October 30, 2019

STUDENT BULLETIN
2020 Groton Area yearbooks are on pre-order now for $50.  Prices will go up at the beginning of the year, so order yours today.  Contact Mrs. Morehouse or Mrs. Peterson in the business office to place your order.
The Groton Area Snow Queen Committee will be in the Library Conference room at 3pm on Wednesday, Oct 30th to meet will all Junior and Senior Snow Queen Candidates and collect applications.  Group pictures will be taken at that time.
The All-School Food Drive will be held on Wednesday, November 13.  All students are welcome and all the local church youth groups have been invited to participate as well.  Meet in the arena lobby at 6:00.
Flu Shot clinic on Monday, November 4.  You will need to turn in a completed consent form along with a copy of the front and back of your health card.  Consent forms are located at grotonarea.com or at the high school office.  Shots will be given at the high school.
The November FCCLA Meeting will be this Friday, November 1 during lunch in the FACS room.  Remember that your fruit sales are due that day as well!
All football players turn in uniforms!!
FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 13th, in the High School Gym from 9:00-1:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!
FCCLA is selling fruit, meat, and cheese throughout the month of October!  Contact any member to place an order!
Attention all Dual Credit students!  If you are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in a dual Credit class from any University this spring.  Please plan on attending the Dual Credit meeting on November 19th during 5th Period.  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here to discuss dual credit classes, along with answer any questions.
College Representatives
-Students, you need to stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to receive a pass from class to attend.
October 30th at 1pm – NDSCS
October 31st at 9am – University of Jamestown
November 4th at 9:30 am – Dakota State University in Madison SD  (Will be in the Library)
November 5th at 1pm – Lake Area Tech in Watertown SD
Scholarship List
List of scholarship applications can be found at http://www.grotonarea.com – Menu-  Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).
Other Post Education Date
November 6th                    NCRC testing 8:30 am
November 8th                    Nurse for a day

October 29, 2019

STUDENT BULLETIN

Reminder to all Snow Queen participants – paperwork is due Wednesday, October 30th to Mrs. Madsen
Family Night is tonight from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the GHS Gym.  Free meal provided – Personal Pan Pizza.  Student bonus points available!
Flu Shot clinic on Monday, November 4.  You will need to turn in a completed consent form along with a copy of the front and back of your health card.  Consent forms are located at grotonarea.com or at the high school office.  Shots will be given at the high school.
Congratulations to our Groton Area Tiger Volleyball team for winning the NEC regular season championship with a perfect 10-0 record! Great job ladies!!!!
Congratulations to Senior Austin Jones for being selected to the SDHSSCA All-State Soccer Team.
Congratulations to the following oral interp students for their placings at Brookings: Camryn Kurtz superior in serious; Sam Pappas superior in non original oratory and excellent in poetry; Sage Mortenson, Kayla Jensen, Allyssa Fordham, KaSandra Pappas, Hailey Monson and Riley Roseanu  Superior in Readers theater.
The November FCCLA Meeting will be this Friday, November 1 during lunch in the FACS room.  Remember that your fruit sales are due that day as well!
All football players turn in uniforms!!
FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 13th, in the High School Gym from 9:00-1:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!
FCCLA is selling fruit, meat, and cheese throughout the month of October!  Contact any member to place an order!
Attention all Dual Credit students!  If you are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in a dual Credit class from any University this spring.  Please plan on attending the Dual Credit meeting on November 19th during 5th Period.  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here to discuss dual credit classes, along with answer any questions.
College Representatives
-Students, you need to stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to receive a pass from class to attend.
October 30th at 1pm – NDSCS
October 31st at 9am – University of Jamestown
November 4th at 9:30 am – Dakota State University in Madison SD  (Will be in the Library)
November 5th at 1pm – Lake Area Tech in Watertown SD
Scholarship List
List of scholarship applications can be found at http://www.grotonarea.com – Menu-  Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).
Other Post Education Date
November 6th                    NCRC testing 8:30 am
November 8th                    Nurse for a day

October 28, 2019

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

Good luck to the Oral Interp. team at Brookings today!!

 

Good luck to the Volleyball teams against Deuel today!!

Due to illness and injuries tonight’s volleyball match schedule vs. Deuel will be “C” team at 5 PM, JV at 6 PM, and varsity will follow.

 

All football players turn in uniforms!!

 

FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 13th, in the High School Gym from 9:00-1:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!

 

FCCLA is selling fruit, meat, and cheese throughout the month of October!  Contact any member to place an order!

 

Attention all Dual Credit students!  If you are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in a dual Credit class from any University this spring.  Please plan on attending the Dual Credit meeting on November 19th during 5th Period.  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here to discuss dual credit classes, along with answer any questions.

 

College Representatives

-Students, you need to stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to receive a pass from class to attend.

October 30th at 1pm – NDSCS

October 31st at 9am – University of Jamestown

November 4th at 9:30 am – Dakota State University in Madison SD  (Will be in the Library)

November 5th at 1pm – Lake Area Tech in Watertown SD

 

Scholarship List

List of scholarship applications can be found at www.grotonarea.com – Menu-  Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).

