GRAYLING HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017
 

THE WRESTLERS – traveled to Traverse City West Wednesday and beat Traverse City West 40-39 and Kalkaska 51-21. Winning two matches were Zach Duncan, Logan Joseph, Reece Ferrigan and Nick Bluemlein. Winning one match were Joe Armstrong, Thomas May, Tucker Mertes, Andrew Hopkins, Cole Hibbard, Parker Dole and Tyler Withers. Their season record is now 7-2.

AFTER-GAME DANCE TONIGHT! – Admission is $4 or $3 with your GVR card.

THE STUDENT SECTION THEME – for tonight’s basketball games is Black Out.

ANY STUDENTS IN SPANISH 2B OR HIGHER – are invited to Mrs. Vargas' room to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe Day on Tuesday from 3-4 p.m.  Please let Mrs. Vargas or Mrs. Compo know if you are coming.

PARKING LOT PASSES – Students must have a pass from their teacher to go to the parking lot. Please report to the office, show your pass to Mrs. Tobin and sign out on the form. There will be no passes given out during 3rd hour unless you have administrative approval.  

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
                                                                                                                                  ~~Mother Teresa

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017
 

AFTER-GAME DANCE TOMORROW! – Admission is $4 or $3 with your GVR card.

THE FRESHMAN BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM – lost their game Tuesday night with the score of 57-29. Cameron Peterson led the team with 10 points. The record now is 1-1. 

ANY STUDENTS IN SPANISH 2B OR HIGHER – are invited to Mrs. Vargas' room to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe Day on Tuesday from 3-4 p.m.  Please let Mrs. Vargas or Mrs. Compo know if you are coming.

PARKING LOT PASSES – Students must have a pass from their teacher to go to the parking lot. Please report to the office, show your pass to Mrs. Tobin and sign out on the form. There will be no passes given out during 3rd hour unless you have administrative approval.  

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?                                                                                                                                             ~~Fulton J. Sheen

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
 

AFTER-GAME DANCE THIS FRIDAY! – Admission is $4 or $3 with your GVR card.

FRESHMEN AND JUNIORS – Please check your email for a 2018 Youth Needs Assessment Survey. Our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) would like to survey a cross-population of our student body to determine what our students feel the needs are from our school district. The results of this survey will assist our local YAC students in determining where area grant monies, to assist area youth, should be spent. The survey will only take a minute to complete.

WHO WANTS TO BE A DOCTOR? – Are you serious about becoming a physician? Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA? Are you a sophomore or junior? If so, there is a very good program available for you at MSU, called Osteo-Champs. More information can be obtained in the counseling office.

PARKING LOT PASSES – Students must have a pass from their teacher to go to the parking lot. Please report to the office, show your pass to Mrs. Tobin and sign out on the form. There will be no passes given out during 3rd hour unless you have administrative approval.  

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ~~Gustave Flaubert

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017
 

THE WRESTLERS – took 4th out of ten teams Saturday at the Oscoda Team Tournament. We beat Alpena 58-21, Tawas 69-6 and Whittemore-Prescott 46-32. We lost to Beaverton 33-32 and Gladstone 42-36. Going 5-0 and taking 1st place were Andrew Hopkins, Thomas May and Cole Hibbard. Going 4-1 to take 2nd were Parker Dole, Zach Duncan, Tucker Mertes, Reece Ferrigan and Tyler Withers.

VARSITY BASKETBALL – The boys defeated Toronto Blessed Cardinal Newman Catholic High School 88-71 on Saturday morning. The Vikes were led by Conner Brill with 18. Trey Moffit added 14, Nick Hunter scored 13, and Justin Nicholas added 12 points and a team-high nine assists. The Vikes battle Roscommon tomorrow at home.

JV BOYS BASKETBALL – picked up a 57-40 win over Toronto Blessed Cardinal Newman Catholic High School on Saturday morning.

FRESHMEN AND JUNIORS – Please check your email for a 2018 Youth Needs Assessment Survey. Our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) would like to survey a cross-population of our student body to determine what our students feel the needs are from our school district. The results of this survey will assist our local YAC students in determining where area grant monies, to assist area youth, should be spent. The survey will only take a minute to complete.

WHO WANTS TO BE A DOCTOR? – Are you serious about becoming a physician? Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA? Are you a sophomore or junior? If so, there is a very good program available for you at MSU, called Osteo-Champs. More information can be obtained in the counseling office.

PARKING LOT PASSES – Students must have a pass from their teacher to go to the parking lot. Please report to the office, show your pass to Mrs. Tobin and sign out on the form. There will be no passes given out during 3rd hour unless you have administrative approval.  

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: I just think if I can go from being a homeless kid with a dream of being in the biggest band in the world and making that happen, I can do a lot of other cool stuff, too.                                                                                                                                                           ~~ Nikki Sixx

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017
 

THE GHS PLAYERS – would like to invite you to our fall play "67 Cinderellas" starring 33 of your classmates. Students are $5, adults $7, and a current GVR card gets you in free. You must present your GVR card at the door. The performance takes place today and Saturday at 6:30 p.m. 

THE WRESTLERS – traveled to Petoskey Wednesday night and came home with two non-conference wins. In the first match, they beat Sault Ste. Marie 57-24. In the second match, they beat Petoskey 36-32.  Winning two matches were Zach Duncan, Thomas May, Andrew Hopkins, Cole Hibbard, Tyler Withers and Reece Ferrigan.  Winning one match were Tucker Mertes, Max Halstead, Darrin Hawes, Logan Joseph and Parker Dole.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Viking Pantry is holding a bake sale at Family Fare tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you are interested in working for a while or donating baked goods, please contact Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Project Graduation needs workers at a bake sale/concession stand during intermission of the GHS play "67 Cinderellas" tonight and tomorrow from 7-7:45 p.m. It won't take much time and you will get community service for it. We also need donations of baked goods. See or email Mrs. Bonamie to sign up.

WHO WANTS TO BE A DOCTOR? – Are you serious about becoming a physician? Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA? Are you a sophomore or junior? If so, there is a very good program available for you at MSU, called Osteo-Champs. More information can be obtained in the counseling office.

