Fri Feb 27, 2015

            Sweet n Sour Chicken

FFA Week

7:15am FFA Practice

8am HS Down List/LLI

8am T&C 1:1 Mobile Learning Meeting at HARMS in Scottsbluff

10:52am Gold Child Develop to CCC

11:30am Adv-Team Building by FFA

2:30pm Speech Practice

2:30pm FFA Practice


Sat Feb 28, 2015

10am Beef Weigh In

12pm Livestock Judging Practice


Mon Mar 2, 2015

                        7:15am FFA Practice

                        8:00am SSR

                        12:05pm LLI--Allie, Pierce, Payje, Michael R, Sami, Jaden, Kaisee, Austin, Kelli, Keith, Chandra, Aftan, Jill, Logan C, Tabetha, Krystal, Hannah S, Sadie

                        2:50pm Read Across America at ES--Dr. Seuss’ Birthday!

                        3:30pm Golf Meeting

                        7:00pm HS Science Olympiad


Tue Mar 3, 2015

                        7:00am FFA Practice

                        7:30am HS Staff

                        8:49am SSR

                        12:05pm PT from SRMC

                        3:30pm Speech Practice

                        3:30pm B BB uniform turn-in


Wed Mar 4, 2015

            FFA CDE @ Kimball Gold & #2 vans

                        9:38am SSR

                        12:00pm Adv Grade Check

                        3:30pm Art Club

                        3:30pm Speech Practice


Thur Mar 5, 2015

            Art Trip to Colorado Bus RJ

                        10:27am SSR

                        12:05pm FFA Meeting

                        3:30pm Speech Practice


Fri Mar 6, 2015

                        7:00am FFA Practice

                        7:15am Math Staff Meeting for NeSA in Mrs. Dunn’s room

                        7:30am Technology Meeting in Ms. Mickelson’s room

                        8:00am HS Down List/LLI

                        10:52am Child Development to CCC Gold Van

                        2:30pm Speech Practice


These items affect LLI on 02/20/15:

Library overdues:  Kelli S 2/23, Madison B 2/13, Ryan 9/3 magazine repl $10 01/06, Nash 2/25, Jolly 9/22, Beth 2/25, Michael D 10/15, Kelsey P 2/25, 01/06, (2) 2/13, Caitlin 12/10, Pierce 2/25, Joey 2/25, Jill 2/25, Candace 2/25, William S 2/23, Aaron-$18, William P 1/21 & 1/23, Joe VW 2/25

Copies:  Caitlin $.25

Planner:  Ryan $5

Pictures-basketball:  Caitlin $17

Caitlin-BB Uni

Jaden-BB Bag

Lunch balances over $10 will disqualify you for LLI! 


The RYLA application deadline is Saturday, February 28th.  Go to for more details. 


Boys’ golf meeting Monday after school in the library.  If you have not been out for any other sports, you must have a physical before you can practice.


MAC Speech on February 25, 2015

            Serious Prose - 1st place - Jessie Straber

            Informative - 6th place - Aaron Buttle

            OID - 5th place - Jaden Criswell, Maddy Johnson, Aaron Buttle, Josh Schievelbein, & Joe VanWinkle


End of the year deadline for Box Tops is March 2nd.  If we could all make announcements to our students to bring in all Box Top by Thursday but no later than Friday so Misty and I can get them ready to send in that would be great!  We’re very close to our $1,000 goal so let's get all the kids to and staff to bring in all Box Tops!


Tuesday after school boys bb uniform turn in.  You can also turn your uniforms before then during advisory.


Students:  Use your lockers for your textbooks and notebooks.  The lost and found is not your storage area.  Also, when you are missing a book, DO NOT swipe one out of someone else’s locker!


March 4th is the postmark deadline for the American Legion Boys’ State applications.  Applications are to be returned to Mr. Dwight Smith, 16950 Rd. 16, Chappell, NE 69129.


PS Flowers will be here during advisory on March 16-19th to measure for tuxes.  She will only be able to measure 3-4 students per day, so sign up in the office for the day you would like to be measured.


Sign up sheet for FFA Fair projects in Mrs. Whiting’s room. 


The following juniors need to make an appointment with Mrs. Ford to receive their PSAT results: Noemi, & Cooper.


SENIORS:  Please check the top shelf of your locker for scholarship applications. 


Juniors: There are only two ACT test dates before next fall, April 18 and June 13.  If you are planning on attending college, it is recommended you take the ACT at least once in your junior year.  Please see Mrs. Ford for an ACT booklet and flyer.


