GRAYLING HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
 

WINTER SPORTS MEETINGS – will occur this Friday at the end of first hour (9:05-9:20). The teams will meet in the following locations: boys basketball – Mr. Moffit's Room (A106), girls basketball -media center, ski – auditorium, wrestling – mezzanine. Check your email for the Google Form to sign up.

LINK GROUP – meeting will be today during lunch. Please come to the big conference room in the main office during your assigned lunch. Be sure to bring your own lunch and something to drink. Email Mrs. Wheeler at kwheeler@casdk12.net with any questions.

GRIEF GROUP – Will be meeting during Academic Center time tomorrow in the Comfort Crib located in the Media Center.  This group is open to any students who have experienced the death or loss of a loved one.  Please let your assigned teacher know ahead of time if you plan to attend.  Email Mrs. Wheeler at kwheeler@casdk12.net with any questions.

AP SOCIETY – has its very first event this Friday during lunch! If you are taking an AP class, come to Mr. L. Cobb's classroom during A Lunch or Mrs. Allen's during B Lunch and enjoy some doughnuts and cider.

SENIORS! – We need pictures for the senior video! Email them to ghsseniors2018@gmail.com. Please get them in as soon as possible!

SENIORS – October is FREE application month at Wayne State University. Apply for free by using code MCAW2018. Theatre audition dates are December 2, February 17 and April 21 and dance audition dates are November 3, December 15 and February 9.

GRAND VALLEY LAKER EXPERIENCE DAY – will be held on Friday, October 27. Representatives from academic departments and support services will be available to answer questions and a campus tour is included. Laker Perspectives Day will be held Saturday, November 18. This program is intended to encourage students to start thinking about their college search, applying to college and to acquaint them with GVSU. In addition to an admissions overview, the agenda includes information from financial aid, student life and housing. A campus tour is also included. To register for either event, visit www.gvsu.edu/visit or call the admissions office at 800-748-0246. 

GVR TRAVEL MUGS – with a viking logo, are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet. 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Two to three volunteers are needed to help seniors with a card-making project at Northern Pines Assisted Living on Saturday at 10 a.m.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Grayling Elementary needs students to help with their after-school Halloween party on October 24 from 3-5:30.  If you are interested in helping, please email Mrs. Leslie or Mr. Brandt (kleslie@casdk12.net or dbrandt@casdk12.net).

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on Tuesday, October 24 from 4:15-7:15 p.m. and Saturday, October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: cheese pizza, corn, fresh carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: You’re never a loser until you quit trying.
                                                                                                         ~~ Mike Ditka

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
 

CONGRATULATIONS – Shylee Holliday and Noah Shambarger for being accepted into the MSVMA 2017 District Honors Choir!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SOCCER TEAM! – They won the first district playoff game yesterday versus Benzie Central, 5-1. Ben Robbins had two, Mason Manning had two and Gabe Nano scored once. The Vikings play Boyne City on Wednesday at 7:00 at home.

LINK GROUP – meeting will be tomorrow during lunch. Please come to the big conference room in the main office during your assigned lunch. Be sure to bring your own lunch and something to drink. Email Mrs. Wheeler at kwheeler@casdk12.net with any questions.

GRIEF GROUP – Will be meeting during Academic Center time (9:20-9:50 a.m.) on Thursday, October 19 in the Comfort Crib located in the Media Center.  This group is open to any students who have experienced the death or loss of a loved one.  Please let your assigned teacher know ahead of time if you plan to attend.  Email Mrs. Wheeler at kwheeler@casdk12.net with any questions.

SENIORS! – We need pictures for the senior video! Email them to ghsseniors2018@gmail.com. Please get them in as soon as possible!

SENIORS – October is FREE application month at Wayne State University. Apply for free by using code MCAW2018. Theatre audition dates are December 2, February 17 and April 21 and dance audition dates are November 3, December 15 and February 9.

SENIORS – Alma College's application is FREE for any student that wishes to apply, and immediately upon acceptance, they will award a merit scholarship up to $22,000 per year. This scholarship that is earned upon acceptance, is just one of many that you can receive from Alma College, but in order to know what else you can receive, you must take the first step to apply at www.alma.edu/apply. Check your email for more details!

GRAND VALLEY LAKER EXPERIENCE DAY – will be held on Friday, October 27. Representatives from academic departments and support services will be available to answer questions and a campus tour is included. Laker Perspectives Day will be held Saturday, November 18. This program is intended to encourage students to start thinking about their college search, applying to college and to acquaint them with GVSU. In addition to an admissions overview, the agenda includes information from financial aid, student life and housing. A campus tour is also included. To register for either event, visit www.gvsu.edu/visit or call the admissions office at 800-748-0246. 

GVR TRAVEL MUGS – with a viking logo, are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet. 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Grayling Elementary needs students to help with their after-school Halloween party on October 24 from 3-5:30.  If you are interested in helping, please email Mrs. Leslie or Mr. Brandt (kleslie@casdk12.net or dbrandt@casdk12.net).

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: today and October 24. Volunteers are also needed on Saturday, October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
KIRTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE      Tuesday, October 17                   10:00 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: breakfast sandwich, sausage patty, potato wedges, green peppers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: You come to a point in your life when you really don’t care what people think about you, you just care what you think about yourself.
                                                                                                                                     ~~ Evel Knievel

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017
 

JV VOLLEYBALL – Last Thursday, the JV A squad won their match 2-1 with set scores of 25-17, 25-18, and 8-15. The entire team played great together and individually. The JV B team lost the match 0-3 with set scores of 23-25, 13-25, and 9-15. Kayleigh Paulus had a great game and Brooke Rawlings served really well.

VARSITY FOOTBALL – Justin Nicholas went 38 for 72 passing with 616 yards and 8 TD's in a come-from-behind win vs Benzie Central last Friday night. Each one of those stats put him in the record books for the 2nd most all-time in Michigan football history! The team battled back from two scores down in the fourth to score four straight touchdowns and come away with the win.

THE BOYS SOCCER TEAM – begins district action tonight versus Benzie Central at home. The match begins at 5:00. Come on out and root on your favorite soccer team! Sports passes are not valid at district play. 

SENIORS – Alma College's application is FREE for any student that wishes to apply, and immediately upon acceptance, they will award a merit scholarship up to $22,000 per year. This scholarship that is earned upon acceptance, is just one of many that you can receive from Alma College, but in order to know what else you can receive, you must take the first step to apply at www.alma.edu/apply. Check your email for more details!

WOMEN IN COMPUTING VISIT DAY AT MICHIGAN TECH – During this event, junior girls will spend the day exploring the power of computing by programming a virtual reality scene, building a working heart rate monitor, making their own holograms and controlling a robot. Plus, they'll hear from current students and discover more about our degree programs in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, and software engineering. The event takes place on Friday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is open through Sunday, October 29 at http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/computing/.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Grayling Elementary needs students to help with their after-school Halloween party on October 24 from 3-5:30.  If you are interested in helping, please email Mrs. Leslie or Mr. Brandt (kleslie@casdk12.net or dbrandt@casdk12.net).

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on Saturday, October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
KIRTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE          Tuesday, October 17                   10:00 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: popcorn or Sriracha chicken, roll, sweet potato puffs, cucumbers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
                                                                                                                                ~~ Oscar Wilde

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017
 

JV FOOTBALL – defeated Benzie 38-0 last night. The defense held strong all night and the offensive line opened big holes for the running backs. Max Halstead rushed for 215 yards and two touchdowns. Keigan Garnett rushed for 107 yards and also had two touchdowns. Ethan Dannenberg had a 50-yard touchdown run and Bradly Trosper scored a touchdown on a two-yard run.

HELP CENTER – is a quiet place for you to work on assignments and get tutoring if needed. Help Center is Monday through Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Snacks are provided.

SENIORS – Alma College's application is FREE for any student that wishes to apply, and immediately upon acceptance, they will award a merit scholarship up to $22,000 per year. This scholarship that is earned upon acceptance, is just one of many that you can receive from Alma College, but in order to know what else you can receive, you must take the first step to apply at www.alma.edu/apply. Check your email for more details!

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – The creators of the Student Award Search Aid website are offering a $1,000 scholarship for 2018. Information is available at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm. While you’re there, browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. The website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. The site is free and they charge nothing for the information or the application. The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018.

SENIORS – Please come to the counseling office between classes or before or after school to pick up your ACT National Career Readiness certificates. These certificates were earned based on your ACT Work Keys scores in April. 

WOMEN IN COMPUTING VISIT DAY AT MICHIGAN TECH – During this event, junior girls will spend the day exploring the power of computing by programming a virtual reality scene, building a working heart rate monitor, making their own holograms and controlling a robot. Plus, they'll hear from current students and discover more about our degree programs in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, and software engineering. The event takes place on Friday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is open through Sunday, October 29 at http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/computing/.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Grayling Elementary needs students to help with their after-school Halloween party on October 24 from 3-5:30.  If you are interested in helping, please email Mrs. Leslie or Mr. Brandt (kleslie@casdk12.net or dbrandt@casdk12.net).

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on Saturday, October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
KIRTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE          Tuesday, October 17                   10:00 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: chicken or cheese quesadilla with salsa, corn, carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
                                                                                                                            ~~ Margaret Thatcher

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017
 

THE SOCCER TEAM – won their final home match yesterday versus Kingsley 4-1. The dynamic scoring duo of Mason Manning and Gabe Nano each scored twice for the Vikings. There was great defense by Sam Davis, Mitchell Kuziel and Jared LaLonde, Anthony Harrington and Ben Robbins. Great midfielding by Nate Burmeister, Louis Cotton, and Eliot Boik held Kingsley's offense to only one goal. The Vikings ended the regular season 8-4-3. District action begins on Monday, October 16 at 5:00 when the soccer team hosts Benzie Central. 

MORNING BLEND – will not meet tomorrow.

AN ADIDAS REP – will be in Room 106 at 11 a.m. today. He will be selling shoes and apparel.

THE 4-H ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE MEETING – will take place at 3:30 today at GHS, not at the Nature Center.

MISSING – A black TI-84 graphing calculator has been lost. The owner’s name is on the inside of the case and on the back of the calculator. If found, please return to the owner or take it to the main office.

HELP CENTER – is a quiet place for you to work on assignments and get tutoring if needed. Help Center is Monday through Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Snacks are provided.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – The creators of the Student Award Search Aid website are offering a $1,000 scholarship for 2018. Information is available at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm. While you’re there, browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. The website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. The site is free and they charge nothing for the information or the application. The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018.

SENIORS – Please come to the counseling office between classes or before or after school to pick up your ACT National Career Readiness certificates. These certificates were earned based on your ACT Work Keys scores in April. 

