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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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/