Monday, November 6, 2017

School will be dismissed this Wednesday at 1:45 for Teacher Professional Development. There will be NO SCHOOL this Friday, November 10, in observance of Veterans’ Day.

Our annual Veterans’ Remembrance Program is this Thursday at 2:00 in the gym. The public is invited!

Seniors who are interested in being a member of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. The forms must be returned to the office TOMORROW.

All students planning to participate in a winter sport must have an annual sports physical turned in to the office in order to practice. Students that participated in a fall sport and turned in a physical are ok to participate right away.

The Last Day to pay dues for FBLA is TOMORROW. If you missed the meeting, t-shirt forms are available on the FBLA bulletin board.

Football players that didn’t turn equipment in need to do so ASAP or you will be charged. Those with at least one thing missing are: Wyatt Kendall, Jared Aamold, Reece Groth, Jordan Sherva, Rylee Thompson, Andrew Corey, Reese Hanson, and Logan Krueger.

Wrestling and Hockey practices begin TODAY.

Students who need a ride to the hockey rink after school should ride Bus 4. Be sure to let the driver, Tim Overmoen, know he needs to stop there.

There will be an FCCLA meeting TOMORROW MORNING at 8:00 in the FACS Room to organize for the Sun Center meal.

FBLA pizzas will be here tomorrow. Please make arrangements.

Would the following students please pick up your Region Volleyball t-shirts in the office: Josh Evans, Jordan Evans, Sophie Kloster, Kendall Nelson, Hannah Edinger, and Ali Moen.

Today the 5th & 6th Grade Boys Basketball Teams host Thompson at 4:30 and 5:00.

Today at approximately 6 PM the Varsity Volleyball Team plays Hatton-Northwood in the first round of Region II Volleyball in Park River. They’re excused at 2:45. Let’s all WEAR RED, WHITE AND BLUE to show our Patriot Pride and our support for the Girls!

Today’s menu is Chicken & Biscuits, Glazed Carrots, Butterscotch Pudding, Juice.


Friday, November 3, 2017

SCHOLARSHIPS Nodak Electric Cooperative is offering an all-expenses paid trip for one sophomore or junior (parents must be served by Nodak Electric Cooperative) from within its service territory to Washington DC June 9-15, 2018 to take part in the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Students learn about electric cooperatives, American history and government meet North Dakota congressional representatives and explore the sites of Washington DC. Students compete for this opportunity by writing an essay addressing the topic: "There are approximately 20 million military veterans in the United States today. How shall fellow US citizens honor and look after these veterans, who have served and sacrificed on our behalf? Describe any special connection you may have to a veteran or active-duty member of the military." Deadline: January 31, 2018. Mail essay to Nodak Electric Cooperative, Inc., Attention: Youth Tour Essay Contest, 4000 32nd Ave. S., PO Box 13000, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3000. Polar Communications: John G Walters Scholarship: Seniors whose parents are a current Polar subscriber. Write a 300-word essay dealing with a selected topic. Amount: $1000 (5) Polar’s Leadership Scholarship for students involved in their school, serve their community and achieve leadership roles. Amount $2000. Foundation for Rural Service (national level) Amount: $2500. FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarship for seniors majoring in math, science, engineering, or medicine. Amount: $5000 (4) Telecom Management Services Scholarship: Amount $1,500 (2). Everett Kneece Return to Rural America Scholarship: Amount $7000. Roger Alan Cox Memorial Scholarship: $500 (3) Apply for all seven scholarships with the same application. Due: Feb. 15th Address: Box 270, Park River, ND 58270, (800) 284-7222 ext. 361 www.thinkpolar.com http://www.thinkpolar.com. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Seniors who are interested in being a member of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. The forms must be returned to the office by next Tuesday, November 7th.

This Sunday, November 5th, Daylight Savings Time ends. That’s one more hour to do homework!

All students planning to participate in a winter sport must have an annual sports physical turned in to the office in order to play. Students are not allowed to practice until one is turned in. Students that participated in a fall sport and turned in a physical are ok to participate right away.

The Last Day to pay dues for FBLA is next Tuesday, November 7th. If you missed the meeting, t-shirt forms are available on the FBLA bulletin board.

Football players that didn’t turn equipment in need to do so ASAP or you will be charged. Those with at least one thing missing are: Wyatt Kendall, Jared Aamold, Reece Groth, Jordan Sherva, Gunnar Peterson, Rylee Thompson, Andrew Corey, Reese Hanson, Elijah Sheets, and Logan Krueger.

