March 29, 2019

 

Student Bulletin

 

Please join the Emmanuel Lutheran/Community Choir on Suncay April 14th at 4:00pm for an Easter Cantata, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Groton.  Free Will offering with proceeds directed to Becky Diegel and Hunter Schaller.

Junior high track practice for both boys and girls will start next week on Tuesday, April 2nd at 3:30 in the old gym.  

 

Students planning to participate in South Dakota Clay Target League must have completed a new document regarding the Weapons in Schools policy prior to participation.  These forms are available in the HS Office.

Middle School Talent Show Tickets are now on sale for $5. Please see a 6-8 Band or JH Choir Student to purchase yours. Tickets will not be sold at the door, but a donation will be requested. Advanced ticket purchases will be able to have a chance at some door prizes to be given away! The show is Friday March 29th at 7 pm.

FCCLAers – Please note the date and time change for the FCCLA banquet.  The FCCLA Banquet will now be on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00.

Auditions for the spring musical “Into the Woods” will be Friday, March 29 at 3:30 in the band room for all that are interested in grades 6-12.  Come prepared with a song of your choice to be sung acapella.  If you are unable to attend please see Mr. Fordham or Tylan Glover for alternate arrangements.

The last day to order a yearbook is April 18, 2019.  The cost of the yearbook is $55.00.  See Mrs. Morehouse or go online with the link provided on the Groton Area Website.

 

Girls’ basketball players need to turn in uniforms to Mr. Wanner.

 

Volleyball, Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Basketball Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Groton Legion.

 

Drivers Ed. registration forms are in the office and located on grotonarea.com.

 

Basketball players need to turn in the following items to the office.

Tate Larson – JH Uniform and Practice Gear

Abdimalik Mohamed – Everything

Jonathan Doeden – Everything

Brodyn DeHoet – Practice Gear

Jace Kroll – Practice Gear

Jayden Zak – Practice Gear

Jackson Cogley – Practice Gear

Kaden Kurtz – Practice Gear

Jordan Bjerke – Practice Gear

Pierce Kettering – Practice Gear

Wyatt Hearnen – Practice Gear

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

 

Grades 9-12 Volunteers Needed:  Grades 9-12:  The Lions Club is looking for 6 to 10 kids to help put together Easter Eggs for the City Easter Egg hunt on Thursday, April 11 starting at 5 with Pizza and pop at 6. The event will end around 8 pm or sooner.  Please contact Lorrie Weber at lorrie.weber@baesystems.com

Students Grades 6-7-8- 11 will be taking the Smarter Balanced and SD Science test in the next few weeks.  Please make plans to be here during testing as it must be made up.   All students will need headsets – please bring these to school.

Smarter Balanced Testing Schedule 2019 – Groton Middle and High School

Schedule by Date

March 28-29               7th and 11th ELA                     Jan Seibel and Sarah Hanten

April 2-3                     7th and 11th Math                    Jordan Kjellsen and Darlyne Johnson

April 4-5                     6th and 8th Math                      Lance Hawkins and Jordan Kjellsen

April 8-9-10                8th Grade Science                    Lance Hawkins

April 11th                    11th Grade Science                  Kristin Gonsoir and Travis Kurth

  

Grade 12 Scholarship list

March 29         Jean Conley Brokaw – Day County student

                        Groton Area Anthony O Brokaw – Groton student

                        Bristol Jerald W. Peterson – student who attended Bristol or from Bristol area

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/

March 31         IPSE Ag major https://ipseed.org/ipsa-affairs/scholarships

March 31         South Brown Conservation District Robert Knickerehm Ag Scholarship

https://www.sdconservation.org/vertical/…/KNICKREHM_SCHOLARSHIP_APP.doc

March 31         Karst Memorial Ag Scholarship  http://www.brookingsconservation.org/education_karst.htm

April 1             Jerald W. Peterson Memorial (connection to Bristol).  Handed out in class.

 To Mrs. Sternhagen with no name.

April 1             Scottish Rite Book Grant  (emailed to you on February 27, 2019)

April 1             Plains Commerce Bank – student to attend SD school, member of bank

April 1             Web Water https://www.webwater.org/about/web-water-scholarship/

April 1             Donald H. Quimby Memorial (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             First District Development Company (emailed 1/8/19) http://fddc.1stdistrict.org

April 1             SDATAT Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             Black Hills Beauty College www.bhbeautycollege.com

April 1             Groton Hopps Dow Scholarship  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

Reminder that this goes to two Groton students.  Online application

April 1             Aberdeen Federal Credit Union (emailed 2/15/19) http://www.aberdeenfcu.org/ member

April 1             Lee Schlagel http://www.clarkschooldistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Schlagel.pdf

April 1              SD Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             SD Cattlemen’s Found. –http://sdcattlemensfoundation.com/education/

April 1             SD ACTE (tech school scholarship or certain programs at 4 year schools)https://www.lakeareatech.edu/sdacte/

March 28, 2019

Student Bulletin

Junior high track practice for both boys and girls will start next week on Tuesday, April 2nd at 3:30 in the old gym.  

