Thursday, May 18, 2017
 
Menu:  cook’s choice, fruit, salad bar

  1. Semester Tests finish on Friday.  If you are not done with all of your work, you are required to be here from 8:30 to 3:30 to 12:00 on Friday.
  2. .  Schedule is as follows:
 
Friday, May 19
                9:00 to 10:30
                                US History
                9:30 to 11:00
                                Geometry
                10:00 to 11:30
                                English I
  1. The following students are not dismissed when not testing.  You have work that has to be turned in before you can leave.  You are to be in school from 8:35 until 3:35 until all work is turned in.
Riley (Eng & Math), Sebastian (Eng, Math, Sci), Bailey (Sci, Math, W Hist, Shop), Trevor (Sci), Nina (Sci, Spanish, English, Math), Dwayne (Sci, Math), Jacob W (Math), Gracie (Eng)
  1. Region Track Meet today.  Tracksters will be gone all day as will Mr. Weber and Miss Lenocker.  The rest of the student body is expected to be in school.  We will run classes, but we may also use it as a day for those in school to get checked out, clean lockers, vacuum laptop bags, etc.
  2. Library books are overdue!
  3. The Athletic Banquet will be held in Armour at 6:00 on Monday, May 22nd.  Remind your parents to bring a main dish and a salad or dessert to the athletic banquet.
  4. HS students will turn in laptops on or before Friday, May 19th. If a computer is needed after May 19 it will must be used in the computer lab and will not leave school. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
 
Menu:  turkey subs, fruit, salad bar

  1. Congratulations to the following student council officers elected for the 17-18 school year.  President Erica Koster, Vice-President Paige neugebuer, Secretary Madison Sparks, Treasurer Amy Brenner, Junior Vice-President Alyssa Whitney, NHS representative Brooklyn Browuer and senior class representative Haley Dufek.
  2. Semester Tests start today and finish on Friday.  On Wednesday and Friday you do not have to be here when not testing, as long as you are done with all other work including distance ed classes.  If you are not done, you are required to be here from 8:30 to 3:30 on Wednesday and 8:30 to 12:00 on Friday.
  3. .  Schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, May 17th
8:30 to 10:00
                                Shop II, Algebra II, Physical Science
10:30 to 12:00
                                Pre-Calc, World History, English III, Shop I
1:00 to 2:30
Shop III, Acct I, Algebra I, Biology
 
Friday, May 19
                9:00 to 10:30
                                US History
                9:30 to 11:00
                                Geometry
                10:00 to 11:30
                                English I
  1. The following students are not dismissed when not testing.  You have work that has to be turned in before you can leave.  You are to be in school from 8:35 until 3:35 until all work is turned in.
Riley (Eng & Math), Sebastian (Eng, Math, Sci), Bailey (Sci, Math, W Hist, Shop), Trevor (Math, Sci), Hunter (Eng, Sci), Nina (Sci, Spanish, English, Math), Dwayne (Sci, Math), Alicia (Math), Jacob W (Math), Gracie (Eng), Parker (Eng)
  1. Region Track Meet on Thursday.  Tracksters will be gone all day as will Mr. Weber and Miss Lenocker.  The rest of the student body is expected to be in school.  We will run classes, but we may also use it as a day for those in school to get checked out, clean lockers, vacuum laptop bags, etc.
  2. All library books must be returned by Wednesday, May 17th!
  3. The Athletic Banquet will be held in Armour at 6:00 on Monday, May 22nd.  Remind your parents to bring a main dish and a salad or dessert to the athletic banquet.
  4. HS students will turn in laptops on or before Friday, May 19th. If a computer is needed after May 19 it will must be used in the computer lab and will not leave school. 

