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  • Saying Goodbye

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 8, 2024

    While a few tears flowed Saturday, most of the members of the Summerland Public School class of 2024 beamed during commencement exercises held in the main gym. The Summerland band played the processional. Adyson Mlnarik and Superintendent Kyle Finke welcomed faculty, family and guests. Pastor Mark Hoffman urged the class to live their best lives before leading the assembly in prayer. A packed house watched 19 students receive diplomas and listened to words of wisdom from co-valedictorians...

  • Summerland prepares to celebrate graduation of 19 students

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 1, 2024

    Summerland Public School will bid farewell to its graduating class, Saturday, May 4. Commencement exercises will begin at 3 p.m., at the school, located at 51293 857th Road, Ewing. Summerland band, under the direction of Emily Heithoff, will play the processional. Superintendent Kyle Finke will present the welcome and the senior welcome will be presented. Principal Zach Rosenboom will announce senior scholarships, followed by the valedictorian's and salutatorian's addresses. Honor graduates...


    Apr 24, 2024

    APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL Amazon Capital Services, Inc., Sup, 1,341.02; Amazon Capital Services, Inc., Sup, 249.31; Barnhill Piano Services, piano tuned, 125.00; Boyd’s Electrical Service, Inc, serv/sup, 473.13; Bud’s Sanitary services, LLC, March/April, 2,496.00; Capital One Bk(USA), NA, sup/rooms/meals (partial reimb-activity), 5,317.32; Capital One Bk(USA), NA, sup/rooms/meals, 1,352.31; Clearwater Market, sup, 97.30; Climate Systems, Inc., Remote training, 150.00; ColdType Publishing, print, 392.70; Corner Hardware and Mor...

  • Approved Claims Summerland Public School

    Mar 20, 2024

    APPROVED CLAIMS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL Amazon Capital Services, Inc., sup, 950.85; Black Hills Energy, nat gas, 496.34; Clearwater Market, sup, 282.56; ColdType Publishing, printing, 207.30; Cook, Lisa A., sup, 29.95; DAS State Acctg-Central Finance OCIO, internet line charges, 484.59; Dusty's fuel, 236.21; Eakes Office Solutions, sup, 94.01; Egan Supply Co., sup, 3,439.54; Elkhorn Rural Public Power, elec, 37.74; ESU #8 - other, wkshp fees, 80.00; ESU #8 - preschool, SPED, 50, 474.80; Ewing Family Foods, sup, 406.20; Ewing Feed & Supply & Tr...

  • Operation Cookie Cutter Christmas

    Dec 28, 2023


    Nov 23, 2023

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Nov. 14, 2023 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, at 6 p.m., in the school’s board room. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the Nov. 8 papers, to order at 6 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the board room. Roll call was taken. All board members were present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Wagner, seconded by Twibell, to app...

  • Final results: SkillsUSA competitors receive placings from national event

    Jul 27, 2023

    SUBMITTED ARTICLE The 2022- 2023 SkillsUSA season has officially come to an end. Summerland’s chapter president, Faith King, stated that the national qualifiers finished the year strong, upon their return from the National Skills and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, at the end of June. Although it was previously announced that recent Summerland graduate, Faith King, would qualify for a spot among the top 10 in the nation, her exact placings were not known until this past week. In the prelim rounds, King earned fifth place among all c...

  • You 've got to have Faith

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jun 22, 2023

    The "Advocate-Messenger" hosted a pep rally and open house for the National SkillsUSA qualifiers, Friday, at The Office. National qualifers - Faith King, Julie Olivan, Sierra Thomson, Cassie Livingston and Jaelyn Shaver - were recognized by SAM Publisher LuAnn Schindler. Following introductions, participants gave a brief overview and/or demonstration of the event in which they will participate. King will compete in Job Skills Demonstration A; Olivan, Prepared Speech; and Thomson, Livingston and...

  • James T. Meyer

    Jun 1, 2023

    Funeral services for James T. Meyer, 96, of Orchard, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 2, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Orchard. Visitation will be Thursday, June 1, from 5 to 7 p.m., at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Orchard. Burial will be in the St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery. Ashburn Funeral home in Orchard is in charge of arrangements. James Theodore Meyer was born Dec. 24, 1926, three miles east and 5.5 miles north of Orchard, to Theodore and Carrie (Noring) Meyer. He went to his...

  • Summerland commencement ceremony planned for Saturday

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 4, 2023

    Circle May 6 on the calendar. Be prepared for increased traffic near Summerland School. Be on alert for selfie-seeking seniors donned in commencement caps and gowns. A graduation ceremony for the class of 2023 will begin at 3 p.m., at the school, situated at 51293 857th Road, near Ewing. The program will begin with a slide show. Summerland band will play the processional. Superintendent Kyle Finke will present the administrative welcome and the senior welcome will be given by the salutatorian....

  • Student groups plan blood drives

    Mar 9, 2023

    Two Summerland student organizations - National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America - will host American Red Cross blood drives. NHS will host its drive Monday, March 20, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. Donations may be given between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The FBLA drive will be Thursday, March 23, at the Ewing City Hall. Donations will be accepted between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. At both drives, the Red Cross will provide a $10 Visa egift card to donors....


