January 7, 2018

Student Bulletin

Congratulations to Stella Meier for being selected 1st Runner up at the Jr. Snow Queen Contest on Saturday!

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

Good luck to the Wrestlers today at Groton!

The 7th grade girls’ basketball players will meet Monday, January 7, 2019 after school in the Jr. High locker room.

You will turn in uniforms and we will have a short meeting.  Coach Grieve

The January FCCLA Meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 8 during lunch in the FACS room!

If anyone has and filled out Today Notes, please give them to Maddy Schuelke, Gabby Merkel or the office.  They are starting to put the books together and would like to have them and pictures soon. Thank you!

Seniors need one baby pictures any size any orientation, two wallet size senior pictures for the slide show any orientation, two wallet pictures head and shoulders and vertical for composite and yearbook. You will need to turn in a total of 5 pictures to Mrs. Madsen.

Grades 11-12:  If anyone is interested in retaking the ASVAB (most likely in Aberdeen) on January 18.  See Mrs. Sternhagen.  The ASVAB will be offered in Groton again next fall,

 

Please see Mrs. Sternhagen: 9th grade:  Madeline Fliehs,

 

Grades 11-12:  If anyone is interested in retaking the ASVAB (most likely in Aberdeen) on January 18.  See Mrs. Sternhagen.  The ASVAB will be offered in Groton again next fall,

 

The following should return books to Mrs. Sternhagen:  James Cranford, Claire Davidson

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Feb. 9 test is due online by Jan. 11.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen but be sure to list Groton as your home school.  Remember you must upload a photo to register and then print the admission ticket.  Fee waivers are available – stop by the GO.  Other test dates include: April 13, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

Grade 12:  Financial Aid Information– Reminder to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form (www.fafsa.gov).  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2017 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for a lot of schools is March 1.   All students received financial aid packets during English 12.

 

Grades 11-12:  The following College Reps will be in the School Counseling Office to meet with students:

Monday, Jan. 7           Presentation College               1:00 – 1:30

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Opens Jan. 1   Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Jan. 11             US JCI Senate Foundation  http://www.usjcisenate.org/programs/scholarship

Jan. 11             Davis Bahcall https://doe.sd.gov/scholarships/DAVIS-BAHCALL.aspx

Jan. 15             Augustana www.augie.edu

Jan. 15             Black Hills State www.bhsu.edu

Jan. 15             School of Mines and Technology www.sdsmt.edu

Jan. 16             SD Engineering Society www.sdes.org

Jan. 18             JFK Courage https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx

Jan. 18             Mount Marty www.mtmc.edu

Jan. 23             Coolidge Scholars (11th grade)  https://coolidgescholars.org/

Jan 30              Hamilton https://www.hamiltonscholars.org/program-overview/ (11th grade)

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January 4, 2019

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams at Hamlin tonight.  Teams will be dismissed at 12:45.

Good luck on Saturday to the girls’ basketball teams at Redfield.

Good luck on Saturday to the boys’ basketball teams at the Sanford Pentagon against Viborg/Hurley.

Good luck to the Robotics team at Canton on Saturday.

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

The 7th grade girls’ basketball players will meet Monday, January 7, 2019 after school in the Jr. High locker room.

You will turn in uniforms and we will have a short meeting.  Coach Grieve

The January FCCLA Meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 8 during lunch in the FACS room!

If anyone has and filled out Today Notes, please give them to Maddy Schuelke, Gabby Merkel or the office.  They are starting to put the books together and would like to have them and pictures soon. Thank you!

Seniors need one baby pictures any size any orientation, two wallet size senior pictures for the slide show any orientation, two wallet pictures head and shoulders and vertical for composite and yearbook. You will need to turn in a total of 5 pictures to Mrs. Madsen.

