See what is happening at school this week!
McPherson County FFA will have a pumpkin 🎃 🎃🎃🎃carving (maybe pie baking) event on Thursday, October 28 @ 6pm (which is after one-act practice). Pumpkins will be provided! Supper is TBD. Students and staff will have an opportunity to judge the pumpkins on Friday! The winner(s) will receive a prize! 🎃
Ms. Melvin and her strength training class took some time to enjoy Spikeball.
Welding students are continuing to practice oxy-acetylene welding!
Floriculture students are learning the parts to a flower through dissecting a carnation!
Students in Intro to AFNR are completing components of ten Career Development Events.
7th grade finished their candy dispensers last week!
Brayden earned not one, but TWO pieces of pie in the month of October for his hard work in his ALEKS math work! Enjoy!
Reminder that tomorrow, October 21, is a 1:00 dismissal. We will be running our early out schedule tomorrow. Bus will run accordingly.
Monday, our data collection team and administration had some follow up training on a new data collection system, eduCLIMBER. This program will be a great asset to our district and help our teachers and administration with future decisions on best practices.
Meet our new secretary! Ms. Bethany Keller. She is taking the spot of Shelly Apperson, who left us last week for a new job opportunity. Stop in and say "Hi" to Bethany!
Until we meet again Mrs. Apperson. Friday, November 15th was Mrs. Apperson's last day at McPherson County School. She has a wonderful job opportunity to work at MPCC in Broken Bow and do some side work with her husband at the radio station. We wish you the best of luck Shelly!
Not as busy this week! Check out what is going on!
Jr. High wrestling starts tomorrow, please bring your workout clothes and wrestling shoes.
Just a friendly reminder McPherson County schools will not be in session Monday, October 11. This is an in-service day with our ESU 16. Enjoy a nice long weekend.
McPherson County FFA students attended the Nebraska State Range Judging Competition held in Valentine on September 29, 2021. Students had to identify range plants, complete the range plant pedigree, evaluate ecological sites, assess a ranch map and written quiz. The ranch map is used to provide information to contestants for their assessment in selectin reasonable methods for improving the value, use, and productivity of rangeland for specific objectives. Nebraska State Range Judging Results Senior Division Kinnley Powers: 120th Junior Division Individual (out of 142 participants): Klaire Ward: 41st Isaac Goosey: 53rd Saije Phelps: 61st Kaden Blake: 85th Junior Team Placed 13th out of 23 teams.
Congratulations to the following McPherson County FFA members for receiving a Blue Jacket from the Nebraska FFA Foundations “Blue Jacket. Bright Futures.” program.
It is my pleasure to announce Homecoming royalty court 2021. Freshmen Saije Phelps and Corbin Miller. Sophomores: Hollie Gipe and Kaden Blake. Juniors: Kinnley Powers and Dayton Gipe. Congratulations!
FFA members had the opportunity to learn about livestock evaluation at Valentine as well as giving reasons. The livestock judging clinic was a great way for students to start learning to analyze differences between animals!