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.

Veterans Wall of Honor

The “Wall of Honor” will once again be on display in the windows of the commons area the week of Veterans Day. Please pick up a form at the high school or elementary office or download the Wall of Honor form here to honor any past or present Veteran. Please submit your completed form with a picture affixed on the form by Thursday, October 31, to either office. You may also mail your form to: Gibbon High School, Attention Deb Stroh, P. O. Box 790, Gibbon, NE 68840. Be aware that pictures will not be returned so submit a copy of the photo — Wall of Honor “My Hero” Form.

FBLA Blood Drive

The FBLA will be hosting the Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, October 22, from 8:30 – 2:30 in the wrestling room. Schedule an appointment with Mrs. Stroh or go online to

No School Friday or Monday

There is no school this Friday or Monday, October 18th or 21st. Have a great Fall Break!

Basketball Holiday Tournament Schedule

To assist families in holiday planning, the following information is provided regarding the Elm Creek Holiday Tournament which is scheduled during Christmas break:

December 30 — Gibbon girls vs Elm Creek 11:00 a.m.
December 30 — Gibbon boys vs Elm Creek 12:45 p.m.
December 31 — Girls consolation game 11:00 a.m./Championship 2:30 p.m.
December 31 — Boys consolation game 12:45 p.m./championship 4:15 p.m.

Fine Arts Boosters and Mandatory Music Trip Meeting

The Fine Arts Boosters meeting and a Mandatory Music Trip meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the choir room. There will be a short booster meeting and as the trip will be a main topic of discussion, parents will be provided important itinerary and cost information. Students and parents are both invited to attend. Parents will also be asked to complete a preliminary commitment form at this time. If a parent of an interested student can not attend the meeting, they should please contact Mrs. Gellerman or Mr. Gibbs.

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night will be October 24 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.  We will play some fun learning games!  Costumes are welcome!  

FBLA Halloween Bash Dance

The FBLA will be sponsoring a Halloween Bash Dance this Friday, October 18, after the home football game in the elementary gym from 10 pm to midnight for 7th-12th Grade students. Admission is singles $3, couples $5 and FBLA members will receive a $1 discount; outside dates will need to be reported to the office before Thursday. Dress is casual and costumes are encouraged!

College Representatives Scheduled

College representatives will be here on the following dates for all interested juniors, seniors, and their parents:

Concordia College (1 pm) and Peru State College (2 pm): Tuesday, Oct. 15
Mid-Plains Community College (North Platte/McCook): Thursday, Oct. 17
Northeast Community College (Norfolk): Monday, Oct. 28

Board of Education Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes — October 9

LPC Volleyball Tournament

The Lou-Platte Conference Volleyball Tournament begins Monday, October 14, and the finals are scheduled for Thursday, October 17, at Ord High School. Gibbon has earned the #5 seed and will play #4 seed Ord at Centura High School on Monday at 6:00 pm in the first round. The winners will advance to Tuesday semi-finals at Ord. Click here to view the complete LPC Bracket.

Volleyball Parents Night

Parents Night is tonight for the volleyball team. Player introductions will take place prior to warm-up of the varsity game. The junior varsity game begins at 5:30 pm.

“Pink Out” Volleyball Game

This Thursday’s volleyball game (October 10) versus Elm Creek is designated as a “pink out” game. Fans are encouraged to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. The fan with the most pink wins a prize.

EducationQuest FAFSA Assistance

An EducationQuest representative will be here on Thursday, October 31, and Wednesday, November 20, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm to assist students in filling out the FAFSA.

Paraprofessional Position Available

Gibbon Public Schools is seeking a paraprofessional educator for the 2019-2020 school year. Hourly rate $9.90/ $10.90 Bilingual.  Interested candidates should retrieve an application at Gibbon Public Schools; 1030 Court Street; PO Box 790; Gibbon, NE 68840; telephone 308-468-5721. Applications are also available under the District Tab – Employment Link at the top of this page. This position is open until filled. The position is subject to the Veterans’ Preference Law.  EOE

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda — October 9

Music Students Fundraiser

Fundraiser Cover

The Gibbon 7-12th-grade Music Students will be selling Club Choice products to raise money for their spring trip!  This fundraiser will run from now until October 15th. The students are selling different types of frozen foods, and also (new this year) gift items- some kitchen items, gift wrapping, etc. People can order from any of the 7-12 Band/Choir students, or from Mr. Gibbs and Mrs. Gellerman. People can also order online to support their student or our group. If they live here in Gibbon, students will hand-deliver your order to your house. If those that ordered live out of town/state, their items will be shipped directly to them.  Order through this link or see a music student for more information!

Fall Activities Parents Night

Letters will be mailed out with the details pertaining to Parents Night for the fall activities. Please watch for this letter and make plans to attend. Parents Night is scheduled for the following dates:

Volleyball Team:  Thursday, October 10 – prior to varsity warmups
Football Team: Friday, October 18 – 6:30 pm vs GICC
Girls Golf, Cheerleaders, Shimmers: Friday, October 18 – half time of football game

Girls Golf Meet Canceled

The girls golf meet scheduled for today at Ravenna has been canceled due to the weather. The meet will not be rescheduled.

No School Friday

There will be no school this Friday, October 4. This is a scheduled break for all students and staff.