STORY CITY AMERICAN LEGION KUMLA FEED THIS SATURDAY
The Story City American Legion will host a Kumla Feed on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Story City Legion. Cost is $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 6 and under. Menu will include kumla and ham, green beans, applesauce and roll.
R-S 2014 YEARBOOK ORDERS
Ordering for the 2014 Roland-Story yearbook has begun. All high school students/parents will be receiving a mailing from Jostens about ordering a yearbook. If you don’t receive a mailing, you can order online at jostens.com or contact Paul Higgenbottom at the high school at 733-4329. Senior parents are also reminded to submit senior portraits for the 2014 yearbook. Please check with your photographer to make sure yours has been submitted. If you took your own photograph or would like to have a yearbook staff photographer take one, contact Mr. Higgenbottom for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE THROW CONTEST TO BE HELD JANUARY 12
A Free Throw Contest will be held Sunday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Story City Fitness Center, 812 Elm Avenue, Story City. The event is open to all boys and girls ages 10 to 14 (proof of age is required). First and second place prizes will be awarded to each age group. The event is being sponsored by SS Peter & Paul Knights of Columbus, Council 15060, Gilbert.
CHILI COOKOFF FOR BRITSON PARK
The Britson Park Committee will be hosting a Chili Cookoff fundraiser at the Roland American Legion on Saturday, Jan. 11, beginning at 6 p.m. Winners will be selected in the hot, mild and soup divisions. You can also come to eat if you don’t want to enter. Details and entry forms are available at www.britsonpark.org
ROLAND LEGION TO HOST PORK TENDERLOIN SUPPER JANUARY 10
The Roland American Legion in Roland will hold a breaded pork tenderloin supper on Friday, Jan. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. Menu includes baked beans, apple sauce and potato chips. Cost is $8.00/person.
MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY BOARD MEETING JANUARY 13
The Board of Trustees of the Story City Municipal Electric Utility will hold their next regular board meeting on Monday, Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. in the board room at the light plant, 505 Market Avenue.
FIRST SEMESTER REPORT CARDS
Kindergarten through fourth grade students will be receiving their report cards on January 10. Middle school report cards will also be sent home with students on January 10. High school students 9-12 will receive their report cards via mail to their parents by the middle part of January. Please watch for them.
ATTENTION 8TH GRADE STUDENTS/PARENTS
Yesterday (Tuesday) High School Guidance Counselor Terri Heisterkamp presented information to the eighth grade class regarding high school registration. Each eighth grade student needs to return their freshman course selection to Nancy Hemphill, Middle School Guidance Counselor, by Friday, January 17. On Monday, January 13, High School Principal Steve Schlatter will provide a "Ninth Grade Preview Night" to the eighth grade students and their parents at the high school. Elective teachers will be present to discuss their curriculum. If you are unable to attend and need any information about high school course registration, please contact Ms. Heisterkamp at 733-4329 or email: email@example.com or Mrs. Hemphill at 388-4348 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
R-S HIGH SCHOOL STUDY TABLE
The Roland-Story High School offers a study table in the IMC room from 3:30 to 4 p.m. two days a week for students to work and receive assistance if needed in their classes. This initiative has been communicated to individual students that have been struggling in classes, encouraging them to attend. It is also announced daily for all students to be aware of.
SCHOOL CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENTS
If school is going to be canceled at Roland-Story this winter season for the day, starting late or dismissed early, the announcement will be made on television channels 5, 8 and 13, as well as radio stations WHO (1040 AM) and KQWC (1570 AM or 96 FM) and the time and temperature line at 515/733-5151. Please do not call the school or the superintendent. In the event of a delayed start, please continue to listen as it is sometimes necessary to cancel classes at a later time.