Notice of Board Meeting – December 10

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 10th of December, 2018
at 5:30 p.m. at the Gibbon Public School,
1030 Court 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

UNK Honor Choir Selections

Congratulations to Christopher Mercer and Josh Vega for being accepted into the Festival Choir for the UNK Honor Choir and Band Day, which will be held in January. Way to go!

LPC Best Actor Award

Congratulations to Juan Roberto for being named as Lou-Platte Conference Best Actor from all competing performances. Also congratulations to the One-Act team for placing 6th and to Allie High, Delaney Tracy, Josh Vega, and Juan Roberto for being selected as Outstanding Actors from our school’s performance at Monday’s LPC One-Act competition.

No School–Thanksgiving Break

There will be no school for students or staff Wednesday-Friday, November 21-23. Have a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving break!

Gibbon Apparel For Sale

The girls basketball team is selling Gibbon apparel as a team fundraiser. All orders are due Wednesday, November 21st. Orders must be placed online at https://gibbonbasketball.itemorder.com/ Click on this Girls Basketball Fundraiser link to view available styles.

Girls Basketball Fundraiser

The girls basketball team is selling fruit boxes and Village Pie Maker Pies as a fundraiser. If you’d like to order, contact a Buffalo Girl’s Basketball player or Chelsey Jacobitz at chelsey.jacobitz@gibbonpublic.org. We will be taking orders until November 23rd, 2018 and fruit will be delivered the week of December 10th, 2018. Click on this ORDER FORM for additional details and fruit or pie selections.

Basketball Jamboree Monday

On Monday, November 19, the girls and boys basketball teams will host Southern Valley in a Basketball Jamboree. The girls game begins at 6:00 pm followed by the boys game at 7:30 pm. Admission prices are $5 adults and $4 for students. NO PASSES WILL BE ACCEPTED as all proceeds go to the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame.

Coaching Position Available

Gibbon Public Schools has an assistant boys junior high basketball coaching position available for the current school year.  The season starts in January and ends in February.  The coach would need to be available from approximately 2:30 – 4:30 during the week for practice.  This position is on the district’s extra duty pay scale.  Please contact Jeff Montgomery by emailing jeff.montgomery@gibbonpublic.org or calling 308-468-5721 if interested.

Gibbon Hosting LPC Play Production

On Monday, November 19, GPS will be hosting the Lou-Platte Conference Play Production. Nine conference schools, in addition to Gibbon, will be performing all day in the auditorium. The final performance will begin at 4:15 pm. School will still be in session for all PreK-12th grade students.

Wrestling Parents Meeting

There will be a wrestling parents meeting on Monday, November 19, at 6:30 pm in Coach Andersen’s room. All parents of high school wrestlers are encouraged to attend.

Registration For 2nd Semester College Classes

The Central Community College (CCC) representative will be here this Friday, November 16, at 1:45 pm to help students, who are interested in taking college classes second semester, with the registration process.

Monday 1:45 pm Dismissal

There will be a 1:45 pm early release day for students on Monday, November 12, as staff will be involved with School Improvement activities that afternoon; however, students in grades 7-12 that are on the ICU missing work list are expected to remain in school until 3:27 pm or until their assignments are completed–which ever comes first.

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda — November 12

Veterans Day Program

The Veterans Day Program to honor and thank all of our local veterans for their service and sacrifice will be held Friday, November 9, in the high school gym. The program begins at 1:00 pm and will last approximately one hour. All veterans are asked to sign in at the table in the commons area upon arrival and to please 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.

GEA Pancake Feed

The annual GEA pancake feed is tonight–Thursday. Pancakes and sausage will be served from 5:30 – 7:00 in the commons area. Ticket prices are $3 for ages 12 and under and $5 for ages 13 and up. All proceeds go towards scholarship opportunities for this year’s graduating seniors.

FBLA March of Dimes Fundraiser

Gibbon FBLA will be hosting a March of Dimes fundraiser at the Basketball Games on December 13th against Ravenna. March of Dimes is an organization dedicated to helping premature babies. The FBLA is selling t-shirts to wear at the game. There will be activities at the game to help support March of Dimes. If you would like to order a t-shirt you can pick up an order form in the High School office or click on this link provided and print one off. All order forms and money need to be returned to either the High School office or Abby Christensen by Tuesday, November 20. T-shirt Order Form.

UNK College Representative

The UNK college representative will be in here next Tuesday, November 13, at 1:45 pm for any interested juniors, seniors, and their parents. Please sign up outside the guidance counselor’s office if you plan to attend.

Notice of Board Meeting – Nov. 12

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 12th of November, 2018
at 7:00 pm 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

Youth Empowerment Conference

Thirty-two Gibbon 7th and 8th grade boys attended the Beta-Men Youth Empowerment Conference at UNK on Friday, November 2nd. This year’s theme was “Overcoming Adversity.” Students attended different sessions and got to listen to former MMA fighter and U.S. Army Veteran, Rustin Hugues.

Time Change Junior High Girls Basketball Game

The junior high girls basketball game with Kenesaw tomorrow (Tuesday, November 6) will begin at 2:00 pm. This is a change to the original schedule due to Kenesaw competing in the football playoffs. The first game will be just 3 quarters; the second game will start at approximately 2:45 pm.