Wednesday, November 30, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association: Seniors enrolling in Bismarck State College’s Water & Treatment Technology program OR a child or grandchild of a current city/rural water system employee, OR elected city/rural water system official. Preference will be given to North Dakota residents. Based on career goals, leadership activities, financial need and an essay. Amount: $8000 in scholarships, Due: April 28th. 2718 Gateway Avenue, Suite 201, Bismarck, ND 58503, (800) 349-6951. America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship: Sponsored by Monsanto, the selection process takes into account the whole student – FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Students need two farmer endorsements on their application. Amount: $1500 (over 1800). Enrollment date: Nov.15- Feb 1st. Apply at: www.FFA.org/scholarships <http://www.FFA.org/scholarships> . For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

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

Our December Newsletter has been mailed to those parents who have requested it, and is also on our website, mayportcg.com.

Students interested in attending Mayville State University and still haven’t applied, or are just undecided: On December 15th, they will have a FREE APPLICATION DAY! Students can start the application process now and submit the application on December 15th and the $35 application fee will be waived. (on the payment screen, they must click “mail in check” and the fee will be waived). Need a little more information on MSU? Text “Comets” to 72727 and you can get our view book right on your phone. If you have questions, contact Maria Carmen Pena at (701) 788-4612.

Sanford Mayville Medical Center is holding a UND R-COOL-Health Scrubs Camp. The program is sponsored by UND, and focuses on increasing awareness and sparking interest in students in grades 8-12 by introducing students to a variety of health careers in rural North Dakota through creative and interactive activities. The camp will be held at Sanford Mayville Medical Center on Monday, January 16, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM. There is no cost to students, and a lunch and snacks are provided. Applications can be picked up and returned to Stacy Hanson by the deadline of December 16th. For more information, contact Doris Vigen at 701-788-3800 or doris.vigen.

It is time to sign up for the 2018 educational trip to Spain. All students who have completed Spanish II or will complete Spanish II by May of 2018 are eligible. You will receive a $200 discount if you register by TODAY. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Germundson.

As of this morning, the Middle School Food Drive has a total of 489 items! 7J is in the lead with 145 items. Let’s all start bringing to get to our goal of 1300 (and the movie)!

The following students see Joan sometime today: Marcus Dale, Taylor Ells, Seth Germundson, Madisen Knudsvig, Theresa Nelson.

Reminder to all students–You MUST pay for a 2nd entree at lunch WHEN you take it. If you do not have the $.50, don’t take the second one.

Practice schedule for boys and girls basketball for tomorrow, December 1st and Friday December 2nd: JH Girls basketball 6:45 am at the HS; JH Boys Basketball 3:45 at the Armory; HS Girls Basketball 3:45 at HS; HS Boys Basketball 6:00 at HS.

Congratulations to Oliver Marquardt who, along with other selected members of the Grand City Children’s Choir, performed at the Empire Theatre in Grand Forks last night, with Kat Perkins, a finalist on the TV show, “The Voice”.

Congratulations to the JV and Varsity Girls Basketball Teams on their wins over Dakota Prairie last night!!

Today’s menu is Barbecues, Chips & Salsa, Carrots, Pears. 50¢ for a second sandwich.

Congratulations to Cailee Peterson on being nominated as May-Port CG’s representative on the North Dakota Academic All-State Team. Congratulations Cailee!


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association: Seniors enrolling in Bismarck State College’s Water & Treatment Technology program OR a child or grandchild of a current city/rural water system employee, OR elected city/rural water system official. Preference will be given to North Dakota residents. Based on career goals, leadership activities, financial need and an essay. Amount: $8000 in scholarships, Due: April 28th. 2718 Gateway Avenue, Suite 201, Bismarck, ND 58503, (800) 349-6951. America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship: Sponsored by Monsanto, the selection process takes into account the whole student – FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Students need two farmer endorsements on their application. Amount: $1500 (over 1800). Enrollment date: Nov.15- Feb 1st. Apply at: www.FFA.org/scholarships <http://www.FFA.org/scholarships> . For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Seniors, your Community Service Hours for December are due TOMORROW at 4:00.

