Craig Butcher
GKMS Welcome Back/Curriculum Night begins tonight at 6:30pm! The event will be held remotely. #gkcogs
10 days ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Welcome Back/Curriculum Night will be held REMOTELY next Tuesday, September 8th, from 6:30-7:37pm. Links to your student's classes will be posted and emailed next Tuesday. Each class will be 7 minutes with 3 minute passing periods. See you then! #gkcogs
16 days ago, Craig Butcher
Genoa-Kingston Middle School
We are excited to have students back in the building!! Click the link below to view the GKMS Return to Learn Plan. https://5il.co/khdm
17 days ago, Genoa-Kingston Middle School
Craig Butcher
GKMS students need to sign in to ALL of their Google Classrooms by 3pm on Thursday, August 27th. We are doing a dry run to make sure every student knows where to go for the first day of class on Monday, August 31st at 8am. #gkcogs
23 days ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Curriculum Night is scheduled for September 8th at 6:30pm. This event will allow families to follow an abbreviated version of their student’s schedule through Zoom Meetings. #gkcogs
about 1 month ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
6th Grade Welcome Video/Orientation will be emailed to 6th grade families and students at 6:30pm tomorrow evening; Wednesday, August 12th. Looking forward to a Cogtastic school year! #gkcogs
about 1 month ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
6th Grade Orientation will take place next Wednesday, August 12th, at 6:30pm. The event will be Remote and you will receive a Zoom link to the event next week in your email. Looking forward to welcoming the 6th grade students! #gkcogs
about 1 month ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Save the Date! GKMS Curriculum Night is Monday, August 31st at 6:30pm. The event will be Remote. More details to come. #gkcogs
about 1 month ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Office will reopen August 3rd. Office hours are 8-3:45pm. #gkcogs
about 1 month ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The GKMS front office will be closed from July 1st-July 31st. If you have items that still need to be picked up; yearbook, locker items, and etc., you will be able to pick them up after July 31st when the office reopens. Have a Cogtastic Summer! #gkcogs
3 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
If you are an 8th grade student who purchased a Chromebook they are available for pick up. Yearbooks are also available for pick up. If you still haven’t turned in your Chromebook please do so by June 12th. The office is open 8-3pm Monday through Thursday. #gkcogs
3 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS will now have Chromebook Drop Off/Personal Item Pick up from 4-7pm on Thursday, May 28th if you are unable to make your 8-3pm daytime slot. Please email the office at mmuir@gkschools.org if you plan on coming Thursday 4-7pm so we can have your materials ready. #gkcogs
4 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
8th Grade Student Recognition Video will be made available on Thursday, May 21st. #gkcogs
4 months ago, Craig Butcher
Genoa-Kingston CUSD #424
Click the link below for more information on IDHS Pandemic SNAP Benefits for Free and Reduced Lunch Students! https://5il.co/fro9
5 months ago, Genoa-Kingston CUSD #424
Craig Butcher
Tune in today 6th grade students as Medusa will be taking over Mrs. Schumacher’s class. #gkcogs
5 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
3rd Quarter Report Cards have been mailed out and should arrive this week. #gkcogs
5 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Workout for the W: Wear your favorite workout clothes to your remote learning classes. Looking forward to seeing the gear you will be sporting tomorrow. #gkcogs
5 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Remote Learning Theme Week starts today. Bring your pet or stuffed animal to class today! #gkcogs. Class starts at 9am. See you there.
