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Junior Class Magazine Sales

  The junior class continues to sell magazine subscriptions. The order deadline is Thursday, September 15th. All orders will be due on this date. Junior class parents-please remind your son/daughter to turn in their orders to the high school office as soon as they have them! If you are interested in a subscription but have not been contacted by a junior class member, please contact the school at 829-2162! All proceeds from the fundraiser are used towards the Jr/Sr Prom. Thank you for your continued support!

Yearbook Sales          

“IT HAPPENS NOW” is the 2017 yearbook theme. The staff is already hard at work on this year’s book. The 2017 yearbook will go on sale beginning September 23rd for $50. This will be the lowest price available to buy a yearbook.  The cost will go up after September 29thContact a yearbook staffer to order and pay for your book.

  You may also purchase your yearbook online with a credit card. To order online, go to www.stantonschools.com and click on the link that you see pictured above. That will take you to shopjostens.com where you can purchase your book. This link will go into effect starting September 23rd.

  You can personalize your yearbook as follows:

               Icons (up to 4) for $3.50 each

               One line of personalization for $5.50

  Regardless of which method you use to order, the book will have lots of happenings that the staff will work very hard on so don’t miss out on a great book based on what “HAPPENS NOW” at Stanton High School.

Homework Helper

  Homework Helper will once again be offered at the Stanton Library after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Tuesday, August 30th.  This program is offered to any student in grade Kindergarten - Fifth Grade.  Mrs. Penny McDaniel is available in the library from 3:15 PM to 4:30 PM on these days to help students with any of their homework needs.  Please feel free to contact Mrs. McDaniel with any questions at 712-370-0099.


  Homecoming preparations are underway for the 2016 school year. This year the parade theme is “Reality TV/Game Shows” and the dance theme is "Neon"

The Queen and King Candidates are

Ally Focht , Brandy Morrison, Abby Volquartsen, Rylee Walter, Drei Hampel, Connor Hultman, Chris Jones, and Charlie Truka.

The Class representatives are:

        Juniors: Baylee Gibbs and Tanner Anderson

        Sophomores: Shelby Brockshus and Brett Silva

        Freshmen: Stormy Strough and Sam Lindgren

The Flower Girl is Cooper Stephens and the Crown Bearer is Rhys King.
  The Homecoming Pep Rally and Coronation will be held on September 22nd at 7:00 PM. The parade is September 23rd at 1:30 PM and the game against the Murray Mustangs starts that evening at 7:00 PM.



District Football Games

  District football starts this Friday with Lamoni coming to Stanton for a 7:00 PM contest. Admission for District football games is $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for students and senior citizens.

Casey’s Cards

  The football and volleyball teams sold Casey’s cards as a fundraiser. The school still has the cards available for $20.00 if interested. Great values on pizza, subs, gas, etc.

Viking Football

  The varsity is preparing hard to take the lessons learned from their two non-district games into week one of District 6 play. The Vikings (1-1) will host an unbeaten Lamoni (2-0) tonight. Kickoff will be at 7:00 PM. The JV football team is looking forward to its' first game of

the season as they travel to Malvern to take on East Mills on Monday night, September 12th. Their kickoff will be at 6:00 PM.

Viqueen Volleyball

  The varsity Viqueen squad traveled to Clarinda on Saturday, September 3rd, to compete in the Clarinda tournament. In pool play, the Queens lost their matches to St. Albert (19-21, 8-21) and Clarinda (18-21, 19-21) and won their matches against Shenandoah and Nodaway Valley. The Queens then advanced to the semi-finals in which they played St. Albert and lost the match with scores of 16-21 and 12-21 to finish the day with two wins and 3 losses on the day.   

  On Tuesday, September 6th, the squad traveled to Council Bluffs to take on the Heartland Christian teams. The junior varsity teams posted wins in their two games and the varsity squad won their match with a three set victories. The team will host College Springs on Thursday, September 8th, in their first home matches of the season as they take on the South Page Rebels.

  On Saturday, September 10th, the varsity squad will travel to Shenandoah for the Shenandoah Fillies Tournament. The Viqueens will play all of the pool play games in the High School. The schedule is as follows: 

            9:20        Stanton vs Lenox

           10:10      Stanton vs. Rock Port

           11:50      Stanton vs. Shenandoah

  Following pool play, the eight teams will continue 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 Varsity Volleyball Changes

  We have added a couple of additional playing dates for our junior varsity squads.  On Monday, September 12th, the junior varsity players will travel to Tabor to play Fremont-Mills and Sidney.  The first game against Sidney is scheduled to begin at 5:50 and the game against Fremont-Mills is scheduled for 6:40.

  On Tuesday, September 20th the junior varsity game at Stanton against Fremont-Mills will now start at 5:00.

  On Monday, October 17th, we are planning to host a couple junior varsity matches at the Viking Center.  More information will be in a future bulletin.

