Mon, April 15 MS/HS Announcements

Choir Music Students: Those choir students who were going to participate in the Regional Solo & Ensemble Contest, please report to the music room 5th hour.

SENIORS: In preparation for Jostens arriving with your graduation gowns, we will start collecting money this week for the gown rentals. Please bring one check for $20 and one for $5 (or cash) for the gown rental.  Once the gowns are returned, the $20 check or cash is given back to you. You MUST bring $25 or you will not get your gown when Jostens is here.  They plan to come mid to late April and I will notify you when the date is set. Please note this only applies if you plan to rent a gown. If you purchased a gown, this does not apply to you.

Sophomores and Seniors: Hands Only CPR and AED training is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17th. Seniors will meet in the auditorium after morning announcements, sophomores will be meet in the auditorium when seniors are done.

Looking for a summer job? Alliance Property Services is trying to find someone interested in doing basic lawncare at the local Dollar General stores in Mayville and Hillsboro. We are looking for someone for the next three summers beginning the week of April 21, 2019. It will pay $50 per cut and will need to be cut approximately every one to two weeks.  This person will need to be dependable, able to work a flexible schedule, and follow simple guidelines. If you know of anyone with mower and blower that may be interested in earning some extra money this summer, please have them contact me at their earliest convenience. My phone number is 800-755-6411 ext. 109 or I can be reached by email at

Are you interested in attending Girls State? A reminder that applications for Girls State are due May 1. The completed applications can be turned in to the office.  Jess also has extra applications in the office if you need one.

The Driver Education sign-up sheet is on the counter in front of the office.  Deadline to sign-up is Thursday, April 18. Any questions, see Mr. Strand.

Seniors: It’s time to start prepping for graduation! We would like your graduation slideshow pictures submitted to Mr. Torgeson by TODAY.  You may have up to 5 pictures in the slide show, and the photos must be a digital file. Please email these to Mr. Torgeson. We also need one wallet size, upright closeup color photo sent to Mrs. Hanson for the class composite and yearbook.

Seniors:  If you are interested in the field of teaching, apply for the Nancy Jallo Teachers for Tomorrow college scholarship.  You may use the $1000 scholarship to attend the college of your choice.  See Mrs. M. Johnson for an application.  The deadline to apply is April 25.

Girls in Grades 6-11 interested in learning about summer basketball, please plan to attend a meeting with Coach Ben this Wednesday during Patriot Pride Time in the Auditorium.

Congratulations to the MPCG Speech Team for taking 2nd place at the Region 3 Speech Meet in Thompson! Rikka Edwardson, Ila Peterson, Alexis Morowski, Malena Twedt, Lucas Peterson, Zoe Agnes, Kyra Mortenson, Lucy Lindaas, and Morgan Palmer all had State-Qualifying performances. Way to go Patriots!

Good luck to the Softball Team today vs. Dakota Prairie. The game will be played at the MSU Jerome Berg Field. There will be admission charged at the gate, and concessions will be available. Good luck Patriots!

Today’s menu is BBQ’s, Potato Salad, Carrots, Cheese Cake, and Sliced Oranges. 50¢ for extras.