The Nebraska Department of Education is asking for you help. They are surveying parents, students, businesses, community members and organizations to learn their opinion about the quality of and access to Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs and resources available in all Nebraska schools. This link www.bit.ly/PerkinsVSurvey allows you to provide valuable input for the development of Nebraska’s new four-year CTE State Plan and ensuring each student has access to high-quality CTE experiences. It should only take 10-15 minutes to complete and needs to be completed by August 31st. Thanks for your help.
School will be starting Thursday August 15th and will be a full day of school. Friday August 16th will be picture day and a 2:21 dismissal. I will be meeting with 7th-12th grade students in the gym at 8:00 on both days.
Parents and Students please stop in the High School Office to sign IPad agreements and student handbook agreements.. This needs to be done before the first day of school August 15th. Forms can be download from the website under documents..
Picture Day is August 16th! Picture packets can be pickup at the High School Office between 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday..
Congratulations Haylie Moseley for winning the Brave Enough to Fail writing contest! See the details and read her story here: https://braveenoughtofail.wordpress.com/2019/07/28/elwood-nebraska-teen-wins-top-prize-in-nationwide-short-story-contest/
Just a reminder that Lex Regional has $35 sports physicals Monday night July 29th. Download their form, fill it out and take it along. Don't miss this last chance to get a discounted athletic physical. Students grades 7-12 doing any sport need one before they can practice.
Gym floor is getting a new coat of finish today. Gym is closed until July 31st
No summer breakfast or lunch today or tomorrow. We will be open again on Monday. Enjoy the fair.
Due to the upcoming building project graduation for the Class of 2020 has been changed to May 9th. Other calendar details are being finalized and will be released soon.
Due to the 4th of July holiday, there will be no breakfast or lunch served on Thursday but we will be back on Friday. Have a safe and happy 4th.
Day one of driver education will be Wednesday, June 26 at 8:00 AM.
Reminder that summer breakfast and lunch begins today. Breakfast 7:15 am-8:45 am. Lunch 11:30 am-12:30 pm. Children age 2 through age 18 and enrolled 19 year olds eat free. Adults breakfast $2.75, lunch $3.75.
Football field was inter seeded yesterday. Please stay off the field until late June. Thanks. Track for walking/running is still available we just ask that you stay off of the playing surface of the fb field. Thank you.
Public informational meeting on Wednesday May 22, 7 pm to discuss school building improvement project. Multi-purpose room.
Final results from Omaha Jordan finished 19th in the 800. Taylor finished 14th in the 1600. Zacob finished 3rd in the 100, 5th in the 200 and 8th in the 400.
Zacob has qualified for the finals in all three of his events. So the schedule for tomorrow (times are approximate)... 800M 10:00, 100M Finals 12:40, 400M Finals 1:20, 1600M 1:45, 200M Finals 3:40
The 3rd grade class put on a “Wax Museum” today where they dressed as wax figures of their famous person. Visiting students would push the button to “learn about this person”. It was a fun way to utilize the research they had done! They did an awesome job. One even said he had to give his presentation 52 times!
Tuesday May 14th and Wednesday May 15th will be final exam days. School will dismiss at 2:00pm on both of those days and buses will run accordingly. If you have any questions please contact us at the school.
Our state qualifiers from today's district meet. Zacob Evans won the 100, 200, and 400, Jordan Kranz was 2nd in the 800, and Taylor Hickey won the 1600. Zacob will run in the prelims of all three events Friday afternoon, Jordan runs Saturday morning and Taylor will run Friday afternoon. Full details next week but for now congratulations to all three for qualifying.
Got some new Hi-Line gear in. Have white dry-fit and Cotten short and long sleeves available. Have all adult sizes some sizes are limited. Possibly will have more shirts available along with other colors. Cotten shirts- Short sleeve: $15 Long sleeve: $20 Dry fit shirts: short sleeve: $22 long sleeve: $25 Contact Mr Ropers if would would like to purchase a shirt
The junior high Fort Kearny Conference track and field meet scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday) in Wilcox, has been CANCELLED. It will not be rescheduled.
Congratulations to the following students who were named academic all-state by the NSAA for the spring sports and activities season. Boys Golf - Kaden Nickell Music - Taylor Hickey, Ty Smith Boys Track & Field - Zachary Dickau, Zacob Evans Girls Track & Field - Taylor Hickey, Haylie Moseley
The Cattle Trail Golf Invite scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday) in Curtis has been CANCELLED.
Another change, due to the track meet moving to Friday, graduation practice for the seniors will be Wednesday morning at 9:00.
Due to the forecasted weather, the D7 track and field meet has been moved to Friday, May 10. Same site and starting times.
Correction: the JH track meet scheduled for tomorrow at Wilcox has been postponed until Thursday MAY 9th 10 am at Wilcox.
JH track at Elm Creek Monday May 6th starts at 9 am
The JH track meet scheduled for Tues April 30th at Wilcox has been postponed until Thursday, April 9th 10 am at Wilcox
Pre-K Worm Week 2019
Senior science students are going into elementary classroom to celebrate Earth Week. They are teaching them science and the elementary students are getting to perform science experiments. Yesterday, Clara Lauby and Haylie Moseley had each of the third graders make blue and green lava lamps. The third graders enjoyed making the lava lamps and the science behind it. Everyone involved had a fun afternoon.
Hi-Line Bull gear is hitting the shelves at Plum Creek Promotions. Hoodies, t’s and hats.
