Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 29, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: pancake on a stick, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: pizza, vegetables, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: breakfast bagels, fruit, juice and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: chicken tenders, baked tiny potatoes, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

DI is once again taking orders for and serving smoked Pork Loin meals before the Elementary and MS/HS Spring Concerts next week. To preorder, please visit grotonarea.com and look for the link. Preorders are due by Friday, April 30.
5th grade students will be doing their SBAC testing this week from 9:00-12:00 in the computer labs today. Please remind students they need to be quiet when walking by the labs. Please double check the lab in the afternoon before testing in case students are working on makeup tests.
Students: “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt

Students: Please do you best to use the rugs at each of the entryways to clean off your boots/shoes.

Students interested in playing baseball please don’t forget to sign-up online. http://city.grotonsd.gov/baseballsignup.html

Friday, Apr 29, 2016
Time Event Details
1:00pm Track: Varsity Meet
Sisseton @ Sisseton High School

6:30pm FFA Banquet
GHS Gymnasium

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April 28

April 28, 2016
Today’s Breakfast: breakfast pizza, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: various nuggets, French fries, lettuce, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: pancake on a stick, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: pizza, vegetables, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Teachers and Students: Due to the recent sewer break in the kitchen we will be using plastic trays for the rest of the year. Starting today, kitchen staff will be handing out the milk in the gym as it is hard to carry on a plastic tray.

DI is once again taking orders for and serving smoked Pork Loin meals before the Elementary and MS/HS Spring Concerts next week. To preorder, please visit grotonarea.com and look for the link. Preorders are due by Friday, April 30.
5th grade students will be doing their SBAC testing this week from 9:00-12:00 in the computer labs today. Please remind students they need to be quiet when walking by the labs. Please double check the lab in the afternoon before testing in case students are working on makeup tests.
Students: “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt

Students: Please do you best to use the rugs at each of the entryways to clean off your boots/shoes.

Students interested in playing baseball please don’t forget to sign-up online. http://city.grotonsd.gov/baseballsignup.html

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016
Time Event Details
10:00am Golf:Girls Varsity Meet
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Golf Course
3:30pm Track: 7th/8th Meet CANCELLED
vs. TBA @ Groton Area High School

7:00pm FCCLA Style Show
GHS Gymnasium

Friday, Apr 29, 2016
Time Event Details
1:00pm Track: Varsity Meet
Sisseton @ Sisseton High School

6:30pm FFA Banquet
GHS Gymnasium

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April 26, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: mini pancakes, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: mini corn dogs, baked beans, carrots, and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: egg omelet, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: tomato soup, grilled cheese, broccoli, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Just a quick reminder to all students and staff that there is a track meet going on today and to be extra careful on the playground.
5th grade students will be doing their SBAC testing this week from 9:00-12:00 in the computer labs on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Please remind students they need to be quiet when walking by the labs. Please double check the lab in the afternoon before testing in case students are working on makeup tests.
Students: “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt

Students: Please do you best to use the rugs at each of the entryways to clean off your boots/shoes.

Students interested in playing baseball please don’t forget to sign-up online. http://city.grotonsd.gov/baseballsignup.html

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016
Time Event Details
Ag Fair
Aberdeen
11:30am Track: Varsity Meet
vs. TBA @ Groton Area High School

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016
Time Event Details
Biology II Health Science Career Day
Aberdeen

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016
Time Event Details
10:00am Golf:Girls Varsity Meet
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Golf Course
3:30pm Track: 7th/8th Meet
vs. TBA @ Groton Area High School

7:00pm FCCLA Style Show
GHS Gymnasium

Friday, Apr 29, 2016
Time Event Details
1:00pm Track: Varsity Meet
Sisseton @ Sisseton High School

