February 28, 2019

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the Girls’ Basketball team at Redfield today!   Game time is at 7:00 p.m.

Good luck to the Boys’ Basketball team at Tiospa Zina on Friday!  Game time is at 7:00 p.m.

A beautiful bouquet of flowers was sent to all the students and faculty on behalf of Ana Tunheim and family.  The message reads “We love you all and appreciate all of your support. #Team Ava  “No one fights alone””   Be sure to stop in the office to see the flowers. 

 

There will be a prom meeting at lunch on March 5th on the stage.

Please bring any information you have, as well as your schedules so we can plan decorating times

NAEP testing for 8th grade has been moved to Wednesday, March 6.  Same groups and testing rooms.

Applications for lifeguarding and city employment are available at City Hall.  Applications are due March 5.

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the April 13 test is due online by March 8.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen or Groton 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: June, July, September, October, December, and February.   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 (www.fafsa.gov).  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2017 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for many schools is March 1.  All students received financial aid packets during English 12.

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/

March 1           Destination Imagination DISC Scholarship http://didisc.org/scholarshipinstructions

March 1           Priority deadline for FAFSA for many schools

March 1           InsuringBrighter Future.Farmers Union Ins. (emailed to you 1/18/19)

                    http://www.fuiagency.com/scholarships

March 1           Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars for Juniors (emailed 1-16-19)

March 1           SD Agribusiness Association  www.sdaba.org/scholarships.htm  for members

March 1           SD Dept. of Ag Resource Conservation Speech contest

                        http://sdda.sd.gov/conservation-forestry/educational-programs/resource-conservation-speech-contest/

March 1           James Valley Telecommunications (emailed 10/10/18)  www.jamesvalley.com

March 1           Foundation for Rural Service www.frs.org (emailed 10/10/18)

March 1           Groton Kuehnert Scholarships

March 1           Groton Memorial

                        Susan Deanne Weismantel

                        Shawn Weismantel Kramer

                        Ruden Family Ag Related Career

March 1           Presentation www.presentation.edu

March 1           Dakota State University www.dsu.edu

March 1           Hatterscheidt (NSU/others) http://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

March 1           State Farm https://www.statefarm.com/retirees/foundation-scholarship-program

March 1           HealthCare Plus credit union (must be member) https://hcpfcu.coop/news/

March 6           Avera Health care careers www.avera.org/about/scholarships   Click on the Avera St. Luke’s Auxiliary link. Scroll down and select download

March 8           BBB Student of Integrity   bbb.org/south-dakota

March12         Lockheed Martin STEM  (email 1-16-19) https://lockheedmartin.com/scholarship

March 15         Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation www.sfacf.org

March 15         SFACF Cogley Buffington  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Joe Foss http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Fred&Marie Christopherson http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         Coach Russ Morrell http://www.coachmorrellscholarship.org/home

March 15         Bellator Titans Motorcycle Club (emailed on 12/5/18)

March 15         Horatio Alger Denny Sanford  application.horatioalger.org emailed 10/5/18, Code SAN19

March 15         Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs (emailed Jan. 2, 2019)

March 15         South Dakota Aviation Association & DJ Fischer Foundation Scholarship

http://www.sdagaviation.com/members.html

March 15         SD Farm Bureau  https://www.sdfbf.org/Get-Involved/Scholarships-and-Awards

March 16         SD Fire Service Sch. (emailed 1/19) http://www.sdfirefighters.org/scholarships.html

March 20         Questbridge College Scholars (high achieve, income qualify 11th gr.) www.questbridge.org

March 21         Marlin L. Johnson Memorial (Aberdeen Gun Club member)

March 22         Youth Trooper Gr.11-12 https://dps.sd.gov/application/files/2615/4819/9799/2019-YTA-Application.pdf

March 22         NSU  Howard Wood https://northern.edu/outside-scholarships

March 22         SD STE (Information Technology) – emailed to you 2/15/19

March 30         Brian H. Greif (emailed 1/25/19)

March 30         LATI   http://www.lakeareatech.edu/

March 30         SD Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

March 31         Loban Memorial https://www.aaloban.com/scholarship-information

March 31         IHELP drawing https://www.slfc.com/

March 31         Mitchell Tech www.mitchelltech.edu

March 31         Lake Area Tech www.lakeareatech.edu

March 31         Southeast Tech www.southeasttech.edu

March 31         Credit Union Foundation of Dakotas (emailed 2/15/19) http://www.aberdeenfcu.org/ member

March 31         Janice M. Scott Memorial https://jmscottmemorialfund.org/apply/

February 27, 2019

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the Girls’ Basketball team at Redfield on Thursday!   Game time is at 7:00 p.m.

