Welcome Back To School

School starts for all K – 12 students on Monday, August 13th, at 8:05 a.m. Students in grades 7 – 12 should report to their class sponsors’ room to get their schedule and locker assignment prior to reporting to 1st period. An assembly will be held in the auditorium to post the colors after schedules are handed out and 1st period attendance is taken. Welcome Back! Have a great year.

Board of Education Meeting Agenda — August 13

Board Meeting Agenda – August 13

Pocket-size Calendar For Sale

The Gibbon volleyball team will be selling pocket/purse size school calendars for $7. Anyone interested in purchasing one may contact any volleyball player or coach.

GEPO Little Caesars Fundraiser Cancelled

Due to circumstances beyond their control, the Gibbon Elementary Parent Organization (GEPO) fundraiser at Little Caesars on August 14 has been cancelled. Little Caesars is completing renovations and it will not be completed by the 14th.

Professional Learning Communities

Regardless of the occupation, keeping up with current trends, learning new skills, staying abreast of rules and regulations, and mastering new techniques are behaviors exhibited in all successful organizations. Finding time when you can train staff on new techniques, introduce new skills, or learn changes to existing practice is always a challenge. This challenge exists in the world of education as well. Providing ongoing training for educators is absolutely critical to build knowledge and skill in the use of technology, curriculum development, instructional practices, classroom management, and keeping abreast with changes to federal and state accountability measures. (Continue reading by clicking on the title of this post!)

*New* Google Calendar

You will find the new (version #4), updated digital school calendar on the right here and on the calendar page.  This will be continuously updated with information and events as the staff returns and the school year gets started.  This digital Google calendar is new and anyone can subscribe to it by using the “+” at the bottom of a Google Calendar.  This can be done on your smartphone, iPad, or any device.

NOTE:  If you were subscribed to a previous calendar before August 6th, you will need to delete the old calendar and again subscribe to this new calendar.  It is new and will be used from here forward.  

(Here are some instructions for subscribing to a Google Calendar.)

Fall Sports Practices Begin

Fall sports practices for football, volleyball, cross country, and girls golf begin Monday, August 6. If any student in grades 9-12 are interested in participating during the 2518-2019 season, be sure to get a physical and contact the head coach for practice times: Football – Mark McLaughlin; Volleyball – Lonna Pickel; Cross Country – Leon Stall; and Girl Golf – Carolyn Reinertson.

Athletic Registration Night

Athletic registration is Thursday, August 2, at 7 pm in the commons.  All athletes and their parents are encouraged to attend as this is an opportunity to complete all paperwork and forms prior to the start of fall sports practices, with a notary public being available as well. Also as a reminder, no athlete may start practice without a physical form on file.

Notice of School Board Meeting – Aug. 13th

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING

 

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 13th of  August, 2018 immediately following the Committee of Whole meeting at the Gibbon Public School, 1030 Court Street 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.

 

Greg Smyth

President of the Board

First Day of Preschool

FIRST DAY OF PRE-SCHOOL IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15TH.

Pre-school students and parents are invited to the Elementary Open House on Thursday, August 9th from 5:30 – 6:30 to meet their teacher and visit their classroom.

Parents/Guardians may sign up that night for home visits to be held on August 13 & 14th.

Elementary Open House

ELEMENTARY OPEN HOUSE

PRE-K – 6TH GRADE

Thursday, August 9th from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Find your classroom and meet your teacher!

Gibbon Elementary Parent Organization will be serving hotdogs & chips.

Gibbon Booster Club 2018-2019

Support Gibbon students by joining the Gibbon Booster Club.  Click to view & print the Gibbon Booster Club 2018-2019 Registration Brochure.

Elementary School Supply List

Suggested Elementary School Supply List

School Board Meeting Agenda – July 16

Committee of the Whole – Meeting Agenda – July 16

Board of Education – Meeting Agenda – July 16

 

Board of Education Special Meeting – July 11th Agenda

Board of Education – Special Meeting on July 11th – Meeting Agenda

Special Education Consultation Meeting Notice

Special Education Consultation Meeting Notice

 The Gibbon Public Schools is required to consult with nonpublic school representatives and representatives of parents of children with disabilities parentally-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 2018-1019 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, July 11th at 10:30 in the high school conference room.  If there are questions, individuals may call Barb Gentrup at 308-468-5721.

National FCCLA Gold Medalist

Congratulations to Zach Thomas on receiving a gold medal at the National FCCLA Conference. He earned 98.5 points out of 100 on his presentation. Great job, Zach! Congratulations also to Mrs. Ronnfeldt, the FCCLA sponsor.

Notice of Board Meeting – July 16th

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING


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 16th of July, 2018 immediately following the
Committee of Whole meeting at the Gibbon Public School, 1030 Court
Street 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.


Greg Smyth
President of the Board

Notice of Committee of the Whole Meeting – July 16th

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING


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 Committee of
the Whole, in the Counties of Buffalo and Kearney, in the State of Nebraska,
will be held on the 16th of July, 2018 at 7 pm at the Gibbon Public School,
1030 Court Street 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.


Greg Smyth
President of the Board

Special Board Meeting Notice – July 11th

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING


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


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special 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 11
th of July, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Gibbon
Public School, 1030 Court Street 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.


Greg Smyth
President of the Board