Monday, September 11, 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. For more information regarding this 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

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.

School will be dismissed at 1:45 this Wednesday for teachers’ professional development.

High School Class Officer Petitions are due in the office TOMORROW at 4:00. Elections will take place during lunch Wednesday. Juniors and Seniors need a few more candidates in order to fill all positions.

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

Cross Country competed in the Grafton Meet.Both Jr. Hi teams placed 3rd in the meet and had some strong finishers in the varsity side. Congratulations to Anna Strand and Shawn Klabo for finishing first in their respective divisions.

The Patriot Volleyball Team picked up a big win versus Park River after being down the first 2 games!

Senior Parents Night for Football will be this Friday, September 15th. Parents Night for Volleyball will be October 16th when they Host Grafton.

Mr. Strand’s CT is to go to Miss Ogburn today.

Today the Jr. Hi Football Team is excused at 2:30 to play in Hope at 4:30, and the JV Football game against Larimore has been cancelled due to low numbers. They WILL have practice after school. 5th and 6th Girls Basketball will play Central Valley at PBJ at 6:00 & 7:00. Let’s all come out and support the Patriots!

Today’s menu is Chicken Nuggets, Rice, Peas & Carrots, Oranges.

Our Flags are flying at half-staff today in memory of the nine eleven attacks on our country.