Good luck to the Boys’ Basketball team at Tiospa Zina on Friday!  Game time is at 7:00 p.m.

A beautiful bouquet of flowers was sent to all the students and faculty on behalf of Ana Tunheim and family.  The message reads “We love you all and appreciate all of your support. #Team Ava  “No one fights alone””   Be sure to stop in the office to see the flowers. 

 

There will be a prom meeting at lunch on March 5th on the stage.

Please bring any information you have, as well as your schedules so we can plan decorating times

Congratulations to the wrestlers at last weekend’s state tournament.

Grady O’Neill won one match.

Dragr Monson won four matches and placed 5th at 113 pounds!

Wyatt Locke won 5 matches and placed 3rd at 285 pounds! Wyatt also won the class B pinner award which was a huge honor.

Well done representing your team, your school and community boys!

NAEP testing for 8th grade has been moved to Wednesday, March 6.  Same groups and testing rooms.

Applications for lifeguarding and city employment are available at City Hall.  Applications are due March 5.

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the April 13 test is due online by March 8.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen or Groton 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: June, July, September, October, December, and February.   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 (www.fafsa.gov).  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2017 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for many schools is March 1.  All students received financial aid packets during English 12.

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/

March 1           Destination Imagination DISC Scholarship http://didisc.org/scholarshipinstructions

March 1           Priority deadline for FAFSA for many schools

March 1           InsuringBrighter Future.Farmers Union Ins. (emailed to you 1/18/19)

                    http://www.fuiagency.com/scholarships

March 1           Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars for Juniors (emailed 1-16-19)

March 1           SD Agribusiness Association  www.sdaba.org/scholarships.htm  for members

March 1           SD Dept. of Ag Resource Conservation Speech contest

                        http://sdda.sd.gov/conservation-forestry/educational-programs/resource-conservation-speech-contest/

March 1           James Valley Telecommunications (emailed 10/10/18)  www.jamesvalley.com

March 1           Foundation for Rural Service www.frs.org (emailed 10/10/18)

March 1           Groton Kuehnert Scholarships

March 1           Groton Memorial

                        Susan Deanne Weismantel

                        Shawn Weismantel Kramer

                        Ruden Family Ag Related Career

March 1           Presentation www.presentation.edu

March 1           Dakota State University www.dsu.edu

March 1           Hatterscheidt (NSU/others) http://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

March 1           State Farm https://www.statefarm.com/retirees/foundation-scholarship-program

March 1           HealthCare Plus credit union (must be member) https://hcpfcu.coop/news/

March 6           Avera Health care careers www.avera.org/about/scholarships   Click on the Avera St. Luke’s Auxiliary link. Scroll down and select download

March 8           BBB Student of Integrity   bbb.org/south-dakota

March12         Lockheed Martin STEM  (email 1-16-19) https://lockheedmartin.com/scholarship

March 15         Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation www.sfacf.org

March 15         SFACF Cogley Buffington  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Joe Foss http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Fred&Marie Christopherson http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         Coach Russ Morrell http://www.coachmorrellscholarship.org/home

March 15         Bellator Titans Motorcycle Club (emailed on 12/5/18)

March 15         Horatio Alger Denny Sanford  application.horatioalger.org emailed 10/5/18, Code SAN19

March 15         Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs (emailed Jan. 2, 2019)

March 15         South Dakota Aviation Association & DJ Fischer Foundation Scholarship

http://www.sdagaviation.com/members.html

March 15         SD Farm Bureau  https://www.sdfbf.org/Get-Involved/Scholarships-and-Awards

March 16         SD Fire Service Sch. (emailed 1/19) http://www.sdfirefighters.org/scholarships.html

March 20         Questbridge College Scholars (high achieve, income qualify 11th gr.) www.questbridge.org

March 21         Marlin L. Johnson Memorial (Aberdeen Gun Club member)

March 22         Youth Trooper Gr.11-12 https://dps.sd.gov/application/files/2615/4819/9799/2019-YTA-Application.pdf

March 22         NSU  Howard Wood https://northern.edu/outside-scholarships

March 22         SD STE (Information Technology) – emailed to you 2/15/19

March 30         Brian H. Greif (emailed 1/25/19)

March 30         LATI   http://www.lakeareatech.edu/

March 30         SD Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

March 31         Loban Memorial https://www.aaloban.com/scholarship-information

March 31         IHELP drawing https://www.slfc.com/

March 31         Mitchell Tech www.mitchelltech.edu

March 31         Lake Area Tech www.lakeareatech.edu

March 31         Southeast Tech www.southeasttech.edu

March 31         Credit Union Foundation of Dakotas (emailed 2/15/19) http://www.aberdeenfcu.org/ member

March 31         Janice M. Scott Memorial https://jmscottmemorialfund.org/apply/

February 26, 2019

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the Girls’ Basketball team against Sisseton.  Game starts at 5:30 p.m. Go Tigers!!

