Cupid Cares–Couples Night Out

On February 15 from 6-9 pm the Gibbon Baptist Church will be providing daycare service for a couples night out. Couples can enjoy a night out while the kids enjoy a safe and fun evening in. The cost is $5 per child (infant-6th grade) if preregistered by February 11 or $10 at the door (there is no guarantee they can take every child). For more information or to preregister:  visit GibbonBaptist.org or call 308.468.5323.

Parent Survey

Parents, please click here to take our Parent Survey.

School Board Meeting Notice February 11

NOTICE OF 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 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 11th of February, 2019 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.

Brian Kroll
President of the Board

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for next week on Monday, February 4, from 1 pm to 7:30 pm and on Thursday, February 7, from 4 pm to 7:30 pm. Teachers will be available for conferencing in their classrooms at that time. There will be no school for students on Monday or Friday next week.

Voicemail and Phones Working

The phone system and voicemail are back to working.

Telephones Working

The telephones are back to working at school but voicemail is not. Please do not attempt to leave any messages at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Pre-School and Kindergarten Registration

Registration for 2019-2020 pre-school and kindergarten will begin on Monday, February 4. Forms may be picked up at the elementary office. Parents are reminded they need to bring their child’s birth certificate at the time of registration. Please call the elementary office at 308.468.6546 with an questions.

Escuela Pública de Gibbon 2019-2020 preescolar/kinder registracion comenzando Lunes 4 de febrero. Recoja las formas en la oficina de la Primaria. Por favor traiga el Certificado de Nacimiento al momento de la registracion. 308.468.6546

Telephone System Temporarily Down

The technicians are currently working on the phone system within the school building, therefore, telephone lines are unavailable at this time. We anticipate the problem to be resolved within the hour. Email is the best option for communication presently. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Parents Night–Boys/Girls Basketball

Parents Night for both the girls and boys basketball teams will be held on Tuesday, February 5, during the games with Southern Valley. Additional information is being sent in the mail this week to all parents of basketball players.

Scholarships Available

The GEF Scholarships have been posted to the 2019 Scholarship page under the Students Tab at the top of this website. Seniors are reminded that there are several scholarships available within this application totaling over $10,000. Be sure to check the scholarship page often as more scholarships will be added as they become available to us.

Transition Open House Planned

A Transition Open House is scheduled for all high school special education students and their parents on Monday, February 4, from 5:00 – 7:30 pm in the GHS Distance Learning Room. This open house will provide an opportunity to learn about services available from Vocational Rehabilitation as well as resources to prepare for life after high school. Any questions may be directed to Barb Gentrup or Chelsey Jacobitz at 308.468.5721 or by email — barb.gentrup@gibbonpublic.org or chelsey.jacobitz@gibbonpublic.org.

Teaching Positions Open For 2019-2020

Gibbon Public Schools is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year in the following areas:
-1.00 FTE Elementary Teacher
-1.00 FTE Band Teacher
Coaching/Extra Curricular Positions Anticipated:  Head Football Coach, Assistant Football Coach, Assistant JV Volleyball Coach, Head Wrestling Coach, Junior High Head Football Coach, Junior High Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, and Assistant Varsity Track Coach. Click here for more details on these positions and the application process — Teaching Positions.

Custodial Position Available

Gibbon Public Schools is seeking a full-time custodian.  This is a 12-month position with paid health insurance. The beginning hourly rate is $10.30.  The position is available immediately.   Prior custodial experience is preferred.  Interested candidates may call 308-468-5721 for additional information.  Applications can be downloaded from the top of this page under the District tab (Employment–Classified Staff) link or can be obtained by stopping by the district office or by calling and requesting an application be sent. Gibbon Public Schools; 1030 Court Street; PO Box 790; Gibbon, NE 68840; Applications due February 7, 2019. This position is subject to the Veterans’ Preference Law. EOE

Flu Season–Return to School Guidelines

Parents, this is a reminder that your child/children MUST be fever free or vomit free for 24 hours WITHOUT the use of medication (i.e. Tylenol, Motrin) before they can return to school. Children running temperatures of 99.5 will be sent home. 

Padres, este es un recordatorio de que su hijo (a) DEBE estar sin fiebre o sin vómitos durante 24 horas SIN EL uso de medicamentos (es decir, Tylenol, Motrin) antes de que puedan regresar a la escuela. Los niños corriendo temperaturas de 99.5 serán enviados a casa.

Phones Now Working

The high school phone line has been repaired and is once again working.

High School Telephone Line Currently Not Working

Please be advised when calling the school that the outside high school line is currently NOT working; until further notice please select the elementary or district option and you will be transferred to the high school line. Technicians are working on the problem at this time but please follow this protocol until further notice.

Monday 1:45 Dismissal

Monday, January 28, is a scheduled staff School Improvement day and school will be dismissed at 1:45 pm. As a reminder students in grades 8, 10, and 12 who are on the ICU list will be required to stay. Any ICU student may voluntarily stay to get their missing work done on these days and are always welcome, as long as the student is working.

LPC Basketball Tournament

The Lou-Platte Conference Boys/Girls Basketball Tournaments are scheduled for Monday, January 28 – Saturday, February 2. The Gibbon girls will play Centura on Monday, January 28, at Centura at 7:00 pm . The Gibbon boys will play Central City on Monday at Central City at 7:00 pm. Semi-finals and finals will be played at Central City. Click here for the complete tournament brackets:  Girls LPC Tournament  –  Boys LPC Tournament.

Special Education Records

Special Education records will be destroyed on February 28, 2019 for any former Gibbon Public Schools SPED student, born after 1/1/1987 AND who has not received special education services for at least five years prior to December 31, 2017. Former students or parents may request copies of their Special Education records by calling the Gibbon Special Education Department at (308) 468-5721 prior to January 31, 2019.

AVISO PARA EX ALUMNOS DE EDUCACIÓN ESPECIAL EN LAS ESCUELAS PÚBLICAS DE GIBBON

El 28 de Febrero del 2019 se destruirán los registros de Educación Especial de todo alumno en Educación Especial de las Escuelas Públicas de Gibbon, que nacio despues de 1/1/1987 Y que no haya recibido servicios de educación especial durante el espacio de cinco años antes del 31 de Diciembre del 2017. Los ex alumnos o padres pueden pedir copias de sus registros de educación especial al comunicarse con el Departamento de Educación Especial de Gibbon al 308-468-5721 antes del 31 de Enero del 2019.

1st Semester Honor Roll Announced

Congratulations to the secondary students who earned honor roll status for first semester. Forty-six students in grades 9-12 and 20 students in grades 7-8 were named to the A honor roll and 67 students in grades 9-12 and 26 students in grades 7-8 were named to the B Honor Roll. Click here to view the complete list of first semester honor roll students.