Tuesday, August 31, 2021 

S T A R T    S T R O N G !

Reminder—Wed., Sept. 1st-1:30pm Early Dismissal



Encouraging Thought for the Day: “It always seems impossible until it is done.”  Nelson Mandela-Political Leader



Announcements for Everyone:  

  • The Shrine Circus will be coming to Grand Forks—Ralph Engelstad Arena on Friday, Sept. 10th, Saturday, Sept. 11th, & Sunday, Sept. 12th.  Area businesses have sponsored tickets for the event and we will be sending tickets home with student in grades K-6 soon.  Any student wanting a ticket may stop in the school office!  Be sure to tell the business who sponsored your ticket “Thanks!”

  • School Picture Day is Tues., Sept. 7th, starting at 9:30am.  Students have been given order packets.

  • School fees are due.  Class/Activity fees are $20.00/student for the year.  Yearbooks are $40.00 and milkbreak is $10.00/student/mo. Thanks for getting these taken care of!

  • Early Dismissal: We have a 1:30pm early dismissal day tomorrow, Wed., Sept. 1st!  Buses will run around 1:35pm.

  • We want or students and their parents & fans to be fully informed!  Be sure to download the Finley-Sharon School App. There is a new update to the app, so if you haven't already noticed the changes, be sure to pop into the Play Store or Apple Store for the update!

Announcements for Elementary:

  • Grades K-8 will be going swimming for their phy-ed classes again today.  Please remember to bring a swimsuit, towel, & sunscreen!

  • Afterschool Club forms will begin on Sept. 7th.  Registration forms will go home with students in the next day or so.



Announcements for High School:                                            

  • Congrats to the JH football team on their win yesterday against Park River!

  • Students in grades 7-12 that have turned in their Acceptable Use Policy may bring their Chromebook home.  This is the sheet that is one the back page of the Parent-Student Handbook. If you haven’t turned in your sheet, do so asap!  There will be a list on the office window as to who has not turned them in.

  • Sophomores & Seniors—a rep from Jostens will be here to meet with you about class rings (10th) and graduation caps & gowns (12th) on Wed., Sept. 1st at 12:30pm.

  • Students in grades 7-10 will be Star testing on Wednesday, 3rd period and Thursday, 2nd period of this week. Please make sure your chromebooks are charged and ready to go for these tests.  

Wednesday-  Reading Test-  Grade 7- Ms. Larson, Grade 8-Mrs. Paurus, Grade 9- Mr.Taghon, Grade 10- Mr. Gustin

 Thursday- Math Test  - Grade 7- Mrs. Larson, Grade 8- Ms. Scheitel, Grade 9-Mrs. Anderson, Grade 10- Mrs. Paurus



JH FB practice @ MPCG HS 4:00

V FB practice @ Hope 4:00

JH VB practice @ MPCG-PBJ 4:00

C/JV/V VB matches @ NC 4:45/6:00/7:15; excuse @ 2:35 & leave F-S @ 2:45  Good luck, girls!

CC meet @ Carrington 2:00; leave F-S @ 11:45  Good luck, Kiaza!



JH FB-no practice

V FB practice @ Hope 4:00; leave F-S @ 3:00

JH VB-no practice

C/JV/V VB practice @ MPCG HS 3:45; leave F-S @ 3:00

CC practice 3:45



JH FB practice @ MPCG HS 4:00

V FB practice @ Hope 4:00

JH VB practice @ MPCG-PBJ—PICTURE DAY!!; leave F-S @ 2:45

C/JV/V VB practice @ MPCG HS 3:45—PICTURE DAY!!; leave F-S @ 2:45



JH FB practice @ MPCG HS 4:00

V FB game @ Hope vs LLM 7:00pm-Watch via

Good luck, Spartans!

JH VB practice @ MPCG-PBJ 6:30am

C/JV/V VB practice @ MPCG HS 6:00am

CC meet @ Sioux Falls 6:00pm



Breakfast & Lunch this week:

Tuesday: Eggs & Bacon / Spaghetti & Garlic Toast

Wednesday: Waffles / Alfredo & Garlic Toast

Thursday: Long Johns / Taco in a Bag & Spanish Rice

Friday: Apple Turnovers / Tator Tot Hotdish