NCC will be providing tailgating tomorrow in Ray before the football game from 5-6:30. Outlaws play Beach @ 7:00
5-6 grade football players that would like to get their equipment tomorrow, a bus will leave the school at 4:00. If you have questions call or text coach Streifel at 701-705-4773. This is not required but will speed up the first day of practice. Practice will start after the first day of school and will be in Ray. Bus will leave right after school.
Don't forget about Back to School night tonight @ 5:00 pm. There will be a short assembly for K-5 parents in the gym @ 5:00 pm and then another assembly for 6-12 @ 6:30 pm. Welcome Back to School!
There will be a free drone camp event held in Tioga this Saturday and Sunday. Anybody interested can visit https://tiogadronecamp3.eventbrite.com Also on Sunday there will be a 4-4 sand volleyball tournament held in Tioga with all proceeds going to the Jenkins family (from Crosby) that was in a tragic auto accident earlier this summer.
On Tuesday, August 7th, the school parking lot will be closed to repaint the parking lot lines for the 18-19 school year. Please use the east parking lot by the baseball field or the gravel parking lot by the west entrance.
Football practice begins for 7-12 on Monday. 9-12 will leave the school at 6:30 am sharp. 7-8 will leave at 9 am sharp. The first varsity game will be august 17 in Ray vs Beach. 5-6 football will start after school on the first day of school. Go Outlaws!
Football players and parents of players in grades 7-12 that are interested in participating in football- there will be a meeting tonight at the Ray school at 7 pm. If parents cannot attend students can ride a bus that will leave the Powers Lake School at 6:00 pm.
Back to School night is Wednesday, August 15th! Get a chance to meet with teachers before the school year starts! Schedule for the evening is as follows: Elementary classrooms: K-5 5:00 - 6:30 pm High School classrooms: 6-12 6:30 - 7:30 pm 10th, 11th, 12th grade parent meetings 7:30 pm
Reminder that students need an athletic physical before they are able to participate this fall. Physicals will be available in Powers Lake at the clinic on Wednesdays. Appointments are still available for tomorrow. If a physical form is needed tomorrow, they can be picked up at the bank otherwise the school has the forms.
The first day of school is less than one month away! Back to school packets will be mailed at the end of next week. Please check out the PL Ranchers App for 18-19 School Supply Lists under Documents.
Reminder: 1-4 grades football camp in Ray today. Bus leaves at 12 pm and will return between 4:30-5. No cost. Everyone welcome. 5-8 grade camp in Powers Lake tomorrow July 19th at 1 pm at the football field. Hope to see you there!
If you would like the school's google calendar to be shared with you, please text your google account email to 701-240-1328. This will be the most up to date calendar for events going on at the school. You can download the google calendar app and view it easily from a smart phone. If you have any questions on getting this calendar please stop by the office Mon-Thur from 9-2
There will be an Outlaw football camp next week for grades 1-4 on Wednesday the 18 from 1-3:30 in Ray. No charge, a bus will leave the school at 12:00 pm and return after. There will also be a camp for grades 5-8 in Powers Lake on Thursday the 19 from 1-4:30, everyone welcome. Both camps are free and will be used to jumpstart the upcoming football season. Please let Mr. Wisthoff know if you are planning on attending via text or call. 701-240-1328
Physical forms are available in the office. All students grades 4-12 participating in sports need to have a physical before competing this school year! It is great time to start making appointments.
Interested in summer school for your kids? Contact the Powers Lake School to register your student for grades K-5. Dates will be August 1st - 3rd, 6th - 10th, and Aug. 13th.
Fireworks show tonight in Powers Lake has been cancelled due to accident with fireworks. Everyone is safe but there will be no show.
The Rancher Booster Club is looking for volunteers (any parent) to bring bars, water, or pop to help with the Powers Lake Rancher Athletic Booster Fundraiser at the 4th of July Firework show Wednesday evening! We would like 6 jelly roll size pan of bars, 4 cases of bottled water, and 6 cases of pop. We are requesting that the drinks be in coolers with ice and ready to go. Please contact Teddi Fredrickson at 701-641-6328 or Anna Nordloef at 701-730-0061 if you are able to help out. Thank you!
