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November 19, 2012
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Finally!! by Austin Ridout November 22, is the first day of GMG’s Thanksgiving break. The kids are quite excited about their future time off. The day before, the 21, GMG gets out early. We are all ready for some thanksgiving dinner. What are you thankful for?

Vocal Conferences Festival By; Kohleah Harris On Monday, November 12, all of GMG vocal class will be attending a Vocal Conference Festival. This is held every year for our conference. Our choir is one of the 12 invited. All 12 choirs will preform together, and then they will preform separately. The choir will be leaving GMG at 11:30 a.m. to attend this event. This event will be held at Waterloo Christen School at 7:00 p.m. Good luck to everyone and have a great time!

Choir Conference by: Justin Welton The GMG High School choir traveled to Waterloo Christian School on Monday, November12. Our choir sang five songs with ten other school choirs. They practiced all day until the concert at 7 p.m. Our choir along with four other schools also sang a song together. These talented musicians lifted the rafters with their melodious music. The sound was beautiful!

Christian Fellowship Book Drive By:Kohleah Harris Want to help refresh and restock the GMG High School Library Shelves, well the GMG High School is attempting to restock its shelves. Donations of books or cash are welcome. If you need someone to come pick up books call the school at 499-2005. Thanks for all your support and donations your help is greatly appreciated!

GMG Poinsettia Sales by: Justice Dannen Every year, GMG’s Senior Class sells Poinsettias to raise money for graduation. The description of these beautiful flowers are as follows: Red, White, Burgundy, Jingle Bells, and Pink. Each type is $10.00. You may buy as many as you want. Orders are to be turned in by Nov. 15th, and will be delivered on Nov. 20th.

What are 10 GMG people thankful for? By: Cheyenne Wurr Mikaella Koster said, “I’m thankful for my family, friends, and my teachers.” Brittney Everts said, “I’m thankful for all the wonderful things in my life.” Dusty Savatdy said,” I’m thankful for my family and friends.” Eric Lada said, “ I’m thankful for my life and everything I have.” Mrs. Upah said,” I’m thankful for God, family, and friends, as well as, home, military, and my country.” Justice said,” I’m thankful for growing up with the family that I did, otherwise, I would’ve grown up in a terrible environment. I love my family dearly.” Mrs. Jackson said,” I’m thankful for my family, my home, my job, and my happy life.” Brandon Ferris said, “I’m thankful for my family and my friends.” Kohleah Harris said,” I am thankful for my family and my friends and my boyfriend.” Brock Fisher said,” I’m thankful for good friends and family.”

Coat Drive Brittney Everts The Girls Scouts Troops 716 and 114 are hosting a coat drive. It is located at GMG Elementary and the High School. The coat drive is going through November 30 2012. They are asking for people to donate coats, hats, scarves,gloves and mittens. Please donate coats for children, as well as, adults. We want everyone to stay warm during the cold winter months! Santa’s Helpers by Eric Lada The Construction Tech. class and Mr. Mike Sprurlin are willing to assemble gifts given to children this Christmas. They will begin helping people on November 19, 2012, and they will finish these projects before Christmas break. If you need any help assembling toys, please contact Mr Spurlin at GMG the phone number is 641-499-2005.

Hospitality Project: GMG By: Alex Prusha In Mrs. Eileen Marshall’s Hospitality Class at GMG, a new project is to be started shortly. The students have to come up with the name of their own restaurant. After that ,they have to manage the hours, staff, menu, catering and prices. At the end the project, the students have to present their project to a select panel of teachers and students. The panel will then decide which restaurant to attend. Hopefully, we have some great ideas in this project and a new restaurant entrepreneur.

GMG Helping Hurricane Sandy Victims By Gage Fraser The GMG Jr. High Student Council is working on a community service project. This project will be starting November 19, and will be ending on December 16. They will be helping the Hurricane Sandy victims. The project will include loose change donations,so empty out your change and turn the donation into the main office at the high school. The donations will be taken to the Red Cross. Let’s help the victims on the east coast.

All-State Conference By: Brandon Ferris Many students at GMG were honored for being recognized for doing their best in sports. These sports include football, volleyball, baseball, and softball. These prestigious students made the Iowa Star All Conference teams. In football, the players that were recognized were Blake Warren, who made it on the 1st team all conference. Austin Vaughn, Noah Scheidel, and Luke Petty made it to the 2nd team south. Gage Fraser, Lucas Catherwood, Ryan Spurlin placed on the honorable mention team. Alec Bovenmyer, Noah Scheidel, Ryan Spurlin, Austin Vaughn, and Blake Warren made it to 1st team for Academic All-District. In volleyball ,Olivia Barritt was placed on the honorable mention team. She is a sophomore at GMG. She played very well for the Wolverines. In our summer baseball program, for the Iowa Star Conference, Kyle Barloon and Brandon Lolwing landed a poisition on the 1st team. The second team players were Wade Barritt and Chad Plaehn. The Honerable mention team went to Tanner Krier. Emily Havelka made it to the ISC Elite Softball team. Emily Havelka and Melody Beane made it to the 1st team. Caitlin Applegate received a position on the 2nd team. Abby Kulhavy landed on the honorable mention. Congratulations to all of these outstanding athletes for receiving spots on the Iowa Star All - Conference Teams. We are very proud of you and these accomplishments.



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