Happy Easter one and all. This is your favorite robo call girl Makenzie Clouse calling to let you know that there will be no school on Friday April 26th due to the FKC Track meet. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Brian Fleischman at 308-325-9637.
Congrats to Hi-Line JH girls track team. Team champs today.
Monday Music Contest Results Superior Ratings: Taylor Hickey - Clarinet Solo Alivia Knoerzer - Alto Sax Solo Ty Smith & Aubrey Steinwart - Alto Sax Duet Kennedy Brell & Alivia Knoerzer - Alto Sax Duet Kim Halouska & Taylor Hickey - Vocal Duet Lauren & Taylor Hickey - Vocal Duet Excellent Ratings: Kaden Nickell, Cauy Bennett & Juan Flores - Trumpet Trio Lauren Hickey - Tenor Sax Solo Shannon Kennicutt- Snare Drum Solo Ty Smith - Alto Sax Solo Aubrey Steinwart - Alto Sax Solo Brooke Brockman - Vocal Solo Choir - Misc. Mixed Ensemble
Hoppy evening boys and girls! This is Makenzie Clouse your mostest favoritest robo call girl calling to let you know that there will be no school on Friday April 19th or Monday April 22nd due to Easter Break! If you have any questions please contact Mr. Kraeger at 402-618-9696. Peeps out!
Due to forecasted conditions Elwood Public School will be closed on Thursday April 11th.
The Bertrand TF Invitational scheduled for Friday 4-12-19 has been postponed.
The FCCLA Banquet scheduled for Thurs April 11th has been moved to Tues May 7th @ 6 pm
Due to the predicted weather coming in on Thursday, the Juniors will now take the ACT on WEDNESDAY instead of Thursday. Juniors will be dismissed at the conclusion of the test, appx 1:00.
Senior parents - As you are all aware, graduation is in about a month. Envelopes were sent home for pictures for the senior video. As well as needing your favorite pictures of them growing up, we need group shots from anytime during their life, whether it be sports, birthday parties, trips they took together, etc. If you have a digital copy please feel free to email them to email@example.com
Howdie Doody boys and girls, this is Makenzie Clouse your favorite robo call girl calling to let you know that there will be a late start on Tuesday April 9th. Buses will run approximately 2 hours late. Also, the juniors will be taking the ACT test on Thursday April 11th. They will be dismissed from school at the conclusion of the ACT which should be somewhere around 1:00. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Glenn at 308-216-0842
Elwood boys: Bridal Aisle has tuxes in. If you are going to State FFA they would like to have you come tonight and try them on. Call ahead to make sure they are open. If you don't make it until Friday they won't be able to do much if the item doesn't fit.
Congratulations to the following students who were named academic all-state by the NSAA for the winter sports and activities season. Boys BB - Ian Corder, Zacob Evans Girls BB - Makenzie Clouse, Hadley Martin Wrestling - Raul Clouse, Zach Dickau Speech - Baylee Diefenbaugh, Taylor Hickey
The Maroon Platoon will be selling Pura Vida bracelets during the Elwood Track Meet today. The bracelets are $5 each.
The Elwood High School Theatre Production of Game of Tiaras will be held this Saturday, 30 March, at 3:30 pm in the gym. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Notice: Due to the weather forecasted for Friday, March 29th, we have moved the Elwood Track Invite to Thursday, March 28th. Start time will be 12:30 pm. We will still have school on Thursday. Friday will still be a teacher workday (no school Friday, March 29th).
The Amherst Golf Invite scheduled for this Thursday has been CANCELLED.
Greetings and Salutations one and all. This is Makenzie Clouse your favorite robo call girl calling to let you know that there will be no school at Elwood on Friday March 29th, due to the Elwood track meet. If you have any questions, or would like to enter the high jump, please contact Mr. Banzhaf at 308-325-2389.
Taylor Hickey places 6th at state speech!! Congratulations Taylor!! GREAT JOB!!!
The Elwood track and field teams will compete at the Hitchcock County TF Invite Tuesday, March 26 in Trenton at 10:30AM
Taylor Hickey makes finals at state speech in D1 Extemporaneous!
Congratulations to the music students on a job well done at FKC music contest. Superior ratings: Ty Smith - Alto Sax solo, Taylor & Lauren Hickey - Vocal Duet, Alivia Knoerzer - Alto Sax Solo, Taylor Hickey & Kim Halouska - Vocal Duet, Taylor Hickey - Clarinet Solo, Aubrey Steinwart - Alto Sax Solo, Lauren Hickey - Tenor Sax Solo, SH Choir - Misc. Ensemble and Alivia Knoerzer & Kennedy Brell - Alto Sax Duet. Excellent ratings: Kaden Nickell, Cauy Bennett & Juan Flores - Trumpet Trio, Brooke Brockman - Vocal Solo, Shannon Kennicutt - Snare Drum Solo and Ty Smith & Aubrey Steinwart - Alto Sax Duet
The Book Fair is up and running. Stop in and check it out. We will be open after before and after school this week except for Friday. I will be open 30 min before school and at least that after school. We will also be open all of next week before and after school. Don’t forget we will be open up UNTIL the start of the Spring Concert on Tuesday (3-26). Hope to see all of your drop by and check it out!!!!
Elwood HS will be hosting a high school track and field triangular this Thursday (3-21-19). Field events at 4:00 PM. Running events at 5:00 PM.
The FKC Academic Bowl is being held this afternoon at 4:00 here in Elwood. Don't miss the chance to see our team in action against the rest of the conference.
