February 29, 2016

Seniors: your Community Service Hours for March are due TODAY at 4:00.

Students who are taking the ACT March 15th should check out the practice tests available in the library!

Try-outs for the Spring Play will be TOMORROW morning, March 1st, from 7:30 to 8:25, and Wednesday afternoon, March 2nd, from 3:05 to 4:00.

Juniors who filled out a Career Interest Inventory may pick up their results from Mr. Varriano.

The Patriots will host the Region 2 Boys Basketball play-in game with Midway-Minto TOMORROW night at 7:00.

Today the 7th Grade Boys Basketball Team hosts Hatton-Northwood at PBJ at 4:30. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Chickenburgers, Cheese Slices, Green Beans, Rice, Pears; 50¢ for a second sandwich.

The MPCG Speech Team competed at the Hatton/Northwood Tournament on Feb. 27th with schools from the eastern half of the state. They took home the Second place Sweepstake trophy. The team from MPCG included Malena Twedt, Kyra Mortenson, Zoe Agnes, Helena Kostuck, Morgan Palmer, Teri Nelson, Eva Nelson, Kailer Riedman, and Colvin Abler. Individual results are: Kyra Mortenson – Inform, 7th place; Novice Serious, 4th; Zoe Agnes and Morgan Palmer – Novice Humorous Duo, 1st; Morgan Palmer – Novice Storytelling, 3rd; Novice Humorous, 5th; Ava Nelson – Novice Serious, 7th; Colvin Abler – Humorous, 3rd; EPR, 5th; Poetry, 6th; and Kailer Riedman – Dramatic, 1st (State Qualifying); Humorous, 2nd; EPR, 2nd; Serious, 3rd; Poetry, 2nd. Congratulations!

We’ll lose an hour to Daylight Savings Time March 13th, but just think! Today is a whole extra day! Happy Leap Year!


February 29, 2016

Seniors: your Community Service Hours for March are due TODAY at 4:00.

Students who are taking the ACT March 15th should check out the practice tests available in the library!

Try-outs for the Spring Play will be TOMORROW morning, March 1st, from 7:30 to 8:25, and Wednesday afternoon, March 2nd, from 3:05 to 4:00.

Juniors who filled out a Career Interest Inventory may pick up their results from Mr. Varriano.

The Patriots will host the Region 2 Boys Basketball play-in game with Midway-Minto TOMORROW night at 7:00.

Today the 7th Grade Boys Basketball Team hosts Hatton-Northwood at PBJ at 4:30. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Chickenburgers, Cheese Slices, Green Beans, Rice, Pears; 50¢ for a second sandwich.

The MPCG Speech Team competed at the Hatton/Northwood Tournament on Feb. 27th with schools from the eastern half of the state. They took home the Second place Sweepstake trophy. The team from MPCG included Malena Twedt, Kyra Mortenson, Zoe Agnes, Helena Kostuck, Morgan Palmer, Teri Nelson, Eva Nelson, Kailer Riedman, and Colvin Abler. Individual results are: Kyra Mortenson – Inform, 7th place; Novice Serious, 4th; Zoe Agnes and Morgan Palmer – Novice Humorous Duo, 1st; Morgan Palmer – Novice Storytelling, 3rd; Novice Humorous, 5th; Ava Nelson – Novice Serious, 7th; Colvin Abler – Humorous, 3rd; EPR, 5th; Poetry, 6th; and Kailer Riedman – Dramatic, 1st (State Qualifying); Humorous, 2nd; EPR, 2nd; Serious, 3rd; Poetry, 2nd. Congratulations!

We’ll lose an hour to Daylight Savings Time March 13th, but just think! Today is a whole extra day! Happy Leap Year!


February 26, 2016

Seniors: your Community Service Hours for March are due next Monday at 4:00.

Students who are taking the ACT March 15th should check out the practice tests available in the library!

Reminder: Mayville State Spring Volleyball tryouts are this Sunday, February 28th, at the college from 3:00 – 6:00 for girls in grades 7-12. Please check your e-mail for more information or talk to Mrs. Hanson.

