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Grinnell Middle School Announcements

Friday, September 13, 2019 - Day 3


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.


Do you want some Tiger gear for Homecoming? Visit the Connected PTO Tiger Apparel Store as it is now open! Order online at https://grinnellpto19.itemorder.com/sale by Sept 17 at 11:59pm CDT in order for delivery by Homecoming.


General Information

GOLD OUT NIGHT is October 11th! If you want to order a shirt, the order form is attached below, or you can pick up a paper copy in the office. Shirts are $16, and the proceeds will be donated to childhood cancer research at the University of Iowa. If you don't want a shirt but still want to donate, checks should be made out to GNCSD. For any questions, contact Mary Blanchard (blancmar@grinnell-k12.org) or Dani Ford (ford.dani@grinnell-k12.org).  The money and order forms can be sent to the district office where the money will be collected.


Do you want to recommend a book for the book of the week display in the library? Fill out this form: https://forms.gle/LE5TKTxidZaw8op17 You may fill out more than one form if you have more than one book to suggest. 


Middle School pictures will be taken Wednesday, September 18, order envelopes were sent home with students.


Homecoming Street Paintings - We are in need of foam brushes and ziploc quart slider storage bags.  If you would like to donate any of these items they may be dropped off in the Middle School office.  Thank you . . . . .


Athletic Information

The Girls Volleyball buttons have been delivered to the MS and were handed out during practice yesterday. 


Sports schedule week of 9/16/19:

Tuesday Sept 17 - 8th football at 4:15 in Prairie City vs. PCM Middle School

Tuesday Sept 17 - 7th football at 4:30 on GHS TT Cranny Field vs. PCM Middle School

Tuesday Sept 17 - 8th volleyball at 4:30 in Newton vs. Berg Middle School

Tuesday Sept 17 - 7th volleyball at 4:30 in MS gym vs. Newton/Berg Middle School

Thursday Sept 19 - 7th/8th cross country meet vs. Lynnville-Sully at Diamond Trail Golf Course



Any 7th or 8th-grade student interested in participating in basketball cheerleading this winter should come to a short informational meeting during Tiger Time on today Friday, September 13. 8th grade will meet during 6A and 7th grade will meet during 6b in Miss Sis's classroom. Email Miss Sis if you have any questions! 


The award-winning Grinnell High School Cheer Squad will be hosting its annual Little Tiger Cheer Clinic on Saturday, September 14 for all students. We will be teaching cheers, jumps, and part of the school song in the afternoon. For middle schoolers only, we are offering an extra stunting clinic in the morning. Participants can come and learn how to safely execute cheerleading stunts. We will first learn safety and spotting techniques and then teach as many skills as we can, letting each cheerleader try out as many spots in the stunt as they want to try. Then everyone who participates will get to perform on the track before the varsity football game on September 20. More information is in the virtual backpack or you can follow this link to register: https://forms.gle/1nSCw89SZNBrMkwV6

Direct questions to grinnellcheer@gmail.com  We hope you will join us!


Middle School Clubs:

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

Art Club - will meet Friday after school


Gold Out Order Form




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