Junior High Volleyball

  The junior high volleyball team hosted their first match of the season on Thursday, September 1st, with the Hamburg team. The junior Viqueens were victorious in their first outing with scores of 21-12, 20-22, 15-3, 20-22 and 15-8.  On Tuesday, September 6th, the team traveled to Council Bluffs to take on Heartland Christian. The team won all sets with scores of 21-16, 21-14, 21-8 and 21-10.  On Thursday, September 8th, the team will host the Clarinda Lutheran/South Page team.



PTSO Tailgate Supper

  The Stanton PTSO will be hosting the tailgate supper on Friday, May 9th from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM. The Cattlemen will be grilling hamburgers. Please come support the PTSO (Parent Teacher Student Organization).

5th Quarter

  Fun, Food, Friends, come "Hang Out" with your friends after home football games (except homecoming). Grades 7-12 are welcome to come to Mamrelund church basement until 11:00 PM.  Anyone wishing to help support this activity through a monetary donation or donate food please contact Susan or Marta. Thanks so much in advance for helping give our "kids" a safe place to "Hang Out" after Friday Night Home Games!

Stanton PTSO Meeting

  The Stanton PTSO will hold its first meeting of the school year on Tuesday, September 13th, at 5:30 PM in the high school library. We will be electing Junior class board members that evening and anyone is welcome to attend! Please send a message to ptso@stantonschools.com if you would like to be included in our email list.

Mamrelund Lutheran Sunday School Begins

  Mamrelund Lutheran Sunday School will begin this Sunday the 11th  at 9:15 AM.




Friday, 9th               5:00-PTSO Cattlemen Meal

                  7:00-High School Football w/Lamoni, Here

Saturday, 10th        8:30-Shenandoah Volleyball Tournament

Monday, 12th         4:00-Junior High Football at East Mills, There

                 5:30-Junior Varsity Volleyball at Fremont-Mills, There

                 6:00-Junior Varsity Football at East Mills, There

Wednesday, 14th   1:05/1:15-Early Dismissal

Thursday, 15th       5:30-High School Volleyball with Bedford, Here

Friday, 16th            7:00-High School Football at Wayne of Corydon,There

Saturday, 17th        10:00-Griswold Junior Varsity Tournament







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Sausage Gravy w/Biscuit


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Pork Chopette/Bun


Baked Beans

Ranch Potatoes


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Mixed Vegetables

Garbanzo Beans


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Beef Fritter

Mashed Potatoes/Gravy

Cooked Carrots

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Sweet Potatoes

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The Stanton Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:

            Business Education

            Agriculture Education

            Industrial Education

            Family and Consumer Science Education

It is the policy of the Stanton Community School District not to 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 Mrs. Sheila Mainquist, 605 Elliott St., Stanton, Iowa 51573, smainquist@stantonschools.com, (712) 829-2162.



Date:   September 9, 2016

To:       Parents, Students, Guardians and Employees of the Stanton Community School District

From:   Board of Directors of the Stanton Community School District

            Chris Herrick, Superintendent, Asbestos Program manager

Re:      Asbestos Notification


            The United States Congress has enacted a piece of legislation entitled “Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act,” or AHERA, which requires all public and private schools in the nation to comply with the provisions by October 12, 1988. AHERA supersedes a previous federal law, “Asbestos In Schools” or AIS, which was enacted in 1982. The purpose of the legislation is to ensure that all students and employees of the nation’s schools are not subject to contact with asbestos materials, as it has been determined that inhalation of friable (flaky particles) of asbestos may lead to a cancerous disease of the lungs called asbestoses.

            The Institute for Environmental Assessment was employed by the Stanton Community School District to inspect school buildings and determine if there are any asbestos containing materials (ACM), especially in the form that could represent a risk. Of most concern are areas of asbestos-bearing materials which can be easily crumbled under pressure (friable materials) and inhaled into the lungs.

            Beyond the asbestos assumed to be located in some concrete, roofing felts, pipe elbows, carpet glue, etc. which is of minimal public health concern, asbestos was found in some of the following types of materials: thermal pipe joint connections; thermal pipe insulation; thermal boiler insulation; vinyl floor tile.

            Stanton Community School has a minimum of ACM in its buildings. These materials have been properly encapsulated by certified EPA personnel. Signs are also posted in each of these areas. Encapsulated asbestos containing materials were found primarily in non-occupied locations such as the custodial storage room and boiler room at the High School. No known dangers to students or employees currently exist. The new elementary school is asbestos free.

            A detailed Asbestos Management Building Plan is on file in the school building. This plan may be inspected by the public upon request. A District Plan is also available for review at the office of the Superintendent of Schools. The Stanton School District has complied with recent legislation and has sent an Asbestos Management Plan to the State Department of Education prior to the deadline.

            The Board of Directors and Administration plan to meet or exceed EPA standards as required by law and do whatever is necessary to continually ensure a healthy working/teaching/learning school environment. As always, your input and/or concerns are welcome. On behalf of the board of Directors, I would like to thank you for your continued support and cooperation.