Strategic Plan Meeting


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Notice of Special Board Meeting/Work Session

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/Work Session of the Board of
Education of Gibbon, in the Counties of Buffalo and Kearney, in the State of
Nebraska, will be held on the 8th of February, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the
Gibbon Public School, 1030 Court Street in the High School Library
which meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is the
Board of Education will participate in a Strategic Planning activity designed to
develop 3-5 year goals for Gibbon Public Schools.

An agenda for such meeting, kept continuously current is available at
the Office of the Superintendent.

Greg Smyth
President of the Board

Notice of School Board Meeting

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

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 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 12th of February, 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

Autism Awareness Month

National Autism Awareness Month represents an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year. April is Autism Awareness month. Please join Gibbon in bringing more awareness to the community by ordering a shirt. Gibbon Public Schools will be encouraging staff and students to purchase a shirt and wear it throughout the month of April. T-shirts cost $10 and order forms are due by February 1st at 3:30 pm. Please make payments to Mrs. Hoffmeister. Click here to download an order form and to see the t-shirt design – Order Form.

LPC Basketball Tournament Brackets

The Lou-Platte Conference Basketball Tournament begins next week starting on Monday, January 29, and ending Saturday, February 3. The Gibbon boys will play at Wood River on Monday at 7:00 pm. The Gibbon girls will play at Ravenna on Tuesday at 6:00 pm. The girls semi-finals will be played Thursday and the boys semi-finals will be played Friday at Centura. All finals will be Saturday at Centura. Click here to view the full bracket of the Girls LPC Tournament and the Boys LPC Tournament. Good luck and Go Buffs!

Soccer Parent Meeting

There will be a soccer parent meeting on Wednesday, January 31, at 6:30 pm in the commons.

Basketball Games Postponed

The junior high boys basketball games scheduled for today (Monday) in St. Paul have been postponed. The freshmen games in Gibbon versus Kearney Catholic have also been postponed.

No School or Preschool Monday

Gibbon Public Schools is cancelled tomorrow (Monday, January 21) due to inclement weather. La Escuela Publica de Gibbon se cancelara manana debido al mal clima.

 No Preschool at Gibbon Public Schools tomorrow (Monday, January 21) due to inclement weather. No habra clases Prescolar para la Escuela Publica de Gibbon.

No Chili Cook Off Next Week

There will be no community chili cook-off next week due to lack of entries. It was scheduled for January 26 but has been cancelled.

Special Board Meeting Agenda

Agenda Special Meeting — January 22

Catch The Action–Basketball and Wrestling

Two upcoming athletic events can be heard on Classic Hits 98.9 FM or online at platteriverpreps.com–the Gibbon versus Amherst girls and boys basketball game can be heard live on Thursday, January 18 (tonight), beginning at 6:00 and 7:45 pm. Also on Saturday, January 20, beginning at 2:00 pm the Lou-Platte Conference Wrestling Finals can be heard live. Good luck and Go Buffs!

Notice of Special Board Meeting

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 22nd of January, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the
Gibbon Public Schoo], 1030 Court Street in the Distance Learning classroom
which meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is the board
of education will discuss budget planning.
An agenda for such meeting, kept continuously current is available at
the Office of the Superintendent.

Greg Smyth
President of the Board

Do You Think You Might Have the Flu?

Here’s a reminder video from the CDC about flu symptoms.  Most importantly, do NOT continue your regular routine (work/school) until you are fever or symptom free for 24 hours, WITHOUT medicines.  This includes acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil).  Contact your doctor to learn more!

The best defense for the flu is to wash your hands frequently!

Parents Night–Boys/Girls Basketball

Parents night for the girls and boys basketball teams will be Friday, January 26th.  Introductions for the girls and their parents will be right before the 20-minute  warm-up of the girls varsity game and introduction for boys and their parents will be right before the 20-minute warm-up for the boys varsity game.  Parents will receive letters in the mail in the near future with details.

Update on Buff Alert System

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We are always updating and fine tuning our avenues of communication.  Recently our Buff Alert system was updated.  If you did not receive last night’s late start Buff Alert but would like to receive them in the future, please use our newly updated form to sign-up and we will get you on our list as soon as possible.  Use the button on the right or click on the big green SIGN UP button on the left – to sign up for Buff Alerts!

Preschool/Kindergarten Registration Forms Available

Registration forms are available now in the Gibbon Elementary Office for 2018-2019 preschool and kindergarten. If your child will be 4 years old by July 31, 2018 they are eligible to register for the preschool program. If your child will be 5 years old by July 31, 2018 they are eligible for the kindergarten program.

Escuela Primaria de Gibbon Pre-escolar /Kinder Ya estan disponibles las formas de inscripción en la oficina.

Si su hijo/a tendrá 4 años antes del 31 de julio del año en curso, es elegible para inscribirse en el programa pre-escolar.  

Si su hijo/a tendrá 5 años antes del 31 de julio del año en curso, es elegible para el programa de kinder.

Booster Club Meeting Cancelled

The Booster Club meeting scheduled for this Wednesday, January 17, has been cancelled.

2-hour Late Start/No Preschool

There will be a 2-hour late start for Gibbon Public Schools on Tuesday, January 16, and no preschool due to inclement weather. La escuela se iniciara 2 horas tarde para la Escuela Publica de Gibbon. No habra clases Prescolar para la Escuela Publica de Gibbon.

Students in grades 7-12 will follow the 10:05 Late Start bell schedule.

Basketball Games At Centura–Schedule Adjustment

Due to the Centura teams being limited on the number of junior varsity quarters they can play this Friday, January 19, the girls junior varsity game will be just 2 quarters, played in their small gym and the boys junior varsity will be only 3 quarters, played in the bigger gym. Both games begin at 4:30 pm. With the adjustment in quarters being played the girls varsity game will begin at 5:45 pm and the boys varsity will begin at 7:30 pm. This is a change to the calendar.

GEPO Meeting–January 15

The next Gibbon Elementary Parent Organization (GEPO) meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 15, at 6:45 pm. Click here for the meeting agenda.