Good luck to the Boys’ Basketball team against Milbank.  Game starts at 8:00 p.m.  Go Tigers!!

Congratulations to the wrestlers at last weekend’s state tournament.

Grady O’Neill won one match.

Dragr Monson won four matches and placed 5th at 113 pounds!

Wyatt Locke won 5 matches and placed 3rd at 285 pounds! Wyatt also won the class B pinner award which was a huge honor.

Well done representing your team, your school and community boys!

NAEP testing for 8th grade has been moved to Wednesday, March 6.  Same groups and testing rooms.

Applications for lifeguarding and city employment are available at City Hall.  Applications are due March 5.

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the April 13 test is due online by March 8.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen or Groton 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: June, July, September, October, December, and February.   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 (www.fafsa.gov).  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2017 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for many schools is March 1.  All students received financial aid packets during English 12.

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/

March 1           Destination Imagination DISC Scholarship http://didisc.org/scholarshipinstructions

March 1           Priority deadline for FAFSA for many schools

March 1           InsuringBrighter Future.Farmers Union Ins. (emailed to you 1/18/19)

                    http://www.fuiagency.com/scholarships

March 1           Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars for Juniors (emailed 1-16-19)

March 1           SD Agribusiness Association  www.sdaba.org/scholarships.htm  for members

March 1           SD Dept. of Ag Resource Conservation Speech contest

                        http://sdda.sd.gov/conservation-forestry/educational-programs/resource-conservation-speech-contest/

March 1           James Valley Telecommunications (emailed 10/10/18)  www.jamesvalley.com

March 1           Foundation for Rural Service www.frs.org (emailed 10/10/18)

March 1           Groton Kuehnert Scholarships

March 1           Groton Memorial

                        Susan Deanne Weismantel

                        Shawn Weismantel Kramer

                        Ruden Family Ag Related Career

March 1           Presentation www.presentation.edu

March 1           Dakota State University www.dsu.edu

March 1           Hatterscheidt (NSU/others) http://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

March 1           State Farm https://www.statefarm.com/retirees/foundation-scholarship-program

March 1           HealthCare Plus credit union (must be member) https://hcpfcu.coop/news/

March 6           Avera Health care careers www.avera.org/about/scholarships   Click on the Avera St. Luke’s Auxiliary link. Scroll down and select download

March 8           BBB Student of Integrity   bbb.org/south-dakota

March12         Lockheed Martin STEM  (email 1-16-19) https://lockheedmartin.com/scholarship

March 15         Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation www.sfacf.org

March 15         SFACF Cogley Buffington  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Joe Foss http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Fred&Marie Christopherson http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         Coach Russ Morrell http://www.coachmorrellscholarship.org/home

March 15         Bellator Titans Motorcycle Club (emailed on 12/5/18)

March 15         Horatio Alger Denny Sanford  application.horatioalger.org emailed 10/5/18, Code SAN19

March 15         Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs (emailed Jan. 2, 2019)

March 15         South Dakota Aviation Association & DJ Fischer Foundation Scholarship

http://www.sdagaviation.com/members.html

March 15         SD Farm Bureau  https://www.sdfbf.org/Get-Involved/Scholarships-and-Awards

March 16         SD Fire Service Sch. (emailed 1/19) http://www.sdfirefighters.org/scholarships.html

March 20         Questbridge College Scholars (high achieve, income qualify 11th gr.) www.questbridge.org

March 21         Marlin L. Johnson Memorial (Aberdeen Gun Club member)

March 22         Youth Trooper Gr.11-12 https://dps.sd.gov/application/files/2615/4819/9799/2019-YTA-Application.pdf

March 22         NSU  Howard Wood https://northern.edu/outside-scholarships

March 22         SD STE (Information Technology) – emailed to you 2/15/19

March 30         Brian H. Greif (emailed 1/25/19)

March 30         LATI   http://www.lakeareatech.edu/

March 30         SD Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

March 31         Loban Memorial https://www.aaloban.com/scholarship-information

March 31         IHELP drawing https://www.slfc.com/

March 31         Mitchell Tech www.mitchelltech.edu

March 31         Lake Area Tech www.lakeareatech.edu

March 31         Southeast Tech www.southeasttech.edu

March 31         Credit Union Foundation of Dakotas (emailed 2/15/19) http://www.aberdeenfcu.org/ member

March 31         Janice M. Scott Memorial https://jmscottmemorialfund.org/apply/

February 22, 2019

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the Girls’ Basketball teams today against Webster!

