Friday, September 8, 2017

SCHOLARSHIPS Dacotah Chapter, Daughters of American Revolution, Good Citizens Scholarship: Each High School may choose one senior student as the DAR Good Citizen. That student then has the opportunity to enter the Good Citizen Scholarship contest. The chosen Good Citizen student will have two hours to write an essay on a selected topic. Deadline: Dec. 1. The winner of the Dacotah Chapter scholarship is then entered in the North Dakota State DAR contest. The Chapter award is $300 and the state award is $250. Real Deal Scholarship: Every month. October – March the Bank of North Dakota awards eight seniors from across the state a $500 scholarship. In April 2017, these 48 students will have the opportunity to compete for a $3000 scholarship. Seniors need to have at least a 2.5 GPA, demonstrate school or community involvement in at least activities, and plan to attend a North Dakota college or university. Apply early to increase your chances of winning. One application is good for each monthly drawing. Apply at: https://adobe.nd.gov/publish/lc/content/bnd/student-loans/real-deal-scholarship/application.html For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities see Mr. Varriano.

United States Senate Youth Program: North Dakota selects two winners and two alternates. Open to seniors and juniors who are currently serving in a position in Student Body Government or Class Officer, a member of student council, or student representative elected or appointed to a district, regional or state-level civic and/or educational organization approved by the state selection administrator. Two students from each state receive a week, all-expense paid trip to Washington DC to observe the workings of the nation’s capital, plus a $10,000 scholarship. Due: Oct 16th. For more information: www.ussentateyouth.org <http://www.ussentateyouth.org>. Application at <https://www.nd.gov/dpi/uploads/1254/USSenateYouthProgram.pdf> Send all applications to: Patricia Laubach, Department of Public Instruction, Dept. 201, 600 E. Boulevard Ave. Bismarck, ND 58505-0440 ph: (701) 328-4525

Seniors: we need 50-50 Ticket Sellers for all home sporting events. This will earn you credit toward an extra Dollars for Scholars Scholarship in the spring! Please help us out and Sign up in the office.

It’s time for JAM to begin!! We are kicking this year off by going to Northern Air in Grand Forks this Sunday, September 10th!! We will leave from Mayville Lutheran Church at 11:15am. All 6-12th graders welcome!! We will be doing some jumping and laser tag. Limited number of spots available, so sign up early to ensure a spot. Cost is $5 per person. The deadline to sign up is September 6th. It is suggested to bring $10 for a light meal after. A liability waiver MUST be signed by a parent/guardian prior to event and can be found at www.northernairffc.com. Please call Richelle at 786-3202 to register, or text Tami at 218-686-5479 if you have any questions.

North Dakota students in grades 7-12 are eligible to compete in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Gold key awards at the state level are forwarded for national consideration. Submissions are open September 13 to December 14. To submit work, go to www.artandwriting.org. Good luck!

Juniors and Sophomores interested in taking the PSAT need to bring a check to Mr. Varriano, for $16 made payable to May-Port CG. Deadline is September 19th.

FCCLA members need to sign up for concession in the FACS Room. We need your help for Tuesday’s VB Game. Earn your points and two hours of concession work done for our field trip in the spring. Become Inspired with FCCLA!

Congratulations to the 7th & 8th Grade and to the Varsity Volleyball Teams on their wins over Park River last night!!

The Middle and High School Bands will march in the MSU Farmers’ Bowl Parade TOMORROW at 10:30.

Today the Football Team hosts Hankinson at 7:00. Tomorrow the Varsity Volleyball Team plays at Central Cass, JV Volleyball at Hillsboro, 8th Grade Volley at Northwood, and 6th Grade Girls Basketball at Cooperstown. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Hot Ham and Cheese sandwiches, Cheetos, Mixed Vegetables, and Frozen Peaches. 25¢ for a second sandwich.