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Grinnell Middle School Announcements

Thursday December 12, 2019 - Day 1 


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.


Pan and RADA Cutlery - Delivery date is Thursday, Dec 19 and all items for ALL schools will need to be picked up at DAVIS from 3-6pm. We will NOT be sending any knives home with students so an adult must come and pick up the items!


General Information

The Library will not be open for checking out books during periods 1, 2 and 3 today.


Next week we will be celebrating the 5 days until break.  Our fun days are:

Monday - Pajama Day

Tuesday - STRIVE Day: 5th grade - Wear Red, 6th grade - Wear Orange, 7th Grade - Wear Yellow, 8th grade - Wear Green, Teachers - Wear Blue, Staff - Wear Purple

Wednesday - Twin Day

Thursday - Holiday Day - Dress as a Candy Cane, Festive Hat or Socks, Christmas Tree, Menorah, Kinara, or Holiday Character

Friday - Festive sweater or shirt shirt day.  Friday we will also have Tiger Time Wars!!!


TODAY - Thursday December 12th - GMS Geography Bee will be held in the morning, due to this event we will operate for the remainder of the day on a 2 hour late start bell schedule.  


Athletic Information

There will open gym next Monday December 16th for 7th boys basketball players after school from 3:30 - 4:45.


Week of 12/9/19:

Thursday December 12 - Wrestling away meet at 4:15 vs. Belle Plaine in Belle Plaine HS gym (dismiss-2:50)

Thursday December 12 - 8th girls basketball away game vs. Knoxville at Knoxville Middle School gym (dismiss-2:45)

Thursday December 12 - 7th girls basketball home vs. Knoxville in GMS gym  

Friday December 13 - Wrestling away meet at 4:15 vs. South Tama at South Tama HS gym (dismiss-2:30)



Band & Choir Events

REMINDER -  5th/6th Band & Choir rehearsals today: 5th rehearsal 1:50 - 3:10 and 6th 11:30 - 12:50, 5th and 6th grade will also switch lunch today. 5th will eat 5B and 6th will eat 5A.


Thursday December 12 - 5th/6th grade Winter Band/Choir Concert at 6:15 pm (5th), 7:30 pm (6th) in GHS Auditorium

Friday December 13 - GMS Jazz Band and Honor Choir performance at GMRC from 9:15 - 11:00 am


Week of 12/9/19:

Middle School Clubs:

Thursday Diversity Alliance Group will meet in Mrs. Moore’s classroom during 6th period

FCA will meet before school at 7:30 in the gym

Friday Drama Club will meet after school

Friday Art Club will meet after school.  This week is Art Club's last meeting until February! We will be binding books! You can use these books as drawing journals during winter vacation! If you came to paper marbling last week, we will use those as our book covers. If you weren't at Art Club last week, you can make your book cover however you want! 


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Facebook:  Grinnell Middle School    @GMSFacebook

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