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Easter Break

There will be no school on Friday, April 19, or Monday, April 22. This is the scheduled Easter Break for Gibbon Public Schools. There will be no school for students on Tuesday, April 23, as staff will be involved in School Improvement meetings that day. Enjoy the break!

Noon Dismissal Thursday

School will be dismissed at 12:00 pm on Thursday, April 18. Gibbon is hosting the Ron Priebe Track Invitational and the Gibbon Boys Golf Invitational beginning at 1:00 pm.

Teaching and Celebrating Earth Day

Kindergarten classes did their part in celebrating Earth Day, by picking up trash on the school grounds. Earth Day is celebrated annually with events worldwide on April 22.

Student Art Work On Display At MONA

Select Gibbon students will have art work on display at MONA (Museum of Nebraska Art) in Kearney, from April 16th – 21st.  You may visit anytime during normal museum hours.

Certified and Noncertified Positions Available

The following positions are available for the 2019-2020 school year–click on this link for additional information, as well as the application process for all available positions: Employment 2019-2020:

Certified Positions:
0.5 FTE Family and Consumer Science Teacher
1.0 FTE Speech/Higher-Level English/Dual Credit/Advance Placement Courses

Classified Positions:
Custodian/Bus Driver

Coaching/Extra-Curricular Positions:
FCCLA Sponsor
Head Wrestling Coach
Head JH Football Coach
Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball
Assistant JH Boys Basketball
Assistant JV Girls Volleyball
Assistant JH Track Coach

Bus Routes Resume Tomorrow Morning

The district will resume all bus routes beginning tomorrow morning, April 16. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Las rutas de las careteras del condado de autobús comenzaran de nuevo a partir de mañana el 16 de abril. Todas las rutas se ejecutarán a las horas habituales.

GEA Continuing Education Scholarship Available

The Gibbon Education Association (GEA) Continuing Education Scholarship is now available. This scholarship is for Gibbon graduates entering their junior or senior year of college and pursuing a degree in education. The link to the application and guidelines can be found within the 2019 Scholarships link under the Students Tab at the top of this page.

Machines Built In Science

Ethan’s Machine Video

Look what’s going on in Mrs. Brown’s science class! Click on the link above to download/view the video clip and see what Ethan, 6th grader, made in science.

FBLA Earns Awards At SLC

Members of the FBLA and Mrs. Stroh, adviser, traveled to Omaha to attend the FBLA State Leadership Conference Thursday – Saturday last week. Congratulations to Jiromi Corona, 8th grader, and Abby Christensen, 11th grader, on their individual awards. Jiromi received 1st place in Middle Level Multimedia & Website Development and 5th place in Financial Literacy/Business Math; Abby received an All State Quality Member Award & Pin, as well as a Business Achievement Award. Congratulations also to the entire FBLA Chapter for earning the following awards for projects completed throughout the year: Gold Seal Award of Merit, Sweepstakes Award, Go Green Project, March of Dimes Contribution, Nebraska FBLA Foundation Donation, and StepUp2Tech.

No School For Students Wednesday

There will be no school for students this Wednesday, April 10. Staff will be involved with School Improvement meetings that day.

Golf Meet Postponed Until Monday

The Adams Central Golf Invitational scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until Monday, April 15, due to the weather forecast. The meet will still begin at 10:00 a.m. at Southern Hills Golf Course in Hastings.

Junior High Dance Scheduled

The junior high dance will be Friday, April 26, from 8:00 -10:00 pm. Only 7th and 8th grade students will be allowed to attend.

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda – April 8

Winter Academic All-State Team Announced

Congratulations to the following students for being selected to the NCPA Winter Academic All-State Team:
Boys Basketball:   Kaleb Pickel &  Matthew Weismann;  Girls Basketball:  Abby Christensen & Claire Kee Speech: Zoe Anderson &  Delaney Tracy 

 

GHS Art Show Date Changed

The GHS Art Show has been moved from May 2nd to April 30th at 6:30 PM!  Please join us to appreciate all the growth in skills and talent of the Gibbon High School Art Students!  We are so proud of all they have accomplished.  Please share this information.

LPC Art Show Awards

Congratulations to our Lou-Platte Conference Art Show award winners: Kaleb Pickel, Claire Kee, Elijah Carson, Jocelyn Shea, Jailee Eckel, Faith Yockey, Jalyssa Gillming, Shelby Davis, and Nia Thompson.  You all are amazing and create unbelievable artwork!

Garden Benches For Sale

Get ready for spring by buying one of these garden benches made by Mr. Andersen’s woods class. These benches are all 2×4 construction and very solid. They were made from pressure-treated cedartone lumber for knot and decay resistance. Benches can be painted or left to age naturally. They set two very comfortably. Cost for benches is $75.00 to cover lumber and materials cost. They are much cheaper than similar items for sale at the large building stores. If interested contact Veronica at the High School office (308) 468-5721.

Employment Opportunity–Transportation/Building/Grounds Supervisor

Gibbon Public Schools is seeking a Transportation/Building/Grounds Supervisor. Must be able to secure a school bus license. Knowledge of vehicle, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and grounds maintenance is preferred. This is a 12-month position offering excellent compensation, paid health/dental insurance and retirement plan. Candidates should call or retrieve the classified application located under the District tab (Employment link) at the top of this page–http://gibbonpublic.org/ Gibbon Public Schools; 1030 Court Street; PO Box 790; Gibbon, NE 68840; telephone 308-468-5721. Position open until filled. The position is subject to the Veterans’ Preference Law.  EOE.

Thursday Golf Meet Update

This Thursday’s Wood River Golf Invitational will be played at Centura Hills and will begin at 10:00 am.

GEF Continuing Education Scholarships Available

The GEF (Gibbon Educational Foundation) is awarding several continuing education scholarships to Gibbon graduates who are pursuing a degree at a 2-year or 4-year institution. Scholarship applications are available on this website under the Students Tab (2019 Scholarships menu) and are due on June 7th. All information and guidelines are posted within the application.