Announcements: 1. Thank you to Mr. Liversage, Mrs. Jordan and all the students who performed so wonderfully last night. Your hours of practice and preparation were certainly evident in your performance. Congratulations! 2. Go to JostensYearbooks.com or see Mrs. Berger to order your 2018-19 LPA Yearbook. Deadline to buy yearbooks is April 19th but don’t wait until the last minute to buy. Yearbooks are on sale now for $42.95. Fun surprises right around the corner if you buy your yearbook early. 3. JUNIOR HIGH PLAY: auditions will be held TODAY from 3:30 to 5:30 and Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30. Rehearsal will begin Thursday Track & Field/CC athletes: we have concessions this Saturday (February 9th) for the boys’ basketball game in Audubon. Please sign up for a shift in the athletic office. Thanks! 4. Senior High Knowledge Bowl members – practice will be held this Wednesday the 6th at 8:00 in the practice room. This is the last practice before next week’s Meet in Fergus Falls. 5. NHS Members – we have Concessions on Friday, February 8th for the Girl’s BB Game v. Ashby at the LPA High School Gym. Please see the Google Document that was shared with you for sign-up times if you are able to help. This does count towards NHS Service Hours. CJH 6. Any baseball players interested in a defensive/hitting camp, pitching/catching camp, or both, email Coach Becher (abecher@lpa.k12.mn.us) for more information and how to sign up. The camp is in Crookston on Feb 10th. Let me know ASAP! 7. SnoDaze Dress Up Days February 11-15: Monday: Guess Who? (dress as someone else) Tuesday: Cranium (nerd attire), Wednesday: Chess (black & white), Thursday: Life (dress in college gear or future career attire), and Friday: Battleship (color wars: Seniors = Black, Juniors = Blue, 10th gr. = White, 9th = Purple, 8th = Green, 7th = Red, and Staff = Gray) 8. Any softball player interested in a Pitching and/or Skills clinic Sunday, Feb. 10th at NDSCS in Wahpeton please contact Amanda Snyder at asnyder@lpa.k12.mn.us. Thanks! 9. 8th Graders: Most of you have been selected for NAEP testing in Math or Reading. NAEP testing will be on February 19th. Letters will be sent home today with information. 10. NHS Students that can help provide Child Care during PT Conferences in the ECFE Room on either Tuesday, February 19th or Thursday, February 21st, are encouraged to sign-up on the Google Document that was shared with you on Thursday. CJH 11. Students in grades 8, 9, and 11 have the opportunity to take the MN Student Survey during the last week of February. Information letters will be sent home with students on Monday. 12. SnoDaze Coronation will be on Wednesday, February 13th at 2:40pm. Sign up for the Dodgeball Tournament and Talent Show! The Talent Show will be Friday, February 15th. 13. Come join the fun at the “Luke Gandrud Memorial Youth Fishing Derby” on Saturday, February 16 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. It will be held at the public access on Lake Ida. This event is for ages 15 and under and all tackle and bait will be provided free of charge. Free hot dogs and pop and prizes for the biggest fish!

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Announcements: 1. JUNIOR HIGH PLAY: Due to the Pops Concert on Monday evening next week, the Junior High Play auditions will be held on Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:30 and Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30. Rehearsals will begin Thursday. 2. 8th Graders: Most of you have been selected for NAEP testing in Math or Reading. NAEP testing will be on February 19th. Letters will be sent home on Monday with information. 3. Any softball player interested in a Pitching and/or Skills clinic Sunday, Feb. 10th at NDSCS in Wahpeton please contact Amanda Snyder at asnyder@lpa.k12.mn.us. Thanks! 4. NHS Students that can help provide Child Care during PT Conferences in the ECFE Room on either Tuesday, February 19th or Thursday, February 21st, are encouraged to sign-up on the Google Document that was shared with you on Thursday. CJH 5. Students in grades 8, 9, and 11 have the opportunity to take the MN Student Survey during the last week of February. Information letters will be sent home with students on Monday. 6. All are invited to attend….the Raider Jazz Band, Raider Pop Group, Senior High Choir, Junior High Choir and Favorite Soloists at the 2019 Pops Concert “Hakuna Matata” on Monday, February 4 at 7:30 PM in the Theatre. Admission is Free. 7. SnoDaze Coronation will be on Wednesday, February 13th at 2:40pm. Sign up for the Dodgeball Tournament and Talent Show! The Talent Show will be Friday, February 15th. 8. Softball players: we have concessions at Audubon this Thursday, Jan. 31st. Please sign up for a concession time slot to work with Ms. Oistad sometime before Thursday. Thank you! 9. NHS Members – we have Concessions on Friday, February 8th for the Girl’s BB Game v. Ashby at the LPA High School Gym. Please see the Google Document that was shared with you for sign-up times if you are able to help. This does count towards NHS Service Hours. CJH 10. Girls in Grades 7th – 9th: NDSU is having their annual “Expanding Your Horizons” conference on Saturday, March 30th. The day consists of hands-on workshops and activities in the fields of Math and Science. Registration and more information is in the Counseling Office. Registration needs to be completed by February 1st. 11. Come join the fun at the “Luke Gandrud Memorial Youth Fishing Derby” on Saturday, February 16 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. It will be held at the public access on Lake Ida. This event is for ages 15 and under and all tackle and bait will be provided free of charge. Free hot dogs and pop and prizes for the biggest fish!