    Feb 23, 2023

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Feb. 15, 2023 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Feb. 15, 2023, at the school. President Steve Thiele called the meeting to order at 6:31 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act poster posted in the board room. Roll call was taken. Members present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Schwager, seconded by Nordby, to approve the agenda as presented. Voting aye: Nordby, Schwager, Thiele, Thiele,...

  • Positive school culture focus of Summerland assemblies

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jan 19, 2023

    A Nebraska-based motivational speaker will give multiple presentations to Summerland patrons, staff and students next week. Mike Donahue, founder and director of Value Up, will discuss self-value and school culture, during a session open to the public, Sunday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m., in the auxiliary gym. On Monday, Jan. 23, Summerland School will have a 10 a.m. late start, so Donahue can address staff members. Throughout the day, he will give presentations to all student groups, according to...

  • Senior celebration honors first class of graduates

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 12, 2022

    The first class of Summerland seniors to spend a school year together, under one roof, received diplomas, Saturday, in a 4 p.m. ceremony in the school's gymnasium. Seniors entered the gymnasium to the strains of "Pomp and Circumstance," played by the Summerland band, under the direction of Emily Heithoff. Superintendent Kyle Finke welcomed students, family and guests. He asked seniors to think back to the first day of classes in August, when he announced one word to describe the year:...

  • Selting submits resignation

    Apr 21, 2022

    Summerland School will be searching for a new business educator. Current instructor Amy Selting, submitted a letter of resignation to the board, which was read during the April 12 meeting. Superintendent Kyle Finke said he received the letter March 24. In her letter, Selting wrote, "It is with a heavy heart that I submit to you this letter of resignation for the business education position I hold at Summerland Public Schools. It has been an honor to be a part of this district, from the planning...

  • Backup plan

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 13, 2021

    Junior and senior high school students may begin the 2021-2022 school year in Ewing, if the new Summerland school isn’t completed when the first bell is scheduled to ring in August. Superintendent Dale Martin told board members the construction project sounds like “it’s on track for the elementary to be out there.” “The high school, still not as confident yet. Still could happen that we start there, but we should at least plan ... as a contingency plan.” Martin said administrators met and dev...

  • School board hears scheduling options

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Nov 26, 2020

    Potential class options, and the implications of each, were presented to Summerland Board of Education members, Nov. 9, during the board's regular meeting in Ewing. Kendra Shrader, Summerland-Clearwater counselor, along with senior transition and business educator, Amy Selting, and Summerland-Orchard counselor, Denise Meyer, presented multiple schedule options. While compiling data, Selting said schedules from schools of different sizes, within the state, were reviewed. "We did take from the...

  • Brave New World

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jun 25, 2020

    Clearwater Public School seniors did not let the coronavirus spoil graduation, despite limited attendance at Saturday's commencement exercises. The ten graduates turned a stressful final quarter of classes into a memorable celebration. Jackie Olivan welcomed family members and guests. Lauren Behnk, valedictorian, and Kierra Bearinger, salutatorian, shared memories and provided their take on spending one-fourth of the year learning at home following the school's March 13 closure due to COVID-19....

  • Clearwater students receive academic awards

    May 28, 2020

    Clearwater Public Schools recently announced award winners in scholastic courses. NVC Principal’s All-conference - Mike Sanne Hunter Klabenes, Eli Thiele, Taylor Anne Bolling, Tyler Hupp, Kierra Bearinger, Lauren Behnk and James Kester NVC Superintendent’s All-conference - Mike Sanne James Kester High School Honor Roll - Mike Sanne Ava Rittscher, Keaton Thiele, Matt Umphress, Kelton Bruhn, Julie Olivan, Aislynn Kester, Alex Thiele, Cassidy Bearinger, Dillon Moser, Jacob Behnk, Eli Thiele, Taylor Anne Bolling, Kierra Bearinger, Lauren Behnk Hig...

  • Unified honor society adds new members

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Mar 19, 2020

    Knowledge. Character. Scholarship. Leadership. Service. Members of the Nebraska Unified chapter of the National Honor Society explained the four tenets of membership during a March 11 induction ceremony. Site advisors, Denise Meyer, Kendra Shrader and Dixie Hanefeldt introduced students currently active in the organization. Meyer explained the selection process and Hunter Klabenes, Emerson Randa, Kaci Wickersham, Lauren Behnk and Rachel Pavelka each introduced each membership requirement....

  • Blood drive planned in Clearwater

    Feb 6, 2020

    A blood drive will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the American Legion in Clearwater, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Kendra Shrader, at Clearwater Public School, 402-485-2505, to register....

  • Clearwater senior transition program offers real-world experience

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jan 2, 2020

    A program designed to give high school seniors practical work experience or college class credit wrapped its first semester when Clearwater Public Schools closed for the Christmas break, Dec. 20. Program managers Kendra Shrader and Amy Selting say the senior transition program has been a positive experience. "It's been a learning process (for all involved), but I think we're getting there and making progress," Shrader said. Nine of the 10 senior class members participate in the program, which in... Full story

  • Clearwater honor society to host blood drive

    Dec 12, 2019

    National Honor Society will host a blood drive, Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Clearwater Public Schools. Donations may be made between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. To schedule an appointment or for more information, contact Kendra Shrader at the school....