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March 4th,    2024

Cycle  7 -   Day 3 - Week  10

 

  1.  Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:     March (2) HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) HS Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9) State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. Girls ‘golf meeting Tuesday, March 5th in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend. Note date change

  4. Boys tennis meeting Tuesday, March 5 in (Mr. Grems) classroom 8th period. Plan to attend.

  5. Attention juniors-Pasquale's Pizza delivery Wednesday, March 6th 4-6 at High School front entrance.

  6. Attention juniors-Please mark your calendars and stop by to pick up your invitation to Prom 2024 today before school and after 7th period.  The RSVP needs to be returned by Friday, March 15th!  Committee members will be by the front entrance to hand them out.

  7. Purple cord opportunity-5-6 responsible high school students over the age of 15 who are capable of lifting at least 50 lbs. are needed to help unload, set up, and then reload scenery for a guest performance at Demoney Elementary on Thursday, March 28th. Help is needed from 8:15-9:45 and from 10:50-11:30. Please reach out to Miss Wilson at katy.wilson@elc-csd.org with questions or to volunteer.

  8. Purple cord opportunity-Estherville Little League Association is looking for concession stand workers for the upcoming little league ball season.  Concession workers help take orders, collect money, and serve food.  We are looking for volunteers on Monday through Thursday evenings this summer.  (Hours roughly 5:30-9:00 pm)  The ball season runs from mid May through the end of June.  Please reach out to esthervillelittleleague@gmail.com if you are interested in helping!!

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

March 1st,    2024

Cycle  7 -   Day 2 - Week  9

 

  1.  Happy birthday: Gavin Burt today.

  2. Activities:     March (2) HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) HS Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9) State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. Girls ‘golf meeting Tuesday, March 5th in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend. Note date change

  4. Boys tennis meeting Tuesday, March 5 in (Mr. Grems) classroom 8th period. Plan to attend.

  5. Attention juniors-Pasquale's Pizza delivery Wednesday, March 6th 4-6 at High School front entrance.

  6. Attention juniors-Please mark your calendars and stop by to pick up your invitation to Prom 2024 on Monday, March 4th before school and after 7th period.  The RSVP needs to be returned by Friday, March 15th!  Committee members will be by the front entrance to hand them out.

  7. Purple cord opportunity-5-6 responsible high school students over the age of 15 who are capable of lifting at least 50 lbs. are needed to help unload, set up, and then reload scenery for a guest performance at Demoney Elementary on Thursday, March 28th. Help is needed from 8:15-9:45 and from 10:50-11:30. Please reach out to Miss Wilson at katy.wilson@elc-csd.org with questions or to volunteer.

  8. Purple cord opportunity-Estherville Little League Association is looking for concession stand workers for the upcoming little league ball season.  Concession workers help take orders, collect money, and serve food.  We are looking for volunteers on Monday through Thursday evenings this summer.  (Hours roughly 5:30-9:00 pm)  The ball season runs from mid May through the end of June.  Please reach out to esthervillelittleleague@gmail.com if you are interested in helping!!

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

February 29th,    2024

Cycle  7 -   Day 1 - Week  9

  1.  Happy birthday: Erick Lorenzo today.

  2. Activities:   February (29) 1:30 p.m. V G BB vs Mount Vernon - Wells Fargo Arena;   March (2) HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) HS Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9) State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. Virtual Day, Today - Day 1,  Friday, March 1st will be Day 2

  4. January Purple Cord Hours-due Today  @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  5. Girls ‘golf meeting Tuesday, March 5th in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend. Note date change

  6. Boys tennis meeting Tuesday, March 5 in (Mr. Grems) classroom 8th period. Plan to attend.

  7. Attention juniors-Pasquale's Pizza delivery Wednesday, March 6th 4-6 at High School front entrance.

  8. Attention juniors-Please mark your calendars and stop by to pick up your invitation to Prom 2024 on Monday, March 4th before school and after 7th period.  The RSVP needs to be returned by Friday, March 15th!  Committee members will be by the front entrance to hand them out.

  9. Purple cord opportunity-5-6 responsible high school students over the age of 15 who are capable of lifting at least 50 lbs. are needed to help unload, set up, and then reload scenery for a guest performance at Demoney Elementary on Thursday, March 28th. Help is needed from 8:15-9:45 and from 10:50-11:30. Please reach out to Miss Wilson at katy.wilson@elc-csd.org with questions or to volunteer.

  10. Purple cord opportunity-Estherville Little League Association is looking for concession stand workers for the upcoming little league ball season.  Concession workers help take orders, collect money, and serve food.  We are looking for volunteers on Monday through Thursday evenings this summer.  (Hours roughly 5:30-9:00 pm)  The ball season runs from mid May through the end of June.  Please reach out to esthervillelittleleague@gmail.com if you are interested in helping!!

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 28th,    2024

Cycle  6 -   Day 6 - Week  9

 

  1.  Happy birthday: Jocelyn Hovinga today.

  2. Activities:   February (29) 1:30 p.m. V G BB vs Mount Vernon - Wells Fargo Arena;   March (2) HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) HS Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9) State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. Virtual Day, Thursday, Feb. 29th - Day 1, Friday, March 1st will be Day 2

  4. January Purple Cord Hours-due Thur., February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  5. Girls ‘golf meeting Tuesday, March 5th in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend. Note date change

  6. Boys tennis meeting Tuesday, March 5 in (Mr. Grems) classroom 8th period. Plan to attend.

  7. Attention juniors-Pasquale's Pizza delivery Wednesday, March 6th 4-6 at High School front entrance.

  8. Attention juniors-Please mark your calendars and stop by to pick up your invitation to Prom 2024 on Monday, March 4th before school and after 7th period.  The RSVP needs to be returned by Friday, March 15th!  Committee members will be by the front entrance to hand them out.

  9. Purple cord opportunity-5-6 responsible high school students over the age of 15 who are capable of lifting at least 50 lbs. are needed to help unload, set up, and then reload scenery for a guest performance at Demoney Elementary on Thursday, March 28th. Help is needed from 8:15-9:45 and from 10:50-11:30. Please reach out to Miss Wilson at katy.wilson@elc-csd.org with questions or to volunteer.

  10. Purple cord opportunity-Estherville Little League Association is looking for concession stand workers for the upcoming little league ball season.  Concession workers help take orders, collect money, and serve food.  We are looking for volunteers on Monday through Thursday evenings this summer.  (Hours roughly 5:30-9:00 pm)  The ball season runs from mid May through the end of June.  Please reach out to esthervillelittleleague@gmail.com if you are interested in helping!!

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 27th,    2024

Cycle  6 -   Day 5  - Week  9

  1.  Happy birthday: Maria Nunez Medina today.

  2. Activities:     March (2) HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) HS Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9) State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  4. Girls ‘golf meeting Thursday, Feb 29th in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend.

  5. Boys tennis meeting next Tuesday, March 5 in my (Mr. Grems) classroom during 8th period. Please plan to attend.

 

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 26th,    2024

Cycle  6 -   Day 4  - Week  9

 

  1.  Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   February   Today 12:30 p.m. Dismissal-State BB, 5 p.m. V G BB vs Forest City-Wells Fargo Arena;  March (2) HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) Hs Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9) State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  4. Girls ‘golf meeting Thursday, Feb 29h in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend.

  5. Revised schedule for today.  It was emailed to you or you can take a picture on your phone outside the front office. 12:30 dismissal.

  6. Purple cord opportunity-Looking for students that would be able to assist an ESL class that ILCC offers to adults.  The class is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm.  ILCC is looking for a student or two who would be able to help with daycare at ILCC while some women take the class.  Right now there are only 1 or 2 children who need daycare.  Contact Melissa Roper, at ILCC 362-6860 or mroper@iowalakes.edu (20)

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 23rd,       2024

Cycle  6 -   Day 3  - Week  8

 

  1.  Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   February   (24) District Individual Speech Contest - Sioux Central; 7 p.m. B BB Substate vs Hull Western Christian at Sibley;  (26) 12:30 p.m. Dismissal-State BB, 5 p.m. V G BB vs Forest City-Wells Fargo Arena;  March (2) HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) Hs Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9) State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  4. Girls ‘golf meeting Thursday, Feb 29h in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend.

  5. ELC Girls State Basketball - Early Dismissal-The Estherville Lincoln Central CSD will have an Early Dismissal on Monday, February 26.  All ELC students will be released at 12:30 p.m. to provide travel time for those who would like to attend ELC’s first round game vs. Forest City, which begins at 5:00 p.m. A charter bus, sponsored by the ELC Booster Club, is available for all students, staff and community members for $20 and will depart from the ELC High School parking lot at 1:00 p.m.  Elementary and Middle School aged students must be accompanied by a paid adult. Call the ELC Activities Office for more information about the charter bus opportunity, 712-362-7753. Sign up deadline is today at 3:00 p.m. All State Basketball games will be played at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.  Ticket Cost for all state tournament games is $10 plus processing and handling fees and will be available online on Bound.

  6. Revised schedule for Monday, February 26th.  It was emailed to you or you can take a picture on your phone outside the front office.

  7. Purple cord opportunity-Looking for students that would be able to assist an ESL class that ILCC offers to adults.  The class is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm.  ILCC is looking for a student or two who would be able to help with daycare at ILCC while some women take the class.  Right now there are only 1 or 2 children who need daycare.  Contact Melissa Roper, at ILCC 362-6860 or mroper@iowalakes.edu (20)

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 22nd,     2024

Cycle  6 -   Day 2 - Week  8

  1.  Happy birthday: Blake Bresler today.

  2. Activities:   February   (24) District Individual Speech Contest - Sioux Central; 7 p.m. B BB Substate vs Hull Western Christian at Sibley;  (26) 1 p.m. Dismissal-State BB, 5 p.m. V G BB vs Forest City-Wells Fargo Arena;  March (2) HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) Hs Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9) State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  4. Girls ‘golf meeting Thursday, Feb 29h in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend.

  5. ELC Girls State Basketball - Early Dismissal-The Estherville Lincoln Central CSD will have an Early Dismissal on Monday, February 26.  All ELC students will be released at 1:00 p.m. to provide travel time for those who would like to attend ELC’s first round game vs. Forest City, which begins at 5:00 p.m. A charter bus, sponsored by the ELC Booster Club, is available for all students, staff and community members for $20 and will depart from the ELC High School parking lot at 1:30 p.m.  Elementary and Middle School aged students must be accompanied by a paid adult. Call the ELC Activities Office for more information about the charter bus opportunity, 712-362-7753. Sign up deadline is Friday, February 23 at 3:00 p.m. All State Basketball games will be played at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.  Ticket Cost for all state tournament games is $10 plus processing and handling fees and will be available online on Bound.

  6. Revised schedule for Monday, February 26th.  It was emailed to you or you can take a picture on your phone outside the front office.

  7. Purple cord opportunity-Looking for students that would be able to assist an ESL class that ILCC offers to adults.  The class is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm.  ILCC is looking for a student or two who would be able to help with daycare at ILCC while some women take the class.  Right now there are only 1 or 2 children who need daycare.  Contact Melissa Roper, at ILCC 362-6860 or mroper@iowalakes.edu (20)

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 21st,     2024

Cycle  6 -   Day 1 - Week  8

  1.  Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   February   (24) District Individual Speech Contest - Sioux Central; (26) 1 p.m. Dismissal-State BB, 5 p.m. V G BB vs Forest City-Wells Fargo Arena;  March (2) HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) HS Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9) State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  4. Girls ‘golf meeting Thursday, Feb 29h in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend.

  5. ELC Girls State Basketball - Early Dismissal-The Estherville Lincoln Central CSD will have an Early Dismissal on Monday, February 26.  All ELC students will be released at 1:00 p.m. to provide travel time for those who would like to attend ELC’s first round game vs. Forest City, which begins at 5:00 p.m. A charter bus, sponsored by the ELC Booster Club, is available for all students, staff and community members for $20 and will depart from the ELC High School parking lot at 1:30 p.m.  Elementary and Middle School aged students must be accompanied by a paid adult. Call the ELC Activities Office for more information about the charter bus opportunity, 712-362-7753. Sign up deadline is Friday, February 23 at 3:00 p.m. All State Basketball games will be played at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.  Ticket Cost for all state tournament games is $10 plus processing and handling fees and will be available online on Bound.