There will be a spaghetti feed benefit for Emily Johnson at the Fire Hall on Feb 28 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Donations of baked goods are welcome.  They should be at the Fire Hall by 4:00.


DEUEL COUNTY 4H SHOOTERS: practice will be held every Thursday after school until dark. Anyone interested in 4H Shooting Sports and not currently enrolled should call the Deuel County Extension office ASAP @ 308/874-2705. This includes Archery, BB Gun and Trap Shooting sports.


CSC Football Camp is June 14-17.  We will get you more info once we have it!


Any student interested in becoming a lifeguard this summer needs to text Polly Olson at 874-4306.





Stuff to remember…but don’t want to re-read every day!


Elementary School Hours


Middle School Hours


High School Hours

Mon-Thurs: 8:20 am - 3:26 pm


Mon-Thurs: 8:12 am - 3:37 pm


Mon-Thurs: 8 am - 3:25 pm

Friday: 8:20 am - 2:34 pm


Friday: 8:12 am - 2:50 pm


Friday: 8 am - 2:37 pm






Staff Hours M-Th: 7:50 am - 3:50 pm


Staff Hours, M-Th: 7:50 am - 3:50 pm


Staff Hours, M-Th: 7:50 am - 3:50 pm

Staff Hours, Fri: 7:50 am - 2:34 pm


Staff Hours, Fri: 7:50 am - 2:50 pm


Staff Hours, Fri: 7:50 am - 2:37 pm



The 2013-2014 Creek Valley Annuals have arrived!  They are $20 each, and you may pick them up in the high school office.


If you check out a book from the library, we need your name and the book name written down.  We also need you to write legibly!


Sports passes are $50 for family, $25 for single, $25 for 7-12, $10 for K-6.  They can be purchased at any of the offices. 

Home game admission fees are $4 adult, $3 Student, Preschool and under-free. 


Here is a link to our State of the Schools Report:  (you may click on it or you can copy and paste it into your web browser)


Please contact Tanya or Mr. Ningen at the high school in order to get your paperwork for the key cards to the weight room


Art Club is open to all high school students every Wed. all year.  It begins at about 3:40 or sooner depending on when I get back from the Grade School and ends about 4:55.  All welcome.  If interested please see Mr Nordyke.



2014-2015 School Calendar-Year Overview

Feb. 3

PTC's: 4:30-8 pm, Friday Schedule

Feb. 5

PTC's: 4:30-8 pm, Friday Schedule

Feb. 6

Winter Break, No School



Mar. 11

End of Quarter 3, 46 days

Mar. 12

Spring Break, No School

Mar. 13

Spring Break, No School



Apr. 2

Start of Easter Break, 11:44 out

Apr. 3

Easter Break, No School

Apr. 6

Easter Break, No School

Apr. 17

Teacher Inservice (.5 day, No students)



May. 20

End of Semester 2, 90 days

May. 20

11:44 dismissal for students




Freshman class officers:  President-Pierce, VP-Sammy, Secretary/Treasurer-Michael R, STUCO Rep-Allie

Sophomore class officers:  Pres.-Natalie C., V.Pres-Gage K., Sec/Treas-Ryan D., STUCO Rep.-Jessie S.

Junior class officers:  President-Nash, Vice Pres.-Keith, Secretary-Cody, Treasurer-Joey, STUCO-Cooper

Senior class officers:  President:-Jill, Vice-President-Roy, Secretary-Stefanie, Treasurer-Krystal, STUCO Rep-Ben G


FCCLA Officers:  President:  Jill, VP-Katie, Sec-Caitlin, STUCO- Joey

NHS Officers:  Co-Presidents: Jill and Hannah S, Sec-Keith, Treas-Nash, STUCO Rep-Chandra 

FFA Officers:  President-Hannah S, V.P.-Nash, Secretary-Keith, Treasurer-Dane, Reporter-Josh, Sentinel-Logan

FBLA Officers:  President - Nash; VP - Aftan; Secretary - Jill; Treasurer - Joey; Stuco - Caitlin; Historian/Reporter - Keith

STUCO Officers:  President-Jill, VP-Joey S, Secretary-Katie, Treasurer-Chandra, Historian-Hannah S


Attendance Awards for Q1:  

Perfect Attendance with 0 class periods missed:  Krystal K, Wyatt M, Michael R, Cooper R, Austin R, Hannah S, Chandra S, Michael S, Joey S

            Perfect Attendance with 1-4 class periods missed:  Allie B, Madison B, Katie B, Ben C, Samuel J, Hunter H, Payje M, Juli P, Josh S, Samantha S, William S, Jessie S

