Simley Announcements 2-26-18
Published on Feb 26, 2018 12:41

The final exam schedule is as follows:

NO late start this Wednesday due to final exams.

Wednesday, Feb. 28th - Finals for hours 1,3,5 & 7

Thursday, March 1st - Finals for hours 2,4,5 & 6

Students are expected to attend all class hours, including study halls, unless excused by a parent.

ATTN SENIORS: If you are interested in Study Hall Release or Lunch Release for Trimester 3, you must fill out a new form. These forms must be signed by a parent and turned into the guidance office before you can leave the complex. If you currently have a Study Hall or Hybrid release, you need to turn in your badge to Ms. Offermann in the Main Office or or before March 1. A new badge will be issued once we've received your new signed form.

This is a reminder to all AP students that the AP registration deadline is fast approaching. The deadline to register is this Wednesday, February 28th.  If you need the AP registration information please stop down to the guidance office.

Any sophomore or junior student who received an invitation to apply for National Honor Society- be sure to submit your application to Ms. Kimble or Ms. Erdman by next Wednesday, February 28th if you want to be considered for NHS for the 2018-2019 school year.

TONIGHT - Join us for the Simley Band Concert on Monday, February 26, 7:00 PM in the Performing Arts Center.  The concert is free and open to the public.  Should you want a snack after the concert, the Band Boosters are selling World’s Finest Chocolate bars and other assorted snacks for $2 each.  Have a sweet treat and support the band!

It’s time to get ready for Finals!  Cocoa and Cram is TODAY and TOMORROW from 2:30 - 4:00 in the Spartan Center.   Link Leaders will be there.   All are welcome!

Congratulations to the boys Swimming & Diving team for their 4th place finish at the Section 1A Finals tournament on Friday.  Point scorers were: Gabe Ukestad took 13th in the 200 free & 12th in the 100 free; Andrew Perrin took 10th in the 200 free & 5th in the 500 free (STATE QUALIFYING); Eric Petschl took 7th in the 200 free & 7th in the 500 free; Joseph Mansour took 12th in the 200 IM & 16th in the 100 back; Michael Schmalz took 7th in the 200 IM (STATE QUALIFYING) & 3rd in the 100 breaststroke (STATE QUALIFYING); Peter Burkhartzmeyer took 16th in the 50 free; Tristyn McMillen took 7th in the 50 free & 5th in the 100 breaststroke; Andrew VonBerge took 3rd in the 50 free (STATE QUALIFYING) & 7th in the 100 free (STATE QUALIFYING); Austin Flaherty took 9th the in the 1-meter diving; Garrett Kaiser took 6th in the 1-meter diving; John Toomey took 16th in the 100 free & 5th in the 100 back; Ethan Jie took 14th in the 500 free & 11th in the 100 breaststroke; Nico Losinski took 6th in the 500 free & 9th in the 100 back; Brandon Petryszyn took 11th in the 100 back; Ben Briguet took 16th in the 100 breaststroke.  The team of John Toomey, Tristyn McMillen, Michael Schmalz, and Ben Briguet took 5th in the 100 Medley Relay; the team of Tristyn McMillen, Michael Schmalz, Eric Petschl, and Andrew VonBerge took 5th in the 200 Free Relay (STATE QUALIFYING); and the team of Andrew VonBerge, John Toomey, Gabe Ukestad, and Eric Petchl took 5th in the 400 Free Relay (STATE QUALIFYING).  The team will compete at the State Tournament this Friday (noon) and Saturday (11am) at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.  Good luck Spartans!  

Boys hockey continues their quest for STATE they play South St. Paul- Tuesday 2/27 @ 8:30pm @ Roseville Arena. Come on out and support the Spartans!

Attention Juniors and Seniors interested in being on the Prom Committee. Our first meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 27 right after school in Mrs. Martin’s classroom (ALP), EA 211.  Please see Mrs. Martin with questions or if you are unable to make the meeting.      

