Close Up 2014

  On the week of June, 1st, eleven Fillmore Central students and eight adult sponsors made the journey to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C.  The trip was the result of approximately two years of fund-raising and preparation.  Close-Up organizers for this years trip were Aaron and Shelia Lauby. Students who made the trip were Bailey Yates, Erin Ourada, Emilie Krienert, Rachel Hoarty, Conrad Schelkopf, Jacob Bespalec, Melissa Rosenquist, Abbie Parde, Shelby Schelkopf, Brianna Hafer, and Lindsey Stoldorf. Participants arrived in the D.C. area in late…

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2014 Fall Sports Night

The Fillmore Central athletic department will be hosting a 2014 Fall Sports night on Sunday, August 3 at the high school in Geneva. The event will begin at 5:45 p.m. and conclude with individual sports meetings.  Here is an outline of  the evening activities: 5:45 – 6:10 p.m. – Parents/students necessary forms into individual sports tables. Activity Handbook Signature page, NSAA Participation form, NSAA Student and Parent Consent Form, and the Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Clearance signed by your physician. 6:15 – 6:45 – Nutritional Information…

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Talent Show at Fairview Manor

The 5th Graders of FCMS recently held their annual talent show for the residents of Fairview Manor in Fairmont.  Both 5th grade classes demonstrated a wide variety of talents from piano solos to artwork drawn by students. The 5th grade band began the show by playing several of their favorite tunes. Several students played piano solos and a few card tricks amazed the residents. Other talents such as dancing and gymnastics were performed. The popular event ended with the 5th grade music classes singing the…

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4th Grade Step Up to Middle School Day

On Tuesday, May 13th and Wednesday, May 14th, the 4th graders will travel to the Middle School for Step Up to Middle School Day. During the morning activities, the 4th graders will visit the High School to become familiar with the morning procedure for riding the bus to the Middle School, next they will travel to Fairmont where they will have a tour of the Middle School building, meet the 5th grade teachers, Mr. Adkisson and other Middle School staff. They will also have the…

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Loontjer Set New Class C Record

Tyler Loontjer, a senior at Fillmore Central, jumped 15’9 1/2″ Saturday to set a New Class C State Record in the Boys Pole Vault.  The University of Nebraska Track recruit set the record at the Southern Nebraska Conference meet in Geneva.  It is also a new conference record, as well as the new school record.  Tyler is coached in pole vault by his dad, Glenn Loontjer, a volunteer coach with the Fillmore Central Track Team.  Congratulations Tyler! Click here to watch Tyler’s record setting jump.

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External Review Report For School Improvement Spring 2014

The Nebraska Department of Education, through Rule 10 accreditation, requires every Nebraska school district to be involved in a systematic on-going process of school improvement.  This requires a visit from an external visitation team within a 5-year cycle.  Our external team, led by Superintendent Kyle McGowan of Crete Public Schools, visited Fillmore Central on March 25th and 26th.  This team issued a written report of their review and visit, and we are making that report accessible to students, staff, and patrons through the following link. Click…

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Fifth Graders Prepare for States Fair

The FCMS fifth graders are preparing for their annual States Fair. Each student has selected a state and is researching the state. Research includes learning about industry, agriculture, weather, plants and animals, famous people, tourist sites, and other interesting information. After researching the topic the students are preparing pictures, maps, graphs, models, and other items to showcase the state. We hope you can join us at the Middle School gym on Thursday, May 15th from 12:30 to 2:30 to see the Fifth Grade States Fair.

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Sutton Junior High Track Meet Information

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 1:15  SCRATCH MEETING IN THE HS GYM 2:00  FIELD EVENTS -  4 ATTEMPTS, NO FINALS                                     (3 MISSES IN THE VAULT AND HIGH JUMP) ORDER OF FIELD EVENTS  (2:00): Boys Shot followed by Girls Girls Discus followed by Boys Girls Vault followed by Boys Boys Triple Jump followed by Girls (west pit) Girls Long Jump followed by Boys (east pit) Boys High Jump followed by Girls   ******* ALL RUNNING…

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Juniors Give Back!

The Junior class sold Lymphoma bracelets this year to raise money for the Fillmore County Relay for Life. Junior Class President Shelby Schelkopf, and Junior Class Vice President, Abbie Parde, present Kaela Lockhart, Fillmore County Relay for Life, with a $100.00 donation to the Realy during the FC Prom on April 12, 2014.

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July 14, 2014 Board Agenda

REGULAR BOARD MEETING Fillmore Central High School – Geneva July 14, 2014 7:30 p.m. Call to Order/Welcome Visitors Recognize Open Meetings Laws and location of the poster. Roll Call Declaration of Legal Meeting/Excuse Absences Public Comment * Reports from Administration Action Items A.  Approval of the Minutes of the following board meetings: B.  May 12, 2014 regular board meeting. C.  Receive, review and accept Finance reports. D.  Review and approve the General Fund Claims E.  Review and approve the Building Fund Claims F.  Review and…

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Graduation 2014

Fillmore Central High School’s fourteenth annual graduation was held on Saturday, May 10th in the high school gymnasium. The senior class entered the gym to Edward Elgon’s Pomp and Circumstance played by the Fillmore Central High School Band under the direction of Mr. Ben Kaye-Skinner. The junior class ushers were Nicholas Eichelberger, Brevann Nun, Abbie Parde, Shelby Schelkopf and Lindsey Stoldorf. Aaron Dahl supervised the senior video and the sound system. The class colors were Purple and Black with the seniors all in black gowns.…

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ANNUAL NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Each year, the Fillmore Central School District offers career and technical education programs at Fillmore Central High School.  These programs are designed to prepare youth for a broad range of employment and training services and are offered under the guidance of certified teachers and counselors.  The following is a list of programs being offered this year and criteria for admission. Program                                                                               Criteria for Admission Agriculture, Food, and Natural                                          None Resources Architecture and Construction                                         None Arts, A/V, and Communication                                          None Business Management, and                                                 None Administration…

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First Grade Visits the Zoo

The Fillmore Central First Grade visited the Lincoln Children’s Zoo on May 9th after learning about animal habitats and insects in the classroom. Many of the student’s favorite exhibits were the snakes, naked mole rats and camels. They also had the opportunity to interact with goats and llamas. Other highlights included seeing flamingos and counting fish as the were eaten by penguins. The students also enjoyed a ride on the train. Many of the students want to go back to visit when the butterflies are on…

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