Football Tailgate Friday at North Platte St. Pats

This Friday, September 20, North Platte St. Patricks Irish Activities Association invites the Gibbon football fans to a Tailgate from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cookie, and drink will be served for $4. All proceeds will be used to pay field maintenance costs.

Local Substitute Teacher

For those interested in becoming a substitute teacher at Gibbon Public Schools a Local Substitute Permit is needed, if you do not hold a current teaching certificate. Go to the Nebraska Department of Education and click on Teaching Certificates and Permits for more information.

Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes — September 9

Catch The Volleyball Action On Power 99

Listen live to the volleyball action at Ravenna tonight on Classic Hits Power 99. The broadcast for Gibbon will start with the Buffs playing Ord at approximately 6:00 pm and Ravenna at approximately 7:00 pm. The games can be heard on 98.9 FM or online at platteriverpreps.com

Yandas Night Is Thursday

As a reminder, this Thursday, September 19, is Yandas Night from 5-7 pm.

Volleyball vs. Doniphan Trumbull – Livestreamed!

For the grandparents who are out of town, alumni at college, and the fan base that will not normally make the trip, the 09/17 Tuesday night volleyball match with Doniphan-Trumbull will be livestreamed. D-T Students can be found broadcasting on Striv here:

Doniphan-Trumbull

4th Graders Attend UNK Nutrition/Fitness Day

Gibbon 4th graders participated in UNK’s Fitness and Nutrition Day. The day’s activities included learning about nutrition and how to stay healthy as well as outdoor physical fitness activities out on the field! They even met Louie the Loper!

Friday Night Football Broadcast

This Friday’s football game versus Hastings St. Cecilia will be broadcast on ESPN 1550 KICS. Kickoff is set for 7:00 pm in Gibbon.

Calendar Change–Junior High Football Game

The junior high football game scheduled for September 26, at St. Paul has been moved to Tuesday, September 24. The starting time for the game will remain at 5:00 pm.

2019 Homecoming Queen and King

Congratulations to the 2019 Homecoming Queen and King:  Baylee Rockefeller and Nathan Holcomb. Coronation was held Friday night after the football game.

Homecoming Highlights

Education Quest FAFSA Night

The Education Quest FAFSA night will be Monday, September 30, from 6:00 – 7:00 pm for seniors and parents. This is a great night to ask questions and get information about filling out the FAFSA form, which needs to be done in order to apply for financial aid for college. Make plans to attend.

Livestream Volleyball At St. Cecilia

For the fan base that will not be able to make the trip to Hastings St. Cecilia on Thursday, September 12, the volleyball match will be broadcast on Striv at 7:00 pm. Click on the following link to watch the game online: https://striv.tv/channel/hastings-st-cecilia/

Early Dismissal Monday

School will be dismissed at 1:45 pm on Monday, September 9. Staff development meetings will be held for all faculty as previously scheduled. Secondary classes will run on the 1:45 dismissal schedule which can be found under the Resources tab at the top of this page.

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda — September 9

Games LIVEstreamed

Tonight’s football versus Hershey will be LIVEstreamed beginning with pre-game at approximately 6:30 pm. Kickoff is set for 7:00 pm. Click on the LIVEStream button on the right side of this page to watch it. All future home volleyball, football, and basketball games will be LIVEstreamed. A big thanks to LaserTec of Nebraska for providing the EventCam used.

College Representatives Scheduled

College representatives will be here on the following dates for all interested juniors, seniors, and their parents:

  • Nebraska Wesleyan (1:57 pm) – Thursday, Sept. 5
  • U.S. Marines (table at lunch) – Friday, Sept. 6
  • Central Community College (1:57 pm) – Tuesday, Sept. 10
  • University Nebraska Kearney (1:57 pm) – Thursday, Sept. 12
  • Joseph’s College (2:15 pm) – Monday, Sept. 23
  • NCK, Friday, Sept 27
  • University Nebraska Lincoln (1:57 pm), Tuesday, Oct. 8
  • Mid Plains Community College–North Platte/McCook (2:00 pm), Thursday, Oct. 17
  • Northeast Community College–Norfolk (12:45 pm) – Monday, Oct. 28

Homecoming Royalty Announced

Congratulations to the 2019 Homecoming Royalty. King candidates are Chase Capek, Nathan Holcomb, and Brien Yepez. Queen candidates are Jade Bentley, Baylee Rockefeller and Faith Yockey. Coronation will be after the football game next Friday.

Homecoming Coronation and Dance

The crowning of King and Queen will once again take place right after the football game on Friday night, September 6. New this year is the dance being held right after coronation until midnight.

Plan Now–Homecoming Is Next Week

Next week, September 3-6, is Homecoming Week. The following are the themes for the dress up days:  Tuesday-Jersey Day; Wednesday-Class Color Day; Thursday-Denim Day; Friday-Spirit Day.

Class Colors for Wednesday are as follows: Seniors-Black; Juniors-White; Sophomores-Red; Freshmen-Gray; 8th grade-Pink; 7th grade-Tie-dye.

Wednesday afternoon there will be Homecoming activities for PK-12 grades. The all-school pep rally will be held in the gym at 12:45 pm;  the annual Power Puff volleyball game starts at 1:25 and beginning at 2:15 the Olympic games and Tug of War will take place. The Powder Puff football game and Elementary Tug of War is scheduled for approximately 2:55.

The volleyball team will play home games on both Tuesday and Thursday nights; the cross country teams will host the Ron Priebe Invite on Thursday; and the Homecoming football game against Hershey is Friday with kickoff scheduled for 7:00 pm. We want everyone to get involved and show our GPS School Spirit! Go Buffs!