Announcements for 4/24/2018:

Today is a Day 2

Seniors:  A representative from Herff Jones will be here today during lunch waves to hand out caps & gowns.  There will also be order forms from Marvin Burk Photos by Rick to order a picture of you receiving your diploma at Commencement.  Please stop in the concourse by entrance #1 before leaving the building for lunch to pick up these items.

The weight room will be open Wednesday at 6:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. for Athletic Enhancement.

Key Club meeting:  Tomorrow (4/25) at Noon in Room 120.

 

Click here for the Student Council applications for the 2018-19 school year.  If you want to run for Student Council office, the deadline has been extended to Wednesday, April 25!

Football Cheerleading:  Tryout practice will be this Wednesday, April 25 from 1-3PM in the middle school wrestling room.  Tryouts are Wednesday, May 2 in the middle school wrestling room.  You will sign-up for a time slot between 5-7PM.

The 2018 Spencer Tiger Football sweatshirt is now on sale through April 30.  Check your school email for a link to the website or see Coach Tighe for a flyer.  All orders will arrive before the end of the school year.

Seniors:  Now is the time to start checking if you have outstanding fees, detention time, negative lunch balance, etc.  The checkout process with be much smoother if you have everything taken care of before May 18.

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Bus departures today:

2:00 - Girls soccer to Heelan

2:15 - Girls & boys track to Cherokee

2:30 - Boys tennis to Estherville

3:15 - JV boys track to Emmetsburg

Today’s menu:  Country fried steak, whipped potatoes, white gravy, peas, mandarin oranges

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Announcements for 4/23/2018:

Today is a Day 1

JV boys track practice will be after school tonight.  Workout for today and lineup for Tuesday will be posted on the track bulletin board.

All girls in track and field need to check the Harlan and Cherokee lineups on Monday and Tuesday.  There have been some adjustments made in each lineup! Lineups are down in the locker room area.

All Speech and Drama students are asked to check the Drama Call Board sometime today for  important information concerning Spring Thespian Initiation, the Speech and Drama Awards Banquet, and Thespian Point Updating.

All initiated Thespians AND Spring Thespian Initiates are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today in the Drama Office to pick up a copy of the Spring Thespian Initiation information sheet.

Seniors:  A representative from Herff Jones will be here tomorrow during lunch waves to hand out caps & gowns.  Please stop in the concourse by entrance #1 before leaving the building for lunch.

Click here for the Student Council applications for the 2018-19 school year.  If you want to run for Student Council office, please complete by tomorrow!

The 2018 Spencer Tiger Football sweatshirt is now on sale through April 30.  Check your school email for a link to the website or see Coach Tighe for a flyer.  All orders will arrive before the end of the school year.

Seniors:  Now is the time to start checking if you have outstanding fees, detention time, negative lunch balance, etc.  The checkout process with be much smoother if you have everything taken care of before May 18.

Football Cheerleading:  Tryout practice will be this Wednesday, April 25 from 1-3PM in the middle school wrestling room.  Tryouts are Wednesday, May 2 in the middle school wrestling room.  You will sign-up for a time slot between 5-7PM.

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Bus departures today:

1:00 - Girls golf to Brunsville

1:00 - Girls track to Harlan

2:00 - Boys golf to LeMars

2:00 - Boys soccer to Sioux City West

2:15 - Boys tennis to Storm Lake

2:30 - Boys track to Estherville

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, tater tots, pears

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Announcements for 4/20/2018:

Today is a Day 2

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here today to visit with students.

The 2018 Spencer Tiger Football sweatshirt is now on sale through April 30.  Check your school email for a link to the website or see Coach Tighe for a flyer.  All orders will arrive before the end of the school year.

Seniors:  Now is the time to start checking if you have outstanding fees, detention time, negative lunch balance, etc.  The checkout process with be much smoother if you have everything taken care of before May 18.

This weeks School Library month trivia question: Which book series in the SHS library has the most checkouts this school year?

Click here for the Student Council applications for the 2018-19 school year.  If you want to run for Student Council office, please complete by April 24.

Anyone interested in summers drivers ed, please see Mrs. Foerster in the Main Office ASAP!

Football Cheerleading:  Tryout practice will be Wednesday, April 25 from 1-3PM in the middle school wrestling room.  Tryouts are Wednesday, May 2 in the middle school wrestling room.  You will sign-up for a time slot between 5-7PM.

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Bus departure today:

1:00 - Boys soccer to Sioux City North

2:30 - Boys track to Pocahontas

Today’s menu:  Chicken quesadilla, romaine salad, baby carrots, applesauce

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Announcements for 4/19/2018:

Today is a Day 1

Mrs. Dirkx's U.S. Literature students need to have their red literature book in class today.

The weight room will be open today at 3:40 for Athletic Enhancement.

Prom 2018

SENIORS: Your ticket is free, but you still need to pick up a ticket to gain admittance into the Prom.

JUNIORS: Your ticket cost is $30.

If you do not have a ticket, you do not get into the building for Prom.

The 2018 Spencer Tiger Football sweatshirt is now on sale through April 30.  Check your school email for a link to the website or see Coach Tighe for a flyer.  All orders will arrive before the end of the school year.

This weeks School Library month trivia question: Which book series in the SHS library has the most checkouts this school year?

Click here for the Student Council applications for the 2018-19 school year.  If you want to run for Student Council office, please complete by April 24.

Anyone interested in summers drivers ed, please see Mrs. Foerster in the Main Office ASAP!

Football Cheerleading:  Tryout practice will be Wednesday, April 25 from 1-3PM in the middle school wrestling room.  Tryouts are Wednesday, May 2 in the middle school wrestling room.  You will sign-up for a time slot between 5-7PM.

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Bus departure today:

1:30 - Boys golf to Carroll

Today’s menu:  Citrus chicken, fried rice, pineapple, fortune cookie

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Announcements for 4/17/2018:

Today is a Day 2

ATTENTION SENIORS:  You were all emailed a link to vote on Commencement speakers.  Please vote for 2 females and 2 males.  Voting will close at 4PM TODAY!

There are 59,258 library books in Spencer Schools Libraries! Congratulations to Allie McGruder and Elle Johnson for having the closest guesses. Stop in the Learning Commons to pick up your prize!

This weeks School Library month trivia question: Which book series in the SHS library has the most checkouts this school year?

Click here for the Student Council applications for the 2018-19 school year.  If you want to run for Student Council office, please complete by April 24.

Anyone interested in summers drivers ed, please see Mrs. Foerster in the Main Office ASAP!

Prom 2018

SENIORS: Your ticket is free, but you still need to pick up a ticket to gain admittance into the Prom.

JUNIORS: Your ticket cost is $30.

If you do not have a ticket, you do not get into the building for Prom.

Football Cheerleading:  Tryout practice will be Wednesday, April 25 from 1-3PM in the middle school wrestling room.  Tryouts are Wednesday, May 2 in the middle school wrestling room.  You will sign-up for a time slot between 5-7PM.

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Today’s menu:  Italian flatbread sub, tri-taters, clementine

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Announcements for 4/16/2018:

Today is a Day 1

ATTENTION SENIORS:  You were all emailed a link to vote on Commencement speakers.  Please vote for 2 females and 2 males.  Voting will close at 4 PM tomorrow, April 17.

Choir eats normal lunch wave today.

Due to the snow and windy conditions over the weekend, both Saturday and Sunday's performances of the spring play, "Look Homeward, Angel" were cancelled.  Therefore, another performance of the play has been added for tonight at 7:00 P.M. Students and staff with Saturday or Sunday tickets may use those for tonight's performance.  Students may also use their activity ticket to get into the show.  Just show your activity ticket at the box office window, and you will be given a reserved seat ticket for the play.  Make-Up times for the play tonight will be 1/2 hour earlier than on Friday night.  Ushers for tonight's performance are asked to report at 6:00 P.M. tonight.

Sophomores: We are looking for a few more servers for Prom. If you are interested, see (or email) Kelly Kuehler in the main office.

Click here for the Student Council applications for the 2018-19 school year.  If you want to run for Student Council office, please complete by April 24.

Anyone interested in summers drivers ed, please see Mrs. Foerster in the Main Office ASAP!

Prom 2018

1. Prom will be at the High School again this year in the gym. Grand March will be on the High School Auditorium Stage and continue down the concourse. After Prom is at the Events Center.

2. Prom tickets are on sale during lunch waves April 16-19.  SENIORS: Your ticket is free, but you still need to pick up a ticket to gain admittance into the Prom. JUNIORS: Your ticket cost is $30.

If you do not have a ticket, you do not get into the building for Prom.

Football Cheerleading:  Tryout practice will be Wednesday, April 25 from 1-3PM in the middle school wrestling room.  Tryouts are Wednesday, May 2 in the middle school wrestling room.  You will sign-up for a time slot between 5-7PM.

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Bus departures today:

2:45 - Girls tennis to Spirit Lake

3:00 - Boys soccer to Sioux Center

Today’s menu:  Sloppy Joe sandwich, green beans, peaches

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Announcements for 4/13/2018:

Today is a Day 2

Sioux City Relays have been cancelled for today.  Girls track will practice today.

ACT test scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed to a later date TBD.

The boys track posters are in.  Stop by Coach Bauermeister's room to pick some up.  Track T-shirt order is in and can also be picked up in Coach B’s room.

Sophomores: We are looking for a few more servers for Prom. If you are interested, see (or email) Kelly Kuehler in the main office.

Click here for the Student Council applications for the 2018-19 school year.  If you want to run for Student Council office, please complete by April 24.

Anyone interested in summers drivers ed, please see Mrs. Foerster in the Main Office ASAP!

Celebrate School Library Month by visiting the Learning Commons! There will be weekly trivia and other activities.

For an evening of theatrical entertainment, you won't want to miss the Spencer High School Drama Department's production of "Look Homeward, Angel".  Performances are this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2:00 P.M.  Admission is $10 for Adults and $5 for students.  Students may also use their activity ticket to get into the play.  Just show your ticket at the box office window, and you will be given a reserved seat ticket.  Ushers for the play are to report to the auditorium at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1:00 P.M. on Sunday.

Help the Spencer Public Library celebrate National Library Week with special events all week!  We'll have maker events every day after school from 3:30-5:00.  Be sure to check out our website or stop in to see our other fun events.  Also don't forget to sign up for our all ages Avengers themed escape room on Saturday, April 14th from 10am-4pm.  Retrieve the Infinity Stones, find the clues, solve the riddles and piece together the puzzles to escape the room and save the universe!  Assemble your team of 4-10 friends or family members and register for a half-hour time slot by stopping at the library or giving us a call.  Time slots are limited!  

SENIORS: Last day to turn in a senior picture for the yearbook and newspaper is TODAY! See Ms. Gulck for questions.

Softball meeting for all girls interested in playing this summer:  Friday April 13th, 6:00pm in the student center​. ​

Any 9 - 11 boys basketball player interested in summer basketball opportunities should stop in and pick up a registration form from Coach Petzenhauser or Coach Philips sometime this week.

PROM:  

~ Tickets will be on sale from April 16 - April 19.

~ Ticket prices are $30 for juniors; seniors are free. Everyone must have a ticket to gain entrance into Prom.

Football Cheerleading:  Tryout practice will be Wednesday, April 25 from 1-3PM in the middle school wrestling room.  Tryouts are Wednesday, May 2 in the middle school wrestling room.  You will sign-up for a time slot between 5-7PM.

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Bus departures today:

2:30 - Boys track to Estherville

Today’s menu: Pepperoni pizza, romaine salad & dressing, peaches

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Announcements for 4/12/2018:

Today is a Day 1

The boys track posters are in.  Stop by Coach Bauermeister's room to pick some up.  Track T-shirt order is in and can also be picked up in Coach B’s room.

Celebrate School Library Month by visiting the Learning Commons! There will be weekly trivia and other activities.

For an evening of theatrical entertainment, you won't want to miss the Spencer High School Drama Department's production of "Look Homeward, Angel".  Performances are this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2:00 P.M.  Admission is $10 for Adults and $5 for students.  Students may also use their activity ticket to get into the play.  Just show your ticket at the box office window, and you will be given a reserved seat ticket.  Ushers for the play are to report to the auditorium at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1:00 P.M. on Sunday.

Help the Spencer Public Library celebrate National Library Week with special events all week!  We'll have maker events every day after school from 3:30-5:00.  Be sure to check out our website or stop in to see our other fun events.  Also don't forget to sign up for our all ages Avengers themed escape room on Saturday, April 14th from 10am-4pm.  Retrieve the Infinity Stones, find the clues, solve the riddles and piece together the puzzles to escape the room and save the universe!  Assemble your team of 4-10 friends or family members and register for a half-hour time slot by stopping at the library or giving us a call.  Time slots are limited!  

SENIORS: Last day to turn in a senior picture for the yearbook and newspaper is TOMORROW. See Ms. Gulck for questions.

Softball meeting for all girls interested in playing this summer:  Friday April 13th, 6:00pm in the student center​. ​

Any 9 - 11 boys basketball player interested in summer basketball opportunities should stop in and pick up a registration form from Coach Petzenhauser or Coach Philips sometime this week.

PROM:  

~ Tickets will be on sale from April 16 - April 19.

~ Ticket prices are $30 for juniors; seniors are free. Everyone must have a ticket to gain entrance into Prom.

Football Cheerleading:  Tryout practice will be Wednesday, April 25 from 1-3PM in the middle school wrestling room.  Tryouts are Wednesday, May 2 in the middle school wrestling room.  You will sign-up for a time slot between 5-7PM.

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Bus departures today:

2:00 - Boys tennis to LeMars

3:00 - Girls soccer to Storm Lake

Today’s menu: Whipped potatoes with beef gravy, cooked carrots, applesauce, dinner roll

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Announcements for 4/11/2018:

Today is a Day 2

PROM:  

~ Outside guest permission forms deadline is today!  If you do not have your outside guest permission form turned in by the end of today, you will not be able to buy a ticket for your guest.

~ Tickets will be on sale from April 16 - April 19.

~ Ticket prices are $30 for juniors; seniors are free. Everyone must have a ticket to gain entrance into Prom.

Football Cheerleading:  Tryout practice will be Wednesday, April 25 from 1-3PM in the middle school wrestling room.  Tryouts are Wednesday, May 2 in the middle school wrestling room.  You will sign-up for a time slot between 5-7PM.

Celebrate School Library Month by visiting the Learning Commons! There will be weekly trivia and other activities.

Help the Spencer Public Library celebrate National Library Week with special events all week!  We'll have maker events every day after school from 3:30-5:00.  Be sure to check out our website or stop in to see our other fun events.  Also don't forget to sign up for our all ages Avengers themed escape room on Saturday, April 14th from 10am-4pm.  Retrieve the Infinity Stones, find the clues, solve the riddles and piece together the puzzles to escape the room and save the universe!  Assemble your team of 4-10 friends or family members and register for a half-hour time slot by stopping at the library or giving us a call.  Time slots are limited!  

Key Club meeting:  Thursday April 12, 7:30 a.m.

There will be a Leadership Council meeting on Thursday morning at 7:40 am in Coach Tighe's room.  Contact Coach Tighe if you cannot attend.

SENIORS: Last day to turn in a senior picture for the yearbook and newspaper is Friday. See Ms. Gulck for questions.

Any 9 - 11 boys basketball player interested in summer basketball opportunities should stop in and pick up a registration form from Coach Petzenhauser or Coach Philips sometime this week.

Softball meeting for all girls interested in playing this summer:  Friday April 13th, 6:00pm in the student center​. ​

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Today’s menu: Pulled pork sandwich, cheesy broccoli, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 4/10/2018:

Today is a Day 1

Attention Students: Email Mrs. Kluver if you are interested in a career in aviation ASAP!!

Any 9 - 11 boys basketball player interested in summer basketball opportunities should stop in and pick up a registration form from Coach Petzenhauser or Coach Philips sometime this week.

The Sioux City Relays have been moved to Friday because of the weather forecast on Saturday.  If you can now go on Friday and were not listed to run because of ACT testing, talk to Coach Maschino today and we can adjust our lineup.      

Help the Spencer Public Library celebrate National Library Week with special events all week!  We'll have maker events every day after school from 3:30-5:00.  Be sure to check out our website or stop in to see our other fun events.  Also don't forget to sign up for our all ages Avengers themed escape room on Saturday, April 14th from 10am-4pm.  Retrieve the Infinity Stones, find the clues, solve the riddles and piece together the puzzles to escape the room and save the universe!  Assemble your team of 4-10 friends or family members and register for a half-hour time slot by stopping at the library or giving us a call.  Time slots are limited!  

SENIORS: Last day to turn in a senior picture for the yearbook and newspaper is Friday. See Ms. Gulck for questions.

If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, the deadline for ordering is May 1!  They are currently $65. You can order online at yearbookforever.com or in the Learning Commons. Orders after the deadline will be by availability, at an increased price of $70.

Celebrate School Library Month by visiting the Learning Commons! There will be weekly trivia and other activities.

Key Club meeting:  Thursday April 12, 7:30 a.m.

There will be a Leadership Council meeting on Thursday morning at 7:40 am in Coach Tighe's room.  Contact Coach Tighe if you cannot attend.

Softball meeting for all girls interested in playing this summer:  Friday April 13th, 6:00pm in the student center​. ​

PROM:  

~ Outside guest permission forms are available in the Main Office; deadline is April 11. If you do not have your outside guest permission form turned in by April 11, you will not be able to buy a ticket for your guest.

~ Tickets will be on sale from April 16 - April 19.

~ Ticket prices are $30 for juniors; seniors are free. Everyone must have a ticket to gain entrance into Prom.

Bus departure today:

2:30 - Boys track to LeMars

Today’s menu: Popcorn chicken, corn, pineapple

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Announcements for 4/9/2018:

Today is a Day 2

Attention Students: Email Mrs. Kluver if you are interested in a career in aviation ASAP!!

Help the Spencer Public Library celebrate National Library Week with special events all week!  We'll have maker events every day after school from 3:30-5:00.  Our Monday event is Button Making.  Design your own or choose a pre-made template and create a custom-made pin.  Be sure to check out our website or stop in to see our other fun events.  

Also don't forget to sign up for our all ages Avengers themed escape room on Saturday, April 14th from 10am-4pm.  Retrieve the Infinity Stones, find the clues, solve the riddles and piece together the puzzles to escape the room and save the universe!  Assemble your team of 4-10 friends or family members and register for a half-hour time slot by stopping at the library or giving us a call.  Time slots are limited!  

Key Club meeting:  Thursday April 12, 7:30 a.m.

There will be a Leadership Council meeting on Thursday morning at 7:40 am in Coach Tighe's room.  Contact Coach Tighe if you cannot attend.

PROM:  

~ Outside guest permission forms are available in the Main Office; deadline is April 11. If you do not have your outside guest permission form turned in by April 11, you will not be able to buy a ticket for your guest.

~ Tickets will be on sale from April 16 - April 19.

~ Ticket prices are $30 for juniors; seniors are free. Everyone must have a ticket to gain entrance into Prom.

Today’s menu:  Hot dog, baked beans, pears

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Announcements for 4/6/2018:

Today is a Day 1

Attention Summer Driver Education Students who signed up in the office:  You should have received an email regarding information on how to register online for this course.  The deadline for your online registration is Friday, April 6.  This must be completed by TODAY in order to take the class this summer.

PROM:  

~ Outside guest permission forms are available in the Main Office; deadline is April 11. If you do not have your outside guest permission form turned in by April 11, you will not be able to buy a ticket for your guest.

~ Tickets will be on sale from April 16 - April 19.

~ Ticket prices are $30 for juniors; seniors are free. Everyone must have a ticket to gain entrance into Prom.

Today’s menu:  Garlic cheese french bread, marinara sauce, baby carrots, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 4/5/2018:

Today is a Day 2

PROM:  

~ Outside guest permission forms are available in the Main Office; deadline is April 11. If you do not have your outside guest permission form turned in by April 11, you will not be able to buy a ticket for your guest.

~ Tickets will be on sale from April 16 - April 19.

~ Ticket prices are $30 for juniors; seniors are free. Everyone must have a ticket to gain entrance into Prom.

Attention Summer Driver Education Students who signed up in the office:  You should have received an email regarding information on how to register online for this course.  The deadline for your online registration is Friday, April 6.  This must be completed by Friday in order to take the class this summer.  

Today’s menu:  Nachos, corn, pineapple & oranges

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Announcements for 4/4/2018:

Today is a Day 1

PROM:  Outside guest permission forms are available in the Main Office; deadline is April 11.

Attention Summer Driver Education Students who signed up in the office:  You should have received an email regarding information on how to register online for this course.  The deadline for your online registration is Friday, April 6.  This must be completed by Friday in order to take the class this summer.  

 

Today’s menu:  Chicken patty sandwich, tater tots, peaches

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Announcements for 3/28/2018:

There is a Key Club meeting today at noon in the Guidance Office.

The weight room will be open at 1:00 pm today for Athletic Enhancement.  It will also be open at 8:30 am on Friday, 3/30 and Monday, 4/2.

Set construction for the play continues today in the Auditorium from 1:00-6:00 P.M.

Don't forget to stop at Spencer Public Library Maker Day, Wednesday, March 28 from 1:00-3:00, come and go.  We'll be exploring optical illusions, making our own kaleidoscopes, moire effect art prints, and thaumatropes.

Spencer Local Scholarship application is due TODAY at 4 PM!   If you have questions, please stop in guidance.

All crew heads for the spring play, "Look Homeward, Angel" are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today in the Drama Office if you didn't see him on Tuesday.

The "Look Homeward, Angel" shirts are in and may be picked up from Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office, at set construction, or a practice this week.

It's not too late to enter a poem into the Spencer Public Library's Annual Poetry Contest.  All entries must be submitted by this Saturday, March 31st.  Submit a poem by stopping at the library and grabbing an entry form or emailing your poem to kanderson@spenceriowacity.com.  Winners will be recognized at a ceremony in April.  

 

Today’s menu: Chicken quesadilla, cheesy broccoli and applesauce

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Announcements for 3/27/2018:

Today is Day 2

Reminder to the girls track team we have team and individual photo's tonight.  Also reminder that you need blue jeans and a black top for the poster picture!!

There is a Key Club meeting tomorrow March 28, 2018 at noon in the Guidance Office.

All Crew HEADS for the spring play, "Look Homeward, Angel" are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today in the Drama Office.

The  4 Thespian Officers and the Thespian Executive Council members will meet today  in the Make-Up Room during WAA to work on Thespian Point Updating.

The Fine Arts Boosters would like to express a huge thank you to ALL the teachers, staff and students for your help to make our first year with the Mardi Gras a success! We could not have done this without your support and the support of our amazing community. The smiles were very contagious Friday night, so you all did an amazing job with the kiddos!! We look forward to working with all of you next year for the 44th Annual Mardi Gras Carnival.  Thank you again and have a wonderful Easter Break!!

Reminder:  Boys & girls track pictures and poster picture will be today.  Pick up envelopes in the office and make sure you have your uniform.

Attention Students:  Wednesday, March 28 we will be having a Healthy Relationships Seminar.  We will be watching a movie and having great conversations around the topic of healthy and unhealthy relationships.  Please take a moment to watch the movie  trailer.  prior to Wednesday.

The weight room will be open at 1:00 pm on Wednesday for Athletic Enhancement.  It will also be open at 8:30 am on Friday, 3/30 and Monday, 4/2.

It's not too late to enter a poem into the Spencer Public Library's Annual Poetry Contest.  All entries must be submitted by this Saturday, March 31st.  Submit a poem by stopping at the library and grabbing an entry form or emailing your poem to kanderson@spenceriowacity.com.  Winners will be recognized at a ceremony in April.  

Don't forget to stop at Spencer Public Library's Maker Day, Wednesday, March 28 from 1:00-3:00, come and go.  We'll be exploring optical illusions, making our own kaleidoscopes, moire effect art prints, and thaumatropes.

Spencer Local Scholarship application click here.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.

 

Today’s menu:  Country fried steak, whipped potatoes, white gravy, peas, pineapple, wheat dinner roll

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Announcements for 3/26/2018:

Today is Day 1

Girls & boys track members interested in track shirts must get your order in to Coach Bauermeister today.  

Boys tennis for today as been postponed.

Reminder:  Boys & girls track pictures will be tomorrow.  Pick up envelopes in the office and make sure you have your uniform.  Poster picture will also be taken that day.

Attention Students:  Wednesday, March 28 we will be having a Healthy Relationships Seminar.  We will be watching a movie and having great conversations around the topic of healthy and unhealthy relationships.  Please take a moment to watch the movie  trailer.  prior to Wednesday.

Spencer Local Scholarship application click here.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

The weight room will be open for Athletic Enhancement over break on Friday, 3/30 and Monday, 4/2 at 8:30 am.

Today’s menu:  Cheesy chicken burrito, spanish rice, green beans, pears

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Announcements for 3/23/2018:

Today is Day 2

Today during 3rd period, senior student council members will be meeting in the Little Theatre.

Mrs. Metcalf's fourth period class will eat C wave today.

Mardi Gras Carnival raffle and game tickets will be sold today during lunch waves. Tickets can also be purchased tonight at the carnival.  Raffle prizes include an XBox One, Hoverboard, Samsung TV, mountain bike, Gopro camera, Beats headphones and much more! You do not ​need to be present to win, but we encourage you to come out and attend the Mardi Gras Carnival tonight from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Spencer Fieldhouse!

AP Exam sign-up deadline is today!   Stop in Student Services with any questions.

Mrs. Dirkx's 5th, 6th and 7th hour classes need to report to the Learning Commons today.  Directions for each class are in Google Classroom.

Attention Students: See or email Mrs. Kluver before the end of the day if you are interested in a career in aviation!

Boys and girls track members that missed lifting practice this morning Coach Pierce will see you after school in the weight room.

Gold football game jerseys will be for sale at the Mardi Gras Carnival tonight.

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   Preliminary rounds & finals will be held on March 27 at 6:30 p.m.  (Please note changes in dates.)   All proceeds will go to Nate Fisher and family.  Donations will be accepted at the door.

Stop at the Spencer Public Library this Saturday for our monthly teen programs.  Anime Club at 10:00 AM, Fandom Club at 12:00 PM and our Teen Movie is Thor: Ragnarok at 1:00 PM.

Track t-shirt orders will be placed by Monday at 9 AM.  Make sure to get your order form and money to Coach Bauermeister by that time!

Reminder:  Boys & girls track pictures will be Tuesday, March 27.  Pick up envelopes in the office and make sure you have your uniform.  Poster picture will also be taken that day.

Attention Students:  Wednesday, March 28 we will be having a Healthy Relationships Seminar.  We will be watching a movie and having great conversations around the topic of healthy and unhealthy relationships.  Please take a moment to watch the movie  trailer.  prior to Wednesday.

Spencer Local Scholarship application click here.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Today’s menu:  Shrimp poppers, mac & cheese, carrots, fruity sidekick

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Announcements for 3/22/2018:

Today is Day 1

Mrs. Dirkx's Rhetoric class is reminded to go to the Learning Commons for class today.  Please note change for U.S. Literature class:  Students should report to the classroom.

Ms. Fischer’s 7th hour study hall:  Please report to the Learning Commons today.

Mardi Gras Carnival raffle and game tickets will be sold today and tomorrow during lunch waves. Tickets can also be purchased the night of the carnival.  Raffle prizes include an XBox One, Hoverboard, Samsung TV, mountain bike, Gopro camera, Beats headphones and much more! You do not ​need to be present to win, but we encourage you to come out and attend the Mardi Gras Carnival on Friday, March 23rd from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Spencer Fieldhouse!

Tomorrow during 3rd period, senior student council members will be meeting in the Little Theatre.

If you are planning on taking an AP Exam in May, please stop by the Student Service Office (Guidance) and sign up for each AP exam you are planning to take.  Each test is $47, so please bring the money for the exams that you plan to take.  We cannot order the exams if you have not paid for it.  Orders are due on March 23rd.  Please stop in if you have any questions.  

Gold football game jersey sales are now open to the public.   You may contact Coach Tighe anytime this week or they will be for sale at the Mardi Gras Carnival.

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   Preliminary rounds & finals will be held on March 27 at 6:30 p.m.  (Please note changes in dates.)   All proceeds will go to Nate Fisher and family.  Donations will be accepted at the door.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

Spencer Local Scholarship application click here.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Today’s menu:  Pizza pasta bake, romaine salad & dressing, pears, breadstick

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Announcements for 3/21/2018:

Today is Day 2

Mardi Gras Carnival raffle and game tickets will be sold today through Friday during lunch waves. Raffle prizes include an XBox One, Hoverboard, Samsung TV, mountain bike, Gopro camera, Beats headphones and much more! You do not ​need to be present to win, but we encourage you to come out and attend the Mardi Gras Carnival on Friday, March 23rd from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Spencer Fieldhouse!

If you have borrowed an ice pack from the nurse’s office, please return ASAP!

If you are planning on taking an AP Exam in May, please stop by the Student Service Office (Guidance) and sign up for each AP exam you are planning to take.  Each test is $47, so please bring the money for the exams that you plan to take.  We cannot order the exams if you have not paid for it.  Orders are due on March 23rd.  Please stop in if you have any questions.  

Any football player who would like to purchase a gold game jersey may contact Coach Tighe.

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First round will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

Spencer Local Scholarship application click here.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Today’s menu:  Pork tenderloin sandwich, corn, apple wedges

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Announcements for 3/20/2018:

Today is Day 1

Mardi Gras Carnival raffle and game tickets will be sold Tuesday in the Main Office and Wednesday - Friday during lunch waves. Raffle prizes include an XBox One, Hoverboard, Samsung TV, mountain bike, Gopro camera, Beats headphones and much more! You do not ​need to be present to win, but we encourage you to come out and attend the Mardi Gras Carnival on Friday, March 23rd from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Spencer Fieldhouse!

Mrs. Meyer’s classes will report to the Learning Commons today.  This includes homeroom and WAA students.  Seniors in Comp II that qualify for open campus do not need to report to class.

If you have borrowed an ice pack from the nurse’s office, please return ASAP!

If you are planning on taking an AP Exam in May, please stop by the Student Service Office (Guidance) and sign up for each AP exam you are planning to take.  Each test is $47, so please bring the money for the exams that you plan to take.  We cannot order the exams if you have not paid for it.  Orders are due on March 23rd.  Please stop in if you have any questions.  

Any football player who would like to purchase a gold game jersey may contact Coach Tighe.

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First round will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

Spencer Local Scholarship application click here.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Culinary Arts

Thurs, March 22

Period 3

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Today’s menu:  Soft shell taco, refried beans, pineapple

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Announcements for 3/16/2018:

Today is Day 2

Congratulations to the following students at the Special Olympics swim competition yesterday in Spirit Lake.  These athletes will compete at Summer Games in Ames on May 18.

Michelle Howard:  50 free 1st, 50 back 2nd, Unified Relay A 1st

Josh Wittrock:   25 free 2nd, 50 free 1st, Unified Relay B 1st

Allie McGruder:  25 free 2nd, 25 Back 1st, Unified Relay A 1st

Heather Howard -  unified partner:  Unified Relay A  1st

If you have borrowed an ice pack from the nurse’s office, please return ASAP!

Set construction for the spring play, "Look Homeward, Angel" continues on Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon, 1:00-6:00 P.M. and 7:00-10:00 P.M.  and also on Monday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon and 1:00-5:30 P.M.

A reminder to the Track and Field athletes going Monday to the Dan Lennon meet, the bus leaves at 8:15.

A reminder to all cast member of "Look Homeward, Angel" that even though there is no school on Monday, there WILL be play practice at the regular time at 7:00 p.m. on Monday night.

The weight room will be open at 8:30 am on Monday for Athletic Enhancement.

There will be a mandatory robotics meeting on Tuesday, March 20th, at 7:30 AM (please note change in time) in Mr. Halverson’s room for students going to the robotics competition. If you cannot make it, see Mr. Halverson ASAP.

If you are planning on taking an AP Exam in May, please stop by the Student Service Office (Guidance) and sign up for each AP exam you are planning to take.  Each test is $47, so please bring the money for the exams that you plan to take.  We cannot order the exams if you have not paid for it.  Orders are due on March 23rd.  Please stop in if you have any questions.  

Any football player who would like to purchase a gold game jersey may contact Coach Tighe.

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First round will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

Spencer Local Scholarship application click here.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Culinary Arts

Thurs, March 22

Period 3

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Bus departure today:

1:30 - Girls & boys track to Storm Lake - BVU

Today’s menu:  Cheese pizza, green beans, pears

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Announcements for 3/15/2018:

Today is Day 1

Spencer Robotics t-shirts are on sale through today only!  Use this link if you would like to order one:  https://spencerrobotics2018.itemorder.com. See Mr. Halverson if you have any questions.

There will be a mandatory robotics meeting on Tuesday, March 20th, at 8:00 AM in Mr. Halverson’s room for students going to the robotics competition. If you cannot make it, see Mr. Halverson ASAP.

If you are planning on taking an AP Exam in May, please stop by the Student Service Office (Guidance) and sign up for each AP exam you are planning to take.  Each test is $47, so please bring the money for the exams that you plan to take.  We cannot order the exams if you have not paid for it.  Orders are due on March 23rd.  Please stop in if you have any questions.  

Any football player who would like to purchase a gold game jersey may contact Coach Tighe.

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First round will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

Any Junior interested in the Clay County Cattlemen's Beef Ambassador Program or Clay County Cattlemen scholarship, please stop down in the Student Services Office (Guidance).  