 

Students planning to participate in South Dakota Clay Target League must have completed a new document regarding the Weapons in Schools policy prior to participation.  These forms are available in the HS Office.

Middle School Talent Show Tickets are now on sale for $5. Please see a 6-8 Band or JH Choir Student to purchase yours. Tickets will not be sold at the door, but a donation will be requested. Advanced ticket purchases will be able to have a chance at some door prizes to be given away! The show is Friday March 29th at 7 pm.

FCCLAers – Please note the date and time change for the FCCLA banquet.  The FCCLA Banquet will now be on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00.

Auditions for the spring musical “Into the Woods” will be Friday, March 29 at 3:30 in the band room for all that are interested in grades 6-12.  Come prepared with a song of your choice to be sung acapella.  If you are unable to attend please see Mr. Fordham or Tylan Glover for alternate arrangements.

The last day to order a yearbook is April 18, 2019.  The cost of the yearbook is $55.00.  See Mrs. Morehouse or go online with the link provided on the Groton Area Website.

 

Girls’ basketball players need to turn in uniforms to Mr. Wanner.

 

Volleyball, Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Basketball Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Groton Legion.

 

Drivers Ed. registration forms are in the office and located on grotonarea.com.

 

Basketball players need to turn in the following items to the office.

Tate Larson – JH Uniform and Practice Gear

Abdimalik Mohamed – Everything

Jonathan Doeden – Everything

Brodyn DeHoet – Practice Gear

Jace Kroll – Practice Gear

Jayden Zak – Practice Gear

Jackson Cogley – Practice Gear

Kaden Kurtz – Practice Gear

Jordan Bjerke – Practice Gear

Pierce Kettering – Practice Gear

Wyatt Hearnen – Practice Gear

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

 

Grades 9-12 Volunteers Needed:  Grades 9-12:  The Lions Club is looking for 6 to 10 kids to help put together Easter Eggs for the City Easter Egg hunt on Thursday, April 11 starting at 5 with Pizza and pop at 6. The event will end around 8 pm or sooner.  Please contact Lorrie Weber at lorrie.weber@baesystems.com

Students Grades 6-7-8- 11 will be taking the Smarter Balanced and SD Science test in the next few weeks.  Please make plans to be here during testing as it must be made up.   All students will need headsets – please bring these to school.

Smarter Balanced Testing Schedule 2019 – Groton Middle and High School

Schedule by Date

March 28-29               7th and 11th ELA                     Jan Seibel and Sarah Hanten

April 2-3                     7th and 11th Math                    Jordan Kjellsen and Darlyne Johnson

April 4-5                     6th and 8th Math                      Lance Hawkins and Jordan Kjellsen

April 8-9-10                8th Grade Science                    Lance Hawkins

April 11th                    11th Grade Science                  Kristin Gonsoir and Travis Kurth

  

Grade 12 Scholarship list

March 29         Jean Conley Brokaw – Day County student

                        Groton Area Anthony O Brokaw – Groton student

                        Bristol Jerald W. Peterson – student who attended Bristol or from Bristol area

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/

March 31         IPSE Ag major https://ipseed.org/ipsa-affairs/scholarships

March 31         South Brown Conservation District Robert Knickerehm Ag Scholarship

https://www.sdconservation.org/vertical/…/KNICKREHM_SCHOLARSHIP_APP.doc

March 31         Karst Memorial Ag Scholarship  http://www.brookingsconservation.org/education_karst.htm

April 1             Jerald W. Peterson Memorial (connection to Bristol).  Handed out in class.

 To Mrs. Sternhagen with no name.

April 1             Scottish Rite Book Grant  (emailed to you on February 27, 2019)

April 1             Plains Commerce Bank – student to attend SD school, member of bank

April 1             Web Water https://www.webwater.org/about/web-water-scholarship/

April 1             Donald H. Quimby Memorial (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             First District Development Company (emailed 1/8/19) http://fddc.1stdistrict.org

April 1             SDATAT Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             Black Hills Beauty College www.bhbeautycollege.com

April 1             Groton Hopps Dow Scholarship  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

Reminder that this goes to two Groton students.  Online application

April 1             Aberdeen Federal Credit Union (emailed 2/15/19) http://www.aberdeenfcu.org/ member

April 1             Lee Schlagel http://www.clarkschooldistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Schlagel.pdf

April 1              SD Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             SD Cattlemen’s Found. –http://sdcattlemensfoundation.com/education/

April 1             SD ACTE (tech school scholarship or certain programs at 4 year schools)https://www.lakeareatech.edu/sdacte/

March 27, 2019

Student Bulletin

MS Band students bring homework to class on Wednesday.

