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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Daily Bulletin


If you plan on eating lunch with your child at school you MUST pay for your lunch and receive a lunch ticket in one of the offices before going to the lunchroom.

Cost of lunch is $4.25.


Junior High Girls Track Results:

Congratulations to the junior high girls track team for another second place finish in less than a week!  The Viqueens scored 112.5 points in the Jr. Viqueen/Viking Relays last night  out of the seven team field.  Great job girls!


Special recognition to the junior high girls shuddle hurdle relay team who set a new record last night at the Jr. Viqueen/Viking Relays.  The girls (Hope, Allie, Brook and Tara) ran 1:17.23 shattering the old record of 1:23.  Tara Peterson set two new individual records as well.  Tara broke the 400 m record which had been set in the 1980 by run a 1:03.74 time in the event.  Tara also broke the 100 hurdles record with a time of 17.56 - the previous record was 19.39.  Awesome job Hope, Allie, Brook and Tara!


Junior High Boys Track:

Congratulations to the Jr. High boys on their second place finish at the Viking/Viqueen track meet last night!


Conduct of Meetings FFA:

AMES, IA - The Iowa FFA Conduct of Meetings Leadership Event was held at Iowa State University, Ames, on

Monday, April 10, 2017. Twelve Chapters participated in this year's Career Development Event (CDE). The first place chapter for the event was the Harlan FFA Chapter. Their agriculture education instructors and FFA advisors are Ms. Justine McCall and Mr. James Shughart.The second place chapter for the event was the North Fayette Valley FFA Chapter at West Union. Their agriculture education instructors and FFA advisors are Mr. Ryan Holthaus and Ms. Rachael Strong. Teams participating in this event were composed of seven members organized to act out the duties of an officer team. Teams were required to perform opening ceremonies, demonstrate two parliamentary procedure abilities, and successfully close a meeting. This event aids in the development of leadership abilities of young members for present and future chapter activities. The Iowa FFA Conduct of Meetings CDE was made possible with support from Beck's Hybrids through the Iowa FFA Foundation. The results from the Conduct of Meetings CDE are listed below.


About Iowa FFA Association

The Iowa FFA Association is a youth organization of over 14,800 student members as part of 232 local FFA chapters across Iowa. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The Iowa FFA Association was organized by

delegates from 23 schools at Iowa State College on May 17, 1929 and is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The Iowa Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the Iowa FFA Association online at IowaFFA.com, on Facebook, and Twitter.


Place FFA Member Name(s) Chapter P. O. Rating

1st Harlan Gold

2nd West Union Gold

3rd Kate Carlson, Mason Perkins, Emily Peterson, Cole Carlson,

Carter Bruce, Abigail Pendleton, and Thomas Bates.   Red Oak    Gold

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Notes from Guidance Office:

Please make sure to be checking the scholarship bulletin online and in the office for upcoming scholarships that may be due soon!


Juniors and Parents:

Mrs. Mainquist will host a Financial Aid Meeting for Juniors and their parents on Tuesday, April 18 at 6:00 in the high school library.

Viking Center Softball Pitching Clinic 2017:

The Viking Center in Stanton will be hosting a Softball Pitching Clinic to be held on Sunday afternoons beginning April 23rd.  Pitching expert Denny Stanton will give his advice, teaching all of the fundamentals to become the best softball pitcher you can be!  This clinic is open to girls currently in 3rd-12th grades (this includes girls outside of Stanton).  We will meet for three Sunday sessions:  4/23, 4/30 and 5/7.  Participants that are in grades 3rd-7th will have their clinic session from 2:00pm-3:30pm, and grades 8th-12th will be from 3:30pm-5:00pm each of the three Sundays.  Cost of the program is $10 for Viking Center members and $20 for non-members.

Registration forms can be found at the Viking Center, the Stanton Community Schools, or on the Viking Center website:  www.stantonvikingcenter.com.  Registration forms should be turned in by Friday April 21st.  Forms can be turned into the Viking Center or mailed to:  Viking Center, PO Box 42, Stanton IA 51573.  If there are any questions, please contact Justin Miller with the Viking Center at:  712-829-2900 or email:  vikingcenter@myfmtc.com.

2017 Viking Center Softball/Baseball Program:

Softball and baseball are right around the corner, so be sure to get your child signed up!  The 2017 Viking Center Softball/Baseball Program will be having a team for almost all grade levels, and they will be broken down as follows:

-        1st/2nd Grade Softball & Baseball

-        3rd/4th Grade Softball & Baseball

-        5th/6th Grade Softball & Baseball

-        Junior High Baseball (Grades 7th & 8th)

The season for the above grade levels will begin in May at dates later to be determined.  Registration forms and uniform order forms are located at the Viking Center, the Stanton Elementary Office, and on our website:  www.stantonvikingcenter.com.  Cost for the program is FREE for Viking Center members and $30 for non-members.  The cost of a uniform, if needed, will be extra.  The registration deadline is Friday April 21st!

Please call the Viking Center at:  712-829-2900 or email:  vikingcenter@myfmtc.com for any questions!


Wellness Wednesdays @ the Viking Center with Dr. Drew Whigham:  April 19th, 6:30pm-7:30pm

The Viking Center’s Wellness Wednesdays with Dr. Drew Whigham continues this month on April 19th from 6:30pm-7:30pm!

The topic of discussion for April will be “What are Calories?  Should You Be Counting Them”.  This session will be held in the Viking Room at the Viking Center.  This program is FREE and open to the public.  Dr. Drew will be discussing what Calories are, dispelling some common myths and outlining the role they should play in a healthy diet.

For more information, please contact the Viking Center at:  712-829-2900 or email:  vikingcenter@myfmtc.com.


City of Stanton

Spring Clean Up

Saturday April 22

8:00am to 4:00pm

Containers will be located at the City Maintenance Building

You may drop off junk, old furniture, wood, appliances, metal and other such items.  We will also accept batteries.  Please separate metal from other junk as metal will go in a separate trailer.  Senior and disabled citizens who are unable to transport their items can call 829-2613 to arrange for pickup on Friday the 21st from 8am-3pm.

We will NOT accept brush, limbs, trees or leaves.  These items are accepted at the City Dump.



Summer Job Opening!

REC Stanton site has job opening for summer job! Contact Stanton Office at 888-220-4869.

Have a Wonderful Wednesday!