The Maywood/Hayes Center Track and Field Invitational scheduled for this Wednesday (3-20-19) has been canceled.
Elwood competed in District Speech in North Platte today. Medallists include Lauren Hickey in 6th place for Entertainment, and Taylor Hickey in 2nd place for Extemporaneous. Taylor will compete in State Speech at UNK on Friday, 22 March.
Due to the weather, District Speech at North Platte has been moved to Saturday, 16 March. Speech members meet in HS lobby at 6:45am Saturday morning.
Due to the weather the UNK Indoor track and field meet scheduled for tomorrow (3-14-19) has been CANCELLED
Due to the weather forecast there will be no school at Elwood Public School on Thursday , March 14th.
Congratulations to Zacob Evans who was named 2nd team FKC all-conference for the boys and Makenzie Clouse who was named 3rd team FKC all-conference for the girls. Great work both of you.
Howdie Doody boys and girls, this is Makenzie Clouse your badly underpaid, favorite robo call girl calling to let you know that there will be a late start on Tuesday March 12th. Buses will run approximately 2 hours late. No breakfast will be served. And remember, even a broken clock is right twice a day! If you have any questions please contact Mr. Johnson at 308-991-1953.
Youth Shooting Sports - TRAP sign-up Organizational Parent Meeting and Signup! Sunday March 10, 2019 at 4:00 P.M. Izaak Walton League roughly 2 miles South of Arapahoe East side of the road Any youth that has completed HUNTER SAFETY Jr High 7th and 8th grade will be registered as 4-H group 9th grade and up will be on the High School Trap Team Questions: Contact Shannon Bennett 785-2828 or 325-2684
There will be an athlete/coaches meeting in Eustis on Tuesday, March 12 at 5:30 PM. Athletes and coaches will be bussed over to Eustis at 5 PM. Pizza and drinks will be served. This will be an opportunity for our students and coaches to get together as we begin our cooperative.
There will be no school on Friday March 1st or Friday March 8th due to winter break.
At the Western Regional Science Fair, Zoey Evans became Elwood's FIRST EVER State Science Qualifier. Congratulations Zoey! Whitney Dickau also received special recognition for her project from Carolina Biological.
FKC Conference Speech results: Lauren Hickey in Entertainment got 4th place. Brooke Brockman in Informative got 6th place. Taylor Hickey in Extemporaneous got 3rd place. OIDs to follow...
FKC Conference Speech continued: Greek Mythology OID (Atterberry, Christner, Gutierrez, Diefenbaugh x 2) got 3rd place. Batman OID (Puls, Halouska, Niemeier, Evan's, Hickey) got 4th place.
There will be a 10 am late start on Wednesday February 20th at Elwood Public Schools. No breakfast served, PreK @ 10 am; Speech team bus will depart at 8:30 am.
Boys sub-dist b-ball: Elwood 43 Elm Creek 73. Final
Boys sub-dist b-ball: Elwood 28 Elm Creek 61 after 3.
Boys sub-dist B-ball: Elwood 18 Elm Creek 44 at the half.
Boys sub district BBall: Elwood 6 Elm Creek 27 after one.
Tonight's Boys sub-district basketball game vs Elm Creek @ Holdrege High School has been moved to 4:30 pm due to incoming weather.
Due to impending weather, Elwood v. Elm Creek boys D1-9 Sub-district basketball @ Holdrege will begin at 4:30pm this afternoon.
BBB Elwood 28 Elm Creek 63 final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 18 Elm Creek 58 end of 3rd #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 16 Elm Creek 34 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 14 Elm Creek 13 end of 1
The dance camp scheduled for today Friday, Feb 15th has been cancelled due to weather. Again there will be no dance camp at Elwood Public Schools today.
Conner won his quarterfinal match and will wrestle in the semifinals tomorrow.
Conner won his first round match and will wrestle again today. Zach, Raul, and Cauy all lost and will be in the wrestlebacks tomorrow.
Boys BB (Home) v. Elm Creek on Friday, February 15 will begin at 5:30 PM. Varsity only.
Girls Sub-Dist b-ball: Elwood 44. Overton 50 final
Girls Sub-Dist B-ball: Elwood 33 Overton 41. End of 3.
Girls Sub-Dist B-ball: Elwood 23 Overton 30 at the half.
Girls Sub-District BBall: Elwood 11. Overton 10. End of 1.
GBB Subs Elwood 47 Arapahoe 37 final #nebpreps
GBB Subs Elwood 38 Arapahoe 27 end of 3 #nebpreps
GBB subs Elwood 22 Arapahoe 20 half #nebpreps
GBB Subs Elwood 13 Arapahoe 18 3:00 2nd #nebpreps
GBB Sub District Elwood 11 Arapahoe 9 end of 1 #nebpreps
Here is the bracket for boys subdistrict basketball with begins next week. We play Elm Creek on Tuesday at 5:00 in Holdrege. https://secure.nsaahome.org/nsaaforms/officials/bbbbrackets.php?distid=156
Tuesday February 12th will be a late start. Buses will run approximately 2 hours late. Pre-K will dismiss at 1:30 and there will be no breakfast served. No SIP on Tuesday. Friday February 16th there will be NO SCHOOL due to winter break.
Board of Education scheduled for tonight has been postponed until Wednesday, February 13th at 7:30 pm.
