Category Archives: Students
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.
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.
- May 19th – 11th, 10th and 9th grades
- May 23rd – 8th & 7th grades
- Cord – $15
- Brick – $15
- Case – $35 (full-price of case for missing screen cover)
- iPad Screen – approx. $120
- iPad – approx. $500
The Gibbon Education Association is awarding a $500 Continuing Education Scholarship to a college junior or senior who is pursuing a degree in education. The guidelines and application can be found under the Scholarship tab at the top of this page. The deadline for submitting an application is August 5, 2016.
Seniors are reminded that several scholarship deadlines are approaching. The Gibbon Fine Arts Booster Scholarship is due Monday, April 18; the Gibbon Education Association (GEA) Scholarship is due Thursday, April 21; and the Etta Smith Scholarship is due Tuesday, April 26. All applications are located under the Students Tab at the top of this page.
Please complete this Post Prom Form if attending Post Prom. The Gibbon Boosters will pay the $10 fee for each Gibbon student that is attending Post Prom. Anyone bringing and out-of-town date will need to pay $10 to the office by April 20, 2016, for them to attend.
New scholarships (Gibbon Chamber of Commerce, GEA, Gibbon Fine Arts, and P.E.O.) have been added to the list on this website. Several scholarship applications are due March 31 and April 1. Seniors are reminded to check the Scholarships page often under the Students tab at the top of this page.
The deadline for submitting an application for the Kearney Jaycees Scholarship has been extended until Monday, March 21. Please submit completed applications to the high school guidance counselor.
Dress up days for Homecoming Week are as follows: Monday — Twin Day; Tuesday — Fake Injury Day; Wednesday — Class Color Day; Thursday — Favorite Celebrity Day; Friday — School Spirit Day.
Activities planned for the week: Monday — Pep Rally at 3:00; Wednesday — Power Puff Volleyball, Olympic Activities, and Powder Puff Football from 2:00 – 3:26; Friday — Football game vs Bridgeport 7:00 pm Kickoff; Saturday — Homecoming Dance 9:00 – midnight; Royalty Coronation — 10:00 pm.
School will be dismissed at 1:08 pm for all students on Wednesday, Sept. 9, for School Improvement meetings. Click here to view the shortened schedule for grades 7-12.
The following college representatives will be in the counselor’s office to visit with interested juniors, seniors, and their parents: Nebraska Wesleyan University–Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 9:30; Southeast Community College–Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 9:30; and Central Community College–Thursday, Oct. 1, at 1:00.
On the last day of school the 7-12th graders celebrated their technology successes with a culminating awards show in the auditorium. Great job GPS students!
On April 14th, Gibbon Elementary participated in the Regional Invention Convention held at ESU 10 in Kearney. The students representing our school were Daniela Corona, Marlene Avina, Taylor Schubauer, Allissa Bailey, Zoe Anderson, and Gelsy Rivas. The girls all put in long hours after school to complete their inventions and to perfect their presentations prior to the event. Daniela Corona and Marlene Avina’s invention, “The Lipanical”, a mechanical pencil and lip balm in one, received at first place medal. Congratulations to all of the participants, they did an excellent job representing Gibbon!
The Gibbon Education Association Scholarship application is available and has been added to the list of scholarships under the Students tab. The deadline for submitting this application is April 23 by 3:30 pm.
The Gibbon Boosters Scholarship is now available. Applications are due Friday, April 17, by 3:30 pm. Applications are posted under Scholarship Info of the Students tab.