Reminder—No School on Monday, September 6th!


 Encouraging Thought for the Day: “In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.”-Les Brown, Author



Announcements for Everyone:  

  • The Shrine Circus will be coming to Grand Forks next weekend to the Ralph Engelstad Arena on Friday, Sept. 10th, Saturday, Sept. 11th, & Sunday, Sept. 12th.  Area businesses have sponsored tickets for the event and tickets have been sent with K-6 students.  We have extras, so any students or pre-schoolers wanting a ticket may stop in the school office!  If you go, be sure to tell the business who sponsored your ticket “Thanks!”

  • School Picture Day is Tues., Sept. 7th, starting at 9:30am. Remember your order packets!  Here is the photo schedule…
  • 9:30-Kinders            9:40-Grade 1             9:55-Grade 2
    10:05-Grade 4           10:15-Grade 5           10:25-Grade 3    10:35-Grade 7           10:50-Grade 6          11:00-Grade 8 11:10-Grade 9           11:20-Grade 10        11:30-Grade 11                11:40-Grade 12           11:45-Pre-Schoolers

  • 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!

  • Reminder—we ask that everyone exits the building through the front lobby doors.  Thank you!

  • The “Wildlife Explorers” 4-H club will be starting up again on Sunday, Sept. 12th at 4:00pm, meeting in the Finley Lutheran Church basement.  The new year starts on Sept. 1st, so parents, please help get your 4-H’er signed up online.  If you have questions, contact Becky Serr.

  • All Finley-Sharon students are encouraged to participate in a logo design contest for Finley's 125th Celebration in June of 2022. The logo should be descriptive, visually appealing, and must include "Finley" and "125" in the design. The deadline to enter is Dec. 31, 2021, with the winner announced in January 2022.  More information and contest rules are posted near the water fountains or found at this link...  The Finley Days Committee can't wait to see what the students come up with!  Good luck!

  • There are Spartan items on the table in the Lobby. You are welcome to take whatever you would like from it…you have until the end of the day! 

Announcements for Elementary:

  • Afterschool Club will begin on Tues., Sept. 7th.  Registration forms have been sent home with students.


Announcements for High School:                                            

  • 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 are just a few of you left who need to turn these in.  Check the list on the office window.




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; leave @ 5:30am

C/JV/V VB practice @ MPCG HS 6:00am; leave @ 5:30am

CC meet @ Sioux Falls 6:00pm  Good luck, Kiaza!


Monday: NO SCHOOL!

JH FB practice @ MPCG HS 5:00pm 

V FB-no practice

JH VB practice-no practice

C/JV/V VB practice @ MPCG HS 5:00pm   Transportation is on your own.



JH FB game @ MPCG HS vs Cavalier 4:30pm; leave F-S @ TBA   Good luck, boys!

V FB practice @ Hope 4:00

JH VB practice @ MPCG-PBJ 3:45

C/JV/V VB matches @ Enderlin 4:45/6:00/7:30; leave F-S @ TBA   Good luck, girls!



JH FB-no practice

V FB practice @ Hope 4:00

JH VB-no practice

C/JV/V VB practice @ MPCG HS 6:00am; leave F-S @ 5:30am



JH FB practice @ MPCG HS 4:00

V FB practice @ Hope 4:00

JH VB matches @ Park River 4:00/5:00; leave F-S @ TBA  Good luck, girls!

JV/V VB matches @ Park River 5:00/6:00/7:15; leave F-S @ TBA  Good luck, girls!



JH FB practice @ MPCG HS 4:00

V FB game vs Larimore @ Hope 7:00

JH VB practice @ MPCG-PBJ 6:30am

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

CC meet @ Moorhead 4:00pm; leave F-S @ TBA  Good luck, Kiaza!



Breakfast & Lunch this week:

Friday: Apple Turnovers / Tator Tot Hotdish


Monday: NO SCHOOL!

Tuesday: Biscuits & Gravy / Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Wednesday: Breakfast Burritos / Hot Dogs and Mac & Cheese

Thursday: Pancakes / Pizza

Friday: Banana Bread / Knoephla Hotdish & Rolls