Category Archives: Activities

Speech State Qualifiers

Congratulations to Parker Kenton and Morgan Wadkins-Myer on qualifying for the NSAA State Speech Competition. Congratulations also to Chris and Samantha Mercer for earning medals at districts. Gibbon brought home 5 district medals. Great job!

Student Honor Choir Selections

Congratulations to Christopher Mercer and Morgan Wadkins-Meyer for their honor choir selections. Christopher was selected for UNO’s BOCH Festival Honor Choir and Morgan has been selected for the Hastings College Honor Choir. Congratulations to both of these students for these outstanding honors!

Shimmers Little Kids Dance Camp

The GHS Shimmers are hosting a “Little Kids Dance Camp” on Thursday, December 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. That night they will dance during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game versus Minden.

Students Selected to Honor Choirs

Congratulations to Samantha Mercer and Morgan Wadkins-Meyer for being selected to the Doane Honor Choir. Morgan Wadkins-Meyer was also recently selected to the UNK Choral Clinic Festival Choir. Congratulations!

One Act Public Performance

The One Act play, The Inexperienced Ghost, will be presented to the public on Friday, November 17. The performance for elementary grades 3-6 will be at 2:00, grades 7-12 at 2:45, and that evening for the general public at 7:00 pm.

UNK Beta-Men Conference

Fourteen junior high boys recently attended the Beta-Men Conference at UNK. This youth empowerment conference empowers young men to become better individuals and members of society by equipping them with the educational resources and communal network.

One-Act Play

Congratulations to the following students earning outstanding actor/actress awards at the York K-Dub Play Production Competition held Saturday, November 11: Brie Bailey, Morgan Wadkins-Meyer, Chris Mercer, and Samantha Mercer. Great job! In addition, a schedule of performances is located under the Students Tab (Activities Menu) at the top of this page.

Calendar Change–District One Act Play

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.

First Runner Up Morgan Wadkins-Meyer

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.

Nerd or Jock Day–Homecoming 2017

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‘Merica Day–Homecoming 2017

Academic Honors Night

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District Music Results

Congratulations to the Gibbon Men’s Ensemble for receiving a SUPERIOR at Districts on Friday! Other students receiving SUPERIORS on their vocal solos were Christopher Anderson, Vicky Gaona, Gaby Montanez, Christopher Mercer,  Alaysa Shaw & Morgan Wadkins-Meyer. All other Musical Ensembles received an EXCELLENT rating. It was a very successful day. Thank you to all who made it possible to host districts!

Gibbon Hosting District Music On Friday

Gibbon Public Schools is hosting the District Music competition this Friday, April 21, all day. There will be no classes held. You may click on this District Music link to access the day’s schedule, map, room assignments and results as they become available.

FCCLA State Leadership Conference

Congratulations to the FCCLA and all the STAR competitors for their excellent representation at the FCCLA State Leadership Conference. Projects by four students qualified for nationals, which will be held July 2-6 in Nashville, Tennessee–Brie Bailey, Morgan Wadkins-Myer, Zach Thomas, and Kelly Tovar. In addition, the chapter earned the Gold Chapter Award for all their school and community projects completed during the school year. Great job, FCCLA and Mrs. Ronnfeldt.

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”

Tickets are now on sale for the musical, “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.” The musical is set for Friday-Sunday, March 31-April 2. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students. They may be purchased at the door or in advance from GHS office.

NTV Holiday Harmonies

MusicalNoteThe Gibbon choirs will be on the NTV “Holiday Harmonies” over the Christmas holiday. They will be on NTV at 7:18 pm on Christmas Eve and on FOX at 11:18 a.m. on Christmas Day. Thank you to all of the local sponsors and Happy Holidays from the Gibbon Vocal Music Department.

Musical Auditions

charlie-brownAuditions 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.

Vocal Honor Choir Selections

MusicalNoteCongratulations 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!

All-Conference Volleyball Selections

volleyballCongratulations to Parker Kenton and Miranda Smith for being named to the 2016 Lou-Platte All-Conference Volleyball Team and to Sydni Kroll for being named honorable mention.