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FCCLA Thank You

  The FCCLA would like to give a big THANK YOU to Peggy Beem for the awesome pumpkins that she donated for the FCCLA pumpkin decorating contest. Also THANK YOU to Gen Houston for finding the pumpkins and making the contact!! 

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 (cerickson@stantonschools.com), Kevin Blunt (kblunt@stantonschools.com) 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 (cerickson@stantonschools.com), Mr. Subbert (bsubbert@stantonschools.com), or Mrs. Irr (eirr@stantonschools.com).

Scholastic Book Fair

  The Scholastic Book Fair will held in the elementary school concourse. Dates for the fair are Friday, October 26th through Thursday, November 1st.  Come and visit the fair during Parent/Teacher Conferences or during school hours the week of the fair.




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, 2019 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



Info for Fremont-Mills Football Game

  Fremont-Mills has a new press box/bleacher setup and all fans now sit on the east side of the field. Our bleachers sit 1000 and have standing room for another 250 so there is plenty of room.

  Stanton fans will sit on the north side of the bleachers and FM will have the south side. By having fans all on one side both sets of fans can easily get to the concession stand and the rest rooms. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TRACK IS OFF LIMITS! Inside the fence and on the track is off limits to all but the players, coaches, and stat personnel.

Viqueen Volleyball

  On Thursday, October, 11th, the Viqueens traveled to Essex for their last regular season conference match. The Queens ended their regular season with a victory. Set scores were 25-10, 25-16 and 25-7.

  On Saturday, October 14th, the Junior Varsity team traveled to Murray for the Murray JV tournament. Eight teams participated in two different pools. In pool play, the Queens posted wins against Moravia, Murray and East Union to be the top seed in that pool. The team then played Melcher Dallas in the semifinals and won the match with set scores of 25-10, 25-18 which placed the Queens in the championship match. The team played awesome and won the championship in two sets against Mount Ayr. Great job girls!!

The varsity squad headed in to regional action on Tuesday, October 16th, as they hosted Essex for the first round. The Queens won the match which will advance them to round two of regionals on Monday, October 22nd, at home against the Bedford Bulldogs. Game time is 7:00 PM. No passes are allowed and admission for regional games is $6.00 for everyone. Come out and support the Queens as they take on Bedford on Monday night!

Viking Football

  The Vikings defeated Griswold last Friday setting the stage for the only two unbeaten teams in the district to face off in their last regular season game. The Vikings will travel to Tabor to test their skills against a very talented Knights roster. The 2 teams split their two meetings in 2017 as the Knights avenged their regular season loss to Vikings to advance to the Dome in the playoffs. The winner of this Friday's game will be crowned the district champion and an automatic bid into the 2018 state playoffs. The preliminary look at the RPI would indicate the Knights would also advance to the playoffs, even with a loss. On the other hand, should the Vikings lose, they would have only the slightest of chances and would need some miraculous upsets across the state to advance to the playoffs as a second place finisher. Kickoff is 7:00. Go Vikes!

Junior High Volleyball

  The junior high volleyball team played their last matches of the season last week. On Thursday, the team traveled to Essex. The team won all of their sets with scores of 25-3, 25-19, 25-14 and 25-23. On Saturday, the team participated in the seven-team Viking Center Junior High Tournament. The team won all of their matches in straight sets. Tournament scores were as follows:  Bedford White (21-6, 21-7), Sidney (21-8, 21-16), Murray (21-7, 21-12). Their undefeated record for the day placed them in the championship against Sidney. The young Queens continued their winning day with final scores of 21-17 and 21-19 to take the championship trophy!  For the season, the team finished with a record of 16 match wins and no losses. Congratulations girls on a great finish to a very successful season!

  The team and their coach would like to thank all of the parents, grandparents and friends who came out to support the junior high team throughout the season.  A special “Thank You” to John Schultz for officiating all of our home games and to the high school volleyball players who help line judge and run the scoreboard.

Junior High Football

  The Junior High football team ended its season Monday night with a loss to East Mills. With the loss, the boys finished with a 2-4 record. Despite being outnumbered and outsized in most games, the boys played hard and showed improvement throughout the season. Most importantly, they were coachable and a blast to be around all season long. Thank you for your support this season and good luck to the boys as the basketball season begins! Go Vikes! 



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 batesjnb@myfmtc.com. No dogs please. Trick or Treat at Accura Healthcare will be 3:00-4:00 PM.

Haunted House

  Haunted House on Thorn Street will be held on October 20th, 21st, 27th, and 28th at 227 Thorn Street (Old Lumberyard) from 7:30 PM- 10:30 PM. Lights will be on the 27th, 3:30-5:30 and 7:30-9:00 PM with lights off all other times. Profits will be donated to the Stanton Junior Class.



Friday, 19th            7:00-High School Football at Fremont-Mills

Monday, 22nd         1:05/1:15-Early Dismissal

                              Junior High Conference Vocal Festival at East Mills

                              7:00-Regional Volleyball, Here

Tuesday, 23rd        End of 1st Quarter

Thursday, 25th       10:00-National Honor Society Induction

                              7:00-Regional Volleyball at East Mills

Friday, 26th            Scholastic Book Fair

                              State FB Playoffs






Bacon & Egg Pizza




French Toast


Juice, Milk


Sausage Gravy Pizza


Juice, Milk




Juice, Milk


Scrambled Eggs

Sausage Pattie



Juice, Milk





Rib/Hot Dog

Baked Beans


Mandarin Oranges




Chicken Alfredo

California Vegetables






Chicken Pattie/Bun


Mixed Vegetables

Tomato Juice

Fruit Medley/Applesauce



Pork Pattie

Mashed Potatoes/Gravy

Cooked Carrots





Chicken Fajita


Mixed Fruit


Butter Sandwich


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