South O'Brien Announcements
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Clubs and Activities

Quiz Bowl
No practice Friday, Oct 20.
We will have practice Tues & Thur next week, Oct 24 & 26, 7:55 in the South Wing computer lab.

Community Announcements

Clover Kids/ISU Extension & Outreach
2017-2018 Clover Kids for Grades 1-3. Tues. & Wed.sessions held at the elementary school. Contact:Sarah Fiddelke O’Brien Co. Extension Office 712-957-5045 for more info.

5th Grade Basketball
5th Grade Girls Tournament Basketball is being offered to any interested 5th grade girl. The total cost will be determined by the number of girls participating. Forms are available at the elementary school office. Contact Tammie Evans (712)260-7278 or email for more info.

4th Grade Boys & Girls Basketball
Sign up sheets are available at the elementary school office for boys and girls wishing to participate in 4th grade basketball. Practice months will be November, December and January. If interested, contact Becky Dau (712) 229-6495 / Email:

5th Grade Boys Basketball
5th Grade Boys Basketball (Tournament League) forms are available in the office. 1-2 practices during the week and 4-6 tournaments at various locations within 1 hr of the South O'Brien area. Tournaments are usually on Saturdays. Registration deadline: Oct. 21st. If you would like to assist in coaching the boys, please contact Pat Paulsen (712) 229-7354. If you have any questions you may contact Gina Paulsen (712) 229-2681.


College Reps
The following college reps will be here the week of Oct. 23 - Oct. 27:
Tues, Oct 24 1:10 pm University of South Dakota
Weds, Oct 25 10:45 am Iowa Lakes Community College
Thurs, Oct 26 8:45 am Dordt College
Thurs, Oct 26 1:15 pm Northwestern College

Juniors and seniors who are interested in visiting with them should sign up outside Mrs. Flynn's office.

JH Announcements

8th Grade FFA Members
8th Grade FFA members who plan to partake in FFA activities this year need to stop over at the Ag Room and give Mr. Kumm some membership information (no info = no membership, no voting and no food at meetings, no participation in activities) and pick up a few Fruit Sales order forms.

Jr. High Meats Team
Yo ! Jacob and Dante--Get your retail meat ID cards handed back to Mr. Kumm or bring in $55.


Junior Class Meeting
The junior class will meet in Mrs. Poeckes' room during homeroom on Tuesday, October 24. All juniors should attend this meeting.


Library Makeover
Have you been to the library lately? We've moved some things around and have lots to offer for reading, studying, and playing. Come check out our new study areas, coloring pages, Makerspace projects, and more!


Senior Appointments
All seniors need to sign up for an appointment with Mrs. Flynn. We will go over graduation requirements, college planning, financial aid, and scholarship information, etc. Please sign up for appointments during your study hall time. Sign up outside Mrs. Flynn's office. These sign-up sheets will be posted for a few weeks until she has been able to meet with all of you.

The first listing of scholarships is now available on the school website and in Mrs. Flynn's office. Make sure and check them out.


Cross Country
Abby Boardman and Peyton Brasser have qualified to run in the 2017 State Cross Country meet in Fort Dodge on Saturday, October 28.
They competed in the 1A Cross Country State Qualifying meet held in Holstein on October 19.
The South O’Brien girls placed 8th out of seventeen teams. Abby finished 8th overall to qualify for state competition as an individual.
The boys placed 6th out of twenty-three teams and beat all War Eagle Conference teams represented. Peyton placed 3rd out of 162 runners to qualify for state competition as an individual.
Congratulations South O’Brien Cross Country teams and Coach Lichter!