Archive for category: Schools

/ Sep 4, 2015 6:00 pm

Schroeder to be honored as Educator of the year at annual dinner

OMAHA — Sonya Schroeder, a teacher at East Catholic Elementary School, Bow Valley, will be one of several educators honored when the Archdiocese of Omaha uses its most popular annual event to raise scholarship funds for low-income students to attend Catholic schools. The 38th Annual Archbishop’s Dinner for Education will take place at the Embassy Suites, La Vista, Sept. 17.…

Starting the season on the right foot
/ Sep 4, 2015 3:34 pm

Starting the season on the right foot

NIOBRARA — The Hartington-Newcastle cross country teams finished the first meet of the year strong. Brian Santiago, 2014 State qualifier, finished first with Noah Noecker, Jared Fuelberth, and Seth Wiebelhaus all placing in the top-10. The girls team finished second to a tough Wayne team, with all the girls ranking in the top-10 as well. Check out next weeks Cedar…

Zimmerman returns to the classroom after hiatus
/ Aug 29, 2015 3:00 pm

Zimmerman returns to the classroom after hiatus

BOW VALLEY — Rhonda Zimmerman is once again in familiar surroundings. After a six-year hiatus from teaching, Zimmerman is back in the classroom as the new first and second grade teacher at East Catholic Elementary School. She has taught for 21 years — 18 of them at West Catholic Elementary School. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for…

/ Aug 12, 2015 9:00 pm

New administrators to greet students at HNS

HARTINGTON —  Summer is over for area students, as all area schools will be back in session this week. The Hartington-Newcastle School District starts the new school year off Thursday with a change in administration. Former Hartington-Newcastle Principal A.J. Johnson began his new duties as the school superintendent this summer and Corey Uldrich was hired to replace him as the…

/ Aug 12, 2015 3:00 pm

School buys new computers

HARTINGTON — The Hartington-Newcastle School Board Monday approved the purchase of 32 new notebook computers for the elementary students, including a cart to allow portability for both students and teachers this year. The computers were purchased from Network Computer Solutions at a cost of $19,180 and is just one of the new ways school officials plan to encourage technological skills…

/ Aug 12, 2015 8:00 am

HNS enrollment is expected to see an increase

HARTINGTON — The Hartington-Newcastle enrollment numbers are up this year, boasting 318 students over last year’s 307 in K-12. An additional 23 students are enrolled in preschool this year, eight of those at Newcastle. Newcastle Elementary has 21 students this year, one more than last year. This year is the largest first grade class in quite a while with 28…

Back-to-School time
/ Aug 12, 2015 6:00 am

Back-to-School time

/ Jun 26, 2015 1:04 pm

Hartington preschool secures start-up grant

Hartington—The fledgling Hartington-Newcastle preschool program beginning this fall got a boost with a $25,000 early childhood grant. Elementary School Principal Sarah Edwards said this money will be used to help fund any start-up expenses such as supplies, playground preparation and equipping the preschool room. Check out the Cedar County News E Edition for the complete story. Just follow this link…

/ Jun 25, 2015 1:02 pm

Despite retirement, Anderson is still willing to help out

HARTINGTON — Even though he is stepping down, Hartington-Newcastle Supt. Randy Anderson will help new HNS Supt. A.J. Johnson put together the school budget for the coming year. Johnson plans to attend the Nebraska Department of Education Service Unit workshop in Wakefield on putting together budgets July 1 during the morning session along with business manager Tina Opfer. Check out…

HNPS High School Graduation 2015
/ May 27, 2015 12:25 am

HNPS High School Graduation 2015

HARTINGTON — Hartington-Newcastle Public Schools held its graduation ceremonies