2016-2017 NEWS

Class of 2017
Leeds Class of 2017
Graduation will be May 28 at 3 PM in the Leeds School Gym
Class Flower: White Rose Class colors: Royal Blue, Black & Silver
"I wish there was a way to know you're in the good old days
before you've actually left them." Andy Bernard
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GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYERS
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SUMMER LEAGUE IN DEVILSLAKE
OR TEAM CAMPS.  GO TO THE ATHLETICS TAB AT THE VERY TOP
OF THE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION
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Mr. Bridges' Workhorse  award went to Ryan Wangler
Social studies in High School award went to Spencer Follman
Most improved in 2017 in Social Studies Eric Thompson
Most improved 2016-2017 in Social Studies Ryan Wangler
Camee Wangler had perfect attendance
Music Awards
Outstanding senior in Music Kaylee Lybeck
Outstanding female music student Arnikka Thompson
Outstanding male music student Jarrel McGarvey
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TRACK AWARDS
Most valuable jumper girls Camee Wangler
Most Valuable Track Brett O'Connell
Most improved John Fischer
Spirit Award Erin Jorgenson
Service Award for 6 years in track Brett O'Connell


Benson County Track  & Field State Qualifiers
Brett O'Connell 1600 M, 800 M
Austin Doornbos high jump
Kadin  Neppl 3200 M
Quinn Neppl 3200 M

NORTH CENTRAL REGION TRACK
Boys took 2nd, girls took 7th
Brett O'Connell took first and set a new meet record in the 1600 M
Quinn Neppl took first in the 1600 M
Kadin Neppl took first in 3200 M
3200 M Relay (Austin, Kadin, Jacob Arnold, Brett) took first
Brett took 2nd in 800 M
John Fischer took 2nd in Pole vault
Camee Wangler took 2nd in high jump
Garrett Tandeski took 2nd in high jump
All first and second place finishers will advance to state track May 26-27

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Winter Sports Awards
Boys
Offensive MVP Spencer Olson
Defensive MVP Kadin Neppl
Most Improved Carter Tandeski
Hustle Award Keaton Nelsen
Team MVP Keaton Nelsen
Wildcat Award Will Rice
All district Keaton, Garrett

Girls
Offensive MVP Dani Schwanke
Team MVP Dani Schwanke
Defensive MVP Kaylee Lybeck
Wildcat Award Emily Sears
Tough Girl Award Erin Jorgenson
Most improved Taylor Foss
All district Dani, Kaylee
All region Dani

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MATHCOUNTS
Congratulations to the MathCounts team who placed 2nd at the Benson County MathCounts. John Fischer placed 5th and Mallorie Sabo 6th. Also competing were Holdyn Kersten and Jarrick McGarvey


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FCCLA NEWS
Congratulations to
Kearyn Nelsen and McKenna Tofsrud who advanced to the national FCCLA STAR events in Nashville with their project LIFE EVENT PLANNING
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Leeds FFA News

FFA Chapter Awards 2016-2017
Star Greenhand Jarrel McGarvey
Star Chapter farmer Keaton Nelsen
Outstanding Senior Spencer Follman

Honorary Chapter Farmer Wanda Follman

Jarrel McGarvey received a $1,000 grant for his Beef Cattle SAE Project from the North Dakota FFA Foundation for beginning SAE Projects. Shelby Follman received a $1,000 grant for her bee keeping SAE Project from the North Dakota FFA foundation for beginning SAE Projects.

All Leeds FFA freshman won new FFA jackets from the ND FFA foundation Blue Jackets Bright futures program.

Madi
Dulmage & Macy Engstrom received gold in the freshman quiz contest.
Jarrel McGarvey took 3rd overall & received gold in the creed contest.

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Musical Notes.pngMUSIC
  Music Contest Results
Starred at State
Arnikka Thompson Vocal Solo Danza Danza by Francesco Durante
Grace Nybo Vocal Solo Waters Ripple and Flow 
Woodwind Quartet  Summer Sketches  Grace Nybo, Hailey Gunderson, Arnikka Thompson, Madi Dulmage
Jarrel McGarvey Trumpet solo Trumpeter's Lullaby
Arnikka Thompson Clarinet Solo Concertina Opus 26
Kaylee Lybeck Alto Sax Solo Aria

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The L
Books.pngeeds Public School library’s card catalog is now available anywhere online. This is a work in progress so not all books are online yet. Check it out at https://leedsndps.follettdestiny.com .There is also a link on the Leeds School home page http://leedsps.ss8.sharpschool.com/ under library then library information.

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  HOMECOMING 2016
Congratulations to
King Spencer & Queen Erin
Spirit Jug Winner Class of 2018 (Juniors)
Elementary float winners first grade one, second third grade
Senior high float winners first eighth grade, second juniors
Poster winners first seniors, second juniors
Dodge Ball seniors over juniors
Tug of War juniors over freshman

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