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Announcements: 1. All are invited to attend….the Raider Jazz Band, Raider Pop Group, Senior High Choir, Junior High Choir and Favorite Soloists at the 2019 Pops Concert “Hakuna Matata” on Monday, February 4 at 7:30 PM in the Theatre. Admission is Free. 2. Junior and Seniors: you can still fill out the post prom survey today. 3. SnoDaze Coronation will be on Wednesday, February 13th at 2:40pm. Sign up for the Dodgeball Tournament and Talent Show! The Talent Show will be Friday, February 15th. 4. Softball players: we have concessions at Audubon this Thursday, Jan. 31st. Please sign up for a concession time slot to work with Ms. Oistad sometime before Thursday. Thank you! 5. JUNIOR HIGH PLAY AUDITIONS will be held Monday and Tuesday next week from 3:30 to 5:30 in the theater. If you cannot make either of those times, please see Ms. Chilton-Werner to make arrangements. 6. NHS Members – we have Concessions on Friday, February 8th for the Girl’s BB Game v. Ashby at the LPA High School Gym. Please see the Google Document that was shared with you for sign-up times if you are able to help. This does count towards NHS Service Hours. CJH 7. Juniors and Seniors: please fill out the post prom survey that was emailed to you. 8. Student Council meeting on Friday, February 1st at 8am. 9. SnoDaze will be the week of February 11th – 15th. 10. Girls in Grades 7th – 9th: NDSU is having their annual “Expanding Your Horizons” conference on Saturday, March 30th. The day consists of hands-on workshops and activities in the fields of Math and Science. Registration and more information is in the Counseling Office. Registration needs to be completed by February 1st. 11. Come join the fun at the “Luke Gandrud Memorial Youth Fishing Derby” on Saturday, February 16 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. It will be held at the public access on Lake Lida. This event is for ages 15 and under and all tackle and bait will be provided free of charge. Free hot dogs and pop and prizes for the biggest fish!

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Announcements: 1. Softball players: we have concessions at Audubon this Thursday, Jan. 31st. Please sign up for a concession time slot to work with Ms. Oistad sometime before Thursday. Thank you! 2. JUNIOR HIGH PLAY AUDITIONS will be held Monday and Tuesday next week from 3:30 to 5:30 in the theater. If you cannot make either of those times, please see Ms. Chilton-Werner to make arrangements. 3. NHS Members – we have Concessions on Friday, February 8th for the Girl’s BB Game v. Ashby at the LPA High School Gym. Please see the Google Document that was shared with you for sign-up times if you are able to help. This does count towards NHS Service Hours. CJH 4. Juniors and Seniors: please fill out the post prom survey that was emailed to you. 5. Student Council meeting on Friday, February 1st at 8am. 6. SnoDaze will be the week of February 11th – 15th. 7. Girls in Grades 7th – 9th: NDSU is having their annual “Expanding Your Horizons” conference on Saturday, March 30th. The day consists of hands-on workshops and activities in the fields of Math and Science. Registration and more information is in the Counseling Office. Registration needs to be completed by February 1st. 8. Come join the fun at the “Luke Gandrud Memorial Youth Fishing Derby” on Saturday, February 16 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. It will be held at the public access on Lake Lida. This event is for ages 15 and under and all tackle and bait will be provided free of charge. Free hot dogs and pop and prizes for the biggest fish!

