Jen Hendrickson, Elementary Principal is looking for support “I Love To Read Month” at HOTL.
Students are encouraged to participate in reading to Elementary students at the HOTL over the next couple of weeks, during English classes.
Thanks everyone for your support as the younger students truly look up to the High School Students.
CLICK ON THE LINK here to Schedule students accordingly
1st place- Anya Roe
2nd place- Mattea Steeke
5th place- Lizzie Dale, Paige Johnson
Perham High School is hosting a blood drive Friday, March 8, 2019 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Studio for anyone 16 years of age or older. Registration will be held during Power Hour B on Wednesday, February 12th in the Great Hall.
ON THE DAY OF THE BLOOD DRIVE YOU MUST BRING:
– Photo ID with date of birth on it
-If you are 16 you must have a parent consent form
You may contact me with any questions at this Caitlin Baardsen at: email@example.com
Dress Up Days:
Thursday: Pink Out
Friday: No School
There is a Pepfest/Coronation on Thursday during 6th lock.
SnowBall Dance will be held after the game on Thursday from 9:15 – 11:30. Cost of admission is $5.00 per person. This is open to all students in grades 9-10-11-12.
We competed Saturday and 6 of our teams (of 12) qualified for state and a 7th received alternate. Olivia McNair (a junior) won first place overall and advanced to the International Science and Engineering Fair to be held in Phoenix, Arizona the 2nd Week of May.
Winners from Fair (8 of 18 were from Perham)
Olivia McNair- 1st Overall Advancing to ISEF
Madilyn Johnson- State Qualifier
Audrey Tumberg- State Qualifier
Sierra Edvall- State Qualifier
Gage Lipmann and Ethan Bachmann- State Qualifiers
Gage Grunst- State Qualifier
Abby Fisette- State Alternate
If you have taken any photos of students in grades 9-12 that you would like to put into the 2018 – 2019 yearbook, you can send those photo’s to Missy Lindquist at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Tanya Beachy at email@example.com. or you can download the “Replayit” app on your phone and submit them directly to the Perham yearbook.
If you have any questions, please see Missy Lindquist or Tanya Beachy
The DNR is sponsoring the annual Jr Duck Stamp contest. The contest is open to all students grades K-12. Contest Levels are K-3rd, 4th-6th grade, 7-9th grade and 10th-12th grades. First, Second and Third place with Honorable Mention Awards are presented at all levels, with the top winners receiving cash awards.
Image can be done in any 2D medium except Photos or Computer Generated. Size must be 9×12 and Horizontal in view. No name or initials, lettering on the front. Must have an eligible waterfowl subject from species list. Check the website for list of species. Deadline is March 15th.
Any questions or need help getting started see Mr. Butenhoff in the Art Room.
You can also check out the website by clicking here:
Arvig Seeks Area Students for Annual Essay Contest;
Chance to Win All-Expenses Paid Trip to Washington, D.C.
Arvig is pleased to announce its annual essay contest to send one area student to visit Washington, D.C., for the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour, June 1 – 5, 2019. The essay prompt for the contest is “Technology and Rural Life.” Essays and completed applications are due to Arvig by email before 11:59 p.m., Thursday, February 28. any questions can be directed to Josie Winkels at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details on the essay and application process can be found by clicking here:
Mr. Butenhoff has information about Summer Exploratory Classes for middle and high school students at MSUM. There are a vast number of offerings.
Ranging from Art classes to Lego Robotics to Flora and Fauna to NASA Space Camp to 3D Video Game Design. Any students who would like information stop in the ART Room and ask Mr.B.
There will be a Perham Hot Shots (Trap Shooting League) Informational Meeting on Monday, Feb 18th at 7pm in 1st floor Breakout area at PHS. John will have a presentation which will include everything you need to know about shooting, how to sign up and this year’s fees. Trap Shooting is available for grades 6-12.
