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Grinnell Middle School Announcements

Thursday, October 21, Day 6


Here is our district’s Virtual Backpack featuring  activities and events that are available to students.

Keep up on Connected PTO current events which support our students. 

Grinnell Newburg Families - please find the link to our District Weekly Update







Parent Teacher Conferences: Will be held TODAY, Thursday, October 21 - P.T. Conferences 2-8 pm, EARLY DISMISSAL 1:15 and Friday, October 22 - P.T. Conferences 8-noon, NO SCHOOL


Connected PTO would like to provide dinner for our staff during conferences, Thursday, Oct 21 and breakfast on Friday, Oct 22.  Subway box lunches (6" sub, chips, cookie) for dinner and items for breakfast on Friday.  We need your support!  If you wish, you can donate via Venmo @ConnectedPTO (Charlie Clements, Treasurer) or by sending in a monetary donation to school with your student in an envelope marked PTO conference meals. Thanks!


The GMS Scholastic book fair will be held Oct. 18-22nd in the library. Hours will be: Monday-Wednesday 7:30 am-3:30 pm, Thursday 7:30 am-8:00 pm, and Friday 8:00 am-11:30 a.m. Students are welcome to bring money to school to shop, or they may visit the fair with family members during conferences. Online shopping is also available here, but please note there may be delays in shipping. There is also a cart of free books for anyone to take, and anyone can sign up in the library to win a free poster. Thanks for supporting the GMS library and literacy! 


Picture Retakes: next week on Tuesday, October 26 - Picture Retake Day


6th Grade Field Trip:  Monday, October 25th Diamond Lake, sack lunch needed


GMS Clubs meeting:

FCA: Thursdays 7:30 am MS gym, students you should come in the main doorway at 7:30 then to the gym.  

D&D Club: Students will be meeting every other week on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday from 3:30-5:30 with your assigned group.

Math Counts: Meets on Wednesdays 3:15-4:00 pm in Math Lab room #61

Chess Club:  will not be meeting this week

Diversity Alliance Group: Will not be meeting this week

Drama Club: Will not be meeting this week


The Art Club will meet via Zoom on Fridays from 3:45 – 5 pm! There is another round of Art Club bags in the Media Center for virtual art club on Friday. Please stop by and pick one up! 


ATHLETIC INFORMATION:  (website activity calendar)

Middle School games/meets information can be found on the District’s website activity calendar.


Follow GMS on social media...

Facebook:  Grinnell Middle School    @GMSFacebook

Twitter:  GMS_Tigers    @TigersGms