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Culinary Arts

Thurs, March 22

Period 3

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Today’s menu:  Shamrock nuggets, whipped potatoes, white gravy, steamed broccoli, applesauce

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Announcements for 3/14/2018:

Today is Day 2

Iowa Assessments Testing schedule:

Wednesday,  March 14

1st          8:35 – 9:10

2nd          9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:40

4th          11:45 – 1:00

            A lunchwave: 11:45 – 12:10

            Class: 12:15 – 1:00

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            Class: 11:45 – 12:10

            B lunchwave: 12:10 – 12:35

            Class:  12:40 – 1:00

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            Class:  11:45 – 12:30

            C lunchwave:  12:35 – 1:00

3rd          1:05 – 1:40

5th          1:45 – 2:15

6th          2:20 – 2:50

7th          2:55 – 3:25

Knitting club will meet today at 3:30 PM in Rm 238.  All knitting skill levels welcome!

Spencer Robotics t-shirts are now on sale, today and tomorrow only!  Use this link if you would like to order one:  https://spencerrobotics2018.itemorder.com. See Mr. Halverson if you have any questions.

The LifeServe Blood Drive sponsored by Spencer High School Student Council was a huge success! The Student Council thanks everyone who came out to support the drive and boost the local blood supply!  The final results:

-      42 registered to donate

-      31 were able to donate

-      14 FIRST time donors!!!

-      34 units of blood collected

-      Surpassed goal by 4 units!!!!!

-      Up to 102 lives saved or sustained!

Any football player who would like to purchase a gold game jersey may contact Coach Tighe.

There will be a Leadership Council meeting on Thursday, March 15 at 7:40 am in Coach Tighe's room.  Have your manual read and all paperwork filled out.  Contact Coach Tighe if you have a conflict.

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First round will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

Any Junior interested in the Clay County Cattlemen's Beef Ambassador Program or Clay County Cattlemen scholarship, please stop down in the Student Services Office (Guidance).  

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Photography - specializing in still life

Tue, March 20

9:30-10:30 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Pulled pork sandwich, cooked carrots, mandarin oranges & pineapple

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Announcements for 3/13/2018:

Today is Day 1

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here today to visit with students.

A representative from Iowa Lakes Community College will be in the Guidance Office Conference Room during lunch waves today.

Ms. Achenbach's homeroom will report to Mrs. Riessen's room at 2:15.

All girls golfers will meet in Coach Bruning's room after school today.  The meeting will last until about 4:45.

Knitting club will meet on Wednesday at 7:30 AM and at 3:30 PM in Rm 238.  All knitting skill levels welcome!

Any football player who would like to purchase a gold game jersey may contact Coach Tighe.

Iowa Assessments Testing schedule:

Wednesday,  March 14

1st          8:35 – 9:10

2nd          9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:40

4th          11:45 – 1:00

            A lunchwave: 11:45 – 12:10

            Class: 12:15 – 1:00

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            Class: 11:45 – 12:10

            B lunchwave: 12:10 – 12:35

            Class:  12:40 – 1:00

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            Class:  11:45 – 12:30

            C lunchwave:  12:35 – 1:00

3rd          1:05 – 1:40

5th          1:45 – 2:15

6th          2:20 – 2:50

7th          2:55 – 3:25

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First round will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

There will be a Leadership Council meeting on Thursday, March 15 at 7:40 am in Coach Tighe's room.  Have your manual read and all paperwork filled out.  Contact Coach Tighe if you have a conflict.

Any Junior interested in the Clay County Cattlemen's Beef Ambassador Program or Clay County Cattlemen scholarship, please stop down in the Student Services Office (Guidance).  

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Mental Health - Psychiatric Rehab

Thurs, March 15

Period 7

Mrs. Merchant’s Room

Photography - specializing in still life

Tue, March 20

9:30-10:30 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Bus departures today:

2:30 - Girls & boys track to Storm Lake, BVU

Today’s menu:  Chili, breadstick, celery & baby carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 3/12/2018:

Today is Day 2

There will be An Evening of Jazz in the High School Auditorium tonight starting at 7:00 P. M.

Congratulations to Spencer's Individual Speech students at the state contest in Carroll. Spencer received 20 "Excellent" I ratings and 13 "Good" II ratings!

Students that performed at State Indy Speech need to meet in the concourse at 3:15 today for a picture.

All girls golfers will meet in Coach Bruning's room after school on Tuesday, March 13th.  Meeting will last until around 4:30 or 4:45.

Congratulations to these students who won gold medals with their Special Olympics unified cheer performances at the Mid Winter Tournament in Iowa City on Saturday:  Shelby Bang, Alex Altamirano, Jamie Tighe, Nya Lo, Koryi Bailey, Makayla Gee, Emma Schmidt, Corine Noethe, Allie, McGruder, Michelle Howard, Riley Fagen, Jacee Morales, Abby Robb, Emaly Ganzevoort, and Mollie Williams.

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here today and tomorrow to visit with students.

Iowa Assessments Testing schedule:

Wednesday,  March 14

1st          8:35 – 9:10

2nd          9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:40

4th          11:45 – 1:00

            A lunchwave: 11:45 – 12:10

            Class: 12:15 – 1:00

            ---------------------------------------

            Class: 11:45 – 12:10

            B lunchwave: 12:10 – 12:35

            Class:  12:40 – 1:00

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            Class:  11:45 – 12:30

            C lunchwave:  12:35 – 1:00

3rd          1:05 – 1:40

5th          1:45 – 2:15

6th          2:20 – 2:50

7th          2:55 – 3:25

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First round will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

There will be a Leadership Council meeting on Thursday, March 15 at 7:40 am in Coach Tighe's room.  Have your manual read and all paperwork filled out.  Contact Coach Tighe if you have a conflict.

Any Junior interested in the Clay County Cattlemen's Beef Ambassador Program or Clay County Cattlemen scholarship, please stop down in the Student Services Office (Guidance).  

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Mental Health - Psychiatric Rehab

Thurs, March 15

Period 7

Mrs. Merchant’s Room

Photography - specializing in still life

Tue, March 20

9:30-10:30 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

During lunch waves

Monday, March 12

Kirkwood College

Guidance Office Conference Room

Wednesday, March 14

ILCC

Guidance Office Conference Room

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, french fries, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 3/9/2018:

Today is Day 1

Attention Seniors:  Mr. Graettinger will be having a local scholarship meeting today from 9:55-10:15 in the learning commons.  Please plan to attend.  If you have questions, please see guidance.  

Spring forward this weekend:  Remember to set your clocks ahead 1 hour on Saturday night!

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here on Monday and Tuesday (3/12 & 3/13) to visit with students.

Iowa Assessments Testing schedules:

Friday, March 9

1st       8:35 – 9:10

2nd      9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:25

4th         11:30 – 12:45

           A lunchwave: 11:30 – 11:55

          Class: 12:00– 12:45

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            Class: 11:30 – 11:55

            B lunchwave: 11:55 – 12:20

            Class:  12:25 – 12:45

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            Class:  11:30 – 12:15

            C lunchwave:  12:20 – 12:45

3rd         12:50 – 1:25

5th         1:30 – 2:05

6th         2:10 – 2:45

7th         2:50 – 3:25

Wednesday,  March 14

1st          8:35 – 9:10

2nd          9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:40

4th          11:45 – 1:00

            A lunchwave: 11:45 – 12:10

            Class: 12:15 – 1:00

            ---------------------------------------

            Class: 11:45 – 12:10

            B lunchwave: 12:10 – 12:35

            Class:  12:40 – 1:00

            --------------------------------------

            Class:  11:45 – 12:30

            C lunchwave:  12:35 – 1:00

3rd          1:05 – 1:40

5th          1:45 – 2:15

6th          2:20 – 2:50

7th          2:55 – 3:25

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First round will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

There will be a Leadership Council meeting on Thursday, March 15 at 7:40 am in Coach Tighe's room.  Have your manual read and all paperwork filled out.  Contact Coach Tighe if you have a conflict.

Any Junior interested in the Clay County Cattlemen's Beef Ambassador Program or Clay County Cattlemen scholarship, please stop down in the Student Services Office (Guidance).  

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Mental Health - Psychiatric Rehab

Thurs, March 15

Period 7

Mrs. Merchant’s Room

Photography - specializing in still life

Tue, March 20

9:30-10:30 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, baby carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 3/8/2018:

Today is Day 2

Boys Tennis Players: There will be a meeting after school today in the Little Theater. The meeting will last from 3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Mardi Gras - March 23 signup:  http://signup.com/go/ythscKJ  An email will be sent out to all students with the link. If you didn't receive the email, see Kelly in the Main Office.

Attention Seniors:  Mr. Graettinger will be having a local scholarship meeting this Friday, March 9 from 9:55-10:15 in the learning commons.  Please plan to attend.  If you have questions, please see guidance.  

Iowa Assessments Testing schedules:

Friday, March 9

1st       8:35 – 9:10

2nd      9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:25

4th         11:30 – 12:45

           A lunchwave: 11:30 – 11:55

          Class: 12:00– 12:45

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            Class: 11:30 – 11:55

            B lunchwave: 11:55 – 12:20

            Class:  12:25 – 12:45

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            Class:  11:30 – 12:15

            C lunchwave:  12:20 – 12:45

3rd         12:50 – 1:25

5th         1:30 – 2:05

6th         2:10 – 2:45

7th         2:50 – 3:25

Wednesday,  March 14

1st          8:35 – 9:10

2nd          9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:40

4th          11:45 – 1:00

            A lunchwave: 11:45 – 12:10

            Class: 12:15 – 1:00

            ---------------------------------------

            Class: 11:45 – 12:10

            B lunchwave: 12:10 – 12:35

            Class:  12:40 – 1:00

            --------------------------------------

            Class:  11:45 – 12:30

            C lunchwave:  12:35 – 1:00

3rd          1:05 – 1:40

5th          1:45 – 2:15

6th          2:20 – 2:50

7th          2:55 – 3:25

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First rounds will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.  

Set construction for the play continues this week in the auditorium. Check the Drama Callboard for specific days and times.

There will be a Leadership Council meeting on Thursday, March 15 at 7:40 am in Coach Tighe's room.  Have your manual read and all paperwork filled out.  Contact Coach Tighe if you have a conflict.

Any Junior interested in the Clay County Cattlemen's Beef Ambassador Program or Clay County Cattlemen scholarship, please stop down in the Student Services Office (Guidance).  

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Mental Health - Psychiatric Rehab

Thurs, March 15

Period 7

Mrs. Merchant’s Room

Today’s menu:  Crispito, corn, mixed fruit  

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Announcements for 3/7/2018:

Today is Day 1

Meeting for Special Olympic Unified Partners:  There will be a brief meeting today after school from 3:30-3:40 in Mrs. Meyer's room. If you can't attend see Mrs. Meyer for important information regarding this weekend.

A reminder for those interested in the Europe 2019 trip, you have until the end of the day to register to be eligible for the $500 drawing.  See Mrs. Dirkx with questions.

Attention Seniors:  Mr. Graettinger will be having a local scholarship meeting this Friday, March 9 from 9:55-10:15 in the learning commons.  Please plan to attend.  If you have questions, please see guidance.  This is the rescheduled meeting that was supposed to have been held Tuesday, March 6.

Boys Tennis Players: There will be a meeting after school Thursday, March 8 in the Little Theater. The meeting will last from 3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Iowa Assessments Testing days have been postponed to this Friday, March 9 and next Wednesday, March 14.  Schedules are:

Friday, March 9

1st       8:35 – 9:10

2nd      9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:25

4th         11:30 – 12:45

           A lunchwave: 11:30 – 11:55

          Class: 12:00– 12:45

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            Class: 11:30 – 11:55

            B lunchwave: 11:55 – 12:20

            Class:  12:25 – 12:45

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            Class:  11:30 – 12:15

            C lunchwave:  12:20 – 12:45

3rd         12:50 – 1:25

5th         1:30 – 2:05

6th         2:10 – 2:45

7th         2:50 – 3:25

Wednesday,  March 14

1st          8:35 – 9:10

2nd          9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:40

4th          11:45 – 1:00

            A lunchwave: 11:45 – 12:10

            Class: 12:15 – 1:00

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            Class: 11:45 – 12:10

            B lunchwave: 12:10 – 12:35

            Class:  12:40 – 1:00

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            Class:  11:45 – 12:30

            C lunchwave:  12:35 – 1:00

3rd          1:05 – 1:40

5th          1:45 – 2:15

6th          2:20 – 2:50

7th          2:55 – 3:25

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First rounds will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.  

Set construction for the play continues this week in the auditorium. Check the Drama Callboard for specific days and times.

Any Junior interested in the Clay County Cattlemen's Beef Ambassador Program or Clay County Cattlemen scholarship, please stop down in the Student Services Office (Guidance).  

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Large Animal Vet

Tue, March 13

Period 6 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Mental Health - Psychiatric Rehab

Thurs, March 15

Period 7

Mrs. Merchant’s Room

Today’s menu:  Chicken patty sandwich, tater tots, applesauce

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Announcements for 3/6/2018:

Today is Day 2

The weight room will be open today at 3:40 for Athletic Enhancement to make up for Monday's missed workout.

Rehearsals for the spring play, “Look Homeward, Angel” begin tonight at 7:00 P.M. in the high school auditorium. All cast members and crew heads are expected to be at tonight's first read-thru rehearsal. Check the Drama Callboard for more details.

Iowa Assessments Testing days have been postponed to this Friday, March 9 and next Wednesday, March 14.  Schedules will be included in tomorrow’s announcements.

Spring Dodgeball tournament sign-up is in the main office.  There will be a maximum of 8 team members; $2/person. Deadline to sign-up is March 23.   First rounds will be held on March 27; finals will be on March 28.  

Student Council blood drive is tomorrow.  Please check the sign up sheet in the office to be sure of your appointment time.

A reminder for those interested in the Europe 2019 trip, you have until Wednesday to register to be eligible for the $500 drawing.  See Mrs. Dirkx with questions.

Meeting for Special Olympic Unified Partners:  There will be a brief meeting on Wednesday after school from 3:30-3:40 in Mrs. Meyer's room. If you can't attend see Mrs. Meyer for important information regarding this weekend.

Set construction for the play continues this week in the auditorium. Check the Drama Callboard for specific days and times.

Any Junior interested in the Clay County Cattlemen's Beef Ambassador Program or Clay County Cattlemen scholarship, please stop down in the Student Services Office (Guidance).  

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Boys Tennis Players: There will be a meeting after school Thursday, March 8 in the Little Theater. The meeting will last from 3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Large Animal Vet

Tue, March 13

Period 6 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Mental Health - Psychiatric Rehab

Thurs, March 15

Period 7

Mrs. Merchant’s Room

Today’s menu:  BBQ Mr. Rib sandwich, cheesy potatoes, peaches

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Announcements for 3/5/2018:

Today is Day 1

Congratulations to the FFA members who participated on Saturday. Results are:

Nicole Benson - Bronze - Radio Broadcast

Zach Schoelerman - Silver - Creed Speaking

Ty Schoelerman, Jon Gastelum - Gold ( both advance to State) - Chapter Website

Ty will also be advancing to the National Convention with his Animal Systems Research Proficiency.

Iowa Assessments Testing schedules for today and tomorrow are below.  Room assignments, click here.  There will be NO HOMEROOM / WAA on Tuesday, March 6.  ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY UNTIL 3:25 pm.  Schedules are:

Monday, March 5

1st         8:35 – 9:10

2nd          9:15 – 9:50

3rd          9:55 – 10:30

5th        10:35 – 11:10

4th        11:15 – 12:30  

          A lunchwave: 11:15 – 11:40

Class: 11:45 – 12:30

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        Class: 11:15 – 11:40

        B lunchwave: 11:40 – 12:05

        Class:  12:10 – 12:30

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        Class:  11:15 – 12:00

        C lunchwave:  12:05 – 12:30

6th         12:35 - 1:10

7th        1:15 - 1:50

Testing 1:55- 3:25

Tuesday,  March 6

1st        8:35 – 9:10

2nd         9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:40

4th        11:45 – 1:00

               A lunchwave: 11:45 – 12:10

Class: 12:15 – 1:00

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        Class: 11:45 – 12:10

        B lunchwave: 12:10 – 12:35

        Class:  12:40 – 1:00

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        Class:  11:45 – 12:30

        C lunchwave:  12:35 – 1:00

3rd         1:05 – 1:40

5th        1:45 – 2:15

6th         2:20 – 2:50

7th        2:55 – 3:25

Rehearsals for the spring play, “Look Homeward, Angel” begin tonight at 7:00 P.M. in the high school auditorium. All cast members and crew heads are expected to be at tonight's first read-thru rehearsal. Check the Drama Callboard for more details.

Set construction for the play continues this week in the auditorium. Check the Drama Callboard for specific days and times.

Seniors:  There will be a meeting with Mr. Graettinger tomorrow (3/6) during Iowa Assessment testing.  Please meet in the Learning Commons at 10 AM for a short meeting regarding local scholarship application process.

Any Junior interested in the Clay County Cattlemen's Beef Ambassador Program or Clay County Cattlemen scholarship, please stop down in the Student Services Office (Guidance).  

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

High School Art Show at Arts on Grand continues through March 6.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Large Animal Vet

Tue, March 13

Period 6 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Mental Health - Psychiatric Rehab

Thurs, March 5

Period 7

Mrs. Merchant’s Room

Today’s menu:  Hot dog, baked beans, baby carrots, pears

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Announcements for 3/2/2018:

Today is Day 2

Simpson College will be in the Student Center during lunch waves today.  

Congratulations goes out to all of the drama students who were selected for the cast and production staff of the spring play, "Look Homeward, Angel". For a complete list of student names, check the Drama Call Board outside of the little theatre.

Cast members and production staff members for "Look Homeward, Angel"are asked to pick up their scripts sometime today from Mr. Untiet  in the Drama Office.

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  Click here for link.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Iowa Assessments Testing is scheduled for Monday, March 5 and Tuesday, March 6.  Here is a link to review for testing strategies.  Room assignments, click here.  There will be NO HOMEROOM / WAA on Tuesday, March 6.  ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY UNTIL 3:25 pm.  Schedules are:

Monday, March 5

1st         8:35 – 9:10

2nd          9:15 – 9:50

3rd          9:55 – 10:30

5th        10:35 – 11:10

4th        11:15 – 12:30  

          A lunchwave: 11:15 – 11:40

Class: 11:45 – 12:30

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        Class: 11:15 – 11:40

        B lunchwave: 11:40 – 12:05

        Class:  12:10 – 12:30

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        Class:  11:15 – 12:00

        C lunchwave:  12:05 – 12:30

6th         12:35 - 1:10

7th        1:15 - 1:50

Testing 1:55- 3:25

Tuesday,  March 6

1st        8:35 – 9:10

2nd         9:15 – 9:50

Testing 9:55 – 11:40

4th        11:45 – 1:00

               A lunchwave: 11:45 – 12:10

Class: 12:15 – 1:00

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        Class: 11:45 – 12:10

        B lunchwave: 12:10 – 12:35

        Class:  12:40 – 1:00

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        Class:  11:45 – 12:30

        C lunchwave:  12:35 – 1:00

3rd         1:05 – 1:40

5th        1:45 – 2:15

6th         2:20 – 2:50

7th        2:55 – 3:25

High School Art Show at Arts on Grand:  February 23 through March 6.  The high school reception is on Saturday, March 3rd from 1:30- 3:00 p.m.

Season meeting for girls tennis, Monday, March 5 at 7:30 am in room 118.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Large Animal Vet

Tue, March 13

Period 6 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Garlic cheese french bread, marinara sauce, baby carrots, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 3/1/2018:

Today is Day 1

The Spencer Local Scholarship application is now live.  The application can be found by going to the Spencer schools website (spencerschools.org).  Click on high school tab in the upper left corner, then on students tab; student services tab and finally selecting the scholarships tab.  The applications are due to guidance no later than March 28, 2018 at 4 p.m.  If you have questions, please stop in guidance.  

Iowa Assessments Testing is scheduled for Monday, March 5 and Tuesday, March 6.  There will be NO HOMEROOM / WAA on Tuesday, March 6.  ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY UNTIL 3:25 pm.  Schedules will be in tomorrow’s announcements.

Today’s meetings/activities:

Sign-ups for the various crews and crew heads for the play will continue through today. If interested, you may sign up on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre.

Sign-up for the Student Council March 7 blood drive is now closed.  Please do not sign up online as all available time slots are filled.

High School Art Show at Arts on Grand:  February 23 through March 6  The high school reception is on Saturday, March 3rd from 1:30- 3:00 p.m.

Season meeting for girls tennis, Monday, March 5 at 7:30 am in room 118.

Motorcycle safety seminar:  Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Clay County Regional Events Center. The seminar goal is to improve accident survival rates.  Please see flyer posted by the Guidance Office or in the Main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Large Animal Vet

Tue, March 13

Period 6 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Pepperoni pizza, romaine salad & dressing, peaches  

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Announcements for 2/28/2018:

Today is Day 2

Students may, with teacher permission, go through this display in Concourse during periods 5, 6, 7 today:

Iowa Assessments Testing is scheduled for Monday, March 5 and Tuesday, March 6.  There will be NO HOMEROOM / WAA on Tuesday, March 6.  ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY UNTIL 3:25 pm.  Schedules will be in Friday’s announcements.

All students who tried out for the spring play, "Look Homeward, Angel" are asked to check the Drama Callboard today for the listing of callbacks.  Callbacks will take place on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium.

Sign-ups for the various crews and crew heads for the play will continue through Thursday of this week. If interested, you may sign up on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre.

The Thespian Officers and Executive Council members are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today.

Sign-up for the Student Council March 7 blood drive is now closed.  Please do not sign up online as all available time slots are filled.

Key Club of Spencer High School will be in the lunchroom after school today for those interested in checking out this program.

Sign-ups for the various crews for the play continue all this week on the Drama Call Board outside of the little theatre.

Knitting Club will have meeting again at 3:30 after school today.  

There will be a meeting after school for all 9-12 boys basketball players today in Coach Petzenhauser's room, Room 174.  Please have all equipment washed and ready to turn in.  We will also vote on team awards and discuss off-season plans.  If you are unable to make the meeting, please see Coach Petzenhauser.

Key Club will be meeting at 7:30 a.m. in the Guidance Office on Thursday, March 1.

Attention all boys going out for tennis this spring: There will be a sign-up meeting Thursday, March 1 after school in the Little Theater. It should take about a half hour.

There will be a parent meeting for Boys Soccer in the Student Center on March 1 at 5:30 pm, followed by the parent meeting for Girls Soccer at 6:30 pm.

There will be a required informational meeting on Thursday, March 1st for any boy interested in playing baseball this summer. The meeting will be from 7 to 8:00 PM in the field house balcony. Use door 1.

High School Art Show at Arts on Grand:  February 23 through March 6  The high school reception is on Saturday, March 3rd from 1:30- 3:00 p.m.

Motorcycle safety seminar:  Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Clay County Regional Events Center. The seminar goal is to improve accident survival rates.  Please see flyer posted by the Guidance Office or in the Main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Large Animal Vet

Tue, March 13

Period 6 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Pork tenderloin sandwich, cheesy broccoli, applesauce

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Announcements for 2/27/2018:

Today is Day 1

Sign-up for the Student Council March 7 blood drive is now closed.  Please do not sign up online as all available time slots are filled.

Key Club of Spencer High School will be hosting a table during the lunch waves today February 27, to recruit new members. If you are interested, please stop at the table and talk to youth involved in the program to find out more information about the program. If you can't today, there will be another opportunity tomorrow in the lunchroom after school.

Tryouts for the spring play, "Look Homeward, Angel" continue tonight at 7:00 P.M. in the high school auditorium. If you have questions concerning tryouts, see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office.

Sign-ups for the various crews for the play continue all this week on the Drama Call Board outside of the little theatre.

On Wednesday, 2/28, the Knitting Club will have meetings starting at 7:30 AM and at 3:30 after school.  Feel free to come to either or both meetings!

There will be a meeting after school for all 9-12 boys basketball players this Wednesday, February 28th in Coach Petzenhauser's room, Room 174.  Please have all equipment washed and ready to turn in.  We will also vote on team awards and discuss off-season plans.  If you are unable to make the meeting, please see Coach Petzenhauser.

Key Club will be meeting at 7:30 a.m. in the Guidance Office on Thursday, March 1.

Attention all boys going out for tennis this spring: There will be a sign-up meeting Thursday, March 1 after school in the Little Theater. It should take about a half hour.

There will be a required informational meeting on Thursday, March 1st for any boy interested in playing baseball this summer. The meeting will be from 7 to 8:00 PM in the field house balcony. Use door 1.

High School Art Show at Arts on Grand:  February 23 through March 6  The high school reception is on Saturday, March 3rd from 1:30- 3:00 p.m.

Motorcycle safety seminar:  Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Clay County Regional Events Center. The seminar goal is to improve accident survival rates.  Please see flyer posted by the Guidance Office or in the Main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Large Animal Vet

Tue, March 13

Period 6 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Chicken noodle soup, breadstick, carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 2/26/2018:

Today is Day 2

Click here to play latest edition of “Windshield Time”.

Student Council Blood Drive is March 7.   There will be sign-up for the drive during lunch waves today.  Parent permission forms are available in the main office.

High School Art Show at Arts on Grand:  February 23 through March 6  The high school reception is on Saturday, March 3rd from 1:30- 3:00 p.m.

Tryouts for the spring play, “Look Homeward, Angel” will be held tonight and Tuesday night with call-backs on Thursday Night. All three try-out sessions will be at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

Sign-ups for the various crews for the play continue this week on the Drama Call Board outside of the little theatre.

Today’s meetings:

On Wednesday, 2/28, the Knitting Club will have meetings starting at 7:30 AM and at 3:30 after school.  Feel free to come to either or both meetings!

Attention all boys going out for tennis this spring: There will be a sign-up meeting Thursday, March 1 after school in the Little Theater. It should take about a half hour.

There will be a required informational meeting on Thursday, March 1st for any boy interested in playing baseball this summer. The meeting will be from 7 to 8:00 PM in the field house balcony. Use door 1.

Motorcycle safety seminar:  Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Clay County Regional Events Center. The seminar goal is to improve accident survival rates.  Please see flyer posted by the Guidance Office or in the Main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Book Illustrator

Wed, February 28

12:15 - 1:15 PM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Cheesy chicken burrito, spanish rice, green beans, pears

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Announcements for 2/23/2018:

Today is Day 1

High School Art Show at Arts on Grand:  February 23 through March 6  The high school reception is on Saturday, March 3rd from 1:30- 3:00 p.m.

Do you want to learn how to juggle? Or do you know how and want to refine your skills?  Mr. Halverson will host the juggling hour each Monday at 3:45. See Mr. Halverson if you have any questions.

There will be an organizational meeting for all boys interested in participating in golf this spring on Monday, February 26 at 3:30 in Coach Bomgaars' room - 239.

Anyone interested in traveling to Spain, France and Italy in July of 2019 needs to see Mrs. Dirkx for trip details and to attend the informational meeting on Monday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Mrs. Dirkx's room-Room 245.

Attention all boys going out for tennis this spring: There will be a sign-up meeting Thursday, March 1 after school in the Little Theater. It should take about a half hour.

Sign up for the various crews for the Drama departments spring play, “Look Homeward, Angel”  on the Drama Call Board outside of the little theatre. Students are needed in the areas of set construction, set painting, costumes, make-up, publicity, properties, set shifting, ushers, stage lighting, and sound effects.

Student Council Blood Drive is March 7.   There will be sign-up for the drive during lunch waves today and Monday.  Parent permission forms are available in the main office.

Motorcycle safety seminar:  Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Clay County Regional Events Center. The seminar goal is to improve accident survival rates.  Please see flyer posted by the Guidance Office or in the Main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Book Illustrator

Wed, February 28

12:15 - 1:15 PM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Shrimp poppers, mac & cheese, carrots, applesauce

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Announcements for 2/22/2018:

Today is Day 2

An Iowa Lakes Community College representative will be in the Guidance Office during lunch waves today.

Sign up for the various crews for the Drama departments spring play, “Look Homeward, Angel” begins this week on the Drama Call Board outside of the little theatre. Students are needed in the areas of set construction, set painting, costumes, make-up, publicity, properties, set shifting, ushers, stage lighting, and sound effects.

Student Council Blood Drive is March 7.   There will be sign-up for the drive during lunch waves today, tomorrow and Monday.  Parent permission forms are available in the main office.

The track store will close today.  

There will be a boys soccer informational meeting tonight at 5:30pm in the student center.

There will be an organizational meeting for all boys interested in participating in golf this spring on Monday, February 26 at 3:30 in Coach Bomgaars' room - 239.

Anyone interested in traveling to Spain, France and Italy in July of 2019 needs to see Mrs. Dirkx for trip details and to attend the informational meeting on Monday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Mrs. Dirkx's room-Room 245.

Motorcycle safety seminar:  Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Clay County Regional Events Center. The seminar goal is to improve accident survival rates.  Please see flyer posted by the Guidance Office or in the Main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Book Illustrator

Wed, February 28

12:15 - 1:15 PM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Pizza pasta bake, romaine salad & dressing, breadstick, pears

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Announcements for 2/21/2018:

Today is Day 1

Student Council meeting:  Today - Little Theater - 3rd period  

There will be a quick sign up meeting for all girls interested in playing golf this Spring in Coach Bruning's room after school today.

Upcoming college visits:

February 22 - Iowa Lakes Community College - during lunch waves in the Guidance Office

The track store will close February 22nd!  

There will be a boys soccer informational meeting on Feb. 22nd at 5:30pm in the student center.

Motorcycle safety seminar:  Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Clay County Regional Events Center. The seminar goal is to improve accident survival rates.  Please see flyer posted by the Guidance Office or in the Main office.

Bus departure today:

5:00 - Boys basketball to LeMars

Today’s menu:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich, corn, apple wedges

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Announcements for 2/20/2018:

Today is Day 2

Congratulations goes out to the Large Group Speech Students on their performances at the "Super State" All-State Festival held on the Iowa State Campus on Saturday.  Spencer’s Musical Theatre group, performing "Bonnie and Clyde" was the recipient of "The Critic's Choice Award"  given out to the Top Performer in the State of Iowa in the area of Musical Theatre! Performing in the group, which was directed by Mrs. Kardell, were Sam Aalberts, Austin Crew, Tim Steele, Will Heaton, Delaney Weeks, and Molly Schlichtemeier.  Congratulations to these students and to Mrs. Kardell. This group will be performing at the Choir Department's Pops Concert this evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium.

Boys track begins today at 3:40.  Please make sure all paperwork is completed and turned in before practice begins!

The 2018 Leadership Council will have its first meeting tomorrow at 7:40 a.m. in Coach Tighe's room. If you are interested in being on the Leadership Council but cannot attend, contact Coach Tighe.

Student Council meeting:  Tomorrow, February 21 - Little Theater - 3rd period  

There will be a quick sign up meeting for all girls interested in playing golf this Spring in Coach Bruning's room after school tomorrow.

Upcoming college visits:

February 22 - Iowa Lakes Community College - during lunch waves in the Guidance Office

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

There will be a boys soccer informational meeting on Feb. 22nd at 5:30pm in the student center.

Motorcycle safety seminar:  Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Clay County Regional Events Center. The seminar goal is to improve accident survival rates.  Please see flyer posted by the Guidance Office or in the Main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Dietitian

Thurs, Feb 22

12:30-1:30 PM

Hyvee

Bakery and Business owner

Wed, Feb 21

11:15 AM -12:15 PM

Carroll’s Bakery

Today’s menu:  Soft shell taco, refried beans, pineapple

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Announcements for 2/15/2018:

Today is Day 1

Mrs. Dirkx's 3rd and 5th hour Rhetoric classes need to report to Mrs. Kluver's room for class today.

For all ladies interested in playing soccer this upcoming spring, there will be an informational meeting about senior practices right after school Thursday, February 15th in the commons to discuss times and hand out forms. If you cannot attend please see Katie Moser, Kelly Izard, Bre Small, and Al Warren for details.

Need something to do on your day off from school?  Stop at the Spencer Public Library for our Maker Day on Friday, February 16 from 1:00-3:00 come and go.  We'll be making "sew" cute creations and practicing our hand sewing skills!

Boys track will begin on Feb. 20 at 3:40.  Please make sure all paperwork is completed and turned in before practice begins!

The following adjustments have been made to the Athletic Enhancement weight room schedule for this week:  Friday, 2/16 at 8:30 am.  Monday, 2/19 at 8:30 am.

Student Council meeting:  Next Wednesday, February 21 - Little Theater - 3rd period  

There will be a quick sign up meeting for all girls interested in playing golf this Spring in Coach Bruning's room after school on Wednesday, February 21st.

The 2018 Leadership Council will have its first meeting on Wed., February 21 at 7:40 a.m. in Coach Tighe's room. If you are interested in being on the Leadership Council but cannot attend, contact Coach Tighe.

Upcoming college visits:

February 22 - Iowa Lakes Community College - during lunch waves in the Guidance Office

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

There will be a boys soccer informational meeting on Feb. 22nd at 5:30pm in the student center.

Motorcycle safety seminar:  Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Clay County Regional Events Center. The seminar goal is to improve accident survival rates.  Please see flyer posted by the Guidance Office or in the Main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Dietitian

Thurs, Feb 22

12:30-1:30 PM

Hyvee

Bakery and Business owner

Wed, Feb 21

11:15 AM -12:15 PM

Carroll’s Bakery

Bus departure today:

2:45 - Boys basketball to Sioux City East

Today’s menu:  Country fried steak, whipped potatoes, white gravy, peas, pineapple, wheat dinner roll

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Announcements for 2/14/2018:

Today is Day 2

The following adjustments have been made to the Athletic Enhancement weight room schedule for this week:  Wednesday, 2/14 at 2:40 pm.   Friday, 2/16 at 8:30 am.  Monday, 2/19 at 8:30 am.