Middle School Talent Show Tickets are now on sale for $5. Please see a 6-8 Band or JH Choir Student to purchase yours. Tickets will not be sold at the door, but a donation will be requested. Advanced ticket purchases will be able to have a chance at some door prizes to be given away! The show is Friday March 29th at 7 pm.

FCCLAers – Please note the date and time change for the FCCLA banquet.  The FCCLA Banquet will now be on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00.

Auditions for the spring musical “Into the Woods” will be Friday, March 29 at 3:30 in the band room for all that are interested in grades 6-12.  Come prepared with a song of your choice to be sung acapella.  If you are unable to attend please see Mr. Fordham or Tylan Glover for alternate arrangements.

The last day to order a yearbook is April 18, 2019.  The cost of the yearbook is $55.00.  See Mrs. Morehouse or go online with the link provided on the Groton Area Website.

 

Girls’ basketball players need to turn in uniforms to Mr. Wanner.

 

Volleyball, Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Basketball Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Groton Legion.

 

Drivers Ed. registration forms are in the office and located on grotonarea.com.

 

Basketball players need to turn in the following items to the office.

Tate Larson – JH Uniform and Practice Gear

Abdimalik Mohamed – Everything

Jonathan Doeden – Everything

Brodyn DeHoet – Practice Gear

Jace Kroll – Practice Gear

Jayden Zak – Practice Gear

Jackson Cogley – Practice Gear

Kaden Kurtz – Practice Gear

Jordan Bjerke – Practice Gear

Pierce Kettering – Practice Gear

Wyatt Hearnen – Practice Gear

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

 

Grades 9-12 Volunteers Needed:  Grades 9-12:  The Lions Club is looking for 6 to 10 kids to help put together Easter Eggs for the City Easter Egg hunt on Thursday, April 11 starting at 5 with Pizza and pop at 6. The event will end around 8 pm or sooner.  Please contact Lorrie Weber at lorrie.weber@baesystems.com

Students Grades 6-7-8- 11 will be taking the Smarter Balanced and SD Science test in the next few weeks.  Please make plans to be here during testing as it must be made up.   All students will need headsets – please bring these to school.

Smarter Balanced Testing Schedule 2019 – Groton Middle and High School

Schedule by Date

March 28-29               7th and 11th ELA                     Jan Seibel and Sarah Hanten

April 2-3                     7th and 11th Math                    Jordan Kjellsen and Darlyne Johnson

April 4-5                     6th and 8th Math                      Lance Hawkins and Jordan Kjellsen

April 8-9-10                8th Grade Science                    Lance Hawkins

April 11th                    11th Grade Science                  Kristin Gonsoir and Travis Kurth

  

Grade 12 Scholarship list

March 29         Jean Conley Brokaw – Day County student

                        Groton Area Anthony O Brokaw – Groton student

                        Bristol Jerald W. Peterson – student who attended Bristol or from Bristol area

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/

March 31         IPSE Ag major https://ipseed.org/ipsa-affairs/scholarships

March 31         South Brown Conservation District Robert Knickerehm Ag Scholarship

https://www.sdconservation.org/vertical/…/KNICKREHM_SCHOLARSHIP_APP.doc

March 31         Karst Memorial Ag Scholarship  http://www.brookingsconservation.org/education_karst.htm

April 1             Jerald W. Peterson Memorial (connection to Bristol).  Handed out in class.

 To Mrs. Sternhagen with no name.

April 1             Scottish Rite Book Grant  (emailed to you on February 27, 2019)

April 1             Plains Commerce Bank – student to attend SD school, member of bank

April 1             Web Water https://www.webwater.org/about/web-water-scholarship/

April 1             Donald H. Quimby Memorial (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             First District Development Company (emailed 1/8/19) http://fddc.1stdistrict.org

April 1             SDATAT Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             Black Hills Beauty College www.bhbeautycollege.com

April 1             Groton Hopps Dow Scholarship  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

Reminder that this goes to two Groton students.  Online application

April 1             Aberdeen Federal Credit Union (emailed 2/15/19) http://www.aberdeenfcu.org/ member

April 1             Lee Schlagel http://www.clarkschooldistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Schlagel.pdf

April 1              SD Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             SD Cattlemen’s Found. –http://sdcattlemensfoundation.com/education/

April 1             SD ACTE (tech school scholarship or certain programs at 4 year schools)https://www.lakeareatech.edu/sdacte/

March 26, 2019

Student Bulletin

There will be a short baseball meeting for Jr. Teeners, Jr. Legion and Legion today at 3:30 in the library conference room.

