Congratulations to the 13 Noyce STEM Master Teaching Fellows who earned master’s degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August 2019, as well as the 14 teachers who graduated in part as a result of their participation in the MAT program, the Omaha Public Schools (OPS) Teacher Leader Academy, or the NMSSI.
The Noyce teachers who completed the NebraskaSTEM program and received a Master of Arts degree from the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education were:
• Manuel Andazola, Bryan Elementary, Lexington Public Schools
• Jennifer Bauer, Niobrara Elementary, Niobrara Public Schools
• Leigh Anne Blankenship, Falls City South Elementary, Falls City Public Schools
• Kim Canfield, Wood River Elementary, Wood River Rural Schools
• Jennefer Hilgenkamp, Johnson Crossing, Fremont Public Schools
• Cheyenne Jeffers, Hayes Center Public Schools
• Jennifer Mulder, North Park Elementary, Columbus Public Schools
• Megan Mullen, Paxton Elementary, Paxton Consolidated Schools
• Julie Rankin, Riverside Elementary, Riverside Public Schools
• Aaron Rohde, High Plains Elementary, High Plains Public Schools
• Brooke Waddell, Harvard Elementary, Harvard Public Schools
• Jessica Walston, St. Michael Elementary, Hastings Catholic Schools
• Justin Wheeler, Longfellow Elementary, Scottsbluff Public Schools
F&M Bank presented the fourth “Spirit That Pays” donation earned by Tiger debit cardholders. F&M Bank is all about Family, Service, Community and Hometown Spirit! When you bank with F&M Bank your money is being invested back into our community. The Spirit that Pays Program was launched two years ago and the debit cards are free with any new or existing F&M Bank checking account. Every purchase made with a Tiger debit card earns money for Falls City Public Schools!
The donation of $1,962.99 is the biggest donation to date and brings the total earned to $5,618.22. Where you choose to bank does matter! Choosing F&M Bank means you are helping support local families, businesses, organizations and schools!
So be sure to stop in F&M Bank and order your Tiger debit card!
Congratulations to FCHS Art instructor Gayle Weinert on her selection as an Outstanding Educator by the Scholastic Art & Writing Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. Mrs. Weinert has been at the high school 10 years and in the district 31. Ellicyn Gilkerson, 2019 graduate, won a national goal medal for art work that was submitted. Her work was in the top 1% of 340,000 submitted.
Falls City is launching the BSN sports sideline store. This is where you can get Tiger apparel and merchandise. The sideline store offers several name brands like Nike & Under Armour. A percentage of the proceeds will go back to the school for purchasing of equipment. Visit the school store HERE.