Wrestling and Hockey practices begin next Monday.

Students who need a ride to the hockey rink after school should ride Bus 4. Be sure to let the driver, Tim Overmoen, know he needs to stop there.

Monday at approximately 6 PM the Varsity Volleyball Team plays in the first round of Region II Volleyball in Park River. Let’s all WEAR RED on Monday to show our Patriot Pride and our support for the Girls!

Today’s menu is Chili Crispitos with Enchilada Sauce, Cheese & Lettuce, Chips, and Pineapple. 25¢ for a second entree.

Happy 128th Birthday, yesterday, North Dakota!


Thursday, November 2, 2017

SCHOLARSHIPS Nodak Electric Cooperative is offering an all-expenses paid trip for one sophomore or junior (parents must be served by Nodak Electric Cooperative) from within its service territory to Washington DC June 9-15, 2018 to take part in the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Students learn about electric cooperatives, American history and government meet North Dakota congressional representatives and explore the sites of Washington DC. Students compete for this opportunity by writing an essay addressing the topic: "There are approximately 20 million military veterans in the United States today. How shall fellow US citizens honor and look after these veterans, who have served and sacrificed on our behalf? Describe any special connection you may have to a veteran or active-duty member of the military." Deadline: January 31, 2018. Mail essay to Nodak Electric Cooperative, Inc., Attention: Youth Tour Essay Contest, 4000 32nd Ave. S., PO Box 13000, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3000. Polar Communications: John G Walters Scholarship: Seniors whose parents are a current Polar subscriber. Write a 300-word essay dealing with a selected topic. Amount: $1000 (5) Polar’s Leadership Scholarship for students involved in their school, serve their community and achieve leadership roles. Amount $2000. Foundation for Rural Service (national level) Amount: $2500. FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarship for seniors majoring in math, science, engineering, or medicine. Amount: $5000 (4) Telecom Management Services Scholarship: Amount $1,500 (2). Everett Kneece Return to Rural America Scholarship: Amount $7000. Roger Alan Cox Memorial Scholarship: $500 (3) Apply for all seven scholarships with the same application. Due: Feb. 15th Address: Box 270, Park River, ND 58270, (800) 284-7222 ext. 361 www.thinkpolar.com http://www.thinkpolar.com. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Seniors who are interested in being a member of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. The forms must be returned to the office by next Tuesday, November 7th.

This Sunday, November 5th, Daylight Savings Time ends. That’s one more hour to do homework!

Coach Bjugson is looking for 1 or 2 student managers for hockey. Duties would include filling water bottles, helping with scorebook, maintaining first aid kit, small equipment repair and more. If interested you can let Mr. Nygaard know by the end of the week.

All students planning to participate in a winter sport must have an annual sports physical turned into the office in order to play. Students are not allowed to practice until one is turned in. Students that participated in a fall sport and turned in a physical are ok to participate right away. Tonight at 7:15 is the Winter Information meetings for Hockey, wrestling, boys basketball and cheerleading. The May-Port CG Booster Club will meet immediately following the parent meeting.

The Last Day to pay dues for FBLA is next Tuesday, November 7th. If you missed yesterday’s meeting, t-shirt forms are available on the FBLA bulletin board.

Report Cards will be given to parents at PT Conferences TODAY from 4 to 7 PM.

Football players that didn’t turn equipment in last night need to do so ASAP or you will be charged. Those with at least one thing missing are: Wyatt Kendall, Sawyer Satrom, Jared Aamold, Reece Groth, Jordan Sherva, Gunnar Peterson, Rylee Thompson, Andrew Corey, Reese Hanson, Elijah Sheets, and Logan Krueger.

The Middle School Academic Olympics Team will compete in Northwood today at 4:00.

Today the cast and crew of “Gossip” will take part in Regional One Act Play Competition in Larimore. Let’s all support the Arts at May-Port CG!

Today’s menu is Chicken Nuggets, Rice, Peas & Carrots, Fudge Stripe Dessert.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

SCHOLARSHIPS Nodak Electric Cooperative is offering an all-expenses paid trip for one sophomore or junior (parents must be served by Nodak Electric Cooperative) from within its service territory to Washington DC June 9-15, 2018 to take part in the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Students learn about electric cooperatives, American history and government meet North Dakota congressional representatives and explore the sites of Washington DC.

