The girls JH BB game vs Langford on 11-12 is canceled. We will try to make this game up at a later date.
Due to the weather forecast and Winter Storm Warning issued for our region tomorrow, there will be no school at Groton Area on Thursday, October 22, 2020.
Reminders for the Northwestern Volleyball Match: All students in grades 6th-12th may attend (ticket is required) All other spectators will be limited to close family of student-athletes Four (4) tickets per student-athlete must be distributed Please write the name and level of the athlete on the back of the ticket One of these tickets will be required for each child in 5th grade and under Children in 5th grade and under must always be accompanied by an adult If you are attending middle school matches and do not have a ticket for a C-team, Junior Varsity, or Varsity athlete, please leave after middle school matches have concluded Upon completion of the player’s event, family members are strongly encouraged to leave the facility to improve social distancing Please avoid congregation and exit as quickly as possible Everyone attending, including players and coaches when not participating, will wear a mask Logistics: Please use angle parking to increase parking availability for all fans when parking directly south of the school Fans who have paid for an annual activity pass will be admitted, but a ticket is still required The fee for fans will be $5 for adults and $3 for students in grades 6-12 Fans attending only middle school matches will not be charged admission, but a ticket is still required to enter Middle school volleyball spectators will use the northeast entrance to the school, closest to the auxiliary gym High school volleyball spectators will use the main lobby entrance to the school Ticket takers will be inside the entrance door The northwest door to the school will be reserved for coaches, athletes, and officials only The northeast door, to the high school student parking lot, will be reserved for middle school volleyball spectators Large format posters will take the place of individually printed volleyball programs These will be posted in multiple locations as you enter the facility and gymnasium As you enter, using your cell phone, please take a photo of the program to reference during the match CLARIFICATION Due to an overwhelming amount of questions and concern, please be aware of the following information: • Middle school spectators (northeast entrance) and high school spectators (school's main lobby entrance) will have separate entrances • Middle school spectators will not be charged admission • High school spectators will be charged $5 for adults and $3 for students • Tickets are required for all spectators (middle school and high school) • Middle school spectators are required to leave upon the completion of their student-athlete's match • High school spectators are strongly encouraged to attend ONLY their student-athlete's match • MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL SPECTATORS! Schedule 5:00 - C Team (main gym) 6:00 - JV (main gym) 7:00 - Varsity (main gym)
As we enter into a new week of school, remember to be diligent in self monitoring for symptoms of Covid-19. Stay home when you're sick. Wash your hands. Mask up when you're within 6' of someone else. Take care of yourself and your community.
Groton Area Elementary Students and Families: Support our school and shop our SCHOLASTIC ONLINE BOOK FAIR Oct. 5th - Oct. 18th https://www.scholastic.com/bf/grotonareaelementaryschool
Attention VB fans. Only parents of members of the team will be able to attend the Groton VB match @ Milbank on 10/15. If you are planning on attending you must submit your name to Coach Hanson. Only people on list can purchase tickets at the door. Again only parents may attend, no siblings, no grandparents, etc...will be allowed in.
Tonight’s VB schedule is as follows. One combined JH match at 5 pm, JV match at 6 pm and varsity to follow. All matches will be played in the GHS Arena.
The JH and JV Football games scheduled for today at Aberdeen Roncalli have been cancelled.
Attention Tiger fans....as of now there are no restrictions on attending tomorrow nights VB match at Leola-Frederick.
Fall Elementary Book Fair has gone Online!!!
Groton Area Elementary Picture Day
Due to the weather conditions, today's cross country meet at Sisseton has been canceled.
As of 9/30 there are no restrictions on fans who attend the Groton Tigers football game vs roncalli this Friday at Swisher Field. If this changes we will let everyone know.
Attention Tiger Volleyball Fans: Restrictions in place for Groton Area @ Faulkton VB tomorrow night. Only 4 tickets available per athlete. You will not be admitted without a ticket. Masks are required and must be appropriately worn.
Attention Tiger Football Fans: There will be limited attendance at Friday's football game in Milbank. Each player will be issued six tickets to distribute at their discretion. No fans will be admitted into the stadium without a ticket. Face masks are recommended, but not required. All Groton fans will sit in the bleachers on the visitor's sideline. No concessions will be available.
There will be NO BOYS SOCCER MATCH this Saturday. The match will not be rescheduled at this time. The girls match will be played as scheduled. It will kickoff at 1pm in Groton.
There will be no “C” volleyball match on 9/17 at Mobridge. The JV match will begin at 5pm and varsity will follow.
There is no JV Football Game this afternoon. The JH game will be played as scheduled, 4 PM.
Remember to complete the symptom self-check for each of your children before sending them to school or school activities each day. If they are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, sore throat, cough, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache loss of taste/smell), it is critical that they do not attend school or school activities until they've been evaluated by their provider.
Preschool Developmental Screening will be taking place during the month of September. Please contact Paula Johnson to schedule your appointment. For additional information please see flyer.