Good luck to the Show Choir at Vermillion on Saturday!

Good luck to the Robotics team at Harrisburg on Saturday!

Open gym on Sunday from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

NAEP testing for 8th grade has been moved to Wednesday, March 6.  Same groups and testing rooms.

Applications for lifeguarding and city employment are available at City Hall.  Applications are due March 5.

Congratulations to the January Students of the Month:  Alexis Geffre, Holden Sippel, Elliana Weismantel, Jordan Bjerke, Alexis Hanten, Kayla Jensen, Alexis Simon.  Photos will be taken today (Thursday) at 3:20 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s room

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the April 13 test is due online by March 8.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen or Groton 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: June, July, September, October, December, and February.   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 (www.fafsa.gov).  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2017 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for many schools is March 1.  All students received financial aid packets during English 12.

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Feb. 22            Annis I.F.Kaden Elem. Ed https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 22            A.Bjugstad Nat. Am. ag related https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 25            Northern State University (must be accepted by March 1) www.northern.edu

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/

March 1           Destination Imagination DISC Scholarship http://didisc.org/scholarshipinstructions

March 1           Priority deadline for FAFSA for many schools

March 1           InsuringBrighter Future.Farmers Union Ins. (emailed to you 1/18/19)

                    http://www.fuiagency.com/scholarships

March 1           Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars for Juniors (emailed 1-16-19)

March 1           SD Agribusiness Association  www.sdaba.org/scholarships.htm  for members

March 1           SD Dept. of Ag Resource Conservation Speech contest

                        http://sdda.sd.gov/conservation-forestry/educational-programs/resource-conservation-speech-contest/

March 1           James Valley Telecommunications (emailed 10/10/18)  www.jamesvalley.com

March 1           Foundation for Rural Service www.frs.org (emailed 10/10/18)

March 1           Groton Kuehnert Scholarships

March 1           Groton Memorial

                        Susan Deanne Weismantel

                        Shawn Weismantel Kramer

                        Ruden Family Ag Related Career

March 1           Presentation www.presentation.edu

March 1           Dakota State University www.dsu.edu

March 1           Hatterscheidt (NSU/others) http://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

March 1           State Farm https://www.statefarm.com/retirees/foundation-scholarship-program

March 1           HealthCare Plus credit union (must be member) https://hcpfcu.coop/news/

February 21, 2019

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball teams against Deuel!

NAEP testing for 8th grade has been moved to Wednesday, March 6.  Same groups and testing rooms.

Applications for lifeguarding and city employment are available at City Hall.  Applications are due March 5.

National FFA Week.  The Groton FFA Chapter will have dress up days for the student body.  Students are also allowed to wear a hat/cap next week as long as they pay $1 per day before school in the library.  They will need to put a sticker on their hat to be allowed to wear it.  Each day will be a different sticker and teachers will have a picture of the sticker to look for that day.

If a student would like to dress up for a dress up day their outfit must be appropriate and follow the school dress code policy.
Friday – Jersey Day

Congratulations to the January Students of the Month:  Alexis Geffre, Holden Sippel, Elliana Weismantel, Jordan Bjerke, Alexis Hanten, Kayla Jensen, Alexis Simon.  Photos will be taken today (Thursday) at 3:20 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s room

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the April 13 test is due online by March 8.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen or Groton 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: June, July, September, October, December, and February.   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 (www.fafsa.gov).  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2017 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for many schools is March 1.  All students received financial aid packets during English 12.

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Feb. 22            Annis I.F.Kaden Elem. Ed https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 22            A.Bjugstad Nat. Am. ag related https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 25            Northern State University (must be accepted by March 1) www.northern.edu

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/

March 1           Destination Imagination DISC Scholarship http://didisc.org/scholarshipinstructions

March 1           Priority deadline for FAFSA for many schools

March 1           InsuringBrighter Future.Farmers Union Ins. (emailed to you 1/18/19)

                    http://www.fuiagency.com/scholarships

March 1           Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars for Juniors (emailed 1-16-19)

March 1           SD Agribusiness Association  www.sdaba.org/scholarships.htm  for members

March 1           SD Dept. of Ag Resource Conservation Speech contest

                        http://sdda.sd.gov/conservation-forestry/educational-programs/resource-conservation-speech-contest/

March 1           James Valley Telecommunications (emailed 10/10/18)  www.jamesvalley.com

March 1           Foundation for Rural Service www.frs.org (emailed 10/10/18)

March 1           Groton Kuehnert Scholarships

March 1           Groton Memorial

                        Susan Deanne Weismantel

                        Shawn Weismantel Kramer

                        Ruden Family Ag Related Career

March 1           Presentation www.presentation.edu

March 1           Dakota State University www.dsu.edu

March 1           Hatterscheidt (NSU/others) http://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

March 1           State Farm https://www.statefarm.com/retirees/foundation-scholarship-program

March 1           HealthCare Plus credit union (must be member) https://hcpfcu.coop/news/

February 20, 2019

Student Bulletin

No Table Talks today.

