Monthly Archives: November 2016

November 29, 2016

 Today’s Breakfast: EGG SANDWICH FRUIT JUICE MILK

Today’s Lunch: CHICKEN STRIPS SMILEY POTATOES CARROTS AND DIP FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT MUFFIN

Tomorrow’s Breakfast: CINNAMON ROLL YOGURT FRUIT JUICE MILK

Tomorrow’s Lunch: TACO SALAD REFRIED BEANS FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT BREADSTICK

 

Students:  If you are in the building after school for extracurricular activities (basketball, DI, girl scouts…) you need to be where you are supposed to be.  Mr. Pigors said there were numerous students running around the school last night.

 

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016

Time Event Details
5:00pm Basketball:Girls 7th/8th Game Clark/Willow Lake @ Clark Junior-Senior High School
  7th grade at 5pm 8th grade at 6pm

 

 

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016

Time Event Details
Practice ACT Test Groton Area High School

 

Friday, Dec 2, 2016

Time Event Details
NE Area Honor Band
State Oral-Interp Festival Harrisburg High School
8:30am
3:30pm
NCRC Test Groton Area High School

 

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016

Time Event Details
NE Area Honor Band
State Oral-Interp Festival Harrisburg High School
10:00am Basketball:Girls 7th/8th Jamboree  vs. TBA @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena
10:00am Wrestling:Boys Varsity Tournament Clark/Willow Lake @ Clark Junior-Senior High School

 

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November 28, 2016  

 

Today’s Breakfast: FRENCH TOAST STICKS LINKS FRUIT JUICE MILK

Today’s Lunch: BAR-B-Q SWEET POTATO TOTS BROCCOLI AND DIP FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT

Tomorrow’s Breakfast: EGG SANDWICH FRUIT JUICE MILK

Tomorrow’s Lunch: CHICKEN STRIPS SMILEY POTATOES CARROTS AND DIP FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT MUFFIN

 

Students and Staff:  A drilling company will be here today to test the soil in the parking lot area and the area outside of 4th grade.  Staff please do not park in the south parking lot and students please stay clear of the drilling equipment.

 

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016

Time Event Details
5:00pm Basketball:Girls 7th/8th Game Clark/Willow Lake @ Clark Junior-Senior High School
  7th grade at 5pm 8th grade at 6pm

 

 

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016

Time Event Details
Practice ACT Test Groton Area High School

 

Friday, Dec 2, 2016

Time Event Details
NE Area Honor Band
State Oral-Interp Festival Harrisburg High School
8:30am
3:30pm
NCRC Test Groton Area High School

 

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016

Time Event Details
NE Area Honor Band
State Oral-Interp Festival Harrisburg High School
10:00am Basketball:Girls 7th/8th Jamboree  vs. TBA @ Groton Area High School
GHS Arena
10:00am Wrestling:Boys Varsity Tournament Clark/Willow Lake @ Clark Junior-Senior High School

 

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November 17, 2016

 

Today’s Breakfast: CHEESE OMLET FRUIT JUICE MILK

Today’s Lunch: TURKEY DINNER MASHED POTATOES CORN DRESSING FRUIT PUMPKIN DESSERT

Tomorrow’s Breakfast: MINI PANCAKES FRUIT JUICE MILK

Tomorrow’s Lunch: HOT HAM AND CHEESE SWEET POTATO TOTS FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT BROCCOLI AND DIP

Girl Scout meeting for tonight (Thursday) has been cancelled. Meeting will be rescheduled at later date.

Students:  Winter is quickly approaching.  It is that time of year to start thinking about bring your winter jackets, hats, gloves, snow pants, and boots!!!

 

The grading window is now open for the 2nd quarter midterms.  Grades are due Monday morning at 8:00 am.  Midterm reports will be sent home on Tuesday before Thanksgiving break.

 

Picture retake day is Today.  Picture forms can be picked up in the office.  Families also have to bring back their other picture packets.

 

Happy American Education Week!  A huge thank you to the elementary staff and everything they do for our children!!

 

Friday, Nov 18, 2016

Time Event Details
Debate and Oral Interp Mitchell High School
5:00pm Basketball:Girls 7th/8th Game Frederick @ Frederick High School
  7th grade at 5pm 8th grade at 6pm

 

Saturday, Nov 19, 2016

Time Event Details
Debate and Oral Interp Mitchell High School
Robotics Harrisburg High School

 

 

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November 16, 2016

 

 

Today’s Breakfast: CINNAMON ROLL YOGURT FRUIT JUICE MILK

Today’s Lunch: MINI CORN DOG FRENCH FRIES BROCCOLI AND DIP FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT

Tomorrow’s Breakfast: CHEESE OMLET FRUIT JUICE MILK

Tomorrow’s Lunch: TURKEY DINNER MASHED POTATOES CORN DRESSING FRUIT PUMPKIN DESSERT

 

Students:  Winter is quickly approaching.  It is that time of year to start thinking about bring your winter jackets, hats, gloves, snow pants, and boots!!!

