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September 18 2018

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday: Volleyball vs Leola-Frederick here (7th 5:00, 8th 6:00, JV CANCELLED, V to follow)

                9th & 10th to Career Awareness in Redfield **11:30 departure**

 

Wednesday: Cross Country @ Faulkton 1:00  **11:05 departure**

                     FFA Land Judging @ Faulkton **7:45 departure**

 

Thursday: ASVAB Testing – Juniors

                 Competition Dance @ Volga 6:00

                 4th Grade Water Festival

 

Friday: NO SCHOOL – Staff In-service

            Football @ Langford 7:00

 

Saturday: Volleyball Sioux Falls Pentagon Tournament

                 Junior High Volleyball Ipswich Tournament  **7:30 departure**

 

RECOGNITION

#PointOutThePositive

Mrs. Swanson was named a XLR8 teacher by the National Association Of Agriculture Educators. 22 teachers from across the nation are selected for this program and honor.

Happy belated 5th birthday to Londyn Halvorson!  -Love Dad, Mom, and Beckett

Happy 15th Birthday to Sawyer Styles from mom, dad, and sis

 

SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Due to injuries on our opposing team, there will be no JV match tonight! We will have 7th grade at 5:00, 8th grade at 6:00, and varsity to follow. All matches are held in the main gym.

 

Football & Cross Country shirts are ready! Please pay for and pick up your orders.

 

Seniors need to submit their senior pictures for the yearbook by Oct. 30. These should be full-color, vertical, head-and-shoulders pictures of the student only in appropriate school attire. Please email to Riley Grandpre at RG3150@k12.sd.us.

 

Both of the junior high football jamborees here at Northwestern will start at 4:00. Please note that one of them shows a 5:00 start on the original schedule. Both will start at 4:00!

 

Mark your calendars!

National Anthem Performance Opportunities:

Middle School Chorus

- Thursday, October 4 - home VB match vs Faulkton

High School Chorus 

- Tuesday, September 18 - home VB match vs Leola-Frederick

- Tuesday, September 25, home VB match vs Redfield-Doland

Contact Mrs. Heinz if you have any questions. amy.heinz@k12.sd.us

 

Parents' Night for C, JV, and Varsity volleyball will be Thursday, Oct. 4.

 

Volley for the Cure will be Tuesday, Oct. 16 at home with Groton.

 

The 2018 Homecoming theme will be GAME SHOWS. Start planning accordingly for the parade on Friday, October 5th!

 

The volleyball matches vs Aberdeen Christian on 10/22 will be as follows: 8th grade in small gym 5:30, C-team 6:30, JV to follow.

 

School meal balances can now be viewed online through the DDN Campus Parent Portal https://sis1.ddncampus.net/campus/portal/northwestern.jsp. Click Food Service on the left side to see balances for your students. You can also see a history of transactions from this screen. If you do not currently have a login for the parent portal, please e-mail Jessica Halvorson at Jessica.halvorson@k12.sd.us.   

LUNCH MENU

Hot breakfast will be served Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Salad bar is offered every WEDNESDAY. There will be a choice of salad bar or hot lunch for grades K-12.  

 

Tuesday: Chicken sandwich, peas, fresh veggies, fruit, milk.

Wednesday: Spaghetti, green beans, fruit, milk or salad bar.

Thursday: Pulled pork, bread stick, sweet potato puffs, fresh veggies, fruit, milk.

Friday: NO SCHOOL

Monday: Hamburgers, baked beans, peas, fruit, milk.

 

YOU CAN CHECK MEAL BALANCES ONLINE AT https://sis1.ddncampus.net/campus/portal/northwestern.jsp.

YOU WILL RECEIVE AN E-MAIL NOTIFICATION ONCE FUNDS ARE LOW. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE E-MAIL, A LETTER OR POSTCARD WILL BE SENT HOME. WE WOULD APPRECIATE IF YOU WOULD USE THIS ONLINE SERVICE TO STAY ON TOP OF THESE BALANCES AND YOUR STUDENTS’ MEAL HISTORY.

 

COUNSELOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our Counselor is Mr. Anthony Redman. If you have any questions he can be reached at 887-3467 x1006 or e-mail anthony.redman@k12.sd.us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS’

Join us for Sunday School at Northwestern United Methodist Church!

Started Sunday, Sept. 16 at 8:45. Classes available for ages 3--adult! 

 

Schwans cares with Mellette Community Development Foundation .  The MCDF will receive a percentage of every order from Schwans by  including code 42006 when ordering.  This will be a great fundraiser for our building project.  Thank you in advance from the Mellette Community Development Foundation. 

 

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The Northwestern Community Foundation will be doing the football field goal kick at all home football games! Cost is $1 for a chance to win a Powerade.

Jessica Halvorson

Administrative Assistant

Northwestern Area Schools

Phone: (605) 887-3467 x1001

Fax: (605) 887-3101 


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