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Announcements: 1. A HUGE Thank you to the NHS Students that helped facilitate the PBIS Reward Day at the Elementary yesterday. Your ability to be a positive role model for the students to follow and look up to is commendable! CJH 2. Student Council meeting on Friday, February 1st at 8am. 3. SnoDaze will be the week of February 11th – 15th. 4. “Don’t expect a great day; make one.” 5. Girls in Grades 7th – 9th: NDSU is having their annual “Expanding Your Horizons” conference on Saturday, March 30th. The day consists of hands-on workshops and activities in the fields of Math and Science. Registration and more information is in the Counseling Office. Registration needs to be completed by February 1st. 6. Come join the fun at the “Luke Gandrud Memorial Youth Fishing Derby” on Saturday, February 16 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. It will be held at the public access on Lake Lida. This event is for ages 15 and under and all tackle and bait will be provided free of charge. Free hot dogs and pop and prizes for the biggest fish!

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Announcements: 1. Girls’ Basketball tonight with the C team starting at 5:00pm. Jr’s. have concessions, please sign-up with Sydney Porter sometime today. 2. Student Council meeting on Friday, February 1st at 8am. 3. SnoDaze will be the week of February 11th – 15th. 4. Girls in Grades 7th – 9th: NDSU is having their annual “Expanding Your Horizons” conference on Saturday, March 30th. The day consists of hands-on workshops and activities in the fields of Math and Science. Registration and more information is in the Counseling Office. Registration needs to be completed by February 1st. 5. Come join the fun at the “Luke Gandrud Memorial Youth Fishing Derby” on Saturday, February 16 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. It will be held at the public access on Lake Lida. This event is for ages 15 and under and all tackle and bait will be provided free of charge. Free hot dogs and pop and prizes for the biggest fish!

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Announcements: 1. NHS Students – Please come in and pack your items for the PBIS Activity event that you are responsible for today….Wednesday. Remember, Thursday is the activity day. CJH 2. Student Council meeting on Friday, February 1st at 8am. 3. SnoDaze will be the week of February 11th – 15th. Congratulations to the following 2019 SnoDaze Royalty – Queen Candidates: Shayla Hendricks, Ashley Johnson, Morgan Schmitz, and Samantha Vareberg. King Candidates: Justin How, Marcus Herfindahl, Alan Lubbers, Alex Strehlow. Princess Candidates: Morgan Kruger, Emma Pederson, Sydney Porter and Emily Thompson. Prince Candidates: Blair Herfindahl, Justin Wetli, Ben Rabideaux, and Shawn Skjold. The Sophomore Escorts are: Jenna Gehrig, Abigail Richard, Garret Cossette, and Zeb Lewis. 4. Girls in Grades 7th – 9th: NDSU is having their annual “Expanding Your Horizons” conference on Saturday, March 30th. The day consists of hands-on workshops and activities in the fields of Math and Science. Registration and more information is in the Counseling Office. Registration needs to be completed by February 1st.

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Announcements: 1. Congratulations to the following 2019 SnoDaze Royalty – Queen Candidates: Shayla Hendricks, Ashley Johnson, Morgan Schmitz, and Samantha Vareberg. King Candidates: Justin How, Marcus Herfindahl, Alan Lubbers, Alex Strehlow. Princess Candidates: Morgan Kruger, Emma Pederson, Sydney Porter and Emily Thompson. Prince Candidates: Blair Herfindahl, Justin Wetli, Ben Rabideaux, and Shawn Skjold. The Sophomore Escorts are: Jenna Gehrig, Abigail Richard, Garret Cossette, and Zeb Lewis. 2. Congratulations to the following Raiders who received medals for placing in the Hi-10 Raider Archery Tournament over the weekend. 3rd place winner: Lexi Swiontek; 4th place: Keela Johnson and 5th place winners: Kaylee Sternitzky and Katelyn Kleven. 3. Winter Band Concert is Tuesday, January 22 at 7:30pm in the High School Theatre. Varsity, Junior High and 6th Grade Bands will perform. This event is free and open to the public. 4. A reminder that the Senior High Knowledge Bowl teams will practice at 8:00 tomorrow morning as usual. 5. Student Council meeting on Friday, February 1st at 8am. 6. SnoDaze will be the week of February 11th – 15th. 7. Girls in Grades 7th – 9th: NDSU is having their annual “Expanding Your Horizons” conference on Saturday, March 30th. The day consists of hands-on workshops and activities in the fields of Math and Science. Registration and more information is in the Counseling Office. Registration needs to be completed by February 1st.

