February 20, 2020

STUDENT BULLETIN

Good luck to Girls’ Basketball teams against Milbank!
Scrabble Club – Grades 7-12, on Tuesdays from 3:30 – 5:00 beginning March 3rd in the Library Conference room.
Senior Class Meeting: Senior Privileges Meeting will be held today at the beginning of 6th hour in the Library Conference Room.  Students will be dismissed by the intercom after attendance has been taken.
Anyone wishing to find out who sent them their “Crush Can” can find out by paying $2 – go to the FACS room anytime the rest of this week!
Seniors – stop in the office, by Friday,  to sign your name for the class shirt.
MS Talent Auditions will be held on Friday, February 28.  Sign-up on the music room door.
The City of Groton is accepting applications due March 16th, 2020 for swimming pool lifeguards, baseball/softball coaches, groundskeepers, baseball concessions and ticket takers.  Visit 209 N Main, call 397-8422 or visit https://www.city.grotonsd.gov/
Spring Lifetouch pictures will be on Monday, February 24.
The Groton Area School District is seeking applicants for part-time after school custodial employees.  Applicants must be 16 years old.  Applications can be found on our website under Employment Opportunities (Auxiliary Application).
2020 Groton Area yearbooks are on pre-order now for $55.  Contact Mrs. Morehouse or Mrs. Peterson in the business office to place your order.
The Elementary PAC is looking for volunteers to help with their Science night on Feb. 21st from 6-8:30. You can work the whole time or any combination of time.  If you are interested, please text or call Jackie at 605.228.4879.  What a great volunteer opportunity to place down on resumes and scholarship applications!
Congratulations to the following students for being selected as February Student of the Month.  6th- Nathan Unzen 7th- Emma Kutter 8th- Anna Fjeldheim 9th – Sierra Ehresmann 10th- Megan Fliehs 11th – Sage Mortenson 12th –  Payton Colestock.  We will take a group picture on Friday, February 21st at 8:25 in Mrs. Schwan’s Office.
Want to know more about Dual Credit?  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here on March 31st at 6:00pm to give a short presentation and answer any questions you have about the program.  Although she is representing SDSU, she is here to talk about the program at ANY of the SDBOR institutions – BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU and USD.  So, no matter where you plan to take Dual Credit, this presentation will be helpful for you and your parents!
College Representatives
-Students, you need to stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to receive a pass from class to attend.
-Army will be here February 21st at 9:30 am
Scholarship List
List of scholarship applications can be found at http://www.grotonarea.com – Menu-  Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).
These have been recently uploaded under the state section:
-Plains Commerce Bank
– Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship
Other Post Education Date
March 31st at 6pm           Dual Credit Meeting For Parents and Students
April 1st                               Dual Credit Fall Registration opens
April 4th                          ACT test

February 18, 2020

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

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

 

Today is National Appreciate your Custodian Day!

 

Lunch today – hot dogs, fries, pears, diced peaches

 

MS Talent Auditions will be held on Friday, February 28.  Sign-up on the music room door.

 

The City of Groton is accepting applications due March 16th, 2020 for swimming pool lifeguards, baseball/softball coaches, groundskeepers, baseball concessions and ticket takers.  Visit 209 N Main, call 397-8422 or visit https://www.city.grotonsd.gov/

 

Our FCCLA Chapter will be doing the following activities to celebrate National FCCLA Week!

Tuesday – Friendship Squares Game for a prize

Wednesday – “Crush Can” Delivery – handing out cans 6th and 7th hour

 

Spring Lifetouch pictures will be on Monday, February 24. 

 

The Groton Area School District is seeking applicants for part-time after school custodial employees.  Applicants must be 16 years old.  Applications can be found on our website under Employment Opportunities (Auxiliary Application).

 

2020 Groton Area yearbooks are on pre-order now for $55.  Contact Mrs. Morehouse or Mrs. Peterson in the business office to place your order.

 

The Elementary PAC is looking for volunteers to help with their Science night on Feb. 21st from 6-8:30. You can work the whole time or any combination of time.  If you are interested, please text or call Jackie at 605.228.4879.  What a great volunteer opportunity to place down on resumes and scholarship applications!