Try-outs for the Spring Play will be next Tuesday morning, March 1st, from 7:30 to 8:25, and Thursday afternoon, March 3rd, from 3:05 to 4:00.

FBLA Members: Today is the due date for your BAA’s. If you did not recruit a professional member, you must complete a level in order to attend the State Conference. No exceptions!

There will be a meeting for all those in grades 9-12 interested in TRACK TODAY at 3:05 in the auditorium.

**JAM will be going to Northern Air on Sunday February 28th. All 6-12th grades are welcome! Meet at Mayville Lutheran Church at 11:15. There is a $5.00 fee. Call 786-3202 to register. A liability waiver must be filled out through their website, northernairffc.com, before Sunday. Call Tami at 218-686-5479 if you have any questions.

Speech Team members, please sign up for the Carrington Speech meet by TODAY at 4PM.

Tomorrow the Speech Team will leave at 7:30 AM for the meet in Hatton-Northwood. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Fish, Cheesy Hashbrowns, Carrots, Mandarin Oranges.

Happy Birthday, Mrs. Lee!

We’ll lose an hour to Daylight Savings Time March 13th, but just think! We get a whole extra day next Monday! Happy Leap Year!


February 25, 2016

Seniors: your Community Service Hours for March are due next Monday at 4:00.

SCHOLARSHIPS Traill County Crop Improvement Association: Senior pursuing a degree in an agricultural-related field. Applicant’s family must be a resident of Traill County. Amount: $500 (4) Due: April 15th. PO Box 730, Hillsboro, ND 58045 (701) 636-5665. North Dakota Propane Gas Association: Applicants must be high school seniors planning on attending a ND college, who resides with parents that purchase bulk propane from a North Dakota supplier who is also a member of the Association. Amount: $1000 (2). Due: March 23rd . Address: Propane Scholarship, Box 1956, Bismarck, ND 58502. www.ndpropane.org <http://www.ndpropane.org> Sanford Health Network Scholarship: Must be officially accepted into a healthcare program at an accredited, post-secondary institution, cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, essay, and three professional references required. Amount: $2000 (lifetime limit of $4000). Due: March 4th. Roger Baier, CEO, Sanford Mayville, 42 6th Ave. SE, Mayville, ND 58257. Ross Loibl Memorial Scholarship: Available to senior who will be going to college and have participated in varsity basketball; Based on moral character, scholastics, extra-curricular activities, work and community service, and financial need; Requires at least a 3.0 GPA. Amount: $500 (10), Due: April 16th. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Students who are taking the ACT March 15th should check out the practice tests available in the library!

Reminder: Mayville State Spring Volleyball tryouts are this Sunday, February 28th, at the college from 3:00 – 6:00 for girls in grades 7-12. Please check your e-mail for more information or talk to Mrs. Hanson.

Try-outs for the Spring Play will be next week on Tuesday morning (3/1) from 7:30am – 8:25am and Thursday afternoon (3/3) from 3:05pm – 4:00pm.

There will NOT be high school RTI incentive tomorrow.

FBLA Members: Tomorrow is the due date for your BAA’s. If you did not recruit a professional member, you must complete a level in order to attend the state conference. No exceptions!

There will be a meeting for all those in grades 9-12 interested in TRACK TOMORROW at 3:05 in the auditorium.

WE HAVE EXTENDED THE $5 DEAL FOR NORTHERN AIR for JAM!! SIGN UP BY TOMORROW AND YOU WILL GET THE $5 PRICE!**JAM will be going to Northern Air on Sunday February 28th. All 6-12th grades are welcome! We will be meeting at MLC at 11:15am there is a $5.00 fee for this event. Please contact office 786-3202 to register. A liability waiver must be filled out through their website northernairffc.com before Sunday February 28th. Please call Tami at 218-686-5479 if you have any questions.

The Speech Team will leave at 7:30 AM for the Hatton-Northwood Speech Meet on Saturday. Please sign up for the Carrington Speech meet by this Friday at 4PM. There will be practice today at 3:30.

