Category Archives: Students

Thank You For Your Support

The Gibbon Education Association would like to thank the community for attending the Pancake Feed. Your support will once again allow the GEA to award scholarships in the spring to several graduating seniors. Thank you again!

Veterans Day Program

Please join us this Friday, November 10, at the Veterans Day Program to honor and thank all of our local veterans for their service and sacrifice. The program begins at 1:00 pm in the high school gym and will last approximately one hour. All veterans are asked to sit in the reserved seating section in the chairs on the gym floor. A coffee reception will be held in the commons area afterwards for all veterans and their families.

Latino Leadership Symposium

On November 7, Mrs. Quinteros and Mrs. Waddle took 26 Gibbon High School students to UNL to attend the Latino Leadership Symposium. Along with learning about leadership roles, community involvement, and higher education, these students had the opportunity to meet and learn about Senator Tony Vargas, Nebraska Legislature-District 7. By attending this event, they are also now eligible to receive UNL’s Emerging Leaders Tuition Scholarship worth $2,000 which is renewable for four academic years!

“Supts” On! – Gibbon Student to Sing National Anthem at State Event

Congratulations to our very own Baylee Rockefeller who was selected by NSAA to sing the National Anthem at the 2018 State Girls Soccer Tournament in May.  Nice Job Baylee.  #GPSBuffs #WeAreGibbon


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Doane College Representative

The Doane College representative will be in the guidance counselor’s office Monday, October 23, at 1:20 pm for all interested junior, seniors, and their parents.

October 26 Volleyball Schedule Change

The volleyball triangular scheduled at Nebraska Christian in Central City on Thursday, October 26, will now be a VARSITY DUAL with Nebraska Christian only starting at 7 pm.

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.

Bailee Labs Earns Medal at State Golf

Congratulations to Bailee Labs for a great showing at the Class C Girls State Golf Tournament held in North Platte on Monday and Tuesday. Bailee earned an 11th place medal. We are proud of you, Bailee! You represented your school and community with class.

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.

Listen Live–LPC Volleyball

The Lou-Platte Conference Volleyball Tournament semi-finals will be broadcast on Classic Hits 98.9 FM/ or listen online Platte River Preps on Tuesday, October 10, at 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

FAFSA Meeting and Schedule for Representatives

Tonight (Thursday, October 5) at 7:00 pm is the meeting with EducationQuest for help in completing the FAFSA form for all juniors, seniors, and interested parents. A translator will be available for assistance during this time. Also on Friday, October 6, there will be a representative from the Marines at 8:00 a.m. in the counselor’s office to visit with interested students. On Tuesday, October 24, the Mid-Plains Community College representative will be available at 1:20 pm. Please sign up outside Mrs. Waddle’s office.

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

[slideshow_deploy id=’8414′] Congratulations to the entire cast, crew, and directors on the success of the musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

Etta Smith Scholarship

The Etta Smith Scholarship application is available under the Students Tab for any graduating senior planning to pursue a career in the medical field. Applications are due April 21.

More Scholarships–Plus Continuing Education Opportunity

The Fine Arts Booster Scholarship is now available to graduating seniors under the Students Tab–Scholarship Link. In addition, the Gibbon Education Association Continuing Education Scholarship is available to past graduates of Gibbon High School with a due date of June 7.

New 2017 Senior Scholarships Available

Three more scholarships have been added to the scholarship list for graduating seniors that are all due in mid April. The Ray Ozanne Jr. Memorial Scholarship, the Gibbon Education Association Scholarship, and the Dale E. Wrede Memorial Scholarship are available to download under the Students Tab at the top of this page.

New Scholarships Posted

The Gibbon Wrestling Scholarship and the PEO Scholarship are now available to graduating seniors. The application and cover sheet can be found under the Students tab Scholarship link at the top of this page. Deadline dates are posted as well.

College Fair

Education Quest will be holding a College Fair at the Grand Island Pinnacle Bank Expo Center on Sunday, March 26th, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. for all 9th through 12th graders. If you would like to attend, you need to register online — please see Ms. Neubauer for details. This is an excellent opportunity for juniors especially to talk to several colleges and begin making plans for visits to the campuses.

Scholarship Opportunity

The Gibbon Educational Foundation Scholarships are now available. Applications and guidelines may be downloaded from the 2017 Scholarships link under the Students Tab on this page. The deadline for these scholarships is Friday, April 7, by 3:00 pm. As a reminder, applications for the McGregor Scholarships and the Roush Scholarship are due by March 15.

ACT Test For All Juniors

On the morning of Wednesday, April 19th, ALL juniors will be taking the ACT test here at the high school.  The state has replaced the 11th grade NESA test with the ACT test. The scores from this test may be used to send to colleges if the student so desires. If you have any questions, please contact the school.

Old Yearbooks Available For Sale

High school yearbooks from 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 are available for sale at reduced prices. These may be purchased in the high school office. The 2014-2015 yearbooks are $10 and the 2015-2016 are $35.