Congratulations to Tatum Wright, Ashley Fliehs and Maddy Schuelke for winning the gold medal at the Unified Special Olympics cheer leading competition this weekend!!!

Middle School Talent Show Tickets are now on sale for $5. Please see a 6-8 Band or JH Choir Student to purchase yours. Tickets will not be sold at the door, but a donation will be requested. Advanced ticket purchases will be able to have a chance at some door prizes to be given away! The show is Friday March 29th at 7 pm.

FCCLAers – Please note the date and time change for the FCCLA banquet.  The FCCLA Banquet will now be on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00.

Auditions for the spring musical “Into the Woods” will be Friday, March 29 at 3:30 in the band room for all that are interested in grades 6-12.  Come prepared with a song of your choice to be sung acapella.  If you are unable to attend please see Mr. Fordham or Tylan Glover for alternate arrangements.

The last day to order a yearbook is April 18, 2019.  The cost of the yearbook is $55.00.  See Mrs. Morehouse or go online with the link provided on the Groton Area Website.

 

Girls’ basketball players need to turn in uniforms to Mr. Wanner.

 

Volleyball, Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Basketball Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Groton Legion.

 

Drivers Ed. registration forms are in the office and located on grotonarea.com.

 

Basketball players need to turn in the following items to the office.

Tate Larson – JH Uniform and Practice Gear

Abdimalik Mohamed – Everything

Jonathan Doeden – Everything

Brodyn DeHoet – Practice Gear

Jace Kroll – Practice Gear

Jayden Zak – Practice Gear

Jackson Cogley – Practice Gear

Kaden Kurtz – Practice Gear

Jordan Bjerke – Practice Gear

Pierce Kettering – Practice Gear

Wyatt Hearnen – Practice Gear

Volunteer Opportunity for Students grades 9-12:  Groton Area Elementary OST will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Math Family Game Night at the Groton Elementary on March 25 from 5:00-7:00pm.  Please stop in the MS/HS Office to pick up an informational flyer or see Jill Helvig or Kim Weber to sign up to volunteer to help with this event.

 

Congratulations to Ashley Garduno for being selected as the Susan Clawson Grace Teaching Scholarship recipient 2019

 

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

 

Grades 9-12:  Service Academy Days are Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, April 13.   Please see your email for more information!

 

Grades 9-12 Volunteers Needed:  Grades 9-12:  The Lions Club is looking for 6 to 10 kids to help put together Easter Eggs for the City Easter Egg hunt on Thursday, April 11 starting at 5 with Pizza and pop at 6. The event will end around 8 pm or sooner.  Please contact Lorrie Weber at lorrie.weber@baesystems.com

Students Grades 6-7-8- 11 will be taking the Smarter Balanced and SD Science test in the next few weeks.  Please make plans to be here during testing as it must be made up.   All students will need headsets – please bring these to school.

All books, notebooks, smart watches, and cell phones must be put away during testing. Cell phones can not be accessed during testing and must be put in a box.   All computers must be charged – you will test on your computer!

Bring a book to read after you are finished testing.

Smarter Balanced Testing Schedule 2019 – Groton Middle and High School

Schedule by Date

March 26-27               6th and 8th ELA                       Kristi Anderson and Diane Kurtz

March 28-29               7th and 11th ELA                     Jan Seibel and Sarah Hanten

April 2-3                     7th and 11th Math                    Jordan Kjellsen and Darlyne Johnson

April 4-5                     6th and 8th Math                      Lance Hawkins and Jordan Kjellsen

April 8-9-10                8th Grade Science                    Lance Hawkins

April 11th                    11th Grade Science                  Kristin Gonsoir and Travis Kurth

There will be two groups of students for ELA and Math – one will test in the morning and one in the afternoon.  Testing groups will be read to you during English classes and will be posted outside the conference room/computer lab and Mrs. Sternhagen’s room.     Grades 6, 7, 8, and 11 will test periods 1-3 and periods 5-7.