 

The grading window is now open for the 2nd quarter midterms.  Grades are due Monday morning at 8:00 am.  Midterm reports will be sent home on Tuesday before Thanksgiving break.

 

Picture retake day is on Thursday.  Picture forms can be picked up in the office.  Families also have to bring back their other picture packets.

 

Our Groton area Girl Scout leaders would like to hold a parent information night for new Girl Scouts on Thursday November 17th in the music room starting at 6:00 pm.  Information sheets will be sent home to girls in JK-4th grade.

Happy American Education Week!  A huge thank you to the elementary staff and everything they do for our children!!

 

User Group Design Session Meetings: Today

9:00-Sped

10:00-Administration

12:00-Teacher/General Education

1:30-Kitchen/Commons

2:30-Facilities/Custodial

3:30-Steering Committee

 

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016

Time Event Details
11:30am
2:45pm
MathCounts Aberdeen Holgate Middle School
7:00pm Groton Youth Rally GHS Gymnasium

 

Friday, Nov 18, 2016

Time Event Details
Debate and Oral Interp Mitchell High School
5:00pm Basketball:Girls 7th/8th Game Frederick @ Frederick High School
  7th grade at 5pm 8th grade at 6pm

 

Saturday, Nov 19, 2016

Time Event Details
Debate and Oral Interp Mitchell High School
Robotics Harrisburg High School

 

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November 15, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: EGG SANDWICH FRUIT JUICE MILK  

Today’s Lunch: SOFT SHELL TACO REFRIED BEANS FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT

Tomorrow’s Breakfast: CEREAL YOGURT FRUIT JUICE MILK

Tomorrow’s Lunch: MINI CORN DOG FRENCH FRIES BROCCOLI AND DIP FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT

 

Students:  Winter is quickly approaching.  It is that time of year to start thinking about bring your winter jackets, hats, gloves, snow pants, and boots!!!

 

The grading window is now open for the 2nd quarter midterms.  Grades are due Monday morning at 8:00 am.  Midterm reports will be sent home on Tuesday before Thanksgiving break.

 

Picture retake day is on Thursday.  Picture forms can be picked up in the office.  Families also have to bring back their other picture packets.

 

Our Groton area Girl Scout leaders would like to hold a parent information night for new Girl Scouts on Thursday November 17th in the music room starting at 6:00 pm.  Information sheets will be sent home to girls in JK-4th grade.

Happy American Education Week!  A huge thank you to the elementary staff and everything they do for our children!!

 

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016

Time Event Details
Debate Watertown High School
Region Oral-Interp Aberdeen Central High School

 

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016

Time Event Details
11:30am
2:45pm
MathCounts Aberdeen Holgate Middle School
7:00pm Groton Youth Rally GHS Gymnasium

 

Friday, Nov 18, 2016

Time Event Details
Debate and Oral Interp Mitchell High School
5:00pm Basketball:Girls 7th/8th Game Frederick @ Frederick High School
  7th grade at 5pm 8th grade at 6pm

 

Saturday, Nov 19, 2016

Time Event Details
Debate and Oral Interp Mitchell High School
Robotics Harrisburg High School

 

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November 10, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: BREAKFAST PIZZA FRUIT JUICE MILK

*Menu Change:  Today’s Lunch: HOT DOG BAKED BEANS BROCCOLI AND DIP FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT

Tomorrow’s Breakfast: PANCAKE ON STICK FRUIT JUICE MILK

Tomorrow’s Lunch: CHEESE STICK TRI TATER FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT CARROTS AND DIP

 

Drum roll please…Congratulations to the JUNIOR KINDERGARTEN class for having the highest percentage of socks collected for Socktober. They will hold the Socktober trophy for the 2016-2017 school year and receive a root beer float party.

Holy Spirit Elementary edged out our Groton’s JK-6th grade efforts for Socktober. They collected 1,768 pairs of socks compared to our 861 pairs of socks. The Socktober trophy is currently on its way to Sioux Falls. Congratulations Holy Spirit Elementary!

Staff and Teachers:  Mr. Swanson would like all student to be at the old gym at the high school at 9:30 to rehearse for the Veterans Day Program today.  There will be no music this morning.  We will also not be having PE this morning due to the Veteran’s Day breakfast and cleanup time.