The high school Girls Locker room will be used tonight by Cavalier. Please have all of your items out of the locker room and lockers locked by common time today.

Today the Boys’ Basketball Teams host Cavalier, 7th Grade starting at 4:00, followed by the 8th Grade, JV and Varsity, all here at the high school. Parents of all Seniors in Basketball and Cheerleading will be recognized.

Today’s menu is Egg Rolls, Rice, Oriental Vegetables, Pineapple, Fortune Cookies. 25 cents for an extra Egg Roll.

Happy Birthday, Mrs. Connick!


February 24, 2016

Seniors: your Community Service Hours for March are due next Monday at 4:00.

SCHOLARSHIPS Traill County Crop Improvement Association: Senior pursuing a degree in an agricultural-related field. Applicant’s family must be a resident of Traill County. Amount: $500 (4) Due: April 15th. PO Box 730, Hillsboro, ND 58045 (701) 636-5665. North Dakota Propane Gas Association: Applicants must be high school seniors planning on attending a ND college, who resides with parents that purchase bulk propane from a North Dakota supplier who is also a member of the Association. Amount: $1000 (2). Due: March 23rd . Address: Propane Scholarship, Box 1956, Bismarck, ND 58502. www.ndpropane.org <http://www.ndpropane.org> Sanford Health Network Scholarship: Must be officially accepted into a healthcare program at an accredited, post-secondary institution, cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, essay, and three professional references required. Amount: $2000 (lifetime limit of $4000). Due: March 4th. Roger Baier, CEO, Sanford Mayville, 42 6th Ave. SE, Mayville, ND 58257. Ross Loibl Memorial Scholarship: Available to senior who will be going to college and have participated in varsity basketball; Based on moral character, scholastics, extra-curricular activities, work and community service, and financial need; Requires at least a 3.0 GPA. Amount: $500 (10), Due: April 16th. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Staff: Please send March Newsletter Articles to the office by TODAY.

Students who are taking the ACT March 15th should check out the practice tests available in the library!

Reminder: Mayville State Spring Volleyball tryouts are this Sunday, February 28th, at the college from 3:00 – 6:00 for girls in grades 7-12. Please check your e-mail for more information or talk to Mrs. Hanson.

Order Patriot Socks now for $20! Order forms are on the shelf outside the office. Orders are due March 2nd.

Please bring your used eye glasses to school this month to be given to people in developing countries that are in need.

There will NOT be high school RTI incentive this Friday.

Mr. Strand’s common time is to go to Mrs. Hanson today.

**JAM will be going to Northern Air on Sunday February 28th. All 6th-12th graders are welcome! We will be meeting at Mayville Lutheran Church at 11:15am; there is a $5.00 fee for this event. Please contact the church office at 786-3202 to register, by TOMORROW. After that the fee is $15.00. A liability waiver must be filled out on their website northernairffc.com before Sunday February 28th.

The Speech Team will leave at 7:30 AM for the Hatton-Northwood Speech Meet on Saturday. Please sign up for the Carrington Speech meet by this Friday at 4PM.

The last home Boys’ Basketball Game is tomorrow evening. Parents of all Seniors in basketball and cheerleading will be recognized.

Ten MPCG FCCLA members will take part in STAR Events in Kindred today.

Today’s menu is Hotdogs, Chips, Calico Beans, Cupcake, Juice.


February 23, 2016

Seniors: your Community Service Hours for March are due next Monday at 4:00.

