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Elementary School Supply List

Suggested Elementary School Supply List

*New* Google Calendar

It’s getting to be that time of year again.  You might be wondering about school & activity calendar dates  You will find the new, updated digital school calendar on the right here and on the calendar page.  This will be continuously updated with information and events as the staff returns and the school year gets started.  This digital Google calendar is new and anyone can subscribe to it by using the “+” at the bottom of a Google Calendar.  This can be done on your smartphone, iPad, or any device.

NOTE:  If you were subscribed to a previous calendar, you will need to delete the old calendar and again subscribe to this new calendar.  It is new and will be used from here forward.  

(Here are some instructions for subscribing to a Google Calendar.)

School Board Meeting Agenda – July 16

Committee of the Whole – Meeting Agenda – July 16

Board of Education – Meeting Agenda – July 16


Board of Education Special Meeting – July 11th Agenda

Board of Education – Special Meeting on July 11th – Meeting Agenda

Special Education Consultation Meeting Notice

Special Education Consultation Meeting Notice

 The Gibbon Public Schools is required to consult with nonpublic school representatives and representatives of parents of children with disabilities parentally-placed in a nonpublic school during the design and development of special education and related services for the children. The purpose of the consultation process is to provide an opportunity for parents and representatives of nonpublic schools to participate in the development of a plan for providing special education services to children with disabilities who attend nonpublic schools and home schools which are within the Gibbon district for the 2018-1019 school year. Parents of a home-schooled child or a child attending a nonpublic school who has been or may be identified with a disability and attending a nonpublic school within the boundaries of Gibbon district are urged to contact Barb Gentrup, to attend a consultation meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 11th at 10:30 in the high school conference room.  If there are questions, individuals may call Barb Gentrup at 308-468-5721.

Special Board Meeting Notice – July 11th


The School District of Gibbon
In the Counties of
Buffalo and Kearney
In the State of Nebraska

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meeting of the Board of
Education of Gibbon, in the Counties of Buffalo and Kearney, in the State of
Nebraska, will be held on the 11
th of July, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Gibbon
Public School, 1030 Court Street in the Distance Learning classroom which
meeting is open to the public.
An agenda for such meeting, kept continuously current is available at
the Office of the Superintendent.

Greg Smyth
President of the Board

Blood Drive – Thursday, July 5th

Please DONATE BLOOD for the Gibbon FBLA & American Red Cross on Thursday, July 5 from Noon-6 pm at the Gibbon American Legion!  Please leave a message for Deb Stroh at (308) 468-5721 or by email at to schedule an appointment. Free t-shirts will be provided at this blood drive!

Board of Education Meeting – June 11 Agenda

Board of Education Meeting Agenda for June 11, 2018

Garage Sale

Gibbon Public Schools District Office will be offering items for sale during the community garage sales.  Our garage sale will be held at the Bus Barn just behind the school.  Hours are:  Friday, June 1st from 12-noon until 4:00 pm and Saturday, June 2nd from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.  Lots of items for sale – come check it out.

Lost & Found

Lost & Found items are available in the District Office until June 15th.  Contact the District Office to claim your lost item.

Summer Office Hours

Summer Hours for the School Offices are Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

Printers For Sale

Gibbon Public Schools is offering used printers for sale.   Click here to view the listing.

Faculty Fitness Frenzy

The Faculty Fitness Frenzy is an annual spring challenge that Nurse Ashley organizes. Nurse Ashley challenges the Gibbon Public Schools staff to be more active. She asks staff to plan physical activity for a 3 week period and record their minutes. The top two staff members with the highest totals are recognized. The mission of the activity is to help push staff to be more active and build better activity habits.
Congratulations to Marlene Ronnfeldt and Robyn Weismann our 2018 Faculty Fitness Frenzy winners! Marlene ended the 3 week challenge with 2,300 minutes and Robyn was close behind with 2,245 minutes of activity. These ladies received a $25 gift card from Sports Village from Nurse Ashley.

M & Ms Make … Great Experiments!

We all know that M & Ms make friends.  But did you know they make great … science labs?  Here are the science students’ experiments:  Surface tension, color blending, solubility… Oh, my!

Summer Lunch Program

Kids Eat Free – Ninos Comen Gratis! Gibbon Public Schools will once again be a summer lunch program site. Lunch will be provided FREE for all kids ages 1 – 18 years and adults may eat for $3. Lunch will be available Monday – Friday, June 4 – July 27, from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm.

State Golf Qualifier

Congratulations to Collin Dorszynski on qualifying for the Class C Boys State Golf Tournament by finishing 10th individually with a score of 82 at the Class C-4 District Meet held at Centura on Monday. The NSAA State Championships will be held at the Kearney Country Club on Tuesday-Wednesday, May 22-23. Good luck, Collin.

Board of Education Meeting – Agenda May 14th

May 14th BOE Meeting Agenda

End-of-the-Year iPad Collection Dates

Parents & Guardians; We will be collecting iPads, charging bricks and cords, from all 7th-11th-grade students on the following dates during Language Arts & Reading classes.

  • May 17th AM = 9th Grade
  • May 17th PM = 10th Grade
  • May 18th AM = 7th Grade
  • May 21st AM = 11th Grade (iPads & Laptops)
  • May 21st PM = 8th Grade

It is important for the life of the iPads and the safety of our students/families that we use “Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad” or MFi (Apple Certified) cords and bricks.  (Articles from ABC and CNET)  If your student needs either the cord or brick, they can purchase those any time from the office.  *Late cords and bricks will not be accepted this year.  Students that forget their cord/brick will be charged for those items.  Charges will be added in PowerSchool.  The cost of the bricks are $15 and the cords are $15.

Damages on the iPads and cases will be assessed on an individual basis.

7th & 8th Grade 6-Word Memoirs

In Mrs. Jacobsen’s 7th & 8th grade Language Arts classes, students wrote their own 6-word memoirs and wanted to share them with the world!

Preschool Program

The preschool program is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 pm. This is also the preschoolers last day of school.