The deadline for schedule changes for Trimester 3 is 3:30 Wednesday, February 20th. Your request will need to fit our schedule change policy. Please click HERE to review the policy – this information was also emailed to all students. Use this link to sign up for a schedule change by clicking here:
It’s time for a giveaway at your PHS media center!
Create a poem and enter to win. It’s easy!
1. Stop by your PHS media center to create a poem by using 4 or more books.
2. Line up the words on their spine.
3. Take a picture and email it to email@example.com
4. Submit your entries by February 14th for a chance to win an awesome prize!
Be Creative and have FUN!
This is open to all students!
If you are interested in earning some community service hours, Kjersten in the Media Center needs help decorating the bulletin board. She would like to change them up monthly and if anyone has good ideas, or would like to help out – please see her in the Media Center.
Reminder that school will be in session on the following dates:
Monday, February 18th
Monday, April 22nd
The next Drivers Education class is scheduled to begin Monday, March 4 and will run until Friday March 15. The class will be held from 3:30-6:30 in room E110. The classroom instructor will be Mr. Kostynick. The cost of the class is $250.00. This includes 30 hours of classroom instruction, and 6 hours of behind the wheel lessons.
There will be a mandatory Informational parent meeting to be held Tuesday February 26 at 6:30 pm in room E110. This meeting will last approx. 90 minutes . (attendance at past meetings does not apply)
You must be 15 by Friday, March 15th in order to enroll in this class. Please register on line by clicking here:
FRIDAY: Morgan Schrupp
SATURDAY: Kallie Onsom
SUNDAY: Amy Villagomez, Meghan Wellnitz
Salads and Sandwiches are also available everyday.
Varsity Speech meet at Eastview High School starting at 8:00 am. (team members left yesterday)
Gymnastics will host the Sectional Tournament starting at 8:00 am.
Varsity Wrestling will travel to Thief River Falls for Team Sections starting at 11:00. The bus will leave at 7:00 am. Lakes 99.5 will broadcast this event for both 8A and 8AA teams.
mmer opportunities offered at Minnesota State University Moorhead
College for Kids & Teens has over 115 different courses offered in the morning and afternoon sessions during two weeks in June (June 10-13 & June 17-20) and two weeks in July (July 8-11 & July 15-18). Students from the ages of 6-18 can participate in College for Kids & Teens. Registration opens February 12th. Scholarships are available. Please view this website for pricing and a list of classes by clicking here:
SCRUBS Camp June 23-28 for students entering 9th -12th grade – SCRUBS is a 6 day, residential camp where students will stay on campus and have the ability to engage in different activities and labs to learn about a wide variety of healthcare and medical jobs. This camp will also include tours and activities at local hospitals, long term care facilities and more. Scholarships are available. Registration is now open – click on this link for more information and to register
MState Workforce Development Scholarship – $2,500. Scholarships are available for Minnesota students graduating from high school in spring 2019 and entering the high-growth, high-demand career fields of Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture, Health Care and Information Technology.
Deadline to apply is February 28. Availability is limited.
Click here for more information and to apply
MN Masonic Charities Deadline February 15. Over 81 Scholarships in 7 different categories. For an application and to apply, please click here:
SFM Foundation scholarship opportunity. This scholarship is for students whose parents were killed or have been seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for MN, WI or IA employers. The deadline is March 31. For more information and the application form, please click here:
Arvig Scholarship – Foundation for Rural Service (FRS/NTCA) Deadline to Student Services Office Tuesday February 19th. Click HERE for application.
Through this application students will competing for several scholarship opportunities which include the TMS Scholarship, Evert Kneece Scholarship, Roger Alan Cox Memorial Scholarship and if majoring in math, science, engineering or medicine the FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarship. Students will also be competing for the national FRS/NTCA $2000 scholarship and if selected for the national scholarship Arvig will add an additional $500.
Have at least a C grade point average
Express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation
Applicant family must subscribe to at least one service from Arvig
For more information please click here:
Arvig Scholarship – MN Telecom Alliance (MTA) Deadline to Student Services Office Tuesday February 19th. Click HERE for application.
