Congratulations to Geneseo Middle School, which has been recognized by the Illinois Elementary School Association for exemplifying outstanding sportsmanship!
A huge thank you to the Geneseo Fire Department for providing some great information for our students during Fire Safety Week. Needless to say, there are a few preschool students who want to be firefighters when they grow up.
GMS is in year two of our Student Workshop program, with trained student-leaders supporting their peers who may be struggling in courses like Math, ELA, Geography or Science. These students are building a culture of humility and service during Workshop time every day 8th period!
Congratulations to Mrs. Kotovsky and Mrs. Young! Both received a Maple Leaf Medallion this week and both were nominated by students. Learn how you can nominate someone: https://gcsdstaff.org/brumbaugh/maple-leaf-medallion/
Join us in celebrating Principal Appreciation Week from Oct. 15-21 and Principal Appreciation Day on Oct. 20! “Our principals are among the best in the state,” stated Superintendent Dr. Adam Brumbaugh. “We are fortunate to have them in our district and I am blessed to get to work with them.” Learn more: https://www.geneseoschools.org/article/1291394
1st Grade students built homecoming floats with their 3rd Grade mentors. Students had a blast while working together using their creative minds.
1st Grade students worked on building homecoming floats with their 3rd Grade mentors. All of the students had a blast working together and created some amazing homecoming floats. We will probably see those ideas in the parade in a few years.
GMS Cross Country Girls and Boys finished an amazing run at IESA State in Normal IL today. Our teams both placed 2nd at Sectionals, with the girls placing 21st and boys 17th at state. Congratulations on a phenomenal season!
The Machine Shed rocked it on Friday night with 300 middle schoolers dancing the night away. We Partied in the USA, Macarenad, Cupid and Cha Cha Shuffled, Wabbled left and right, and had a really great time. #gmsfalldance
Over a hundred 6th, 7th and 8th graders were rewarded today for reaching their Math skills MAP Accelerator targets in September. They had the choice of fun and games in the gym with friends, or free and phone time, but every one of them earned it. Keep up the math skills building GMS!
3rd Grade students using noodles to take an exercise break by doing cardio drumming.
Amber Berthoud, our Geneseo Middle School Resource Officer, was honored with a Maple Leaf Medallion presented by Dr. Brumbaugh. Congratulations to Officer Berthoud and thanks to her for being dedicated to building relationships with students, parents, and staff. Additionally, she helps to keep us safe each day so all GMS stakeholders can TEACH, LEARN, and CARE!!!
Thank you to the Geneseo Fire Department for leading our K-2 students through fire safety activities. We appreciate your involvement in our schools!
Performances for Geneseo High School’s fall play, “Little Women,” will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14, in the DePauw Theatre at GHS. Tickets will be available at the door for $10 each (cash and credit cards accepted). Learn more: https://www.geneseoschools.org/article/1281147
To recognize the National School Lunch Program, serving nearly 30 million children each day, Geneseo Community Unit School District #228 will celebrate National School Lunch Week from October 9-13, 2023. The fun and creative campaign theme, “Level Up with School Lunch,” highlights the importance of a healthy school lunch to a student’s success both in and out of the classroom. Learn more: https://www.geneseoschools.org/article/1275946
GMS students from all grades joined Mrs. Brucher & Mrs. Sager for a "Teen Read Cafe" in order to learn more about different genres of literature and 'taste' some new and different books with preview book talks.
An open house at Geneseo High School’s Career and Technical Education Center will be held tonight from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Our Board of Education will also be on hand for a meet and greet in the new facility’s classroom. Refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there! https://www.geneseoschools.org/article/1252474
Medieval Times is on the horizon in 6th grade, and today's fundraiser kickoff with King Verner brought about a big huzza! Students will now be taking on the challenge of selling enough pie and cookie dough to pay for a trip to Schaumburg in May.
Third grade students made an arcade totally out of cardboard this week. Here are some pictures of our first grade students enjoying the games. There was whack-a-mole, basketball, skee-ball, and even some brand new inventions!
October is National Principals Month! Please join us in recognizing the work, commitment and importance of the principals and assistant principals throughout our buildings: Tom Ryerson, Brooke Emmerson and Jeremy Mosier at GHS; Nathan O'Dell and Dean Johnson at GMS; Brian Hofer, Philip Moe and Joe Mowen at our elementary schools.