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Thursday, February 8, 2018

posted Feb 8, 2018, 9:03 AM by Kaci Vandervorst

 

No school Friday, February 8th due to Parent/Teacher Conferences

 

Paws for Books Book Fair will be held in Room 206 (Mr. Severson’s Room) thru Friday, February 9th. Hours are from 8:30- 4:00 PM daily.

 

Quiz bowl practices will be held on the following dates, weather permitting: Feb. 12, 13, 20, 21, and 26. Teams announced on Feb. 28, 2018. – Mrs. Erdmann

 

  Scholarship/Student Opportunities:

**February 16, 2016 – Three FEM Electric Cooperative Scholarships – Seniors – Must be a child of an FEM Electric member – See Mrs. Mettler for an application.

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

**March 1 – South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation Scholarship – Seniors – parents must be SD Farmers Union Members, Friends of the SDFU Foundation, or a participant in any SD HS Activities Association sanctioned activity – must attend an in-state post-secondary school – see Mrs. Mettler for an application form.

**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 www.avera.org/about/scholarships/  Applications are due on or before March 6, 2017

**March 15, 2018 – Northern Plains Scholarship – Seniors – Encouraged, but not required, for the student to be seeking a degree or certification in agricultural studies – Parent or guardian must be a Northern Plains customer - awarding up to five - $1000 scholarships – see Mrs. Mettler for  application

**Black Hill Chapter Germans from Russia Heritage Society Essay Contest – Middle School through High School.  Due March 20, 2018.  See Mrs. Mettler for more information.

**March 23 – SD Youth Trooper Academy – Juniors/Seniors – Sponsored by the SD Highway Patrol – June 25 – 29, in Pierre, SD.  See Mrs. Mettler if interested.

**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.

**Applications are open until March 31, 2018 – Build Dakota Scholarship – Students must be interested in pursuing technical institute training in a qualifies program in South Dakota – apply through the Build Dakota website – www.builddakotascholarship.com

**April 1 – The Scottish Rite Foundation – Seniors – May attend a college, university, or post-secondary school of your choice – awarding 20 - $250 book grants.  See Mrs. Mettler for an application.

**Healthcare Career Camp – June 17 – 22 on the campus of USD.  Sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the fall of 2018 are eligible to attend.  Registration materials can be found at www.usd.edu/medicine/health-careers-summer-camp  Must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2018.  Camp tuition is $100.

**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 www.sfacf.org

 

Upcoming College Representatives:

** Tuesday, February 20 – Presentation College – 10:00 AM

 

SPORTS ACTIVITIES:

Thursday, February 8th- GBB Aberdeen Christian @ Bowdle (DH) – JV 4:00; Varsity 6:30 PM – Leave Times: JV Dismiss 2:30/Leave 2:45 PM; Varsity 5:00 PM (GBB Parent’s Night)

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

Saturday, February 10th- Grades 3-5 BBB @ Aberdeen (Simmons Elementary)

**GBB Northwestern @ Mellette (DH) – JV 2:00; Varsity 4:30 PM – Leave Times: JV 11:15 AM; Varsity 1:30 PM

**BBB Northwestern @ Mellette (DH) – JV 3:15; Varsity 6:00 PM – Leave Times: JV 11:15 AM; Varsity 1:30 PM

Monday, February 12th-GBB @ Timber Lake (DH) – JV 4:00; Varsity 6:30 PM – Leave Times: JV Dismiss 1:00/Leave 1:15 PM; Varsity 3:45 PM**BBB @ Timber Lake (DH) – JV 5:15; Varsity 8:00 PM – Leave Times: JV Dismiss 1:00/Leave 1:15 PM: Varsity 3:45 PM


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