School demographics meeting tonight @ 6:30 pm in the school library.
Unofficial results of school board election: Nick Fredrickson- 58 Galen Grote - 42 Dale Sundley - 34 Final canvassing of votes will take place on Monday at school board meeting.
School board election tomorrow from 11am to 7pm. Come by the Powers Lake School and cast your vote!
Baacalaureate is at 3 pm today and graduation is at 4.
Band and choir students, please be at the school at 3:30 tomorrow to get ready to perform at graduation.
If your student has lost towels, shoes or gym clothes please stop by the school to look at unclaimed items.
Attention all parents, please contact the office to pay up any fines or fees that your students have for the 2017-2018 school year. Fines and/or fees can include lunch, library, participation, FBLA, Vo-Ag shop, extra-curricular, music, school supplies, etc. Have a wonderful summer!
Music students will take pictures tomorrow for the year book. Please bring music clothes.
Academic awards night will begin at 6:30 tomorrow evening with a free will supper served by the FBLA. The awards will start at 7 pm. This will include students in grades 6-12. Awards will be given for academics, FBLA and music.
Don't forget about the last early out today! Bus students are dismissed @ 1:50 pm and school is out @ 2:00 pm.
Attention 4th grade parents: Instrument tryouts have been postponed to a later date. Tomorrow will be early out as usual.
6th grade field trip tomorrow. Be here by 730am . Bus leaves at 745. You need a sack lunch and we will be home around 5:45pm.
Also, come out to the school tonight for the Powers Lake Art Show and Book Fair. Art show starts at 6:30 pm and Book Fair runs before and after tonight’s music concert.
For the elementary music concert on Thursday, May 10th @ 7:00 pm, please have your students wear the following attire: K-4: Western clothes 5th: Dress clothes
The Big One Math Meet at Williston State College is running late as expect students to get back around 5:45 pm.
Reminder: Athletic banquet will be held Tonight May 7th to celebrate 7-12 football, basketball, volleyball and track. 6th graders who played jr high will be recognized as well. There will be a potluck dinner starting at 6:30 with awards starting at 7:00. We ask the following grades would bring the following dishes. 12th and 9th grade bring a main dish. 11th and 8th grade bring a salad. 10th and 7th bring a desert. If you have more than one kid, bring for the kid that is older. 6th grade parents if you are attending please choose one of the 3.
"The Big One" elementary math meet location has moved. It will take place on Monday, May 7th @ 12:30 pm @ Williston State College @ The Skadeland Gym. Students will leave Powers Lake @ 10:15 am and will return @ approximately 4:30 pm.
The "Big One" Math Meet in Alexander has been postponed to Monday, May 7th. We apologize for the short notice as we were just notified this morning.
Agenda for Spring High School Music Concert for Thursday, May 3rd. 6:00 pm - Junior high musicians @ PLHS Music Room Warmup: JH Choir / Band 6:30 pm - High school musicians @ PLHS Music Room Warmup: HS Choir Band Concert Attire: All Black for Junior High Black w/ Blue shirts & ties for High School
Athletic banquet will be held May 7th to celebrate 7-12 football, basketball, volleyball and track. There will be a potluck dinner starting at 6:30 with awards starting at 7:00. We ask the following grades would bring the following dishes. 12th and 9th grade bring a main dish. 11th and 8th grade bring a salad. 10th and 7th bring a desert. If you have more than one kid, bring for the kid that is older. 6th grade parents if you are attending please choose one of the 3.
There will be a Father Daughter dance on Sunday April 29th, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the school. Girls of all ages are welcome to attend and can be accompanied by fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers etc. Cost is $20 per couple and $5 for additional daughters. It will take place in the prom decorations and snacks will be provided. Forms will be sent home with elementary students to be returned to the office, or contct Brooke Wisthoff to reserve a spot.
Burke County Elementary Math Meet will start @ 12:30 pm in the gym. Awards will begin at approx. 2:00 pm. Parents are welcome to come and watch.
The elementary basketball games tonight in Tioga will be at Tioga Elementary School.
There will be NO Elem. Basketball game tonight against Divide County. They were concerned about the roads and chose not to come. There WILL BE a Jamboree tomorrow.
