Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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

It’s Snowball 2017 Week! Dress-up days: Today – Western Day; Tomorrow – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green; 8th Grade – Red; 7th Grade – Purple; 6th Grade – Orange); Thursday – Opposite Gender Day; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans). Middle School Hat Licenses will be sold every morning this week from 8:00 to 8:25 in Mrs. M Johnson’s room. Cost is $2 for all week. The Snowball Dance will be semiformal and is Saturday from 9 PM to midnight. Cost will be $4 for singles, $7 for couples.

It’s Go Red this Friday for Heart Health Month! All staff and students are encouraged to wear something red. (Red and denim will look nice together 🙂

22 MPCG Music students will take part in the Myra Jazz Festival at UND tomorrow.

Today the Boys’ Basketball Teams host Larimore, 7th and 8th Grades at PBJ starting at 4:00, and JV and Varsity here at the high school starting at 6:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

The MPCG Speech Team took 2nd overall with 114 sweepstakes points at the Barnes County North tournament held last Saturday. Individual results are as follows: Lily Moch ~ Top Novice in Humorous Duo; Kinsey Parker ~ Top Novice Serious Duo; Lucas Peterson ~ 8th in Humorous; Malena Twedt ~ 8th in Entertain, 3rd in Humorous Duo; Teri Nelson ~ Top Novice Serious Duo, 3rd in Humorous Duo; Grace Koshney ~ Top Novice in Serious, 5th in Serious Duo; Kyra Mortenson ~ Top Novice in Humorous Duo, 7th in Entertain, 7th in Serious, 5th in Inform, 4th in Poetry; Ava Nelson ~ 8th in Radio, 5th in Serious Duo; Constance de Trogoff ~ 7th in Serious Duo, 4th in Humorous; Alyssa Peterson ~ 7th in Serious Duo, 5th in Dramatic; Morgan Palmer ~ 5th in Humorous, 4th in Storytelling, 3rd in Serious Duo; Colvin Abler ~ 3rd in Poetry, 1st in EPR, 1st in Entertain, State Qualifying, 1st in Storytelling, State Qualifying; Kailer Riedman ~ 3rd in Entertain, 1st in Radio, State Qualifying, 1st in Dramatic, State Qualifying. Great job!

Today’s menu is Pizza, Mixed Vegetables, Oreo Dessert, Juice.

It’s Senior Night for Crookston Girls Hockey tonight at 5:30. It’s Ali Hutter’s last home game. Congrats, Ali!

SCHOLARSHIPS ND Academic and Career &Technical Education Scholarships: Seniors planning to attend college in North Dakota and meet the academic criteria for either of these $6000 scholarships can apply online between Jan. 2nd – June 2nd at: <https://apps.nd.gov/DPI/scholarship/login.aspx> Late applications will not be accepted. Students eligible via ACT score do not need to send score reports unless they have an ACT score for a test taken after the February 11th deadline. Students must then get the result to DPI before the June 5 deadline. Students eligible via WorkKeys assessments must send a copy of WorkKeys Skill Reports to the address listed below: ND Department of Public Instruction OR Fax To: Attn: ND Scholarship Program Teacher & School Effectiveness Unit (701) 328-0201 600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440. May-Port CG Dollars for Scholars: Seniors apply electronically by going to <http://mpcgarea.dollarsforscholars.org/index.php?section=chapterWebsite&action= main&fwID=816> . Go to the parent-student tab in order to register. Submit an essay about career objective and future goals. If you run into problems, click on the support tab on the left hand side of the screen or come see me. In addition, applicants need to turn into the school a form detailing their volunteer experiences throughout high school. Application due date: April 15th. Don’t wait until the last day because transcripts and a reference will need to be uploaded. North Dakota Dollars for Scholars: JoAnn Link Hetzel Vocational/Technical/Trade School Scholarship: Students attending a vocational or technical trade school. Students studying mechanics, electrical, welding, or surveying will receive preference. Amount: $1000 (16) Due: April 1st. Dr. Fradkin Regional Community Service Scholarship: Eight $500 scholarships are available to high school senior students within a DFS community who excel in community service. A minimum of one $500 scholarship will be awarded per region in North Dakota. Due: April 1st. North Dakota Assess Network Scholarship: A minimum of one $500 scholarship will be awarded to a senior in each Dollars for Scholars community in North Dakota based on economic need. Due: April 1st. North Dakota Military Scholarship: $1000 Scholarships (14) will be awarded to dependents of members of a North Dakota military unit/installation. Requires 2.5 GPA. Due: April 1st. Bill and Jean Guy Leadership Scholarship: Developing leaders for the future of North Dakota is the overall goal of this scholarship. One student will be selected to receive $6,000 for use during the remaining time in post-secondary education. This student will be someone who demonstrates strong leadership skills and a commitment to giving back in North Dakota. The scholarship is available to a North Dakota student attending any North Dakota or Red River Valley (Concordia, Crookston, or Moorhead) post-secondary institution, and who has intentions of working in North Dakota after graduation.