Stop at the Spencer Public Library after school today between 2:30 and 4:30 come and go for a fandom candy making program.  See how easy it is to make your own Valentine's Day treats for the special people in your life.  

For all ladies interested in playing soccer this upcoming spring, there will be an informational meeting about senior practices right after school Thursday, February 15th in the commons to discuss times and hand out forms. If you cannot attend please see Katie Moser, Kelly Izard, Bre Small, and Al Warren for details.

Calling all 6th through 9th graders: Hang with Teen Music Association and watch a musical on the BIG screen downstairs at the Pearson Lakes Art Center on February 15th from 6:30-8:30 pm.  We'll be showing the Broadway recording of "Newsies". Snacks provided! Developed to encourage participation in music outside of school, this partnership between Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association and the Pearson Lakes Art Center engages students in music-based events during the school year. The group involves students planning and producing events for their peers.

Boys track will begin on Feb. 20 at 3:40.  Please make sure all paperwork is completed and turned in before practice begins!

There will be a quick sign up meeting for all girls interested in playing golf this Spring in Coach Bruning's room after school on Wednesday, February 21st.

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

There will be a boys soccer informational meeting on Feb. 22nd at 5:30pm in the student center.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Dietitian

Thurs, Feb 22

12:30-1:30 PM

Hyvee

Bakery and Business owner

Wed, Feb 21

11:15 AM -12:15 PM

Carroll’s Bakery

Bus departure today:

4:00 p.m. - Girls basketball to Sergeant Bluff-Luton

Today’s menu:  Cheese pizza, green beans, peaches

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Announcements for 2/13/2018:

Today is Day 1

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here today to visit with students.

This week Knitting club will have a morning meeting starting at 7:30 AM Wednesday, February 14th in Ms. Achenbach's Room.   Come when you can.  Again, knitters of all abilities are welcome!

The following adjustments have been made to the Athletic Enhancement weight room schedule for this week:  Wednesday, 2/14 at 6:15 am and 2:40 pm.   Friday, 2/16 at 8:30 am.  Monday, 2/19 at 8:30 am.

Calling all 6th through 9th graders: Hang with Teen Music Association and watch a musical on the BIG screen downstairs at the Pearson Lakes Art Center on February 15th from 6:30-8:30 pm.  We'll be showing the Broadway recording of "Newsies". Snacks provided! Developed to encourage participation in music outside of school, this partnership between Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association and the Pearson Lakes Art Center engages students in music-based events during the school year. The group involves students planning and producing events for their peers.

Boys track will begin on Feb. 20 at 3:40.  Please make sure all paperwork is completed and turned in before practice begins!

There will be a quick sign up meeting for all girls interested in playing golf this Spring in Coach Bruning's room after school on Wednesday, February 21st.

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

There will be a boys soccer informational meeting on Feb. 22nd at 5:30pm in the student center.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Dietitian

Thurs, Feb 22

12:30-1:30 PM

Hyvee

Bakery and Business owner

Wed, Feb 21

11:15 AM -12:15 PM

Carroll’s Bakery

Today’s menu:  Heart chicken nuggets, cheesy potato bake, steamed broccoli, applesauce

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Announcements for 2/12/2018:

Today is Day 2

Girls Track starts today;  meet in the PE classroom to start practice.  If you have a conflict, talk to Coach Maschino.

Mr. Halverson will be hosting a "Juggling Hour" each Monday starting today at 3:45. This is open to anyone wanting to learn, improve, or try new tricks. Supplies will be available, or you can bring your own! Stop by Mr. Halverson's room with any questions.

Girls interested in Clay County Fair Queen:  There will be a representative in the Guidance Office tomorrow morning at 8 AM.  Come and check it out!  The contest is April 8.

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here tomorrow to visit with students.

This week Knitting club will have a morning meeting starting at 7:30 AM Wednesday, February 14th in Ms. Achenbach's Room.   Come when you can.  Again, knitters of all abilities are welcome!

Calling all 6th through 9th graders: Hang with Teen Music Association and watch a musical on the BIG screen downstairs at the Pearson Lakes Art Center on February 15th from 6:30-8:30 pm.  We'll be showing the Broadway recording of "Newsies". Snacks provided! Developed to encourage participation in music outside of school, this partnership between Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association and the Pearson Lakes Art Center engages students in music-based events during the school year. The group involves students planning and producing events for their peers.

Boys track will begin on Feb. 20 at 3:40.  Please make sure all paperwork is completed and turned in before practice begins!

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Dietitian

Thurs, Feb 22

12:30-1:30 PM

Hyvee

Bakery and Business owner

Wed, Feb 21

11:15 AM -12:15 PM

Carroll’s Bakery

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, french fries, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 2/9/2018:

Today is Day 1

February Bash:  TONIGHT at SHS!  8 p.m. - Midnight, $8 per person; $15 for two.  There will be a dance, games, activities and door prizes!  See you there!

There will be softball practice this Sunday from 1-3 PM.

Mr. Halverson will be hosting a "Juggling Hour" each Monday starting February 12th at 3:45. This is open to anyone wanting to learn, improve, or try new tricks. Supplies will be available, or you can bring your own! Stop by Mr. Halverson's room with any questions.

Anyone interested in being a girls track manager see Coach Maschino.  Must have good technology skills and be able to be at most practices and meets.

Calling all 6th through 9th graders: Hang with Teen Music Association and watch a musical on the BIG screen downstairs at the Pearson Lakes Art Center on February 15th from 6:30-8:30 pm.  We'll be showing the Broadway recording of "Newsies". Snacks provided! Developed to encourage participation in music outside of school, this partnership between Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association and the Pearson Lakes Art Center engages students in music-based events during the school year. The group involves students planning and producing events for their peers.

Any girl that is interested in track and field that has not been contacted by the coaching staff please talk to Coach Maschino if you have any questions. Track starts next Monday at 3:40 p.m.  Please meet in the west balcony.  Make sure you have your physical, insurance, and parents permission slips all signed and turned into the activities office before practice starts!

Individual speech students need to sign-up for practice on the shared calendar.  District Speech is February 24!  Will you be ready?  Contact Mrs. Koenig or Kelly Kuehler if you have any questions.

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Dietitian

Thus, Feb 22

12:30-1:30 PM

Hyvee

Bakery and Business owner

Wed, Feb 21

11:15 AM -12:15 PM

Carroll’s Bakery

Bus departure today:

5:00 - Freshmen boys basketball to Estherville

Today’s menu:  Crispito, corn, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 2/8/2018:

Today is Day 2

Seniors:  Herff Jones will be here today during lunch waves to hand out graduation orders.  This does not include cap & gown.  Please stop and pick up your order before leaving the building for lunch.

Wrestling senior athletes and cheerleaders will have senior night tonight before the boys varsity game.  Seniors are asked to arrive by 6:30 p.m.

February Bash:  TOMORROW NIGHT at SHS.  8 p.m. - Midnight, $8 per person; $15 for two.  There will be a dance, games, activities and door prizes!  See you there!

There will be softball practice this Sunday from 1-3 PM.

Mr. Halverson will be hosting a "Juggling Hour" each Monday starting February 12th at 3:45. This is open to anyone wanting to learn, improve, or try new tricks. Supplies will be available, or you can bring your own! Stop by Mr. Halverson's room with any questions.

Anyone interested in being a girls track manager see Coach Maschino.  Must have good technology skills and be able to be at most practices and meets.

Calling all 6th through 9th graders: Hang with Teen Music Association and watch a musical on the BIG screen downstairs at the Pearson Lakes Art Center on February 15th from 6:30-8:30 pm.  We'll be showing the Broadway recording of "Newsies". Snacks provided! Developed to encourage participation in music outside of school, this partnership between Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association and the Pearson Lakes Art Center engages students in music-based events during the school year. The group involves students planning and producing events for their peers.

Any girl that is interested in track and field that has not been contacted by the coaching staff please talk to Coach Maschino if you have any questions. Track starts next Monday at 3:40 p.m.  Please meet in the west balcony.  Make sure you have your physical, insurance, and parents permission slips all signed and turned into the activities office before practice starts!

Individual speech students need to sign-up for practice on the shared calendar.  District Speech is February 24!  Will you be ready?  Contact Mrs. Koenig or Kelly Kuehler if you have any questions.

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Chiropractor

Wed, Feb 14

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Dietitian

Thus, Feb 22

12:30-1:30 PM

Hyvee

Today’s menu:  Pulled pork sandwich, baby carrots, cheesy broccoli, pineapple

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Announcements for 2/7/2018:

Today is Day 1

SHS is starting a knitting club.  The first meeting will be today at 3:30 in Ms. Achenbach's room.  Knitters of all ability levels welcome!  

Wrestling senior athletes and cheerleaders will have senior night on Thursday, February 8, before the boys varsity game.  Seniors are asked to arrive by 6:30 p.m.

Seniors:  Herff Jones will be here on Thursday during lunch waves to hand out graduation orders.  This does not include cap & gown as those will be handed out at a later date.

February Bash:  This Friday, February 9 at SHS.  8 p.m. - Midnight, $8 per person; $15 for two.  There will be a dance, games, activities and door prizes!  See you there!

Mr. Halverson will be hosting a "Juggling Hour" each Monday starting February 12th at 3:45. This is open to anyone wanting to learn, improve, or try new tricks. Supplies will be available, or you can bring your own! Stop by Mr. Halverson's room with any questions.

Anyone interested in being a girls track manager see Coach Maschino.  Must have good technology skills and be able to be at most practices and meets.

Any boys or girls track and field athlete who wants a sheet for the track store can stop in Mr. Bauermeister's room and pick up a copy.

Any Girl that is interested in track and field that has not been contacted by the coaching staff please talk to Coach Maschino if you have any questions. Track starts next Monday at 3:40 p.m.  Please meet in the west balcony.  Make sure you have your physical, insurance, and parents permission slips all signed and turned into the activities office before practice starts!

Individual speech students need to sign-up for practice on the shared calendar.  District Speech is February 24!  Will you be ready?  Contact Mrs. Koenig or Kelly Kuehler if you have any questions.

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Chiropractor

Wed, Feb 14

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Dietitian

Thus, Feb 22

12:30-1:30 PM

Hyvee

Today’s menu:  Chicken patty sandwich, tater tots, applesauce

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Announcements for 2/6/2018:

Today is Day 2

Seniors:  You need to report to homeroom today with your chromebook.

Registration for 2018-19 Classes:  Homeroom today will run from 2:20-2:50 and WAA from 2:50-3:25.  During homeroom, advisers will help students register for classes.

SHS is starting a knitting club.  The first meeting will be this Wednesday, February 7th, at 3:30 in Ms. Achenbach's room.  Knitters of all ability levels welcome!  

Any boys or girls track and field athlete who wants a sheet for the track store can stop in Mr. Bauermeister's room and pick up a copy.

Seniors:  Herff Jones will be here on Thursday during lunch waves to hand out graduation orders.  This does not include cap & gown.  Those will be handed out at a later date.

Any Girl that is interested in track and field that has not been contacted by the coaching staff please talk to Coach Maschino if you have any questions. Track starts next Monday at 3:40 p.m.  Please meet in the west balcony.  Make sure you have your physical, insurance, and parents permission slips all signed and turned into the activities office before practice starts!

Individual speech students need to sign-up for practice on the shared calendar.  District Speech is February 24!  Will you be ready?  Contact Mrs. Koenig or Kelly Kuehler if you have any questions.

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Chiropractor

Wed, Feb 14

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Dietitian

Thus, Feb 22

12:30-1:30 PM

Hyvee

Today’s menu:  Cheesy chicken burrito, spanish rice, green beans, peaches

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Announcements for 2/5/2018:

Today is Day 1

Seniors:   Herff Jones will be here on Thursday during lunch waves to hand out graduation orders.  This does not include cap & gown.  Those will be handed out at a later date.

Girls track and field starts Monday, February 12.  Make sure you have your physical, insurance, and parents permission slips all signed and turned into the activities office before practice starts on the 12th!

Individual speech students need to sign-up for practice on the shared calendar.  District Speech is February 24!  Will you be ready?  Contact Mrs. Koenig or Kelly Kuehler if you have any questions.

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

Registration for 2018-19 Classes:  Tomorrow’s homeroom will run from 2:20-2:50 and WAA from 2:50-3:25.  During homeroom, advisers will help students register for classes.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Careers and Majors in Business

Thur, Feb 8

3rd Period

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Motorcycle Mechanic and Auto Body

Thur, Feb 8

1:00-2:00 PM

SS Collision CycleWorks

Chiropractor

Wed, Feb 14

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Bus departure today:

5:15 - Freshmen basketball to Emmetsburg

Today’s menu:  Hot dog, baked beans, baby carrots, pears

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Announcements for 2/2/2018:

Today is Day 2

Congratulations to all the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing award winners:  Jade Barnes, Kayla Clark, Natalie Jacobson and Max Schmidt.

If you need community service hours or are interested in volunteering for a non-profit organization in Spencer, then stop by the Spencer Public Library on Saturday, February 3 between 10 am -12 noon for a Volunteer Fair. Non-profit organizations will be available to talk to High School students and adults about volunteer opportunities. Learn a new skill, help your community, and meet new people! Organizations to see: RSVP, SAAC, CAASA, Love Takes Root, Clay County Fair Association, Spencer Public Library Friends Group, Birthright, Spencer High-Noon Kiwanis, Grand Avenue Community Outreach and Arts on Grand.

All Large Group Speech students are reminded to pick up their copy of the State Contest Schedule from Mr. Untiet sometime today.

Large Group Speech Assistant Student directors are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today.

"Break A Leg!" to all of the Large Group Speech Students and directors as they compete in the State Contest in LeMars on Saturday.

There will be no softball Sunday, February 4.  We will start again Sunday, February 11.

Girls track and field starts Monday, February 12.  Make sure you have your physical, insurance, and parents permission slips all signed and turned into the activities office before practice starts on the 12th!

The track store is open and information can be picked up in the hallways leading to the girls locker rooms.  Store will close February 22nd so don't miss out!  Boys involved in track can see Coach Bauermeister.

There will be no winter league volleyball this year due to unforeseen circumstances. Instead there will be spring positional clinics held in the coming months. Be on the lookout for those dates and check the website or contact Coach Reiter with any questions.

Registration for 2018-19 Classes:  Next Tuesday (2/6) Homeroom will run from 2:20-2:50 and WAA from 2:50-3:25.  During homeroom, advisers will help students register for classes.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Careers and Majors in Business

Thur, Feb 8

3rd Period

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Motorcycle Mechanic and Auto Body

Thur, Feb 8

1:00-2:00 PM

SS Collision CycleWorks

Chiropractor

Wed, Feb 14

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Bus departure today:

3:10 - JV basketball to Estherville

4:25 - Varsity basketball to Estherville

Today’s menu:  Spaghetti & meat sauce, romaine salad & dressing, garlic breadstick, pears

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Announcements for 2/1/2018:

Today is Day 1

There will be no winter league volleyball this year due to unforeseen circumstances. Instead there will be spring positional clinics held in the coming months. Be on the lookout for those dates and check the website or contact Coach Reiter with any questions.

There will be no softball Sunday, February 4.  We will start again Sunday, February 11.

Registration for 2018-19 Classes:  Next Tuesday (2/6) Homeroom will run from 2:20-2:50 and WAA from 2:50-3:25.  During homeroom, advisers will help students register for classes.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Careers and Majors in Business

Thur, Feb 8

3rd Period

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Motorcycle Mechanic and Auto Body

Thur, Feb 8

1:00-2:00 PM

SS Collision CycleWorks

Chiropractor

Wed, Feb 14

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Bus departure today:

2:45 - JV & varsity girls basketball to Sioux City East

Today’s menu:  Chili, cornbread, celery & carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 1/31/2018:

Today is Day 2

The weight room will be open after school today at 1:00 pm.

Teens, put your pop culture knowledge to the test and join your peers in some friendly competition at our Teen Trivia Afternoon at the Spencer Public Library, today at 1:30 PM.  Don't miss out on the fun (or prizes)!

Registration for 2018-19 Classes:  Next Tuesday (2/6) Homeroom will run from 2:20-2:50 and WAA from 2:50-3:25.  During homeroom, advisers will help students register for classes.

There will be no winter league volleyball this year due to unforeseen circumstances. Instead there will be spring positional clinics held in the coming months. Be on the lookout for those dates and check the website or contact Coach Reiter with any questions.

There will be no softball Sunday, February 4.  We will start again Sunday, February 11.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Careers and Majors in Business

Thur, Feb 8

3rd Period

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Motorcycle Mechanic and Auto Body

Thur, Feb 8

1:00-2:00 PM

SS Collision CycleWorks

Chiropractor

Wed, Feb 14

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Today’s menu:  Cheese pizza, green beans, baby carrots, applesauce

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Announcements for 1/30/2018:

Today is Day 1

All Large Group Speech Students are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today to pick up a copy of their “Thursday Night Live!” schedule.

Attention Seniors: You are required to attend homeroom today to prepare for the Game of Life on Wednesday.  On Wednesday, you will walk by homeroom to grab your materials and report to the Little Theatre with your Game of Life Materials and something to write with by 8:35.  I encourage you to dress appropriately as there will be a large number of business professional volunteers you will be working with!  Any questions see or email Mrs. Kluver.

Attention All 9th Graders:  You will be taking the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) assessment on Wednesday.  You need to bring a pencil and calculator for this assessment.  Report to your assigned location at 8:35. The room assignments are as follows based on your last name:

A - Hookfin - Report to the Learning Commons

Howard-Skokan - Report to Lab 159

Small - Z - Report to Room 151

Teens, put your pop culture knowledge to the test and join your peers in some friendly competition at our Teen Trivia Afternoon at the Spencer Public Library, Wednesday January 31st at 1:30 PM.  Don't miss out on the fun (or prizes)!

Registration for 2018-19 Classes:  The next 2 Tuesdays (1/30 & 2/6) Homeroom will run from 2:20-2:50 and WAA from 2:50-3:25.  During homeroom, advisers will help students register for classes.

There will be no winter league volleyball this year due to unforeseen circumstances. Instead there will be spring positional clinics held in the coming months. Be on the lookout for those dates and check the website or contact Coach Reiter with any questions.

There will be no softball Sunday, February 4.  We will start again Sunday, February 11.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Careers and Majors in Business

Thur, Feb 8

3rd Period

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Motorcycle Mechanic and Auto Body

Thur, Feb 8

1:00-2:00 PM

SS Collision CycleWorks

Chiropractor

Wed, Feb 14

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Today’s menu:  Popcorn chicken, cooked carrots, mashed potatoes, pineapple

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Announcements for 1/29/2018:

Today is Day 2

Attention Seniors: You are required to attend homeroom on Tuesday to prepare for the Game of Life on Wednesday.  On Wednesday, you will walk by homeroom to grab your materials and report to the Little Theatre with your Game of Life Materials and something to write with by 8:35.  I encourage you to dress appropriately as there will be a large number of business professional volunteers you will be working with!  Any questions see or email Mrs. Kluver.

Juniors:  There will be a Prom Committee meeting today, Monday, Jan. 29, right after school in Mrs. Meyer’s room (241).  Anyone interested in being part of the committee, please come with ideas for the “Hollywood” Prom.

Registration for 2018-19 Classes:  The next 2 Tuesdays (1/30 & 2/6) Homeroom will run from 2:20-2:50 and WAA from 2:50-3:25.  During homeroom, advisers will help students register for classes.

​Volleyball players aspiring to play winter league volleyball: There will be no winter league this year due to unforeseen circumstances. Instead there will be spring positional clinics held in the coming months. Be on the lookout for those dates and check the website or contact Coach Reiter for any questions.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Careers and Majors in Business

Thur, Feb 8

3rd Period

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Motorcycle Mechanic and Auto Body

Thur, Feb 8

1:00-2:00 PM

SS Collision CycleWorks

Bus departures today:

2:45         Wrestling at MOC-Floyd Valley

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, french fries, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 1/26/2018:

Today is Day 1

Individual speech students need to sign up for a meeting to verify your category.  Please see Mrs. Koenig or Kelly if you have any questions!!  ​We will be in the learning commons after school today until 4:30.  If you have a minute, stop by!

Congratulations to Blake Benson for winning 4th place and Josh Wittrock for winning 2nd place at the Special Olympics basketball competition yesterday!

Juniors:  There will be a Prom Committee meeting on Monday, Jan. 29 right after school in Mrs. Meyer’s room (241).  Anyone interested in being part of the committee, please come with ideas for the “Hollywood” Prom.

Registration for 2018-19 Classes:  The next 2 Tuesdays (1/30 & 2/6) Homeroom will run from 2:20-2:50 and WAA from 2:50-3:25.  During homeroom, advisers will help students register for classes.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Careers and Majors in Business

Thur, Feb 8

3rd Period

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Motorcycle Mechanic and Auto Body

Thur, Feb 8

1:00-2:00 PM

SS Collision CycleWorks

Bus departures today:

1:30 - Wrestling to LeMars

Today’s menu:  BBQ Mr. Rib, tri tater, strawberries

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Announcements for 1/25/2018:

Today is Day 2

Juniors:  There will be a Prom Committee meeting next Monday, Jan. 29 right after school in Mrs. Meyer’s room (241).  Anyone interested in being part of the committee, please come with ideas for the “Hollywood” Prom.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Today’s menu:  Pepperoni pizza, green beans, baby carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 1/24/2018:

Today is Day 1

Congratulations goes out to the Large Group Speech students who competed in the District Large Group Speech Contest held here in Spencer last Saturday.  Speech entered 17 groups into the contest and came away with 15 Excellent "I" Ratings and Two Good "II" Ratings. All 71 Large Group Speech students earned at least one Excellent "I" Rating, which makes them all eligible to compete in the Northwest Regional State Contest to be held at LeMars High School on Saturday, February 3rd.

Congratulations to the SHS Strutters for receiving the Super Sweepstakes Trophy and Choreography awards for Pom and Hoopla at Regionals!

A representative from ILCC Upward Bound will be in the Learning Commons all day today, presenting to Study Hall students about what the Upward Bound program does for students.  

All Large Group Speech students are asked to check the Drama Callboard today for a listing of this week's practice days and time.  Students in Choral Reading are reminded that they are practicing TODAY at 3:30 in the Black Box Theatre.

All schedule changes must be completed by 4:00 p.m. today (Wednesday 1/24/2018).  Please see Mr. Graettinger or Mrs. DeWitt if you have questions.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

IOWA HUNTERS EDUCATION FIELD DAY COURSE:

When:  Sunday, March 18th 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where:  Oneota Park Lodge, 420 10th Ave SE, Spencer

Who:  All students must be at least 11 years old to participate in this course.  Non-traditional students are also encouraged to attend.  All individuals born after January 1st, 1972 must complete the Iowa Hunters Education Course in order to obtain a state hunting license.

Cost:   FREE OF CHARGE

Prior to registering and attending this course, all students must have successfully completed an Iowa approved online hunter education course.  To register for this field day course go to the website listed: https://register-ed.com/events/view/115961. This class does have limited student space, please register as soon as possible.  A large portion of this course will be outdoors.  We strongly advise students to dress according to the weather conditions.  If you have any questions please contact the Clay County Conservation Office at 712-262-2187.

Today’s menu:  Soft shell taco, refried beans, pineapple

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Announcements for 1/19/2018:

Today is Day 2

Mr. Untiet is still in need of timers for the Speech Contest on Saturday here at Spencer High School.  See Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office if you'd like to be a timer.

"Break a Leg!" to all of the Large Group Speech students who are competing in the District Large Group Speech contest here in Spencer on Saturday!  The contest is open to the public with all events starting at 8:00 a.m..

Student Council meeting:  Today, 3rd period in Little Theater

Marine Recruiters will be in the student center during lunch waves today.

Anyone interested in joining Individual Speech, please email Mrs. Koenig or see Kelly in the main office. It is not too late to sign up!

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Students who took PSAT Test should pick up their Score Report in the Guidance Office if they have not already done so.

Teen Music Association invites all 7th-12th graders to a free Glow Dance at Pearson Lakes Art Center Saturday, January 20th from 7-9 pm. DJ and snacks will be provided. Plus the first 100 people will receive a glow item. Check out Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association for more info.

A representative from ILCC Upward Bound will be in the Learning Commons all day Jan 24, presenting to Study Hall students about what the Upward Bound program does for students.  Here's an example of what students will hear:  Upward Bound Alum, Lorissa Baker - “Upward Bound helped me in so many ways. It gave me the opportunity to visit college campuses during high school, helped me explore different career paths I was interested in, and it showed me what to expect when I went to college. I feel confident in saying that I am a college graduate pursuing a Master’s degree because of the support I received during UB. Not only was this program beneficial to my future, but it also was a lot of fun! I was able to do so many things during UB that I wouldn’t have otherwise done.”

IOWA HUNTERS EDUCATION FIELD DAY COURSE:

When:  Sunday, March 18th 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where:  Oneota Park Lodge, 420 10th Ave SE, Spencer

Who:  All students must be at least 11 years old to participate in this course.  Non-traditional students are also encouraged to attend.  All individuals born after January 1st, 1972 must complete the Iowa Hunters Education Course in order to obtain a state hunting license.

Cost:   FREE OF CHARGE

Prior to registering and attending this course, all students must have successfully completed an Iowa approved online hunter education course.  To register for this field day course go to the website listed: https://register-ed.com/events/view/115961. This class does have limited student space, please register as soon as possible.  A large portion of this course will be outdoors.  We strongly advise students to dress according to the weather conditions.  If you have any questions please contact the Clay County Conservation Office at 712-262-2187.

Today’s menu:  Grilled cheese, tomato soup, baby carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 1/18/2018:

Today is Day 1

Students who took PSAT Test should pick up their Score Report in the Guidance Office if they have not already done so.

Locker posters:  If you have posters/signs on your locker and want to keep them, please take down by the end of today.  Custodians will remove any remaining posters tomorrow.

Any cross country or track runners who would be willing to work in concession stand Friday night see Coach Bauermeister ASAP!

All Large Group Speech students are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today in the Drama Office to pick up a copy of the schedule for Saturday's District Large Group Speech Contest.

Student Council meeting:  Tomorrow, 3rd period in Little Theater

Anyone interested in joining Individual Speech, please email Mrs. Koenig or see Kelly in the main office. It is not too late to sign up!

Marine Recruiters will be in the student center during lunch waves this Friday, January 19th for those interested.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Teen Music Association invites all 7th-12th graders to a free Glow Dance at Pearson Lakes Art Center Saturday, January 20th from 7-9 pm. DJ and snacks will be provided. Plus the first 100 people will receive a glow item. Check out Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association for more info.

A representative from ILCC Upward Bound will be in the Learning Commons all day Jan 24, presenting to Study Hall students about what the Upward Bound program does for students.  Here's an example of what students will hear:  Upward Bound Alum, Lorissa Baker - “Upward Bound helped me in so many ways. It gave me the opportunity to visit college campuses during high school, helped me explore different career paths I was interested in, and it showed me what to expect when I went to college. I feel confident in saying that I am a college graduate pursuing a Master’s degree because of the support I received during UB. Not only was this program beneficial to my future, but it also was a lot of fun! I was able to do so many things during UB that I wouldn’t have otherwise done.”

IOWA HUNTERS EDUCATION FIELD DAY COURSE:

When:  Sunday, March 18th 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where:  Oneota Park Lodge, 420 10th Ave SE, Spencer

Who:  All students must be at least 11 years old to participate in this course.  Non-traditional students are also encouraged to attend.  All individuals born after January 1st, 1972 must complete the Iowa Hunters Education Course in order to obtain a state hunting license.

Cost:   FREE OF CHARGE

Prior to registering and attending this course, all students must have successfully completed an Iowa approved online hunter education course.  To register for this field day course go to the website listed: https://register-ed.com/events/view/115961. This class does have limited student space, please register as soon as possible.  A large portion of this course will be outdoors.  We strongly advise students to dress according to the weather conditions.  If you have any questions please contact the Clay County Conservation Office at 712-262-2187.

Bus departures today:

4:00 - Wrestling to Spirit Lake

4:15 - Freshmen basketball to Western Christian

Today’s menu:  Pizza pasta bake, romaine salad & dressing, pears, breadstick

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Announcements for 1/17/2018:

Today is Day 2

Interested in girls tennis?   There will be a mandatory meeting at 8 AM tomorrow (Thursday) in Coach Schlaeger’s room 118.

Anyone interested in joining Individual Speech, please email Mrs. Koenig or see Kelly in the main office. It is not too late to sign up!

There are extra Dance-a-thon t-shirts available in sizes Medium, Large and XL.  See Ms. Achenbach if you would like to purchase one.  If you ordered a Dance-a-thon t-shirt online, you can pick those up in Ms. Achenbach's room.

This year’s prom theme is Hollywood: Night of the Red Carpet

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Teen Music Association invites all 7th-12th graders to a free Glow Dance at Pearson Lakes Art Center Saturday, January 20th from 7-9 pm. DJ and snacks will be provided. Plus the first 100 people will receive a glow item. Check out Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association for more info.

A representative from ILCC Upward Bound will be in the Learning Commons all day Jan 24, presenting to Study Hall students about what the Upward Bound program does for students.  Here's an example of what students will hear:  Upward Bound Alum, Lorissa Baker - “Upward Bound helped me in so many ways. It gave me the opportunity to visit college campuses during high school, helped me explore different career paths I was interested in, and it showed me what to expect when I went to college. I feel confident in saying that I am a college graduate pursuing a Master’s degree because of the support I received during UB. Not only was this program beneficial to my future, but it also was a lot of fun! I was able to do so many things during UB that I wouldn’t have otherwise done.”

IOWA HUNTERS EDUCATION FIELD DAY COURSE:

When:  Sunday, March 18th 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where:  Oneota Park Lodge, 420 10th Ave SE, Spencer

Who:  All students must be at least 11 years old to participate in this course.  Non-traditional students are also encouraged to attend.  All individuals born after January 1st, 1972 must complete the Iowa Hunters Education Course in order to obtain a state hunting license.

Cost:   FREE OF CHARGE

Prior to registering and attending this course, all students must have successfully completed an Iowa approved online hunter education course.  To register for this field day course go to the website listed: https://register-ed.com/events/view/115961. This class does have limited student space, please register as soon as possible.  A large portion of this course will be outdoors.  We strongly advise students to dress according to the weather conditions.  If you have any questions please contact the Clay County Conservation Office at 712-262-2187.

Today’s menu:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich, baby carrots, corn, applesauce

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Announcements for 1/16/2018:

Today is Day 1

Thank you to everyone who helped plan and run Friday night's Dance-a-thon for Nate Fisher.  And thank you to everyone who came out and helped make it such an incredibly positive, awesome experience!  There are extra t-shirts available in sizes Medium, Large and XL.  See Ms. Achenbach if you would like to purchase one.  If you ordered a Dance-a-thon t-shirt online, you can pick those up in Ms. Achenbach's room.

This year’s prom theme is Hollywood: Night of the Red Carpet

IOWA HUNTERS EDUCATION FIELD DAY COURSE:

When:  Sunday, March 18th 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where:  Oneota Park Lodge, 420 10th Ave SE, Spencer

Who:  All students must be at least 11 years old to participate in this course.  Non-traditional students are also encouraged to attend.  All individuals born after January 1st, 1972 must complete the Iowa Hunters Education Course in order to obtain a state hunting license.

Cost:   FREE OF CHARGE

Prior to registering and attending this course, all students must have successfully completed an Iowa approved online hunter education course.  To register for this field day course go to the website listed: https://register-ed.com/events/view/115961. This class does have limited student space, please register as soon as possible.  A large portion of this course will be outdoors.  We strongly advise students to dress according to the weather conditions.  If you have any questions please contact the Clay County Conservation Office at 712-262-2187.

Interested in Summer Driver Education?  Please stop in the main office for more information and to sign up.

Teen Music Association invites all 7th-12th graders to a free Glow Dance at Pearson Lakes Art Center Saturday, January 20th from 7-9 pm. DJ and snacks will be provided. Plus the first 100 people will receive a glow item. Check out Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association for more info.

A representative from ILCC Upward Bound will be in the Learning Commons all day Jan 24, presenting to Study Hall students about what the Upward Bound program does for students.  Here's an example of what students will hear:  Upward Bound Alum, Lorissa Baker - “Upward Bound helped me in so many ways. It gave me the opportunity to visit college campuses during high school, helped me explore different career paths I was interested in, and it showed me what to expect when I went to college. I feel confident in saying that I am a college graduate pursuing a Master’s degree because of the support I received during UB. Not only was this program beneficial to my future, but it also was a lot of fun! I was able to do so many things during UB that I wouldn’t have otherwise done.”

Attention Juniors and Seniors--Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship. This is a scholarship in honor of former Iowa State University basketball player Brian Pearson, who died of brain cancer in the fall of 1997. The committee has been awarding this scholarship since 1998. This scholarship is awarded to one male and one female each year. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors for the 2017-18 school year who have previously participated in any Iowa Games events (Summer Iowa Games, Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Games Net Fest or Iowa Games Mud Run).  Applications are due by April 30, 2018. For more information about the scholarship and to view the application, please click here: Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship.

Bus departures today:

2:35 - JV basketball to LeMars

4:00 - Varsity basketball to LeMars

4:30 - Boys swimming to Storm Lake

Today’s menu:  Garlic cheese french bread, marinara sauce, green beans, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 1/12/2018:

Today is Day 1

Mrs. Riessen’s 3rd period Foods & Nutrition class will still be making their breakfast during class today.  Come in anytime after 12:20 to get an early start.

Second semester schedules will be picked up at a Walk-By Homeroom today between 6th and 7th hour today.  Students who do not have time between 6th and 7th may pick up their schedule from the homeroom teacher at 3:30 today.  

Juniors & Seniors:  Check your email to vote for 2018 Prom theme.  Deadline is 3:30 PM today!