Happy belated birthday to Parker Dally who celebrated yesterday.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
 
Menu:  country fried steak, fruit, salad bar
 
Band:  Mon – Full, Tue – TBD
Vocal:  Mon – Full, Tue - TBD

  1. We heard good things about students helping in town yesterday.  We, along with the community, thank you.
  2. Today’s schedule:
8:35 to 9:30 - A Day 1st period
9:35 to 10:25 - B Day 1st period
           Freshmen will have KeyBd 8:35 to 9:05 and then go to Phy Sci
10:25 to 11:00 - 8th-12th Band/SRB
11:00 to 12:00 - A Day 3rd period
12:00 to 12:30 - lunch
12:30 to 1:30 - B Day 3rd period
1:30 to 2:30 - 5th period including Adv Bio Test
2:30 to 3:35 - 6th period including Chemistry and Shop V tests
So, each class should happen for an hour give or take and  we will have a half hour for band.
  1. Note, lunch period is from 12:00 to 12:30 today.
  2. Student council offices will be voted on today.
  3. Semester test schedule has been emailed to you.  Please check it out.  We will be testing on Wednesday, May 17th & Friday morning, May 19th.  May 18th is the region track meet.  There is school that day as well.  A few classes will test prior to Wednesday.
  4. Mr. Preheim will meet with sophomores interested in taking the ACT at some point today.
  5. Shop V will test last period today.  Advanced Biology will test and/or present at 1:30 today.  Chemistry will test last period today.  Economics will test Thursday during 5th period. 
  6. On Wednesday and Friday you do not have to be here when not testing, as long as you are done with all other work including distance ed classes.  If you are not done, you are required to be here from 8:30 to 3:30 on Wednesday and 8:30 to 12:00 on Friday.
  7. Region Track Meet on Thursday.  Tracksters will be gone all day as will Mr. Weber and Miss Lenocker.  The rest of the student body is expected to be in school.  We will run classes, but we may also use it as a day for those in school to get checked out, clean lockers, vacuum laptop bags, etc.
  8. All library books must be returned by Wednesday, May 17th!
  9. The Athletic Banquet will be held in Armour at 6:00 on Monday, May 22nd.
  10. Dakota State University will be hosting a volleyball skills camp in June in Armour. This will be for next year's 8-12 graders. For more info, stop and see Mrs. Ziegler. You can also pick up summer open gym and camp info from her. 
  11. HS students will turn in laptops on or before Friday, May 19th. If a computer is needed after May 19 it will must be used in the computer lab and will not leave school. 

Thursday, May 11, 2017
 
Menu:  ham soup, fruit, salad bar
 
Band:  M-F – Full
Vocal:  M – Full, T – Women, W – Full, Th – Women, F - Full 

  1. Graduation at 6:00 on Saturday.  Seniors will decorate at 9:00 and rehearse and take pictures at 11:00 on Friday.  Juniors in NHS should will be called to the gym around 11:00 for rehearsal.
  2. Track students are dismissed at 12:00 to eat on Friday.  The track team leaves at 12:30.  Field events start at 2:00 and running event at 3:00.  Track meet is in Kimball.
  3. Student council petitions are due by the end of the week.
  4. Students taking dual credit courses 1st semester next year need to get their registrations to Mr. Preheim ASAP.
  5. Skills USA will have a full meeting at 1:00 in the shop today.
  6. Semester test schedule has been emailed to you.  Please check it out.  We will be testing on Wednesday, May 17th & Friday morning, May 19th.  May 18th is the region track meet.  There is school that day as well.  A few classes will test prior to Wednesday.
  7. Last day to check out books from the library is May 9th.
All books must be returned by Wednesday, May 17th!
  1. Junior high track members will hand in their uniforms during lunch today.  They will get their ribbons then.
  2. Dakota State University will be hosting a volleyball skills camp in June in Armour. This will be for next year's 8-12 graders. For more info, stop and see Mrs. Ziegler. You can also pick up summer open gym and camp info from her. 
  3. Advanced notice: Seniors will turn in laptops on Wednesday, May 10.  The rest of the high school students will turn in on or before Friday, May 19th. If a computer is needed after May 19 it will must be used in the computer lab and will not leave school. 
  4. This coming Friday, May 12 is R.E.D. (Remember Everyone Deployed.) We are asking that you wear red on Friday to honor the 153rd & their families. It lets them know that we haven't forgotten them, and that we appreciate their sacrifice to our country. It's just a small gesture to show our support for our soldiers.

