Special Board Meeting Notice

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 26th of April, 2018 at 6:40 a.m. at the Gibbon Public School, 1030 Court Street in the High School Conference Room 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

Golf Meet Rescheduled–April 26

The Gibbon Boys Golf Invitational has been rescheduled to next Thursday, April 26, at 11:00 a.m. Schools attending are Arcadia-Loup City, Grand Island Central Catholic, Kearney Catholic, Ravenna, Shelton, and Gibbon.

Golf Meet Postponed

The Gibbon Golf Invitational scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday, April 19) has been postponed due to snow on the course.

Free Lunch at the Methodist Church Thursday

All students are invited to a free lunch on Thursday, April 19, at the Faith United Methodist Church in Gibbon after the noon dismissal at school. Hot dogs with all the fixin’s, chili, cheese sauce, chips, veggie sticks, fruit, cookies, lemonade, and root beer floats will be served starting at 12:00 pm.

Secondary Math Position Available

Gibbon Public Schools, serving 600 students 12 miles east of Kearney, NE on Interstate 80, offering superior educational facilities with a new building and exceptional staff, is  now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year.

1.0 FTE Secondary Math
Head Wrestling Coach is available

Gibbon Public Schools offers a competitive salary schedule and benefits. The district accepts all years of experience for placement on the salary schedule. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume with references, credential packet with transcript and letters of recommendation, and a copy of their teaching certificate to: Superintendent Dr. Vern Fisher, Gibbon Public Schools, PO Box 790, Gibbon, NE, 68840. Position is open until filled. This position is subject to Veterans preference EOE

Soccer Game Postponed

Today’s soccer game (April 17) versus Lexington has been postponed.

Early Dismissal Thursday For Students

Gibbon is hosting the Ron Priebe Track Invitational and the Gibbon Golf Invitational on Thursday, April 19. Students will be dismissed at noon that day, as listed on the school calendar. No lunch will be served. Both athletic events begin at 1:00 pm.

No School Friday — GPS Hosting District Music

As noted on the school calendar, there will be no school for students and staff this Friday, April 20, as Gibbon is hosting the district music competition and the entire school building will be utilized.

Prom Announcement

Due to the weather conditions expected Saturday night, GHS Prom is being moved to Sunday night 5:30-11:30 PM.  Post Prom will be moved to Sunday from 12:00-2:30 AM (technically, that’s Monday morning).

School will be in regular session Monday morning for all students.  Please know that students are still responsible for being here at school on Monday at the regular time.  If for some reason our students do not come to school Monday, that student is responsible to go onto Schoology (or whatever location the teacher designates) and get the work completed that is missed.

Gibbon Booster Meeting — April 18

Booster Meeting Agenda – Wednesday, April 18

Saturday Soccer Game Cancelled

The varsity soccer game scheduled for this Saturday, April 14, has been cancelled due to the forecast.

GHS Presents: Cyrano de Burgershack -A Pop Musical

Cyrano de Burgershack -A Pop Musical
by Jeremy Desmon

Performing Friday, April 27th and Saturday, April 28th at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sunday, April 29th at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students (aged 6- college), and kids 5 & under are free.  Tickets can be purchased from any cast or crew member, Mrs. Gellerman, or the high school office.

Cyrano retells the age-old story of a man in the “friend zone.” This is a fun musical filled with pop hits from the last 30 years. You’ll find your toe tapping to familiar music such as Call Me Maybe, All-Star, and We Got the Beat. In love with his best friend yet realizing his chances are bleak, Cyrano decides to play matchmaker instead. Things don’t go according to plan and he may have ended up completely ruining all of his chances. Find out if he “gets the girl” by attending the show!

 

Track Meet Moved To Thursday

The varsity track meet at Minden scheduled for this Friday, April 13, has been moved up to Thursday due to the weather forecast.  It will still start at 2:30.

Calendar Change–No School Wednesday

This Wednesday, April 11, there will be no school for students. Staff will be participating in School Improvement meetings all day. This is a change to the district calendar.

National Qualifier

Gibbon FBLA is proud to announce that Samantha Mercer will be representing our school and our state at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, Maryland from June 27-July 2.  She placed third at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in the Publication Design competition.  Gibbon FBLA had six members attend the conference in Omaha from April 5-7 (James Chramosta, Abby Christensen, Bailee Labs, Christopher Mercer, Samantha Mercer & Karley Luther).

Continuing Education Scholarships Available To GHS Alumni

The Gibbon Educational Foundation will be awarding several scholarships again to Gibbon Alumni for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications are now available under the Students Tab (2018 Scholarships Link) or click here for guidelines and the application: GEF Continuing Education Scholarships. The deadline for submitting an application is June 1.

NSCAS: Coming to a GPS Student Near You!

It is that time of year again when GPS follows the state of Nebraska in administering the state standardized testing.  This test is formerly known as NeSA.  This year it has been moved to a new system and is knows as NSCAS.

NSCAS (pronounced, “en-skass”) is the Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System, a new statewide assessment system developed by the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) that embodies Nebraska’s holistic view of students and helps them prepare for success in postsecondary education, career, and civic life.

Learn how NSCAS delivers a holistic view of student learning and helps them succeed at https://www.education.ne.gov/assessment/nscas-system/

Tomorrow’s Golf Meet Postponed

The Loup City Golf Invitational scheduled for tomorrow, April 7, has been postponed due to the weather forecast.

Board of Education Meeting — April 9 Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda – April 9

Grandparents Day at Gibbon Elementary

Gibbon Elementary was the scene for the 2018 Grandparents Day Event!  Thanks to all those who were able to attend!  The children thoroughly enjoyed the day!