NHS will be hosting a Dance-a-thon benefit fundraiser for Senior Nate Fisher TONIGHT!  For those that might not know, Nate is currently on the transplant list and is waiting for a multi-organ transplant.  The Dance-a-thon will run from 6 to midnight and admission will be $5 at the door. The danceathon will be in the concourse, so you must use the main office entrance at door #1.  All other doors in the building will be locked.  This will be a Star Wars/Glow Dance theme and will be open for all students.  We will have plenty of pizza and Mt. Dew in the concession stand.  And, for those that wish to find additional pledges to add to the fundraising for Nate, a form for obtaining donations from family and friends was emailed to you or you can get a form from Ms. Achenbach's room.  There will be prizes awarded at the Dance-a-thon for the top donation raisers!  If you did collect donations using the pledge form, please turn them into Ms. Achenbach during the school day tomorrow.  There will be some shirts available at the dance.  Beyond that, there will be games and prizes and lots of fun.  We hope to see you all there!  Many people have asked if they can come later in the evening after work or practice, and in a very famous phrase here at SHS "Come when you can and leave when you must!" But remember as with other dances, when you leave, you cannot return.

Special Olympics cheer practice is Sunday from 2:30 to 3:30 at Lincoln. Please notify Mrs. Meyer if you are unable to attend.

The weight room will be open on Monday for Athletic Enhancement at 8:30 am and again at 3:40 pm.

All Large Group Speech Students are reminded that even though there is no school on Monday, there WILL be all regular practices on Monday afternoon and Monday night.

Teen Music Association invites all 7th-12th graders to a free Glow Dance at Pearson Lakes Art Center Saturday, January 20th from 7-9 pm. DJ and snacks will be provided. Plus the first 100 people will receive a glow item. Check out Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association for more info.

Female students interested in competing for Emmetsburg’s Miss Shamrock:  Information is available in the Guidance Office.

Attention Juniors and Seniors--Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship. This is a scholarship in honor of former Iowa State University basketball player Brian Pearson, who died of brain cancer in the fall of 1997. The committee has been awarding this scholarship since 1998. This scholarship is awarded to one male and one female each year. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors for the 2017-18 school year who have previously participated in any Iowa Games events (Summer Iowa Games, Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Games Net Fest or Iowa Games Mud Run).  Applications are due by April 30, 2018. For more information about the scholarship and to view the application, please click here: Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship.

Today’s menu:  Crispito, corn, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 1/11/2018:

Today is Day 2

A National Guard representative will be in the Student Center during lunch waves today.

Peer Helper will meet at the High School today.

Juniors & Seniors:  Check your email to vote for 2018 Prom theme.  

NHS will be hosting a Dance-a-thon benefit fundraiser for Senior Nate Fisher on Friday, January 12th.  For those that might not know, Nate is currently on the transplant list and is waiting for a multi-organ transplant.  The Dance-a-thon will run from 6 to midnight and admission will be $5 at the door. The danceathon will be in the concourse, so you must use the main office entrance at door #1.  All other doors in the building will be locked.  This will be a Star Wars/Glow Dance theme and will be open for all students.  We will have plenty of pizza and Mt. Dew in the concession stand.  And, for those that wish to find additional pledges to add to the fundraising for Nate, a form for obtaining donations from family and friends was emailed to you or you can get a form from Ms. Achenbach's room.  There will be prizes awarded at the Dance-a-thon for the top donation raisers!  If you did collect donations using the pledge form, please turn them into Ms. Achenbach during the school day tomorrow.  There will be some shirts available at the dance.  Beyond that, there will be games and prizes and lots of fun.  We hope to see you all there!  Many people have asked if they can come later in the evening after work or practice, and in a very famous phrase here at SHS "Come when you can and leave when you must!" But remember as with other dances, when you leave, you cannot return.

Special Olympics cheer practice is Sunday from 2:30 to 3:30 at Lincoln. Please notify Mrs. Meyer if you are unable to attend.

The weight room will be open on Monday for Athletic Enhancement at 8:30 am and again at 3:40 pm.

Teen Music Association invites all 7th-12th graders to a free Glow Dance at Pearson Lakes Art Center Saturday, January 20th from 7-9 pm. DJ and snacks will be provided. Plus the first 100 people will receive a glow item. Check out Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association for more info.

Female students interested in competing for Emmetsburg’s Miss Shamrock:  Information is available in the Guidance Office.

Attention Juniors and Seniors--Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship. This is a scholarship in honor of former Iowa State University basketball player Brian Pearson, who died of brain cancer in the fall of 1997. The committee has been awarding this scholarship since 1998. This scholarship is awarded to one male and one female each year. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors for the 2017-18 school year who have previously participated in any Iowa Games events (Summer Iowa Games, Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Games Net Fest or Iowa Games Mud Run).  Applications are due by April 30, 2018. For more information about the scholarship and to view the application, please click here: Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship.

Today’s menu:  Pulled pork sandwich, baby carrots, cheesy broccoli, pineapple

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Announcements for 1/10/2018:

Today is Day 1

NASA applicants please stop by Mr. Munson's room at the end of the day today.

Juniors & Seniors:  Check your email to vote for 2018 Prom theme.

A National Guard representative will be in the Student Center during lunch waves tomorrow.

Any female student interested in competing for Emmetsburg’s Miss Shamrock, information is available in the Guidance Office.

Attention Juniors and Seniors--Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship. This is a scholarship in honor of former Iowa State University basketball player Brian Pearson, who died of brain cancer in the fall of 1997. The committee has been awarding this scholarship since 1998. This scholarship is awarded to one male and one female each year. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors for the 2017-18 school year who have previously participated in any Iowa Games events (Summer Iowa Games, Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Games Net Fest or Iowa Games Mud Run).  Applications are due by April 30, 2018. For more information about the scholarship and to view the application, please click here: Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship.

NHS will be hosting a Dance-a-thon benefit fundraiser for Senior Nate Fisher on Friday, January 12th.  For those that might not know, Nate is currently on the transplant list and is waiting for a multi-organ transplant.  The Dance-a-thon will run from 6 to midnight and admission will be $5 at the door. The danceathon will be in the concourse, so you must use the main office entrance at door #1.  All other doors in the building will be locked.  This will be a Star Wars/Glow Dance theme and will be open for all students.  We will have plenty of pizza and Mt. Dew in the concession stand.  And, for those that wish to find additional pledges to add to the fundraising for Nate, a form for obtaining donations from family and friends was emailed to you or you can get a form from Ms. Achenbach's room.  There will be prizes awarded at the Dance-a-thon for the top donation raisers!  There will be some shirts available at the dance.  Beyond that, there will be games and prizes and lots of fun.  We hope to see you all there!  Many people have asked if they can come later in the evening after work or practice, and in a very famous phrase here at SHS "Come when you can and leave when you must!" But remember as with other dances, when you leave, you cannot return.

Today’s menu:  Cheese pizza, green beans, baby carrots, applesauce

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Announcements for 1/9/2018:

Today is Day 2

The Spencer FFA will meet on January 10 at 8:00 am in the ag room.  It is time to sign up for contests.

A National Guard representative will be in the Student Center during lunch waves on Thursday.

Any female student interested in competing for Emmetsburg’s Miss Shamrock, information is available in the Guidance Office.

NHS will be hosting a Dance-a-thon benefit fundraiser for Senior Nate Fisher on Friday, January 12th.  For those that might not know, Nate is currently on the transplant list and is waiting for a multi-organ transplant.  The Dance-a-thon will run from 6 to midnight and admission will be $5 at the door. This will be a Star Wars/Glow Dance theme and will be open for all students.  We will have plenty of pizza and Mt. Dew in the concession stand.  And, for those that wish to find additional pledges to add to the fundraising for Nate, a form for obtaining donations from family and friends will be e-mailed to you today or you can get a form from Ms. Achenbach's room.  There will be prizes awarded at the Dance-a-thon for the top donation raisers!  For t-shirts, you can order at https://shsdanceathon.itemorder.com/sale.  This sale will close on TODAY at noon! Shirts will be picked up on Friday.  There will be some shirts available at the dance as well.  Beyond that, there will be games and prizes and lots of fun.  We hope to see you all there!

Many people have asked if they can come later in the evening after work or practice, and in a very famous phrase here at SHS "Come when you can and leave when you must!" But remember as with other dances, when you leave, you cannot return.

Bus departure today:

3:05 - JV basketball to Sheldon

4:20 - Varsity basketball to Sheldon

Today’s menu:  Country fried steak, whipped potatoes, white gravy, steamed broccoli, mixed fruit, dinner roll  

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Announcements for 1/8/2018:

Today is Day 1

All Large Group Speech students are asked to check the Drama Callboard today for a listing of this week's rehearsal schedules.

Mrs. Cuttell's classes need to report to the Learning Commons today.

Mock Trial practice tonight at 5:00 in the Learning Commons.  All those interested are welcome to attend.

The Spencer FFA will meet on January 10 at 8:00 am in the ag room.  It is time to sign up for contests.

NHS will be hosting a Dance-a-thon benefit fundraiser for Senior Nate Fisher on Friday, January 12th.  For those that might not know, Nate is currently on the transplant list and is waiting for a multi-organ transplant.  The Dance-a-thon will run from 6 to midnight and admission will be $5 at the door. This will be a Star Wars/Glow Dance theme and will be open for all students.  We will have plenty of pizza and Mt. Dew in the concession stand.  And, for those that wish to find additional pledges to add to the fundraising for Nate, a form for obtaining donations from family and friends will be e-mailed to you today or you can get a form from Ms. Achenbach's room.  There will be prizes awarded at the Dance-a-thon for the top donation raisers!  For t-shirts, you can order at https://shsdanceathon.itemorder.com/sale.  This sale will close on Tuesday 1/9 at noon.  Shirts will be picked up on Friday.  There will be some shirts available at the dance as well.  Beyond that, there will be games and prizes and lots of fun.  We hope to see you all there!

Bus departure today:

3:00 - Wrestling to Emmetsburg

Today’s menu:  Hot dog, baked beans, baby carrots, pears

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Announcements for 1/5/2018:

Today is Day 2

Did you miss the Mock Trial sign up meeting yesterday?  You can still sign up.  If you are interested in being a part of the mock trial team, please see Mrs. Cuttell.

Robotics team members need to check your email for important information regarding our kickoff event tomorrow!

The Spencer FFA will meet on January 10 at 8:00 am in the ag room.  It is time to sign up for contests.

NHS will be hosting a Dance-a-thon benefit fundraiser for Senior Nate Fisher next Friday, January 12th.  For those that might not know, Nate is currently on the transplant list and is waiting for a multi-organ transplant.  The Dance-a-thon will run from 6 to midnight and admission will be $5 at the door. This will be a Star Wars/Glow Dance theme and will be open for all students.  We will have plenty of pizza and Mt. Dew in the concession stand.  And, for those that wish to find additional pledges to add to the fundraising for Nate, a form for obtaining donations from family and friends will be e-mailed to you today or you can get a form from Ms. Achenbach's room.  There will be prizes awarded at the Dance-a-thon for the top donation raisers!  For t-shirts, you can order at https://shsdanceathon.itemorder.com/sale.  This sale will close on Tuesday 1/9 at noon.  Shirts will be picked up on Friday.  There will be some shirts available at the dance as well.  Beyond that, there will be games and prizes and lots of fun.  We hope to see you all there!

Today’s menu:  Orange chicken, fried rice, cooked carrots, pineapple, bread & butter, fortune cookie

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Announcements for 1/4/2018:

Today is Day 1

ILCC Upward Bound will be presenting in all study halls today.  This program is designed to help students improve grades and gain study skills along with preparation for college.

The Child Development class will still be going to the YMCA this morning. Grab your coat, lunch and something to write with.  Be on the bus at entry 1 by 11:50. The bus is not waiting.

Robotics team members need to stop and see Mr. Halverson ASAP. We need to make sure you are fully registered for the team before this Saturday's kickoff. We will also have a brief meeting today at 3:30 in Mr. Halverson's room.

Reminder - NASA Application letters are due to the office by 4:00 pm today.

The Spencer FFA will meet on January 10 at 8:00 am in the ag room.  It is time to sign up for contests.

NHS will be hosting a Dance-a-thon benefit fundraiser for Senior Nate Fisher next Friday, January 12th.  For those that might not know, Nate is currently on the transplant list and is waiting for a multi-organ transplant.  The Dance-a-thon will run from 6 to midnight and admission will be $5 at the door. This will be a Star Wars/Glow Dance theme and will be open for all students.  You can order a t-shirt here through the Squire Shoppe.  There will be some shirts available at the dance as well.  We will have plenty of pizza and Mt. Dew in the concession stand.  And, for those that wish to find additional pledges to add to the fundraising for Nate, we will have a form for obtaining donations from family and friends ready to go tomorrow. There will be prizes awarded at the Dance-a-thon for the top donation raisers!  Beyond that, there will be games and prizes and lots of fun.  We hope to see you all there!

Bus departure today:

3:30 - Wrestling to Cherokee

Today’s menu: Chili, cinnamon roll, baby carrots, pears & cherries

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Announcements for 1/3/2018:

Today is Day 2

Peer Helper students will report to the classroom today.

Robotics team members need to stop and see Mr. Halverson ASAP. We need to make sure you are fully registered for the team before this Saturday's kickoff. We will also have a brief meeting Thursday (1/4) at 3:30 in Mr. Halverson's room.

Reminder - NASA Application letters are due to the office by 4:00 pm Thursday, Jan. 4.

NHS will be hosting a Dance-a-thon benefit fundraiser for Senior Nate Fisher next Friday, January 12th.  For those that might not know, Nate is currently on the transplant list and is waiting for a multi-organ transplant.  The Dance-a-thon will run from 6 to midnight and admission will be $5 at the door. This will be a Star Wars/Glow Dance theme and will be open for all students.  You can order a t-shirt here through the Squire Shoppe.  There will be some shirts available at the dance as well.  We will have plenty of pizza and Mt. Dew in the concession stand.  And, for those that wish to find additional pledges to add to the fundraising for Nate, we will have a form for obtaining donations from family and friends ready to go tomorrow. There will be prizes awarded at the Dance-a-thon for the top donation raisers!  Beyond that, there will be games and prizes and lots of fun.  We hope to see you all there!

Today’s menu:  Chicken patty sandwich, green beans, apple wedges

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Announcements for 12/21/2017:

Today is Day 1

Coach Pierce will be around today from 11:45 - 12:30 for any girls that need fitted for the new uniforms.  Girls thinking about track and field that haven't been fitted yet should stop by the cage room by the varsity girls locker room.  Coach Maschino can also fit you if needed during the day.

9th Grade students enrolled in both band AND choir - Career packets are due TODAY by noon to Mrs. Kluver.

Reminder to all 10th and 12th graders - Career packets are due TODAY by noon to Mrs. Kluver!

Robotics members (or those interested) are asked to stop by Mr. Halverson's room sometime this week.

Students who took the PSAT Test may stop in Guidance to pick up their test result sheet.

Bus departures today:

3:30 - JV basketball to Emmetsburg

4:45 - Varsity basketball to Emmetsburg

Today’s menu:  Cheese pizza, green beans, peaches

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Announcements for 12/20/2017:

Today is Day 2

If you are planning on participating in track and field this year stop down to the cage room by the girls locker room and get fitted for new uniforms.  Coach Pierce will be there today after school until 4:20 PM and tomorrow before school from 7:40 AM until school starts.  You can also make arrangements with Coach Maschino.

9th Grade students enrolled in both band AND choir - Career packets are due TOMORROW by noon to Mrs. Kluver.

Reminder to all 10th and 12th graders - Career packets are due TOMORROW by noon to Mrs. Kluver!

Robotics members (or those interested) are asked to stop by Mr. Halverson's room sometime this week.

Students who took the PSAT Test may stop in Guidance to pick up their test result sheet.

Today’s menu:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich, baby carrots, corn, applesauce

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Announcements for 12/19/2017:

Today is Day 1

If you are planning on participating in track and field this year stop down to the cage room by the girls locker room and get fitted for new uniforms.  Coach Pierce will be there Tuesday and Wednesday after school until 4:20 PM and Wednesday and Thursday before school from 7:40 AM until school starts.  You can also make arrangements with Coach Maschino.

9th Grade students enrolled in both band AND choir - Career packets are due Thursday by noon to Mrs. Kluver.

Reminder to all 10th and 12th graders - Career packets are due Thursday by noon to Mrs. Kluver!

Robotics members (or those interested) are asked to stop by Mr. Halverson's room sometime this week.

Students who took the PSAT Test may stop in Guidance to pick up their test result sheet.

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

Bus departures today:

2:15 - Boys swimming to Mason City

3:00 - JV basketball to Cherokee

3:00 - Wrestling to Clear Lake

4:15 - Varsity basketball to Cherokee

Today’s menu:  Chicken fajita, refried beans, peppers & onions, pears & cherries

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Announcements for 12/18/2017:

Today is Day 2

Mr. Halverson's 4th hour will eat C wave today.

All varsity boys basketball players:  There will be a short walk through at 3:30 in the Fieldhouse.

All Large Group Speech students are asked to check the Drama Callboard today for a listing of this week's practice days and times.  Today's practices in the Black Box Theatre are:   Reader's Theatre at 3:30 p.m. and Choral Reading at 4:00 p.m.

Juniors:  Please check your email to submit Prom theme suggestions.   Form will close at 4:30 p.m. today!

Reminder to all 10th and 12th graders - Career packets are due Thursday by noon to Mrs. Kluver!

9th Grade students enrolled in both band AND choir - Career packets are due Thursday by noon to Mrs. Kluver.

Robotics members (or those interested) are asked to stop by Mr. Halverson's room sometime this week.

Students who took the PSAT Test may stop in Guidance to pick up their test result sheet.

Reminder:  Continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots days on Tuesdays.  No hats will be allowed.  

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

Today’s menu:  Country fried steak, whipped potatoes, white gravy, steamed broccoli, mixed fruit, wheat dinner roll  

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Announcements for 12/15/2017:

Today is Day 1

Peer Helper:  You will be going to your schools today.

Student Council meeting today, 6th period, Little Theatre

Juniors:  Please check your email to submit Prom theme suggestions.   Form will close on Monday, Dec. 18 at 4:30 p.m.

Students who took the PSAT Test may stop in Guidance to pick up their test result sheet.

Continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots days on Tuesdays.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

Anyone interested in participating in Special Olympics Unified Cheer/Dance please contact Mrs. Meyer this week for details. We are looking for unified partners for our Special Olympic athletes for our competition in March 2018.

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

Bus departure today:

3:30 - JV basketball to Spirit Lake

4:45 - Varsity basketball to Spirit Lake

Today’s menu:  Grilled cheese, tomato soup, baby carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 12/14/2017:

Today is Day 2

Student Council meeting (please note change of date):  TOMORROW (Friday), 6th period, Little Theatre

Anyone interested in participating in Special Olympics Unified Cheer/Dance please contact Mrs. Meyer this week for details. We are looking for unified partners for our Special Olympic athletes for our competition in March 2018.

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

IT - Information Technology

Mon, Dec 18

9:30-10:30 AM

Spencer Schools Central Office

Bus departure today:

4:45 - Freshmen basketball to Storm Lake

Today’s menu:  Frito delight, refried beans, pears, wheat bread

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Announcements for 12/13/2017:

Today’s bell schedule:

8:35-8:55

Homeroom

9:00 - 9:50

Session 1

10:00 - 10:50

Session 2

11:00 - 11:50

Session 3

Thank you to everyone that is working to bring joy to others this holiday season by taking a snowflake from the office window!  Remember, gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by the end of today!  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

The weight room will be open at 12:45 after school for Athletic Enhancement.

Student Council meeting:  Thursday, Dec. 14, 6th period, Little Theatre

Anyone interested in participating in Special Olympics Unified Cheer/Dance please contact Mrs. Meyer this week for details. We are looking for unified partners for our Special Olympic athletes for our competition in March 2018.

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

IT - Information Technology

Mon, Dec 18

9:30-10:30 AM

Spencer Schools Central Office

Today’s menu:  BBQ Mr. Rib sandwich, cheesy hashbrowns, pineapple & mandarin oranges

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Announcements for 12/12/2017:

Today is Day 1

'Holiday Hoorah' for Lane Frederick and his family ends today!  Donations of gas cards, cash, Chamber bucks, and restaurant gift cards can be given to the High School office or the Chamber of Commerce. Help join the cause and support the Frederick family!

For anyone who needs to serve detention time today, Ms. Achenbach needs help in her room getting ready for Wednesday's knitting tutorial.

All seniors will be taking the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Assessment on Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 AM. Seniors need to report to Central Office Conference Room B at 8:00 AM. Students must bring a calculator and pencils and arrive ON TIME! The NCRC Assessment is a graduation requirement. If you have any questions, stop in the guidance office.

Tomorrow’s bell schedule:

8:35-8:55

Homeroom

9:00 - 9:50

Session 1

10:00 - 10:50

Session 2

11:00 - 11:50

Session 3

Thank you to everyone that is working to bring joy to others this holiday season by taking a snowflake from the office window!  Remember, gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Tomorrow the weight room will be open at 6:15 am (normal time) and 12:45 after school for Athletic Enhancement.

Student Council meeting:  Thursday, Dec. 14, 6th period, Little Theatre

Anyone interested in participating in Special Olympics Unified Cheer/Dance please contact Mrs. Meyer this week for details. We are looking for unified partners for our special Olympic athletes for our competition in March 2018.

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

IT - Information Technology

Mon, Dec 18

9:30-10:30 AM

Spencer Schools Central Office

Today’s menu:  Christmas chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, peas, applesauce, dinner roll

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Announcements for 12/11/2017:

Today is Day 2

Teachers: Please click here to show your 2nd hour students the latest edition of “Windshield Time”.

All Large Group Speech students are reminded to check the Drama Callboard for a listing of this week's meetings for each area.  Today's meetings are Reader's Theatre at 3:30 and Choral Reading at 4:30.  Both meetings will be in the Black Box Theatre.

Anyone interested in participating in Special Olympics Unified Cheer/Dance please contact Mrs. Meyer this week for details. We are looking for unified partners for our special Olympic athletes for our competition in March 2018.

Students wanting to participate in Individual Speech, please meet in the concourse today for an organizational meeting from 3:30 - 5:00. Treats will be provided!

Continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots days on Tuesdays.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

'Holiday Hoorah' for Lane Frederick and his family ends tomorrow!  Donations of gas cards, cash, Chamber bucks, and restaurant gift cards can be given to the High School office or the Chamber of Commerce. Help join the cause and support the Frederick family!

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

IT - Information Technology

Mon, Dec 18

9:30-10:30 AM

Spencer Schools Central Office

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, french fries, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 12/8/2017:

Today is Day 1

Today’s Global ‘Hour of Code’ activity is coding with robots. Visit the Learning Commons and program Sphero Balls, Use Little Bits, and build a robot.

A Josten’s representative will be here today during lunch waves to hand out class ring orders.

Continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots days on Tuesdays.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

Members of the Junior class are running a 'Holiday Hoorah' for Lane Frederick and his family from December 4-12.  Donations of gas cards, cash, Chamber bucks, and restaurant gift cards can be given to the High School office or the Chamber of Commerce. Help join the cause and support the Frederick family!

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Seniors:  Spencer Community School Foundation Scholarship applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified. You may turn in your application any time before the deadline. Don't wait until the last day to turn your application in!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

IT - Information Technology

Mon, Dec 18

9:30-10:30 AM

Spencer Schools Central Office

Bus departures today:

2:45 - Wrestling to Algona

3:05 - JV basketball to Storm Lake

4:30 - Varsity basketball to Storm Lake

Today’s menu:  Pulled pork sandwich, baby carrots, cheesy broccoli, pineapple

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Announcements for 12/7/2017:

Today is Day 2

Today’s Global ‘Hour of Code’ activity in the Learning Commons is: Code your own Ping Pong Game https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tip_bar=pong

The following Large Group Speech areas will have organizational meetings after school today in the Black Box Theatre:  Short Film at 3:30 p.m., Group Improvisation at 4:00 p.m., and Group Mime at 4:30. See Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office if you are unable to make it to your meeting.

All of the 6 Large Group Speech Assistant Student Directors are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today in the Drama Office.

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

A Josten’s representative will be here tomorrow during lunch waves to hand out class ring orders.

Members of the Junior class are running a 'Holiday Hoorah' for Lane Frederick and his family from December 4-12.  Donations of gas cards, cash, Chamber bucks, and restaurant gift cards can be given to the High School office or the Chamber of Commerce. Help join the cause and support the Frederick family!

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Seniors:  Spencer Community School Foundation Scholarship applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified. You may turn in your application any time before the deadline. Don't wait until the last day to turn your application in!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

IT - Information Technology

Mon, Dec 18

9:30-10:30 AM

Spencer Schools Central Office

Bus departures today:

2:30 - Boys swimming to Boone

3:15 - Wrestling to Storm Lake

Today’s menu:  Crispito, corn, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 12/6/2017:

Today is Day 1

Today’s Global ‘Hour of Code’ activity in the Learning Commons is: Make your own Google Logo https://csfirst.withgoogle.com/en/hoc2017# You can also virtually tour Google Today in the Learning Commons.

“Fiddler on the Roof” DVDs (that were ordered and paid for) are available for pick up in the office.

Spencer High School's Robotics team will have a meeting today at 3:45 in Mr. Halverson's room. We will be registering to the team at this meeting, so if you cannot make it, please see Mr. Halverson on instructions on how to register.

A Josten’s representative will be here on Friday, December 8 during lunch waves to hand out class ring orders.

Members of the Junior class are running a 'Holiday Hoorah' for Lane Frederick and his family from December 4-12.  Donations of gas cards, cash, Chamber bucks, and restaurant gift cards can be given to the High School office or the Chamber of Commerce. Help join the cause and support the Frederick family!

The Clay County Farm Bureau has three $500 scholarships available to seniors who have parents that are members.  Deadline to apply is March 1st, 2018 and applications are available through the guidance counselors.  For more details, contact Christine at 712-262-5708 Ext. 6 or email her at clay.county@ifbf.org.

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Seniors:  Spencer Community School Foundation Scholarship applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified. You may turn in your application any time before the deadline. Don't wait until the last day to turn your application in!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

IT - Information Technology

Mon, Dec 18

9:30-10:30 AM

Spencer Schools Central Office

Today’s menu:  Chicken patty sandwich, tater tots, applesauce

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Announcements for 12/5/2017:

Today is Day 2

Tonight’s basketball game theme:  Jerseys

The Global ‘Hour of Code’ movement is coming to the Learning Commons all week. Join the millions of other students across the globe to celebrate Computer Science Education Week. Today’s Global ‘Hour of Code’ activity in the Learning Commons is: Make your own GIF. https://www.madewithcode.com/projects/gif

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here today to visit with students.

All students in Large Group Speech are asked to check the Drama Callboard today for a listing of this week's organizational meetings.

Large Group Speech Students in Radio Broadcasting will meet today at 3:30 in the Black Box Theatre with Mrs. Koenig.

Large Group Speech Students in One-Act Play and Reader's Theatre may pick up their scripts from Mr. Untiet in Drama Office anytime today.

NASA invitees:  Don't forget the informational meeting Wednesday morning at 7:35 in room 176. Hope to see you there.

Spencer High School's Robotics team will have a meeting this Wednesday, December 6th, at 3:45 in Mr. Halverson's room. We will be registering to the team at this meeting, so if you cannot make it, please see Mr. Halverson on instructions on how to register.

Members of the Junior class are running a 'Holiday Hoorah' for Lane Frederick and his family from December 4-12.  Donations of gas cards, cash, Chamber bucks, and restaurant gift cards can be given to the High School office or the Chamber of Commerce. Help join the cause and support the Frederick family!

The Clay County Farm Bureau has three $500 scholarships available to seniors who have parents that are members.  Deadline to apply is March 1st, 2018 and applications are available through the guidance counselors.  For more details, contact Christine at 712-262-5708 Ext. 6 or email her at clay.county@ifbf.org.

All Thespians are reminded to take their stockings and gifts to the Theatre Make-Up Room to begin a week of "Secret Santa" gift giving.

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Seniors:  Spencer Community School Foundation Scholarship applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified. You may turn in your application any time before the deadline. Don't wait until the last day to turn your application in!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

IT - Information Technology

Mon, Dec 18

9:30-10:30 AM

Spencer Schools Central Office

Bus departures today:

2:30 - Boys swimming to Carroll

Today’s menu:  Cheesy chicken burrito, spanish rice, green beans, peaches  

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Announcements for 12/4/2017:

Today is Day 1

Mr. Halverson's 4th hour will eat C wave today.

The Global ‘Hour of Code’ movement is coming to the Learning Commons all week. Join the millions of other students across the globe to celebrate Computer Science Education Week. We will have a featured activity each day in the Learning Commons. Today’s activity is: Code Your Own Flappy Game.  https://studio.code.org/flappy/1

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here today and tomorrow to visit with students.

All Thespians are reminded to take their stockings and gifts to the Theatre Make-Up Room to begin a week of "Secret Santa" gift giving.

Congratulations goes out to all of those students who were cast in the 10 areas of Large Group Speech.  For a complete list of all of the casts, check the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre.

Continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots days on Tuesdays.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

Spencer High School's Robotics team will have a meeting this Wednesday, December 6th, at 3:45 in Mr. Halverson's room. We will be registering to the team at this meeting, so if you cannot make it, please see Mr. Halverson on instructions on how to register.

Seniors, please check your email for information on how to submit your senior photos for the yearbook and newspaper. The email includes the following link, https://goo.gl/forms/upyIrBR2SXuIiEXh1 which allows you to upload your photo digitally. Please see Ms. Gulck if you did not receive, or have additional questions.

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Seniors:  Spencer Community School Foundation Scholarship applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified. You may turn in your application any time before the deadline. Don't wait until the last day to turn your application in!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Tractor/Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Dec 6

5th Period

The Motor Works

IT - Information Technology

Mon, Dec 18

9:30-10:30 AM

Spencer Schools Central Office

Bus departures today:

2:30 - Wrestling to MOC-Floyd Valley

5:15 - Freshmen boys basketball to Spirit Lake

Today’s menu:  Hot dog, baked beans, baby carrots, pears  

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Announcements for 12/1/2017:

Today is Day 2

Lane Frederick Scavenger Hunt/Family Movie Fundraiser is tonight at Faith Lutheran Church, beginning at 5 PM.  See flyers posted around high school for more information.

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here on Monday & Tuesday to visit with students.

Continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots days on Tuesdays.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

Seniors, please check your email for information on how to submit your senior photos for the yearbook and newspaper. The email includes the following link, https://goo.gl/forms/upyIrBR2SXuIiEXh1 which allows you to upload your photo digitally. Please see Ms. Gulck if you did not receive, or have additional questions.

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Seniors:  Spencer Community School Foundation Scholarship applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified. You may turn in your application any time before the deadline. Don't wait until the last day to turn your application in!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Tractor/Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Dec 6

5th Period

The Motor Works

Today’s menu:  Popcorn chicken, cooked carrots, mashed potatoes, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 11/30/2017:

Today is Day 1

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here today to visit with students.

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Seniors, please check your email for information on how to submit your senior photos for the yearbook and newspaper. The email includes the following link, https://goo.gl/forms/upyIrBR2SXuIiEXh1 which allows you to upload your photo digitally. Please see Ms. Gulck if you did not receive, or have additional questions.

Open Mic Night-Rock Bands-Sing Off Competition! Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association is creating a Student Advisory Group to produce music based events for 7th-12th graders. Meetings and events will take place at Pearson Lakes Art Center. If you are interested in helping plan events for your peers or want more information please see Mr. Graettinger. The first meeting is November 30th at 6:30 pm.

Lane Frederick Scavenger Hunt/Family Movie Fundraiser:  Friday, December 1, Faith Lutheran Church, beginning at 5 PM.  See flyers posted around high school for more information.

Seniors:  Spencer Community School Foundation Scholarship applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified. You may turn in your application any time before the deadline. Don't wait until the last day to turn your application in!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Tractor/Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Dec 6

5th Period

The Motor Works

Bus departures today:

3:00 - Boys swimming to Sioux City North

3:45 - Wrestling to Okoboji

Today’s menu:  Pepperoni pizza, green beans, baby carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 11/29/2017:

Today is Day 2

Tryouts for the Musical Theatre will be held today at 3:30 in the Choir Room.  For more information, check the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre or see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School tomorrow to performing heart screenings.  It’s not too late to sign up.  Call 605-274-2525 to schedule your appointment.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here tomorrow to visit with students.

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Seniors, please check your email for information on how to submit your senior photos for the yearbook and newspaper. The email includes the following link, https://goo.gl/forms/upyIrBR2SXuIiEXh1 which allows you to upload your photo digitally. Please see Ms. Gulck if you did not receive, or have additional questions.

Open Mic Night-Rock Bands-Sing Off Competition! Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association is creating a Student Advisory Group to produce music based events for 7th-12th graders. Meetings and events will take place at Pearson Lakes Art Center. If you are interested in helping plan events for your peers or want more information please see Mr. Graettinger. The first meeting is November 30th at 6:30 pm.

Lane Frederick Scavenger Hunt/Family Movie Fundraiser:  Friday, December 1, Faith Lutheran Church, beginning at 5 PM.  See flyers posted around high school for more information.

Seniors:  Spencer Community School Foundation Scholarship applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified. You may turn in your application any time before the deadline. Don't wait until the last day to turn your application in!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Tractor/Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Dec 6

5th Period

The Motor Works

Today’s menu:  Pork tenderloin sandwich, cheesy broccoli, applesauce

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Announcements for 11/28/2017:

Today is Day 1

WAA Reminders:  1)  Student who are on the WAA list for grades may NOT use WAA time to make up detention.   2)  Students on the WAA list for grades MUST be in a teacher's classroom, especially the rooms of classes where the low grade is occurring.  Students on the WAA list may NOT be in the Concourse, Student Center or Learning Commons.

