Good luck to the wrestlers at Britton today!
Good luck to the Boys’ Basketball teams tonight against Britton/Hecla
FCCLA is sponsoring “Shoot for a Pop” at the boys basketball game tonight!
The Gingerbread House Contest/Hunter Schaller Fundraiser is tonight at the boys basketball game. Come vote for your favorite gingerbread house and your name gets put in a drawing for a $25 Ken’s gift card. All proceeds go to Hunter’s family!
If anyone has and filled out Today Notes, please give them to Maddy Schuelke, Gabby Merkel or the office. They are starting to put the books together and would like to have them and pictures soon. Thank you!
7th and 8th grade Boys B-ball practice will start Thursday, Jan 3rd right after school. All boys interested in playing should bring practice gear. If you did NOT participate in a Fall sport, you will need to make sure all physical forms are updated and turned in the first day of practice. Coach Schuring and Coach Kurth
If you plan to go to the Elementary Christmas Program you must follow School Board Policy:
Students are not allowed to attend regular school activities which are held during the school day unless they are watching a sibling, they are accompanied by a parent, and are not on the ineligibility list. All students meeting the aforementioned criteria and who are planning on attending must have their parents notify the office at least one day in advance. Any violations will result in an unexcused absence. This includes any K-12 classroom or co-curricular activity, unless it is approved by the principal. All work must be completed prior to being excused.
Seniors need one baby pictures any size any orientation, two wallet size senior pictures for the slide show any orientation, two wallet pictures head and shoulders and vertical for composite and yearbook. You will need to turn in a total of 5 pictures to Mrs Madsen.
Congratulations to the Student of the Month for November: Elizabeth Fliehs, Ashlyn Sperry, Caleb Hanten, Allyssa Locke, Erin Unzen, KaSandra Pappas, Emily Thompson. Photos will be taken on Wednesday at 8:30 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s room.
Please see Mrs. Sternhagen:
10th grade: Brooklyn Gilbert, Jasmine Gengerke, Kannon Coats
11th grade: Grady O’Neill, Brody DeHoet, Kayla Jensen, Madeline Schuelke, Peyton Johnson, Kayde Stange, Colby Merkel, Thomas Cranford, Garret Schroeder
12th Grade: Brandon Gackle, Ashley Garduno, Lucas Hinman, Cole Larson – bring computers
The following should return books to Mrs. Sternhagen: Jillian Barton, James Cranford, Claire Davidson
Grades 9-12: Class schedule changes can be made on Dec. 19-20 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s office. All students taking Dual Credit courses must fill out a class change sheet with the name of the dual credit and the hour on the sheet.
Grades 11-12 ACT: Registration for the Feb. 9 test is due online by Jan. 11. 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 include: April 13, June, and July. See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.
Grade 12 Scholarship list
Dec. 29 SD Plumbing, Heating and Cooling www.sdphcc.org
Dec. 31 Found. for Individual Rights in Educ.http://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/
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. 11 US JCI Senate Foundation http://www.usjcisenate.org/programs/scholarship
Jan. 11 Davis Bahcall https://doe.sd.gov/scholarships/DAVIS-BAHCALL.aspx
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. 18 JFK Courage https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx
Jan. 18 Mount Marty www.mtmc.edu
Jan. 23 Coolidge Scholars (11th grade) https://coolidgescholars.org/
Jan 30 Hamilton https://www.hamiltonscholars.org/program-overview/ (11th grade)
Feb. 1 POET scholarship http://poet.com/scholarship
Feb. 1 Groton Community Service Scholarship – Kiwanis and PAC
Feb. 1 Dakota Corps Scholarship https://www.sdbor.edu/dakotacorps/Pages/welcome.aspx
Feb. 1 University of Sioux Falls www.usiouxfalls.edu
Feb. 6 FFA National Scholarships www.ffa.org
Feb. 6 Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship (emailed Dec. 17, 2019) www.ffa.org