SCHOLARSHIPS North Dakota Association of Counties Scholarship: Open to students who have a parent or grandparent employed by a county in North Dakota. This includes elected county officials, appointed officials, full-time employees, and permanent part-time employees. Based on leadership Honors, Personal Statements and academic achievement. Amount: $2000 (6). Due: June 8th . NDACo Scholarship Fund, c/o Institute of Local Government, PO Box 877, Bismarck ND 58502, (800) 932-8730 Apply at: <https://www.ndaco.org/programs_and_services/institute-of-local-government-ilg/scholarships/> America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship: Sponsored by Monsanto for students pursuing an ag-related field of study. The selection process takes into account the whole student – FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Students need two farmer endorsements on their application. Amount: $1500 (over 1800). Enrollment date: Nov.15- Feb 1st. Apply at: www.FFA.org/scholarships http://www.FFA.org/scholarships. AgCountry Farm Credit Services Scholarship: Applicants must be from an actively farming or ranching family OR must be planning to pursue a career in farming or some other aspect of agriculture such as agricultural extension, agricultural education, soil conservation, farm and ranch management, agricultural finance, veterinary medicine or agribusiness. Applicants must also line in Eastern North Dakota or Western Minnesota. Amount: $1000 (36). Due: March 1st. Apply at: https://www.agcountry.com/. North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association: Seniors enrolling in Bismarck State College’s Water & Treatment Technology program OR a child or grandchild of a current city/rural water system employee, OR elected city/rural water system official. Preference will be given to North Dakota residents. Based on career goals, leadership activities, financial need and an essay. Amount: $8000 in scholarships, Due: April 28th. 2718 Gateway Avenue, Suite 201, Bismarck, ND 58503, (800) 349-6951. North Dakota Corn Growers Association: students submit a completed application, career plans, at least two letters of recommendation from non-family members, a resume and a copy of their most recent transcript. Applicants are required to be a member of a North Dakota Corn Growers Association. Student memberships are available for high school and post-secondary students for $10. Amount: $1000 (10) Due: Jan 4th 1411 32nd St. S, Suite 2 Fargo, ND 58103 (800) 657-8007. Application: http://www.ndcorn.org/corngrowers/news-resources/scholarship-form/. For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.
Sanford Health Center is hosting a SCRUBS Camp Monday, January 15th, at Sanford in Mayville from 8:00am – 3:30pm. Students in grades 8-12 are invited to attend. The camp exposes students to careers in the health field. If interested, pick up an application from Mrs. Hanson. Applications are due by December 15th & it is limited to 25 students.
There will be NO SCHOOL tomorrow or Friday for the Thanksgiving break.
Staff: Please send December Newsletter articles to the office by next Tuesday morning.
Jr. Hi Boys Basketball Practice will start on Monday morning at 6:30 am at PBJ.
The High School Food Drive has begun! The goal and prizes are on the Student Council Bulletin Board near the FACS room. EVERY STUDENT MUST bring 10 items IF you want to participate in the final prize!!! Freshmen bring items to Mrs. Strand, Sophomores bring items to Mrs. Hanson, Juniors to Mr. Hanson, and Seniors to Mrs. Torgeson. DO NOT just drop your items off. Make sure the teacher sees your items so he or she can give you credit and you get counted in for the final prize.
The Middle School Drive for our local Food Pantry is also underway! Bring from your house, from relatives, and from neighbors and friends to help us reach our goal of 1200 items. Let’s all help those in need during the holidays.
FCCLA Members: pick up greens at Countryside Creations this Friday, November 24th until 5:00, and Saturday, November 25th from 9:00 to noon. Make arrangements with Jackie Kuhle if this doesn’t work for you. Members, check your email for more details.
Ben the Trainer will be here today about 1:00.
Today’s menu is Chicken Parmesan, Rice, Mixed Vegetables, Pears. 25¢ for a second entree.
Have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving weekend!