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November 22, 2013
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AMC at GMG by Jacy Johnson For 12 years a group of GMG students have participated in the AMC (American Mathematics Competition) to hopefully get their “name on the plaque”. This year there is a new competition offered that is taken online. The participants in the competition this year are Logan Burt, Alec Bovenmyer, Jeff Hughes, Tyson Strayer, Noah Winters, Matt Carlon, Noah Scheidel, Riley Santry, and Kenna Krier. So far, the GMG team has won against Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Virginia. The GMG team is now placed in the division 1B and there are 64 teams in the division. The next round will be played Thursday November 14 at 11:45 p.m. Good luck guys!

Physics Rocket Shoot By Devon Schuett On Wednesday, November 20, the GMG physics class will be shooting off rockets. The class has ordered rockets and has put them all together themselves. When shooting the rockets, the class will record the time it takes to gets to its’ peak. With this time, the class can figure out the total height and the acceleration of the rocket. This project is very educational and fun for the physic’s students!

Care Packages By Scott Rockne The GMG Senior High Student Council will be sending care packages to the service man over seas again this year. If you could give the school his/her address, the council could send a package to your serviceman to show their appreciation. You need to give the address to Ms. Cindy Cutler or a council member, if you want them to show appreciation to a certain military personal.

GMG Basketball Chris O’Neal The boys started basketball November 18, 2013. Their first game will be after Thanksgiving break on December, 3 at 6:30 against Don Bosco at home. The boys head coach is Dean Aldrich and their assistant coach is Michael Plett. The girls have already started basketball practice. Their first varsity game will be Friday November, 22 at home against BCLUW with JV starting at 6:30. Their head coach is Justin Hornberg and their assistant is Melissa Dieleman. Come watch our teams in some basketball. It should be a fun season!

Cookie Walk By Ryan Larson This is a reminder to the GMG Seniors and Juniors and their parents about the annual Holiday Cookie Walk that will be held on Friday, December 6, from5pm-8pm. This is an after prom committee fund raiser. This event will be during a basketball game against Meskwaki at home. Each junior and senior is to provide 2 dozen baked goods for this event. Get into the festivities and come support our Cookie Walk.

Reading Contest by Anna Scheidel Mrs. Cindy Cutler and Miss Alison Matney are getting their reading students motivated to read. Each student is required to read at least 20 minutes a night and log it. This adds up to about 50 pages a week. Not all students like to read, though. To get the students reading, Mrs. Cutler and Miss Matney have agreed to get hit in the face with a pie if all the students (per section) reach the required amount of 200 pages. The said pie throwing will happen on December 5. That should be plenty of time to get the pages read. Mrs. Cutler teaches four different sections of reading; that can add up to a lot of pie!

ACT Test Date By: Summer Langenbau The next ACT test date will be December 14, 2013. The test will be taken at MCC in Marshalltown, IA. The test starts at 8 a.m. so make sure you are there early. If you are interested in testing on February 8, 2014 the registration deadline is January 10, 2014. Seniors and Juniors get this testing done, if you plan to attend a 4 year school!

GMG Financial Aid Meeting for Seniors By Trey Moore Mr. Michael Pierson will be having a financial aid meeting on Dec 12 for all seniors at GMG. This is an important meeting for GMG seniors and their parents. At the meeting, they will discus FAFSA’S, scholarships, and many other financial matters. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at the GMG secondary. Hope to see the seniors and their parents there!

Coat Drive By Chad Plaehn The GMG junior high student council and their sponsor, Mrs. Angie Claassen, are having a coat drive. The coat drive started November 1 and it ends on November 29. If you have any warm coats, hats, or mittens you would like to contribute, you may bring them to the school’s office in Garwin. Everyone needs warm attire for the winter months, so please donate to the worthy activity!

Wrestling Begins for GMG! by Shannon Brown Wrestling started on November 18th after school for GMG/East Marshall. The wrestling takes place at East Marshall. There aren’t very many boys out for it this year. However, we do have four high school boys out for it, and they are Chance Faircloth, Bryce Anderson, Daniel Soto, and Gage Fraser. We have one junior high boy out for it and he is Tre Jimenez.

Winter Concert Jacy Johnson On Thursday, December 12, at 7 PM the GMG band and vocal students will be hosting their annual 7th grade through 12th grade winter concert. The Christmas-spirit filled night will be lead by band director Dan Lastovka and vocal director Sheryl Mullikin. Everyone is welcome to come support the band and vocal students. We hope to see you there!



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