Highland News Leader

Grantfork News for the week of Sept. 3

PTO News

The PTO will be selling Scrip Cards again this year. These may be used like gift cards and may be purchased for many different stores in the area. The PTO will receive a percentage of each card sold. Contact the school for further information.

Grass And Property Ordinance

It is an ordinance within the village of Grantfork that all premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or growth in excess of ten (10) inches. All noxious weeds are prohibited.

Property must be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage. Disposal shall be done in a clean and sanitary manner by placing the rubbish in approved containers.

Grantfork Upper Elementary

The “Quadruple A Club is an incentive program for students. To earn the right to become a member students need to meet the following criteria:

▪ Attendance: Miss two days or less during the quarter (doctor/dentist or funeral do not count against attendance).

▪ Attitude: Receiving no “outs” for the entire quarter. Outs are the way the teachers rate discipline problems. Three strikes in a week and your out.

▪ Achievement: Earning all C’s or above on the end of the quarter report card.

▪ Accountability: Being accountable for such things as returning notes by the due date, returning library books on time, bringing lunch or money and supplies on time. Students may receive a “forgiven” two times within the quarter for accountability.

FFA to hold putt-putt golf scramble

The Highland FFA Alumni will be having its third annual “Puttin’ ’Round the Country” golf scramble on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Grantfork Firemen’s Park.

The Highland FFA Alumni will be having its third annual “Puttin’ ’Round the Country” golf scramble on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Grantfork Firemen’s Park.

Registration will be between 9 and 10 a.m. The scramble will include nine putting holes at various farms in the Grantfork area. Each hole will be custom built by a volunteer, and each volunteer is free to be creative as they wish. You must bring your own putter. You must be 21 to participate.

Upon conclusion of the scramble a “Gravity Ball Contest,” silent auction, awards, and a meal will take place at Grantfork Firemen’s Park.

Cost is $100 for a four-person team. Registration after Sept. 1 is $150.

The proceeds from the scramble will support the Highland FFA Chapter in scholarships, awards, travel, etc.

For more information, contact Judi Rode at (618) 791-8204, Rene Barr at (618) 521-8375, Marty Landmann at (618)-593-6225 or Sheryl Hess at (618) 791-3154.

To submit items to the Grantfork News, email riepshoff@yahoo.com or call 488-7603 or (618) 910-9215.

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