Cloe Damm, daughter of Amanda and Adam Self, has been chosen as Gillespie Middle School’s Student Leader of the Week by Mrs. Roemer. Roemer says, “Cloe has fit in well since moving to GMS. She is always polite, mannerly and considerate of others. Her positive attitude is an asset to the classroom”. Cloe says, “I […]
Two Gillespie Middle School teams consisting of 8th-grade students placed in the top five in the Middle School Olympiad competition that took place on Monday, February 25. Gillespie students competed against numerous teams from schools in Macoupin, Calhoun, Jersey and Greene counties. The students built various structures and completed paper and pencil assignments that earned them enough points to win […]
Gillespie Middle School announced on Tuesday their leaders of the month for January. Receiving the award include Elissa Cline, Audrey Layton, Kennedy Helmkamp, Isabelle Balzraine, Collyn Oberkfell, and Jack Voyles. Elissa Cline, daughter of Kellyn and Justin Peoples, has been chosen by Mr. Bertagnolli as a student leader in physical education because she works hard and displays […]
Chloe Fellin, daughter of Chuck and Kathy Fellin, has been chosen as Gillespie Middle School’s student leader of the week by school office administrator, Marsha Mussatto. Mussatto said Chloe always has a positive attitude and goes the extra mile to help out when needed.
Delaney Taylor, the daughter of Amanda Reiniesch, was chosen as the student leader of the week at Gillespie Middle School by sixth-grade social studies teacher, Mr. Bilbruck. Bilbruck said Dalaney is enthusiastic about learning new things and always asks about helping others.
Lexi Emelander, daughter of Kelly and Eric Emelander, has been named as Gillespie Middle School’s Student Leader of the Week by seventh-grade English Language Arts (ELA) teacher, Mrs. Wilson. Wilson says Lexi brings her positive attitude to ELA, where she consistently works hard and always adds to class discussion. “She balances school work with extracurricular […]
Ben Thompson, son of Kristen Shearlock and Tommy Thompson, has been named Student Leader of the Week at Gillespie Middle School by his band teacher, Mr. Simon. Simon says, “Ben is a hard worker who models musicianship and positive behavior for the younger students. Ben even learns music on his own by ear”. Ben says, “My […]
SIXTH GRADE Maria Alger, Aiden Bailey, Amelia Barrios-Madison, Zoey Bergen, Bailee Borror, Mia Brawner, Aiden Brennan, Ian Brennan, Alexander Clark, Elissa Cline, Landen Emelander, Savannah Fee, Corinne Fellin, Logan Griffith, John Halteman, Kennedy Helmkamp, Andrew Henderson, Landon Higginbotham, Jack Kaylor, Haeden Kellebrew, Lewey Rya, Leo Li, Travis Livengood, Traegen Madeline, Madilyn Martin, Gabriel Montano, McKenna […]
Michael Bertetto, son of Michelle and William Bertetto, was chosen as Student Leader of the Week at Gillespie Middle School by Mr. McNicholas. McNicholas states, “Michael is a well-spoken young man who can perceive how others feel, has a kind and caring hearts and acts with great purpose.” Michael says, “Being proactive means “you are not […]
Gillespie Middle School announced on Tuesday the October leaders of the month. Receiving the award included Race Eccles, Aliyah Smith, Haeden Kellebrew, Jaydon Baker, Dylan Thomeczek, and Addie Hayes. Sixth-grader, Haeden Kellebrew, son of Jessica Ross and Jacob Kellebrew, was chosen as Student Leader of the Month because he “is an awesome student, always positive, […]
Ryder Koniak, son of Jami and Jeff Koniak, was named student leader of the week by Mrs. Edgerton. Ryder was recognized for his model behavior. Mrs. Edgerton says, “Ryder helps anyone and is willing to go above and beyond in my classroom”.
Gillespie Middle School announced on Tuesday their leaders of the month for the month of September. Receiving the award include Megan Bourland, Henando Walker, Joie Cox, Ryder Koniak, Lily Brown and Ellie Wilson. Megan Bourland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Bourland and Christine Bourland, has been chosen by Mrs. Prough as her Student Leader […]
Gillespie Middle School students attended a health and safety day at the school last Friday. They rotated from one classroom to another for several pieces of training and presentations on health and safety. The training and presentations varied by each grade level. Sixth grade attended sessions on mental health, fire safe, y and hygiene. Seventh […]
Mia Brawner, the daughter of Nikki and Matt Brawner, has been chosen as Gillespie Middle School’s student leader of the week by physical education teacher, Ms. Bray. Brawner is a sixth-grade student at GMS. Bray said Brawner is a positive, hard-working, and caring young lady. “She is well liked by her peers and is an excellent role […]
The supply lists for the middle school grade levels are listed below. Administrators at the school remind parents and students the following items are not allowed: white out, individual pencil sharpeners, permanent markers and wheeled backpacks. The school will also not be selling agendas, so parents are reminded to add an agenda to the respected […]
Gillespie Middle School announced on Tuesday the May leaders of the month. Receiving the award include Ethan McFadden, Bailey Cartwright, Erika Gill, Alyssa McDaniel, Chloe Segarra and Brianna Richardson. Erika Gill, daughter of Ruth and William Gill, was nominated by her teachers as the sixth-grade student leader of May saying she is an outstanding student and participates in […]
Eighth grade Brynn Baker, Danny Bertolino, Ashton Bethard, Shey Boedecker, Cadence Borror, Ridge Braundmeier, Hanna Bray, Lanie Doty, Elizabeth Eaker, Kadence Gallagher, Wyatt Garwood, Brenna Halteman, Levi Hatlee, Luke Hatlee, Aaleigha Helfer, Katelyn Holmes, Haylee Ikerman, ReAnna Karrick, Kylie Kasarda, Olivia Kidwell, Elizabeth King, Caden Kissell, Jesse Lane, Zoe Lewis, Alayna Luckshis Dylan Mason, Alyssa […]
Three sixth grade students from Mrs. Henderson’s at Gillespie Middle School were finalist winners for the Letters About Literature contest. This contest involves writing to an author about a book that inspired them. Illinois Secretary of State and Dollar General sponsors this program and select judges choose the winners. Even though these students were not […]
Gillespie Middle School students who achieved the “40-Book Reading Challenge” were honored with a field trip to Edwardsville on Monday, April 30. The group started their day at the Edwardsville Public Library where an event was hosted by the St. Louis Blues. Students viewed and participated in a presentation put on by Louie, the Blues […]
Olivia Kidwell, daughter of Jo Wilson and Mike Kidwell, was chosen by Mr. Smith as the eighth-grade Gillespie Middle School leader of the week because of her persistent positive attitude every day. “She embraces the new ideas and concepts and is eager to learn,” Smith added. “She is also willing to go the extra mile […]