Friday, January 19, 2018

SCHOLARSHIPS First Community Credit Union Scholarship: Based on academics, extra-curricular activities, volunteer/work experience, and a short essay. Available for schools in which FCCU has branch locations: Bismarck State College, Concordia College, Lake Region State College, Minnesota State University – Moorhead, Mayville State, NDSU, NDSCS, Northland Community and Technical College, University of Jamestown, University of Mary, UND, and Valley City State. Amount: $4000 (8) and $2000 (5). In addition, a limited number of individual one-year scholarships will be available to any college. Due: March 16th. Apply at: http://www.myfccu.com/. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

The MSU Pool has Open Swim time 6:00 to 10:00 PM Sundays thru Wednesdays thru spring semester. Cost is $2.

Snowball Week will be January 29 thru February 3. There will be a semi-formal dance on Saturday the 3rd from 9-11:30. Dress up days FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL will be: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Duo Day (example: 2 people work together to make a duo like PB and Jelly); Wednesday – Animal Day; Thursday – UND vs. NDSU; Friday – Flannel Friday. Stay tuned for the activities and PRIZE announcements!

NORTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL 2018 ~ If you are a sophomore or junior with above average scholastic abilities and interested in learning more in English studies, information technology, laboratory science, mathematics, architecture, agriculture, or visual arts, become a member of the 2018 ND Governor’s School. This six-week residential program held on the campus of North Dakota State University runs from June 3 – July 13, 2018. Governor’s School offers high-quality, concentrated instruction from NDSU faculty through classroom experiences, discussion groups, labs, field trips, and other activities. Evenings and weekends are reserved for recreational and fine arts activities. The state of North Dakota funds the cost of participation for in-state students accepted into the program. Interested students can learn more about ND Governor’s School at <https://www.ndsu.edu/govschool>. The application deadline is March 1.

Expand Your Horizons ~ On Saturday, April 7, North Dakota State University will host the Math and Science conference "Expand Your Horizons" for girls in grades 7 thru 9. 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 16. For more information, see Mr. Varriano or Joan.

The Booster Club is again in need of your help! Seniors and those in activities, we are looking for people to help with our Chili Feed Thursday, January 25from 5:00-7:00. Time slots are 1 hour each. Please volunteer to help out, since the money does go back into our teams and activities.

Seniors, Todd Cameron with Jostens will be here next Wednesday, January 24, to meet with you at 2:30 in the auditorium to talk about what you will need to order for Graduation. Be there. Todd Cameron will also meet with Sophomores January 24, at 3:05 in the auditorium to talk about ordering Class Rings.

Junior Bank Board will meet next Monday, January 22, at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

Kayla Anderson, Sam Bertrand, and Morgan Palmer will represent the MPCGHS Music Department in the UND Honor Band/Choir Festival today through Sunday on the UND Campus. Everyone is invited to the concert Sunday at 1:30 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Let’s all come out and support the Arts at MPCG!

Today the Girls Basketball Teams host Larimore, 7th grade starting at 4:00 followed by the 8th, JV and Varsity, all at the high school; the Wrestlers are excused at 11:15 to compete in Lisbon today and tomorrow. Also tomorrow, the Speech Team leaves at 6:30 to compete in Park River; Girls Hockey is at Jamestown, Varsity Hockey leaves at 11:00 to play at Kittson County Central; and the JV and Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball Teams host Hatton Northwood, Girls and Boys JVat 1:00, at the high school and PBJ respectively, and Varsity Girls at 2:30 followed by Boys Varsity, also at the high school. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Jr. Hi Boys Basketball played hard and never gave up. Even though we lost twice in close games yesterday, all the hard work will eventually pay off.

Today’s menu is Garlic French Bread, Spaghetti Sauce, Broccoli & Cauliflower, Chocolate Pudding. 25¢ for a second entrée.


Thursday, January 18, 2018

The MSU Pool has Open Swim time 6:00 to 10:00 PM Sundays thru Wednesdays thru spring semester. Cost is $2.

Snowball Week will be January 29 thru February 3. There will be a semi-formal dance on Saturday the 3rd from 9-11:30. Dress up days will be: Monday – PJ Day; Tuesday – Duo Day (example: 2 people work together to make a duo like PB and Jelly); Wednesday – Animal Day; Thursday – UND vs. NDSU; Friday – Flannel Friday. Stay tuned for the activities and PRIZE announcements!

Changes in Semester 2 class schedules MUST BE DONE by 4:00 TODAY. See Mr. Ulland to get the necessary form.

Expand Your Horizons ~ On Saturday, April 7, North Dakota State University will host the Math and Science conference "Expand Your Horizons" for girls in grades 7 thru 9. 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 16. For more information see Mr. Varriano.