PARKING LOT PASSES – Students must have a pass from their teacher to go to the parking lot. Please report to the office, show your pass to Mrs. Tobin and sign out on the form. There will be no passes given out during 3rd hour unless you have administrative approval.  

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2017 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.5 million to more than 3,200 students in North America. Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. To apply go to https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/. The deadline is December 15.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL HUNTERS – The National Wild Turkey Federation offers a scholarship every year to a student who is a hunter. This year they are offering two scholarships.  Applications for the scholarship are available in the counseling office and must be returned to Mrs. Thompson by December 18. The local scholarships are worth $250, and may possibly be entered into the state competition, where it can earn $1,500. Winners of the scholarship will be invited to a banquet put on by the Federation on April 14.  You do not have to be a wild turkey hunter or belong to the Federation.

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
                                                                                                                                 ~~ Maya Angelou

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017
 

THE GHS PLAYERS – present “67 Cinderellas” on Friday and Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in the Joseph Stripe auditorium. Admission is $5 for students and $7 for adults. To get in free you must present your GVR card.

GAYLORD – defeated the Vikings last night 55-29 in varsity boys basketball action. Justin Nicholas led the Vikes with 10 points. The Vikes are back in action on Saturday vs Toronto Blessed Cardinal Newman Catholic Central High School.

JV BOYS BASKETBALL – opened up their season at home against the Gaylord Blue Devils. Gaylord defeated the Vikings 62-18.

FRESHMAN BOYS BASKETBALL – won the season opener last night by a score of 48-26. Peyton Scheer led the team with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Logan Collett had 8 points and 6 rebounds.

VARSITY TENNIS – has concessions for tonight's basketball game and Coach Sloan is in need of workers. Contact Coach Sloan at 390-6636.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Viking Pantry is holding a bake sale at Family Fare on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you are interested in working for a while or donating baked goods, please contact Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Project Graduation needs workers at a bake sale/concession stand during intermission of the GHS play "67 Cinderellas" tonight through Saturday from 7-7:45 p.m. It won't take much time and you will get community service for it. We also need donations of baked goods. See or email Mrs. Bonamie to sign up.

WHO WANTS TO BE A DOCTOR? – Are you serious about becoming a physician? Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA? Are you a sophomore or junior? If so, there is a very good program available for you at MSU, called Osteo-Champs. More information can be obtained in the counseling office.

PARKING LOT PASSES – Students must have a pass from their teacher to go to the parking lot. Please report to the office, show your pass to Mrs. Tobin and sign out on the form. There will be no passes given out during 3rd hour unless you have administrative approval.  

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2017 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.5 million to more than 3,200 students in North America. Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. To apply go to https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/. The deadline is December 15.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL HUNTERS – The National Wild Turkey Federation offers a scholarship every year to a student who is a hunter. This year they are offering two scholarships.  Applications for the scholarship are available in the counseling office and must be returned to Mrs. Thompson by December 18. The local scholarships are worth $250, and may possibly be entered into the state competition, where it can earn $1,500. Winners of the scholarship will be invited to a banquet put on by the Federation on April 14.  You do not have to be a wild turkey hunter or belong to the Federation.

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ~~ Willa Cather

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
 

LINK GROUP – will meet today during lunch in the main office conference room. Please be sure to bring your own lunch and something to drink. Email Mrs. Wheeler (kwheeler@casdk12.net) if you have any questions.

CONGRATULATIONS – to the following football players for receiving North Central Area Credit Union Player of the Game on Q100: Chris Hunter, Justin Nicholas (3 times), Logan Joseph (3 times), Jacob Macfalda, Zach Osga.

VARSITY TENNIS – has concessions for tomorrow's basketball game and Coach Sloan is in need of workers. Contact Coach Sloan at 390-6636.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Project Graduation needs workers at a bake sale/concession stand during intermission of the GHS play "67 Cinderellas" this Thursday-Saturday. It won't take much time and you will get community service for it. We also need donations of baked goods.

PARKING LOT PASSES – Students must have a pass from their teacher to go to the parking lot. Please report to the office, show your pass to Mrs. Tobin and sign out on the form. There will be no passes given out during 3rd hour unless you have administrative approval.  

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Love yourself. It is important to say positive because beauty comes from the inside out.
                                                                                                                                       ~~ Jenn Proske

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017
 

CONGRATULATIONS – to Shylee Holliday and Noah Shambarger for being accepted into the 2018 State Honors Choir! They will be representing GHS by performing at DeVos Center during the Michigan Music Educator's Conference in Grand Rapids in late January.

LINK GROUP – will meet on Wednesday, December 6, during lunch in the main office conference room. Please be sure to bring your own lunch and something to drink. Email Mrs. Wheeler (kwheeler@casdk12.net) if you have any questions.

PARKING LOT PASSES – Students must have a pass from their teacher to go to the parking lot. Please report to the office, show your pass to Mrs. Tobin and sign out on the form. There will be no passes given out during 3rd hour unless you have administrative approval.  

MORNING BLEND – will resume on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 a.m.

STUDENTS INTERESTED IN THE MILITARY – The ASVAB will be given here on Wednesday. If you want to take it, you need to sign up right away on the ASVAB form that was sent through your email.

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: No pressure, no diamonds.
                                                                                              ~~ Thomas Carlyle

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017
 

MORNING BLEND – will resume on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 a.m.

STUDENTS INTERESTED IN THE MILITARY – The ASVAB will be given here on Wednesday, December 6. If you want to take it, you need to sign up right away on the ASVAB form that was sent through your email.

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.

THE 5TH ANNUAL ELK RAPIDS PUSH/PULL – will take place at Elk Rapids High School this Saturday. Registration and weigh-ins are from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Rules meeting will be at 1:45 and lifting will start at 2:00. The cost to lifters is $20 and may be paid with checks or cash. This will be only bench press and dead lift (no squat). Please see the main office for forms and additional information.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – A local disabled woman needs help with moving tomorrow. She needs 4-6 people to help with packing and moving heavy objects. Starting time would be around 9:00 a.m.If interested, contact Bobbie at 989-390-2253 and or brownb567@gmail.com. 