Students interested in attending Mayville State University and still haven’t applied, or are just undecided: On December 15th, they will have a FREE APPLICATION DAY! Students can start the application process now and submit the application on December 15th and the $35 application fee will be waived. (on the payment screen, they must click “mail in check” and the fee will be waived). Need a little more information on MSU? Text “Comets” to 72727 and you can get our view book right on your phone. If you have questions, contact Maria Carmen Pena at (701) 788-4612.

Sanford Mayville Medical Center is holding a UND R-COOL-Health Scrubs Camp. The program is sponsored by UND, and focuses on increasing awareness and sparking interest in students in grades 8-12 by introducing students to a variety of health careers in rural North Dakota through creative and interactive activities. The camp will be held at Sanford Mayville Medical Center on Monday, January 16, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM. There is no cost to students, and a lunch and snacks are provided. Applications can be picked up and returned to Stacy Hanson by the deadline of December 16th. For more information, contact Doris Vigen at 701-788-3800 or doris.vigen.

It is time to sign up for the 2018 educational trip to Spain. All students who have completed Spanish II or will complete Spanish II by May of 2018 are eligible. You will receive a $200 discount if you register by TOMORROW. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Germundson.

FBLA members that had pizza orders, pizza will be here TODAY. Please make sure to pick them up during Common Time.

Seniors: please sign up in the office to sell 50/50 tickets at home basketball games. Your time volunteering to sell tickets will earn you points toward a Dollars for Scholars Scholarship in the spring.

The Middle School and High School Student Councils are both conducting Food Drives for our local Food Pantry. Let’s all pitch in to help those in need! Freshmen should bring items to Mrs. Strand, Sophomores to Mrs. Hanson, Juniors to Mr. Hanson, and Seniors to Mrs. Torgeson.

FBLA members, we have concessions tonight. We are in need of workers. Please stop by and see Mrs. Strand to sign up!!

A recruiter from Mayville State will be here TODAY during lunch for anyone wishing to visit with him.

Today the 5th & 6th Grade Boys Basketball Teams play Northwood at PBJ at 4:00 and 5:00; and the Girls Basketball Teams host Dakota Prairie, 8th Grade starting at 4:30, followed by the JV and Varsity. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Hamburger Tomato Hotdish, Corn, Applesauce, and Cookies.


Monday, November 28, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association: Seniors enrolling in Bismarck State College’s Water & Treatment Technology program OR a child or grandchild of a current city/rural water system employee, OR elected city/rural water system official. Preference will be given to North Dakota residents. Based on career goals, leadership activities, financial need and an essay. Amount: $8000 in scholarships, Due: April 28th. 2718 Gateway Avenue, Suite 201, Bismarck, ND 58503, (800) 349-6951. America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship: Sponsored by Monsanto, the selection process takes into account the whole student – FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Students need two farmer endorsements on their application. Amount: $1500 (over 1800). Enrollment date: Nov.15- Feb 1st. Apply at: www.FFA.org/scholarships <http://www.FFA.org/scholarships> . For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Seniors, your Community Service Hours for December are due this Wednesday, November 30th at 4:00.

Students interested in attending Mayville State University and still haven’t applied, or are just undecided: On December 15th, they will have a FREE APPLICATION DAY! Students can start the application process now and submit the application on December 15th and the $35 application fee will be waived. (on the payment screen, they must click “mail in check” and the fee will be waived). Need a little more information on MSU? Text “Comets” to 72727 and you can get our view book right on your phone. If you have questions, contact Maria Carmen Pena at (701) 788-4612.

It is time to sign up for the 2018 educational trip to Spain. All students who have completed Spanish II or will complete Spanish II by May of 2018 are eligible. You will receive a $200 discount if you register by this Wednesday, November 30th, 2016. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Germundson.

