Free Firewood

Free firewood, you cut and take what you want.  Contact Superintendent Brown at Boyd County Schools for details, 402-589-1333.

Rocket Launch in Lynch

Nathan Kaczor and Ashley Hausmann set their rockets for a giant send-off. Nathan’s rocket landed on the roof of the shop building.  Ashley’s rocket went straight up and straight down.

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2018 Boyd County Graduation

On Saturday, May 12th, 2018 the following eighteen seniors gathered at the gym as the first graduating class of the Boyd County Public Schools.

            Blake Daniel Ahlers                                               Colten William Kohl

            Adrianne Dawn Bengtson                                    Casey Marie Kuhl

            Jesse Reed Cline                                                      Brody Walker O’Bryan

            Justin Lee Drueke                                                   Alex Joel Reed

           Clayton James Hansen                                           Kelsey Louise Reiman

           Gracie Taylor Hansen                                            Emily Marie Reiser

           Jerica Nicole Hilkemann                                       Rhiannan Noel Smalley

           Samantha Fay Hipke                                              Harmony Anne Tapley

          Nathan Alan Koch                                                   Theodore Donald Tauber

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Graduating with honors was Gracie Hansen, Samantha Hipke, Emily Reiser, and Rhiannan Smalley.  Graduating with academic excellence was Gracie Hansen, Samantha Hipke, and Emily Reiser. Senior members of the National Honor Society were Gracie Hansen, Samantha Hipke, and Kelsey Reiman.

Class Flower – Rose

Class Colors – Burgundy & Silver

Class Song – “Good Old Days” by Macklemore

Blake Ahlers is the son of Daniel and Tara Ahlers. He plans to attend Northeast Community College to study electrical construction & control. Scholarships include:

  • Butte Farm Supply
    Cenex/Rosebud Farmers Union Coop
    Naper Alumni Scholarship
    Neil Swanson Memorial Scholarship
    Niobrara Valley Electric Goodwill Fund Scholarship
    Northeast Community College Dean’s Scholarship
    Three River Telco
    Weller Foundation Grant

Adrianne Bengtson is the daughter of Matthew and Helen Bengtson. She will attend Wayne State College, majoring in early childhood education. Scholarships include:

  • Boyd County FCCLA Chapter Scholarship
    Genevee Martinson Memorial Scholarship
    Helen Berg/Delores Van Hove Scholarship
    Naper Alumni Scholarship
    Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship
    Three River Telco Scholarship

Jesse Cline is the son of Hoyt and Tammy Cline. He plans to attend Northeast Community College and will major in criminal justice. Scholarships include:

  • Naper Alumni Scholarship
    Northeast Community College Gary Kuester Memorial Scholarship
    Ponca Creek Pheasants Forever Scholarship
    Three River Telco Alternate
    Tom & Pat Drueke Families Scholarship
    Weller Foundation Grant

Justin Drueke is the son of Tony and Beth Drueke. He is joining the his family at Drueke Trucking Company.

Clay Hansen is the son of Bob and Jeanne Hansen. He will study power construction and maintenance at Mitchell Tech. Scholarships include:

  • Butte- Anoka Alumni Scholarship
    Weller Foundation Grant

Gracie Hansen, Co-Valectorian, is the daughter of Michelle Hansen and Kurt Hansen. and was awarded the Omaha World Herald All Academic Honorable Mention and the BC Academic Excellence Award. She plans to attend Wayne State College to study psychology and has earned the following scholarships:

  • American Legion Post #78 Luther Whidden Scholarship
    Angel’s, Inc. Scholarship
    Helen Berg/Delores Van Hove Scholarship
    Boyd County Alumni & Chapter FFA Scholarship
    Boyd County Farm Bureau Scholarship
    Louis & Mildred Klasna Memorial Scholarship
    Lynch Alumni Scholarship
    Nebraska State Bank Scholarship
    Spencer-Naper Athletic Booster Club Scholarship
    Wayne State College Black & Gold Academic Excellence Scholarship

Jerica Hilkemann, daughter of John Hilkemann and JoAnn Koenig, will attend Northeast Community College and has not yet declared a major. Scholarships include:

  • Boyd County Knights of Columbus Scholarship
    Spencer Community Foundation Scholarship
    Weller Foundation Grant

Samantha Hipke, Co-Valectorian, is the daughter of Bryan and Tricia Hipke, and was awarded the Omaha World Herald All Academic Honorable Mention Award and the BC Academic Excellence Award. She will study human biology at Chadron State College. Scholarships include:

