Extra Opportunity: Buffalo Round Up Wednesday Nov. 15th

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Wednesday November 15th is an early out for GPS students.  There will be an extra Buffalo Round Up hosted in the Distance Learning room from 1:00-3:00 PM Wednesday afternoon.  All students on the ICU list are encouraged to attend to get work completed.

Remember the ICU list is a communication tool.  All assignments are all important to a student’s education.  By using the ICU list, teachers can communicate to parents when a student has not done their part in the education process.  This is not punishment, it is just a reminder that a student needs to complete their work in order to learn all that we have set out to learn, meaning, the Nebraska State Standards.

Encourage your student to take advantage of the Buffalo Round Up opportunities!  Daily, Buffalo Round Up is offered before school (starting at 7 AM), after school (until 5:00 PM), and over lunch.

LPC All-Conference Volleyball Selections

Congratulations to Parker Kenton and Miranda Smith for being selected to the Lou-Platte All Conference Volleyball Team and to Sydni Kroll for being named Honorable Mention.

One-Act Play

Congratulations to the following students earning outstanding actor/actress awards at the York K-Dub Play Production Competition held Saturday, November 11: Brie Bailey, Morgan Wadkins-Meyer, Chris Mercer, and Samantha Mercer. Great job! In addition, a schedule of performances is located under the Students Tab (Activities Menu) at the top of this page.

Board Meeting Agenda–November 13

Board Agenda — November 13

Thank You For Your Support

The Gibbon Education Association would like to thank the community for attending the Pancake Feed. Your support will once again allow the GEA to award scholarships in the spring to several graduating seniors. Thank you again!

Veterans Day Program

Please join us this Friday, November 10, at the Veterans Day Program to honor and thank all of our local veterans for their service and sacrifice. The program begins at 1:00 pm in the high school gym and will last approximately one hour. All veterans are asked to sit in the reserved seating section in the chairs on the gym floor. A coffee reception will be held in the commons area afterwards for all veterans and their families.

Latino Leadership Symposium

On November 7, Mrs. Quinteros and Mrs. Waddle took 26 Gibbon High School students to UNL to attend the Latino Leadership Symposium. Along with learning about leadership roles, community involvement, and higher education, these students had the opportunity to meet and learn about Senator Tony Vargas, Nebraska Legislature-District 7. By attending this event, they are also now eligible to receive UNL’s Emerging Leaders Tuition Scholarship worth $2,000 which is renewable for four academic years!

New 2017-18 Wrestling T-Shirts Available to Order

The new 2017-18 GHS Wrestling t-shirts are now available for order! ​ ​Take​ form​ ​and​ ​payment ​ t​o Courtney​ Z​wink.​ ​​ ​Make ​checks ​ payable ​ t​o​ ​Gibbon​ ​Public​ ​Schools. ​Orders will​ ​not ​b​e​ ​placed without​ ​accompanying ​ payment.​ ​​ ​Orders​ ​are​ ​due​ ​by ​ ​​MONDAY,​ ​NOVEMBER​ ​13th!

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LPC All-Conference Cross Country Teams

Congratulations to the cross country runners who were named to the 2017 Lou-Platte All Conference Cross Country Teams: Jade Bentley, girls 1st team; Alissa Bailey, girls 2nd team; Nathan Holcomb, boys 1st team; and Izaiah Gomez, boys 1st team.

5th Grade Native American Diorama Project

Notice of School Board Meeting

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 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 13th of  November, 2017 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

Volleyball Subdistricts Announced

The subdistrict brackets have been released by the NSAA. Gibbon will compete in the C1-10 Subdistrict held at Kearney High School on Monday, October 31. Gibbon will play Kearney Catholic at 5:30 pm with the winner advancing on to play either Minden or Wood River at 7:00 pm. Click here to view the full bracket: Subdistrict Volleyball Bracket. Good luck Lady Buffs!

Girls Golf All Conference Awards

Congratulations to Bailee Labs for being awarded First Team All Conference in golf this fall and to Faith Yockey for being awarded Honorable Mention.

“Supts” On! – Gibbon Student to Sing National Anthem at State Event

Congratulations to our very own Baylee Rockefeller who was selected by NSAA to sing the National Anthem at the 2018 State Girls Soccer Tournament in May.  Nice Job Baylee.  #GPSBuffs #WeAreGibbon

 

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School Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes–October 16

Gibbon Nation – Featuring Gibbon Varsity Cheerleaders

Hey Gibbon Nation.  Did you know our cheerleaders host a cheer camp for our youth?  The Gibbon Cheerleader Team held a cheerleader camp in September and we wish to celebrate this event.

During the week of September 5th through the 9th, the cheerleaders hosted a “Little Buffs Cheer Camp” for ages preschool through 6th grade.  WE had a wonderful turnout with thirty-seven students participating in this event.  Our youngsters practice cheers with the varsity cheerleaders for three days.  The culminating activities included the opportunities to cheer along with the Gibbon cheerleaders for the first half of the varsity football game versus North Platte St. Pats, ending the camp with a performance of a couple of new cheers at halftime.  Sponsors for the camp were Code 3 BBQ, Lambert’s Family Pharmacy, Show Stopper Kites, Lonnie Jurgens Company, Mark Jurgens Construction Inc., and Jacobsen Orr.  The cheerleader family wishes to thank these sponsors for their donations and support of the Gibbon Varsity Cheerleaders.

Go Buffs

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#ThunderingHerd
#WeAreGibbon
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New Feature — “Supts” On

As a new means of communication, Superintendent Dr. Fisher, has started the blog “Supts” On. He will be posting district news and information frequently. You may read his blog by clicking on “Supts” On at the right side of this web page.

Doane College Representative

The Doane College representative will be in the guidance counselor’s office Monday, October 23, at 1:20 pm for all interested junior, seniors, and their parents.

Fundraiser Through Schwan’s

The 6-9 Science Olympiad Team is having a fundraiser through Schwan’s.  Schwan’s will donate back 20 percent of all sales to our organization through November 11.  After that, we receive 5%.  All you have to do is order online, pick your time and date for delivery, and they will deliver your order right to your door.  Please click on this flyer for ordering instructions!  Thank you in advance for supporting the Science Olympiad Team.     Schwan’s Order Form

Veterans Day–Wall of Honor

The Wall of Honor will once again be on display in the school commons area during the week of Veterans Day. Anyone who would like to submit a picture and information for display is asked to pick up a form in the high school or elementary office and submit the photo and form to Mrs. Stroh. The deadline for submission to the Wall of Honor is Wednesday, November 1. Detailed instructions are included on the form. This form may also be downloaded here: Wall of Honor Form.