6 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Mrs. Schumacher is gearing up for a great lesson today with her TPO. Tune in at 9am. Same Cog Time, Same Cog Channel. #gkcogs
6 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Huge shoutout to all the GK staff and students making today’s Remote Learning a huge success. The vast majority of students were able to log on at some point and participate. Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow! Go Cogs! #gkcogs
6 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
A huge shout out to the all the parent volunteers helping out and serving ice cream at our PBIS 3rd quarter celebration! #gkcogs
6 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
New Art display at GKMS. #gkcogs
6 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Good luck to the 7th and 8th grade girl’s basketball teams as they compete in the MNC Championship games this evening! #gkcogs
7 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Last day for the Book Fair is tomorrow, February 26th. All students will have an opportunity to visit the Book Fair. #gkcogs
7 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS 7/8 Grade Band Concert. Always a great performance! #gkcogs
7 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
A HUGE shout out to the GK PTO for providing and organizing dinner last night for our teachers on Conference Night! We appreciate all you do for our students and staff. You are Cogtastic!!! #gkcogs
7 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Students in Mrs. Schumacher’s class are creating oral and visual presentations about Egypt using Clip Champ. #gkcogs
7 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The GKMS Winter Dance is tomorrow from 3-5pm. Cost is $5. Pizza will also be sold at the dance. There will also be a cake walk. #gkcogs
7 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Students are getting an introduction to CPR in PE today. #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Science Club is leaning about the “Science of Snow.” #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The 8th grade students freshman course selection sheets are due tomorrow. #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Wrestlers at the GK Invite!! Go Cogs! #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
All after school events for today, January 24th have been cancelled. ComEd will need to turn the power off after school to fix the problem. To ensure student safety; ALL after school events are cancelled for today. #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Winter Dance is tomorrow, Friday January 24th, after school from 3-5pm. #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Half-Time talk with Coach Lauer and the 7th grade girls basketball team. Go Cogs! #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
STEAM It Up 2020.... Mrs. Tiffany Thurlby and Ms. Staci Hale presented dances to incorporate arts into classrooms. The audience was presented with two dances and used their creativity to adapt the dances to their learning needs and style. GK PE teachers are awesome! #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS wrestlers pregame break! Go Cogs #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS wrestlers getting ready for the first home meet. Go Cogs #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
2nd quarter report cards will be coming home today, January 9th. Please discuss your student's grades with your student and sign and return the report card envelope. #gkcogs
8 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Always a great performance from the GKMS Band! Great way to end 2019 at school. #gkcogs
9 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Jazz Band rocking it out for the students! #gkcogs
9 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Band warming up for the student concert today#gkcogs
9 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
8th Grade Promotion will be May 21st at 7pm at GKHS. #gkcogs
9 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The end of 2nd Quarter is this Friday, December 20th. Let's have a strong finish to 2019! #gkcogs
9 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Congratulations to Mrs. Arndt for receiving the Cogtastic Trophy from Mr. Ellis! #gkcogs
9 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Jazz Band Rockin’ It! #gkcogs
9 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Band Concert tonight at 7pm at the high school. Come out and see a great show. #gkcogs
9 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Come check out the GKMS Band Concert on Monday at 7pm. The concert will take place at the high school. The middle school band always puts on a great performance. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Chorus concert tonight at 7pm at the high school. GKMS Band concert next Monday, Dec. 9th at 7pm at the high school. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Students in Mr. Schmidt’s Health Class are learning about the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping through the CATCH program. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
A huge shout out to the Genoa Police Department and the GK Fire Protection for participating in the GKMS Food Drive and the “Teachers vs First Responder” basketball game. Over 2300 items donated! #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
At the half, teachers lead First Responders 14-9. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Teachers vs First Responders Basketball game tip off. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Congratulations to Mrs. Michaels for winning the Meemic Foundation Teacher’s Discovery Grant! She was awarded a $100 dollar gift card for her classroom. #gkcogs. #meemic
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Paki Uili
Goobletastic Tuesday at the middle school lunches.
