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Reminder of Breakfast Times:

  Breakfast starts at 7:40 AM each morning and runs through 8:10 AM. If your child is a walker or is dropped off, they may arrive at the lunchroom at 7:40 AM to get their day started. This time will allow them to get breakfast eaten and arrive to class on time.



All STUDENTS, Kindergarten-12th, who are picked up after school are to be picked up in the “Pick Up Zone” upon dismissal. Parents are asked to use the drive that is west of the Viking Center and proceed around the back of the Viking Center and then pull in to the “Pick Up Zone” which is located in the drive between the High School building and the Viking Center. Thank you for your understanding!



Junior Class Magazine Sales

  The Junior Class Annual Magazine Fundraiser started on September 10th! 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 2019 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 or scan the code to the left which will take you to the website which will allow you to order magazines and still support the juniors. If you have an IPhone open your camera and put it on the QR code and then click on the link it brings up. If you have an android phone download a QR Code app.

Red Cross/FCCLA Blood Drive

  FCCLA is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, September 19th, at the Viking Center from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Please call the High School office to schedule a time.

FCCLA is in Need of Pumpkins

  FCCLA members are going to have a pumpkin decorating contest in October and were wondering if anyone has 12- 15 pumpkins that they would be willing to donate. The high school and middle school will be voting on the winners. Please call the high school office at 829-2162 if you have any pumpkins to donate!  


  Homecoming preparations are underway for September 28th. This year the parade theme is “Hollywood Magic”



Southwest Iowa College Fair

  Stanton juniors will all be attending the Southwest Iowa College Fair with Mrs. Mainquist on Tuesday, September 18th. Representatives from nearly 60 colleges, universities, service organizations, and military branches will be in attendance. The purpose of the program is to give high school students an opportunity to discuss admission

requirements, housing, financial aid, scholarships, internships, and specific majors.

  In addition, all area high school students and their parents are invited to learn more about their college options at the Southwest

Iowa College Fair on Monday, September 17th, from 6:30-7:30 PM and Tuesday, September 18th, from 9:00-11:00 AM. The fair will be

held at the Shenandoah National Guard Armory, located at 583 West Ferguson Road.

  The program is free and open to the public. This college fair is hosted by the Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling and the Southwest Iowa School Counselors. For more information, call Sheila Mainquist, Stanton High School, 712-829-2162.



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 for general athletic purchases. The school has the cards

available for $20.00 in the high school office if interested. Great values on pizza, subs, gas, etc.

US Cellular’s Most Valuable Coach

  Help choose the most valuable coach by nominating a coach at www.TheMostValuableCoach.com by September 10th. The winning coach will be awarded a $50,000 school grant. Staring September 18th-November 13th help choose the finalist by voting.

Viqueen Volleyball

  On Thursday, September 6th, the Viqueens traveled to Sidney for a conference match. The junior varsity lost in two sets (14-21 and 5-21). The varsity team also lost their match in three sets. On Saturday, the varsity squad traveled to Shenandoah for the Shenandoah tournament. In pool play, the team won matches against Essex and Lenox and dropped a match to Shenandoah. The Queens placed second in their pool which put them in the semi-finals in afternoon play. In the semi-finals, the Queens dropped matches to Creston and Missouri Valley to place fourth overall in the tournament.

On Tuesday, the junior varsity squad hosted Clarinda Academy (21-6, 21-5) and South Page (21-15, 21-8) to finish the evening victorious. The varsity squad won their match against South Page with game scores of 25-11, 25-16 and 25-13.

  The junior varsity team travels to Griswold on Saturday for the Griswold JV tournament. The schedule is as follows:

        10:00      Clarinda Academy vs Stanton

        12:00      Griswold vs Stanton

        1:00        Sidney vs Stanton

        2:00        CAM vs Stanton

  On Monday, September 17th, the Viqueens will host Southwest Valley for a non-conference match up and on Tuesday, September 18th, the Queens will host Griswold and Mt Ayr for the evening.   Thank you for your continued support of the volleyball program.

A special “Thank You” to Cody Johnson with Rob-See-Co who donated multiple cases of water for all programs at Stanton Schools to use this year!

Viking Football

  The Vikings move to 1-0 in district play having defeated Bedford in an exciting, muddy finish in the closing minutes of the game last Friday night. This week the Vikings will travel to Clarinda to take on the Eagles at the academy. Kickoff is at 7:00 M. Go Vikings!

