Student Bulletin – Friday, 12/22/17

Good luck to the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams on Thursday, December 28 at Warner.

Good luck to the boys’ basketball teams against Webster on Tuesday, January 2nd. 

Reminder to students attending the Elementary Christmas Concert your parent must pick you up in the office.  

Groton Volleyball Clinic registration forms are in the office. 

JH Boys b-ball practice will start Thursday, Jan 4th after school.  Coach Schuring and Coach Kurth

Please turn in all overdue library books before Christmas Break. 

Senior shirt orders are due to Meri Erickson today!

FBLA Christmas Party Friday, December 22nd during lunch in Ms. Lingbeck’s room!

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Feb. 10 test is due online by Jan. 12 .  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen 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: April 14, June, July, Sept. Oct. and Dec.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

Grade 12:  Financial Aid Information– Reminder to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2016 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for Black Hills State was December 1!  University of Sioux Falls is Jan. 1 and many schools are March 1.

Grade 9:  Reminder to bring your pathways forms back to Mrs. Sternhagen as soon as possible. The following must turn in forms:  Austin Anderson, Kaden Carda, Braden Freeman, Doug Heminger, Lee Iverson, Hunter Kassube, Adrian Knutson-Kvistad, Hunter McClean, Kenzie McInerney, Gabriella Merkel, Nevaeh Pardick, Sheyanne Richards, Lucas Simon, Summer Smith, Jacob Thorn, Tristan Traphagen, Grace Wiedrick

Grades 11 – 12:  Just a reminder of the free ACT practice program – SDMyLife offers a free online ACT test prep for all SD students. Students can login to their SDMyLife account and click go to ACT Test Prep in the bottom of the left hand column under the Method Test Prep logo. Method Test Prep offers 2 full length exams, practice test and quizzes and vocabulary. All questions have audio, visual and written explanations.  All seniors were shown this program last December in English class.  Juniors can start looking at the program now, too.  Also, Mrs. Sternhagen has many practice ACT books to checkout.  Please stop by the School Counseling office!

Grades 11- 12:  Scholarships and Awards

Dec. 29            SD Plumbing, Heating and Cooling   www.sdphcc.org

Dec. 31            ACT Champions at www.act.org/readinesschampions

Opens Jan. 1    Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Jan. 4               GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship  www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

Jan. 4               JFK Courage https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx

Jan. 5               SD JCI Senate Foundation (emailed 11/21/17) http://www.usjcisenate.org/

Jan. 5               Davis Bahcall https://doe.sd.gov/secretary/DAVIS-BAHCALL.aspx

Jan. 15             SDSU www.sdstate.edu

Jan. 15             Augustana www.augie.edu

Jan. 15             Black Hills State www.bhsu.edu

Jan. 15             School of Mines and Technology www.sdsmt.edu

Jan. 16             SD Engineering Society www.sdes.org

Jan. 20             Mount Marty www.mtmc.edu

Jan. 24             Coolidge Scholars (11th grade)  https://coolidgescholars.org/

Feb                  Questbridge (high achieve, income qualify 11th gr.) www.questbridge.org

Feb. 1              Groton Community Service Scholarship – Kiwanis and PAC

Feb. 1              Monsanto Grow Ag Leaders http://www.americasfarmers.com/ and FFA.org/scholarships

Feb. 1              Dakota Corp Scholarship  https://www.sdbor.edu/dakotacorps/

Feb. 1              FFA National Scholarships https://www.ffa.org/scholarships

Feb. 1              ESA Outstanding Senior and Junior High Youth Awards (emailed 9/18/17)

Feb 1               ESA Scholarships https://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants (emailed 11/8/17)

Feb. 1              Augustana www.augie.edu

Feb. 1              University of Sioux Falls www.usiouxfalls.edu

Feb. 2              POET scholarship  http://poet.com/scholarship

Feb. 14            Basin Electric/Northern Electric www.northernelectric.coop/scholarships

Feb. 14            Lake Region Coop http://www.lakeregion.coop

Feb. 15            Stratford Community Theatre (emailed to you 10/24/17)

Feb. 15            Groton Common Local Applications

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!  Have a wonderful vacation!!  School will resume Thursday, January 4th.   

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