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Grinnell Middle School

Grinnell Middle School Announcements

Friday February 21, 2020 - 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.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Friday March 13th (rescheduled from January 10th) - GMS 7th & 8th grade students will be having a school dance from 7:00 - 9:00 pm in the cafeteria.  You must be a GMS 7th or 8th grade student to attend and there will be no water bottles allowed during this event.  Students who leave may not reenter the dance.

 

CLUBS/ACTIVITIES:

Week of 2/17/20:

Middle School Clubs:

Friday Drama Club will meet after school in the Mini Theater

Friday Art Club will meet after school in the cafeteria.  Their project will be trash art and students will be encouraged to either make something wearable, a hanging mobile, or do a collaborative sculpture with their friends.

 

Junior Thespian Festival: Students interested in attending the third annual Junior Thespian Festival in Waukee on Saturday, March 28th, should fill out this google form as well as the linked health form  and bring $30 for registration to the Middle School Office by February 28th. At Junior Festival, you will be attending workshops on various topics like improv, acting, and technical theatre, as well as seeing some performances by fellow Middle School Students. Lunch is included in registration. Please direct any questions about this to Michael Hunter (mike.hunter@grinnell-k12.org). 

Direct link to the google form: https://forms.gle/yofXE5Tc2tey2n1Y7

 

ATHLETIC INFORMATION:

Week of 2/24/20:

Monday February 24 - 8th boys basketball away game 4:30 vs. Knoxville @ Knoxville MS gym (dismiss-2:40)

Monday February 24 - 7th boys basketball home game 4:30 vs. Knoxville in GMS gym

Tuesday February 25 - 7th boys basketball away game 4:15 vs. South Tama @ South Tama MS gym (dismiss-3:00)

Tuesday February 25 - 8th boys basketball home game 4:30 vs. South Tama in GMS gym

Thursday February 27 - 8th boys basketball away game 4:30 vs. Oskaloosa @ Oskaloosa MS gym (dismiss-2:55)

Thursday February 27 - 7th boys basketball home game 4:30 vs. Oskaloosa in GMS gym

Friday February 28 - 8th boys basketball home game 4:30 vs Newton in GMS gym

Friday February 28 - 7th boys basketball away game 4:30 vs. Newton @ Newton Berg MS gym 

 

GMS girls fitness will be meeting Monday, Wednesday and Thursday next week.

 

FUTURE CALENDAR EVENTS:

February 27 - Hearing Screenings for 8th grade students

March 2 - No School Teacher PD Day

March 9 - 13 Accentuate the Positive Week

March 12 - Band Concert grade 5-8

March 13 - School Dance grades 7 & 8

March 16-20 - No School Spring Break

March 24 - Field Trip grades 5-7 Applause Series/View From Above


 

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