School Board election deadline is on Monday, April 9. Get your application in now! Contact the school office for more information.
Band recital for students grades 8-12 on Tuesday, April 3rd @ 7pm in the gym.
As a reminder, Easter break is this week as there is no school Thursday, Friday, and Monday.
An update for snow days and this year's school calendar. We only have to make-up one day as we have a free day built into our regular school day. The last day of school will be Thursday, May 24th.
Due to impending weather, hazardous travel conditions, and a no travel advisory, there will be no school today in Powers Lake.
School will start at 10am today. No breakfast program this morning due to the late start. Buses will run 1.5 hours late.
Don't forget about early out today as school is out @ 2:00 pm!
Today, your student takes the ACT! Be supportive, wish them luck, and make sure they are not late! Be @ the Baptist Church by 8:00 am for breakfast. Test starts promptly @ 8:30am.
Choir students in grades 8-12, bus leaves at 7am tomorrow!
Quick clarification...tonight's game is at Williston State College at the Well.
Region BBB tonight @ 6pm -- Powers Lake vs. New Town in Williston at the ARC. If you can't make it to the game, download the KEYZ 660 AM News Radio App to listen on your device. #rancherpride
Due to the Region BBB tournament being rescheduled for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, the Powers Lake BB Elementary Jamboree this Saturday will be rescheduled on a later date.
The regional tournament has again been postponed. Games will be played on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Powers Lake School will start tomorrow at 10:00 with buses where possible. No breakfast in the morning.
All eight NDHSAA Class B Boys Basketball Region Tournaments postponed today as due to forecasted heavy snow and poor travel conditions. Tournaments will now start on Tuesday, March 6th. Region 8 games will be played on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at Williston State College.
Due to school being closed today, the storm make up day will be Thursday, May 24. Mark your calendars as that will be the last day of school.
Due to hazardous road conditions and impending weather, there will be no school today in Powers Lake.
As a reminder, due to the one hour late start, there will not be breakfast at Powers Lake Public School in the morning.
Please take the following survey regarding our school phase II project. www.surveymonkey.com/r/XMWH6D7
Student recital starts this morning in the music room from 9:00 - 10:30 am. Please check last week’s Rancher Report for the individual grade schedule.
If you are not able to attend tonight’s district BBB game, use the link below to listen to it live on 660 KEYZ AM radio. https://network1sports.com/station/keyz
The theme for tonights game is blackout.
The boys basketball team will play In Kenmare tonight at 7:30. They will play Tioga. Seating may be tight, please represent our school and community well.
JH and JV BBB will play Divide County tonight. JH starts @ 6:00 pm and the JV starts @ 7:15 pm. Also, the Acro Stars Gymnastics team will be performing at halftime of the JV game.
Girls basketball will play Tioga tonight @ 6 pm in Stanley to go to the regional tournament. Any students wanting to ride the pep bus, it will leave the school at 4 pm and return after the championship game.
Reminder, Rancher online order closes at midnight tonight. Make sure to get your orders in before then. Bsnteamsports.com access code: otyqnGUqwQ
There is a Rancher clothing order online at bsnteamsports.com. Access code - otyqnGUqwQ. Orders are due by tomorrow night, Wednesday Feb. 7,at midnight. Go Ranchers!
Reminder that tomorrow is an early out at 2pm. Parent teacher conferences will follow from 2-8 pm. Enjoy the Super Bowl.
Tonight is parent's night for grades 6-12 when the V GBB and V BBB play North Shore in Powers Lake. Girls' parents please be here @ 5:00 pm and Boys' parents please be here @ 6:30 pm. #rancherpride
The school Geography Bee will be held tomorrow at 12:30 pm in the gym. Parents and community members are welcome to attend.
Check it out! Tonight’s girls and boys varsity basketball game will be live webcast through The Cube. The link can be found on the school Facebook page. #rancherpride
Order of games for tomorrow's home game vs Burke Co. will be JH girls JH boys, V girls, V boys. Game times will be approximately 3:30, 4:30, 5:45, 7:15
Quick correction for tonight's games in Kenmare. JV BBB begins @ 4:15 pm, V GBB begins @ 5:45 pm, and V BBB begins at 7:15 pm. Go Ranchers!
