Congratulations to the track athletes who qualified for the Central Nebraska Track Championships which will be held at Grand Island Northwest (today) Monday, April 24–Jade Bentley, Parker Kenton, Kaylee Palmieri, Maliyah Rivera, Miranda Smith, Chase Smith and Nathan Holcomb. Good luck!
3:00 pm High Jump–Miranda and Chase Smith
5:15 pm 3200 M Relay–Jade Bentley, Maliyah Rivera, Parker Kenton and Kaylee Palmieri
6:05 pm 1600 M Run–Miranda Smith, Kaylee Palmieri and Jade Bentley
6:15 pm 1600 M Run–Nathan Holcomb and Chase Smith
7:20 pm 800 M Run–Kaylee Palmieri and Miranda Smith
3200 M Run–Nathan Holcomb
Congratulations to the Gibbon Men’s Ensemble for receiving a SUPERIOR at Districts on Friday! Other students receiving SUPERIORS on their vocal solos were Christopher Anderson, Vicky Gaona, Gaby Montanez, Christopher Mercer, Alaysa Shaw & Morgan Wadkins-Meyer. All other Musical Ensembles received an EXCELLENT rating. It was a very successful day. Thank you to all who made it possible to host districts!
Gibbon Public Schools is hosting the District Music competition this Friday, April 21, all day. There will be no classes held. You may click on this District Music link to access the day’s schedule, map, room assignments and results as they become available.
Gibbon Public Schools hosted the Ron Priebe Gibbon Track Invitational on Thursday, April 20, beginning with field events starting at 1:00 pm. This Track Meet was livestreamed by the Media Production students on Buffs LIVEstream.
Watch the Buffs LIVEstream videos of the Track Meet from our On Demand Video Archives found on the Buffs LIVEstream page.
Congratulations to the FCCLA and all the STAR competitors for their excellent representation at the FCCLA State Leadership Conference. Projects by four students qualified for nationals, which will be held July 2-6 in Nashville, Tennessee–Brie Bailey, Morgan Wadkins-Myer, Zach Thomas, and Kelly Tovar. In addition, the chapter earned the Gold Chapter Award for all their school and community projects completed during the school year. Great job, FCCLA and Mrs. Ronnfeldt.
The FBLA State Leadership Conference was held in Omaha on Thursday-Saturday, April 6-8. Congratulations to the following award winners: Devin Stroh & Karley Luther –Digital Video Production-4th Place; Collin Smyth–Agribusiness-Honorable Mention; Alia Dale–All-State Quality Member Award; and Gibbon FBLA Chapter–Sweepstakes Award.
The Gibbon Chamber of Commerce Scholarship guidelines and application is available under the Students Tab and open to any graduating senior with a GPA of 3.0. The deadline for this application is April 19.
The annual Employee and Volunteer Appreciation Banquet was held on Thursday, April 6, at the George Spencer Tasting Room. Special recognition was given Paul Reinertson (31 years), Joy Livingston (15 years) and Larry Witt (13 years), who will be retiring at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. Others recognized for the years of service to the district were: Carolyn Reinertson (30 years); Amy Danielson and Leon Stall (15 years); Jim Andersen, Mary Anderson, Alisha Cudaback and Mark McLaughlin (10 years); Robert Godberson, Tricia Jacobsen, Deborah Larson, Laura Lucas and Kelsi Trampe (5 years).
The annual Scholastic Book Fair is next week, April 4 – 7. Thank you for supporting this event as all purchases benefit our school. It will be set up in the elementary gym and open for purchasing on the following days and times:
Tuesday, April 4, 3:30-6:00 pm
Wednesday, April 5, 3:30-6:00 pm
Thursday, April 6, 3:30-7:00 pm
Friday, April 7, 1:00-3:00 pm
The Gibbon FCCLA & FBLA presented checks for a total of over $1,800 to the American Cancer Society earlier this week. The money was raised from the Scrappin’ with Friends Scrapbook retreat, the PINK OUT t-shirt & sock sales, and from a cake raffle. We appreciated all of the support our community gave to these projects.