Simley Announcements 10-24-17
Published on Oct 24, 2017 11:46

Can You Dig It! The Simley Girls volleyball team defeated rival South St. Paul to retain "The Shovel" in its annual traveling trophy game with the Packers on Tuesday, October 17th. While the night before the Spartans Seniors took over the match with Visitation, this night saw the youth movement come out to play. Leading the youngsters was Junior Adara Kellogg merely having 8 kills in only 13 attempts while Sophomore Sydney Stensgard was all over the top of the volleyball hitting .500 with 10 kills. With the hands of a surgeon, Junior Rachel Wanger dished out 32 assists and 8th Grader Bella Studer was simply perfect from the service line with an ace mixed in. Simley made quick work of the match in straight sets, although in the second set, after ignoring the typically remarkable insights of their coaches and finding themselves down 12 - 8, the Spartans turned on the afterburners to win 17 of the next 19 points to crush any remaining hopes of the Packers.  

**The Volleyball team starts their section tournament tonight at Simley. The team will be taking on Park at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $6 for Students and $8 for Adults. No Passes are accepted.


Attention All Volleyball Players: There will be a very short meeting after school on Wednesday, October 25 in the main gym at 2:35 to vote on season awards and to turn in uniforms. We always want 100% participation in award voting, so please get to our meeting on Wednesday.

The Girls Swim & Dive Team completely surprised Mahtomedi by overpowering them at last Tuesday's Meet.  Simley won with a score of 94 - 92.  It came down to the last relay where Simley needed to place 1st & 3rd.  They did it!  Congratulations to an Amazing Win!

Top Finishes:

Sydney Bohn:  1st Place 200 Free & 1st Place 500 Free

Sophia Fredeen:  1st Place 200 I.M. & 1st Place 100 Back

Alaina Friske:  1st Place 50 Free & 2nd Place 100 Free

Erin Orn:  2nd Place Diving

Jill Wilhelmson:  2nd Place 100 Breaststroke

Sarah Anaya:  3rd Place 200 Free & 3rd Place 500 Free

Brittany Raab:  3rd Place 100 Fly

200 Medley Relay - 1st Place - Sophia Fredeen, Jill Wilhelmson, Brittany Raab, & Alaina Friske

200 Free Relay - 2nd Place - Brittany Raab, Brook Von Berge, Sarah Anaya, & Sydney Bohn

200 Free Relay - 3rd Place - Danielle Norsten, Jenna Hein, Emily Hageman, & Lydia Lerbs

400 Free Relay - 1st Place - Sydney Bohn, Sarah Anaya, Sophia Fredeen, & Alaina Friske

400 Free Relay - 3rd Place - Keegan Puariea, Emily Hageman, Sawyer Grathen, & Brook Von Berge

Attention All girls & boys in grades 7-12 that want to join or find out more information about the Alpine Ski team!  There is a meeting on Thursday, October 26 in the Spartan Center at 6:30 p.m.   If you are unable to make the meeting but are interested, please email or call Coach Nelson at  


If you are planning on being a leader at the middle school retreat in November, your permission slips are due to Ms. Wang in the Guidance Office no later than this Friday, October 27.

Quiz Bowl/Knowledge Bowl is coming! An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 24th after school in the Middle School room 6101 and the first practice day on Thursday Oct. 31st.  If you are interested in joining Quiz Bowl (general knowledge/basic trivia) or just would like more information come meet Ms. Dietzenbach and pick her brain for more knowledge ;)

Attention Robotics Team members - There is a meeting today after school in room EA109. If you missed the first meeting and are still interested, you are still welcome to come.


The Football team starts their section tournament tonight here at Simley. The Spartans are playing St. Paul Harding at 7 p.m.. Tickets are $6 for Students & $8 for Adults.  No Passes are accepted.


Interested in joining the 2017-2018 Gymnastics team or Gymnastics training team?

The meeting for High school and returning middle school team members will be on Wednesday, November 1 @ 2:40 -3:30 in room EA208.

**Gymnastics gym set up will happen Monday, November 6 from 2:40-5. Open gym November 7- November 9 from 2:45-4:00 p.m.  Team tryouts will be on Monday, November 13.   Please email Coach Walsh @ with any questions.


College Knowledge Fact of the Day: All 37 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities in addition to many of the private colleges and universities are FREE to apply to this week! Take advantage of this awesome opportunity! See Ms. Kimble if you have questions or need help with an application!


A reminder to ALL STAFF AND STUDENTS that TOMORROW is College Wear Wednesday. Get in the spirit of College Knowledge Month and wear your college gear!



University of Missouri will be here TODAY, Tuesday, October 24th @ 1:40 PM

Winona State University will be here on Thursday, October 28th @ 9:30 AM

Hamline University will be here on Friday, October 29th @ 9:30 AM

See Ms. Kimble in the Career Center to sign-up for any college rep visits.


Attention Parents - If you are calling in to report an absence and would like to go directly to the Attendance line, please call 651-306-7010.  

ATTENTION SENIORS: The Senior Panoramic pictures are ready for pick-up in the Guidance Office. If you did not order one, there are a limited number available at $17. Please see Ms. Wang.

There is a blanket drive going on for animals in need! These blankets will be donated to Home for Life, an animal sanctuary that gives dogs and cats who can't be adopted, a stable, loving and safe environment to live in.  You can also drop blankets off in the main office or nurse's office at any time through November 3rd.  Please contact Jacob Juers or Cole Erdman with any questions.  


Attention all 9th-12th Boys interested in participating in Hockey this season. Please sign-up through Feepay by Friday, October 27th. Please register as early as possible to help in the planning process for the upcoming season.


Attention Seniors!

If you have not had your senior pictures taken yet, make sure you schedule your photo shoot soon! You have until December 1st to submit your Senior Portrait, turn in your baby picture, and complete the Senior Yearbook Survey.

  • Senior Yearbook Survey Link:

  • Photos can be emailed to

For more information on Ordering your Yearbook, Simley Yearbook Policies, or a to-do list for Seniors, check out the yearbook tab of the Simley High School webpage:

Student Parking Lot- Only students with a Simley parking pass are allowed to park in the student lot. If you do not have a pass, you must park off campus. Students found parked in the lot with a pass may be ticketed, booted etc. See Ms. Sievert in the main office if you have questions.

Reminder to Simley students - You are NOT allowed to be in the middle school. This includes cutting through the middle school in the morning and afternoons when arriving to or leaving from school.


Simley Activities for today:  Metro East Conference Schedules