Archery sign up will be tonight at the Old Middle School Gym: MS sign up at 6:30; HS at 7:30.  See flyers located around the high school for more information.

Tryouts for the various areas of Large Group Speech will be held tonight at 7:00 P.M. in the high school auditorium. Tryouts for the Musical Theatre will be held on Wednesday at 3:30 in the Choir Room.  For more information, check the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre or see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office.

The high school student council, ISEA and Key Club are working in conjunction to bring a "Merrier Christmas to others".  This years theme is:  "The JOY you give to others, is the JOY that comes back to you!!!"  If able, please take a snowflake.  Snowflakes can be found hung in window of the high school office. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned with the snowflake or a piece of paper stating what is in the package, to the high school office by Wednesday, December 13.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Beehler, Mrs. Conley or Ms. Fischer.

Seniors, please check your email for information on how to submit your senior photos for the yearbook and newspaper. The email includes the following link, https://goo.gl/forms/upyIrBR2SXuIiEXh1 which allows you to upload your photo digitally. Please see Ms. Gulck if you did not receive, or have additional questions.

Open Mic Night-Rock Bands-Sing Off Competition! Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association is creating a Student Advisory Group to produce music based events for 7th-12th graders. Meetings and events will take place at Pearson Lakes Art Center. If you are interested in helping plan events for your peers or want more information please see Mr. Graettinger. The first meeting is November 30th at 6:30 pm.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 to performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Lane Frederick Scavenger Hunt/Family Movie Fundraiser:  Friday, December 1, Faith Lutheran Church, beginning at 5 PM.  See flyers posted around high school for more information.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Tractor/Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Dec 6

5th Period

The Motor Works

Bus departure today:

2:30 - Boys swimming to Fort Dodge

Today’s menu:  Pizza pasta bake, romaine salad & dressing, pears, breadstick  

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Announcements for 11/27/2017:

Today is Day 2

Tryouts for the various areas of Large Group Speech will be held tonight and Tuesday night at 7:00 P.M. in the high school auditorium. Tryouts for the Musical Theatre will be held on Wednesday at 3:30 in the Choir Room.  For more information, check the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre or see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office.

Spencer High School Key Club would like to thank everyone that participated in the Key Club Food Drive for Upper Des Moines Opportunity. They were very appreciative. SHS collected a total of 1160 food items and $178.92, all delivered to UDMO.  The overall winner was Mrs. Merchant’s classroom with 253 food items. They will receive assorted rolls. The winner of the individual groups are:   Mrs. Chicoine, Mrs. Seaman, Mr. Bauermeister, and Mr. Maschino.  These classrooms will receive donut holes. A special thanks to Ms. Fischer for helping coordinate the efforts for this drive.

The Thespian Officers and Executive Council Members are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today in the Drama Office.

Camouflage and Boots:  Everly Tuesday and continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

Archery sign up will be Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the Old Middle School Gym: MS sign up at 6:30; HS at 7:30.  See flyers located around the high school for more information.

Lane Frederick Scavenger Hunt/Family Movie Fundraiser:  Friday, December 1, Faith Lutheran Church, beginning at 5 PM.  See flyers posted around high school for more information.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 to performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Tractor/Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Dec 6

5th Period

The Motor Works

Bus departure today:

2:15 - Wrestling to Sheldon

Today’s menu:  BBQ Mr. Rib sandwich, tri tater, strawberries  

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Announcements for 11/21/2017:

Today is Day 1

Mr. Halverson's 4th period will eat C wave today.

Congratulations to the debate team on their success at Heelan on Saturday. Two teams competed in Public Forum Debate. Jakob Ravega and Grace Hamilton finished the day in 1st place, going undefeated in four rounds. Serenity Kollasch and Caleb Cantrall finished in 4th place, with 2 wins.

Fiddler on the Roof cast interested in purchasing a DVD, please see Kelly in the main office. DVD's are $10 and payment is due before ordering.  Deadline is today!

Lane Frederick Scavenger Hunt/Family Movie Fundraiser:  Friday, December 1, Faith Lutheran Church, beginning at 5 PM.  See flyers posted around high school for more information.

Sign-up for the 10 areas of Large Group Speech continues on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre.  Students are needed in the areas of One-Act Play, Choral Reading, Reader's Theatre, Musical Theatre, Ensemble Acting, Group Improvisation, Group Mime, Solo Mime, Short Film and Radio Broadcasting. Try-Outs for Large Group Speech are scheduled for November 27,28,29.

Archery sign up will be Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the Old Middle School Gym: MS sign up at 6:30; HS at 7:30.  See flyers located around the high school for more information.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 to performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Health Occupations - Tour of Spencer Hospital

Wed, Nov 29

9:00-11:00 AM

Spencer Hospital

Lawyer

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 3

Mrs. Hoffman’s Room

Accountant

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 7

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Bus departure today:

2:00 - Boys swimming to Sioux City North

Today’s menu:  Deli turkey sandwich, broccoli & ranch, baby carrots, applesauce  

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Announcements for 11/20/2017:

Today is Day 2

Seniors:  Your graduation orders are due today.  Herff Jones will be in the concourse during lunch waves to help you order your cap & gown, announcements and senior gear.  Extra packets are available in the main office.

Camouflage and Boots:  Everly Tuesday and continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

Fiddler on the Roof cast interested in purchasing a DVD, please see Kelly in the main office. DVD's are $10 and payment is due before ordering.  Deadline is Tuesday, November 21!

Sign-up for the 10 areas of Large Group Speech continues on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre.  Students are needed in the areas of One-Act Play, Choral Reading, Reader's Theatre, Musical Theatre, Ensemble Acting, Group Improvisation, Group Mime, Solo Mime, Short Film and Radio Broadcasting. Try-Outs for Large Group Speech are scheduled for November 27,28,29.

Archery sign up will be Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the Old Middle School Gym: MS sign up at 6:30; HS at 7:30.  See flyers located around the high school for more information.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 to performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Health Occupations - Tour of Spencer Hospital

Wed, Nov 29

9:00-11:00 AM

Spencer Hospital

Lawyer

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 3

Mrs. Hoffman’s Room

Accountant

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 7

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Chicken nuggets, whipped potatoes, peas, peaches, wheat dinner roll

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Announcements for 11/17/2017:

Today is Day 1

Today’s Assembly schedule:

1st

8:35 - 9:20

2nd

9:25 - 10:15

To Homeroom

10:20

Assembly

10:30 - 11:30

4th

11:40 - 12:45

A wave

11:40 - 12:05

B wave

12:00 - 12:25

C wave

12:20 - 12:45

3rd

12:50 - 1:25

5th

1:30 - 2:05

6th

2:10 - 2:45

7th

2:50 - 3:25

Reminder:   Care package donations for Lane Frederick can be dropped off in the main office by the end of today!

Cans for a Cause:  The food drive deadline is today!  

The Spencer Girls Basketball team is partnering up with The Center Against Assault and Sexual Abuse to put on a drive for certain needs that they use in their center.  This is in conjunction with the Hall of Pride scrimmage this Friday night between the Tigers and the Bishop Heelan Crusaders beginning with a JV game at 5:15 and Varsity to follow at 6:30PM.  Admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.  We are asking that students, staff and the community consider participating in this great opportunity to support a great organization.  We will have bins at each school to bring your items to drop off, as well as a bin Friday night at the game.  Items they are in need of are: toothpaste, Kleenex, hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, and deodorant (mostly women).  Thanks for your consideration and we hope to see you Friday night!

Camouflage and Boots:  Everly Tuesday and continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

Cheerleaders:  If you didn’t receive a handbook, please pick up in the main office.

Seniors:  Please remember your graduation orders are due on Monday, November 20.  Herff Jones will be in the concourse during lunch waves to help you order your cap & gown, announcements and senior gear.  Extra packets are available in the main office.

Fiddler on the Roof cast interested in purchasing a DVD, please see Kelly in the main office. DVD's are $10 and payment is due before ordering.  Deadline is Tuesday, November 21!

Sign-up for the 10 areas of Large Group Speech continues on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre.  Students are needed in the areas of One-Act Play, Choral Reading, Reader's Theatre, Musical Theatre, Ensemble Acting, Group Improvisation, Group Mime, Solo Mime, Short Film and Radio Broadcasting. Try-Outs for Large Group Speech are scheduled for November 27,28,29.

Archery sign up will be Tuesday, Nov. 28th at the Old MS Gym: MS sign up at 6:30; HS at 7:30.  See flyers located around the HS for more information.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 to performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Health Occupations - Tour of Spencer Hospital

Wed, Nov 29

9:00-11:00 AM

Spencer Hospital

Lawyer

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 3

Mrs. Hoffman’s Room

Accountant

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 7

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, baked beans, pears  

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Announcements for 11/16/2017:

Today is Day 2

Student Council meeting:  Today, 6th period, Little Theatre

Mrs. Dirkx's Rhetoric classes are reminded to meet in the Learning Commons today.

Cheer tryout sign-up is in the main office.  If you didn’t receive a handbook at last night’s practice, please pick up in the main office.

There will be a tip night for Spencer Special Olympics at Godfather’s tonight from 5:00-8:00.  A percentage of sales and all tips will go to our Special Olympics athletes!

Reminder:   Care package donations for Lane Frederick can be dropped off in the main office.  Deadline is tomorrow!

Cans for a Cause:  The food drive has been extended until TOMORROW!  Remember, the winning rooms get donuts but the real satisfaction is knowing we helped others with basic food needs.

Tomorrow’s Assembly schedule:

1st

8:35 - 9:20

2nd

9:25 - 10:15

To Homeroom

10:20

Assembly

10:30 - 11:30

4th

11:40 - 12:45

A wave

11:40 - 12:05

B wave

12:00 - 12:25

C wave

12:20 - 12:45

3rd

12:50 - 1:25

5th

1:30 - 2:05

6th

2:10 - 2:45

7th

2:50 - 3:25

The Spencer Girls Basketball team is partnering up with The Center Against Assault and Sexual Abuse to put on a drive for certain needs that they use in their center.  This is in conjunction with the Hall of Pride scrimmage this Friday night between the Tigers and the Bishop Heelan Crusaders beginning with a JV game at 5:15 and Varsity to follow at 6:30PM.  Admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.  We are asking that students, staff and the community consider participating in this great opportunity to support a great organization.  We will have bins at each school on Thursday and Friday to bring your items to drop off, as well as a bin Friday night at the game.  Items they are in need of are: toothpaste, Kleenex, hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, and deodorant (mostly women).  Thanks for your consideration and we hope to see you Friday night!

Seniors:  Please remember your graduation orders are due on Monday, November 20.  Herff Jones will be in the concourse during lunch waves to help you order your cap & gown, announcements and senior gear.  Extra packets are available in the main office.

Fiddler on the Roof cast interested in purchasing a DVD, please see Kelly in the main office. DVD's are $10 and payment is due before ordering.  Deadline is Tuesday, November 21!

Sign-up for the 10 areas of Large Group Speech continues on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre.  Students are needed in the areas of One-Act Play, Choral Reading, Reader's Theatre, Musical Theatre, Ensemble Acting, Group Improvisation, Group Mime, Solo Mime, Short Film and Radio Broadcasting. Try-Outs for Large Group Speech are scheduled for November 27,28,29.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 to performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Health Occupations - Tour of Spencer Hospital

Wed, Nov 29

9:00-11:00 AM

Spencer Hospital

Lawyer

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 3

Mrs. Hoffman’s Room

Accountant

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 7

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Turkey, gravy, whipped potatoes, green bean casserole, stuffing, cranberry salad, fruit salad, dinner roll

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Announcements for 11/15/2017:

Today is Day 1

Mrs. Dirkx's Rhetoric classes are reminded to meet in the Learning Commons today.

Congratulations to Michelle Howard, 11th grader at SHS, for being chosen as the Special Olympics Global Messenger!  She will speak about Special Olympics in Des Moines in December!  Way to go, Michelle!

NHS meeting for all new initiates in Ms. Achenbach's room today.  Please attend the 3:30 meeting if you did not attend this morning’s meeting.

Today from 5-7 is basketball and wrestling cheer tryout practice with cheer tryouts being held on Friday from 4-6. Practice and tryouts will be held at the Spencer Middle School (please use entrance in the back of the school). Look for flyers around the school with more details.

Student Council meeting:  Tomorrow, 6th period, Little Theatre

There will be a tip night for Spencer Special Olympics at Godfather’s on Thursday, Nov 16 from 5:00-8:00.  A percentage of sales and all tips will go to our Special Olympics athletes!

Friday’s Assembly schedule:

1st

8:35 - 9:20

2nd

9:25 - 10:15

To Homeroom

10:20 - 10:30

Assembly

10:30 - 11:30

4th

11:40 - 12:45

A wave

11:40 - 12:05

B wave

12:00 - 12:25

C wave

12:20 - 12:45

3rd

12:50 - 1:25

5th

1:30 - 2:05

6th

2:10 - 2:45

7th

2:50 - 3:25

Cans for a Cause:  The food drive has been extended to Friday, November 17.  Remember, the winning rooms get donuts but the real satisfaction is knowing we helped others with basic food needs.

The Spencer Girls Basketball team is partnering up with The Center Against Assault and Sexual Abuse to put on a drive for certain needs that they use in their center.  This is in conjunction with the Hall of Pride scrimmage this Friday night between the Tigers and the Bishop Heelan Crusaders beginning with a JV game at 5:15 and Varsity to follow at 6:30PM.  Admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.  We are asking that students, staff and the community consider participating in this great opportunity to support a great organization.  We will have bins at each school on Thursday and Friday to bring your items to drop off, as well as a bin Friday night at the game.  Items they are in need of are: toothpaste, Kleenex, hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, and deodorant (mostly women).  Thanks for your consideration and we hope to see you Friday night!

Seniors:  Please remember your graduation orders are due on Monday, November 20.  Herff Jones will be in the concourse during lunch waves to help you order your cap & gown, announcements and senior gear.  Extra packets are available in the main office.

Fiddler on the Roof cast interested in purchasing a DVD, please see Kelly in the main office. DVD's are $10 and payment is due before ordering.  Deadline is Tuesday, November 21!

Sign-up for the 10 areas of Large Group Speech continues on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre.  Students are needed in the areas of One-Act Play, Choral Reading, Reader's Theatre, Musical Theatre, Ensemble Acting, Group Improvisation, Group Mime, Solo Mime, Short Film and Radio Broadcasting. Try-Outs for Large Group Speech are scheduled for November 27,28,29.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Health Occupations - Tour of Spencer Hospital

Wed, Nov 29

9:00-11:00 AM

Spencer Hospital

Lawyer

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 3

Mrs. Hoffman’s Room

Accountant

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 7

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Cheese pizza, romaine salad & dressing, baby carrots, applesauce

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Announcements for 11/14/2017:

Today is Day 2

SENIORS:  Today you will report to your homeroom for attendance and then you will be going to the Little Theatre to be measured for caps & gowns.  Please bring a pen with you to homeroom.   If you cannot be in homeroom, please let your advisor know and also visit with Mrs. Van Wettering in the main office for a packet to order your cap & gown.

All "Fiddler on the Roof" CREW HEADS are asked to turn in their crew head notebooks today to Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office. Bring with you a list of those students who worked on your crew.

The four Thespian Officers and the Thespian Executive Council are reminded of the meeting tonight at 7:00 P.M. in the Thespian Board Room.

Sign-Up for the 10 areas of Large Group Speech begin today on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre.  Students are needed in the areas of One-Act Play, Choral Reading, Reader's Theatre, Musical Theatre, Ensemble Acting, Group Improvisation, Group Mime, Solo Mime, Short Film and Radio Broadcasting. Try-Outs for Large Group Speech are scheduled for November 27,28,29.

NHS meeting for all new initiates in Ms. Achenbach's room tomorrow, Wednesday (11/15).  Please attend either the 8 AM meeting or the 3:30 meeting.

Tomorrow from 5-7 is basketball and wrestling cheer tryout practice with cheer tryouts being held on Friday from 4-6. Practice and tryouts will be held at the Spencer Middle School (please use entrance in the back of the school). Look for flyers around the school with more details.

Cans for a Cause:  The food drive has been extended to Friday, November 17.  Remember, the winning rooms get donuts but the real satisfaction is knowing we helped others with basic food needs.

The Spencer Girls Basketball team is partnering up with The Center Against Assault and Sexual Abuse to put on a drive for certain needs that they use in their center.  This is in conjunction with the Hall of Pride scrimmage this Friday night between the Tigers and the Bishop Heelan Crusaders beginning with a JV game at 5:15 and Varsity to follow at 6:30PM.  Admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.  We are asking that students, staff and the community consider participating in this great opportunity to support a great organization.  We will have bins at each school on Thursday and Friday to bring your items to drop off, as well as a bin Friday night at the game.  Items they are in need of are: toothpaste, Kleenex, hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, and deodorant (mostly women).  Thanks for your consideration and we hope to see you Friday night!

Fiddler on the Roof cast interested in purchasing a DVD, please see Kelly in the main office. DVD's are $10 and payment is due before ordering.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Health Occupations - Tour of Spencer Hospital

Wed, Nov 29

9:00-11:00 AM

Spencer Hospital

Lawyer

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 3

Mrs. Hoffman’s Room

Accountant

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 7

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Garlic cheese french bread, marinara sauce, green beans, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 11/13/2017:

Today is Day 1

SENIORS:  Tomorrow you will report to your homeroom for attendance and then you will be going to the Little Theatre to be measured for caps & gowns.  Please bring a pen with you to homeroom.   If you cannot be in homeroom tomorrow, please let your homeroom advisor know and also visit with Mrs. Van Wettering in the main office for a packet to order your cap & gown.

Camouflage and Boots - Tuesdays:  Every Tuesday, and continuing until Lane comes home, will be camo and boots to support Lane Frederick.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

This Wednesday from 5-7 is basketball and wrestling cheer tryout practice with cheer tryouts being held on Friday from 4-6. Practice and tryouts will be held at the Spencer Middle School (please use entrance in the back of the school). Look for flyers around the school with more details.

Cans for a Cause:  The food drive has been extended to Friday, November 17.  Remember, the winning rooms get donuts but the real satisfaction is knowing we helped others with basic food needs.

Fiddler on the Roof cast interested in purchasing a DVD, please see Kelly in the main office. DVD's are $10 and payment is due before ordering.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Health Occupations - Tour of Spencer Hospital

Wed, Nov 29

9:00-11:00 AM

Spencer Hospital

Lawyer

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 3

Mrs. Hoffman’s Room

Accountant

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 7

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Nachos, corn, pineapple & oranges

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Announcements for 11/10/2017:

Today is Day 2

Robotics members are asked to stop by Mr. Halverson's room for a short (5 minute) meeting today at 3:30. Check your email for more information.

"Fiddler on the Roof" cast members are reminded to erase all of the marking out of their scripts and turn them into Mr. Untiet or Mrs. Kardell by the end of the day!

Softball pitcher/catcher practice:  This Sunday from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Spencer Tiger Apparel!  After Prom fundraiser: ​https://spencerafterprom2017.itemorder.com

Camouflage and Boots:  Starting next Tuesday and continuing until Lane comes home will be Camouflage and Boots.  No hats will be allowed.  The goal is to keep Lane in our thoughts through his recovery and to remind us of the importance of community.  Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else on these days, building respect for all at SHS.  Thanks, from SHS Student Council and SHS Administration.

Cans for a Cause:  The food drive has been extended to Friday, November 17.  Remember, the winning rooms get donuts but the real satisfaction is knowing we helped others with basic food needs.

Fiddler on the Roof cast interested in purchasing a DVD, please see Kelly in the main office. DVD's are $10 and payment is due before ordering.

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Don't delay!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Health Occupations - Tour of Spencer Hospital

Wed, Nov 29

9:00-11:00 AM

Spencer Hospital

Lawyer

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 3

Mrs. Hoffman’s Room

Accountant

Thurs, Nov 30

Period 7

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Orange chicken, fried rice, cooked carrots, pineapple & fortune cookie

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Announcements for 11/9/2017:

Today is Day 1

Cans for a Cause:  The food drive has been extended to Friday, November 17.  Remember, the winning rooms get donuts but the real satisfaction is knowing we helped others with basic food needs.

Robotics members are asked to stop by Mr. Halverson's room for a short (5 minute) meeting this Friday, November 10th at 3:30. Check your email for more information.

"Fiddler on the Roof" cast members are reminded to erase all of the marking out of their scripts and turn them into Mr. Untiet or Mrs. Kardell no later than Friday of this week.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Applications are due on or before Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. Don't delay!

Softball pitcher/catcher practice:  This Sunday from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Spencer Tiger Apparel!  After Prom fundraiser: ​https://spencerafterprom2017.itemorder.com

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Small Animal Vet

Tue, Nov 14

Period 3 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Chili, corn bread, baby carrots, pears & cherries

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Announcements for 11/8/2017:

Today is Day 2

All of Mrs. Dirkx's classes are reminded to go to the Learning Commons today for class.

Mr. Halverson's 4th period will eat C wave today.

Attention Students: There will be a job fair today during lunch waves in the concourse.  Businesses interested in hiring will be present so remember to make a good impression and speak to a few employers about job opportunities during the school year, summer, and after high school. 

Bracelets will be sold for $3 each today during lunch waves in support of Lane Frederick. All sales go to him and his family to use as they wish.

Key Club Meeting:  Tomorrow at 7:30 a.m., Guidance Office Conference room

Cans for a Cause:  Edward Everett Hale once said,"I am only one, But still I am one. I cannot do everything, But still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do."   You may be only one person, but together SHS can make a difference in our community! Remember to bring your canned goods or your monetary donation to your second period class this week.

Robotics members are asked to stop by Mr. Halverson's room for a short (5 minute) meeting this Friday, November 10th at 3:30. Check your email for more information.

"Fiddler on the Roof" cast members are reminded to erase all of the marking out of their scripts and turn them into Mr. Untiet or Mrs. Kardell no later than Friday of this week.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Applications are due on or before Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. Don't delay!

Softball pitcher/catcher practice:  This Sunday from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Spencer Tiger Apparel!  After Prom fundraiser: ​https://spencerafterprom2017.itemorder.com

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Small Animal Vet

Tue, Nov 14

Period 3 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Chicken patty sandwich, green beans, apple wedges

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Announcements for 11/7/2017:

Today is Day 1

Set strike for "Fiddler on the Roof" continues today from 2:30-5:30 and from 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Bracelets will be sold for $3 each today and tomorrow during lunch waves in support of Lane Frederick. All sales go to him and his family to use as they wish.

Cans for a Cause:  Edward Everett Hale once said,"I am only one, But still I am one. I cannot do everything, But still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do."   You may be only one person, but together SHS can make a difference in our community! Remember to bring your canned goods or your monetary donation to your second period class this week.

Attention Students: There will be a job fair tomorrow during lunch waves in the concourse.  Businesses interested in hiring will be present so remember to make a good impression and speak to a few employers about job opportunities during the school year, summer, and after high school. 

Robotics members are asked to stop by Mr. Halverson's room for a short (5 minute) meeting this Friday, November 10th at 3:30.

"Fiddler on the Roof" cast members are reminded to erase all of the marking out of their scripts and turn them into Mr. Untiet or Mrs. Kardell no later than Friday of this week.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Applications are due on or before Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. Don't delay!

This Sunday from 1:00-3:00 will be Softball pitcher/catcher practice.

Spencer Tiger Apparel!  After Prom fundraiser: ​https://spencerafterprom2017.itemorder.com

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Small Animal Vet

Tue, Nov 14

Period 3 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Softshell taco, refried beans, applesauce

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Announcements for 11/6/2017:

Today is Day 2

Monday, November 6th from 5-8 pm 

Pizza Ranch in Spencer

Tip night supporting SHS Sophomore Lane Frederick

In addition to tips, 20% of all sales out the door and in store will go to to Lane and his family.

PLEASE COME SUPPORT!

Congratulations goes out to the cast and crews of the fall musical, "Fiddler on the Roof" for their outstanding performances on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Freshmen football team:  Meet in Coach Schlaeger’s room 118 right after school today.

Set strike for "Fiddler on the Roof" begins today from 3:30-5:30 and 7:00-10:00 p.m..  All cast and crew members are expected to help.

There will be an informational meeting for any boys interested in joining the high school boys swim team today at 4:30 PM at the YMCA.  Please contact Coach Katie Tanner with any questions.

Bracelets will be sold for $3 each on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 7th and 8th, during lunch waves in support of Lane Frederick. All sales go to him and his family to use as they wish.

Attention Students: There will be a job fair this Wednesday during lunch waves in the concourse.  Businesses interested in hiring will be present so remember to make a good impression and speak to a few employers about job opportunities during the school year, summer, and after high school. 

"Fiddler on the Roof" cast members are reminded to erase all of the marking out of their scripts and turn them into Mr. Untiet or Mrs. Kardell no later than Friday of this week.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation has added an additional scholarship. Williams and Co. of Spencer has provided a scholarship for students majoring in finance, business, or accounting. To apply for this and 70 other scholarships, please email the Foundation from your student email account and request an application and new list of available scholarships. Applications are due on or before Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. Don't delay!

Cans for a Cause Competition!

Let’s help Upper Des Moines Food Pantry Stock Up for Winter!  The Key Club is sponsoring a food drive for Upper Des Moines Nov. 6-10.  Bring your canned goods or monetary donations to your second period class for the chance to win DONUTS!!!  The class in each group with the most money and canned goods will get donuts on Mon., Nov. 13.  To know who your class is competing against, see the posters throughout the building.  Let’s show our Tiger Pride by giving back to our community!

Spencer Tiger Apparel!  After Prom fundraiser: ​https://spencerafterprom2017.itemorder.com

Screening America will be at Spencer High School on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 performing heart screenings. Call 605-274-2525  to schedule your appointment.  Each heart screening includes:

1. Limited echocardiogram (heart ultrasound)

2. 12 Lead EKG

3. Bilateral Blood pressure

4. Health history evaluation

5. Evaluation for Marfan syndrome

6. Board- certified cardiologist review.

If your child is getting screened there are three required forms; a health history questionnaire, a Marfan questionnaire, and a parental consent form. These forms are available on our website at http://screening-america.com. Please have your child bring the three completed forms to their appointment. They must be signed up for the student to participate in the screening.  The cost is only $89.00. You can pay by check, cash, credit card, or flex spending card. We also have a sibling discount which consists of a half price screening for each sibling after one sibling has paid full price (the 1st sibling is $89 and each sibling thereafter is $44.50). Scholarships may be available. Payment can be made to Screening America. A Board Certified Cardiologist/Pediatric Cardiologist will review the heart screenings and you will receive the results in the mail in about three to four weeks.  Please go to their website for more information at www.screening-america.com.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Small Animal Vet

Tue, Nov 14

Period 3 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Mini corn dog, tater tots, fresh broccoli with ranch, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 11/3/2017:

Today is Day 1

Ms. Thoreson’s classes will report to the Learning Commons today.

For an evening of enjoyable theatrical entertainment, don't miss the high school musical, "Fiddler on the Roof", being performed tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.. Admission:  Adults $10.00 and Students $5.00  and students with activity tickets may use those as well. Just present your activity ticket at the box office window to get a reserved seat ticket.  "Break a Leg!" to the cast, crews, orchestra and directors of "Fiddler on the Roof" on their performances on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Good luck to our competition cheer squad competing in the 3A Cheer/Dance category at State Saturday in Des Moines!

If you ordered picture retakes, please stop in in the main office to pick up.

Any boys who are currently using the varsity locker room who are not a wrestler or a basketball player need to change to a different locker room.  Coaches will start taking padlocks and cleaning lockers out starting Monday.

Monday, November 6th from 5-8 pm 

Pizza Ranch in Spencer

Tip night supporting SHS Sophomore Lane Frederick

In addition to tips, 20% of all sales out the door and in store will go to to Lane and his family.

PLEASE COME SUPPORT!

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.

Cans for a Cause Competition!

Let’s help Upper Des Moines Food Pantry Stock Up for Winter!  The Key Club is sponsoring a food drive for Upper Des Moines Nov. 6-10.  Bring your canned goods or monetary donations to your second period class for the chance to win DONUTS!!!  The class in each group with the most money and canned goods will get donuts on Mon., Nov. 13.  To know who your class is competing against, see the posters throughout the building.  Let’s show our Tiger Pride by giving back to our community!

There will be an informational meeting for any boys interested in joining the high school boys swim team on Monday, November 6, 4:30 PM at the YMCA.  Please contact Coach Katie Tanner with any questions.  

Bracelets will be sold for $3 each on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 7th and 8th, during lunch waves in support of Lane Frederick. All sales go to him and his family to use as they wish.

Did you borrow an ice pack from the nurse?  Please return as soon as possible.

 

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Dentistry

Tue, Nov 7

11:00-12:00 PM

Dr. Fox, Boyd, Sailer, and Shriver Dental Office

Small Animal Vet

Tue, Nov 14

Period 3 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Sloppy Joe sandwich, romaine salad & dressing, cooked carrots, pineapple

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Announcements for 11/2/2017:

Today is Day 2

The Tiger Football banquet for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be held tonight at 6:00 pm at Godfather's. Awards will be handed out at Central Office.

Picture re-takes:  If you ordered picture re-takes, please stop in in the main office to pick up.

Any boys who are currently using the varsity locker room who are not a wrestler or a basketball player need to change to a different locker room.  Coaches will start taking padlocks and cleaning lockers out starting Monday.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.

Cans for a Cause Competition!

Let’s help Upper Des Moines Food Pantry Stock Up for Winter!  The Key Club is sponsoring a food drive for Upper Des Moines Nov. 6-10.  Bring your canned goods or monetary donations to your second period class for the chance to win DONUTS!!!  The class in each group with the most money and canned goods will get donuts on Mon., Nov. 13.  To know who your class is competing against, see the posters throughout the building.  Let’s show our Tiger Pride by giving back to our community!

There will be an informational meeting for any boys interested in joining the high school boys swim team on Monday, November 6, 4:30 PM at the YMCA.  Please contact Coach Katie Tanner with any questions.  

Bracelets will be sold for $3 each on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 7th and 8th, during lunch waves in support of Lane Frederick. All sales go to him and his family to use as they wish.

Did you borrow an ice pack from the nurse?  Please return as soon as possible.

 

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Dentistry

Tue, Nov 7

11:00-12:00 PM

Dr. Fox, Boyd, Sailer, and Shriver Dental Office

Small Animal Vet

Tue, Nov 14

Period 3 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Crispito, corn, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 11/1/2017:

Today is Day 1

The fall blood drive was a huge success.  We blew our goal out of the water with 56 donors including 27 first time donors.  LifeServe was able to collect 59 units of blood from us which translates to up to 177 lives saved or sustained.  Way to go Tigers!

All girls planning on going out for basketball:  There will be a meeting today at 4:00 pm in Mr. Bruning’s room.

The Tiger Football banquet for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6:00 pm at Godfather's. Awards will be handed out at Central Office.

Any boys who are currently using the varsity locker room who are not a wrestler or a basketball player need to change to a different locker room.  Coaches will start taking padlocks and cleaning lockers out starting Monday.

Seniors:  The Spencer Community School Foundation invites you to apply for a Foundation Scholarship to assist you in paying for your post-graduate education at either a two-year or four-year college.  To receive a copy of the Google docs application form, email us at foundation@spencerschools.org, using your student email account, and request an application form. We hope you will consider applying. Applications are due Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at the Foundation Office located in Central Office.

Cans for a Cause Competition!

Let’s help Upper Des Moines Food Pantry Stock Up for Winter!  The Key Club is sponsoring a food drive for Upper Des Moines Nov. 6-10.  Bring your canned goods or monetary donations to your second period class for the chance to win DONUTS!!!  The class in each group with the most money and canned goods will get donuts on Mon., Nov. 13.  To know who your class is competing against, see the posters throughout the building.  Let’s show our Tiger Pride by giving back to our community!

There will be an informational meeting for any boys interested in joining the high school boys swim team on Monday, November 6, 4:30 PM at the YMCA.  Please contact Coach Katie Tanner with any questions.  

Bracelets will be sold for $3 each on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 7th and 8th, during lunch waves in support of Lane Frederick. All sales go to him and his family to use as they wish.

Did you borrow an ice pack from the nurse?  Please return as soon as possible.

 

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Dentistry

Tue, Nov 7

11:00-12:00 PM

Dr. Fox, Boyd, Sailer, and Shriver Dental Office

Small Animal Vet

Tue, Nov 14

Period 3 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich, baby carrots, green beans, strawberries

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Announcements for 10/31/2017:

Today is Day 2

Did you borrow an ice pack from the nurse?  Please return as soon as possible.

NHS is sponsoring the Flamecool Halloween Dodgeball Tournament today after school beginning at 3:30.  This is a fundraiser to benefit both Austin and Lane and their families.  The cost of entry will be $25 per team. Teams of 6 need to sign up in the office and you will need to pay your entry fee at that same time.  For spectators, there will be a free will donation at the door.  If you have any questions see Ms. Achenbach or Trey Sievers.   *special note: team names and game day attire must be school appropriate!

All girls planning on going out for basketball:  There will be a meeting on Wednesday, November 1 at 4:00 pm in Mr. Bruning’s room.

 

The Tiger Football banquet for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6:00 pm at Godfather's. Awards will be handed out at Central Office.

There will be an informational meeting for any boys interested in joining the high school boys swim team on Monday, November 6, 4:30 PM at the YMCA.  Please contact Coach Katie Tanner with any questions.  