 

Congratulations to the following students for being selected as February Student of the Month.  6th– Nathan Unzen 7th– Emma Kutter 8th– Anna Fjeldheim 9th – Sierra Ehresmann 10th– Megan Fliehs 11th – Sage Mortenson 12th –  Payton Colestock.  We will take a group on Wednesday Feb. 19th Morning at 8:25 in Mrs. Schwan’s Office.

 

Want to know more about Dual Credit?  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here on March 31st at 6:00pm to give a short presentation and answer any questions you have about the program.  Although she is representing SDSU, she is here to talk about the program at ANY of the SDBOR institutions – BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU and USD.  So, no matter where you plan to take Dual Credit, this presentation will be helpful for you and your parents!

College Representatives

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

-Army will be here February 21st at 9:30 am

 

Scholarship List

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

These have been recently uploaded under the state section:

-Plains Commerce Bank

– Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship

 

Other Post Education Date

March 31st at 6pm           Dual Credit Meeting For Parents and Students

 

April 1st                               Dual Credit Fall Registration opens

 

April 4th                          ACT test

February 11, 2020

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

Good luck to the JH Boys’ Basketball teams at Ipswich today!

 

Good luck to the Girls’ Basketball teams at Roncalli today!

 

The City of Groton is accepting applications due March 16th, 2020 for swimming pool lifeguards, baseball/softball coaches, groundskeepers, baseball concessions and ticket takers.  Visit 209 N Main, call 397-8422 or visit https://www.city.grotonsd.gov/

 

The week of February 10 is National FCCLA Week.  Our FCCLA Chapter will be doing the following activities to celebrate!

Tuesday – Mr. Sweetheart Day

Wednesday – Friendship Squares Game for a prize

Thursday – “Crush Can” Delivery

We will  be selling the “Crush Cans” at lunch Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday for $1/can.

 

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Thursday, February 13 from 1:30 – 8:30.   School will dismiss at 1:15. Parents will pick up student schedules when they enter the gym. Bonus points will be awarded to students whose parents visit with each of their teachers.   Parents will not need to visit teachers where the student has an A or A-.  A’s and A-‘s will be determined by pulling grades at 4:30 on Tuesday, February 11.  No school on Friday, February 14 (teacher in-service) or Monday, February 17 (President’s Day).

 

Spring Lifetouch pictures are on Wednesday, February 12.  Envelopes will be passed out in English class on Tuesday, February 11. 

 

The Groton Area School District is seeking applicants for part-time after school custodial employees.  Applicants must be 16 years old.  Applications can be found on our website under Employment Opportunities (Auxiliary Application).

 

2020 Groton Area yearbooks are on pre-order now for $55.  Contact Mrs. Morehouse or Mrs. Peterson in the business office to place your order.

 

Congratulations to the following students for being selected as February Student of the Month.  6th– Nathan Unzen 7th– Emma Kutter 8th– Anna Fjeldheim 9th – Sierra Ehresmann 10th– Megan Fliehs 11th – Sage Mortenson 12th –  Payton Colestock.  We will take a group on Thursday Morning at 8:25 in Mrs. Schwan’s Office.

 

Want to know more about Dual Credit?  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here on March 31st at 6:00pm to give a short presentation and answer any questions you have about the program.  Although she is representing SDSU, she is here to talk about the program at ANY of the SDBOR institutions – BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU and USD.  So, no matter where you plan to take Dual Credit, this presentation will be helpful for you and your parents!

College Representatives

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

– NSU will be here February 12th at 1pm

-Army will be here February 21st at 9:30 am

 

Scholarship List

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

These have been recently uploaded under the state section:

-Young Women in Public Affairs Award

 

Other Post Education Date

March 31st at 6pm           Dual Credit Meeting For Parents and Students

 

April 1st                               Dual Credit Fall Registration opens

 

