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Thursday, March 8, 2018

posted Mar 8, 2018, 9:11 AM by Kaci Vandervorst

No Makerspace tonight or Thursday, March 15th after school.


No School tomorrow, March 9th due to Spring Break


Science Bowl practice will be held March 13th and 14th right after school. Please try to attend if possible.-Mrs. Erdmann


There will be a meeting for any kids wanting to play Teener baseball in Selby for the summer 2018 season at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9th at the Visitor Center in Eureka.  Teener baseball is open for kids ages 13-16.  If you are 16 on January 1, 2018 you are eligible to play. If you are unable to attend or for more information, contact John Von Wald at 605-216-1559 or 605-649-7692 for more information. 


Track practice starts today for junior high.  Be ready to load the bus right after school to head to Bowdle.-Mrs. Weismantel


Spring Fling Pictures have been rescheduled for today, March 8th beginning at 12:30 PM in the big gym.


The following items are needed for play props. If anyone would be willing to let us borrow them until April 27th, it would be much appreciated. Old tire, pair of skis, decapitated doll, plastic fish (preferably one of those wall mounts that sings “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” a long rope.-Ms. Jundt


The track and field team is looking for a student manager for this season. If you are interested please see Mrs. Weismantel, Mr. Connell, or Mr. Wherry.


Yearbook order forms are available in the school office. Orders should be returned on or before March 15th. Pre-publication price is $30.00 per book. After March 15th the price will be $40.00 per book. 


Scholarship/Student Opportunities:

**FEM Electric will be sponsoring three students for a once in a lifetime trip to Washington, DC.  Juniors and seniors who live in the service area of FEM Electric are able to apply.  Application is due March 10, 2018.  See Mrs. Mettler for application.

**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 –

**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.

** Seniors – the local scholarships are now available on the Eureka School Home Page under Student Resources.  They are due Friday, April 6th, 2018. – Mrs. Mettler

**April 6 – First District Development Company Scholarship – Seniors – Must be majoring in business/finance in a South Dakota University and have a grade point average of 3.5 or greater.  See Mrs. Mettler for an application.

**April 6 – Valley Telecommunications Scholarship – Seniors – must live within the Valley Telecommunications exchange areas.  See Mrs. Mettler for an application form.

**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  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

Health Professions Career Camp – July 10 – 13 on campus of SDSU.  Juniors and seniors in the fall of 2018 are eligible to attend.  Registration materials can be found at  Camp enrollment is limited and filled on the first come, first-served basis.  Registration fee $100.



Thursday, March 8th-Basketball Skills & Drills Games in Gym- 4:00 PM Grades 1-2; 5:00 PM; Grades 3-4

Friday, March 9th- State “B” Girls Basketball Tournament @ Aberdeen

Saturday, March 10th- State “B” Girls Basketball Tournament @ Aberdeen