Simley Announcements 9-20-18
Published on Sep 20, 2018 13:38

Sports Update for Thursday, 9/20


The Boys & Girls Soccer games vs. Tartan have been rescheduled to Monday, October 1st.  Girls Varsity, JV & C teams DO NOT have practice. Boys JV & C DO NOT have practice. Varsity boys - Coach Keller will notify you.


JV & Varsity Girls Tennis matches have been rescheduled to Wednesday, September 26th.  No practice for JV. Varsity - Coach Tretsven will let you know.


Cross Country meet at Pine Island is CANCELED.  Practice at 3 p.m.




Attention Seniors - You may pick up your senior shirt at the end of the school day today in Mrs. Walsh’s room EA 208. Please do not show up before 2:30 as shirts will not be distributed until after that time.



Attention all who are interested in German Club. Our next meeting will be TOMORROW at 7:10am in Mr. Mitchell's room. If you're interested in a leadership position, be ready to introduce yourself and tell the group why you're the best candidate.


Do you want learn more about the Spanish language and culture?  Come to Spanish Club TOMORROW morning at 7:15am in Mrs. Valencia's room.  All are welcome!!



Picture Make-Up Day is TOMORROW, Friday, Sept. 21. If you did not take your picture on Orientation Day, please have your photo taken for your Simley ID.  Announcements will be made in the morning excusing you from class to get your picture taken. If you need a picture order form, they can be found in the main office. If you have not picked up your pictures from orientation day, they can be found in the Guidance Center.  

Homecoming Dance Tickets will go on sale on Friday, 9/21 during all lunches. Tickets are $10 in advance and will be $15 at the door. The attire for the dance is semi-formal. No shorts or t-shirts.

If you are planning to bring a guest from another school to the Homecoming Dance a contract must be signed by your guest’s school. The Guest dance contracts are available in the Guidance Office. Ms. Madigan will be selling guest tickets only after the application is complete and signed by Ms. Klukas. The deadline is Wednesday, September  26.


Upcoming College Visits:

A representative from the following colleges will be visiting Simley at the specified dates and times. If you are interested in learning more about a college and hearing from an admission representative from their school, sign-up and get a pass from Ms. Kimble in the Career Center.

Iowa State University will be visiting on: Monday, September 24th @ 1:40 PM

St. Catherine’s University will be visiting on: Thursday, September 27th @ 9:30 AM

Winona State University will be visiting on: Friday, September 28th @ 8:00 AM




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.  

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.



The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be offered at Simley on Tuesday, September 25th at 8:00 AM. The ASVAB Career Exploration Program helps students discover their strengths and interests then map out post-secondary plans with comprehensive information for over 1,000 occupations! The exam is a requirement for those planning on joining any branch of the military but is open to any student in grade 10-12 who wants to learn more about their career options. See Ms. Kimble in the Student Center for more information and to sign-up!



The Simley Girls Hockey Booster Club is hosting a Simley Girls High School Hockey parent/player meeting this Sunday, September 23 at 6 pm in Community Room 1 at the VMCC.  We would like to welcome all players that are interested in trying-out for the high school program to attend, along with their parent(s)/guardian(s).  Information on schedules, events and fees will be provided. This meeting will also serve as the only opportunity for players and team managers to try on sample team apparel items before purchasing them.  For more information, contact Amy Woog Patnode at


Dance Fundraiser?

You are invited to join the Simley Dance Team at DrKula's 32 Bowl this Saturday for their annual moonlight bowling fundraiser.  Silent auction items will be available. Contact your favorite dancer for tickets.

Date:  Saturday, September 22nd

Time:  11:00am Check-in  / 12:00pm(noon) Start

Location:  DrKulas 32 Bowl  6710 Cahill Ave – IGH

Cost:  $12.00 per bowler

Games:  Two Moonlight Style with Colored Money Pins



Simley Swim and Dive team Outback Fundraiser

You're invited to the Swim/Dive Team fundraiser, Saturday, September 29th, 2018 with two seatings: 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 am. Come and join us for a great meal, and meet the swimmers/divers and their awesome coaches.

Tickets are $17.00 each ($10 per ticket is tax deductible). Menu: Steak, mashed potatoes, salad, and a non-alcoholic beverage. This fundraising is to help raise money for uniforms, suits, equipment, etc. Your support is very much appreciated!





Class will begin Monday, September 24th and runs Monday-Thursday till October 10th (10 sessions) after school from 2:45-5:45 p.m.

To view the full schedule, register or learn more, please click here or call 651-306-7870. The cost of the class is $375 and that includes classroom instruction and 6 hours of behind-the-wheel training.




Get prepared for your ACT Test! This class provides an introduction to the ACT format, strategies for answering questions and instruction for the specific subject areas tested. Focal points of the program include diagnostic testing, vocabulary development, intensive mathematical review, reading comprehension improvement, and anxiety and time management. Students who complete a course may repeat it as often as they wish in future offerings – free of charge. All class materials are included in the tuition fee. To find out more and register, please click here


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