Staff: please send December Newsletter Articles to the office by noon tomorrow.

Spanish Travelers: Scentsy orders are due today. Please hand them in to Mrs. Germundson by the end of the day.

Seniors: please sign up in the office to sell 50/50 tickets at home basketball games. Your time volunteering to sell tickets will earn you points toward a Dollars for Scholars Scholarship in the spring.

The Middle School and High School Student Councils are both conducting Food Drives for our local Food Pantry. Let’s all pitch in to help those in need! Freshmen should bring items to Mrs. Strand, Sophomores to Mrs. Hanson, Juniors to Mr. Hanson, and Seniors to Mrs. Torgeson.

The boys and girls Basketball Practice Schedule for TODAY will be Jr. Hi Girls at PBJ – 3:45, Jr. Hi Boys at Armory – 3:45 (ride bus 7 to the armory), HS Girls – 4:00, and HS Boys – 6:00, both at the high school. A reminder that all students must have an updated physical turned in before you can practice, and the participation fee must be paid before the first game.

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


Wednesday, November 23, 2016

SCHOLARSHIPS North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association: Seniors enrolling in Bismarck State College’s Water & Treatment Technology program OR a child or grandchild of a current city/rural water system employee, OR elected city/rural water system official. Preference will be given to North Dakota residents. Based on career goals, leadership activities, financial need and an essay. Amount: $8000 in scholarships, Due: April 28th. 2718 Gateway Avenue, Suite 201, Bismarck, ND 58503, (800) 349-6951. America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship: Sponsored by Monsanto, the selection process takes into account the whole student – FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Students need two farmer endorsements on their application. Amount: $1500 (over 1800). Enrollment date: Nov.15- Feb 1st. Apply at: www.FFA.org/scholarships <http://www.FFA.org/scholarships> . For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Seniors, your Community Service Hours for December are due Wednesday, November 30th at 4:00.

Students interested in attending Mayville State University and still haven’t applied, or are just undecided: On December 15th, they will have a FREE APPLICATION DAY! Students can start the application process now and submit the application on December 15th and the $35 application fee will be waived. (on the payment screen, they must click “mail in check” and the fee will be waived). Need a little more information on MSU? Text “Comets” to 72727 and you can get our view book right on your phone. If you have questions, contact Maria Carmen Pena at (701) 788-4612.

It is time to sign up for the 2018 educational trip to Spain. All students who have completed Spanish II or will complete Spanish II by May of 2018 are eligible. You will receive a $200 discount if you register by November 30th, 2016. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Germundson.

Seniors: please sign up in the office to sell 50/50 tickets at home basketball games. Your time volunteering to sell tickets will earn you points toward a Dollars for Scholars Scholarship in the spring.

The November 28th Junior Bank Board meeting has been cancelled.

There will be NO SCHOOL tomorrow or Friday for the Thanksgiving break.

The Middle School and High School Student Councils are both conducting Food Drives for our local Food Pantry. Let’s all pitch in to help those in need!

Auto Tech Classes will meet in the commons today. Be sure to see Mr. Ulland about your assignment.

The boys and girls Basketball Practice Schedule for next Monday November 28 will be Jr. Hi Girls at PBJ 3:45, Jr. Hi Boys at Armory 3:45 (ride bus 7 to the armory), HS Girls 4:00, and HS Boys 6:00 both at the High School. A reminder that all students must have an updated physical turned in before you can practice.

Today’s menu is Turkey Subs, Cheese Lettuce, Potato Salad, Pears.

Have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving!


Friday, November 18, 2016

It is time to sign up for the 2018 educational trip to Spain. All students who have completed Spanish II or will complete Spanish II by May of 2018 are eligible. You will receive a $200 discount if you register by November 30th, 2016. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Germundson.

Students interested in Archery are invited to the Norseman Archery Center in Portland next Monday, November 21 at 6:30. For more information call the NDSU Extension Service/Traill County at 701-636-5665.

