Tuesday, March 13, 2018

SCHOLARSHIPS May-Port CG Dollars for Scholars: Seniors apply electronically by going to <http://mpcgarea.dollarsforscholars.org/index.php?section=chapterWebsite&action=main&fwID=816>. Go to the parent-student tab in order to register. You are asked to submit a 300-word essay about career objective and future goals. If you run into problems, click on the support tab on the left hand side of the screen or come see me. In addition, applicants need to turn into the school, a form detailing their volunteer experiences throughout high school. Application due date: April 15th. Don’t wait until the last day because transcripts and a reference will need to be uploaded. Traill County Farm Bureau Scholarship: Seniors who are residents of Traill County or have parents holding a Traill County Farm Bureau membership, planning on majoring in agriculture-related studies in college or technical school. Preference will be given to applicants whose parents are involved in an ag-related industry and to students involved in ND Farm Bureau. Minimum GPA of 2.5. Amount: $500 (4), Due: April 20th PO Box 281, Portland, ND 58274 (701) 788-8880 For more information regarding this and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Mayville State University’s Comet Athletic Club is hosting its annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 24, 2018! Teams from 3rd grade through high school are welcome. The cost is $100 per team consisting of a maximum five players. Free shirts are given to all participants. Medals will be awarded to the top three places in each division. Games will start at 8:30 AM and all will be played on the MSU campus. Teams should register at least 30 minutes prior to the start of their first scheduled game. Brackets and game times will be posted on the website one day before the tournament. Website: http://www.mayvillestate.edu/alumni-friends/events/3-3-basketball-tournament/.

We will make up our missed day of school Friday, March 16.

Juniors who would like to take O.W.E. next year may pick up applications from Mrs. Strand.

There will be a meeting for all Junior girls regarding Girls’ State on Monday, March 19th, in the Auditorium at 3:05.

March Madness is here! Students in 6th – 12th grade that would like to fill out a NCAA Men’s basketball bracket can pick one up from Mrs. Hanson. The student with the most correct picks will win a prize. Brackets need to be turned in by Wednesday at 4:00.

Cheryl with Hallada Formal Wear will be here at the high school Wednesday, March 21 from 11:00 to noon to take orders for Prom Tuxes and to answer any questions you may have.

Looking for summer work? The Mayville Water Park is looking for lifeguards! Must be 15 years old to take classes. Please contact Tristian Nelson by phone at 701-430-2250 or by email at tristian1996

The May-Port CG Summer Baseball and Softball Program is currently accepting registrations at www.mpcgbaseballboosters.com. Early bird registration ends April 7, and registrations after this date will have a $10 per player late fee added. The Board is also accepting applications for team coaches. All applications are available online under the Coaches tab.

In recognition of Farm Month, everyone is encouraged to dress a “color” on these days NEXT WEEK, March 19-23: Monday – Sunshine Yellow; Tuesday _ John Deere Green; Wednesday – Barn Red; Thursday – Dirt Brown; and Friday – Denim Blue/Dress like a Farmer. Here is your Farm Joke of the day: What is the best wat to count a herd of cattle? Use a Cowcalculator

The MPCG High School Band and Choir will take part in the Large Group Music Contest at Mayville State today. Let’s all support the Arts at May-Port CG!

The next Junior Bank Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 19th at 7:30 AM in the Mayville office.

8th Graders, Bring your posters to Mr. Strand’s room right after announcements.

Congratulations to Katelin Grinde and Matthew Odden for being chosen for the All Region 2 Basketball Teams!

Today’s menu is Taco Salad, Corn, Mandarin Oranges.