Grades 11-12:  If anyone is interested in retaking the ASVAB (most likely in Aberdeen) on January 18.  See Mrs. Sternhagen.  The ASVAB will be offered in Groton again next fall,

 

Please see Mrs. Sternhagen: 9th grade:  Madeline Fliehs,

 

The following should return books to Mrs. Sternhagen:  James Cranford, Claire Davidson

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Feb. 9 test is due online by Jan. 11.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen but be sure to list Groton as your home school.  Remember you must upload a photo to register and then print the admission ticket.  Fee waivers are available – stop by the GO.  Other test dates include: April 13, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

Grade 12:  Financial Aid Information– Reminder to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form (www.fafsa.gov).  You will need your computer, the FSA ID, and your 2017 tax information to start the process.  File as soon as possible!  The priority deadline for most schools is March 1.  All students received financial aid packets during English 12.

 

Grades 11-12:  The following College Reps will be in the School Counseling Office to meet with students:

Monday, Jan. 7           Presentation College               1:00 – 1:30

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Opens Jan. 1   Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Jan. 4               GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship  www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

Jan. 11             US JCI Senate Foundation  http://www.usjcisenate.org/programs/scholarship

Jan. 11             Davis Bahcall https://doe.sd.gov/scholarships/DAVIS-BAHCALL.aspx

Jan. 15             Augustana www.augie.edu

Jan. 15             Black Hills State www.bhsu.edu

Jan. 15             School of Mines and Technology www.sdsmt.edu

Jan. 16             SD Engineering Society www.sdes.org

Jan. 18             JFK Courage https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx

Jan. 18             Mount Marty www.mtmc.edu

Jan. 23             Coolidge Scholars (11th grade)  https://coolidgescholars.org/

Jan 30              Hamilton https://www.hamiltonscholars.org/program-overview/ (11th grade)

January 3, 2018

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the wrestlers at Webster today!

The January FCCLA Meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 8 during lunch in the FACS room!

If anyone has and filled out Today Notes, please give them to Maddy Schuelke, Gabby Merkel or the office.  They are starting to put the books together and would like to have them and pictures soon. Thank you!

 

7th and 8th grade Boys B-ball practice will start Thursday, Jan 3rd right after school.  All boys interested in playing should bring practice gear.  If you did NOT participate in a Fall sport, you will need to make sure all physical forms are updated and turned in the first day of practice.  Coach Schuring and Coach Kurth

Seniors need one baby pictures any size any orientation, two wallet size senior pictures for the slide show any orientation, two wallet pictures head and shoulders and vertical for composite and yearbook. You will need to turn in a total of 5 pictures to Mrs Madsen.

Please see Mrs. Sternhagen:

9th grade:  Madeline Fliehs,

10th grade:  Brooklyn Gilbert, Jasmine Gengerke, Kannon Coats

11th grade:  Brody DeHoet, Peyton Johnson, Garret Schroeder

 

The following should return books to Mrs. Sternhagen:  James Cranford, Claire Davidson

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Feb. 9 test is due online by Jan. 11.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen but be sure to list Groton as your home school.  Remember you must upload a photo to register and then print the admission ticket.  Fee waivers are available – stop by the GO.  Other test dates include: April 13, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

Grades 11-12:  The following College Reps will be in the School Counseling Office to meet with students:

Monday, Jan. 7           Presentation College               1:00 – 1:30

 

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Opens Jan. 1   Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Jan. 4               GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship  www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

Jan. 11             US JCI Senate Foundation  http://www.usjcisenate.org/programs/scholarship

Jan. 11             Davis Bahcall https://doe.sd.gov/scholarships/DAVIS-BAHCALL.aspx

Jan. 15             Augustana www.augie.edu

Jan. 15             Black Hills State www.bhsu.edu

Jan. 15             School of Mines and Technology www.sdsmt.edu

Jan. 16             SD Engineering Society www.sdes.org

Jan. 18             JFK Courage https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx

Jan. 18             Mount Marty www.mtmc.edu

Jan. 23             Coolidge Scholars (11th grade)  https://coolidgescholars.org/

Jan 30              Hamilton https://www.hamiltonscholars.org/program-overview/ (11th grade)

Feb. 1              POET scholarship   http://poet.com/scholarship

Feb. 1              Groton Community Service Scholarship – Kiwanis and PAC

Feb. 1              Dakota Corps Scholarship  https://www.sdbor.edu/dakotacorps/Pages/welcome.aspx

Feb. 1              University of Sioux Falls www.usiouxfalls.edu

December 21, 2018

Student Bulletin

If anyone has and filled out Today Notes, please give them to Maddy Schuelke, Gabby Merkel or the office.  They are starting to put the books together and would like to have them and pictures soon. Thank you!