Apply at www.nddfs.org <http://www.nddfs.org> Reuben T. Guenthner Scholarship: Graduating senior from a North Dakota high school in 2017, completed one or more career and technical education courses between grades 9 and 12, and planning to enroll in a two-year North Dakota public postsecondary institution as a full-time student in a career and technical education program of two years or less. Amount: $350 (2). Due: April 1st. Apply at: <http://www.nd.gov/cte/students/RTGScholarship.html> Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: High school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Track record of academic excellence and passion for the nursing profession. In 500 words or fewer, please explain i) why you’re passionate about joining the nursing profession and ii) how you will use your nursing education to enrich others’ healthcare. Amount: $1000 Due: June 30, 2017. Apply at: <http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship> Polar Communications: sponsoring one participant from their service area on a tour of Washington DC to learn more about the telecommunications industry June 3rd – June 7th. Polar pays all expenses, including $50 spending money. Students age 16 or 17 at the time of the tour are eligible to apply. Applicant’s parents must be subscribers of Polar Communications or one of its subsidiaries. Required to submit a one-page essay: "The Advantages and Disadvantages of Modern Technology." Due: March 1st. Apply at: www.thinkpolar.com <http://www.thinkpolar.com> hit the scholarship tab, grey box under community. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.


Monday, January 30, 2017

Seniors: Community Service Hours for February are due TOMORROW at 4:00.

It’s Snowball 2017 Week! Dress-up days: Today – PJ Day; Tomorrow – Western Day; Wednesday – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green; 8th Grade – Red; 7th Grade – Purple; 6th Grade – Orange); Thursday – Opposite Gender Day; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans). Middle School Hat Licenses will be sold every morning this week from 8:00 to 8:25 in Mrs. M Johnson’s room. Cost is $2 for all week. The Snowball Dance will be semiformal and is Saturday, February 4th from 9 PM to midnight. Cost will be $4 for singles, $7 for couples.

It’s Go Red this Friday for Heart Health Month! All staff and students are encouraged to wear something red. (Red and denim will look nice together 🙂

There will be ANOTHER T-Shirt and Candy Toss tonight at the girls’ game!

Today the Girls Basketball Teams host FSHP, JV starting at 6:00 following by the Varsity. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Chicken Chow Mein over Rice, Corn, Pineapple.


Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Seniors: Community Service Hours for February are due Tuesday, January 31st at 4:00.

Snowball 2017 is next week! Dress-up days: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Western Day; Wednesday – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green; 8th Grade – Red; 7th Grade – Purple; 6th Grade – Orange); Thursday – Opposite Gender Day; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans).During that week Middle School Hat Licenses will be sold every morning from 8:00 to 8:25 in Mrs. M Johnson’s room. Cost is $2 for all week. The Snowball Dance will be Semiformal and is Saturday, February 4th from 9 PM to midnight. Cost will be $4 for singles, $7 for couples.

Staff: Please send February Newsletter Articles to the office by this afternoon.

Junior Bank Board meets next Monday, January 30th at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

FCCLA District STAR Events registrations and money are due TODAY."

Tonight at the Girls’ Basketball game vs Hatton-Northwood there will be a LIVE BAND performing as well as a candy & t-shirt toss.

