Category Archives: Activities

group-pic-2016-2The Gibbon One-Act Team begins their season on Friday, November 4, at the Loup City Parade of Plays. This year’s One-Act is “The Other Room.” The public performance is scheduled for Tuesday, November 22, at 7:00 pm.

Gibbon Hosting LouPlatte Choral Clinic

MusicalNoteGibbon is hosting the LouPlatte Conference Choral Clinic this Saturday, November 5th.  Approximately 240 high school vocal students will be on our campus. The concert is scheduled for 4:30 pm with admission being $3 per person. The public is welcome.

All-State Choir Selection

all-state-chrisCongratulations to senior, Christopher Anderson, for being selected to the Nebraska All-State Choir for the second year in a row. He will travel with Mrs. Sinnard to Lincoln on November 16-18 to perform with other students from across Nebraska who were selected. Congratulations Chris!

ZuZu Acrobats

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.

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Gibbon’s Got Talent

“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.


Junior High Choir Officers

jr. high choir officersOfficers 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!

High School Choir Officers

choir officersCongratulations to the 2016-2017 high school choir officers: President – Gaby Montanez, Vice President – Chris Anderson, Secretary – Alaysa Shaw, Treasurer – Morgan Wadkins-Meyer, Senior Representatives – Vicky Gaona and Lisa Moore, and Freshmen Representatives – Tayven Kier and Peyton Nietfeld.

FCCLA Students Earn Medals at Nationals

IMG_9724Congratulations 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!


Boys Track Team District Runner-up

state qualifiers and coachesCongratulations 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

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.

FCCLA Students Qualify For Nationals

SLC 2016 033Several 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.

Footloose 2016

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.

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American Cancer Society Donation

All Stars & Cancer 16 005The FCCLA and FBLA presented a check for $1,459 to the American Cancer Society this week. The money raised was from the FCCLA scrapbook retreat and “Pink Out” t-shirt/sock sales. Great job, students, and thank you to all those who made donations.

Musical Tickets On Sale

footloose logoTickets 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.

Items Needed For Drama Department

Footloose+PromThe 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 or or call 468-5721.  Thank you!

Junior High Puppet Shows

image-29-02-16-09-21-1The junior high puppet shows will be Monday, March 7, at 2:00 pm in the auditorium. The public is welcome.

Musical Items Requested

Footloose+PromThe music department is in need of extra clothing racks for the upcoming musical “Footloose”. In addition, they could also use some cowboy hats, cowboy boots, makeup and hair supplies. If anyone is willing to donate or loan any of these items, please contact Peg at or 440-4009 or 468-5721 ext–140. Thank you!

Jr. High Basketball Game Cancelled

basketball-012The junior high basketball game versus Kenesaw scheduled for this Thursday, February 11, has been cancelled due to low participation numbers for Kenesaw.

FBLA Week February 8-12

fblaLogoThe FBLA is celebrating 50 years of Gibbon FBLA. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the mayor will be signing a FBLA Proclamation in the media center and the FBLA will be giving appreciation gifts to teachers and FBLA members. On Wednesday everyone is encouraged to wear “purple” to support the March of Dimes. Thursday is Professional Dress Day as well as Valentine’s Delivery Day.

Wrestling Parents Night

Parents night for the high school wrestling team will be this Thursday, January 21.  Introductions will be made prior to the 7 pm start time of the dual.  Parents are asked to please arrive by 6:40 pm.