Bowling team sign-up continues in the main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Dentistry

Tue, Nov 7

11:00-12:00 PM

Dr. Fox, Boyd, Sailer, and Shriver Dental Office

Small Animal Vet

Tue, Nov 14

Period 3 or 7

Mr. Holt’s Room

Today’s menu: Spooky rocks (chicken), blood sauce (BBQ), witches’ teeth (corn), graveyard stone (dinner roll), green slime (applesauce), swamp juice (milk)

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Announcements for 10/30/2017:

Today is Day 1

If you would like to order a t-shirt to support Lane Frederick, here is the link:

https://cowboytough.itemorder.com/sale  DEADLINE IS TODAY!

Anyone interested in wrestling:  Please come to the meeting today at 4pm in the Learning Commons.  Also, anyone interested in being a manager please email Coach Gress as soon as possible.

NHS is sponsoring the Flamecool Halloween Dodgeball Tournament tomorrow after school beginning at 3:30.  This is a fundraiser to benefit both Austin and Lane and their families.  The cost of entry will be $25 per team. Teams of 6 need to sign up in the office and you will need to pay your entry fee at that same time.  For spectators, there will be a free will donation at the door.  If you have any questions see Ms. Achenbach or Trey Sievers.   *special note: team names and game day attire must be school appropriate!

All girls planning on going out for basketball:  There will be a meeting on Wednesday, November 1st at 4:00 pm in Mr. Bruning’s room.

 

The Tiger Football banquet for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6:00 pm at Godfather's. Awards will be handed out at Central Office.

Bowling team sign-up continues in the main office.

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Dentistry

Tue, Nov 7

11:00-12:00 PM

Dr. Fox, Boyd, Sailer, and Shriver Dental Office

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, baked beans, pears

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Announcements for 10/27/2017:

Today is Day 2

Mr. Halverson's 4th period will eat A wave today.

During lunch waves today, if you have camo on go to the Gym and have your picture taken.  Sophomores will take a class picture after school today in the Gym.

Today after school there will be an off season girls tennis meeting in Room 118.  

If you would like to order a t-shirt to support Lane Frederick, here is the link:

https://cowboytough.itemorder.com/sale

Good luck to the Girls Cross Country team tomorrow at the State meet.  Go Tigers!

Cross Country runners who missed the banquet need to pick up their certificates from Coach Bauermeister.  Those who have not turned in their uniforms yet please do so by the end of the day.  Also today is the last chance to sign up for the bus to the state meet.

Students wanting to send Lane Frederick a card, please use this link.  

https://www.avera.org/patients-visitors/greetings/

For room number, please put in ICU.

Anyone interested in wrestling:  Please come to the meeting on October 30th at 4pm in the Learning Commons.  Also, anyone interested in being a manager please email Coach Gress as soon as possible.

The National Honor Society is sponsoring our "Halloween Eve" Blood Drive on Monday, October 30th.  LifeServe will be here from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the Concourse. Please don’t miss this opportunity to make a life-saving contribution to your community. If you are 16 or older and weigh a minimum of 120 pounds, then schedule your appointment to save a life today by signing up in the office.  Remember that if you are under 18 and haven't donated blood before with LifeServe, you will need to bring a parent permission form with you.  If you forget the form, then you cannot donate.  And besides the satisfaction of saving lives, we are again trying to beat for the third year in a row Spirit Lake's numbers for their most recent blood drive:  53 registered donors, 40 procedures (actual donations), and 32 first time donors.  We got this!

Students can sign up for the blood drive during lunch waves in the student center on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of this week.

NHS is sponsoring the Flamecool Halloween Dodgeball Tournament next Tuesday, 10/31, after school beginning at 3:30.  This is a fundraiser to benefit both Austin and Lane and their families.  The cost of entry will be $25 per team. Teams of 6 need to sign up in the office and you will need to pay your entry fee at that same time.  For spectators, there will be a free will donation at the door.  If you have any questions see Ms. Achenbach or Trey Sievers.   *special note: team names and game day attire must be school appropriate!

All girls planning on going out for basketball:  There will be a meeting next Wednesday, November 1st at 4:00 pm in Mr. Bruning’s room.

 

The Tiger Football banquet for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6:00 pm at Godfather's. Awards will be handed out at Central Office.

Bowling team sign-up continues in the main office.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Dentistry

Tue, Nov 7

11:00-12:00 PM

Dr. Fox, Boyd, Sailer, and Shriver Dental Office

Today’s menu:  BBQ Mr. Rib sandwich, tri-tater, pineapple

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Announcements for 10/26/2017:

Today is Day 1

Cross Country runners who missed the banquet need to pick up their certificates from Coach Bauermeister.  Those who have not turned in their uniforms yet please do so by tomorrow.  Also tomorrow is the last chance to sign up for the bus to the state meet.

Students wanting to send Lane Frederick a card, please use this link.  

https://www.avera.org/patients-visitors/greetings/

For room number, please put in ICU.

There will be an informational meeting held Friday morning at 7:45 in the Little Theater for all 9 -12 grade boys interested in playing basketball this winter.  If you are unable to attend, please see Coach Petzenhauser in Room 174.

Tomorrow after school there will be a off season girls tennis meeting in Room 118.  

Anyone interested in wrestling:  Please come to the meeting on October 30th at 4pm in the Learning Commons.  Also, anyone interested in being a manager please email Coach Gress as soon as possible.

The National Honor Society is sponsoring our "Halloween Eve" Blood Drive on Monday, October 30th.  LifeServe will be here from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the Concourse. Please don’t miss this opportunity to make a life-saving contribution to your community. If you are 16 or older and weigh a minimum of 120 pounds, then schedule your appointment to save a life today by signing up in the office.  Remember that if you are under 18 and haven't donated blood before with LifeServe, you will need to bring a parent permission form with you.  If you forget the form, then you cannot donate.   And besides the satisfaction of saving lives, we are again trying to beat for the third year in a row Spirit Lake's numbers for their most recent blood drive:  53 registered donors, 40 procedures (actual donations), and 32 first time donors.  We got this!

Students can sign up for the blood drive during lunch waves in the student center on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of this week.

 

NHS is sponsoring the Flamecool Halloween Dodgeball Tournament next Tuesday, 10/31, after school beginning at 3:30.  This is a fundraiser to benefit both Austin and Lane and their families.  The cost of entry will be $25 per team. Teams of 6 need to sign up in the office and you will need to pay your entry fee at that same time.  For spectators, there will be a free will donation at the door.  If you have any questions see Ms. Achenbach or Trey Sievers.   *special note: team names and game day attire must be school appropriate!

The Tiger Football banquet for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6:00 pm at Godfather's. Awards will be handed out at Central Office.

Bowling team sign-up continues in the main office.

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing

Tue, Oct 31

7th Period

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Today’s menu:  Beef gravy, whipped potatoes, cooked carrots, peaches, dinner roll

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Announcements for 10/25/2017:

No Day 1 or 2 - No scheduled classes

Students wanting to send Lane Frederick a card, please use this link.  

https://www.avera.org/patients-visitors/greetings/

For room number, please put in ICU.

Don't forget to stop at the Spencer Public Library's Maker Day today from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm come and go for our fire safety themed escape room.  Solve the puzzles and follow the clues to escape!

Key Club:   There will be a meeting tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. in the front office conference room.

There will be an informational meeting held Friday morning at 7:45 in the Little Theater for all 9 -12 grade boys interested in playing basketball this winter.  If you are unable to attend, please see Coach Petzenhauser in Room 174.

The Tiger Football banquet for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6:00 pm at Godfather's. Awards will be handed out at Central Office.

Bowling team sign-up continues in the main office.

Anyone interested in wrestling:  Please come to the meeting on October 30th at 4pm in the Learning Commons.  Also, anyone interested in being a manager please email Coach Gress as soon as possible.

The National Honor Society is sponsoring our "Halloween Eve" Blood Drive on Monday, October 30th.  LifeServe will be here from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the Concourse. Please don’t miss this opportunity to make a life-saving contribution to your community. If you are 16 or older and weigh a minimum of 120 pounds, then schedule your appointment to save a life today by signing up in the office.  Remember that if you are under 18 and haven't donated blood before with LifeServe, you will need to bring a parent permission form with you.  If you forget the form, then you cannot donate.   And besides the satisfaction of saving lives, we are again trying to beat for the third year in a row Spirit Lake's numbers for their most recent blood drive:  53 registered donors, 40 procedures (actual donations), and 32 first time donors.  We got this!

Students can sign up for the blood drive during lunch waves in the student center on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of this week.

 

NHS is sponsoring the Flamecool Halloween Dodgeball Tournament next Tuesday, 10/31, after school beginning at 3:30.  This is a fundraiser to benefit both Austin and Lane and their families.  The cost of entry will be $25 per team. Teams of 6 need to sign up in the office and you will need to pay your entry fee at that same time.  For spectators, there will be a free will donation at the door.  If you have any questions see Ms. Achenbach or Trey Sievers.   *special note: team names and game day attire must be school appropriate!

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing

Tue, Oct 31

7th Period

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Today’s menu:  Pepperoni pizza, romaine salad & dressing, red pepper strips, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 10/24/2017:

Today is Day 2

Cross Country:

The Box Office for tickets for "Fiddler on the Roof" opens for the public tonight from 5:30-8:00 p.m.  Enter through door # 1 or Door #17 to get to the box office at the end of the Concourse, just outside of the auditorium entrances.

Bowling team sign-up continues in the main office.

The National Honor Society is sponsoring our "Halloween Eve" Blood Drive on Monday, October 30th.  LifeServe will be here from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the Concourse. Please don’t miss this opportunity to make a life-saving contribution to your community. If you are 16 or older and weigh a minimum of 120 pounds, then schedule your appointment to save a life today by signing up in the office.  Remember that if you are under 18 and haven't donated blood before with LifeServe, you will need to bring a parent permission form with you.  If you forget the form, then you cannot donate.   And besides the satisfaction of saving lives, we are again trying to beat for the third year in a row Spirit Lake's numbers for their most recent blood drive:  53 registered donors, 40 procedures (actual donations), and 32 first time donors.  We got this!

Students can sign up for the blood drive during lunch waves in the student center on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of this week.

 

NHS is sponsoring the Flamecool Halloween Dodgeball Tournament next Tuesday, 10/31, after school beginning at 3:30.  This is a fundraiser to benefit both Austin and Lane and their families.  The cost of entry will be $25 per team. Teams of 6 need to sign up in the office and you will need to pay your entry fee at that same time.  For spectators, there will be a free will donation at the door.  If you have any questions see Ms. Achenbach or Trey Sievers.   *special note: team names and game day attire must be school appropriate!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing

Tue, Oct 31

7th Period

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Today’s menu:  Pork tenderloin sandwich, green beans, applesauce

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Announcements for 10/23/2017:

Today is Day 1

Attention all football players in grades 9-12:  There will be a mandatory meeting after school today at 3:40 in the little theater.  Following the meeting we will turn in pads and all equipment.  Bring a pencil to the meeting.  Contact Coach Tighe if you cannot attend.

All cross country runners who are finished with the season, please get your uniforms to Coach Bauermeister ASAP!

Cross country pizza party:  Tomorrow - 5:00 p.m. at Godfather’s

Runners who would like to go to the state meet, need to sign-up with Coach Bauermeister.

All Crew Heads and crew members for "Fiddler on the Roof" are asked to check the Drama Callboard today for listings of this week's work days and times for each crew.

Two Follow Spotlight operators are need for "Fiddler on the Roof".  See Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office TODAY if you are interested.

The Box Office for tickets for "Fiddler on the Roof" opens tonight, October 23rd for all Cast and Crew members and their families.  Box office hours are from 5:30-8:00 p.m. tonight. Enter through door # 1 or Door #17 to get to the box office at the end of the Concourse, just outside of the auditorium entrances.

The Box Office opens to the Public on Tuesday, October 24th; also from 5:30- 8:00 P.M.

Student Council meeting:  Tomorrow 2nd period in the Little Theatre

Bowling team sign-up continues in the main office.

Tomorrow's hat day is going to be a joint benefit for Austin Crew and Lane Frederick. Wear your silliest hat or your team hat or even your ugliest hat.  There will be a suggested free donation of $5, and you can give your money to your 1st hour teacher tomorrow morning.

The National Honor Society is sponsoring our "Halloween Eve" Blood Drive on Monday, October 30th.  LifeServe will be here from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the Concourse. Please don’t miss this opportunity to make a life-saving contribution to your community. If you are 16 or older and weigh a minimum of 120 pounds, then schedule your appointment to save a life today by signing up in the office.  Remember that if you are under 18 and haven't donated blood before with LifeServe, you will need to bring a parent permission form with you.  If you forget the form, then you cannot donate.   And besides the satisfaction of saving lives, we are again trying to beat for the third year in a row Spirit Lake's numbers for their most recent blood drive:  53 registered donors, 40 procedures (actual donations), and 32 first time donors.  We got this!

Students can sign up for the blood drive during lunch waves in the student center on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of this week.  

NHS is sponsoring the Flamecool Halloween Dodgeball Tournament next Tuesday, 10/31, after school beginning at 3:30.  This is a fundraiser to benefit both Austin and Lane and their families.  The cost of entry will be $25 per team. Teams of 6 need to sign up in the office and you will need to pay your entry fee at that same time.  For spectators, there will be a free will donation at the door.  If you have any questions see Ms. Achenbach or Trey Sievers.   *special note: team names and game day attire must be school appropriate!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

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Career

Date

Time

Location

Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing

Tue, Oct 31

7th Period

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Today’s menu:  Hot dog, baked beans, pears

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Announcements for 10/20/2017:

Today is Day 2

Spencer Special Olympics is having a pancake breakfast fundraiser at the Spencer VFW on Sunday, Oct 22 from 7:30-12:30 with a free-will donation.  Money raised will go towards helping athletes with transportation and lodging for competitions.

State Cross Country shirt order forms are available in Coach Bauermeister's room.

Congratulations to the boys & girls cross country teams on their performances at last night’s district meet!  Thanks to all the workers that made the meet successful.   The girls team finished 2nd and boys finished 9th.  Individual qualifiers were Elisa Fisher - 6th, Jenna Morey - 14th.

Female students interested in attending a DigiGirlz event in Des Moines which is based around careers in technology, see or email Mrs. Kluver ASAP!

NHS is sponsoring a fundraiser event to show support for Austin Crew next Tuesday, October 24th.  It is a hat day!  Wear your silliest hat or your team hat or even your ugliest hat.  There will be a suggested free will donation of $5, and you can give your money to your 1st hour teacher on that Tuesday morning.

The National Honor Society is sponsoring our "Halloween Eve" Blood Drive on Monday, October 30th.  LifeServe will be here from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the Concourse. Please don’t miss this opportunity to make a life-saving contribution to your community. If you are 16 or older and weigh a minimum of 120 pounds, then schedule your appointment to save a life today by signing up in the office.  Remember that if you are under 18 and haven't donated blood before with LifeServe, you will need to bring a parent permission form with you.  If you forget the form, then you cannot donate.   And besides the satisfaction of saving lives, we are again trying to beat for the third year in a row Spirit Lake's numbers for their most recent blood drive:  53 registered donors, 40 procedures (actual donations), and 32 first time donors.  We got this!

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing

Tue, Oct 31

7th Period

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Bus departure today:

4:00 - Football to Algona

Today’s menu:  Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, baby carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 10/19/2017:

Today is Day 1

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here today to visit with students.

Student Council meeting:  Tomorrow at 8 AM in Little Theatre

The National Honor Society is sponsoring our "Halloween Eve" Blood Drive on Monday, October 30th.  LifeServe will be here from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the Concourse. Please don’t miss this opportunity to make a life-saving contribution to your community. If you are 16 or older and weigh a minimum of 120 pounds, then schedule your appointment to save a life today by signing up in the office.  Remember that if you are under 18 and haven't donated blood before with LifeServe, you will need to bring a parent permission form with you.  If you forget the form, then you cannot donate.   And besides the satisfaction of saving lives, we are again trying to beat for the third year in a row Spirit Lake's numbers for their most recent blood drive:  53 registered donors, 40 procedures (actual donations), and 32 first time donors.  We got this!

Spencer Special Olympics is having a pancake breakfast fundraiser at the Spencer VFW on Sunday, Oct 22 from 7:30-12:30with a free-will donation.  Money raised will go towards helping athletes with transportation and lodging for competitions.

Female students interested in attending a DigiGirlz event in Des Moines which is based around careers in technology, see or email Mrs. Kluver ASAP!

NHS is sponsoring a fundraiser event to show support for Austin Crew next Tuesday, October 24th.  It is a hat day!  Wear your silliest hat or your team hat or even your ugliest hat.  There will be a suggested free will donation of $5, and you can give your money to your 1st hour teacher on that Tuesday morning.

A reminder to all Cross Country runners who are not running at Districts to please turn in your uniforms to Coach Bauermeister ASAP.  

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Journalism

Tue, Oct 24

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Daily Reporter

Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing

Tue, Oct 31

7th Period

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Today’s menu:  Nachos, refried beans, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 10/18/2017:

Today is Day 2

#crewstrong t-shirt order  (right click on link and select “open in a new window”)

NHS is sponsoring a fundraiser event to show support for Austin Crew next Tuesday, October 24th.  It is a hat day!  Wear your silliest hat or your team hat or even your ugliest hat.  There will be a suggested free donation of $5, and you can give your money to your 1st hour teacher on that Tuesday morning.

A reminder to all Cross Country runners who are not running at Districts to please turn in your uniforms to Coach Bauermeister ASAP.  Also we are looking for a missing small boys top from the Conference meet.  If you find it please bring to Coach.

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be here tomorrow to visit with students.

Learn More About Meditation and Being Mindful

With:  Bhante Dhammapala,

A Buddhist Monk from Des Moines, Iowa

Where:  Spencer High School Learning Commons

        Enter through North side of building

        Use Door #11 located at circle drive

When:  Wednesday, October 18th from 4-5pm

Extra information: 

  • Half hour discussion about Buddhism and Meditation
  • Followed by half hour of meditation
  • Bring a Yoga Mat if you want

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Journalism

Tue, Oct 24

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Daily Reporter

Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing

Tue, Oct 31

7th Period

Mrs. Riessen’s Room

Today’s menu:  Chicken patty sandwich, green beans, apple wedges

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Announcements for 10/17/2017:

Today is Day 1

A reminder to all Cross Country runners who are not running at Districts to please turn in your uniforms to Coach Bauermeister ASAP.  Also we are looking for a missing small boys top from the Conference meet.  If you find it please bring to Coach.

Learn More About Meditation and Being Mindful

With:  Bhante Dhammapala,

A Buddhist Monk from Des Moines, Iowa

Where:  Spencer High School Learning Commons

        Enter through North side of building

        Use Door #11 located at circle drive

When:  Wednesday, October 18th from 4-5pm

Extra information: 

  • Half hour discussion about Buddhism and Meditation
  • Followed by half hour of meditation
  • Bring a Yoga Mat if you want

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Journalism

Tue, Oct 24

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Daily Reporter

Today’s menu:  Spaghetti & meat sauce, romaine salad & dressing, garlic breadstick, pears

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Announcements for 10/16/2017:

Today is Day 2

FIRST Robotics Competition is coming this January! This will be Spencer's second year participating. The theme for this year's competition is "Power Up!" We will be having our first informational meeting TODAY at 3:45 after school in Mr. Halverson's room (Room 152). This is just to give you an idea what the robotics competition is about: it is not a commitment!

Picture retakes will be tomorrow.  You will need to bring back your original picture package to the photographer.  If you did not have your picture taken on the first day of school, please stop and have your picture taken even if you are not purchasing pictures.

Cross country:  Please turn in your uniform directly to Coach Bauermeister ASAP!

Female students interested in attending a DigiGirlz event in Des Moines which is based around careers in technology, see or email Mrs. Kluver ASAP!

Student Council meeting:  Tomorrow (Tuesday) during 2nd period in the Little Theatre

Use of Mr./Mrs./Ms./Coach:  Please address adults in the building including the use of a title with last name, remembering the habits we create here at SHS stick when you go out into the community.

At this time office personnel will no longer request homework from teachers for absent students.   Students are encouraged to email teachers for make-up work.

Lost & Found:   Clothing and books are located in the student center.  If you lost smaller items such as keys, jewelry, retainer, etc., those are located in the main office.

Learn More About Meditation and Being Mindful

With:  Bhante Dhammapala,

A Buddhist Monk from Des Moines, Iowa

Where:  Spencer High School Learning Commons

        Enter through North side of building

        Use Door #11 located at circle drive

When:  Wednesday, October 18th from 4-5pm

Extra information: 

  • Half hour discussion about Buddhism and Meditation
  • Followed by half hour of meditation
  • Bring a Yoga Mat if you want

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Journalism

Tue, Oct 24

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Daily Reporter

Bus departure:

3:15 - Freshmen volleyball to Storm Lake

3:45 - JV volleyball to Sheldon

Today’s menu:  Chicken nuggets, french fries, peaches

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Announcements for 10/13/2017:

Today is Day 1

Sophomores:  A representative from Jostens will be here today during lunch waves to collect class ring orders.  If you did not attend the meeting during homeroom yesterday, you can pick up a packet in the main office.

Don't forget about Spencer Public Library's Cops and Zombies after hours event this Saturday from 6:00-8:00 PM.  Come hang out at the library where we'll have supper before competing in zombie tag and other fun games with local police officers.

Use of Mr./Mrs./Ms./Coach:  Please address adults in the building including the use of a title with last name, remembering the habits we create here at SHS stick when you go out into the community.

At this time office personnel will no longer request homework from teachers for absent students.   Students are encouraged to email teachers for make-up work.

Lost & Found:   Clothing and books are located in the student center.  If you lost smaller items such as keys, jewelry, retainer, etc., those are located in the main office.

9th and 10th grade girls:  There are still a few spots available to attend the Taking the Road Less Traveled Conference in Ames.  This is for female students in 9th and 10th grade interested in careers in the STEM related field.  See or email Mrs. Kluver ASAP if you are interested!

CodeCrush is a FREE immersion experience for 8th and 9th grade girls designed to show them the world of iSTEM. Part of the UNO College of Information Science and Technology Women in IT Initiative, we've created this program to help show girls all the cool and crush-worthy things you can do with technology.

  • What does it cost? Nothing! Meals, transportation around Omaha, lodging – it's all free.
  • Who is eligible? Students must be in 8th or 9th grade at the beginning of the 2017 school year, have parent permission and be nominated by a teacher/counselor/administrator who will also accompany them to the immersion experience. More than one student may be nominated.
  • Application deadline?  October 13, 2017

SEE MRS. SEAMAN IN ROOM 153 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED!

FIRST Robotics Competition is coming this January! This will be Spencer's second year participating. The theme for this year's competition is "Power Up!" We will be having our first informational meeting on Monday, October 16, at 3:45 after school in Mr. Halverson's room (Room 152). This is just to give you an idea what the robotics competition is about: it is not a commitment!

Picture retakes will be October 17.  You will need to bring back your original picture package to the photographer.  If you did not have your picture taken on the first day of school, please stop and have your picture taken even if you are not purchasing pictures.

Learn More About Meditation and Being Mindful

With:  Bhante Dhammapala,

A Buddhist Monk from Des Moines, Iowa

Where:  Spencer High School Learning Commons

        Enter through North side of building

        Use Door #11 located at circle drive

When:  Wednesday, October 18th from 4-5pm

Extra information: 

  • Half hour discussion about Buddhism and Meditation
  • Followed by half hour of meditation
  • Bring a Yoga Mat if you want

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Journalism

Tue, Oct 24

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Daily Reporter

Bus departure:

4:00 - Football to Storm Lake

Today’s menu:  Crispito, corn, pineapple

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Announcements for 10/12/2017:

Today is Day 2

Use of Mr./Mrs./Ms./Coach:  Please address adults in the building including the use of a title with last name, remembering the habits we create here at SHS stick when you go out into the community.

Sophomores:  A representative from Jostens will be here tomorrow during lunch waves to collect class ring orders.  If you did not attend the meeting during homeroom yesterday, you can pick up a packet in the main office.

At this time office personnel will no longer request homework from teachers for absent students.   Students are encouraged to email teachers for make-up work.

Lost & Found:   Clothing and books are located in the student center.  If you lost smaller items such as keys, jewelry, retainer, etc., those are located in the main office.

9th and 10th grade girls:  There are still a few spots available to attend the Taking the Road Less Traveled Conference in Ames.  This is for female students in 9th and 10th grade interested in careers in the STEM related field.  See or email Mrs. Kluver ASAP if you are interested!

CodeCrush is a FREE immersion experience for 8th and 9th grade girls designed to show them the world of iSTEM. Part of the UNO College of Information Science and Technology Women in IT Initiative, we've created this program to help show girls all the cool and crush-worthy things you can do with technology.

  • What does it cost? Nothing! Meals, transportation around Omaha, lodging – it's all free.
  • Who is eligible? Students must be in 8th or 9th grade at the beginning of the 2017 school year, have parent permission and be nominated by a teacher/counselor/administrator who will also accompany them to the immersion experience. More than one student may be nominated.
  • Application deadline?  October 13, 2017

SEE MRS. SEAMAN IN ROOM 153 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED!

FIRST Robotics Competition is coming this January! This will be Spencer's second year participating. The theme for this year's competition is "Power Up!" We will be having our first informational meeting on Monday, October 16, at 3:45 after school in Mr. Halverson's room (Room 152). This is just to give you an idea what the robotics competition is about: it is not a commitment!

Picture retakes will be October 17.  You will need to bring back your original picture package to the photographer.  If you did not have your picture taken on the first day of school, please stop and have your picture taken even if you are not purchasing pictures.

Learn More About Meditation and Being Mindful

With:  Bhante Dhammapala,

A Buddhist Monk from Des Moines, Iowa

Where:  Spencer High School Learning Commons

        Enter through North side of building

        Use Door #11 located at circle drive

When:  Wednesday, October 18th from 4-5pm

Extra information: 

  • Half hour discussion about Buddhism and Meditation
  • Followed by half hour of meditation
  • Bring a Yoga Mat if you want

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Campaign Manager

Wed, Oct 18

12:30-1:30 PM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Journalism

Tue, Oct 24

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Daily Reporter

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, baked beans, applesauce

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Announcements for 10/11/2017:

Today is Day 1

Congratulations to Catherine Glackin for earning a Letter of Commendation for outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in 2016!  Commended students placed in the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018 competition by taking the preliminary test in 2016.  Way to go, Catherine!

Congratulations to the cross country teams on last night’s performances at the lakes conference meet..  The varsity girls placed 1st; varsity boys placed 3rd.  Girls JV team won and boys JV placed 4th.  JV runners are reminded to turn in the uniforms in a plastic bag with name on it and hand in directly to Coach Bauermeister.

Mrs. Dirkx's Creative Writing class needs to meet in her classroom today.  You will NOT be going to Sacred Heart today.

Today’s assembly schedule:

1st

8:35 - 9:25

2nd

9:30 - 10:20

Assembly

10:30 - 11:00

4th

11:10 - 12:25

A wave

11:15 - 11:40

B wave

11:35 - 12:00

C wave

11:55 - 12:25

3rd

12:30 - 1:10

5th

1:15 - 1:55

6th

2:00 - 2:40

7th

2:45 - 3:25

Key Club meeting:   Tomorrow at 7:30 in Mrs. Kluver’s room 151.  Please note change of location.

Sophomores:  A representative from Jostens will be here on Friday during lunch waves to collect class ring orders.  If you did not attend the meeting during homeroom yesterday, you can pick up a packet in the main office.

At this time office personnel will no longer request home from teachers for absent students.   Students are encouraged to email teachers for make-up work.

Lost & Found:   Clothing and books are located in the student center.  If you lost smaller items such as keys, jewelry, retainer, etc., those are located in the main office.

9th and 10th grade girls:  There are still a few spots available to attend the Taking the Road Less Traveled conference in Ames.  This is for female students in 9th and 10th grade interested in careers in the STEM related field.  See or email Mrs. Kluver ASAP if you are interested!

CodeCrush is a FREE immersion experience for 8th and 9th grade girls designed to show them the world of iSTEM. Part of the UNO College of Information Science and Technology Women in IT Initiative, we've created this program to help show girls all the cool and crush-worthy things you can do with technology.

  • What does it cost? Nothing! Meals, transportation around Omaha, lodging – it's all free.
  • Who is eligible? Students must be in 8th or 9th grade at the beginning of the 2017 school year, have parent permission and be nominated by a teacher/counselor/administrator who will also accompany them to the immersion experience. More than one student may be nominated.
  • Application deadline?  October 13, 2017

SEE MRS. SEAMAN IN ROOM 153 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED!

FIRST Robotics Competition is coming this January! This will be Spencer's second year participating. The theme for this year's competition is "Power Up!" We will be having our first informational meeting on Monday, October 16th, at 3:45 after school in Mr. Halverson's room (Room 152). This is just to give you an idea what the robotics competition is about: it is not a commitment!

Picture retakes will be October 17.  You will need to bring back your original picture package to the photographer.  If you did not have your picture taken on the first day of school, please stop and have your picture taken even if you are not purchasing pictures.

Learn More About Meditation and Being Mindful

With:  Bhante Dhammapala,

A Buddhist Monk from Des Moines, Iowa

Where:  Spencer High School Learning Commons

        Enter through North side of building

        Use Door #11 located at circle drive

When:  Wednesday, October 18th from 4-5pm

Extra information: 

  • Half hour discussion about Buddhism and Meditation
  • Followed by half hour of meditation
  • Bring a Yoga Mat if you want

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Campaign Manager

Wed, Oct 18

12:30-1:30 PM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Journalism

Tue, Oct 24

12:30-1:30 PM

Spencer Daily Reporter

Today’s menu:  Cheese pizza, green beans, baby carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 10/10/2017:

Today is Day 2

Sophomores and juniors:  PSAT test  is tomorrow.  See Guidance for details if you have not yet signed up.

At this time office personnel will no longer request home from teachers for absent students.   Students are encouraged to email teachers for make-up work.

Lost & Found:   Clothing and books are located in the student center.  If you lost smaller items such as keys, jewelry, retainer, etc., those are located in the main office.

Tomorrow’s assembly schedule:

1st

8:35 - 9:25

2nd

9:30 - 10:20

Assembly

10:30 - 11:00

4th

11:10 - 12:25

A wave

11:15 - 11:40

B wave

11:35 - 12:00

C wave

11:55 - 12:25

3rd

12:30 - 1:10

5th

1:15 - 1:55

6th

2:00 - 2:40

7th

2:45 - 3:25

The Early Childhood Education Career Experience has been moved to Thursday, October 12.  Students that were signed up will receive an advance on Tuesday available in the front office.

9th and 10th grade girls:  There are still a few spots available to attend the Taking the Road Less Traveled conference in Ames.  This is for female students in 9th and 10th grade interested in careers in the STEM related field.  See or email Mrs. Kluver ASAP if you are interested!

FIRST Robotics Competition is coming this January! This will be Spencer's second year participating. The theme for this year's competition is "Power Up!" We will be having our first informational meeting on Monday, October 16th, at 3:45 after school. This is just to give you an idea what the robotics competition is about: it is not a commitment!

CodeCrush is a FREE immersion experience for 8th and 9th grade girls designed to show them the world of iSTEM. Part of the UNO College of Information Science and Technology Women in IT Initiative, we've created this program to help show girls all the cool and crush-worthy things you can do with technology.

  • What does it cost? Nothing! Meals, transportation around Omaha, lodging – it's all free.
  • Who is eligible? Students must be in 8th or 9th grade at the beginning of the 2017 school year, have parent permission and be nominated by a teacher/counselor/administrator who will also accompany them to the immersion experience. More than one student may be nominated.
  • Application deadline?  October 13, 2017

SEE MRS. SEAMAN IN ROOM 153 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED!

Picture retakes will be October 17.  You will need to bring back your original picture package to the photographer.  If you did not have your picture taken on the first day of school, please stop and have your picture taken even if you are not purchasing pictures.

Learn More About Meditation and Being Mindful

With:  Bhante Dhammapala,

A Buddhist Monk from Des Moines, Iowa

Where:  Spencer High School Learning Commons

        Enter through North side of building

        Use Door #11 located at circle drive

When:  Wednesday, October 18th from 4-5pm

Extra information: 

  • Half hour discussion about Buddhism and Meditation
  • Followed by half hour of meditation
  • Bring a Yoga Mat if you want

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

Psychology and Mental Health

Fri, Oct 13 and Mon, Oct 16

Period 2, 3, and 5

Mrs. Merchant’s Room (Limited space available)

Campaign Manager

Wed, Oct 18

12:30-1:30 PM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Bus departure today:

2:30 - Girls swimming to Perry

Today’s menu:  Country fried steak, whipped potatoes, white gravy, steamed broccoli, mixed fruit, wheat dinner roll

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Announcements for 10/5/2017:

Today is Day 1

CodeCrush is a FREE immersion experience for 8th and 9th grade girls designed to show them the world of iSTEM. Part of the UNO College of Information Science and Technology Women in IT Initiative, we've created this program to help show girls all the cool and crush-worthy things you can do with technology.

  • What does it cost? Nothing! Meals, transportation around Omaha, lodging – it's all free.
  • Who is eligible? Students must be in 8th or 9th grade at the beginning of the 2017 school year, have parent permission and be nominated by a teacher/counselor/administrator who will also accompany them to the immersion experience. More than one student may be nominated.
  • Application deadline?  October 13, 2017

SEE MRS. SEAMAN IN ROOM 153 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED!

Junior class:  Sign up to work the concession stand this Friday, Oct. 6.  Every concession stand worked is $10 off your Prom ticket.  See Abby Weeks or Kelly in the main office.

There will not be a breakfast food cart in the concourse area on Tuesday, Oct. 10, however, the regular breakfast window will be open.  Sorry for the inconvenience.  