Five $2000 Scholarships will be awarded
Applicant family must subscribe to at least one service from Arvig
For more information please click here:
Dawn Denise Lafferty Scholarship Foundation. Students who are attending or graduating from an Otter Tail County high school (or college) are eligible. The deadline is March 1st. Please click here for the application:
For 2019, Jennie-O Turkey Store will be offering more than $60,000 in
scholarships to graduating high school seniors whose parents are Jennie-O
Turkey Store employees* (or graduating high school seniors who are employed
at Jennie-O Turkey Store)
Applications must be sent to the address on the application with a postmark deadline on or before March 15, 2019.
Click here for the application:
The local scholarship applications are now open to complete. You can find them all on Moodle. Please make sure all of your applications are typed and hand them to Kim in Student Services. Deadline is no later than February 28, 2019. Good luck!
This will be the 4th year the Minnesota FFA Foundation will be offering the James W. Tracy Scholarships for your students. These scholarships are due February 1st and applications are now live.
James “Jim” Tracy was born in 1941. He grew up on a farm near Northfield, Minnesota. During his childhood, James was an active FFA and 4-H member. He loved helping young people and wanted to see agriculture and rural America remain strong. Jim had a deep love for the land and farming. He farmed his land until he lost his battle with illness in 2014. But Jim’s story doesn’t end there, his desire to support youth in agriculture lead him to donate his farm to an organization that he admired most, the FFA. The Minnesota FFA Foundation is pleased to bring life to James Tracy’s dream of providing scholarships to youth involved in agriculture. Generations of young people will benefit from this donation as the funds will be used to support youth agricultural scholarships.
Must be a resident of Minnesota
Must be a high school Senior
Must be enrolled or plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school in the U.S.
Must plan to pursue an academic award (certificate, diploma, or degree) in agriculture or animal husbandry
More than 15, $1,000 scholarships will be awarded based on the following criteria: (full details can be found on our website here.)
Leadership, involvement, agriculture interest and financial need
Essay, limited to no more tan 500 words, describing what excites you about a career in an agricultural field
Two letters of recommendation. Letters must be from non family members
Upon completion of their first semester at a post-secondary school, the scholarship recipient will need to send a transcript (copy acceptable) to the MN FFA Foundation showing satisfactory progress. Once transcript is received by the MN FFA Foundation, a check will be sent to the scholarship recipient.
Applications are due on or before February 1st
Scholarship recipients will be announced by May 1
You must complete the entire application all at the same time. Do not submit the answers to the questions and plan to submit the reference letters at a later time. It all needs to be submitted at one time.
The application can be found by clicking here:
PEO – Chapter BU – Fergus Falls is providing a $1000 scholarship grant to a female student with an interest in pursuing a post-secondary education in ANY field.
The scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to a female student who attends an Otter Tail County High School during the year the application is made.
You are eligible to apply if:
you are a current female high school student and will attend a post-secondary program as a full-time student (12 credits)
a citizen of the United States and family/guardian is a resident of Ottertail County
have a minimum GPA of 3.0
Application materials must be received via the on-line application by FEBRUARY 1, 2019 in order to be considered for the scholarship.
If interested in applying for this scholarship, the first step is to send an email to Peo.buchapter@gmail requesting an application.
If you need more info, please see Kim in Student Services.
The Ottertail Business and Community Association (OTBCA) has a grant program for Senior students in the Ottertail County area who are planning to continue their education.
A select number of $750 post-secondary grants will be made available to qualifying high school seniors. Selection will be based on academics, community involvement and other criteria
contained in the application.
You may pick up an application in Student Services. You must have this application back to me by January 31. NO exceptions!
Grants will be awarded in February.
Seniors ~ this is a GREAT opportunity to receive money for college. Don’t pass this one up. Any questions please see me. Thanks! ~ Kim