 

Please read the message below from Mr. Joe Schwan regarding the plans for this week:

 

 

Groton Area Tigers are Domebound!

 

11B State Championship Game
Friday, November 11, 2016
1:00 PM

 

DakotaDome – Vermillion, SD

 

Congratulations to the Groton Area Tigers on a fantastic football season.  To allow students and their families to attend the game in Vermillion, there will be no school on Friday, November 11. 

 

OST will be closed.

 

Advance ticket sales will be on Monday, November 7 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the GHS Arena ticket booth in conjunction with fall family night.

Advanced Reserve Seat Tickets: $13.00
General Admission Student Seats: $8.00

                4:00 to 5:00 Immediate Family of Players and Cheerleaders Only *Limit 8 Tickets Per Family
5:00 to 6:30 General Public

 

Remaining tickets can be purchased from the business office on Tuesday, November 8.

 

Welcome Home – Sunday, November 13 7:00 PM – GHS Arena

 

Veterans Day – Celebrated Thursday, November 10
Free Veterans Breakfast from 7:45 – 8:30 AM at Groton Area Elementary
Annual Veterans Day Program at 10:00 AM – Groton Area High School Arena

 

Lunch schedule for today will stay the same.

 

The Groton Area football team will be doing a sendoff sometime around 1:00 on Thursday.  They would like the elementary students to line up along 1st street to cheer them on as they go by in the bus.  We will make an announcement when they are boarding the bus, so we don’t get stuck waiting outside for an extended amount of time.  I hope this will work for everyone.  Thank you!

 

 

 

 

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November 9, 2016

 

 

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

Today’s Lunch: pepperoni pizza, green beans, romaine salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Tomorrow’s Breakfast: BREAKFAST PIZZA FRUIT JUICE MILK

*Menu Change:  Tomorrow’s Lunch: HOT DOG BAKED BEANS BROCCOLI AND DIP FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT

Staff and Teachers:  Mr. Swanson would like all student to be at the old gym at the high school at 9:30 to rehearse for the Veterans Day Program on Thursday.  There will be no music that morning.  We will also not be having PE in the morning due to the Veteran’s Day breakfast and cleanup time.

Please read the message below from Mr. Joe Schwan regarding the plans for this week:

Groton Area Tigers are Domebound!

 11B State Championship Game
Friday, November 11, 2016
1:00 PM

 DakotaDome – Vermillion, SD

 Congratulations to the Groton Area Tigers on a fantastic football season.  To allow students and their families to attend the game in Vermillion, there will be no school on Friday, November 11. 

 OST will be closed.

 Advance ticket sales will be on Monday, November 7 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the GHS Arena ticket booth in conjunction with fall family night.

Advanced Reserve Seat Tickets: $13.00
General Admission Student Seats: $8.00

                4:00 to 5:00 Immediate Family of Players and Cheerleaders Only *Limit 8 Tickets Per Family
5:00 to 6:30 General Public

 

Remaining tickets can be purchased from the business office on Tuesday, November 8.

 Welcome Home – Sunday, November 13 7:00 PM – GHS Arena

 Veterans Day – Celebrated Thursday, November 10
Free Veterans Breakfast from 7:45 – 8:30 AM at Groton Area Elementary
Annual Veterans Day Program at 10:00 AM – Groton Area High School Arena

 If the weather continues to cooperate with us we will have students walk to the high school for the Veterans Day program.  If this does not work for you please let me know so we can make other arrangements.

Lunch schedule for Thursday will stay the same.

The Groton Area football team will be doing a sendoff sometime around 1:00 on Thursday.  They would like the elementary students to line up along 1st street to cheer them on as they go by in the bus.  We will make an announcement when they are boarding the bus, so we don’t get stuck waiting outside for an extended amount of time.  I hope this will work for everyone.  Thank you!

 

 

 

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November 8, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: Mini pancakes, fruit, juice, and milk

Today’s Lunch: Chili, cornbread, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

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

Tomorrow’s Lunch: pepperoni pizza, green beans, romaine salad, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

Staff and Teachers:  Mr. Swanson would like all student to be at the old gym at the high school at 9:30 to rehearse for the Veteran’s Day Program on Thursday.  There will be no music that morning.  We will also not be having PE in the morning due to the Veteran’s Day breakfast and cleanup time.

Students:  Please use the crosswalk when crossing the street.

Please read the message below from Mr. Joe Schwan regarding the plans for this week:

Groton Area Tigers are Domebound!

 11B State Championship Game
Friday, November 11, 2016
1:00 PM

 DakotaDome – Vermillion, SD

 Congratulations to the Groton Area Tigers on a fantastic football season.  To allow students and their families to attend the game in Vermillion, there will be no school on Friday, November 11. 

