November 8, 2018

Student Bulletin

 

Help a child this Christmas receive a gift that wouldn’t otherwise get one.  Join with the Groton FFA chapter as we partner with Operation Christmas Child to provide joy to children living in need.  The mission is simple: grab a shoebox and a packaging tag (must be a medium size box, if you need one, you can see Mr. Franken) and follow the instructions on the tag to fill the box with toys, hygiene items and school supplies for children.  There are some specific rules on what you can and cannot pack in the box that will be on the packaging tag.  Make sure to attach the label to the box before you drop it off.  If you have questions, please see Mr. Franken.  The boxes need to be packed and dropped off in the ag room by Friday, November 16.  You can pick up shoe boxes and packaging instructions in the ag room or in the office.

Wrestling Parent Meeting on Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the wrestling room.

Stop in to the school store and help kids in need! In the month of November, proceeds from the school store will go to buy gifts for kids in need from the Angel Tree. Stop in to Miss Wilkinson’s room to see what goodies we have!

 

Date Change – PROM COMMITTEE meeting Friday, November 9th during lunch on the stage.  Bring ideas and pictures to share with the group.

There will be NO YEARBOOK on Monday due to Veterans Day at the Elementary School.

Football Athletic Banquet will be Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Golf course.

 

FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 14th, in the Groton High School Gym from 8:45-3:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!

 

The following volleyball players need to return their uniforms to Miss Erickson: Ashtyn Bahr and  Sahara Pardick.

Grades 11-12:  Anyone interested in taking Dual Credit courses for the spring semester starting in January must attend the Dual Credit Meeting on Wednesday, November 14thduring 3rd hour in the conference room.

Grade 12:  Please see Mrs. Sternhagen about the NCRC:  Samantha Menzia, Ashley Garduno

 

Grades 11-12:  Anyone interested in taking Dual Credit courses for the spring semester starting in January must attend the Dual Credit Meeting on Wednesday, November 14thduring 3rd hour in the conference room.

Please bring your forms to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Gretchen Dinger, Isaac Smith

Grade 12 Financial Aid Information Night – The Financial Aid Information Night Meeting to learn about the FAFSA will be Tonight, Nov. 8 at 5:30 pm in the computer lab.  Becky Pribyl, financial aid officer at NSU, will give the FAIN presentation and will be available afterwards to help families work on the FAFSA during the FAFSA Lab portion of the presentation.  Parents and students would need to bring 2017 tax information to the meeting.  Please plan to attend the meeting and bring your computer.  Deadlines vary but BHSU is Dec. 1 so come and get your FAFSA started!

Grades 11-12:  The following will report to the Conference room on November 15 during 3rd hour to learn about their ASVAB test results  Kim Kohrs, Noah Tullis, Noah Poor, Jenny Pigors, Anthony Schinkel, Kya Jandel, Madeline Schuelke

 

Grades 11-12:  The following college representatives will be in the School Counseling Office to visit with students.  Please make arrangements with your teachers.

Tuesday, Nov. 13                    SDSU                                      1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 20                    ND State College Science      11:30 – 12:00

Thursday, Nov. 29                  North Dakota State Univ.       8:45 – 9:15

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Nov. 9             Richard Duerre Memorial Football Scholarship – Groton local Scholarship

Nov. 12           Legislative page,  http://sdlegislature.gov/Students/Page/default.aspx?Session=2018

Nov. 15           USD Priority Review for scholarships www.usd.edu/admissions/freshmen/scholarshiips

Nov. 15           Hagen Scholarship – need based www.hsfmo.org

Nov. 15           Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship@elks.org  or  https://www.elks.org/scholars/

                        Elks Vocational Grant

                        Elks Emergency Educational Grant

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November 7, 2018

Student Bulletin

 

Mr. Helvig’s and Mr. Wanner’s 7th hour classes will meet in the library conference room today.

 

JH Band and 6th grade band remember to bring your computer to class today.