Here is a link to the updated D1-10 girls subdistrict bracket https://secure.nsaahome.org/nsaaforms/officials/bbgbrackets.php?distid=65
The regular meeting of the Elwood School Board regularly scheduled for tonight has been postponed until Wednesday February 13th at 7:30. A copy of the notice can be found at this link https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/301665/Notice_of_Meeting_February_Rescheduled.pdf A copy of the agenda can be found at the school board minutes link http://elwoodne.apptegy.us/o/elwood-public-schools/page/school-board-minutes--12
Girls Sub-district BB postponed until tomorrow (Tuesday). Tournament will be played on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
The GBB Sub-District game vs Arapahoe @ Southern Valley for tonight has been postponed until tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12 at Southern Valley 7 pm.
There will be no school at Elwood Public School on Monday February 11th. Again there will be no school on today due to icy conditions and the weather forecast.
Elwood Public Schools will have a 10 am late start on Monday, February 11th. No Breakfast served, PreK beginning at 10 am; busses will run accordingly.
Congratulations to the following wrestlers for qualifying for the State Tournament! 106 pounds Zack Dickau (3rd place), 145 pounds Raul Clouse (3rd place), 152 pounds Conner Schutz (2nd place), and 220 pounds Cauy Bennett (4th place)
BBB Elwood 46 Axtell 53 final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 36 Axtell 36 end of 3rd major foul trouble for the Pirates #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 24 Axtell 19 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 8 Axtell 7 end of 1 #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 46 Axtell 51 final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 31 Axtell 41 end of 3 #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 17 Axtell 32 half #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 4 Axtell 12 end of 1 #nebpreps
Here is a link to the bracket for girls subdistrict basketball. We play Arapahoe in Southern Valley on Monday at 7:00. https://secure.nsaahome.org/nsaaforms/officials/bbgbrackets.php?distid=65
The FKC Honor Band Clinic is on, ten of our students are heading to Elm Creek to meet up with the rest of the conference schools. If you want to get out this evening, there is a concert at 5:00.
Final score girls basketball: Elwood 27. Elm Creek 73
Girls basketball: Elwood 22. Elm Creek 60 end of 3rd
Girls basketball: Elwood 11. Elm Creek 51 at the half.
Girls Basketball Elwood 5. Elm Creek 23 after 1st
Boys Basketball from Amherst: Elwood 48. Amherst 57 final
Boys Basketball from Amherst: end of 3rd: Elwood 33. Amherst 49.
Boys Basketball from Amherst: end of half: Elwood 21. Amherst 34
Boys Basketball from Amherst: end of 1st: Elwood 6. Amherst 15
Girls basketball at Amherst: Elwood 40. Amherst 61. Final
Girls basketball at Amherst: Elwood 30. Amherst 45 after 3
Girls basketball at Amherst: Elwood 17. Amherst 26 at half
Girls Basketball from Amherst: Elwood 8 Amherst 14 end of 1st period.
Wednesday February 6th there will be no school due to parent/teacher conferences. Conferences will run from 1:00-5:00 and 5:30-8:00.
NSAA STATE DUALS TRNY: Amherst 76, Elwood 6. Team finishes 6th.
STATE DUALS TOURNY: Elwood 42, Winside 39. Next round at 3:30 vs. Amherst.
BBB Elwood 43 EF 46 final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 34 EF 33 end of 3 #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 27 EF 22 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 12 EF 14 end of 1. #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 42 EF 18 final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 42 EF 18 final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 36 Eustis Farnam 15 end of 3rd #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 18 EF 8 half #nebpreps
NSAA STATE DUALS TOURNAMENT: round 1 - Thayer Central 48, Elwood 30. Next round for pirates is noon.
Kearney is the place to be as all our sports teams will be participating there today. First up is the wrestling team fresh off their third place finish at the conference tourney, participating in their first ever state duel championship meet at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds. Here again is a link to the schedule.. https://nsaa-static.s3.amazonaws.com/textfile/wrest/dualsched.pdf and the bracket.. https://nsaa-static.s3.amazonaws.com/textfile/wrest/duald.pdf Again too a reminder that the fairgrounds follows a clear bag policy as you enter. The basketball teams will be competing this morning in the FKC Tourney at Kearney Catholic, the girls play at 10:00 and boys at 11:30, both against Eustis/Farnam. Good luck to everyone and GO BIG MAROON
From the frozen confines of the Viaero Center: FKC/TVC wrestling results - 106 pounds Zack Dickau 3rd place; 126 pounds Timmy Smith 3rd; 145 pounds Raúl Clouse 2nd; 152 pounds Conner Schutz 1st; 182 pounds Kyle Hort 2nd; 285 pounds Carsen Reiners 3rd. Team finishes 3rd
State WR Duals: Buffalo County Fairgrounds has a clear bag policy.
Wednesday February 6th there will be no school due to parent/teacher conferences. Conferences will run from 1:00-5:00 and 5:30-8:00.
Notes for this weekend. The Pirates will be competing at the State Wrestling duals and the FKC b-ball trny on Sat in Krny. If you are going to be traveling back and forth between events make sure you get a stamp BEFORE leaving the venue. You will have to pay to enter duals and pay to enter FKC trny. But should only have to pay 1 time if you get a stamp. Also paid admission to FKC at Kearney Catholic also admits you to Viaero Center for cons and champ bball games. See you Saturday!!!
