On Friday, five EPS Speech Team members competed in the State Speech Championships at UNK. All five members were double entered, and three of the four events broke finals. Lydia Behnk earned the D2 gold medal in Entertainment Speaking. The OID of Kenny Bush, Taya Voborny, Zoey Bergman, Lydia Behnk and Hunter Reestman placed third in the state in D2. The Duet of Kenny Bush and Hunter Reestman also brought home medals, . . .
"Boldly Going Where No Eagle Has Gone Before!"
It's time to order your 96 page, color, yearbook! We expanded our yearbook last year and went from 80 pages to 96 with 16 additional pages of sports coverage and continued that format for this year. Click on the link below to download your order form or contact one of the yearbook students ( Jaime, Caleb, Garet, Breanna or Kira) Fill out your form and return to Mrs. Heithoff with your payment (make . . .
March 22, 2017
Elgin Public students participated in the annual NECC Scholastic Contest. At this contest, students competed against 30 other Class D schools, taking a variety of tests. St. Mary's placed first in the school team standings with Howells-Dodge coming in second. Neligh-Oakdale and Stuart tied for third place. Elgin Public had two students finish in the top three. Katelyn Copeland brought home . . .
Several 5th-8th grade students attended the annual Northern Tier Enrichment Day. Wheeler Central hosted the event on Thursday, March 16. Jeff Bellar, Norfolk Catholic's Administrator and successful football coach, started the day with a presentation on character and leadership. Next, the students explored a variety of engaging activities with presentations from the USDA, NECC, UNL Extension Office, the . . .
This Monday, the Elgin Public Library hosted Nebraska speaker Jeff Barnes for a presentation of "Jesse James in Nebraska" at Elgin Public Schools. Grades PK-12 learned about the various locations that Jesse James frequented throughout Nebraska during his life of crime, and the family connections that Jesse had throughout the state. Thank you to Mr. Barnes on a great historical presentation! To learn more about Jeff . . .
On Thursday, March 2nd, the EPPJ Wolfpack Girls Basketball Team departed for the State Tournament, but first they watched a send off video from several of the area businesses and residents. Earning a wildcard for State was a huge achievement, and the team put up 24 points against Heartland, who won the first round game with 34 points. Here is a link to the video that the girls saw before their departure: . . .
Read Across America Week
Community members, Mr. Gary Arehart, Mr. Dennis Morgan, Mrs. Kim Schrage, and Mr. Mike Schmitt shared their love of reading with preschool-sixth grade students Tuesday morning to celebrate Read Across America Week. The students heard some great stories and shared their interests in reading with the community members. Thank you community members for sharing your LOVE of reading with us!
On Tuesday, February 28th, Elgin Public Schools hosted a group from New York that performed My Mouth Is a Volcano The Musical. The musical is based on the book My Mouth Is a Volcano written by Julia Cook, a former teacher and guidance counselor from Fremont. The book and musical both covered topics like waiting your turn to speak and not interrupting. Grades PK-6 attended and had a blast! The high energy group of . . .
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