  6. Purple cord opportunity-Looking for students that would be able to assist an ESL class that ILCC offers to adults.  The class is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm.  ILCC is looking for a student or two who would be able to help with daycare at ILCC while some women take the class.  Right now there are only 1 or 2 children who need daycare.  Contact Melissa Roper, at ILCC 362-6860 or mroper@iowalakes.edu (20)

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 20th,     2024

Cycle  5-   Day 6 - Week  8

 

  1.  Happy birthday:  to  2-13 Adison Pauling, 2-14 Arianna Beekman, 2-16 Luke Heinrichs, Carson Quastad, 2-17 Moriah Reineke, 2-18 Kiera Dalen, Aiden Deim, 

  2. Activities:   February   Today 6 p.m.  B BB District vs Forest City at Garner Hayfield;  (24) District Individual Speech Contest - Sioux Central; March HS Jazz/Show Choir Competition - Emmetsburg;  (5) Augustana Jazz Band Contest - Sioux Falls; (7) HA Vocal Pops Concert - Gym; (8) End of 3rd Quarter; (9_ State Individual Speech Contest - Carroll; (11) No School  Teacher PD/Collaboration

  3. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  4. Girls ‘golf meeting Thursday, Feb 29h in the OLC in the High School Library at 3:00.  Any girls interested in going out for girls golf need to attend.

  5. Purple cord opportunity-Looking for students that would be able to assist an ESL class that ILCC offers to adults.  The class is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm.  ILCC is looking for a student or two who would be able to help with daycare at ILCC while some women take the class.  Right now there are only 1 or 2 children who need daycare.  Contact Melissa Roper, at ILCC 362-6860 or mroper@iowalakes.edu (20)

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 12th,     2024

Cycle  5-   Day 2 - Week  7

 

  1.  Happy birthday  Aiden White today.

  2. Activities:   February   Today  (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 a.m. Bowling District-LeMars; (14-17 State WR), (15) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences;  (16)  No school, HS Jazz Choir Competition; (17) All State Festival Large Group Speech - Ames, HS Show Choir Competition - Spirit Lake;  (19) No School-Presidents Day, NCIBA District Jazz Band Festival - Clear Lake, 9 a.m. State Bowling; (24) District Individual Speech Contest - Sioux Central

  3. Parent Teacher Conferences-Today and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  4. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  5. Purple cord opportunity-Looking for students that would be able to assist an ESL class that ILCC offers to adults.  The class is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm.  ILCC is looking for a student or two who would be able to help with daycare at ILCC while some women take the class.  Right now there are only 1 or 2 children who need daycare.  Contact Melissa Roper, at ILCC 362-6860 or mroper@iowalakes.edu (20)

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, February 15. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 9th,     2024

Cycle  5-   Day 1 - Week  6

 

  1.  Happy birthday  none

  2. Activities:   February  (10) 10 a.m. WR District H; (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 a.m. Bowling District-LeMars; (14-17 State WR), (15) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences;  (16)  No school, HS Jazz Choir Competition; (17) All State Festival Large Group Speech - Ames, HS Show Choir Competition - Spirit Lake;  (19) No School-Presidents Day, NCIBA District Jazz Band Festival - Clear Lake, 9 a.m. State Bowling; (24) District Individual Speech Contest - Sioux Central

  3. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  4. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  5. Purple cord opportunity-Looking for students that would be able to assist an ESL class that ILCC offers to adults.  The class is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm.  ILCC is looking for a student or two who would be able to help with daycare at ILCC while some women take the class.  Right now there are only 1 or 2 children who need daycare.  Contact Melissa Roper, at ILCC 362-6860 or mroper@iowalakes.edu (20)

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, February 15. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 8th,     2024

Cycle  4-   Day 6 - Week  6

 

  1.   Happy birthday  Elizabeth Sundberg  today.

  2. Activities:   February   Today  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/ Newell Fonda,  5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/ Pocahontas Area; (10) 10 a.m. WR District H; (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 a.m. Bowling District-LeMars; (14-17 State WR), (15) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences;  (16)  No school, HS Jazz Choir Competition; (17) All State Festival Large Group Speech - Ames, HS Show Choir Competition - Spirit Lake;  (19) No School-Presidents Day, NCIBA District Jazz Band Festival - Clear Lake, 9 a.m. State Bowling; (24) District Individual Speech Contest - Sioux Central

  3. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  4. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  5. Tailgate Supper-tonight starting at 5:30 p.m.  Chili, Cinnamon, roll, water $8. Sponsored by Key Club.  All proceeds to the ELC Key Club to fund community projects.

  6. Purple cord opportunity-Looking for students that would be able to assist an ESL class that ILCC offers to adults.  The class is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm.  ILCC is looking for a student or two who would be able to help with daycare at ILCC while some women take the class.  Right now there are only 1 or 2 children who need daycare.  Contact Melissa Roper, at ILCC 362-6860 or mroper@iowalakes.edu (20)

  7. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, February 15. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

 

February 7th,     2024

Cycle  4-   Day 5 - Week  6

 

  1.  Happy birthday  Gustavo Chitic Aguilar today.

  2. Activities:   February   (8) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/ Newell Fonda,  5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/ Pocahontas Area; (10) 10 a.m. WR District H; (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 a.m. Bowling District-LeMars; (14-17 State WR), (15) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences;  (16)  No school, HS Jazz Choir Competition; (17) All State Festival Large Group Speech - Ames, HS Show Choir Competition - Spirit Lake;  (19) No School-Presidents Day, NCIBA District Jazz Band Festival - Clear Lake, 9 a.m. State Bowling; (24) District Individual Speech Contest - Sioux Central

  3. Midterm-is today.

  4. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  5. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  6. Tailgate Supper-Thursday, Feb. 8th starting at 5:30 p.m.  Chili, Cinnamon, roll, water $8. Sponsored by Key Club.  All proceeds to the ELC Key Club to fund community projects.

  7. Purple cord opportunity-Looking for students that would be able to assist an ESL class that ILCC offers to adults.  The class is held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm.  ILCC is looking for a student or two who would be able to help with daycare at ILCC while some women take the class.  Right now there are only 1 or 2 children who need daycare.  Contact Melissa Roper, at ILCC 362-6860 or mroper@iowalakes.edu

  8. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, February 15. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 6th,     2024

Cycle  4-   Day 4 - Week 6

 

  1.  Happy birthday  Clay Hanson and Bonita Jordan today.

  2. Activities:   February Today  4:00/5:00/7:45 p.m. JVR/JV/V B BB at Emmetsburg, 6:15 p.m. V G BB at Emmetsburg;  (8) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/ Newell Fonda,  5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/ Pocahontas Area; (10) 10 a.m. WR District H; (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 a.m. Bowling District-LeMars; (14-17 State WR), (15) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences;  (16)  No school, HS Jazz Choir Competition; (17) All State Festival Large Group Speech - Ames, HS Show Choir Competition - Spirit Lake;  (19) No School-Presidents Day, NCIBA District Jazz Band Festival - Clear Lake, 9 a.m. State Bowling; (24) District Individual Speech Contest - Sioux Central

  3. Midterm-is Wednesday, February 7th.

  4. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  5. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours.

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, February 15. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

February 5th,     2024

Cycle  4-   Day 3- Week 6

 

  1.  Happy birthday  Ella Regelsted today 

  2. Activities:   February Today  State Jazz Choir Contest; (6) 4:00/5:00/7:45 p.m. JVR/JV/V at Emmetsburg, 6:15 p.m. V G BB at Emmetsburg;  (8) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/ Newell Fonda,  5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/ Pocahontas Area; (10) 10 a.m. WR District H; (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 a.m. Bowling District

  3. Midterm-is Wednesday, February 7th.

  4. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  5. Short track meeting for both boys and girls teams today in the HS library at 7:45 AM. Please attend if you will be going out this year.

  6. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

February 2nd,     2024

Cycle  4-   Day 2- Week 5

  1.  Happy birthday  Blake Arends today and Thalia Acosta Saturday, Feb. 3rd

  2. Activities:   February Today  4:30/6:00 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/Spirit Lake; (3) State Large Group Speech, (5) State Jazz Choir Contest; (6) 4:00/5:00/7:45 p.m. JVR/JV/V at Emmetsburg, 6:15 p.m. V G BB at Emmetsburg;  (8) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/ Newell Fonda,  5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/ Pocahontas Area; (10) 10 a.m. WR District H; (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 a.m. Bowling District

  3. Interested in going out for baseball?  There will be a 10 min meeting at 3:30 right after school today in the High school gym for those interested in going out for high school baseball. We are going to get hat sizes, phone numbers, and  go over the offseason schedule, if you can't make it you will need to stop in and talk with Coach Evans at the middle school.

  4. Midterm-is Wednesday, February 7th.

  5. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  6. ELC Booster Club will have a bowling event for high school students on Sat Feb 3 from 1-4 pm and will be serving pizza. The Booster Club bowling event for high school students will be free with the max of 60 bowlers. Sign up in the Activities Office.

  7. Tailgate Supper-Friday, tonight starting at 5:30 p.m.  Beef Sundae, cookie and water (beef, mashed potatoes, corn, gravy) $10.  During the ELC vs Spirit Lake BB games.  Sponsored by the Homecoming committee.

  8. Short track meeting for both boys and girls teams Monday, February 5th, in the HS library at 7:45 AM. Please attend if you will be going out this year.

  9. January Purple Cord Hours are due Thursday, February 29 @ 3:30pm. No longer accepting December hours

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day

 

 

February 1st,     2024

Cycle  4-   Day 1- Week 5

  1.  Happy birthday  none

  2. Activities:   February Today  5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at Sioux Center; (2) 4:30/6:00 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/Spirit Lake; (3) State Large Group Speech, (5) State Jazz Choir Contest; (6) 4:00/5:00/7:45 p.m. JVR/JV/V at Emmetsburg, 6:15 p.m. V G BB at Emmetsburg;  (8) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/ Newell Fonda,  5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/ Pocahontas Area; (10) 10 a.m. WR District H; (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 a.m. Bowling District

  3. Interested in going out for baseball?  There will be a 10 min meeting at 3:30 right after school this Friday in the High school gym for those interested in going out for high school baseball. We are going to get hat sizes, phone numbers, and  go over the offseason schedule, if you can't make it you will need to stop in and talk with Coach Evans at the middle school.

  4. Midterm-is Wednesday, February 7th.

  5. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  6. ELC Booster Club will have a bowling event for high school students on Sat Feb 3 from 1-4 pm and will be serving pizza. The Booster Club bowling event for high school students will be free with the max of 60 bowlers. Sign up in the Activities Office.

  7. Tailgate Supper-Friday, February 2nd starting at 5:30 p.m.  Beef Sundae, cookie and water (beef, mashed potatoes, corn, gravy) $10.  During the ELC vs Spirit Lake BB games.  Sponsored by the Homecoming committee.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

January 31,     2024

Cycle  3-   Day 6- Week 5

  1.  Happy birthday  Caleb Lausen, Addison Hooge, Amari Armstrong today.

  2. Activities:   February (1) 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at Sioux Center; (2) 4:30/6:00 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B Bb H w/Spirit Lake; (3) State Large Group Speech, (5) State Jazz Choir Contest; (6) 4:00/5:00/7:45 p.m. JVR/JV/V at Emmetsburg, 6:15 p.m. V G BB at Emmetsburg;  (8) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/ Newell Fonda,  5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/ Pocahontas Area; (10) 10 a.m. WR District H; (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 .m. Bowling District

  3. Post-prom pizza fundraiser - All orders are due on Wednesday, January 31st at 3:30 p.m.  There is a collection envelope in the high school office.

  4. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

  5. Midterm-is Wednesday, February 7th.

  6. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  7. ELC Booster Club will have a bowling event for high school students on Sat Feb 3 from 1-4 pm and will be serving pizza. The Booster Club bowling event for high school students will be free with the max of 60 bowlers. Sign up in the Activities Office.

  8. Tailgate Supper-Friday, February 2nd starting at 5:30 p.m.  Beef Sundae, cookie and water (beef, mashed potatoes, corn, gravy) $10.  During the ELC vs Spirit Lake BB games.  Sponsored by the Homecoming committee.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 30,    2024

Cycle  3-   Day 5- Week 5

  1.  Happy birthday   none

  2. Activities:   January Today  4 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Spirit Lake; February (1) 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at Sioux Center; (2) 4:30/6:00 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B Bb H w/Spirit Lake; (3) State Large Group Speech, (5) State Jazz Choir Contest; (6) 4:00/5:00/7:45 p.m. JVR/JV/V at Emmetsburg, 6:15 p.m. V G BB at Emmetsburg;  (8) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/ Newell Fonda,  5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H w/ Pocahontas Area; (10) 10 a.m. WR District H; (12) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (13) 9 .m. Bowling District

  3. Post-prom pizza fundraiser - All orders are due on Wednesday, January 31st at 3:30 p.m.  There is a collection envelope in the high school office.

