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Our mission is to maximize the full potential of each child by supporting the heart and challenging the mind.


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The full potential of each child is maximized when we:

  • Provide a safe, respectful and positive environment
  • Create and maintain effective home, school and community partnerships
  • Develop and deliver learning experiences that stimulate curiosity and discovery
  • Utilize resources wisely while keeping the best interest of the children and community at the forefront
  • Draw strength from our diversity

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Announcements for Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Gavin South Middle School Announcements:

Lunch for Today
Red Baron Pepperoni Pizza, Corn, Cherry Tomatoes, and Orange Wedges.

Special Announcements
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Gavin South Winter Raffle
Last day to buy tickets for the Winter Raffle is Wednesday, December 20th.
Raffle baskets are in the display case by the office.
Get your tickets during recess.
Winners will be announced Wednesday afternoon.
1 ticket for $1.00
6 tickets for $5.00
30 tickets for $20.00
(all proceeds benefit the 8th grade graduation and events)
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Box Tops for Education - South is holding a Homeroom Competition for Box Tops for Education! Give any Box Tops to your homeroom teacher! Competition will run through Winter Break!
Top 2 Homerooms:
Kaye - 1003
Knapp / Lieding - 808
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District Band Concert (Grades 4-8)
Our district band concert is Thursday, December 14th in the Gavin South Gym. All band students need to arrive no later than 6:30 PM, concert will begin at 7:00 PM.

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Prices for Yearbook will go up after Winter Break! Get yours in before then!
Click here for the Yearbook Order Form.
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8th Grade Grant Enrollment Night
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
6:00pm-8:00pm
Parents of 8th grade students will receive a letter from Grant in early January that will outline the format of the evening.
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Clubs
Poetry Club: Poetry Club will meet on Tuesday, 12/19.
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Homework Club is Thursday, 12/14 in Mrs. Marple’s room until 3:20.
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Art Club is Thursday, December 14th in Mr. Learned’s room until 3:20.
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Service Club will meet this Thursday, December 14th until 3:20 in Mrs. Kaye’s class.
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Sports
Soccer Club
Next meeting will be Friday, December 15.
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7th & 8th Grade Boys Basketball
7th grade third place game at Big Hollow on Thursday (12/14) at 4:00. No bus will be provided home. Players must be picked up at Big Hollow.
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5th and 6th grade Basketball

5th and 6th grade girls basketball tryouts next week at South on 12/19 & 12/20 until 4:00. Every player needs a physical on file with the school.

7th Grade Girls’ Basketball
7th grade girls’ basketball tryouts will be right after winter break.
Jan. 8th: Tryouts from 4:00-5:30 pm (NO BUS AVAILABLE)
Jan. 9th: Tryouts from 2:30-4:00 pm (BUS AVAILABLE)
Every player needs a physical on file in order to tryout.
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Cheerleading
Pictures December 18th after school until 3:20 there is a bus.
Uniform Return and Party December 20th after school until 4:00 bus.
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Season 2 Awards Night December 20th
@ 5pm in the cafeteria
Ice cream will be served by our principal Mr. J.
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Band/Choir
BAND TAKE INSTRUMENTS HOME TO PRACTICE. Bring instruments, come to your lessons!!!
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Central Lunch for Thursday 12/14:
CHEESE PIZZA SLICE
OR FINGER FUN
FRENCH TOAST STICKS
Baked Potato Puffs
Crisp Baby Carrots
Chilled Applesauce

Lunch for Friday 12/15:

TASTY SOFT TACOS
w/Meat & Cheese
OR GRILLED CHEESE
Pinto Beans
Sweet Potatoes
Fresh Grapes
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