WOMEN IN COMPUTING VISIT DAY AT MICHIGAN TECH – During this event, junior girls will spend the day exploring the power of computing by programming a virtual reality scene, building a working heart rate monitor, making their own holograms and controlling a robot. Plus, they'll hear from current students and discover more about our degree programs in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, and software engineering. The event takes place on Friday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is open through Sunday, October 29 at http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/computing/.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Grayling Elementary needs students to help with their after-school Halloween party on October 24 from 3-5:30.  If you are interested in helping, please email Mrs. Leslie or Mr. Brandt (kleslie@casdk12.net or dbrandt@casdk12.net).

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on Saturday, October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY     Friday, October 13                      8:30 a.m.
KIRTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE          Tuesday, October 17                   10:00 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: ravioli, breadstick, fresh broccoli

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
                                                                                                                                 ~~ Leo Buscaglia

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
 

MORNING BLEND – will not meet this Friday.

MISSING – A black TI-84 graphing calculator has been lost. The owner’s name is on the inside of the case and on the back of the calculator. If found, please return to the owner or take it to the main office.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair today from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

HELP CENTER – is a quiet place for you to work on assignments and get tutoring if needed. Help Center is Monday through Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Snacks are provided.

SENIORS – Please come to the counseling office between classes or before or after school to pick up your ACT National Career Readiness certificates. These certificates were earned based on your ACT Work Keys scores in April.

SENIORS – Some of you have already received acceptances from colleges to which you've applied.  Please let your counselor know when you have received acceptances.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on Saturday, October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY          Friday, October 13              8:30 a.m.
KIRTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE                 Tuesday, October 17           10:00 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: Bosco stick, California Blend veggies, cucumbers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes…and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
                                                                                                                         ~~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
 

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria today from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

SOCCER – The boys soccer team lost a heart breaker 4-3 last night versus Charlevoix. Gabe Nano scored twice and Mason Manning once for the Vikes. If you haven't seen this great team in action, tomorrow evening is the last home game of the regular season. It's also Parents' Night, so come on out, fill the stands and cheer on your favorite soccer team! Parent and athlete introductions are at 4:45, game time is 5:00.

JV VOLLEYBALL – Last Tuesday, the JV A team traveled to Elk Rapids where they defeated the Elks in three straight sets. Scores for the match were: 25-14, 25-15, 25-21. Emma Mertes had an amazing night with 11 aces, 6 kills, and 2 blocks. On Thursday, the A and B squads were at home vs. Ogemaw Heights. The A team won 2-1 with scores of 25-14, 13-25, 15-8.  The B squad lost 0-3 with scores of 6-25, 15-25, 12-15.

TODAY – is the final day to register to vote for the November election. If you will be 18 by November 7, Election Day, you can complete an application at the Secretary of State office after school today until 5 p.m. Let your voice be heard!

MORNING BLEND – will only be meeting on Wednesday (October 11) this week. Friday's rehearsal is cancelled.

MISSING – A black TI-84 graphing calculator has been lost. The owner’s name is on the inside of the case and on the back of the calculator. If found, please return to the owner or take it to the main office.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

HELP CENTER – is a quiet place for you to work on assignments and get tutoring if needed. Help Center is Monday through Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Snacks are provided.

SENIORS – Please come to the counseling office between classes or before or after school to pick up your ACT National Career Readiness certificates. These certificates were earned based on your ACT Work Keys scores in April.

SENIORS – Some of you have already received acceptances from colleges to which you've applied.  Please let your counselor know when you have received acceptances.

THE LEADING SCHOLAR AWARD AT MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY – is awarded competitively to high school seniors with exemplary leadership attributes and outstanding scholarly achievement. Essay responses are due by October 15 of your senior year. Nominators have until October 15 to submit their recommendation. This award covers full-time tuition, room and board, and a $1,000-per-year towards additional expenses. For more information, go to http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/scholar/.

GRAND VALLEY LAKER EXPERIENCE DAYS – will be held on Saturday, October 14 and Friday, October 27. Representatives from academic departments and support services will be available to answer questions and a campus tour is included. Laker Perspectives Day will be held Saturday, November 18. This program is intended to encourage students to start thinking about their college search, applying to college and to acquaint them with GVSU. In addition to an admissions overview, the agenda includes information from financial aid, student life and housing. A campus tour is also included. To register for either event, visit www.gvsu.edu/visit or call the admissions office at 800-748-0246. 

INTERESTED IN ENGINEERING – Check out Future Engineers Preview Day at Michigan State University, October 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Michigan State University Engineering Building Lobby, 428 S. Shaw Ln. East Lansing, MI 48824. This is for high school juniors, seniors, and their families. For more information, check out future-engineer@egr.msu.edu. 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on Saturday, October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY  Friday, October 13  8:30 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: beef and cheese nachos, breadstick, refried beans, green peppers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
                                                                                                                     ~~ Christopher Columbus

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017
 

CAST OF "67 CINDERELLAS" – Play practice is cancelled today. We will do Act 2 Scene 3 tomorrow. 

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria tomorrow from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

MORNING BLEND – will only be meeting on Wednesday (October 11) this week. Friday's rehearsal is cancelled.

MISSING – A black TI-84 graphing calculator has been lost. The owner’s name is on the inside of the case and on the back of the calculator. If found, please return to the owner or take it to the main office.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

HELP CENTER – is a quiet place for you to work on assignments and get tutoring if needed. Help Center is Monday through Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Snacks are provided.

SENIORS – Please come to the counseling office between classes or before or after school to pick up your ACT National Career Readiness certificates. These certificates were earned based on your ACT Work Keys scores in April. Certificates are awarded for platinum, gold, silver and bronze levels as announced by Miss Boughner at last week’s GVR rally.

SENIORS – Some of you have already received acceptances from colleges to which you've applied.  Please let your counselor know when you have received acceptances.

THE LEADING SCHOLAR AWARD AT MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY – is awarded competitively to high school seniors with exemplary leadership attributes and outstanding scholarly achievement. Essay responses are due by October 15 of your senior year. Nominators have until October 15 to submit their recommendation. This award covers full-time tuition, room and board, and a $1,000-per-year towards additional expenses. For more information, go to http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/scholar/.

GRAND VALLEY LAKER EXPERIENCE DAYS – will be held on Saturday, October 14 and Friday, October 27. Representatives from academic departments and support services will be available to answer questions and a campus tour is included. Laker Perspectives Day will be held Saturday, November 18. This program is intended to encourage students to start thinking about their college search, applying to college and to acquaint them with GVSU. In addition to an admissions overview, the agenda includes information from financial aid, student life and housing. A campus tour is also included. To register for either event, visit www.gvsu.edu/visit or call the admissions office at 800-748-0246. 

INTERESTED IN ENGINEERING – Check out Future Engineers Preview Day at Michigan State University, October 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Michigan State University Engineering Building Lobby, 428 S. Shaw Ln. East Lansing, MI 48824. This is for high school juniors, seniors, and their families. For more information, check out future-engineer@egr.msu.edu. 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on Saturday, October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY                       TODAY                                       9:30 a.m.
KETTERING UNIVERSITY                            TODAY                                       12:30 p.m.
SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY     Friday, October 13                      8:30 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Possession isn’t nine-tenths of the law. It’s nine-tenths of the problem.
                                                                                                                                 ~~ John Lennon

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017


FOOTBALL ACTION – Last night the JV football team ran over the Elks 39 to 27. Max Halstead ran for 241 yards and three touchdowns. Bradly Tropser had two rushes for 64 yards and one touchdown. Hunter Ventline was 5/7 for 86 yards passing and one touchdown and Ethan Danneberg had two receptions for 10 yards and a touchdown.

SENIORS – Please come to the counseling office between classes or before or after school to pick up your ACT National Career Readiness certificates. These certificates were earned based on your ACT Work Keys scores in April. Certificates are awarded for platinum, gold, silver and bronze levels as announced by Miss Boughner at last week’s GVR rally.

TICKETS – to the homecoming dance will be on sale during both lunches. Advance sale tickets are $10 and tickets at the door will be $12. 

SENIORS – Some of you have already received acceptances from colleges to which you've applied.  Please let your counselor know when you have received acceptances.

INTERESTED IN ENGINEERING? – Check out Future Engineers Preview Day at Michigan State University, October 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Michigan State University Engineering Building Lobby, 428 S. Shaw Ln. East Lansing, MI 48824. This is for high school juniors, seniors, and their families. For more information, check out future-engineer@egr.msu.edu. 

ALL STUDENTS NEED TO MONITOR THEIR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS – To reach the 40 hour requirement by senior year, and to participate in social events students must earn a minimum of 10 hours per year, documentation of which is to be submitted to Mrs. Smith in the media center. To track your progress, log in to Skyward and select Student Info. In the box beneath your photo you will see how many hours you have submitted to date. If you have questions regarding your submitted community service, please contact Mrs. Smith.

HELP CENTER – is a quiet place for you to work on assignments and get tutoring if needed. Help Center is Monday through Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Snacks are provided.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

EXTRA CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITY – 4-H is a great and fun experience for many youth throughout the country including here in Grayling. 4-H includes almost any activity you can imagine including chess. This is a great way to broaden your skills in your passions and enjoy them with others who share your love for them. Anyone interested in learning or enjoying the fun game of chess, or who is simply curious about 4-H, contact Tyler Brandt at tbrandt2019@students-casdk12.net for more details. 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN                        Friday, October 6                        1:10 p.m.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY                       Monday, October 9                     9:30 a.m.
KETTERING UNIVERSITY                           Monday, October 9                     12:30 p.m.
SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY     Friday, October 13                      8:30 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: French toast sticks, turkey bacon, potato wedges, carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: You should never be defined by what you do, by the things you have; you’ve got to define  yourself by who you are and who you impact and how you impact people. And that’s the thing I try to get across to my players.
                                                                                                                                      ~~ Tony Dungy

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017
 

TOMORROW’S HOCO DRESS – Green and white or board game theme.

FOOD DRIVE COMPETITION – Earn points for your class by bringing in donations for the Viking Pantry. Posters are hung throughout the building to show what items are needed. Low-need items are worth fewer points, while high-need items are worth more points. Help your class and your fellow students at the same time!

SENIORS – Please come to the counseling office between classes or before or after school to pick up your ACT National Career Readiness certificates. These certificates were earned based on your ACT Work Keys scores in April. Certificates are awarded for platinum, gold, silver and bronze levels as announced by Miss Boughner at last week’s GVR rally.

TICKETS – to the homecoming dance will be on sale during both lunches. Advance sale tickets are $10 and tickets at the door will be $12. 

SENIORS – Some of you have already received acceptances from colleges to which you've applied.  Please let your counselor know when you have received acceptances.

