Spring is getting closer! We are getting ready to enter basketball tournament time, the spring activities and organizations are starting to get a buzz and life to them, and "promposals" are starting! Students have been busy this week with various typical classroom exercises along with competing in FFA events, attending a building and trades field trip, preparing for the World History Day competition, and watching a kick-off video for the Washington, D.C. trip schedule for June 2021!
Order your 6th-12th grade yearbook today! Take advantage of the "Early BIrd" offer which will save you $10.00! The Early Bird offer will last through March 6. During that time, the book costs $35.00. After March 6th, the book will go up to $45.00. Order forms at available at the school or you can order at jostens.com.
The FFA chapter had a successful fundraiser on February 18 with a free-will donation burger feed along with a silent auction. It was a great turnout! A big thank you to all that donated items for the meal, auction, and to those that purchased!
Other happenings include the Region VI Proficiencies (SAE awards) which took place on February 19 (rescheduled date). Congratulations to Hannah Fick (Agriculture Sales Placement) and Carter Hartz (Fiber and/or Oil Crops) who each earned 1st placed and will advance to state level judging!
On February 20th, the Wildlife CDE group (Parker Gehrke, Calvin Erickson, Gavin Wysong, Austin Allen, and Cole Baker) placed 7th out of 13 teams, just missing the chance to advance to state. Calvin Erickson placed 14th individually out of 70 participants! Way to go!
FFA Week Feb. 24 - 28
Monday - Red or Green
Tuesday - FFA shirt
Wednesday - Farm animal
Thursday - Camo/ Burnt Orange
Friday - Drive your tractor to school + wear flannel/plaid
Driver's Education starts next week - Feb. 26 from 3:15 - 5:30. Other dates include: Feb. 27, 28, March 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, and 12. The Parent Meeting will be March 10th @ 7:00.
Washington, D.C. Trip
The 6th - 8th grade students were shown a video and handed an informational packet to be opened with parents! There is a trip opportunity for June 2021 for the current 6th - 8th grade students! Please plan to attend the parent informational meeting with your student on March 2nd at 6 pm - pizza will be provided!
World History Day presentations -
The 6th graders have been working on a World History Day project on "Breaking Barriers" paying attention to Minnesota connections. The judging will take place on February 25th in the afternoon and parents are invited to check out the projects Tuesday evening from 5:30 - 6:30.
Feb. 21 - BB @ HLOF - There is a $7 meal available at HLOF as a fundraiser for FCCLA
Feb. 22 - GB v. Edgerton @ 11 (Worthington - Super Saturday)
Feb. 24 - GB (in Worthington)
Feb. 25 - World History Day presentations
Feb. 25 - Board Meeting
Feb. 26 - Driver's Ed starts
Feb. 28 - GB (in Marshall)
Feb. 29 - BB v. HLOF @ 12:30 (Worthington - Super Saturday)
Mar. 2 - 6 pm Washington, D.C. trip info (pizza provided)