, today is Thursday, November 21st 2019 !!!


Reminder tonight is the GBB last home game we will honor our 8th grade girls and families before the start of the 8th grade game. Please come and show your support for the girls and all of their hard work. 7th grade game starts @ 4:00 


Today 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 tomorrow is the las day 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 today after school . — 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 - Today 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 Wednesday— 8th grade 11— 7th grade 3 and 6th grade 3 — good job 6th & 7th graders being on time 


    Daily attendance 8th grade %94.1 & 7th grade was at %87.3 and 6th grade had %90.2 the building as a whole had %90.4


    Teacher attendance was % 96 Wednesday— Thank you teachers for the excellent attendance this week it is appreciated 


    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: Starburst or skittle which is better ???? turn and share 

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

Lunch : Roast turkey or meatloaf with gravy and roll