INTERESTED IN ENGINEERING – Check out Future Engineers Preview Day at Michigan State University, October 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Michigan State University Engineering Building Lobby, 428 S. Shaw Ln. East Lansing, MI 48824. This is for high school juniors, seniors, and their families. For more information, check outfuture-engineer@egr.msu.edu

ALL STUDENTS NEED TO MONITOR THEIR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS – To reach the 40 hour requirement by senior year, and to participate in social events students must earn a minimum of 10 hours per year, documentation of which is to be submitted to Mrs. Smith in the media center. To track your progress, log in to Skyward and select Student Info. In the box beneath your photo you will see how many hours you have submitted to date. If you have questions regarding your submitted community service, please contact Mrs. Smith.

HELP CENTER – is a quiet place for you to work on assignments and get tutoring if needed. Help Center is Monday through Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Snacks are provided.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

EXTRA CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITY – 4-H is a great and fun experience for many youth throughout the country including here in Grayling. 4-H includes almost any activity you can imagine including chess. This is a great way to broaden your skills in your passions and enjoy them with others who share your love for them. Anyone interested in learning or enjoying the fun game of chess, or who is simply curious about 4-H, contact Tyler Brandt at tbrandt2019@students-casdk12.net for more details. 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY                            TODAY                               11:15 a.m.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY                              TODAY                               2:00 p.m.
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY                  Friday, October 6               9:00 a.m.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN                                              Friday, October 6               1:10 p.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: mini corn dogs, baked beans, cooked carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you’ll be a happy person.
                                                                                                                                   ~~ Tom Petty

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
 

FREE LUNCH – for all students today!

TOMORROW’S HOCO DRESS – Disney or camo.

THE ANNUAL POWDERPUFF GAME – will take place tonight at 6:00. Come cheer for the junior and senior girls as they play for the coveted Golden Puff football trophy! Admission is $3 and you cannot use a sports pass or GVR card.

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair tonight from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

FOOD DRIVE COMPETITION – Earn points for your class by bringing in donations for the Viking Pantry. Posters are hung throughout the building to show what items are needed. Low-need items are worth fewer points, while high-need items are worth more points. Help your class and your fellow students at the same time!

SENIORS – Please come to the counseling office between classes or before or after school to pick up your ACT National Career Readiness certificates. These certificates were earned based on your ACT Work Keys scores in April. Certificates are awarded for platinum, gold, silver and bronze levels as announced by Miss Boughner at last week’s GVR rally.

TICKETS – to the homecoming dance will be on sale this week during both lunches. Advance sale tickets are $10 and tickets at the door will be $12. 

ALL STUDENTS NEED TO MONITOR THEIR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS – To reach the 40 hour requirement by senior year, and to participate in social events students must earn a minimum of 10 hours per year, documentation of which is to be submitted to Mrs. Smith in the media center. To track your progress, log in to Skyward and select Student Info. In the box beneath your photo you will see how many hours you have submitted to date. If you have questions regarding your submitted community service, please contact Mrs. Smith.

HELP CENTER – is a quiet place for you to work on assignments and get tutoring if needed. Help Center is Monday through Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Snacks are provided.

FAFSA/FINANCIAL AID – If you are applying for financial aid at the University of Michigan or Olivet College, please be aware that in addition to the FAFSA, you must complete the CSS Profile. For further information, see Mrs. Thompson.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

EXTRA CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITY – 4-H is a great and fun experience for many youth throughout the country including here in Grayling. 4-H includes almost any activity you can imagine including chess. This is a great way to broaden your skills in your passions and enjoy them with others who share your love for them. Anyone interested in learning or enjoying the fun game of chess, or who is simply curious about 4-H, contact Tyler Brandt at tbrandt2019@students-casdk12.net for more details. 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Help is needed for kids’ activities at this year's Funky Fish race downtown on October 7. If you’re skipping the homecoming dance,this will be a fun way to earn hours helping with face painting, games and other activities. Call Kate McIsaac at 745-4571 for more info. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY                      TODAY                                     10:00 a.m.
ALMA COLLEGE                                                     TODAY                                       1:45 p.m.
LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY                 Thursday, October 5                 11:15 a.m.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY                   Thursday, October 5                  2:00 p.m.
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY       Friday, October 6                      9:00 a.m.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN                                   Friday, October 6                      1:10 p.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: cheeseburger, sweet potato puffs, green peppers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: I want to get involved in things that make a difference in peoples’ lives and lifts them up. I don’t want to be a part of anything that’s not inspiring or helpful to the community that I’m serving.
                                                                                                                             ~~ Russell Simmons

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017


SPIRIT WEEK UPDATE – Monday's results: Pantry Competition: 4th = freshmen; 3rd = seniors; 2nd = sophomores; 1st = juniors. Dress: 4th = freshmen; 2nd = tie between juniors and sophomores; 1st = seniors. Overall standings: 4th = freshmen with 10 points; 2nd = sophomores and seniors with 40 points each; 1st = juniors with 45 points!

FREE LUNCH – for all students tomorrow!

STUDENTS – If you want to be in the running for Mr. or Ms. Spirit for HOCO, see your class advisor daily so they can see your spirit outfit!

TOMORROW’S HOCO DRESS – college or road trip. Road trip themes are: freshmen – New York (dress up); sophomores – Texas (cowboy/girl); juniors – Hawaii (school appropriate beach attire); seniors – Alaska (winter attire).

FOOD DRIVE COMPETITION – Earn points for your class by bringing in donations for the Viking Pantry. Posters are hung throughout the building to show what items are needed. Low-need items are worth fewer points, while high-need items are worth more points. Help your class and your fellow students at the same time!

SOCCER – Gabe Nano scored twice, Eliot Boik and Andrew Walsh each scored once as the soccer team shut out Boyne City yesterday at home, 4-0. Strong defense from Mitchell Kuziel, Nate Burmeister, and Jared LaLonde coupled with great goalkeeping from David Walsh held the Vikes to their fourth shutout. The soccer team is 6-2-3 on the season. Come out and cheer on the team this Thursday versus conference rivals Kalkaska at 5:00. 

SENIOR POWDERPUFF AND CHEERLEADING PRACTICE – are tonight at 6 p.m.! You can give your T-shirt money and permission slips to Mr. Tunney. Make sure your physical is on file with Mrs. Tobin. 

THE ANNUAL POWDERPUFF GAME – will take place tomorrow at 6 p.m. Come cheer for the junior and senior girls as they play for the coveted Golden Puff football trophy! Admission is $3 and you cannot use a sports pass or GVR card.

TICKETS – to the homecoming dance will be on sale this week during both lunches. Advance sale tickets are $10 and tickets at the door will be $12. 

ALL STUDENTS NEED TO MONITOR THEIR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS – To reach the 40 hour requirement by senior year, and to participate in social events, students must earn a minimum of 10 hours per year, documentation of which is to be submitted to Mrs. Smith in the media center. To track your progress, log in to Skyward and select Student Info. In the box beneath your photo you will see how many hours you have submitted to date. If you have questions regarding your submitted community service, please contact Mrs. Smith.

HELP CENTER – is a quiet place for you to work on assignments and get tutoring if needed. Help Center is Monday through Thursday from 3-4 p.m. Snacks are provided.

FAFSA/FINANCIAL AID – If you are applying for financial aid at the University of Michigan or Olivet College, please be aware that in addition to the FAFSA, you must complete the CSS Profile. For further information, see Mrs. Thompson.

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair tomorrow from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

JOIN CRAWFORD COUNTY’S RELAY FOR LIFE – as they host their first annual Bark for Life, celebrating canines as caregivers, on October 14. Bring your canine companion and visit pet-friendly vendors, music, canine demonstrations and much more! Dogs must be leashed, healthy and current on vaccines. Each canine participant receives a goody bag! Registration is $10 for the first dog and $5 for each additional dog and all proceeds benefit the Relay for Life of Crawford County. To pre-register, contact Jessica at jchris269@gmail.com or Trisha at trisha.jackson@cancer.org.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

EXTRA CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITY – 4-H is a great and fun experience for many youth throughout the country including here in Grayling. 4-H includes almost any activity you can imagine including chess. This is a great way to broaden your skills in your passions and enjoy them with others who share your love for them. Anyone interested in learning or enjoying the fun game of chess, or who is simply curious about 4-H, contact Tyler Brandt at tbrandt2019@students-casdk12.net for more details. 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Help is needed for kids’ activities at this year's Funky Fish race downtown on October 7. If you’re skipping the homecoming dance,this will be a fun way to earn hours helping with face painting, games and other activities. Call Kate McIsaac at 745-4571 for more info. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
AQUINAS COLLEGE                                     TODAY                                 9:30 a.m.
ALBION COLLEGE                                        TODAY                                 1:00 p.m.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY                 Wednesday, October 4         10:00 a.m.
ALMA COLLEGE                                           Wednesday, October 4           1:45 p.m.
LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY             Thursday, October 5            11:15 a.m.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY              Thursday, October 5              2:00 p.m.
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY     Friday, October 6                  9:00 a.m.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN                           Friday, October 6                 1:10 p.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: popcorn chicken, breadstick, cooked broccoli, sliced cucumbers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: At any given moment, public opinion is a chaos of superstition, misinformation and prejudice.
                                                                                                                                 ~~ Gore Vidal

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017
 

STUDENTS – If you want to be in the running for Mr. or Ms. Spirit for HOCO, see your class advisor daily so they can see your spirit outfit!

TOMORROW’S HOCO DRESS – is color day. Assigned colors are: freshmen – tie-dye, sophomores – pink, juniors – blue, seniors – black.

FOOD DRIVE COMPETITION – Earn points for your class by bringing in donations for the Viking Pantry. Posters are hung throughout the building to show what items are needed. Low-need items are worth fewer points, while high-need items are worth more points. Help your class and your fellow students at the same time!

THE ANNUAL POWDERPUFF GAME – will take place on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Come cheer for the junior and senior girls as they play for the coveted Golden Puff football trophy!

ATTENTION HOCO COURT – Several of you still need to turn in your yellow court form. No form = no info about you for the halftime show on Friday. Turn forms into Mrs. Anderson.

TICKETS – to the homecoming dance will be on sale this week during both lunches. Advance sale tickets are $10 and tickets at the door will be $12. 

JV VOLLEYBALL – The A team defeated Harbor Springs, 3-0, on Tuesday. On Thursday, the A team beat TCSF 3-2 and the B team lost 2-1 to TCSF and 0-2 to Houghton Lake.

