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Kid Scoop News Nebraska receives grant from NPA Foundation

Summerland elementary students in grades three through five will be building literacy skills via the newspaper, thanks to a grant from the Nebraska Press Association Foundation. The organization...

 

Homecoming 2021

Homecoming week kicks off for Summerland students, Monday, Sept. 27. Student council members have planned a week full of activities to promote Bobcat pride that will lead to the crowning of the king...

 

Board Approves 2021-2022 budget

The Summerland School District will operate on a $13,331,200 budget in 2021-22. Board members approved the proposed budget and tax levy request during Monday's regular board meeting, the first held...

 

Resolution slows traffic near new school site

Reduced speed limit signs, with flashing lights, will warn traffic traveling near the new Summerland School site, to slow down. Antelope County commissioners approved a resolution to the effect...

 

Five educators join Summerland School

Summerland School District will feature five new staff members in the 2021-2022 school year, including one elementary and four high school educators. Staff members met for inservice training, in...

 

Word of the year: Opportunity

It was a day for the record books. After pushing back the official start date for the 2021-2022 school year, Summerland kindergarten through 12th-grade students reported to class Monday under one...

 

Classrooms receive final touches before opening day

Preparations for the 2021- 2022 school year are nearing completion for Superintendent Kyle Finke and members of the Summerland School staff. In an interview, Friday, with area media representatives...

 

New kids on the block

Summerland staff members met Aug. 16 and 17 for in-service training at the Orchard site. Joining the Bobcat staff are : Mark Hobbs, Kyle Finke, Alexa Knievel, Abbey Schwindt; Jacob Goldfuss, Krista...

 

Summerland FFA receives grant funds

Summerland Public School agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor, Jacob Goldfuss, accepts a $2,500 donation from Aaron Hoke and Austin Twibell, with H and T Seed and Technology, alongside...

 

SkillsUSA students present projects in national competition

Three Summerland School students competed in the virtual SkillsUSA national competition earlier this summer. SkillsUSA prepares students for careers in technical, skilled and trade occupations....

 

Summerland board opposes proposed health standards

Summerland Board of Education approved a letter asking the state school board of education to “proceed with caution” on the second round of proposed health standards during the board’s July 12...

 

School announces no charge for meals for 2021-2022 school year

Effective for 2021-22 school year, Summerland Public School will serve meals at no charge to enrolled students. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved use of the Seamless Summer Option, which allows local school districts to provide no-cost...

 

Summerland students will begin year at new site

Summerland students will start the 2021-2022 school year under one roof. The decision to set Monday, Aug. 30 as the first day of classes for kindergarten through 12th grade students was announced...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    July 8, 2021

Briese, Gragert oppose proposed health standards

Briese and Timothy Gragert, who represent Antelope and Holt counties, respectively, in the state legislature, joined 28 other senators, Thursday, urging the Nebraska Department of Education to reject...

 

Board discusses proposed health standards

Superintendet Dale Martin presented board members with information about health education standards proposed by the state board of education. Martin said, “I guess in my mind, this is a draft form and keep that in mind. They took input on the draft...

 

Auction draws large crowd

Silence slipped through the halls of Clearwater Public School Tuesday morning. Classes are dismissed for summer vacation and the annual noise associated with preparing the building for the next year...

 

Summerland School to host auction

Clearwater site will host an auction this weekend. Items up for bid include furniture, shop equipment, technology, educational items, kitchen equipment, building items and nostalgic specialty items,...

 

Orchard alumni gather for annual reunion

Approximately 130 Orchard School alumni met may 29, at the school's gymnasium, for the alumni banquet....

 

School Signage Finalized

Flashing lights and reduced speed limit signs will be placed on 513 Avenue, near the Summerland School site. AaronBoggs, Antelope County road superintendent, told commissioners, Tuesday, they gave a...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    June 3, 2021

Longtime Ewing teacher dies at 55

Barbara Roland, who taught at Ewing and Summerland schools for 33 years, died Thursday, May 27, at her home, after battling cancer for 11 years. Roland taught third grade and, later, served as the Tit...

 

Students receive academic honors

The Nebraska School Activities Association recently announced the student recipients of the Spring 2020-21 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association Academic All-State Awards. Since 2006 this NSAA award program has recognized students who meet...

 

Alumnni event hoors 50, 10, year classes

The Ewing Alumni event held on May 29th, 2021 in the Ewing high school gymnasium, honored a few classes including: 1971, 2011, and 2020....

 

Sweet Treats

Ewing elementary students who reached their Accelerated Reader goal for the second semester received ice cream sundaes, courtesy of Mrs. Frank's Cakes and Cream Cafe food truck, May...

 

FFA chapter presents end-of-year awards

Summerland FFA members and their families gathered Tuesday, May 11, to celebrate the chapter's accomplishments from the past year. Contest award winners from the year were recognized, as well as...

 
 By LuAnn Schindler    School    May 20, 2021

Board hires Kansas City company to transfer chemicals to new school site

Relocating science classroom materials to the new Summerland School site will resemble a chemical equation, of sorts, with the right amount of atoms bonding for a safe trip instead of creating a...

 

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