The 6-9 Science Olympiad Team is having a fundraiser through Schwan’s. Schwan’s will donate back 20 percent of all sales to our organization through November 11. After that, we receive 5%. All you have to do is order online, pick your time and date for delivery, and they will deliver your order right to your door. Please click on this flyer for ordering instructions! Thank you in advance for supporting the Science Olympiad Team. Schwan’s Order Form
The Wall of Honor will once again be on display in the school commons area during the week of Veterans Day. Anyone who would like to submit a picture and information for display is asked to pick up a form in the high school or elementary office and submit the photo and form to Mrs. Stroh. The deadline for submission to the Wall of Honor is Wednesday, November 1. Detailed instructions are included on the form. This form may also be downloaded here: Wall of Honor Form.
The District One-Act Play competition will be Wednesday, November 29, at the Tassel Performing Arts Center in Holdrege. This is a change from the previous date of November 27.
Gibbon public School is currently taking bids for dirt that will be removed during excavation work for drainage purposes. The bid needs be be per load (12 yard Dump truck) with the stipulation of taking all the dirt the district does not want. Please submit bids to the District Office by Friday October 20th at noon.
Congratulations to the boys and girls cross country teams for qualifying for the state meet, which will be held at Kearney Country Club on Friday, October 20. The boys team won the District Championship at Arapahoe on Thursday and the girls team finished third. The Class D girls will run at 2:00 pm and the Class D boys race will begin at 3:00 pm. Congratulations and good luck at state! Go Buffs!
Morgan Wadkins-Meyer was selected as 1st Runner Up at the Harvest of Harmony pageant on Friday evening. Twenty-eight senior girls from Nebraska high schools competed at College Park in Grand Island. Those competed participated in rehearsals on Friday morning, provided a resume that included their school involvement and community service, and wearing business attire were interviewed by three judges. Congratulations Morgan! Your school and community are very proud of you.
The Lou-Platte Conference Volleyball Tournament semi-finals will be broadcast on Classic Hits 98.9 FM/KKPR.com or listen online Platte River Preps on Tuesday, October 10, at 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm.
Tonight (Thursday, October 5) at 7:00 pm is the meeting with EducationQuest for help in completing the FAFSA form for all juniors, seniors, and interested parents. A translator will be available for assistance during this time. Also on Friday, October 6, there will be a representative from the Marines at 8:00 a.m. in the counselor’s office to visit with interested students. On Tuesday, October 24, the Mid-Plains Community College representative will be available at 1:20 pm. Please sign up outside Mrs. Waddle’s office.
Gibbon Public Schools is seeking a full-time custodian/grounds employee. This is a 12-month position with paid health/dental insurance and retirement plan. The position is available immediately. Prior custodial/grounds work experience is preferred. The hourly rate $10.30. Click on the Employment Tab at the top of this page for additional information. The position is subject to the Veterans’ Preference Law. EOE.
Gibbon Public Schools is seeking a Building and Grounds Supervisor. Knowledge of plumbing, electrical, HVAC certified and grounds maintenance is preferred. This is a 12-month position offering excellent compensation, paid health/dental insurance and retirement plan. Click on the Employment Tab at the top of this page for additional information. The position is subject to the Veterans’ Preference Law. EOE.
The Board of Education meeting for October has been moved to Monday, October 16.
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Gibbon High School will host the semifinals, consolation, and the finals of the tournament next Tuesday, October 10th and Thursday, October 12th. Only conference passes can be accepted for admission. Students will need to pay admission to enter the tournament games. Click on this link for a complete LPC Tournament Bracket.