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  • Orchard Free Days celebrates homecoming

    Jul 17, 2024

    Orchard Community Club invites area residents to celebrate homecoming during the 2024 Orchard Free Days celebration, scheduled for July 25 to 28. Thursday, July 25 Kickoff the weekend celebration at the dive-in movie at the Orchard Swimming Pool, sponsored by the Orchard Public Library and Village of Orchard. The event is free and the movie will begin at dusk. Friday, July 26 On Friday, make plans to attend the Orchard Historical Society's chicken dinner. Serving will begin at 11 a.m. and...

  • NOTICE OF MEETING SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Jul 10, 2024

    NOTICE OF MEETING SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Summerland Public School Board of Education will be held Wednesday, July 17, at 7 p.m., in the school board room and will be open to the public. An agenda is kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the administrative office. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than 24 hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. The Summerland Board of Education reserves the...

  • PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF EWING BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    Jun 26, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS VILLAGE OF EWING BOARD OF TRUSTEES The Ewing Village Board of Trustees convened in regular session on June 10, 2024, at 7 p.m. at the city hall. Notice of the meeting was published June 5, 2024, in the Summerland Advocate-Messenger. An agenda was kept current and on file at the village clerk’s office. Chairman, James Ramold, called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Notice was given to the posted location of the open meetings law. Board members present were Dustin Jorgensen, Dustin Wright, Katie Cunningham and Ramold. Also present w...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Jun 12, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION June 10, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Monday, June 10, 2024, at the school board meeting room. President Steve Thiele opened the meeting, which was advertised in the June 5, 2024, newspapers, to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. Present: Scott Thiele, Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Absent: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager. Motion by Twibell, seconded by Wagner, to approve absence of N...

  • APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL

    Jun 12, 2024

    APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL Ubetcha Auto Sales, 2023 Ford Transit Van - ESSER III, 49,900.00; Amazon Capital services, Inc., sup/annual Prime membership, 9.486.43; Antelope Memorial Hospital, bus driver physicals, 585.00; B.E. Publishing, textbooks, 4,892.25; Black Hills Energy, nat gas, 187.15; Blain Pumping & Plumbing, pumping septic tanks, 840.00; Blick Art Materials, sup, 1,805.33; Bluum of Minnesota, LLC, sup, 44.16; Bomgaars, sup, 4.85; Broadberry, server, 7,675.00; Capital One Bk(USA), NA, sup/postage, 4,308.90; Cathy...

  • Policy updates, meal prices top school board agenda

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Jun 5, 2024

    Summerland Board of Education will face a light agenda when it meets in regular session, June 10, at 7 p.m. Only three items of new business appear on the agenda as of June 4. A copy of the agenda, reflecting changes, will be available for public inspection at the administrative office at the school during normal business hours. Meal prices for students and adults will be reviewed and set. Policy updates will also be noted. One action item includes resignations. The meeting will be the final...

  • NOTICE OF MEETING SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Jun 5, 2024

    NOTICE OF MEETING SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Summerland Public School Board of Education will be held Monday, June 10, at 7 p.m., in the school board room and will be open to the public. An agenda is kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the administrative office. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than 24 hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. The Summerland Board of Education reserves the...

  • Miller hired for math position

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 29, 2024

    A longtime educator will fill a void this fall at Summerland Public Schools. Laurel Miller, who previously taught at Clearwater, will teach math. Cathy Cooper, elementary principal, said only a handful of applications were received to fill a position left vacant after Jacob Birch accepted the junior/senior high school principal's job. Cooper, along with incoming superintendent Molly Aschoff, talked with former retirees about the position. "Laurel (Miller) has both a science and math...

  • School support staff receives pay increase

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|May 29, 2024

    Hourly pay rates for Summerland Public School classified staff will increase 4% beginning this fall. Superintendent Kyle Finke suggested the increase during the board of education’s May 14 meeting. He also recommended increasing bus wages for any regular bus route more than 40 miles or activity pay to $15 per hour. “Looking at what we have for classified staff, I think it’s a fair increase for them. It gets everyone over the minimum wage shift to $13.50 on Jan. 1,” the superintendent said. N...

  • All-star roundball game features Summerland grad

    May 29, 2024

    Northeast Community College will host some of the top high school players in the region at the 2024 Northeast Nebraska All-Star Basketball games on May 31. The girls’ game will tip off at 6 p.m., with the boys’ game following at 8 p.m., at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk. Members of the girls’ light team, with the high school where they played, include: Madison Abbenhaus, Bloomfield; Chloe Hanel, Clarkson/Leigh; Abbie Kromarek and Teya Boyer, Plainview; Mya Hedstrom and Lorissa Reiman, O’Neill St. Mary’s; Avery Wegner, Pender; Isabel Ha...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

    May 22, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION May 14, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the May 8, 2024, newspapers, to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the boardroom. Roll call was taken. Present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell. Absent: Wagner. Motion by Nordby, seconded by Thiele, to approve the absence of Jeremy Wagner. Voting aye: Nordby,...

  • APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL

    May 22, 2024

    APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL Amazon Capital Services, Inc., sup, 7,026.99; Black Hills Energy, nat gas, 273.77; Bluum of Minnesota, LLC, sup, 294.00; Capital One Bk(USA), NA, sup/gas/rooms/meals, 4,708.06; Chartwells Dining Srvices, meals NECC - eighth gr, 288.75; Clearwater Market, sup, 444.82; ColdType Publishing, print, 146.50; ControlTemp, Inc., rep, 201.79; Culligan of Norfolk, sup, 509.00; DAS State Acctg-Central Finance OCIO, internet line chrgs, 484.59; Demco, Inc., sup, 145.15; Dusty’s fuel, 340.56; Eakes Office S...

