The Boone Central FCCLA Chapter traveled to Howells, NE, on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, to compete in District STAR. STAR, which stands for Students Taking Action with Recognition, are competitive events in which members compete at the district, state, and national level and are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation. The Boone Central members who competed included: Emilie Kelley, Emma Potter, Erin Reynoldson, Destiny Umbarger, Samantha Weeder, Cheyenne Ruhnke, Rachel Malander, Brittany Preister, Kalli Niemann and Anne Praise Santos. All Boone Central members earned the top award in their event, 1st gold, and were the District Champion for their individual/group events.
Rachel Malander competed in the Career Investigation Event. For this event, she researched and presented her findings about the profession of otolaryngology (ENT doctor). Anne Praise Santos competed in the Repurpose and Redesign event. For this event, Santos created a backpack out of magazines. She rolled the pages and wove them, in order to create the item. She also added additional embellishments which enhanced her project. Emilie Kelley, Emma Potter, Erin Reynoldson, Destiny Umbarger, Samantha Weeder, Cheyenne Ruhnke, Brittany Preister, and Kalli Niemann worked as a team in the Parliamentary Procedure competition in which the team demonstrated the proper use of parliamentary law.
Boone Central FCCLA has had various advisers this year, including the late Lisa Groth, Erik Kravig and Lisa Carder. Britton Andreasen and the Twin River FCCLA officers were also vital to this year’s success. Boone Central FFA adviser Abby Hitchler worked extensively with the parliamentary pro team to ensure their accomplishment. The Chapter would like to thank all who contributed to its success.
Boone Central Public School is currently seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for the position of bookkeeper/business manager. A bachelor’s degree and/or related experience in school business management is preferred.
This is a 12-month position with full health benefits, retirement, and paid leave. Hourly wage based on specific experience and education level.
Experience in business management, accounting, and payroll is required.
Letter of Interest, resume with references, and letters of recommendation are due by Wednesday, February 3rd. Anticipated start day will be on or around Monday, February 24th.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume with references, and 2 letters of recommendation to: Nicole Hardwick, Superintendent, Boone Central School District, 605 S. 6th Street, Albion, NE 68620 or electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Boone Central Schools is pleased to announce the rollout of The SafeSchools Alert System. This alert system allows our students, staff, faculty and parents to anonymously and securely submit safety tips regarding bullying, harassment, mental health, threats of violence and safety concerns to our administration team 24/7.
Safety is one of our district’s top priorities and to help safeguard our school community, we’ve taken an important step that we want to share with you.
Our district is now using SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting service that allows students, staff, and parents to submit safety concerns to our administration five different ways:
App: Search for “SafeSchools Alert” in the App Store to download for free
Text: Text your tip to 308.536.6177
Tips can be reported on bullying, harassment, drugs, vandalism, threats of violence, or any safety issue you're concerned about through SafeSchools Alert. When you submit a tip, be sure to use our district’s identification code: 1900 in your communication.
Every tip SafeSchools Alert receives about our district is immediately logged in the system and our administration is notified so that they can investigate and take appropriate action. And, tips may also be submitted anonymously if you prefer.
Together, using SafeSchools Alert, we can make our district a safer place to work and learn! Thanks in advance for your support.
Please go to the App Store for iPhone or Google Play for Android and download the free SafeSchools Alert Mobile App:
PROPERTY FOR SALE
Boone Central Schools is accepting sealed offers for the purchase and removal of the residence located at 436 S. 5th St., Albion, NE. This sale does not include the land or the garage. All offers must indicate “House Bid” and be delivered to Boone Central Schools, Attn: Nicole Hardwick, Superintendent, 605 S. 6th Street, Albion, NE 68620 no later than 3:00 p.m. on February 7th, 2020. The sealed bids will be opened by the Board Facility Committee on February 7th at 4:00 p.m. and considered at a meeting of the Board of Education on February 10th at 7:30 p.m. The terms of the sale are set forth in a Building Purchase Agreement that is available from the superintendent. A check equal to 20% of the bid must be included with the signed agreement as a deposit. The Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all offers. The decision of the Board will be final. Questions should be directed to Superintendent Nicole Hardwick, (402) 395-2134 or email@example.com
A lot has been going on in the greenhouse this semester. We started the year off learning about poinsettias. We learned how to pinch poinsettias leaves and to properly care for them. We also experimented with tomatoes in our grow towers. We found that they grow really fast, and just harvested our first batch of tomatoes. The greenhouse got its aquaponics system running this year. The fish in the system provide the nutrients for the plants to grow. We are currently growing lettuce in our aquaponics. A big problem in the greenhouse right now is thrips. Thrips are little bugs that feed off the leaves of the plants and can affect the crops. Thrips are really hard to get rid of and spread fast. To get rid of them we pretty much have to get rid of all the affected plants. Overall, I have gained a lot of valuable skills and problem solving techniques from Plant Science.