November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

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.

Jr High Girls Basketball Pictures will be taken next Monday at 4:00 at PBJ.

The Food Drive will be starting on MONDAY. The high school goal and prizes are on the student council board outside of the bathrooms in the commons. 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 bring items to Mr. Hanson, and Seniors bring items to Mrs. Torgeson. DO NOT just drop your items off, make sure the teacher sees your items so they can mark off so you can get counted in for the final prize.

The High School (9th-12th grade) Volleyball Teams’ end of the year Ice Cream Social will be next Monday, November 20th, at 7:00 pm at the high school.

It’s time to JAM again!!! We will have Turkey Olympics this Sunday, Nov 19th from 12:30-2:30pm at Mayville Lutheran Church. All 6-12th graders welcome!! Make sure to dress appropriately for outdoor activities. Please call Richelle at 701-786-3202 or text Tami at 218-686-5479 to sign up or if you have any questions. Be ready to Bring it!!

Congratulations to Sam Bertrand for making it into the UND Honor Band, and to Morgan Palmer and Kayla Anderson for making it into the UND Women’s Honor Choir!

Today’s menu is Supreme Pizza, Pasta Salad, Corn, Watermelon.