April 4th                          ACT test

February 10, 2020

STUDENT BULLETIN

Good luck to the JH Boys’ Basketball teams against Webster today!
The City of Groton is accepting applications due March 16th, 2020 for swimming pool lifeguards, baseball/softball coaches, groundskeepers, baseball concessions and ticket takers.  Visit 209 N Main, call 397-8422 or visit https://www.city.grotonsd.gov/
The week of February 10 is National FCCLA Week.  Our FCCLA Chapter will be doing the following activities to celebrate!
Monday – Miss Sweetheart Day
Tuesday – Mr. Sweetheart Day
Wednesday – Friendship Squares Game for a prize
Thursday – “Crush Can” Delivery
We will  be selling the “Crush Cans” at lunch Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday for $1/can.
Parent/Teacher Conferences are Thursday, February 13 from 1:30 – 8:30.   School will dismiss at 1:15. Parents will pick up student schedules when they enter the gym. Bonus points will be awarded to students whose parents visit with each of their teachers.   Parents will not need to visit teachers where the student has an A or A-.  A’s and A-‘s will be determined by pulling grades at 4:30 on Tuesday, February 11.  No school on Friday, February 14 (teacher in-service) or Monday, February 17 (President’s Day).
Attention students in grades 6-9 in the fall of 2020, the SD Governor’s Camp is July 19-24. If you are interested in learning more about STEAM education, then this is the camp for you. You can register for it at http://www.usd.edu/educationcamp
Spring Lifetouch pictures are on Wednesday, February 12.  Envelopes will be passed out in English class on Tuesday, February 11.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary is offering a $15,000 scholarship for your 9th through 12th grade students.  It is the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.  The deadline for any entries is March 31, 2020 and is submitted to your local VFW Auxiliary. All contest information is available on the VFW Auxiliary National website, http://www.vfwauxiliary.org
The Groton Area School District is seeking applicants for part-time after school custodial employees.  Applicants must be 16 years old.  Applications can be found on our website under Employment Opportunities (Auxiliary Application).
2020 Groton Area yearbooks are on pre-order now for $55.  Contact Mrs. Morehouse or Mrs. Peterson in the business office to place your order.
Congratulations to the following students for being selected as February Student of the Month.  6th- Nathan Unzen 7th- Emma Kutter 8th- Anna Fjeldheim 9th – Sierra Ehresmann 10th- Megan Fliehs 11th – Sage Mortenson 12th –  Payton Colestock.  We will take a group on Thursday Morning at 8:25 in Mrs. Schwan’s Office.
Want to know more about Dual Credit?  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here on March 31st at 6:00pm to give a short presentation and answer any questions you have about the program.  Although she is representing SDSU, she is here to talk about the program at ANY of the SDBOR institutions – BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU and USD.  So, no matter where you plan to take Dual Credit, this presentation will be helpful for you and your parents!
College Representatives
-Students, you need to stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to receive a pass from class to attend.
– NSU will be here February 12th at 1pm
Scholarship List
List of scholarship applications can be found at http://www.grotonarea.com – Menu-  Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).
These have been recently uploaded under the state section:
-Young Women in Public Affairs Award
Other Post Education Date
March 31st at 6pm           Dual Credit Meeting For Parents and Students
April 1st                               Dual Credit Fall Registration opens
April 4th                          ACT test

February 7, 2020

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

Good luck to the wrestlers at Stanley County!

 

Good luck to the Boys’ Basketball teams against Tiospa Zina today!

 

Good luck to the Robotics teams at Harrisburg on Saturday!

 

Good luck to the Girls’ Varsity team at Madison on Saturday!

 

Good luck to the Boys’ Basketball teams against Chamberlain!

 

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

 

Any student who ordered a Diabetes Night tshirt, please go to the FACS room to pick your order up!

 

The week of February 10 is National FCCLA Week.  Our FCCLA Chapter will be doing the following activities to celebrate!

Monday – Miss Sweetheart Day

Tuesday – Mr. Sweetheart Day

Wednesday – Friendship Squares Game for a prize

Thursday – “Crush Can” Delivery

We will  be selling the “Crush Cans” at lunch Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday for $1/can.

 

Students and Staff: Who remembers “Fry Bread Friday”?!  Student Council is treating students to a well loved memory today.  Student Council will be coming around to classrooms tomorrow beginning about 2:15.  Everyone will get one as a treat from the Student Council.  If you want to purchase more they will be 25 cents per piece, and you will need to have your change with you.  Thank you everyone!

