Wednesday, November 1, 2017

SCHOLARSHIPS Nodak Electric Cooperative is offering an all-expenses paid trip for one sophomore or junior (parents must be served by Nodak Electric Cooperative) from within its service territory to Washington DC June 9-15, 2018 to take part in the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Students learn about electric cooperatives, American history and government meet North Dakota congressional representatives and explore the sites of Washington DC.

Students compete for this opportunity by writing an essay addressing the topic: "There are approximately 20 million military veterans in the United States today. How shall fellow US citizens honor and look after these veterans, who have served and sacrificed on our behalf? Describe any special connection you may have to a veteran or active-duty member of the military." Deadline: January 31, 2018. Mail essay to Nodak Electric Cooperative, Inc., Attention: Youth Tour Essay Contest, 4000 32nd Ave. S., PO Box 13000, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3000. Polar Communications: John G Walters Scholarship: Seniors whose parents are a current Polar subscriber. Write a 300-word essay dealing with a selected topic. Amount: $1000 (5) Polar’s Leadership Scholarship for students involved in their school, serve their community and achieve leadership roles. Amount $2000. Foundation for Rural Service (national level) Amount: $2500. FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarship for seniors majoring in math, science, engineering, or medicine. Amount: $5000 (4) Telecom Management Services Scholarship: Amount $1,500 (2). Everett Kneece Return to Rural America Scholarship: Amount $7000. Roger Alan Cox Memorial Scholarship: $500 (3) Apply for all seven scholarships with the same application. Due: Feb. 15th Address: Box 270, Park River, ND 58270, (800) 284-7222 ext. 361 For more information regarding these and many other scholarship opportunities, see Mr. Varriano.

Seniors who are interested in being a member of the First and Farmers Bank Junior Board of Directors may pick up applications in the office. The forms must be returned to the office by next Tuesday, November 7th.

This Sunday, November 5th, Daylight Savings Time ends. That’s one more hour to do homework!

Coach Bjugson is looking for 1 or 2 student managers for hockey. Duties would include filling water bottles, helping with scorebook, maintaining first aid kit, small equipment repair and more. If interested you can let Mr. Nygaard know by the end of the week.

Report Cards will be given to parents at PT Conferences TOMORROW from 4 to 7 PM.

Football equipment hand-ins will be TODAY right after school. Be certain that pants and JV jerseys are washed.

For AWANA at Riverside today only the T and T will meet. No Sparks.

Our Sophomores are attending the Northern Valley Career Expo at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks TODAY.

Seniors, Mrs. Lipsiea and Mrs. Allison Johnson are looking for seniors to read to students 7th hour and common time. Please see them if you can help. This may be used for community service hours.

Today’s menu is Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Garlic Toast, Green Beans, Mandarin Oranges.