            Outstanding Attendance with 5-9 class periods missed:  Jill B, Hannah B, Jaden C, Brett G, Liz G, Tabetha H, Maddy J, Roy K, Noemi M, Dane M, Joey M, Andi O, Kelsey P, Kali P, Brittney S, Kayla S, Jolly S, Cassie S


Honor Roll for Q1:

Superintendent’s Honor Roll 94.5%+

9th: Pierce L, Payje M, Megan P, Samantha S

10th:  Natalie C, Kali P, Kayla S, Jessie S

11th:  Katie B, Joey S

12th:  Jill B, Hannah S


Principal’s Honor Roll 89.5-94.4 % GPA

9th: Allie B, Madison M, Michael R, Michael S

10th: Ben C, Liz G, Jo H, Andi O, Austin R, Josh S, Kelli S

11th: Keith E, Nash L, Noah L, Noemi M, Chandra S

12th:  Aftan B, Madison B, Logan C, Newt H, Krystal K, Roy K, Stef M, William S


Congratulations to the One Act Team for their 2nd place finish at MAC and to the following students who were recognized for their acting skills: Caitlin T., Aftan, Hannah S., Jill, Sadie, Keith, Chandra, Nash, Cody S., Aaron B.


Named in the top ten MAC One Act All Conference actors (with their role and their play) are: 

            Best Actress we selected Hannah Schievelbein as the Wicked Witch in Romeo, Juliet and Toto, Too

Jill Behrends as Juliet from Romeo and Juliet and Toto, Too

            Nash Leef as Toto from Romeo and Juliet and Toto, Too

            Aaron Buttle as both the Wizard of Weird and Witch 3 from Romeo and Juliet and Toto, Too


Congrats to the one-act team for runner-up at districts and to the following students for receiving outstanding performance awards:  Nash, Hannah S, Keith, Aftan, Caitlin, Natalie, Keith, Cody, Josh, Pierce, Michael S!


Congratulations to the Creek Valley FFA.

Creed Speaking:  Allie Blackwelder-White, Sami Schmid-Blue

Extemp Speaking:  Nash Leef

Jr. Parli Pro Team (Josh, Jaden, Maddy, Andi, Pierce, Payje and Sami) - Red

Sr. Parli Pro Team (Nash. Logan, Roy, Dane, Chandra, Joey)-2nd and qualifying for State FFA Convention


Dane was named All-Conference 1st Team Offense.  He was also All-District for district D1-10.  Gage was All-Conference Honorable Mention and District D1-10 Honorable Mention.  Josh S was District D1-10 Honorable Mention.


Congrats to Jill and Madison B for being named to MAC All-Conference First Team Volleyball, and Hannah S and Stefanie for being selected to the MAC All-Conference Honorable Mention Volleyball Team!


FFA Results

Ag Sales Team (Hannah S, Dane, Keith, Chandra) placed second, Hannah placed 10th and Dane 14th.  They Qualified for State!!!!

Floriculture Team (Noemi, Josh, Cooper, Allie and Roy) placed 9th and  Noemi placed 6th individually.

Welding Team (Logan, Hunter, Joey S) Logan C placed 5th in MIG and Hunter placed 6th in O/A

Livestock Management Team (Jo, Jaden, Andi, Maddy) placed 14th

Q2 Superintendent’s Honor Roll 94.5%+ GPA

Freshmen: Allie B, Pierce, Payje, Samantha

Sophomores: Natalie, Kayla, Jesslyn

Juniors: Keith

Seniors: Jill, Hannah S


Q2 Principal’s Honor Roll 89.5%-94.4% GPA

Freshmen: Megan, Michael R, Michael S

Sophomores: Elizabeth, Jo H, Kali, Austin, Kelli

Juniors: Katie, Noah, Chandra, Joellyn

Seniors: Aftan, Madison B, Logan, Tabetha, Krystal, Stefanie, Kelsey William S


S1 Superintendent’s Honor Roll 94.5%+ GPA

Freshmen: Pierce, Payje, Samantha

Sophomores: Natalie, Jesslyn

Juniors: Keith

Seniors:  Jill, Hannah S


S1 Principal’s Honor Roll 89.5%-94.4% GPA

Freshmen: Allie, Megan, Michael R, Michael S

Sophomores: Ben C, Elizabeth, Jo H, Kali, Austin, Kayla, Kelli

Juniors: Katie, Noah, Chandra, Joellyn

Seniors:  Aftan, Madison, Logan, Krystal, Stefanie, William S


Q2 Perfect Attendance (0 class periods missed all quarter)

Drake, Megan

Brett, Austin, Kayla

Katie, Samuel, Hunter

Aftan, Tabetha, Hannah S


Q2 Perfect Attendance (less than 4 class periods missed all quarter)

