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Corner Conference Science Fair Judges Needed

  The Corner Conference Science Fair will be held Monday, November 19th, at Fremont-Mills. Each school district is asked to bring 5 judges to the science fair. The judges will meet at 9:30 AM for a brief orientation with judging to follow and end by 1:00 P.M. Previous judges have had positive experiences meeting students from Southwest Iowa and finding out what interests the students. If you are interested in judging, please contact Carla Erickson ([email protected]), Kevin Blunt ([email protected]) or call the high school at 712-829-2162. 

7th & 8th Grade Science Fair Projects

  Seventh and Eighth grade students are required to complete a Science Fair project for school. The top 20 projects will then be selected to attend the Corner Conference Science Fair on Monday, November 19th. Projects must be experimental in nature and will be due Monday, November 5th. Each student will need a tri-fold display board for their project. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Erickson ([email protected]), Mr. Subbert ([email protected]), or Mrs. Irr ([email protected]).

Junior Class “Thank You”

  The junior class would like to extend a huge “Thank You” to all who ordered magazines or gave monetary donations toward their annual fundraiser for Prom. The fundraiser was very successful. We appreciate your continued support!




Horatio Alger National and Ak-Sar-Ben Scholarship Program

-due-The application will close October 25


-be enrolled full time as a high school senior in Nebraska or western Iowa, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation;

-have a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution located in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution);

-critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is required);

-involvement in co-curricular and community activities;

-display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity;

-demonstrate academic achievement (minimum grade point average of 2.0);

-be a United States citizen

Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management (formerly the J.D. Edwards Honors Program in Computer Science and Management) -University of Nebraska at Lincoln - due November 2


-Regardless of major, the J.D. Edwards Honors Program will cover all the tuition for the required credit hours (total value estimated to be between $10,000 and $15,000)

-a composite ACT score of 30 or higher

-3.5 or better high school G.P.A.

-demonstrated interest in technology and business
The Hagan Scholarship

1. Application Deadline November 15,. NO EXCEPTIONS.

2. Applications reviewed for completeness and eligibility.

3. Applications Evaluated.

4. Semi-Finalists provide supplemental information.

5. Finalists notified and interviewed in April, 2017 in Columbia, Missouri.

6. Scholarships awarded and notifications mailed “Return Service Requested.”

Must be a Citizen of the United States.

Must have attended as a junior and senior an eligible public high school.

Must be a student in the 2018 high school graduating class.

Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher.

Must score 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or 1,200 on the New SAT (Reading & Math).

Must enroll in a four year college the first semester following high school graduation.

Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college.

Must complete the FAFSA in 2017 using 2016 tax return information.

FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500.

     Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.

Must not have been convicted of a felony.


Elks National Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest   Online

-due November 15, must start on line

-High school senior and U. S. citizen

-based on scholarship, leadership and financial need

- 500 four-year awards ranging from $1,000 per year to $15,000 per year

-Forms available in the office or at www.elks.org


ROTC Scholarships- due December 1

-see Mrs. Mainquist



Viqueen Volleyball

  On Saturday, September 29th, the varsity team traveled to the Tri-Center tournament. The squad played matches against Fremont- Mills, Westwood-Sloan, Tri-Center, Red Oak and Lawton Bronson. A huge congratulations to Viqueen Tara Peterson who was named to the All-Tournament team. On Monday, October 1st, the Queens hosted Griswold for round one of the Corner Conference tournament.  The Viqueens were victorious winning the match three sets to one.  On Tuesday, October 2nd, the Queens traveled to Sidney to take on the Cowgirls. The Viqueens lost the match 0-3 which placed them in the consolation match of the conference tournament on Thursday night, October 4th. The Viqueens took on the Fremont-Mills Knights in a contest to decide third and fourth place. On Saturday, we have a team playing in the Red Oak Freshmen tournament and the varsity squad is headed to a tournament in Indianola. The Viqueens will return to action on their home court on Tuesday, October 9th, as they host East Mills. Parents Night will also be observed this evening.

Viking Football

  The Vikings contained the speedy Trojans to cap off homecoming week with a victory. All the Vikes were able to see some valuable minutes on the playing field and were able to show improvement. 

The Vikings (5-1) will now travel to Sidney to take on the very physical Cowboys (5-1) as each team continues to battle for a playoff

position. Kickoff in Sidney is at 7:00 PM. The JV game scheduled for Monday at Lenox has been cancelled.



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 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 [email protected]. No dogs please. Trick or Treat at Accura Healthcare will be 3:00-4:00 PM.

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! If you were unable to attend the meeting on September 23rd, but wish to be a part of the activities, please contact Jenna Ramsey at (712)829-2540.

Scholastic Book Fair

  The Scholastic Book Fair will be coming the end of October. It will be displayed in the elementary concourse. Check your school calendar for the dates of the fair.

Discussion on IPERS

  State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald will be at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in the lower meeting room on Wednesday, October 10th, at 12:00-1:00 PM to meet with current and former public employees to discuss IPERS. The goal of the meeting is to provide information about IPERS in general and to answer any questions the group may have. Treasurer Fitzgerald has served as an IPERS trustee and custodian for 35 years. In that time, IPERS has remained a secure, strong, and sustainable retirement system.  The meeting is open to the public.   



Friday, 5th              7:00-High School Football at Sidney

Saturday, 6th          8:30-Indianola Invitational Volleyball Tournament

                              9:00-Red Oak Freshman Volleyball Tournament

Monday, 8th           NO SCHOOL

                              Teacher In-Service

                              4:00-Fremont-Mills Junior High Volleyball Tournament

                              4:30-Junior High Football at Lenox

                              Cancelled-Junior Varsity Football

Tuesday 9th           3:30-Junior High Volleyball with East Mills, Here

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

Thursday, 11th       4:00-Junior High Volleyball at Essex

                              5:30-High School Volleyball at Essex

Friday, 12th            7:00-High School Football with Griswold, Here

Saturday, 13th        9:00-Murray Junior Varsity Volleyball Tournament









Juice, Milk


Scrambled Eggs

Sausage Pattie



Juice, Milk


Breakfast Bar


Juice, Milk


Crescent Roll


Juice, Milk






Crispito/Hot Dog


Mandarin Oranges


Peanut Butter Sandwich



Ham Sandwich

Cheese Slice


Peas/Green Beans

Peaches/Mixed Fruit




Shrimp Poppers


Smiley Potatoes



Peanut Butter Sandwich



Chicken Wrap


Mixed Vegetables

Cooked Carrots








            Parents/guardians considering the use of the open enrollment option to enroll their child/ren in another public school district in the state of Iowa should be aware of the following dates:

March 1, 2019—Last date for regular open enrollment requests for the 2019-2020 school year for students in grades 1-12.

September 1, 2019—Last date for open enrollment requests for entering kindergarten students and those students falling under the “good cause” definition for the 2019-2020 school year.

Parents/guardians of open enrolled students whose income falls below 160% of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible for transportation assistance.  This may be in the form of actual transportation or in the form of a cash stipend.

Parents should be aware that open enrollment may result in the loss of athletic eligibility.

For further details, contact the school office at 712-829-2162.

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