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December 6, 2013
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ACT Testing Jacy Johnson The ACT test is required to get into most colleges. If you are a student and have not yet taken the ACT test or need to retake them the next date of testing is December 14, 2013. To register for that test there will be a late fee. The next testing date is February 8, 2014.

NEIBA Band By Chad Plaehn Mr. Dan Lastovka is taking some students to the NEIBA band to Oelwein. He is taking Logan O’Neal and Evan Espenscheid. It will be held held on December 7. They get there at 8 a.m. and rehearse all day long and then the concert starts at 5 p.m. Good luck to Mr. Lastovka, Logan, and Evan!

Poinsettia Sales Bailey Sonderleiter The GMG class of 2014 will be selling poinsettias. The orders are to be turned in by Nov. 27th and will be delivered on Dec. 6th. They may be picked up after school. They come in many different colors: red, white, burgundy, jingle bells, and pink. We hope to sell a lot of flowers to pay for graduation flowers!

Christian Fellowship Fundraiser by Devon Schuett The GMG Christian Fellowship is once again selling pans, spatulas, paring knives, etc. These items will make wonderful Christmas presents. Mrs. Jill Roberts and Mrs. Eileen Marshall are the sponsors for Christian Fellowship. If you would like to order something you may contact either of those teachers or a CF student at 641-499-2005. Get your order in as soon as possible, so they can be here for the holidays.

Fruit Sales for GMG!! By: Shannon Brown The juniors are selling fruit this year for GMG. They must turn in their fruit sale forms by November 25th. The fruit sales will come in the week of December 9th. Buy some delicious fruit from the juniors!

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, from 5pm-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. GMG Elementary Concerts By: Christopherocious The GMG kindergarten through 3rd grade will have their concert Dec. 5th for 6:30 PM- 8 PM! The 4-6 grade concert will be December 10, 6:30PM-8:00PM. Come watch these cute little kids sing for you for a whole hour. Watch out, the roads might be slippery. The kids have been working hard for this up coming concert. We hope to have a great turn out this year.

GMG Seniors Are You on Track for Graduation by Eric Lada Attention GMG seniors, are you ready to graduate? Remember that you will need 20 hours of community service. If you need some easy hours you could always give blood at the annual blood drive that Mr. Samek does every year. You will also need the correct number of credits in order to graduate! Don’t wait for the last minute! Be prepared, speak to the counselor and get your self prepared to graduate!

Financial Aid Night By: Kendra Savage Mr. Mike Pierson, the GMG Counselor, will be holding a financial aid night. This will be held on Thursday, December 12th at 6:00 pm and will last until approximately 7:30 pm. Seniors, come and get some information and ask any questions you might have! Get your answers and get prepared! Hope to see you there!

What Are You Thankful For? by Anna Scheidel I went around the GMG High School for a second time to interview students and staff about what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving. Alexandrea Curry, a Junior, is thankful for her family. Isaiah Zielstorf, a Sophomore, is thankful for everything he has. Mrs. Andrea Samek, an English teacher, is thankful for everything that God has given her. Kyle Borota, a Sophomore, is thankful to have the chance at a good education. Noah Scheidel, a Senior is thankful for his family. Tyler Thurston, a Junior, is thankful for his family, and to have a home. Tristan Zoffka, a Senior, is thankful for her family and friends. Tyler Krull, a Senior, is thankful for dreams. Miss Leslie Preston, the Spanish teacher, is thankful to get to see her family. Trey Moore, a Sophomore, is thankful for pumpkin pie. This is the season to give thanks to everything you have been given. Thank someone you love.



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