Student Bulletin – Wednesday, 5/23/18

Wrestling Meeting:  All students interested in attending a wrestling camp this summer please meet Wednesday, May 23 during HS lunch time in the library conference room.  Teachers please dismiss interested students 2 minutes earlier to get their lunch trays and move to library conference room.

Band students please start taking your instruments home today.

Dual Credit mandatory meeting on Wednesday at 12:45 in the library!

Any 7th – 12th grade boy or girl interested in High School Golf for the 2018-2019 school year please contact Mr. Guthmiller at 397-7646 or Joel.Guthmiller@k12.sd.us.  We will work around other sports such as football, track, cross country and soccer.  Hope to see you next year.  Mr. Guthmiller

HS TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES:  Awards/Pizza/Uniform check-in will be Wednesday (23rd) at 5:15pm (Jungle Lanes).  Coach Schuring

Lunch today will be French bread pepperoni pizza.

Those going to football team camp, there will be a short meeting, right after school, in Mr. Wanner’s classroom on Wednesday.

The following students will be dismissed at 12:50pm to help with 5th grade orientation on Wednesday, May 23: Travis Townsend, Cassie Schultz, Rease Jandel, Brooklyn Imrie, River Pardick, Allyssa Locke, Kansas Kroll. Please come to Ms. Seeklander’s room.

There will be a color guard meeting for any current high school girls interested in being on the color guard team for the 2018-19 school year. The meeting will be held on the stage next Wednesday (May 23rd) during lunch. Please see Mrs. Yeigh with any questions or if you are unable to attend.

The following must return books to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Shannon Wiedrick,  Shyla Larson, Micah Poor, Jillian Barton, James Cranford

Grades 9-10:  Mrs. Sternhagen will be in to talk with you about some important items for next year.  All sophomores and freshmen can sign up for the PSAT/NMSQT test and sophomores can register to take the ASVAB.  If you are going to be absent you must see Mrs. Sternhagen to sign up!

ASVAB –  All juniors and seniors considering the military should take the free ASVAB as well as any other interested student.  The test focuses on traditional test subjects such as math, reading, English, science but also adds sections on shop and technical knowledge.

PSAT – All juniors and sophomores with A or B grade point averages who like a challenge should consider taking the PSAT for the junior National Merit Scholarship corporation competition.  The PSAT is the National Merit qualifying exam and is given in Groton in October of the junior year.  If a student scores highly on the PSAT, he may qualify for several great scholarships.  Students register now to take the PSAT next fall.  More information about the PSAT can be found at the website:  https://www.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt.   The PSAT is also just a good test to take as it is a timed, nationally normed test.  This test costs around $16 which would need to be paid next fall.  Sophomores may take the PSAT as a practice test.

Grade 11:  If you are taking Dual Credit in Fall 2018, please see Mrs. Sternhagen for your Smarter Balanced scores.

Grades 10-11:  Reminder that all Fall Dual Credit course registrations must be turned in to the office by Friday.  Please look at your email PowerPoint on Dual Credit.  If you did not attend the mandatory meeting, please see Mrs. Sternhagen.

Grades 8-11:  Class change requests for fall 2018 can be made with Mrs. Sternhagen on Thursday morning and Friday.  There is no schedule but you may change what you requested (you will have to know what courses you requested).

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Remember to register for the July and September ACT tests soon!

ON GOING

Please be advised that care needs to be taken in choosing what to wear to school.  To review our school dress code policy, please refer to your student handbook, located in the front of your agenda.  Students whose clothing is in question will be sent to the office.  Please see Mrs. Sombke should you have any questions regarding our school dress code policy.

The Groton Area School District is seeking applicants for summer custodial work.  Applicants must be 16 years of age or older.  Applications are available in the school office.

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