Don't forget about tonight's basketball games in Kenmare. Times are as follows: 4:30 pm is JV BBB, 5:45 pm is V GBB, and 7:15 pm is V BBB. Go Ranchers!
On days of bitter, extreme cold, please make sure your kids have proper winter clothing including hat, gloves, and heavy coats. Especially important with our bus kids on mornings such as these.. Stay warm and be safe!
Varsity girls and boys will play in Mandaree tonight with the girls' game starting @ 5:15 and the boys to follow.
Girls basketball game tonight in New Town is at the Middle/High School. Entrance doors are on the weat side of the school.
The games tonight are IN Trenton starting at 4. The order of the games are jh girls, jh boys, jv boys and varsity boys.
If attending the concert tonight, please walk carefully in the school parking lot. The lot is very slick.
Rural Health day is going on at the school this evening until 7 pm. Come out for a free meal and to see all the different ways you be a healthier you! All ages welcome. Door prizes, food, conversation and much more.
There is no concert tonight at the school. Fall and winter concerts have been combined and will be held November 30 @ 7 pm.
All community members are welcome to the Kat Perkins concerts today at the school. Grades 6-12 will be at 9:00 am and grades K-5 will be at 1:00 pm. Be "FEARLESS".
We have moved the VB games on Sat., Oct. 14, to Ray HS! We hope this allows fans to attend the VB games and the Outlaw playoff game! Elem VB @10 old gym, JH VB @ 10 new gym, JV VB @ 11, V VB @ 12.
Reminder: Early dismissal from school today @ 2pm. Parent teacher conferences will run from 2-8 pm.
There will be a 5&6 grade football game vs Berthold tomorrow September 19 in Ray @ 5:30. This game was just added last week.
Rancher volleyball wins at Divide!
Rancher volleyball agains Divide. Ranchers lead 2 games to 0.
An updated bus route schedule has been published to the Documents page of our website. Please make sure to call your driver tonight if you have any questions concerning drop off or pickup. Thank you.
9-12 football players, bus will leave the school at 6:15am. If you do not have a physical you still need to come to practice. Hope to see everyone there!
9-12 football practice will start monday at 7:30 am. The bus will leave the school at 6:15 am sharp. 5-8 will start on Wednesday, the bus will leave at 8:00 am sharp. Rememver to have physicals done before practice starts.
There will be a football camp for kids grades 5-8 on the afternoon of July 20th. More information is being mailed out. Any questions, call the school.
There will be discounted physicals at the Powers Lake clinic on July 19th from 9:30-3:30. $25. Please call 664-3368 to set up appointment.
FBLA BBQ today at Lake Park from 5:30-7:00. Proceeds go to their trip to nationals in Anaheim this week.
School board election today from 11:00-7:00 at the school. ID required to vote! Votes will be canvased on June 19.
School board election will be Tuesday, June 13. Polls are open from 11:00-7:00. Stop in the office today or Monday from 9:00-2:00 to pick up your absentee ballot if you are unable to vote on Tuesday.
School Board Election Tues., June 13 11:00-7:00 City - Kayo Grubb (vote for 1) At large - (vote for 1) Galen Grote Shawna McFarland Anne Puckett Absentee ballots available in the office.
Elementary Awards tomorrow at 10:00. Title I meeting at 9:30. 7-12 Band practice at 10:15. School dismisses at 2:00.
6-12 Awards Night tonight. Supper @ 6:30 by FBLA. Free will donations towards Nationals. Awards at 7:00. Students dress nicely.
Today's JH track meet has been post-poned.
Beginning today, May 1, school will be extended by 15 min for the next three weeks. Buses will run at 3:30. Everyone else at 3:35.
There will be an "after" after prom party from 2:30-7:00 AM at Bethel Baptist. Doors will lock at 2:45. Everyone in grades 9-12 are welcome. If you want more info contact Aaron Parslow or Caitlin Gunderson.
The school day will be extended by 15 minutes May 1-19. Buses will run at 3:30. Everyone else will dismiss at 3:35.
School dismisses at 2:00 tomorrow, Weds. April 26 for professional development.