Students compete for this opportunity by writing an essay addressing the topic: "There are approximately 20 million military veterans in the United States today. How shall fellow US citizens honor and look after these veterans, who have served and sacrificed on our behalf? Describe any special connection you may have to a veteran or active-duty member of the military." Deadline: January 31, 2018. Mail essay to Nodak Electric Cooperative, Inc., Attention: Youth Tour Essay Contest, 4000 32nd Ave. S., PO Box 13000, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3000. Polar Communications: John G Walters Scholarship: Seniors whose parents are a current Polar subscriber. Write a 300-word essay dealing with a selected topic. Amount: $1000 (5) Polar’s Leadership Scholarship for students involved in their school, serve their community and achieve leadership roles. Amount $2000. Foundation for Rural Service (national level) Amount: $2500. FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarship for seniors majoring in math, science, engineering, or medicine. Amount: $5000 (4) Telecom Management Services Scholarship: Amount $1,500 (2). Everett Kneece Return to Rural America Scholarship: Amount $7000. Roger Alan Cox Memorial Scholarship: $500 (3) Apply for all seven scholarships with the same application. Due: Feb. 15th Address: Box 270, Park River, ND 58270, (800) 284-7222 ext. 361 www.thinkpolar.com http://www.thinkpolar.com. For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Seniors who are interested in being a member of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. The forms must be returned to the office by next Tuesday, November 7th.

This Sunday, November 5th, Daylight Savings Time ends. That’s one more hour to do homework!

Coach Bjugson is looking for 1 or 2 student managers for hockey. Duties would include filling water bottles, helping with scorebook, maintaining first aid kit, small equipment repair and more. If interested you can let Mr. Nygaard know by the end of the week.

Report Cards will be given to parents at PT Conferences TOMORROW from 4 to 7 PM.

Football equipment hand-ins will be TODAY right after school. Be certain that pants and JV jerseys are washed.

For AWANA at Riverside today only the T and T will meet. No Sparks.

Our Sophomores are attending the Northern Valley Career Expo at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks TODAY.

Seniors, Mrs. Lipsiea and Mrs. Allison Johnson are looking for seniors to read to students 7th hour and common time. Please see them if you can help. This may be used for community service hours.

Today’s menu is Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Garlic Toast, Green Beans, Mandarin Oranges.


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Seniors who are interested in being a member of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. The forms must be returned to the office by next Tuesday, November 7th.

Coach Bjugson is looking for 1 or 2 student managers for hockey. Duties would include filling water bottles, helping with scorebook, maintaining first aid kit, small equipment repair and more. If interested you can let Mr. Nygaard know by the end of the week.

Report Cards will be given to parents at PT Conferences this Thursday, November 2, from 4 to 7 PM.

Football equipment hand-ins will be TOMORROW right after school. Be certain that pants and JV jerseys are washed.

Our Sophomores will attend the Northern Valley Career Expo at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks TOMORROW. Students will need to be at the school and seated on the bus by 8:10 AM. In addition, students will be responsible for their own lunch, either bringing money or packing a lunch.

Seniors, your Community Service Hours for November are due TODAY at 4 PM. Mrs. Lipsiea and Mrs. Allison Johnson are looking for seniors to read to students 7th hour and common time. Please see them if you can help. This may be used for community service hours.

The performance of the One-Act Play, “Gossip”, for the students and staff, will be this afternoon. The cast and crew will be dismissed at 2:15. We need the rest of the students to be in their seats in the Auditorium at 2:45 so they can begin on time.

We will be ordering Volleyball Shirts for the Region tournament. Shirts will be red with a navy & white design on the front and the roster on the back. There is a choice of v neck shirt ($17) or a regular neck t shirt ($15). Sign up in the office by 10:00 this morning if you’re interested.

The auditorium will be in use 1st and 2nd periods this morning, so students are asked not to walk through during those hours.

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


Monday, October 30, 2017

Our Sophomores will attend the Northern Valley Career Expo at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, this Wednesday, November 1st. Students will need to be at the school and seated on the bus by 8:10 AM. In addition, students will be responsible for their own lunch, either bringing money or packing a lunch.

Seniors, your Community Service Hours for November are due TOMORROW at 4 PM. Mrs. Allison Johnson is looking for seniors to read to students 7th hour and common time. Please see her if you can help. This may be used for community service hours.

Just for FUN let’s see which class will have the most students and teachers dressed in costume for Halloween tomorrow!

Spanish Travelers– Butter Braid Bread orders are due TODAY. Only orders received today will be placed, no exceptions.

