Starting tomorrow, April 13th- 15th, GKMS students will be taking the Illinois Assessment of Readiness. Students will need their Chromebook, headphones, and a calculator. Please remind your student to get plenty of sleep and have a healthy breakfast. GKMS students ROCK! #gkcogs
GKMS 3rd Quarter Report Cards are coming home with in-person students today, 4/1. If your student is full remote the report cards will be mailed home and you should receive them in the coming days. Have a great weekend! No school tomorrow, 4/2 or Monday, 4/5. #gkcogs
GKMS Track Sign Up is open. First practice is April 29th. Track is open to all grade levels. Come on out and meet some new friends! Students can sign up in their grade level classrooms. Email Mr. Harrington with any questions. #gkcogs
Reminder there is NO SCHOOL on Friday, March 5th. We WILL still have Basketball Intramurals and Chess Club after school. #gkcogs
There will be Boys Basketball Intramurals from 3-4:15pm tomorrow; Thursday 2/18. Boys will need a ride to and from. No physical needed. Bring a water bottle, mask, and prepare for some basketball fun! #gkcogs
Friday, February 5th will be full remote for ALL students. All students will log in remotely to all of their classes at their class period start times. The After School Remote Assistance with teachers will be available from 1:30pm-2:30pm as it was during the Adaptive Pause.
Math MAP Growth test tomorrow. Get plenty of rest, have a healthy breakfast and do your best! #gkcogs
GKMS Quarter 2 Progress Reports will be available at 3pm Friday, December 4th. #gkcogs
Here is some information that may help your student with remote learning. Click the link below for remote learning tips: https://5il.co/mt6x
GKMS—Orange Day tomorrow, Friday the 13th. Orange Day students are in person and Blue Day students need to log in remotely. #gkcogs
Full Remote for ALL GKMS students starting tomorrow, 10/27 through Thursday 10/29. Blue Day, Orange Day, and Full Remote students will ALL log in remotely tomorrow. First class begins at 8am. #gkcogs
Don't forget to sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences. GKMS Conferences are on Nov. 4th and 5th from 1:40pm-8pm. Check the News Feed, GKMS Facebook, or your email for the link to sign up. Looking forward to seeing you remotely at Conferences. #gkcogs
Today is a Blue Day at GKMS. Blue Day students should attend in person. #gkcogs
The GK Community Impact Clubs are holding a Pack The Bus food/supply drive from October 19th to November 19th to help the Genoa Area Community Food Hub. Please see the following link for more information. https://5il.co/m54h
Encore 1 ended today, October 8th. Encore 2 will begin next Tuesday, October 13th. It will be a BLUE DAY. #gkcogs
Encore 1 ends next Thursday, October 8th. Next week is the last week to raise your grade in Encore. #gkcogs
Orange Day Picture Day Tomorrow, 9/30. #gkcogs
GKMS Quarter 1 Progress Reports will be available today, September 25th, at 3pm. Please contact your student's teacher directly if you have any questions in regards to grades. #gkcogs
Friday, September 5th is a BLUE Day
GKMS Quarter 1 Progress Reports will be available Friday, September 25th at 3pm in PowerSchool. #gkcogs
GKMS Welcome Back/Curriculum Night begins tonight at 6:30pm! The event will be held remotely. #gkcogs
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
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
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
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
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
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
Save the Date! GKMS Curriculum Night is Monday, August 31st at 6:30pm. The event will be Remote. More details to come. #gkcogs
GKMS Office will reopen August 3rd. Office hours are 8-3:45pm. #gkcogs
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan on coming Thursday 4-7pm so we can have your materials ready. #gkcogs
8th Grade Student Recognition Video will be made available on Thursday, May 21st. #gkcogs
Click the link below for more information on IDHS Pandemic SNAP Benefits for Free and Reduced Lunch Students! https://5il.co/fro9
3rd Quarter Report Cards have been mailed out and should arrive this week. #gkcogs
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
GKMS Remote Learning Theme Week starts today. Bring your pet or stuffed animal to class today! #gkcogs. Class starts at 9am. See you there.
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
Good luck to the 7th and 8th grade girl’s basketball teams as they compete in the MNC Championship games this evening! #gkcogs
Last day for the Book Fair is tomorrow, February 26th. All students will have an opportunity to visit the Book Fair. #gkcogs
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
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
The 8th grade students freshman course selection sheets are due tomorrow. #gkcogs
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
GKMS Winter Dance is tomorrow, Friday January 24th, after school from 3-5pm. #gkcogs
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
8th Grade Promotion will be May 21st at 7pm at GKHS. #gkcogs
The end of 2nd Quarter is this Friday, December 20th. Let's have a strong finish to 2019! #gkcogs
GKMS Band Concert tonight at 7pm at the high school. Come out and see a great show. #gkcogs
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
GKMS Chorus concert tonight at 7pm at the high school. GKMS Band concert next Monday, Dec. 9th at 7pm at the high school. #gkcogs
Tomorrow is the last day to bring in non-perishable items for the GKMS Food Drive to benefit the Genoa Food Hub. #gkcogs
Tomorrow, November 20th, is picture day for Boys Basketball and Cheer. #gkcogs
GKMS Food Drive is going on now. Please send in non-perishable food items. Food will be donated to the Genoa Food Hub. #gkcogs
GKMS 2nd quarter progress reports will be available at 3pm. #gkcogs
Boys basketball game against North Boone has been cancelled. They will still have practice until 4:30pm. #gkcogs
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
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.
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.
Progress reports are available now in PowerSchool.
GK Spirit Day tomorrow. Wear that blue and orange! #gkcogs
Tomorrow is “mismatch day” as we celebrate Homecoming Week.
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!
We will be observing Patriot Day tomorrow, September 11th, at GKMS. Please wear Red, White and Blue if possible.
Cross Country practice will end at 4pm today.
Picture day is tomorrow!
Open House starts at 6:30pm tonight at the middle school.
Picture Day is coming up on 09/05/2019! Order online at inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/40302HF
PBIS Kickoff Assembly today at 1:45pm.
Cheer Open Practice will continue tomorrow, August 22nd, from 3-5pm. Cheer is open to all 7th and 8th grade students.
Cheer practice will begin tomorrow, August 21st, from 3-5pm. Cheer is open to 7th and 8th grade students.
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.
Cross country practice tomorrow from 3-4:15pm.
Day two of volleyball tryouts tomorrow, August 20th, from 3-5pm
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com with any questions.
Congratulations to the Cogs of the 4th Quarter! We are all extremely proud of you. 6th-Allison Poegel, 7th-Abbie Andrews, 8th-Laila Martinez.
The 8th Grade Dance is tonight! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Dance ends at 8:30 p.m.
7th/8th Grade Band and 6th-8th Choir Concert tonight! Concert starts at 7PM at GKHS.
5/6th Grade Band Concert tonight @ 7PM. Held at Genoa-Kingston High School.
Reminder that Alternative Learning assignments are due by 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7th.
Our next Alternative Learning Day will be Friday, May 3rd.
Track & Field Pictures May 1st.
The April Newsletter is now available in the News section.
Spring Break is from March 25-29. Classes will resume on April 1st.
3rd Quarter Report Cards were sent home on 3/21, please look over and discuss the report card with your student.
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.