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: I made a pact with myself a long time ago: Never watch anything stupider than you. It’s helped me a lot.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ~~ Bette Midler

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017
 

MORNING BLEND – will not meet this week. We will resume on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 a.m.

STUDENTS INTERESTED IN THE MILITARY – The ASVAB will be given here on Wednesday, December 6. If you want to take it, you need to sign up right away on the ASVAB form that was sent through your email.

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – The Lead Roster B2B Sales and Marketing Scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to market and sell your own ideas. To apply, submit the URL of a video you’ve uploaded to YouTube in which you explain, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell them your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship. The video can be anything that is publicly viewable and has “Lead Roster Scholarship” in the title. Studying in the fields of business, marketing, computer science, communications or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about communicating your ideas is an absolute must! This is a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline to apply is December 15 and the winner will be announced on December 20. For more information or to apply, go tohttps://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship. 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a $1,000 award for a student interested in SEO and content marketing. To apply, submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing (the act of producing content to compel your audience to appreciate and share it) that they have seen. Studying in the fields of business, marketing, computer science, communications or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about appreciating great marketing is an absolute must! The deadline to apply is December 15 and the winner will be announced on December 20. For more information or to apply, go to https://publicity.ai/?scholarship. 

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.

THE 5TH ANNUAL ELK RAPIDS PUSH/PULL – will take place at Elk Rapids High School this Saturday. Registration and weigh-ins are from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Rules meeting will be at 1:45 and lifting will start at 2:00. The cost to lifters is $20 and may be paid with checks or cash. This will be only bench press and dead lift (no squat). Please see the main office for forms and additional information.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – A local disabled woman needs help with moving this Saturday. She needs 4-6 people to help with packing and moving heavy objects. Starting time would be around 9:00 a.m. If interested, contact Bobbie at 989-390-2253 and or brownb567@gmail.com. 

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.                                                                                         
                                                                                                                          ~~ Jonathan Swift

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
 

MORNING BLEND – will not meet this week. We will resume on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 a.m.

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – The Lead Roster B2B Sales and Marketing Scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to market and sell your own ideas. To apply, submit the URL of a video you’ve uploaded to YouTube in which you explain, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell them your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship. The video can be anything that is publicly viewable and has “Lead Roster Scholarship” in the title. Studying in the fields of business, marketing, computer science, communications or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about communicating your ideas is an absolute must! This is a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline to apply is December 15 and the winner will be announced on December 20. For more information or to apply, go to https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship. 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a $1,000 award for a student interested in SEO and content marketing. To apply, submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing (the act of producing content to compel your audience to appreciate and share it) that they have seen. Studying in the fields of business, marketing, computer science, communications or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about appreciating great marketing is an absolute must! The deadline to apply is December 15 and the winner will be announced on December 20. For more information or to apply, go to https://publicity.ai/?scholarship. 

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.
ELK RAPID HIGH SCHOOL IS HOSTING the 5th annual ELK RAPIDS PUSH/PULL this Saturday, December 2, 2017. Registration & weigh-ins from 1:00-1:30 pm. Rules meeting will be at 1:45 and lifting will start at 2:00.  The cost to lifters is $20.00 and may be paid with checks or cash. This will only be Bench Press & Dead lift, (NO SQUAT). Additional information and forms are available from the main office.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts. 
                                                                                                                         ~~ William Arthur Ward

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
 

67 CINDERELLAS REHEARSAL – has been changed to 5-7:30 tonight.

MORNING BLEND – will not meet this week. We will resume on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 a.m.

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – The Lead Roster B2B Sales and Marketing Scholarship puts the tools for winning in your hands by judging your entry on your ability to market and sell your own ideas. To apply, submit the URL of a video you’ve uploaded to YouTube in which you explain, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell them your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship. The video can be anything that is publicly viewable and has “Lead Roster Scholarship” in the title. Studying in the fields of business, marketing, computer science, communications or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about communicating your ideas is an absolute must! This is a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline to apply is December 15 and the winner will be announced on December 20. For more information or to apply, go to https://www.leadroster.com/?scholarship. 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a $1,000 award for a student interested in SEO and content marketing. To apply, submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing (the act of producing content to compel your audience to appreciate and share it) that they have seen. Studying in the fields of business, marketing, computer science, communications or IT are recommended but not required. Being passionate about appreciating great marketing is an absolute must! The deadline to apply is December 15 and the winner will be announced on December 20. For more information or to apply, go to https://publicity.ai/?scholarship. 

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ~~ William Arthur Ward

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
 

BASKETBALL CHEER TRYOUTS – will take place on Monday and Tuesday from 3-5 p.m.

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status. 

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SENIORS – The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Scholarship Fund was established in 1948 to provide educational assistance for children of military families. Applicants for all of their programs must be planning to attend accredited colleges or universities as full-time students. All loans, grants, and scholarships are designated for students seeking their first undergraduate degrees. There is one online application for all scholarships, grants, and interest-free loan programs.  For more information on these programs, stop into the counseling office. For the online application, visit https://scholarship.moaa.org/. 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2017 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.5 million to more than 3,200 students in North America. Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. To apply go to https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/. The deadline is December 15.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL HUNTERS – The National Wild Turkey Federation offers a scholarship every year to a student who is a hunter. This year they are offering two scholarships.  Applications for the scholarship are available in the counseling office and must be returned to Mrs. Thompson by December 18. The local scholarships are worth $250, and may possibly be entered into the state competition, where it can earn $1,500. Winners of the scholarship will be invited to a banquet put on by the Federation on April 14.  You do not have to be a wild turkey hunter or belong to the Federation.