The testing schedule will look like this:

Smarter Balanced ELA and Math

Day 1:  CAT   (Non-performance)

Morning

                        Group 1           Test in conference/computer room

                        Group 2           Go to class as usual

            Afternoon

                        Group 1           Go to class as usual

                        Group 2           Test in conference/computer room

Day 2: Performance (PT)

Morning

                        Group 1           Go to class as usual

                        Group 2           Test in conference/computer room

            Afternoon                   

                        Group 1           Test in conference/computer room

                        Group 2           Go to class as usual

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

March 29         Jean Conley Brokaw – Day County student

                        Groton Area Anthony O Brokaw – Groton student

                        Bristol Jerald W. Peterson – student who attended Bristol or from Bristol area

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/

March 31         IPSE Ag major https://ipseed.org/ipsa-affairs/scholarships

March 31         South Brown Conservation District Robert Knickerehm Ag Scholarship

https://www.sdconservation.org/vertical/…/KNICKREHM_SCHOLARSHIP_APP.doc

March 31         Karst Memorial Ag Scholarship  http://www.brookingsconservation.org/education_karst.htm

April 1             Jerald W. Peterson Memorial (connection to Bristol).  Handed out in class.

 To Mrs. Sternhagen with no name.

April 1             Scottish Rite Book Grant  (emailed to you on February 27, 2019)

April 1             Plains Commerce Bank – student to attend SD school, member of bank

April 1             Web Water https://www.webwater.org/about/web-water-scholarship/

April 1             Donald H. Quimby Memorial (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             First District Development Company (emailed 1/8/19) http://fddc.1stdistrict.org

April 1             SDATAT Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             Black Hills Beauty College www.bhbeautycollege.com

April 1             Groton Hopps Dow Scholarship  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

Reminder that this goes to two Groton students.  Online application

April 1             Aberdeen Federal Credit Union (emailed 2/15/19) http://www.aberdeenfcu.org/ member

April 1             Lee Schlagel http://www.clarkschooldistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Schlagel.pdf

April 1              SD Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             SD Cattlemen’s Found. –http://sdcattlemensfoundation.com/education/

April 1             SD ACTE (tech school scholarship or certain programs at 4 year schools)https://www.lakeareatech.edu/sdacte/

March 25, 2019

Student Bulletin

Congratulations to Tatum Wright, Ashley Fliehs and Maddy Schuelke for winning the gold medal at the Unified Special Olympics cheer leading competition this weekend!!!

Middle School Talent Show Tickets are now on sale for $5. Please see a 6-8 Band or JH Choir Student to purchase yours. Tickets will not be sold at the door, but a donation will be requested. Advanced ticket purchases will be able to have a chance at some door prizes to be given away! The show is Friday March 29th at 7 pm.

FCCLAers – Please note the date and time change for the FCCLA banquet.  The FCCLA Banquet will now be on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00.

Auditions for the spring musical “Into the Woods” will be Friday, March 29 at 3:30 in the band room for all that are interested in grades 6-12.  Come prepared with a song of your choice to be sung acapella.  If you are unable to attend please see Mr. Fordham or Tylan Glover for alternate arrangements.

The last day to order a yearbook is April 18, 2019.  The cost of the yearbook is $55.00.  See Mrs. Morehouse or go online with the link provided on the Groton Area Website.

 

Girls’ basketball players need to turn in uniforms to Mr. Wanner.

 

Volleyball, Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Basketball Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Groton Legion.

 

Drivers Ed. registration forms are in the office and located on grotonarea.com.

 

All girls 7th thru 12 going out for girls’ golf, meet in the commons area of the arena at 2:40 Monday, March 25th.

 

Basketball players need to turn in the following items to the office.

Tate Larson – JH Uniform and Practice Gear

Abdimalik Mohamed – Everything

Jonathan Doeden – Everything

Brodyn DeHoet – Practice Gear

Jace Kroll – Practice Gear

Jayden Zak – Practice Gear

Jackson Cogley – Practice Gear

Kaden Kurtz – Practice Gear

Jordan Bjerke – Practice Gear

Pierce Kettering – Practice Gear

Wyatt Hearnen – Practice Gear

Volunteer Opportunity for Students grades 9-12:  Groton Area Elementary OST will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Math Family Game Night at the Groton Elementary on March 25 from 5:00-7:00pm.  Please stop in the MS/HS Office to pick up an informational flyer or see Jill Helvig or Kim Weber to sign up to volunteer to help with this event.

 

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

 

Grades 9-12:  Service Academy Days are Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, April 13.   Please see your email for more information!

 

Grades 9-12 Volunteers Needed:  Grades 9-12:  The Lions Club is looking for 6 to 10 kids to help put together Easter Eggs for the City Easter Egg hunt on Thursday, April 11 starting at 5 with Pizza and pop at 6. The event will end around 8 pm or sooner.  Please contact Lorrie Weber at lorrie.weber@baesystems.com

Students Grades 6-7-8- 11 will be taking the Smarter Balanced and SD Science test in the next few weeks.  Please make plans to be here during testing as it must be made up.   All students will need headsets – please bring these to school.

