Join us tonight as we take on the Northwestern Wildcats in high school volleyball at the annual breast cancer awareness event. 7th/C matches begin at 5:00, followed by the 8th/JV matches. The varsity match will begin at approximately 7:00PM. Help us support cancer research.
There will be a free-will fundraising effort at the Groton Area vs. Webster Area football playoff on Thursday, October 24 to support Britton-Hecla student-athlete Trevor Zuehlke as he recovers from an injury sustained last week during a football game. You can learn about Trevor's story here: http://bit.ly/TZuehlkeCB. Bring a little extra cash, if you can, as we support our neighbors.
MS/HS Special Education Paraprofessional. The Groton Area School District is accepting applications for the position of paraprofessional to work with students with disabilities in the Middle and High School. This position is 7.0 hours/day, follows the school calendar, and includes great benefits. Applicants should completed and submit the Auxiliary Staff Application Form - http://bit.ly/GTAuxApp
Groton Area will travel to Webster on Thursday, October 24 to take on Webster Area in the opening round of the SDHSAA Class 11B Football Playoffs. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 PM. Admission to the game is $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for students. Let's go, Tigers!!
Congratulations to Senior Isaac Smith for finishing 2nd today at Cross Country Regionals today and qualifying for the State Meet in Huron on October 26!
Reminders for today: Elementary dismissal at 1:00 PM, MS/HS dismissal at 1:15 PM. P/T Conferences and Elementary Book Fair from 1:30 to 8:30 PM. While you're at conferences, please help us improve by completing our parent/family survey.
Due to the road conditions and (mostly) the forecast for today including the ongoing Winter Storm Warning, there will be no school on Friday, October 11, 2019.
The NSU Gypsy Day Parade scheduled for Saturday, October 12 has been cancelled.
The Lake Region Marching Festival for Friday, October 11 has been cancelled.
With deteriorating conditions, the Groton Area School District will be dismissing at 1:30 PM on Thursday, 10/10/2019.
Tonight's JH Volleyball match vs. Milbank has been canceled. This match will not be rescheduled.
Due to the weather today's JH Football game has been canceled. This will game will not be made up.
On Tuesday 10/8 the Groton Tigers will host Vermillion at 3 PM in the first round of the SDHSAA Boys Soccer State Playoffs.
Groton Area Elementary School Arctic Adventure Book Fair Thursday, October 17th from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. If you can't make it, you can order online from October 6-19. Enjoy a larger, expanded selection for all ages. Books make GREAT gifts! https://www.scholastic.com/bf/grotonareaelementaryschool1
Today's cross country meet at Sisseton has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
Congratulations to our state qualifying golfers: Cade Guthmiller, Hunter Kassube, and Tristan Traphagen. Good Luck at State!
Here is the Volleyball Match Schedule for 9/26 @ Roncalli. 7th & C @ 5 PM and 8th & JV @ 6 PM. Varsity will follow (approx 7:15 PM).
Tonight's volleyball match vs. Warner will also be live streamed by Paper Paul - GDILive.com
Here is the link to live stream tonight's volleyball match vs. Warner. https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/warner-high-school-warner-sd/gam1d60f5986a
Groton Area Destination Imagination is taking registrations for the 2019-2020 school year. Registration is due by Wednesday, September 25. https://5il.co/ae59
For those of you heading to Garretson on Saturday for the soccer match, you'll need to take exit 115 to Dell Rapids. Turn right onto SD Hwy 115 for approximately 4 miles. Turn left on County 114 (250th St) for approximately 10 miles. Turn right onto SD Hwy 11 into Garretson.
Due to weather the Groton Boys Golf Invite, that was scheduled for Thursday Sept. 12, has been canceled.
The JH and JV Football games scheduled for today with Webster have been postponed TBD.
Here is tomorrow's volleyball schedule at Ipswich. 4:30 7th grade, 5:15 C game, 6:30 JV and varsity to follow. There will be no 8th grade match. Go Tigers!
Here is the schedule for tomorrow's volleyball matches at Redfield. 7th Grade @ 5PM & 8th Grade @ 6PM. Matches will be played in the Aux Gym. C Team @ 5, JV @ 6, & Varsity to follow. Matches will be played in Greeno Gym following
Girls Soccer....Tigers fall 2-1. See you all tomorrow!
Boys Soccer...Tigers win 1-0!! Girls kickoff in 20 minutes.
Elementary PAC was very kind and bought student planners for the students this year. Please do not send money for one. Thank you!!
ImPACT Concussion testing will take place on Monday, August 5 and Tuesday, August 6 from 1pm to 4pm at the Groton Area Elementary computer lab. Students participating in athletics are required to complete a baseline assessment every two years (typically in grades 7, 9, and 11).
The fall athletics meeting is one week from today. Athletes participating in fall sports entering grades 9-12 should plan to attend. The meeting will take place on Monday, August 5 at 7:00 PM in the GHS Arena.