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on Wednesday from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

JOIN CRAWFORD COUNTY’S RELAY FOR LIFE – as they host their first annual Bark for Life, celebrating canines as caregivers, on October 14. Bring your canine companion and visit pet-friendly vendors, music, canine demonstrations and much more! Dogs must be leashed, healthy and current on vaccines. Each canine participant receives a goody bag! Registration is $10 for the first dog and $5 for each additional dog and all proceeds benefit the Relay for Life of Crawford County. To pre-register, contact Jessica at jchris269@gmail.com or Trisha at trisha.jackson@cancer.org.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

EXTRA CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITY – 4-H is a great experience for many youth throughout the country, including here in Grayling. 4-H includes almost any activity you can imagine including chess. Anyone interested in learning and enjoying the game of chess, or who is simply curious about 4-H, can contact Tyler Brandt at tbrandt2019@students-casdk12.net for more details. There is a $20-per-person fee ($60 for families of 4 or more) to join 4-H for the year. Fee waivers are available for those who need it. This is a great way to broaden your skills in chess and other activities and to enjoy them with others who share your interests.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Help is needed for kids’ activities at this year's Funky Fish race downtown on October 7. If you’re skipping the homecoming dance,this will be a fun way to earn hours helping with face painting, games and other activities. Call Kate McIsaac at 745-4571 for more info. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
AQUINAS COLLEGE                                              Tuesday, October 3                     9:30 a.m.
ALBION COLLEGE                                                 Tuesday, October 3                    1:00 p.m.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY                      Wednesday, October 4               10:00 a.m.
ALMA COLLEGE                                                     Wednesday, October 4                1:45 p.m.
LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY                  Thursday, October 5                  11:15 a.m.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY                   Thursday, October 5                   2:00 p.m.
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY       Friday, October 6                       9:00 a.m.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN                                   Friday, October 6                       1:10 p.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: calzone, mixed vegetables, fresh broccoli

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
                                                                                                                             ~~ Mahatma Gandhi

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017


TICKETS – to the homecoming dance will be on sale next week during both lunches. Advance sale tickets are $10 and tickets at the door will be $12. 

THE SENATE CLASS OF 2021 – would like to invite all freshmen to come help with float building at the Junior Vikings field barns. The dates are Friday, September 29, 5-9 p.m., Saturday, September 30, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food and drink will be provided. Mark your Google calendars, and we hope to see you there!

JOIN CRAWFORD COUNTY’S RELAY FOR LIFE – as they host their first annual Bark for Life, celebrating canines as caregivers. Bring your canine companion and visit pet-friendly vendors, music, canine demonstrations and much more! Dogs must be leashed, healthy and current on vaccines. Each canine participant receives a goody bag! Registration is $10 for the first dog and $5 for each additional dog and all proceeds benefit the Relay for Life of Crawford County. To pre-register, contact Jessica at jchris269@gmail.com or Trisha at trisha.jackson@cancer.org.

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on October 4 from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Help is needed for kids’ activities at this year's Funky Fish race downtown on October 7. If you’re skipping the homecoming dance,this will be a fun way to earn hours helping with face painting, games and other activities. Call Kate McIsaac at 745-4571 for more info. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
AQUINAS COLLEGE                                                    Tuesday, October 3            9:30 a.m.
ALBION COLLEGE                                                       Tuesday, October 3            1:00 p.m.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY                           Wednesday, October 4      10:00 a.m.
ALMA COLLEGE                                                         Wednesday, October 4      1:45 p.m.
LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY                       Thursday, October 5       11:15 a.m.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY                      Thursday, October 5        2:00 p.m.
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY         Friday, October 6           9:00 a.m.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN                                     Friday, October 6            1:10 p.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: pepperoni pizza, peas, fresh carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
                                                                                                                                ~~ Lech Walesa

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017
 

SOCCER – If you missed the boys' soccer game last night under the lights on Ferguson Field, you missed a 9-2 victory over Harbor Springs. Ben Robbins, Anthony Harrington, Eliot Boik and Louie Cotton each scored once. Mason Manning found the back of the net twice and Gabe Nano scored a hat trick (that's 3 goals)! The Vikings host Boyne City on Monday, October 5 at 5. Don't miss the action!

TICKETS – to the homecoming dance will be on sale next week during both lunches. Advance sale tickets are $10 and tickets at the door will be $12. Congratulations to Kaya Preston on winning the homecoming dance ticket design contest! She gets two free tickets to the dance!

THE SENATE CLASS OF 2021 – would like to invite all freshmen to come help with float building at the Junior Vikings field barns. The dates are Friday, September 29, 5-9 p.m., Saturday, September 30, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food and drink will be provided. Mark your Google calendars, and we hope to see you there!

SENIOR POWDERPUFF CHEERLEADERS – There will not be any practice this week due to other conflicts. 

JOIN CRAWFORD COUNTY’S RELAY FOR LIFE – as they host their first annual Bark for Life, celebrating canines as caregivers. Bring your canine companion and visit pet-friendly vendors, music, canine demonstrations and much more! Dogs must be leashed, healthy and current on vaccines. Each canine participant receives a goody bag! Registration is $10 for the first dog and $5 for each additional dog and all proceeds benefit the Relay for Life of Crawford County. To pre-register, contact Jessica at jchris269@gmail.com or Trisha at trisha.jackson@cancer.org.

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on October 4 from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Help is needed for kids’ activities at this year's Funky Fish race downtown on October 7. If you’re skipping the homecoming dance,this will be a fun way to earn hours helping with face painting, games and other activities. Call Kate McIsaac at 745-4571 for more info. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
AQUINAS COLLEGE                                   Tuesday, October 3                      9:30 a.m.
ALBION COLLEGE                                      Tuesday, October 3                     1:00 p.m.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY           Wednesday, October 4               10:00 a.m.
ALMA COLLEGE                                          Wednesday, October 4                 1:45 p.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: soft shell tacos, refried beans, green peppers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Mom always tells me to celebrate everyone’s uniqueness. I like the way that sounds.
                                                                                                                                      ~~ Hilary Duff

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
 

TICKETS – to the homecoming dance will be on sale next week during both lunches. Advance sale tickets are $10 and tickets at the door will be $12. Congratulations to Kaya Preston on winning the homecoming dance ticket design contest! She gets two free tickets to the dance!

THE SENATE CLASS OF 2021 – would like to invite all freshmen to come help with float building at the Junior Vikings field barns. The dates are Friday, September 29, 5-9 p.m., Saturday, September 30, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food and drink will be provided. Mark your Google calendars, and we hope to see you there!

SENIOR POWDERPUFF CHEERLEADERS – There will not be any practice this week due to other conflicts.

SENIOR POWDERPUFF PRACTICE THIS WEEK – today at 5:45-6:30 p.m. on the practice field. Make sure to get your physicals turned in to Mrs. Tobin if you have not already!

COME JOIN THE ROBOVIKES – FIRST Robotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind because it combines sports with science and technology. It may be the hardest fun you’ll ever have! All skill levels are welcomed and needed, technical or non-technical. We will be meeting today at 3 p.m. in the Robotics Room (C313) to discuss our upcoming season. Come check us out!

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on October 4 from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Help is needed for kids’ activities at this year's Funky Fish race downtown on October 7. If you’re skipping the homecoming dance,this will be a fun way to earn hours helping with face painting, games and other activities. Call Kate McIsaac at 745-4571 for more info. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: September 26, October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list. Report to the counseling office at the time of the meeting for attendance and to learn the location of the meeting.
AQUINAS COLLEGE                                Tuesday, October 3                         9:30 a.m.
ALBION COLLEGE                                   Tuesday, October 3                        1:00 p.m.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY        Wednesday, October 4                  10:00 a.m.
ALMA COLLEGE                                       Wednesday, October 4                    1:45 p.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: grilled chicken sandwich with bacon, tater tots, fresh carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be.                                                                                                                            ~~ Clementine Paddleford

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017


THE SOCCER TEAM – had a tough loss in yesterday's match versus Elk Rapids, 5-1. Nate Burmeister scored the Vikes' lone goal. Their next match is this Wednesday against Harbor Springs. Come on out, fill the stands and cheer the boys to victory! 

WANT TO WIN – two free tickets to the Homecoming dance? Design the winning ticket! See Mrs. Anderson in room A111 for information.

THE SENATE CLASS OF 2021 – would like to invite all freshmen to come help with float building at the Junior Vikings field barns. The dates are Friday, September 29, 5-9 p.m., Saturday, September 30, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food and drink will be provided. Mark your Google calendars, and we hope to see you there!

SENIOR POWDERPUFF CHEER PRACTICE – will be held tomorrow at 7 p.m. and Friday at 6 p.m. Meet outside of the cafeteria.

SENIOR POWDERPUFF PRACTICE THIS WEEK – today and tomorrow at 5:45-6:30 p.m. on the practice field. Make sure to get your physicals turned in to Mrs. Tobin if you have not already!

GRIEF GROUP – Will be meeting tomorrow during Academic Center time (9:20-9:50 a.m.) in the Comfort Crib located in the Media Center. This group is open to any students who have experienced the death or loss of a loved one. Please let your assigned teacher know ahead of time if you plan to attend. Email Mrs. Wheeler at kwheeler@casdk12.net with any questions.

COME JOIN THE ROBOVIKES – FIRST Robotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind because it combines sports with science and technology. It may be the hardest fun you’ll ever have! All skill levels are welcomed and needed, technical or non-technical. We will be meeting on tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the Robotics Room (C313) to discuss our upcoming season. Come check us out!

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO – will hold an information session on selective college admissions at the Traverse Area District Library (610 Woodmere Ave in Traverse City) on Monday, October 16 at 7 p.m. Learn about the college admissions process, essay writing, recommendations, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities and campus life. RSVP at https://prospects.uchicago.edu/register/?id=6dfca38d-47eb-4c69-90da-3ea95f7285ff. 

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on October 4 from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Help is needed for kids’ activities at this year's Funky Fish race downtown on October 7. If you’re skipping the homecoming dance, this will be a fun way to earn hours helping with face painting, games and other activities. Call Kate McIsaac at 745-4571 for more info. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: September 26, October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time. Sign up forms will close a half hour prior to the meeting. Students will not be admitted if they are not on the list.
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY            TODAY                                 11:15 a.m.
AQUINAS COLLEGE                                    Tuesday, October 3                9:30 a.m.
ALBION COLLEGE                                       Tuesday, October 3                1:00 p.m.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY            Wednesday, October 4         10:00 a.m.
ALMA COLLEGE                                           Wednesday, October 4          1:45 p.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: chicken tenders, dinner roll, mashed potatoes, fresh broccoli

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Let’s not be narrow, nasty, and negative.
                                                                                                                                  ~~ T.S. Eliot

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017
 

WANT TO WIN – two free tickets to the Homecoming dance? Design the winning ticket! See Mrs. Anderson in room A111 for information.

THE SENATE CLASS OF 2021 – would like to invite all freshmen to come help with float building at the Junior Vikings field barns. The dates are Friday, September 29, 5-9 p.m., Saturday, September 30, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food and drink will be provided. Mark your Google calendars, and we hope to see you there!