Here are updated brackets for the FKC Tourney, the girls play at 10:00 Saturday, the boys at 11:30 Boys - https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/294048/2019_FKC_BBB_Bracket.jpg Girls - https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/294054/2019_FKC_GBB_Bracet.jpg
Here are a couple of links you may want to see for the state duel tourney this weekend. The tourney is held at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds on Sataurday First the bracket https://nsaa-static.s3.amazonaws.com/textfile/wrest/duald.pdf Next a link for all the information on the tourney. https://nsaahome.org/nsaa-dual-wrestling-championships/ Note that this page also has information for the individual state tournement at the CHI Center in Omaha in the middle of February
Congratulations to the Pirate wrestling team for qualifying for the Class D State wrestling duals. NSAA has confirmed its official!! Duals begin at 9 am Sat 2/2/19 @ Buffalo Cnty Fairgrounds.
FKC trny BBB Elwood 40 Axtell 57 final #nebpreps
FKC Tourney BBB Elwood 27 Axtell 45 end of 3rd. #nebpreps
FKC Tourney BBB Elwood 16 Axtell 38 half #nebpreps
FKC Tourney BBB Elwood 9 Axtell 19 end of 1 #nebpreps
FKC Tourney GBB Elwood 32 SEM 38 final #nebpreps
FKC Tourney GBB Elwood 23 SEM 23 end of 3 #nebpreps
FKC Tourney GBB Elwood 15 SEM 17 half #nebpreps
FKC Tourney GBB Elwood 9 SEM 9 end of 1 #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 38 Eustis-Farnam 39 final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 27 Eustis-Farnam 30 end of 3 #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 20 Eustis-Farnam 14 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 14 Eustis-Farnam 9 end of 1 #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 61 Eustis-Farnam- 36 final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 49 Eustis-Farnam 27 end of 3 #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 22 Eustis-Farnam 8 5:30 2nd #nebpreps
A good night to be at the basketball game, it's the senior girls last home game, Teammates has both the concession stand and cake raffle, plus the mentors and mentees will be honored at halftime. Also the Maroon Platoon is selling Pirate Pride "Pura Vita" bracelets for $5 each.
The Maroon Platoon is selling Pirate Pride "Pura Vita" bracelets for $5 each. If you would like one, please contact Jennifer Kohl or Julieann Puls. They will have them for sale Thursday during the Eustis/Farnam basketball game.
The Elwood v Amherst basketball games scheduled for tonight have been postponed to Monday February 4th.
There will be a late start for Elwood Public School on Tuesday, January 22nd. Busses will run accordingly. No breakfast served. PreK will begin at 10 am.
High school basketball at Amherst Tuesday, January 22. 4:30pm Three JV girl quarters, followed by girl's varsity followed by boy's varsity.
BBB Elwood 33 Loomis 81 final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 21 Loomis 42 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 12 Loomis 22 end of 1 #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 20 Loomis 64 final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 20 Loomis 48 end of 3 #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 10 Loomis 37. Half. #nebpreps
Correction: The Speech trip tomorrow, 19 January, has been cancelled.
Our Speech trip to Broken Bow tomorrow, 19 February, has been canceled due to the potential for icy roads and scheduling conflicts.
JHBB at the Overton Tournament will start at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Saturday) morning.
Basketball games at Loomis have been re-scheduled to Saturday 1/19 GBB 6 pm BBB 7:45 pm
Due to the weather and slick roads there will be no school today Jan 18th. There will be no wrestling meet and a decision about this evening's basketball games at Loomis will be made later this morning.
Boys BB: Elwood 44 Med Valley 36 final
Boys BB: Elwood 32 Med Valley 22 end of 3rd
Boys BB: Elwood 23 Med Valley 12 at the half
Boys BB: Elwood 14 Med Valley 6 end of 1st
Girls BB: Elwood 31 Med Valley 26 in overtime.
Girls BB: Elwood 26 Med Valley 26 end of regulation
Girls BB: Elwood 19 Med Valley 19 end of 3rd
Girls BB: Elwood 14 Med Valley 9 at the half
Girls BB, Elwood 10 Med Valley 7 end of 1st.
High school basketball : Thursday, January 17 @ Medicine Valley (Curtis) 5:00 PM start. No JV Friday, January 18 @ Loomis 6:00 PM start. No JV.
BBB Elwood 42 Overton 76 final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 36 Overton 67 end of 3. #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 38 Overton 48 final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 28 Overton 42 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 17 Overton 15 end of 1. #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 24 Overton 34 end of 3. #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 20 Overton 19 half #nebpreps
Congratulations to the students who made the first semester honor roll. You can find a list at the link below. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/287411/2018-19_First_Semester_Honor_Roll.pdf
There will be a soup supper in Curtis starting at 5 pm on Thursday. Sponsored by American Legion #95.
Schedule Change for January: Tuesday January 15th will be a regular full school day. Monday January 28th there will be NO SCHOOL due to teacher inservice.
Gibbon Wrestling invite: 106 pounds Zack Dickau 4th; 126 pounds Timmy Smith 5th; 170 pounds Gavin Fullmer 6th place; 182 pounds Ben Tiede 4th place; 195 pounds Cauy Bennett 3rd place; 195 pounds Evan 5th; 182 pounds Kyle Hort 5th place.
