The Finance Challenge is sponsored by the Nebraska Council on Economic Education. The challenge promotes budgeting and general financial literacy in a competitive environment.
We had two teams that competed in the Fall Finance challenge which is a computerized test where students compete against other Nebraska teams. Hay Springs teams competed against 385 other high school teams. Our Accounting 1 team which was comprised of Kaelob Marx, Mattie Johnson, Erin Kadlecek and Payton Schoenhals placed second place winning $20 each. Our second team Personal Finance 1 was comprised of Sam Kearns, Addie Regier, and Thomas Scherbarth and they ranked 92nd in the High School Division.
Students will also compete in the Spring competition in late March. If the students are in the top five in the region they will advance to the regional competition and then on to the National Competition.
Hay Springs Public School
Notice of School Board Vacancy
The Hay Springs Public School at their December Board of Education meeting on December 11, 2017 took action to declare a vacancy on the Board of Education. The Hay Springs Schools Board of Education has experienced a vacancy on the Board of Education as a result of the death of Board Member Mike Hunzeker. In accordance with state law, the Board will begin the process of appointing an individual to complete the remainder of Mr. Hunzeker’s term on the board which will continue until December 31st 2020.
The Hay Springs Board of Education is encouraging community members to consider this volunteer position in support of public education and the students of Hay Springs Public Schools. Applications will be available December 12th 2017, at the office of the Superintendent located at 407 N Baker St. PO Box 280, Hay Springs NE. Qualified applicants must be a registered voter and a resident of the Hay Springs School District.
The Board will interview applicants during the regular January board meeting on January 8th at 6:30 PM. The board will make the appointment of a candidate to the Board of Education, following the interviews. The newly appointed board member will take the oath of office at the January Board meeting, and begin his term of service to the school district at that time.
Application Deadline: January 4th, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.
If you have questions about this position of service, please call Mr. Lechtenberg at the school office 3008-638-4434 or on his cell at 402-340-0849. Interested individuals may access an application at the superintendent’s office, on the school website at hshawks.com or submit a letter of application to: Russell Lechtenberg, Superintendent, Hay Springs Public School, 407 N Baker Street, PO Box 280, Hay Springs, Nebraska 69347-0280.
Hay Springs will play game #2 at 10:00 am vs. Crawford
The Hawk Store will be at the Santa Soup Cook off with new apparel. We will have kid’s hoodies and t-shirts available in the colors pink and gray. For adults we have hoodies, long sleeve t-shirts, and short sleeve t-shirts available in Pink, Dark Green, and Dark Heather. We also will have available for adults ¼ zip jackets available in Dark Green, Yellow, and White.
Price list for the new apparel is as follows:
|Youth T- shirts||Youth Small thru Youth Large||$10|
|Youth Hoodies||Youth Small thru Youth Large||$20|
|Adult T-shirts||Small thru X-Large||$10|
|Adult T-shirts||2 X-Large and 3 X-Large||$13|
|Adult Long Sleeve T-shirts||Small thru X-Large||$15|
|Adult Long Sleeve T-shirts||2 X-Large and 3 X-Large||$18|
|Adult Hooded Sweatshirt||Small thru X-Large||$25|
|Adult Hooded Sweatshirt||2 X-Large and 3 X-Large||$28|
|Adult ¼ zip Jacket||Small thru X-Large||$32|
|Adult ¼ zip Jacket||2 X-Large and 3 X-Large||$35|
In addition, we will also have Hawks Playoff shirts, cups, hats, headbands, and few other clearance items.
The football t-shirts for the 2017 season can still be ordered. Let’s try to have those orders in by the end of the week. That way we can guarantee to have them by Christmas time. Feel free to shoot Coach Borm an email or text if that is easier for you and he can get your order in.
First Grade is working on a Social Studies unit about Life Long Ago. We conducted interviews of family members to find out what life was like long (or longer) ago. We learned from our interviews many things such as how some people rode horses to school longer ago. We were fortunate to have a pony visit us this week! Goliath quickly made friends with everyone in our class and also made a visit to the PreK class as well. It was a great experience and we now have many horse enthusiasts! Thank you to the Gaswick family for sharing Goliath with us.
The annual Hay Springs Public School Veteran’s Day Program took place on November 9th, 2017 in the High School Auditorium. Thank you to our Veterans and all those who attended! Here is a recording of this event:
Hay Springs High School One Act Team
We Loathe Our Customers
by Bradley Walton
November 16, 2017 3:00 PM
November 20, 2017 7:00 PM
Hay Springs High School Auditorium
Free Will Donation
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