In conjunction with R.E.D., the 8th graders are working on a service project. We will be putting together a care package to send to the Commander in Kuwait/Iraq. He will disperse the items to the soldiers who need them. We are asking for items such as gum, bars of soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, beef jerky, etc.  You can even donate your time by making a card or writing a letter to a service member. Please have items here by Thursday, May 18th so we can box things up. Thanks for your help! Any questions, please contact Mrs. Sparks.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017
 
Menu:  cheese pizza, fruit, salad bar
 
Band:  M-F – Full
Vocal:  M – Full, T – Women, W – Full, Th – Women, F - Full 

  1. Short meeting for all sophomores and juniors in NHS when the bell rings ending first period to discuss graduation night.  Meet in Mr. Holbeck’s room. 
  2. Jr. High and HS track students will leave at noon on today for the Fort Randall Cnference Track Meet in Lake Andes.  The meet starts at 1:00.
  3. Seniors last day is Wednesday.  Seniors, you will get graduation tickets and checkout sheets in Gov’t.
  4. Juniors interested in running for a Student Council office next year should pick up a petition in Mr. Preheim’s office.  Petitions are due back by the end of the week.  Sophomores interested in running for the junior vice-president position should take out a petition as well. 
  5. Yearbook meeting Thursday morning at 8:00.
  6. Skills USA will have a full meeting at 1:00 in the shop on Thursday.
  7. Last day to check out books from the library is May 9th.
All books must be returned by Wednesday, May 17th!
  1. Dakota State University will be hosting a voleyball skills camp in June in Armour. This will be for next year's 8-12 graders. For more info, stop and see Mrs. Ziegler. You can also pick up summer open gym and camp info from her. 
  2. Advanced notice: Seniors will turn in laptops on Wednesday, May 10.  The rest of the high school students will turn in on or before Friday, May 19th. If a computer is needed after May 19 it will must be used in the computer lab and will not leave school. 
  3. This coming Friday, May 12 is R.E.D. (Remember Everyone Deployed.) We are asking that you wear red on Friday to honor the 153rd & their families. It lets them know that we haven't forgotten them, and that we appreciate their sacrifice to our country. It's just a small gesture to show our support for our soldiers.

In conjunction with R.E.D., the 8th graders are working on a service project. We will be putting together a care package to send to the Commander in Kuwait/Iraq. He will dispurse the items to the soldiers who need them. We are asking for items such as gum, bars of soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, beef jerkey, etc.  You can even donate your time by making a card or writing a letter to a service member. Please have items here by Thursday, May 18th so we can box things up. Thanks for your help! Any questions, please contact Mrs. Sparks.
Monday, May 08, 2017
 
Menu:  chicken alfredo w/ biscuits, fruit, salad bar
 
Band:  M-F – Full
Vocal:  Full all week. 

  1. Lead the way will take place this morning.  We need to get it done in time for the cooks to get ready for lunch and get cleaned up and out of there before elementary comes in to eat.  Mr. Preheim will call you over as soon as everything can get set up.  That may be as early as 9:00.  Get over there right away.
  2. NHS Installation will be held in the multi at 7:30 at 7:30.
  3. Congratulations to the girls 4x100 relay which placed 3rd at Howard Wood and to the 4x200 which placed 4th
Congratulations to Jamin Leonard who placed 4th in the Special 100 Meter Dash at Howard Wood.
  1. Skills USA will have a full meeting at 1:00 in the shop on Wednesday.
  2. Football players need to get their football camp registrations to Mr. Weber ASAP.  Coach Gemar needs to have numbers and sizes turned in.
  3. Jr. High and HS track students will leave at noon on Tuesday for the Fort Randall Cnference Track Meet in Lake Andes.  The meet starts at 1:00.
  4. WIA/Mary Werkmeister scholarship winners will take a picture at 1:30 today.
  5. Dakota State University will be hosting a volleyball skills camp in June in Armour. This will be for next year's 8-12 graders. For more info, stop and see Mrs. Ziegler. You can also pick up summer open gym and camp info from her. 
  6. Advanced notice: Seniors will turn in laptops on Wednesday, May 10.  The rest of the high school students will turn in on or before Friday, May 19th. If a computer is needed after May 19 it will must be used in the computer lab and will not leave school. 
  7. Last day to check out books from the library is May 9th.

