OA Community School District : 712-668-2289
BCIG Community School District: 712-364-3687

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ANNOUNCEMENTS January 19th, 2018
FRIDAY:  Herb Irgens Wrestling Tournament 4:30
            Students dismissed at 2:56
SATURDAY:  Herb Irgens Wrestling Tournament 9:30
            Speech • District Large Group – Storm Lake High School
PARENTS:  Please remember to call the school by 9:00 if your child will be absent from school that day.  You can also email Tasha at ttromp@oabcig.org  Thanks!
Congratulations to Megan Brummer, Ellie Diersen, Bailey Newman, and Amber Hoefling for being selected for the BVU Honor Band Festival! The concert will be held on February 24th @ 5:30pm.
Congratulations to Liz Adams, Lindsey Kruse, Peyton Miller, Emma Schirrmacher, Josie Wulf, Bella Raasch, and Elle Schroeder for being selected for the Western Valley Conference Honor Band Festival! The concert will be held on March 19th @ 6pm at Kingsley-Pierson High School.
Athletes:  Please check your mail at home to ensure you are aware if you (and a parent) are scheduled to work at the Herb Irgens Wrestling tournament on Friday or Saturday, or if you have been asked to make another donation.  If you are unable to work your shift, you need to find a replacement, talk with your coach or Mrs. Rasmussen for assistance.  Donations may be mailed or brought to Mrs. Rasmussen or the office.
If you are not scheduled to work and would like to help out, please contact Mrs. Rasmussen.
Registration for Driver’s Education will begin on January 3, 2017, after winter break.  Forms will be available in both the OA-BCIG MS and OA-BCIG HS offices. Students must have their driver’s permit before registering.  A copy of the permit will be made when the student registers.  The total fee for 2017-18 is $350.00.  A deposit of any amount must be made at the time of registration.  The total amount will be due 3 weeks prior to the start of class.  All Driver’s Education registrations and payments must be turned in to the middle school secretary or high school secretary.  The schedule for the spring session is available in the middle school and high school office.
OA-BCIG Dollars for Scholars Pancake Brunch
Sunday, January 28
9:00 am –1:00 pm
Odebolt Community Building
Serving pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee.
Free Will Donation
All proceeds go to scholarships for OA-BCIG students.
High school students who would like to volunteer to help can sign up in the high
school office. These volunteer hours can be listed on your scholarship application
for additional points toward your scholarship.
Softball pitching/catching dates for January are:
Sunday, January 7th @ 1:00pm
Wednesday, Jan. 24th @ 1:30pm
Sunday, January 28th @ 3:00 pm
**Open hitting will be available.
The gym will be open Wednesday nights from 6:00 until 8:00 and on Sundays from 3:00-5:00.  The batting cage will be open and baseballs will be available if you want to play catch.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Sign up in the office.
The 2017-2018 OA-BCIG yearbook is now on sale. They are $50.
Order online now by going to www.jostensyearbooks.com or you can click the link on the school website (www.oabcig.org) to pay by credit or debit card.  To pay by cash or check, please bring it to Ms.Foreman. The 2017/2018 yearbook will be delivered in late August or early September of 2018. If you have any questions, email Ms.Foreman at aforeman@oabcig.org

The yearbook needs one wallet sized portrait (vertical) senior photo and one baby photo of each senior.  The baby photo will be returned as soon as it is scanned. The senior photo will be kept and used for the senior collage that will hang in the cafeteria. In order to guarantee you will be in the yearbook, photos must be submitted to Ms. Foreman by February 1st, 2018. 

College Rep Visits:
Buena Vista University - Monday, March 5 @ 11:00am
Northwest Iowa Community College - Wednesday, February 28 @ 1:00pm
LUNCH:  Sausage Pizza, Spinach Salad, Corn, Mandarin Oranges, Fresh Apple

Dress for Less will hold the Big Dress Sale on Friday, January 26 from 4-6 and Saturday, January 27 from 10-noon at East Sac County High School.  We will have more than 300 dresses for you to try on, as well as shoes and accessories.  Our gently worn dresses include sizes 0-28 and are priced anywhere from only $5 to $400.  Head to Facebook to see our entire collection complete with sizes and prices at Dress for Less - ESC Raiders. If you see a dress you love, you don’t need to wait for the sale! Contact us via Facebook or at keichhorn@eastsac.k12.ia.us or rhemer@eastsac.k12.ia.us to make a personal appointment to find your dress.  Mark your calendars for our Big Dress Sale and make Dress for Less your first stop for the perfect prom dress!
*As the weather turns colder, (Chromebooks do NOT like the cold) please do NOT leave your Chromebook in a vehicle.  If it is left in a vehicle, bring it inside, unzip the case (DO NOT OPEN THE CASE/CHROMEBOOK), leave it sit to warm up for 2 hours before using it or plugging it in to power!
*Keep your Chromebook charged - or carry your charger in your case if you don't charge it each night at home
*Restart your Chromebook at least every other week
*Sign out and sign back into your account or restart it if you are having issues.
*If you see the Update arrow, make sure you click it and allow it to Restart to Update (you will have more issues with your device if you do not keep it updated).
*Clear your Cache and Cookies if you are struggling to get a page to load:

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. On your browser toolbar, click More,  More Tools,  Clear Browsing Data.
  3. In the "Clear browsing data" box, click the checkboxes for Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files.
  4. Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Choose beginning of time to delete everything. Note: This option does not appear on all devices. 
  5. Click Clear browsing data.


Mr. Patrick Miller, Principal
900 John Montgomery Drive
Ida Grove, IA 51445
phone 712-364-3371
fax 712-364-4463


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