SCHOLARSHIPS Traill County Crop Improvement Association: Senior pursuing a degree in an agricultural-related field. Applicant’s family must be a resident of Traill County. Amount: $500 (4) Due: April 15th. PO Box 730, Hillsboro, ND 58045 (701) 636-5665. North Dakota Propane Gas Association: Applicants must be high school seniors planning on attending a ND college, who resides with parents that purchase bulk propane from a North Dakota supplier who is also a member of the Association. Amount: $1000 (2). Due: March 23rd . Address: Propane Scholarship, Box 1956, Bismarck, ND 58502. www.ndpropane.org <http://www.ndpropane.org> Sanford Health Network Scholarship: Must be officially accepted into a healthcare program at an accredited, post-secondary institution, cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, essay, and three professional references required. Amount: $2000 (lifetime limit of $4000). Due: March 4th. Roger Baier, CEO, Sanford Mayville, 42 6th Ave. SE, Mayville, ND 58257. Ross Loibl Memorial Scholarship: Available to senior who will be going to college and have participated in varsity basketball; Based on moral character, scholastics, extra-curricular activities, work and community service, and financial need; Requires at least a 3.0 GPA. Amount: $500 (10), Due: April 16th. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Staff: Please send March Newsletter Articles to the office by TOMORROW.

7th-12th grade girls interested in playing spring volleyball should check your may-portcg gmail account for tryout information at Mayville State or talk to Mrs. Hanson for the information.

Order Patriot Socks now for $20! Order forms are on the shelf outside the office. Orders are due March 2nd.

Please bring your used eye glasses to school this month to be given to people in developing countries that are in need.

**JAM will be going to Northern Air on Sunday February 28th. All 6th-12th graders are welcome! We will be meeting at Mayville Lutheran Church at 11:15am; there is a $5.00 fee for this event. Please contact the church office at 786-3202 to register, by TOMORROW. After that the fee is $15.00. A liability waiver must be filled out on their website northernairffc.com before Sunday February 28th.

There will be a short Girls softball meeting TODAY at 3:05 in the auditorium.

There will be a meeting of the Drama Club TODAY at 3:05 in Mr. Fugleberg’s room. You need to attend if you are in the Drama club or are interested in being part of the Spring play.

Today’s menu is Pizza, Cottage Cheese, Peas, Peaches.


February 22, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS Sanford Health Network Scholarship: Must be officially accepted into a healthcare program at an accredited, post-secondary institution, cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, essay, and three professional references required. Amount: $2000 (lifetime limit of $4000). Due: March 4th. Roger Baier, CEO, Sanford Mayville, 42 6th Ave. SE, Mayville, ND 58257. Ross Loibl Memorial Scholarship: Available to senior who will be going to college and have participated in varsity basketball; Based on moral character, scholastics, extra-curricular activities, work and community service, and financial need; Requires at least a 3.0 GPA. Amount: $500 (10), Due: April 16th. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Staff: Please send March Newsletter Articles to the office by this Wednesday, February 24.

7th-12th grade girls interested in playing spring volleyball should check your may-portcg gmail account for tryout information at Mayville State or talk to Mrs. Hanson for the information.

Order Patriot Socks now for $20! Order forms are on the shelf outside the office. Orders are due March 2nd.

Please bring your used eye glasses to school this month to be given to people in developing countries that are in need.

**JAM will be going to Northern Air on Sunday February 28th. All 6th-12th graders are welcome! We will be meeting at Mayville Lutheran Church at 11:15am; there is a $5.00 fee for this event. Please contact the church office at 786-3202 to register, by TOMORROW. After that the fee is $15.00. A liability waiver must be filled out on their website northernairffc.com before Sunday February 28th.

There will be a meeting of the Drama Club TOMORROW at 3:05pm in Mr. Fuglebergs room. You need to attend if you are in the Drama club or are interested in being part of the Spring play.

Spanish Travelers- Butter Braid Bread orders are due TODAY. Please turn orders in to Mrs. Germundson by the end of the day. Remember you will earn a bonus if you sell 30 Breads or Pastries.

The MPCG Speech Team competed at the Grafton Tournament last Saturday with schools from the eastern half of the state. They took home the Third place Sweepstake trophy. The team from MPCG included Teri Nelson, Eva Nelson, Kailer Riedman, and Colvin Abler. Individual results are: Ava Nelson – Serious, 5th place; Colvin Abler – Humorous, 2nd; EPR, 4th; Serious, 3rd; Poetry, 4th; and Kailer Riedman – Dramatic, 2nd; Humorous, 1st (State Qualifying); EPR, 1st (State Qualifying); Serious, 1st (State Qualifying).