There will be an FCA Team Huddle TODAY at 3:05 in the Commons. Everyone in grades 9-12 is welcome.

Report Cards will be given to parents at PT Conferences next Thursday, November 2, from 4 to 7 PM.

FCCLA Christmas Greens orders are due TODAY. Turn in your order packets to the FACS room.

The One Act Play’s “Gossip” Common Time performance will be tomorrow. Let’s all support the Arts at May-Port CG!

FCCLA CHRISTMAS GREENS ARE DUE TODAY. PLEASE GET THEM IN TO THE FACS ROOM.

Mr. Littlefield’s classes will meet in the Commons today.

We will be ordering Volleyball Shirts for the Region tournament. Shirts will be red with a navy & white design on the front and the roster on the back. There is a choice of v neck shirt ($17) or a regular neck t shirt ($15). Sign up in the office if you’re interested.

The Pep Band plays at tonight’s Varsity game.

Today the volleyball teams host HCV, 7th and 8th grade at PBJ starting at 4:00, and C Squad starting at 5:00, followed by the JV and Varsity. The theme for the games is 80’s. 5th & 6th Grade Boys Basketball Teams play in Thompson starting at 4:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Hamburger Stroganoff over Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Chocolate Tarts, Juice.


Friday, October 27, 2017

Our Sophomores will attend the Northern Valley Career Expo at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, next Wednesday, November 1st. Students will need to be at the school and seated on the bus by 8:10 AM. In addition, students will be responsible for their own lunch, either bringing money or packing a lunch.

Seniors, your Community Service Hours for November are due next Tuesday, October 31, at 4 PM. Mrs. Allison Johnson is looking for seniors to read to students 7th hour and common time. Please see her if you can help. This may be used for community service hours.

Let’s see which class will have the most students and teachers dressed in costume for Halloween on Tuesday!

Spanish Travelers– Butter Braid Bread orders are due next Monday, October 30. Only orders received on Monday will be placed, no exceptions.

There will be an FCA Team Huddle next Monday at Common Time. Everyone in grades 9-12 is welcome.

First Quarter ends today. Report Cards will be given to parents at PT Conferences next Thursday, November 2, from 4 to 7 PM.

FCCLA Christmas Greens orders are due MONDAY. Turn in your order packets to the FACS room

FBLA Members: Pizza Orders are due TODAY!!

It’s Red Ribbon Week. Today is Backwards Day (Turn your back on drugs and alcohol).

If you would like to ride the FAN BUS to Wyndmere for the football game tomorrow, sign up in the office by 2:00. Bus will leave at 10:30; cost is $10.

There will be a Middle School Dance TONIGHT from 7 to 9 PM. Cost is $5. Beef sticks and water will be sold.

The One Act Play public performance of “Gossip” will be TODAY at 6:30 in the auditorium. The Common Time performance will be Tuesday, October 31. Let’s all support the Arts at May-Port CG!

Those who ordered Football t-shirts may pick them up in the commons today between 2:57 and 3:30. If you haven’t paid, be sure to bring your money.

5th & 6th Grade Boys Basketball Teams will play in Hatton today starting at 4:00. Tomorrow the 6th Grade Team will play in the Central Valley Jamboree. Also tomorrow, the Cross Country Team will leave at 10:15 to compete at State in Valley City, and the Football Team will leave at 10:00 to play in the quarterfinals in Wyndmere at 2:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Garlic French Bread, Spaghetti Sauce, Broccoli Normandy, Cantaloupe.


Thursday, October 26, 2017

Our Sophomores will attend the Northern Valley Career Expo at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, next Wednesday, November 1st. Students will need to be at the school and seated on the bus by 8:10 AM. In addition, students will be responsible for their own lunch, either bringing money or packing a lunch.

Seniors, your Community Service Hours for November are due next Tuesday, October 31, at 4 PM.

Let’s see which class will have the most students and teachers dressed in costume for Halloween!

Spanish Travelers– Butter Braid Bread orders are due next Monday, October 30. Only orders received on Monday will be placed, no exceptions.

There will be an FCA Team Huddle next Monday at Common Time. Everyone in grades 9-12 is welcome.

There will be a Middle School Dance TOMORROW from 7 to 9 PM.

First Quarter ends tomorrow. Report Cards will be given to parents at PT Conferences next Thursday, November 2, from 4 to 7 PM.