  4. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

  5. Midterm-is Wednesday, February 7th.

  6. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  7. ELC Booster Club will have a bowling event for high school students on Sat Feb 3 from 1-4 pm and will be serving pizza. The Booster Club bowling event for high school students will be free with the max of 60 bowlers. Sign up in the Activities Office.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER  2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 26,    2024

Cycle  3-   Day 4 - Week 4

  1.  Happy birthday   Jostin Ortiz today. Saturday, 1-27 Levi Popken Webb, Monday 1-29 Delaney Lundgren

  2. Activities:   January Today 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Cherokee, 4:30/6:007:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Cherokee; (29) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration, State Show Choir Contest, 6 p.m./7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Sheldon; (30) 4 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Spirit Lake; February (1) 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at Sioux Center; (2) 4:30/6:00 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B Bb H w/Spirit Lake; (3) State Large Group Speech, (5) State Jazz Choir Contest; (6) 4:00/5:00/7:45 p.m. JVR/JV/V at Emmetsburg, 6:15 p.m. V G BB at Emmetsburg

  3. NO DRIVING TODAY FOR DRIVERS ED.

  4. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

  5. Tailgate Supper-tonight .5-7:30 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, bar, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  6. No school-Monday January 29th Teacher PD Collaboration.  Tuesday will be Day 5.

  7. Midterm-is Wednesday, February 7th.

  8. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  9. ELC Booster Club will have a bowling event for high school students on Sat Feb 3 from 1-4 pm and will be serving pizza. The Booster Club bowling event for high school students will be free with the max of 60 bowlers. Sign up in the Activities Office.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day Day

 

January 25,    2024

Cycle  3-   Day 3 - Week 4

  1.  Happy birthday   Joaquin Mata Diaz and Lana Hammond  today.

  2. Activities:   January Today  ILCC Jazz/Show Choir Festival - ILCC, 4:00 p.m. Bowling at Jefferson, IA, 5 p.m. V WR Lakes Conference - Spencer; (26)  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Cherokee, 4:30/6:007:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Cherokee; (29) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration, State Show Choir Contest, 6 p.m./7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Sheldon; (30) 4 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Spirit Lake; February (1) 4:30/6:00 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B Bb H w/Spirit Lake; (3) State Large Group Speech, (5) State Jazz Choir Contest; (6) 4:00/5:00/7:45 p.m. JVR/JV/V at Emmetsburg, 6:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. V G BB at Emmetsburg

  3. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

  4. Tailgate Supper-Friday, Jan. 26.5-7:30 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, bar, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  5. No school-Monday January 29th Teacher PD Collaboration.  Tuesday will be Day 5.

  6. Midterm-is Wednesday, February 7th.

  7. Parent Teacher Conferences-Monday, Feb. 12th and Thursday, Feb. 15th 4-7:30 p.m. 

  8. ELC Booster Club will have a bowling event for high school students on Sat Feb 3 from 1-4 pm and will be serving pizza.  Cost will be determined on how many sponsorships they will receive to help with the cost.  Please stop by the Activities Office to sign up.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 24,    2024

Cycle  3-   Day 2 - Week 4

  1.  Happy birthday  Joaquin Mata Diaz and Lana Hammond  today.

  2. Activities:   January Today  ILCC Jazz/Show Choir Festival - ILCC; (25)  ILCC Jazz/Show Choir Festival - ILCC, 4:00 p.m. Bowling at Jefferson, IA, 5 p.m. V WR Lakes Conference - Spencer; (26)  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Cherokee, 4:30/6:007:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Cherokee; (29) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration, State Show Choir Contest, 6 p.m./7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Sheldon; (30) 4 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Spirit Lake (3) State Large Group Speech, (5) State Jazz Choir Contest; (6) 4:00/5:00/7:45 p.m. JVR/JV/V at Emmetsburg, 6:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. V G BB at Emmetsburg

  3. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

  4. Tailgate Supper-Friday, Jan. 26.5-7:30 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, bar, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  5. No school-Monday January 29th Teacher PD Collaboration.  Tuesday will be Day 5.
     

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 23,    2024

Cycle  3-   Day 1 - Week 4

  1.  Happy birthday  Cara Schiltz today.

  2. Activities:   January Today ILCC Jazz/Show Choir Festival at ILCC, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Spencer, 4:30/6:007:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR H; (24) ILCC Jazz/Show Choir Festival - ILCC; (25)  ILCC Jazz/Show Choir Festival - ILCC, 4:00 p.m. Bowling at Jefferson, IA, 5 p.m. V WR Lakes Conference - Spencer; (26)  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Cherokee, 4:30/6:007:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Cherokee; (29) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration, State Show Choir Contest, 6 p.m./7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Sheldon; (30) 4 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Spirit Lake, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Spirit Lake

  3. Free Pizza at Pack the Gym night for the ELC Home Dual Meet tonight.  Pizza served at 6:30 p.m. at the gym.  Limit 3 slices for those wearing ELC clothing while supplies last.  Sponsored by Duitsman Plumbing and Heating, ELC Booster Club and Estherville News.

  4. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

  5. Tailgate Supper-Friday, Jan. 26.5-7:30 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, bar, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students.
     

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 22,    2024

Cycle  2-   Day 6 - Week 4

  1.  Happy birthday: Marissa Ohl today

  2. Activities:   January Today 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spencer, 4:30/5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Spencer, 4:45 p.m. JV WR at Sioux Center, 7:20 p.m. State Jazz Band Contest at Spirit Lake; (23) ILCC Jazz/Show Choir Festival at ILCC, 3 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Spencer, 4:30/6:007:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR H

  3. Free Pizza at Pack the Gym night for the ELC Home Dual Meet Tuesday, Jan. 23.  Pizza served at 6:30 p.m. at the gym.  Limit 3 slices for those wearing ELC clothing while supplies last.  Sponsored by Duitsman Plumbing and Heating, ELC Booster Club and Estherville News.

  4. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

 

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 19,    2024

Cycle  2-   Day 5 - Week 3

  1.  Happy birthday: Zoe Olesen today and Lexi Juergens on Sunday, Jan. 21st.

  2. Activities:   January Today  8 a.m. ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Storm Lake, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest, 9:30 a.m. V WR at Bishop Heelan; (22) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spencer, 4:30/5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Spencer, 4:45 p.m. JV WR at Sioux Center, 7:20 p.m. State Jazz Band Contest at Spirit Lake; (23) ILCC Jazz/Show Choir Festival at ILCC, 3 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Spencer, 4:30/6:007:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR H

  3. Free Pizza at Pack the Gym night for the ELC Home Dual Meet Tuesday, Jan. 23.  Pizza served at 6:30 p.m. at the gym.  Limit 3 slices for those wearing ELC clothing while supplies last.  Sponsored by Duitsman Plumbing and Heating, ELC Booster Club and Estherville News.

  4. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

  5. Purple Cord Opportunity:  PAT Carnival for the Demoney students on Sunday, January 21st from 11-1 at the RWC. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Alyson Gruhlke via email:    gruhlkea@gmail.com 

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 18,    2024

Cycle  2-   Day 4 - Week 3

  1.  Happy birthday: Angel Hernandez today.

  2. Activities:   January Today 3 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 6 p.m.  JV/V WR at Lake Mills;   (19)  8 a.m. ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Storm Lake, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest, 9:30 a.m. V WR at Bishop Heelan; (22) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spencer, 4:30/5:30/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Spencer, 4:45 p.m. JV WR at Sioux Center, 7:20 p.m. State Jazz Band Contest at Spirit Lake; (23) ILCC Jazz/Show Choir Festival at ILCC, 3 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Spencer, 4:30/6:007:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR H

  3. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

  4. Purple Cord Opportunity:  PAT Carnival for the Demoney students on Sunday, January 21st from 11-1 at the RWC. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Alyson Gruhlke via email:    gruhlkea@gmail.com 

  5. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom today.Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 17,    2024

Cycle  2-   Day 3 - Week 3

  1.  Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   January (18) 6 p.m.  JV/V WR at Lake Mills, 7:30 p.m. JVR B BB H w/Spirit Lake;  (19) ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Storm Lake, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest

  3. December Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, January 31.  No longer accepting November hours.

  4. Juniors interested in decorating for the Grand March will have a meeting tomorrow Wednesday Jan. 17th at 2:45 in the Shop classroom C112.  We will be discussing the Theme as well as other items.  

  5. Purple Cord Opportunity:  PAT Carnival for the Demoney students on Sunday, January 21st from 11-1 at the RWC. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Alyson Gruhlke via email:    gruhlkea@gmail.com 

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, January 18. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 16,    2024

Cycle  1-   Day 2 - Week 3

  1.  Happy birthday:  Ciji Paul today.

  2. Activities:   January Today   4 p.m. Bowling at Sanborn;; (18) 6 p.m.  JV/V WR at Lake Mills, (19) ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Storm Lake,   4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest

  3. Juniors-meeting Today at 2:45 p.m. Please plan to attend!  Mr. Johnson will be talking about Grand March and the post prom  committee will be handing out materials for our final "big" fundraiser!  You will be selling Pasquale's Pizza from January 16th through January 31st!  Please plan to attend this meeting and help raise funds for your Post-Prom!!

  4. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, January 18. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

January 12,    2024

Cycle  1-   Day 1 - Week 2

 

  1.  Happy birthday: to Kaden Fechter today and Myla Fisher on Monday, 1-15.

  2. Activities:   January Today  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Spirit Lake,  4:307:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Spirit Lake; (13) 10 a.m. JV/V WR at Lake Mills; (15) No school-Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Newell Fonda, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H  w/Newell Fonda, 5 p.m. JV WR at Emmetsburg; (16) 4 p.m. Bowling at Sanborn;; (18) 6:30 p.m. JV G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 7:30 p.m. JVR B BB H w/Spirit lake; (19) ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Storm Lake,   4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest

  3. No school-Monday, January 15th  - Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Tuesday will be Day 2.

  4. Juniors-meeting on Tuesday, January 16th at 2:45 p.m. Please plan to attend!  Mr. Johnson will be talking about Grand March and the post prom  committee will be handing out materials for our final "big" fundraiser!  You will be selling Pasquale's Pizza from January 16th through January 31st!  Please plan to attend this meeting and help raise funds for your Post-Prom!!

  5. Tailgate Supper-Monday, January 15 starting at 5:30 p.m. Chili, Cinnamon Roll, Water $8. Cafeteria.  All proceeds to the ELC Key Club to fund community projects.

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, January 18. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

January 11,    2024

Cycle  1-   Day 6 - Week 2

  1. Happy birthday: to Ariel Gonzalez

  2. Activities:   January Today 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Rock Valley; (12) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Spirit Lake,  4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Spirit Lake; (13) 10 a.m. JV/V WR at Lake Mills; (15) No school-Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Newell Fonda, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H  w/Newell Fonda, 5 p.m. JV WR at Emmetsburg; (16) 4 p.m. Bowling at Sanborn;; (18) 6:30 p.m. JV G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 7:30 p.m. JVR B BB H w/Spirit lake; (19) ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Storm Lake,   4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest

  3. No school-Monday, January 15th  - Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  4. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, January 18. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 10,    2024

Cycle  1-   Day 5 - Week 2

 

  1. Happy birthday: to Remmington Laidig today.

  2. Activities:   January Today Triton Jazz Contest - Ft. Dodge; (11) 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Rock Valley; (12) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Spirit Lake  (13) 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spirit Lake; 10 a,m, JV/V WR at Lake Mills; (15) No school-Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Newell Fonda, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H  w/Newell Fonda, 5 p.m. JV WR at Emmetsburg; (16) 4 p.m. Bowling at Sanborn;; (18) 6:30 p.m. JV G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 7:30 p.m. JVR B BB H w/Spirit lake; (19) ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Storm Lake,   4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest

  3. Schedule changes-can be made until the  end of today..  Use google form that Mrs. Brechwald sent you.  

  4. No school-Monday, January 15th  - Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  5. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, January 18. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

                                                                                                                                                         

January 9,    2024

Cycle  1-   Day 4 - Week 2

 

  1. Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   January Today 4 p.m. Bowling at Estherville, 6 p.m. JV/V WR H; (10) Triton Jazz Contest - Ft. Dodge; (11) 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Rock Valley; (12) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Spirit Lake  (13) 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spirit Lake; 10 a,m, JV/V WR at Lake Mills; (15) No school-Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Newell Fonda, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H  w/Newell Fonda, 5 p.m. JV WR at Emmetsburg; (16) 4 p.m. Bowling at Sanborn;; (18) 6:30 p.m. JV G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 7:30 p.m. JVR B BB H w/Spirit lake; (19) ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Storm Lake,   4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest

  3. Schedule changes-can be made until the  end of the day on Wednesday, Jan. 10th.  Use google form that Mrs. Brechwald sent you.  

  4. Free Pizza at Pack the Gym night for the ELC Home Dual Meet tonight..  Pizza served at 6:30 p.m. at the gym.  Limit 3 slices for those wearing ELC clothing while supplies last.  Sponsored by Duitsman Plumbing and Heating, ELC Booster Club and Estherville News.

