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Grinnell Middle School

Grinnell Middle School Announcements 

Friday, April 19,  Day 5


New items are in the orange


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

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



April-Breakfast and Lunch


Upcoming Calendar Events:

4/19- 5th grade Civic Center Field Trip- Please bring a cold lunch or sign up for school cold lunch

4/26- 5th grade State Capitol Field Trip 

4/30-5/2-  Map Testing

5/7- 5th-8th grade Choir Concert

5/10- 7th/8th grade Dance 6:30-8:00 p.m

5/14- 5th grade Diamond Lake Field Trip

5/14- 5th-8th grade All City Band Concert at the High School

5/15-5/17- 8th grade Camp Out

5/21- 7th grade Lake Red Rock Field Trip

5/22- 6th grade Living History Farms Field Trip

5/23- 7th/8th grade Career Day

5/27- No school- Memorial Day

5/28- 8th grade Adventure Land Day for Band and Choir  

5/29- 6th grade Diamond Lake field trip


ATHLETIC INFORMATION:  (website activity calendar)

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

All Sport Activity Passes can be purchased here: https://gogrinnelltigers.com/event-tickets


Grinnell Tigers Girls’ Basketball camp for entering grades 6th, 7th and 8th! Check out the brochure for more information! Basketball Camp Brochure 2024


Grinnell Track and Field Camp on Thursday, June 13th for PK-6th grade. Check out the brochure for more information Track and Field Brochure 2024


Girls Soccer Practice and Play for girls in grades 6th-12th at the High School. Join us for the opportunity to improve your skills, make new friends, have fun and complete! No experience necessary- all skill levels welcome! They will meet on Sundays at 6:45pm- 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12



If we go outside for recess, students are to be on the hard surfaces only. The maintenance crew had a bunch of mud to clean up in the hallways and classrooms. 


Parents/Guardians: Shoes for the Sole is a new program funded by 100+ People Who Care that is meant to support GMS students in need of a quality pair of shoes. An $80 coupon redeemable at Brown's Shoe Store in Grinnell is available for parents/guardians to purchase shoes for their child. If your student would benefit from a pair of shoes, please contact Amy Miller at amy.miller@grinnell-k12.org or 641-236-2782 for more information.


English tutoring will meet on Thursdays after school until 4:00 in the Mini Theater. 


If you have a suggestion or idea you would like us to consider, please fill out this form. 

I have an Idea Survey


After School Homework Help is available every Monday-Thursday from 3:05-4:00. Parents/Guardians please be here at 4:00!  Transportation is available for the first 7 students that sign up on Tuesdays and Thursdays . Please sign up by using this form After School Sign Up 



GMS Clubs meeting:


Debate practice will be meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 7:00-7:45 am


Girls Who Code will meet on Mondays from 3:05-4:00pm for 5th-6th grade students. Please sign up on this link  


Diversity Alliance for 7th and 8th graders will meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday during 5B in Mrs. Moore’s room. 


Art Club will meet  from 3:10-4:30 in the cafeteria on Mondays- 4/22,4/29 


DnD Club will meet from 3:30-5:30 in the tiger hangout for 7th and 8th graders only. They meet  every other Tuesday- 4/23  


FCA will meet every Thursday  at 7:30 AM for 6th-8th grade students only. They will meet in the gym. 


Heritage and Ancestry Club for 7th and 8th graders will meet in the Tiger Hangout on the 2nd Monday of each month during 5b. In this club you will be learning and sharing about diverse backgrounds and cultures.  


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