Help a child this Christmas receive a gift that wouldn’t otherwise get one.  Join with the Groton FFA chapter as we partner with Operation Christmas Child to provide joy to children living in need.  The mission is simple: grab a shoebox and a packaging tag (must be a medium size box, if you need one, you can see Mr. Franken) and follow the instructions on the tag to fill the box with toys, hygiene items and school supplies for children.  There are some specific rules on what you can and cannot pack in the box that will be on the packaging tag.  Make sure to attach the label to the box before you drop it off.  If you have questions, please see Mr. Franken.  The boxes need to be packed and dropped off in the ag room by Friday, November 16.  You can pick up shoe boxes and packaging instructions in the ag room or in the office.

The All-School Food Drive sponsored by FCCLA will be on Wednesday, Nov. 7.  Meet in the arena lobby at 6:00.  Pizza and pop will be served after collecting and bagging the food!  Join us to help those in need right in our community!

Wrestling Parent Meeting on Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the wrestling room.

Stop in to the school store and help kids in need! In the month of November, proceeds from the school store will go to buy gifts for kids in need from the Angel Tree. Stop in to Miss Wilkinson’s room to see what goodies we have!

 

FBLA meeting Thursday, November 8th at 8:00 A.M. in Mrs. Compton’s room.  Breakfast will be served and new members are welcome!

 

PROM COMMITTEE meeting Thursday, November 8th during lunch on the stage.

Bring ideas and pictures to share with the group.

There will be NO YEARBOOK on Monday due to Veterans Day at the Elementary School.

Football Athletic Banquet will be Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Golf course.

 

FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 14th, in the Groton High School Gym from 8:45-3:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!

 

The following volleyball players need to return their uniforms to Miss Erickson: Ashtyn Bahr and  Sahara Pardick.

Grades 11-12:  Anyone interested in taking Dual Credit courses for the spring semester starting in January must attend the Dual Credit Meeting on Wednesday, November 14thduring 3rd hour in the conference room.

Please bring your forms to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Gretchen Dinger, Isaac Smith, Kaycie Hawkins, AnneMarie Smith

Grade 12 NCRC  Testing – The NCRC is the National Career Readiness Certificate Test issued by ACT (nationalcareerreadiness.org).  Test will be given on Wednesday, November 7th from 9:45 – 1:36.

Grade 12 Financial Aid Information Night – The Financial Aid Information Night Meeting to learn about the FAFSA will be Nov. 8 at 5:30 pm in the computer lab.  Becky Pribyl, financial aid officer at NSU, will give the FAIN presentation and will be available afterwards to help families work on the FAFSA during the FAFSA Lab portion of the presentation.  Parents and students would need to bring 2017 tax information to the meeting.  Please plan to attend the meeting and bring your computer.  Deadlines vary but BHSU is Dec. 1 so come and get your FAFSA started!

 

Grades 11-12:  The following college representatives will be in the School Counseling Office to visit with students.  Please make arrangements with your teachers.

Thursday, Nov. 8                    Univ. of Sioux Falls               8:45 – 9:15

Tuesday, Nov. 13                    SDSU                                      1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 20                    ND State College Science      11:30 – 12:00

Thursday, Nov. 29                  North Dakota State Univ.       8:45 – 9:15

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Nov. 9             Richard Duerre Memorial Football Scholarship – Groton local Scholarship

Nov. 12           Legislative page,  http://sdlegislature.gov/Students/Page/default.aspx?Session=2018

Nov. 15           USD Priority Review for scholarships www.usd.edu/admissions/freshmen/scholarshiips

Nov. 15           Hagen Scholarship – need based www.hsfmo.org

Nov. 15           Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship@elks.org  or  https://www.elks.org/scholars/

                        Elks Vocational Grant

                        Elks Emergency Educational Grant

Dec. 1              University of SD www.usd.edu

Dec. 1              Boston University Trustee Scholarship  www.bu.edu/admissions/trustee

Dec. 14            AXA Achievement www.axa-achievement.com

Dec. 15            SDSU www.sdstate.edu

Dec. 15            Burger King Scholars  http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org

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

November 6, 2018

Student Bulletin

 

Information for the SoDak16 Volleyball Match vs. Roncalli (7:00PM)      GOOD LUCK TIGERS!!!

 

·         Game will be held at the Aberdeen Central High School Arena.

·         Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students….No passes.

·         The Groton Area student section will be on the east end of the arena.

·         No fans are allowed on the playing floor immediately following the match until after the awarding of medals and trophies.  Failure to remain off the playing floor will result in the offending team not being recognized by the public address announcer.