BBB Elwood 37 Arapahoe 54 final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 26 Arapahoe 40 end of 3 #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 21 Arapahoe 22 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 5 Arapahoe 6 end of 1st. #nebpreps
SEM Wrestling Tourny: Zack Dickau 106 pounds 2nd place. Timmy Smith 126 pounds 3rd place
GBB Elwood 59 Arapahoe 44 final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 50 Arapahoe 30 end of 3 #nebpreps
GBB take 2. Elwood 31 Arapahoe 25 half #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 31 Elwood 25 half #nebpreps
The Elwood v. Overton high school basketball games in Elwood on Tuesday, January 15 will start at 3:30 PM as scheduled. There will only be two JV girl quarters and no boy JV game. Varsity girls could start as early as 4:15 PM with boys varsity to follow.
Yesterday we enjoyed some delicious tacos and today we will be having sloppy joes, both of which were made with donated beef. We'd like to thank Jeff and Codina Moore and Tyson food who donated that beef. We all really appreciate it.
The junior high basketball tournament in Sumner on Monday will begin at 12:30pm.
There will be NO JV basketball this Friday, January 11 v. Arapahoe. Varsity girls will start at 5:00pm with boy varsity to follow.
BBB Elwood 44 Anselmo-Merna 72 final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 16 Anselmo-Merna 36 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 8 Anselmo-Merna 18
GBB Elwood 33 Anselmo-Merna 43 final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 20 Anselmo-Merna-Merna 33 end of 3rd
GBB Elwood 18 Anselmo-Merna 24 half #nebpreps
Amherst Wrestling Invite results from Sat. Zach Dickau 3rd, Timmy Smith 3rd, Cauy Bennett 4th.
BBB Elwood 43 Maxwell 57 Final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 31 Maxwell 42 end of 3 #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 21 Maxwell 30 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 15 Maxwell 14 end of 1st #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 38 Maxwell 34 Final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 29 Maxwell 25 end of 3rd #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 16 Maxwell 11 half #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 9 Maxwell 4 end of 1. #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 56 SEM 38 Final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 39 SEM 28 5:00 4th #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 19 SEM 13 Half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 11 SEM 6 end of 1. #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 27 SEM 41 Final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 21 SEM 36 end of 3. #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 14 SEM 21 half #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 7 SEM 8 end of 1 #nebpreps
The Elwood v Southwest high school basketball games have now been*CANCELLED*. A make up date could not be found between the two schools.
There will be a soup supper sponsored by the American Legion tomorrow AT Summer during the basketball games.
Basketball games scheduled for tomorrow, Friday December 28th vs Southwest have been postponed.
Due to incoming weather, JH and HS basketball and wrestling practices have been cancelled for tomorrow December 27th
BBB Elwood 23 Alma 52 end of 3. #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 37 Alma 45 Final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 25 Alma 35 end of 3rd #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 15 Alma 20 half #nebpreps
The Foods class helped the Preschool build gingerbread houses this week. It was an amazing learning activity for everyone!
BBB Elwood 43 Gibbon 87 Final #nebpreps.
BBB Elwood 32 Gibbon 66
BBB Elwood 21 Gibbon 43 half. #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 11 Gibbon 16 end of 1st #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 35 Gibbon 36 Final OT. Great effort Lady Pirates
GBB Elwood 27 Gibbon 27 end of 4th. Headed to OT. Extra basketball tonight free of charge. Go Lady Pirates.
GBB Elwood 20 Gibbon 17. End of 3. #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 14 Gibbon 16. Half #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 9 Gibbon 8 end of 1st. #nebpreps
We will be starting basketball in Gibbon tomorrow (Tuesday, December 18) at 4:00pm with JV Girls (4 Qts.) followed by girl's varsity followed by boy's varsity. (No boy JV)
Congratulations to the following students who were named academic all-conference by the Fort Kearny Conference. To be eligible, a student must be a junior or senior. Football - Raul Clouse, Zacob Evans Volleyball - Makenzie Clouse, Hadley Martin Cross Country - Taylor Hickey
Ho, Ho, Ho and Merry Christmas! This is your favorite ROBO call girl Makenzie Clouse calling to let you know that there will be a 2:00 dismissal on Thursday December 20th and Friday December 21st for final. If you have any questions please contact Santa at at 555-897-1225
BBB Elwood 35 Ansley Litchfield 61 Final #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 32 Ansley-Litchfield 50 end of 3rd #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 17 Ansley-Litchfield 32. Half. #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 10 Ansley-Litchfield 12 end of 1st #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 26 Ansley-Litchfield 30 Final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 14 Ansley-Litchfield 14 end of 3rd #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 14 Ansley-Litchfield 10 half #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 8 Ansley Litchfield 7 end of 1 #nebpreps
Alma Quad: Elwood 48 Alma 36
BBB Elwood 65 Elba 10 Final #mebpreps
Alma Quad: Elwood 54 Hastings St. Cecilia 9
Alma Quad: Elwood 45. Arapahoe. 36
BBB Elwood 47 Elba 6 half #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 22 Elba 2 end of 1st.
GBB Elwood 53 Elba 37. Final
BBB Elwood 30 Cambridge 84 #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 24 Cambridge 67 end of 3 #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 23 Cambridge 39 half #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 35 Cambridge 57 Final #nebpreps.
GBB Elwood 23 Cambridge 39 end of 3rd #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 10 Cambridge 26 half. #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 3 Cambridge 19 end of 1 #nebpreps
The Elwood @ Cambridge basketball games will start at 5:00pm on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 with Girls varsity, The boys varsity game will follow the girls varsity. There will be NO JV GAMES tomorrow.
Here is your chance to get into some holiday spirit and win free food or entertainment. There will be an ugly sweater contest at the Gibbon basketball games next Tuesday the 18th. Gift cards from Raising Canes and Kearney Cinema 8 will be awarded for the ugliest sweaters. Get dressed up and win as well as supporting the Pirates!
