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Please be sure to check the Activities Calendar for sports updates.

February 22, 2019

Truman Lions Club will host their Breakfast as a fundraiser for the school.  The breakfast will be held on Sunday, March 10th at the Community Building.  Times are 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM.  Tickets will be sold by all school students at the cost of $6.00.  You may also pay at the door for $8.00.  Tickets will be available closer to the time of the breakfast.  Save the date!!!

Spelling Bee Results

Congratulations to Champion Gracie Zaharia and Runner-up Owen Dague!  5th Grade class champ Owen Dague, 6th grade co-champs Kasen Mosloski and Elia Rainbow, 7th grade champ Tavion Jenkins, and 8th grade champ Gracia Zaharia.

2017-2018 Yearbooks are here!!!   

Cost is $60.00  This years book includes grades Preschool through grade 12.  

Stop in the office to pay for one.

01. PICKING UP STUDENTS: A reminder that ALL students being picked up for appointments by parents must be picked up and signed out at the main office.  A phone call or note to the office is necessary before the appointment

CELL PHONE POLICY:  Truman Schools policy regarding cell phones calls for the phone to either be : 1.        placed in a holder in the teacher's classroom, or 2. kept put away and out of view and use.  Violation of these expectation will result in the phone being taken and brought to the office.

03. GROCERY RECEIPT COLLECTIONS:  We are collecting HyVee and Fareway grocery receipts, Box Tops, Moola milk covers, and Sunny D labels as a fundraiser for the school. If you would like to donate them please send or drop them off in the office.

04. TOUR THE SCHOOL:  Truman Public school invites you to come and take a tour of the school, please call 776-2111 to arrange a visit.

05. HOMEWORK HELP: Starting  at 3:05 PM-4:00 PM.  It willbe held in the School Board and computer lab rooms on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  There will be time for reading, finishing homework, or computer times. 

High School

School Play:  Practice   Friday February 22 and Saturday February 23.

FFA and Snow week is scheduled for February 18 - 23, 2019.  Dress up days are: Farm Friday!  Looking forward to seeing all the great outfits and school spirit!

The Formal Dance is rescheduled for March 2, 2019.  Dance will be held at the Truman Community Building from 7:00-11:30 PM.

01. SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION: A reminder to male students that they must register with Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday. It is the law.

02.  OPEN CAMPUS:  A reminder that Truman Schools DOES NOT have an "Open Campus" during the lunch period.  Students should not be leaving school grounds during this time.

Guidance Counselor

Reminder to all high school students: please check your school email and visit the bulletin board outside of the office for any scholarships and scholastic opportunities.


01.  OUTDOOR RECESS PROCEDURES:   New outside rules regarding weather are as follows:  If the "feels like" temp is under 50 the children must wear coats.  If the "feels like" temp is 50 - 59 degrees the children don't have to wear coats if they have long sleeves.  Long pants must also be worn unless the temp is 60+.  If the "feels like" temp is 60+ the children get to choose.  We will be using the KSUM/KFMC website to find the temperature and it will be posted in three places.  Our playground expectations state that children will dress appropriately for the weather and they will listen to what the adults tell them to do.

Community Ed

The Watonwan County Sheriff's Office is sponsoring a Snowmobile Safety Class on March 2, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Watonwan Human Services Building, 715 2nd Ave South, St. James.  Youth must be 11 years of age before the class start date in order to be eligible to take the class.  Pre-registration is required before March 2 by calling 507-375-2579.  Class size is limited so register early.  For more information contact, Sgt. Barry Gulden 507-375-2579 or barry.gulden@co.watonwan.mn.us.  

The T/ML/GHEC Varsity Boys Basketball team would like to invite you to come practice with the team!!! 

Who: Boys in grades K-6 

When: Monday, Feb. 25th from 3:30-5:00

Where: Martin Luther High School 

Cost: FREE!!!

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Coach Walker at walkera@truman.k12.mn.us


 Click here to view the Athletics Calendar for more upcoming events!.

Please be sure and check the Activities Calendar for sports updates!

Jr. High Girls Basketball:  Turn in your uniform to Mrs. Anderson ASAP.

Girls basketball:  Practice @ Granada.  9-12 last practice for B and C squads.  Please bring all of 

your stuff to practice tonight to hand in.

Boys  basketball:   No practice.

***Please sign up for spring sports in the office by the end of the week.

Monday, Feb. 25th - Run with the Jaguars practice (Martin Luther) - Varsity and K-6 Only ------B and C Squads will have a meeting and turn in practice and game uniforms at this time. Bus transportation will be provided.

GBB will play St. Clair on Tuesday, February 26th at 7:00 pm in St. Clair.  Bus will leave Granada at 4:45 from Granada and pick up in Northrop and Truman.

Softball Open Gym Schedule: Wednesdays- February 27, March 6 and Sundays- February 24 and March 3.  Open gym starts at 6:30 PM and is held in the Activities room.  Enter through the west doors.


01.  LUNCH DOUBLES:  Ala Carte or Doubles need to be in to the office BEFORE 10:00 each day to reserve a meal change.  The cost is $1.50

02.  KINDERGARTEN BREAKFAST:  Breakfast is free for all kindergarten students.

03.  FEDERAL LUNCH GUIDELINES:  Fruit or juice is served daily with each breakfast.  Bread and milk are included with each lunch.  Extra fruit and vegetables served daily.    Federal and State Dietary regulations require that Food Service are REQUIRED to serve each student 1/2 cup of fruit and 1/2 cup of vegetables daily.


Monday, February 25
Breakfast: Cinnamon burst bread
Lunch: Max sticks, spaghetti sauce, steamed broccoli, spinach salad, applesauce, fruit
Alternate Line: Sausage pizza

Tuesday, February 26
Breakfast: Yogurt, vanilla bites, fruit, juice
Lunch: Ribette on a bun, mashed potatoes, california blend, baby carrots, diced peaches
Alternate Line: Hot dog on a bun

Wednesday, February 27
Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, syrup, fruit, juice
Lunch: Tater tot hotdish, dinner roll, spinach salad, fresh veggies, diced pears, fruit
Alternate Line: Potato bacon soup

Thursday, February 28
Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, salsa, fruit, juice
Lunch: Hot chicken on a bun, oven french fries, cole slaw, fruit cup, fruit
Alternate Line: Pulled pork on a bun

Friday, March 1
Breakfast: French toast bites, fruit, juice
Lunch: Pizza, green beans, spinach salad, pineapple tidbits, fruit
Alternate Line: Corn dog