·         No banners-signs-noisemakers:  Temporary banners and signs of all kinds are prohibited.  All types of noisemakers are prohibited.  Paper confetti and silly string are prohibited.  Megaphones are prohibited.  Musical instruments are prohibited except when the band is performing.  Laser pointers are prohibited.

·         Students are asked not to stand on the seats.  Students may stand in the footwells in the student section.

·         Jumping up and down in unison is prohibited.

·         All fans must wear shirts.

·         Face masks are prohibited.

 

Congratulations to the FFA Members for competing in the Leadership Development Event yesterday. Congratulations to those FFA Members that places and qualified for state as a competitor or as an alternate.
Marketing Plan – 1st place team – Tessa Erdmann, Tiara DeHoet, Sage Mortenson, Caitlynn Barse

Extemporaneous Speaking – 2nd place – Samantha Pappas

Job Interview – 2nd place – Cassandra Townsend

Public Speaking – 4th place – Samantha Pappas

FFA Creed Speaking – 4th Place – Michal Tabke

Ag Broadcasting – 4th place – Kannon Coats

Elected District I Secretary – Caitlynn Barse

 

Help a child this Christmas receive a gift that wouldn’t otherwise get one.  Join with the Groton FFA chapter as we partner with Operation Christmas Child to provide joy to children living in need.  The mission is simple: grab a shoebox and a packaging tag (must be a medium size box, if you need one, you can see Mr. Franken) and follow the instructions on the tag to fill the box with toys, hygiene items and school supplies for children.  There are some specific rules on what you can and cannot pack in the box that will be on the packaging tag.  Make sure to attach the label to the box before you drop it off.  If you have questions, please see Mr. Franken.  The boxes need to be packed and dropped off in the ag room by Friday, November 16.  You can pick up shoe boxes and packaging instructions in the ag room or in the office.

 

Mr. Thorson’s 4th hour class will meet in Mr. Donley’s classroom today (Tues.).

Wrestling Parent Meeting on Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the wrestling room.

Stop in to the school store and help kids in need! In the month of November, proceeds from the school store will go to buy gifts for kids in need from the Angel Tree. Stop in to Miss Wilkinson’s room to see what goodies we have!

There will be NO YEARBOOK on Monday due to Veterans Day at the Elementary School.

The November FCCLA Meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 6 during lunch in the FACS room.  Lunch will be served!

 

The All-School Food Drive sponsored by FCCLA will be on Wednesday, Nov. 7.  Meet in the arena lobby at 6:00.  Pizza and pop will be served after collecting and bagging the food!  Join us to help those in need right in our community!

 

FBLA meeting Thursday, November 8th at 8:00 A.M. in Mrs. Compton’s room.  Breakfast will be served and new members are welcome!

 

PROM COMMITTEE meeting Thursday, November 8th during lunch on the stage.

Bring ideas and pictures to share with the group.

Football Athletic Banquet will be Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Golf course.

 

FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 14th, in the Groton High School Gym from 8:45-3:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!

 

The following volleyball players need to return their uniforms to Miss Erickson: Ashtyn Bahr and  Sahara Pardick.

Grades 11-12:  Anyone interested in taking Dual Credit courses for the spring semester starting in January must attend the Dual Credit Meeting on Wednesday, November 14thduring 3rd hour in the conference room.

Please bring your forms to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Gretchen Dinger, Isaac Smith, Kaycie Hawkins, AnneMarie Smith

Grade 12 NCRC  Testing – The NCRC is the National Career Readiness Certificate Test issued by ACT (nationalcareerreadiness.org).  Test will be given on Wednesday, November 7th from 9:45 – 1:36.

Grade 12 Financial Aid Information Night – The Financial Aid Information Night Meeting to learn about the FAFSA will be Nov. 8 at 5:30 pm in the computer lab.  Becky Pribyl, financial aid officer at NSU, will give the FAIN presentation and will be available afterwards to help families work on the FAFSA during the FAFSA Lab portion of the presentation.  Parents and students would need to bring 2017 tax information to the meeting.  Please plan to attend the meeting and bring your computer.  Deadlines vary but BHSU is Dec. 1 so come and get your FAFSA started!