No CCD at the Groton Catholic Church today.

No Confirmation at the Ferney Church today.

National FFA Week.  The Groton FFA Chapter will have dress up days for the student body.  Students are also allowed to wear a hat/cap next week as long as they pay $1 per day before school in the library.  They will need to put a sticker on their hat to be allowed to wear it.  Each day will be a different sticker and teachers will have a picture of the sticker to look for that day.

If a student would like to dress up for a dress up day their outfit must be appropriate and follow the school dress code policy.
Thursday – Farmer Day
Friday – Jersey Day

Seniors remember to give $2 to Ms. Erickson today.

Congratulations to the January Students of the Month:  Alexis Geffre, Holden Sippel, Elliana Weismantel, Jordan Bjerke, Alexis Hanten, Kayla Jensen, Alexis Simon.  Photos will be taken on Tuesday at 3:20 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s room

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the April 13 test is due online by March 8.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen or Groton 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: June, July, September, October, December, and February.   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 (www.fafsa.gov).  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2017 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for many schools is March 1.  All students received financial aid packets during English 12.

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

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

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Feb. 20            Yankton College www.yanktoncollege.org

Feb. 22            Annis I.F.Kaden Elem. Ed https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 22            A.Bjugstad Nat. Am. ag related https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 25            Northern State University (must be accepted by March 1) www.northern.edu

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/

March 1           Destination Imagination DISC Scholarship http://didisc.org/scholarshipinstructions

March 1           Priority deadline for FAFSA for many schools

March 1           InsuringBrighter Future.Farmers Union Ins. (emailed to you 1/18/19)

                    http://www.fuiagency.com/scholarships

March 1           Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars for Juniors (emailed 1-16-19)

March 1           SD Agribusiness Association  www.sdaba.org/scholarships.htm  for members

March 1           SD Dept. of Ag Resource Conservation Speech contest

                        http://sdda.sd.gov/conservation-forestry/educational-programs/resource-conservation-speech-contest/

March 1           James Valley Telecommunications (emailed 10/10/18)  www.jamesvalley.com

March 1           Foundation for Rural Service www.frs.org (emailed 10/10/18)

March 1           Groton Kuehnert Scholarships

March 1           Groton Memorial

                        Susan Deanne Weismantel

                        Shawn Weismantel Kramer

                        Ruden Family Ag Related Career

March 1           Presentation www.presentation.edu

March 1           Dakota State University www.dsu.edu

March 1           Hatterscheidt (NSU/others) http://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

March 1           State Farm https://www.statefarm.com/retirees/foundation-scholarship-program

March 1           HealthCare Plus credit union (must be member) https://hcpfcu.coop/news/

March 6           Avera Health care careers www.avera.org/about/scholarships   Click on the Avera St. Luke’s Auxiliary link. Scroll down and select download

March 8           BBB Student of Integrity   bbb.org/south-dakota

March12         Lockheed Martin STEM scholarship (emailed 1-16-19)

March 15         Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation www.sfacf.org

March 15         SFACF Cogley Buffington  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Joe Foss http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Fred&Marie Christopherson http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         Coach Russ Morrell http://www.coachmorrellscholarship.org/home

March 15         Bellator Titans Motorcycle Club (emailed on 12/5/18)

March 15         Horatio Alger Denny Sanford  application.horatioalger.org emailed 10/5/18, Code SAN19

March 15         Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs (emailed Jan. 2, 2019)

March 15         South Dakota Aviation Association & DJ Fischer Foundation Scholarship

http://www.sdagaviation.com/members.html

 

February 19, 2019

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the JH Boys’ Basketball teams today against Leola-Frederick!

Good luck to the Girls Basketball teams today against Tiospa Zina!

National FFA Week.  The Groton FFA Chapter will have dress up days for the student body.  Students are also allowed to wear a hat/cap next week as long as they pay $1 per day before school in the library.  They will need to put a sticker on their hat to be allowed to wear it.  Each day will be a different sticker and teachers will have a picture of the sticker to look for that day.

If a student would like to dress up for a dress up day their outfit must be appropriate and follow the school dress code policy.
Tuesday – Pajama Day
Wednesday – Blue and Gold Day
Thursday – Farmer Day
Friday – Jersey Day

Seniors remember to give $2 to Ms. Erickson today.

