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JH Announcements

Track Start
All Jr Hi students are encouraged to go out for track. Things learned in track will benefit you for your entire lifetime! Track will begin on Tuesday, April 3. Please have all physicals completed, signed, and turned into Mrs. Reichle in the high school office if you were not out for a previous jr hi sport. Come to the East gym after school on Tuesday, April 3, with appropriate practice attire and ready to practice. See Mr. Miller, Mr. DeBoer, or Mr. Brasser with any questions.

Library Media Center & Makerspace

Guess How Many Candies are in the Jar
Stop by the library to Guess How Many Candies are in the Jar--Easter Edition! 3 jars of candy are up for grabs. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, March 28. Good luck!


West Ballroom
Please place all basketballs in a black wire cage when returning them to the West gym ball room after homeroom and lunch. Do NOT leave them on the floor. This will help in making the balls last longer! Thank you!


Senior Appointments
Seniors! It is time to sign up for your next senior consultation with Mrs. Flynn. We will go over graduation credits, information for next year including college planning, and scholarship information. Please sign up outside of the guidance office for times during your study halls.

There is another list of local scholarships up in the Guidance office and on the guidance page of the school website! Make sure and check it out!


Prom Servers

The junior class will be inviting some of the sophomores to be waiters and waitresses at prom.

If you do NOT want this job, or you are attending prom as a guest of a junior/senior, please let Mrs. Poeckes know before Easter break.


Youth Baseball League Grades 4-8
South O'Brien Baseball Program
The South O'Brien Baseball program will be running Youth Baseball League during the months of March and April. There is no registration or cost to attend. We simply offer opportunities for baseball players in 4th - 8th grade to improve their hitting and throwing. During March, it will be held Sat mornings from 9-10 a.m. Our 1st mtg. will be March 10. During the month of April, we'll meet on Sundays from 3-4 p.m.
To get text reminders and updates - Text the message @sosybl to the number 81010. Please contact Mr. Hansen or Mr.Gloden for more info.

Wrestling Awards Night
Awards night for the wrestling team will be on Thursday, March 22 at 6:30 in the Sheldon High School commons. Please bring any uniforms not yet turned in to Sheldon on this night.

If you have any questins, please see Mr. De Zeeuw.

Baseball Meeting
We will have a baseball meeting during homeroom for all 7-12 baseball players on Thursday.

Congratulations to the following South O'Brien boys basketball coaches who received certificates from the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association for years of outstanding service to young people.

Mr. Kevin Brasser - 30 years
Mr. Kiley Yates - 30 years
Mr. Jim Wagner - 15 years
Mr. Drew Triplett - 10 years

zCommunity 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.

3 on 3 Dordt Basketball Tournament
2018 NWIA 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Saturday, April 7 at the Dordt Recreation Center in Sioux Center, IA
Men/Boys Divisions & Women/Girls Divisions - Grades 4th - Adult
Cost $60 per team/Deadline: March 31
Forms are available in the school offices.
Proceeds go to the Family Crisis Center - Northwest Iowa and to Royal Family KIDS.

Paullina Little League Softball & Baseball
Paullina Little League Softball
Calling all girls Grades TK (5 years) - 6th grade interested in playing for the Paullina Little League teams!
Registration was Monday, March 19th in Paullina
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. @ City Hall
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. @The Laue Community Room
Registration fees will be $30 for new and returning players, and an extra $15 for returning players needing a new shirt.
Registration fees were due at the time of sign-up.
TK - 4th uniform pants are optional. 5th/6th grade uniform pants are mandatory!
If you have questions call: Shalene VanBeek (712) 229-5586.

Calumet/Sutherland Little League
For: Girls & Boys in 5th & 6th Grade interested in the Calumet/Sutherland Little League.
Sign up will be: Friday, March 23 5:30-7:30 p.m. @the Sutherland Fire Station. *Registration fees are due at the time of sign up.
For more info contact: Girls/Janna Kirchner (712) 221-1463) or Boys/Amy Fuller (712) 229-9764

Junior Golf 2018
2nd-5th & 6th-8th Grade Junior Golf 2018 registration is now available. There are 2 ways to register this year! You may go online to register or paper copies will be available in the school offices. Grades 6th-8th will have a separate form. This is new this year so spread the word! Cost: $20 which includes t-shirt and prizes! No child will be turned down from this program. If cost is a factor in your decision, or for more info please contact: Tayla Coady, Coordinator (712) 395-1180
To register online, please go to the website!

No FCA Bible tomorrow, March 22, because of the music trip.

Human Trafficking Speaker
Human Trafficking Awareness Meeting
When: April 4th, 2018 at 7 PM
Where: High School Gym - Paullina, IA
**Guest Speaker - Mike Ferjak**
This meeting and presentation is for
all parents and community members. Childcare services will be available at the High School.
Please contact Joleen Stout or Mimi Wagner for more information.