Geneva School District 304 News Article




Not only is today the first day of October but it’s also the first day of SOCK-tober. Student council is looking for your help in collecting new pairs of socks in any size to donate to the less fortunate in our community. All you have to do is bring in new pairs of socks to the donation bin in the library before or after school. This event will be happening all month long and did I mention that you could win a $20 gift card? That’s right! Bring in your donations and get entered to win!

And don’t forget, the next Student Council meeting is tomorrow in the 6W team center after school until 4:25. All are welcome!  Please see Miss Mack or Miss Dagres with any questions.

Can you throw a dodgeball as fast and as accurately as a Civil War soldier?  Then Social Studies Club needs you to fight GMS North in our second annual Civil War Dodgeball Battle.  Social Studies Club's first meeting will be held next Tuesday, October 9th in Mr. Fader's room in the 8 White team center, where we'll learn about Civil War battles and strategize our war plan.

The Chicago Steel has a fall reading incentive program that will earn you a complimentary ticket to a Chicago Steel hockey game at Fox Valley Ice Arena.  Read for 20 minutes 5 days a week for 6 weeks to meet the goal.  See Mrs. Fedor in the library for details.

From the Sports Desk:

Any students interested in wrestling this season – there will be an information booth set up tomorrow outside the library in the main entrance lobby. You’ll be able to meet the new coaches, ask questions and pick up some information on the upcoming season!

Attention all 8th grade boys’ basketball players.  Basketball tryouts will be held Monday October 15th, Tuesday October 16th, and Thursday October 18th.  Tryouts will run until 5:20 each day.  All boys wanting to tryout must have a current sports physical on file. 

And finally, Congratulations to the Boys Cross Country Team who placed third out of 22 teams at the Fox Trot Invite in the Open Race. Out of 200 runners, Owen Chandria placed 2nd, Patrick Waldchen 26th, Kieran Kelly 27th, Cameron McGroarty 28th and Tyler Zenz 38th. Also congratulations to Colin Opdyke for earning a medal in the Boys Varsity Race by placing 15th. The team will have their Conference Meet this Tuesday. 

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