 

7th and 8th grade Boys B-ball practice will start Thursday, Jan 3rd right after school.  All boys interested in playing should bring practice gear.  If you did NOT participate in a Fall sport, you will need to make sure all physical forms are updated and turned in the first day of practice.  Coach Schuring and Coach Kurth

Seniors need one baby pictures any size any orientation, two wallet size senior pictures for the slide show any orientation, two wallet pictures head and shoulders and vertical for composite and yearbook. You will need to turn in a total of 5 pictures to Mrs Madsen.

Please bring forms to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Allyssa Locke, KaSandra Pappas

 

Please see Mrs. Sternhagen:

9th grade:  Madeline Fliehs,

10th grade:  Brooklyn Gilbert, Jasmine Gengerke, Kannon Coats

11th grade:  Grady O’Neill, Brody DeHoet, Kayla Jensen, Peyton Johnson, Garret Schroeder

12th Grade:  Brandon Gackle, Cole Larson – bring computers

 

The following should return books to Mrs. Sternhagen:  James Cranford, Claire Davidson

 

Grades 9-12:  Class schedule changes can be made today, Thursday Dec. 20, in Mrs. Sternhagen’s office.  All students taking Dual Credit courses must fill out a class change sheet with the name of the dual credit and the hour on the sheet.

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Feb. 9 test is due online by Jan. 11.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen but be sure to list Groton as your home school.  Remember you must upload a photo to register and then print the admission ticket.  Fee waivers are available – stop by the GO.  Other test dates include: April 13, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

Reminder school will dismiss at 2:00 p.m. today for Christmas vacation!

Merry Christmas and Happy New year!!  Have a wonderful vacation!!

 

December 20, 2018

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the Girls’ Basketball teams at Ipswich today.  JH teams will be dismissal time is 2:15. 

 

If anyone has and filled out Today Notes, please give them to Maddy Schuelke, Gabby Merkel or the office.  They are starting to put the books together and would like to have them and pictures soon. Thank you!

 

7th and 8th grade Boys B-ball practice will start Thursday, Jan 3rd right after school.  All boys interested in playing should bring practice gear.  If you did NOT participate in a Fall sport, you will need to make sure all physical forms are updated and turned in the first day of practice.  Coach Schuring and Coach Kurth

If you plan to go to the Elementary Christmas Program you must follow School Board Policy: 

Students are not allowed to attend regular school activities which are held during the school day unless they are watching a sibling, they are accompanied by a parent, and are not on the ineligibility list.  All students meeting the aforementioned criteria and who are planning on attending must have their parents notify the office at least one day in advance.  Any violations will result in an unexcused absence.  This includes any K-12 classroom or co-curricular activity, unless it is approved by the principal.  All work must be completed prior to being excused.

Seniors need one baby pictures any size any orientation, two wallet size senior pictures for the slide show any orientation, two wallet pictures head and shoulders and vertical for composite and yearbook. You will need to turn in a total of 5 pictures to Mrs Madsen.

Please bring forms to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Allyssa Locke, KaSandra Pappas

 

Please see Mrs. Sternhagen:

9th grade:  Madeline Fliehs,

10th grade:  Brooklyn Gilbert, Jasmine Gengerke, Kannon Coats

11th grade:  Grady O’Neill, Brody DeHoet, Kayla Jensen, Peyton Johnson, Garret Schroeder

12th Grade:  Brandon Gackle, Cole Larson – bring computers

 

The following should return books to Mrs. Sternhagen:  James Cranford, Claire Davidson

 

Grades 9-12:  Class schedule changes can be made today, Thursday Dec. 20, in Mrs. Sternhagen’s office.  All students taking Dual Credit courses must fill out a class change sheet with the name of the dual credit and the hour on the sheet.

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Feb. 9 test is due online by Jan. 11.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen but be sure to list Groton as your home school.  Remember you must upload a photo to register and then print the admission ticket.  Fee waivers are available – stop by the GO.  Other test dates include: April 13, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

December 19, 2018

Student Bulletin

Mr. Thorson’s 4th hour go to Mr. Donley’s classroom today (Wed.) during 4th hour.