Picture retakes will be October 17.

 

Sophomores and juniors:  Sign-up for the PSAT test continues in the guidance office.  The cost for the test is $16. Checks should be made payable to Spencer High School.  You must signup in advance and get a makeup work slip.  There is a limited number of tests and preference will be first come first serve.  The testing date is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8 am at Central Office in conference room B.  Students are responsible for their own transportation.  Testing will last from 8 am until approximately 12:15.   Please bring your $16 to Mrs. gwen Kardell in the guidance office.  The PSAT test measures reading, writing and language, and math skills.  This test helps prepare students for future test administrations (ACT, SAT, etc.) as well as qualifying you for scholarship programs.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

Psychology and Mental Health

Fri, Oct 13 and Mon, Oct 16

Period 2, 3, and 5

Mrs. Merchant’s Room (Limited space available)

Campaign Manager

Wed, Oct 18

12:30-1:30 PM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

College visits this week are:

BV - Thursday, October 5

held in the Guidance Office during lunch wave.

Bus departure today:

3:25 - Volleyball to Western Christian

Today’s menu:  Frito delight, refried beans, pears

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Announcements for 10/4/2017:

Today is Day 2

Junior class:  Sign up to work the concession stand this Friday, Oct. 6.  Every concession stand worked is $10 off your Prom ticket.  See Abby Weeks or Kelly in the main office.

Girls interested in tennis:  Please attend a meeting tomorrow morning (Thursday) at 8:15 in Coach Schlaegers’ room 118.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

 

Sophomores and juniors:  Sign-up for the PSAT test continues in the guidance office.  The cost for the test is $16. Checks should be made payable to Spencer High School.  You must signup in advance and get a makeup work slip.  There is a limited number of tests and preference will be first come first serve.  The testing date is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8 am at Central Office in conference room B.  Students are responsible for their own transportation.  Testing will last from 8 am until approximately 12:15.   Please bring your $16 to Mrs. gwen Kardell in the guidance office.  The PSAT test measures reading, writing and language, and math skills.  This test helps prepare students for future test administrations (ACT, SAT, etc.) as well as qualifying you for scholarship programs.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

Psychology and Mental Health

Fri, Oct 13 and Mon, Oct 16

Period 2, 3, and 5

Mrs. Merchant’s Room (Limited space available)

Campaign Manager

Wed, Oct 18

12:30-1:30 PM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

College visits this week are:

 NORTHWESTERN - Wednesday, Oct 4

BV - Thursday, October 5

held in the Guidance Office during lunch wave.

Today’s menu:  Pulled pork sandwich, red pepper strips, green beans, applesauce

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Announcements for 10/3/2017:

Today is Day 1

When bringing food to the concourse please do not eat on the carpeted areas past west of the office.  Please help us keep the concourse free from food garbage.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

 

Sophomores and juniors:  Sign-up for the PSAT test continues in the guidance office.  The cost for the test is $16. Checks should be made payable to Spencer High School.  You must signup in advance and get a makeup work slip.  There is a limited number of tests and preference will be first come first serve.  The testing date is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8 am at Central Office in conference room B.  Students are responsible for their own transportation.  Testing will last from 8 am until approximately 12:15.   Please bring your $16 to Mrs. gwen Kardell in the guidance office.  The PSAT test measures reading, writing and language, and math skills.  This test helps prepare students for future test administrations (ACT, SAT, etc.) as well as qualifying you for scholarship programs.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

Psychology and Mental Health

Fri, Oct 13 and Mon, Oct 16

Period 2, 3, and 5

Mrs. Merchant’s Room (Limited space available)

Campaign Manager

Wed, Oct 18

12:30-1:30 PM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

College visits this week are:

 NORTHWESTERN - Wednesday, Oct 4

BV - Thursday, October 5

held in the Guidance Office during lunch wave.

Bus departures today:

1:15 - Cross country to Eagle Grove

3:30 - Freshmen/JV/Varsity volleyball to Cherokee

Today’s menu:  Citrus chicken, fried rice, cooked carrots, pineapple, fortune cookie

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Announcements for 10/2/2017:

Today is Day 2

When bringing food to the concourse please do not eat on the carpeted areas past west of the office.  Please help us keep the concourse free from food garbage.

All crew HEADS for "Fiddler on the Roof" are asked to see Mr. Untiet sometime today in the Drama Office.

Today is the last day to put in an order for a "Fiddler on the Roof" shirt.  See Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office or at set construction or practice tonight.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

 

Attention sophomores and juniors:  Sign-up for the PSAT test is now available in the guidance office.  The cost for the test is $16. Checks should be made payable to Spencer High School.  You must signup in advance and get a makeup work slip.  There is a limited number of tests and preference will be first come first serve.  The testing date is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8 am at Central Office in conference room B.  Students are responsible for their own transportation.  Testing will last from 8 am until approximately 12:15.   Please bring your $16 to Mrs. gwen Kardell in the guidance office.  The PSAT test measures reading, writing and language, and math skills.  This test helps prepare students for future test administrations (ACT, SAT, etc...) as well as qualifying you for scholarship programs.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

Psychology and Mental Health

Fri, Oct 13 and Mon, Oct 16

Period 2, 3, and 5

Mrs. Merchant’s Room (Limited space available)

College Visits this week are:

IOWA LAKES - Monday, October 2

 NORTHWESTERN - Wednesday, Oct 4

BV - Thursday, October 5

held in the Guidance Office during lunch wave.

Today’s menu:  Sub sandwich, tri tater, broccoli with ranch, peaches

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Announcements for 9/29/2017:

Today is Day 1

Today’s bell schedule:

1st                8:35 - 9:05        

2nd                9:10 - 9:40        

3rd                9:45 - 10:15        

5th                10:20 - 10:50        

6th                10:55 - 11:25        

4th                11:30 - 12:40        

A lunch wave        11:30 - 11:55        

B lunch wave        11:50 - 12:20        

C lunch wave        12:15 - 12:40

7th                12:45 - 1:20        

                1:20 Dismiss to go to parade         

When bringing food to the concourse please do not eat on the carpeted areas past west of the office.  Please help us keep the concourse free from food garbage.

Senior class voting results:

Class Motto:  “When times are tough and happiness seems impossible, remember to step back, assess the situation, and drink a Dew”.  Class of 2018

Class Colors:  American Purple and Golden Topaz

Class Flower:  Purple Tiger Lily

Class Song:  “Something Just Like This” by The Chainsmokers & Coldplay

Picture retakes will be October 17.

 

Attention sophomores and juniors:  Sign-up for the PSAT test is now available in the guidance office.  The cost for the test is $16. Checks should be made payable to Spencer High School.  You must signup in advance and get a makeup work slip.  There is a limited number of tests and preference will be first come first serve.  The testing date is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8 am at Central Office in conference room B.  Students are responsible for their own transportation.  Testing will last from 8 am until approximately 12:15.   Please bring your $16 to Mrs. gwen Kardell in the guidance office.  The PSAT test measures reading, writing and language, and math skills.  This test helps prepare students for future test administrations (ACT, SAT, etc...) as well as qualifying you for scholarship programs.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

Psychology and Mental Health

Fri, Oct 13 and Mon, Oct 16

Period 2, 3, and 5

Mrs. Merchant’s Room (Limited space available)

SENIORS--Stop by the Guidance Office and check out the updated Scholarship Board.  Just added is the 2018 ISU Hixson Opportunity Award of a half tuition scholarship.  100 students across Iowa, representing each county, will be the recipient of this award.

Today’s menu:  Cream chicken, whipped potatoes, cooked carrots, pineapple, dinner roll

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Announcements for 9/28/2017:

Today is Day 2

        

Reminder to those who received an invitation to submit materials to apply for the National Honor Society -- you must submit your printed application table to the office no later than 4:00 PM TODAY!  If you submit your materials after that, you will not be considered for membership at this time.

Kim Campbell, ILCC Talent Search Coordinator, will be in the Learning Commons today to visit with students.

Tomorrow’s bell schedule:

1st                8:35 - 9:05        

2nd                9:10 - 9:40        

3rd                9:45 - 10:15        

5th                10:20 - 10:50        

6th                10:55 - 11:25        

4th                11:30 - 12:40        

A lunch wave        11:30 - 11:55        

B lunch wave        11:50 - 12:20        

C lunch wave        12:15 - 12:40

7th                12:45 - 1:20        

                1:20 Dismiss to go to parade         

Junior class:  Volunteers are needed for the concession stand this Friday night.  See Abby Weeks if you are willing to work a shift.  Any Junior that works this Friday will get $10 off their prom ticket.

Senior class voting results:

Class Motto:  “When times are tough and happiness seems impossible, remember to step back, assess the situation, and drink a Dew”.  Class of 2018

Class Colors:  American Purple and Golden Topaz

Class Flower:  Purple Tiger Lily

Class Song:  “Something Just Like This” by The Chainsmokers & Coldplay

Show your school spirit, dress up for Homecoming and you could WIN! The Yearbook Club will be sponsoring a photo booth in the Learning Commons all week. Students who dress up should stop in to have their picture taken before school 8-8:25 or 3:25-3:45. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed of the day! A Grand Prize basket including a 2018 yearbook, and gift certificates to several local businesses will be given to the student who displays the most school spirit by dressing up all week. The Grand Prize basket is valued over $200.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

 

Homecoming dress days: 

Friday - Tiger Pride Day

Attention sophomores and juniors:  Sign-up for the PSAT test is now available in the guidance office.  The cost for the test is $16. Checks should be made payable to Spencer High School.  You must signup in advance and get a makeup work slip.  There is a limited number of tests and preference will be first come first serve.  The testing date is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8 am at Central Office in conference room B.  Students are responsible for their own transportation.  Testing will last from 8 am until approximately 12:15.   Please bring your $16 to Mrs. gwen Kardell in the guidance office.  The PSAT test measures reading, writing and language, and math skills.  This test helps prepare students for future test administrations (ACT, SAT, etc...) as well as qualifying you for scholarship programs.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Early Childhood Education

Tue, Oct 3

9:30-10:30 AM

HeadStart

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

Psychology and Mental Health

Fri, Oct 13 and Mon, Oct 16

Period 2, 3, and 5

Mrs. Merchant’s Room (Limited space available)

SENIORS--Stop by the Guidance Office and check out the updated Scholarship Board.  Just added is the 2018 ISU Hixson Opportunity Award of a half tuition scholarship.  100 students across Iowa, representing each county, will be the recipient of this award.

Bus departures today:

12:30 - Varsity cross country to South Sioux City

4:00 - Girls swimming to Buena Vista University

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, baked beans, pears

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Announcements for 9/27/2017:

Juniors/Seniors involved in football, cheerleading, girls swimming, volleyball and marching band:  Check your email to sign-up to eat at an elementary school on Friday.  If you did not get an email, see Kelly in the main office.  Deadline to sign-up is noon today!

Don't forget to stop at Spencer Public Library's Maker Day, today from 1:00-3:00, come and go.  We'll be designing and making our own buttons and painting Kindness Rocks!

Key Club meeting:  Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 am in the Main Office Conference Room. It is very important that as many members as possible attend so we can do elections and do planning for the upcoming year.

Reminder to those who received an invitation to submit materials to apply for the National Honor Society -- you must submit your printed application table to the office no later than 4:00 PM Thursday, September 28th. If you submit your materials after that, you will not be considered for membership at this time.

Junior class:  Volunteers are needed for the concession stand this Friday night.  See Abby Weeks if you are willing to work a shift.  Any Junior that works this Friday will get $10 off their prom ticket.

Show your school spirit, dress up for Homecoming and you could WIN! The Yearbook Club will be sponsoring a photo booth in the Learning Commons all week. Students who dress up should stop in to have their picture taken before school 8-8:25 or 3:25-3:45. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed of the day! A Grand Prize basket including a 2018 yearbook, and gift certificates to several local businesses will be given to the student who displays the most school spirit by dressing up all week. The Grand Prize basket is valued over $200.

Set Construction for "Fiddler on the Roof" continues this week. Check the Drama Call Board for specific days and times.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

 

Homecoming dress days: 

Thursday - Grade Levels Day (generations)

Friday - Tiger Pride Day

Attention sophomores and juniors:  Sign-up for the PSAT test is now available in the guidance office.  The cost for the test is $16. Checks should be made payable to Spencer High School.  You must signup in advance and get a makeup work slip.  There is a limited number of tests and preference will be first come first serve.  The testing date is Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8 am at Central Office in conference room B.  Students are responsible for their own transportation.  Testing will last from 8 am until approximately 12:15.   Please bring your $16 to Mrs. gwen Kardell in the guidance office.  The PSAT test measures reading, writing and language, and math skills.  This test helps prepare students for future test administrations (ACT, SAT, etc...) as well as qualifying you for scholarship programs.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Early Childhood Education

Tue, Oct 3

9:30-10:30 AM

HeadStart

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

Psychology and Mental Health

Fri, Oct 13 and Mon, Oct 16

Period 2, 3, and 5

Mrs. Merchant’s Room (Limited space available)

SENIORS--Stop by the Guidance Office and check out the updated Scholarship Board.  Just added is the 2018 ISU Hixson Opportunity Award of a half tuition scholarship.  100 students across Iowa, representing each county, will be the recipient of this award.

Today’s menu:  Pizza, green beans, baby carrots, apple wedges

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Announcements for 9/26/2017:

Today is Day 1

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Today you will vote for class colors, flower, motto & song.  You will vote for 1 choice for each area and only be allowed to vote 1 time.  A link was sent to your school email at 8 AM today.  Voting will close at 4 PM.

Junior class:  Volunteers are needed for the concession stand this Friday night.  See Abby Weeks if you are willing to work a shift.  Any Junior that works this Friday will get $10 off their prom ticket.

Homecoming Queen & King voting will be today from 8 AM to 4 PM via Google survey.  A link will be sent to each student’s email.  If you do not receive an email, see Kelly in the main office.

Juniors/Seniors involved in football, cheerleading, girls swimming, volleyball and marching band:  Check your email to sign-up to eat at an elementary school on Friday.  If you did not get an email, see Kelly in the main office.

Reminder to those who received an invitation to submit materials to apply for the National Honor Society -- you must submit your printed application table to the office no later than 4:00 PM Thursday, September 28th. If you submit your materials after that, you will not be considered for membership at this time.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

Set Construction for "Fiddler on the Roof" continues this week. Check the Drama Call Board for specific days and times.

 

Show your school spirit, dress up for Homecoming and you could WIN! The Yearbook Club will be sponsoring a photo booth in the Learning Commons all week. Students who dress up should stop in to have their picture taken before school 8-8:25 or 3:25-3:45. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed of the day! A Grand Prize basket including a 2018 yearbook, and gift certificates to several local businesses will be given to the student who displays the most school spirit by dressing up all week. The Grand Prize basket is valued over $200.

Homecoming dress days: 

Wednesday - Hobo Day

Thursday - Grade Levels Day (generations)

Friday - Tiger Pride Day

Key Club meeting:  Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 am in the Main Office Conference Room. It is very important that as many members as possible attend so we can do elections and do planning for the upcoming year.

9th and 10th grade girls interested in the STEM Conference Taking the Road Less Traveled need to see or email Mrs. Kluver.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Civil Engineer

Tue, Oct 3

8:30-9:30 AM

Bolton and Menk

Early Childhood Education

Tue, Oct 3

9:30-10:30 AM

HeadStart

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

SENIORS--Stop by the Guidance Office and check out the updated Scholarship Board.  Just added is the 2018 ISU Hixson Opportunity Award of a half tuition scholarship.  100 students across Iowa, representing each county, will be the recipient of this award.

Bus departure today:

1:45 - Girls swimming to Atlantic

2:20 - Cross country to Algona

Today’s menu:  Chicken patty sandwich, tater tots, fresh broccoli, peaches

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Announcements for 9/25/2017:

Today is Day 2

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Tomorrow you will vote for class colors, flower, motto & song.  You will vote for 1 choice for each area and only be allowed to vote 1 time.  A link will be sent to your school email by 8 AM on Tuesday.  Voting will close at 4 PM.  Here are the choices:

Motto

  • "For what it's worth:  It's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life that you're proud of, and if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over."  F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • "Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value."  Albert Einstein
  • "When times are tough and happiness seems impossible, remember to step back, assess the situation, and drink a Dew."  Class of 2018

Color

  • American purple and golden topaz
  • Cyber grape and dark goldenrod
  • Plum and electric yellow

Flower

  • Purple chrysanthemum
  • Purple tiger lily
  • Yellow dahlia

Song

  • "I'll Be There For You"  (Theme From Friends) by The Rembrandts
  • "Something Just Like This" by The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  • "Vuela Vuela" by Magneto

Homecoming Queen & King voting will be tomorrow from 8 AM to 4 PM via Google survey.  A link will be sent to each student’s email.  If you do not receive an email, see Kelly in the main office.

Midnight Marauders:  If you signed up to help with this, there will be a quick meeting after school today.

All crew HEADS for "Fiddler on the Roof" are asked to see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office sometime today.

There will be a Yearbook Meeting today after school 3:30-4:30. Anyone interested in joining yearbook is welcome to attend.

Reminder to those who received an invitation to submit materials to apply for the National Honor Society -- you must submit your printed application table to the office no later than 4:00 PM Thursday, September 28th. If you submit your materials after that, you will not be considered for membership at this time.

Set Construction for "Fiddler on the Roof" continues this week. Check the Drama Call Board for specific days and times.

 

Student Council meeting:  8 AM Tuesday in Little Theatre

Show your school spirit, dress up for Homecoming and you could WIN! The Yearbook Club will be sponsoring a photo booth in the Learning Commons all week. Students who dress up should stop in to have their picture taken before school 8-8:25 or 3:25-3:45. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed of the day! A Grand Prize basket including a 2018 yearbook, and gift certificates to several local businesses will be given to the student who displays the most school spirit by dressing up all week. The Grand Prize basket is valued over $200.

Homecoming dress days: 

Tuesday - Era Day (decades day)

Wednesday - Hobo Day

Thursday - Grade Levels Day (generations)

Friday - Tiger Pride Day

Key Club meeting:  Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 am in the Main Office Conference Room. It is very important that as many members as possible attend so we can do elections and do planning for the upcoming year.

9th and 10th grade girls interested in the STEM Conference Taking the Road Less Traveled need to see or email Mrs. Kluver.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Civil Engineer

Tue, Oct 3

8:30-9:30 AM

Bolton and Menk

Early Childhood Education

Tue, Oct 3

9:30-10:30 AM

HeadStart

Diesel Mechanic

Wed, Oct 11

12:30-1:30 PM

Kardell Company

SENIORS--Stop by the Guidance Office and check out the updated Scholarship Board.  Just added is the 2018 ISU Hixson Opportunity Award of a half tuition scholarship.  100 students across Iowa, representing each county, will be the recipient of this award.

Bus departure today:

2:20 - Cross country to Algona

3:00 - Freshmen/JV football to Cherokee

Today’s menu:  Nachos, corn, applesauce  

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Announcements for 9/22/2017:

Today is Day 1

Midnight Marauders deadline is today!   This is NOT a school sponsored event.

Show your school spirit, dress up for Homecoming and you could WIN! The Yearbook Club will be sponsoring a photo booth in the Learning Commons all next week. Students who dress up should stop in to have their picture taken before school 8-8:25 or 3:25-3:45. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed of the day! A Grand Prize basket including a 2018 yearbook, and gift certificates to several local businesses will be given to the student who displays the most school spirit by dressing up all week. The Grand Prize basket is valued over $200.

Junior and Senior female students interested in agriculture, see Mrs. Kluver TODAY about  a exciting opportunity!

There will be a Yearbook Meeting Monday, September 25, after school 3:30-4:30. Anyone interested in joining yearbook is welcome to attend.

Students please check your email several times daily for items that you need to pick up in the office.  We will use email at times instead of announcing names over the loudspeaker.

Homecoming dress days next week: 

(see posters throughout high school for explanation of each day)

Monday - Denim Day

Tuesday - Era Day (decades day)

Wednesday - Hobo Day

Thursday - Grade Levels Day (generations)

Friday - Tiger Pride Day

Key Club meeting:  Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 am in the Main Office Conference Room. It is very important that as many members as possible attend so we can do elections and do planning for the upcoming year.

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We are proud to announce the Spencer School District will be partnering with the Food Bank of Iowa to provide nutritious, easy-to-prepare foods for the 2017-2018 school year. This free food pantry will be located at the Middle School. For access to the pantry park in the north drive and enter through the north door or you may enter through the front main entrance.

If you have any questions, please contact Adam Gress (agress@spencerschools.org); (712)262-3345 or you may contact a School Counselor at any of the district buildings.

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Attention Seniors: If you are wanting to participate in an ECE, you need to make sure it is on your second semester schedule by the end of Quarter 1 (October 27). See or email Mr. Graettinger to add it to your schedule.  Possible ECE's include: Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Education, Entrepreneurship, Health Sciences, Hospitality, and Manufacturing.

2017 Yearbooks are available for pickup from Ms. Gulck in the Learning Commons.

9th and 10th grade girls interested in the STEM Conference Taking the Road Less Traveled need to see or email Mrs. Kluver.

SPIRIT RUN:  This Sunday, September 24. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Naturalist

Thur, Sept 28

9:30-10:30 AM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Civil Engineer

Tue, Oct 3

8:30-9:30 AM

Bolton and Menk

Early Childhood Education

Tue, Oct 3

9:30-10:30 AM

HeadStart

College visits this week are:

NICC -  Fri., Sept 22nd  

held in the Guidance Office during lunch wave.

Bus departure today:

3:00 - Football to Sergeant Bluff-Luton

Today’s menu:  Pizza pasta bake, romaine salad with dressing, breadstick, peaches  

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Announcements for 9/21/2017:

Today is Day 2

Attention Seniors: If you are wanting to participate in an ECE, you need to make sure it is on your second semester schedule by the end of Quarter 1 (October 27). See or email Mr. Graettinger to add it to your schedule.  Possible ECE's include: Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Education, Entrepreneurship, Health Sciences, Hospitality, and Manufacturing.

Homecoming t-shirt order:  Click here. (When you are directed to, click on  “open this content in a new window”.  You can print the order form from that window.)

Senior sign-up for Midnight Marauders will be in the office.  Deadline is Friday.  This is NOT a school sponsored event.

Key Club:  The meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 am in the Main Office Conference Room. It is very important that as many members as possible attend so we can do elections and do planning for the upcoming year.

Students please check your email several times daily for items that you need to pick up in the office.  We will use email at times instead of announcing names over the loudspeaker.

Homecoming dress days next week:

Monday - Denim Day

Tuesday - Era Day (decades day)

Wednesday - Hobo Day

Thursday - Grade Levels Day (generations)

Friday - Tiger Pride Day

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We are proud to announce the Spencer School District will be partnering with the Food Bank of Iowa to provide nutritious, easy-to-prepare foods for the 2017-2018 school year. This free food pantry will be located at the Middle School. For access to the pantry park in the north drive and enter through the north door or you may enter through the front main entrance.

If you have any questions, please contact Adam Gress (agress@spencerschools.org); (712)262-3345 or you may contact a School Counselor at any of the district buildings.

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2017 Yearbooks are available for pickup from Ms. Gulck in the Learning Commons.

SPIRIT RUN:  This Sunday, September 24. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Naturalist

Thur, Sept 28

9:30-10:30 AM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Civil Engineer

Tue, Oct 3

8:30-9:30 AM

Bolton and Menk

Early Childhood Education

Tue, Oct 3

9:30-10:30 AM

HeadStart

College visits this week are:

NICC -  Fri., Sept 22nd  

held in the Guidance Office during lunch wave.

Bus departure today:

2:30 - Cross country to Sioux Center

3:45 - Volleyball to Estherville

Today’s menu:  Hot dog, baked beans, applesauce

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Announcements for 9/20/2017:

Today is Day 1

Attention Seniors: If you are wanting to participate in an ECE, you need to make sure it is on your second semester schedule by the end of Quarter 1 (October 27). See or email Mr. Graettinger to add it to your schedule.  Possible ECE's include: Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Education, Entrepreneurship, Health Sciences, Hospitality, and Manufacturing.

Student Council will have a meeting during 2nd period today in the Little Theatre.

Homecoming t-shirt order:  Click here.

If you are interested in decorating for Coronation, you must contact Mrs. Conley by today! Some work will need to be done outside of the school day and prior to the night of Coronation. Mrs. Conley can be reached at bconley@spencerschools.org .

Senior sign-up for Midnight Marauders will be in the office.  Deadline is Friday.  This is NOT a school sponsored event.

Key Club:  The meeting for Thursday, Sept. 21 has been rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 am in the Main Office Conference Room. It is very important that as many members as possible attend so we can do elections and do planning for the upcoming year.

Students please check your email several times daily for items that you need to pick up in the office.  We will use email at times instead of announcing names over the loudspeaker.

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We are proud to announce the Spencer School District will be partnering with the Food Bank of Iowa to provide nutritious, easy-to-prepare foods for the 2017-2018 school year. This free food pantry will be located at the Middle School. For access to the pantry park in the north drive and enter through the north door or you may enter through the front main entrance.

If you have any questions, please contact Adam Gress (agress@spencerschools.org); (712)262-3345 or you may contact a School Counselor at any of the district buildings.

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2017 Yearbooks are available for pickup from Ms. Gulck in the Learning Commons.

SPIRIT RUN:  This Sunday, September 24. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Naturalist

Thur, Sept 28

9:30-10:30 AM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Civil Engineer

Tue, Oct 3

8:30-9:30 AM

Bolton and Menk

Early Childhood Education

Tue, Oct 3

9:30-10:30 AM

HeadStart

College visits this week are:

SDSU - Wed. Sept 20th

NICC -  Fri., Sept 22nd  

held in the Guidance Office during lunch wave.

Today’s menu:  BBQ Mr. Rib, potato smiles, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 9/19/2017:

Today is Day 2

Today during Homeroom and WAA freshmen will report to the learning commons for safety training conducted by the Spencer Police in partnership with the school.  9th graders should report directly to the learning commons instead of to 9th grade homeroom classrooms.  Training will last until 3:25, so please plan accordingly for any work you would have otherwise completed during WAA.

Homecoming t-shirt order:  Click here.

Student Council will have a meeting during 2nd period on Wednesday in the Little Theatre.

If you are interested in decorating for Coronation, you must contact Mrs. Conley by Wednesday, September 20th. Some work will need to be done outside of the school day and prior to the night of Coronation. Mrs. Conley can be reached at bconley@spencerschools.org .

Senior sign-up for Midnight Marauders will be in the office.  Deadline is Friday.  This is NOT a school sponsored event.

Key Club:  The meeting for Thursday, Sept. 21 has been rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 am in the Main Office Conference Room. It is very important that as many members as possible attend so we can do elections and do planning for the upcoming year.

Students please check your email several times daily for items that you need to pick up in the office.  We will use email at times instead of announcing names over the loudspeaker.

Congratulations goes out to all of the students who were selected for the cast and production of the fall musical, "Fiddler on the Roof".  For a complete list of student names, check the Drama Callboard at the back the little theatre.

2017 Yearbooks are available for pickup from Ms. Gulck in the Learning Commons.

The Iowa Senate, House of Representatives, and Legislative Services Agency invite Iowa high school juniors and seniors to apply for Page positions for the 2018 session of the Iowa General Assembly.  Serving as a legislative page is a great opportunity for students.

Included in this announcement is a link https://www.legis.iowa.gov/careers/apply?pid=57 to the online application.  The application forms can be completed by students and downloaded for signing, https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/careers/positions/D564415D-63D1-464E-A287-4F727447FE4B.pdf.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Naturalist

Thur, Sept 28

9:30-10:30 AM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

College visits this week are:

SDSU - Wed. Sept 20th

NICC -  Fri., Sept 22nd  

held in the Guidance Office during lunch wave.

Bus departures today:

3:10 - Cross country to Sheldon

Today’s menu:  Crispito with warm cheese sauce, lettuce, corn, pears

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Announcements for 9/18/2017:

Today is Day 1

Key Club - The meeting for Thursday, Sept. 21 has been rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 am in the Main Office Conference Room. It is very important that as many members as possible attend so we can do elections and do planning for the upcoming year.

Senior Sign Up for Midnight Maurauder’s will be in the office.  Sign up by this coming Friday.  This is NOT a school sponsored event.

Students please check your email several times daily for items that you need to pick up in the office.  We will use email at times instead of announcing names over the loud speaker.

Student Council will have a meeting during 2nd period on Wednesday in the Little Theatre.

Congratulations goes out to all of the students who were selected for the cast and production of the fall musical, "Fiddler on the Roof".  For a complete list of student names, check the Drama Call Board at the back the little theatre.

Cast members and production staff members of "Fiddler on the Roof" may pick up their scripts from Mr. Untiet sometime today in the Drama Office.  Rehearsals start TONIGHT at 7:00 p.m. here in the high school  auditorium.   All cast members and production staff members are expected to be there for this important first read-thru rehearsal.

Sign up for Master of Ceremonies for Coronation in the HS office by 4:30 PM on Monday, September 18.  You must be a senior and in good standing.

Tuesday during Homeroom and WAA freshmen will report to the learning commons for safety training conducted by the Spencer Police in partnership with the school.  9th graders should report directly to the learning commons instead of to 9th grade homeroom classrooms.  Training will last until 3:25, so please plan accordingly for any work you would have otherwise completed during WAA.

If you are interested in decorating for Coronation, you must contact Mrs. Conley by Wednesday, September 20th. Some work will need to be done outside of the school day and prior to the night of Coronation. Mrs. Conley can be reached at bconley@spencerschools.org .

2017 Yearbooks are available for pickup from Ms. Gulck in the Learning Commons.

The Iowa Senate, House of Representatives, and Legislative Services Agency invite Iowa high school juniors and seniors to apply for Page positions for the 2018 session of the Iowa General Assembly.  Serving as a legislative page is a great opportunity for students.

Included in this announcement is a link https://www.legis.iowa.gov/careers/apply?pid=57 to the online application.  The application forms can be completed by students and downloaded for signing, https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/careers/positions/D564415D-63D1-464E-A287-4F727447FE4B.pdf.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Naturalist

Thur, Sept 28

9:30-10:30 AM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Today’s menu:  Popcorn chicken, whipped potatoes, peas, peaches, dinner roll

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Announcements for 9/14/2017:

Today is Day 2

Junior Class: We are in need of 3 people to work the concessions Friday night from 6:30 p.m. to the end of the 3rd quarter. Any junior that works will receive $10 off their prom ticket. Money raised at these concession stands go towards your Senior Activity Day, Diplomas and Prom. See Abby Weeks or Kelly in the Main Office to sign up.

2017 Yearbooks are available for pickup from Ms. Gulck in the Learning Commons.

After Prom is hosting a Tailgate this Friday, Sept. 15. They will be serving walking taco, dessert and a drink. All proceeds to go Spencer After Prom.

Sign up for Master of Ceremonies for Coronation in the HS office by 4:30 PM on Monday, September 18.  You must be a senior and in good standing.

If you are interested in decorating for Coronation, you must contact Mrs. Conley by Wednesday, September 20th. Some work will need to be done outside of the school day and prior to the night of Coronation. Mrs. Conley can be reached at bconley@spencerschools.org .

Female students in grades 10-12 who would be interested in attending the Young Women in Business Conference, see Mrs. Kluver.  There are only a few spots left.

Any girl who signed up for the Fall Softball League can pick up a schedule and white uniform pants from Kelly in the main office.

The Iowa Senate, House of Representatives, and Legislative Services Agency invite Iowa high school juniors and seniors to apply for Page positions for the 2018 session of the Iowa General Assembly.  Serving as a legislative page is a great opportunity for students.

Included in this announcement is a link https://www.legis.iowa.gov/careers/apply?pid=57 to the online application.  The application forms can be completed by students and downloaded for signing, https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/careers/positions/D564415D-63D1-464E-A287-4F727447FE4B.pdf.

Students who earned an academic letter for the 2016-17 school year should pick up your bar and letter (if you haven’t already received a letter in previous years).  Please stop in the Guidance office to pick up.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

Sign up for Career Experiences by going to the link

https://goo.gl/2egKrx

Career

Date

Time

Location

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Naturalist

Thur, Sept 28

9:30-10:30 AM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Seniors:  Please stop down and check out the Scholarship Board in the Guidance Office.  The Scholarship Board is updated on a regular basis.  

Today’s menu:  Deli ham & cheese sandwich, fresh broccoli, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 9/13/2017:

Today is Day 1

Congratulations to the following seniors who were named to the Homecoming Court:

Jadyn Allen

Abby Brown

Sophia Fassbender

Olivia Hamilton

Keeley Petzenhauser

Walker Coldren

Austin Crew

Brendan Ellis

Cooper Fox

Brady Kluender

Sign up for Master of Ceremonies for Coronation in the HS office by 4:30 PM on Monday, September 18.  You must be a senior and in good standing.

Attention:  Any students who are taking dual credit courses this semester that have not taken the Accuplacer Test through ILCC need to test tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. in lab 160.  Mr. Graettinger has sent emails to those of you that need to test that morning.  Please check your email.  Please bring your chromebook fully charged on Thursday.  If you are not sure if you should be testing, please stop in guidance and they can tell you if you are on the list.

Female students in grades 10-12 who would be interested in attending the Young Women in Business Conference, see Mrs. Kluver.  There are only a few spots left.

Any girl who signed up for the Fall Softball League can pick up a schedule and white uniform pants from Kelly in the main office.

After Prom is hosting a Tailgate this Friday, Sept. 15. They will be serving Walking Taco, dessert and a drink. All proceeds to go Spencer After Prom.

