Monthly Archives: December 2015

Dec. 18, 2015

December 18, 2015
Today’s Breakfast: cinnamon roll, fruit, yogurt, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: soft shell tacos, refried beans, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Christmas Concert today at 2:00 in the high school gymnasium. We will begin loading students on the buses at 1:40. Students will enter by the weight room doors and leave their bags/coats in the Arena on the bleachers. Students have the option of going home with their parents or riding the bus after the concert. All students will need to be picked up at the high school.

Morning Concert Practice will begin at 8:45 with the 5th graders loading the bus at 8:40. The rest of the elementary will begin practice at 9:15. KG-4 grade students will begin loading buses at 9:00. Student can leave their coats in the arena on the bleachers.

Friday
Debate at Brookings
Elementary Christmas Concert starting at 2:00 in HS Gymnasium
Basketball Double Header in Duel starting at 4:00

Saturday:
Debate at Brookings
Wrestling in Milbank starting at 11:00 am

Sunday: Open Gym 3:00 at high school

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December 17, 2015

Today’s Breakfast: Breakfast Bags
Today’s Lunch: hot ham and cheese sandwich, French fries, lettuces salad, fresh fruit
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: cinnamon roll, fruit, yogurt, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: soft shell tacos, refried beans, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Two Hour Late Start/PE & Music Schedule
AM
10:35-10:55 – 4th Grade
10:55-11:15 – 3rd Grade
11:15-11:35 – 5th Grade
11:35-11:55 – 5th Grade Band
PM
2:05-2:20 – 2nd Grade
2:20-2:35 – Kindergarten
2:35-2:50 – 1st Grade
2:50-3:10 Junior Kindergarten (T/TH)

Christmas Concert this Friday at 2:00 at the High School Gymnasium. Students have the option of going home with their parents or riding the bus after the concert. All students will need to be picked up at the high school.

Attention 5th grade boys and girls: The Aberdeen Babysitting Clinic is scheduled for December 29, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Students who participate in the NESD AHEC Babysitting Clinic will learn basic CPR for child and infant, basic First-Aid, and basic babysitting information. The cost of the training is $55 per student. Call 229-8309 to pre-register (PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED).

Yearbooks are now on sale. They will be $50.00 for the book – $5.00 for personalization and $3.00 for any icons they would like on there as well. This price will be good until January 8th (End of first Semester). After that – the price goes up!!!

It is that time of year again that 5th grade needs 2 liter pop bottles. If you use 2 liter bottles over the next few weeks please save them for Mrs. Hendrickson. The Pepsi ones work the best, but will also take coke.

Thursday:
MS/HS Christmas Concert starting at 7:00

Friday
Debate at Brookings
Elementary Christmas Concert starting at 2:00 in HS Gymnasium
Basketball Double Header in Duel starting at 4:00

Saturday:
Debate at Brookings
Wrestling in Milbank starting at 11:00 am

Sunday:
Open Gym at 3:00 in Arena

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December 15, 2015

Today’s Breakfast: Bags
Today’s Lunch: pizza, green beans, lettuce salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: egg and cheese omelet, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: soft shell tacos, refried beans, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

One Hour Late Start PE/Health Schedule
AM
9:35-9:55 – 4th Grade
9:55-10:15 – 3rd Grade
10:15-10:35 – 5th Grade
10:35-10:55 – 5th Grade Band
PM
1:45-2:05 – 2nd Grade
2:05-2:25 – Kindergarten
2:25-2:45 – 1st Grade
2:50-3:10 – Junior Kindergarten (T/TH)

Attention Students and Staff: Thursday will be Christmas dress up day. Break out those beautiful Christmas sweaters or simply wear red and green.

Christmas Concert this Friday at 2:00 at the High School Gymnasium. Students have the option of going home with their parents or riding the bus after the concert. All students will need to be picked up at the high school.

Preschool screening for 3 year olds today will be starting at 9:30. Please contact Heidi to double check your assigned time or to schedule a time if you did not receive a letter in the mail.

Attention 5th grade boys and girls: The Aberdeen Babysitting Clinic is scheduled for December 29, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Students who participate in the NESD AHEC Babysitting Clinic will learn basic CPR for child and infant, basic First-Aid, and basic babysitting information. The cost of the training is $55 per student. Call 229-8309 to pre-register (PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED).