If anyone has and filled out Today Notes, please give them to Maddy Schuelke, Gabby Merkel or the office.  They are starting to put the books together and would like to have them and pictures soon. Thank you!

 

7th and 8th grade Boys B-ball practice will start Thursday, Jan 3rd right after school.  All boys interested in playing should bring practice gear.  If you did NOT participate in a Fall sport, you will need to make sure all physical forms are updated and turned in the first day of practice.  Coach Schuring and Coach Kurth

If you plan to go to the Elementary Christmas Program you must follow School Board Policy: 

Students are not allowed to attend regular school activities which are held during the school day unless they are watching a sibling, they are accompanied by a parent, and are not on the ineligibility list.  All students meeting the aforementioned criteria and who are planning on attending must have their parents notify the office at least one day in advance.  Any violations will result in an unexcused absence.  This includes any K-12 classroom or co-curricular activity, unless it is approved by the principal.  All work must be completed prior to being excused.

Seniors need one baby pictures any size any orientation, two wallet size senior pictures for the slide show any orientation, two wallet pictures head and shoulders and vertical for composite and yearbook. You will need to turn in a total of 5 pictures to Mrs Madsen.

Please see Mrs. Sternhagen:

10th grade:  Brooklyn Gilbert, Jasmine Gengerke, Kannon Coats

11th grade:  Grady O’Neill, Brody DeHoet, Kayla Jensen, Madeline Schuelke, Peyton Johnson, Kayde Stange, Colby Merkel, Thomas Cranford, Garret Schroeder

12th Grade:  Brandon Gackle,  Ashley Garduno, Lucas Hinman, Cole Larson – bring computers

 

The following should return books to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Jillian Barton, James Cranford, Claire Davidson

 

Grades 9-12:  Class schedule changes can be made on Dec. 19-20 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s office.  All students taking Dual Credit courses must fill out a class change sheet with the name of the dual credit and the hour on the sheet.

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Feb. 9 test is due online by Jan. 11.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen but be sure to list Groton as your home school.  Remember you must upload a photo to register and then print the admission ticket.  Fee waivers are available – stop by the GO.  Other test dates include: April 13, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Dec. 29            SD Plumbing, Heating and Cooling   www.sdphcc.org

Dec. 31            Found. for Individual Rights in Educ.http://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/

Opens Jan. 1   Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Jan. 4               GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship  www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

Jan. 11             US JCI Senate Foundation  http://www.usjcisenate.org/programs/scholarship

Jan. 11             Davis Bahcall https://doe.sd.gov/scholarships/DAVIS-BAHCALL.aspx

Jan. 15             Augustana www.augie.edu

Jan. 15             Black Hills State www.bhsu.edu

Jan. 15             School of Mines and Technology www.sdsmt.edu

Jan. 16             SD Engineering Society www.sdes.org

Jan. 18             JFK Courage https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx

Jan. 18             Mount Marty www.mtmc.edu

Jan. 23             Coolidge Scholars (11th grade)  https://coolidgescholars.org/

Jan 30              Hamilton https://www.hamiltonscholars.org/program-overview/ (11th grade)

Feb. 1              POET scholarship   http://poet.com/scholarship

Feb. 1              Groton Community Service Scholarship – Kiwanis and PAC

Feb. 1              Dakota Corps Scholarship  https://www.sdbor.edu/dakotacorps/Pages/welcome.aspx

Feb. 1              University of Sioux Falls www.usiouxfalls.edu

Feb. 6              FFA National Scholarships www.ffa.org

Feb. 6              Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship (emailed Dec. 17, 2019) www.ffa.org

 

December 18, 2018

Student Bulletin

Good luck to the wrestlers at Britton today!

Good luck to the Boys’ Basketball teams tonight against Britton/Hecla

FCCLA is sponsoring “Shoot for a Pop” at the boys basketball game tonight!

The Gingerbread House Contest/Hunter Schaller Fundraiser is tonight at the boys basketball game.  Come vote for your favorite gingerbread house and your name gets put in a drawing for a $25 Ken’s gift card.  All proceeds go to Hunter’s family!

