April 2, 2014 144
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1. Students that will be 14 years of age by Sept. 1st this year may wish to sign up for
the summer Driver Education program. The program will be taught by Mr. Preheim,
the high school principal from Armour. The class will begin on June 2nd and you must
attend all five full days of class to complete the course. The cost of the course is $ 125
for students enrolled at Tripp-Delmont and $ 200 for out-of-district students if room is
available. A sign up sheet is in the upstairs study hall. Parents of students that sign up
will receive a letter with additional information in early May.
2. I want to thank the eight students that traveled to the Scotland Quiz Bowl yesterday to
represent our school. While we did not win the tournament, it was a good experience
with many tough, competitive questions. We did find out that the kind of acid made by
ants is formic acid although one of our teams nearly got bonus points for suggesting that
the answer would be ant acid.
3. Microsoft, a leader in technology software and hardware is hosting a free workshop for
young women that would have an interest in the career field of technology. While the
workshop is free, unfortunately it is being held in Fargo, ND June 10th - 12th. It is open
to girls that are in grades 7 - 10 this year. If you would like additional information about
the Fargo DigiGirlz Workshop, stop by to see Mr. Vlasman.
4. The weather report for tomorrow evening indicates that we could be facing blizzard
conditions with heavy snow and 30 - 40 mph winds. We will postpone tomorrow''s
K-5 spring concert one week and that concert will now be held on Thursday, April 10th.
Breakfast for Thursday: Waffles
Tuesday April 1, 2014
Word of the Day: malversation \mal-ver-SAY-shun\ noun
1: misbehavior and especially corruption in an office or trust
2: corrupt administration
1. Sophomores and Juniors: If you parents get their electricity from Bon Homme
Yankton Electric, you are eligible to register for the 3 day 2014 Youth Excursion.
Three students from this area will be randomly chosen to attend at no cost.
Activities include a tour of a power plant, a gasification plant, a tour of a coal mine,
a dance, and a Missouri River cruise. Stop by the school office if you would like a
2. Teachers, students and parents: We have received notice that Infinite Campus will
be shut down this coming weekend for routine maitnenance, so you will not be able to
access the site on Saturday or Sunday.
3. A reminder to our Quiz Bowl students, you are to leave with Mr. Vlasman at 4:00 this
afternoon to travel to Scotland. Pizza and pop will be served at the mid-point of the
tournament at no charge to the participating students.
4. A Black and blue Nighthawk bag has been lost-last left in the Study Hall. A wooden/bead
necklace has been turned in to the office.
5. We want to remind students that there are guidelines for appropriate use of the school's
computer network and that there are consequences for violating those guidelines. Students
are not to log on to the network using any account other than there own, students are not
to access, change or delete files other than their own, and students are not to try to
work around the firewall to access inappropriate websites. Violations begin with in-school
suspension and a loss of network privileges for two weeks.
Breakfast for Wednesday: Biscuit & Gravy
Monday March 31, 2014
Sunrise: 7:16 Sunset: 7:57
1: agreeable, likeable
2: being on the same wavelength; congenial
1. Jr. High boys' basketball players are reminded to get their uniforms cleaned and
turned in to coach Gmear as soon as possible.
2. Today we welcome Victoria Scott back to TDHS and a new student, Carrie Jeffrey
3. Congratulations to the SDSU women's basketball team on advancing to the final four
of the Women's National Invitational Tournament.
4. Any sophomore boy or girl that would be interested in attending the Hugh O'Brien
Youth Leadership Conference in June should contact Mr. Vlasman. Our school was
represented by Payton Schafers last year and this is a great conference where the
registration fee and expenses have been covered by First State Bank for one
5. Tripp-Delmont track students will practice here in Tripp today. Jr. High students will not
begin today, but will start practice tomorrow, weather permitting.
Breakfast for Tuesday: Frog Legs, Turtle Soup