Friday, September 30, 2016

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

Seniors: Your Community Service Hours for October are due next Monday at 4:00.

Mr. Strand has pickles and salsa for sale. $5 a jar. 10% of sales will go to "Dollars for Scholars."

Next Tuesday MPCG will be hosting a College Application Day during senior social studies class. All Seniors will have the opportunity to apply for one college in North Dakota at no cost. On that day teachers will be wearing something to identify where they attended college. Students, if you have college-related questions for them, please feel free to ask.

This is the LAST DAY OF THE COMPETITION for Booster Club Membership!! 9th grade is leading the high school and 7th and 8th grades are TIED!!! Someone needs to join the MPCG Booster Club to help either 7th or 8th grade become the winner!!! Stop by the office and fill out a form TODAY!! Staff, you may join and decide if you’d like to support 7th or 8th grade as well if you don’t have your own child in the district! This is so exciting!! Great job everyone!!

FCCLA MEMBERS: Please check the list on the wall in the FACS room for your stats as to what forms and fees you need to turn in for membership. In order to attend the District Meeting, you need all information up to date. A

T-shirt list is ready for your sign up also. The $10 price and size are required. Your money can go to Mrs. Capouch, payable to MPCG FCCLA.

One Act Play Cast List is posted. Rehearsals will begin Monday at 6:30 AM.

Students interested in Cheerleading for Basketball (HS or MS), please sign up in the office by TODAY.

Congratulations to the 7th grade, C-Squad and Varsity Volleyball teams on your wins over Midway-Minto!!

A huge “Thank You” to everyone who helped make the MPCG Cross Country Meet a success! Congratulations to Cailee Peterson on her 1st place finish!

Today the Football Team is excused at 2:45 to play in Hankinson at 7:00. Tomorrow the 8th Grade Volleyball Team plays in the Central Valley Jamboree. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Salad Bar, Bean & Bacon Soup, PBJs, and Bananas.


Thursday, September 29, 2016

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

Seniors: Your Community Service Hours for October are due next Monday at 4:00.

ONLY 2 MORE DAYS OF THE CLASS COMPETITION to see which class has the highest membership in the MPCG Booster Club. Bring a form home and ask your parents to join!! The 9th grade is STILL leading the high school and 7th grade is leading the middle school BUT there is still time to have your class take the lead!! Forms are on the table outside the office. You DON’T want to miss out on this reward!!! Ask your parents to join!!

Mr. Strand has pickles and salsa for sale. $5 a jar. 10% of sales will go to "Dollars for Scholars."

Next Tuesday MPCG will be hosting a College Application Day during senior social studies class. All Seniors will have the opportunity to apply for one college in North Dakota at no cost. On that day teachers will be wearing something to identify where they attended college. Students, if you have college-related questions for them, please feel free to ask.

Elementary students are invited to participate in a mile run as part of the Cross Country Meet TODAY. The mile starts at 4 pm at the golf course. Bring your siblings!

FCCLA MEMBERS: Please check the list on the wall in the FACS room for your stats as to what forms and fees you need to turn in for membership. In order to attend the District Meeting, you need all information up to date. A

T-shirt list is ready for your sign up also. The $10 price and size are required. Your money can go to Mrs. Capouch, payable to MPCG FCCLA.

Jazz Band will meet TOMORROW morning at 7:30.

Students interested in Cheerleading for Basketball (HS or MS), please sign up in the office by TOMORROW.

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

Today is the last day to sign up for UND Honor Band and Choir auditions for 10-12th grade students.

Students in grades 9-12 that are planning on doing Robotics, please go to the Apple Lab during Common Time TODAY.

Today the Cross Country Team hosts a meet starting at 4:00; and the 7th, C and JV Volleyball Teams are excused at 2:00 to play in Midway 7th Grade starting at 4:00, followed by the other Teams. Varsity is excused at 3:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Corndogs, Scalloped Potatoes, Corn, Jello, Juice; 25¢ for a second Dog.


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

Staff: Please bring October Newsletter Articles to the office by TODAY.