Grades 11-12:  The following college representatives will be in the School Counseling Office to visit with students.  Please make arrangements with your teachers.

Tuesday, Nov. 6                      Mount Marty                          10:40 – 11:10

Thursday, Nov. 8                    Univ. of Sioux Falls               8:45 – 9:15

Tuesday, Nov. 13                    SDSU                                      1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 20                    ND State College Science      11:30 – 12:00

Thursday, Nov. 29                  North Dakota State Univ.       8:45 – 9:15

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Nov. 6             Prudential Spirit of Community http://spirit.prudential.com  Local deadline (please put Mrs. Sombke as certifier), print a copy for Mrs. Sternhagen

Nov. 9             Richard Duerre Memorial Football Scholarship – Groton local Scholarship

Nov. 12           Legislative page,  http://sdlegislature.gov/Students/Page/default.aspx?Session=2018

Nov. 15           USD Priority Review for scholarships www.usd.edu/admissions/freshmen/scholarshiips

Nov. 15           Hagen Scholarship – need based www.hsfmo.org

Nov. 15           Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship@elks.org  or  https://www.elks.org/scholars/

                        Elks Vocational Grant

                        Elks Emergency Educational Grant

November 5, 2018

Student Bulletin

 

Information for the SoDak16 Volleyball Match vs. Roncalli (7:00PM)

 

·         Game will be held at the Aberdeen Central High School Arena.

·         Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students….No passes.

·         The Groton Area student section will be on the east end of the arena.

·         No fans are allowed on the playing floor immediately following the match until after the awarding of medals and trophies.  Failure to remain off the playing floor will result in the offending team not being recognized by the public address announcer.

·         No banners-signs-noisemakers:  Temporary banners and signs of all kinds are prohibited.  All types of noisemakers are prohibited.  Paper confetti and silly string are prohibited.  Megaphones are prohibited.  Musical instruments are prohibited except when the band is performing.  Laser pointers are prohibited.

·         Students are asked not to stand on the seats.  Students may stand in the footwells in the student section.

·         Jumping up and down in unison is prohibited.

·         All fans must wear shirts.

·         Face masks are prohibited.

 

FCCLA fruit/meat/cheese sales run now through November 5!

The November FCCLA Meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 6 during lunch in the FACS room.  Lunch will be served!

 

The All-School Food Drive sponsored by FCCLA will be on Wednesday, Nov. 7.  Meet in the arena lobby at 6:00.  Pizza and pop will be served after collecting and bagging the food!  Join us to help those in need right in our community!

 

FBLA meeting Thursday, November 8th at 8:00 A.M. in Mrs. Compton’s room.  Breakfast will be served and new members are welcome!

 

PROM COMMITTEE meeting Thursday, November 8th during lunch on the stage.

Bring ideas and pictures to share with the group.

Football Athletic Banquet will be Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Golf course.

 

FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 14th, in the Groton High School Gym from 8:45-3:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!

 

The following volleyball players need to return their uniforms to Miss Erickson: Ashtyn Bahr, Sydney Leicht, Sahara Pardick, Camryn Kurtz, Carly Guthmiller, and Ashlyn Sperry.

Grades 11-12:  Anyone interested in taking Dual Credit courses for the spring semester starting in January must attend the Dual Credit Meeting on Wednesday, November 14thduring 3rd hour in the conference room.

Please bring your forms to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Gretchen Dinger, Isaac Smith, Kaycie Hawkins, AnneMarie Smith

Grade 12 NCRC  Testing – The NCRC is the National Career Readiness Certificate Test issued by ACT (nationalcareerreadiness.org).   Test will be given on Wednesday, November 7thfrom 9:45 – 1:36.

Grade 12 Financial Aid Information Night – The Financial Aid Information Night Meeting to learn about the FAFSA will be Nov. 8 at 5:30 pm in the computer lab.  Becky Pribyl, financial aid officer at NSU, will give the FAIN presentation and will be available afterwards to help families work on the FAFSA during the FAFSA Lab portion of the presentation.  Parents and students would need to bring 2017 tax information to the meeting.  Please plan to attend the meeting and bring your computer.  Deadlines vary but BHSU is Dec. 1 so come and get your FAFSA started!

Grades 11-12:  The following college representatives will be in the School Counseling Office to visit with students.  Please make arrangements with your teachers.