 

JH Band members will be playing pep band at the Boys Basketball Game on Friday Feb 7th. Be in the band room ready to go by 7:00 pm!

 

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Thursday, February 13 from 1:30 – 8:30.   School will dismiss at 1:15. Parents will pick up student schedules when they enter the gym. Bonus points will be awarded to students whose parents visit with each of their teachers.   Parents will not need to visit teachers where the student has an A or A-.  A’s and A-‘s will be determined by pulling grades at 4:30 on Tuesday, February 11.  No school on Friday, February 14 (teacher in-service) or Monday, February 17 (President’s Day).

 

Attention students in grades 6-9 in the fall of 2020, the SD Governor’s Camp is July 19-24. If you are interested in learning more about STEAM education, then this is the camp for you. You can register for it at www.usd.edu/educationcamp

 

Spring Lifetouch pictures are on Wednesday, February 12. 

 

The February FCCLA Meeting will be on Friday, Feb. 7 during lunch in the FACS room.

 

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary is offering a $15,000 scholarship for your 9th through 12th grade students.  It is the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.  The deadline for any entries is March 31, 2020 and is submitted to your local VFW Auxiliary. All contest information is available on the VFW Auxiliary National website, www.vfwauxiliary.org

 

The Groton Area School District is seeking applicants for part-time after school custodial employees.  Applicants must be 16 years old.  Applications can be found on our website under Employment Opportunities (Auxiliary Application).

 

2020 Groton Area yearbooks are on pre-order now for $55.  Contact Mrs. Morehouse or Mrs. Peterson in the business office to place your order.

 

Registration for next year’s classes will take place February 3rd-7th in guidance class. Please watch your email for a sample registration form.  If you parents have questions or concerns please have them contact Mrs. Schwan.

 

Want to know more about Dual Credit?  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here on March 31st at 6:00pm to give a short presentation and answer any questions you have about the program.  Although she is representing SDSU, she is here to talk about the program at ANY of the SDBOR institutions – BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU and USD.  So, no matter where you plan to take Dual Credit, this presentation will be helpful for you and your parents!

College Representatives

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

– NSU will be here February 12th at 1pm

 

Scholarship List

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

These have been recently uploaded under the state section:

-Young Women in Public Affairs Award

 

Other Post Education Date

February 3rd – 7th             Registration for 2020-2021 classes

February 8th                      ACT test

March 31st at 6pm           Dual Credit Meeting For Parents and Students

 

April 1st                               Dual Credit Fall Registration opens

 

April 4th                          ACT test

  

TEACHER BULLETIN

                                                                                                             

E-mail students or bring assignments to the office for:  Brooklyn Gilbert, Bradyn Wienk

 

Middle School Absent:  Carson Herrick, Brenton Hisgun, Braxton Imrie, Camryn Kurtz, Lexi Osterman, Emma Schinkel, Bradyn Wienk

 

February 5, 2020

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

Spring Lifetouch pictures are on Wednesday, February 12.

 

Sixth and Seventh Grades – Be sure to turn in your yellow and green registration slips to the office.  If your slip is not turned in, you will not get a choice which class are in next year.  Be sure to put your first and last name on the sheets.

 

The February FCCLA Meeting will be on Friday, Feb. 7 during lunch in the FACS room.

 

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary is offering a $15,000 scholarship for your 9th through 12th grade students.  It is the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.  The deadline for any entries is March 31, 2020 and is submitted to your local VFW Auxiliary. All contest information is available on the VFW Auxiliary National website, www.vfwauxiliary.org

 

The Groton Area School District is seeking applicants for part-time after school custodial employees.  Applicants must be 16 years old.  Applications can be found on our website under Employment Opportunities (Auxiliary Application).

 

2020 Groton Area yearbooks are on pre-order now for $55.  Contact Mrs. Morehouse or Mrs. Peterson in the business office to place your order.

 

Registration for next year’s classes will take place February 3rd-7th in guidance class. Please watch your email for a sample registration form.  If you parents have questions or concerns, please have them contact Mrs. Schwan.

