Friday, February 24, 2017 Edition
Today is a B day here at the Belleville Middle/High School.
BOYS' BASKETBALL - Our Wildcats lost a close one last night with a score of 59-64 against the Luther Prep Knights. Tuesday evening, our Wildcats will face the Cuba City Cubans in the first game of Regional. The game will be here and it will start at 7:00 p.m. Let's get those Cubans!
GIRLS' BASKETBALL - Our Lady Wildcats will be traveling to Darlington for their game this evening. The game will start at 7:00 and we will face the Darlington Redbirds. Let's eat up those birds, Wildcats. After our Wildcats win this evening, the next game was to be played on Saturday evening due to Wisconsin Heights closing for the day the Saturday game will be played on Monday.
SOFTBALL - Going out for softball? There will be a meeting in the library on Monday, February 27th at 4 p.m.
TRACK -Anyone interested in begin a manager for the Track and Field team, please contact Coach Johnson or Mr. Fell.
SOLO AND ENSEMBLE - If you are performing at Solo and Ensemble tomorrow, please remember to take your instrument, music and judge's copy home with you today. The school will not be open tomorrow morning.
NHS - National Honor Society members and new inductees-there will be practice for the Ceremony on Monday at 7:30 a.m. All members should be in attendance to learn how to prepare for this event. Any questions, please see Mrs. Alsteens.
GERMAN - Belleville is hosting 25 students from Germany this spring and Frau Brown is still looking for families to host. You do not have to be enrolled in German classes to host, the German students all speak English very well. See Frau Brown for details.
HS MUSICAL - The tickets for our High School Musical will go on sale for the public on Monday, February 27th. The dates for the Musical are Friday, March 10 - Sunday, March 12. There will be four shows of our production of "Brigadoon". Friday at 7:00, Saturday at 1:00 and 7:00 and Sunday at 2:00. Tickets will be $10. for Adults and $6. for Seniors and Students. Mark your calendars! The students have been busy working on their lines and songs for several weeks now. It should be a great event!
FFA - This week is National FFA Week all across nation. Your Belleville FFA is celebrating by hosting the "Pack the Truck". It is a statewide FFA clothing drive. Do some spring cleaning by donating your gently used clothin in the Ag Room now through Friday, March 3rd to benefit Easter Seals. All students are encouraged to participate in our Scavenger Hunt, too. Each day, we will reveal stories from staff members related to their connection to Agriculture. Your challenge is to guess the staff member, go get the FFA enblem from them and turn it in to Mrs. Knudson for a prize! Each day we will have three different staff members stories. Happy Hunting!
Yesterday's FFA Scavenger Hunt stories are...
Which staff member won a dairy fitting contest for many years in a row? Mrs. Norton
Which staff member plants a food plot in their backyard? Mrs. Alsteens
Which staff member lassoed a heifer and got dragged through the barnyard? Frau Brown
Winners were Allison G., Tony B., Bryan P. and Cassidy H.
Today's FFA stories are...
Which staff member learned to drive Allis Chalmers CA at the age of 5?
Which staff member fell off a tractor while plowing with Dad and almost got ran over?
Which staff member received Grand Champion and Master Showman with their dairy cattle at the Iowa County Fair?
Can you figure out "Who"?
SOLES 4 SOULS - Thank you to everyone who donated shoes for the campaign. There are four large barrels in our office full of shoes with bags of shoes on the floor, as well. I believe they definitely met their goal of 200 pairs of shoes. Thank you!
Mother Nature had to remind us that Winter is back!
Drive safely and walk carefully, as well!
Not such a great weekend in store for us but remember it is the last weekend in February.
Spring will come!