  5. No school-Monday, January 15th  - Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, January 18. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

January 8,    2024

Cycle  1-   Day 3 - Week 2

 

  1. Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   January Today 4 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spencer, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Spencer; (9) 4 p.m. Bowling at Estherville, 6 p.m. JV/V WR H; (10) Triton Jazz Contest - Ft. Dodge; (11) 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Rock Valley; (12) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Spirit Lake  (13) 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spirit Lake; 10 a,m, JV/V WR at Lake Mills; (15) No school-Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Newell Fonda, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H  w/Newell Fonda, 5 p.m. JV WR at Emmetsburg; (16) 4 p.m. Bowling at Sanborn;; (18) 6:30 p.m. JV G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 7:30 p.m. JVR B BB H w/Spirit lake; (19) ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Storm Lake,   4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest

  3. Schedule changes-can be made until the  end of the day on Wednesday, Jan. 10th.  Use google form that Mrs. Brechwald sent you.  

  4. Free Pizza at Pack the Gym night for the ELC Home Dual Meet on Tuesday, Jan. 9th.  Pizza served at 6:30 p.m. at the gym.  Limit 3 slices for those wearing ELC clothing while supplies last.  Sponsored by Duitsman Plumbing and Heating, ELC Booster Club and Estherville News.

  5. No school-Monday, January 15th  - Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

January 8,    2024

Cycle  1-   Day 3 - Week 2

 

  1. Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   January Today 4 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spencer, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Spencer; (9) 4 p.m. Bowling at Estherville, 6 p.m. JV/V WR H; (10) Triton Jazz Contest - Ft. Dodge; (11) 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Rock Valley; (12) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Spirit Lake  (13) 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spirit Lake; 10 a,m, JV/V WR at Lake Mills; (15) No school-Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Newell Fonda, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB H  w/Newell Fonda, 5 p.m. JV WR at Emmetsburg; (16) 4 p.m. Bowling at Sanborn;; (18) 6:30 p.m. JV G BB H w/Spirit Lake, 7:30 p.m. JVR B BB H w/Spirit lake; (19) ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Storm Lake,   4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Storm Lake; (20) District Large Group Speech Contest

  3. Schedule changes-can be made until the  end of the day on Wednesday, Jan. 10th.  Use google form that Mrs. Brechwald sent you.  

  4. Free Pizza at Pack the Gym night for the ELC Home Dual Meet on Tuesday, Jan. 9th.  Pizza served at 6:30 p.m. at the gym.  Limit 3 slices for those wearing ELC clothing while supplies last.  Sponsored by Duitsman Plumbing and Heating, ELC Booster Club and Estherville News.

  5. No school-Monday, January 15th  - Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 5,    2024

Cycle  1-   Day 2 - Week 1

 

  1. Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   January Today  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Cherokee,  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Cherokee; (6) NCIBA HS Honor Band - Ft. Dodge, 10 a.m. WR Invitational at Graettinger; (8) 4 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spencer, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Spencer; (9) 4 p.m. Bowling at Estherville, 6 p.m. JV/V WR H; (10) Triton Jazz Contest - Ft. Dodge; (11) 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Rock Valley; (12) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Spirit Lake  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spirit Lake; 10 a,m, JV/V WR at Lake Mills

  3. Schedule changes-can be made until the  end of the day on Wednesday, Jan. 10th.  Use google form that Mrs. Brechwald sent you.  

  4. Free Pizza at Pack the Gym night for the ELC Home Dual Meet on Tuesday, Jan. 9th.  Pizza served at 6:30 p.m. at the gym.  Limit 3 slices for those wearing ELC clothing while supplies last.  Sponsored by Duitsman Plumbing and Heating, ELC Booster Club and Estherville News.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-29 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

January 4,    2024

Cycle  1-   Day 1 - Week 1

  1. Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   January (4) Begin 3rd Quarter and 2nd Semester, 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Cherokee, (5) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Cherokee,  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Cherokee; (6) NCIBA HS Honor Band - Ft. Dodge, 10 a.m. WR Invitational at Graettinger; (8) 4 p.m. Bowling at Emmetsburg, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Spencer, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Spencer; (9) 4 p.m. Bowling at Estherville, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR H; (10) Triton Jazz Contest - Ft. Dodge; (11) 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Rock Valley; (12) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Spirit Lake  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Spirit Lake; 10 a,m, JV/V WR at Lake Mills

  3. Schedule changes-can be made until the  end of the day on Wednesday, Jan. 10th.  Use google form that Mrs. Brechwald sent you.  

  4. Free Pizza at Pack the Gym night for the ELC Home Dual Meet on Tuesday, Jan. 9th.  Pizza served at 6:30 p.m. at the gym.  Limit 3 slices for those wearing ELC clothing while supplies last.  Sponsored by Duitsman Plumbing and Heating, ELC Booster Club and Estherville News.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 20,    2023

Cycle  13-   Day 6- Week 9

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Joyce Beckman today; 21-Thomas Nelson, Jesus Diaz Barajas; 22-Aracely Astello; 24-Brayan Chilel Vicente, Layton Yager; 26-Yuliana Flores; 26-Rylee Yager; 27-Cesar Jimenz Luna, Samantha Myers, Yuri De La Rosa; 29-Joshua Miller; 31-Amarissa Arizmendi; 2024 Jan. 1-Tristan Mathis; 2-Rigoberto Lopez Martin, Emily Eveleth, Jaylene Perdoma; 3-Julissa Smith

  2. Activities:  December today  End 2nd Quarter/1st Semester;  (21 thru 1-3-24) Holiday Break, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB H w/Central Lyon, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Central Lyon, 6 p.m. JV/V WR Quad at George;  January 2024 (3) Teacher PD/Collaboration;  (4) Begin 3rd Quarter and 2nd Semester, 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Cherokee, (5) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Cherokee,  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Cherokee; (6) NCIBA HS Honor Band - Ft. Dodge, 10 a.m. WR Invitational at Graettinger

  3. Christmas Dress up Days-Today Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day

  4. November Purple Cord hours due today.  Not accepting October hours. 

  5. All Demoney Mentors:  Please check your emails for something from Mrs. Frideres that includes important information regarding next semester. 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 19,    2023

Cycle  13-   Day 5- Week 9

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Kennedy Paul, Kianna Manning, Leonardo Fortin-Euceda today.

  2. Activities:  December Today 4 p.m. Bowling at Pocahontas, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Emmetsburg, 6 p.m. V G BB H w/Emmetsburg; (20) End 2nd Quarter/1st Semester;  (21 thru 1-3-24) Holiday Break, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB H w/Central Lyon, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Central Lyon, 6 p.m. JV/V WR Quad at George;  January 2024 (3) Teacher PD/Collaboration;  (4) Begin 3rd Quarter and 2nd Semester, 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Cherokee, (5) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Cherokee,  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Cherokee; (6) NCIBA HS Honor Band - Ft. Dodge, 10 a.m. WR Invitational at Graettinger

  3. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by today. Winter session begins on Monday, January 8th at 7am in online learning center.  Bring permit to office to get on the list.

  4. Christmas Dress up Days-Today  Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest.

  5. November Purple Cord hours due Wednesday, December 20.  Not accepting October hours. 

  6. Tailgate Supper-tonight 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, cupcake, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  7. All Demoney Mentors:  Please check your emails for something from Mrs. Frideres that includes important information regarding next semester. 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 18,    2023

Cycle  13-   Day 4- Week 9

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Madison Hobmeier today.

  2. Activities:  December (19) 4 p.m. Bowling at Pocahontas, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Emmetsburg, 6 p.m. V G BB H w/Emmetsburg; (20) End 2nd Quarter/1st Semester;  (21 thru 1-3-24) Holiday Break, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB H w/Central Lyon, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Central Lyon, 6 p.m. JV/V WR Quad at George;  January 2024 (3) Teacher PD/Collaboration;  (4) Begin 3rd Quarter and 2nd Semester, 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Cherokee, (5) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Cherokee,  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Cherokee; (6) NCIBA HS Honor Band - Ft. Dodge, 10 a.m. WR Invitational at Graettinger

  3. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session begins on Monday, January 8th at 7am in online learning center.  Bring permit to office to get on the list.

  4. Christmas Dress up Days-Today Seniors/Sophomores wear green, Freshmen/Juniors wear red, Staff wear buffalo checker, Tuesday Dec 19th: Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest.

  5. November Purple Cord hours due Wednesday, December 20.  Not accepting October hours. 

  6. Tailgate Supper-Tuesday, Dec. 19th 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, cupcake, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  7. All Demoney Mentors:  Please check your emails for something from Mrs. Frideres that includes important information regarding next semester. 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 15,    2023

Cycle  13-   Day 3- Week 8

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Emily Paulson and Alivia Chalsma today, Osiel Castro on Saturday, Brody Olson on Sunday.

  2. Activities:  December Today 6 p.m. V G BB H w/Storm Lake,  4:30/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Storm Lake;  (16) 10 a.m. V WR at Roland Story, 3 p.m. V B BB w/Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Tyson Events Center, 4:30 p.m. V G BB with Bishop Heelan at Tyson Events Center; (19) 4 p.m. Bowling at Pocahontas, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Emmetsburg, 6 p.m. V G BB H w/Emmetsburg; (20) End 2nd Quarter/1st Semester;  (21 thru 1-3-24) Holiday Break, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB H w/Central Lyon, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Central Lyon, 6 p.m. JV/V WR Quad at George;  January 2024 (3) Teacher PD/Collaboration;  (4) Begin 3rd Quarter and 2nd Semester, 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Cherokee, (5) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Cherokee,  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Cherokee; (6) NCIBA HS Honor Band - Ft. Dodge, 10 a.m. WR Invitational at Graettinger

  3. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session begins on Monday, January 8th at 7am in online learning center.  Bring permit to office to get on the list.

  4. Christmas Dress up Days-Monday Dec 18th: Seniors/Sophomores wear green, Freshmen/Juniors wear red, Staff wear buffalo checker, Tuesday Dec 19th: Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest.

  5. November Purple Cord hours due Wednesday, December 20.  Not accepting October hours. 

  6. Tailgate Supper-tonight 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, bar, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  7. Tailgate Supper-Tuesday, Dec. 19th 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, cupcake, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

December 14,    2023

Cycle  13-   Day 2 - Week 8

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Aaron Thelen today.

  2. Activities:  December Today JV/V WR Quad at Sibley-Ocheyedan; (15) 6 p.m. V G BB H w/Storm Lake,  4:30/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Storm Lake;  (16) 10 a.m. V WR at Roland Story, 3 p.m. V B BB w/Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Tyson Events Center, 4:30 p.m. V G BB with Bishop Heelan at Tyson Events Center; (19) 4 p.m. Bowling at Pocahontas, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Emmetsburg, 6 p.m. V G BB H w/Emmetsburg; (20) End 2nd Quarter/1st Semester;  (21 thru 1-3-24) Holiday Break, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB H w/Central Lyon, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Central Lyon, 6 p.m. JV/V WR Quad at George;  January 2024 (3) Teacher PD/Collaboration;  (4) Begin 3rd Quarter and 2nd Semester, 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Cherokee, (5) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Cherokee,  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Cherokee; (6) NCIBA HS Honor Band - Ft. Dodge, 10 a.m. WR Invitational at Graettinger

  3. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session begins on Monday, January 8th at 7am in online learning center.  Bring permit to office to get on the list.

  4. Christmas Dress up Days-Monday Dec 18th: Seniors/Sophomores wear green, Freshmen/Juniors wear red, Staff wear buffalo checker, Tuesday Dec 19th: Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest.

  5. November Purple Cord hours due Wednesday, December 20.  Not accepting October hours. 

  6. Tailgate Supper-Friday, Dec. 15th 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, bar, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  7. Tailgate Supper-Tuesday, Dec. 19th 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, cupcake, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  8. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom today. Please stop by to see her during study hall/stop by during an open period/between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 13,    2023

Cycle  13-   Day 1 - Week 8

 

  1. Happy birthday:   Ava Matheson and Hillary Ruschy today.

  2. Activities:  December (14) JV/V WR Quad at Sibley-Ocheyedan; (15) 6 p.m. V G BB H w/Storm Lake,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Storm Lake;  (16) 10 a.m. V WR at Roland Story, 3 p.m. V B BB w/Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Tyson Events Center, 4:30 p.m. V G BB with Bishop Heelan at Tyson Events Center; (19) 4 p.m. Bowling at Pocahontas, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Emmetsburg, 6 p.m. V G BB H w/Emmetsburg; (20) End 2nd Quarter/1st Semester;  (21 thru 1-3-24) Holiday Break, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB H w/Central Lyon, 4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Central Lyon, 6 p.m. JV/V WR Quad at George;  January 2024 (3) Teacher PD/Collaboration;  (4) Begin 3rd Quarter and 2nd Semester, 6 p.m. JV/V WR at Cherokee, (5) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V  G BB at Cherokee,  4:30/6:00/7:30 p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB at Cherokee; (6) NCIBA HS Honor Band - Ft. Dodge, 10 a.m. WR Invitational at Graettinger

  3. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session begins on Monday, January 8th at 7am in online learning center.  Bring permit to office to get on the list.