Yearbooks are now on sale. They will be $50.00 for the book – $5.00 for personalization and $3.00 for any icons they would like on there as well. This price will be good until January 8th (End of first Semester). After that – the price goes up!!!

It is that time of year again that 5th grade needs 2 liter pop bottles. If you use 2 liter bottles over the next few weeks please save them for Mrs. Hendrickson. The Pepsi ones work the best, but will also take coke.

Tuesday:
Debate at Watertown
Boys Basketball vs. Hitchcock-Tulare in Groton starting at 6:30

Thursday:
MS/HS Christmas Concert starting at 7:00

Friday
Debate at Brookings
Elementary Christmas Concert starting at 2:00 in HS Gymnasium
Basketball Double Header in Duel starting at 4:00

Saturday:
Debate at Brookings
Wrestling in Milbank starting at 11:00 am

Sunday:
Open Gym at 3:00 in Arena

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December 14, 2015

Today’s Breakfast: cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: Submarines, potato chips, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: mini pancakes, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: pizza, green beans, lettuce salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Attention Students and Staff: Thursday will be Christmas dress up day. Break out those beautiful Christmas sweaters or simply wear red and green.

Christmas Concert this Friday at 2:00 at the High School Gymnasium. Students have the option of going home with their parents or riding the bus after the concert. All students will need to be picked up at the high school.

Preschool screening for 3 year olds Tuesday, December 15. Please contact Heidi to double check your assigned time or to schedule a time if you did not receive a letter in the mail.

Attention 5th grade boys and girls: The Aberdeen Babysitting Clinic is scheduled for December 29, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Students who participate in the NESD AHEC Babysitting Clinic will learn basic CPR for child and infant, basic First-Aid, and basic babysitting information. The cost of the training is $55 per student. Call 229-8309 to pre-register (PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED).

Yearbooks are now on sale. They will be $50.00 for the book – $5.00 for personalization and $3.00 for any icons they would like on there as well. This price will be good until January 8th (End of first Semester). After that – the price goes up!!!

It is that time of year again that 5th grade needs 2 liter pop bottles. If you use 2 liter bottles over the next few weeks please save them for Mrs. Hendrickson. The Pepsi ones work the best, but will also take coke.

Upcoming Events:
Monday:
Girls Basketball at Tiospa Zina starting at 6:30.
JH Girls Basketball at Warner starting at 6:30
School Board Meeting at 7:00

Tuesday:
Debate at Watertown
Boys Basketball vs. Hitchcock-Tulare in Groton starting at 6:30

Thursday:
MS/HS Christmas Concert starting at 7:00

Friday

Debate at Brookings
Elementary Christmas Concert starting at 2:00 in HS Gymnasium
Basketball Double Header in Duel starting at 4:00

Saturday:
Debate at Brookings
Wrestling in Milbank starting at 11:00 am

Sunday:
Open Gym at 3:00 in Arena

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December 10, 2015

Today’s Breakfast: French toast sticks, sausage links, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: Turkey dinner
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: pancake on a stick, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: Super nachos, French fries, lettuce, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Attention 5th grade boys and girls: The Aberdeen Babysitting Clinic is scheduled for December 29, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Students who participate in the NESD AHEC Babysitting Clinic will learn basic CPR for child and infant, basic First-Aid, and basic babysitting information. The cost of the training is $55 per student. Call 229-8309 to pre-register (PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED).

For Sale by Groton Area Cheerleaders: Hats- $10, Headbands- $8, and Lanyards- $2. Flyers are available in the main door entranceway.

Yearbooks are now on sale. They will be $50.00 for the book – $5.00 for personalization and $3.00 for any icons they would like on there as well. This price will be good until January 8th (End of first Semester). After that – the price goes up!!!

It is that time of year again that 5th grade needs 2 liter pop bottles. If you use 2 liter bottles over the next few weeks please save them for Mrs. Hendrickson. The Pepsi ones work the best, but will also take coke.

Christmas Concert next Friday at 2:00 at the High School Gymnasium. Parent letters will be sent home on Friday. Students have the option of going home with their parents or riding the bus after the concert. All students will need to be picked up at the high school.

