Category Archives: Activities
Auditions for the musical–“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”–are coming soon! Auditions will be held on Thursday, January 5, from 6:30-9:30 pm in the auditorium. Anyone interested in being on the tech team must come to the auditions. There will be a tech meeting from 6:30-6:45 pm. If you cannot come Thursday night, you must contact Mrs. Sinnard and come Friday, January 6, at 7:00 a.m.
Anyone in grades 7-12 may audition and you do NOT have to be in choir to audition for the musical. At the audition you need to bring a solo with you or be prepared to sing a familiar song with Mrs. Sinnard, read some lines, and act like “a kid.” Dancing is very minimal in this musical, so you will not have to dance in auditions. This is a very fun musical with 12 leads and an unlimited amount of ensemble members. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Sinnard.
Congratulations to Christopher Anderson, Samantha Mercer, Gaby Montanez, Alaysa Shaw and Morgan Wadkins-Meyer for being selected for the Hastings College Honor Choir and to Christopher Anderson, Christopher Mercer, Gaby Montanez and Morgan Wadkins-Meyer for being selected for the UNO BOCH Honor Choir!
The ZuZu Acrobats from Kenya (Eastern Africa) performed for the elementary and high school students today. This was one of the many Homecoming activities this week.
“Gibbon’s Got Talent” is back! This week is the first round. There is a category for middle school, high school, and NEW this year is an “Open Category.” This is for any student grades 7-12 and interested staff members. Contact Mrs. Sinnard to make arrangements to come in and sing. The finals are Tuesday, October 18, at 7:00 pm in the auditorium.
Officers for this year’s junior high choir are: Zoe Anderson and Tristan Fisher, co-presidents; Aria Carson, vice president; Kelsey Choplin and Delaney Tracy, 7th grade co-secretaries; Alissa Bailey and Samantha Walker, 8th grade co-secretaries; Mitchell Sell, 7th grade treasurer; and Taylor Schubauer, 8th grade treasurer. Congratulations!
Congratulations to Brie Bailey, Morgan Wadkins-Meyer, Jessica Tomayo, and Michelle Guido for earning silver medals at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference held in San Diego, California. These students and their sponsor, Marlene Ronnfeldt, recently returned from nationals, where Brie and Morgan received a silver medal for their “Focus on Children” project teaching about the importance of good nutrition and Jessica and Michelle received a silver medal for their “Chapter in Review” display board, highlighting Gibbon’s 2015-2016 Chapter activities. Over 8,000 people attended this year’s National Leadership Conference. Congratulations!
Congratulations to the boys track team for finishing as District Runner-up at Southern Valley. Congratulations also to the four state qualifiers: Ozzy Rodriguez, shot put and discus; Jesse Walker, shot put; Tom Costello, 1600 meter run; and Miranda Smith, 800 meter run and 1600 meter run. The state track meet is held in Omaha at Burke Stadium on Friday-Saturday, May 20-21. Good Luck and Go Buffs!
Fine Arts Awards Night is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, at 7:30 pm in the auditorium. Please plan to come to celebrate and honor all of the students in the areas of art, band, choir, dance, drama, and speech.
Several FCCLA members competed at the STAR State Leadership Conference on April 3-5. Four students advanced to Nationals, which will be held in San Diego, CA this summer. Those students are Morgan Wadkins-Meyer, Brie Bailey, Michelle Guido, and Jessica Tomayo. Congratulations!
Congratulations also to the following students for receiving medals at the state competition: Noemi Escandon, Kiarha Yepez-Meza and Yulisa Vargas–bronze medals; Mento Urbina, Maira Gaona, Addie Plautz, and Samantha Avina–silver medals; Daniela Corona-Martinez, Miracle Kenkel, Michelle Guido, Jessica Tomayo, Morgan Wadkins-Meyer, and Brie Bailey–gold medals.
Show times this weekend for the musical are Friday-Saturday, April 1-2, at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 3, at 2:00 pm. Admission is $6.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. The Fine Arts Boosters will be offering a BBQ meal for $5.00 per plate beginning one hour ahead of each performance.
Tickets for Footloose are now on sale. Admission is $6 (Adults) and $5 (Students). Performances are Friday-Saturday, April 1-2, at 7:30 pm and Sunday, April 3, at 2:00 pm. Contact Peg Sinnard or Charity Allan in the music department to purchase tickets. The Fine Arts Boosters will be selling BBQ meals for $5/plate beginning 1 hour before each performance.
The drama department is in need of 25 laundry baskets. Each actor in the “Footloose” musical needs a laundry basket to put their costumes in throughout the musical and at the end of the night. If you have one or more that you could donate, please contact Peg Sinnard or Charity Allan at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or call 468-5721. Thank you!