Food Drive for Neighbors Inc. Tuesday, February 27th at the Simley Boys Basketball game against Mahtomedi sponsored by Jamie Warrick and Jake Binley for their NHS project.  As you fill the stands for the game help us fill the shelves at Neighbors Inc. Please bring a non perishable item(s) to the game to support Neighbors Inc as they provide food to more than 500 families each month in Northern Dakota County.  

Track and Field, boys and girls, will be having a parent/athlete meeting TOMORROW, Tuesday, February 27th in the Spartan Center 5:30-7:00.  Parents and student athletes are invited to meet the coaches and get all track and field questions answered.  Contact Girls Coach Gretchen Schwanz at or Boys Coach Brant Luehman at  for further information.  Hope to see you there!

A representative from Vermillion Community College will be here on Tuesday, 2/27 @ 1:30 P.M. Please see Ms. Kimble if are interested in attending the visit.




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.  


Registration is now open for Spring Sports!  Register through Feepay. If your family has reached the fee maximum for the school year, contact Mrs. Madigan to adjust the fee prior to registering. Maximum activity fees per school year are

$290(1 participant per family), $400 (2 participants per family) and $500 (3 or more participants per family). The maximum fee applies to students in grades 6-12.

The start dates are:

March 5 - Adapted Bowling & Adapted Softball

March 12 - Boys & Girls Track, Baseball and Softball

March 19 - Boys & Girls Golf

March 26 - Boys Tennis

April 2 - Boys Lacrosse

Seniors- don’t forget to apply for the B.E.S.T Foundation scholarships! These are only available to Simley seniors so don’t miss this amazing opportunity to get some scholarship money for college! The application is online at: and is due Monday, March 5th by 3:00 PM- no exceptions! See Ms. Kimble with questions.


Any junior interested in the Genesys Works program for next year- a representative from the program will be in the Student Center to answer questions and help with applications this Friday, 2/23 during 5th hour. All interested students are encouraged to stop in during this time. Also, a reminder that the Genesys Works online application is due March 1st!

Adapted PI, CI or ASD Bowling will begin the week of March 5th.  Adapted Bowling is open to all students in grades 7-12 who meet the PI, CI or ASD criteria. There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, February 22nd at 5 p.m. in the middle school IMC. Participants may register through Feepay. A current physical must be on file to register. Contact the Activities office if you have registration questions at 651-306-7001.

Simley's GSA will be selling candy before school on Tuesday, February 20 through Thursday, March 1. The proceeds will go toward a guest speaker in the coming months. Thank you for your consideration.

A group of nine seniors are hosting Relay For Life on Friday April 27th, 2018, here at Simley High School. They would like to encourage all students, staff, and community members to participate in the event. You can find more information on the official website ( and social media accounts which are located on handouts that can be found in Ms. Kimble’s office, Ms. Erdman’s office, the main office, and on the NHS board. Together we can beat cancer once and for all!



·BOYS SOCCER:  Please mark your calendars for Coach Dayus’ summer soccer camp on Monday, June 18 (9-11 am) and Wednesday, June 20 (9-11 am). The top 18 players will then be invited to a three-game tournament June 23-24 at Rich Valley.

·GIRLS SOCCER:  Please mark your calendars for Coach Austin’s summer soccer camp July 9-July 12 from 10 am-Noon.

·More information about both of these camps will be given at the coach/player meeting in April.

·If you want to be added to the Simley Soccer Boosters mailing list to be kept up-to-date on future soccer happenings, please send an email with contact information to

Have any new, old or gently used tennis shoes that you don’t need?  Seniors Matthew Baumann and Nick Molstad are doing a shoe drive through an organization called Angel Bins during the month of February. If you have any shoes that you would like to donate, just drop them off in the Guidance office.

Seniors: Reminder that there is a $45 grad fee that is due March 23. The payment can be made through Feepay. If you have any questions, see Ms. Sievert in the main office.



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