Geneva School District 304 News Article



First and foremost – teachers please take a count of the number of students who are participating in Sports Day. 

Attention all 6th graders: Are you interested in helping behind the scenes of the 6th Grade Play, Alice @ Wonderland? If you want to help design sets and costumes, or control the lights, curtain, and sound during the show, then sign up in the Main Office or 6B team center today! The first Stage Crew Practice is going to be Monday, September 30th after school in the cafeteria from 3:30 – 4:25 on. We can’t wait to see you there!


Still looking for a way to get involved here at GMSS?  Wondering which club might be right for you? Well, we are here to help!  Next Tuesday, October 1st there is going to be a Club Fair before school, starting at 8:15.  Club sponsors will be on hand with fliers and club information so you can find out more about that club you've been meaning to join!  


Christmas is three months from tomorrow! And lucky for you, we have a fun and easy way to make an awesome handmade gift! It’s the Crochet Intramural. Remember, crocheting is kind of like knitting except you only use one needle. Do you have a sister that’s always cold – make her a scarf! How about making a dishcloth for that parent or grandparent who loves a clean kitchen? Do you have a family member or friend who loves winter sports? A scarf crocheted BY YOU would be a perfect gift! Once you learn how in this intramural, thank of all the handmade gifts you can make! So, pop into to the office and pick up a permission slip because they’re due soon! 


Calling all writers! Writers Club is going to start on Tuesday, October 1st right after school in room 265 with Ms. Riley. All styles of writing are welcome from short stories, novels, and essays to poetry and graphic novels. There also will be plenty of opportunities to socialize and even chances to enter contests. Please see or email Ms. Riley for more details.


Do you sometimes find yourself needing extra help in math? From time to time do you have questions about math homework? Do you wish you had other opportunities to meet with a math teacher? Well, beginning this week there will be math tutoring sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays before school from 7:45-8:30 and after school from 3:30-4:20 pm. Feel free to drop in any session for as long as you need. No sign up is required.


Viking Alliance, a newly formed club at Geneva Middle School South, will have its first meeting after school on Friday, October 4th in the Reading Lounge. Viking Alliance is a student-led club for anyone who would like to do fun activities in a supportive, inclusive and nonjudgmental atmosphere. Viking Alliance is about valuing all people no matter their cultural beliefs or their sexual orientation.

If you believe in everyone’s right to be themselves, think that differences make a community stronger and enjoy lively discussion about diversity and inclusion, then this club is for you. Please see Mrs. Rolf in the Guidance Office if you have any questions.


FCA is going to have a special meeting tomorrow morning at 7:30 am. Please meet at the GMS North flagpole.


The next intramural is going to be Bowling! It’s going to start October 10th, it will last for 8 weeks and it’s only $50 to join. Also, this intramural is for both North and South students, so this is a great chance to do something fun with your friends from North! Permission slips are available in the Main Office.


Did you remember to wear you’re a sports team jersey or tee today for the 2nd day of Spirit Week? If not, you still have the rest of the week to get some points for your class by participating in Neon Day tomorrow! The brighter the better!


From the Sports Desk


The boys’ cross country team competed at the Troy Meet in Shorewood, Illinois on Saturday.  The 7th grade boys were the best performing group taking 7th place out of 44 schools.  Dom Stolarik finished 5th overall.  In the 8th grade race Wyatt Gross earned a medal by finishing 17th.  The team will compete tonight against St. Charles Wredling.

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