Palmieri Signs Volleyball Letter of Intent

Congratulations to Kaylee Palmieri on signing a Letter of Intent to play volleyball at McCook Community College next fall. GPS is proud of you, Kaylee. Congratulations!

All Conference Volleyball Selections

Congratulations to Kaylee Palmieri and Baylee Rockfeller for being selected to the Lou-Platte All Conference Volleyball Team and to Jalyssa Gillming for being named Honorable Mention.

Pancake Feed Followed By One Act Play

The GEA Pancake Feed is tonight (Thursday). Pancakes and sausage will be served from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in the commons with entertainment provided by the music department in the auditorium. Following the pancake feed, the One Act Team will present this year’s one act play, Blind Tiger, in the auditorium.

Thank You Veterans

To all veterans of all branches: Thank you for your service and sacrifice! Thank you also to everyone that came to the Veterans Day program to honor all of our veterans and hometown heroes.

Football Classification Informational Meeting

There will be an informational meeting regarding football classification for the next 2 seasons on Monday, November 18th in the commons at 7:30 pm.  Parents and district patrons are welcome.

All-District Football Honors

Congratulations to Chi Onate and Matthew Weismann for being selected to the All-District football team and to Sean Hampton and Dylan Davis for receiving honorable mention honors.

GEA Pancake Feed Thursday

The annual GEA Pancake Feed is this Thursday, November 14. Pancakes and sausage will be served from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in the commons area. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $3 ages 6-12 and $5 for ages 13 and up. Children age 5 and under are free. In addition to the pancake feed, select groups from the music department will provide entertainment in the auditorium and after the pancake feed the high school One-Act Team will have their home performance of this year’s play titled Blind Tiger. The GEA appreciates the public support of this fundraiser to award scholarships to members of the Class of 2020. This year’s seniors are invited and encouraged to attend as proceeds will fund scholarships at graduation this spring. Thank you!

Senior Shirts Order Due Friday

Seniors – remember to pay for your senior shirts at the office, and show Mrs. Jones your receipt. This is due no later than 3:00 Friday, November 15th. Your order will be canceled if Mrs. Jones doesn’t have your receipt by that time. Thank you.

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda — November 11

Notice of Board Of Education Meeting–November 11


The School District of Gibbon
In the Counties of
Buffalo and Kearney
In the State of Nebraska

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the meeting of the Board of
Education of Gibbon, in the Counties of Buffalo and Kearney, in the State of
Nebraska, will be held on the 11th of November, 2019 at 7:00 pm
at the Gibbon Public School,
1030 Court in the Distance Learning classroom
which meeting is open to the public.
An agenda for such meeting, kept continuously current is available at
the Office of the Superintendent.

Brian Kroll
President of the Board

Picture Re-takes Wednesday

This Wednesday, November 6, is picture re-take day for those wanting their picture retaken.

New Dismissal Procedures For K-6 Beginning Monday

The following  information is provided to parents of all elementary students:

Gibbon Elementary will be implementing new dismissal procedures starting Monday, November 4th. These procedures will be similar to dismissal procedures in previous years with the exception that no one will be allowed to enter the building at the end of the school day.  These procedures are in place to ensure the safety of all students and staff within the building at dismissal and throughout the entire school day. Please review the following procedures and discuss your “new” plan with your students.

  • All Kindergarten through 6th grade students will be walked to the Commons at the end of the day by their classroom teachers.
  • Classroom teachers will remain in the Commons until all their students are outside the school building.
  • Teachers will help direct younger students to meet/find their older siblings in the Commons or help them get to their parents outside the school building for pick-up.
  • Students riding the bus will exit the west side of the building as usual.

If you have any questions about these new dismissal procedures please call the school or contact your student’s teacher.

Thank you for helping keep the students of Gibbon Public Schools safe.

Nuevos Procedimientos de Despido a Partir del Lunes, 4 de Noviembre

A Los Padres de Todos Los Estudiantes de Primaria,

La Primaria de Gibbon implementará nuevos procedimientos de despido a partir del Lunes, 4 de excepción de que a na Estos procedimientos serán similares a los procedimientos de años anteriores, con die se le permitirá ingresar al edificio al final del día escolar. Estos procedimientos están establecidos para asegurar la seguridad de todos los estudiantes y el personal dentro del edificio al momento de la salida y durante todo el día escolar. Por favor revise los siguientes procedimientos y discuta su “nuevo” plan con sus estudiantes.

  • Todos los alumnos del Kinder al 6to grado serán acompañados a la área de la cafetería al final del día por sus maestros de clase.
  • Los maestros de clase permanecerán en la área de la cafetería hasta que todos sus alumnos estén fuera del edificio escolar.
  • Los maestros ayudarán a dirigir a los estudiantes más pequeños a buscar / encontrar a sus hermanos mayores en la área de la cafetería  o ayudarlos a llegar a sus padres fuera del edificio de la escuela para que los recojan.
  • Los estudiantes que viajan en el autobús saldrá del lado oeste del edificio como de costumbre.

Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre estos nuevos procedimientos de despido, llame a la escuela o comuníquese con el maestro de su hijo(a).

Gracias por ayudar a mantener seguros a los estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas de Gibbon.

1:45 Dismissal Monday

Monday is a scheduled 1:45 dismissal for students. Staff will be involved in Professional Development meetings at that time.

Gibbon Apparel Sales

The girls basketball team and wrestling team are selling Gibbon apparel. All orders must be placed online. Below are the links to the online stores and deadlines for ordering. Thank you for supporting these programs. -Deadline midnight Nov. 13 (girls basketball) -Deadline Nov. 25 (girls basketball) -Deadline Nov. 11 (wrestling)

Two Rivers Public Health Program

Two Rivers Public Health Department’s LifeSmiles program is providing an opportunity for PreK-2nd grade children to receive a fluoride varnish application and dental sealants. This program will NOT replace a regular exam with your dentist. Papers will be sent home in mid-November to learn more about the program and sign up your child. Please complete and return the paperwork by Friday, November 15th, if wanting this service. Two Rivers will be here on Thursday, November 21, for those who have signed up and returned the paperwork. Included at the end of this  post are the papers being sent home to complete, as well as facts regarding Fluoride Varnish and Sealant. Contact Nurse Sam at the school if you have other questions.  — (English) Fluoride Varnish/Sealant Facts — (Espanol) Barniz Floruro y Selladores Dentales.

Youth Wrestling Sign Up

Youth wrestling sign up is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the high school wrestling room.

Reminder: Daylight Savings Time Ends

Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night. Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend.

Carter Hulsey Financial Literacy Concert

Veterans Day Program “Hometown Heros”

The “Hometown Heroes” slideshow will again be a part of the Veterans Day
Program on Monday, November 11, at 1:00 pm. As a reminder, the slideshow recognizes our living veterans within the Gibbon community. If you know a local veteran and would like to share a picture of them, their branch of service, military job (MOS), rank, and years they served, please email this information to or drop it off at the school by Thursday, October 31, 2019. If you would like to update previous information submitted, please also do this at the above email address. The veteran can be a Gibbon neighbor, friend, or relative and the picture can be a military picture or a current picture in digital format.