Student Council: Please meet today at 3:20 in the office conference room. Please let Mrs. Sombke know if you’ll be unable to meet. Thank you!
All One-Act cast and crew will meet on the stage at 3:30 today to discuss moving set items to the elementary for the mandatory rehearsal with Brian Schultz.
One-Act play rehearsal tonight (Monday, January 8th) from 4:00-6:00 in the elementary commons. All rehearsals, especially this one, are absolutely mandatory. We have someone coming to critique so it’s imperative we are a full cast. Please bring all props and any costuming items that you need. We have less than a month; it’s time!
There will be an open-dress rehearsal on January 22nd at 6:30pm in the high school gym. All are welcome to attend; please spread the word and tell your families. This is the day before region contest!
MathCounts meets Tuesday morning, beginning at 7:45 a.m., in preparation for Wednesday’s Simmons Invitational MathCounts Competition.
A small copper bracelet was found after the Webster basketball game. Come to the office to identify it.
Yearbooks are now $55. Please see Mrs. Morehouse to order!
FCCLAers – bring your two 2 liter pops for “Shoot for a Pop” by Tuesday, January 9!!!
Photos will be Tuesday at 3:15 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s room: 6th – Emily Clark, 7th – Ethan Clark, 8th – Trista Keith, 9th – Isaac Smith, 10th – KaSandra Pappas, 11th – Ashley Garduno, 12th– Luke Thorson. Please bring your forms.
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
Grades 11-12: All students in grades 11-12 will attend a presentation about the Build Dakota Scholarship and Industry Partners programs on Tuesday, January 9 from 11:30 – 12:14 in the high school arena. Students will go to the presentation and sit with their teachers. Interested parents, business professionals and community members are also invited to attend the presentation.
Grade 9: Reminder to bring your pathways forms back to Mrs. Sternhagen as soon as possible. Reminder that if the forms are not in by the start of second semester, students will be given detention. 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 9-12: Any student interested in pre-medicine for a career – We will have a guest speaker at GHS tomorrow. See Mrs. Sternhagen today if you are interested in attending a 30 minute presentation and question and answer session.
Grades 11-12: The following college representatives will be in the School Counseling Office to visit with students. Please make arrangements with your teachers.
National Guard Wednesday, Jan. 10 2-3 pm
Grade 12: Scholarships and Awards
Opens Jan. 1 Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/
Jan. American Legion www.legion.org/needalift
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
Feb. 15 Marion T. Wood SD http://www.sdaeop.com
Feb. 15 Groton Area Chamber of Commerce
Feb. 15 SDEA-Ramis Boersma http://www.sdea.org/home/523.htm
Feb. 15 Destination Imagination MudDI Waters (previous or current DI)
Feb. 15 Destination Imagination SD Creativity Association (current DI) www.sd-di.org