School Year is Beginning to Wind Down

May 7, 2015 • Cassity Kerner, Writer  
Filed under News, Student Life

As the school year is starting to come to a close, several exciting events are coming up. This coming Monday will start the exciting week off with the awards banquet that will start at 6 p.m.  freshmen and seniors are asked to please bring a dessert that will serve 10, and the sophomores and juniors... Read more »

Gregory High School Presents Comic Book Artist

May 7, 2015 • Chelsea  
Filed under Student Life

Tonight and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.  Gregory High School will present, Comic Book Artist. This year the cast includes twenty-five students directed by Sara Klein and Kayla Begeman.  Tickets will be for sale at the door, $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. Stanley Leonardo Sappovitz... Read more »

Reading Olympics Held in Burke

Reading Olympics Held in Burke

May 7, 2015 • Chelsea Backous  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Middle School, Student Life, Top Stories

On Wednesday, April 22, the Reading Olympics were held in Burke for grades 2-7. This year they took 10 teams with 42 kids total. Each grade took two teams, red and white, except the sixth and seventh grade. These kids got on their teams by reading 10 books and answering question packets about them. Each... Read more »

MTI Trailer Comes to Gregory

MTI Trailer Comes to Gregory

May 1, 2015 • Ashley Meyer  
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

On Wednesday, the Mitchell Technical Institute had a trailer come to the school to help us learn about MTI and the programs that they offer. Typically this trailer visits between 55-60 schools a year but this year they are only visiting 35 schools. Jimmie Nicolaus is the MTI instructor who travels with... Read more »

Vote Yes on April 28th

Vote Yes on April 28th

April 23, 2015 • Hannah Juracek, Writer  
Filed under Editorial, News, Top Stories

The money that our school has to use is mainly from local taxes, county aid, state aid, and grants.  This money is used for salaries, benefits, classroom supplies, custodial, and busing, but the funds are running low. Class numbers are rising at GHS and elementary classrooms are getting overly full. ... Read more »

Art History Class Illustrates

April 21, 2015 • Ashley Meyer  
Filed under Classroom Happenings, Student Life

On Friday the art history class invited the second grade class to come over to the classroom and learn about illustrations. Second graders were paired up with high school students, and each high school student read a book to them. As they were reading, high school students discussed what illustrations... Read more »

Gregory Holds MS Vocal Contest

April 17, 2015 • Halee Schrader  
Filed under News, Student Life

The fifth through eighth grade chorus students participated in the Gregory Invitational Vocal Music Contest held on Saturday, April 12, at the Gregory Elementary School. In the fifth grade, soloists and duets receiving a I (superior) were Dillyn Harsin, Emma Thomas, Dakota Timanus, Brooklynn Kenzy,... Read more »

South Dakota Honors Choir Auditions

April 15, 2015 • Hannah Juracek  
Filed under Student Life

On Friday, Hannah Juracek, Hunter Mills, Colton Nelson, Maddie Eklund, Jacey Feyereisen, and Chelsea Backous will travel to Freeman, South Dakota, to audition for the South Dakota Honors Choir. The audition consists of a written test over musical terms, a solo, a patriotic song, sight singing, and tonal... Read more »

Gregory is Going “All Around The World”

April 13, 2015  
Filed under Student Life

Are you ready for a magical night? On Saturday April 11th the Gregory juniors and seniors will be attending the 2015 prom. The theme of this year is “All Around The World.” The Grand march starts at 8:00 p.m. and the dance starts right after at 9:00 p.m. and will end at midnight. The DJ is Vic Senter... Read more »

Band and Choir Travel to Chamberlain

April 13, 2015 • Chelsea  
Filed under Student Life

On March 24, the band and choir traveled to Chamberlain for large group contest. Mixed band, chorus, 8va, and jazz band competed. The judges this year were two music professors from the University of South Dakota and a high school music teacher from the Sioux Falls area. The scores of the day were a... Read more »

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