SENIOR POWDERPUFF PRACTICE THIS WEEK – Tuesday and Wednesday at 5:45-6:30 p.m. on the practice field. Make sure to get your physicals turned in to Mrs. Tobin if you have not already!

GRIEF GROUP – Will be meeting during Academic Center time (9:20-9:50 a.m.) on Wednesday, September 27 in the Comfort Crib located in the Media Center. This group is open to any students who have experienced the death or loss of a loved one. Please let your assigned teacher know ahead of time if you plan to attend. Email Mrs. Wheeler at kwheeler@casdk12.net with any questions.

COME JOIN THE ROBOVIKES – FIRST Robotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind because it combines sports with science and technology. It may be the hardest fun you’ll ever have! All skill levels are welcomed and needed, technical or non-technical. We will be meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at 3 p.m. in the Robotics Room (C313) to discuss our upcoming season. Come check us out!

COLLEGE NEWS – James Madison College, Michigan State University's college for public and international affairs, will be hosting fall visit days on October 20, 27, November 10 and 17. The students and faculty at James Madison College share a common goal of addressing and examining the major political, legal, social, and economic issues affecting our world. Each major within the college allows students to examine a unique aspect of public affairs while developing strong communication, analytic and problem-solving skills. Graduates of James Madison College go on to careers in government, politics, business, education, and human services, as well as continue their education at top graduate and law schools. We invite you to explore what James Madison College has to offer you! For information and registration, see www.jmc.msu.edu/visit.

YOUNG WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE – will take place at Lawrence Technological University on Saturday, October 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event is for students interested in a career in business and/or technology. The Keynote speaker will be Andra Rush, voted as one of the 100 most influential women by Crain’s Detroit in 2016. There will be a panel dialogue on leadership and entrepreneurship as well as a leadership development exercise. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. RSVP at www.ltu.edu/ywlc or contact 248-204-3050 by October 16.

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on October 4 from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Help is needed for kids’ activities at this year's Funky Fish race downtown on October 7. If you’re skipping the homecoming dance, this will be a fun way to earn hours helping with face painting, games and other activities. Call Kate McIsaac at 745-4571 for more info. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: September 26, October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time.
NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY      TODAY                                1:00 p.m.
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY         Tuesday, September 26      11:15 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: macaroni and cheese, cucumbers, green beans

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
                                                                                                                       ~~ Christopher Reeve

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017
 

THE SOCCER TEAM – traveled to Charlevoix to play the Red Rayders for the Noah's Ark Trophy, a trophy in honor of the Charlevoix soccer coach's son. The Vikes took home the trophy with a score of 3-1. The dynamic scoring duo of Gabe Nano and Anthony Harrington again scored for the Vikings. This game was the feature story on Fox news, and you can watch the excitement at http://www.misportsnow.com/2017/09/grayling-tops-charlevoix-noahs-ark-trophy/. Come out and cheer on the Vikings as they host conference rival Elk Rapids on Monday at 5:00. 

IN FOOTBALL ACTION LAST NIGHT – the JV football team played Boyne City tough through three quarters, however they came up short in the end. The game really came down to a couple key plays. Thanks to the offensive line, Hunter Ventline was 7/13 for 78 yards and one passing TD. Ethan Dannenberg had three receptions for 64 yards and one TD. Max Halstead carried the ball 25 times for 104 yards and one TD.

WANT TO WIN – two free tickets to the Homecoming dance? Design the winning ticket! See Mrs. Anderson in room A111 for information.

GRIEF GROUP – Will be meeting during Academic Center time (9:20-9:50 a.m.) on Wednesday, September 27 in the Comfort Crib located in the Media Center. This group is open to any students who have experienced the death or loss of a loved one. Please let your assigned teacher know ahead of time if you plan to attend. Email Mrs. Wheeler at kwheeler@casdk12.net with any questions.

COME JOIN THE ROBOVIKES – FIRST Robotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind because it combines sports with science and technology. It may be the hardest fun you’ll ever have! All skill levels are welcomed and needed, technical or non-technical. We will be meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at 3 p.m. in the Robotics Room (C313) to discuss our upcoming season. Come check us out!

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on October 4 from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

THE LEADING SCHOLAR AWARD AT MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY – is awarded competitively to high school seniors with exemplary leadership attributes and outstanding scholarly achievement. Essay responses are due by October 15 of your senior year. Nominators have until October 15 to submit their recommendation. This award covers full-time tuition, room and board, and a $1,000-per-year towards additional expenses. For more information, go to http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/scholar/.

CYBERPATRIOT TEAM – Teams, each comprised of three high school students, are invited to participate in a round of challenges designed to test their knowledge of cyber security, computer science and information technology. The only requirement is an interest in cyber security and a familiarity with computers. This is a great cyber security learning opportunity for all high school students in Michigan. The application deadline is October 4. To plan your application, contact Miss Boughner for details.

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria on Tuesday, October 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is on October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you missed the original picture day, please be sure to have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Help is needed for kids’ activities at this year's Funky Fish race downtown on October 7. If you’re skipping the homecoming dance, this will be a fun way to earn hours helping with face painting, games and other activities. Call Kate McIsaac at 745-4571 for more info. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: September 26, October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to monitor children and work concessions at the elementary school movie night today from 5:30-8 p.m. If interested, contact Heather Bennett at graylingelementarypto@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time.
NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY            Monday, September 25                1:00 p.m.
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY               Tuesday, September 26              11:15 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: beef rib sandwich, baked beans, cooked broccoli

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: There are three kinds of people in this world: people who make it happen, people who watch what happens and people who wonder what happened.
                                                                                                                         ~~ Tommy Lasorda​

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017
 

WANT TO WIN – two free tickets to the Homecoming dance? Design the winning ticket! See Mrs. Anderson in room A111 for information.

COME JOIN THE ROBOVIKES – FIRST Robotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind because it combines sports with science and technology. It may be the hardest fun you’ll ever have! All skill levels are welcomed and needed, technical or non-technical. We will be meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at 3 p.m. in the Robotics Room (C313) to discuss our upcoming season. Come check us out!

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on October 4 from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

COLLEGE FAIR – Cadillac High School will host its annual College Fair on October 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gymnasium. The school is located at 400 Linden Street in Cadillac. For more information, call 231-876-5800.

SOPHOMORES – Caramel apple orders and money are due to Mrs. Krabill or Mrs. Allen today!

THE LEADING SCHOLAR AWARD AT MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY – is awarded competitively to high school seniors with exemplary leadership attributes and outstanding scholarly achievement. Essay responses are due by October 15 of your senior year. Nominators have until October 15 to submit their recommendation. This award covers full-time tuition, room and board, and a $1,000-per-year towards additional expenses. For more information, go to http://www.mtu.edu/admissions/scholar/.

CYBERPATRIOT TEAM – Teams, each comprised of three high school students, are invited to participate in a round of challenges designed to test their knowledge of cyber security, computer science and information technology. The only requirement is an interest in cyber security and a familiarity with computers. This is a great cyber security learning opportunity for all high school students in Michigan. The application deadline is October 4. To plan your application, contact Miss Boughner for details.

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria on Tuesday, October 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: September 26, October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to monitor children and work concessions at the elementary school movie night on Friday, September 22 from 5:30-8 p.m. If interested, contact Heather Bennett at graylingelementarypto@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – A woman needs assistance moving heavy items and cleaning a barn in the Bear Lake area ASAP. If interested, call Mary at 231-624-0155.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time.
ARMY                                                             TODAY                                                 lunch visit
NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY         Monday, September 25                          1:00 p.m.
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY            Tuesday, September 26                        11:15 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: walking taco, breadstick, refried beans, carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes should not choke the fire they have lit.
                                                                                                                                 ~~ H. G. Wells

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
 

SOCCER – If you missed the boys’ soccer game last night versus the Alcona Tigers, you missed a thrilling game!  Trailing Alcona 3-0, the boys rallied to scored three unanswered goals (Gabe Nano scored two and Anthony Harrington had one) to tie the game. With only 54 seconds left in the game, Alcona scored the go-ahead goal. With true Viking fighting spirit, the boys fought back and with only 0.4 seconds left, Gabe Nano found the back of the net again to tie the game 4-4 final. Great teamwork boys! The soccer team travels to Charlevoix this Thursday for a tough conference match. Good luck and have fun boys! 

LINK GROUP – The first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year will be today during lunch. Please come to the big conference room in the main office during your assigned lunch. Cookies and treats will be provided, but please bring your own lunch. Email Mrs. Wheeler at kwheeler@casdk12.net with any questions.  

JUNIORS – The PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Qualifying Test) is given once a year. This year it will be administered on the morning of October 11. The test will start at 8:10 and it lasts approximately 2.5 hours. The PSAT test is for juniors (and some sophomores). You must sign up and pay the $16 fee in the counseling office today! When you register, pick up a copy of the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT to help you prepare before test day.

COME JOIN THE ROBOVIKES – FIRST Robotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind because it combines sports with science and technology. It may be the hardest fun you’ll ever have! All skill levels are welcomed and needed, technical or non-technical. We will be meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at 3 p.m. in the Robotics Room (C313) to discuss our upcoming season. Come check us out!

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on October 4 from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

SOPHOMORES – Caramel apple orders and money are due to Mrs. Krabill or Mrs. Allen tomorrow!

CYBERPATRIOT TEAM – Teams, each comprised of three high school students, are invited to participate in a round of challenges designed to test their knowledge of cyber security, computer science and information technology. The only requirement is an interest in cyber security and a familiarity with computers. This is a great cyber security learning opportunity for all high school students in Michigan. The application deadline is October 4. To plan your application, contact Miss Boughner for details.

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria on Tuesday, October 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: September 26, October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to monitor children and work concessions at the elementary school movie night on Friday, September 22 from 5:30-8 p.m. If interested, contact Heather Bennett at graylingelementarypto@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – A woman needs assistance moving heavy items and cleaning a barn in the Bear Lake area ASAP. If interested, call Mary at 231-624-0155.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COLLEGES AND ARMED SERVICES
College-bound juniors and seniors may attend these meetings. If you want to attend a meeting, you must sign up using Google forms. You will be responsible for knowing when the meetings are and for getting there on time.
MARINES                                                          TODAY                                         lunch visit
ARMY                                                                Thursday, September 21              lunch visit
NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY             Monday, September 25                 1:00 p.m.
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY                Tuesday, September 26               11:15 a.m.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: cheese pizza, corn, fresh carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: It’s a mistake to think that once you’re done with school you need never learn anything new.
                                                                                                                                ~~ Sophia Loren

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
 

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken tomorrow, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash, be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

LINK GROUP – The first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year will be tomorrow during lunch. Please come to the big conference room in the main office during your assigned lunch. Cookies and treats will be provided, but please bring your own lunch. Email Mrs. Wheeler at kwheeler@casdk12.net with any questions.  

