Congratulations to Middle School 6th grade teacher Jamie Milam for winning the Husker Football Package and being selected for submitting the top school tradition in Nebraska!
For this month’s Feel the Love Friday, I Love Public Schools challenged parents, teachers, students, and alumni to share their favorite school traditions. Every day during the contest, stories were shared. From every day feel-good moments to annual recognition ceremonies. Check out the top favorites from the contest, with Jamie Milam winning first place.
The Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASB), Board of Directors and staff, recognized the 2018 Award of Achievement recipients during the Nebraska City Region Meeting on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.
NASB is a private, nonprofit organization that serves the needs of Nebraska public school districts and Educational Service Unit board members. Nebraska’s 1,700 school board members from across the state may participate in board development training throughout the year by attending workshops and conferences to help strengthen their role in governance, legislative advocacy, and stewardship of district resources in support of student achievement.
In recognition of their volunteer time and commitment to education, the Association commends continued participation and growth in knowledge and best practice governance. Through the Awards of Achievement program, the following board members in attendance were recognized at the meeting for their outstanding excellence:
Board members are awarded for their participation in NASB Services and Programs as well as attendance at NASB workshops and events. Just as board members have made a commitment to provide a quality education for students in their districts, NASB strives to provide quality resources and opportunities for its members. There are ten total levels of achievement that carry over year to year.
The staff and administration of Falls City High School have announced the selections for August High School Students of the Month. The honors go to the following students:
Upperclassmen- Cade Schawang, a senior, is the son of Dan and Kristi Schawang . Erin Brewer, a senior, is the daughter of Scott and Trish Brewer.
Underclassmen- Riley Kobza, a sophomore, is the son of Travis and Marisa Kobza . Thayer Armbruster, a sophomore, is the daughter of Andy and Sarah Armbruster.
The students were nominated by high school staff and are being recognized for being innovative, responsible, resilient, and resourceful. Each of the students was praised in nomination comments for “academic excellence, going above and beyond what was asked of them, their helpfulness, and their leadership, and serving as excellent role models for their peers,” according to high school principal Gale Dunkhas.
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Cade Schawang, Erin Brewer, Thayer Armbruster, Riley Kobza