BULLETIN
GREENBUSH/MIDDLE RIVER SCHOOLS
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

NO Religious Ed at Blessed Sacrament after school or tonight.
NO Confirmation or Dinner at Bethel Lutheran church tonight. 
 
“Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.”  Laurence Sterne

Piper Sondreal, your Close-Up pizza money is past due!  Turn in to Mr. Christian ASAP!

Families are reminded to let bus drivers know if children are not riding the bus.

With the purchase of an After Prom raffle ticket you have the chance to win $50, $30, or $20 at 10 home games throughout the winter sports season. Tickets sales end December 10th!  See a junior or senior to get yours today!

Mid-quarter is this Friday, December 9th.  Students must be passing all classes in order to participate in extra-curricular activities.

All Jr. High and Sr. High FCCLA members who are planning on competing at the regional STAR Event competition on January 11th in Ada - must register with Laura Dahl NO LATER THAN December 9th.  Please e-mail your name and event number to ldahl@greenbush.k12.mn.us or provide this information to Cheryl Hanson, Nancy Olson, or Mrs. Schultz. 

The NCTC Ag Presentation has been rescheduled to next Thursday, December 15th at 10:30 a.m. in Mrs. Gust’s room.

ACTIVITIES FOR TODAY, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7TH 
GBB Sip-N-Sign Fundraiser in Mr. Mack’s room, 6:30.
Cheering practice in GB
7-12 BBB practice in GB  (Memory Mates and team photos)
9-12 GBB practice in Badger
7-8 GBB practice in MR
Wrestling practice in GB  (Memory Mates and team photos)

ACTIVITIES FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8TH 
Jazz Band rehearsal, 11:45-12:15.  Be ready to play at 11:45.  If you need to eat lunch early, please do so.
The 2nd grade will be going to the Post Office at 1:15.
4th-5th GBB practice, 6:00-7:00 and 6th GBB practice, 7:00-8:15 in MR.
GBB vs Warroad.  The 7/8/V play in GB at 5:00/6:00/V.  (TARGET Team has 50/50; KQ92 will broadcast).
BBB at NCTC tourney, 3:00.  The bus will leave Badger at 1:00 and GB at 1:15 (excuse at 1:05). (KKDQ will be broadcasting).
-     Knowledge Bowl practice, 3:15 in the library.
Cheering practice in GB
Wrestling practice in GB
7-10 BBB in Badger

ACTIVITIES FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9TH:
MIDQUARTER
Wrestling tourney at GF Central, 2:00.  The bus will leave Badger at 9:45, GB at 10:00 (excuse at 9:50) and MR at 10:30.
BBB at NCTC, tba. (KKDQ will be broadcasting)
4th-6th BBB practice in GB, 6:30-8:00.

ACTIVITIES FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH:
Wrestling tourney at GF Central, 10:00.
BBB at NCTC, tba.  (KKDQ will be broadcasting)

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Fill Christmas stockings with treasure: Books from the Bookaneer Book Fair in Middle River December 12-16! On-line shopping is also available now through Dec. 23. Families are invited to the "Read and Feed" December 14. (Please let the office or your child's teacher know if you plan to attend so we know how many lunches to prepare.)

Seniors:  Mayville State University will be having a Free College Application Day on December 15.  Go to the Mayville website and click "Apply" to take advantage!

Math League Practice: Monday's after school (3:10-4:15) and Thursday's before school (7:30-8:15).

Seniors UND bound next fall:  The UND scholarship page is open at https://und.academicworks.com/  Incoming Freshmen need to apply by February of 2017!

Need a Christmas gift or a gift for yourself?  There's still time!  Join us tonight  at 6:30 in Mr. Mack's classroom at the GMR School for a Sip N Signs Fundraiser party for girls basketball.  We will have a variety of signs to choose, snacks, and raffles. Group is limited to the first 40 to sign up and will cost $40. Please contact Stacy Dahl to register.

JESUS BIRTHDAY PARTY:  at Blessed Sacrament Church – Sunday December 11th  - 1:PM to 3:30PM – FREE of Charge (Crafts, Activities, Story, & Birthday Cake)

A snowmobile safety course is being put together by the Marshall County Driftskippers Snowmobile Club for children 11-15 years of age.  To receive a Snowmobile Safety Certification students must first independently complete one of the following online courses and then attend a one-day classroom review and riding performance course on Saturday, December 10th, 2016, 10a.m. at Scott Swenson’s in Newfolden. ONLINE COURSE
Complete one of the online courses: 
o http://www.snowmobilecourse.com/usa/minnesota/ (fee for the course is $29.95 *Family/group pricing) or
o https://www.snowmobile-ed.com/minnesota/ (fee for the course is $29.50)
Student also attends a one day classroom review and riding performance course. 
Saturday, December 10, 2016,10 a.m.
Lead by trained volunteer instructors
Certificate becomes valid at age 12
Requirements: Must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above in order to be eligible to take this class.

There are limited number of spots available. Please call Jenny Lee 688-1507 or email jjlee@wiktel.com to pre-register. We will have the class snow or not!

Directions: Scott Swenson's, 32431 240th Ave. NE, Newfolden, MN 
More Information: Contact Jenny Lee at 218-688-1507 or by email at jjlee@wiktel.com. 


 

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