Carson Reiners 4th place. Team finished 6th at Twin Loup Invite.
BBB Elwood 46 Pleasanton 63 Final #nebpreps
Zach Dickau 1st place, Timmy Smith 4th place, Raul Clouse 2nd at the Twin Loup Invite. Team in 6th as meet winds down.
BBB Elwood 32 Pleasanton 48 end of 3rd #nebpreps
BBB: Elwood 30 Pleasanton 48 1:00 3rd #nebpreps
GBB: Elwood 33 Pleasanton 75 Final #nebpreps
GBB Elwood 10 Pleasanton 31 half #nebpreps
GBB: Elwood 10 Pleasanton 24 3:00 2nd #nebpreps
The Elwood v Pleasanton basketball games will start at 4:00pm on Friday, December 7 in Elwood. Four JV girl quarters, followed by girl's varsity, followed by boy's varsity. (No boy JV)
If you've got some free time this afternoon, the elementary, junior high, and high school quiz bowl teams are competing in Eustis. The meet begins at 12:30.
Basketball vs Bertrand begins at 4:30. 4 quarters JV girls, Varsity games to follow.
10 am late start for Elwood Public schools on Monday December 3rd. There will be no breakfast served, there will be no PreK and busses will run accordingly.
Due to the incoming weather the Elwood Wrestling tournament will start as soon as the seeding meeting is completed. Start time could be as early as 2:00.
Jr High QB schedule. Start time 9 am.
Want to watch some Quiz Bowl. Elwood is hosting an elementary, Jr High and a HS Quiz Bowl today. Start time 9 am.
BBB Elwood 50 Wilcox Hildreth 53 Final. Gritty effort by the boys. #nebpreps
BBB Elwood 31 Wilcox Hildreth 42 end of 3rd #nebpreps
BBB Pirates 20 Wilcox-Hildreth 33 half #nebpreps
BBB Pirates 9 Wilcox-Hildreth 25 end of 1st
Lady Pirates 43 Wilcox-Hildreth 45 Final. Great effort by Lady Pirates.
Lady Pirates 28 Wilcox-Hildreth 34 end of 3rd.
Elwood 15 Wilcox-Hildreth 28 half
Elwood 12 Wilcox-Hildreth 16 7:00 2nd.
The 8th grade class met with Chief Deputy Ward several times this fall to discuss issues with alcohol, drugs, bullying, and respect. The program does an excellent job raising awareness with these issues, as well as, giving the students an opportunity to ask questions. Thanks Chief Deputy Ward for coming in to talk with students.
Please head on over to the school website or the school Facebook page for the lastest news on the sports coop.
The Elwood v Bertrand high school basketball games in Elwood, will start at 4:30pm on Tuesday, December 4. Four JV girl quarters, followed by girl's varsity, followed by boy's varsity.
If you're looking to get into the holiday spirit or would just like to hear some good music, don't miss the K-12 Christmas concert at 7:00 this evening.
Boys: Elwood 48 Hayes Center 47 Final. Hall of Fame Game
Boys: Elwood 35 Hayes Center 31 half. Hall of Fame of Game.
Lady Pirates 39 Maywood/Hayes Center 43 Final. Hall of Fame game.
Lady Pirates 17 Maywood/Hayes Center 23 half. Hall of Fame Game
Proceeds for tonight’s Jamboree game vs MayCenter will go the the Nebraska Hall of Fame. Per NSSA rules NO passes accepted. Adults $5 Students $5.
The Elwood @ Wilcox-Hildreth basketball games will start at 4:30pm on Thursday, November 29 in Wilcox. Three JV girl quarters, followed by girl's varsity, followed by boy's varsity. There will be no JV boy game.
early dismissal on Wednesday November 21st and no school on Thursday November 22nd & 23rd thanksgiving break!
Girls Basketball Fundraiser: Here is the fancloth catalog with Elwood Apparel. The catalog has apparel with and without basketball stuff on it. Here is a link to shop online: www.shop.fancloth.com/68937/421906 All orders are due by Wednesday (11-21-18)
Please take a moment and head to the school website to read the latest news article about our possible sports coop with Eustis/Farnam.
High School Quiz Bowl at Arapahoe at 5 pm today, 13 November.
Foods 1 Carving pumpkins with the Preschool
Happy Veterans Day and thank you to everyone who is serving or has served in the armed forces. There will be a program at 9:00 in the gym.
there will be a late start on Tuesday November 13th. Buses will run approximately two hours later than normal. No breakfast will be served that day and there will be no Pre-School.
Yesterday we used our new alert platform for a late start. That number will pop up as Little Rock, AR (501) 712-2633. If you see this number it is a notification from the school.
10 am Late Start on Thursday November 8. No breakfast will be served; No PreK; Busses will run accordingly.
VB Sub District Overton 25 Elwood 17. Overton wins match 3-0. Lady Pirates end season. Great year for the girls.
Sub District VB Overton 25 Elwood 13. Overton leads match 2-0.
Subdistrict VB: Overton 25 Elwood 19. Overton leads 1-0.
Elwood vs Overton Sub District VB. First serve coming in moments.
Elwood 25 Arapahoe 9. Elwood wins set 3 and match 3-0. Play Overton @ 7:30 pm
Elwood 25 Arapahoe 16. Elwood leads 2-0
VB Subdistricts Elwood takes set 1 over Arapahoe.