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Announcements: 1. LPA Raiders!! We will be having a “purple out” tonight at the double header basketball game with the Thunderbirds!! We are wearing purple to show our support of Faith Westby and her family of Pelican Rapids. She is a 16-year-old student that had a liver transplant a year and a half ago. She is now fighting serious infections in her blood, lungs and brain. Let’s show our support and wear all the purple we can!! Spread the word! 2. Reminder that there is Speech Team Practice today in Ms. Amstrup’s room at 3:30. 3. Student Council meeting on Friday, February 1st at 8am. 4. NHS January monthly meeting will be TOMORROW at 8:00 AM in the FCS room. We will be discussing the PBIS Reward day and old business. CJH 5. All students should clean out and lock their PE lockers as the wrestlers will be using all locker rooms Friday. Girls will not be allowed in the locker room at all on Friday. 6. Due to the schedule for the day we will be unable to offer the salad bar tomorrow. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 7. Winter Band Concert is Tuesday, January 22 at 7:30pm in the High School Theatre. Varsity, Junior High and 6th Grade Bands will perform. This event is free and open to the public. 8. SnoDaze will be the week of February 11th – 15th. Royalty candidates will be announced on Friday morning. Seniors check your email to vote for Sophomore Escorts. 9. An eyeglass lens was found in the band room. If it is yours, please come to the office to get it. 10. On Friday, January 18th students will be allowed to attend the wrestling tournament for $1.00 admission, if you do not have detention time to serve. Study time is in the library Monday through Friday from 3:10 p.m. until 4 p.m. See Mrs. Merchant if you have any questions. 11. ALL Schedule changes for semester 2 need to be today! 12. Girls in Grades 7th – 9th: NDSU is having their annual “Expanding Your Horizons” conference on Saturday, March 30th. The day consists of hands-on workshops and activities in the fields of Math and Science. Registration and more information is in the Counseling Office. Registration needs to be completed by February 1st.

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Announcements: 1. A big “Thank You” to the Senior High Knowledge Bowl members for displaying Raider Pride on yesterday’s trip! A customer at the DQ in Pelican Rapids gave a compliment to Mr. Veit about your respectful behavior and kind demeanor. Thank you for representing Raider Nation so well! 2. Winter Band Concert is Tuesday, January 22 at 7:30pm in the High School Theatre. Varsity, Junior High and 6th Grade Bands will perform. This event is free and open to the public. 3. SnoDaze will be the week of February 11th – 15th. Royalty candidates will be announced on Friday morning. Seniors check your email to vote for Sophomore Escorts. 4. There is a PaY meeting in Mr. Kirkwood’s room today during lunch. Bring your lunch up to his room. 5. An eyeglass lens was found in the band room. If it is yours, please come to the office to get it. 6. Reminder that there is Speech Team Practice on Thursday, Jan. 17th in Ms. Amstrup’s room at 3:30. 7. NHS January monthly meeting will be FRIDAY, January 18th at 8:00 AM in the FCS room. We will be discussing the PBIS Reward day and old business. CJH 8. On Friday, January 18th students will be allowed to attend the wrestling tournament for $1.00 admission, if you do not have detention time to serve. Study time is in the library Monday through Friday from 3:10 p.m. until 4 p.m. See Mrs. Merchant if you have any questions. 9. ALL Schedule changes for semester 2 need to be done by Thursday, January 17th!! 10. “There are two conditions in life: accept things as they exist, or accept responsibility for changing them.” – Dr. Denis Waitley 11. Girls in Grades 7th – 9th: NDSU is having their annual “Expanding Your Horizons” conference on Saturday, March 30th. The day consists of hands-on workshops and activities in the fields of Math and Science. Registration and more information is in the Counseling Office. Registration needs to be completed by February 1st.

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