The Patriot Girls’ Basketball Team advanced to the Region 2 Tournament with a victory of Cavalier last Friday. The Girls will play the third game TONIGHT at the Betty Englstad Sioux Center. Game time will be approximately 6:00. THEME IS THROWBACK, STARS AND STRIPES AND RED, WHITE AND BLUE AGAIN!! Please come and cheer on the girls!! Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Welcome to our new student, sophomore, Will Chaske (pronounced chas’- kee), who has moved here from Warwick!

Today’s menu is Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Chocolate Tarts, Juice.


February 22, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS Sanford Health Network Scholarship: Must be officially accepted into a healthcare program at an accredited, post-secondary institution, cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, essay, and three professional references required. Amount: $2000 (lifetime limit of $4000). Due: March 4th. Roger Baier, CEO, Sanford Mayville, 42 6th Ave. SE, Mayville, ND 58257. Ross Loibl Memorial Scholarship: Available to senior who will be going to college and have participated in varsity basketball; Based on moral character, scholastics, extra-curricular activities, work and community service, and financial need; Requires at least a 3.0 GPA. Amount: $500 (10), Due: April 16th. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Staff: Please send March Newsletter Articles to the office by this Wednesday, February 24.

7th-12th grade girls interested in playing spring volleyball should check your may-portcg gmail account for tryout information at Mayville State or talk to Mrs. Hanson for the information.

Order Patriot Socks now for $20! Order forms are on the shelf outside the office. Orders are due March 2nd.

Please bring your used eye glasses to school this month to be given to people in developing countries that are in need.

**JAM will be going to Northern Air on Sunday February 28th. All 6th-12th graders are welcome! We will be meeting at Mayville Lutheran Church at 11:15am; there is a $5.00 fee for this event. Please contact the church office at 786-3202 to register, by TOMORROW. After that the fee is $15.00. A liability waiver must be filled out on their website northernairffc.com before Sunday February 28th.

There will be a meeting of the Drama Club TOMORROW at 3:05pm in Mr. Fuglebergs room. You need to attend if you are in the Drama club or are interested in being part of the Spring play.

Spanish Travelers- Butter Braid Bread orders are due TODAY. Please turn orders in to Mrs. Germundson by the end of the day. Remember you will earn a bonus if you sell 30 Breads or Pastries.

The MPCG Speech Team competed at the Grafton Tournament last Saturday with schools from the eastern half of the state. They took home the Third place Sweepstake trophy. The team from MPCG included Teri Nelson, Eva Nelson, Kailer Riedman, and Colvin Abler. Individual results are: Ava Nelson – Serious, 5th place; Colvin Abler – Humorous, 2nd; EPR, 4th; Serious, 3rd; Poetry, 4th; and Kailer Riedman – Dramatic, 2nd; Humorous, 1st (State Qualifying); EPR, 1st (State Qualifying); Serious, 1st (State Qualifying).

The Patriot Girls’ Basketball Team advanced to the Region 2 Tournament with a victory of Cavalier last Friday. The Girls will play the third game TONIGHT at the Betty Englstad Sioux Center. Game time will be approximately 6:00. THEME IS THROWBACK, STARS AND STRIPES AND RED, WHITE AND BLUE AGAIN!! Please come and cheer on the girls!! Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Welcome to our new student, sophomore, Will Chaske (pronounced chas’- kee), who has moved here from Warwick!

Today’s menu is Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Chocolate Tarts, Juice.


February 18, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS Sanford Health Network Scholarship: Must be officially accepted into a healthcare program at an accredited, post-secondary institution, cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, essay, and three professional references required. Amount: $2000 (lifetime limit of $4000). Due: March 4th. Roger Baier, CEO, Sanford Mayville, 42 6th Ave. SE, Mayville, ND 58257. Ross Loibl Memorial Scholarship: Available to senior who will be going to college and have participated in varsity basketball; Based on moral character, scholastics, extra-curricular activities, work and community service, and financial need; Requires at least a 3.0 GPA. Amount: $500 (10), Due: April 16th. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Staff: Please send March Newsletter Articles to the office by next Wednesday, February 24.