  4. Christmas Dress up Days-Monday Dec 18th: Seniors/Sophomores wear green, Freshmen/Juniors wear red, Staff wear buffalo checker, Tuesday Dec 19th: Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest.

  5. November Purple Cord hours due Wednesday, December 20.  Not accepting October hours. 

  6. Tailgate Supper-Friday, Dec. 15th 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, bar, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  7. Tailgate Supper-Tuesday, Dec. 19th 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, cupcake, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  8. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall/stop by during an open period/between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 12,    2023

Cycle  12 -   Day 6 - Week 8

 

  1. Happy birthday: to Ashley Lopez Chavez today.

  2. Activities:  December Today  4:00/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Newell-Fonda,  5:00/7:30  p.m. JV/V B BB at Newell Fonda; (14)  JV/V WR Quad at Sibley-Ocheyedan; (15) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Storm Lake,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Storm Lake;  (16) 10 a.m. V WR at Roland Story, 3 p.m. V B BB w/Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Tyson Events Center, 4:30 p.m. V G BB with Bishop Heelan at Tyson Events Center

  3. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  4. Christmas Dress up Days-Monday Dec 18th: Seniors/Sophomores wear green, Freshmen/Juniors wear red, Staff wear buffalo checker, Tuesday Dec 19th: Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest.

  5. November Purple Cord hours are due Wednesday, December 20.  No longer accepting October hours. 

  6. Tailgate Supper-Friday, Dec. 15th 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, bar, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  7. Tailgate Supper-Tuesday, Dec. 19th 5-7 p.m. Walking Taco with toppings, cupcake, water $10.  In cafeteria during basketball games.  Proceeds go to WA TAN YE-a local service organization that provides donations to local libraries and scholarships for ELC students. 

  8. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall/stop by during an open period/between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

]December 11,    2023

Cycle  12 -   Day 5 - Week 8

 

  1. Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:  December Today 7 p.m. HS Band/Choir Christmas Concert - ILCC Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center; (12) 4:00/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Newell-Fonda,  5:00/7:30  p.m. JV/V B BB at Newell Fonda; (14)  JV/V WR Quad at Sibley-Ocheyedan; (15) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Storm Lake,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Storm Lake;  (16) 10 a.m. V WR at Roland Story, 3 p.m. V B BB w/Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Tyson Events Center, 4:30 p.m. V G BB with Bishop Heelan at Tyson Events Center

  3. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  4. Christmas Dress up Days-Monday Dec 18th: Seniors/Sophomores wear green, Freshmen/Juniors wear red, Staff wear buffalo checker, Tuesday Dec 19th: Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest

  5. ELC High School Winter Band/Choir Concert- Janice K Lund Performing Arts Center  (ILCC), Tonight 7:00 p.m.;  6:00 p.m.   Doors to Performing Arts Lobby open., north entrance,  6:30 p.m. Doors to Performing Arts Auditorium open for seating,  Admission: No cost to attend.   Opportunity-free will donation at door to help support band/choir programs, purchase supplies/equipment needed throughout year and pay for use of the performing arts facility. Donation greatly appreciated!   Parking: ILCC Parking Lot - RWC Parking Lot - ELC Stadium Parking Lot, Students and directors encourage everyone attending to stay for the entire concert. Short intermission between choir and band portions of concert. Performing Arts Center does not allow any food or beverages in the auditorium.  

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall/stop by during an open period/between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 8,    2023

Cycle  12 -   Day 4  -  Week 7

 

  1. Happy birthday: Saturday-Dillon Lundgren, Anahi Vazquez, Easton Cuthbertson, Sunday Jace Griffith, Emerson Martinez

  2. Activities:December Today 3 p.m. Bowling at Fort Dodge,  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Jackson County Central,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/Jackson County Central, 5 p.m. JV WR at Algona; (9) 10:30 a.m. WR at Emmetsburg, 1:30/3 p.m. JV/V G BB at Okoboji,  1:30/3/4:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB at Okoboji;  (11) 7 p.m. HS Band/Choir Christmas Concert - ILCC Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center; (12) 4:00/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Newell-Fonda,  5:00/7:30  p.m. JV/V B BB at Newell Fonda; (14)  JV/V WR Quad at Sibley-Ocheyedan; (15) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Storm Lake,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Storm Lake;  (16) 10 a.m. V WR at Roland Story, 3 p.m. V B BB w/Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Tyson Events Center, 4:30 p.m. V G BB with Bishop Heelan at Tyson Events Center

  3. Any students who wish to take a class at ILCC (Career Academy, FACE to FACE or ONline) need to have their paperwork in by this FRIDAY, DEC. 8th at 3:30.  No exceptions will be made.. (12-8)

  4. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  5. Computer Science Week is Dec 4-8. The High School will be celebrating with dress up day (Today::: Wear Favorite Team Day). There will be activities for each day for students to complete. Prizes for each of  daily activities and an overall dress up day winner.

  6. Christmas Dress up Days-Monday Dec 18th: Seniors/Sophomores wear green, Freshmen/Juniors wear red, Staff wear buffalo checker, Tuesday Dec 19th: Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest

  7. ELC High School Winter Band/Choir Concert- Janice K Lund Performing Arts Center  (ILCC), Monday, December 11th, 2023  7:00 p.m.;  6:00 p.m.   Doors to Performing Arts Lobby open., north entrance,  6:30 p.m. Doors to Performing Arts Auditorium open for seating,  Admission: No cost to attend.   Opportunity-free will donation at door to help support band/choir programs, purchase supplies/equipment needed throughout year and pay for use of the performing arts facility. Donation greatly appreciated!   Parking: ILCC Parking Lot - RWC Parking Lot - ELC Stadium Parking Lot, Students and directors encourage everyone attending to stay for the entire concert. Short intermission between choir and band portions of concert. Performing Arts Center does not allow any food or beverages in the auditorium.  

  8. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall/stop by during an open period/between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 7,    2023

Cycle  12 -   Day 3  Week 7

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Heidy Bail Lopez and Blake Hollinrake today.

  2. Activities:   December  (8) 3 p.m. Bowling at Fort Dodge,  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Jackson County Central,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/Jackson County Central, 5 p.m. JV WR at Algona; (9) 10:30 a.m. WR at Emmetsburg, 1:30/3 p.m. JV/V G BB at Okoboji,  1:30/3/4:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB at Okoboji;  (11) 7 p.m. HS Band/Choir Christmas Concert - ILCC Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center; (12) 4:00/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Newell-Fonda,  5:00/7:30  p.m. JV/V B BB at Newell Fonda; (14)  JV/V WR Quad at Sibley-Ocheyedan; (15) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Storm Lake,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Storm Lake;  (16) 10 a.m. V WR at Roland Story, 3 p.m. V B BB w/Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Tyson Events Center, 4:30 p.m. V G BB with Bishop Heelan at Tyson Events Center

  3. Any students who wish to take a class at ILCC (Career Academy, FACE to FACE or ONline) need to have their paperwork in by this FRIDAY, DEC. 8th at 3:30.  No exceptions will be made.. (12-8)

  4. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  5. Computer Science Week is Dec 4-8. The High School will be celebrating with dress up day (Today:: Wear a Pattern (stripes, floral, polka dots); Friday: Wear Favorite Team Day). There will be activities for each day for students to complete. Prizes for each of  daily activities and an overall dress up day winner.

  6. Christmas Dress up Days-Monday Dec 18th: Seniors/Sophomores wear green, Freshmen/Juniors wear red, Staff wear buffalo checker, Tuesday Dec 19th: Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest

  7. ELC High School Winter Band/Choir Concert- Janice K Lund Performing Arts Center  (ILCC), Monday, December 11th, 2023  7:00 p.m.;  6:00 p.m.   Doors to Performing Arts Lobby open., north entrance,  6:30 p.m. Doors to Performing Arts Auditorium open for seating,  Admission: No cost to attend.   Opportunity-free will donation at door to help support band/choir programs, purchase supplies/equipment needed throughout year and pay for use of the performing arts facility. Donation greatly appreciated!   Parking: ILCC Parking Lot - RWC Parking Lot - ELC Stadium Parking Lot, Students and directors encourage everyone attending to stay for the entire concert. Short intermission between choir and band portions of concert. Performing Arts Center does not allow any food or beverages in the auditorium.  

  8. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall/stop by during an open period/between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 6,    2023

Cycle  12 -   Day 2  Week 7

  1. Happy birthday: Shepherd Hansen today

  2. Activities:   December  Today  Student Council Blood Drive; (8) 3 p.m. Bowling at Fort Dodge,  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Jackson County Central,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/Jackson County Central, 5 p.m. JV WR at Algona; (9) 10:30 a.m. WR at Emmetsburg, 1:30/3 p.m. JV/V G BB at Okoboji,  1:30/3/4:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB at Okoboji;  (11) 7 p.m. HS Band/Choir Christmas Concert - ILCC Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center; (12) 4:00/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Newell-Fonda,  5:00/7:30  p.m. JV/V B BB at Newell Fonda; (14)  JV/V WR Quad at Sibley-Ocheyedan; (15) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Storm Lake,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Storm Lake;  (16) 10 a.m. V WR at Roland Story, 3 p.m. V B BB w/Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Tyson Events Center, 4:30 p.m. V G BB with Bishop Heelan at Tyson Events Center

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  5. Computer Science Week is Dec 4-8. The High School will be celebrating with dress up day (Today:Wacky Wednesday (dress so you don't match);Thursday: Wear a Pattern (stripes, floral, polka dots); Friday: Wear Favorite Team Day). There will be activities for each day for students to complete. There will be prizes for each of  daily activities and an overall dress up day winner.

  6. Christmas Dress up Days-Monday Dec 18th: Seniors/Sophomores wear green, Freshmen/Juniors wear red, Staff wear buffalo checker, Tuesday Dec 19th: Christmas PJ, Hat, and Sock Day, Wednesday Dec 20th: Ugly Sweater Contest

  7. Blood Drive-today during the school day in front of the building.  Donors must be at least 17 years old or 16 with parental consent (found on www.cbblifeblood.org,  or you can see Mrs. Paulson). You must also weigh at least 110 lbs and be in good health. Donors must provide an ID when registering (diver's license is preferred).  Sign up on google form.  Sponsored by Student Council.

  8. ELC High School Winter Band/Choir Concert- Janice K Lund Performing Arts Center  (Iowa Lakes Community College), Monday, December 11th, 2023  7:00 p.m.;  6:00 p.m.   Doors to Performing Arts Lobby open., north entrance,  6:30 p.m. Doors to Performing Arts Auditorium open for seating,  Admission: No cost to attend.   Opportunity-free will donation at door to help support band/choir programs, purchase supplies/equipment needed throughout year and pay for use of the performing arts facility. Donation greatly appreciated!   Parking: ILCC Parking Lot - RWC Parking Lot - ELC Stadium Parking Lot, Students and directors encourage everyone attending to stay for the entire concert. Short intermission between choir and band portions of concert. Performing Arts Center does not allow any food or beverages in the auditorium.   

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 5,    2023

Cycle  12 -   Day 1  Week 7

  1. Happy birthday:  Bennett Stevens and Helen Lavender today.

  2. Activities:   December  Today 4 p.m. Bowling vs Sioux Central at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at South Central Calhoun-Rockwell City; (6) Student Council Blood Drive; (8) 3 p.m. Bowling at Fort Dodge,  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Jackson County Central,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/Jackson County Central, 5 p.m. JV WR at Algona; (9) 10:30 a.m. WR at Emmetsburg, 1:30/3 p.m. JV/V G BB at Okoboji,  1:30/3/4:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB at Okoboji;  (11) 7 p.m. HS Band/Choir Christmas Concert - ILCC Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center; (12) 4:00/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Newell-Fonda,  5:00/7:30  p.m. JV/V B BB at Newell Fonda; (14)  JV/V WR Quad at Sibley-Ocheyedan; (15) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Storm Lake,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Storm Lake;  (16) 10 a.m. V WR at Roland Story, 3 p.m. V B BB w/Sergeant Bluff-Luton at Tyson Events Center, 4:30 p.m. V G BB with Bishop Heelan at Tyson Events Center

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Plan ahead - Christmas break is December 21-Jan. 3, 2024. School will resume Thursday, Jan. 4.  If you are going out of town for the holidays and miss days of school, bring a note right away to get your extended leave form to get your work.  The semester will end Wednesday, December 20 so you need to keep your work caught up.

  5. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  6. Computer Science Week is Dec 4-8. The High School will be celebrating with dress up day (Today:   Dress Like a Robot; Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday (dress so you don't match);Thursday: Wear a Pattern (stripes, floral, polka dots); Friday: Wear Favorite Team Day). There will also be activities for each day for students to complete. There will be prizes for each of the daily activities and an overall dress up day winner.