Congratulations to the January Students of the Month:  Alexis Geffre, Holden Sippel, Elliana Weismantel, Jordan Bjerke, Alexis Hanten, Kayla Jensen, Alexis Simon.  Photos will be taken on Tuesday at 3:20 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s room

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the April 13 test is due online by March 8.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen or Groton 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: June, July, September, October, December, and February.   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 (www.fafsa.gov).  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2017 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for many schools is March 1.  All students received financial aid packets during English 12.

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

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

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Feb. 20            Yankton College www.yanktoncollege.org

Feb. 22            Annis I.F.Kaden Elem. Ed https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 22            A.Bjugstad Nat. Am. ag related https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 25            Northern State University (must be accepted by March 1) www.northern.edu

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/

March 1           Destination Imagination DISC Scholarship http://didisc.org/scholarshipinstructions

March 1           Priority deadline for FAFSA for many schools

March 1           InsuringBrighter Future.Farmers Union Ins. (emailed to you 1/18/19)

                    http://www.fuiagency.com/scholarships

March 1           Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars for Juniors (emailed 1-16-19)

March 1           SD Agribusiness Association  www.sdaba.org/scholarships.htm  for members

March 1           SD Dept. of Ag Resource Conservation Speech contest

                        http://sdda.sd.gov/conservation-forestry/educational-programs/resource-conservation-speech-contest/

March 1           James Valley Telecommunications (emailed 10/10/18)  www.jamesvalley.com

March 1           Foundation for Rural Service www.frs.org (emailed 10/10/18)

March 1           Groton Kuehnert Scholarships

March 1           Groton Memorial

                        Susan Deanne Weismantel

                        Shawn Weismantel Kramer

                        Ruden Family Ag Related Career

March 1           Presentation www.presentation.edu

March 1           Dakota State University www.dsu.edu

March 1           Hatterscheidt (NSU/others) http://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

March 1           State Farm https://www.statefarm.com/retirees/foundation-scholarship-program

March 1           HealthCare Plus credit union (must be member) https://hcpfcu.coop/news/

March 6           Avera Health care careers www.avera.org/about/scholarships   Click on the Avera St. Luke’s Auxiliary link. Scroll down and select download

March 8           BBB Student of Integrity   bbb.org/south-dakota

March12         Lockheed Martin STEM scholarship (emailed 1-16-19)

March 15         Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation www.sfacf.org

March 15         SFACF Cogley Buffington  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Joe Foss http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         SFACF Fred&Marie Christopherson http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

March 15         Coach Russ Morrell http://www.coachmorrellscholarship.org/home

March 15         Bellator Titans Motorcycle Club (emailed on 12/5/18)

March 15         Horatio Alger Denny Sanford  application.horatioalger.org emailed 10/5/18, Code SAN19

March 15         Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs (emailed Jan. 2, 2019)

March 15         South Dakota Aviation Association & DJ Fischer Foundation Scholarship

http://www.sdagaviation.com/members.html

February 15, 2019

Student Bulletin

Girls’ basketball game at Milbank will be a varsity game only at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, February 18.

Next week in National FFA Week.  The Groton FFA Chapter will have dress up days for the student body next week.  Students are also allowed to wear a hat/cap next week as long as they pay $1 per day before school in the library.  They will need to put a sticker on their hat to be allowed to wear it.  Each day will be a different sticker and teachers will have a picture of the sticker to look for for that day.

If a student would like to dress up for a dress up day their outfit must be appropriate and follow the school dress code policy.

Tuesday – Pajama Day

Wednesday – Blue and Gold Day

Thursday – Farmer Day

Friday – Jersey Day


Good Luck to the Boy’s Basketball Team against Milbank tonight!

The JH Pep Band plays at the BBB Game against Milbank on Friday. Please join them in wearing your Team Ava Shirts or Orange for the game. They will also be donating their split pot to the Tunheim Family as well!

Grades 11-12:  Lake Area Tech Junior Day Thursday, April 4;  Lake Area Senior Day Thursday, February 14.  Register as soon as possible as the dates are filling fast:  https://www.lakeareatech.edu/admissions/camps/

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

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

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Feb. 14            Lake Region Electrichttps://www.lakeregion.coop/content/scholarships  to

                        Lake Region Electric Association, PO Box 341, Webster, SD   57274

                        include photo

Feb. 15            Basin Electric/Northern Electric www.northernelectric.coop/scholarships

Feb. 15            SDEA-Ramis Boersma http://www.sdea.org/home/523.htm

Feb. 15            Destination Imagination MudDI Waters (previous or current DI and senior)

Feb. 15            Destination Imagination SD Creativity Association (current DI) www.sd-di.org