JUNIORS – The PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Qualifying Test) is given once a year. This year it will be administered on the morning of October 11. The test will start at 8:10 and it lasts approximately 2.5 hours. The PSAT test is for juniors (and some sophomores). You must sign up and pay the $16 fee in the counseling office no later than tomorrow. When you register, pick up a copy of the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT to help you prepare before test day.

COLLEGE FAIR – Kirtland Community College will host its annual College Fair on October 4 from 6-7:30 at the 4 Mile Road campus. Representatives from more than 40 colleges and universities and the Armed Services will be available to answer questions. MI Student Aid representatives will also be available to answer questions about financial aid and scholarships.

SOPHOMORES – Caramel apple orders and money are due to Mrs. Krabill or Mrs. Allen by Thursday!

CARAMEL APPLES ANYONE? – The sophomore class is selling caramel apples from the Alpine Chocolate Haus through Wednesday, September 20.  Please see any sophomore student or senate member to place an order.  

CYBERPATRIOT TEAM – Teams, each comprised of three high school students, are invited to participate in a round of challenges designed to test their knowledge of cyber security, computer science and information technology. The only requirement is an interest in cyber security and a familiarity with computers. This is a great cyber security learning opportunity for all high school students in Michigan. The application deadline is October 4. To plan your application, contact Miss Boughner for details.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR SENIOR ATHLETES - Created in 1994 by Wendy’s and the Heisman Memorial Trust, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors nationwide who excel in athletics, academics and community leadership. Since then, Wendy’s has awarded nearly $2 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors. And new this year, Wendy’s is awarding 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $10,000 to senior scholar-athletes. Students of the graduating class of 2018 have until October 2 to complete the application by visiting www.WendysHighSchoolHeisman.com. More than 5,000 of the best high school seniors will be recognized for their accomplishments with five phases of awards, ranging from school winners to state winners to national finalists. Please contact the athletic office for more details .

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria on Tuesday, October 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

CMU & YOU DAY – Specifically designed to showcase Central Michigan University to prospective students and their families in an open house format, CMU & You Day is the premier opportunity to discover everything CMU has to offer – all while experiencing the excitement of a Division I campus during a home football Saturday. Interact with faculty and staff from each of their six colleges that house 200+ academic programs. Explore high-tech academic and research facilities and learn about the admissions process and scholarship opportunities. Submit your application to receive priority consideration for admission and merit scholarships. Tour the campus, including one of their 22 residence halls, and enjoy a complimentary buffet-style lunch in a residential restaurant. There will also be a student services fair with representatives from many support and community areas. This event will take place on September 23. To register for this event, go to https://www.cmich.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/Pages/schedule_a_visit.aspx?VisitID=10662.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Junior Viking Football program needs volunteers to help with concessions, ticket sales, chain gang, and the clock/scoreboard. Shifts are available on the following Tuesdays from 4:15-7:15 p.m.: September 26, October 17 and 24. Volunteers are also needed on the following Saturdays: October 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and October 28 from 1:15-6:15 p.m. Saturday shifts can be worked in two-hour increments. Anyone interested should text Michelle Millikin at 734-474-9487.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to monitor children and work concessions at the elementary school movie night on Friday, September 22 from 5:30-8 p.m. If interested, contact Heather Bennett at graylingelementarypto@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – A woman needs assistance moving heavy items and cleaning a barn in the Bear Lake area ASAP. If interested, call Mary at 231-624-0155.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: breakfast sandwich, sausage patty, potato wedges, green peppers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
                                                                                                                                   ~~ Helen Keller

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017
 

JUNIORS – The PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Qualifying Test) is given once a year. This year it will be administered on the morning of October 11. The test will start at 8:10 and it lasts approximately 2.5 hours. The PSAT test is for juniors (and some sophomores). You must sign up and pay the $16 fee in the counseling office no later than September 20. When you register, pick up a copy of the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT to help you prepare before test day.

SOPHOMORES – Please stop by and see Mrs. Krabill or Mrs. Allen to pick up an order form for the caramel apple fundraiser. Your class will be selling caramel apples through September 20 before or after school. All order forms and money is due on September 21.  

CARAMEL APPLES ANYONE? – The sophomore class will be selling caramel apples from the Alpine Chocolate Haus through Wednesday, September 20.  Please see any sophomore student or senate member to place an order.  

CYBERPATRIOT TEAM – Teams, each comprised of three high school students, are invited to participate in a round of challenges designed to test their knowledge of cyber security, computer science and information technology. The only requirement is an interest in cyber security and a familiarity with computers. This is a great cyber security learning opportunity for all high school students in Michigan. The application deadline is October 4. To plan your application, contact Miss Boughner for details.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR SENIOR ATHLETES - Created in 1994 by Wendy’s and the Heisman Memorial Trust, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors nationwide who excel in athletics, academics and community leadership. Since then, Wendy’s has awarded nearly $2 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors. And new this year, Wendy’s is awarding 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $10,000 to senior scholar-athletes. Students of the graduating class of 2018 have until October 2 to complete the application by visiting www.WendysHighSchoolHeisman.com. More than 5,000 of the best high school seniors will be recognized for their accomplishments with five phases of awards, ranging from school winners to state winners to national finalists. Please contact the athletic office for more details .

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria on Tuesday, October 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

CMU & YOU DAY – Specifically designed to showcase Central Michigan University to prospective students and their families in an open house format, CMU & You Day is the premier opportunity to discover everything CMU has to offer – all while experiencing the excitement of a Division I campus during a home football Saturday. Interact with faculty and staff from each of their six colleges that house 200+ academic programs. Explore high-tech academic and research facilities and learn about the admissions process and scholarship opportunities. Submit your application to receive priority consideration for admission and merit scholarships. Tour the campus, including one of their 22 residence halls, and enjoy a complimentary buffet-style lunch in a residential restaurant. There will also be a student services fair with representatives from many support and community areas. To register for this event, go to https://www.cmich.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/Pages/schedule_a_visit.aspx?VisitID=10662.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to monitor children and work concessions at the elementary school movie night on Friday, September 22 from 5:30-8 p.m. If interested, contact Heather Bennett at graylingelementarypto@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – A woman needs assistance moving heavy items and cleaning a barn in the Bear Lake area ASAP. If interested, call Mary at 231-624-0155.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on Wednesday, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash, be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: popcorn or Sriracha chicken, roll, sweet potato puffs, cucumbers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
                                                                                                                                 ~~ Samuel Johnson

 


STAFF – Please be sure to have your picture taken for the yearbook and staff I.D. cards on September 20.

 

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: popcorn chicken, breadstick, cooked broccoli, sliced cucumbers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
                                                                                                                                         ~~ Malcolm X

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017


THE SOCCER TEAM – traveled to Kalkaska on Thursday and tied the Blazers. Anthony Harrington scored the lone Vikings goal. It was a fast-paced, physical game and all the boys played well as a team. 

VOLLEYBALL – Last night both the JV A and JV B teams won 3-0 against Charlevoix. The JV A team finished with scores of 25-13, 25-8, and 15-2. All the girls played well together as a team. We ran our offense successfully and served great.

THE JV FOOTBALL TEAM – lost to Cheboygan last night, 20 to 8. Despite the loss this is the best we have played all season. Physically we out-played Cheboygan, we just didn't beat them on the score board. The offensive and defensive lines played a solid game. Max Halstead scored the only TD for the Vikes on a 30-yard touchdown run.

THIS SUNDAY IS CONSTITUTION DAY! – We celebrate this day to honor the Constitution our founding fathers created. This document was an educated guess as to how government should look and no one knew if it would actually work. Here we are over 200 years later. We are one of strongest nations in the world and the longest lasting democracy in world history. Our longevity and successes as a country can all be traced back to this document’s ratification in October of 1788. Here is today's Constitution question: Where in the Constitution does it describe that the President has the authority to act as commander in chief of the Army and Navy? If you know the answer go to Mr. C. Cobb's room after 2nd hour and if you get the answer correct, you'll get some candy!

LET’S DANCE! – There will be an after game dance tonight sponsored by the class of 2021. Admission is $4 at the door. Students with a GVR card pay only $3. Come out and get your dance on, and support the class of 2021.

JUNIORS – The PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Qualifying Test) is given once a year. This year it will be administered on the morning of October 11. The test will start at 8:10 and it lasts approximately 2.5 hours. The PSAT test is for juniors (and some sophomores). You must sign up and pay the $16 fee in the counseling office no later than September 20. When you register, pick up a copy of the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT to help you prepare before test day.

SOPHOMORES – Please stop by and see Mrs. Krabill or Mrs. Allen to pick up an order form for the caramel apple fundraiser. Your class will be selling caramel apples through September 20 before or after school. All order forms and money is due on September 21.  

CARAMEL APPLES ANYONE? – The sophomore class will be selling caramel apples from the Alpine Chocolate Haus through Wednesday, September 20.  Please see any sophomore student or senate member to place an order.  

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR SENIOR ATHLETES - Created in 1994 by Wendy’s and the Heisman Memorial Trust, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors nationwide who excel in athletics, academics and community leadership. Since then, Wendy’s has awarded nearly $2 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors. And new this year, Wendy’s is awarding 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $10,000 to senior scholar-athletes. Students of the graduating class of 2018 have until October 2 to complete the application by visiting www.WendysHighSchoolHeisman.com. More than 5,000 of the best high school seniors will be recognized for their accomplishments with five phases of awards, ranging from school winners to state winners to national finalists. Please contact the athletic office for more details .

SOARING OPEN HOUSE – The Northwest Soaring Club and WMISD Career Tech Center Heavy Equipment Mechanics Lab are hosting the event on Tuesday, September 19. Sessions will run 10:30-11:30 a.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. See and experience a single-seat airplane, how soaring works, hands-on soaring flight simulation, how to become an FAA licensed glider pilot and winter/spring FAA ground school. No registration is necessary.

ANYONE INTERESTED IN WORKING ON STAGE CREW – for the fall play "67 Cinderellas" can contact Mr. Binert-Armstrong at mbinert-armstrong@casdk12.net or Mr. Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net. You could also see Mr. Binert-Armstrong in the art room so he can get your contact info. 

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria on Tuesday, October 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

CMU & YOU DAY – Specifically designed to showcase Central Michigan University to prospective students and their families in an open house format, CMU & You Day is the premier opportunity to discover everything CMU has to offer – all while experiencing the excitement of a Division I campus during a home football Saturday. Interact with faculty and staff from each of their six colleges that house 200+ academic programs. Explore high-tech academic and research facilities and learn about the admissions process and scholarship opportunities. Submit your application to receive priority consideration for admission and merit scholarships. Tour the campus, including one of their 22 residence halls, and enjoy a complimentary buffet-style lunch in a residential restaurant. There will also be a student services fair with representatives from many support and community areas. To register for this event, go to https://www.cmich.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/Pages/schedule_a_visit.aspx?VisitID=10662.

