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  Homecoming preparations are underway for the 2015 school year. This year the parade theme is Super Hero/Comic Books and the dance theme is "Under The Sea"

The King and Queen Candidates are

Alex Becthold, Brady Johnson, Jacob Lindgren, Marcel Confer, Devin Druivenga, and Nicole Graham.

The Class representives are:

        Juniors: Ally Focht and Charlie Truka

        Sophomores: Vivian Baucom and Austin Houston

        Freshmen: Savanna Moffett and Matt Truka

The Flower Girl is Addie Peterson and the Crown Bearer is Nolan Case.
  The Homecoming Pep Rally and Coronation will be held on September 24th at 7:00 PM. The parade is September 25th at 1:30 PM and the game against the Essex Trojans starts that evening at 7:00 PM.

Junior Class Magazine Sales

  The Junior Class Annual Magazine Fundraiser will be starting on September 17th! All members of the junior class are selling magazines subscriptions and renewals. We appreciate your continued support of this fundraiser and the proceeds will assist the juniors in planning the 2016 Jr/Sr Prom. Please contact the school at 829-2162 if you are interested in purchasing a subscription and are not contacted by a junior class student.

School Facebook Page

Stanton Community School District has established a Facebook page to share events, activities, and news about our school. The page is Stanton Community Schools.To get the school's newsfeed, just click "follow" on the Stanton Community Schools page. The school Facebook page does not accept friend requests - this keeps only school posts showing on the page. By clicking "follow" posts from the school will show up in "followers" newsfeeds. If you have information you would like to share on the school Facebook page, send it to Christi Elwood at celwood@stantonschools.com

Grades On Line  www.stantonschools.com  

  On this site you may choose to look at your child’s grades from progress reports to report cards. Scroll on right side of page to  Grades & Lunch (Parents). It will then ask for your Username & Password. In the progress report page, the top box will give you an overview of their grades. If you click on any blue grade, the break down for that class will appear in the bottom box. Here you will see each assignment, grade, and it will show if they have any missing assignments. You may also click the teacher’s name in blue in the top box to email them. If you would like to set the Alert   Configuration for grades, please click on that tab on the left hand side of the screen. This will bring up your child/ren's schedule of classes. You may put in a percentage for each class that you would like notification on; it will automatically send you an email if their grade falls below this point. On the same page you can check if you would like an email alert to missing scores or when your child is marked absent or tardy. You must hit save and you will need to fill this out each year, it will not save year to year. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at the office. Elementary 829-2171 and Middle/High School 829-2162.

Lunch Account Balance
  As you are checking grades on line at www.stantonschools.com you may also check on your family lunch account. Scroll on right side of page to Grades & Lunch (Parents). This will prompt you to enter your user name and password. If you have forgotten these, please call the office and we can retrieve it for you. Once in, you may choose from several options on the left hand side. When choosing the lunch tab, you can see your family balance and toggle back and forth between your children to see what each child has purchased every day. Be it breakfast, lunch, extra milks, or alá carte items, they will all appear here.


Viking Football

  The Vikings defeated Lamoni last Friday and showed improvement in many areas. They are preparing this week to take on a good CAM team this Friday night. The game will be played in Stanton; kickoff is scheduled for 7:00. Go Vikings!

Viking Football Sweatshirts

  The company that the order went through is having an art department conflict. The crewneck sweatshirts are still 4 weeks away! Thanks for being patient as they work to complete our order.

Viqueen Volleyball

  The varsity Viqueen squad traveled to Clarinda on Saturday, September 5th to compete in the Clarinda tournament. In pool play, the Queens lost their matches to St. Albert and Treynor and won their match against Bedford. The Queens then advanced to the consolation bracket in which they posted wins against Griswold and Shenandoah to finish the day with three wins and 2 losses.   

  On Tuesday, September 8th, the squad hosted the Heartland Christian teams. The Stanton junior varsity squad posted a victory with game scores of 21-9 and 21-18. The varsity team posted a victory in three sets with scores of 25-5. 25-10 and 25-8. The team will travel to College Springs on Thursday, September  10th  to take on the South Page Rebels. 

  On Saturday, September 12th, the varsity squad will travel to Shenandoah for the Shenandoah Fillies Tournament. The Viqueens will play all of the pool play games in the Middle School. The schedule is as follows: 

8:30        Stanton vs Southwest Valley

10:10      Stanton vs. Bedford

11:00      Stanton vs. Fremont Mills

12:30      Stanton vs. Rockport, MO

  Following pool play, the nine teams will to tournament competition according to their seed from pool play. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students. Thank you for your continued support of the volleyball program!

Junior High Volleyball

  The junior high volleyball team hosted their first match of the season on Tuesday, September 8th with Heartland Christian. The combined teams of 7th and 8th graders had four wins and four losses in their first competition of the year. On Thursday, September 10th, the team will travel to Clarinda to take on the Clarinda Lutheran/South Page team.


Wendy's High School Heisman Award

-Deadline-October 2

-Eligibility is limited exclusively to men and women whose senior year of high school is the 2015–2016 academic year, who have at least a “B” grade average, and participate in at least one school sponsored sport.

-Go to wendyshighschoolheisman.com



Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Meal

  The Montgomery County Memorial Hospital will be sponsoring a meal before the home football game tonight for a free will offering with all proceeds going to the Stanton Schools. The meal will start at 5:30 PM and will consist of a Grilled Hamburger or Hot Dog, Chips, and Lemonade or Ice Tea. Come out and show your support!

Senior High Youth Group

  On Sunday September 20th from 6:00-7:30 PM Senior High Youth Group is starting new at the Covenant Church. This new ministry will give senior high students an opportunity to grow deeper in their relationships with God. Contact Pastor Matt with questions of either Jr or Sr high,  (712) 592-3488.



Friday, 11th            5:30-MCMH Meal

                 7:00-High School Football with CAM, Here

Saturday, 12th        8:30-Shenandoah Volleyball Tournament

Monday, 14th         90 Minute Late Start

                              4:00-Junior High Football with Nishnabotna, Here

                  6:00-JV Football with Scared Heart of Falls City, Here

Thursday, 17th       4:15-Junior High Volleyball at Nishnabotna, (Hamburg) There

                 5:30-High School Volleyball at Nishnabotna,  (Farragut) There

Friday, 18th            7:00-High School Football at East Mills, There

Monday, 21st         90 Minute Late Start







Late Start


Sausage, Egg, & Cheese

  on a Biscuit


Juice, Milk


Sausage Gravy Pizza


Juice, Milk




Juice, Milk


Breakfast Bar



Juice, Milk





Rib/Hot Dog



Mandarin Oranges




Chicken Alfredo

California Vegetables






Italian Burger

French Fries

Broccoli & Cheese

Mandarin Oranges

Applesauce/Pumpkin Bar



Beef Fritter

Mashed Potatoes/Gravy

Cooked Carrots





Chicken Pattie/Bun


Garbanzo Beans

Mixed Vegetables

Mixed Fruit/Applesauce





The Stanton Community School District ensures that parents will be notified in writing if their child has been assigned, or has been taught by a teacher for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not considered highly qualified.





It is the policy of the Stanton Community School District not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Sheila Mainquist, K-12 Guidance Counselor, 605 Elliott Street, Stanton, IA 51573, smainquist@stantonschools.com.