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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

posted Feb 14, 2018, 8:16 AM by Kaci Vandervorst

FCCLA members are excited about celebrating the spirit of FCCLA week.  Please join them on Friday, February 16th and wear RED to show your school pride!


Eureka Lions Shooters Education Program will be on Sunday, February 18th from 1:00-2:30 pm in the Multipurpose Room. Boys and girls between the ages of 8-15 (as of 2/1/18) are welcome. If you wish to participate in the program, please be there by 12:50 pm. A parent or guardian, over 18, is required to stay and help their child. Any questions contact Brian Ingerson at 284-2058. 


Sargent Todd Wientjes will be here on Thursday, February 22nd at 1:00 p.m. in the lunchroom to meet with anyone in grades 11-12 interested in wanting to learn more about opportunities through the National Guard. This would include college opportunities as well. If you are planning to go, you need to ask for a pass from Mrs. Weismantel.


To everyone who came to our book fair, and to all who helped make it a great experience, a big thank you! Keep on reading, and we’ll see you at our next fair! Congratulations to the winners of the book fair guessing game Kelly Fargher and Mason Kunz! There were 131 treats in the jar.-Mrs. Rohrbach


Quiz bowl practices will be held on the following dates, weather permitting: Feb. 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  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 –

**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  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


Upcoming College Representatives:

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



Thursday, February 15th-MS BBB Leola/Frederick @ Leola – 6th/7th 4:00 PM; 8th 5:00 PM – Dismiss 2:30 PM; Leave 2:45 PM

**GBB Leola/Frederick @ Leola – JV 6:30; Varsity 8:00 PM – Leave 5:00 PM

Saturday, February 17th-BBB Lions Club Classic @ Warner vs. Wilmot 12:00 PM – Leave 9:30 AM