Gibbon Basketball Apparel

Anyone interested in ordering Gibbon basketball apparel through the girls basketball team is reminded that order forms and payment must be turned in to Coach Jacobitz, Room 160, by Wednesday, November 22. Click on the following link to download an order form with prices and apparel options:  Order Form.

One Act Public Performance

The One Act play, The Inexperienced Ghost, will be presented to the public on Friday, November 17. The performance for elementary grades 3-6 will be at 2:00, grades 7-12 at 2:45, and that evening for the general public at 7:00 pm.

Elementary Parents Organization Meeting

A Gibbon Elementary Parents Organization (GEPO) meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 20, at 6:45 pm. Please come join the group for pizza and be entered to win $50 in Gibbon Bucks!

UNK Beta-Men Conference

Fourteen junior high boys recently attended the Beta-Men Conference at UNK. This youth empowerment conference empowers young men to become better individuals and members of society by equipping them with the educational resources and communal network.

Wrestling Team Parent Meeting

There is a wrestling team parent meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 16, at 6:30 pm in Coach Andersen’s classroom. All parents of current high school wrestlers are encouraged to attend.

Extra Opportunity: Buffalo Round Up Wednesday Nov. 15th

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Wednesday November 15th is an early out for GPS students.  There will be an extra Buffalo Round Up hosted in the Distance Learning room from 1:00-3:00 PM Wednesday afternoon.  All students on the ICU list are encouraged to attend to get work completed.

Remember the ICU list is a communication tool.  All assignments are all important to a student’s education.  By using the ICU list, teachers can communicate to parents when a student has not done their part in the education process.  This is not punishment, it is just a reminder that a student needs to complete their work in order to learn all that we have set out to learn, meaning, the Nebraska State Standards.

Encourage your student to take advantage of the Buffalo Round Up opportunities!  Daily, Buffalo Round Up is offered before school (starting at 7 AM), after school (until 5:00 PM), and over lunch.

LPC All-Conference Volleyball Selections

Congratulations to Parker Kenton and Miranda Smith for being selected to the Lou-Platte All Conference Volleyball Team and to Sydni Kroll for being named Honorable Mention.

One-Act Play

Congratulations to the following students earning outstanding actor/actress awards at the York K-Dub Play Production Competition held Saturday, November 11: Brie Bailey, Morgan Wadkins-Meyer, Chris Mercer, and Samantha Mercer. Great job! In addition, a schedule of performances is located under the Students Tab (Activities Menu) at the top of this page.

Board Meeting Agenda–November 13

Board Agenda — November 13

Thank You For Your Support

The Gibbon Education Association would like to thank the community for attending the Pancake Feed. Your support will once again allow the GEA to award scholarships in the spring to several graduating seniors. Thank you again!

Veterans Day Program

Please join us this Friday, November 10, at the Veterans Day Program to honor and thank all of our local veterans for their service and sacrifice. The program begins at 1:00 pm in the high school gym and will last approximately one hour. All veterans are asked to sit in the reserved seating section in the chairs on the gym floor. A coffee reception will be held in the commons area afterwards for all veterans and their families.

Latino Leadership Symposium

On November 7, Mrs. Quinteros and Mrs. Waddle took 26 Gibbon High School students to UNL to attend the Latino Leadership Symposium. Along with learning about leadership roles, community involvement, and higher education, these students had the opportunity to meet and learn about Senator Tony Vargas, Nebraska Legislature-District 7. By attending this event, they are also now eligible to receive UNL’s Emerging Leaders Tuition Scholarship worth $2,000 which is renewable for four academic years!

New 2017-18 Wrestling T-Shirts Available to Order

The new 2017-18 GHS Wrestling t-shirts are now available for order! ​ ​Take​ form​ ​and​ ​payment ​ t​o Courtney​ Z​wink.​ ​​ ​Make ​checks ​ payable ​ t​o​ ​Gibbon​ ​Public​ ​Schools. ​Orders will​ ​not ​b​e​ ​placed without​ ​accompanying ​ payment.​ ​​ ​Orders​ ​are​ ​due​ ​by ​ ​​MONDAY,​ ​NOVEMBER​ ​13th!

LPC All-Conference Cross Country Teams

Congratulations to the cross country runners who were named to the 2017 Lou-Platte All Conference Cross Country Teams: Jade Bentley, girls 1st team; Alissa Bailey, girls 2nd team; Nathan Holcomb, boys 1st team; and Izaiah Gomez, boys 1st team.

5th Grade Native American Diorama Project

Notice of School Board Meeting


The School District of Gibbon
In the Counties of
Buffalo and Kearney
In the State of Nebraska

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the meeting of the Board of Education of Gibbon, in the Counties of Buffalo and Kearney, in the State of Nebraska, will be held on the 13th of  November, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Gibbon Public School, 1030 Court Street in the Distance Learning classroom which meeting is open to the public.

An agenda for such meeting, kept continuously current is available at the Office of the Superintendent.

Greg Smyth
President of the Board

Volleyball Subdistricts Announced

The subdistrict brackets have been released by the NSAA. Gibbon will compete in the C1-10 Subdistrict held at Kearney High School on Monday, October 31. Gibbon will play Kearney Catholic at 5:30 pm with the winner advancing on to play either Minden or Wood River at 7:00 pm. Click here to view the full bracket: Subdistrict Volleyball Bracket. Good luck Lady Buffs!

Girls Golf All Conference Awards

Congratulations to Bailee Labs for being awarded First Team All Conference in golf this fall and to Faith Yockey for being awarded Honorable Mention.

“Supts” On! – Gibbon Student to Sing National Anthem at State Event

Congratulations to our very own Baylee Rockefeller who was selected by NSAA to sing the National Anthem at the 2018 State Girls Soccer Tournament in May.  Nice Job Baylee.  #GPSBuffs #WeAreGibbon


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School Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes–October 16