Archive for category: Schools

Shake it off
/ Feb 3, 2016 11:00 pm

Shake it off

/ Jan 28, 2016 2:00 am

Area students back safe after being stranded in storm

HARTINGTON — One of the biggest storms to hit the East Coast in years will long be remembered by a group of 18 Cedar Catholic High School students. The students were part of an Omaha Archdiocean trip to Washington, D.C., to take part in the annual March for Life event Jan. 22. The local students and chaperones were part of…

/ Jan 27, 2016 7:00 pm

Area teachers, administrators learn how to deal with school violence

Hartington — An ugly topic drew a huge crowd of area educators to the Wausa School Jan. 20. Two law enforcement officials, Chad Sheehan and Tony Wingert, presented the “S.A.V.E. Yourself” program, which stands for “Survive a Violent Encounter.” The officers talked about surviving violence at a school/workplace location and today’s active killer. Scenario-based training was held in the afternoon…

A Helping Hand
/ Dec 24, 2015 5:27 pm

A Helping Hand

YANKTON, S.D. — Cedar Catholic  Junior/Senior High School students spent their last day of the Fall Semester immersed in service to others. Students were assigned to groups that dispersed all over Northeast Nebraska and even into South Dakota to help others. Cedar Catholic High School choir members performed for the Benedictine Nuns at the Sacred Heart Monastery in Yankton. One…

/ Dec 24, 2015 1:00 pm

Cedar girls improve to 6-1 with wins

HARTINGTON — The Cedar Catholic Lady Trojans ended the pre-Holiday portion of their schedule with an impressive 6-1 mark. Cedar claimed a pair of wins last week, topping Norfolk Catholic on the road Dec. 14, then beating S.D. powerhouse Avon 40-38 here Thursday. Defense dominated early Thursday, as the Lady Pirates opened the game with the 10-8 first-quarter lead. Cedar…

/ Dec 23, 2015 11:00 pm

Para-educators help ease the burden for area teachers

HARTINGTON — Para-educators, once known as teaching assistants, are key to most school systems and utilized in Cedar County in several different areas. Schools require local para-educators have at least a two-year degree, and the desire to work with kids is always a plus. Cedar County Catholic Schools, and Hartington-Newcastle have both used para-educators for several years and, because of…

Area children  share some of their Christmas memories
/ Dec 23, 2015 12:58 pm

Area children share some of their Christmas memories

HARTINGTON — With so many beautifully decorated homes around, those who enjoy seeing the lights as part of their Christmas tradition have many to admire. Several Hartington houses and businesses stand out for their festive look. Dave and Rochelle Noecker, 301 S. Madison, love to decorate for Christmas. This year, Rochelle did all of the outdoor decorating herself because busy…

/ Dec 22, 2015 8:00 am

HNS preschool is off to a successful start

HARTINGTON — The experiment seems to be a success. The new Hartington-Newcastle Preschool completes its first semester this month finishing with 16 students and room for growth. “Thanks in part to the Early Childhood Grant we received, Hartington was able to purchase most of the supplies needed to meet the standards of ‘Early Childhood Education’ in Nebraska,” said Elementary School…

One Act team mines State gold again
/ Dec 16, 2015 10:00 pm

One Act team mines State gold again

Sounds of the Season
/ Dec 10, 2015 11:00 am

Sounds of the Season

HARTINGTON — Hartington-Newcastle Elementary students performed for family members and the community at the annual Christmas Concert Monday Night. The band opened the night with a traditional holiday favorite, “Grandma Got Ran Over by a Reindeer,” followed by the kindergartners and first graders performing five fun pieces. The second through six grade classes told a story through their selections.  First…