Track Meet Date Change

The varsity track meet scheduled for Friday, March 29, at Grand Island Central Catholic has been moved to Thursday, March 28. The meet will start at 11:00 a.m.

Golf Meet Cancelled

The Amherst Golf Meet, scheduled for this Thursday,  has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The course is not playable.

Students Compete at Science Olympiad

Congratulations to Rowan Carson, 7th grader, for receiving 1st place at the Science Olympiad on his “Elastic Glider” as well as 3rd place on his “Rollercoaster” and to Hannah Wilhelm, 6th grader, for receiving 2nd place in “Heredity.” Congratulations to all the students who competed and to their sponsor, Angie Brown. Great job!

Bus Routes Resuming

The district’s regular bus routes will resume beginning tomorrow, Monday, March 25th. Please be patient as there may be times when drivers are forced to take an alternative route to your residence.  Please be ready to receive a call should a driver need to confirm access to your home or if the driver needs you to meet at an agreed upon location. Thank you!

LPC Events Rescheduled

The Lou-Platte Conference Art Show and Band Clinic that were postponed due to the weather have been rescheduled for Saturday, March 30, at Centura.

The Lou-Platte Conference Quiz Bowl has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 10, at Doniphan-Trumbull.

New Scholarships Posted

Applications for the GEA Scholarship, the Gibbon Boosters Scholarship, and the Bob “Goofy” Mitchell Memorial Scholarship have been posted. Seniors are reminded that scholarships will be posted under the Students Tab – 2019 Scholarship menu at the top of this page as they become available.

Boys Golf Meet Change

The boys golf meet scheduled for Thursday, April 4, hosted by Wood River, will be played at Centura Hills Golf Course in Cairo. The meet will begin at 1:30 pm.

Bus Routes

We will to wait until the weather passes through on Saturday before we make a decision about resuming bus routes.  At this time, we plan to make a final decision early Sunday afternoon and place that information on our website by 4:00 p.m.  Thank you for your patience.  Your child’s safety and the safety of our bus drivers continue to be the primary focus.

Lou-Platte All Conference Basketball Selections

Congratulations to the following members of the boys and girls basketball teams for their selections to the Lou-Platte All Conference Teams:  Chi Onate–2nd Team, Izaiah Gomez–Honorable Mention, Nathan Holcomb–Honorable Mention, and Bailee Rockefeller–Honorable Mention.

College and Career Fair

Spring Play Performances

The spring play performances of Bang Bang Beirut are scheduled for Friday-Saturday, March 29-30, at 7:00 pm and Sunday, March 31, at 2:00 p.m. ALL proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Flood Relief in our area. Tickets are $5 at the door.

This highly-physical comedy centers around … (to Continue Reading, click on the title!)

Booster Meeting Date Change

The Booster Club meeting scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday) has been moved to next Wednesday, March 27, at 6:30 pm.

Employment Opportunity–Transportation/Building/Grounds Supervisor

Gibbon Public Schools is seeking a Transportation/Building/Grounds Supervisor. Must be able to secure a school bus license. Knowledge of vehicle, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and grounds maintenance is preferred. This is a 12-month position offering excellent compensation, paid health/dental insurance and retirement plan. Candidates should call or retrieve the classified application located under the District/Employment tab at the top of this page– Gibbon Public Schools; 1030 Court Street; PO Box 790; Gibbon, NE 68840; telephone 308-468-5721. Position open until filled. The position is subject to the Veterans’ Preference Law.  EOE.

School In Session Monday–No Regular Bus Routes

The staff at Gibbon Public Schools is thinking of all of our students and their families and is deeply saddened by the impact of the flooding. The following information is provided to you by the administration of GPS:

School In Session:
School will be in session Monday, March 18th, and will begin at the regular time.
Bus Routes:
There will be no regular bus routes run on county roads until further notice.  We will post information throughout the week regarding bus transportation on the district website.  Please check the website frequently. The bus route inside the city of Gibbon will take place as usual.
How You Can Help?
Please review the news release published by United Way to find information on ways that you can provide help for the people in our community.

United Way Disaster Recovery Fund

United Way of the Kearney area is asking people to join them to help people in the Kearney area affected by the flooding. Please click on the following link for information on ways you can help and make a contribution to assist those in our area:  Disaster Recovery Fund.

Track Meet Canceled

The Sutton track meet scheduled for Tuesday, March 19 has been canceled due to field conditions and the weather forecast between now and then.

College and Career Day at Gibbon

This Wednesday, March 13, Gibbon Public Schools will be hosting a College and Career Ready Day during morning classes. Multiple professionals in all six career fields on the Nebraska Career Education model will be speaking to students in grades 7-12.  Additionally, over 12 Nebraska colleges will be in the high school media center for students to experience a college fair and ask representatives questions about college degrees and programs of study.

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Agenda — March 11

GEF Gala Tickets on Sale

The GEF Gala is set for Saturday, March 30, beginning with a social hour at 6:00 pm and dinner following. The dinner being served is smoked windsor chops, roasted harvest potatoes, green beans, wedge salad, dinner roll, and chocolate raspberry tart. There will also be a silent and live auction. The event is held to raise money for graduating senior and continuing education scholarships of GPS. Tickets are $35.00 and can be purchased from any GEF Board Member:  Scott Baker, Alyssa Baxter, Brenda Bendfeldt, Kevin Hynes, Kim Hodge, Stephanie Kee, Joan Lindenstein, Jodi Sell, Daryl Volquardsen, Robyn Weismann, or Kim Wilkens.

Chili Soup For Students at Faith United

Faith United Methodist Church will be serving homemade chili today (Thursday) after school. There will be tortilla chips, soup crackers, shredded cheese available for “topping” off the chili, and celery sticks, cookies and lemonade. EVERYONE is welcome…it’s a good day for chili! See you at Faith United for a delicious and FREE meal!!