ONLY 3 MORE DAYS OF THE CLASS COMPETITION to see which class has the highest membership in the MPCG Booster Club. Bring a form home and ask your parents to join!! The 9th grade is STILL leading the high school and 7th grade is leading the middle school BUT there is still time to have your class take the lead!! Forms are on the table outside the office. You DON’T want to miss out on this reward!!! Ask your parents to join!!

Elementary students are invited to participate in a mile run as part of the Cross Country Meet tomorrow. The mile starts at 4 pm at the golf course. Bring your siblings!

FCCLA MEMBERS: Please check the list on the wall in the FACS room for your stats as to what forms and fees you need to turn in for membership. In order to attend the District Meeting, you need all information up to date. A T-shirt list is ready for your sign up also. The $10 price and size are required. Your money can go to Mrs. Capouch, payable to MPCG FCCLA.

Swing Choir will have a quick meeting today at Common Time. Jazz Band will meet Friday morning at 7:30.

Students interested in Cheerleading for Basketball (HS or MS), please sign up in the office by this Friday.

Congrats to all the Volleyball Teams last night on your wins over Larimore!!

Today’s menu is Ham, Baked Potatoes, Coleslaw, Pears.


Monday, September 26, 2016

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

One-Act Play Auditions will be held TOMORROW and Wednesday mornings at 6:30 in the auditorium. Anyone in grades 7-12 may audition!! If you have questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Agnes.

Staff: Please bring October Newsletter Articles to the office by TOMORROW.

Seniors: Those of you who are interested in becoming members of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. They should be returned to the office TODAY.

Spanish Travelers: Butter Braid Bread and Puffin orders are due TODAY. Please turn them in to Mrs. Germundson by 4:00.

Student Picture Retakes will be done at Jacobson’s Studio TODAY and TOMORROW, from 2:30 to 6:00. Retake fee is $6 unless the student was absent the day of pictures.

The JV Football game with Central Dakota has been cancelled due to small numbers at Central.

Today the Jr Hi Football Team hosts Cavalier at 4:30. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

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


Friday, September 23, 2016

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

Students, remember that if you are absent for a medical appointment you MUST bring a note from the doctor’s office.

Mr. Strand has homemade salsa and dill pickles for sale, $ 5 a quart.

Do something good for yourself and take part in the water exercise class at Mayville State! The class meets for an hour every Monday and Wednesday at 4:45. And as long as you’re there, you may want to take in the 6:15 exercise class in the Wellness Center! The $25/month membership gives you access to both facilities. Daily rates are available. Monthly schedules may be accessed on the MSU Wellness Center webpage.

One-Act Play Auditions will be held Tuesday Sept. 27 and Wednesday Sept. 28 at 6:30 AM in the auditorium. Anyone in grades 7-12 may audition!! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Agnes.

Staff: Please bring October Newsletter Articles to the office by next Tuesday, September 27th.

Seniors: Those of you who are interested in becoming members of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. They should be returned to the office by next Monday, September 26th.

Spanish Travelers: Butter Braid Bread and Puffin orders are moved to MONDAY. Please turn them in to Mrs. Germundson by 4:00 Monday.

The FCCLA Membership Drive is on! Become a member early and receive a surprise on your locker. Check the member list in the FACS Room to see your name and the "Unlimited Possibilities" FCCLA has to offer. This is a great time to become a member of FCCLA! Students in grades 7 through 12 are encouraged to join.

The Junior Class is selling Pompom Beanies for $20. See Abby, Katelin or Jada. Check it out in the office.

Student Picture Proofs order envelopes are due back in the office TODAY. Retakes will be done at Jacobson’s Studio next Monday & Tuesday, September 26th & 27th, from 2:30 to 6:00. Retake fee is $6 unless the student was absent the day of pictures.

Congratulations to the C, JV and Varsity Volleyball Teams for their wins over Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page last night, and to the Fans for the great, positive support!

Today the Football Team is excused at 2:30 to play in LaMoure at 7:00. Tomorrow the 7th Grade Volleyball Team plays in the Larimore Jamboree, and the Cross Country Team competes in Jamestown. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Lasagna Roll-ups, Spaghetti Sauce, Corn, Pineapple.


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

Students, remember that if you are absent for a medical appointment you MUST bring a note from the doctor’s office.