Friday, May 05, 2017
 
Menu:  pepperoni pizza, fruit, salad bar
 
Band:  M-F – Full
Vocal:  Full all week. 

  1. Good job to those involved with the concert last night.
  2. Miss Lenocker is not in today.
  3. NHS Installation will be held in the multi at 7:30 on Monday, May 8th.
  4. Howard Wood track meet on Friday and Saturday.  The following students will leave with Mr. Weber at 11:30 today:
Daniel, Micah, Hannah, Alyssa, Brooklyn, Erica and Kianna
  1. Lead the way will take place Monday morning.  Tentative time is 9:30 or 9:45 start and plan on being done between 11:00 and 11:30.  That way 1st and 3rd periods will both run for at least an hour.
  2. The deadline to register for the June 10th ACT test is May 5th.
  3. Skills USA will have a full meeting at 1:00 in the shop on Wednesday.
  4. Football players need to get their football camp registrations to Mr. Weber ASAP.  Coach Gemar needs to have numbers and sizes turned in.
  5. Jr. High and HS track students will leave at noon on Tuesday for the GPC Track Meet in Lake Andes.  The meet starts at 1:00.
  6. WIA/Mary Werkmeister scholarship winners will take a picture at 1:30 on Monday.
  7. Teacher Scholarship applications are due May 7th.
  8. Dakota State University will be hosting a volleyball skills camp in June in Armour. This will be for next year's 8-12 graders. For more info, stop and see Mrs. Ziegler. You can also pick up summer open gym and camp info from her. 
  9. Advanced notice: Seniors will turn in laptops on Wednesday, May 10.  The rest of the high school students will turn in on or before Friday, May 19th. If a computer is needed after May 19 it will must be used in the computer lab and will not leave school. 
  10. Last day to check out books from the library is May 9th.
  11. 8th grade health and 8th grade science will be held in the VTEL room until further notice.

Thursday, May 04, 2017
 
Menu:  hot dog, mac & cheese, fruit, salad bar
 
Band:  M-F – Full
Vocal:  Full all week. 

  1. Full Vocal all week. 
  2. Jazz Band come over to the gym at 1:20 today.
  3. HS Pops concert Thursday night at 7:30.
  4. NHS Installation will be held in the multi at 7:30 on Monday, May 8th.
  5. There will be a quick basketball meeting in Mr. Holderby’s room on Thursday right after school for any students currently in grades 6-11 who plan on going out for basketball next year.
  6. Howard Wood track meet on Friday and Saturday.  The following students will leave with Mr. Weber at 11:30 on Friday:
Daniel, Micah, Hannah, Alyssa, Brooklyn, Erica and Kianna
  1. Lead the way will take place Monday morning.  Tentative time is 9:30 or 9:45 start and plan on being done between 11:00 and 11:30.  That way 1st and 3rd periods will both run for at least an hour.
  2. The deadline to register for the June 10th ACT test is May 5th.
  3. The senior class will take a class picture with caps and gowns this morning at 11:00. 
  4. WIA/Mary Werkmeister scholarship winners will take a picture at 1:30 on Monday.
  5. Teacher Scholarship applications are due May 7th.
  6. Advanced notice: Seniors will turn in laptops on Wednesday, May 10.  The rest of the high school students will turn in on or before Friday, May 19th. If a computer is needed after May 19 it will must be used in the computer lab and will not leave school. 
  7. Reminder to those who applied to serve on the Armour Community Foundation Board, you are to be interviewed at the fire hall Thursday between 5:10 and 5:50.  Check your emails for your exact time.
  8. Last day to check out books from the library is May 9th.
  9. 8th grade health and 8th grade science will be held in the VTEL room until further notice.

Happy birthday to Tristan Bialas.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
 
Menu:  popcorn chicken, fruit, salad bar
 
Band:  M-F – Full
Vocal:  Full all week. 

