**The following students will not participate in Homecoming activities if their paperwork is not turned in to the office.
Karsten Fliehs – Health Summary
Landon Smith – Enrollment Form
Bretton Farnham – Health Summary
Caden McInerney – Health Summary
Nick Morris – Health Summary
Elijah Lich – Enrollment Form
Ava Kramer – Enrollment Form and Health Summary
Sarah Jacobs – Enrollment Form
Macine McGannon – Enrollment Form and Health Summary
Spencer Sperry – Health Summary
Paxton Bonn – Enrollment Form
Brandon Cunningham – Enrollment Form and Health Summary
Tristan Traphagen – Enrollment Form
Kayde Stange – Enrollment Form and Health Summary
Homecoming week REMINDERS for students:
* NO DRIVING AT ANY TIME DURING HOMECOMING WEEK
* NO initiation, hazing, or bullying activities
* Proper Conduct as school representatives: All student’s who are given the honor of being allowed to be a visitor at the Groton Elementary School during lunch times and at the St. Johns Preschool during Homecoming week are asked to remember to conduct themselves as ladies and gentlemen. As representatives of our senior class royalty and our varsity sports teams, it is expected that all rules regarding driving, cell phones, attendance, and eligibility are upheld at all times while traveling to and being in attendance at both the elementary school and the preschool. Please see Mrs. Sombke with questions.
If you are interested in helping in any way with the yearbook, please meet in the library conference room tomorrow morning at 7:45. If you are interested in taking photos, writing stories, contributing art/graphic design or simply just being involved and giving your input – there is a place for you on the yearbook committee! Breakfast will be served! If you want to help, but can’t make the meeting please see Mrs. Peterson in the business office for more information. THANK YOU!
Sixth grade GBB will start on September 17 @ 6:30. Sign up in the office.
Good luck to the Football team today on their game against Sisseton.
Good luck to the Girls Soccer team vs. West Central and, also the boys and girl’s teams for tomorrow’s games. Go get, ‘em!
Registration forms for the Carnival of Silver Skates are in the office on the counter. Please pick one up if you are planning on being in the 2020 Carnival! Registration and costume measuring is this Sunday, Sept. 15 from 11:00-3:00 and Monday, Sept. 16 from 4:00-6:00 at the warming house.
Student Council: Student Council Meeting Friday during HS Lunch in the office Conference room. Please see Mrs. Sombke with any questions.
Class Meetings: Class Meetings will be held tomorrow, Friday September 13th at 3:05 in the following locations with students being dismissed by intercom:
Seniors- Music Room
Juniors- Mr. Hawkin’s Room
Sophomores- Computer Lab
Freshman- Mr. Kurth’s Room
8th Grade- Physics/Study Hall Room
7th Grade- Library Conference Room
6th Grade- Library
FCCLA will be selling temporary tattoos and eyeblacks at lunch during Homecoming week or they can be purchased from Mrs. Tietz.
FCCLA will be sponsoring a Kiss the Pig and Goat contest again this year at the elementary school. All proceeds will be going to the family of Anna Fliehs, a local 3 year old who is battling leukemia. If you would like to donate, jars will be available during Homecoming week, not only at the elementary school, but at the vet clinic!
Yearbook sign-up is in the office on the counter.
Table Talks will begin Wednesday, Sept. 18th.
FBLA meeting Wednesday, September 18th at 8:00 AM in Mrs. Compton’s room. Breakfast will be served and new members are welcome!
Robotics is looking for new members. If interested, meetings are Monday at 6:00 p.m. Enter through the doors on the south side of the school.
St. Johns Lutheran Church is having their soup and pie luncheon today.
HS Dance Team tryouts will be held Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 p.m. Sign-up sheets are in the office.
The Groton nursing home is looking for some volunteers to help with a wide variety of different events. Please contact Mandy at 605.397.2365 OR text Mandy at 605.590.1124
Deadline for the October 26th ACT is September 20th
If you are planning on taking the ACT and looking for some new study materials, please stop by Mrs. Schwan’s office to hear about an online option.
Congratulations to the September Students of the Month! We will take a group picture at 8:25 on Friday September 13th in Mrs. Schwan’s room.
6th- Jaedyn Penning 7th- Jeslyn Kosel 8th – Emily Clark 9th – Porter Johnson 10th – Kristine Tank 11th – Isaac Smith 12th – Kaycie Hawkins
Grade 10: These Sophomores registered for the PSAT and must Pay $16 by September 16th. (Checks payable to GHS), , Kennedy Anderson, Jordan Bjerke, Maddie Bjerke, Jackson Cogley, Ani Davidson, Madeline Fliehs, Kansas Kroll, Allyssa Locke, Julianna Kosel, Trista Keith, Landon Kokales, Sarah Jacobs, Pierce Kettering, Kaden Kurtz, Brooklyn Imrie, Evin Nehls, Rease Jandel, Emilie Thurston
Grade 11: These Juniors registered for the PSAT and must pay $16 by September 16th. (Checks payable to GHS) Paxton Bonn, Kannon Coats, Chloe Daly, Tiara DeHoet, Tessa Erdmann, Alyssa Fordham, Regan Leicht, Adrian Knutson, Kenzie McInerney, Hailey Monson, Nevaeh Pardick, Kate Pharis, Lucas Simon, Isaac Smith, Grace Wiedrick, Samantha Pappas, Grace Wambach,
Grade 11 & 12: ASAVB Test will be October 24th Please see Mrs. Schwan if you would like to take it. www.asavprogram.com
The following please see Mrs. Schwan: Jackson Cogley, Chloe Daly, Paxton Bonn, Kate Pharis, Cole Johnson, Anthony Schinkel, Tadyn Glover, Ben Higgins, Grady O’Neill, Doug Heminger, Tessa Erdmann, Hunter Kassube, Hailey Monson, Paxton Bonn, Adrian Knutson, Sheyanne Richards, Kannon Coats, (I have study guides for you)
September 17th at 11:25 – Presentation College in Aberdeen
September 23rd at 12:45 – Valley City State University in ND
October 30th at 1pm – NDSCS
Scholarship List Other Post Education Dates
List of scholarship applications can be found at http://www.grotonarea.com – Menu- Scholarship Opportunities tab (Very Last one).
Other Post Education Dates
September 14 SDSU Senior Day
October 18* Lake Area Tech Big Camp out ; https://my.lakeareatech.edu/ICS/Admissions/BIG_Camp_Out/
October 15* Legislative Page: Final Deadline November 12th
October 22 Lake Area Tech Scrubs Camp 9am-2pm https://www.lakeareatech.edu/admissions/camps/