Working Toward a Stronger Community
One Student at a Time
All students will have equal access
to an excellent educational program
and be educated to their greatest potential.
They will meet high academic standards
through school interventions,
and family involvement.
WELCOME TO LEOLA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Leola School Lowdown
LEOLA SCHOOL LOWDOWN
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
*Today’s Menu: teriyaki chicken, rice, peas, mandarin oranges
*Tomorrow’s Breakfast: sausage links
*Tomorrow’s Lunch: hot dog on a bun, chips, baked beans, fruit
September 29th – October 5th
Wyatt Haddad, Jacob Kindelspire, Mason Waltman, Calvin Petrich
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church CRE students will meet tonight at 6:15 not 6:30. The movie God’s Not Dead is almost 2 hours long so we need to meet earlier please. Will have drinks and popcorn during the movie.
Lunch Schedule for Thursday
K-4: 10:45 – 11:13
5-12: 11:15 – 11:45
4-H Open House on October 7th at the Leola at Municipal Building 4:30-6pm.
Come out and learn what 4-H has to offer.
Junior high volleyball players: Please be at the school tomorrow at 5:00pm for our games against Ipswich.
REMINDER: FBLA Members need to pay their FBLA Dues. The Deadline is TODAY.
Congratulations to DENAE MELLAND for being chosen as this year's DAR Good Citizen. The DAR Good Citizen is a senior student who has demonstrated, in an outstanding way, the qualities of a good citizen: dependability (which includes truthfulness, loyalty, and punctuality); service (which includes cooperation, courtesy, and consideration of others); leadership (which includes personality, self-control, and ability to assume responsibility); and patriotism (which includes unselfish interest in family, school, community and nation) to an outstanding degree. Denae is now eligible for a scholarship at the state level. CONGRATS DENAE!!!
Congratulations to FRANCINE HOFFMAN for being nominated for the Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week award through Touchstone Energy Cooperative and KSFY. Francine is now eligible to win one of two $500 scholarships OR a $1000 scholarship at the end of the year through Touchstone Energy. CONGRATS FRANCINE!
Juniors and Seniors will be attending the College and Career Planning Day at NSU on October 2. We will leave at 8:30 and return by 11:45.
Any 9-12 grade student interested in attending the Aberdeen Scrubs Camp on October 14, please see Miss Butler for more information. To register, go to http://scrubscamps.sd.gov/camp-locator/ Deadline for registration is September 30, but spots are filling up quickly! Careers to be showcased this year include: EMT/fire rescue, medical assisting, dietetics, optometrist, SDMYLIFE, surgery, speech therapy, and radiology (XRAY).
The PSAT will be given on October 15 at 8:30am in Miss Butler's room. Any sophomores or juniors interested in taking this should sign up with Miss Butler.
The USD rep will be here on October 21. Any junior or senior interested in meeting with her, please sign up by the HS principal's office.
ACT Reminders and Updates: For those juniors and seniors taking the ACT, here are a few reminders and updates-
You are restricted to taking the test only 12 times. You can pay an extra fee on the December, April, and June tests to get your answer sheet and book back for review. SD has implemented a state tax on the ACT. Pay attention to that fee when you are registering- When registering for the ACT, take advantage of the free test scores...pick 4 schools to send those results to.
Seniors: The Horatio Alger scholarship is open to any senior who will graduate in the spring/summer of 2015, committed to complete a bachelor's degree and is a US citizen. The scholarship focuses on students that are financially challenged, parent's adjusted gross income of less than $55,000, and that they have overcome a challenge. These scholarships range from $7,000-$22,000. Application deadline is October 25. Twenty-five $7,000 scholarships will be awarded this year to SD students. You may apply online at www.horatioalger.org
Monthly Lunch Menu
Congratulations Homecoming Royalty
Leola School District 44-2
PO Box 350
820 Leola Ave
Leola, SD 57456
605-439-3142 (ph) / 605-439-3206 (fax)