Feb. 15            Marion T. Wood SD Association of Educational Office Professionals

                        Business Scholarship http://www.sdaeop.com, click on SDAEOP

                        membership

Feb. 15            American Legion Auxiliary – to local Auxiliary (Jan Seibel)

Children of Warriors, Child or Grandchild of Veteran, Senior Members College Scholarship, Senior Member Thelma Foster Scholarship, Non-Traditional Student Member of Legion or Auxiliary,  Junior Member Thelma Foster Scholarship

Feb. 15            Groton Common Local Applications – Eastern Star, Masonic Lodge,                                    Gwendolyn O’Connor Broman Memorial, Columbia American Legion

                        Auxiliary

Feb. 15            Groton Common Local Applications with Essays

                        Memorials – Lisa Sippel, Kay and David Donovan, Beck,

Barry Schuring, Rob Luecke, Brenda Harms, Vicki Strom, Renee McKiver, Susan Clawson Grace, Richard Duerre Memorial, Brian Sundstrom, Roger Hendrickson

Alumni Scholarships – Irvin and Janice Fliehs Family, Darlene Raap Memorial, Class of 1969, Edna Bugner Memorial, Groton Community Fund, Sammuli- Rix Memorial, Wilfred N. and Lucille A. Heinz Memorial, Don Bartz Memorial

                        Groton Area School Employee Teaching

                        Lions

                        Tom and Barbara Paepke

Feb. 15            Groton Area Chamber of Commerce

Feb. 15            Stratford Community Theatre (emailed to you 12/4/18)

Feb. 15            DAR Scholarship  https://www.dar.org/general-scholarship

Feb. 16            Dakota Wesleyan www.dwu.edu

Feb. 20            Yankton College www.yanktoncollege.org

Feb. 22            Annis I.F.Kaden Elem. Ed https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 22            A.Bjugstad Nat. Am. ag related https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 25            Northern State University (must be accepted by March 1) www.northern.edu

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/

 

February 14, 2019

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the JH BB teams at Redfield today!

Good luck to the Girls’ Basketball teams Milbank today!

Good luck to the Boys’ Basketball teams at Langford today!

Thursday’s boys’ basketball game at Langford is Sharing the LOVE with the Tunheim’s Night.  Please wear red to the basketball game at Langford on February 14 to show your support for the Tunheim family during this difficult time.  Special events are planned including ice cream floats, a half-time dance and a free will offering for the family.

Nathan Tunheim’s classmates are putting on a chili and caramel roll supper at the Langford game tonight.  Proceeds will be donated to the Tunheim family.

The JH Pep Band plays at the BBB Game against Milbank on Friday. Please join them in wearing your Team Ava Shirts or Orange for the game. They will also be donating their split pot to the Tunheim Family as well!

Friday – Wear FCCLA shirt or colors (red and black) and Pass our Suckers

Grades 11-12:  Lake Area Tech Junior Day Thursday, April 4;  Lake Area Senior Day Thursday, February 14.  Register as soon as possible as the dates are filling fast:  https://www.lakeareatech.edu/admissions/camps/

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

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

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Feb. 14            Lake Region Electrichttps://www.lakeregion.coop/content/scholarships  to

                        Lake Region Electric Association, PO Box 341, Webster, SD   57274

                        include photo

Feb. 15            Basin Electric/Northern Electric www.northernelectric.coop/scholarships

Feb. 15            SDEA-Ramis Boersma http://www.sdea.org/home/523.htm

Feb. 15            Destination Imagination MudDI Waters (previous or current DI and senior)

Feb. 15            Destination Imagination SD Creativity Association (current DI) www.sd-di.org

Feb. 15            Marion T. Wood SD Association of Educational Office Professionals

                        Business Scholarship http://www.sdaeop.com, click on SDAEOP

                        membership

Feb. 15            American Legion Auxiliary – to local Auxiliary (Jan Seibel)

Children of Warriors, Child or Grandchild of Veteran, Senior Members College Scholarship, Senior Member Thelma Foster Scholarship, Non-Traditional Student Member of Legion or Auxiliary,  Junior Member Thelma Foster Scholarship

Feb. 15            Groton Common Local Applications – Eastern Star, Masonic Lodge,                                    Gwendolyn O’Connor Broman Memorial, Columbia American Legion

                        Auxiliary

Feb. 15            Groton Common Local Applications with Essays

                        Memorials – Lisa Sippel, Kay and David Donovan, Beck,

Barry Schuring, Rob Luecke, Brenda Harms, Vicki Strom, Renee McKiver, Susan Clawson Grace, Richard Duerre Memorial, Brian Sundstrom, Roger Hendrickson