APPRENTICESHIP – The Iron Workers Local Union No. 25 Training Center is currently accepting applications for their four-year JIW apprenticeship program. Applicants must be 18, pass a physical and drug screen, have a high school diploma or GED, pass aptitude testing (Work Keys) and be a US citizen with a valid driver license and reliable transportation. To apply, go to www.ironworkers25.org. 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Munson Healthcare Grayling has two part-time positions (20 hours per week) in the food service department. The shift is 4-8 p.m. and includes working every other weekend and every other holiday. Tasks include working on a tray line, washing dishes, answering the phone, making side dishes, possibly working in the cafeteria, etc. The starting pay is $11 per hour. Anyone interested can apply online on the Munson Intranet page. For more information, contact Lynn Hunter at lhunter1@mhc.net. 

WANT TO WIN $100? – The Beaver Creek Township Park, Community Center and Offices are getting a new sign and they are holding a design contest through the end of November. To see the dimensions, stop by the counseling office. For more information, call Carol Raybuck at 944-524-6267.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: pepperoni pizza

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
                                                                                                                                    ~~ George Eliot

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
 

BASKETBALL CHEER TRYOUTS – have been moved to next Monday and Tuesday from 3-5 p.m.

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status. 

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SENIORS – The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Scholarship Fund was established in 1948 to provide educational assistance for children of military families. Applicants for all of their programs must be planning to attend accredited colleges or universities as full-time students. All loans, grants, and scholarships are designated for students seeking their first undergraduate degrees. There is one online application for all scholarships, grants, and interest-free loan programs.  For more information on these programs, stop into the counseling office. For the online application, visit https://scholarship.moaa.org/. 

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2017 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.5 million to more than 3,200 students in North America. Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. To apply go to https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/. The deadline is December 15.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL HUNTERS – The National Wild Turkey Federation offers a scholarship every year to a student who is a hunter. This year they are offering two scholarships.  Applications for the scholarship are available in the counseling office and must be returned to Mrs. Thompson by December 18. The local scholarships are worth $250, and may possibly be entered into the state competition, where it can earn $1,500. Winners of the scholarship will be invited to a banquet put on by the Federation on April 14.  You do not have to be a wild turkey hunter or belong to the Federation.

APPRENTICESHIP – The Iron Workers Local Union No. 25 Training Center is currently accepting applications for their four-year JIW apprenticeship program. Applicants must be 18, pass a physical and drug screen, have a high school diploma or GED, pass aptitude testing (Work Keys) and be a US citizen with a valid driver license and reliable transportation. To apply, go to www.ironworkers25.org. 

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is tomorrow. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Munson Healthcare Grayling has two part-time positions (20 hours per week) in the food service department. The shift is 4-8 p.m. and includes working every other weekend and every other holiday. Tasks include working on a tray line, washing dishes, answering the phone, making side dishes, possibly working in the cafeteria, etc. The starting pay is $11 per hour. Anyone interested can apply online on the Munson Intranet page. For more information, contact Lynn Hunter at lhunter1@mhc.net. 

WANT TO WIN $100? – The Beaver Creek Township Park, Community Center and Offices are getting a new sign and they are holding a design contest through the end of November. To see the dimensions, stop by the counseling office. For more information, call Carol Raybuck at 944-524-6267.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.

TODAY’S LUNCH MENU: turkey and gravy holiday lunch

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life is also a translation of the dream.
                                                                                                                                     ~~ Rene Magritte

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017
 

BASKETBALL CHEER TRYOUTS – are today and tomorrow from 3-5 p.m.

GRAB AND GO BREAKFAST – will not be available tomorrow.

MORNING BLEND – will rehearse tomorrow at 7 a.m.

GRIEF GROUP – Will meet during Academic Center time (9:20-9:50 a.m.) 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.

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status. 

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2017 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.5 million to more than 3,200 students in North America. Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. To apply go to https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/. The deadline is December 15.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL HUNTERS – The National Wild Turkey Federation offers a scholarship every year to a student who is a hunter. This year they are offering two scholarships.  Applications for the scholarship are available in the counseling office and must be returned to Mrs. Thompson by December 18. The local scholarships are worth $250, and may possibly be entered into the state competition, where it can earn $1,500. Winners of the scholarship will be invited to a banquet put on by the Federation on April 14.  You do not have to be a wild turkey hunter or belong to the Federation.

APPRENTICESHIP – The Iron Workers Local Union No. 25 Training Center is currently accepting applications for their four-year JIW apprenticeship program. Applicants must be 18, pass a physical and drug screen, have a high school diploma or GED, pass aptitude testing (Work Keys) and be a US citizen with a valid driver license and reliable transportation. To apply, go to www.ironworkers25.org. 

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Munson Healthcare Grayling has two part-time positions (20 hours per week) in the food service department. The shift is 4-8 p.m. and includes working every other weekend and every other holiday. Tasks include working on a tray line, washing dishes, answering the phone, making side dishes, possibly working in the cafeteria, etc. The starting pay is $11 per hour. Anyone interested can apply online on the Munson Intranet page. For more information, contact Lynn Hunter at lhunter1@mhc.net. 

WANT TO WIN $100? – The Beaver Creek Township Park, Community Center and Offices are getting a new sign and they are holding a design contest through the end of November. To see the dimensions, stop by the counseling office. For more information, call Carol Raybuck at 944-524-6267.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.
                                                                                                                                ~~ Robert Kennedy

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017
 

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status. 

BASKETBALL CHEER TRYOUTS – are Monday and Tuesday, November 21 and 22, from 3-5 p.m.

GRIEF GROUP – Will meet during Academic Center time (9:20-9:50 a.m.) on Tuesday 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.

LOST – A student has lost a black Five Star pencil bag with a yellow zipper. If found, please turn it in at the main office.

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL HUNTERS – The National Wild Turkey Federation offers a scholarship every year to a student who is a hunter. This year they are offering two scholarships.  Applications for the scholarship are available in the counseling office and must be returned to Mrs. Thompson by December 18. The local scholarships are worth $250, and may possibly be entered into the state competition, where it can earn $1,500. Winners of the scholarship will be invited to a banquet put on by the Federation on April 14.  You do not have to be a wild turkey hunter or belong to the Federation.