The Booster Club is again in need of your help! Seniors and those in activities, we are looking for people to help with our Chili Feed Thursday, January 25from 5:00-7:00. Time slots are 1 hour each. Please volunteer to help out, since the money does go back into our teams and activities.

Seniors, Todd Cameron with Jostens will be here next Wednesday, January 24, to meet with you at 2:30 in the auditorium to talk about what you will need to order for Graduation. Be there.

Todd Cameron will also meet with Sophomores January 24, at 3:05 in the auditorium to talk about ordering Class Rings.

Junior Bank Board will meet next Monday, January 22, at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

JUNIORS, there will be a PROM MEETING TODAY at 3:05 in the MS Commons!! We need EVERY JUNIOR there!

There will be a Middle School Student Council Meeting today promptly at 3:05 in Mrs. Johnson’s room. Please be on time.

Drumline will meet TODAY at Common Time.

Kayla Anderson, Sam Bertrand, and Morgan Palmer will represent the MPCGHS Music Department in the UND Honor Band/Choir Festival tomorrow through Sunday on the UND Campus. Everyone is invited to the concert Sunday at 1:30 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Let’s all come out and support the Arts at MPCG!

Today the Jr. Hi Boys Basketball Teams are excused at 3:00 to play in Central Valley starting at 4:00, and the Boys Basketball Teams host DVE, JV at 6:00, followed by the Varsity. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Hot Dogs, Calico Beans, Chips, Strawberries. 25¢ for a second Dog.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The MSU Pool has Open Swim time 6:00 to 10:00 PM Sundays thru Wednesdays thru spring semester. Cost is $2.

Changes in Semester 2 class schedules MUST BE DONE by 4:00 TOMORROW. See Mr. Ulland to get the necessary form.

The Booster Club is again in need of your help! Seniors and those in activities, we are looking for people to help with our Chili Feed Thursday, January 25from 5:00-7:00. Time slots are 1 hour each. Please volunteer to help out, since the money does go back into our teams and activities.

Junior Bank Board will meet next Monday, January 22, at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

JUNIORS, there will be a PROM MEETING TOMORROW at 3:05 in the MS Commons!! We need EVERY JUNIOR there 🙂

Kayla Anderson, Sam Bertrand, and Morgan Palmer will represent the MPCGHS Music department in the UND Honor Band/Choir Festival this Friday through Sunday on the UND Campus. Everyone is invited to the concert Sunday at 1:30 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.

FCCLA will meet TODAY at 3:05 in the FACS room.

Students taking the CNA class this semester will meet briefly in the office conference room right after attendance is taken first hour this morning.

The MPCG Speech Team competed at the Valley City Meet last Saturday. The meet had over 500 entries. Lily Moch placed 9th place in Dramatic Interpretation.

Today’s menu is Chicken Parmesan, Rice, Green Beans, Peaches. 50¢ for a second entrée.


Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The MSU Pool has Open Swim time 6:00 to 10:00 PM Sundays thru Wednesdays thru spring semester. Cost is $2.

Changes in Semester 2 class schedules MUST BE DONE by 4:00 this Thursday. See Mr. Ulland to get the necessary form.

The Booster Club is again in need of your help! Seniors and those in activities, we are looking for people to help with our Chili Feed Thursday, January 25from 5:00-7:00. Time slots are 1 hour each. Please consider volunteering to help out, since the money does go back into our teams and activities.

Junior Bank Board will meet next Monday, January 22nd at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

FCCLA will meet TOMORROW at 3:05 in the FACS room.

There will be an FCCLA STAR Events work night tonight from 6:00 to 7:00 in the FACS Room.

Mr. Hanson’s and Mr. Horpedahl’s Patriot Pride Times go to Mr. Ulland’s Patriot Pride Time in the high school commons today.

Today the Girls Hockey Team plays at Park Rapids, and the Hockey Team plays at Morris Benson at 7:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

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


Friday, January 12, 2018

The MSU Pool has Open Swim time 6:00 to 10:00 PM Sundays thru Wednesdays now thru spring semester. Cost is $2.

SCHOLARSHIPS ND Conservation District Employees Association Scholarship: Open to high school and college students who are residents of North Dakota and intend to study agriculture/natural resource management/environmental or related field. Application and a 500 word essay on the topic: "The importance of conservation on the Next Generation". Amount: $1000. Due: March 2. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

There will be NO SCHOOL next Monday, January 15.

If you are considering changing classes at semester time (First Semester ends Today), you need to discuss it with Mr. Ulland and then get the necessary form from him to obtain the appropriate signatures.

The Booster Club is again in need of your help! Seniors and those in activities, we are looking for people to help with our Chili Feed Saturday, January 25from 5:00-7:00. Time slots are 1 hour each. Please consider volunteering to help out, since the money does go back into our teams and activities.

