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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 goes on sale today for $50. This will be the lowest price available to buy a yearbook.  The cost will go up after September 29th.  All students who buy a yearbook this week will have their name put in a drawing to win a medium pizza for lunch. Contact 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.

Parent AR Access

Many parents have asked how to see their son's/ daughter's AR points. Mrs. Erickson is in the process of setting up parent accounts for AR.  If you would like to try the parent access to AR, please send the following information to Mrs. Erickson's e-mail cerickson@stantonschools.com

Your first and last name
Your child's first and last name
What Username you would like to use (if you don't give me one, it will be auto generated)
What Password you would like to use (must be at least 3 characters and have at least 1 number)- (or it can be auto generated and you can change it later)
Your e-mail address


  Homecoming is today. 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 parade is at 1:30 PM and the game against the Murray Mustangs starts at 7:00 PM.

Spirit Leader Update  

  Thanks to all who participated in the Cheerleader Night Out this past weekend. We had over 40 girls ages Pre-K- 6th grade. The cheerleaders and spirit leaders had lots of fun eating pizza, dancing, cheering, playing games and making hair ties. It was a great time by all. Today we will meet at John's Heating and A/C corner at 1:15 PM for the 1:30 PM parade. They will only march on Broad Avenue (Main Street at start of parade) and loop back around same street to John's. Parents, please plan to pick up your daughter immediately after we return to John's. The cheerleaders are all on other floats for the parade and need to leave. Thank you for your cooperation. Any questions can be directed to Lisa Hammargren at 712-370-8612.       

  Now let's all cheer on the Viking varsity football team as they battle the Murray Mustangs tonight!  Go Vikings!!



Junior College Planning Meeting

  The Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) will be presenting information on college planning from 5:00-6:00 PM for junior students and their parents on Monday, September 26th. The college planning presentation will cover how students should be preparing for college during their Junior and Senior years of high school. The presentation will be located in the high school library.

Senior Financial Aid Meeting

  The Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) will present a financial aid informational meeting from 6:00-7:00 PM on Monday, September 26th. The financial aid presentation for seniors and their parents will cover the types of financial aid available and how to qualify, including new IMPORTANT updates to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2017-2018 school year. The presentation will be located in the high school library.



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 Vikings picked up their second district win last Friday in Corydon. The Falcons jumped out to an early 8-0 lead taking their opening possession the length of the field to score. The Vikings answered quickly scoring 22 unanswered points in the first quarter.  The Viking offense scored another 24 points and the defense scored 6 points before the Falcons could find the end zone again late in the game. The varsity hosts the Mustangs of Murray in tonight’s homecoming match-up in Stanton. Kickoff is at 7:00 PM.

  The JV team traveled to Clarinda to sharpen their skills for the varsity level this past Monday. The team fell behind early 28-0, but were able to put things together in the second half but fell short on the scoreboard, 40-22. The JV will be in action next Monday at home against Essex. Kickoff is at 6:00 PM.

Viqueen Volleyball

  On Thursday, September 15th, the Viqueens hosted Bedford for a non-conference competition. The junior varsity squad won both of their sets with game scores of 21-11 and 25-11. The varsity squad came away with a three-set victory with scores of 25-15, 25-9 and 25-14. On Saturday, the junior varsity team traveled to Griswold for a junior varsity tournament. The team lost sets to both Sidney teams and the Griswold team but are showing improvement every time they are on the court.  On Monday, the Queens hosted Southwest Valley for another non-conference match. The freshmen team lost their close three-set match with scores of 21-17, 13-21 and 12-15. The junior varsity lost their match with scores of 13-21 and 10-21. The varsity squad won their match over the Timberwolves with scores of 26-24, 20-25, 19-25, 25-17 and 15-13. On Tuesday, the team hosted Fremont-Mills. The junior varsity squad posted wins in both of their matches. The varsity Queens won their match with the visiting Knights with scores of 26-24, 25-15 and 25-19. 

  The varsity Viqueen team will travel to Bedford on Saturday for the Bedford Tournament. The schedule for the team is as follows:

10:00      Stanton vs. East Union in large gym

11:30      Stanton vs. East Mills in small gym

12:15      Stanton vs. Central Decatur in small gym

  Game times are approximate. Consolation and championship brackets to follow pool play. Admission is $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for students. 

Junior High Volleyball

  The junior Viqueens hosted Fremont-Mills on Tuesday afternoon.  The teams played 6 sets and won two of the four.  The team traveled to Bedford last night. Next week, the team travels to Essex on Tuesday and will host East Mills on Thursday, September 30th.  Come out and support the young Viqueens!



Santa Lucia Skit

  The Santa Lucia committee is looking for someone to be in charge of the skit this year. Santa Lucia is set for December 10th. If you are interested, please contact Leanne Johnson or Sheila Mainquist

JHUG and CYO Meeting

  JHUG (7th-8th) and CYO (9th-12th) members and families will have a kickoff with volleyball, games, and bonfire at the Isaacson's home on Sunday, September 25th, at 5:30 PM. Hot dogs will be provided. Please bring a lawn chair and a snack to share.

Parents’ Night Meal

  Montgomery County Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Cookout on Thursday, September 29th. This is Parents’ Night versus East Mills. Supper begins at 5:00 PM in the High School Concourse. All proceeds go towards cheerleader uniforms.

Trick or Treat on the Trail

  Stanton Betterment Association’s 10th Annual Trick or Treat on the Trail will be held on October 29th from 3:00-5:00 PM. They are in need of candy, groups to pass out candy, hayrack ride helpers and approximately 400 little goblins. To sign up or for further information, call Jacque Bates at 829-2814 or email her at batesjnb@myfmtc.com. No dogs please. Trick or Treat at the Care Center will be 3:00-4:00 PM.




Friday, 23rd            11:20/11:30-Early Dismissal

                  1:30-Homecoming Parade

                  5:00-Booster Club Tailgate Supper

                  7:00-High School Football with Murray, Here

Saturday, 24th        9:00-Bedford Volleyball Tournament ShenFest Parade

Monday, 26th         4:00-Junior High Football with Essex, Here

                  5:00-Juniors/Parents College Planning Meeting

      6:00-Seniors/Parents College Financial Aid Meeting

                  6:00-Junior Varsity Football with Essex, Here

Tuesday, 27th        4:00-Junior High Volleyball at Essex, There

                  5:30-High School Volleyball at Essex, There

Wednesday, 28th   1:05/1:15-Early Dismissal

Thursday, 29th       3:30-Junior High Volleyball with East Mills, Here

                  5:00-Montgomery County Memorial Hospital  Supper

                  5:30-High School Volleyball with East Mills, Here Parents’ Night

Friday, 30th            7:00-High School Football at East Union (Afton), There

Saturday, 1st          Clarinda Band Jamboree

                  9:00-Tri-Center Volleyball Tournament







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Sausage, Egg, Cheese

  on a Biscuit


Juice, Milk


Breakfast Burrito


Juice, Milk


Bacon & Egg Pizza


Juice, Milk


French Toast


Juice, Milk





Stuffed Crust Pizza







Mashed Potato Bowl


Mandarin Oranges

Mixed Fruit




Sloppy Joe




Apple Crisp



Tuna Noodle Casserole


Green Beans






Chicken Fried Steak/Bun


Sweet Potatoes

Baked Beans

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