  1. The high school will have a tornado drill this morning at 10:00.  An announcement will be made.  Procedure is to go down to the boiler room.
  2. Mr. Barker is gone today.  There is a sub for the afternoon so Shop IV and Shop V classes will meet in the shop.  Shop III should go to Mrs. Ziegler’s study hall.
  3. Full Vocal all week. 
  4. HS Pops concert Thursday night at 7:30.
  5. Congratulations to the girls track team for qualifying the 4x100 and Medley relays for the State Track Meet yesterday at the LMVC meet in Wagner.  Membes of the relay include:  Hannah Whitney, Kianna Payer, Brooklyn Brouwer, Alyssa Whitney and Matti Reiner.
  6. NHS Installation will be held in the multi at 7:30 on Monday, May 8th.
  7. Congratulations to the following newly elected members to National Honor Society:  Gracie Wold, Amy Brenner, Emma Bertram, Micah Lau & Karli Martz. Thank you to all who applied.
  8. There will be a quick basketball meeting in Mr. Holderby’s room on Thursday right after school for any students currently in grades 6-11 who plan on going out for basketball next year.
  9. HS Track pictures will be taken on Wednesday.
  10. Howard Wood track meet on Friday and Saturday.
  11. Lead the way will take place Monday morning.  Exact times to be determined.
  12. The deadline to register for the June 10th ACT test is May 5th.
  13. The senior class will take a class picture with caps and gowns on Thursday at 11:00. 
  14. WIA/Mary Werkmeister scholarship winners will take a picture at 1:30 on Monday.
  15. Teacher Scholarship applications are due May 7th.
  16. Coca Cola is no longer sponsoring a scholarship.
  17. Advanced notice: Seniors will turn in laptops on Wednesday, May 10.  The rest of the high school students will turn in on or before Friday, May 19th. If a computer is needed after May 19 it will must be used in the computer lab and will not leave school. 
  18. Reminder to those who applied to serve on the Armour Community Foundation Board, you are to be interviewed at the fire hall Thursday between 5:10 and 5:50.  Check your emails for your exact time.
  19. Last day to check out books from the library is May 9th.
  20. 8th grade health and 8th grade science will be held in the VTEL room until further notice.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017
 
Menu:  hot ham and cheese, fruit, salad bar
 
Band:  M-F – Full
Vocal:  Full all week. 

  1. LMVC Conference track meet in Wagner today.  Field events start at 2:00 and running events start at 4:00.  We will be leaving in shifts:
          Field event people and distance runners will leave at 1:00 in the van with Miss Lenocker.
          All other track people will leave following 5th period with Mr. Weber on the bus.
  1. Full Vocal all week. 
  2. No PE today.  All freshmen go to vocal.
  3. HS Pops concert Thursday night at 7:30.
  4. NHS Installation will be held in the multi at 7:30 on Monday, May 8th.
  5. The senior class will take a class picture with caps and gowns on Thursday at 11:00.
  6. There will be a quick basketball meeting in Mr. Holderby’s room on Thursday right after school for any students currently in grades 6-11 who plan on going out for basketball next year.
  7. Lead the way will take place Monday morning.  Exact times to be determined.
  8. The deadline to register for the June 10th ACT test is May 5th.
  9. Teacher Scholarship applications are due May 7th.
  10. HS Track pictures will be taken on Wednesday.
  11. Howard Wood track meet on Friday and Saturday.
  12. Last day to check out books from the library is may 9th.
  13. 8th grade health and 8th grade science will be held in the VTEL room until further notice.

Monday, May 01, 2017
 
Menu:  chicken fajita, fruit, salad bar
 
Band:  M-F – Full
Vocal:  Full all week. 

  1. Full Vocal all week. 
  2. HS Pops concert Thursday night at 7:30.
  3. Applications to serve on the Armour Community Foundation Board to Mr. Preheim by 3:30 today.
  4. Great job to everyone involve with the play.
  5. The deadline to register for the June ACT test is May 5th.
  6. Teacher Scholarship applications are due May 7th.
  7. HS Track pictures will be taken on Wednesday.
  8. Congratulations to the girls 4x2 relay for qualifying for the state track meet:  Kianna Payer, Hannah Whitney, Brooklyn Brouwer, and Alyssa Whitney.
  9. Junior high track meet in Wagner on Monday.  They will leave at 2:00.
  10. LMVC Conference track meet in Wagner on Tuesday.  HS Track students will leave at 1:00.
  11. Howard Wood track meet on Friday and Saturday.