Juniors: We need workers to sign up for tonight’s 2nd shift starting at 6:30 & tomorrow’s 2nd shift starting at 12:00. As of this morning, there isn’t anyone signed up. Talk to Mrs. Hanson if you have any questions.

There will be Speech Practice at 5:30 today. Tomorrow the Speech Team will leave at 6:30 to compete in Valley City. Let’s all come out and support the Arts at May-Port CG!

Today and Tomorrow the Wrestling Team hosts the Red River Showdown here at the high school starting at 4:30 today. Also tomorrow, the Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball Teams leave at 9:30 to play in Devils Lake, girls at 1:00, boys at 3:00, and the Girls Hockey Team plays at International Falls. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Hamburgers, Cheese and Tomato Slices, Potato Salad, Cake, Oranges. 50¢ for a second burger.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The MSU Pool has Open Swim time 6:00 to 10:00 PM Sundays thru Wednesdays now thru spring semester. Cost is $2.

SCHOLARSHIPS ND Conservation District Employees Association Scholarship: Open to high school and college students who are residents of North Dakota and intend to study agriculture/natural resource management/environmental or related field. Application and a 500 word essay on the topic: "The importance of conservation on the Next Generation". Amount: $1000. Due: March 2. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

If you are considering changing classes at semester time, you need to discuss it with Mr. Ulland and then get the necessary form from him to obtain the appropriate signatures.

The Booster Club is again in need of your help! Seniors and those in activities, we are looking for people to help with our Chili Feed Saturday, January 25from 5:00-7:00. Time slots are 1 hour each. Please consider volunteering to help out, since the money does go back into our teams and activities.

Drumline will meet TOMORROW at Common Time.

The FBLA will meet at 3:05 TODAY in the auditorium.

Today’s menu is Corndogs, Cheesy Hash Browns, Corn, Jello, Orange Slices. 25¢ for a second dog.


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Columbia, an Ivy League college located in New York City, has a corps of ambassadors who spend their winter breaks giving presentations about their Columbia experiences to high school students from their hometowns. Blaine Campbell, who grew up in Grand Forks, has agreed to visit our school this Thursday, January 11th for a presentation to take place in the auditorium between 2:45 – 3:25 pm. Students – grades 8 – 12 – interested in attending must sign up in the main office by the end of TODAY.

The Booster Club is again in need of your help! Seniors and those in activities, we are looking for people to help with our Chili Feed Saturday, January 25th from 5:00-7:00. Time slots are 1 hour each. Please consider volunteering to help out, since the money does go back into our teams and activities.

The FBLA will have a meeting at 3:05 TOMORROW in the auditorium.

The next FCCLA STAR Event work night is TODAY from 6-7 P.M. in the FACS room.

MPCG Patrioteers Youth Wrestling (4 years old thru 6th grade) is starting up with the first day of practice TODAY at the Portland gym. Call JoAnna Nielson (701-430-1977) or Ashley Mueller (701-429-0630) with questions. Facebook page “MPCG Wrestling Club”.

Today the Boys Basketball Teams play in Hatton, C Squad at 4:30 followed by the JV and Varsity. C Squad will leave at 3:30, JV and Varsity at 4:30. The Jr. Hi Boys Teams host Hatton at PBJ, 7th Grade starting at 4:00 followed by the 8th Grade. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Chicken & Biscuits, Glazed Carrots, Fudge-Stripe Dessert, Juice.

Welcome to our new 8th grader, Mara Stiffarm, who has moved here from Montana!


Monday, January 8, 2018

Columbia, an Ivy League college located in New York City, has a corps of ambassadors who spend their winter breaks giving presentations about their Columbia experiences to high school students from their hometowns. Blaine Campbell, who grew up in Grand Forks, has agreed to visit our school this Thursday, January 11th for a presentation to take place in the auditorium between 2:45 – 3:25 pm. Students – grades 8 – 12 – interested in attending must sign up in the main office by the end of TOMORROW.

The next FCCLA STAR Event work night is TOMORROW from 6-7 P.M. in the FACS room.

MPCG Patrioteers Youth Wrestling (4 years old thru 6th grade) is starting up with the first day of practice TOMORROW at the Portland gym. Call JoAnna Nielson (701-430-1977) or Ashley Mueller (701-429-0630) with questions. Facebook page “MPCG Wrestling Club”.

Drumline will meet tomorrow morning at 8:00.

There will be an FCA meeting at 3:05 today in the auditorium.

Today the Girls Basketball Teams host Grafton, Jr. Hi at PBJ starting at 4:00, and JV and Varsity here at the high school beginning at 6:00. The Pep Band will play. The Girls Hockey Team hosts TRF. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Garlic Toast, Green Beans, Butterscotch Pudding.


