April 15, 2015



Calendar††††††† ††††††

Wed Apr 15, 2015

††††††††††† Chicken Pot Pie

3rd NeSA Assessments

7:30am Post-Board All-Staff Meeting

9:38am Sustained Silent Reading

12pm Adv Grade Check

3:30pm Art Club

Thu Apr 16, 2015

††††††††††† BBQ Rib Sandwich

NeSA Testing - 3rd Grade

Golf at Bridgeport Gold Van lv 6:45am

8am HS Down List Due/LLI calculated (Prom Eligibility!)

8:15am T&C NJC MS Math and Science Contest

9am MS Track at Perkins Co Kacey Bus lv LP at 6:20am

12pm ACT Prep in Miss Hill's room

12pm Choir (Jill, Dane, Keith, Stef, and Katie B.) to Rotary

12pm FFA members report to gym for setup

1:30pm Senior Class Picture at Newtís-wear a plain black or white shirt

6pm FFA Banquet

Fri Apr 17, 2015

††††††††††† No School!

Prom Prep in HS Gym

Teacher In-Service

7am Science Curriculum Meeting

Sat Apr 18, 2015

Prom Prep in HS Gym

ACT National Testing Date


Sun Apr 19, 2015

Prom Prep in HS Gym

Mon Apr 20, 2015


Prom Prep in HS Gym

11:16am Sustained Silent Reading

1pm Hampstead Players performance of Pinocchio@ Oshkosh ES lv10:15 am Kacey, Mark, Jerry

4:15pm MS Science Olympiad Practice 5:15pm Yellow Bus-Joe

6:30pm NHS Induction Ceremony at Golf Course

7pm HS Science Olympiad Practice in computer lab

Tue Apr 21, 2015

Cooks Choice

Prom Prep in HS Gym

Golf at Perkins Co. 6:45am Gold Van

HS Track Wallace Invite at Sutherland Kacey Bus

4th NeSA Assessments

7:30am Elementary Staff Meeting

12:05pm PT from SRMC in HS gym

1:01pm Sustained Silent Reading

Wed Apr 22, 2015

Chicken Nuggets

Prom Prep in HS Gym

NeSA Testing - 4th Grade

2nd Grade Safety Day in Sidney Bus- Kacey

MS Track at Creek Valley (LLI Students will help)

†††† Conc/Meal - Lions

12pm Adv Grade Check

1pm Kindergarten Roundup

3:30pm Art Club

Thu Apr 23, 2015

Deli Sandwich

4th NeSA Assessments

NETA Spring Conference

District Music at WNCC Scottsbluff times tba bus-Steve

7pm Cheer Practice in commons or library

Fri Apr 24, 2015


NeSA Testing - 4th Grade

NETA Spring Conference

Science Olympiad RJ-Bus

10:52am Child Develop to CCC T&C

11:30am Adv-Team Building

Sat Apr 25, 2015

Science Olympiad RJ-Bus

5:30-6:30 Prom Meal at Golf Course

6:45-8:00 Photos in gym

8:00 Doors open to public

8:15-9:00 Grand March and crowning of royalty

9:15-12:15 Prom Formal Dance

Sun Apr 26, 2015

2:30-5PM PROM CLEAN UP FOR JUNIORS (pizza party for those that have cleaned up at 4:30)

Future info:

May 7 6pm HS Awards Night

May 9 3pm Graduation

May 20 11:44 am dismissal last day of school


These magazines are missing and need to sent to the bindery soon.Please return any magazines you have borrowed from the library.

National Geographic May 2014 and Sept. 2014

Reader's Digest January and February 2015

Time August 11, 2014 and Jan 12, 2015




These items affect LLI on 4/17:

Library overdues: Allie B 4/13, Kelli S 4/13, Madison B 4/7, Zayne 3/11, Beth 4/14, Kelsey 4/14, Caitlin 3/20, Jacob 4/10, Jaden 3/30, Josh 4/10, Alex 4/14, Allison 4/10, Chandra 4/8, Joe VW 3/30, Ben C 4/7, Stefanie M 4/7

Planner:Ryan $5

Michael D .25 3/30

Lunch balances over $10 will disqualify you for LLI!


SENIORS:Please check the top shelf of your locker for scholarship applications.This is the Local Scholarship Season. Pay attention to DEADLINES!!!!


Word Specialists as of 4/14:Megan Priest, Payje Misegadis, Sami Schmid :)


Senior Parents:New this year, you have an opportunity to purchase an ad for your student in the yearbook!The purchase price of $40 provides a personal (school appropriate) note, a senior picture of your student, and the hardcopy of the annual when it arrives this fall.Email the webclass at in order to participate.(Ads must be purchased/paid for prior to May 1st.)


Juniors: There is only one ACT test date before next fall 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.


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


An Ipod was found at the track.If you can describe it, you can claim it in the hs office.


A cell phone was found on Mr. Laneís afternoon bus last Thursday, April 2. Claim at the high school office by describing it.


A set of keys was found in the parking lot. They can be claimed at the high school office.




