Good luck to the football team tonight against Mobridge/Pollock. Game starts at 7:00 p.m.
Good luck to the boys and girls soccer teams on Saturday against Tea.
The following homecoming shirts are available for sale:
T-shirts ($13) – Youth Large, Adult Large, 2 Adult XL, 1 Adult XXL
Hoodies – Youth Large,
Grades 11-12 ACT: Registration for the October 28 test is due online by Sept. 22nd . Register at www.actstudent.org and pay with a credit card. You will test in Aberdeen or Groton but be sure to list Groton as your home school. Remember you must upload a photo to register and then print the admission ticket. Fee waivers are available – stop by the GO. Other test dates are: Dec., Feb., and April. See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.
Grade 12 Wendys Heisman: Scholarship opportunity and recognition for scholar/athletes. School, state, region, and national winners are selected. Fill out the application online. It must be verified by a school official – put me or a teacher (coach who is teacher), or administrator as the Reviewer (Jodi.Sternhagen@k12.sd.us). No relatives may be recommenders. Please make sure your GPA (unweighted), class rank and ACT scores are accurate. Unweighted GPA’s are found on your transcript. The deadline is October 2, 2017. In order to insure that the verification process goes smoothly, please complete the application by September 25, 2017 as the site is too busy later in the week. www.wendysheisman.com.
Grade 12: Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: If you have performed community service in the past year you may want to fill out this award/scholarship. One student will be recognized from Groton and will go on to compete statewide and possibly nationally. Go to http://spirit.prudential.com and click on “Apply Now”. Once you have completed the application go to the “Certification” page and enter Mrs. Sombke’s name and email as the certifier – Kiersten.Sombke@k12.sd.us. Please print out the completed application. The local deadline is November 7, 2017 – again you must be certified so please complete by the local deadline. We can only submit one so PRINT out the application and bring it to Mrs. Sternhagen.
Grades 10-11: The following must bring a check for $16 payable to Groton Area High School to Mrs. Sternhagen by 9/28/17 for the PSAT/NMSQT test to be given on Wednesday, October 11, 2017:
10th – Grady O’Neill, Peyton Johnson, Kya Jandel, Kaycie Hawkins, Anthony Schnkel, Austin Jones, Payton Colestock, Nicole Marzahn, Noah Poor, Cade Guthmiller, Tadyn Glover, Rylee Rosenau, Thomas Cranford, Caitlyn Barse, Kaylin Kucker, Ashley Fliehs, Madeline Schuelke, KaSandra Pappas, Kayde Stange, Indigo Rogers, Kayla Jensen
11th – Korbin Blackmun, Kylie Kassube, James Cranford, Taylor Holm, Emily Thomson, Cassandra Townsend, Jillian Barton, Alexis Simon, Jennie Doeden, Miranda Hanson, Jodi Hinman, Kaitlyn Anderson, Payton Maine, Sam Menzia, Micah Poor, Kaitlyn Kassube, Mitchell Koens, Shyla Larson, Ashley Garduno, AnneMarie Smith, Tylan Glover, Maggie Crosby, Sam Geffre
Grade 12: Scholarships and Awards
Sept. 25 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology
Sept. 25 Wendys Heisman www.wendysheisman.com, must have reviewer
Sept. 27 QuestBridge www.questbridge.org
Oct. Application date for Aberdeen Scrubs Camp – not yet available
Oct. 4 PEO Star – Girls Scholarship, will be emailed, submit to Mrs. Sternhagen
Oct. 13 Young Arts Scholarship
Oct. 25 Horatio Alger www.horatioalger.org
Oct. 31 Big Idea Business Plan http://www.bigideasd.com/
Nov. 7 Prudential Spirit of Community http://spirit.prudential.com, print out and bring to Mrs. Sternhagen
Nov. 6 Legislative page http://legis.sd.gov/Students_Page/Page/default.aspx
Dec. 1 SD Well Diggers Association
Dec. 15 SD JCI Scholarship
Opens Jan. 1 Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/
**Students are NOT ALLOWED to drive at ANY TIME!
· Tailgate lunch @ 11:30 on Football Field
· Students report to 5th period @ 12:00pm for attendance. Students will be dismissed by intercom.
· Homecoming Parade @ 1:00pm
· Inflatables in the arena @ 2:00pm
· Kiwanis Tailgate supper @ 5:30-7:00pm- Hamburger Meal $6.00, 2nd Hamburger $3.00
· GHS Pep Band 6:30pm
· Football game vs. Mobridge/Pollock @ 7:00pm
· King and Queen will be announced at half time
We are seeking interested student applications for a part-time custodial position between the hours of 3:30 PM and 7:00 PM. See Mr. Schwan or Mr. Nehls for more information.
Groton’s 2nd Annual Pumpkin Fest will be October 7 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed!! If you are interested contact April Abeln at 397-8422 or text her at 216-2982. Volunteers would need arrive by 9:00 a.m.
Any student wanting to participate in Destination Imagination needs to get sign up forms from the office and sign up by September 29th.