 OST will be closed.

 Advance ticket sales will be on Monday, November 7 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the GHS Arena ticket booth in conjunction with fall family night.

Advanced Reserve Seat Tickets: $13.00
General Admission Student Seats: $8.00

                4:00 to 5:00 Immediate Family of Players and Cheerleaders Only *Limit 8 Tickets Per Family
5:00 to 6:30 General Public

 Remaining tickets can be purchased from the business office on Tuesday, November 8.

 Welcome Home – Sunday, November 13 7:00 PM – GHS Arena

 Veterans Day – Celebrated Thursday, November 10
Free Veterans Breakfast from 7:45 – 8:30 AM at Groton Area Elementary
Annual Veterans Day Program at 10:00 AM – Groton Area High School Arena

 

If the weather continues to cooperate with us we will have students walk to the high school for the Veteran’s Day program.  If this does not work for you please let me know so we can make other arrangements.

Lunch schedule for Thursday will stay the same.

The Groton Area football team will be doing a sendoff sometime around 1:00 on Thursday.  They would like the elementary students to line up along 1st street to cheer them on as they go by in the bus.  We will make an announcement when they are boarding the bus, so we don’t get stuck waiting outside for an extended amount of time.  I hope this will work for everyone.  Thank you!

 

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November 7, 2016

 

 

Today’s Breakfast: CHEESE OMELETTE FRUIT JUICE MILK

Today’s Lunch: LASAGNA HOTDISH CORN ROMAINE SALAD FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT BREADSTICK

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

Tomorrow’s Lunch: Chili, cornbread, carrots and dip, fresh and canned fruit, and milk

 

OST received extra stocking hats from their most recent order.  They are $10.  Please let Mrs. Weber know if you are interested in purchasing one.

 

Staff and Teachers:  Mr. Swanson would like all student to be at the old gym at the high school at 9:30 to rehearse for the Veteran’s Day Program.  There will be no music that morning.

 

Please read the message below from Mr. Joe Schwan regarding the plans for this week:

 

 

Groton Area Tigers are Domebound!

 

11B State Championship Game
Friday, November 11, 2016
1:00 PM

 

DakotaDome – Vermillion, SD

 

Congratulations to the Groton Area Tigers on a fantastic football season.  To allow students and their families to attend the game in Vermillion, there will be no school on Friday, November 11. 

 

OST will be closed.

 

Advance ticket sales will be on Monday, November 7 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the GHS Arena ticket booth in conjunction with fall family night.

Advanced Reserve Seat Tickets: $13.00
General Admission Student Seats: $8.00

                4:00 to 5:00 Immediate Family of Players and Cheerleaders Only *Limit 8 Tickets Per Family
5:00 to 6:30 General Public

 

Remaining tickets can be purchased from the business office on Tuesday, November 8.

 

Welcome Home – Sunday, November 13 7:00 PM – GHS Arena

 

Veterans Day – Celebrated Thursday, November 10
Free Veterans Breakfast from 7:45 – 8:30 AM at Groton Area Elementary
Annual Veterans Day Program at 10:00 AM – Groton Area High School Arena

 

 

 

If the weather continues to cooperate with us we will have students walk to the high school for the Veteran’s Day program.  If this does not work for you please let me know so we can make other arrangements.

 

Lunch schedule for Thursday will stay the same.

 

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November 4, 2016

Today’s Breakfast: PANCAKE ON STICK FRUIT JUICE MILK

Today’s Lunch: SUBMARINES SMILEY POTATOES BROCCOLI AND DIP FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT

Tomorrow’s Breakfast: CHEESE OMELETTE FRUIT JUICE MILK

Tomorrow’s Lunch: LASAGNA HOTDISH CORN ROMAINE SALAD FRESH AND CANNED FRUIT BREADSTICK

 

OST received extra stocking hats from their most recent order.  They are $10.  Please let Mrs. Weber know if you are interested in purchasing one.

 

Veteran’s Day letters and invitations will be sent home on Monday.  Our Veteran’s day breakfast and program will depend on the outcome of the football game on Saturday.  If we win we will have our breakfast from 7:30-8:30 and our program starting at 2:00 on Thursday.  If we lose we will have everything on Friday.

 

Staff and Students:  Please keep Grandma B. in your thoughts while she is going through some tough health issues.

 

 

 

Saturday, Nov 5, 2016

Time Event Details
6:00 Football:Boys Varsity Playoffs  Groton Area vs. Roncalli @ Groton
Semifinals/Playoffs
Robotics Eureka High School

 

Sunday, Nov 6, 2016

Time Event Details
3:00pm All-School Play GHS Gymnasium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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