Kindergarten students made slime! This was part of a celebration of student success! Everyone has been working hard in Reading class and passed an important test. Way to go Kindergarten!
The Boyd County Veterans Day program was held on Monday, November 12th. The program began with the Posting of the Colors by the Color Guard, followed by an opening by Student Council President, Chase Harmon, and the JH/HS choir singing the National Anthem. The crowd then joined in saying the Pledge of Allegiance. The program continued with the JH/HS choir singing “Blades of Grass and Pure White Stones”. The Boyd County Band was next with the high school members playing “Patriotic Snippets”, and the junior high members playing “America”. The Elementary students joined in singing “Your a Grand Old Flag/Fly High”. All musical pieces were led by Mrs. Denise Hausmann.
Next the Veterans in the crowd were recognized and applauded, followed by special guest Ken Stenka, a Veterans Service Officer for Holt, Boyd, and Wheeler Counties. He read a poem, and presented all present Vietnam Veterans with a special lapel pin. The program closed with the playing of “Taps” by Halie Carson and the retiring of the Colors.
The Boyd County student council held a costume contest for the students and staff. Take a look at what they had to offer!
The Spartan Football team shows their support for their injured players as they walk to the field for their game against Creighton. Vance, Luke, and Grant were injured in the bus accident that occurred earlier in the week. The boys’ jerseys were displayed on the bench during the game as well.
“On behalf of Boyd County Public Schools I would like to express our deepest appreciation and thanks to the following for all that they did to assist with our bus accident. Osmond General Hospital, Avera Creighton Hospital, Osmond Fire and Rescue, Creighton Public Schools and Administration, Nebraska State patrol, as well as all others involved in the situation. I would also like to thank the area schools that offered assistance in the aftermath of the situation. Your continued thoughts and prayers are appreciated for our staff and students.” – Superintendent Michael Brown
On Friday, September 28th the Boyd County School held their annual Homecoming parade. The parade started with the Boyd County band followed by grades K-12 and their floats themed with beating the Cougars. The Spartan XC, Volleyball, and Football teams were introduced, and then the dance team had a game ready for the high school classes.