Track meet for tomorrow in Velva has been cancelled.
Elem Boys game tonight was cancelled by Stanley. GBB practice @ HS 4:30-6:00.
Elem. Boys BB tonight at 6:00 vs. Stanley in PL. There is NOT a girls game.
Congratulations to Wyatt Hanson on being the first Stanley-Powers Lake Bluejay to qulify for the state track meet. He threw the discus 148'6"
Elementary Boys will play first tonight at 5:15 with the girls game to follow. The game will be played in Powers Lake.
Great Job to the 5th & 6th grade girls for taking 1st Place at the tournament in Trenton on Saturday.
Here is a great opportunity to order some RPL Outlaw clothing. It is only open until April 17 so check it out today. Here is the link www.bsnteamsports.com and the login code for the team store is rplout2X6Y.
Instrumental Recital today at 3:30.
School dimisses at 2:00 tomorrow, Wednesday, for Professional Development. Also, storybook character day.
Family Fun Night tonight, March 24 from 6:00-8:00! Everyone welcome! Free admission. Pizza, pop and dessert - $3.00. Many great items for the silent auction.
Spring pictures tomorrow, Thursday, March 23, for grades K-6. Preschoolers may be photographed at 9:30.
School dismisses today, March 15, at 2:00 for professional development.
Grades K-12: SADD is raising money for Pennies for Patients which is part of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Bring your donation this week - class with the highest receives a prize.
Elementary Basketball in Ray Tuesday, March 14. Boys play at 5:00 and girls at 6:00.
Please turn in School Vaccine Consent forms by Wednesday, March 15.
Congratulations to our choir students on their succesful day at contest. Six groups including 14 students qualified for state by earning star ratings. Choir also received two stars! State Music is May 6 in Minot.
Congratulations to the boys basketball team for placing 3rd at the Region 8 Basketball Tournament. Also congratulations to Logan Klitzke and Aiden Nordloef on making the All-Tournament team.
The 5th & 6th grade Jamboree that was scheduled for March 11 has been postponed.
School will begin at 10 am tomorrow morning.
No school today. Also Region 8 Boys Basketball tournament has been moved to Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
School and buses will run 1 1/2 hours late tomorrow. School will begin at 10 am.
Buses will run for country students at 12:30 today-March 6, 2017. Town students will dismiss at regular time. Tonight's games have been postponed until tomorrow.
Reminder: Sweetest math day of the year is only two weeks away! Don't forget about Pi Day on March, 14.
SADD Blood Drive is scheduled for Friday, April 7th. Sign up online at bloodhero.com
8th Grade Parent informational meeting in the gym on Thursday at 6:00. Bring your future high school student with you! Let the planning begin!
"Get Your Reading Game On" is the theme for reading month. Homerooms grades 6-12 will be competing to see which group will earn the most points. Good Luck and Get Your Reading Game On.
Math Meet practice began today for 6th grade. We have a team of 8 participants who will be getting ready for the Burke County Math Meet. Reading Month begins March 1.
Excited for March Reading Madness to begin! We have declared the 1st grade class to be team "Reading Stampedes!" Let the fun begin, 280 points here we come!
Math Meet practices will be starting next week for the fourth graders. I will also be returning back to teaching March 6th! I can't wait to get back in the classroom with my students! :)
Congrats to the Girls and Boys Basketball Teams and Coaches. I am very excited for the Elementary Basketball Season. I am enjoying a good group of 5th Graders. We are in a Fraction Frenzy in Math ,We are being sports minded for for Reading Month in March. More details will be given at Conferences.
Instrumental Music Contest is April 6th in Stanley.
Ranchers play tonight at 6:00PM in a Regional qualifying game against the Ray Jays. Go Team!
Come cheer the Ranchers on tonight in Crosby during the Boy's Basketball Districts. They play Divide County at 6:00
Come cheer on the Lady Ranchers in their last game of the season. They will be taking on the New Town Eagles at 6:00pm in the Rough Rider Events Center in Watford City.
Come support the girls' basketball team tonight as they advance in regionals and take on the Watford City Wolves! Game time is 6:00PM at the Rough Rider Events Center in Watford City.