Will GGS students and staff see their shadow on Tuesday??? Tuesday is dress like another person in the building!
Don’t forget tomorrow is “MISMATCH MONDAY”! Wear clothes that don’t match! 😎
Spirit Week Details Monday Feb. 1 MISMATCH MONDAY! Wear clothes that don’t match Tuesday, Feb. 2 Twin Day (dress like someone else) Wednesday,Feb. 3 Western Wednesday Thursday, Feb. 4 Team Spirit Day Friday, Feb. 5 is the 100th day of school! DRESS LIKE YOU ARE 100.
2021-2022 Kindergarten Pre-Registration will be done over the phone or by mail this year due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please call the Gifford Grade School office 217-568-7733 the week of February 1st between the hours of 9:00-11:00 a.m. or 1:00-3:00 p.m. The office staff will walk you through the process and then we will mail out or you can pick up a packet at a designated time. When picking up the packet please have a copy of your child's birth certificate for the school office. To enroll in Kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old by September 1, 2021. It is necessary to pre-register your child so that an accurate count will be available for ordering supplies and planning for the upcoming school year.
Student Council finished the community service project for the Nursing Home! All will be delivered tomorrow! Thanks team-Your ALL ❤️.
Student Council Service Project
Student Council at work preparing Valentines Day surprises for the nursing home.
Kindergarten learned about the digraph sh this week!
Picture Retake Day is tomorrow - Wednesday January 6, 2021! Please call the school office (568-7733) today and a form will be sent home.
As 2020 comes to a close I want to personally thank the GGS Student Council members who took obstacles and turned them into opportunities! Honoring Veterans in a non-traditional way, saving 88 lives in our recent blood drive and making plans for 2021. I am proud to serve alongside you as your sponsor! ♥️
Student Council Service Project
Student Council working together to bring cheer to others
Student Council wants to spread Christmas Cheer to our GGS students far and near! Merry Morning Monday- wear comfy clothes NO PJs Top hat Tuesday- wear your favorite festive hat! Wacky Wednesday- Dress like your favorite Christmas character Tinsel Thursday- wear a festive scarf or neck gator Festive Friday - Wear an ugly sweater
Just a friendly reminder that we will have an early dismissal Friday, December 11th at 11:45. Each student will be given a sack lunch on their way out of school.
Many thanks to our Gifford Grade School donors. Community Blood Services of Illinois was able to collect 32 units- enough to save 88 lives! See below for more details: Goal = 23 Registered =33 Temporary Deferrals = 2 First Time Donors= 6 (GREAT!) We earned $282.00 as a result of everyone's efforts. The Student Council and Staff will be brainstorming ideas on how to best use the money to help the students in our building.
The Gifford Grade School Blood Drive is only 2 donors away from our goal! Help us reach 20+ donations to earn grant money for our school! The Blood Drive is sponsored by Student Council. When: TOMORROW, Dec. 3 from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where: Bloodmobile at Gifford Grade School – 406 S. Main St. Gifford, IL To schedule an appointment to donate, go to www.bloodcenter.org (use group code: 71226) or call the Blood Center at 217-367-2202. Anyone who donates gets their choice of a $10.00 gift card or a free long-sleeved t-shirt.
The Gifford Grade School Blood Drive is still in need of 13 donors to reach our goal! Help us reach 20+ donations to earn grant money for our school! The Blood Drive is sponsored by Student Council. When: Thursday, Dec. 3 from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where: Bloodmobile at Gifford Grade School – 406 S. Main St. Gifford, IL To schedule an appointment to donate, go to www.bloodcenter.org (use group code: 71226) or call the Blood Center at 217-367-2202. Anyone who donates gets their choice of a $10.00 gift card or a free long-sleeved t-shirt.
Kindergarten used the play doh they made to create their own turkeys! 🦃
Students had a budget of $80 to plan a Thanksgiving meal for six family members. It was hard work, but most everyone stayed under budget. Happy Thanksgiving from Third Grade!
After researching landforms, Third Grade created models with clay. Next week we will be painting them. 🏞🗻🌋