Alumni Scholarships – Irvin and Janice Fliehs Family, Darlene Raap Memorial, Class of 1969, Edna Bugner Memorial, Groton Community Fund, Sammuli- Rix Memorial, Wilfred N. and Lucille A. Heinz Memorial, Don Bartz Memorial

                        Groton Area School Employee Teaching

                        Lions

                        Tom and Barbara Paepke

Feb. 15            Groton Area Chamber of Commerce

Feb. 15            Stratford Community Theatre (emailed to you 12/4/18)

Feb. 15            DAR Scholarship  https://www.dar.org/general-scholarship

Feb. 16            Dakota Wesleyan www.dwu.edu

Feb. 20            Yankton College www.yanktoncollege.org

Feb. 22            Annis I.F.Kaden Elem. Ed https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 22            A.Bjugstad Nat. Am. ag related https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 25            Northern State University (must be accepted by March 1) www.northern.edu

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/

 

February 13, 2019

Student Bulletin

Thursday’s boys’ basketball game at Langford is Sharing the LOVE with the Tunheim’s night.  Please wear red to the basketball game at Langford on February 14 to show your support for the Tunheim family during this difficult time.  Special events are planned including ice cream floats, a half-time dance and a free will offering for the family.

Thursday – Make a Friend Game

Friday – Wear FCCLA shirt or colors (red and black) and Pass our Suckers

Life Touch Pictures will be Thursday, February 14. 


Congratulations to Anna Bisbee and Colby Dunker for winning the Candy Line for National School Counseling Week.

 

Grades 11-12:  Lake Area Tech Junior Day Thursday, April 4;  Lake Area Senior Day Thursday, February 14.  Register as soon as possible as the dates are filling fast:  https://www.lakeareatech.edu/admissions/camps/

 

Grades 11-12:  Nurse for a Day taking place on the Presentation campus in Aberdeen, SD on February 15, or March 22.   For any student interested in a career in Nursing or Pre-Med – free. The event takes place in the Avera Simulation Center, and lunch is included.http://www.presentation.edu/nurse-for-a-day-registration/

Grade 12:

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

Feb. 14            Lake Region Electrichttps://www.lakeregion.coop/content/scholarships  to

                        Lake Region Electric Association, PO Box 341, Webster, SD   57274

                        include photo

Feb. 15            Basin Electric/Northern Electric www.northernelectric.coop/scholarships

Feb. 15            SDEA-Ramis Boersma http://www.sdea.org/home/523.htm

Feb. 15            Destination Imagination MudDI Waters (previous or current DI and senior)

Feb. 15            Destination Imagination SD Creativity Association (current DI) www.sd-di.org

Feb. 15            Marion T. Wood SD Association of Educational Office Professionals

                        Business Scholarship http://www.sdaeop.com, click on SDAEOP

                        membership

Feb. 15            American Legion Auxiliary – to local Auxiliary (Jan Seibel)

Children of Warriors, Child or Grandchild of Veteran, Senior Members College Scholarship, Senior Member Thelma Foster Scholarship, Non-Traditional Student Member of Legion or Auxiliary,  Junior Member Thelma Foster Scholarship

Feb. 15            Groton Common Local Applications – Eastern Star, Masonic Lodge,                                    Gwendolyn O’Connor Broman Memorial, Columbia American Legion

                        Auxiliary

Feb. 15            Groton Common Local Applications with Essays

                        Memorials – Lisa Sippel, Kay and David Donovan, Beck,

Barry Schuring, Rob Luecke, Brenda Harms, Vicki Strom, Renee McKiver, Susan Clawson Grace, Richard Duerre Memorial, Brian Sundstrom, Roger Hendrickson

Alumni Scholarships – Irvin and Janice Fliehs Family, Darlene Raap Memorial, Class of 1969, Edna Bugner Memorial, Groton Community Fund, Sammuli- Rix Memorial, Wilfred N. and Lucille A. Heinz Memorial, Don Bartz Memorial

                        Groton Area School Employee Teaching

                        Lions

                        Tom and Barbara Paepke

Feb. 15            Groton Area Chamber of Commerce

Feb. 15            Stratford Community Theatre (emailed to you 12/4/18)

Feb. 15            DAR Scholarship  https://www.dar.org/general-scholarship

Feb. 16            Dakota Wesleyan www.dwu.edu

Feb. 20            Yankton College www.yanktoncollege.org

Feb. 22            Annis I.F.Kaden Elem. Ed https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 22            A.Bjugstad Nat. Am. ag related https://www.sdbor.edu/student-information/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Feb. 25            Northern State University (must be accepted by March 1) www.northern.edu

Feb. 28            National Youth Science Camp  https://nysf.smapply.io/