All books, notebooks, smart watches, and cell phones must be put away during testing. Cell phones can not be accessed during testing and must be put in a box.   All computers must be charged – you will test on your computer!

Bring a book to read after you are finished testing.

Smarter Balanced Testing Schedule 2019 – Groton Middle and High School

Schedule by Date

March 26-27               6th and 8th ELA                       Kristi Anderson and Diane Kurtz

March 28-29               7th and 11th ELA                     Jan Seibel and Sarah Hanten

April 2-3                     7th and 11th Math                    Jordan Kjellsen and Darlyne Johnson

April 4-5                     6th and 8th Math                      Lance Hawkins and Jordan Kjellsen

April 8-9-10                8th Grade Science                    Lance Hawkins

April 11th                    11th Grade Science                  Kristin Gonsoir and Travis Kurth

There will be two groups of students for ELA and Math – one will test in the morning and one in the afternoon.  Testing groups will be read to you during English classes and will be posted outside the conference room/computer lab and Mrs. Sternhagen’s room.     Grades 6, 7, 8, and 11 will test periods 1-3 and periods 5-7.

The testing schedule will look like this:

Smarter Balanced ELA and Math

Day 1:  CAT   (Non-performance)

Morning

                        Group 1           Test in conference/computer room

                        Group 2           Go to class as usual

            Afternoon

                        Group 1           Go to class as usual

                        Group 2           Test in conference/computer room

Day 2: Performance (PT)

Morning

                        Group 1           Go to class as usual

                        Group 2           Test in conference/computer room

            Afternoon                   

                        Group 1           Test in conference/computer room

                        Group 2           Go to class as usual

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

March 29         Jean Conley Brokaw – Day County student

                        Groton Area Anthony O Brokaw – Groton student

                        Bristol Jerald W. Peterson – student who attended Bristol or from Bristol area

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/

March 31         IPSE Ag major https://ipseed.org/ipsa-affairs/scholarships

March 31         South Brown Conservation District Robert Knickerehm Ag Scholarship

https://www.sdconservation.org/vertical/…/KNICKREHM_SCHOLARSHIP_APP.doc

March 31         Karst Memorial Ag Scholarship  http://www.brookingsconservation.org/education_karst.htm

April 1             Jerald W. Peterson Memorial (connection to Bristol).  Handed out in class.

 To Mrs. Sternhagen with no name.

April 1             Scottish Rite Book Grant  (emailed to you on February 27, 2019)

April 1             Plains Commerce Bank – student to attend SD school, member of bank

April 1             Web Water https://www.webwater.org/about/web-water-scholarship/

April 1             Donald H. Quimby Memorial (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             First District Development Company (emailed 1/8/19) http://fddc.1stdistrict.org

April 1             SDATAT Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             Black Hills Beauty College www.bhbeautycollege.com

April 1             Groton Hopps Dow Scholarship  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

Reminder that this goes to two Groton students.  Online application

April 1             Aberdeen Federal Credit Union (emailed 2/15/19) http://www.aberdeenfcu.org/ member

April 1             Lee Schlagel http://www.clarkschooldistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Schlagel.pdf

April 1              SD Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             SD Cattlemen’s Found. –http://sdcattlemensfoundation.com/education/

April 1             SD ACTE (tech school scholarship or certain programs at 4 year schools)https://www.lakeareatech.edu/sdacte/

 

March 22, 2019

Student Bulletin

Middle School Talent Show Tickets are now on sale for $5. Please see a 6-8 Band or JH Choir Student to purchase yours. Tickets will not be sold at the door, but a donation will be requested. Advanced ticket purchases will be able to have a chance at some door prizes to be given away! The show is Friday March 29th at 7 pm.

FCCLAers – Please note the date and time change for the FCCLA banquet.  The FCCLA Banquet will now be on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00.

Auditions for the spring musical “Into the Woods” will be Friday, March 29 at 3:30 in the band room for all that are interested in grades 6-12.  Come prepared with a song of your choice to be sung acapella.  If you are unable to attend please see Mr. Fordham or Tylan Glover for alternate arrangements.

The last day to order a yearbook is April 18, 2019.  The cost of the yearbook is $55.00.  See Mrs. Morehouse or go online with the link provided on the Groton Area Website.

 

Girls’ basketball players need to turn in uniforms to Mr. Wanner.

 

Volleyball, Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Basketball Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Groton Legion.