If anyone has and filled out Today Notes, please give them to Maddy Schuelke, Gabby Merkel or the office.  They are starting to put the books together and would like to have them and pictures soon. Thank you!

 

7th and 8th grade Boys B-ball practice will start Thursday, Jan 3rd right after school.  All boys interested in playing should bring practice gear.  If you did NOT participate in a Fall sport, you will need to make sure all physical forms are updated and turned in the first day of practice.  Coach Schuring and Coach Kurth

If you plan to go to the Elementary Christmas Program you must follow School Board Policy: 

Students are not allowed to attend regular school activities which are held during the school day unless they are watching a sibling, they are accompanied by a parent, and are not on the ineligibility list.  All students meeting the aforementioned criteria and who are planning on attending must have their parents notify the office at least one day in advance.  Any violations will result in an unexcused absence.  This includes any K-12 classroom or co-curricular activity, unless it is approved by the principal.  All work must be completed prior to being excused.

Seniors need one baby pictures any size any orientation, two wallet size senior pictures for the slide show any orientation, two wallet pictures head and shoulders and vertical for composite and yearbook. You will need to turn in a total of 5 pictures to Mrs Madsen.

Congratulations to the Student of the Month for November:  Elizabeth Fliehs, Ashlyn Sperry, Caleb Hanten, Allyssa Locke, Erin Unzen, KaSandra Pappas, Emily Thompson. Photos will be taken on Wednesday at 8:30 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s room.

Please see Mrs. Sternhagen:

10th grade:  Brooklyn Gilbert, Jasmine Gengerke, Kannon Coats

11th grade:  Grady O’Neill, Brody DeHoet, Kayla Jensen, Madeline Schuelke, Peyton Johnson, Kayde Stange, Colby Merkel, Thomas Cranford, Garret Schroeder

12th Grade:  Brandon Gackle,  Ashley Garduno, Lucas Hinman, Cole Larson – bring computers

 

The following should return books to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Jillian Barton, James Cranford, Claire Davidson

 

Grades 9-12:  Class schedule changes can be made on Dec. 19-20 in Mrs. Sternhagen’s office.  All students taking Dual Credit courses must fill out a class change sheet with the name of the dual credit and the hour on the sheet.

 

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Feb. 9 test is due online by Jan. 11.  Register atwww.actstudent.org   and pay with a credit card.  You will test in Aberdeen but be sure to list Groton as your home school.  Remember you must upload a photo to register and then print the admission ticket.  Fee waivers are available – stop by the GO.  Other test dates include: April 13, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Dec. 29            SD Plumbing, Heating and Cooling   www.sdphcc.org

Dec. 31            Found. for Individual Rights in Educ.http://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/

Opens Jan. 1   Build Dakota http://www.builddakotascholarships.com/

Jan.                  American Legion www.legion.org/needalift

Jan. 4               GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship  www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships

Jan. 11             US JCI Senate Foundation  http://www.usjcisenate.org/programs/scholarship

Jan. 11             Davis Bahcall https://doe.sd.gov/scholarships/DAVIS-BAHCALL.aspx

Jan. 15             Augustana www.augie.edu

Jan. 15             Black Hills State www.bhsu.edu

Jan. 15             School of Mines and Technology www.sdsmt.edu

Jan. 16             SD Engineering Society www.sdes.org

Jan. 18             JFK Courage https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx

Jan. 18             Mount Marty www.mtmc.edu

Jan. 23             Coolidge Scholars (11th grade)  https://coolidgescholars.org/

Jan 30              Hamilton https://www.hamiltonscholars.org/program-overview/ (11th grade)

Feb. 1              POET scholarship   http://poet.com/scholarship

Feb. 1              Groton Community Service Scholarship – Kiwanis and PAC

Feb. 1              Dakota Corps Scholarship  https://www.sdbor.edu/dakotacorps/Pages/welcome.aspx

Feb. 1              University of Sioux Falls www.usiouxfalls.edu

Feb. 6              FFA National Scholarships www.ffa.org

Feb. 6              Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship (emailed Dec. 17, 2019) www.ffa.org