  7. Blood Drive-Wednesday, Dec. 6th during the school day in front of the building.  Donors must be at least 17 years old or 16 with parental consent (found on www.cbblifeblood.org,  or you can see Mrs. Paulson). You must also weigh at least 110 lbs and be in good health. Donors must provide an ID when registering (diver's license is preferred).  Sign up on google form.  Sponsored by Student Council.

  8. ELC High School Winter Band/Choir Concert- Janice K Lund Performing Arts Center  (Iowa Lakes Community College), Monday, December 11th, 2023  7:00 p.m.;  6:00 p.m.   Doors to  Performing Arts Lobby will open., north entrance,  6:30 p.m. Doors to the Performing Arts Auditorium will open for seating,  Admission: No cost to attend.   Opportunity to give free will donation at door to help support band/choir programs, purchase supplies/equipment needed throughout year and to pay for use of the performing arts facility. Donation is greatly appreciated!   Parking:  in the ILCC Parking Lot - RWC Parking Lot - ELC Stadium Parking Lot, Students and directors encourage everyone attending to stay for the entire concert. Short intermission between choir and band portions of concert. The Performing Arts Center does not allow any food or beverages in the auditorium.   

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 4,    2023

Cycle  11 -   Day 6-  Week 7

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Hanna Paulson today

  2. Activities:   December  Today 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/North Union, 4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/North Union; (5) 4 p.m. Bowling vs Sioux Central at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at South Central Calhoun; (6) Student Council Blood Drive; (8) 3 p.m. Bowling at Fort Dodge,  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Jackson County Central,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/Jackson County Central, 5 p.m. JV WR at Algona

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Plan ahead - Christmas break is December 21-Jan. 3, 2024. School will resume Thursday, Jan. 4.  If you are going out of town for the holidays and miss days of school, bring a note right away to get your extended leave form to get your work.  The semester will end Wednesday, December 20 so you need to keep your work caught up.

  5. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  6. Tailgate Supper-Tonight at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Taco in a Bag, cookies and water $10  Sponsored by ELC Post Prom.

  7. Friends of FFA Fundraiser-for Scholarships and FFA jackets for New FFA members.  Silent Auction of desserts and cookies in the cafeteria.  Tonight 5 p.m. -7:15 p.m. Winners will be announced before the ELC Boys Varsity game.

  8. Computer Science Week is Dec 4-8. The High School will be celebrating with dress up day (Today:  Career Day(dress in any career); Tuesday: Dress Like a Robot; Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday (dress so you don't match);Thursday: Wear a Pattern (stripes, floral, polka dots); Friday: Wear Favorite Team Day). There will also be activities for each day for students to complete. There will be prizes for each of the daily activities and an overall dress up day winner.

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

December 1,    2023

Cycle  11 -   Day 5-  Week 6

 

  1. Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   December  Today 5 p.m.  JV WR  at Okoboji, 6:30/7:30 p.m. G JV/B JVR  BB at Spirit Lake; (2)  Quiz Bowl - Spirit Lake,  10:30 a.m. V WR at MOC-Floyd Valley; (4) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/North Union, 4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/North Union; (5) 4 p.m. Bowling vs Sioux Central at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at South Central Calhoun; (6) Student Council Blood Drive; (8) 3 p.m. Bowling at Fort Dodge,  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Jackson County Central,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/Jackson County Central, 5 p.m. JV WR at Algona

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Plan ahead - Christmas break is December 21-Jan. 3, 2024. School will resume Thursday, Jan. 4.  If you are going out of town for the holidays and miss days of school, bring a note right away to get your extended leave form to get your work.  The semester will end Wednesday, December 20 so you need to keep your work caught up.

  5. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  6. Tailgate Supper-Monday,  Dec. 4th at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Taco in a Bag, cookies and water $10  Sponsored by ELC Post Prom.

  7. Friends of FFA Fundraiser-for Scholarships and FFA jackets for New FFA members.  Silent Auction of desserts and cookies in the cafeteria.  Monday, Dec. 4th 5 p.m. -7:15 p.m. Winners will be announced before the ELC Boys Varsity game.

  8. Computer Science Week is Dec 4-8. The High School will be celebrating with dress up day (Monday:  Career Day(dress in any career); Tuesday: Dress Like a Robot; Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday (dress so you don't match);Thursday: Wear a Pattern (stripes, floral, polka dots); Friday: Wear Favorite Team Day). There will also be activities for each day for students to complete. There will be prizes for each of the daily activities and an overall dress up day winner.

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

November 30,    2023

Cycle  11 -   Day 4-  Week 6

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Jasmine Gomez-Ramirez today

  2. Activities:   November  (29-30) ISDTA Solo and Dance Team/Color Guard - Des Moines,  Today 6:30/7:30 p.m. JV G/JVR B BB at Spencer, 6:30 p.m. . JV/V WR at Humboldt;  December  (1) 5 p.m.  JV WR  at Okoboji, 6:30/7:30 p.m. G JV/B JVR  BB at Spirit Lake; (2)  Quiz Bowl - Spirit Lake,  10:30 a.m. V WR at MOC-Floyd Valley; (4) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/North Union, 4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/North Union; (5) 4 p.m. Bowling vs Sioux Central at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at South Central Calhoun; (6) Student Council Blood Drive; (8) 3 p.m. Bowling at Fort Dodge,  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Jackson County Central,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/Jackson County Central, 5 p.m. JV WR at Algona

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Plan ahead - Christmas break is December 21-Jan. 3, 2024. School will resume Thursday, Jan. 4.  If you are going out of town for the holidays and miss days of school, bring a note right away to get your extended leave form to get your work.  The semester will end Wednesday, December 20 so you need to keep your work caught up.

  5. SENIORS - Mrs. Brechwald posted an explanatory video and the link to the Local Scholarship turn-in Google Classroom in the Senior ICAP classroom.  Please take time to watch the video and join the classroom 

  6. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for the Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  7. Tailgate Supper-Monday,  Dec. 4th at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Taco in a Bag, cookies and water $10  Sponsored by ELC Post Prom

  8. Friends of FFA Fundraiser-for Scholarships and FFA jackets for New FFA members.  Silent Auction of desserts and cookies in the cafeteria.  Monday, Dec. 4th 5 p.m. -7:15 p.m. Winners will be announced before the ELC Boys Varsity game.

  9. Computer Science Week is Dec 4-8. The High School will be celebrating with dress up day (Monday:  Career Day(dress in any career); Tuesday: Dress Like a Robot; Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday (dress so you don't match);Thursday: Wear a Pattern (stripes, floral, polka dots); Friday: Wear Favorite Team Day). There will also be activities for each day for students to complete. There will be prizes for each of the daily activities and an overall dress up day winner.

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

November 29,    2023

Cycle  11 -   Day 3-  Week 6

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Christopher Salinas today

  2. Activities:   November  (29-30) ISDTA Solo and Dance Team/Color Guard - Des Moines,  (30) 6:30/7:30 p.m. JV G/JVR B BB at Spencer, 6:30 p.m. . JV/V WR at Humboldt;  December  (1) 5 p.m.  JV WR  at Okoboji, 6:30/7:30 p.m. G JV/B JVR  BB at Spirit Lake; (2)  Quiz Bowl - Spirit Lake,  10:30 a.m. V WR at MOC-Floyd Valley; (4) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/North Union, 4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/North Union; (5) 4 p.m. Bowling vs Sioux Central at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at South Central Calhoun; (6) Student Council Blood Drive; (8) 3 p.m. Bowling at Fort Dodge,  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Jackson County Central,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/Jackson County Central, 5 p.m. JV WR at Algona

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Plan ahead - Christmas break is December 21-Jan. 3, 2024. School will resume Thursday, Jan. 4.  If you are going out of town for the holidays and miss days of school, bring a note right away to get your extended leave form to get your work.  The semester will end Wednesday, December 20 so you need to keep your work caught up.

  5. SENIORS - Mrs. Brechwald posted an explanatory video and the link to the Local Scholarship turn-in Google Classroom in the Senior ICAP classroom.  Please take time to watch the video and join the classroom 

  6. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for the Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

  7. State dance send off  today 3:15-3:45 in the hs cafeteria. Stop by and wish the girls good luck!

 

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

November 28,    2023

Cycle  11 -   Day 2-  Week 6

 

  1. Happy birthday:  none

  2. Activities:   November  (28-30) ISDTA Solo and Dance Team/Color Guard - Des Moines,  Today 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Sioux Central, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Sioux Central; (30) 6:30/7:30 p.m. JV G/JVR B BB at Spencer, 6:30 p.m. . JV/V WR at Humboldt;  December  (1) 5 p.m.  JV WR  at Okoboji, 6:30/7:30 p.m. G JV/B JVR  BB at Spirit Lake; (2)  Quiz Bowl - Spirit Lake,  10:30 a.m. V WR at MOC-Floyd Valley; (4) 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/North Union, 4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/North Union; (5) 4 p.m. Bowling vs Sioux Central at Spencer, 5:30 p.m. JV/V WR at South Central Calhoun; (6) Student Council Blood Drive; (8) 3 p.m. Bowling at Fort Dodge,  4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Jackson County Central,  4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/ JVR/V B BB H w/Jackson County Central, 5 p.m. JV WR at Algona

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Students interested in taking the Certified Nurse Aide class with ILCC next semester please see Mrs. Brechwald for registrations or with any questions.

  5. Plan ahead - Christmas break is December 21-Jan. 3, 2024. School will resume Thursday, Jan. 4.  If you are going out of town for the holidays and miss days of school, bring a note right away to get your extended leave form to get your work.  The semester will end Wednesday, December 20 so you need to keep your work caught up.

  6. Any juniors/seniors interested in taking the ASVAB please check your email for important information from Mrs. Brechwald.  Test will be offered on Friday, Dec. 1st.

  7. SENIORS - Mrs. Brechwald posted an explanatory video and the link to the Local Scholarship turn-in Google Classroom in the Senior ICAP classroom.  Please take time to watch the video and join the classroom 

  8. DRIVERS ED: Sign up for the Winter session by Tuesday, Dec. 19th.  Winter session will begin on Monday, January 8th at 7am in the online learning center.  Bring your permit to the office to get on the list.

 

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester, 1-15 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 1-19 No School teacher PD/Collaboration, 2-7 Midterm, 2-12, 15 Parent Teacher Conferences, 2-16 No School, 2-19 No School Presidents Day, 3-8 End 3rd Quarter, 3-11 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 3-12 Begin 4th Quarter, 3-25-28 Assessment Week, 3-29 No School Easter Break (Good Friday), 4-1 No School Easter Break, 4-2 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4-12 Midterm, 4-22 Teacher PD/Collaboration, 5-17 Last Day Seniors and Awards Day, 5-19 Graduation, 5-21 End 4th Quarter/2nd Semester, 5-22 Teacher In Service, 5-27 Memorial Day

 

November 21,    2023

Cycle  11 -   Day 1-  Week 5

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Gavin Heifner today.  22-Paula Torres, 23-Jersie Nitchals, Gabriel Glenn, 26-Jacqueline Diaz-Ruiz, 27-Zoey DeRuyter, Paislee Egel

  2. Activities:   November  Today 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym, 6/7:30  p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school; (25) 12:25 p.m. V G BB vs Western Dubuque Epworth at Johnson-Hall - Kirkwood Community College; (27) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4 p.m. Bowling at Buffalo Center, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Algona, 4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Algona, 4:30 p.m. JV WR at Sheldon; (28-30) ISDTA Solo and Dance Team/Color Guard - Des Moines, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Sioux Central, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Sioux Central; (30) 6:30/7:30 p.m. JV G/JVR B BB at Spencer, 6:30 p.m. . JV/V WR at Humboldt; December  (1) 5 p.m.  JV WR  at Okoboji, 6:30/7:30 p.m. G JV/B JVR  BB at Spirit Lake; (2)  Quiz Bowl - Spirit Lake,  10:30 a.m. V WR at MOC-Floyd Valley

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Students interested in taking the Certified Nurse Aide class with ILCC next semester please see Mrs. Brechwald for registrations or with any questions.

  5. Plan ahead - Christmas break is December 21-Jan. 3, 2024. School will resume Thursday, Jan. 4.  If you are going out of town for the holidays and miss days of school, bring a note right away to get your extended leave form to get your work.  The semester will end Wednesday, December 20 so you need to keep your work caught up.

  6. No school Wednesday, Thursday (Thanksgiving Day), and Friday - Nov. 22, 23, & 24.   No school  Monday, Nov. 27, for Teachers’ Professional Development Day. Tuesday, Nov. 28 will be Day 2.

  7. Any juniors/seniors interested in taking the ASVAB please check your email for important information from Mrs. Brechwald.  Test will be offered on Friday, Dec. 1st.

