Greyhound Intermediate News
October 26, 2012
Upcoming Events School Hours
Full Day 8:50 a.m. -3:50 p.m.
October 31 Halloween Parties Half Day 8:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
(in the PM)
November 5 4:00-8:30 p.m. Phone Numbers
Conferences Attendance Line 663-8080
November 5 Fund Raiser Pick Up Office 663-9192
Food Service 663-4280
November 7 4:00-8:30 p.m. Bus Garage 663-2214
November 7 Fund Raiser Pick Up Principally Speaking
4:00 – 7:30 p.m. What wonderful fall weather we had this week.
November 8 Picture Retakes in AM We had a fantastic Walk and Roll to school day and
November 8 8-8:30 a.m. Donut/ hopefully those of you that pick up and drop off your
Book Morning children notice the improvement to safety with our
November 9 NO SCHOOL new crossing guard, Mr. Al Feldhauser, who will be
November 12 6:30 p.m. PTO Mtg. on Greyhound Dr. at the end of the day and at GIS
November 14 Kids Crew (3:50-5pm) crosswalk in the mornings.
November 19 ½ Day (8:50am-12:05pm) So parents:
November 20 ½ Day (8:50am-12:05pm) Best Effort-Drop your child off in the stadium lot.
November 21-23 NO SCHOOL NOT the bus drop off area or the handicap area drop
Always prepared-Drop off any time after 8:20a.m.
November 26 Classes Resume
Respect and responsibility-Please drive in designated
December 10 6:30 p.m. PTO Mtg. areas and not across our school drive where children
December 14 8-8:30 a.m. Donut/ are walking.
Book Morning Keep positive-Keep up the smiles and friendly waves.
December 21 6:30-8:00pmWinter Festival We appreciate you!
GIS gym Beth Marcus
December 22-January 6 NO SCHOOL Conferences
Christmas Break Parent-Teacher conferences are from
January 7 Classes Resume 4:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Monday, November 5th
January 11 8-8:30 a.m. Donut/ and Wednesday, November 7th. We look
Book Morning forward to 100% attendance for conferences.
January 14 6:30 p.m. PTO Mtg. If there is a problem on the day and time,
January 18 NO SCHOOL please contact the teacher immediately to
January 21 NO SCHOOL make the change. This is an important
meeting for parents to find out how your
child is doing academically. Picture Retakes
Mark November 8th in the morning for
picture retakes. If you wish for retakes,
please return the original package with your
Michigan Harvest Food Drive
This food drive will end on November student on the 8th. If they were absent, then
2nd. Hopefully each student will bring in a make sure to send in the money for pictures.
nonperishable food item to donate. The Envelopes are in the office.
food donated will go to the Hearts & Hands
Program right here in Eaton Rapids to help Old Newsboys
feed our families in need. Our sincere We have forms in the office for families
thanks for your donations and help. that would qualify for free footwear for their
child(ren). Only one form is required per
family. If you have questions please contact
Mrs. Christy Davenport, our counselor, 663-
Fund Raiser Pick Up
Classes will have their Halloween parties
On Monday, November 5th and
during the last hour of the day. Costumes:
Wednesday, November 7th the fund raiser
1. To help students enjoy Halloween,
may be picked up. This is during
they have the option to bring
conferences and pick up is from 4:00 pm to
costumes to school on that day.
7:30 pm in the auditeria. PAYMENT IN
Parents/guardians are asked to help
FULL has to be made in order to pick up the
their child choose costumes that are
nonviolent and in good taste.
2. Students will change into costumes
just prior to their party. Please
If you still wish to order a school
choose costumes that can easily slip
yearbook the price is $9.00. The order must
over their regular clothes.
be returned to the school office by
3. Temporary hair die is not permitted.
4. Students do not have to wear a
3rd Grade Zoo Week
5. Our district’s weapons-free policy
The week of November 12 thru 16, Mrs.
and our school’s code of rights and
Groves and Mrs. Holm’s classes will be
responsibilities will be used to
going to Potter Park to spend each day. This
determine whether or not costumes
is an intense science education opportunity
are acceptable for school. Students
that incorporates the third grade benchmarks
who have costume parts that are not
and curriculum. The students will have a
acceptable will be asked to change,
or parents will be contacted if not
6. School staff and adult volunteers are
welcome to wear costumes to the
7. Some classrooms may participate in Give Thanks!
an optional school parade.