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.