Junior High Volleyball

  The junior high volleyball team traveled to Sidney on Thursday, September 6th, for a match against conference rival, Sidney. The young Queens put great effort into their performance on the court and came away with 6 wins out of the 7 sets that were played.  Game scores were 15-21, 21-16, 15-10, 21-19, 15-13, 15-6 and 15-12. On Tuesday, September 11th, the team hosted South Page/Clarinda Lutheran for a match at home. The Queens won 4 out of their 5 sets (25-12, 25-18, 25-11, 25-19, 22-25). The team travels to Bedford on Thursday, September 13th, and then will host Griswold on Tuesday, September 18th, (game time is 3:45 for this match).



Stanton Strivers

  Stanton Strivers will NOT have a 4H meeting this weekend. It will be the 30th at 1 PM. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend meetings.


  The Stanton Public Library now offers thousands of eBooks and audio books to patrons on their computer, phone, tablet, or iPod. Easy to use. No fees. Available 24/7. The patron must have a valid library card number. Check it out at the library or call 712-829-2290.

Trick or Treat on the Trail

  Stanton Betterment Association’s 12th Annual Trick or Treat on the Trail will be held on October 27th 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 Accura Healthcare will be 3:00-4:00 PM.

Modern Worship

  On Sunday September 16th, there will be an evening of modern worship at the Covenant Church at 7:00 PM. Everyone is invited. 

After School Bible Club

  After School Bible Club is starting September 19th for elementary students at the Covenant Church. It is a chance for students to learn about God's incredible love. Go to stantoniowa.org/bibleclub for more details and to register.   

5th Quarter

  Fun, Food, and Friends! 7th-12th grades are welcome to Mamrelund Lutheran Church basement on home Friday night football games (except Homecoming) till 11:00 PM to “Hang Out” with your friends! Anyone wishing to support this through monetary donation to help purchase food. Please contact Susan Isaacson or Marti Clark Moffett. Thanks so much in advance for helping give our “kids” a safe place to “Hang Out”!

Homecoming 2020 Plans Begin

  Homecoming 2020 will be here before we know it! The Stanton Homecoming Committee is looking for ideas and volunteers to help us celebrate Stanton’s 150th Anniversary! The first meeting will be held on Sunday, September 23rd, at 5:00 in PM the Stanton Viking Center. If you are not able to attend but wish to be a part of the activities, please contact Jenna Ramsey at (712)829-2540. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend!

Nerf Wars - Episode 1: A New Hope 

  Middle School students (grades 6-8) are invited to participate in a post-Homecoming game epic Nerf War. Join us at the Stanton Evangelical Covenant Church immediately following the Homecoming game on September 28th, and we'll battle it out against evil forces until 11:00 PM. Bring your Nerf gear and a buddy. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For more information, call Shawna Olson at 712-621-1018 or Emily Martin at 641-891-4338.

Mamrelund Lutheran Church Sunday School

  Mamrelund Lutheran Church would like to invite area youth to join us for Sunday School beginning Sunday, September 16th, from 9:15 AM-10:15 AM. Ages include 3 up to 6th grade. This year looks to be a lot of fun as we learn about God’s love for us! For questions, contact Cheryl Case at (712)370-2338!



Friday, 14th            7:00-High School Football at Clarinda Academy

Saturday, 15th        10:00-Griswold JV Volleyball

Monday, 17th         1:05/1:15-Early Dismissal

                              4:00-Junior High Football at Essex

                              5:30-High School Volleyball with SW Valley, Here

                              6:00-Junior Varsity Football at Essex

Tuesday, 18th        SWIA College Fair-Juniors

                               3:45-Junior High Volleyball with Griswold, Here

                               5:30-Junior Varsity Volleyball with Griswold & Mt.Ayr at the Viking Center

                               5:30-Varsity Volleyball with Griswold & Mt. Ayr, Here

Wednesday, 19th   9:00-Red Cross/FCCLA Blood Drive

Friday, 21st            7:00-High School Football at East Mills

Saturday, 22nd       ShenFest Parade

                              9:00-Bedford Volleyball Tournament





Breakfast Bar




Chocolate Crescent


Juice, Milk


Pancake & Sausage

  on a Stick


Juice, Milk


Fruit Pocket


Juice, Milk


Donut Holes


Juice, Milk











Ham & Potato Casserole

Peas/Green Beans

Mixed Fruit

Mandarin Oranges




Stadium Dog


Tri-Tater/Baked Beans

Strawberries & Bananas




Orange Chicken

Brown Rice

Cooked Carrots

California Vegetables





Walking Taco


Diced Tomatoes

Refried Beans/Corn


Butter Sandwich




               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.



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