 

Registration for Summer Dual Credit classes will open February 1st.  If you are interested in seeing which classes are offered and sign up. Please see Mrs. Madsen or Mrs. Schwan.

 

Want to know more about Dual Credit?  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here on March 31st at 6:00pm to give a short presentation and answer any questions you have about the program.  Although she is representing SDSU, she is here to talk about the program at ANY of the SDBOR institutions – BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU and USD.  So, no matter where you plan to take Dual Credit, this presentation will be helpful for you and your parents!

 

South Dakota National Guard is hosting Dodge Dart “Archery Dodgeball” Tournament On February 4th in Aberdeen.  Contact SSG Brent Wienk at 605-939-6834 if you want to attend.

College Representatives

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

– SDSU will be here February 6th at 10 am

– NSU will be here February 12th at 1pm

 

Scholarship List

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

These have been recently uploaded under the state section:

 

Other Post Education Date

February 1st                       Summer Dual Credit Registration will open

February 3rd – 7th             Registration for 2020-2021 classes

February 8th                      ACT test

March 31st at 6pm           Dual Credit Meeting For Parents and Students

April 1st                               Dual Credit Fall Registration opens

April 4th                          ACT test

  

February 4, 2020

STUDENT BULLETIN

 

Good luck to basketball teams against Langford!

 

Sixth and Seventh Grades – Be sure to turn in your yellow and green registration slips to the office.  If your slip is not turned in, you will not get a choice which class are in next year.  Be sure to put your first and last name on the sheets.

 

The February FCCLA Meeting will be on Friday, Feb. 7 during lunch in the FACS room.

 

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary is offering a $15,000 scholarship for your 9th through 12th grade students.  It is the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.  The deadline for any entries is March 31, 2020 and is submitted to your local VFW Auxiliary. All contest information is available on the VFW Auxiliary National website, www.vfwauxiliary.org

 

There will be an FFA meeting on Tuesday during lunch in Mr. Franken’s room.  Please bring your own lunch.

 

Cami Heminger Fundraiser is today at the Double Header vs Langford.  There will be a bake sale sponsored by FCCLA, a raffle (20 lbs of hamburger) sponsored by Student Council and Coins for Cancer sponsored by Groton Elementary OST.  T-shirts will be available for order at the event!

 

Congratulations to the students who made Honor Roll.   The 2nd Quarter Honor Roll is posted outside Mrs. Schwan office.

 

The Groton Area School District is seeking applicants for part-time after school custodial employees.  Applicants must be 16 years old.  Applications can be found on our website under Employment Opportunities (Auxiliary Application).

 

2020 Groton Area yearbooks are on pre-order now for $55.  Contact Mrs. Morehouse or Mrs. Peterson in the business office to place your order.

 

Registration for next year’s classes will take place February 3rd-7th in guidance class. Please watch your email for a sample registration form.  If you parents have questions or concerns, please have them contact Mrs. Schwan.

 

Registration for Summer Dual Credit classes will open February 1st.  If you are interested in seeing which classes are offered and sign up. Please see Mrs. Madsen or Mrs. Schwan.

 

Want to know more about Dual Credit?  Tracia Hogue from SDSU will be here on March 31st at 6:00pm to give a short presentation and answer any questions you have about the program.  Although she is representing SDSU, she is here to talk about the program at ANY of the SDBOR institutions – BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU and USD.  So, no matter where you plan to take Dual Credit, this presentation will be helpful for you and your parents!

 

South Dakota National Guard is hosting Dodge Dart “Archery Dodgeball” Tournament On February 4th in Aberdeen.  Contact SSG Brent Wienk at 605-939-6834 if you want to attend.

College Representatives

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

– SDSU will be here February 6th at 10 am

– NSU will be here February 12th at 1pm

 

Scholarship List

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

These have been recently uploaded under the state section:

 

Other Post Education Date

February 1st                       Summer Dual Credit Registration will open

February 3rd – 7th             Registration for 2020-2021 classes

February 8th                      ACT test

March 31st at 6pm           Dual Credit Meeting For Parents and Students

April 1st                               Dual Credit Fall Registration opens

April 4th                          ACT test