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  School Election September 12th-Remember to Vote on September 12th. On the ballot are three school board positions, incumbent Brian Bates, incumbent Mark Lindgren, Travis Taylor, and Amy Tibben are running for the four year terms. Incumbent Jeff Sorensen is not seeking another term. The District thanks Mr. Sorensen for his many years of service on the school board.



Red Cross/FCCLA Blood Drive

  FCCLA is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, September 20th, at the Viking Center from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Please call the High School office to schedule a time.


  Homecoming preparations are underway for September 29th. This year the parade theme is “Decades” and the dance theme is “Space”.

  The festivities begin with spirit week with each day having a theme. Students are asked to show their school spirit and dress accordingly.

Monday-Class Color
    Seniors-black, Juniors-pink/red, Sophomores-blue,   

    Freshmen-green, 8th-orange, 7th-white, 6th-yellow,

    Elementary- tie-dye
Tuesday-Twin Day-High School/Middle School

        Mismatch Day-Elementary
Wednesday-All School Picture Day
Friday-Purple Day

The Queen and King Candidates are

Abbi Adams, Waverley Brown, Madison Franzen, Baylee Gibbs, Emma Roberts, Reece Anderson, Tanner Anderson, Dawson Culver, Noah Kammerer, and Cameron Walter.

The Class representatives are:

        Juniors: Nina Patel and Thomas Bates

        Sophomores: Devin Isaacson and Will Roberts

        Freshmen: Hope Ogletree and Rylan Houston

The Flower Girl is Lucy Dreyer and the Crown Bearer is Noah Marsh.
  The Homecoming Pep Rally and Coronation will be held on September 27th at 7:30 p.m. The parade is September 29th at 1:30 p.m. and the game against the East Union starts that evening at 7:00 p.m.

Random Acts of Kindness

The junior high classes in conjunction with our Kindergarten teacher Mrs. Henneman, is donating school supplies to a Houston classroom in need after Hurricane Harvey as part of their random acts of kindness. Anyone who would like to donate to this cause can bring supplies to the school.



2007 State Champions-KMA Hall of Fame

  Our next hone football game is Friday, September 15th, with Wayne of Corydon. Please plan on attending as the 2007 State Champion Stanton Vikings will be inducted into the KMA Hall of Fame. Derek Martin, Sports Director at KMA, will be here to do the induction prior to the game. At half time, those players and cheerleaders able to return for the 10 year reunion will be introduced individually.


Season Passes

  Stanton fans that have purchased season passes please show the pass to the ticket taker at the all athletic events. If you have not purchased a season pass or any sport pass, they may be purchased from the high school office. 

Casey’s Cards

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


Viqueen Volleyball

  On Tuesday, September 5th, the Viqueens hosted the Heartland Christian teams. The junior varsity teams posted wins in their three games and the varsity squad won their match with a three set victory. The team traveled to College Springs on Thursday, September 7th, to take on the South Page Rebels. Volleyball action next week includes the JV Triangular at Sidney on Monday, September 11th (6:00 p.m. start time) and the high school team travels to Bedford on Thursday, September 14th, for a match against the Bulldogs.

On Saturday, September 9th, the varsity squad will travel to Shenandoah for the Shenandoah Fillies Tournament. The Viqueens will play all of their 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!

Viking Football

  The Vikings defeated the Fremont-Mills Knights by a score of 42-35 in a very exciting home game opener last Friday night! The team really enjoyed the loud cheering fans and their support, especially in the fourth quarter. The Vikings will be back on the road tonight as they open District 6 play by traveling to Lamoni to take on the Demons at Graceland University. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m.

Junior High Volleyball

  The junior high volleyball team hosted their first match of the season on Tuesday, September 6th, as they hosted the junior high team from Heartland Christian. The team won all sets with scores of 21-4, 21-5, 21-9 and 21-11.  On Thursday, September 7th, the team traveled to College Springs to take on the Clarinda Lutheran/South Page team. The team will not be in action next week. Their next game on the calendar is Tuesday, September 19th, when the team travels to Tabor to play Fremont Mills. 