GRAND VALLEY LAKER EXPERIENCE DAYS – will be held on Saturday, October 14 and Friday, October 27. Representatives from academic departments and support services will be available to answer questions and a campus tour is included. Laker Perspectives Day will be held Saturday, November 18. This program is intended to encourage students to start thinking about their college search, applying to college and to acquaint them with GVSU. In addition to an admissions overview, the agenda includes information from financial aid, student life and housing. A campus tour is also included. To register for either event, visit www.gvsu.edu/visit or call the admissions office at 800-748-0246.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to monitor children and work concessions at the elementary school movie night on Friday, September 22 from 5:30-8 p.m. If interested, contact Heather Bennett at graylingelementarypto@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The counseling office is looking for a student who is good at bulletin board design and has good organizational skills. We need someone for roughly one hour (total) a week after school. It's a great way to earn your community service hours and help us out in the counseling office.  

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – A woman needs assistance moving heavy items and cleaning a barn in the Bear Lake area ASAP. If interested, call Mary at 231-624-0155.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Crawford County United Way needs volunteers for Adopt-A-Highway cleanup on Monday, September 25 at 6 p.m. Meet in the parking lot of Tinker's Junction. The area to be cleaned is M-93, from M-72 to Camp Grayling’s front gate. Email Cynthia Wood at millswoodfam@hotmail.com to sign up.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Do you know soccer? If so, CASA needs you! They are looking for rec soccer refs for the fall season. The dates are September 23, 28, 30, October 7, 14 and 21 and 2-3 refs are needed each day. If interested, contact Dan Ketchum at 616-821-8495.

GVR TRAVEL MUGS WITH A VIKING LOGO – are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on September 20, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash, be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: chicken or cheese quesadilla with salsa, corn, carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: I married an archaeologist because the older I grow, the more he appreciates me.
                                                                                                                                ~~ Agatha Christie

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017


GIRLS GOLF – Thursday at Grayling Country Club, the golf team took first in a nine-hole match against Cheboygan, Sacred Heart and Farwell. Destiny Schans shot her best round with a 47. Joslynn Rennie is a brand new golfer this year and shot her best round with a 52. Chantel Maczorowski came in with a 56 and Anna Fisher shot a 61. Overall, Grayling had a 216, Cheboygan was 218, Sacred Heart had 219 and Farwell shot a 225.

THIS WEEK WE ARE CELEBRATING OUR CONSTITUTION – We will be asking questions about the Constitution for the next several days. If you know the answer, come on down to Mr. C. Cobb's room after 2nd hour to give your answer and claim your candy prize for correct answers. What does Article 2 describe in the U.S. Constitution?

JUNIORS – The PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Qualifying Test) is given once a year. This year it will be administered on the morning of October 11. The test will start at 8:10 and it lasts approximately 2.5 hours. The PSAT test is for juniors (and some sophomores). You must sign up and pay the $16 fee in the counseling office no later than September 20. When you register, pick up a copy of the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT to help you prepare before test day.

SOPHOMORES – Please stop by and see Mrs. Krabill or Mrs. Allen to pick up an order form for the caramel apple fundraiser. Your class will be selling caramel apples from today through September 20 before or after school. All order forms and money is due on September 21.  

CARAMEL APPLES ANYONE? – The sophomore class will be selling caramel apples from the Alpine Chocolate Haus starting after school today after through next Wednesday, September 20.  Please see any sophomore student or senate member to place an order.  

LET’S DANCE – There will be an after game dance this Friday sponsored by the class of 2021. Admission is $4 at the door. Students with a GVR card pay only $3. Come out and get your dance on, and support the class of 2021.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR SENIOR ATHLETES - Created in 1994 by Wendy’s and the Heisman Memorial Trust, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors nationwide who excel in athletics, academics and community leadership. Since then, Wendy’s has awarded nearly $2 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors. And new this year, Wendy’s is awarding 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $10,000 to senior scholar-athletes. Students of the graduating class of 2018 have until October 2 to complete the application by visiting www.WendysHighSchoolHeisman.com. More than 5,000 of the best high school seniors will be recognized for their accomplishments with five phases of awards, ranging from school winners to state winners to national finalists. Please contact the athletic office for more details .

SOARING OPEN HOUSE – The Northwest Soaring Club and WMISD Career Tech Center Heavy Equipment Mechanics Lab are hosting the event on Tuesday, September 19. Sessions will run 10:30-11:30 a.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. See and experience a single-seat airplane, how soaring works, hands-on soaring flight simulation, how to become an FAA licensed glider pilot and winter/spring FAA ground school. No registration is necessary.

SENIORS! – We need pictures for the senior video! Email them to ghsseniors2018@gmail.com. Please get them in as soon as possible!

THE STUDENT PARKING LOT – has cones marking the band’s practice field for class. Please do not park past the cones.

ANYONE INTERESTED IN WORKING ON STAGE CREW – for the fall play "67 Cinderellas" can contact Mr. Binert-Armstrong at mbinert-armstrong@casdk12.net or Mr. Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net. You could also see Mr. Binert-Armstrong in the art room so he can get your contact info.  

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria on Tuesday, October 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

GRAND VALLEY LAKER EXPERIENCE DAYS – will be held on Saturday, October 14 and Friday, October 27. Representatives from academic departments and support services will be available to answer questions and a campus tour is included. Laker Perspectives Day will be held Saturday, November 18. This program is intended to encourage students to start thinking about their college search, applying to college and to acquaint them with GVSU. In addition to an admissions overview, the agenda includes information from financial aid, student life and housing. A campus tour is also included. To register for either event, visit www.gvsu.edu/visit or call the admissions office at 800-748-0246. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – A woman needs assistance moving heavy items and cleaning a barn in the Bear Lake area ASAP. If interested, call Mary at 231-624-0155.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Crawford County United Way needs volunteers for Adopt-A-Highway cleanup on Monday, September 25 at 6 p.m. Meet in the parking lot of Tinker's Junction. The area to be cleaned is M-93, from M-72 to Camp Grayling’s front gate. Email Cynthia Wood at millswoodfam@hotmail.com to sign up.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Do you know soccer? If so, CASA needs you! They are looking for rec soccer refs for the fall season. The dates are September 23, 28, 30, October 7, 14 and 21 and 2-3 refs are needed each day. If interested, contact Dan Ketchum at 616-821-8495.

GVR TRAVEL MUGS WITH A VIKING LOGO – are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on September 20, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: ravioli, breadstick, fresh broccoli

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Education is the movement from darkness to light.
                                                                                                                        ~~ Allan Bloom

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017


BOYS SOCCER – shut out Traverse City Christian yesterday at home, 2-0. Eliot Boik scored both the Vikings' goals. Congratulations on a well-deserved victory over a tough team!

VARSITY VOLLEYBALL – traveled to Benzie Central for a non-conference match last night. The team battled back from a first game loss (10-25), winning the next two games (25-22, 25-19) then losing the next two games (14-25, 9-15), to lose the match 3-2. The Volleyball team travels to Charlevoix on Thursday and is home for the Grayling Invitational on Saturday. 

JUNIORS – The PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Qualifying Test) is given once a year. This year it will be administered on the morning of October 11. The test will start at 8:10 and it lasts approximately 2.5 hours. The PSAT test is for juniors (and some sophomores). You must sign up and pay the $16 fee in the counseling office no later than September 20. When you register, pick up a copy of the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT to help you prepare before test day.

SOPHOMORES – Please stop by and see Mrs. Krabill or Mrs. Allen to pick up an order form for the caramel apple fundraiser. Your class will be selling caramel apples from today through September 20 before or after school. All order forms and money is due on September 21.  

CARAMEL APPLES ANYONE? – The sophomore class will be selling caramel apples from the Alpine Chocolate Haus starting after school today after through next Wednesday, September 20.  Please see any sophomore student or senate member to place an order.  

LET’S DANCE – There will be an after game dance this Friday sponsored by the class of 2021. Admission is $4 at the door. Students with a GVR card pay only $3. Come out and get your dance on, and support the class of 2021.

SOARING OPEN HOUSE – The Northwest Soaring Club and WMISD Career Tech Center Heavy Equipment Mechanics Lab are hosting the event on Tuesday, September 19. Sessions will run 10:30-11:30 a.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. See and experience a single-seat airplane, how soaring works, hands-on soaring flight simulation, how to become an FAA licensed glider pilot and winter/spring FAA ground school. No registration is necessary.

SENIORS! – We need pictures for the senior video! Email them to ghsseniors2018@gmail.com. Please get them in as soon as possible!

THE STUDENT PARKING LOT – has cones marking the band’s practice field for class. Please do not park past the cones.

ANYONE INTERESTED IN WORKING ON STAGE CREW – for the fall play "67 Cinderellas" can contact Mr. Binert-Armstrong at mbinert-armstrong@casdk12.net or Mr. Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net. You could also see Mr. Binert-Armstrong in the art room so he can get your contact info.  

AUDITIONS – for the fall play “67 Cinderellas” will be held in the auditorium today from 6-9 p.m. All students are welcome to audition. Scripts are available to sign out for 24 hours. You can check them out in the main office. For more info, email Chad Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net. 

THE GHS VOLLEYBALL ANNUAL SOUP DINNER – will take place in the GHS cafeteria on Tuesday, October 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner includes soup, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Take out is available! Tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family. Contact a volleyball player or coach to get your tickets.

GRAND VALLEY LAKER EXPERIENCE DAYS – will be held on Saturday, October 14 and Friday, October 27. Representatives from academic departments and support services will be available to answer questions and a campus tour is included. Laker Perspectives Day will be held Saturday, November 18. This program is intended to encourage students to start thinking about their college search, applying to college and to acquaint them with GVSU. In addition to an admissions overview, the agenda includes information from financial aid, student life and housing. A campus tour is also included. To register for either event, visit www.gvsu.edu/visit or call the admissions office at 800-748-0246. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – A woman needs assistance moving heavy items and cleaning a barn in the Bear Lake area ASAP. If interested, call Mary at 231-624-0155.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to help with River House Shelter’s Zombie 5K on October 7. Call 348-3169 for more info or to volunteer.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Crawford County United Way needs volunteers for Adopt-A-Highway cleanup on Monday, September 25 at 6 p.m. Meet in the parking lot of Tinker's Junction. The area to be cleaned is M-93, from M-72 to Camp Grayling’s front gate. Email Cynthia Wood at millswoodfam@hotmail.com to sign up.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Do you know soccer? If so, CASA needs you! They are looking for rec soccer refs for the fall season. The dates are September 23, 28, 30, October 7, 14 and 21 and 2-3 refs are needed each day. If interested, contact Dan Ketchum at 616-821-8495.