The Iowa Senate, House of Representatives, and Legislative Services Agency invite Iowa high school juniors and seniors to apply for Page positions for the 2018 session of the Iowa General Assembly.  Serving as a legislative page is a great opportunity for students.

Included in this announcement is a link https://www.legis.iowa.gov/careers/apply?pid=57 to the online application.  The application forms can be completed by students and downloaded for signing, https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/careers/positions/D564415D-63D1-464E-A287-4F727447FE4B.pdf.

Students who earned an academic letter for the 2016-17 school year should pick up your bar and letter (if you haven’t already received a letter in previous years).  Please stop in the Guidance office to pick up.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

Career

Date

Time

Location

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Naturalist

Thur, Sept 28

9:30-10:30 AM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Seniors:  Please stop down and check out the Scholarship Board in the Guidance Office.  The Scholarship Board is updated on a regular basis.  

Today’s menu:  Sloppy joe sandwich, baked beans, pineapple

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Announcements for 9/12/2017:

Today is Day 2

Attention:  Any students who are taking dual credit courses this semester that have not taken the Accuplacer Test through ILCC need to test this Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. in lab 160.  Mr. Graettinger has sent emails to those of you that need to test that morning.  Please check your email.  Please bring your chromebook fully charged on Thursday.  If you are not sure if you should be testing, please stop in guidance and they can tell you if you are on the list.

After Prom is hosting a Tailgate this Friday, Sept. 15. They will be serving Walking Taco, dessert and a drink. All proceeds to go Spencer After Prom.

The Iowa Senate, House of Representatives, and Legislative Services Agency invite Iowa high school juniors and seniors to apply for Page positions for the 2018 session of the Iowa General Assembly.  Serving as a legislative page is a great opportunity for students.

Included in this announcement is a link https://www.legis.iowa.gov/careers/apply?pid=57 to the online application.  The application forms can be completed by students and downloaded for signing, https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/careers/positions/D564415D-63D1-464E-A287-4F727447FE4B.pdf.

Students who earned an academic letter for the 2016-17 school year should pick up your bar and letter (if you haven’t already received a letter in previous years).  Please stop in the Guidance office to pick up.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

Career

Date

Time

Location

International Career Opportunities

Thur, Sept 14

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Naturalist

Thur, Sept 28

9:30-10:30 AM

 Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Seniors:  Please stop down and check out the Scholarship Board in the Guidance Office.  The Scholarship Board is updated on a regular basis.  

Bus departure today:

2:50 - Cross country to Storm Lake

4:15 - Freshmen/JV/Varsity volleyball to Spirit Lake

Today’s menu:  Cheesy chicken burrito, spanish rice, corn, baby carrots, peaches

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Announcements for 9/11/2017:

Today is Day 1

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.  DEADLINE TO APPLY IS TODAY!

Couldn't make it to the BPA meeting and still curious?  Bring your lunch to Mrs. Kluver's room today to find out about joining.  Bring a friend!

Students who earned an academic letter for the 2016-17 school year should pick up your bar and letter (if you haven’t already received a letter in previous years).  Please stop in the Guidance office to pick up.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

Students can sign up for the upcoming career experiences by going to the link https://goo.gl/2egKrx.  Information about the career experiences can be found on the bulletin board outside Mrs. Kluver's room 151.  

Career

Date

Time

Location

Cosmetology and Massage Therapy

Thurs, Sept 21

10:00-11:00 AM

Design Masters

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Young Women in Business

Mon, Oct 23

All Day (Leave at 6:15 AM)

Iowa State Campus


Guidance Office news:

Bus departure today:

3:30 - Freshmen/JV football to Storm Lake

4:30 - Girls swimming to Algona

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, french fries, pears

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Announcements for 9/8/2017:

Today is Day 2

Varsity volleyball is looking for another manager for the 2017 season to help us with stats, game film, and drills. For anyone interested, please email Coach Reiter at kreiter@spencerschools.org or talk to a varsity volleyball player.

Students can pick up school pictures in the main office.

Students who earned an academic letter for the 2016-17 school year should pick up your bar and letter (if you haven’t already received a letter in previous years).  Please stop in the Guidance office to pick up.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

Couldn't make it to the BPA meeting and still curious?  Bring your lunch to Mrs. Kluver's room on Monday, September 11 to find out about joining.  Bring a friend!

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.  DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11!

Students can sign up for the upcoming career experiences by going to the link https://goo.gl/2egKrx.  Information about the career experiences can be found on the bulletin board outside Mrs. Kluver's room 151.  

Career

Date

Time

Location

Cosmetology and Massage Therapy

Thurs, Sept 21

10:00-11:00 AM

Design Masters

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Young Women in Business

Mon, Oct 23

All Day (Leave at 6:15 AM)

Iowa State Campus


Guidance Office news:

Bus departure today:

3:35 - Football to Humboldt

Today’s menu:  Chicken nuggets, corn, peaches, dinner roll

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Announcements for 9/7/2017:

Today is Day 1

Varsity volleyball is looking for another manager for the 2017 season to help us with stats, game film, and drills. For anyone interested, please email Coach Reiter at kreiter@spencerschools.org or talk to a varsity volleyball player.

Students who earned an academic letter for the 2016-17 school year, may now pick up your bar and letter (if you haven’t already received a letter in previous years).  Please stop in the Guidance office to pick up.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

Couldn't make it to the BPA meeting and still curious?  Bring your lunch to Mrs. Kluver's room on Monday, September 11 to find out about joining.  Bring a friend!

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.  DEADLINE TO APPLY IS SEPTEMBER 11!

Students can sign up for the upcoming career experiences by going to the link https://goo.gl/2egKrx.  Information about the career experiences can be found on the bulletin board outside Mrs. Kluver's room 151.  

Career

Date

Time

Location

Cosmetology and Massage Therapy

Thurs, Sept 21

10:00-11:00 AM

Design Masters

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Young Women in Business

Mon, Oct 23

All Day (Leave at 6:15 AM)

Iowa State Campus

Bus departure today:

3:30 - JV volleyball to Harris Lake Park

Today’s menu:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich, baby carrots, green beans, orange wedges

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Announcements for 9/6/2017:

Today is Day 2

Any student who was unable to attend the speech and drama orientation meeting last night, but is interested in being involved in speech and drama, should stop by the Drama Office sometime today to pick up copies of the hand-outs that were given out last night.

Girl's Varsity Volleyball is interested in finding one more manager for the 2017 season to help us with stats, game film, and drills. For anyone interested, please email Coach Reiter at kreiter@spencerschools.org or talk to a Varsity volleyball player and express your interest.

Students who earned an academic letter for the 2016-17 school year, may now pick up your bar and letter (if you haven’t already received a letter in previous years).  Please stop in the Guidance office to pick up.

Picture retakes will be October 17.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.  DEADLINE TO APPLY IS SEPTEMBER 11!

Want to learn more about the new Business Club?  BPA (Business Professionals of America) is a new club at Spencer High School.  Come to an informational meeting Thursday, September 7 at 8:00 AM in Mrs. Kluvers' Room (151). If you are interested but cannot attend the meeting, talk to Mrs. Hoffman or Mrs. Kluver.

Students can sign up for the upcoming career experiences by going to the link https://goo.gl/2egKrx.  Information about the career experiences can be found on the bulletin board outside Mrs. Kluver's room 151.  

Career

Date

Time

Location

Cosmetology and Massage Therapy

Thurs, Sept 21

10:00-11:00 AM

Design Masters

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Young Women in Business

Mon, Oct 23

All Day (Leave at 6:15 AM)

Iowa State Campus

Today’s menu:  Pork tenderloin sandwich, cheesy broccoli, applesauce

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Announcements for 9/5/2017:

Today is Day 1

SENIORS:  Today you will be voting for homecoming court.  A link has been sent to your school email.  You will be able to vote from 8 AM to 4 PM.  If you do not receive an email, please stop in the main office and visit with Sandy.

Homeroom for 10-12 graders today:  We need all 10-12 grade students to report to the auditorium after homeroom attendance for the ILCC presentation from Kari Hampe.  Advisors should walk them down.

All Thespians are reminded to sign up for refreshments for the Speech and Drama Orientation Meeting on the wall next to the Drama Callboard.  Also, please report to the auditorium tonight no later than 6:30 p.m. (Enter through Door #21 at the back of the auditorium.)

All students in grades 9-12 that are interesting in learning more about the speech and drama activities available for you to be involved at Spencer High School, are reminded of the Speech and Drama Orientation Meeting TONIGHT AT 7:00 p.m. here in the high school auditorium. Enter through the main entrance Door #1. If you have questions, see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office in the concourse/auditorium area.

Students who earned an academic letter for the 2016-17 school year, may now pick up your bar and letter (if you haven’t already received a letter in previous years).  Please stop in the Guidance office to pick up.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.

Students can sign up for the upcoming career experiences by going to the link https://goo.gl/2egKrx.  Information about the career experiences can be found on the bulletin board outside Mrs. Kluver's room 151.  

Career

Date

Time

Location

Cosmetology and Massage Therapy

Thurs, Sept 21

10:00-11:00 AM

Design Masters

Law Enforcement

Mon, Sept 25

9:00-10:00 AM

Mrs. Kluver’s Room

Young Women in Business

Mon, Oct 23

All Day (Leave at 6:15 AM)

Iowa State Campus

Bus departures today:

2:50 - Cross country to Estherville

Today’s menu:  Soft shell taco, refried beans, pineapple

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Announcements for 9/1/2017:

Today is Day 2

Pep Rally schedule today:

1st – 8:35 – 9:25

2nd – 9:30 – 10:20

3rd – 10:25 – 11:10

4th – 11:15 – 12:30

5th – 12:35 – 1:20

6th – 1:25 – 2:10

7th – 2:15 – 2:55

Pep Rally – 3:00 – 3:25

 

Lunch wave A – 11:15 – 11:45

Lunch wave B – 11:40 – 12:05

Lunch wave C – 12:00 – 12:30

SENIORS:  Next Tuesday you will be voting for homecoming court.  A link will be sent to your email.  You will be able to vote from 8 AM to 4 PM.  If you do not receive an email, please  stop in the main office and visit with Sandy.

Students who earned an academic letter for the 2016-17 school year, may now pick up your bar and letter (if you haven’t already received a letter in previous years).  Please stop in the Guidance office to pick up.

Reminder to students:  You are not to be upstairs in the hallway until the bell rings for your lunch wave.  There are classes still in session during that time.

Sign-up continues for the various crews and performance areas for the fall musical, "Fiddler on the Roof".  Students are needed in the performance areas of acting, singing, dancing, and orchestra, as well as the behind the scenes crew and crew heads for stage lighting, sound effects, set construction, set painting, set shifting, costumes, makeup, ushers, publicity, and properties.  Interested students should sign up on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre and/or see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office you you have questions.

The Tailtwisters would like to thank all the athletes that came out to sell gold cards to help raise money for Spencer Athletics.  If you sold cards stop by the Tailtwisters tailgate tonight to receive your gift card.

Do you like animals? would you like to get into the fair for free? Grandpa's Barn has shifts available after school and on both weekends. See Mr. Holt to sign up.

FFA meeting:  Tuesday, September 5 at 8:01 am. in the Ag room.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

The Cross Country teams are running a Pink Out Fundraiser to support the Spencer Hospital Women’s Center.  All high schoolers can donate money in their 2nd hour class Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1.  The class in each of the 5 groups that raises the most money will get donuts Wednesday, September 6.   The link below will show you the groups you are competing against.  https://docs.google.com/a/spencerschools.org/document/d/1dzMpZQ8ZUxRMtGVwUx4Dz7yfwJHvn3nAkU5-vun4GY0/edit?usp=drive_web

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.

Want to learn more about the new Business Club?  BPA (Business Professionals of America) is a new club at Spencer High School.  Come to an informational meeting Thursday, September 7 at 8:00 AM in Mrs. Kluvers' Room (151). If you are interested but cannot attend the meeting, talk to Mrs. Hoffman or Mrs. Kluver.

Today’s menu:  Pizza, romaine salad & dressing, baby carrots, pears  

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Announcements for 8/31/2017:

Today is Day 1

There will be a pep rally tomorrow.  Here is the bell schedule:

1st – 8:35 – 9:25

2nd – 9:30 – 10:20

3rd – 10:25 – 11:10

4th – 11:15 – 12:30

5th – 12:35 – 1:20

6th – 1:25 – 2:10

7th – 2:15 – 2:55

Pep Rally – 3:00 – 3:25

 

Lunch wave A – 11:15 – 11:45

Lunch wave B – 11:40 – 12:05

Lunch wave C – 12:00 – 12:30

All Thespians are reminded to pick up their copy of the Thespian Fall Newsletter from Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office at any time today.

Interested in joining Debate?  There will be an informational meeting in the Learning Commons at 3:30 today.  See Ms. Achenbach or Ms. Gulck with any questions.

Freshman girls interested in playing basketball:  There will be a mandatory meeting in Coach Bruning's room at 8:00 am Friday morning.

Reminder to students:  You are not to be upstairs in the hallway until the bell rings for your lunch wave.  There are classes still in session during that time.

Sign-Up continues for the various crews and performance areas for the fall musical, "Fiddler on the Roof".  Students are needed in the performance areas of acting, singing, dancing, and orchestra, as well as the behind the scenes crew and crew heads for stage lighting, sound effects, set construction, set painting, set shifting, costumes, makeup, ushers, publicity, and properties.  Interested students should sign up on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre and/or see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office you you have questions.

The Tailtwisters would like to thank all the athletes that came out to sell gold cards to help raise money for Spencer Athletics.  If you sold cards stop by the Tailtwisters tailgate on Friday to receive your gift card.

Do you like animals? would you like to get into the fair for free? Grandpa's Barn has shifts available after school and on both weekends. See Mr. Holt to sign up.

FFA meeting:  Tuesday, September 5 at 8:01 am. in the Ag room.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

The Cross Country teams are running a Pink Out Fundraiser to support the Spencer Hospital Women’s Center.  All high schoolers can donate money in their 2nd hour class Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1.  The class in each of the 5 groups that raises the most money will get donuts Wednesday, September 6.   The link below will show you the groups you are competing against.  https://docs.google.com/a/spencerschools.org/document/d/1dzMpZQ8ZUxRMtGVwUx4Dz7yfwJHvn3nAkU5-vun4GY0/edit?usp=drive_web

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.

Want to learn more about the new Business Club?  BPA (Business Professionals of America) is a new club at Spencer High School.  Come to an informational meeting Thursday, September 7 at 8:00 AM in Mrs. Kluvers' Room (151). If you are interested but cannot attend the meeting, talk to Mrs. Hoffman or Mrs. Kluver.

Bus departure today:

4:10 - Freshmen volleyball to Sheldon

Today’s menu:  Mini corn dog, corn, orange wedges

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Announcements for 8/30/2017:

Today is Day 2

 All Thespians are asked to see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office sometime today to pick up a copy of the fall Thespian Newsletter.

Reminder to students:  You are not to be upstairs in the hallway until the bell rings for your lunch wave.  There are classes still in session during that time.

Sign-Up begins this week for the various crews and performance areas for the fall musical, "Fiddler on the Roof".  Students are needed in the performance areas of acting, singing, dancing, and orchestra, as well as the behind the scenes crew and crew heads for stage lighting, sound effects, set construction, set painting, set shifting, costumes, makeup, ushers, publicity, and properties.  Interested students should sign up on the Drama Callboard outside of the little theatre and/or see Mr. Untiet in the Drama Office you you have questions.

The Tailtwisters would like to thank all the athletes that came out to sell gold cards to help raise money for Spencer Athletics.  If you sold cards stop by the Tailtwisters tailgate on Friday to receive your gift card.

Mrs. Dirkx has the pink "Crash the Course" event shirts for sale for $10.  Sizes available are youth large, small, large and extra large.  See her in room 245 if you would like one.

NHS meeting for all current members on Wednesday, August 30th in Ms. Achenbach's room.  Please attend 3:30 meeting if you did not attend the 8 AM meeting.

Interested in joining Debate?  There will be an informational meeting in the Learning Commons at 3:30 tomorrow.  See Ms. Achenbach or Ms. Gulck with any questions.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

The Cross Country teams are running a Pink Out Fundraiser to support the Spencer Hospital Women’s Center.  All high schoolers can donate money in their 2nd hour class Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1.  The class in each of the 5 groups that raises the most money will get donuts Wednesday, September 6.   The link below will show you the groups you are competing against.  https://docs.google.com/a/spencerschools.org/document/d/1dzMpZQ8ZUxRMtGVwUx4Dz7yfwJHvn3nAkU5-vun4GY0/edit?usp=drive_web

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.

Want to learn more about the new Business Club?  BPA (Business Professionals of America) is a new club at Spencer High School.  Come to an informational meeting Thursday, September 7 at 8:00 AM in Mrs. Kluvers' Room (151). If you are interested but cannot attend the meeting, talk to Mrs. Hoffman or Mrs. Kluver.

Today’s menu:  BBQ Mr. Rib sandwich, green beans, peaches

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Announcements for 8/29/2017:

Today is Day 1

Any students in grades 10-12 signing up for ILCC Dual Enrollment Courses on Tuesday, August 29th from 8:30am-2:30pm in Guidance office, will need to KNOW SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER to enroll!

Today is the first WAA schedule for the year.  WAA is mandatory for students who are earning less than a C- for the grading term.  Students will remain in WAA until the end of the next grading term and they are passing all of their classes.  Only those who are failing classes due to makeup work can be removed from WAA after the work has been turned in and the grade has been changed to passing.  All 9th grade students will attend WAA for the duration of the first quarter.   Students who do not complete the careers packet by prescribed deadlines or who have detention to serve but whose grades do not qualify them for WAA, will be required to stay.  Homeroom advisors will have a current WAA  list tomorrow for students needing to stay.

The 2018 Yearbook staff will be meeting in the Learning Commons today after school. Anyone interested in helping plan, design, and create the yearbook is welcome to join! If you can not attend the meeting, but would still like to get involved stop in the Learning Commons and see Ms. Gulck.

TODAY at 4pm will be the last day to add or drop classes!

Mrs. Dirkx has the pink "Crash the Course" event shirts for sale for $10.  Sizes available are youth large, small, large and extra large.  See her in room 245 if you would like one.

NHS meeting for all current members on Wednesday, August 30th in Ms. Achenbach's room.  Please attend either the 8:00 meeting or the 3:30 meeting.

Interested in joining Debate?  There will be an informational meeting in the Learning Commons at 3:30 on Thursday, August 31st.  See Ms. Achenbach or Ms. Gulck with any questions.

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th annual Spirit Run. The run will start at 4pm on Sunday September 24th, at the football practice field, south of the softball field.  Early bird rate for registration is Sept 9th.  Adults $25, Students $20, families up to 6 is $75.  here’s the link to get registered: https://www.memberplanet.com/s/spencertailtwisters/spiritrun2017.

No Backpacks:  A reminder to students & staff that backpacks are not allowed to be carried to classes.  Backpacks should remain in the locker during the day.

The Cross Country teams are running a Pink Out Fundraiser to support the Spencer Hospital Women’s Center.  All high schoolers can donate money in their 2nd hour class Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1.  The class in each of the 5 groups that raises the most money will get donuts Wednesday, September 6.   The link below will show you the groups you are competing against.  https://docs.google.com/a/spencerschools.org/document/d/1dzMpZQ8ZUxRMtGVwUx4Dz7yfwJHvn3nAkU5-vun4GY0/edit?usp=drive_web

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.

Want to learn more about the new Business Club?  BPA (Business Professionals of America) is a new club at Spencer High School.  Come to an informational meeting Thursday, September 7 at 8:00 AM in Mrs. Kluvers' Room (151). If you are interested but cannot attend the meeting, talk to Mrs. Hoffman or Mrs. Kluver.

Bus departure today:

1:30 - Girls swimming to Sioux City West

2:45 - Volleyball to MOC-Floyd Valley

3:15 - Cross country to Brooks Golf Course

Today’s menu:  Cheeseburger, french fries, pears

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Announcements for 8/28/2017:

Today is Day 2

Fall Softball League forms are available in the main office and need to be turned in to Coach Hauschen by Aug. 28th.

Tomorrow is the first WAA schedule for the year.  WAA is mandatory for students who are earning less than a C- for the grading term.  Students will remain in WAA until the end of the next grading term and they are passing all of their classes.  Only those who are failing classes due to makeup work can be removed from WAA after the work has been turned in and the grade has been changed to passing.  All 9th grade students will attend WAA for the duration of the first quarter.   Students who do not complete the careers packet by prescribed deadlines or who have detention to serve but whose grades do not qualify them for WAA, will be required to stay.  Homeroom advisors will have a current WAA  list tomorrow for students needing to stay.

Mrs. Dirkx has the pink "Crash the Course" event shirts for sale for $10.  Sizes available are youth large, small, large and extra large.  See her in room 245 if you would like one.

Tuesday, August 29th at 4pm will be the last day to add or drop classes!

The 2018 Yearbook staff will be meeting in the Learning Commons on Tuesday after school. Anyone interested in helping plan, design, and create the yearbook is welcome to join! If you can not attend the meeting, but would still like to get involved stop in the Learning Commons and see Ms. Gulck.

NHS meeting for all current members on Wednesday, August 30th in Ms. Achenbach's room.  Please attend either the 8:00 meeting or the 3:30 meeting.  

No Backpacks:  A reminder to students & staff that backpacks are not allowed to be carried to classes.  Backpacks should remain in the locker during the day.

The Cross Country teams are running a Pink Out Fundraiser to support the Spencer Hospital Women’s Center.  All high schoolers can donate money in their 2nd hour class Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1.  The class in each of the 5 groups that raises the most money will get donuts Wednesday, September 6.   The link below will show you the groups you are competing against.  https://docs.google.com/a/spencerschools.org/document/d/1dzMpZQ8ZUxRMtGVwUx4Dz7yfwJHvn3nAkU5-vun4GY0/edit?usp=drive_web

Any students in grades 10-12 signing up for ILCC Dual Enrollment Courses on Tuesday, August 29th from 8:30am-2:30pm in Guidance office, will need to KNOW SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER to enroll!

Students can pick up IDs in the main office.

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer an exceptional program tailored to high school students, modeled after our highly successful Leadership Spencer program. Junior Leadership Spencer from the Spencer Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College, will be conducted during the 2017-2018 academic year and open to high school juniors in the Spencer Community School District. The purpose of Junior Leadership Spencer is to foster current and future leadership by offering young people in our community the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to broaden their knowledge of the Spencer area. For more information and the application form, click here.

Want to learn more about the new Business Club?  BPA (Business Professionals of America) is a new club at Spencer High School.  Come to an informational meeting Thursday, September 7 at 8:00 AM in Mrs. Kluvers' Room (151). If you are interested but cannot attend the meeting, talk to Mrs. Hoffman or Mrs. Kluver.

Bus departure today:

3:45 - Freshmen/JV football to Emmetsburg

Today’s menu:  Deli turkey sandwich, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, applesauce

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Announcements for 8/25/2017:

Today is Day 1

A big thank you to all the fans who came out to support the Cross Country teams last night.

7th hour study hall should report to Mrs. Merchant in room 242 beginning today until further notice.

No Backpacks:  A reminder to students & staff that backpacks are not allowed to be carried to classes.  Backpacks should remain in the locker during the day.

The Emmetsburg Band Boosters will be holding a fundraiser tonight before the football game. $8 buys a ribeye sandwich, beans, chips, dessert and drink. $4 buys a hot dog with the same sides. Location/Time:  High school lunchroom from 5-7 p.m.

The Cross Country teams are running a Pink Out Fundraiser to support the Spencer Hospital Women’s Center.  All high schoolers can donate money in their 2nd hour class Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1.  The class in each of the 5 groups that raises the most money will get donuts Wednesday, September 6.   The link below will show you the groups you are competing against.  https://docs.google.com/a/spencerschools.org/document/d/1dzMpZQ8ZUxRMtGVwUx4Dz7yfwJHvn3nAkU5-vun4GY0/edit?usp=drive_web

Any students in grades 10-12 signing up for ILCC Dual Enrollment Courses on Tuesday, August 29th from 8:30am-2:30pm in Guidance office, will need to KNOW SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER to enroll!

Fall Softball League forms are available in the main office and need to be turned in to Coach Hauschen by Aug. 28th.

Students can pick up IDs in the main office.

Bus departure today:

4:30 - Football to Emmetsburg

Today’s menu:  Chicken patty sandwich, green beans, mixed fruit

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Announcements for 8/24/2017:

Today is Day 2

Thursday, August 24 is the first boys and girls cross country meet and is a Pink Out Event. The meet starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Municipal Golf Course with an Open 5K Walk/Run being held after the jv/varsity races at approximately 6:30 p.m. for a free will donation.  Pink Out t-shirts can be purchased from Mrs. Dirkx in room 245 for $10.

The Emmetsburg Band Boosters will be holding a fundraiser on Friday, August 25, before the football game between the Tigers and the E-Hawks. $8 buys a ribeye sandwich, beans, chips, dessert and drink. $4 buys a hot dog with the same sides. Location/Time:  High school lunchroom, from 5-7.

Students can pick up IDs in the main office.

JV cross country needs to be dismissed at 3 PM today.

Today’s menu:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich, baked beans, peaches

Announcements for 8/23/2017:

Today is Day 1

Thursday, August 24 is the first boys and girls cross country meet and is a Pink Out Event. The meet starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Municipal Golf Course with an Open 5K Walk/Run being held after the jv/varsity races at approximately 6:30 p.m. for a free will donation.  Pink Out t-shirts can be purchased from Mrs. Dirkx in room 245 for $10.

Student IDs can be picked up in the main office.

The Emmetsburg Band Boosters will be holding a fundraiser on Friday, August 25, before the football game between the Tigers and the E-Hawks. $8 buys a ribeye sandwich, beans, chips, dessert and drink. $4 buys a hot dog with the same sides. Location/Time:  High school lunchroom, from 5-7.

Today’s menu:  Flatbread italian sub, hash brown patty, baby carrots, applesauce

Announcements for 5/26/2017:

Today is Day 1

Friday,  May 26 (Day 1)

8:35-9:35

Period 6

9:35-9:50

Grade 11: Report to student center; Grade 10, last names L-Z: Checkout in office; Grade 9: Report to student center

9:50-10:50

Period 7

10:50-12:30

Makeup Tests

10:50-12:30

9th grade Checkout

12:00-12:30

Lunch

If you have gently used or new school supplies you want to donate, please leave on one of the tables located in the student center, by 1st floor elevator or in the concourse by the new concession stand.

Don't forget to include the Spencer Public Library in your summer plans!  Teens are invited to join the Teen Summer Reading Program this summer. The “Build a Better World” theme offers teens a variety of free programs and cool prizes.  Teens that read or listen to audiobooks for as little as 15 minutes a day can become eligible to win one of our grand prizes, including a Kindle Fire and various $50 gift cards.  Registration begins Friday, May 26 and will continue throughout the summer.  Stop in and sign up, or register online at www.spencerlibrary.com.

Girls interested in the swimming program for 2017-18 should stop in the main office to pick up an information packet.

Ceramics, sculpture and design students: Please pick up your work in Mrs. Kierscht’s room.

Summer Driver's Education Students are reminded that your first class is Tuesday, May 30 starting at 7:05 at the middle school. You will need 3 pencils, your textbook and your chapter 1 study guide.  

FREE Athletic Physicals:  For all students entering 7 - 12 grade and patients of Avera Medical Group Spencer - July 11, 13, 17 & 18 from 3-5 p.m.   Call to schedule your appointment at 264-3500.

Summer Athletic Enhancement forms are available in the main office.

Today’s menu:  Brown bag lunch - sandwich, baby carrots, fruit, cookie

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Announcements for 5/25/2017:

Today is Day 1

2017- 2ND SEMESTER TEST SCHEDULE

Thursday, May 25 (Day 1)

8:35-9:35

Period 1

9:35-9:50

Grade 11, last names A-K: Checkout in office; Grade 10: locker checkout; Grade 9 report to student center

 9:50-10:50

Period 2

10:50-11:05

Grade 11, last names L-Z: Checkout in office; Grade 10 report to student center; Grade 9: locker checkout

11:05-12:05

Period 3

12:05-1:05

Lunch

1:05-2:05

Period 4

2:10-3:10

Period 5

3:10 -4:00

Grade 10, last names A-K: Checkout in office; All students: test make up time

Friday,  May 26 (Day 1)

8:35-9:35

Period 6

9:35-9:50

Grade 11: Report to student center; Grade 10, last names L-Z: Checkout in office; Grade 9: Report to student center

9:50-10:50

Period 7

10:50-12:30

Makeup Tests

10:50-12:30

9th grade Checkout

12:00-12:30

Lunch

High school football cheerleading try outs will be today from 4pm-6pm in the Spencer Middle School wrestling room.

Anyone planning on playing high school football this fall needs to attend a mandatory meeting tonight, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fieldhouse.  Parents are encouraged to attend as well. Contact Coach Tighe if you cannot attend.

If you have gently used or new school supplies you want to donate, please leave on one of the tables located in the student center, by 1st floor elevator or in the concourse by the new concession stand.

Don't forget to include the Spencer Public Library in your summer plans!  Teens are invited to join the Teen Summer Reading Program this summer. The “Build a Better World” theme offers teens a variety of free programs and cool prizes.  Teens that read or listen to audiobooks for as little as 15 minutes a day can become eligible to win one of our grand prizes, including a Kindle Fire and various $50 gift cards.  Registration begins Friday, May 26 and will continue throughout the summer.  Stop in and sign up, or register online at www.spencerlibrary.com.

Girls interested in the swimming program for 2017-18 should stop in the main office to pick up an information packet.

ALL students need to have your PE locker completely cleaned out or your checkout sheet will not be signed.

Ceramics, sculpture and design students: Please pick up your work in Mrs. Kierscht’s room.

Summer Driver's Education Students are reminded that your first class is Tuesday, May 30 starting at 7:05 at the middle school. You will need 3 pencils, your textbook and your chapter 1 study guide.  

FREE Athletic Physicals:  For all students entering 7 - 12 grade and patients of Avera Medical Group Spencer - July 11, 13, 17 & 18 from 3-5 p.m.   Call to schedule your appointment at 264-3500.

Summer Athletic Enhancement forms are available in the main office.

Today’s menu:  Cheesy chicken burrito, fruit, vegetable

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Announcements for 5/24/2017:

Today is Day 2

There will be a brief meeting in Mr. Bruning’s room today after school for anyone interested in girls basketball for the 2017-18 school year.

Don't forget to include the Spencer Public Library in your summer plans!  Teens are invited to join the Teen Summer Reading Program this summer. The “Build a Better World” theme offers teens a variety of free programs and cool prizes.  Teens that read or listen to audiobooks for as little as 15 minutes a day can become eligible to win one of our grand prizes, including a Kindle Fire and various $50 gift cards.  Registration begins Friday, May 26 and will continue throughout the summer.  Stop in and sign up, or register online at www.spencerlibrary.com.

Girls interested in the swimming program for 2017-18 should stop in the main office to pick up an information packet.

A reminder to all boys track and field athletes who have not turned in their uniforms to Coach Bauermeister to please do so ASAP.

Girls track:   Uniforms are due to Coach Maschino today!.  Put them in a plastic bag and put your name on the bags.  After today you will be charged a restocking fee.

Any juniors that still have a padlock need to turn into Mr. Maschino or Mr. Davis by today or pay the $6 fine.

ALL students need to have your PE locker completely cleaned out or your checkout sheet will not be signed.

Ceramics, sculpture and design students: Please pick up your work in Mrs. Kierscht’s room.

High school football cheerleading try outs will be today and Thursday from 4pm-6pm in the Spencer Middle School wrestling room.

Anyone planning on playing high school football this fall needs to attend a mandatory meeting tomorrow night, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fieldhouse.  Parents are encouraged to attend as well. Contact Coach Tighe if you cannot attend.

Summer Driver's Education Students are reminded that your first class is Tuesday, May 30 starting at 7:05 at the middle school. You will need 3 pencils, your textbook and your chapter 1 study guide.  

FREE Athletic Physicals:  For all students entering 7 - 12 grade and patients of Avera Medical Group Spencer - July 11, 13, 17 & 18 from 3-5 p.m.   Call to schedule your appointment at 264-3500.

Summer Athletic Enhancement forms are available in the main office.

2017- 2ND SEMESTER TEST SCHEDULE

Thursday, May 25 (Day 1)

8:35-9:35

Period 1

9:35-9:50

Grade 11, last names A-K: Checkout in office; Grade 10: locker checkout; Grade 9 report to student center

 9:50-10:50

Period 2

10:50-11:05

Grade 11, last names L-Z: Checkout in office; Grade 10 report to student center; Grade 9: locker checkout

11:05-12:05

Period 3

12:05-1:05

Lunch

1:05-2:05

Period 4

2:10-3:10

Period 5

3:10 -4:00

Grade 10, last names A-K: Checkout in office; All students: test make up time

Friday,  May 26 (Day 1)

8:35-9:35

Period 6

9:35-9:50

Grade 11: Report to student center; Grade 10, last names L-Z: Checkout in office; Grade 9: Report to student center

9:50-10:50

Period 7

10:50-12:30

Makeup Tests

10:50-12:30

9th grade Checkout

12:00-12:30

Lunch

Ice packs need to be returned to the nurse ASAP!

Bus departure today:

3:00 - Boys soccer to BVU

Today’s menu:  Hot dog, baked beans, pears

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Announcements for 5/23/2017:

Today is Day 1

Students will be receiving checkout sheets in homeroom today.

Girls interested in the swimming program for 2017-18 should stop in the main office to pick up an information packet.

A reminder to all boys track and field athletes who have not turned in their uniforms to Coach Bauermeister to please do so ASAP.

Football Spirit Shirts may be picked up during 4th period today at the ticket booth near the entry of the new auditorium.</