Sept. 5–Oct. 22: Save Now, Save Later: College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway

  • Open to: Parents and guardians of Iowa students in grades 6–12.
  • Awards: Fifty $1,000 deposits into College Savings Iowa accounts.
  • Requirements: Visit the new Parent Handbook guide for important college financing information and enter contact information to register.
  • Start at: www.IowaStudentLoan.org/SaveNow

Financial Aid Meeting

-This is the same meeting that was held in Stanton in the spring of 2017 for seniors and their parents. The following are the times and locations for this meeting if you missed it then or would like a refresher.

  The Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) will be sponsoring a number of Paying for College meetings in August and September at community college campuses and centers. The information presented will be an explanation of the financial aid process including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The target audience for these presentations is this year’s high school seniors and their parents, but students from any high school grade level are welcome to attend. October 1, 2017 will be the date for the 2018-19 FASA to go online. All presentations are free of charge and students or parents from any school district are welcome to attend.

  Here is the schedule for these regional financial aid meetings in western Iowa:


Sept 6                    Denison – WIT Center, 6:00 p.m.

Sept 13                  Shenandoah – IWCC Center, 6:00 p.m.

Sept 20                  Creston – SWCC, 6:00 p.m.

Sept 27                  Council Bluffs – IWCC Student Center–Reiver Room, 6:00 p.m.



5th Quarter

  Fun, Food, Friends, 7th-12th graders are welcome to Mamrelund Lutheran Church Basement after home football games (except homecoming) till 11:00 p.m. Come "Hang Out" with your friends! Anyone wishing to support this activity through a monetary donation to help purchase food or would like bake goodies please contact Marta Clark Moffett or Susan Isaacson. Thanks so much in advance for helping to give our "Kids" a safe place to "Hang Out"!


  Stanton Senior Center will be having Bingo on September 14th at 6:30 p.m.

PTOS First Meeting

  The first Stanton Schools PTSO board meeting for this year will be on Tuesday, September 12th, 6:30, in the high school library. We will be electing a new board member as well as junior class student board members. Anyone is welcome to attend. If you would like to receive email announcements from the PTSO, please send a message to ptso@stantonschools.com.



Friday, 8th              7:00-High School Football at Lamoni, There

Saturday, 9th          8:30-Shenandoah Volleyball Tournament

Monday, 11th         4:00-Junior High Football at Bedford, There

                              6:00-JV Football at Bedford, There

                              6:00-JV Volleyball at Sidney, There

Wednesday, 13th   1:05/1:15-Early Dismissal

Thursday, 14th       5:30-High School Volleyball at Bedford, There

Friday, 15th            5:30-4-H Supper

                              5:30-2007 State Champions Reunion at Viking Center

                              7:00-High School Football with Wayne (Corydon)

                              Reunion of the 2007 Championship FB Team

Saturday, 16th        10:00-Griswold JV Tournament









Breakfast Bar


Juice, Milk


Pancake & Sausage

  on a Stick


Juice, Milk


Fruit Pocket


Juice, Milk


Sausage, Egg, & Cheese

  on a Biscuit


Juice, Milk







Black Bean Salad





Chicken Strips

Mashed Potatoes/Gravy

Cooked Carrots





Stadium Dog


Potato Wedges

Baked Beans

Mixed Fruit

Mandarin Oranges



Mandarin Orange Chicken

Brown Rice/Cooked Carrots

California Vegetables





Walking Taco


Diced Tomatoes

Refried Beans/Corn


Peanut Butter Bar





               The Stanton School Board shall make reasonable efforts to identify homeless children and youth of school age within the district, encourage their enrollment and eliminate existing barriers to their receiving education which may exist in district policies or practices.

               A homeless child is defined as a child or youth between the ages of 5 and 21 who lacks a fixed regular and adequate nighttime residence and includes a child or youth who is living  on the street, in a car, tent, or abandoned building or some other form of shelter not designed as a permanent home; who is living in a community shelter facility; or who is living with non-nuclear family members or with friends, who may or may not have legal guardianship over the child or youth of school age.

               Guidance Counselor Sheila Mainquist may be contacted at 712-829-2162 to be made aware of any homeless children or youth.