GVR TRAVEL MUGS WITH A VIKING LOGO – are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on September 20, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: Bosco stick, California blend veggies, cucumbers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: The thing about anything in life is you have to get ready for it. Study, learn.
                                                                                                                               ~~ Jacqueline Bisset

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017


JUNIORS – The PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Qualifying Test) is given once a year. This year it will be administered on the morning of October 11. The test will start at 8:10 and it lasts approximately 2.5 hours. The PSAT test is for juniors (and some sophomores). You must sign up and pay the $16 fee in the counseling office no later than September 20. When you register, pick up a copy of the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT to help you prepare before test day.

LET’S DANCE – There will be an after game dance this Friday sponsored by the class of 2021. Admission is $4 at the door. Students with a GVR card pay only $3. Come out and get your dance on, and support the class of 2021.

SENIORS! – We need pictures for the senior video! Email them to ghsseniors2018@gmail.com. Please get them in as soon as possible!

THE STUDENT PARKING LOT – has cones marking the band’s practice field for class. Please do not park past the cones.

MORNING BLEND – will begin on Wednesday at 7 a.m. sharp. Morning Blend will meet Wednesday and Friday at 7 a.m.  Any student who is committed to singing in choir is welcome to join. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Ross.

ANYONE INTERESTED IN WORKING ON STAGE CREW – for the fall play "67 Cinderellas" can contact Mr. Binert-Armstrong at mbinert-armstrong@casdk12.net or Mr. Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net. You could also see Mr. Binert-Armstrong in the art room so he can get your contact info.  

AUDITIONS – for the fall play “67 Cinderellas” will be held in the auditorium on today from 5-8 p.m. and tomorrow from 6-9 p.m. All students are welcome to audition. Scripts are available to sign out for 24 hours. You can check them out in the main office. For more info, email Chad Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Crawford County United Way needs volunteers for Adopt-A-Highway cleanup on Monday, September 25 at 6 p.m. Meet in the parking lot of Tinker's Junction. The area to be cleaned is M-93, from M-72 to Camp Grayling’s front gate. Email Cynthia Wood at millswoodfam@hotmail.com to sign up.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Do you know soccer? If so, CASA needs you! They are looking for rec soccer refs for the fall season. The dates are September 23, 28, 30, October 7, 14 and 21 and 2-3 refs are needed each day. If interested, contact Dan Ketchum at 616-821-8495.

GVR TRAVEL MUGS WITH A VIKING LOGO – are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on September 20, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

STAFF – Please be sure to have your picture taken for the yearbook and staff I.D. cards on September 20.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: beef and cheese nachos, breadstick, refried beans, green peppers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it and you’ll start believing in it.
                                                                                                                                      ~~ Jesse Owens

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017


THE JV A VOLLEYBALL TEAM – competed in the Kalkaska Invitational on Saturday and took fourth overall with a record of 4-4. The team defeated Kalkaska 27-25 and 25-21. In the second match, we lost both games to Alpena, 22-25 and 13-25. In match three, Grayling defeated Bellaire 25-11 and 25-8. The Vikes faced Kingsley in the semi-finals and lost 23-25 and 17-25. 

LET’S DANCE – There will be an after game dance this Friday sponsored by the class of 2021. Admission is $4 at the door. Students with a GVR card pay only $3. Come out and get your dance on, and support the class of 2021.

SENIORS! – We need pictures for the senior video! Email them to ghsseniors2018@gmail.com. Please get them in as soon as possible!

THE STUDENT PARKING LOT – has cones marking the band’s practice field for class. Please do not park past the cones.

MORNING BLEND – will begin on Wednesday at 7 a.m. sharp. Morning Blend will meet Wednesday and Friday at 7 a.m.  Any student who is committed to singing in choir is welcome to join. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Ross.

AUDITIONS – for the fall play “67 Cinderellas” will be held in the auditorium on Tuesday, September 12 from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday, September 13 from 6-9 p.m. All students are welcome to audition. Scripts are available to sign out for 24 hours. You can check them out in the main office. For more info, email Chad Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net. 

MIHA DISTRICT 13 DIVISION D GRAYLING EQUESTRIAN TEAM – competed against 5 other schools in division D. Hanna Schreiner is the District 13 Division D district champion and heads to MIHA Regionals September 29-Oct 1 in Midland.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Do you know soccer? If so, CASA needs you! They are looking for rec soccer refs for the fall season. The dates are September 23, 28, 30, October 7, 14 and 21 and 2-3 refs are needed each day. If interested, contact Dan Ketchum at 616-821-8495.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Seniors, if you’re a member of a family that belongs to Credit Union One, visit http://www.cuone.org/about/scholarships.aspx to apply for their college scholarship.

GVR TRAVEL MUGS WITH A VIKING LOGO – are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on September 20, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

STAFF – Please be sure to have your picture taken for the yearbook and staff I.D. cards on September 20.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: What separates us from the animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.
                                                                                            ~~ David Levithan, Love is the Higher Law

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017


JV A VOLLEYBALL TEAM – went 2-0 last night against both McBain and Kalkaska. The Vikes beat McBain 25-19 and 25-17. Jordyn Schwartz served great with 4 aces and Emma Mertes lead the team in kills with 4 on 6 attempts. Grayling defeated Kalkaska 25-19 and 25-23. The entire team was serving tough in this game where Jordyn and Emma lead with 3 aces each and Jasmine Denton, Jocelyn Brown and Jenna Schwartz each contributing an ace. Setters Jenna Schwartz and Kyah Birdsall did a great job running our offense and distributing the ball well to get Emma 4 kills, Isabel Duba and Jordyn each 3, Jenna finished with 2 and Hannah Childers and Jasmine Denton 1 each. JV travels to Kalkaska for a tournament this Saturday.

LAST NIGHT THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM – hosted McBain and Kalkaska for a tri meet. The varsity team lost to McBain and beat Kalkaska.

THE JV FOOTBALL TEAM – lost in a shoot-out last night 38 to 32. Max Halstead had a huge game on both sides of the ball and was a part of a key second half adjustment to stall Kingsley's offense.  Max scored two touchdowns rushing and also had two touchdowns receiving. Hunter Ventline threw for three touchdowns in a very exciting finish to the game.  

THE STUDENT PARKING LOT – has cones marking the band’s practice field for class. Please do not park past the cones.

MORNING BLEND – will begin on Wednesday at 7 a.m. sharp. Morning Blend will meet Wednesday and Friday at 7 a.m.  Any student who is committed to singing in choir is welcome to join. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Ross.

AUDITIONS – for the fall play “67 Cinderellas” will be held in the auditorium on Tuesday, September 12 from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday, September 13 from 6-9 p.m. All students are welcome to audition. Scripts are available to sign out for 24 hours. You can check them out in the main office. For more info, email Chad Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Seniors, if you’re a member of a family that belongs to Credit Union One, visit http://www.cuone.org/about/scholarships.aspx to apply for their college scholarship.

GVR TRAVEL MUGS WITH A VIKING LOGO – are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on September 20, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

STAFF – Please be sure to have your picture taken for the yearbook and staff I.D. cards on September 20.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: calzone

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: The willow is my favorite tree. I grew up near one. It’s the most flexible tree in nature and nothing can break it—no wind, no elements, it can bend and withstand anything.
                                                                                                                                                  ~~ Pink

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017
 

SENIORS – If you are going to apply to a college that uses the Common Application, there will be a meeting today at 3:00 p.m. If you missed this morning’s meeting, please attend this important meeting in the counseling office.

AUDITIONS – for the fall play “67 Cinderellas” will be held in the auditorium on Tuesday, September 12 from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday, September 13 from 6-9 p.m. All students are welcome to audition. Scripts are available to sign out for 24 hours. You can check them out in the main office. For more info, email Chad Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Seniors, if you’re a member of a family that belongs to Credit Union One, visit http://www.cuone.org/about/scholarships.aspx to apply for their college scholarship.

GVR TRAVEL MUGS WITH A VIKING LOGO – are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on September 20, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

STAFF – Please be sure to have your picture taken for the yearbook and staff I.D. cards on September 20.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: mini corn dogs, baked beans, cooked carrots

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: One man with a head on his shoulders is worth a dozen without.
                                                                                                                                              Elizabeth I

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


CONGRATULATIONS – to Evan Renn! Evan won a $50 Wal-Mart gift card in a drawing for paying his class dues in full at Freshman Five Orientation.

ROBOTICS TEAM – will meet today from 3 to 4 p.m. in the robotics room. New members are welcome.

SENIORS – If you are going to apply to a college that uses the Common Application, there will be two meetings on Thursday, one at 7:30 a.m. and one at 3:00 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the counseling office.

AUDITIONS – for the fall play “67 Cinderellas” will be held in the auditorium on Tuesday, September 12 from 5-8 p.m. and Wednesday, September 13 from 6-9 p.m. All students are welcome to audition. Scripts are available to sign out for 24 hours. You can check them out in the main office. For more info, email Chad Patterson at cpatterson@casdk12.net. 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Seniors, if you’re a member of a family that belongs to Credit Union One, visit http://www.cuone.org/about/scholarships.aspx to apply for their college scholarship.

GVR TRAVEL MUGS WITH A VIKING LOGO – are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on September 20, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.

STAFF – Please be sure to have your picture taken for the yearbook and staff I.D. cards on September 20.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: cheeseburger, sweet potato puffs, green peppers

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Find something in life that you love doing. If you make a lot of money, that’s a bonus, and if you don’t, you still won’t hate going to work.
                                                                                                                                     ~~ Jeff Foxworthy

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
 

ROBOTICS TEAM – will meet tomorrow from 3 to 4 p.m. in the robotics room. New members are welcome.

GVR TRAVEL MUGS WITH A VIKING LOGO – are on sale in the main office for $10. All proceeds go to GVR to offset rally expenses and to buy prizes for the prize closet.

PICTURE DAY – Pictures will be taken on September 20, at the back of the stage on the band room side.  We will begin with the 9th grade at approximately 8:30 a.m.  Picture packets were passed out by 5th hour teachers.  Extra picture envelopes are available from the main office. Money and the envelope must be returned to the photographer in order to purchase a picture packet, or you may order online. Checks must be made out to Lifetouch and if paying with cash be sure to have the correct amount with you. Change will not be available. Please have your photo taken for the yearbook and student I.D. cards. Picture retake day will be on October 25. 

SENIORS – Lifetouch can be used for senior pictures. If you have not submitted your photos for the yearbook or class composite, please be sure to get your photo taken.  There is no charge for this service.  You may also purchase a picture packet if interested.