  • American Legion Post #78 Luther Whidden Scholarship
    Boyd County FCCLA Chapter Scholarship
    Chadron State College Academic Achievement Award
    Chadron State College Alta Fox Steininger Memorial Scholarship
    Chadron State College Education Fund Scholarship
    Chadron State College Leadership Room Waiver
    Chadron State Rural Health Opportunity Program for Medicine
    Kaczor Brothers Memorial Scholarship
    LCDR Thomas Blake Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    Ponca Creek Pheasants Forever Scholarship
    Spencer-Naper Alumni Scholarship
    Spencer Community Foundation Scholarship
    Spencer Farmers Union Cooperative Scholarship

Colten Kohl is the grandson of June Sherrett and the late Everette Sherrett . He will attend Northeast Community College in the fall to study auto body technology. Scholarships include:

  • Weller Foundation Grant.

Casey Kuhl is the daughter of Robert and Paula Kuhl, Kay and Rick Wheeler. She will attend the University of SD-Vermillion to study nursing. Scholarships include:

  • Jim L. Brown Memorial Scholarship
    LCDR Thomas Blake Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    Louis & Mildred Klasna Memorial Scholarship
    Nebraska State Bank Scholarship

Brody O’Bryan, son of Rick Svatos and Merlene Johnson, will be working at Sinclair Trucking.

Alex Reed is the son of Jacob and Sheri Reed. He will be working at Mathis Implement in Winner, SD.

Kelsey Reiman, daughter of Larry and Carie Reiman, will study family consumer science at Wayne State College. Scholarships include:

  • Boyd County Alumni & Chapter FFA Scholarship
    Boyd County Farm Bureau Scholarship
    Boyd County FCCLA Chapter Scholarship
    Butte- Anoka Alumni Scholarship
    Butte Farm Supply Scholarship
    Farmers State Bank Scholarship
    Klasna Family Scholarship                                                                                                 Boyd County Knights of Columbus Scholarship                                                            LCDR Thomas Blake Jr. Memorial Scholarship                                                          Wayne State College Black & Gold Academic Excellence Scholarship

Emily Reiser is the daughter of David and Linda Reiser and earned the Academic Excellence Award. She will attend Emerson College in Boston, Mass. to study media arts production. Scholarships include:

  • Boyd County American Legion Auxiliary
    Boyd County FBLA Chapter Scholarship
    Boyd County FCCLA Chapter Scholarship
    LCDR Thomas Blake Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    Riverview Scholarship

Rhiannan Smalley, Saluatorian, is the daughter of Bryce and Tammy Smalley. She is majoring in early childhood education at Wayne State College. Scholarships include:

  • Boyd County FCCLA Chapter Scholarship
    Boyd County-Spencer Faculty Scholarship
    Butte- Anoka Alumni Scholarship
    Butte Farm Supply
    Genevee Martinson Memorial Scholarship
    Kaczor Brothers Memorial Scholarship
    Nebraska State Bank Scholarship
    Spencer-Naper Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

Harmony Tapley is the daughter of Jessica and Ross Vogt. She will study criminal justice at the University of Sioux Falls. Scholarships include:

  • Angel’s, Inc. Scholarship
    Naper Alumni Scholarship
    University of Sioux Falls Recognition Scholarship
    University of Sioux Falls Vocal Scholarship

Theodore Tauber, son of Ted and Angie Tauber, will attend Northeast
Community College majoring the business and accounting transfer program. Scholarships include:

  • Kaczor Brothers Memorial Scholarship
    Northeast Community College Nebraska Open Scholarship
    Northeast Community College McMill CPA’s & Advisor Scholarship
    Spencer Community Foundation
    Weller Foundation Grant
    Wild Turkey Days Scholarship

     

Interior Design Class Creates Room Designs

Members of the interior design class created their visions for bathrooms, living rooms and bedrooms after learning about the many aspects of design this semester. By using the elements and principles of design, each student created a design board for one room in a home. Their design boards included a wall elevation(s), floor plan, budget, color scheme, flooring, and all of the home furnishings needed for the room layout.   Photos are included of each student presenting their room design to the class. Great work interior design class!

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Butte Elementary Track & Field Day

The Butte Boyd County Elementary Track & Field day was held on Tuesday, May 8th. It was a beautiful day full of running, jumping, and throwing. Enjoy some pictures that were snapped by school personnel, and Sheryl Hiatt!

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Fishy Friday!

Kindergartener Evynn Heiser (with help from Mrs. Krotter) caught a nice fish at the Niobrara State Park during the elementary field trip on Friday, May 4th.  It was a wonderful day.
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