GHS Building Trades House! Our students are doing an awesome job and learning lots from our teachers and business partners!
GMS 8th grade students were able to get a sneak preview of their class options next year when GHS students and teachers visited GMS this week for the "GHS Elective Fair" organized by Mrs. Feely and Mrs. Reed. It was FANTASTIC for students to see and hear about their future options with pre-registration just a couple months away for the Class of 2028!!!
To recognize the outstanding efforts of the nearly 6,000 elected school board members throughout the state, November 15 of each year is designated as "School Board Members Day" in Illinois. Learn about Geneseo's BOE: https://www.geneseoschools.org/article/1338871
Last week Mrs. Minnaert’s 2nd grade class learned about Community Helpers and Police Officers. They concluded the week with a Pizza with Police lunch. A special thanks to the Geneseo Police Department and LaRomas Pizza for helping us celebrate this special event!
What a week at GMS! 6th grade picked up and delivered pies and found out they are on their way to Medieval Times, 7th graders are writing their own stories up and down the hallway, and 8th grade is having their great cake cookoff decorating contest in FACS classes. #BeLEAF
GMS hosted our 2nd MAP Math Accelerator reward day today. 360 students, more than half the school, earned a goodie bag, free time with friends, and a ticket for some fresh air and fun later this week. Great job GMS, and kudos to our math teachers for all their efforts building problem solving skills!
Preschool students had a great time with middle school FACTS students. Thank you to our middle school staff and students for taking time to come hang out with us. It was a blast.
For just the fifth time since 1962, Geneseo High School is searching for someone to lead its storied football program. The school will be hiring a new varsity head coach and is now accepting applications: https://www.geneseoschools.org/article/1336221
On this Veterans Day, we honor and we thank all who have served our Nation.
At an assembly to honor local veterans on Friday, GHS Principal Tom Ryerson called Veterans Day an “opportunity for Americans to show their respect, gratitude and support for all who have served.” Read more: https://www.geneseoschools.org/article/1334661
Congrats to GHS principal Tom Ryerson for receiving the Maple Leaf Medallion. Tom has been a great leader for GHS staff, and advocate for all GHS students. Appreciate all that you do!
Geneseo Middle School wrapped up a very successful volleyball season recently. And the end of this season marks the end of an era as coaches Karna Frerichs and Michelle Glazier are both retiring. They combined for over 50 years of coaching experience and were honored and thanked by players, fans, and parents at the final home games. Congratulations and THANK YOU to Mrs. Frerichs and Mrs. Glazier for your decades of service to and support of Geneseo student-athletes. We'll miss you and wish you the VERY BEST in retirement!!!
Third graders have been learning the meaning of multiplication and how to build concrete models of equal groups and arrays to show their multiplication sentences!
GMS 7th & 8th grade basketball coaches and players are on the road tonight but they hosted Washington Monday night and played well in a tough early season match-up. The next home action for B teams will be this Thursday against Hampton and the A teams are road warriors until next week Thursday, November 16.
An innovative, modernized approach to teaching, learning, grading, and reporting is being piloted by 30 teachers throughout Geneseo's three elementary schools, middle school and high school. Learn more: https://www.geneseoschools.org/article/1324840
Student of the Quarter Breakfast this a.m. at GHS! Teachers nominated and recognized students who make their day brighter! Thanks to all the parents and guardians for attending this morning!
The tombs of Ancient Egypt were re-opened this past week for 6th grade sessions day. Students designed Cartouches, wrote in Hieroglyphics, spoke modern Egyptian Arabic, and Mummified apples. It was an awesome day of exploration across all subject areas.
“Since the first day of my life, I’ve been around Geneseo football in some way, shape or form,” said Larry Johnsen Jr. “Geneseo was my dream job." Read more about Johnsen's decision to step down after 20 seasons: https://www.geneseoschools.org/article/1321378
It was 50's Day in Kindergarten at Northside. Mrs. Vermost's class had a ball dressing up and learning about the good ole days. Some nifty outfits for their 50's bash.
Congrats to Kathryn Hogue and Nathan Dunker. They were chosen by our staff as the Elks Teens of the Month. These two have demonstrated outstanding character and academics at GHS.