Preschool screening for 3 year olds next Tuesday, December 15. Please contact Heidi to double check your assigned time or to schedule a time if you did not receive a letter in the mail.

Upcoming Events:
Thursday:
7th/8th Girls basketball vs. Ipswich at Groton starting at 6:30

Saturday:
Debate at Groton TBA
Robotics at Rapid City starting at 9:00
Wrestling at LaMoure High School starting at 10:00
Basketball Double Header vs. Leola/Frederick starting at 3:00. NO JV Girls.

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December 9, 2015

December 9, 2015
Today’s Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: hot dogs, baked beans, broccoli and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: French toast sticks, sausage links, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: Turkey dinner

Attention 5th grade boys and girls: The Aberdeen Babysitting Clinic is scheduled for December 29, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Students who participate in the NESD AHEC Babysitting Clinic will learn basic CPR for child and infant, basic First-Aid, and basic babysitting information. The cost of the training is $55 per student. Call 229-8309 to pre-register (PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED).

For Sale by Groton Area Cheerleaders: Hats- $10, Headbands- $8, and Lanyards- $2. Flyers are available in the main door entranceway.
Yearbooks are now on sale. They will be $50.00 for the book – $5.00 for personalization and $3.00 for any icons they would like on there as well. This price will be good until January 8th (End of first Semester). After that – the price goes up!!!

It is that time of year again that 5th grade needs 2 liter pop bottles. If you use 2 liter bottles over the next few weeks please save them for Mrs. Hendrickson. The Pepsi ones work the best, but will also take coke.

Christmas Concert next Friday at 2:00 at the High School Gymnasium.

Preschool screening for 3 year olds next Tuesday, December 15. Please contact Heidi to double check your assigned time or to schedule a time if you did not receive a letter in the mail.

Upcoming Events:
Thursday:
7th/8th Girls basketball vs. Ipswich at Groton starting at 6:30

Saturday:
Debate at Groton TBA
Robotics at Rapid City starting at 9:00
Wrestling at LaMoure High School starting at 10:00
Basketball Double Header vs. Leola/Frederick starting at 3:00. NO JV Girls.

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December 8

December 8, 2015
Today’s Breakfast: cinnamon roll, fruit, yogurt, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: lasagna hot dish, corn, tea bun, romaine salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: French toast sticks, sausage links, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: hot dogs, baked beans, broccoli and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Attention 5th grade boys and girls: The Aberdeen Babysitting Clinic is scheduled for December 29, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Students who participate in the NESD AHEC Babysitting Clinic will learn basic CPR for child and infant, basic First-Aid, and basic babysitting information. The cost of the training is $55 per student. Call 229-8309 to pre-register (PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED).

For Sale by Groton Area Cheerleaders: Hats- $10, Headbands- $8, and Lanyards- $2. Flyers are available in the main door entranceway.
Yearbooks are now on sale. They will be $50.00 for the book – $5.00 for personalization and $3.00 for any icons they would like on there as well. This price will be good until January 8th (End of first Semester). After that – the price goes up!!!

It is that time of year again that 5th grade needs 2 liter pop bottles. If you use 2 liter bottles over the next few weeks please save them for Mrs. Hendrickson. The Pepsi ones work the best, but will also take coke.

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December 7

December 7, 2015
Today’s Breakfast: breakfast pizza, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: cheese sticks, puzzle tots, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: cinnamon roll, fruit, yogurt, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: lasagna hot dish, corn, tea bun, romaine salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Attention All Girls JK-5th: Today at 3:00 we will be holding a short assembly in the gym. Representatives from the Girls Scouts will be here to quickly talk with you.

Attention 5th grade boys and girls: The Aberdeen Babysitting Clinic is scheduled for December 29, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Students who participate in the NESD AHEC Babysitting Clinic will learn basic CPR for child and infant, basic First-Aid, and basic babysitting information. The cost of the training is $55 per student. Call 229-8309 to pre-register (PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED).

For Sale by Groton Area Cheerleaders: Hats- $10, Headbands- $8, and Lanyards- $2. Flyers are available in the main door entranceway.

Yearbooks are now on sale. They will be $50.00 for the book – $5.00 for personalization and $3.00 for any icons they would like on there as well. This price will be good until January 8th (End of first Semester). After that – the price goes up!!!