APPRENTICESHIP – The Iron Workers Local Union No. 25 Training Center is currently accepting applications for their four-year JIW apprenticeship program. Applicants must be 18, pass a physical and drug screen, have a high school diploma or GED, pass aptitude testing (Work Keys) and be a US citizen with a valid driver license and reliable transportation. To apply, go to www.ironworkers25.org. 

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

XBOX CHALLENGE – Q100.3 is hosting an Xbox Challenge at Family Video during the Grayling Christmas Walk tomorrow. The contest is open to ages 10-18 and you could win $100 cash plus other great prizes. Registration begins at 3 p.m. or you may pre-register by calling 348-6171 ext. 12. The competition begins at 5 p.m. The Xbox One game will be announced at registration.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Munson Healthcare Grayling has two part-time positions (20 hours per week) in the food service department. The shift is 4-8 p.m. and includes working every other weekend and every other holiday. Tasks include working on a tray line, washing dishes, answering the phone, making side dishes, possibly working in the cafeteria, etc. The starting pay is $11 per hour. Anyone interested can apply online on the Munson Intranet page. For more information, contact Lynn Hunter at lhunter1@mhc.net. 

WANT TO WIN $100? – The Beaver Creek Township Park, Community Center and Offices are getting a new sign and they are holding a design contest through the end of November. To see the dimensions, stop by the counseling office. For more information, call Carol Raybuck at 944-524-6267.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk still needs lots of volunteers for tomorrow! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! There is a sign-up sheet for different activities at different times in the counseling office. For more details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – available at Northern Pines Assisted Living in Grayling. If you enjoy visiting with senior citizens and bringing joy into their lives, please consider coming to Northern Pines Assisted Living as a volunteer. If you are interested in putting puzzles together, playing cards or board games, or entertaining with song/music, the seniors would cherish the time spent together. The facility is located at 130 Mary Ann St near Cobble Creek Apartments and they can schedule after school activities or weekend activities. Please call Julie Brooks, Life Enrichment Director, at 344-2010 to arrange for an activity and time. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Mr. Forrester is looking for students to operate the score clock at GMS basketball games. If you are interested please contact him via email ASAP.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
                                                                                                                             ~~ Lyndon B. Johnson

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017
 

SENIORS – The following have been selected and to represent the Class of 2018: Song - "Five More Minutes" by Scotty McCreery; Motto - "Don't count the days, make the days count." ~~Muhammad Ali; Colors - black and gold; Flower – sunflower.

SENIORS – Be sure to get your class dues paid before winter break. Everyone who has their dues paid by December 22 will receive a free yearbook! Email Mr. Tunney if you need to know your current status. 

BASKETBALL CHEER TRYOUTS – are Monday and Tuesday, November 21 and 22, from 3-5 p.m.

LOST – A student has lost a black Five Star pencil bag with a yellow zipper. If found, please turn it in at the main office.

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

XBOX CHALLENGE – Q100.3 is hosting an Xbox Challenge at Family Video during the Grayling Christmas Walk on Saturday, November 18. The contest is open to ages 10-18 and you could win $100 cash plus other great prizes. Registration begins at 3 p.m. or you may pre-register by calling 348-6171 ext. 12. The competition begins at 5 p.m. The Xbox One game will be announced at registration.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Munson Healthcare Grayling has two part-time positions (20 hours per week) in the food service department. The shift is 4-8 p.m. and includes working every other weekend and every other holiday. Tasks include working on a tray line, washing dishes, answering the phone, making side dishes, possibly working in the cafeteria, etc. The starting pay is $11 per hour. Anyone interested can apply online on the Munson Intranet page. For more information, contact Lynn Hunter at lhunter1@mhc.net. 

WANT TO WIN $100? – The Beaver Creek Township Park, Community Center and Offices are getting a new sign and they are holding a design contest through the end of November. To see the dimensions, stop by the counseling office. For more information, call Carol Raybuck at 944-524-6267.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk still needs lots of volunteers for Saturday! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! There is a sign-up sheet for different activities at different times in the counseling office. For more details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – available at Northern Pines Assisted Living in Grayling. If you enjoy visiting with senior citizens and bringing joy into their lives, please consider coming to Northern Pines Assisted Living as a volunteer. If you are interested in putting puzzles together, playing cards or board games, or entertaining with song/music, the seniors would cherish the time spent together. The facility is located at 130 Mary Ann St near Cobble Creek Apartments and they can schedule after school activities or weekend activities. Please call Julie Brooks, Life Enrichment Director, at 344-2010 to arrange for an activity and time. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Mr. Forrester is looking for students to operate the score clock at GMS basketball games. If you are interested please contact him via email ASAP.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: It’s from our sufferings that we form our consciousness.
                                                                                                                                   ~~ Lisa Bonet

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
 

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

WANT TO WIN $100? – The Beaver Creek Township Park, Community Center and Offices are getting a new sign and they are holding a design contest through the end of November. To see the dimensions, stop by the counseling office. For more information, call Carol Raybuck at 944-524-6267.

FREE ONE-DAY SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS – for ages 10 and up will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Hills Marine in Roscommon. Take your own sack lunch; drinks will be provided. Limited space is available, so register early by calling 989-275-5175.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk still needs lots of volunteers for Saturday! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! There is a sign-up sheet for different activities at different times in the counseling office. For more details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – available at Northern Pines Assisted Living in Grayling. If you enjoy visiting with senior citizens and bringing joy into their lives, please consider coming to Northern Pines Assisted Living as a volunteer. If you are interested in putting puzzles together, playing cards or board games, or entertaining with song/music, the seniors would cherish the time spent together. The facility is located at 130 Mary Ann St near Cobble Creek Apartments and they can schedule after school activities or weekend activities. Please call Julie Brooks, Life Enrichment Director, at 344-2010 to arrange for an activity and time. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Mr. Forrester is looking for students to operate the score clock at GMS basketball games. If you are interested please contact him via email ASAP.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.
                                                                                                                              ~~ Jawaharlal Nehru