Brackets are out for subdistrict volleyball, we play Arapahoe at 4:30 in Holdrege. See the full bracket at this link. https://secure.nsaahome.org/nsaaforms/officials/vbbrackets.php?distid=71
Elwood 25 E-F 18
Elwood 25 E-F 16
Elwood 25 E-F 14
EFE 25. Brady 11 EFE wins 2-0 Finishes 3rd
EFE. 25. Brady 18 EFE LEADS 1-0
Arapahoe 25. EFE. 15 Arapahoe wins 2-0
JH VB at Eustis Trny EFE 26. Arapahoe. 28
VB: Elwood v. Eustis-Farnam, (Home)Tuesday 10-23-18. JV 5:30 Varsity 6:30PM
Elwood 25 St Mary’s 16 Elwood wins 2-0 Finishes 5th
Elwood 25 St Mary’s 17 Elwood leads 1-0
Wrong cardinals. We play St. Mary’s
Next up for the Pirates is Alma
DC 25 Elwood 19 DC wins 2-1
DC 25. Elwood 12 Tied 1-1 Bonus VB, no extra charge!
Elwood 25 DC 23 Elwood leads 1-0
Pirates take on Dundy County next
LN 25. EL 13 LN wins 2-0
LN 26. EL 24 LN leads 1-0
Elwood 20 Overton 58 Final
Elwood 12 Overton 52 11:44 3rd.
Elwood 12 Overton 44 1:12 2nd.
Elwood 12 Overton 36 4:17 2nd
Elwood 6 Overton 28 8:02 2nd
Elwood 6 Overton 20 10:11 2nd
Elwood 6 Overton 12 6:06 1st
Elwood 6 Overton 0 10:29 1st
Brady 25 Elwood 9. Brady wins 3-0.
Brady 25 Elwood 16. Brady leads 2-0 at the half
Brady 25 Elwood 11 in game 1
Here is a picture of a couple of the pumpkins in the library decorating contest. Check out the rest on our Instagram page. https://www.instagram.com/elwoodpublicschool/ Which is your favorite?
Arapahoe vs Loomis up next
Elwood/Eustis-Farnam defeated Loomis 25-23 25-21
Just a half an hour to the start of the Elwood JH volleyball tourney. Elwood/Eustis-Farnam vs Loomis up first.
Tomorrow is the final day for the Pumpkin Character contest. If you are entering your entry is due tomorrow.
Elwood 64 Loomis 26. Final. Homecoming VICTORY
Elwood 64 Loomis 26 1:15 4th.
Elwood 56 Loomis 26 4:04 4th
Elwood 50 Loomis 26 9:41 4th
Elwood 50 Loomis 20 11:15 4th
Elwood 44 Loomis 20. End of 3rd
Elwood 36 Loomis 20 3:13 3rd
Elwood 36 Loomis 14 Half
Elwood 36 Loomis 14 1:47 2nd
Elwood 30 Loomis 14 2:21 2nd
Elwood 22 Loomis 8 8:07 2nd
Loomis 8. Elwood 6 6:37 1st.
FOotball. Loomis 8 Elwood 0 11:46 1st
Congrats to boys cross country for there great season. Jordan Kranz earned 15th and will be representing the Pirates at State next week in Krny
Great effort by Girls Cross Country. Gracie Rushton 16th. Just one short of qualifying. Great year girls.
Good Luck to Elwood Cross Country runners today @ District CC 4 pm Cambridge Golf Course.
Our new website is live. Change your bookmarks, the new address is www.elwoodpirates.org If you haven't already don't forget to download the app on the Google Play Store or App Store.
Senior parents: A reminder all scholarships are posted on the website below. They are listed by due date and include requirements for application. I update this page as soon as I get a new scholarship so keep checking the page. Please take time to help your student with scholarships! https://sites.google.com/a/elwoodpirates.org/elwood-counseling-office/
Coming soon Elwood Public School will have it’s very own app. Keep updated with our app. Follow future posts for details!!! Very exciting time as we near launch date.
Elm Creek defeated Elwood 25-23 25-21
Elm Creek wins set 1 25-23
Elwood defeated Wilcox/Hildreth 25-9 25-16. We will play Elm Creek around 7:00
FKC VB Tournament begins tonight. Lady Pirates vs Wilcox-Hildreth @ Elm Creek 5 pm. Winner plays Elm Creek @ 7 pm.
Tonight’s Pep Rally has been moved to the school gymnasium. Doors open at 7 pm. See you there!!!
Bertrand 46 Elwood 12 Final @nebpreps
Bertrand 46 Elwood 12 Final
Bertrand 46 Elwood 12 2:02 4th
Bertrand 38 Elwood 12 6:15 4th
Bertrand 32 Elwood 12 8:51 4th
Bertrand 32 Elwood 6 end of 3rd
Bertrand 32 Elwood 6 1:15 3rd
Bertrand 24 Elwood 6 7:29 3rd
Bertrand 16 Elwood 6. Half. Good effort first half vs the Vikings.
Safety for the Vikings. Bertrand 16 Elwood 6 2:01 2nd
Bertrand 14 Elwood 6 :14 1st
Bertrand 8 Elwood 6 8:19 1st
Bertrand 8 Elwood 0 8:31 1st
HS FB Bertrand @ Elwood 3 pm. Come cheer in the Pirates.
Elwood defeats Arapahoe in VB 3-1
Elwood leads 2 sets to 1
Elwood and Arapahoe VB tied 1-1