Monday – December 11, 2017
Happy Birthday Harrison VanDover!
Did you notice the December “Share How You Care” display in the hall way by the office? The 4th and 5th grade students have filled out the red and green elves and invite you to grab a white one and fill it out! We hope to see elves all the way to the gym by the end of this month!
Congratulations Blackhawks on your wins at SBA Saturday. Stats from the varsity Ladies Game: SC/W 66 SBA 51 Leaders: Abby Doering 16 points and 14 rebounds; Tesa Jensen 14 points, Tristan Ziebart 13 points , 8 assists, and 4 steals; Megan Poyer 7 points, 5 rebounds, and 7 assists; Sarah Morgan 7 points and 4 assists; and Madi Moody 6 points.
The 7/8th Girls and the 7/8th and C Team boys travel to Howard today for games. They will use 2 gyms. 7th girls tip off at 6:00 followed by 8th girls at the HS. The 7/8th boys tip off at 6:00 followed by the C Team boys at 7:00 in the Armory.
HS Girls practice at SC today and Boys at Woonsocket.
Winterguard practices at SC today.
Cheer practices at Woonsocket today.
The school board meets at 7:00pm tonight. The agenda can be found at
Mrs. Johnson will be here about 11:30 to assist HS students who plan on taking dual credit classes next semester get everything finalized.
Winter Sports Pictures tomorrow. Make sure you have your order form with payment at the time your pictures are taken! The schedule is: 2:00PM JH girls Pics - 2:30PM JH boys Pics - 3:00PM- Girls BB High School - 3:30PM- Boys BB High School - 4:00PM- Cheerleaders - 4:20PM- Winterguard if interested - 4:30PM- Power lifting? A form can be found at
Exciting news! The Mt. Vernon and Plankinton Youth Wrestling Programs are consolidating to create one cohesive Titan Youth Wrestling Program. The Titan Youth Wrestling Program is open to boys and girls - Grades Pre-K to 6th. Children from surrounding communities are welcome to come out and join in the fun. We would love to have you on the team! - First Practice Tuesday, December 12th. 6:00 Beginners, 6:30 Advanced. - There will be a short parent/coach meeting on Tuesday, December 12th at 7:30 p.m. More information can be found at
The Artesian Area WWTS (Walking With the Savior) youth group Christmas program is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 13th at 6:30 pm at the Artesian First Lutheran Church. Jesus’ birthday will also be celebrated. Lunch will be served following the program. Everyone is welcome.
The Artesian Community Improvement Association will be holding their annual Ham Drawing/Membership Drive on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Artesian Community Center. Supper will be served at 6:30pm, with drawings and a visit from Santa Claus to follow!
Sanborn County 4-H Blue Group will be sponsoring a Community Christmas Party Saturday, December 16th at the Letcher Community Center. A soup and sandwich supper will begin at 6:00 followed by Bingo with prizes! Everyone is invited to help them celebrate the season!
Tuesday – December 12th: Orange Day – Winter Sports Pictures
HS G/B @ SC – No JH practice
Cheer @ Woony
Wednesday – December 13th: Blue Day – Upland Christmas Concert 7:30
Ugly Sweater Day @ SC
Girls @ SC
Boys @ Woony
WWTS @ Artesian
Sonshine Club/Confirmation @ Letcher
Thursday – December 14th: Orange Day - BB vs. TDA @ Woony 5:15 JH/JV/V – Pep Band Plays
Girls @ SC
Eligibility/MS Updates due at noon
Friday – December 15th: Blue Day – JH G/B @ Springs 6:00
HS G @ SC – Boys @ Woony
Saturday: SCW 3/4th Girls @ Woony
JV Boys at MCM Tourney
Monday – December 18th: Orange Day – Kid Quest 5th @ 12:30 6th @ 1:15
Winterguard @ SC
JH/C Girls & Boys @ MV 6:00
Girls @ Woony
Boys @ SC
Cheer @ SC
Today’s Menu: Mini Meatball Sub – Potato Wedges – Mixed Vegetables – Salad Bar – Fruit choice – Milk Choice
Tomorrow’s Breakfast: Breakfast Wrap – Fruit Cup – Juice Choice – Milk Choice
Menu: Beef & Noodles – CA Blend – Salad Bar – Blueberry Muffin (6-12) – Fruit Choice – Milk Choice
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