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017
 

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. Eligible students are those who have overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions and have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students. Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions and are due December 31, 2017. Champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – available at Northern Pines Assisted Living in Grayling. If you enjoy visiting with senior citizens and bringing joy into their lives, please consider coming to Northern Pines Assisted Living as a volunteer. If you are interested in putting puzzles together, playing cards or board games, or entertaining with song/music, the seniors would cherish the time spent together. The facility is located at 130 Mary Ann St near Cobble Creek Apartments and they can schedule after school activities or weekend activities. Please call Julie Brooks, Life Enrichment Director, at 344-2010 to arrange for an activity and time. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Mr. Forrester is looking for students to operate the score clock at GMS basketball games. If you are interested please contact him via email ASAP.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
                                                                                                                                 ~~ Walter Winchell

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017
 

THE VIKING PANTRY – is conducting an Up North Raffle. There are 28 prizes donated by businesses from throughout northern Michigan, with the grand prize being a $400 golf package from Shanty Creek. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds will be used to help our students in need of food and hygiene items. Any parents or students (18 years and older) interested in purchasing tickets can see Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. Eligible students are those who have overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions and have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students. Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions and are due December 31, 2017. Champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – available at Northern Pines Assisted Living in Grayling. If you enjoy visiting with senior citizens and bringing joy into their lives, please consider coming to Northern Pines Assisted Living as a volunteer. If you are interested in putting puzzles together, playing cards or board games, or entertaining with song/music, the seniors would cherish the time spent together. The facility is located at 130 Mary Ann St near Cobble Creek Apartments and they can schedule after school activities or weekend activities. Please call Julie Brooks, Life Enrichment Director, at 344-2010 to arrange for an activity and time. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Mr. Forrester is looking for students to operate the score clock at GMS basketball games. If you are interested please contact him via email ASAP.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
                                                                                                                                    ~~ Martin Luther

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017
 

SENIORS – The time has come to order your 2018 graduation announcements, caps, gowns, and accessories. The Josten’s representative will be in the cafeteria during both lunches TODAY, to take your orders. They will remain after B lunch to accommodate our CTC students. All graduating seniors must have a cap, gown and tassel.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. Eligible students are those who have overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions and have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students. Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions and are due December 31, 2017. Champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The elementary PTO is in need of high school volunteers for the Mother/Son Dance today from 4-7 p.m. at the elementary school. They would be helping with set up, clean up, games and picture taking. If interested, email Heather Bennett at graylingelementaryPTO@gmail.com. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – available at Northern Pines Assisted Living in Grayling. If you enjoy visiting with senior citizens and bringing joy into their lives, please consider coming to Northern Pines Assisted Living as a volunteer. If you are interested in putting puzzles together, playing cards or board games, or entertaining with song/music, the seniors would cherish the time spent together. The facility is located at 130 Mary Ann St near Cobble Creek Apartments and they can schedule after school activities or weekend activities. Please call Julie Brooks, Life Enrichment Director, at 344-2010 to arrange for an activity and time. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Mr. Forrester is looking for students to operate the score clock at GMS basketball games. If you are interested please contact him via email ASAP.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.
                                                                                                                                     ~~ Zig Ziglar

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017


CHOIR FUNDRAISER – will be delivered today.

THE ANNUAL SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER – for the ski and boys basketball teams will take place at the Grayling Middle School today from 4:30–7 p.m. The cost is $6 per individual or $20 per family. There will be a silent auction with some top-notch items donated from the Grayling community. Last year, we served 300 meals. Thank you for your support!

SENIORS – The time has come to order your 2018 graduation announcements, caps, gowns, and accessories. The Josten’s representative will be in the cafeteria during both lunches on November 9 to take your orders. They will remain after B lunch to accommodate our CTC students. Be sure to bring your $50 deposit. All graduating seniors must have a cap, gown, and tassel.

THE VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY – is coming up, and we would like to include as many military families as possible in this year’s slide-show. If you have an immediate family member (parent, guardian, sibling, or grandparent), and would like to include them in the Veterans' Day assembly, please email your maximum of two pictures to hkocefas2018@students-casdk12.net.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Mr. Forrester is looking for students to operate the score clock at GMS basketball games. If you are interested please contact him via email ASAP.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The elementary PTO is in need of high school volunteers for the Mother/Son Dance on Thursday, November 9 from 4-7 p.m. at the elementary school. They would be helping with set up, clean up, games and picture taking. If interested, email Heather Bennett at graylingelementaryPTO@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.
                                                                                                                                       ~~ Zig Ziglar

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017
 

SENIORS – Jostens will be here today from 12:49 to 1:49 in the auditorium for a graduation presentation. They will return on November 9, during lunches, to collect orders. Please plan to attend.

THE VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY – is coming up, and we would like to include as many military families as possible in this year’s slide-show. If you have an immediate family member (parent, guardian, sibling, or grandparent), and would like to include them in the Veterans' Day assembly, please email your maximum of two pictures to hkocefas2018@students-casdk12.net.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

ATTENTION ALL GUYS – especially seniors: The law says you have to register with Selective Service within 30 days of your 18th birthday. If you don’t register, you risk losing out on like college loans, federal jobs and job training. Register with Selective Service on-line at www.sss.gov., or go to any post office and fill out a Selective Service registration card.

TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF GERMS – remember to wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer and do not share pens, pencils, calculators or headphones.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The elementary PTO is in need of high school volunteers for the Mother/Son Dance on Thursday, November 9 from 4-7 p.m. at the elementary school. They would be helping with set up, clean up, games and picture taking. If interested, email Heather Bennett at graylingelementaryPTO@gmail.com. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
                                                                                                                     ~~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 

MORNING BLEND – is meeting on Thursday morning at 7:00 and there will be no rehearsal on Friday.

THE VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY – is coming up, and we would like to include as many military families as possible in this year’s slide-show. If you have an immediate family member (parent, guardian, sibling, or grandparent), and would like to include them in the Veterans' Day assembly, please email your maximum of two pictures to hkocefas2018@students-casdk12.net.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

ATTENTION ALL GUYS – especially seniors: The law says you have to register with Selective Service within 30 days of your 18th birthday. If you don’t register, you risk losing out on like college loans, federal jobs and job training. Register with Selective Service on-line at www.sss.gov., or go to any post office and fill out a Selective Service registration card.

TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF GERMS – remember to wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer and do not share pens, pencils, calculators or headphones.

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY – is holding an event called the Explore Eastern Open House on November 4. It's is a great way for first-year students to learn about EMU and how an Eastern education can create a path to their future. The event features an academic fair, presentations by the deans from each of the five colleges and an optional walking tour of campus. Meet one-on-one with professors from various departments, meet other prospective students and get to know the Eastern community. Explore Eastern begins at EMU’s Student Center and runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Need information on where to park and where to stay when you visit? Get visitor information at https://webstage.emich.edu/admissions/visit/visitor-info.php.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen. Voices whisper in the trees, “Tonight is Halloween!”
                                                                                                                                     ~~ Dexter Kozen

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017
 

THE VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY – is coming up, and we would like to include as many military families as possible in this year’s slide-show. If you have an immediate family member (parent, guardian, sibling, or grandparent), and would like to include them in the Veterans' Day assembly, please email your maximum of two pictures to hkocefas2018@students-casdk12.net.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

ATTENTION ALL GUYS – especially seniors: The law says you have to register with Selective Service within 30 days of your 18th birthday. If you don’t register, you risk losing out on like college loans, federal jobs and job training. Register with Selective Service on-line at www.sss.gov., or go to any post office and fill out a Selective Service registration card.

TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF GERMS – remember to wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer and do not share pens, pencils, calculators or headphones.

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY – is holding an event called the Explore Eastern Open House on November 4. It's is a great way for first-year students to learn about EMU and how an Eastern education can create a path to their future. The event features an academic fair, presentations by the deans from each of the five colleges and an optional walking tour of campus. Meet one-on-one with professors from various departments, meet other prospective students and get to know the Eastern community. Explore Eastern begins at EMU’s Student Center and runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Need information on where to park and where to stay when you visit? Get visitor information at https://webstage.emich.edu/admissions/visit/visitor-info.php.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
                                                                                                                                 ~~ Jim Carrey

Thursday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017
 

COME TO THE VIKING WELLNESS CENTER – on Monday morning from 7:30-8:00 for a brief welcome reception in honor of our new nurse practitioner, Courtney Brinkman. We will have a few light refreshments and Courtney will be ready to greet our students and serve our student population as the medical professional for the Viking Wellness Center.

THE VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY – is coming up, and we would like to include as many military families as possible in this year’s slide-show. If you have an immediate family member (parent, guardian, sibling, or grandparent), and would like to include them in the Veterans' Day assembly, please email your maximum of two pictures to hkocefas2018@students-casdk12.net.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office. General guidelines: be in good health and feeling well; be at least 17 (16 with parental consent); weigh at least 110 pounds; have not donated in the last 56 days; bring a photo ID the day of the drive.

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY – is holding an event called the Explore Eastern Open House on November 4. It's is a great way for first-year students to learn about EMU and how an Eastern education can create a path to their future. The event features an academic fair, presentations by the deans from each of the five colleges and an optional walking tour of campus. Meet one-on-one with professors from various departments, meet other prospective students and get to know the Eastern community. Explore Eastern begins at EMU’s Student Center and runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Need information on where to park and where to stay when you visit? Get visitor information at https://webstage.emich.edu/admissions/visit/visitor-info.php.

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

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to work at Project Graduation’s bake sale at Family Fare tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shifts are flexible. If interested, contact Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
                                                                                                                            ~~ Theodore Roosevelt

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017
 

FOOTBALL SPECTATOR BUS – Finishing the season at 6-3, the Grayling Vikings have once again made the MHSAA Football Playoffs, and will be headed to Reed City for their Pre-District game. The game will be played this Friday at 7 p.m. at Reed City High School (225 W. Church Ave, Reed City, MI 49677). Tickets will cost $10 for the spectator bus and that will include your game ticket ($5). Please pay your $10 in the main office. We must have at least 40 people signed up before we will send a spectator bus. The first 40 people to sign-up and pay will be guaranteed a spot. The deadline to sign up is today at 3 p.m. The spec bus leaves Friday at 4:45 p.m. from GHS and should return to GHS by midnight. If you'd like to ride the spec bus, sign up using the link below. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGTMiWkPj7uUpyjgFDjW7kMJGrl9ThPG9LdcDy9taqlycrKA/viewform.

YAC MEMBERS AND POTENTIAL MEMBERS – There will be a meeting today after school in Mrs. Paulus' coom (C312). The meeting will run from 3-3:45.

THE VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY – is coming up, and we would like to include as many military families as possible in this year’s slide-show. If you have an immediate family member (parent, guardian, sibling, or grandparent), and would like to include them in the Veterans' Day assembly, please email your maximum of two pictures to hkocefas2018@students-casdk12.net.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office.

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY – is holding an event called the Explore Eastern Open House on November 5. It's is a great way for first-year students to learn about EMU and how an Eastern education can create a path to their future. The event features an academic fair, presentations by the deans from each of the five colleges and an optional walking tour of campus. Meet one-on-one with professors from various departments, meet other prospective students and get to know the Eastern community. Explore Eastern begins at EMU’s Student Center and runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Need information on where to park and where to stay when you visit? Get visitor information at https://webstage.emich.edu/admissions/visit/visitor-info.php.

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

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Elementary School PTO is in need of volunteers for pumpkin night tonight from 5:00-7:00ish. Meet at the GES cafeteria

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to work at Project Graduation’s bake sale at Family Fare on Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shifts are flexible. If interested, contact Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
                                                                                                                                     ~~ Napoleon Hill

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY – is today 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.

