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GBS Daily Announcements 2/14/20

  • The Late Bus arrives at GBS everyday at approximately 4:15 pm and travels to Bennington to drop off across from Pierce at 4:25 pm, then travels to Hancock to drop off in town at 4:40 pm, then to Francestown to drop off at 4:55 pm.
  • Find out what’s for breakfast and lunch!  https://convalsd.nutrislice.com/menu/great-brook-middle-school 
  • Attention 8th graders – Registration for freshman classes at ConVal will soon begin! The school counselors will be visiting on Wednesday, February 19th at 8:20 am to give you information on the exciting classes, sports and activities that await you.  After that, students will get a pass from Mrs. Gourlay to register.  Please bring your Chromebook and know your PowerSchool log in.
  • Did you know there’s no butter in buttermilk?? Did you know that an egg contains every vitamin except vitamin C??  You can find out more about food on March 19th at our annual Celebration of Learning event here at Great Brook School starting at 5:30 pm!
  • Floor Hockey is on Tuesday and Wednesdays in the GBS gym!  All participants must have written permission.  See Mr. Baldwin for more details.
  • Boys and Girls basketball players please return your uniforms to Mr. Baldwin as soon as possible.  Thanks!
  • SPRING SPORTS SIGN-UPS are in the cafeteria.  Baseball and Softball are open to 7th and 8th graders and Track is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.  See Mr. Baldwin if you have any questions.
  • Young Writers is offering a brand new poetry contest.  It is titled, Through Your Eyes.  Students choose a topic and write a poem from someone else’s point of view.  The deadline for entering is your poem is February 17th.  Please see Mrs. Sittig for more information and entry forms.
  • Are you looking for community service?  The Francestown PTO is looking for GBS students to help out with childcare at their meetings.    Please see Mrs. Young in the office if you’re interested!

                                              After School Activities:

  • Scott Baldwin is our new Athletic Director and can be reached via email at sbaldwin@conval.edu
  • NHDI  Block 2- Sarah Hale
  • Gymnastics meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays with Cari Gillespie
  • Art Club meets after school on select Tuesdays – Ask Ms. Burnham for details.
  • Garden Club meets after school on Wednesdays with Mrs. Schaefer