 

Drivers Ed. registration forms are in the office and located on grotonarea.com.

 

All girls 7th thru 12 going out for girls’ golf, meet in the commons area of the arena at 2:40 Monday, March 25th.

 

Basketball players need to turn in the following items to the office.

Tate Larson – JH Uniform and Practice Gear

Abdimalik Mohamed – Everything

Jonathan Doeden – Everything

Brodyn DeHoet – Practice Gear

Jace Kroll – Practice Gear

Jayden Zak – Practice Gear

Jackson Cogley – Practice Gear

Kaden Kurtz – Practice Gear

Jordan Bjerke – Practice Gear

Pierce Kettering – Practice Gear

Wyatt Hearnen – Practice Gear

Volunteer Opportunity for Students grades 9-12:  Groton Area Elementary OST will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Math Family Game Night at the Groton Elementary on March 25 from 5:00-7:00pm.  Please stop in the MS/HS Office to pick up an informational flyer or see Jill Helvig or Kim Weber to sign up to volunteer to help with this event.

 

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

 

Grades 9-12:  Service Academy Days are Saturday, April 6 and Saturday, April 13.    Please see your email for more information!

 

Congratulations to the Students of the Month for February – photos Friday at 3:20 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s room:  Cassandra Townsend, Nicole Marzahn, Alexa Herr, Pierce Kettering, Jackson Dinger, Anna Fjeldheim, Jeslyn Kosel

Grades 9-12 Volunteers Needed:  Grades 9-12:  The Lions Club is looking for 6 to 10 kids to help put together Easter Eggs for the City Easter Egg hunt on Thursday, April 11 starting at 5 with Pizza and pop at 6. The event will end around 8 pm or sooner.  Please contact Lorrie Weber at lorrie.weber@baesystems.com

Students Grades 6-7-8- 11 will be taking the Smarter Balanced and SD Science test in the next few weeks.  Please make plans to be here during testing as it must be made up.   All students will need headsets – please bring these to school.

All books, notebooks, smart watches, and cell phones must be put away during testing.  Cell phones can not be accessed during testing and must be put in a box.   All computers must be charged – you will test on your computer!

Bring a book to read after you are finished testing.

Smarter Balanced Testing Schedule 2019 – Groton Middle and High School

Schedule by Date

March 26-27               6th and 8th ELA                       Kristi Anderson and Diane Kurtz

March 28-29               7th and 11th ELA                     Jan Seibel and Sarah Hanten

April 2-3                     7th and 11th Math                    Jordan Kjellsen and Darlyne Johnson

April 4-5                     6th and 8th Math                      Lance Hawkins and Jordan Kjellsen

April 8-9-10                8th Grade Science                    Lance Hawkins

April 11th                    11th Grade Science                  Kristin Gonsoir and Travis Kurth

Grade 12 Scholarship list

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 29         Jean Conley Brokaw – Day County student

                        Groton Area Anthony O Brokaw – Groton student

                        Bristol Jerald W. Peterson – student who attended Bristol or from Bristol area

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/

March 31         IPSE Ag major https://ipseed.org/ipsa-affairs/scholarships

March 31         South Brown Conservation District Robert Knickerehm Ag Scholarship

https://www.sdconservation.org/vertical/…/KNICKREHM_SCHOLARSHIP_APP.doc

March 31         Karst Memorial Ag Scholarship  http://www.brookingsconservation.org/education_karst.htm

April 1             Jerald W. Peterson Memorial (connection to Bristol).  Handed out in class.

 To Mrs. Sternhagen with no name.

April 1             Scottish Rite Book Grant  (emailed to you on February 27, 2019)

April 1             Plains Commerce Bank – student to attend SD school, member of bank

April 1             Web Water https://www.webwater.org/about/web-water-scholarship/

April 1             Donald H. Quimby Memorial (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship (emailed 1-16-19)

April 1             First District Development Company (emailed 1/8/19) http://fddc.1stdistrict.org

April 1             SDATAT Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             Black Hills Beauty College www.bhbeautycollege.com

April 1             Groton Hopps Dow Scholarship  http://www.sfacf.org/area-students-college-bound/

Reminder that this goes to two Groton students.  Online application

April 1             Aberdeen Federal Credit Union (emailed 2/15/19) http://www.aberdeenfcu.org/ member

April 1             Lee Schlagel http://www.clarkschooldistrict.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Schlagel.pdf

April 1              SD Association of Towns and Townships www.sdtownships.com

April 1             SD Cattlemen’s Found. –http://sdcattlemensfoundation.com/education/

April 1             SD ACTE (tech school scholarship or certain programs at 4 year schools)https://www.lakeareatech.edu/sdacte/

March 21, 2019

Student Bulletin

FCCLAers – Please note the date and time change for the FCCLA banquet.  The FCCLA Banquet will now be on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00.