Friday, January 5, 2018

SCHOLARSHIPS North Dakota Farmers Union Scholarship: Students who are current Farmers Union members. Field of study is not limited to agri-business, but should relate to/benefit rural America. Amount: $500 (2) Due: Jan 31st. Additional scholarship opportunities available at the national level. Address: P.O. Box 2136, Jamestown, ND 58402 (800) 366-8331 Download application at: www.ndfu.org/education/scholarships http://www.ndfu.org /education/scholarships. Steele County Soil Conversation Scholarship: Senior planning to pursue a career in an Ag-related field. Must be a resident of Steele County. Amount: $500, Due: March 1st. Steele County SCD, 101 Industrial Drive, Finley, ND 58230. North Dakota Crop Improvement & Seed Association: Student planning to attend the NDSU College of Agriculture. Applicant and/or guardian shall be a member of their respective County Crop Ag. Improvement Association. Amount: $1000 (3). Due: Feb. 15th. www.ndcropimprovement.org <http://www.ndcropimprovement.org>. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

All Middle School Students will see the movie, “Wonder” next Monday morning, January 8th at the Delchar Theatre. Students who brought items for the food pantry will get free popcorn and water. Those who did not may buy coupons for popcorn and water from Mrs. M. Johnson for $3.

Columbia, an Ivy League college located in New York City, has a corps of ambassadors who spend their winter breaks giving presentations about their Columbia experiences to high school students from their hometowns. Blaine Campbell, who grew up in Grand Forks, has agreed to visit our school Thursday, January 11th for a presentation to take place in the auditorium between 2:45 – 3:25 pm. Students – grades 8 – 12 – interested in attending must sign up in the main office by the end of Tuesday, January 9th.

MPCG Patrioteers Youth Wrestling (4 years old thru 6th grade) is starting up with the first day of practice Tuesday, January 9 at the Portland gym. Call JoAnna Nielson (701-430-1977) or Ashley Mueller (701-429-0630) with questions. Facebook page “MPCG Wrestling Club”.

Junior Bank Board will meet next Monday, January 8th, at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

Today the Wrestlers are excused at 1:15 to compete in the Central Cass Tournament AT NORTHERN CASS starting at 4:30, and the Hockey Team is excused at 3:00 to compete in Fosston. Tomorrow the Wrestling tournament resumes at Northern Cass; and the C Boys Basketball Team plays in the Central Cass Jamboree. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Congratulations to the 7th & 8th Grade Girls Basketball Teams for their wins last night over HCV!!

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


Thursday, January 4, 2018

SCHOLARSHIPS North Dakota Farmers Union Scholarship: Students who are current Farmers Union members. Field of study is not limited to agri-business, but should relate to/benefit rural America. Amount: $500 (2) Due: Jan 31st. Additional scholarship opportunities available at the national level. Address: P.O. Box 2136, Jamestown, ND 58402 (800) 366-8331 Download application at: www.ndfu.org/education/scholarships http://www.ndfu.org /education/scholarships. Steele County Soil Conversation Scholarship: Senior planning to pursue a career in an Ag-related field. Must be a resident of Steele County. Amount: $500, Due: March 1st. Steele County SCD, 101 Industrial Drive, Finley, ND 58230. North Dakota Crop Improvement & Seed Association: Student planning to attend the NDSU College of Agriculture. Applicant and/or guardian shall be a member of their respective County Crop Ag. Improvement Association. Amount: $1000 (3). Due: Feb. 15th. www.ndcropimprovement.org <http://www.ndcropimprovement.org>. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Columbia, an Ivy League college located in New York City, has a corps of ambassadors who spend their winter breaks giving presentations about their Columbia experiences to high school students from their hometowns. Blaine Campbell, who grew up in Grand Forks, has agreed to visit our school Thursday, January 11th for a presentation to take place in the auditorium between 2:45 – 3:25 pm. Students – grades 8 – 12 – interested in attending must sign up in the main office by the end of Tuesday, January 9th.

MPCG Patrioteers Youth Wrestling (4 years old thru 6th grade) is starting up with the first day of practice Tuesday, January 9 at the Portland gym. The Parent meeting will be TODAY at 5:30, also in the Portland gym. Call JoAnna Nielson (701-430-1977) or Ashley Mueller (701-429-0630) with questions. Facebook page “MPCG Wrestling Club”.

Junior Bank Board will meet next Monday, January 8th, at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

Today the Girls Basketball Teams leave for Drayton at 3:45, JV starting at 6:00 followed by the Varsity; the Jr. Hi Girls Basketball Teams host HCV at PBJ starting at 4:00; and the Girls Hockey Team plays in Devils Lake at 7:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Barbecues, Tater Tots, Baked Beans, Mandarin Oranges. 50¢ for a second sandwich.