FOOTBALL SPECTATOR BUS – Finishing the season at 6-3, the Grayling Vikings have once again made the MHSAA Football Playoffs, and will be headed to Reed City for their Pre-District game. The game will be played this Friday at 7 p.m. at Reed City High School (225 W. Church Ave, Reed City, MI 49677). Tickets will cost $10 for the spectator bus and that will include your game ticket ($5). Please pay your $10 in the main office. We must have at least 40 people signed up before we will send a spectator bus. The first 40 people to sign-up and pay will be guaranteed a spot. The deadline to sign up is Thursday at 3 p.m. The spec bus leaves Friday at 4:45 p.m. from GHS and should return to GHS by midnight. If you'd like to ride the spec bus, sign up using the link below. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGTMiWkPj7uUpyjgFDjW7kMJGrl9ThPG9LdcDy9taqlycrKA/viewform.

THE VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY – is coming up, and we would like to include as many military families as possible in this year’s slide-show. If you have an immediate family member (parent, guardian, sibling, or grandparent), and would like to include them in the Veterans' Day assembly, please email your maximum of two pictures to hkocefas2018@students-casdk12.net.

THE GHS ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE – is on Wednesday, November 22. Sign up to donate blood in the main office! If you are 16 and want to donate, you will need a consent form which can also be found in the main office

ATTENTION ALL NHS MEMBERS AND MEMBERS-ELECT – We will have our first meeting tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. Attendance is mandatory and roll will be taken. 

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

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. 

SENIORS – October is FREE application month at Wayne State University. Apply for free by using code MCAW2018. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Elementary School PTO is in need of volunteers for pumpkin night tomorrow from 5:00-7:00ish. Meet at the GES cafeteria

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to work at Project Graduation’s bake sale at Family Fare on Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shifts are flexible. If interested, contact Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: My mother said to me, ‘If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.’ Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
                                                                                                                                    ~~ Pablo Picasso

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
 

ATTENTION ALL NHS MEMBERS AND MEMBERS-ELECT – We will have our first meeting on Thursday at 7:30 a.m. Attendance is mandatory and roll will be taken. 

INTERESTED IN ADVENTURE? – Want to experience new cultures? The U.S. Department of State offers full scholarships to high school students to study abroad for one academic year. For more information, check out  https://www.exchanges.state.gov/us/high-school. 

SUMMER ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITY – Hillsdale College is offering a unique summer study abroad program. Students study with faculty while earning Hillsdale College credit. The two week programs include travel to England, France or Italy. For more information, check out the Hillsdale College website at https://www.hillsdale.edu/academics/high-school-study/.

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

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.

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. 

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.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Christmas Walk is looking for volunteers! If you are looking for ways to earn your community service hours and help your hometown this is an excellent opportunity! For details, email graylingvista1@gmail.com. 

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The Grayling Elementary School PTO is in need of volunteers for pumpkin night on Thursday from 5:00-7:00ish. Meet at the GES cafeteria

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to work at Project Graduation’s bake sale at Family Fare on Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shifts are flexible. If interested, contact Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

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

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
                                                                                                                                   ~~ Albert Einstein

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017
 

ATTENTION ALL NHS MEMBERS AND MEMBERS-ELECT – We are having our first meeting next week on Thursday, October 26 at 7:30 a.m. Attendance is mandatory and roll will be taken. 

INTERESTED IN ADVENTURE? – Want to experience new cultures? The U.S. Department of State offers full scholarships to high school students to study abroad for one academic year. For more information, check out  https://www.exchanges.state.gov/us/high-school. 

SUMMER ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITY – Hillsdale College is offering a unique summer study abroad program. Students study with faculty while earning Hillsdale College credit. The two week programs include travel to England, France or Italy. For more information, check out the Hillsdale College website at https://www.hillsdale.edu/academics/high-school-study/.

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

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 Elementary School PTO is in need of volunteers for pumpkin night on Thursday from 5:00-7:00ish. Meet at the GES cafeteria

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – Volunteers are needed to work at Project Graduation’s bake sale at Family Fare on Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shifts are flexible. If interested, contact Mrs. Bonamie in the counseling office.

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

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: In the information society, nobody thinks. We expect to banish paper, but we actually banish thought.
                                                                                                                                ~~ Michael Crichton

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017
 

AP SOCIETY – has its very first event today 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.

ATTENTION ALL NHS MEMBERS AND MEMBERS-ELECT – We are having our first meeting next week on Thursday, October 26 at 7:30 a.m. Attendance is mandatory and roll will be taken. 

ATTENTION ALL GUYS – especially seniors: The law says you have to register with Selective Service within 30 days of your 18th birthday. If you don’t register, you risk losing out on like college loans, federal jobs and job training. Register with Selective Service on-line at www.sss.gov., or go to any post office and fill out a Selective Service registration card.

INTERESTED IN ADVENTURE? – Want to experience new cultures? The U.S. Department of State offers full scholarships to high school students to study abroad for one academic year. For more information, check out  https://www.exchanges.state.gov/us/high-school. 

SUMMER ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITY – Hillsdale College is offering a unique summer study abroad program. Students study with faculty while earning Hillsdale College credit. The two week programs include travel to England, France or Italy. For more information, check out the Hillsdale College website at https://www.hillsdale.edu/academics/high-school-study/.

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

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. If interested, contact Julie Brooks at 989-490-8781.

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).

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
                                                                                                                                      ~~ John Dewey

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017
 

THE SOCCER TEAM – lost a heart breaker last night in district action versus Boyne City, 4-3. Anthony Harrington, Gabe Nano and Mason Manning scored for the Vikes. A big thank you to all of our fans who came out and supported the team. We'll see you next year!

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.

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.

ATTENTION ALL GUYS – especially seniors: The law says you have to register with Selective Service within 30 days of your 18th birthday. If you don’t register, you risk losing out on like college loans, federal jobs and job training. Register with Selective Service on-line at www.sss.gov., or go to any post office and fill out a Selective Service registration card.

SUMMER ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITY – Hillsdale College is offering a unique summer study abroad program. Students study with faculty while earning Hillsdale College credit. The two week programs include travel to England, France or Italy. For more information, check out the Hillsdale College website at https://www.hillsdale.edu/academics/high-school-study/.

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

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. If interested, contact Julie Brooks at 989-490-8781.

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).

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.
                                                                                                                                   ~~ Reba McEntire

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.