SCHOLARSHIPS Nodak Electric Cooperative is offering an all-expenses paid trip for one sophomore or junior (parents must be served by Nodak Electric Cooperative) from within its service territory to Washington DC June 11-17, 2016 to take part in the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Students learn about electric cooperatives, American history and government, meet North Dakota congressional representatives and explore the sites of Washington DC. Students compete for this opportunity by writing an essay addressing the topic: "Pick one of the four Touchstone Energy core values – innovation, integrity, accountability and commitment to community – and describe how you see this in action at Nodak Electric Cooperative." Deadline: January 29, 2016. Mail essay to Nodak Electric Cooperative, Inc., Attention: Youth Tour Essay Contest, 4000 32nd Ave. S., PO Box 13000, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3000. R&J Broadcasting, Inc. Scholarship: Students interested in radio broadcasting careers including advertising sales, web/social media development, entertainment programming, marketing, promotions, news reporting and administrative support. Sample writing of at least three pages, two letters of recommendation, and 500 word essay on why applicant wishes to pursue a career in broadcast/communications media. Amount: $500 (4). Due: March 31st. R&J Broadcasting Inc., 312 West Main Street, Ada, MN 56510. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.
NORTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL If you are a sophomore or junior with above average scholastic abilities and interested in learning more in English studies, information technology, laboratory science, mathematics, architecture, agriculture, or visual arts, become a member of the 2016 ND Governor’s School. This five-week residential program held on the campus of North Dakota State University runs from June 5 – July, 15, 2016. Governor’s School offers high-quality, concentrated instruction from NDSU faculty through classroom experiences, discussion groups, labs, field trips, and other activities. Evenings and weekends are reserved for recreational and fine arts activities. The state of North Dakota funds the cost of participation for in-state students accepted into the program. Interested students can learn more about ND Governor’s School at <https://www.ndsu.edu/govschool/applications/>. The application deadline is March 1, 2016.
Seniors: Community Service Hours for January are due Monday, January 4th at 4:00.
Students who are planning to take College English, College Algebra or any other Dual Credit class 2nd Semester MUST get the paperwork from Mr. Ulland. It is due TOMORROW.
Any Senior looking for community service hours, please see Mrs. Strand!
High School Students, in order to attend the movie tomorrow, you MUST have all items off the RCI List.
Remember to look for stickers under your lunch plates to win a White Elephant Gift.
Come to the office to guess the number of candies in the jar. First prize is a Subway Gift Card; second prize is the candy in the jar. One guess per person. Last day to guess is tomorrow at noon.
Today the 8th Grade Boys Basketball Team is excused at 2:45 to play in Park River at 5:00; the JV and Varsity Teams will leave at 3:30 to play in Park River starting at 6:00. The Jr. Hi Wrestlers are excused at 2:15 to compete at West Fargo Liberty Middle School; and the 8th Grade Girls Basketball Team is excused at 2:45 to play in Hope at 4:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!
Today’s menu is ChickenHotdish, Corn, Cookies, Juice.
Let’s all wear our Christmas Sweaters tomorrow!