Today the Girls’ Basketball Teams host Hatton-Northwood, 7th & 8th Grades starting at 4:00 at PBJ, and JV and Varsity here at the high school starting at 6:00. Tomorrow the Wrestling Team will compete in the Larimore Tournament starting at 9:30; the JV Boys’ Basketball Team will play in the Northwood Jamboree; and the Speech Team will take part in the Barnes County North Tournament. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Congratulations to the following FBLA Members for their placings at Valley City State University’s Emerging Business Leaders Day and at Mayville State University’s Business Activities Day: Madyson Beck – 3rd Place Word Processing; Ben Berdal – 1st Place Business Ethics; Abby Freeland, Katelin Grinde, and Erin Freeland – 2nd Place Marketing; Olivia Gapp – 2nd Place Word Processing; Ashley Guzal – 3rd Place Business Ethics; Hanna McIntyre – 3rd Place Word Processing; Rylee Thompson – 2nd Place Business Ethics; Konner Elliott – 3rd Place Agribusiness; Julia Kohls – 3rd Place Introduction to Business Communications; and Cailee Peterson and Kailer Riedman – 2nd Place Sales Presentation.

Today’s menu is Barbecues, Hashbrowns, Baked Beans, Strawberry Mousse. 50¢ for a Second Sandwich.

Happy Birthday, Mrs. Kunkel – yesterday!

SCHOLARSHIPS ND Academic and Career &Technical Education Scholarships: Seniors planning to attend college in North Dakota and meet the academic criteria for either of these $6000 scholarships can apply online between Jan. 2nd – June 2nd at: <https://apps.nd.gov/DPI/scholarship/login.aspx> Late applications will not be accepted. Students eligible via ACT score do not need to send score reports unless they have an ACT score for a test taken after the February 11th deadline. Students must then get the result to DPI before the June 5 deadline. Students eligible via WorkKeys assessments must send a copy of WorkKeys Skill Reports to the address listed below: ND Department of Public Instruction OR Fax To: Attn: ND Scholarship Program Teacher & School Effectiveness Unit (701) 328-0201 600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440. May-Port CG Dollars for Scholars: Seniors apply electronically by going to <http://mpcgarea.dollarsforscholars.org/index.php?section=chapterWebsite&action= main&fwID=816> . Go to the parent-student tab in order to register. Submit an essay about career objective and future goals. If you run into problems, click on the support tab on the left hand side of the screen or come see me. In addition, applicants need to turn into the school a form detailing their volunteer experiences throughout high school. Application due date: April 15th. Don’t wait until the last day because transcripts and a reference will need to be uploaded. North Dakota Dollars for Scholars: JoAnn Link Hetzel Vocational/Technical/Trade School Scholarship: Students attending a vocational or technical trade school. Students studying mechanics, electrical, welding, or surveying will receive preference. Amount: $1000 (16) Due: April 1st. Dr. Fradkin Regional Community Service Scholarship: Eight $500 scholarships are available to high school senior students within a DFS community who excel in community service. A minimum of one $500 scholarship will be awarded per region in North Dakota. Due: April 1st. North Dakota Assess Network Scholarship: A minimum of one $500 scholarship will be awarded to a senior in each Dollars for Scholars community in North Dakota based on economic need. Due: April 1st. North Dakota Military Scholarship: $1000 Scholarships (14) will be awarded to dependents of members of a North Dakota military unit/installation. Requires 2.5 GPA. Due: April 1st. Bill and Jean Guy Leadership Scholarship: Developing leaders for the future of North Dakota is the overall goal of this scholarship. One student will be selected to receive $6,000 for use during the remaining time in post-secondary education. This student will be someone who demonstrates strong leadership skills and a commitment to giving back in North Dakota. The scholarship is available to a North Dakota student attending any North Dakota or Red River Valley (Concordia, Crookston, or Moorhead) post-secondary institution, and who has intentions of working in North Dakota after graduation.

