LPC Wrestling Starting at 10:00

The Lou-Platte Conference wrestling tournament start time has been moved back one hour. The meet will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 19.

Basketball Games Rescheduled

Tonight’s boys and girls basketball games with Centura have been postponed until tomorrow, January 19. The boys junior varsity game will start at 1:30 pm; the varsity girls game will start at 3:00 pm, and the boys varsity game will start at 5:00 pm. There will be NO GIRLS junior varsity game.

Early Dismissal Today

With the weather conditions continuing to get worse, Gibbon Public School will be dismissing at 1:00 pm today, January 18th. There will be no afternoon preschool. In addition:

  • Students will be provided lunch.
  • Students who go home for lunch are to sign out at the high school office and are not expected to return to school.
  • Parents of elementary students are asked to call the elementary office if a secondary student is taking a younger sibling home (468-6546).
  • Tonight’s basketball games have been postponed until tomorrow.

School Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes — January 14

Friday–It’s Beach Party Night

The basketball game theme is “Beach Party” on Friday night against Centura. Dress up and come out to support the girls’ and boys’ teams. The games are scheduled for 4:30, 6:15, and 8:00 pm.

Thursday’s Basketball Game Theme

“Redneck Night” is the theme for Thursday’s basketball games against Amherst. The junior varsity games begin at 4:30; the girls varsity is scheduled for 6:00 and the boys varsity at 7:45.

LPC Wrestling Broadcast

The Lou-Platte Conference Wrestling Meet is Saturday, January 19, hosted by Wood River. The finals of the tournament can be heard on Classic Hits Power 99–98.9 FM or online on platteriverpreps.com beginning at 2:00 pm. Good luck Gibbon wrestlers.

Friday Basketball Radio/Online Broadcast

This Friday’s (January 18) basketball games at home against Centura will be broadcast on The Breeze – 94.5 FM radio and online at platteriverpreps.com. The girls varsity game begins 6:15 pm followed by the boys varsity game.

Start Time–Freshmen Girls Basketball Game

The girls 9th grade basketball game at Kearney Catholic on Monday, January 21, will be played after the boys game. The boys game begins at 6:00 pm. This is a change to the calendar.

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda — January 14

Notice of Board Of Education 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 14th of January, 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.

Greg Smyth
President of the Board

Early Dismissal Days and ICU Missing Assignments

On early dismissal days, beginning January 14, only ICU students from designated classes will be required to stay at 1:45 pm and all other students will be dismissed. This will provide more direct instruction time from the ICU team who are here to help those students. On Monday, January 14, only students in grades 7, 9, and 11 who are on the ICU list will be required to stay at 1:45 pm; on Monday, January 28, only students in grades 8, 10, and 12 who are on the ICU list will be required to stay. Any ICU student may voluntarily stay to get their missing work done on these days and are always welcome, as long as the student is working.

ACT Registration Deadline Friday

Friday is the deadline for registering for the February 8 ACT Test. See the guidance counselor if you need assistance or have questions.

School Resumes Monday, January 7

Teachers and staff have been busy preparing for the second semester. Just a reminder, all students report back to school on Monday, January 7. We hope you had a great Christmas break.

Pajama Theme For Saturday’s Games

Buffalo Fans … the Buffalo Council invites you to support the basketball teams by wearing pajamas to the home games with Broken Bow on Saturday!

No Sports Practices Thursday

Due to the weather there will be no athletic practices held today (Thursday, December 27).

Winter Break

School will be dismissed at the regular time on Friday, December 21. There will be no school for students December 24 – January 7. Staff will report back on January 4. Have a safe and enjoyable break. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 

Basketball Holiday Tournaments

The Elm Creek Holiday Tournament is scheduled for Friday-Saturday, December 28-29 (see schedule below). Gibbon will be the visiting team in the 1st round. Admission for students and adults is $5–only tournament passes will be accepted. Go Buffs!

Game 1:  2:45 PM – Gibbon vs Cozad (Girls)
Game 2:  4:15 PM – Gibbon vs Cozad (Boys)
Game 3:  6:00 PM – Doniphan – Trumbull  vs Elm Creek (Girls)
Game 4:  7:30 PM – Doniphan – Trumbull vs Elm Creek (Boys)

Game 5:  2:45 PM – Girls Consolation (Loser of Game 3 Team will be home)
Game 6:  4:15 PM – Boys Consolation (Loser of Game 4 will be home)
Game 7:  6:00 PM – Girls Championship (Winner of Game 3 will be home)
Game 8:  7:30 PM – Boys Championship (Winner of Game 4 will be home)

Winners of Ugly Sweater Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Ugly Sweater contest held at halftime of the boys basketball game versus Elwood: Scott Pickel, Andy Weismann, Bailee Rockefeller, and Jackie Hoffmeister.

NSAA 5-day Moratorium

The NSAA 5-day practice moratorium starts on Saturday, December 22, and runs through the end of the day on Wednesday, December 26.  During this time Gibbon Public Schools gym and weight room will be closed for practicing, lifting, and workouts of any kind at the school.  Practice and workouts may resume on Thursday, December 27.