Monday, Nov. 5                      Mitchell Tech                         8:30 – 9:00

Monday, Nov. 5                      Univ. of Jamestown                1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 6                      Mount Marty                          10:40 – 11:10

Thursday, Nov. 8                    Univ. of Sioux Falls               8:45 – 9:15

Tuesday, Nov. 13                    SDSU                                      1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 20                    ND State College Science      11:30 – 12:00

Thursday, Nov. 29                  North Dakota State Univ.       8:45 – 9:15

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Nov. 6             Prudential Spirit of Community http://spirit.prudential.com  Local deadline (please put Mrs. Sombke as certifier), print a copy for Mrs. Sternhagen

Nov. 9             Richard Duerre Memorial Football Scholarship – Groton local Scholarship

Nov. 12           Legislative page,  http://sdlegislature.gov/Students/Page/default.aspx?Session=2018

Nov. 15           USD Priority Review for scholarships www.usd.edu/admissions/freshmen/scholarshiips

Nov. 15           Hagen Scholarship – need based www.hsfmo.org

Nov. 15           Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship@elks.org  or  https://www.elks.org/scholars/

                        Elks Vocational Grant

                        Elks Emergency Educational Grant

No deadline     Alert Drug & Alcohol Awareness  http://www.alertmagazine.org

Dec. 1              University of SD www.usd.edu

Dec. 1              Boston University Trustee Scholarship  www.bu.edu/admissions/trustee

Dec. 14            AXA Achievement www.axa-achievement.com

Dec. 15            SDSU www.sdstate.edu

Dec. 15            Burger King Scholars  http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org

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

November 2, 2018

Student Bulletin

 

Congratulations to our volleyball players on their win last night!  Groton will play Roncalli on Tuesday at Aberdeen Central at 7:00 p.m.

Good luck to the Depate/Oral Interp team at Aberdeen Central today!

Good luck to the Robotics team at Mitchell Tech tomorrow!

Snow Queen Contest on Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

On Saturday be sure to turn your clocks back one hour.

PROM COMMITTEE meeting Thursday, November 8th during lunch on the stage.

Bring ideas and pictures to share with the group.

 

The All-School Food Drive sponsored by FCCLA will be on Wednesday, Nov. 7.  Meet in the arena lobby at 6:00.  Pizza and pop will be served after collecting and bagging the food!  Join us to help those in need right in our community!

 

Football Athletic Banquet will be Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Golf course.

 

FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 14th, in the Groton High School Gym from 8:45-3:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!

 

All football players turn in your football equipment after school to Mr. Wanner by Friday.

FCCLA fruit/meat/cheese sales run now through November 5!

The following volleyball players need to return their uniforms to Miss Erickson: Ashtyn Bahr, Sydney Leicht, Sahara Pardick, Camryn Kurtz, Carly Guthmiller, and Ashlyn Sperry.

Congratulations to Emily Thompson for being named as the school winner for the 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman.

Please bring your forms to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Gretchen Dinger, Dillon Abeln, Jacob Lewandowski, Isaac Smith, Kaycie Hawkins, AnneMarie Smith

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Dec. 8 test is due online by Nov. 2.  Register at www.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.  Other test dates are: Feb., April, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

 

Grade 12 NCRC  Testing – The NCRC is the National Career Readiness Certificate Test issued by ACT (nationalcareerreadiness.org).  Test will be given on Wednesday, November 7th from 9:45 – 1:36.

Grade 12 Financial Aid Information Night – The Financial Aid Information Night Meeting to learn about the FAFSA will be Nov. 8 at 5:30 pm in the computer lab.

 

Grade 12:  Groton High School will be promoting SD Free College and Tech Application Week from October 29 – November 2, 2018!  Reminder that all forms must be submitted before 3 pm on Nov. 2 to be free.  Mrs. Sternhagen will be gone on Friday so please see her today if you have any questions!

Grades 11-12:  The following college representatives will be in the School Counseling Office to visit with students.  Please make arrangements with your teachers.