The One Act Play public performance of “Gossip” will be TOMORROW at 6:30 in the auditorium. The Common Time performance will be Tuesday, October 31. Let’s all support the Arts at May-Port CG!

FBLA Members: Pizza Orders are due TOMORROW!!

It’s Red Ribbon Week. Today is Crazy Socks Day (Sock out Drugs and Alcohol); Tomorrow: Backwards Day (Turn your back on drugs and alcohol).

FCCLA members, listen for an announcement at noon to let you know if you will be Trick or Treating tonight.

FCCLA will sell Caramel Apples today at Common Time for $1! Support the Children’s Miracle Network and get a tasty treat too!

Let’s get ready to RUMBLE! For anyone who is interested in Speeching it up this year, Mrs. Dockter will hold a short meeting TODAY at 5:30pm in the HS auditorium. See you then!

Seven of our high school Music Students are taking part in the UND Honor Band and Choir auditions today.

Congratulations to Sawyer Satrom who has won this year’s Voice of Democracy contest. He will now be competing at the State Level. Good job Sawyer!

Today’s menu is Burritos with Enchilada Sauce, Chips & Salsa, Fruit Cocktail. 25¢ for a second Entre.


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Our Sophomores will attend the Northern Valley Career Expo at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, Wednesday, November 1st. Students will need to be at the school and seated on the bus by 8:10 AM. In addition, students will be responsible for their own lunch, either bringing money or packing a lunch.

There will be a Middle School Dance Friday, October 27 from 7 to 9 PM.

The One Act Play public performance of “Gossip” will be this Friday, October 27, at 6:30 in the auditorium. The Common Time performance will be Tuesday, October 31. Let’s all support the Arts at May-Port CG!

FBLA Members: Pizza Orders are due FRIDAY!!

Staff, please send November Newsletter Articles to the office by TODAY.

It’s Red Ribbon Week. The United States observes this week every October to promote prevention awareness of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and violence.Please dress up with in observance of Red Ribbon Week. Today: Red Day (Everyone wear Red today!!! We will take a middle school and high school picture in the gym right after these announcements); Tomorrow: Crazy Socks Day (Sock out Drugs and Alcohol); Friday: Backwards Day (Turn your back on drugs and alcohol).

FCCLA will be selling Caramel Apples today and tomorrow at Common Time for $1! Support the Children’s Miracle Network and get a tasty treat too!

Let’s get ready to RUMBLE! For anyone who is interested in Speeching it up this year, Mrs. Dockter will hold a short meeting TOMORROW at 5:30pm in the HS auditorium. See you then!

Students in Grades 7-12 interested in Wrestling will meet in the auditorium at 3:05 TODAY.

Congratulations to the 7th & 8th Grade & C-Squad Volleyball Teams on your wins over Thompson last night!!

Today’s menu is Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Tomato Soup, 7-Layer Salad, Pineapple.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

There will be a Middle School Dance Friday, October 27 from 7 to 9 PM.

The One Act Play public performance will be this Friday, October 27, at 6:30 in the auditorium. Let’s all support the Arts at May-Port CG!

Staff, please send November Newsletter Articles to the office by TOMORROW.

Juniors planning to take dual credit classes next year come to the auditorium TODAY during common time to apply for admission to Mayville State. Bring your computers.

It’s Red Ribbon Week. The United States observes this week every October to promote prevention awareness of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and violence.Please dress up with in observance of Red Ribbon Week. Today: Boot Day (Give drugs the boot); Tomorrow: Red Day (Everyone wear Red this day!!! We will take a middle school and high school picture in the gym); Thursday: Crazy Socks Day (Sock out Drugs and Alcohol); Friday: Backwards Day (Turn your back on drugs and alcohol).

FCCLA will be selling Caramel Apples today through Thursday at Common Time for $1! Support the Children’s Miracle Network and get a tasty treat too!

Congratulations to the JV Volleyball Team on their win over Northern Cass last night!!

Football Playoff t-shirts will be ordered this morning. There is a sign-up sheet in the office, or you may call or text Sheila McClenahen at 218-791-5106. Long sleeve t-shirts are $18 and short sleeve t-shirts are $15. Checks should be made out to MPCG Booster Club. Place your order by 9:00 this morning.

Today the Volleyball Teams host Thompson, 7th and 8th Grade at PBJ starting at 4:00; and C Squad starting at 5:00, followed by the JV and Varsity. Everyone wear RED! Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Soft Shell Tacos, Cheese & Lettuce, Spanish Rice, Pears.