It is that time of year again that 5th grade needs 2 liter pop bottles. If you use 2 liter bottles over the next few weeks please save them for Mrs. Hendrickson. The Pepsi ones work the best, but will also take coke.

There will be a meeting for all JK-5th grade girls interesting in joining girl scouts on December 7th at 6:00 in the elementary music room. Flyers are posted at the entrance of the school.
If anyone has not yet turned in their OST clothing order forms please do so now.

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December 2, 2015

Today’s Breakfast:
Today’s Lunch: bar-b-que, French fries, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast:
Tomorrow’s Lunch: Meatballs, baked potato, tea buns, mixed vegetable, canned and fresh fruit, and milk
Students: When punching your numbers in at lunch please slow down to give Mrs. Kjelden a chance to see if the number you entered was correct.

Attention 5th grade boys and girls: The Aberdeen Babysitting Clinic is scheduled for December 29, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm. Students who participate in the NESD AHEC Babysitting Clinic will learn basic CPR for child and infant, basic First-Aid, and basic babysitting information. The cost of the training is $55 per student. Call 229-8309 to pre-register (PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED).

Snow is coming!! Students please start bringing your hats, gloves, boots, and snow pants.
Student: Please take the time to check the lost and found to claim your lost items. The table is getting full.
For Sale by Groton Area Cheerleaders: Hats- $10, Headbands- $8, and Lanyards- $2. Flyers are available in the main door entranceway.

Yearbooks are now on sale. They will be $50.00 for the book – $5.00 for personalization and $3.00 for any icons they would like on there as well. This price will be good until January 8th (End of first Semester). After that – the price goes up!!!

It is that time of year again that 5th grade needs 2 liter pop bottles. If you use 2 liter bottles over the next few weeks please save them for Mrs. Hendrickson. The Pepsi ones work the best, but will also take coke.

There will be a meeting for all JK-5th grade girls interesting in joining girl scouts on December 7th at 6:00 in the elementary music room. Flyers are posted at the entrance of the school.

OST is selling Groton Area t-shirts and sweatshirts. Forms are due back on December 3rd.

Two Hour Late Start for Music/PE

AM
10:35-10:55 – 4th Grade
10:55-11:15 – 3rd Grade
11:15-11:35 – 5th Grade
11:35-11:55 – 5th Grade Band

PM
2:05-2:20 – 2nd Grade
2:20-2:35 – Kindergarten
2:35-2:50 – 1st Grade
2:50-3:10 Junior Kindergarten (T/TH)

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Dec 1st 2015

December 1, 2015
Today’s Breakfast: breakfast bagel, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: pizza crunchers, sweet potato fries, lettuce, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: pancake on a stick, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: Meatballs, baked potato, tea buns, mixed vegetable, canned and fresh fruit, and milk
PE/Music Schedule:
AM
10:35-10:55 – 4th Grade
10:55-11:15 – 3rd Grade
11:15-11:35 – 5th Grade
11:35-11:55 – 5th Grade Band

PM
2:05-2:20 – 2nd Grade
2:20-2:35 – Kindergarten
2:35-2:50 – 1st Grade
2:50-3:10 Junior Kindergarten (T/TH)

Snow is coming!! Students please start bringing your hats, gloves, boots, and snow pants.
Student: Please take the time to check the lost and found to claim your lost items. The table is getting full.
For Sale by Groton Area Cheerleaders: Hats- $10, Headbands- $8, and Lanyards- $2. Flyers are available in the main door entranceway.
Yearbooks are now on sale. They will be $50.00 for the book – $5.00 for personalization and $3.00 for any icons they would like on there as well. This price will be good until January 8th (End of first Semester). After that – the price goes up!!!
It is that time of year again that 5th grade needs 2 liter pop bottles. If you use 2 liter bottles over the next few weeks please save them for Mrs. Hendrickson. The Pepsi ones work the best, but will also take coke.
There will be a meeting for all JK-5th grade girls interesting in joining girl scouts on December 7th at 6:00 in the elementary music room. Flyers are posted at the entrance of the school.
OST is selling Groton Area t-shirts and sweatshirts. Forms are due back on December 3rd.

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