Apply at www.nddfs.org <http://www.nddfs.org> Reuben T. Guenthner Scholarship: Graduating senior from a North Dakota high school in 2017, completed one or more career and technical education courses between grades 9 and 12, and planning to enroll in a two-year North Dakota public postsecondary institution as a full-time student in a career and technical education program of two years or less. Amount: $350 (2). Due: April 1st. Apply at: <http://www.nd.gov/cte/students/RTGScholarship.html> Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: High school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Track record of academic excellence and passion for the nursing profession. In 500 words or fewer, please explain i) why you’re passionate about joining the nursing profession and ii) how you will use your nursing education to enrich others’ healthcare. Amount: $1000 Due: June 30, 2017. Apply at: <http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship> Polar Communications: sponsoring one participant from their service area on a tour of Washington DC to learn more about the telecommunications industry June 3rd – June 7th. Polar pays all expenses, including $50 spending money. Students age 16 or 17 at the time of the tour are eligible to apply. Applicant’s parents must be subscribers of Polar Communications or one of its subsidiaries. Required to submit a one-page essay: "The Advantages and Disadvantages of Modern Technology." Due: March 1st. Apply at: www.thinkpolar.com <http://www.thinkpolar.com> hit the scholarship tab, grey box under community. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.


Thursday, January 26, 2017

Seniors: Community Service Hours for February are due Tuesday, January 31st at 4:00.

Snowball 2017 is next week! Dress-up days: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Western Day; Wednesday – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green; 8th Grade – Red; 7th Grade – Purple; 6th Grade – Orange); Thursday – Opposite Gender Day; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans).During that week Middle School Hat Licenses will be sold every morning from 8:00 to 8:25 in Mrs. M Johnson’s room. Cost is $2 for all week. The Snowball Dance will be Semiformal and is Saturday, February 4th from 9 PM to midnight. Cost will be $4 for singles, $7 for couples.

A ring was found in the middle school. It may be claimed in the office.

Staff: Please send February Newsletter Articles to the office by tomorrow afternoon.

Junior Bank Board meets next Monday, January 30th at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

Friday night at the Girls’ Basketball game vs Hatton-Northwood there will be a LIVE BAND performing as well as a candy & t-shirt toss.

There will be an FCCLA STAR events work session in the FACS room TODAY after school until 5:00.

24 FBLA Members are taking part in Business Activities Day today at MSU.

There will be a recruiter here today during lunch from Minnesota State Community and Technical College for anyone wishing to visit with him.

Today is Throwback Day! Wear old Patriot jerseys to the game!

Today the Boys’ Basketball Teams host Thompson, 7th & 8th Grades starting at 4:00 at PBJ, and JV and Varsity here at the high school starting at 6:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Congratulations to Kailer Riedman for making it into the All State Mixed Choir! He’ll be travelling to Bismarck in March for rehearsals and a performance!

Congratulations to our Wrestlers! Results of the Kindred Wrestling Tournament: Konner Elliott and Ben Berdal both won all three matches; Ryley Thompson won 2 out of 3; and Adrian Cosme Halvorson won one match. The Lisbon Tournament had 19 teams competing, including Class A schools. Results are: Konner Elliott 4th place; Ryley Thompson 5th; and Ben Berdal 6th.

Today’s menu is Turkey Dinner, Peaches, Juice.

SCHOLARSHIPS ND Academic and Career &Technical Education Scholarships: Seniors planning to attend college in North Dakota and meet the academic criteria for either of these $6000 scholarships can apply online between Jan. 2nd – June 2nd at: <https://apps.nd.gov/DPI/scholarship/login.aspx> Late applications will not be accepted. Students eligible via ACT score do not need to send score reports unless they have an ACT score for a test taken after the February 11th deadline. Students must then get the result to DPI before the June 5 deadline. Students eligible via WorkKeys assessments must send a copy of WorkKeys Skill Reports to the address listed below: ND Department of Public Instruction OR Fax To: Attn: ND Scholarship Program Teacher & School Effectiveness Unit (701) 328-0201 600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440. May-Port CG Dollars for Scholars: Seniors apply electronically by going to <http://mpcgarea.dollarsforscholars.org/index.php?section=chapterWebsite&action= main&fwID=816> . Go to the parent-student tab in order to register. Submit an essay about career objective and future goals. If you run into problems, click on the support tab on the left hand side of the screen or come see me. In addition, applicants need to turn into the school a form detailing their volunteer experiences throughout high school. Application due date: April 15th. Don’t wait until the last day because transcripts and a reference will need to be uploaded. North Dakota Dollars for Scholars: JoAnn Link Hetzel Vocational/Technical/Trade School Scholarship: Students attending a vocational or technical trade school. Students studying mechanics, electrical, welding, or surveying will receive preference. Amount: $1000 (16) Due: April 1st. Dr. Fradkin Regional Community Service Scholarship: Eight $500 scholarships are available to high school senior students within a DFS community who excel in community service. A minimum of one $500 scholarship will be awarded per region in North Dakota. Due: April 1st. North Dakota Assess Network Scholarship: A minimum of one $500 scholarship will be awarded to a senior in each Dollars for Scholars community in North Dakota based on economic need. Due: April 1st. North Dakota Military Scholarship: $1000 Scholarships (14) will be awarded to dependents of members of a North Dakota military unit/installation. Requires 2.5 GPA. Due: April 1st. Bill and Jean Guy Leadership Scholarship: Developing leaders for the future of North Dakota is the overall goal of this scholarship. One student will be selected to receive $6,000 for use during the remaining time in post-secondary education. This student will be someone who demonstrates strong leadership skills and a commitment to giving back in North Dakota. The scholarship is available to a North Dakota student attending any North Dakota or Red River Valley (Concordia, Crookston, or Moorhead) post-secondary institution, and who has intentions of working in North Dakota after graduation.

