Monthly Archives: February 2016

Feb 29

Today’s Breakfast: French toast, links, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: soft shell tacos, refried beans, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: breakfast bagel, fruit, juice and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: beef sticks (chicken fried steak), smiley potatoes, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, muffin, and milk

At 2:30 on Friday, students will assembly in the gym to meet with Reid Johnson to help kick off our PAC school-wide fundraiser. All money raised will go towards playground equipment. To help encourage students, we have decided to do dress up days next week.
Monday: Pajama Day
Tuesday: Hat/Crazy Hair Day
Wednesday: Tiger Pride Day (wear your favorite Groton gear or colors)
Student Challenge: Be a leader. Instead of standing back in the crowd, step up and show some positive leadership this week.
Preschool screening will be at the high school today and tomorrow.

Monday, Feb 29, 2016
Time Event Details
TBD Basketball:Boys Varsity Region 1A
vs. Webster Area @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

Starting 20 minutes after 4:30 game.

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016
Time Event Details
TBD Basketball:Boys Varsity Region 1A
vs. TBA @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

Semi-final games start at 6pm

Friday, Mar 4, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate

State Debate – Aberdeen
FFA Redfield CDE
Redfield High School

State Debate
Aberdeen Central High School
Saturday, Mar 5, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate

State Debate – Aberdeen
DI Regional

State Debate
Aberdeen Central High School
Sunday, Mar 6, 2016
Time Event Details
3:00pm
7:00pm Open Gym
GHS Arena

JK-8th Grade 3:00-5:00 6th-12th Grade 5:00-7:00

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Feb 26

February 26, 2016
Today’s Breakfast: cinnamon roll, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: garlic cheese bread, green beans, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: French toast, links, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: soft shell tacos, refried beans, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

At 2:30 on Friday, March 4, FCCLA students will be coming to each of the classrooms to talk about the pop tab collection for the Ronald McDonald House.
Groton Area Destination Imagination will be hosting their Dessert Theater on February 28. It will be held in the GES gym from 3-5. Please join the Groton DI teams as they present their first public performances to solve this years’ challenges. Hope to see you there.
Student Challenge: Lend a helping hand. Whether it is a neighbor, friend, teacher, or parent please take the time to help someone who is in need.
Friday, Feb 26, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate
Brookings High School

FFA Teacher Appreciation Breakfast
GHS Gymnasium
TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament
Rapid City @ Rapid City

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate
Brookings High School

TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament
Rapid City @ Rapid City
9:00am Basketball:Boys 7th/8th Jamboree
Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

9:00am Robotics
Mitchell Technical Institute

Robotics Competition

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Feb 25

February 25, 2016
Today’s Breakfast: breakfast pizza, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: (CHANGE) chicken patties, French fries, fresh and canned fruit, carrots and dip, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: cinnamon roll, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: garlic cheese bread, green beans, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Groton Area Destination Imagination will be hosting their Dessert Theater on February 28. It will be held in the GES gym from 3-5. Please join the Groton DI teams as they present their first public performances to solve this years’ challenges. Hope to see you there.
Student Challenge: Lend a helping hand. Whether it is a neighbor, friend, teacher, or parent please take the time to help someone who is in need.
FFA Schedule
9:00 – 9:30 – 2nd Grade
9:30 – 10:00 – 1st Grade
11:00 – 11:30 – Kindergarten
11:30 – 12:00 – 3rd Grade

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Time Event Details
TBD Basketball:Girls Varsity Region 1A
TBA vs. Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

Semi-final games start at 6pm
FFA Farm Safety Day
Groton Area Elementary School

Friday, Feb 26, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate
Brookings High School

FFA Teacher Appreciation Breakfast
GHS Gymnasium
TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament
Rapid City @ Rapid City

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate
Brookings High School

TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament
Rapid City @ Rapid City
9:00am Basketball:Boys 7th/8th Jamboree
Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

9:00am Robotics
Mitchell Technical Institute

Robotics Competition

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Feb. 24

February 24, 2016
Today’s Breakfast: egg omelet, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: Bar-B-Q, French fries, romaine salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: breakfast pizza, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: (CHANGE) chicken patties, French fries, fresh and canned fruit, carrots and dip, and milk

Groton Area Destination Imagination will be hosting their Dessert Theater on February 28. It will be held in the GES gym from 3-5. Please join the Groton DI teams as they present their first public performances to solve this years’ challenges. Hope to see you there.

