Lack of Track

Kristen Holmberg

April 18, 2013

Filed under Athletics, Student Life

This track season hasn’t had a good start because of all the snow.  With all the snow it’s difficult for the team to go out to the track and practice. When the snow melts, it will still be difficult for the people out for...

Northeast Community College Jazz Band To Perform

Briana Leber

April 18, 2013

Filed under Classroom Happenings, Elementary Happenings, Middle School, Student Life

            The NortheastCommunity College from Norfolk, NE, and director Randy Neuhart will be stopping during their tour tomorrow to perform.  Mr. Opp received a letter from them and said that they could perform...

Flying, Smiling, and a Little Crying

Mackenzie Feyereisen

April 16, 2013

Filed under Student Life

  That’s what Gregory’s after prom was all about.  From the pizza and root beer floats to the drawing for the tv’s, the kids had a blast at after prom. To start off the night, the kids showed up to a buffet of piz...

Opt Out Discussed at School Board Meeting

Sam York and Shelby

April 12, 2013

Filed under Classroom Happenings, Student Life

On Monday, April 8, the school board met for the monthly school board meeting. Jason Bartling attended the meeting to discuss mats for the track. He has received $5,250 in pledges that will cover the cost of the mats and allow...

Middle School Play to Perform

Kristen Holmberg

March 27, 2013

Filed under Middle School, Student Life

The Gregory Middle School play performs on April 5 and 6 at 7:30. A matinee for students will be performed on April 5 at 1:00. Tickets will be sold at the front door. The play is entitled A Family Reunion to Die For and is a murder...

Tans, Bands, and Lying in Flordia Sands

Kelsey Reber

March 26, 2013

Filed under Student Life

             After a 36 hour ride to Orlando, Florida, GHS band and choir had the opportunity to lie on the beach the first day!  It was winter, so it wasn’t deadly hot, it was just perfect.  On Monday they also w...

Choir Receives Standing Ovation

Sam York

March 26, 2013

Filed under Classroom Happenings, Student Life

On Sunday, March 17 at 1:00 a.m. band and choir students left on a 36 hour bus ride to Orlando, Florida. The buses arrived at Daytona Speedway Monday morning where everybody ate and then checked out the speedway. Students had...

Middle School Track Kicks Off

Kendall Roeder

March 26, 2013

Filed under Athletics, Middle School, News

Middle school track is just starting its new season with its first practice today. They had a great turnout this year. 13 eighth graders, 18 seventh graders, and 19 sixth graders for a total of 50 kids are out for track this year.   Coach...

Jazz Band

Mackenzie Feyereisen

March 26, 2013

Filed under Classroom Happenings, Student Life

On Thursday April 4, jazz band will be traveling to Brookings for its third performance.              Fifteen students will be performing: Sarah Sieh, alto sax; Cheyenne Salonen, alto sax; Dowain Kerner, tenor...

National Honor Society Holds Banquet

March 26, 2013

Filed under News, Student Life

Tonight the NHS will hold its annual banquet in the auditorium starting at 6 p.m. The society’s main focus is grades. In order to qualify to be in the National Honor Society a junior or senior must have a 3.0 or higher GPA....

Students Start STEP Tests

Allison Sundquist

March 26, 2013

Filed under Classroom Happenings, Elementary Happenings, Middle School, Student Life

The halls of GHS will be filled with “Quiet! Testing in progress” signs between April 1 and April 19 due to the Dakota STEP Tests.    The STEP tests assess each of the students learning over the course of a year. ...

School Board Meeting is Held

Kendall Roeder and Cody Kafka

March 26, 2013

Filed under News

Dave shoemaker, school board president, started off the meeting with addition agenda items. Items included a home school application, the motion was passed, and reimbursement for Colome and South Central for the 21st Century Gr...

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