  8. SENIORS - Mrs. Brechwald posted an explanatory video and the link to the Local Scholarship turn-in Google Classroom in the Senior ICAP classroom.  Please take time to watch the video and join the classroom 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 20,    2023

Cycle  10 -   Day 6-  Week 5

 

  1. Happy birthday:  none

  2. Activities:   November  (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym, 6/7:30  p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school; (25) 12:25 p.m. V G BB vs Western Dubuque Epworth at Johnson-Hall - Kirkwood Community College; (27) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4 p.m. Bowling at Buffalo Center, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Algona, 4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Algona, 4:30 p.m. JV WR at Sheldon; (28-30) ISDTA Solo and Dance Team/Color Guard - Des Moines, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Sioux Central, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Sioux Central; (30) 6:30/7:30 p.m. JV G/JVR B BB at Spencer, 6:30 p.m. . JV/V WR at Humboldt; December  (1) 5 p.m.  JV WR  at Okoboji, 6:30/7:30 p.m. G JV/B JVR  BB at Spirit Lake; (2)  Quiz Bowl - Spirit Lake,  10:30 a.m. V WR at MOC-Floyd Valley

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Students interested in taking the Certified Nurse Aide class with ILCC next semester please see Mrs. Brechwald for registrations or with any questions.

  5. Plan ahead - Christmas break is December 21-Jan. 3, 2024. School will resume Thursday, Jan. 4.  If you are going out of town for the holidays and miss days of school, bring a note right away to get your extended leave form to get your work.  The semester will end Wednesday, December 20 so you need to keep your work caught up.

 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 17,    2023

Cycle  10 -   Day 5-  Week 4

 

  1. Happy birthday: to Addison Hatland on Sunday, Nov. 19th.

  2. Activities:    November  Today  Midterm, All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) Quiz Bowl - Algona, All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym, 6/7:30  p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school; (25) 12:25 p.m. V G BB vs Western Dubuque Epworth at Johnson-Hall - Kirkwood Community College; (27) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration, 4 p.m. Bowling at Buffalo Center, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB H w/Algona, 4:30/6/7:30  p.m. JV/JVR/V B BB H w/Algona, 4:30 p.m. JV WR at Sheldon; (28-30) ISDTA Solo and Dance Team/Color Guard - Des Moines, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB at Sioux Central, 4:30/7:30 p.m. JV/V B BB at Sioux Central; (30) 6:30/7:30 p.m. JV G/JVR B BB at Spencer, 6:30 p.m. . JV/V WR at Humboldt; December  (1) 5 p.m.  JV WR  at Okoboji, 6:30/7:30 p.m. G JV/B JVR  BB at Spirit Lake; (2)  Quiz Bowl - Spirit Lake,  10:30 a.m. V WR at MOC-Floyd Valley

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Students interested in taking the Certified Nurse Aide class with ILCC next semester please see Mrs. Brechwald for registrations or with any questions.

  5. Plan ahead - Christmas break is December 21-Jan. 3, 2024. School will resume Thursday, Jan. 4.  If you are going out of town for the holidays and miss days of school, bring a note right away to get your extended leave form to get your work.  The semester will end Wednesday, December 20 so you need to keep your work caught up.

 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 15,    2023

Cycle  10 -   Day 3-  Week 4

 

  1. Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   November  (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  Midterm, All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym, 6/7:30  p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school; (25) 12:25 p.m. V G BB vs Westren Dubuque Epworth at Johnson-Hall - Kirkwood Community College

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Students interested in taking the Certified Nurse Aide class with ILCC next semester please see Mrs. Brechwald for registrations or with any questions.

  5. Marines-SSgt Logan Kochel, will have a table display during lunches on Thursday, Nov. 16th.

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom  Thursday, November 16; and Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 14,    2023

Cycle  10 -   Day 2-  Week 4

 

  1. Happy birthday: to Noah Morris today.

  2. Activities:   November  (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym, 6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. Quiz Bowl practice will be after school today.

  4. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  5. Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

  6. Students interested in taking the Certified Nurse Aide class with ILCC next semester please see Mrs. Brechwald for registrations or with any questions.

  7. Marines-SSgt Logan Kochel, will have a table display during lunches on Thursday, Nov. 16th.

  8. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom  Thursday, November 16; and Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 13,    2023

Cycle  10 -   Day 1-  Week 4

 

  1. Happy birthday: none

  2. Activities:   November  Today 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

  5. Marines-SSgt Logan Kochel, will have a table display during lunches on Thursday, Nov. 16th.

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom  Thursday, November 16; and Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 10,    2023

Cycle  9 -   Day 6-  Week 3

  1. Happy birthday:  to Evie Nath and Haley Nissen today.

  2. Activities:   November  (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

  5. Fall Ball-”Under the Stars” Saturday, Nov. 11th in the gym 8 p.m. to Midnight.  Cost is $5.

  6. Marines-SSgt Logan Kochel, will have a table display during lunches on Thursday, Nov. 16th.

  7. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom  Thursday, November 16; and Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 9,    2023

Cycle  9 -   Day 5-  Week 3

 

  1. Happy birthday:  to Kiera Bingen today.

  2. Activities:   November  (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  5. Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

  6. Fall Ball-”Under the Stars” Saturday, Nov. 11th in the gym 8 p.m. to Midnight.  Cost is $5.

  7. Marines-SSgt Logan Kochel, will have a table display during lunches on Thursday, Nov. 16th.

  8. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom  Thursday, November 16; and Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 8,    2023

Cycle 9 -   Day 4 -  Week 3

 

  1. Happy birthday:  to Max Brown today.

  2. Activities:   November  Today 10 a.m. Academic Awards - Gym; (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  5. Picture Retakes - today.  They will be in the little theatre.  If you bought pictures and would like to have them retaken, please bring the original full packet back on Nov. 8th.  You will receive the same packet with your retaken picture.  This is also for anyone who was absent on picture day or new to our school.  All students, whether you buy or not are required to have a picture taken for identification and security purposes.  This includes seniors.  Pick up pictures from last time in the office if you have not already.

  6. Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

  7. Fall Ball-”Under the Stars” Saturday, Nov. 11th in the gym 8 p.m. to Midnight.  Cost is $5.

  8. Marines-SSgt Logan Kochel, will have a table display during lunches on Thursday, Nov. 16th.

  9. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom  Thursday, November 16; and Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 7,   2023

Cycle 9 -   Day 3 -  Week 3

 

  1. Happy birthday:  Alexis Arizmendi today.

  2. Activities:   November  (8) 10 a.m. Academic Awards - Gym; (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  5. Picture Retakes-will be Wednesday, November 8th.  They will be in the little theatre.  If you bought pictures and would like to have them retaken, please bring the original full packet back on Nov. 8th.  You will receive the same packet with your retaken picture.  This is also for anyone who was absent on picture day or new to our school.  All students, whether you buy or not are required to have a picture taken for identification and security purposes.  This includes seniors.  Pick up pictures from last time in the office if you have not already.

  6. Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 6,   2023

Cycle 9 -   Day 2   Week 3

 

  1. Happy birthday:  none 

  2. Activities:   November  (8) 10 a.m. Academic Awards - Gym; (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  5. Picture Retakes-will be Wednesday, November 8th.  They will be in the little theatre.  If you bought pictures and would like to have them retaken, please bring the original full packet back on Nov. 8th.  You will receive the same packet with your retaken picture.  This is also for anyone who was absent on picture day or new to our school.  All students, whether you buy or not are required to have a picture taken for identification and security purposes.  This includes seniors.  Pick up pictures from last time in the office if you have not already.

  6. Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

  7. Purple cord opportunity-St. Patrick’s Christmas Sale located at the Duhigg Center ;         Set-up  Monday, Nov. 6th and Tuesday, Nov. 7th 9 am- 5 pm and Wednesday, Nov. 8th 9am- Noon; Sale Thursday, Nov. 9th and Friday, Nov. 10th - 9 am-5 pm; Saturday, Nov. 11th- 9am- Noon (We especially need help on this day putting tables, etc. away); Students can contact Kristy Funston at 209-4921. 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 3,   2023

Cycle 9 -   Day 1   Week 2

 

  1. Happy birthday  Alexa Perez-Huerta today, Saturday Nov. 4th Jessica Palmer, Aubry Weber, Sunday, Nov. 5th Noah Danner, Josephine Kapinga

  2. Activities:   November Today  Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” ILCC; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” - ILCC,  (8) 10 a.m. Academic Awards - Gym; (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  5. Juniors-Post Prom ticket sales will be collected in the cafeteria today at 7:45 and 2:45.  All tickets need to be returned on Friday!

  6. ELC HS Theatre presents “Peter Pan”.  Performances at Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center, Today 7 p.m., Sat. Nov. 4th 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Tickets must be purchased online @ Bound..  The following passes will be accepted – Patrons, Retiree, Student Activity, Workers passes, Senior Citizen.  No food or drink allowed in the auditorium.

  7. Picture Retakes-will be Wednesday, November 8th.  They will be in the little theatre.  If you bought pictures and would like to have them retaken, please bring the original full packet back on Nov. 8th.  You will receive the same packet with your retaken picture.  This is also for anyone who was absent on picture day or new to our school.  All students, whether you buy or not are required to have a picture taken for identification and security purposes.  This includes seniors.  Pick up pictures from last time in the office if you have not already.

  8. Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

  9. Purple cord opportunity-St. Patrick’s Christmas Sale located at the Duhigg Center ;         Set-up  Monday, Nov. 6th and Tuesday, Nov. 7th 9 am- 5 pm and Wednesday, Nov. 8th 9am- Noon; Sale Thursday, Nov. 9th and Friday, Nov. 10th - 9 am-5 pm; Saturday, Nov. 11th- 9am- Noon (We especially need help on this day putting tables, etc. away); Students can contact Kristy Funston at 209-4921. 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 2,   2023

Cycle 8 -   Day 6   Week 2

 

  1. Happy birthday  none

  2. Activities:   November (3) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” ILCC; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” - ILCC,  (8) 10 a.m. Academic Awards - Gym; (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester. (12-8)

  4. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  5. Juniors-Post Prom ticket sales will be collected in the cafeteria Friday at 7:45 and 2:45.  All tickets need to be returned on Friday!

  6. ELC HS Theatre presents “Peter Pan”.  Performances at Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center, Friday, Nov. 3rd 7 p.m., Sat. Nov. 4th 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Tickets must be purchased online @ Bound..  The following passes will be accepted – Patrons, Retiree, Student Activity, Workers passes, Senior Citizen.  No food or drink allowed in the auditorium.

  7. Picture Retakes-will be Wednesday, November 8th.  They will be in the little theatre.  If you bought pictures and would like to have them retaken, please bring the original full packet back on Nov. 8th.  You will receive the same packet with your retaken picture.  This is also for anyone who was absent on picture day or new to our school.  All students, whether you buy or not are required to have a picture taken for identification and security purposes.  This includes seniors.  Pick up pictures from last time in the office if you have not already.

  8. Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

  9. Purple cord opportunity-St. Patrick’s Christmas Sale located at the Duhigg Center ;         Set-up  Monday, Nov. 6th and Tuesday, Nov. 7th 9 am- 5 pm and Wednesday, Nov. 8th 9am- Noon; Sale Thursday, Nov. 9th and Friday, Nov. 10th - 9 am-5 pm; Saturday, Nov. 11th- 9am- Noon (We especially need help on this day putting tables, etc. away); Students can contact Kristy Funston at 209-4921. 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

November 1,   2023

Cycle 8 -   Day 5-  Week 2

 

  1. Happy birthday  Caden Hoffman today.

  2. Activities:   November (3) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” ILCC; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” - ILCC,  (8) 10 a.m. Academic Awards - Gym; (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. Mrs. Brechwald sent important information regarding registration for college classes to students' email and ICAP classrooms.  Please be sure to look over the dates/deadlines closely if you would like to sign up for a college class next semester.

  4. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  5. Juniors-Post Prom ticket sales will be collected in the cafeteria Friday at 7:45 and 2:45.  All tickets need to be returned on Friday!

  6. ELC HS Theatre presents “Peter Pan”.  Performances at Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center, Friday, Nov. 3rd 7 p.m., Sat. Nov. 4th 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Tickets must be purchased online @ Bound..  The following passes will be accepted – Patrons, Retiree, Student Activity, Workers passes, Senior Citizen.  No food or drink allowed in the auditorium.

  7. Picture Retakes-will be Wednesday, November 8th.  They will be in the little theatre.  If you bought pictures and would like to have them retaken, please bring the original full packet back on Nov. 8th.  You will receive the same packet with your retaken picture.  This is also for anyone who was absent on picture day or new to our school.  All students, whether you buy or not are required to have a picture taken for identification and security purposes.  This includes seniors.  Pick up pictures from last time in the office if you have not already. 