10 months ago, Paki Uili
Craig Butcher
Tomorrow is the last day to bring in non-perishable items for the GKMS Food Drive to benefit the Genoa Food Hub. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Students learning about goal setting and perseverance from Justin Allen. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Congratulations to Mrs. Ball-Harrison for earning the GKMS Cogtastic Trophy! We are Thankful for all you do! #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Tomorrow, November 20th, is picture day for Boys Basketball and Cheer. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Food Drive is going on now. Please send in non-perishable food items. Food will be donated to the Genoa Food Hub. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS 2nd quarter progress reports will be available at 3pm. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Boys basketball game against North Boone has been cancelled. They will still have practice until 4:30pm. #gkcogs
10 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Mr. Jenkins is presented with the star staff award from Mrs. Ewald. Mr. Jenkins is Cogtastic! #gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Art happenings at GKMS! #gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
REMINDER: 1st Quarter signed report cards are due Friday, November 1st. Please look at and discuss your student's report card with them and then sign and return. Conferences are November 6th and 7th. #gkscogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Mrs. Ewald is a GKMS champion for her awesome dedication to students! #gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Congratulations to our 6th(CJ Rogers), 7th(Talon Joynt), and 8th(Bella Rieff) grade Cogs of the Quarters! We are proud of you! #gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The game room for our PBIS end of the quarter celebration. #gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Puzzle fun on end of quarter PBIS celebration day! #gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Congratulations to Mrs. Boyer for being awarded the “Teacher Appreciation Award” from Curtis and Barysenka Orthodontics. Mrs. Boyer was nominated by Kealey Morton. We are proud of Mrs. Boyer! #gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
More PBIS end of quarter pics #gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
PBIS end of the quarter celebration#gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
PBIS end of the quarter celebration! #gkcogs
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GK Block Party Friday, October 18th from 3-5pm. $5 dollars to get in. Tickets on sale before school. Pizza, soda, and ice cream will be for sale. Celebrate the end of Quarter 1 with Dancing and some games.
11 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS 7/8 Band sounding Cogtastic as always! #gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Chorus sounds amazing tonight! Always making us proud. #gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
7/8 Boys Basketball Tryouts will take place on October 8th and 9th from 3-5pm. Students must have a valid sports physical on file in order to tryout. Please contact the office at 815-784-5222 if you have any questions.
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Getting the football field painted for GKMS football game this evening at 4:30pm. If you don’t want to stand bring a lawn chair. #gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
“Model Students.” The second performance of the night. #gkcogs. #gkmsdrama
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Three Doors to Death. Students are putting on a tremendously entertaining performance! #gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Drama Club getting ready for tonight’s performance. #gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Starts With Hello Week—8th grade students are doing a Human Bingo Activity to get to know their classmates better. All grade levels did the same activity. #gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
No air conditioning. No problem. Blizzards today for all the amazing students at GKMS. #gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
7th and 8th grade students supporting Volley For the Cure. #gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Come on out and donate blood like Mrs. Michaels. Blood donations open until 7:30pm. Thanks to PTO for setting it up. #Gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Progress reports are available now in PowerSchool.
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GK Spirit Day tomorrow. Wear that blue and orange! #gkcogs
12 months ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Tomorrow is “mismatch day” as we celebrate Homecoming Week.
almost 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Tomorrow is "favorite sport or college day" as part of Homecoming Week. Join in and wear something from your favorite sport or college. Go Cogs!
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The mechanical equipment is being put back on the roof today. The air conditioning and chillers will still need to be hooked up; air conditioning should be back by the end of the week at the MS.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
We will be observing Patriot Day tomorrow, September 11th, at GKMS. Please wear Red, White and Blue if possible.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Cross Country practice will end at 4pm today.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Picture day is tomorrow!
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
8th grade volleyball game. Go Cogs!!! #gkcogs
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
It is awesome seeing Art in the hallways at GKMS!