Student Challenge: Lend a helping hand. Whether it is a neighbor, friend, teacher, or parent please take the time to help someone who is in need.
Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Time Event Details
TBD Basketball:Girls Varsity Region 1A
TBA vs. Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

Semi-final games start at 6pm
FFA Farm Safety Day
Groton Area Elementary School

Friday, Feb 26, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate
Brookings High School

FFA Teacher Appreciation Breakfast
GHS Gymnasium
TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament
Rapid City @ Rapid City

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate
Brookings High School

TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament
Rapid City @ Rapid City
9:00am Basketball:Boys 7th/8th Jamboree
Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

9:00am Robotics
Mitchell Technical Institute

Robotics Competition

Sunday, Feb 28, 2016
Time Event Details
3:00pm
7:00pm Open Gym
GHS Arena

JK-8th Grade 3:00-5:00 6th-12th Grade 5:00-7:00

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February 23, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: mini pancakes, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: chicken soup, grilled cheese, carrots, and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk Tomorrow’s Breakfast: egg omelet, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: Bar-B-Q, French fries, romaine salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Spring pictures are today!!
Staff and Students: Representatives from FJJ will be around again today. We will be having our second meeting today after school in the 5th grade room.
Student Challenge: Lend a helping hand. Whether it is a neighbor, friend, teacher, or parent please take the time to help someone who is in need.
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
Time Event Details
TBD Basketball:Girls Varsity Region 1A
TBA vs. Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

1st Round games start at 4:30pm
8:30am LifeTouch Pictures
GHS Arena and Elementary Gym

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Time Event Details
TBD Basketball:Girls Varsity Region 1A
TBA vs. Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

Semi-final games start at 6pm
FFA Farm Safety Day
Groton Area Elementary School

Friday, Feb 26, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate
Brookings High School

FFA Teacher Appreciation Breakfast
GHS Gymnasium
TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament
Rapid City @ Rapid City

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016
Time Event Details
Debate
Brookings High School

TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament
Rapid City @ Rapid City
9:00am Basketball:Boys 7th/8th Jamboree
Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

9:00am Robotics
Mitchell Technical Institute

Robotics Competition

Sunday, Feb 28, 2016
Time Event Details
3:00pm
7:00pm Open Gym
GHS Arena

JK-8th Grade 3:00-5:00 6th-12th Grade 5:00-7:00

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Feb 22

February 22, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk

Today’s Lunch: mini corn dogs, baked beans, broccoli and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Tomorrow’s Breakfast:  mini pancakes, fruit, juice, and milk

Tomorrow’s Lunch: chicken soup, grilled cheese, carrots, and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

 

Spring pictures are tomorrow!!!

Student Challenge:  Lend a helping hand.  Whether it is a neighbor, friend, teacher, or parent please take the time to help someone who is in need.

Monday, Feb 22, 2016

Time Event Details
5:00pm School Board Meeting   (Changed) Groton Area High School

 

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016

Time Event Details
TBD Basketball:Girls Varsity Region 1A TBA vs. Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School
  1st Round games start at 4:30pm
8:30am LifeTouch Pictures GHS Arena and Elementary Gym

 

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016

 

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Time Event Details
TBD Basketball:Girls Varsity Region 1A TBA vs. Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School
  Semi-final games start at 6pm
FFA Farm Safety Day Groton Area Elementary School

 

Friday, Feb 26, 2016

Time Event Details
Debate Brookings High School
FFA Teacher Appreciation Breakfast GHS Gymnasium
TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament Rapid City @ Rapid City

 

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016

Time Event Details
Debate Brookings High School
TBD Wrestling:Boys Varsity State Tournament Rapid City @ Rapid City
9:00am Basketball:Boys 7th/8th Jamboree Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School
9:00am Robotics Mitchell Technical Institute
  Robotics Competition

 

Sunday, Feb 28, 2016

Time Event Details
3:00pm
7:00pm
Open Gym GHS Arena
  JK-8th Grade 3:00-5:00 6th-12th Grade 5:00-7:00

 

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February 19, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: PANCAKE ON STICK, FRUIT, JUICE-MILK
Today’s Lunch: FISH NUGGET, TRI TATER, BROCCOLI AND DIP, FRESH AND CAN FRUIT Tomorrow’s Breakfast: cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: mini corn dogs, baked beans, broccoli and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Students: I please stay out of the “sloughs” that are taking over our playground area. (Please stay out of the water!)
Take home your boots, snow pants, gloves, and hats so they can dry out over the weekend.
Spring pictures will be on February 23.
Student Challenge: Pick up the phone and call someone! So many times we forget about the things that really matter in life and one of them is family. Take the time this week to call a relative you don’t always get a chance to talk to and brighten their day.
This is the last week to collect Box Tops for this school year.
Friday, Feb 19, 2016
Time Event Details
3:00pm Basketball:Boys 7th/8th Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

7th grade game at 3pm 8th grade game at 4pm
5:15pm Basketball:Boys C Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

Boys C game at 5:15pm
6:30pm Basketball:Boys Varsity Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016
Time Event Details

Show Choir Murder Mystery Dinner

9:00am Robotics
Sioux Falls Washington High School

Robotics Competition
10:00am Wrestling:Boys Varsity Regional
Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School
Sunday, Feb 21, 2016
Time Event Details
Youth Wrestling Tournament
GHS Arena

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February 18, 2016

February 18, 2016
Today’s Breakfast: breakfast bagel, fruit, juice and milk
Today’s Lunch: Super Nacho’s, refried beans, lettuce, lettuce, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: PANCAKE ON STICK, FRIUT, JUICE-MILK
Tomorrow’s Lunch: FISH NUGGET, TRI TATER, BROCOOLI AND DIP, FRESH AND CAN FRUIT