Students planning to take Dual Credit Courses Semester 2 need to meet with Mr. Ulland next Tuesday November 22nd at the beginning of first period.

The PTA Fall Carnival is TOMORROW from 5:00 to 8:00 at PBJ. There will be many booths, a bounce house, inflatable games, face painting, a photo booth and a cakewalk. Pizza by the slice, drinks, and concessions will be available for purchase. A silent auction will be held. Donations can be dropped off at PBJ by TODAY. Admission is free for students, and $5 for adults. Please join the PTA for a night of family fun!

Seniors, the PTA is still looking for 2 workers for the Carnival TOMORROW, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Please give just 3 hours of your time to help out! Contact Jodi Fugleberg at PBJ.

FCCLA Members: your orders of Christmas Greens are ready to pick up at Countryside. This MUST be taken care of by TOMORROW.

The Mayville State University Theater Department will present “Footloose” tonight and tomorrow at 7:30, and Sunday at 3:00, in Old Main Theater. Tickets may be purchased for $12 at the college book store, and at the door.

Grades 9-11 Volleyball Players: Please sign up on the wall by Mrs. Hanson’s room for an end-of-the-year meeting.

High school Student Council Members, check your email.

The Middle School and High School Student Councils are both conducting Food Drives for our local Food Pantry. Let’s all pitch in to help those in need!

Today’s menu is Pizza, Cottage Cheese, Pasta Salad, Peaches.


Thursday, November 17, 2016

Students interested in Archery are invited to the Norseman Archery Center in Portland next Monday, November 21 at 6:30. For more information call the NDSU Extension Service/Traill County at 701-636-5665.

The PTA Fall Carnival is this Saturday, November 19th, from 5:00 to 8:00 at PBJ. There will be many booths, a bounce house, inflatable games, face painting, a photo booth and a cakewalk. Pizza by the slice, drinks, and concessions will be available for purchase. A silent auction will be held. Donations can be dropped off at PBJ by TODAY. Admission is free for students, and $5 for adults. Please join the PTA for a night of family fun!

Seniors, the PTA is still looking for 2 workers for the Carnival this Saturday, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Please give just 3 hours of your time to help out! Contact Jodi Fugleberg at PBJ.

FCCLA Members: your orders of Christmas Greens will be ready to pick up at Countryside Creations this Saturday, November 19, from 1pm to 3pm. If your last name begins with A-K you may pick them up TODAY.

The Mayville State University Theater Department will present “Footloose” tonight through Saturday at 7:30, and Sunday at 3:00, in Old Main Theater. Among the cast members are our own students, Alyssa Peterson, Kailer Riedman and Josh Moeller, as well as MPCG grads, Julianna Barker and Marc Eastman. Tickets may be purchased for $12 at the college book store, and at the door.

The MSU Women’s Basketball Team invites you to help them bring Christmas Joy to 150 Traill County kids! Bring a NEW, unwrapped toy and get free admission to their games November 17th, and December 2nd and 3rd.

FBLA Members: TODAY is World Prematurity Day. World Prematurity Day is observed on 17 November each year to raise awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide. Help show your support for the March of Dimes by wearing PURPLE tomorrow! FBLA members will receive a point for dressing up. You do not have to be an FBLA Member to show your support and wear Purple! Reminder to FBLA Members that Pizza Orders are due this Friday. Sign-up sheet for points is in Mr. T’s office.

Grades 9-11 Volleyball Players: Please sign up on the wall by Mrs. Hanson’s room for an end-of-the-year meeting.

The Middle School and High School Student Councils are both conducting Food Drives for our local Food Pantry. Let’s all pitch in to help those in need!

Congratulations to the following students for making UND Honor Choir! Kailer Riedman, Cailee Peterson, Morgan Palmer and Colvin Abler – all mixed choir; and Josh Moeller – alternate for both band and choir.

Today’s menu is Pulled Pork Subs, Baked Beans, Chips, Coleslaw, Oreo Desert.