Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda – June 10

Cheerleaders Fundraiser

The cheerleaders will be sacking groceries at Hy-Vee for tips on Sunday, June 9th, from 11-5 and again on Saturday, June 15th, from 4:15-8:30. Money raised will help the cheerleaders pay for their uniforms.

Notice of Special Education Consultation Meeting

The Gibbon Public Schools is required to consult with nonpublic school representatives and representatives of parents of children with disabilities prenatally-placed in a nonpublic school during the design and development of special education and related services for the children. The purpose of the consultation process is to provide an opportunity for parents and representatives of nonpublic schools to participate in the development of a plan for providing special education services to children with disabilities who attend nonpublic schools and home schools which are within the Gibbon district for the 2019-2020 school year. Parents of a home-schooled child or a child attending a nonpublic school who has been or may be identified with a disability and attending a nonpublic school within the boundaries of Gibbon district are urged to contact Barb Gentrup to attend a consultation meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 12, at 10:00 a.m. in the high school conference room.  If there are questions, individuals may call Barb Gentrup at 308-468-5721.

Notice of Board of Education Meeting–June 10


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 10th of June, 2019
at 7:00 p.m. 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

A Note From Guidance Counselor

The 2019-2020 Master Schedule and Course Description Booklet are now final and available online. The Master Schedule can be found under the Staff tab and the Course Description Booklet is located under the Students tab at the top of this page.

School Safety and Security

Gibbon Public Schools takes the safety and security of students, staff, and visitors seriously, and because of this, we are constantly looking at methods that improve our practices, procedures, and policies.  We also take seriously our partnership with the community, maintaining an aesthetically pleasing environment, and being an excellent steward of the taxpayer’s dollar.  Considering this behavior, Gibbon Public Schools (click the title of the post to keep reading) …

2019-2020 School Calendar

2019-2020 School Calendar

Kindergarten and 7th grade Student Physicals


Many of you may start thinking about what needs to be done before your student starts kindergarten or moves into 7th grade next year! One thing to plan for is their required physical. Please be sure to ask your doctor prior to your appointment if they have a physical form for you to use, if they do not, here is one you can download and print to take with you!  *Please note the athletic physical form differs from incoming Kindergarten, 7th grade or transfer students from out-of-state.

~Physical Form for Students entering Kindergarten, 7th grade, or transferring from out-of-state.

Athletic Physicals Offered May 21

Click Family Health Care will be giving athletic physicals at Gibbon High School in the commons next Tuesday, May 21, from 3:00 – 5:30 pm for students in grades 8-12 who are planning to go out for any sport during the 2019 – 2020 school year. This is NOT for students who will be entering 7th grade. Download the physical form at the end of this post and bring it on Tuesday. A parent signature is required on the form before the physical can take place. The cost of the physical is $25 cash.   Physical Form

Academic All State Team–Lincoln Journal

Congratulations to the following juniors and seniors who were recently named to the Academic All State Team by the Lincoln Journal Star:
Allison Wilkens–volleyball, Jocelyn Shea–cross country, Baylee Rockefeller–girls track, Claire Kee–girls basketball, Avigail Corona–girls golf, Abby Christensen–girls basketball, and Jade Bentley–girls track.

Summer Lunch Program

Kids Eat Free – Ninos Comen Gratis! Gibbon Public Schools will once again be a summer lunch program site. Lunch will be provided FREE for all kids ages 18 years old and under; adults may eat for $3.50. Lunch will be available Monday – Friday, June 3 – July 31, from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm.

State Track Qualifiers

Congratulations to the following state track qualifiers: Jade Bentley–1600 m. run, 3200 m. run, 3200 m. relay; Nathan Holcomb–3200 m. run; River Smyth–Long Jump; and Alissa Bailey, Jalyssa Gillming, and Kaylee Palmieri 3200 m. relay. The NSAA State Track and Field Championships will be held on Friday-Saturday, May 17-18, in Omaha. Best of luck to all qualifiers. Go Buffs!

Last Day Of School Thursday

Thursday, May 16, is the last day of school. This will be a full day for students and staff. As a reminder to students on the ICU List, at Gibbon MS/HS Public Schools we collect all missing work. If you have work on the list you have to get it off. This is your responsibility. Please be aware that you will not be checked out of the school on Thursday if you have missing work. The teachers are here on Friday and you will be required to get it done.

Elementary Field Day Today

Today (Wednesday, May 15th) is the Elementary Field Day. The approximate times for the activities are as follows: Kindergarten-2nd grade 8:30 – 10:30 and 3rd-6th grade 12:00 – 2:30. The Tug of War for all grades will begin at approximately 2:30. All are welcome!

Retirement Reception

Myra Rahmann, Jolene Holl, Randy Holl, Marlene Ronnfeldt, and Jim Martensen are retiring! All past students and colleagues are invited to join us for a cake reception to honor them on Monday, May 13th in the Commons beginning at 3:30 PM.

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda — May 13

Graduation Livestreamed Saturday

For those unable to attend the Class of 2019 graduation ceremony, it will be Livestreamed beginning at 1:00 pm, Saturday, May 11. Click on this link to view: Congratulations Class of 2019!

Monday Dismissal 1:45 pm

There will be a 1:45 dismissal on Monday, May 13.  All 7-11 grade students with ICU assignments will be expected to stay.  Please do not excuse your child if they have missing work. This is a scheduled School Improvement Day for staff.

Habrá una salida de 1:45 el lunes 13 de mayo. Se espera que todos los estudiantes de 7-11 grado con asignaciones de ICU se queden. Por favor, no hable a la escuela para despedir a su hijo temprano este dia

Jr. High Track Meet Postponed

The junior high track meet scheduled for today at Minden has been postponed until next Tuesday, May 14, at 3:00 pm.

Positions Available

SCHOOL NURSE: Gibbon Public Schools is seeking a registered nurse for a 9-month position beginning with the 2019-20 school year.  Salaried position with benefits.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume with references, transcripts and letters of recommendation to: Superintendent Dr. Vernon Fisher, Gibbon Public Schools, PO Box 790, Gibbon, NE, 68840. Position is open until filled. This position is subject to Veterans preference. EOE

SCHOOL BUS DRIVER / CUSTODIAN – Gibbon Public Schools are currently seeking applicants for a full time bus driver / Custodian for the 2019-2020 school year.  Compensation for the position includes competitive wages.  The successful applicant will need to be able to obtain appropriate licensing and pass drug testing for the position. Interested candidates should retrieve application by clicking on the District Tab (Employment link) at the top of this page or contact Gibbon Public Schools; 1030 Court Street; PO Box 790; Gibbon, NE 68840; telephone 308-468-5721. This position is subject to Veterans preference. EOE