Monday, Nov. 5                      Mitchell Tech                         8:30 – 9:00

Monday, Nov. 5                      Univ. of Jamestown                1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 6                      Mount Marty                          10:40 – 11:10

Thursday, Nov. 8                    Univ. of Sioux Falls               8:45 – 9:15

Tuesday, Nov. 13                    SDSU                                      1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 20                    ND State College Science      11:30 – 12:00

Thursday, Nov. 29                  North Dakota State Univ.       8:45 – 9:15

November 1, 2018

Student Bulletin

 

Good luck to our volleyball team tonight against Milbank!!  Gate will open at 6:00 p.m. Matches start at 7:00 p.m.  Students pay $4 and adults $6.  No passes or activity tickets can be used.

PROM COMMITTEE meeting next Thursday, November 8th during lunch on the stage.  Bring ideas and pictures to share with the group.

 

The All-School Food Drive sponsored by FCCLA will be on Wednesday, Nov. 7.  Meet in the arena lobby at 6:00.  Pizza and pop will be served after collecting and bagging the food!  Join us to help those in need right in our community!

 

Student Council: Please plan to meet during lunch this week on Thursday, November 1st in the Office Conference Room.  Please stop and see Mrs. Sombke if you will be unable to attend.

Football Athletic Banquet will be Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Golf course.

FBLA Members:  Please remember to bring a dozen individually wrapped baked goods on Thursday, November 1st for our bake sale.

 

FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 14th, in the Groton High School Gym from 8:45-3:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!

 

All football players turn in your football equipment after school to Mr. Wanner by Friday.

FCCLA fruit/meat/cheese sales run now through November 5!

The following volleyball players need to return their uniforms to Miss Erickson: Ashtyn Bahr, Sydney Leicht, Sahara Pardick, Camryn Kurtz, Carly Guthmiller, and Ashlyn Sperry.

Congratulations to Emily Thompson for being named as the school winner for the 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman.

Please bring your forms to Mrs. Sternhagen:  Gretchen Dinger, Dillon Abeln, Jacob Lewandowski, Isaac Smith, Kaycie Hawkins, AnneMarie Smith

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Dec. 8 test is due online by Nov. 2.  Register at www.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.  Other test dates are: Feb., April, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

 

Grade 12 NCRC  Testing – The NCRC is the National Career Readiness Certificate Test issued by ACT (nationalcareerreadiness.org).  Test will be given on Wednesday, November 7th from 9:45 – 1:36.

Grade 12 Financial Aid Information Night – The Financial Aid Information Night Meeting to learn about the FAFSA will be Nov. 8 at 5:30 pm in the computer lab.

 

Grade 12:  Groton High School will be promoting SD Free College and Tech Application Week from October 29 – November 2, 2018!  Reminder that all forms must be submitted before 3 pm on Nov. 2 to be free.  Mrs. Sternhagen will be gone on Friday so please see her today if you have any questions!

Grades 11-12:  The following college representatives will be in the School Counseling Office to visit with students.  Please make arrangements with your teachers.

Thursday, Nov. 1                    Black Hills State University   2:00 – 2:30

Monday, Nov. 5                      Mitchell Tech                         8:30 – 9:00

Monday, Nov. 5                      Univ. of Jamestown                1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 6                      Mount Marty                          10:40 – 11:10

Thursday, Nov. 8                    Univ. of Sioux Falls               8:45 – 9:15

Tuesday, Nov. 13                    SDSU                                      1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 20                    ND State College Science      11:30 – 12:00

Thursday, Nov. 29                  North Dakota State Univ.       8:45 – 9:15

October 31, 2018

Student Bulletin

 

The All-School Food Drive sponsored by FCCLA will be on Wednesday, Nov. 7.  Meet in the arena lobby at 6:00.  Pizza and pop will be served after collecting and bagging the food!  Join us to help those in need right in our community!

 

Student Council: Please plan to meet during lunch this week on Thursday, November 1st in the Office Conference Room.  Please stop and see Mrs. Sombke if you will be unable to attend.

Football Athletic Banquet will be Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Golf course.

FBLA Members:  Please remember to bring a dozen individually wrapped baked goods on Thursday, November 1st for our bake sale.

 

FBLA will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday November 14th, in the Groton High School Gym from 8:45-3:30, please contact Mrs. Compton or an FBLA member if you would like to schedule an appointment to donate!