 

Other Post Education Date

November 6th                    NCRC testing 8:30 am

November 8th                    Nurse for a day

October 24, 2019

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

Good luck to the football team today at Webster in the 1st Round Football Playoffs!!

 

7th and 8th grade girls interested in playing basketball: There will be a meeting on Thursday, October 24th at 3:45 in the conference room followed by open gym on Friday, October 25th from 3:30-4:30. We will hand out the game schedule as soon as it becomes available.  If you can’t make it to the meeting, see Ms. Erickson.

 

FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 13th, in the High School Gym from 9:00-1:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!

 

Groton students taking the ACT on Saturday, October 26th, PLEASE make sure that you have printed off your ACT test ticket, have your school ID or state ID, 2 calculators, and pencils with erasers ready for Saturday’s test. If you need help printing off your test ticket see Mrs. Schwan or Ms. Seeklander. Here are some reminders: Be sure to show up to the testing location at least 15 minutes early (7:45am). It might be a good idea to review last minute formulas and rules. No caps are to be worn during testing. No beverages will be allowed in the testing room. No cell phones are to be used at any time during the test, including breaks. Testing should be done by noon. Be sure and to the practice test prior to the test. Thank you 😊

 

FCCLA is selling fruit, meat, and cheese throughout the month of October!  Contact any member to place an order!

 

There is a box in the library for any pre-school to 3rd grade books for a book drive.  All books will go to Mrs. Zirbel, a teacher at Waubay, who lost her baby boy.  They are starting Xavier’s Library.

 

Attention all Dual Credit students!  If you are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in a dual Credit class from any University this spring.  Please plan on attending the Dual Credit meeting on November 19th during 5th Period.  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here to discuss dual credit classes, along with answer any questions.

 

Congratulations to the follow for being selected for October Student of the month: 6th: Carly Gilbert 7th: Gretchen Dinger 8th: Lydia Meier 9th: Jacob Lewandowski 10: Allyssa Locke 11th : Sam Pappas 12: Nicole Marzahn      Please plan on having your picture taken on Friday October 25th at 8:25 in Mrs. Schwan’s Office.

College Representatives

-Students, you need to stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to receive a pass from class to attend.

October 28th at 10am – Northern State University in Aberdeen SD

October 30th at 1pm – NDSCS

October 31st at 9am – University of Jamestown

November 4th at 9:30 am – Dakota State University in Madison SD  (Will be in the Library)

November 5th at 1pm – Lake Area Tech in Watertown SD

 

Scholarship List

List of scholarship applications can be found at www.grotonarea.com – Menu-  Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).

 

Other Post Education Date

October 24th                      ASVAB testing 8:30 am

November 6th                    NCRC testing 8:30 am

November 8th                    Nurse for a day

 

October 23, 2019

STUDENT BULLETIN

7th and 8th grade girls interested in playing basketball: There will be a meeting on Thursday, October 24th at 3:45 in the conference room followed by open gym on Friday, October 25th from 3:30-4:30. We will hand out the game schedule as soon as it becomes available.  If you can’t make it to the meeting, see Ms. Erickson.
Congratulations to Sam Pappas for placing 5th in Non-Original Oratory at this past weekend’s NSU Oral Interp Contest.
Oral Interp Students please sign up by 3:45 on Wednesday for the Monday, October 28th oral interp contest in Brookings. We will leave GHS on the 28th at 12:15 PM and return about 10:00 PM.
FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 13th, in the High School Gym from 9:00-1:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!
Groton students taking the ACT on Saturday, October 26th, PLEASE make sure that you have printed off your ACT test ticket, have your school ID or state ID, 2 calculators, and pencils with erasers ready for Saturday’s test. If you need help printing off your test ticket see Mrs. Schwan or Ms. Seeklander. Here are some reminders: Be sure to show up to the testing location at least 15 minutes early (7:45am). It might be a good idea to review last minute formulas and rules. No caps are to be worn during testing. No beverages will be allowed in the testing room. No cell phones are to be used at any time during the test, including breaks. Testing should be done by noon. Be sure and to the practice test prior to the test. Thank you 😊
There will be an informational meeting for 7th and 8th graders on a trip to Washington D.C.  It will be at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23 in the Library conference room.
FCCLA is selling fruit, meat, and cheese throughout the month of October!  Contact any member to place an order!
There is a box in the library for any pre-school to 3rd grade books for a book drive.  All books will go to Mrs. Zirbel, a teacher at Waubay, who lost her baby boy.  They are starting Xavier’s Library.
Congratulations to the follow for being selected for October Student of the month: 6th: Carly Gilbert 7th: Gretchen Dinger 8th: Lydia Meier 9th: Jacob Lewandowski 10: Allyssa Locke 11th : Sam Pappas 12: Nicole Marzahn      Please plan on having your picture taken on Friday October 25th at 8:25 in Mrs. Schwan’s Office.
TOMORROW !  Reminder the ASAVB Test will take place on October 24th! If you are planning on taking that test, please bring your computers charged on Thursday.
College Representatives
-Students, you need to stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to receive a pass from class to attend.
October 28th at 10am – Northern State University in Aberdeen SD
October 30th at 1pm – NDSCS
October 31st at 9am – University of Jamestown
November 5th at 1pm – Lake Area Tech in Watertown SD
Scholarship List
List of scholarship applications can be found at http://www.grotonarea.com – Menu-  Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).
Other Post Education Date
October 24th                      ASVAB testing 8:30 am
November 6th                    NCRC testing 8:30 am
November 8th                    Nurse for a day

