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  • Patriot Sports Banquet - Thursday, May 2nd

    Please view the link below to see all the details about the 2018-19 Sports Banquet.

    Patriot Sports Banquet.pdf

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  • Bulldog Track & Field Meet - Wednesday, May 1st

    Please use the link below to view the order of events for the Track & Field Meet at Humphrey on Wednesday, May 1st.

    Bulldog Order of Events.pdf

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  • EHC Track & Field Meet - April 27th

    Please use the link below to view the order of events for the 2019 EHC Track & Field Meet in Tekamah-Herman on April 27th.

    EHC Track Order of Events.pdf

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  • Tech Tips Friday - April 19th

    Tech Tips

    Happy Easter!  Hop into Technology!

    Shout Outs

    Mr. Volquardsen’s 7th grade reading group is currently studying poetry. After reading three poems about dreams, they had to write their own poem about their dreams and present it via Flipgrid. They then watched each others poetry videos and silently voted on their favorite. The winner of the poetry contest was Lillian.


    Mrs. Kabe’s 2nd graders used a template from Seesaw to write words with prefixes and suffixes. Tomorrow we will use it to learn about Easter Around the World and fill out a KWL chart Seesaw provided.  On move up day the first graders will be writing and drawing a picture of their future selves using Seesaw, to read on their first day of 2nd grade.


    The 7th Graders are using imgflip.com to create Memes to welcome the 6th Graders on Move Up Day.  Here is Mr. Bachman’s example:).

    Some 6th grade students in S.S. found a new presentation website called Emaze https://www.emaze.com/ . Students are testing it out, but what we know about it now, it is a good one!  They are writing a report about South America. * That is great that Leigh students are finding their own free tools that work for them!  Great work 6th Grade!!


    Tech Tip #1:

    https://www.commonsense.org/education/articles/4-free-tools-to-teach-about-climate-change :  Climate Change websites for Earth Day


    Tech Tip #2:

    https://snake.googlemaps.com/:  Snakes on Google Maps:  Geography fun with an old school game!!


    Tech Tip #3:

    https://explore.org/livecams:  Watch Live Cams of many things like a Fall tree losing its leaves or an eagle.  If you scroll further down


    Tech Tip #4:

    https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/130aDGL3jy_z9E72boAizOo-HmMDPosVURxvI4_b2ly0/present?slide=id.g1edcfb27af_0_0:  Online practice sites by the Techie Teacher


    Tech Tip #5:

    https://www.mentimeter.com/:  Class Survey Site:  You will have to pay for this site after so many uses but if you delete your surveys it can be free.


    Tech Tip #6:

    https://genial.ly/interactive-content-education:  You can use this site like a Thinglink for free.


    Tech Tip #7:

    https://jakemiller.net/docspopup/:  Add a pop up on student Google Docs with a message.

    Keep Creating!!


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    Clarkson-Leigh FBLA Makes Name at State

    The Clarkson-Leigh FBLA chapter attended state leadership conference on Thursday April 4, 2019 through Saturday April 6, 2019. FBLA is an organization that helps future business leaders learn skills and techniques to run successful businesses and give all students a chance to compete for a spot at nationals. This year the Clarkson-Leigh chapter took 16 members and 2 advisors.


    The opening ceremony began on Thursday at 1:00. The attendees listened to a speaker by the name of Holly Hoffman from the popular television show Survivor. This year's theme at FBLA was create, lead, and inspire. Students competed in events on Thursday evening and Friday all day. At the second general session on Friday April 5, 2019, honorable mention awards were given to those that placed 9th through 20th. Noah Holoubek received honorable mention in Database Design and Application and Emily Loseke received honorable mention in Advertising.


    The Clarkson-Leigh FBLA chapter also received recognition for their contribution to the March of Dimes Organization. March of Dimes is an organization that supports premature babies and their mothers. Clarkson-Leigh received 3rd place out of every chapter raising $846.01. They also received the Triangle of Excellence Award over every other chapter by writing articles to describe their contributions.


    Saturday was the big day for awards that would determine who went to Nationals. We had many people qualify. In order to qualify you had to get 3rd or higher out of the 8 on stage. Kaegan Held, Sara McEvoy, and Paige Moore earned 3rd in Graphic Design. Noah Holoubek earned 7th in Cyber Security, 2nd in Introduction to Information Technology, and both him and Mitchel Beeson earned 1st in Mobile Application Development. Emily Loseke got 6th in Help Desk.


    Nationals are being held in San Antonio, Texas from June 28-July 2, 2019. Kaegan Held, Sara McEvoy, Paige Moore, Noah Holoubek, and Mitchel Beeson will be attending Nationals this summer.


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    Senior Spotlight: Holly Kuhr

    January 25, 2001, was a day of smiles for Russ and Beth Kuhr as they welcomed their first daughter, Holly Beth Kuhr, into their family in Columbus, Nebraska.


    Holly has two older brothers, Zach, age 23 and Ben, age 22, and a younger sister, Brianne, age 12. The Kuhr family also wouldn’t be complete without their dog Chipper.


    To get to know this senior a little bit better, Holly says the three best words to describe her are “happy, outgoing, and funny.” Her worst bad habit is “watching TV when she knows she should be doing more important things.”


    Holly has many favorite things.  Her favorite subject in school is science. Her favorite movie is Son in Law, her favorite restaurant is Texas Road House, and her favorite sports team is the Nebraska Cornhuskers.


    Outside of school, you can find Holly doing something outside, playing cards, or playing volleyball with her sister.


    When asked who she admires most in the world, Holly would say her parents because they are very fun people and are always supportive.


    Throughout high school, Holly has been involved in volleyball, One-Act, FFA, and speech for four years; yearbook, journalism, and Quiz Bowl for three years; and golf for one year.  


    Holly has received honors in many activities. She has been honored as a Cornhusker Girls’ State graduate, served as an FFA chapter officer for 3 years, received Student of the Month, earned Academic All-State honors in Music and Speech, been named an Outsanding Performer at State One-Act for 3 years, and medaled at State Speech for 3 years.


    Holly will also be honored at graduation, as she is the Class of 2019 Salutatorian.


    With her many accomplishments, Holly says her proudest high school moment was being a lead actress in 3 of the 4 years that the One-Act team made it to the State One-Act Championships.


    Holly has had many memories throughout high school, but her favorite would be have to be winning the district final and being crowned district champions in volleyball her junior year. Holly also claims her most embarrassing moment of her high school career is tripping all the time.


    After high school, Holly plans to attend Wayne State College for 2 years before transferring to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for 2 years, majoring in Radiography.


    Three goals on Holly’s bucket list are to go skydiving, swim with dolphins, and travel. If she could travel anywhere in the world, Holly would want to visit Hawaii where she could lounge on the beach and drink from coconuts all day.


    After college, in 10-15 years, Holly sees herself working at a hospital in the area and possibly having a family. If she is fortunate enough to win the lottery, Holly intends to travel, spending the money on trips to Hawaii and Alaska.


    Her inspirational advice to underclassmen is, “Make every moment fun, even if it isn’t!”


    Congratulations and good luck, Holly!


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