Students and Staff: Please be quiet in the hallways this morning because we are testing in Mrs. Donley’s room. This may require some extra monitoring if necessary. Today she will start at 12:30 with the 2nd graders and 3rd grade at 1:30
Here are the winners from the Book Fair:
Preschool, JK—-Ian Kutter
Kdg. 1st, 2nd—-Rylee Rose
3rd, 4th, 5th—-Axel Warrington
Students: Please be mindful of the amount of snow outside and take the time to clean it off yourselves when you come in from recess.
Spring pictures will be on February 23.
Student Challenge: Pick up the phone and call someone! So many times we forget about the things that really matter in life and one of them is family. Take the time this week to call a relative you don’t always get a chance to talk to and brighten their day.
Students – This is the last week to collect Box Tops for this school year.
Thursday, Feb 18, 2016
Time Event Details
State FFA Proficiency Judging
Webster Area High School

5:15pm Basketball:Girls C Game
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School

Girls C game at 5:15pm
6:30pm Basketball:Girls Varsity Game
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School

Friday, Feb 19, 2016
Time Event Details
3:00pm Basketball:Boys 7th/8th Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

7th grade game at 3pm 8th grade game at 4pm
5:15pm Basketball:Boys C Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

Boys C game at 5:15pm
6:30pm Basketball:Boys Varsity Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

Saturday, Feb 20, 2016
Time Event Details

Show Choir Murder Mystery Dinner

9:00am Robotics
Sioux Falls Washington High School

Robotics Competition
10:00am Wrestling:Boys Varsity Regional
Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

Sunday, Feb 21, 2016
Time Event Details
Youth Wrestling Tournament
GHS Arena

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February 17, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: cinnamon roll, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: lasagna hot dish, corn, tea bun, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: breakfast bagel, fruit, juice and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: Super Nacho’s, refried beans, lettuce, lettuce, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Students and Staff: After the 10:00 recess please make sure you are quiet in the hallway because we are testing in Mrs. Donley’s room.
Here are the winners from the Book Fair:
Preschool, JK—-Ian Kutter
Kdg. 1st, 2nd—-Rylee Rose
3rd, 4th, 5th—-Axel Warrington
Students: Please be mindful of the amount of snow outside and take the time to clean it off yourselves when you come in from recess.
Spring pictures will be on February 23.
Student Challenge: Pick up the phone and call someone! So many times we forget about the things that really matter in life and one of them is family. Take the time this week to call a relative you don’t always get a chance to talk to and brighten their day.
Students – This is the last week to collect Box Tops for this school year.
Thursday, Feb 18, 2016
Time Event Details
State FFA Proficiency Judging
Webster Area High School

5:15pm Basketball:Girls C Game
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School

Girls C game at 5:15pm
6:30pm Basketball:Girls Varsity Game
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School

Friday, Feb 19, 2016
Time Event Details
3:00pm Basketball:Boys 7th/8th Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

7th grade game at 3pm 8th grade game at 4pm
5:15pm Basketball:Boys C Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

Boys C game at 5:15pm
6:30pm Basketball:Boys Varsity Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

Saturday, Feb 20, 2016
Time Event Details
Elementary PAC Boys Basketball Tournament
Groton Area High School

Show Choir Murder Mystery Dinner

9:00am Robotics
Sioux Falls Washington High School

Robotics Competition
10:00am Wrestling:Boys Varsity Regional
Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School

Sunday, Feb 21, 2016
Time Event Details
Youth Wrestling Tournament
GHS Arena

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February 16, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: French toast, links, fruit, juice and milk
Today’s Lunch: chicken patty, sandwich, French fries, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: cinnamon roll, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: lasagna hot dish, corn, tea bun, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Students: Please be mindful of the amount of snow outside and take the time to clean it off yourselves when you come in from recess.
Spring pictures will be on February 23.
Student Challenge: Pick up the phone and call someone! So many times we forget about the things that really matter in life and one of them is family. Take the time this week to call a relative you don’t always get a chance to talk to and brighten their day.
Students – we are starting our Spring Box Tops Collection. Bring in your box tops starting this week and help your class win the prize for most box tops collected. The money we receive from our Box Tops will go towards the new playground equipment we are looking to get for our playground.
Thursday, Feb 18, 2016
Time Event Details
State FFA Proficiency Judging
Webster Area High School

5:15pm Basketball:Girls C Game
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School

Girls C game at 5:15pm
6:30pm Basketball:Girls Varsity Game
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School
Friday, Feb 19, 2016
Time Event Details
3:00pm Basketball:Boys 7th/8th Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

7th grade game at 3pm 8th grade game at 4pm
5:15pm Basketball:Boys C Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena

Boys C game at 5:15pm
6:30pm Basketball:Boys Varsity Game
vs. Redfield-Doland @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016
Time Event Details
Elementary PAC Boys Basketball Tournament
Groton Area High School

Show Choir Murder Mystery Dinner

9:00am Robotics
Sioux Falls Washington High School

Robotics Competition
10:00am Wrestling:Boys Varsity Regional
Britton-Hecla School @ Britton-Hecla High School
Sunday, Feb 21, 2016
Time Event Details
Youth Wrestling Tournament
GHS Arena

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