  8.  Purple cord opportunity-"Miss Wilson is looking for someone to help run sound for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade concerts on Thursday, December 14th. Please email katy.wilson@elc-csd.org if you are interested."

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

October 31,   2023

Cycle 8 -   Day 4-  Week 2

 

  1. Happy birthday  Sophia Schumacher today.

  2. Activities:   November (3) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” ILCC; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” - ILCC,  (8) 10 a.m. Academic Awards - Gym; (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  4. Juniors-Post Prom ticket sales will be collected in the cafeteria today and Friday at 7:45 and 2:45.  All tickets need to be returned on Friday!

  5. ELC HS Theatre presents “Peter Pan”.  Performances at Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center, Friday, Nov. 3rd 7 p.m., Sat. Nov. 4th 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Tickets must be purchased online @ Bound..  The following passes will be accepted – Patrons, Retiree, Student Activity, Workers passes, Senior Citizen.  No food or drink allowed in the auditorium.

  6. Picture Retakes-will be Wednesday, November 8th.  They will be in the little theatre.  If you bought pictures and would like to have them retaken, please bring the original full packet back on Nov. 8th.  You will receive the same packet with your retaken picture.  This is also for anyone who was absent on picture day or new to our school.  All students, whether you buy or not are required to have a picture taken for identification and security purposes.  This includes seniors.  Pick up pictures from last time in the office if you have not already.

 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

October 30,   2023

Cycle 8 -   Day 3-  Week 2

 

  1. Happy birthday  none

  2. Activities:   November (3) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” ILCC; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” - ILCC,  (8) 10 a.m. Academic Awards - Gym; (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  4. 9th-12th grade boys basketball meeting at 6:15 p.m. tonight in Mr. Grems' classroom C-266. If you are going out for basketball, please attend this meeting. If you can't make it, contact Coach Gruhlke ahead of time to get the information needed. There is open gym at 6:30 following the meeting. 

  5. ELC HS Theatre presents “Peter Pan”.  Performances at Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center, Friday, Nov. 3rd 7 p.m., Sat. Nov. 4th 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Tickets must be purchased online @ Bound..  The following passes will be accepted – Patrons, Retiree, Student Activity, Workers passes, Senior Citizen.  No food or drink allowed in the auditorium.

  6. Picture Retakes-will be Wednesday, November 8th.  They will be in the little theatre.  If you bought pictures and would like to have them retaken, please bring the original full packet back on Nov. 8th.  You will receive the same packet with your retaken picture.  This is also for anyone who was absent on picture day or new to our school.  All students, whether you buy or not are required to have a picture taken for identification and security purposes.  This includes seniors.  Pick up pictures from last time in the office if you have not already.

 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

October 27,   2023

Cycle 8 -   Day 2-  Week 1

 

  1. Happy birthday  to Shelby Brosh today.and Kieran McClintic on Sunday.

  2. Activities:   November (3) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” ILCC; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan” - ILCC,  (8) 10 a.m. Academic Awards - Gym; (10)  Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball;  (13) 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (16) All-State Music Festival - Ames, Fall ILCC Jazz Band Festival, 4-7:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences; (17)  All State Music Festival - Ames, 4:30/6 p.m. JV/V G BB Scrimmage - Sioux Center, 4:30/7:30 p.m.JV/V B BB  JV/V B BB at Sioux Center; (18) All State Music Festival - Ames; (21) 1:15 p.m. National Honor Society Inductions - Gym,6/7 p.m. JV/V G BB at Western Christian; (22-24) No school

  3. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  4. State XC sendoff for Parker Duitsman and Tatum Dunlavy on Friday 3:15-3:45 sponsored by the ELC Booster Club..Stop by and wish them luck!

  5. 9th-12th grade boys basketball meeting at 6:15 PM on Monday, October 30th in Mr. Grems' classroom C-266. If you are going out for basketball, please attend this meeting. If you can't make it, contact Coach Gruhlke ahead of time to get the information needed. There is open gym at 6:30 following the meeting. 

  6. ELC HS Theatre presents “Peter Pan”.  Performances at Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center, Friday, Nov. 3rd 7 p.m., Sat. Nov. 4th 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Tickets must be purchased online @ Bound..  The following passes will be accepted – Patrons, Retiree, Student Activity, Senior Citizen.  No food or drink allowed in the auditorium.

 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

October 26   2023

Cycle 8 -   Day 1 -  Week 1

  1. Happy birthday  to Andrew Bethune, Devlin Cole today.

  2. Activities:   October  Today  ILCC HS Honor Choir; November (1) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball

  3. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  4. 9-12 Grade ELC HS Girls Basketball Players and Managers Plan to Attend. There will be an organizational meeting for all players and managers that are planning to participate in the ELC High School Girls Basketball Program today at 7:40 AM in the High School gymnasium. Guidelines, expectations of the program and a season calendar will be covered during this meeting. 

  5. State XC sendoff for Parker Duitsman and Tatum Dunlavy on Friday 3:15-3:45 sponsored by the ELC Booster Club..Stop by and wish them luck!

  6. 9th-12th grade boys basketball meeting at 6:15 PM on Monday, October 30th in Mr. Grems' classroom C-266. If you are going out for basketball, please attend this meeting. If you can't make it, contact Coach Gruhlke ahead of time to get the information needed. There is open gym at 6:30 following the meeting. 

  7. Boys’ Bowling Sign up-Any high school boys interested in bowling need to stop by the activities office to sign up.  Those interested need to sign up by 3:30 pm  today.   If you have any question please see Mrs. Lutz or Mr. Kalous.

  8. ELC HS Theatre presents “Peter Pan”.  Performances at Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center, Friday, Nov. 3rd 7 p.m., Sat. Nov. 4th 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Tickets must be purchased online @ Bound..  The following passes will be accepted – Patrons, Retiree, Student Activity, Senior Citizen.  No food or drink allowed in the auditorium.

  9. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom today. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

October 25,   2023

Cycle 7 -   Day 6  -  Week 1

 

  1. Happy birthday  none

  2. Activities:   October  (26) ILCC HS Honor Choir; November (1) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball

  3. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  4. 9-12 Grade ELC HS Girls Basketball Players and Managers Plan to Attend. There will be an organizational meeting for all players and managers that are planning to participate in the ELC High School Girls Basketball Program on Thursday, October 26 at 7:40 AM in the High School gymnasium. Guidelines, expectations of the program and a season calendar will be covered during this meeting. 

  5. 9th-12th grade boys basketball meeting at 6:15 PM on Monday, October 30th in Mr. Grems' classroom C-266. If you are going out for basketball, please attend this meeting. If you can't make it, contact Coach Gruhlke ahead of time to get the information needed. There is open gym at 6:30 following the meeting. 

  6. Boys’ Bowling Sign up-Any high school boys interested in bowling need to stop by the activities office to sign up.  Those interested need to sign up by 3:30 pm on Thursday, October 26, 2023.  If you have any question please see Mrs. Lutz or Mr. Kalous.

  7. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom  Thursday, Oct. 26th. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.edu

 

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

October 24,   2023

Cycle 7 -   Day 5  -  Week 10

 

  1. Happy birthday  none

  2. Activities:   October  Today Begin 2nd quarter, 5:30 p.m. Swimming at Perry, 7 p.m. VB Regional; (26) ILCC HS Honor Choir; November (1) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball

  3. If you are interested in trying out for the '23-'24 wrestling cheer squad, please use the following link to sign up.

  4. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  5. Juniors-ELC Post prom meeting for Juniors today at 2:45.

  6. 9-12 Grade ELC HS Girls Basketball Players and Managers Plan to Attend. There will be an organizational meeting for all players and managers that are planning to participate in the ELC High School Girls Basketball Program on Thursday, October 26 at 7:40 AM in the High School gymnasium. Guidelines, expectations of the program and a season calendar will be covered during this meeting.

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER: 10-24 Begin 2nd semester; 11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

October 20,   2023

Cycle 7 -   Day 4  -  Week 9

 

  1. Happy birthday  to Josie Danner today

  2. Activities:   October  Today  (20) End of 1st Quarter;7 p.m. FB Playoff H w/Western Christian;  (21) All-State Choir and Band Auditions-LeMars; (23) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; (24) Begin 2nd quarter, 5:30 p.m. Swimming at Perry, 7 p.m. VB Regional; (26) ILCC HS Honor Choir; November (1) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball, 

  3. End of QuarterToday-Get all your missed work turned in.

  4. No school on Monday, Oct. 23rd.  Teacher PD/Collaboration;  Tuesday, Oct. 24th will be Day 5.

  5. If you are interested in trying out for the '23-'24 wrestling cheer squad, please use the following link to sign up.

  6. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  7. Juniors-ELC Post prom meeting for Juniors on Tuesday, October 24th at 2:45.

  8. 9-12 Grade ELC HS Girls Basketball Players and Managers Plan to Attend. There will be an organizational meeting for all players and managers that are planning to participate in the ELC High School Girls Basketball Program on Thursday, October 26 at 7:40 AM in the High School gymnasium. Guidelines, expectations of the program and a season calendar will be covered during this meeting.

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  Today  End 1st quarter; 10-23 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 10-24 Begin 2nd semester; 11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

October 19,   2023

Cycle 7 -   Day 3  -  Week 9

 

  1. Happy birthday  to Cesar Padilla and Tre Graves today

  2. Activities:   October  Today 4 p.m. XC Regional at Landsmeer Golf Club,  5:30 p.m. Swimming - Decorah, 7 p.m. VB Regional H w/Forest City;  (20) End of 1st Quarter; (21) All-State Choir and Band Auditions-LeMars; (23) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; (24) Begin 2nd quarter, 5:30 p.m. Swimming at Perry, 7 p.m. VB Regional; (26) ILCC HS Honor Choir; November (1) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball, 

  3. End of Quarter is Friday, Oct. 20th.  Get all your missed work turned in.

  4. No school on Monday, Oct. 23rd.  Teacher PD/Collaboration;  Tuesday, Oct. 24th will be Day 5.

  5. If you are interested in trying out for the '23-'24 wrestling cheer squad, please use the following link to sign up.

  6. ELC Post Prom has some Midget Pride signs for sale.  They are $15.  If you would like one,  email or call Jenny Christensen.

  7. Juniors-ELC Post prom meeting for Juniors on Tuesday, October 24th at 2:45.

  8. 9-12 Grade ELC HS Girls Basketball Players and Managers Plan to Attend. There will be an organizational meeting for all players and managers that are planning to participate in the ELC High School Girls Basketball Program on Thursday, October 26 at 7:40 AM in the High School gymnasium. Guidelines, expectations of the program and a season calendar will be covered during this meeting.

  9. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom  today, Thursday, November 16; and Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.ed

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  10-20 End 1st quarter; 10-23 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 10-24 Begin 2nd semester; 11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2nd quarter; 11 22-24 No school, Thanksgiving break; 11-27 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 12-20 End of 2nd quarter/1st semester; 12 21-29, 2024 Jan. 1,2;  Holiday break; 1-3 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 1-4 Begin 3rd quarter/2nd semester

 

October 18   2023

Cycle 7 -   Day 2  -  Week 9

 

  1. Happy birthday  Addyson Blair today

  2. Activities:   October  (19) 4 p.m. XC Regional at Landsmeer Golf Club,  5:30 p.m. Swimming - Decorah, 7 p.m. VB Regional H w/Forest City;  (20) End of 1st Quarter; (21) All-State Choir and Band Auditions-LeMars; (23) No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; (24) Begin 2nd quarter, 5:30 p.m. Swimming at Perry, 7 p.m. VB Regional; (26) ILCC HS Honor Choir; November (1) Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; (4) 12 noon Swimming Regional, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fall Play/Musical “Peter Pan”; Swimming State; (11)  9 a.m. V G BB Scrimmage at Sioux City East HS; HS Fall Ball, 

  3. End of Quarter is Friday, Oct. 20th.  Get all your missed work turned in.

  4. No school on Monday, Oct. 23rd.  Teacher PD/Collaboration;  Tuesday, Oct. 24th will be Day 5.

  5. If you are interested in trying out for the '23-'24 wrestling cheer squad, please use the following link to sign up.

  6. Natalie Henriksen with TRIO Talent Search will be here in the lunchroom  Thursday, October 19; Thursday, November 16; and Thursday, December 14. Please stop by to see her during study hall OR stop by during an open period OR between classes for your monthly in-school visit.  Natalie will assist with your career, college and education goals.  If you are unable to catch Natalie during an open period, please contact her by email! nhenriksen@iowalakes.ed

  

PLAN AHEAD-DATES TO REMEMBER:  10-20 End 1st quarter; 10-23 No school Teacher PD/Collaboration; 10-24 Begin 2nd semester; 11-13 and 16 Parent Teacher Conferences; 11-17 Midterm 2