“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 »

Gregory Gorillas Destroy Andes Central Eagles

Gregory Gorillas Destroy Andes Central Eagles

October 16, 2014 • Lauren Svatos, Writer  
Filed under Athletics, Top Stories

The Andes Central Eagles traveled to Gregory to face-off against the Gregory Gorillas Friday night for the last scheduled home football game. The Gorillas came out on top over the Eagles with a score of 60 – 6 defeating them in the first half. Senior Kurt Braun led in rushing with 79 yards. Sophomore... Read more »

Willis Joins the School System

Willis Joins the School System

October 16, 2014 • Ashley Meyer  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Staff, Top Stories

Ms. Sue Willis joined the Gregory School System as a SPED teacher on the elementary side. Sue grew up in Fairfax and graduated from high school there. After graduating, she went to SDSU and earned her elementary teaching degree and moved on to BHSU in Spearfish and earned her SPED degree. Ms. Willis... 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 »

Ms. Nelson Comes to First Grade

Ms. Nelson Comes to First Grade

October 14, 2014 • Shayna Cornemann  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Staff, Top Stories

Have you ever had to go to a new school? Were you nervous? Imagine what it would be like if you had to look after a whole class of first graders. This year we welcomed Jennifer Nelson to the Gregory Elementary School as the new first grade teacher. She is from Plattsmouth, Nebraska. She went to college... Read more »

Cross Country Sprints to SESD Meet

Cross Country Sprints to SESD Meet

October 14, 2014 • Chelsea Backous  
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On Monday, Oct. 6, the Cross Country Team traveled to Burke for the SESD meet. They sent seven runners to participate. As the varsity girls division kicked off, Megan Warnke placed 19th with a time of 17:48.  Molly Graesser placed 38th with a time of 19:54.  Makayla Thomas placed 45th and had a time... Read more »

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