High School Announcements

Day 117

Student Announcements
Thursday, February 23, 2017

DISTRICT 2 CLASS 1A BOYS BASKETBALL:  George-Little Rock vs. Boyden-Hull has been postponed to Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7:00 PM in Sheldon.  Admission is $6 per person K-Adult. No passes will be accepted.

BVU HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR BAND:  For Saturday Feb. 25 has been cancelled with no make up day.

WRESTLING BANQUET: Scheduled for tonight has been postponed to Thursday, March 2.  Same time, same place.

SPRING DRIVERS ED: The spring session of Driver’s Ed will begin Feb. 27 at 3:30 in the media center in the G-LR high school.  Please sign up in the high school office if you would like to be in this class.  You will need to be signed up by today.

SOPHOMORE TAG STUDENTS: The PSAT 10 assessment test will be given tomorrow, Feb. 24 in the high school ICN room starting promptly at 8:30 AM. The test should be done by 12:30.
If you would like to read more about the test or practice please review the following websites:
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10 or

FFA WEEK: Is this week.  There will be an emblem hunt with new emblems each day. If you find an emblem hidden around the school, please bring it to Ms. Bomgaars’ room and receive a prize!
Dress up day theme. Each day there will be prizes for best dressed per class:
     Tomorrow, Feb. 24 – Hick Day/Tractor Brand Day/Drive your tractor to school day!!
Prize for the biggest and smallest motorized tractor, also an award for smallest non-motorized tractor.
Friday afternoon, Feb. 24, will be the Ag games.

DISTRICT INDIVIDUAL SPEECH CONTEST: Will be at West Lyon Saturday, Feb. 25.  The bus will be leaving George at 7:00 AM, please be on the bus ready to go. There are a few speakers performing at 8:15.    Also watch the weather as we’re supposed to get some bad weather this weekend.  Mrs. Sandbulte will be communicating through Remind.

SENIOR SPEECH STUDENTS: Several of you have not paid for your flower and candy from parent’s night.  Please pay Mrs. Sandbulte $7 as soon as possible.

PROM TABLE, MEAL, GLASS SIGN-UP:  Is in the high school office.  Please sign-up you and your date if you plan to go to prom. The cost of the meal is $15 and the glass is $6 for a total of $21 per person.  You will need to be signed up and have payment in by Wednesday, March 1

AFTER-PROM FORMS: Are in the high school office.  There is a WHITE one with all the information on it, a PURPLE one for the Jr. & Sr. students at GLR and a BLUE one for students that are NOT a Jr., Sr., or GLR student. The forms along with the donation from the Jr.’s & Sr.’s are due back to the office by Wednesday, March 8.

SENIORS: Check your email regarding the Pheasants Forever Scholarship that Mrs. Johnson sent to you.

PARKING RAFFLE:  Hey all students, if you like to park a little closer to the school during these cold months, here’s your chance.  The Student Council is raffling 2 parking spots in the south parking lot for two weeks (March 6). 
You can purchase a ticket for $1.00 per entry in the high school office.
The next drawing will be Friday, March 3.

WEATHER RELATED ANNOUNCEMENTS: The following TV and Radio Stations will carry our weather related announcements:
     TV Stations
          KELO-TV;   KTIV-TV;   KSFY-TV;   KMEG-TV;     KCAU-TV
     Radio Stations
          KIWA   105.3;     K101   101.1;     KIHK   106.9;     KNWC   96.5;     KUOO   103.9

COLLEGE VISITS: All Seniors or Juniors (who are passing ALL OF THEIR classes) are allowed to visit with the college reps that come to our school.  Mr. Helkenn will send an email stating what school is coming and when they are scheduled to arrive.  You must sign up in the office if you want Mr. Helkenn or Ruth to call you down.  If Mr. Helkenn feels you are abusing this in order to get out of classes you will not be called down.  You will meet with these reps in the conference room by the office.
The following colleges will be here:
     Kirkwood Community College                      Tuesday, Feb. 28                       10:00 AM
     Wayne State                                                      Thursday, Mar. 23                      1:45 PM

ATHLETIC TRAINER: Will be here Monday, Feb. 27 at 8:30 AM.  Please sign up in the high school office if you would like to see Chad.

Feb. 19-25 National FFA Week
Feb. 23      Boys District BB (Sub-State) @ Sheldon 5:30     GLR vs. Boyden Hull
Feb. 25      Boys Basketball Sub-State at LeMars 7:00 PM
                   District Individual Speech Contest @ West Lyon
                   BVU High School/Middle School Honor Band @ Storm Lake
Feb. 27-Mar. 4  Girls State Basketball Tournament
Mar.  4     FFA Northwest District Convention
Mar. 6-11  Boys State Basketball Tournaments
Mar.   7    National Honor Society Induction Ceremony in New Commons 7:00
Mar.   9    Individual Speech Evening of Performance 7:00
Mar. 10    End of 3rd Quarter
Mar. 11    State Individual Speech Contest @ Sioux City East
Mar. 12    Daylight Savings Time (Set clock ahead 1 hour)