Wednesday, March 21, 2018




    Did you get a registration for next year’s classes? If you were gone yesterday afternoon, please stop at the office to get what you need.


    Today come to your 6th period classes prepared to DEAR. (Drop Everything And Read)


    If you are interested in golfing this year, please stop at the office to sign up before tomorrow. (Thursday) If you would rather email Kathy, she will put your name on the list as well.


    If you did not get a copy of your report card, please stop at the office to pick it up.


    Girls in grades 8-11: if you are interested being a cheerleader for the 2018-2019 school year please sign up with Mrs. Dawson or Mrs. Bosse by next Wednesday, March 28th


    7, 8 and 11 graders MUST have their headphones here for their SBAC testing.





    7th Grade

    Language Arts

    March 26-29

    3rd and 6th

    7th Grade


    April 3-6

    1st and 4th

    8th Grade

    Language Arts

    March 19-23



    2nd (Language arts class will be held 7th hour)

    11th Grade

    Language Arts

    March 20, 22, 23

    1st and 2nd

    11th Grade


    March 20, 22, 23

    7th and 8th



    On Thursday, April 5, Screening America will be here to offer a heart screening to students/adults ages 12-34. The cost is $89 for the 1st screening and each sibling thereafter is $44.50. Please call/email Kathy for a registration time and the website is www.screening-america.com There are 3 forms that need to be filled out prior to the screening.


    The City of Britton is now accepting applications for Lifeguards and Bathhouse/Concessions Attendants for the 2018 swimming pool season.  Applications may be picked up at City Hall and must be returned by Friday, April 6th.  


    YEARBOOKS are available to order from Mrs. Symens. The cost is $35, or $40 for personalized. The last day to order is Friday, April 13. Make checks payable to: Britton-Hecla School. You can also order from the BHHS website.


    Don’t forget about the Makerspace Club! It is held on Monday’s from 3:20-5:00 for grades 4-8. If you ride a bus, you will need to make arrangements with parents beforehand, as the school will not provide transportation. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Richter (kyla.richter@k12.sd.us) or Mrs. Sheila Anderson. (sheila.a.anderson@k12.sd.us)


    The Physical Therapists will be here on Monday’s and Thursday’s at 11:00 to provide “Sports Medicine” coverage to our student athletes. Please let the office know if you would like an appt. and we will call you when they arrive.




    Weds. March 21: Bio ll Blood Drive from 9:00-3:00.


    Thurs. March 22: “Parade of Bands” concert beginning @ 7:00pm.


    Fri. March 23: HIPE (Healthcare in Partnership with Education) is hosting their career fair in the Arena for grades 1-12 from 8:30-1:30. You should have rec’d a time schedule in your email.


    Sat. March 24: “All Star” games @ Sisseton. Brianna B. will be playing @ 6:00 w/GBB and the boys game will follow. 


    Mon. March 26: Whetstone Choral festival @ Sisseton. (All 9-12 choir students will attend and Miss Hagen sent you a list) –You are loading @ 7:55 and leaving @ 8:10 from the keyhole. The concert is 7:00pm at Sisseton High School.


    Thurs. March 29: Scoliosis screening for 7th grade girls and 8th grade boys. The nurse will try to get all done during study halls.


    March 25-27: State Student Council. (Mrs. Carlson sent a list of students)


    March 30-2: NO SCHOOL – Easter holiday.

    Sat. April 7: ACT testing in Britton beginning @ 8:00.




    We are currently accepting applications for the 2018 Youth Trooper Academy. This year’s academy takes place in Pierre from June 25-29, 2018. This is a great opportunity for your high school juniors and seniors to be exposed to expense paid law enforcement training. We award a $500 scholarship to the top recruit. Applications can be filled out in just a couple of minutes and mailed or scanned and emailed to me directly. Legible handwritten applications are perfectly fine. The deadline is March. 23rd. Sgt. Tony Maunu, South Dakota Highway Patrol. 605-773-2066 cell 605-520-1863.


    SDSU is hosting a health professions career camp from July 10-13, 2017. There is an application form to complete and return before April 1. See Mrs. Anderson for more information.


    The Marshall County Conservation District would like to encourage any 9-12 high school student to participate in the 57th annual speech contest with the theme “How Does Your Watershed”.  The speech contest winners will have a chance to win $2300 in Scholarships.  We will hold a county contest sometime the end of March before the area contest held in Aberdeen on April 5th. If you have questions regarding the contest or know of a student who may be interested, please contact me at 605-448-2442. There is additional information at the office. Due date is April 14.


    Lake Region Youth Excursion: Students from grades 9-12 will join together to tour ND from July 23-26. Trip includes sight-seeing, exploring and dancing! Apps are due by May 10 and to apply, see Mrs. Anderson.


    USD is hosting a Youth Business Adventure from June17-22. Visit with Mrs. Anderson if you are interested in registering, or go to yba-sd.org   Check it out on facebook @ South Dakota Youth Business Adventure and twitter @ SouthDakotaYBA






    21-Wednesday: Hamburger Stew, biscuit, fruit & milk.

    22-Thursday: Chicken legs, mashed potatoes, vegetable, fruit & milk.

    23-Friday: Mac & cheese, vegetable, fruit & milk.

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