6:30pm FFA Banquet
GHS Gymnasium

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April 21, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: breakfast bagel, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: Bar-B-Q, potato chips, broccoli, and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: pancake on a stick, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: quesadilla, green beans, romaine salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Students will be doing their SBAC testing this week in the computer labs. Testing sessions are in the morning this week from 9:00-12:00. Please remind students they need to be quiet when walking by the labs. Please double check the lab in the afternoon before testing in case students are working on makeup tests.
Students: “Be in the moment! Focus on what you’re doing, when you’re doing it!”
DI will be hosting their annual 5K on April 23. Registration forms were sent home with elementary students or are available on the Groton Area Website. To guarantee a shirt, please register by April 1st. Registrations accepted until the day of the event.
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016
Time Event Details
10:00am Track: Varsity Meet
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016
Time Event Details
5:00 Elementary PAC Carnival
Groton Area High School

10:00am Track: Varsity Meet
Ipswich @ Ipswich High School

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April 20, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: cinnamon roll, yogurt, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: hot dog wraps, French fries, carrot and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: breakfast bagel, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: Bar-B-Q, potato chips, broccoli, and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Students will be doing their SBAC testing this week in the computer labs. Testing sessions are in the morning this week from 9:00-12:00. Please remind students they need to be quiet when walking by the labs. Please double check the lab in the afternoon before testing in case students are working on makeup tests.
Students: “Be in the moment! Focus on what you’re doing, when you’re doing it!”
There will be no homework help after school next week.
DI will be hosting their annual 5K on April 23. Registration forms were sent home with elementary students or are available on the Groton Area Website. To guarantee a shirt, please register by April 1st. Registrations accepted until the day of the event.
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016
Time Event Details
10:00am Track: Varsity Meet
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016
Time Event Details
5:00 Elementary PAC Carnival
Groton Area High School

10:00am Track: Varsity Meet
Ipswich @ Ipswich High School

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April 19, 2016

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: cinnamon roll, yogurt, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: hot dog wraps, French fries, carrot and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Students will be doing their SBAC testing this week in the computer labs. Testing sessions are in the morning this week from 9:00-12:00. Please remind students they need to be quiet when walking by the labs. Please double check the lab in the afternoon before testing in case students are working on makeup tests.
You are welcome to wear shorts when the weather is appropriate. Please remember it can be a little chilly in the morning, so it is my hope that you and your parents will make the appropriate decision.
Students: “Be in the moment! Focus on what you’re doing, when you’re doing it!”
There will be no homework help after school next week.
DI will be hosting their annual 5K on April 23. Registration forms were sent home with elementary students or are available on the Groton Area Website. To guarantee a shirt, please register by April 1st. Registrations accepted until the day of the event.
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016
Time Event Details
10:00am Track: Varsity Meet
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016
Time Event Details
5:00 Elementary PAC Carnival
Groton Area High School

10:00am Track: Varsity Meet
Ipswich @ Ipswich High School

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April 18, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: breakfast pizza, fruit, juice and milk
Today’s Lunch: chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, lettuce, 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
Students will be doing their SBAC testing this week in the computer labs. Testing sessions are in the morning this week from 9:00-12:00. Please remind students they need to be quiet when walking by the labs.
You are welcome to wear shorts when the weather is appropriate. Please remember it can be a little chilly in the morning, so it is my hope that you and your parents will make the appropriate decision.
Students: “Be in the moment! Focus on what you’re doing, when you’re doing it!”
There will be no homework help after school next week.
DI will be hosting their annual 5K on April 23. Registration forms were sent home with elementary students or are available on the Groton Area Website. To guarantee a shirt, please register by April 1st. Registrations accepted until the day of the event.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016
Time Event Details
3:45pm Track: 7th/8th Meet
Milbank @ Milbank High School

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016
Time Event Details
10:00am Track: Varsity Meet
Redfield-Doland @ Redfield Jr-Sr High School

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016
Time Event Details
5:00 Elementary PAC Carnival
Groton Area High School

