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 »

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 »

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 »

Homecoming 2014 Comes to an End

Homecoming 2014 Comes to an End

September 29, 2014 • Chelsea Backous, writer  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Middle School, News, Student Life, Top Stories

Homecoming 2014 has sadly come to an end. The theme of the parade this year was “cereal”. This year in the high school division, the juniors and sophomores tied for first with “Captain Crunch” and “Life”, and freshmen got third place with “Rice Krispies”. In the middle school division... Read more »

Crown Bearers Return to Stage

Crown Bearers Return to Stage

September 29, 2014 • Kathlyn Nadal  
Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

The 2014 Coronation kicked off at the Gregory Auditorium last Thursday night. Junior Class President Jacey Feyereisen was the speaker for the night. It started with the high school band playing “Ceremonial March” as the candidates walked to the stage along with crown bearers Eli Ekroth and Piper... Read more »

Marching Gorillas Start off Season

Marching Gorillas Start off Season

September 18, 2014 • Chelsea Backous  
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Friday, the Gregory High School Marching Gorillas will travel to Platte for the annual Missouri Valley Marching Competition. This year there are 42 students in band. They will be competing against nine other bands in the Missouri Valley. As the year progresses, they will also march at homecoming and... Read more »

Donna Schmitz Inducted Into South Dakota Coaching Hall of Fame

Donna Schmitz Inducted Into South Dakota Coaching Hall of Fame

September 17, 2014 • Halee Schrader  
Filed under News, Staff, Top Stories

Donna Schmitz, retired volleyball coach of 37 years, landed herself a place in the Coaching Hall of Fame. Dan Whalen introduced her at the coaches convention lunch and banquet in Aberdeen on July 16th. There were a total of five inducted at the ceremony along with many coaches of the year honored. Last... Read more »

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