Apply at www.nddfs.org <http://www.nddfs.org> Reuben T. Guenthner Scholarship: Graduating senior from a North Dakota high school in 2017, completed one or more career and technical education courses between grades 9 and 12, and planning to enroll in a two-year North Dakota public postsecondary institution as a full-time student in a career and technical education program of two years or less. Amount: $350 (2). Due: April 1st. Apply at: <http://www.nd.gov/cte/students/RTGScholarship.html> Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: High school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Track record of academic excellence and passion for the nursing profession. In 500 words or fewer, please explain i) why you’re passionate about joining the nursing profession and ii) how you will use your nursing education to enrich others’ healthcare. Amount: $1000 Due: June 30, 2017. Apply at: <http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship> Polar Communications: sponsoring one participant from their service area on a tour of Washington DC to learn more about the telecommunications industry June 3rd – June 7th. Polar pays all expenses, including $50 spending money. Students age 16 or 17 at the time of the tour are eligible to apply. Applicant’s parents must be subscribers of Polar Communications or one of its subsidiaries. Required to submit a one-page essay: "The Advantages and Disadvantages of Modern Technology." Due: March 1st. Apply at: www.thinkpolar.com <http://www.thinkpolar.com> hit the scholarship tab, grey box under community. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

SCHOLARSHIPS Polar Communications: sponsoring one participant from their service area on a tour of Washington DC to learn more about the telecommunications industry June 3rd – June 7th. Polar pays all expenses, including $50 spending money. Students age 16 or 17 at the time of the tour are eligible to apply. Applicant’s parents must be subscribers of Polar Communications or one of its subsidiaries. Required to submit a one-page essay: "The Advantages and Disadvantages of Modern Technology." Due: March 1st. Apply at: www.thinkpolar.com <http://www.thinkpolar.com> hit the scholarship tab, grey box under community. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Snowball 2017 will be next week! Dress-up days: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Western Day; Wednesday – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green; 8th Grade – Red; 7th Grade – Purple; 6th Grade – Orange); Thursday – Opposite GenderDay; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans). During that week Middle School Hat Licenses will be sold every morning from 8:00 to 8:25 in Mrs. M Johnson’s room. Cost is $2 for all week. The Snowball Dance will be Semiformal and is Saturday, February 4th from 9 PM. to midnight. Cost will be $4 for singles, $7 for couples.

Junior Bank Board meets next Monday, January 30th at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

FBLA Members attending Business Activities Day tomorrow, please go to your first hour class for attendance and then meet in the commons. We will transport to MSU by bus. We will return before common time. Professional dress is required.

There will be an FCCLA STAR events work session in the FACS room TOMORROW, January 26, after school until 5:00.

Second Quarter Honor Roll is posted on the bulletin board near the kitchen. Students with Incomplete or Failing Grades cannot be on the Honor Roll. It will be sent to the Tribune at noon today, so if you have questions be sure to see Joan before that time.

Mr. Strand’s Common Time will go to Mrs. Hanson’s room today.

25 FBLA Members are taking part in the Emerging Business Leaders Day in Valley City today.

Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Basketball Team for their win over North Border last night!

