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4th Gr. Happenings

With the school year winding down, the fourth grade has been doing a lot of cool things.   1) The class published a book!   Their book titled, Fantastic Fourth Grade Memories , has arrived and is awesome.  It's full of their favorite memories of the year, illustrations, and digital pictures taken throughout the year.  They learned a lot about the process of publishing your work. 2) . . .

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 On Wednesday, April 26th, the Wolfpack track team headed to Creighton once again, but this time for the Creighton Invite. This invite had some tougher competition, but that didn't stop the Wolfpack from leaving their mark. The girls' team took home the  2nd place  plaque while the boys' team took home  5th place . Results from the track meet are posted below:   Girls   . . .

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49th Annual FFA Chapter Banquet

The 49th annual Elgin FFA Chapter Banquet was held last Thursday evening. It was a wonderful night! Full of good food, friends, family and a great guest speaker. Here are pictures to highlight the great night! Thanks to all you came and showed support to all of our chapter members and heard Mr. Trent Loos give a very meaningful talk! Thank you Scott Beckman for being our photographer for the evening! 

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St. Mary's High School Invite

 On Wednesday, April 20th, the Wolfpack track team headed to O'Neill to compete once again. The team knew right away that the rain wasn't going to be fun to compete in. Some athletes did say though, that they didn't mind the rainy weather and would prefer it over hot conditions any day. The Wolfpack team was the first to the meet, so they claimed their "camp site" for the day, on the bleachers with the roof . . .

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       On Thursday, April 14th the Wolfpack track team headed to O'Neill for the O'Neill Invite. This meet was the biggest and most likely hardest track meet the Wolfpack track team will ever compete at. There were two divisions held at the meet, Division 1 and Division 2.  Thursday everyone on the team got to compete at this meet as the team was able to be split into "JV" and . . .

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2016 Elementary ESU #8 Spring Art Show

The Elgin Public Elementary Art students entered 20 artworks in this year's show. The students had an outstanding show this year. They earned one "Best of Show", 15 Superiors (blue ribbon), three Excellents (red) and one Honorable Mention.   This show includes all of the schools in the ESU 8 area including many larger schools such as Norfolk Public.   The students produced some excellent . . .

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State FFA 2016

Written by: Dylan Widger On April 6th, the Nebraska State FFA Convention kicked off, and the Elgin FFA Chapter came out swinging! In the Agriscience Fair, Kyle Schumacher and the group of Eli Heilhecker and Calli Krebs were state champions in their divisions. The Agricultural Demo of Trey Baum and Lexi Heithoff were finalists and received a Gold Merit award. The Biotechnology Team of Dylan Widger, Eli Heilhecker, Lydia Behnk, and . . .

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EPS Drone Makes Maiden Flight

The Elgin Public School Drone has made it's maiden flight under the direction of Elianne Heilhecker and Adam Dreger.  After flying simulator flights and flying in the small gym, the Phantom Flyers group was ready to take to the air about Elgin.  Here is a video of one of their flights:    

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2016 Yearbook Sales

It's time to order your yearbook!  This year we are offering two choices.  You may order our expanded Elgin Eagle Yearbook that has gone from 80 pages to 96 with 16 additional pages of sports coverage.   Or, brand new this year is the Wolfpack yearbook.  This is a 40 page, soft cover, sports only book.  It includes all high school and junior high sports in addition to Cheerleading and Dance. . . .

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New Alumni Banquet Facebook Page

Please follow EPS Alumni on facebook for more info on upcoming banquets:   www.facebook.com/ EPSalumni

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Authors' Festival

On Saturday four 4th graders went to the Aspiring Young Authors' Festival at Wayne State College.  Aubrei, Keyera, Baylee, and . . .

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Jump Rope For Heart Successful!

The 1st-6th grade participated in Jump rope for heart this year. The funds raised go to the American Heart Association.  Last year the . . .

Apr 4, 2016

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Lockers Improve Learning Environment!

If one were to enter the third grade classroom during the winter months, you would see bags of snow gear and snow boots stuffed in every . . .

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Square Root Day

4-4-16 is Square Root Day- the number of the year is the square of both the day and the month.  It's a rare, humorous, and a . . .

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Warner and Bush Crowned State Champs: Speech Team Brings Home Thirteen State Medals

  A chaotic start to the State Speech Championships yielded lots of hardware for the EPS Speech Team, including one State Champion Event. . . .

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EPS Speech Team Earns Back-to-Back District Championships

     Congratulations to the EPS Speech Team for bringing home the District Championship Plaque from the D2-2 Contest Wednesday . . .

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Junior High Students Compete at Academic Day

On Friday, March 18, eight junior high students represented Elgin Public at the Pope John Junior High Academic Contest.  The students . . .

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FFA Members Shine at District Competition

  On Wednesday, March 2 nd the Elgin FFA members competed in their District Career Development Events (CDE’s) at Northeast . . .

Mar 7, 2016

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Valentine's Day boxes in 4th Grade

The fourth graders made Valentine boxes again this year to hold all of their goodies.  There aren't any rules to follow when making . . .

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Nutrient Comics

    Friday  the Life Career and Readiness class shared their comic strips over their assigned nutrient. Each student . . .

Feb 5, 2016

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Congrats to Katie, Dylan, & Ingvild

     Monday January 25th, three students attended UNK to take part in the UNK Honor and Festival choirs in Kearney, NE. . . .

Jan 26, 2016

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What Key Is That In?

       Today in band, we originally were just going to work on music or have a study hall but then a question came . . .

Jan 15, 2016

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Break Out The Popcorn For To Kill A Mockingbird Movie

The English 10 class thoroughly enjoyed reading To Kill a Mockingbird and after slaving over the book for weeks and having deep . . .

Jan 18, 2016

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2016 Dale Chihuly Sculpture

Been wondering what the Art students did with all of those plastic bottles you saved for us?  We created a Chihuly sculpture. . . .

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2016 Seniors Then and Now

Click on the photo corners to see how the seniors have changed since kindergarten. Photos will be added in the order they are received.

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