Gibbon’s Got Talent! Congratulations to the winners of “Gibbon’s Got Talent” — 1st Place: Maria Rodriguez; 2nd Place: Jocelyn Shea; 3rd Place: Baylee Rockefeller; 4th Place: Payton Linden; 5th Place: Morgan Wadkins-Meyer. Great job to all the finalists!
All-State Choir! Congratulations to Cody Spencer on being selected for the Nebraska All-State Choir! He and Mrs. Sinnard will travel to Lincoln on November 20-22 where the All-State Choir will sing at the Nebraska Music Educators State Convention. Congratulations also to Libby Allen and Maria Rodriguez, who were chosen as alternates. Great job!
Twin River Football Game Location! The Gibbon vs Twin River football game is scheduled to be played in Silver Creek this Friday, Oct. 24th. The football field is located in Silver Creek on the south end of town on Vine Street–about 3 blocks south of Highway 30 on Vine Street.
State Qualifier! Congratulations to Maria Rodriguez for qualifying for the state cross country meet by placing 6th at the district meet. The state meet will be run in Kearney on Friday, October 24, at the Kearney Country Club. Class D will run at 12:00. Great job, Maria, and good luck at state!
Flu Shots! Mid Nebraska Community Action will be offering flu shots for families that are uninsured and under-insured in our community on Wednesday, October 29, starting at 3:00 pm in the Health Center at Gibbon Public School. Mid-Nebraska asks for a $15 per vaccine donation but no one will be denied the vaccination if unable to pay. Anyone under the age of 18 needs to come with their parents or with a signed permission slip in order to receive the flu shot. The permission slip is available in the high school office, elementary office,and the nurse’s office or by clicking on this permission slip link.
Veteran Hero! If you would like to submit a form to be HUNG UP on the “Wall of Honor” in the commons during the week of Veterans Day, download this “My Hero” form or pick up a hard copy in the high school or elementary offices. Please return the completed form by October 31st to Mrs. Stroh. The Wall of Honor will be a display of our living and deceased Veteran heroes who served during peace time or during a conflict.
Principal’s Article! Read the high school principal’s article regarding the district’s “Return to Learn“ policy and procedures for dealing with head injuries and concussions.
Sing Around Nebraska! Congratulations to the students who were selected to participate in the “Sing Around Nebraska” Honor Choir in Lincoln on November 7-8: Tristan Fisher, Eric Rodriguez, and Marcus Smith. This is a select group of about 125 fifth and sixth graders from around the state. Congratulations, boys.
College Representatives! During the school year several college representatives will be coming to Gibbon. Juniors, seniors and their parents are invited to visit with them in the guidance counselor’s outer office. Please let Mrs. Neubauer know if you plan to attend. The following colleges will be here during October: Tuesday, Oct. 28, UNO (1:45); and Wednesday, Oct. 29, CCC–Grand Island, Hastings, and Columbus (1:00).
BTV Broadcast! The video production class has completed their first video broadcast. The video is approximately 15 minutes and will open up in YouTube. The class plans to have a monthly production. Click here to watch the September BTV video.
EV-D68 Enterovirus! You may have heard on the news or read in the papers of the EV-D68 virus affecting children in bordering states. As of Friday September 12, 2014 there has not been any cases of EV-D68 Enterovirus reported to the health department that serves our area. Click on this EV-D68 Entrovirus link to obtain information regarding the signs and symptoms to watch for and how to reduce the risk of infection.
Activity Pins Available! The Gibbon FBLA is selling activity pins for athletes, cheerleaders, music, and Shimmers. Pins may be purchased of any individual for $6/one pin or $5 each if you purchase two or more pins of the same picture. Payment is due at the high school office when you pickup your pins. To place your order click on this on-line form: FBLA Athletic Button Fundraiser or scan the QR Code at the right. Thank you for supporting the Gibbon FBLA.
2013-2014 Yearbooks! The yearbooks from last year will be available after Thanksgiving break. Orders can be picked up then. Extra copies of the 2012-2013 yearbook are available. These are currently on sale for $25 in the high school office.
Academic Assistance Available! Academic assistance is available for students in grades 7-12 in all subject areas. This assistance is available from 3:30 to 5:00 Monday through Thursday. This assistance is strongly encouraged for students who are failing class work. Interested students or parents are encouraged to visit with or call Mr. Witt at 308-468-6555.
District Calendar for 2014-15! Please click here to view the summary page of the 2014-15 school calendar.
Buff Alerts! If you would like to receive (or continue to receive) the Buff Alerts to alert you to school closings and other messages, please click the “Buff Alerts” link on the right side of this page to sign up.