Ben C 

Keith, Noah, Wyatt M, William P, Chandra


Q2 Outstanding Attendance (5-9 class periods missed all quarter)

Jacob, Michael R, Quintin

Gage, Andi

Cody, Joey S

Jill, Krystal, Dane


S1 Perfect Attendance (0 class periods missed all semester)


Hannah S


S1 Perfect Attendance (less than 4 class periods missed all semester)

Katie, Wyatt M, Chandra, Samuel, Hunter


S1 Outstanding Attendance (5-9 class periods missed all semester)

            Michael R 

Ben C, Brett, Kali, Kayla

Joey S, William P

Krystal, Tabetha


Congrats to the fall NSAA Academic All-State Selections!  Natalie-Cross Country, Keith and Pierce-Football, Hannah S and Jill-Volleyball and Play Production.


Congrats to Keith and Hannah S for being accepted to FFA Honor Choir!






Communication Information: 

Email Tanya at to be added to the email blanket list-emails are sent out anytime any school information needs to be shared.


School gmail calendar:  To see the school calendar including all activities scheduled and updated information on activities you can click on the link: 

OR  If you have a Gmail account and use the shared calendar; let me know so I can add you to my shared list.


You can also go to <district main page <then under this month click on the calendar page icon.  That is updated every time I update the school calendar on gmail.

Creek Valley Public Schools has a Facebook page-like the page to keep up on school information.


Creek Valley School staff email addresses:  first name.last name  Contact information for each teacher is also available when you log into your student’s PowerSchool account.


Follow us on twitter:  @CrkValleyStorm


PowerSchool:  To check your student’s grades, attendance, and lunch balance on a more regular basis you may go to and click on the PowerSchool Public link or go directly to the PowerSchool website:  If you have not set up your parent account, please contact Joyce, Leslie or Tanya. 


Powerschool has an app for that!  PowerSchool has created parent and student apps for both Iphones and Androids.  Go to your devices store for a free download. 

District Code   JDDN                     Title: PowerSchool for Parents 2.5 is now available! - Description: PowerSchool for Parents 2.5 is now available!                                           Title: PowerSchool for Parents 2.0 is now available! - Description: PowerSchool for Parents 2.0 is now available!



Did you know???

...Creek Valley Schools’ grade scale is 94-100=A, 86-93=B, 78-85=C, 70-77=D, 0-69=F


...You can check your student’s grades, attendance, and lunch balance anytime day or night!  Visit and click on the PowerSchool Public link or go directly to the PowerSchool website:  If you need your log-on ID and password then please contact your child’s attendance center to get this information. can receive an email once a week, daily, or once every two weeks  from PowerSchool with 1. Summary of current grades and attendance, 2. Detailed report of attendance 3. Detailed report showing all assignment scores for each class, 4. School announcements 5. Balance Alert (Note: Will only be sent when a student is low on funds.)




Code Red (Emergency/School Closure) Information:  

Code Red is a service that we offer to help contact you in case of an emergency and/or school closure information.  If you have signed up for Code Red, we recommend that you use a ringtone that is standard to your phone rather than a downloaded ringtone, and you also have to have your voicemail set up in order to receive the calls.  If you have not signed up for Code Red, please contact the site where your student attends, and we will get you set up.




Booster Club Info 

The Booster Club is selling STORM bling!  You can add the decoration to any shirt, cap, or whatever you already have.  The bling sells for $10.  You can contact any Booster Club member including Mr. Ningen, who has the bling here for you to see.  I will also post a picture on the facebook page.


Follow us on Twitter.....@CVboosterclub




Events and activities that affect our students/staff-

but are not school sponsored: 


Sidney Regional Medical Immunization clinics are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month.


Aliens And Strangers Music in Chappell is your local source for band instruments and accessories. We offer rentals with low monthly payments and the best local pricing on new instruments, plus accessories and repairs. Visit our store in downtown Chappell to see all that we have to offer.  Open Tuesday through Friday from 4–7pm and Saturday from 10am–4pm. Visit us at 229 Vincent Ave, Chappell or call us at 308.874.6084 for questions or an appointment.


Youth Group at “The Zone” every Wednesday from 7-9pm.  Call Julie VW at 874-4272 if you have questions.  All students are welcome to attend!


Driver Education class will be taught at WNCC in Sidney this summer.  The dates for the class are July 27, 28, 29, and 30.  The times will be 8 am until 1 pm.  The cost is $255.  Students must have their permit to attend the class.  Please call 308.254.7407 to register.  Or stop by the office to pick up a registration form.