Mr. Strand has homemade salsa and dill pickles for sale, $ 5 a quart.

Do something good for yourself and take part in the water exercise class at Mayville State! The class meets for an hour every Monday and Wednesday at 4:45. And as long as you’re there, you may want to take in the 6:15 exercise class in the Wellness Center! The $25/month membership gives you access to both facilities. Monthly schedules may be accessed on the MSU Wellness Center webpage.

One-Act Play Auditions will be held Tuesday Sept. 27 and Wednesday Sept. 28 at 6:30 AM in the auditorium. Anyone in grades 7-12 may audition!! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Agnes.

Staff: Please bring October Newsletter Articles to the office by next Tuesday, September 27th.

Seniors: Those of you who are interested in becoming members of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. They should be returned to the office by next Monday, September 26th.

Spanish Travelers: Butter Braid Bread and Puffin orders are due mañana. Please turn them in to Mrs. Germundson by 4:00.

The FCCLA Membership Drive is on! Become a member early and receive a surprise on your locker every day this week. Check the member list in the FACS Room to see your name and the "Unlimited Possibilities" FCCLA has to offer. This is a great week to become a member of FCCLA! Students in grades 7 through 12 are encouraged to attend.

The Junior Class is selling Pompom Beanies for $20. See Abby, Katelin or Jada. Check it out in the office.

Student Picture Proofs have arrived and have been distributed. The order envelopes are due back in the office TOMORROW. Retakes will be done at Jacobson’s Studio next Monday & Tuesday, September 26th & 27th, from 2:30 to 6:00. Retake fee is $6 unless the student was absent the day of pictures.

Today the Jr. Hi Football Team will leave at 4:45 to play in Hatton at 6:00; and the Volleyball Teams host Finley- Sharon-Hope-Page, C Squad starting at 5:00 followed by the JV and Varsity. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Pulled Pork Subs, Baked Beans, Dixie Cups, and Strawberries.


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS Real Deal Scholarship: Every month, October – March, the Bank of North Dakota awards eight seniors from across the state a $500 scholarship. In April 2017, these 48 students will have the opportunity to compete for a $3000 scholarship. Seniors need to have at least a 2.5 GPA, demonstrate school or community involvement in at least activities, and plan to attend a North Dakota college or university. Apply early to increase your chances of winning. One application is good for each monthly drawing. Apply at: <https://adobe.nd.gov/publish/lc/content/bnd/student-loans/ real-deal-scholarship/ application.html> ND Jaycee Lisa Burdolski Memorial and Senate Scholarships: Based on academics, community service, leadership, and family income. Amount: $300 (4) and $1000 (1). Due Jan. 15th. Mail application to the following address: ND Jaycee Senate Scholarship, 1372 32nd St. S. #7, Fargo ND 58103. Apply at: http://nd.usjcisenate.org/. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

Students, remember that if you are absent for a medical appointment you MUST bring a note from the doctor’s office.

Mr. Strand has homemade salsa and dill pickles for sale, $ 5 a quart.

One-Act Play Auditions will be held on Tuesday Sept. 27 and Wednesday Sept. 28 at 6:30 AM in the auditorium. Anyone in grades 7-12 may audition!! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Agnes.

Staff: Please bring October Newsletter Articles to the office by next Tuesday, September 27th.

Seniors: Those of you who are interested in becoming members of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. They should be returned to the office by next Monday, September 26th.

Spanish Travelers: Butter Braid Bread and Puffin orders are due this Friday, September 23rd. Please turn them in to Mrs. Germundson by 4:00.

FBLA Members: If you wore an FBLA shirt or Blue/Gold today, please go to the commons quick between 1st and 2nd hours for a really quick picture! Also, if you haven’t paid your dues to be a member, please do so in the office!

The FCCLA Membership Drive is on! Become a member early and receive a surprise on your locker every day this week. Check the member list in the FACS Room to see your name and the "Unlimited Possibilities" FCCLA has to offer." Make plans to attend the FCCLA Meeting TODAY at 3:05! This is a great week to become a member of FCCLA, so attend this meeting to find out our program of work for the year and activities that could make this year your best. Students in grades 7 through 12 are encouraged to attend.