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Open House starts at 6:30pm tonight at the middle school.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
6th grade won the school-wise karaoke contest today.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Great PBIS assembly today! “Whatever it Takes” is our school-wide PBIS theme for this year.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Picture Day is coming up on 09/05/2019! Order online at inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/40302HF
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
PBIS Kickoff Assembly today at 1:45pm.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Cheer Open Practice will continue tomorrow, August 22nd, from 3-5pm. Cheer is open to all 7th and 8th grade students.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Cheer practice will begin tomorrow, August 21st, from 3-5pm. Cheer is open to 7th and 8th grade students.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
First cheer practice this Wednesday, August 21st, from 3-5pm. Wednesday is an early release day at 1:45pm. There will be a supervisor available for students staying for cheer between 1:45 and 3:00pm. Students do not and should not leave if they are staying for cheer practice.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Cross country practice tomorrow from 3-4:15pm.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Day two of volleyball tryouts tomorrow, August 20th, from 3-5pm
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Cheer Practice will begin next week on August 21 and August 22 from 3-5pm. We are excited to welcome Coach Green to GKMS. Students must have an up to date physical on file in order to participate. Cheer is open to 7th and 8th grade students only.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Volleyball Tryouts August 19 and 20, from 3-5pm. Open to 7th and 8th grade girls. They must have a valid and up to date physical on file.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Open Cross Country practice 3:15-4:30pm on Monday, August 12 and Thursday, August 14. Open to all grades 6, 7, 8. Cross Country parent/athlete meeting Wednesday, August 14 at 5pm at GKMS.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Football practice is from 3-5pm Monday through Thursday starting today, August 5th. We hope to see you there! You must have a valid physical on file in order to practice.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Cross Country Parent/Athlete Meeting on Wed., August 14th @ 5:00pm in the GKMS Main Gym. Cross Country is open to 6-8th grade students. 7th/8th Middle School Volleyball Tryouts are on Mon./Tues., August 19th/20th from 3-5:30pm.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS football camp is next week 7/29 - 8/1 from 3-5pm on the middle school field. Forms and payment can be brought to camp on Monday. All 7th and 8th grade students are welcome. We look forward to seeing you there! Contact Coach McCune at dmccune@gkschools.org with any questions.
about 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The Battle of Ancient Empires is taking place at the middle school today!
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Congratulations to the Cogs of the 4th Quarter! We are all extremely proud of you. 6th-Allison Poegel, 7th-Abbie Andrews, 8th-Laila Martinez.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The 8th Grade Dance is tonight! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Dance ends at 8:30 p.m.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
7th/8th Grade Band and 6th-8th Choir Concert tonight! Concert starts at 7PM at GKHS.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
5/6th Grade Band Concert tonight @ 7PM. Held at Genoa-Kingston High School.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Reminder that Alternative Learning assignments are due by 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7th.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Our next Alternative Learning Day will be Friday, May 3rd.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Track & Field Pictures May 1st.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The Illinois Assessment of Readiness will take place at GKMS starting Monday. Students perform their best following a good night's sleep and a healthy breakfast. We thank you for doing all you can each and everyday to help ensure your student's success.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Reminder that middle school students will be taking the Illinois Assessment of Readiness(IAR) next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday; April 15-17. Students do their best when they get plenty of sleep and have a healthy breakfast. GKMS students Rock!!!
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
GKMS Teachers showing how bright they are in preparation for the IAR. GKMS teachers rock!
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Congratulations to Justin Russell, the 8th grade Cog of the Quarter! You are AWESOME!
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Congratulations to Charlie Hansen, the 6th Grade Cog of the Quarter! You are Cogtastic!
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Congratulation to Rylie Stoffregen, the 7th Grade Cog of the Quarter. You Rock!
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The April Newsletter is now available in the News section.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
Spring Break is from March 25-29. Classes will resume on April 1st.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
3rd Quarter Report Cards were sent home on 3/21, please look over and discuss the report card with your student.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Craig Butcher
The 3rd Quarter ends on March 15th. Report Cards will be going home on March 21st. Please sign your student's report card and return them to school.
over 1 year ago, Craig Butcher
Scott Herrig
about 2 years ago, Scott Herrig
Scott Herrig
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about 2 years ago, Scott Herrig