  • Nonpublic School Consultation Meeting Notice

    May 15, 2024

    Nonpublic School Consultation Meeting Notice On May 21, 2024 at 10 a.m., a meeting conducted by Summerland Public School will take place at 51293 857th Rd, Ewing, NE. The purpose of the meeting will be to provide an opportunity for parents and representatives of nonpublic schools to participate in the development of a plan for providing special education services to children with disabilities who attend nonpublic schools and home schools which are within the Summerland district for the 2024-2025 school year. Parents of a home-schooled child or...

  • Building a new generation of community helpers

    May 15, 2024

    Community helpers have been teaching the first grade students about their jobs, so students can learn about careers. A photographer, Jamie Thiele, taught students about taking photos and showed her camera equipment. She owns Jamie Thiele Photography. Jaimie Hartigan, a hair stylist from Ewing who owns Shear Attitude, taught us how to style and make a mohawk. She also styled girls' hair! LuAnn Schindler and Scott Schindler, publishers of the Summerland Advocate-Messenger, came and taught us how...

  • 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...

  • Class of 2024

    May 8, 2024

    Scholarship Recipients CHRISTIAN BEHNK UNL Husker Power Scholarship UNL O & G Kammerer Scholarship Paul D. Cooper Scholarship KELTON BRUHN Northeast Community College Livestock Judging Scholarship ALANNA DOLL Creighton University Award Scholarship Menard Family Business Scholarship Father John Labaj Scholarship The John Greer Memorial Scholarship Timothy J. Thramer Memorial Scholarship AISLYNN KESTER NECC Scholastic Contest Waiver Clearwater Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Scott L. Reynolds...

  • Valedictorians, salutatorian announced for Summerland class of 2024

    May 8, 2024

    Summerland Public School introduced the salutatorian and valedictorians during Saturday's commencement ceremony. Adyson Mlnarik was named salutatorian. She welcomed faculty, students, parents and guests at the beginning of graduation activities. Co-valedictorians include Kelsey Schlecht, Aislynn Kester and Preslie Robertson. Their speeches are included below: Kelsey Schlecht: Good afternoon family, friends, faculty, staff, and board of education. Since Aislynn, Preslie, and I are all sharing...

  • Notice of Meeting Summerland School Board of Education

    May 8, 2024

    Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Summerland Public School Board of Education will be held Tuesday, May 14, at 7 p.m., at the school board room and will be open to the public. An agenda is kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the administrative office. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than 24 hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. The Summerland Board of Education reserves the right to go into executive session for purposes in accordance with...

  • 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...

  • PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION April 15, 2024

    Apr 24, 2024

    PROCEEDINGS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION April 15, 2024 Summerland Public School Board of Education met in regular session, Monday, April 15, 2024, at 7 p.m. President Steve Thiele called the meeting, which was advertised in the April 10 newspapers,to order at 7 p.m. Thiele noted the Open Meetings Act posted in the board room. Attendance was taken. All board members were present: Ed Nordby, Nate Schwager, Scott Thiele, Steve Thiele, Austin Twibell, Jeremy Wagner. Motion by Twibell, seconded by Schwager, to approve the agenda as...

  • APPROVED BILLS SUMMERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL

    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...

  • As ESSER funds come to an end, school board considers transportation, staffing

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Apr 17, 2024

    Summerland Public Schools will potentially add two vehicles to its fleet, using Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds to pay the bill. The district currently has $153,629 in untapped pandemic-related federal funds available. During the board's April meeting, held Monday, Superintendent Kyle Finke suggested the district purchase a 65-passenger Thomas bus with approximately 32,000 miles, for $92,650. "It's coming off a lease," he said. A year ago, the district purchased a bus...

  • Schumacher's work earns top prize at ESU8 art show

    LuAnn Schindler, Publisher|Apr 17, 2024

    The purple ribbon atop the pencil drawing of a famous icon says it all: Best of Show. Caydence Schumacher, a sophomore at Summerland Public Schools, submitted a pencil drawing of Marilyn Monroe to the ESU 8 Art Show, held April 5 to 7 at the Antelope County Fairgrounds in Neligh. Judges awarded it the top prize. Schumacher said when she's decided what to draw, she sometimes has an individual in mind or she'll search for famous people she's a fan of. "I decided to do Marilyn Monroe because she...

  • Six Summerland students win academic medals

    Apr 10, 2024

    Seventeen Summerland Public School students participated in the Northeast Community College Scholastic Contest, on March 27. Six students placed in seven events. Raina Krebs took first in accounting. Carter Bergman brought home two medals. He placed second in anatomy and physiology and third in personal finance. Aislynn Kester placed second in medical terminology. In parenting and child development, Emma King finished second. Sarah Wiese placed second in child development. In biology, Shaylie...

  • Notice of Meeting Summerland School Board of Education

    Apr 10, 2024

    NOTICE OF MEETING SUMMERLAND SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Summerland Public School Board of Education will be held Monday, April 15, at 7 p.m., at the school board room and will be open to the public. An agenda is kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the administrative office. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than 24 hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. The Summerland Board of Education reserves the right to...

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