The Junior Class is selling Pompom Beanies for $20. See Abby, Katelin or Jada. Check it out in the office.

Student Picture Proofs have arrived and have been distributed. The order envelopes are due back in the office this Friday, September 23. Retakes will be done at Jacobson’s Studio next Monday & Tuesday, September 26th & 27th, from 2:30 to 6:00. Retake fee is $6 unless the student was absent the day of pictures.

Today’s menu is Pizza, Pasta Salad, Green Beans, and Pineapple.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS Real Deal Scholarship: Every month, October – March, the Bank of North Dakota awards eight seniors from across the state a $500 scholarship. In April 2017, these 48 students will have the opportunity to compete for a $3000 scholarship. Seniors need to have at least a 2.5 GPA, demonstrate school or community involvement in at least activities, and plan to attend a North Dakota college or university. Apply early to increase your chances of winning. One application is good for each monthly drawing. Apply at: <https://adobe.nd.gov/

publish/lc/content/bnd/student-loans/real-deal-scholarship/application.html> ND Jaycee Lisa Burdolski Memorial and Senate Scholarships: Based on academics, community service, leadership, and family income. Amount: $300 (4) and $1000 (1). Due Jan. 15th. Mail application to the following address: ND Jaycee Senate Scholarship, 1372 32nd St. S. #7, Fargo ND 58103. Apply at: http://nd.usjcisenate.org/. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

Mr. Strand has homemade salsa and dill pickles for sale, $ 5 a quart.

There will be NO MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM TIME TOMORROW MORNING. Students again, did not put equipment away.

Juniors and Sophomores: deadline for signing up to take the PSAT is TODAY. Cost is $15. The test will be given October 19.

Seniors: Those of you who are interested in becoming members of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. They should be returned to the office by next Monday, September 26th.

There will be a meeting for Juniors and their parents TONIGHT at 7:30, to start planning post-prom.

The FCCLA Membership Drive is on! Become a member early and receive a surprise on your locker every day this week. Check the member list in the FACS Room to see your name and the "Unlimited Possibilities" FCCLA has to offer." Make plans to attend the FCCLA Meeting TOMORROW at 3:05! This is a great week to become a member of FCCLA, so attend this meeting to find out our program of work for the year and activities that could make this year your best. Students in grades 7 through 12 are encouraged to attend.

FBLA Members: We will have our monthly evening meeting TONIGHT at 7:00 at the Delchar! Snacks will be provided! Even if you haven’t paid your membership dues yet, you are welcome! FBLA is for students in grades 9-12.

The Junior Class is selling Pompom Beanies for $20. See Abby, Katelin or Jada. Check it out in the office.

Student Picture Proofs have arrived and will be distributed today. The order envelopes are due back in the office this Friday, September 23. Retakes will be done at Jacobson’s Studio next Monday & Tuesday, September 26th & 27th, from 2:30 to 6:00. Retake fee is $6 unless the student was absent the day of pictures.

Parent-Teacher Conferences are THIS evening from 4:00 to 7:00.

Today’s menu is Taco Tuesday, Peaches.


Monday, September 19, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS Real Deal Scholarship: Every month, October – March, the Bank of North Dakota awards eight seniors from across the state a $500 scholarship. In April 2017, these 48 students will have the opportunity to compete for a $3000 scholarship. Seniors need to have at least a 2.5 GPA, demonstrate school or community involvement in at least activities, and plan to attend a North Dakota college or university. Apply early to increase your chances of winning. One application is good for each monthly drawing. Apply at: <https://adobe.nd.gov/

publish/lc/content/bnd/student-loans/real-deal-scholarship/application.html> ND Jaycee Lisa Burdolski Memorial and Senate Scholarships: Based on academics, community service, leadership, and family income. Amount: $300 (4) and $1000 (1). Due Jan. 15th. Mail application to the following address: ND Jaycee Senate Scholarship, 1372 32nd St. S. #7, Fargo ND 58103. Apply at: http://nd.usjcisenate.org/. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

Juniors and Sophomores: deadline for signing up to take the PSAT is TOMORROW. Cost is $15. The test will be given October 19.