Not school related:

The Nebraska Rural Electric Association offers a Youth Energy Leadership Camp every year at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey, Nebraska.This is an excellent camp and provides great leadership and team building activities.Wheat Belt PPD will be again sponsoring area youth to attend this camp.It is at no cost to the students.Campers must be currently in the 9th-11th grades and preference is held to those students who are dependents of Wheat Belt PPD customers.With that being said, if no dependent of Wheat Belt PPDís customers apply, Wheat Belt would consider sending area youths.Once students have participated in the Youth Energy Camp, they are eligible at a chance to serve as Nebraska Ambassadors at the National Rural Electric Associationís Youth Tour or to be sponsored by Wheat Belt PPD to attend the Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.





Stuff to rememberÖbut donít 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




†† †††††††† Child Find is a screening program for children between the ages of birth and five.

†††††††††† Parents who suspect their preschool child may need special help in speech and language development, hearing, and motor skills are encouraged to contact their local school district for further information.

†††††††††† Child Find screening can be conducted anytime at the request of the parents.This service is provided by Educational Service Unit # 13 through cooperation with Creek Valley Public School District.

†††††††††† An evaluation team will be available to conduct the screening at any mutually agreed upon location.Professionals will be available to answer questions from parents regarding their preschool childís speech and language development, hearing, learning, and motor skills.

†††††††††† Please call the Educational Service Unit # 13 at 308-254-4677, or the school at 308-874-3310 or 308-874-2911 for more information or to set up an appointment.


Students who live in Lodgepole:if you leave a vehicle at the middle school, you need to park in the student parking lot on the east side of the building.


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.


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




Awards received so far this year:

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:

Superintendentís 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


Principalís 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 andNoemi 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 Superintendentís Honor Roll 94.5%+ GPA

Freshmen: Allie B, Pierce, Payje, Samantha

Sophomores: Natalie, Kayla, Jesslyn

Juniors: Keith

Seniors: Jill, Hannah S


Q2 Principalís 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 Superintendentís Honor Roll 94.5%+ GPA

Freshmen: Pierce, Payje, Samantha

Sophomores: Natalie, Jesslyn

Juniors: Keith

Seniors:Jill, Hannah S


S1 Principalís 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!


MAC Speech Results 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


Congrats to Katie, Natalie, Joey S, and Jessie for being tapped into NHS!


Congratulations to Joe VanWinkle, Natalie, and Jessie for earning their Specialist Certification in Microsoft Word! Chandra and Cody earned their Microsoft Word Specialist certification today (3/19/15).


Congrats to Jessie Straber, 1st Team MAC BB; Jill Behrends & Hannah Schievelbein, Honorable Mention MAC BB!


Congrats to Brett Godfrey, 2nd Team MAC BB & Colin Brott, Honorable Mention MAC BB!


Congratulations to Logan C., Noemi, Josh, Allie, and Cooper for qualifying as a Wild Card Team to the Nebraska State Envirothon.The State Envirothon will be held at Camp Comeca in Cozad on April 29th.


Congrats to Mr. Ningen on your NSASSP Region V High School Principal of the Year Award! The NSASSP Region V High School Principal of the Year award is voted on by members of the region. Any Nebraska educator who feels that a particular secondary school principal exemplifies quality leadership in education may nominate that principal for consideration. The region extends from McCook to Valentine and consists of approximately 45 principals. NSASSP is affiliated with the Nebraska Council of School Administrators (NCSA) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).


Quarter 3 HS Principalís Honor Roll (89.5-94.4% GPA):

Freshmen:Allie B, Michael R

Sophomores:Jaden C, Maddy J, Andrea O, Austin R, Kayla S, Kelli S, Kaisee D

Juniors:Katie B, Nash L, Chandra S

Seniors:Madison B, Logan C, Tabetha H, Newt H, Krystal K, Caitlin T


Quarter 3 HS Superintendentís Honor Roll (94.5%+GPA):

Freshmen:Pierce L, Payje M, Samantha S

Sophomores:Natalie C, Jessie S

Juniors:Keith E, Joey S

Seniors:Jill B, Hannah S


Cooper earned his Word Specialist certificate 3/24/15!

Brett earned his Word Specialist certificate 3/25/15!

Jill, Ben C, and Austin have earned their Word Specialist certificates!


CSC Scholastic Results:

Keith Everitt placed 9th in American History and 5th in Chemistry

Caitlin Thomas placed 2nd in Human Development and Family Life

Katie placed 5th in Nebraska History

Pierce placed 11th in Algebra 1

Sami placed 14th in Algebra 1


Congrats to Chandra, Noemi, and Katie for being accepted as delegates to 2015 Cornhusker Girls State.Hannah B and Kira are alternates.




The Chappell Rotary Club has announced that Keith Everitt, Josh Schievelbein, and Jesslyn Straber have been selected to attend this yearís RYLA camp in July.Andi Ortgies is the alternate.Congratulations to all of you!






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:

ORIf 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 information for each teacher is also available when you log into your studentís PowerSchool account.


Follow us on twitter:@CrkValleyStorm


PowerSchool:To check your studentís 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: 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 Schoolsí grade scale is 94-100=A, 86-93=B, 78-85=C, 70-77=D, 0-69=F


...You can check your studentís grades, attendance, and lunch balance anytime day or night!Visit and click on the PowerSchool Public link or go directly to the PowerSchool website: you need your log-on ID and password then please contact your childís attendance center to get this information. can receive an email once a week, daily, or once every two weeksfrom 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


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.


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.