Today’s menu is Salad Bar, Beef Barley Soup, PBJs, Fruit.


January 24, 2017

SCHOLARSHIPS Polar Communications: sponsoring one participant from their service area on a tour of Washington DC to learn more about the telecommunications industry June 3rd – June 7th. Polar pays all expenses, including $50 spending money. Students age 16 or 17 at the time of the tour are eligible to apply. Applicant’s parents must be subscribers of Polar Communications or one of its subsidiaries. Required to submit a one-page essay: "The Advantages and Disadvantages of Modern Technology." Due: March 1st. Apply at: www.thinkpolar.com <http://www.thinkpolar.com> hit the scholarship tab, grey box under community. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

Snowball 2017 will be January 30 through February 4! Dress-up days: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Western Day; Wednesday – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green; 8th Grade – Red; 7th Grade – Purple; 6th Grade – Orange); Thursday – Opposite GenderDay; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans). During that week Middle School Hat Licenses will be sold every morning from 8:00 to 8:25 in Mrs. M Johnson’s room. Cost is $2 for all week. The Snowball Dance will be Semiformal and is Saturday, February 4th from 9 PM. to midnight. Cost will be $4 for singles, $7 for couples.

Junior Bank Board meets next Monday, January 30th at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

There will be an FCCLA STAR events work session in the FACS room Thursday, January 26 after school until 5pm.

FBLA Members attending Valley City State University’s Emerging Business Leaders Day tomorrow, remember, leave time is 7 am sharp from the high school. Professional dress is required!

Mr. Connick’s 7th hour Phy Ed class will meet in the Commons today.


Monday, January 23, 2017

Snowball 2017 will be January 30 through February 4! Dress-up days: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Western Day; Wednesday – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green; 8th Grade – Red; 7th Grade – Purple; 6th Grade – Orange); Thursday – Opposite GenderDay; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans). During that week Middle School Hat Licenses will be sold every morning from 8:00 to 8:25 in Mrs. M Johnson’s room. Cost is $2 for all week. The Snowball Dance will be Semiformal and is Saturday, February 4th from 9 PM. to midnight.

Thank you to all who participated and helped with the Career Fair last Friday. It went great! We appreciate all of the help and the great behavior! Also thank you to the teachers for helping out and letting us use your rooms!

Junior Bank Board is next Monday, January 30th at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

There will an FBLA meeting at Common Time today in the auditorium.

Jazz Band will also meet at Common Time today.

Today Boys Basketball Teams host Grafton, 7th Grade starting at 4:30 followed by the 8th Grade and Varsity, all games here at the high school; no JV game. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

The MPCG Speech Team took 2nd out of 11 teams in the Thompson Speech Invitational last Saturday. Individual results are as follows: Lucas Peterson ~ Top Novice Storytelling; Constance de Trogoff ~ 6th place Humorous; Kinsey Parker ~ 6th in Poetry, 5th in Serious Duo; Kyra Mortenson ~ 6th in Entertain, 3rd in Inform, 2nd in Serious Prose; Ava Nelson ~ Top Novice, Serious Prose, 6th in Radio, 2nd in Serious Duo; Grace Koshney ~ 7th in Dramatic, 2nd in Serious Duo; Teri Nelson ~ 5th in Serious Duo, 1st in Humorous Duo, State Qualifying; Malena Twedt ~ 7th in Storytelling, 7th in Entertain, 1st in Humorous Duo, State Qualifying. Great job!

Hockey results from the weekend are: Jr. Gold FASA tournament – win over Duluth 7-4; win over Swan Lake 12-0; win over Grand Rapids 15-0; Championship loss to Grand Forks 7-3. Bantams – win over Crookston 9-5; win over Park River 6-4.

Congratulations to Colvin Abler, Josh Moeller, Morgan Palmer, Cailee Peterson, Kailer Riedman and Jackie White on the amazing performance at the UND Honor Band and Choir Festival yesterday!

Today’s menu is Chicken Strips, Rice, Corn, and Pears.

Happy Birthday, last Saturday, Mr. Varriano, and yesterday, Miss Geisinger!


