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On Dec. 9, Blackduck High School's National Honor Society welcomed four new members to its ranks. Blackduck High School teachers, coaches and advisors rank NHS applicants based on Leadership, Character, Scholarship and Participation. Membership now includes: front row, left to right: NHS President James Bettin, Alex Schuman, Todd Kallroos and faculty advisor Jesse Carey. Middle row: Katie Slindee, Kelsey Tjepkes and Kathy Volk. Back row: Katie Olafson, Michael Dexter and Charles Biberg.1 / 2
At the Blackduck National Honor Society's blood drive Dec. 10, which was hosted by the Blackduck Senior Center, 61 units of blood were drawn. Civic responsibility is a goal of the NHS, with this project being one of several community service projects that the NHS does during the year.2 / 2


Scholarships available

Body by Milk: Seniors at the top of their game when it comes to academics, sports and community service. Apply online at: Deadline is March 5.

Minnesota Association of Townships: Juniors who plan to further their education at a college, university, or vocational school. Deadline is May 1.

Important Dates

Jan. 11-15: Snow Week

Jan. 12: Coronation

Jan. 21: 6:30 p.m.- Financial aid night in Kelliher.

Jan. 22: End of second quarter

Jan. 25: 6:30 p.m. - Financial aid night at Blackduck High School in the computer lab.

Community Ed

Snowmobile Safety will be held Jan. 6, 7 and 9. The fee is $15.

Adult Basic Education begins Jan. 6 at 4:45 p.m. at the Blackduck Resource Center.

Wednesday Night Volleyball is at 7 p.m. and the fee is $3 per night.


Community Ed

Aerobics will be held Monday-Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the school gym. Bring a towel.

Open gym is Sundays from 3-5 p.m. The cost is $1 per person or $5 per family.

About Students

Peter Nelson, of Kelliher, an at-large senator, sophomore and political science major and Corey White, of Northome, a senator, senior and design technology major, are both members of the Bemidji State University Student Association Student Senate.

Recycling effort

The local Boy Scout troops have an aluminum recycling bin in the north parking lot of the Blackduck Family Resource building located on Main Street in Blackduck. The funds raised will be used to finance summer camping trips for the Boy Scouts.