 

Any 6th, 7th, or 8th graders interested in wrestling should plan to attend a lunch meeting on Wednesday, 10/31, during lunch in the office conference room.  Students attending should get their lunch and go to the office conference room for the meeting.

Mandatory Boys BB meeting after school Wednesday, in the library conference room, for all 8th-12th grade boys planning on playing basketball this year.

All football players turn in your football equipment after school to Mr. Wanner by Friday.

FCCLA fruit/meat/cheese sales run now through November 5!

The following volleyball players need to return their uniforms to Miss Erickson: Ashtyn Bahr, Marlee Tollifson, Sydney Leicht, Sahara Pardick, Camryn Kurtz, Carly Guthmiller, and Ashlyn Sperry.

Congratulations to the September Students of the Month!

Gretchen Dinger, Dillon Abeln, Jacob Lewandowski, Stella Meier, Isaac Smith, Kaycie Hawkins, AnneMarie Smith

Grades 11-12  ACT:  Registration for the Dec. 8 test is due online by Nov. 2.  Register at www.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.  Other test dates are: Feb., April, June, and July.   See Mrs. Sternhagen if you have questions.

 

Grade 12 NCRC  Testing – The NCRC is the National Career Readiness Certificate Test issued by ACT (nationalcareerreadiness.org).  Test will be given on Wednesday, November 7th from 9:45 – 1:36.  Please do the practice test. 

Grade 12 Financial Aid Information Night – The Financial Aid Information Night Meeting to learn about the FAFSA will be Thursday, Nov. 8 at 5:30 pm in the computer lab.

Grade 12:  Mrs. Sternhagen will be gone on Friday – please see her today or tomorrow if you have any questions about SD Free College and Tech Application Week.  Remember all applications must be submitted before 3 pm on Friday to be free!  Here is the list of the week’s activities:  Wednesday – You Bet I Went to College/Tech.  Check out where your teachers went to school on their doors!  Thursday – College or Tech Door Decorating – Winner gets candy for the teacher’s classes all day!

 

Grades 11-12:  The following will take the ASVAB test on Thursday, November 1:  Kim Kohrs, Noah Tullis, Noah Poor, Jenny Pigors, Anthony Schinkel, Kya Jandel, Madeline Schuelke – please see Mrs. Sternhagen.  Bring your computer to the conference room at 8:30 Thursday.

 

Grades 11-12:  The following college representatives will be in the School Counseling Office to visit with students.  Please make arrangements with your teachers.

Wednesday, Oct. 31                Dakota State University         11:21 – 12:14

Thursday, Nov. 1                    Black Hills State University   2:00 – 2:30

Monday, Nov. 5                      Mitchell Tech                         8:30 – 9:00

Monday, Nov. 5                      Univ. of Jamestown                1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 6                      Mount Marty                          10:40 – 11:10

Thursday, Nov. 8                    Univ. of Sioux Falls               8:45 – 9:15

Tuesday, Nov. 13                    SDSU                                      1:00 – 1:30

Tuesday, Nov. 20                    ND State College Science      11:30 – 12:00

Thursday, Nov. 29                  North Dakota State Univ.       8:45 – 9:15

Grade 12 Scholarship list

Oct. 31            Coca Cola Scholars  http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/   https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf

Oct. 31            The Big Idea Business Plan http://www.bigideasd.com/

Oct. 31            VFW Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Competition www.vfw.org/VOD

Oct. 31            ACT Champions at www.act.org/readinesschampions

Nov. 1             Associated General Contractors www.agc.orghttps://www.agc.org/scholarship-application (construction career)

Nov. 6             Prudential Spirit of Community http://spirit.prudential.com  Local deadline (please put Mrs. Sombke as certifier), print a copy for Mrs. Sternhagen

Nov. 9             Richard Duerre Memorial Football Scholarship – Groton local Scholarship

Nov. 12           Legislative page,  http://sdlegislature.gov/Students/Page/default.aspx?Session=2018

Nov. 15           USD Priority Review for scholarships www.usd.edu/admissions/freshmen/scholarshiips

Nov. 15           Hagen Scholarship – need based www.hsfmo.org

Nov. 15           Elks Most Valuable Student scholarship@elks.org  or  https://www.elks.org/scholars/

                        Elks Vocational Grant

                        Elks Emergency Educational Grant