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Friday, January 05, 2018

posted Jan 5, 2018, 8:05 AM by Kaci Vandervorst

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY to Mr. Beck and to Aiden Witlock on Sunday, January 7th


It's time for Science Bowl practices again! The initial meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at 3:30 pm in Mrs. Erdmann's Science Room. Anyone grades 7-12 are welcome to try out for the team. Hope to see you there!-Mrs. Erdmann


The Bowdle Junior class will be having a soup supper tonight, January 5th in conjunction with the girls and boys basketball games. Serving starts at 5 p.m.


Just a reminder of the blood drive scheduled for Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the MPR. Students ages 16 and 17 may donate blood, but need to have a signed consent form with them. Forms are available from Mrs. Erdmann. Please contact LETTY MEHLHAFF AT 284-2661 OR 284-2698 if you would like to donate that day to set up an appointment.-Mrs. Erdmann


The Hoven FFA will be having a Soup Supper during the basketball double header match up in Hoven with the Eureka-Bowdle Patriots on January 25th!


Scholarship/Student Opportunities:

**Considering college?  Not quite prepared? College Prep is for you and it is free!  See Mrs. Mettler for more information.

** January 16, 2018 – Eastern Chapter of the South Dakota Engineering Society – Seniors – Must be pursuing an engineering degree and planning to attend SDSU or SD School of Mines and Technology.  See Mrs. Mettler for an application.

**February 1, 2018 – Cam Wal Electric Cooperative Scholarship -- Seniors – Must be a U.S. citizen and dependent of a member-system consumer – See Mrs. Mettler for an application.

**Friday, February 2, 2018 – Better Business Bureau Video Contest – Students grades 9th – 12th – Contest details available at

**February 23 – Youth Business Adventure – Juniors and Sophomores – University of South Dakota – June 17-22 – See Mrs. Mettler for more information and an application.

**Avera St. Luke’s Auxiliary is offering FIVE (5) - $500 scholarships to high school seniors interested in pursuing a health-related career.  Application available at  Applications are due on or before March 6, 2017

**March 31, 2018 – Resource Conservation Speech Contest – 9th—12th grade – Topic “How Does Your Watershed?”  Cash prizes totaling $2,300.  See Mrs. Mettler for entry form.

**Deadlines will vary – Sioux Falls Community Foundation – Seniors – Over 50 different scholarship opportunities are available to students who will be attending college this fall – not every scholarship will be available to you.  Awards range from $250 - $5,000  per academic year.  I will give each senior a copy and you may also access it and apply directly at

The South Dakota Board of Regents system scholarship applications are available on the SDBOR Website.  You can find out more information at the following link and see if you qualify:

**Seniors – scholarship information available at   Click on Visit Other Scholarship resources.  See Mrs. Mettler if you have questions.



TONIGHT- GBB Warner @ Bowdle (DH), - JV 4:00 PM; Varsity 6:30 PM – Leave Times: JV Dismiss 2:30/Leave 2:45 PM; Varsity 5:00

** BBB Warner @ Bowdle (DH) – JV 5:15 PM; Varsity 8:00 PM – Leave Times: JV Dismiss 2:30/Leave 2:45 PM; Varsity 5:00

**MS GBB Herreid/Selby Area @ Herreid – 6th/7th 5:00 PM; 8th 6:00 PM – Leave 3:45 PM

January 6th-GBB Faulkton @ Bowdle (DH) – 7th/8th 11:30 AM; JV 2:00 PM; Varsity 4:30 PM – Leave Times: MS 10:30 AM; JV 12:45 PM; Varsity 3:00 PM

**BBB Faulkton @ Bowdle (DH) – 7th/8th 12:30 PM; JV 3:15 PM; Varsity 6:00 PM – Leave Times: MS 10:30 AM; JV 12:45 PM; Varsity 3:00 PM