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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

posted Feb 28, 2018, 8:12 AM by Kaci Vandervorst

Congratulations to the following Science Bowl Team Winners: Senior Team: Hunter Heinrich, Ben Batie, Elizabeth Payne, and Lonnie Strid. Junior Team: Marcus P, Kendall B, Alexis Serr, and Makenah Opp. These students will be competing in Aberdeen on March 22 at the State Competition.


The following students will be representing Eureka School on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the State Science Bowl and Science Fair competition at NSU in Aberdeen, SD.  They will leave before 8:30 am and will return home near or after 5pm.  

Seniors: Tucker Fauth and John Kolar; Juniors: Hunter Heinrich, Cody Imberi, Lonny Strid, Prairie Retzer, Carson Kunz, and Julia Neuharth; Sophomores: Ben Batie and Elizabeth Payne;Freshman: Jessie Lux; Eighth Grade: Marcus P, Alexis S, Kendall B and Erica I.; Seventh Grade: Makenah Opp, Kason Hinton, Lilly Huffman and Landon Wolf- Thank you for your support of science educational opportunities! - Mrs. Erdmann 


Mandatory Yearbook Meeting today, February 28th at 1:45 in Ms. Jundt’s room. Please let Amy or myself know if you are unable to attend. Thanks- Mrs. Beck


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.


The following Seniors need to complete and return their senior composite form by tomorrow, March 1st. - Michael Aman, Nicholas Baglien, Corey Bruin, Nick Burns, Hunter Ellis, Mackenzie German, Jackson Kunz, & Savanah Wolff.-Mrs. Wolf


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:

**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

**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.

**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.



Tuesday, February 27th- BBB Region 2B Tournament @ Highest Seed 7:00 PM

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

Thursday, March 1st- GBB Sweet Sixteen Tournament @ TBA

Friday, March 2nd- BBB Region 2B Tournament @ Highest Seed 7:00 PM

Saturday, March 3rd- 3-5 BBB @ Aberdeen (Aberdeen Simmons Elementary) 9:30 & 10:30 AM – Leave 7:30 AM