Friday, January 20, 2017

Snowball 2017 will be January 30 through February 4! Dress-up days: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Western Day; Wednesday – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green; 8th Grade – Red; 7th Grade – Purple; 6th Grade – Orange); Thursday – Opposite GenderDay; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans). During that week Middle School Hat Licenses will be sold every morning from 8:00 to 8:25 in Mrs. M Johnson’s room. Cost is $2 for all week.

For all you Wheel Watchers, May-Port High School grad, Janna Week Jensen, will be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune airing Tuesday evening, January 24 at 6:30.

There will be a benefit for the Aamold Family this Sunday, January 22, from 11:00 to 2:00 at Norseman Hall in Portland. A free-will baked potato meal will be served, and there will be a silent auction.

FCCLA Members! You have just TWO chances left to get your two hours of concession work in to qualify for our field trip. Please sign up in the FACS room for this Monday and February 18!

Junior High Boys Basketball will practice afterschool today at PBJ.

7th hour Study Hall report to the auditorium today.

The following students will take part in the UND Honor Band and Choir Festival: Colvin Abler, Josh Moeller, Morgan Palmer, Cailee Peterson, Kairer Riedman and Jackie White. They will rehearse tomorrow and Saturday, and will perform Sunday, January 22, at 1:30 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Everyone is welcome!

Good luck to our Hockey Players on their upcoming games! Bantams play tonight at 8:15 Crookston @ Mayville;

tomorrow 12:00 Mayville @ Park River. Jr. Gold FASA Tournament in Grand Forks at the Purpur/Gambucci Arena

today against Duluth 3:00; tomorrow against Swan Lake 8:15 am, and against Grand Rapids 5:30 pm. Sunday TBD.

Today the Wrestling Team is excused at 11:30 to compete in the Lisbon Tournament starting at 4:30, and the Girls Basketball Teams are excused at 2:30 (Varsity leaves at 4:30) to play in Larimore, 7th grade starting at 4:00, followed by the 8th grade, JV, and Varsity. Tomorrow the Speech Team competes in Thompson; the Wrestlers resume play in the Lisbon Tournament at 9:30; and the Girls Basketball Teams leave at 11:45 to play in Northwood, JV at 1:00 followed by the Varsity. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Corndogs, Cheesy Hash browns, Green Beans, and Banana Pudding.


Daily Announcements

Snowball 2017 will be January 30 through February 4! Dress-up days: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Western Day; Wednesday – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green); Thursday – Opposite GenderDay; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans).

All Semester 2 schedule changes must be completed by TOMORROW morning.

Today’s menu is Meatballs and Gravy over Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Cheesecake, Juice.


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Snowball 2017 will be January 30 through February 4! Dress-up days: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Western Day; Wednesday – Class Color Day (Seniors – Black; Juniors – Blue; Sophomores – Gray; Freshmen – Green); Thursday – Opposite GenderDay; Friday – Denim Day (more than jeans).

All Semester 2 schedule changes must be completed by this Thursday morning.

There will be a meeting for all students taking School-to-Work on TODAY at 3:05 in the Art Room.

The MPCG Speech Team competed in its first meet of the year at the Valley City HS tournament on last Saturday. against 21 other schools, 7 Class A and 14 Class B. There were over 400 entries and 260 students. Overall MPCG took 5th against this rigorous competition. Individual results are as follows: Grace Koshney ~ Top Novice Serious Duo; Ava Nelson ~ Top Novice Serious Duo; Cailee Peterson ~ 7th Serious Duo, 4th in Poetry; Colvin Abler ~ 3rd Storytelling

Kailer Riedman ~ 7th in Serious Duo, 4th in EPR, 4th in Dramatic, and 1st in Serious Prose, State Qualifying!

Results of the Ice Dawgs Hockey Tournament this past weekend are: Bantams (8th and 9th grade) Friday night Win over Fargo 3-2; Saturday win over Mandan 8-2; Sunday win over Bismarck 5-4. Jr. Gold (10th-12th grade); Friday night win over Chaska/Chanhassen 7-4; Saturday win over Osseo Maple Grove 4-3; Sunday win over Delano 9-6.

Today the Wrestling Team is excused at 2:15 to compete in Walhalla beginning at 6:45.

Today’s menu is Taco Tuesday, Spanish Rice, and Mandarin Oranges.