Seniors: Those of you who are interested in becoming members of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. They should be returned to the office by next Monday, September 26th.

There will be a meeting for Juniors and their parents TOMORROW at 7:30pm, to start planning post-prom.

The FCCLA Membership Drive starts TODAY! Become a member early and receive a surprise on your locker every day next week. Check the member list in the FACS Room to see your name and the "Unlimited Possibilities" FCCLA has to offer."

Make plans to attend the FCCLA Meeting on Wednesday, September 21 at Common Time at 3:05! This is a great week to become a member of FCCLA, so attend this meeting to find out our program of work for the year and activities that could make this year your best. Students in grades 7 through 12 are encouraged to attend.

FBLA Members: We will have our monthly evening meeting TOMORROW at 7 pm at the Delchar! Snacks will be provided! Even if you haven’t paid your membership dues yet, you are welcome! FBLA is for students in grades 9-12.

The Junior Class is selling Pompom Beanies for $20. See Abby, Katelin or Jada. Check it out in the office.

Parent-Teacher Conferences are TOMORROW evening from 4:00 to 7:00.

Today the Jr. Hi Football Team hosts Midway Minto at 4:30, the JV Football Team plays in Hatton at 6:00, and the 5th & 6th Grade Girls Basketball Teams host Central Valley at PBJ starting at 6:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes, Peas /Carrots, Chocolate Tart, and Juice.

A HUGE THANKS to everyone who took part to make Patriot Homecoming 2016 a success!


Friday, September 16, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS Real Deal Scholarship: Every month, October – March, the Bank of North Dakota awards eight seniors from across the state a $500 scholarship. In April 2017, these 48 students will have the opportunity to compete for a $3000 scholarship. Seniors need to have at least a 2.5 GPA, demonstrate school or community involvement in at least activities, and plan to attend a North Dakota college or university. Apply early to increase your chances of winning. One application is good for each monthly drawing. Apply at: <https://adobe.nd.gov/

publish/lc/content/bnd/student-loans/real-deal-scholarship/application.html> ND Jaycee Lisa Burdolski Memorial and Senate Scholarships: Based on academics, community service, leadership, and family income. Amount: $300 (4) and $1000 (1). Due Jan. 15th. Mail application to the following address: ND Jaycee Senate Scholarship, 1372 32nd St. S. #7, Fargo ND 58103. Apply at: http://nd.usjcisenate.org/. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Students in grades 9-12 involved in extra-curricular activities please see Mrs. Strand to sign up for the MPCG Booster Club Turkey Dinner to be held October 9th.

Juniors and Sophomores: deadline for signing up to take the PSAT is next Tuesday, September 20. Cost is $15. The test will be given October 19.

There will be a meeting for Juniors and their parents next Tuesday, September 20th at 7:30pm, to start planning post-prom.

The FCCLA Membership Drive starts on Monday, September 19th! Become a member early and receive a surprise on your locker every day next week. Check the member list in the FACS Room to see your name and the "Unlimited Possibilities" FCCLA has to offer."

FBLA Members: We will have our monthly evening meeting next Tuesday at 7 pm at the Delchar! Snacks will be provided! Even if you haven’t paid your membership dues yet, you are welcome! FBLA is for students in grades 9-12.

The Junior Class is selling Pompom Beanies for $20. See Abby, Katelin or Jada. Check it out in the office.

The Homecoming Dance is tomorrow from 9:00 to midnight, for high school students. Cost is $4 for single, $6 per couple. No beverages or bags are to be brought in.

Homecoming Week First place winners will get to take their class to the Delchar for a movie.

The Varsity Cheerleaders will present student participation awards TODAY at the pep rally!

Congrats to Cailee Peterson on her 1st place finish in Cavalier and Ahna Mehus on her 9th place finish! Girls Varsity placed 2nd out of 12 teams. Good luck to all the Cross Country runners as they compete in Valley City tomorrow!

Today the Football Team hosts Sargent Central at 7:00. Tomorrow the Varsity Volleyball Team plays in Valley City; the C Volleyball Team plays in Thompson; and the Cross Country Team competes in Valley City. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Chicken Parmesan, Green Beans, Mandarin Oranges.25c for a second entre.