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What Black Friday deals did you participate in?

by M. White Thanksgiving has always been the one holiday that leads into Black Friday. This year I asked two people from the community what deals they took part in and where they were. Black Friday shopping happened to land on November 30th, while everyone was gearing up for shopping on Friday during the night, Sibley – Ocheyedan students, Sarah …

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Audio and Sound System Upgrades

by A. Leusink There are plans for the high school auditorium to have upgrades made to the audio/sound system. The goal is to have the upgrades done by the passion play, mid-April. The upgrades are set to cost about $99,863. Mr. Peter Carlson was interviewed about his thoughts about the upgrades. Carlson has been working at Sibley-Ocheyedan for 20 years. …

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FFA Fruit Sales

by P. Hout The Sibley – Ocheyedan Future Farmers of America (FFA) students had their last “turn-in” day for fruit orders on Friday, November 15. The students were selling multiple different types of fruits, cheeses, and meats. The fruit is set to arrive on Wednesday, December 4. There will also be opportunities to buy fruit after the delivery date as …

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Early Graduation

by C. Lynn At Sibley-Ocheyedan High School, some seniors have the opportunity to graduate in December, 2019 instead of May, 2020. This year there are currently six seniors that are planning on graduating in December. Seniors that choose to graduate in December typically have a reason why they are graduating early; usually seniors use the time to work and save …

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Large Group Speech Practice has Begun

by T. Jansma The Sibley – Ocheyedan Speech Department has started practicing for their large group season; this is the first of two seasons (with the second being individual events). Although contests do not begin actual competitions until late January of 2020, the members of speech are already working hard to prepare for the upcoming district contest That contest will …

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Surplus Yearbooks

by C. Bechler People often look back on their high school years with fond memories. Sometimes, though, they think back to those years and have regrets about not doing something while they were there. If one of your regrets is that you never purchased a yearbook from those times, there still may be hope. How is this possible? Well, the …

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Contest Coming Up

by S. Jansma  The S – O Publications Class is challenging S – O students, grades 9-12, to a contest! The class will be displaying a contest poster that will have unidentified yearbook photos of individuals. The challenge is for you to guess the identities of those individuals. The challenge will begin on December 6, 2019. The contest will center …

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Wrestling Preview

by C. Lynn At S – O High School, wrestling is a part of the culture. The assistant Coach for Sibley-Ocheyedan wrestling squad is Mr. Ben Chestnut. Wrestling team members include: Brock Ackerman, Mario Cuadros, Dahson DeJong, Keegan DeZeeuw, Jonathan Krogman, Darvin Martinez, Isaac Molendorp, Alberto Ortiz, Grant Paca, Garrett Sarringer, Trey Schuck, Damon Tangeman and Dylan Top. The first …