C Team Sets itself up for a Win

October 22, 2014 • Halee Schrader  
Filed under Athletics, News

Last Thursday, the C team had a Dig Pink game against Burke/South Central in Burke. The C team had its guard up for this game with scores for the first set of 25-23 and a score for the second set of 25-18. On offense, Claudia Dompé and Alexa Hannahs tied with six service points. Hannahs also had 52/53... Read more »

“Ciao!” from Italy

"Ciao!" from Italy

October 20, 2014 • Hannah Juracek, Writer  
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

This year GHS welcomed a new student all the way from Italy into the school. Senior Claudia Dompé traveled all the way to Gregory, South Dakota to be a foreign exchange student during the 2014-15 school year. When Dompé traveled here she left behind her mom, Anna; her dad, Andrea; and her sister, Federica.... Read more »

“Hallo!” From Germany

"Hallo!" From Germany

October 20, 2014 • Kathlyn Nadal  
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

One of the foreign exchange students this year at GHS is Fabio Stocker. Stocker is currently on the football team and is planning to play basketball this season. Stocker was born and raised in a small town of Wiechs, Germany. His parents are Sonnhild and Michael, and he has an older brother named Etienne.... Read more »

Gorillas March their Way to Second Place

 Gorillas March their Way to Second Place

October 20, 2014 • Halee Schrader  
Filed under News, Top Stories

On October 11, the marching band went to Chamberlain for the River City Band Festival placing second behind Platte/Geddes. The Gorillas trailed Platte/Geddes by only four points. For special awards, Gregory received an auxiliary award, which is an award for visual effects of color guard and sign. In... Read more »

New Teacher Enters Gorilla territory

New Teacher Enters Gorilla territory

October 20, 2014 • Halee Schrader  
Filed under News, Staff, Top Stories

It’s the first day of school, and you’re already nervous about the day. but then suddenly you find out you have a new math teacher. What will he be like? Will he give a lot of homework? Kevin Myrmoe is the new math teacher in Gregory High School. He teaches algebra 1,2,3, and geometry. His hometown... Read more »

Choi Fung Lee Joins Us from Hong Kong

Choi Fung Lee Joins Us from Hong Kong

October 20, 2014 • Ashley Meyer  
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Choi Fung Lee is one of our four foreign exchange students this year. She goes by the name of Angel Lee here; she is still using her last name from Hong Kong. Angel is currently on the dance team and on the volleyball team. Also, she is participating in choir, singing as an alto, and also playing clarinet... Read more »

“Hej!” From Denmark

"Hej!" From Denmark

October 14, 2014 • Cassity Kerner  
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Senior Foreign Exchange Student Lukas Kirkely took the long journey from Denmark to Gregory, SD, this summer in hopes of meeting new friends and experiencing several great memories. So far Kirkely has enjoyed his American living experience commenting, “It’s great. It’s something different!” Kirkely... Read more »

A Step Towards a Brighter Future

A Step Towards a Brighter Future

October 7, 2014 • Shayna Cornemann  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, News, Top Stories

In the spring of 2013 Gregory School applied for a grant that would provide $46,000 for new physical education equipment for the elementary school. To accept the grant Gregory School has to use pedometers. The pedometers were not originally part of the agreement but were later added. They are used to... Read more »

Gorillas March to a Victory in Platte

Gorillas March to a Victory in Platte

October 1, 2014 • Shayna Cornemann  
Filed under News, Top Stories

On September 18, the Gorilla Marching Band dominated in Platte at the second annual Missouri Valley Marching Festival. They brought home first place in the “A” division, beating Mt. Vernon/Plankinton. They swept the special awards including outstanding drum line, outstanding flag corps, and outstanding... Read more »

Spikers Were On Their Toes at the Bon Homme Tournament

October 1, 2014 • Halee Schrader  
Filed under Athletics, News

The Gregory Spikers traveled to Bon Homme on Saturday, Sept. 20. When the day was over, they placed third. Their first game was against Vermillion. Senior Briana Leber had twelve digs, 6/6 for serve receive, and 12/15 for attacks. Sophomore Maddie Eklund was 10/12 for serve receive and 8/10 for attacks.... Read more »

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