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Thursday, January 11, 2018

posted Jan 11, 2018, 8:16 AM by Kaci Vandervorst



Dates for science quiz bowl practice are tentatively set for Jan. 11(weather permitting), 16, 18, 22, 24, and 30th.-Mrs. Erdmann


The following students are scheduled to work concessions Friday, January 12th at the Leola/Frederick (DH) game in Eureka: Kadyn Rau, Prairie Retzer, Parn Sathitpitayayudh, Verna Huang, & Kodi Retzer. 


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 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.

**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 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.

**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.

**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.


Upcoming College Representatives:

**Monday, January 22 – Presentation College – 10:30 AM – Mr. Billotto’s Room



Thursday, January 11th-7th/8th BBB Strasburg/Zeeland @ Strasburg 5:00 PM – Dismiss 3:00 PM; Leave 3:15 PM

Friday, January 12th- GBB Leola/Frederick @ Eureka (DH) – JV 4:00 PM; Varsity 6:30 PM; BBB Leola/Frederick @ Eureka (DH) - JV 5:15 PM; Varsity 8:00 PM

Saturday, January 14th- 7th/8th BBB YTC Tournament @ Selby 10:00 AM – Leave Time TBA; GBB Edmunds Central @ Roscoe (DH) – JV 4:00; Varsity 6:30 PM – Leave Times: JV 2:15 PM; Varsity 4:30 PM; BBB Edmunds Central @ Roscoe (DH) – JV 5:15; Varsity 8:00 PM – Leave Times: JV 2:15 PM; Varsity 4:30 PM