The 2018 Elders’ Wisdom honorees were Lloyd and Mary Ann Hunzeker. You can watch the video of the program below!
March 1st was the second Family Movie Night. This time featuring “The Lorax” based on the book by Dr. Seuss. After the movie parents and students gathered in the cafeteria for Lorax activities and treats. They made Lorax wraps for milk cartons then planted marigold seeds. There were pictures to color and words games for all ages.
On Saturday, January 20, 2018, the Hay Springs Jr. Robotics Team made their official debut in Sidney, NE. The team, launched in October 2017, has been following the FIRST LEGO League Jr. Curriculum. This program, in conjunction with 4-H, introduces kids ages 6-10 to STEM concepts. This year’s theme was AQUA ADVENTURE. The teams learned Core Values of the program, conducted research, utilized Engineering Notebooks, voted on team names, selected real-world water problems to tackle, engineered and built LEGO models to solve their problems, programmed moving parts to include in their models, and managed to have fun in the process! The teams compiled their hard work and ideas on “Show Me” Posters which were presented along with their LEGO builds at the showcase in Sidney.
Hay Springs had three of the seven teams participating in the Junior Division. It was remarkable to see our school represented in such an impressive manner. This was the first expo experience for all involved. The kids did an amazing job presenting and answering the judge’s questions. The parents and family members that made the trip completed this awesome positive experience. The dedication and support of so many individuals made this “experiment” possible!
The “RoboKids” team consisted of Riggen Binger, Jacob Dorshorst, Cora Summers and Catherine Two Bulls. The “RoboHawks” team consisted of Luke Edwards, Brayden Heiting, Cade McKillip and Easton Mintken. The “Smartie Hawks” team consisted of Emma Albrecht, Mason Albrecht, Megan Anderson, Will Gaswick and Devyn Young. The teams were coached by Melissa Mracek and Erika Gaswick. Many thanks to Miriam Kearns and the “big” robotics team for visiting with us and showing us what our future may hold. Thanks also to Aaron Taylor for speaking to our group about our water and it’s journey.
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Summer Camps 2016 Brochure
The summer lunch program will continue through the 31st of July 2014. Kids PK-18 eat free. Adult meals are $3.30 each. Lunch is served 11:30 to 12:30—we hope to see you there. Lunch will not be served on July 3rd in observance of the July 4th holiday.
The 2014 Elders’ Wisdom Program video is now available! It’s just over 50 minutes long and in addition to the evening’s programming, it includes the original documentaries and “Nebraska” video. Click below to start playing!