The All-School Food Drive sponsored by FCCLA will be on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Meet in the arena lobby at 6:00. Pizza and pop will be served after collecting and bagging the food! Join us to help those in need right in our community!
Student Council: Please plan to meet during lunch this week on Thursday, November 1st in the Office Conference Room. Please stop and see Mrs. Sombke if you will be unable to attend.
Football Athletic Banquet will be Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Golf course.
FBLA Members: Please remember to bring a dozen individually wrapped baked goods on Thursday, November 1st for our bake sale.
FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 14th, in the Groton High School Gym from 8:45-3:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!
Any 6th, 7th, or 8th graders interested in wrestling should plan to attend a lunch meeting on Wednesday, 10/31, during lunch in the office conference room. Students attending should get their lunch and go to the office conference room for the meeting.
Mandatory Boys BB meeting after school Wednesday, in the library conference room, for all 8th-12th grade boys planning on playing basketball this year.
All football players turn in your football equipment after school to Mr. Wanner by Friday.
FCCLA fruit/meat/cheese sales run now through November 5!
The following volleyball players need to return their uniforms to Miss Erickson: Ashtyn Bahr, Marlee Tollifson, Sydney Leicht, Sahara Pardick, Camryn Kurtz, Carly Guthmiller, and Ashlyn Sperry.
Congratulations to the September Students of the Month!
Gretchen Dinger, Dillon Abeln, Jacob Lewandowski, Stella Meier, Isaac Smith, Kaycie Hawkins, AnneMarie Smith
Grades 11-12 ACT: Registration for the Dec. 8 test is due online by Nov. 2. Register at www.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. Other test dates are: Feb., April, June, and July. See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.
Grade 12 NCRC Testing – The NCRC is the National Career Readiness Certificate Test issued by ACT (nationalcareerreadiness.org). Test will be given on Wednesday, November 7th from 9:45 – 1:36. Please do the practice test.
Grade 12 Financial Aid Information Night – The Financial Aid Information Night Meeting to learn about the FAFSA will be Thursday, Nov. 8 at 5:30 pm in the computer lab.
Grade 12: Mrs. Sternhagen will be gone on Friday – please see her today or tomorrow if you have any questions about SD Free College and Tech Application Week. Remember all applications must be submitted before 3 pm on Friday to be free! Here is the list of the week’s activities: Wednesday – You Bet I Went to College/Tech. Check out where your teachers went to school on their doors! Thursday – College or Tech Door Decorating – Winner gets candy for the teacher’s classes all day!
Grades 11-12: The following will take the ASVAB test on Thursday, November 1: Kim Kohrs, Noah Tullis, Noah Poor, Jenny Pigors, Anthony Schinkel, Kya Jandel, Madeline Schuelke – please see Mrs. Sternhagen. Bring your computer to the conference room at 8:30 Thursday.
Grades 11-12: The following college representatives will be in the School Counseling Office to visit with students. Please make arrangements with your teachers.
Wednesday, Oct. 31 Dakota State University 11:21 – 12:14
Thursday, Nov. 1 Black Hills State University 2:00 – 2:30
Monday, Nov. 5 Mitchell Tech 8:30 – 9:00
Monday, Nov. 5 Univ. of Jamestown 1:00 – 1:30
Tuesday, Nov. 6 Mount Marty 10:40 – 11:10
Thursday, Nov. 8 Univ. of Sioux Falls 8:45 – 9:15
Tuesday, Nov. 13 SDSU 1:00 – 1:30
Tuesday, Nov. 20 ND State College Science 11:30 – 12:00
Thursday, Nov. 29 North Dakota State Univ. 8:45 – 9:15
Grade 12 Scholarship list
Oct. 31 Coca Cola Scholars http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/ https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf
Oct. 31 The Big Idea Business Plan http://www.bigideasd.com/
Oct. 31 VFW Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Competition www.vfw.org/VOD
Oct. 31 ACT Champions at www.act.org/readinesschampions
Nov. 6 Prudential Spirit of Community http://spirit.prudential.com Local deadline (please put Mrs. Sombke as certifier), print a copy for Mrs. Sternhagen
Nov. 9 Richard Duerre Memorial Football Scholarship – Groton local Scholarship
Nov. 12 Legislative page, http://sdlegislature.gov/Students/Page/default.aspx?Session=2018
Nov. 15 USD Priority Review for scholarships www.usd.edu/admissions/freshmen/scholarshiips
Nov. 15 Hagen Scholarship – need based www.hsfmo.org
Elks Vocational Grant
Elks Emergency Educational Grant