Good luck to the Boys’ Basketball teams at Tiospa Zina today!
Good luck to the Girls’ Basketball team at the NEC Conference Clash on Saturday!
Good luck to the wrestlers at Stanley County on Saturday!
GDILIVE.COM will be planning to go to Madison to Livestream the game on
Saturday. You can go to GDILIVE.COM for the link to the game.
Lunch line order changes today –
1st Lunch 6, 8, 7 2nd Lunch 11, 10, 9, 12
Congratulations to Emily Thompson (Percussion), Kylie Kassube (Clarinet), and Ashley Garduno (French Horn) for making the 2019 SD HS All State Band! Emily and Kylie are both 3 year members and Emily is also the 2nd percussionist in the state. GREAT JOB-WE ARE PROUD OF YOU!
There will be an FCCLA meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the FACS room during lunch!
FBLA meeting Thursday, February 7th at 8:00 A.M. in Mrs. Compton’s room. Breakfast will be served!
Congratulations to Hailey Monson and Sage Mortenson for being 5th place quarter finalists at the debate contest in Yankton this past weekend.
There will be a Day Co. Ikes Youth Ice Fishing Derby on Feb. 10, 2019 open to anglers 18 and under. The tournament will be held out of Webster, SD. For more information go to www.outdoors101project.com and click on the “2019 Day Co. Ikes Youth Ice Fishing Derby” page.
Grades 10-11: All sophomores and juniors and their parents are invited to a special presentation on The Future – Start Now! Topics will include Getting Involved, Working on Academics, Getting Ready for Testing, Visiting Colleges and Shadowing, Applying to College, Paying for College, and Applying for Scholarships. The presentation will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 during parent-teacher conferences from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Groton Area High School computer lab. See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.
Grades 11-12: If you are interested in taking the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) this spring, please see Mrs. Sternhagen.
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 8, 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/
Grades 11-12: Youth Trooper Presentation on Tuesday, February 5 at 2 pm in the library conference room. Attention Juniors and Seniors, are you interested in a law enforcement or military career? The Youth Trooper Academy provides an intensive weeklong experience at the Law Enforcement Training Center in Pierre. Veteran Troopers provide mentorship and hands-on training in the following areas:
· firearms safety • leadership
· defensive driving • defensive tactics
· crash investigation • criminal law
· traffic stops
The program utilizes a paramilitary approach, and is therefore physically and mentally demanding. Be prepared!
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. 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
Feb. 14 Lake Region Electrichttps://www.lakeregion.coop/content/scholarships to
Lake Region Electric Association, PO Box 341, Webster, SD 57274