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Grinnell Middle School Announcements

Tuesday November 12, 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.


Our Nordicware Pans and Rada Cutlery Connected PTO fundraiser has kicked off.  Students will be bringing home their sales packets. Orders and payment are due November 25, 2019 and delivery will be at Davis Elementary on December 19, 2019.


General Information

Tomorrow is World Kindness Day and Mr. Roger’s “Cardigan Day” so please wear your favorite cardigan in spirit of Fred Rogers and spread kindness with others. 


In celebration of World Kindness Day the 7th grade girls basketball team members will be handing out bottled water to everyone as they arrive to school tomorrow.  We will also feature a few of our players will reading some kindness quotes over the announcements.


Thursday November 14 - our 5th graders will be taking a field trip to the Des Moines Performing Arts to see the Jungle Book.  If your 5th grader will need a school prepared cold lunch they should complete the Google form that was emailed to your student from Mrs. Werner.  


Athletic Information

Attention 7th grade boys basketball team members -  Coach Meints will be having a meeting this Thursday November 14 during period 6B in his classroom for any boys planning to play basketball.   Coach Meints will offer open gym times available December 8 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm, and from 6:45 - 7:30 am on December 16,19 and 20 in our GMS gym.


Week of 11/11/19:

Tuesday November 12 - 7th girls basketball away game 4:30 vs. Marshalltown at Miller Middle School (dismiss 2:45)

Thursday November 14 - 7th girls basketball away game 4:30 vs. Oskaloosa at Oskaloosa Middle School (dismiss 2:45)

Friday November 15 - 8th girls basketball home game 4:30 vs. Oskaloosa in GMS gym



Tuesday November 12 - 6th Grade Choir/GHS Fall Choir Concert at 7:30 pm in GHS Auditorium.   In preparation for this event the 6th grade choir needs to rehearse with the high school choirs today from 8:15 - 9:40 am at GHS.  The students need to load the bus at the activity entrance. 


Middle School Clubs:

Week of 11/11/19:

Wednesday Chess Club will meet before school at 7:00

Wednesday MathCounts will meet after school

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

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

Friday Art Club will meet after school in the Cafeteria 


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