7th-12th grade girls interested in playing spring volleyball should check your may-portcg gmail account for tryout information at Mayville State or talk to Mrs. Hanson for the information.

Students who are on ZAP three times in one week will get a Detention the next week.

Order Patriot Socks now for $20! Order forms are on the shelf outside the office. Orders are due March 2nd.

Please bring your used eye glasses to school this month to be given to people in developing countries that are in need.

There will be NO SCHOOL TOMORROW, February 19th.

Ticket Prices for tomorrow’s Region Play-in game will be $7 for adults and $5 for students. These prices are set by the NDHSAA. Season passes will not be accepted.

The Jr. Hi Boys locker room will be used tomorrow by Cavalier girls’ basketball team. Make sure your lockers are locked by the end of the day TODAY.

The Girls’ Basketball PLAY-IN game is TOMORRROW evening at 7:00 here at the high school!! The THEME is THROWBACK, STARS & STRIPES, AND RED, WHITE & BLUE! We want our awesome fans at the game on Friday!!

There will be a meeting for students in grades 7-12 interested in Golf TODAY at 3:05 in the auditorium. See Marcus Dale if you have questions.

Keegan Elliott, Ryan Moen, Kade Elliott, Rylie Thompson and Ben Berdal are competing at State Wrestling in Fargo starting today. Also today, the Boys’ Basketball Teams play in Cooperstown. 8th and JV are excused at 3:00, Varsity will leave at 4:30.8th Grade will start at 4:30, followed by JV and Varsity. (There will be NO 7th grade game). Tomorrow the Girls’ Varsity Basketball Team will hose the Region II play-in game at 7:00. Saturday the Speech Team competes in Grafton, and the Boys’ Basketball Teams play in McVille, 7th grade starting at 2:30, followed by 8th Grade, JV and Varsity. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Roast Beef Subs, Cheese & Lettuce, Potato Salad, Green Beans, Pineapple.


February 17, 2016

Expand Your Horizons! On Saturday, April 9, 2016, North Dakota State University will host the Math and Science conference, "Expand Your Horizons", for girls in 7th-9th grade. The day consists of hands-on participation in activities led by area professionals with the goal of sparking the spirit and triggering the imagination of young women so they might be encouraged to select courses in high school that lead to opportunities for exciting careers in areas such as engineering, medicine, computer science, math, and business. Participants will attend workshops without their parents or chaperones at North Dakota State University, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Concordia College, Sanford Health, Essentia Health, Veterans Administration Hospital, and other locations in Fargo-Moorhead. A registration fee of $10 covers the cost of lunch, conference expenses, and materials. The registration deadline is February 28. For more information see Mr. Varriano.

7th-12th grade girls interested in playing spring volleyball should check your may-portcg gmail account for tryout information at Mayville State or talk to Mrs. Hanson for the information.

New Rule for Middle School Zap: Students who are on ZAP three times in one week will get a Detention the next week.

Order Patriot Socks now for $20! Order forms are on the shelf outside the office. Orders are due March 2nd.

Please bring your used eye glasses to school this month to be given to people in developing countries that are in need.

The Girls’ Basketball PLAY-IN game is this FRIDAY evening at 7:00 here at the high school!! THEME is THROWBACK, STARS & STRIPES, AND RED, WHITE & BLUE! We want our awesome fans at the game on Friday!!

There will be NO SCHOOL THIS FRIDAY, February 19th.

There will be a meeting for students in grades 7-12 interested in Golf TOMORROW at 3:05 in the auditorium. See Marcus Dale if you have questions.

There will be Pep Rally TODAY during Common Time for our Wrestlers who are going to State, and for the Girls’ Basketball Team as they play a play-in game Friday!

We wish the very best to Keegan Elliott, Ryan Moen, Kade Elliott, Rylie Thompson and Ben Berdal as they compete at State Wrestling in Fargo starting tomorrow. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Salad Bar, Bean and Bacon Soup, PBJ’s, Fruit.