Auditions for the spring musical “Into the Woods” will be Friday, March 29 at 3:30 in the band room for all that are interested in grades 6-12.  Come prepared with a song of your choice to be sung acapella.  If you are unable to attend please see Mr. Fordham or Tylan Glover for alternate arrangements.

There will be a picture for all girls attending Girls State on Thursday, March 21 @ 3:15 in the library..

The last day to order a yearbook is April 18, 2019.  The cost of the yearbook is $55.00.  See Mrs. Morehouse or go online with the link provided on the Groton Area Website.

 

Girls’ basketball players need to turn in uniforms to Mr. Wanner.

 

Volleyball, Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Basketball Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Groton Legion.

 

Drivers Ed. registration forms are in the office and located on grotonarea.com.

 

All girls 7th thru 12 going out for girls’ golf, meet in the commons area of the arena at 2:40 Monday, March 25th.

 

Basketball players need to turn in the following items to the office.

Cole Simon – Everything

Tate Larson – JH Uniform and Practice Gear

Abdimalik Mohamed – Everything

Jonathan Doeden – Everything

Lucas Simon – Everything

Brodyn DeHoet – Practice Gear

Jace Kroll – Practice Gear

Jayden Zak – Practice Gear

Jackson Cogley – Practice Gear

Kaden Kurtz – Practice Gear

Jordan Bjerke – Practice Gear

Pierce Kettering – Practice Gear

Wyatt Hearnen – Practice Gear

Volunteer Opportunity for Students grades 9-12:  Groton Area Elementary OST will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Math Family Game Night at the Groton Elementary on March 25 from 5:00-7:00pm.  Please stop in the MS/HS Office to pick up an informational flyer or see Jill Helvig or Kim Weber to sign up to volunteer to help with this event.

 

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

 

Congratulations to the Students of the Month for February – photos tomorrow at 3:20 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s room:  Cassandra Townsend, Nicole Marzahn, Alexa Herr, Pierce Kettering, Jackson Dinger, Anna Fjeldheim, Jeslyn Kosel

Grades 9-12 Volunteers Needed:  Grades 9-12:  The Lions Club is looking for 6 to 10 kids to help put together Easter Eggs for the City Easter Egg hunt on Thursday, April 18 starting at 5 with Pizza and pop at 6. The event will end around 8 pm or sooner.  Please contact Lorrie Weber at lorrie.weber@baesystems.com

Students Grades 6-7-8- 11 will be taking the Smarter Balanced and SD Science test in the next few weeks.  Please make plans to be here during testing as it must be made up.   All students will need headsets – please bring these to school.

All books, notebooks, smart watches, and cell phones must be put away during testing.  Cell phones can not be accessed during testing and must be put in a box.   All computers must be charged – you will test on your computer!

Bring a book to read after you are finished testing.

Smarter Balanced Testing Schedule 2019 – Groton Middle and High School

Schedule by Date

March 26-27               6th and 8th ELA                       Kristi Anderson and Diane Kurtz

March 28-29               7th and 11th ELA                     Jan Seibel and Sarah Hanten

April 2-3                     7th and 11th Math                    Jordan Kjellsen and Darlyne Johnson

April 4-5                     6th and 8th Math                      Lance Hawkins and Jordan Kjellsen

April 8-9-10                8th Grade Science                    Lance Hawkins

April 11th                    11th Grade Science                  Kristin Gonsoir and Travis Kurth

There will be two groups of students for ELA and Math – one will test in the morning and one in the afternoon.  Testing groups will be read to you during English classes and will be posted outside the conference room/computer lab and Mrs. Sternhagen’s room.

Grades 6, 7, 8, and 11 will test periods 1-3 and periods 5-7.

SD Science testing Grade 11will take place in the morning with half the students in the conference room and half in the computer lab.   SD Science testing for Grade 8 will take place during 8th grade science.

The testing schedule will look like this:

Smarter Balanced ELA and Math

Day 1:  CAT   (Non-performance)

Morning

                        Group 1           Test in conference/computer room

                        Group 2           Go to class as usual

            Afternoon

                        Group 1           Go to class as usual

                        Group 2           Test in conference/computer room

Day 2: Performance (PT)

Morning

                        Group 1           Go to class as usual

                        Group 2           Test in conference/computer room

            Afternoon                   

                        Group 1           Test in conference/computer room

                        Group 2           Go to class as usual