Congratulations to the following wrestlers for being named to the Lou-Platte All-Conference Wrestling Team: Collin Smyth–1st Team; Tyric Beattie, Daniel Escandon, Wyatt Kee, Javier Murillo, Jose Murillo–2nd Team; Lane Brown and Jacob Tracy–Honorable Mention.
The English 11 class experienced a “Book Tasting”. The class is beginning a war-themed unit, whereas the students each get to choose which book they want to read. The “Book Tasting” allowed them time to look over each book, read the reviews, read about the author, or even read a few pages prior to selecting their book.
Tonight is the last regular season game for the boys basketball team. For those unable to attend the game, you may watch it on the new YouTube livestream link: buffstvlive. The varsity game begins at approximately 7:30 pm. Go Buffs!
Good luck to the state wrestling qualifiers this weekend. Gibbon fans may click on the following link to find the tournament schedule, links to each weight class bracket, and other links: State Wrestling Headquarters.
Dr. Vernon Fisher, newly hired superintendent for 2017-18, has sent an introductory letter to the district patrons. Please click on the link to read his letter.
The Gibbon FCCLA is selling Little Caesars Pizza Kits from February 15-March 2. See any FCCLA member to place an order or use this link — Little Caesars Pizza — then click on Products and Shop. To place your order you will need to use the Gibbon FCCLA’s Group ID #: 328876.
The boys basketball sub-district pairings have been released. Gibbon will play Kearney Catholic on Tuesday, February 21, at 6:00 pm @ Hastings High School in the C1-10 Sub-District Tournament. You may click on the following link for the complete tournament bracket: Boys Sub-District Tournament.
Congratulations to the wrestling team for their 4th place finish at the C-2 District Tournament. Special congratulations to the 7 state qualifiers that will represent Gibbon at the state tournament in Omaha this weekend: Tyric Beatte-113#, Daniel Escandon-120#, Chase Smith-126#, Javier Murillo-170#, Wyatt Kee-195#, Collin Smyth-220#, and Jose Murillo-285#. Good Luck and Go Buffs!
All 2017 scholarship opportunities will be posted under the Students tab at the top of this page as they become available. The McGregor Scholarship, the Roush Scholarship, and the Gibbon Booster Scholarships have been posted. In addition, the Bob Mitchell Memorial Scholarship has also been posted as the Mitchell family is offering their first scholarship in memory of their Dad. Each scholarship will be $500, with the number of scholarships awarded fluctuating each year.
Click on the following link to watch tonight’s basketball games: Gibbon vs Cozad. The girls game begins at 6:00 pm and the boys game at approximately 7:30 pm.
The Board of Education has announced the hiring of Dr. Vernon Fisher as superintendent for the 2017-18 school year. Dr. Fisher will assume his duties on July 1, 2017.
The Lou-Platte Conference boys and girls basketball semi-finals and finals will be livestreamed Thursday-Saturday, February 2-4. You may access the livestream link by clicking here–LPC Conference Tournament. Games begin at 6:00 pm on Thursday-Friday and 2:00 pm on Saturday.