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Daily Announcements for:  Thursday, January 27, 2022

For PreK-12th Students:

Happy birthday to Nikko Faller!

Thought of the Day:  “Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on you shoulder.” – Henry David Thoreau

Random Fact of the Day:  During his eight years as president, Bill Clinton sent two e-mails. 

COMING SOON – Marissa Maas “Scholar of the Week” interview on KSFY Dakota News Now!  Keep it tuned right here for more details in the near future!

This Week’s Lunch Menu and Helpers:
Thursday, Jan. 27:  Breakfast burritos, Jody Niewenhuis


Next Week’s Lunch Menu and Helpers:

Monday, Jan. 31:  Chicken noodle casserole, Vonnie VanHorssen

Tuesday, Feb. 1:  Calzones, Sara Munneke

Wednesday, Feb. 2:  Hamburger Steak, Lois Van Dusseldorp

Thursday, Feb. 3:  Ham and turkey sub sandwiches, Amber Dykshorn


Archery practice this week:

Thursday, Jan. 27 – 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 28 – 7:00-8:00 p.m. and 8:00-9:00 p.m.

For 7-12th Students

Lunch Times for today:  12:40 p.m. – juniors; 12:41 p.m. – freshmen/sophomores; 12:42 p.m. – junior high; 12:43 p.m. – seniors

Friday Lunch Room Duty:  Seniors – after lunch you will clean tables, check microwaves, and empty the trash.

Seniors – we need a senior picture of you for the composite, yearbook, local papers, and Mitchell Daily Republic.

Girls’ basketball weekly notes:

Thursday, Jan. 27 – DH vs BonHomme at Tyndall

Friday, Jan. 28 – practice at DC

Boys’ basketball this week:

Thursday, Jan. 27 – DH vs BonHomme at Tyndall, JH vs BonHomme at Tyndall

Friday, Jan. 28 – practice at LA

For Preschool-6th Grade Students:

Band fees – Kora B $2.50 for a reed, McKenna K owes $9 for band book.

Parents/Readers on the Web:

Nominees for fellowship officers will be needed by the May meeting when elections will be held.  Please prayerfully consider serving God in this way.  If you have questions you may contact Beth Maas, Traci Niewenhuis, or Val Feenstra.   The pay isn’t great but the reward of helping in this way can be more than you would expect. 

Chicken pot pies - have you returned your order form yet? Don't miss this opportunity for great homemade food for your family or to gift to someone else.  Order forms can be returned to the school office by Feb. 1.

For the double header in Tyndall this evening, the game times will be:

4:00 JH boys in auxiliary gym

5:00 JV boys in auxiliary gym

5:00 JV girls in main gym

6:15 varsity girls in main gym

7:30 varsity boys in main gym

The varsity games will be streamed on live ticket

Yesterday’s Tardies
Myra E – 1st hr

Today’s School Excused Absences

JH boys basketball will dismiss at 2:05 and leave at 2:10

JV and Varsity Basketball players will dismiss at 2:55 and leave at 3:00

Upcoming Absences

Friday, Jan. 28

                Anna DH

                Sabas DH

                Cassidy VH

                Carly VH

Monday, Jan. 31

                Cameron S – leaving at 10:45

Tuesday, Feb. 15

                Kathryn B – leaving at 9:30 p.m., will return             

Upcoming School Excused Absences

Wednesday, Feb. 2

                Kennedy S – leaving at 12:45

                Marissa M – leaving at 12:45

                Sonya H – leaving at 12:45

                Tate T – leaving at 12:45

                Cameron S – leaving at 12:45                      

Upcoming Activities

Jan. 27       ACDC, Lower Brule, SBA, Chamberlain Wrestling Quad, 6:00 p.m.

                    BB DH vs BonHomme, at Tyndall

                    JH BBB vs BonHomme, at Tyndall 2:45 p.m.

Jan. 28       JH BBB at MCS, 4:00 p.m.

Jan. 29       WR Wagner Tourney, 9:00 a.m.

Jan. 31       JH BBB vs TDA, at DC 6:00 p.m.

Feb. 1        JH BBB vs Wagner, at LA 5:15 p.m.

Feb. 2        HS Vocal Contest, at Kimball

Feb. 3        BB DH vs Wagner, at LA

Feb. 4        BB DH vs Colome, at DC

                    Eligibility Check

Feb. 5        JH BBB GPC Tournament, at Freeman Academy

                    Mitchell Spelling Bee

Feb. 7        JH WR Yankton Tourney, 4:30 p.m.

Feb. 8        BB DH vs Marty, at LA


Feb. 10      1:45 p.m. Dismissal

                    Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-8:00 p.m.

                    BB DH vs Freeman Academy/Marion, at Freeman Academy

Feb. 11      No School

                    Pot Pie order pick-up

Feb. 12      JH WR State

                    GBB GPC

Feb. 14      BBB vs Parksotn, at DC 6:30 p.m.

                    4th grade to Symphony

Feb. 15      GBB at Parkston, 6:30 p.m.

                    JH BBB at Scotland, 4:00 p.m.

Feb. 16      HS Instrumental Contest, at Chamberlain

Feb. 17      BB DH vs KWL, at DC

Feb. 18      All School Chapel

                    Eligibility Check

Feb. 19      WR Region 3

                    BBB GPC at Yankton

Feb. 21      No School

Feb. 22      GBB Region 5A

Feb. 23      Missouri Valley Spelling Bee, at Gregory

Feb. 24      WR State B

                    GBB Region 5A

Feb. 25      Dordt Mass Band Festival

Feb. 26      WR State B

                    JH BBB Avon Tournament

                    Dordt Mass Band Festival

Mar. 1        BBB Region 5A

Mar. 3        GBB SoDak 16

Mar. 4        End of 3rd Quarter

                    Eligibility Check

                    BBB Region 5A

Mar. 8        BBB SODak 16


Mar. 9        Student Council Blood Drive

Mar. 10     GBB State A’s

Mar. 11     All School Chapel

                    GBB State A’s

Mar. 12     GBB State A’s

Mar. 15     DC’s Got Talent

Mar. 16     Eligibility Check

Mar. 17     No School

                    Spring Break

                    BBB State A’s

Mar. 18     No School

                    Spring Break

                    BBB State A’s

Mar. 19     BBB State A’s

Mar. 22     HS TM at Vermillion, 10:30 a.m.

Mar. 24     All State Band

Mar. 25     All State Band

Mar. 28     Society Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

Mar. 29     HS TM at Gregory, 1:00 p.m.