10:00am Track: Varsity Meet
Ipswich @ Ipswich High School

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April 15, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: egg omelet, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: shrimp popper, mixed vegetables, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: breakfast pizza, fruit, juice and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, lettuce, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Congratulations to the top 10 students from the fundraiser that get a taxi ride. Be ready to get a ride from now until the end of the school year. You never know when or where you might get one!!! Congratulations to the KG for selling the most items and winning the ice cream party. It was a very close race between many of the grades.
1. Kaden Kampa, 3rd Grade, 55 items
2. Wyatt Hagen, Preschool, 46 items
3. Ryder Johnson, 2nd Grade, 35 items
4. Nathan Unzen, 2nd Grade, 29 items
5. Chesney Weber, K, 28 items
6. Easton Weber, K, 26 items
7. Cadence Feist, 4th Grade, 25 items
8. Jayden Helvig, 1st Grade, 25 items
9. Walker Zoellner, 1st Grade, 25 items
10. Hailey Pray, 2nd Grade, 22 items

Students: You are welcome to wear shorts when the weather is appropriate. Please remember it can be a little chilly in the morning, so it is my hope that you and your parents will make the appropriate decision.
Students: “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theordore Roosevelt. Stand up for what is right and what you believe in.
Students: Please stay away from the rope fence out in the grass area of the playground.
Students: There will be no homework help after school next week.
DI will be hosting their annual 5K on April 23. Registration forms were sent home with elementary students or are available on the Groton Area Website. To guarantee a shirt, please register by April 1st. Registrations accepted until the day of the event.

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016
Time Event Details
Prom
GHS Gymnasium

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April 14, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: mini pancakes, fruit, juice, and milk
Today’s Lunch: hamburgers, French fries, romaine salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: egg omelet, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: shrimp popper, mixed vegetables, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Congratulations to the top 10 students from the fundraiser that get a taxi ride. Be ready to get a ride from now until the end of the school year. You never know when or where you might get one!!! Congratulations to the KG for selling the most items and winning the ice cream party. It was a very close race between many of the grades.

1. Kaden Kampa, 3rd Grade, 55 items
2. Wyatt Hagen, Preschool, 46 items
3. Ryder Johnson, 2nd Grade, 35 items
4. Nathan Unzen, 2nd Grade, 29 items
5. Chesney Weber, K, 28 items
6. Easton Weber, K, 26 items
7. Cadence Feist, 4th Grade, 25 items
8. Jayden Helvig, 1st Grade, 25 items
9. Walker Zoellner, 1st Grade, 25 items
10. Hailey Pray, 2nd Grade, 22 items

Students: You are welcome to wear shorts when the weather is appropriate. Please remember it can be a little chilly in the morning, so it is my hope that you and your parents will make the appropriate decision.

Students and Teacher: Fundraiser items will be delivered today.

Students: “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theordore Roosevelt. Stand up for what is right and what you believe in.

Students: Please stay away from the rope fence out in the grass area of the playground.

Students: There will be no homework help after school next week.

DI will be hosting their annual 5K on April 23. Registration forms were sent home with elementary students or are available on the Groton Area Website. To guarantee a shirt, please register by April 1st. Registrations accepted until the day of the event.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016
Time Event Details
4:00pm<br< td=””></br<> Track: 7th/8th Meet
Sisseton @ Sisseton High School

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016
Time Event Details
Prom
GHS Gymnasium

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April 13, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: cereal, yogurt, fruit, milk, and juice
Today’s Lunch: beef sticks, baked tiny potatoes, broccoli, fresh and canned fruit, and milk
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: mini pancakes, fruit, juice, and milk
Tomorrow’s Lunch: hamburgers, French fries, romaine salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Students: “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theordore Roosevelt. Stand up for what is right and what you believe in.

Students: Please stay away from the rope fence out in the grass area of the playground.

Students: There will be no homework help after school next week.

DI will be hosting their annual 5K on April 23. Registration forms were sent home with elementary students or are available on the Groton Area Website. To guarantee a shirt, please register by April 1st. Registrations accepted until the day of the event.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
Time Event Details
10:00am
1:30pm NSU Math Contest
Northern State University

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016
Time Event Details
4:00pm<br< td=””> Track: 7th/8th Meet
Sisseton @ Sisseton High School

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016
Time Event Details
Prom
GHS Gymnasium

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