October 22, 2019

STUDENT BULLETIN

Good luck to the Volleyball teams today against Northwestern!!
Congratulations to Sam Pappas for placing 5th in Non-Original Oratory at this past weekends NSU Oral Interp Contest.
Oral Interp Students please sign up by 3:45 on Wednesday for the Monday, October 28th oral interp contest in Brookings. We will leave GHS on the 28th at 12:15 PM and return about 10:00 PM.
FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 13th, in the High School Gym from 9:00-1:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!
Groton students taking the ACT on Saturday, October 26th, PLEASE make sure that you have printed off your ACT test ticket, have your school ID or state ID, 2 calculators, and pencils with erasers ready for Saturday’s test. If you need help printing off your test ticket see Mrs. Schwan or Ms. Seeklander. Here are some reminders: Be sure to show up to the testing location at least 15 minutes early (7:45am). It might be a good idea to review last minute formulas and rules. No caps are to be worn during testing. No beverages will be allowed in the testing room. No cell phones are to be used at any time during the test, including breaks. Testing should be done by noon. Be sure and to the practice test prior to the test. Thank you 😊
There will be an informational meeting for 7th and 8th graders on a trip to Washington D.C.  It will be at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23 in the Library conference room.
FCCLA is selling fruit, meat, and cheese throughout the month of October!  Contact any member to place an order!
There is a box in the library for any pre-school to 3rd grade books for a book drive.  All books will go to Mrs. Zirbel, a teacher at Waubay, who lost her baby boy.  They are starting Xavier’s Library.
Congratulations to the follow for being selected for October Student of the month: 6th: Carly Gilbert 7th: Gretchen Dinger 8th: Lydia Meier 9th: Jacob Lewandowski 10: Allyssa Locke 11th : Sam Pappas 12: Nicole Marzahn      Please plan on having your picture taken on Friday October 25th at 8:25 in Mrs. Schwan’s Office.
Reminder the ASAVB Test will take place on October 24th! If you are planning on taking that test, please bring your computers charged on Thursday.
College Representatives
-Students, you need to stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to receive a pass from class to attend.
October 21st at 11:25 am – Augustana University in Sioux Falls SD
October 28th at 10am – Northern State University in Aberdeen SD
October 30th at 1pm – NDSCS
October 31st at 9am – University of Jamestown
November 5th at 1pm – Lake Area Tech in Watertown SD
Scholarship List
List of scholarship applications can be found at http://www.grotonarea.com – Menu-  Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).
Other Post Education Date
October 24th                      ASVAB testing 8:30 am
November 6th                    NCRC testing 8:30 am
November 8th                    Nurse for a day

October 16, 2019

STUDENT BULLETIN

Good luck to the MathCounts students today at Warner!
Parent/Teacher Conferences are tomorrow (Thursday) from 1:30 – 8:30.   School will dismiss at 1:15.  No school on Friday.   Parents will pick up student schedules when they enter the gym.  Parents will not need to visit the teachers where the student has A’s or A-‘s.  A’s and A-‘s were determined by pulling grades at 3:30 on Tuesday, October 15.
School Pictures are tomorrow!  Envelopes were handed out in your English class.  If you didn’t get one stop in the office.
FCCLA is selling fruit, meat, and cheese throughout the month of October!  Contact any member to place an order!
ALL HS Show Choir and Band Students planning to go on the 2020 Spring Trip to Branson:
There will be a parent/student meeting in the music room on Sunday at 4:30 (10/20). Please bring a $50 deposit to save your spot for the trip!
Oral interp student please check your emails for information on Saturday’s contest at NSU! If you didn’t get the email please email Mrs.Gonsoir—kristen.gonsoir@k12.sd.us— right away.
JH Band Students please remember to bring your gold JH Marching Band Shirt on Wednesday for the group picture during band period.
Yearbook:  There will be a yearbook meeting Thursday morning at 7:45 – breakfast will be provided, please bring your own drink.  Thanks!
There is a box in the library for any pre-school to 3rd grade books for a book drive.  All books will go to Mrs. Zirbel, a teacher at Waubay, who lost her baby boy.  They are starting Xavier’s Library.
DI registration forms are on the counter in the office.
College Representatives
-Students, you need to stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to receive a pass from class to attend.
October 21st at 11:25 am – Augustana University in Sioux Falls SD
October 30th at 1pm – NDSCS
October 31st at 9am – University of Jamestown
Scholarship List
List of scholarship applications can be found at http://www.grotonarea.com – Menu-  Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).
Other Post Education Date
October 15                        Legislative Page: Final Deadline November 12th
November 8th                    Nurse for a day