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Grinnell Middle School Announcements

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - Day 6


Please remember to check the district’s Virtual Backpack for activities and events that are available to students.


Here is the link to our Connected PTO group to keep up on their current events which support our students.


Every year Connected PTO with the help of our fantastic families provide meals during conferences for our teachers at Bailey Park, Davis, Fairview, and GMS. This year's theme is walking tacos/nachos, drinks, and dessert for the dinner on Thursday, February 14 and then a quick grab and go breakfast of pastries/muffins, juice, and fresh fruit on Friday, February 15.


Check out our signup at http://signup.com/go/h1WMEz to help provide a piece of the meal.  Thank you for helping us support our teachers! ~ Grinnell Connected PTO


Parents - - - Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Thursday, February 14 and Friday February 15.  Your conferencing teachers have sent your sign-up genius appointment to you via email. If you have not received an email please contact our office.


The Variety Show has been rescheduled for today, Feb. 14th at 8:00PM at the Grinnell High School auditorium.  The 8th grade choir will sing a Beatles medley with the high school choirs and the GMS Honor Choir will sing a selection as well.  Come on out for a great evening of broadway show tunes and inspirational songs!


Parents of 8th grade students please join the GHS counselors and Mr. Seney on February 25, 2019, at 6:00pm-7:00pm at the Grinnell High School Auditorium.  The high school counselors will hold an informational meeting to talk about graduation requirements, core & elective course offerings, course registration, and other information that will be important to 8th-grade students transitioning to the high school.  Both parents and students are encouraged to attend.


Our Middle School Olweus Assembly - Celebrating Diversity has been rescheduled to Tuesday February 19.  


Why weights? Beginner class for middle school students 13 years and up at the Ahrens Fitness Center February 18-March 29.  This six week course is led by Lisa Behrends, Wellness Specialist. Contact Lisa at 515-577-4853 or email lisab4757@gmail.com for more information.  


Middle School Clubs:


Middle School Sports:

Thursday 7th grade basketball home game playing Newton at 4:30 in the GMS gym

Thursday 8th grade basketball away game playing Newton at 4:30 in the Newton Middle School gym

Friday 7th grade basketball away game playing Oskaloosa at 4:30 in the Oskaloosa Middle School gym

Friday 8th grade basketball home game playing Oskaloosa at 4:30 in the GMS gym


February Events:

February 11-15th Follett Book Fair; hours M-W (7:30-3:30), Th (7:30-8:00), F (8:00-12:00)

February 14-15 Parent Teacher Conferences; Th (2:00-8:00), F (8:00-12:00)

February 18th - No School Presidents Day

February 22nd - Field Trip grades (5,7,8) to Des Moines attending Golden Dragon Acrobats

February 22 - Dance for 7th/8th graders from 6:00-8:00 and the theme will be Decades

February 25th - 8th grade meeting with Mr. Seney and Counselors  at GHS from 6-7 pm regarding scheduling for next school year



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