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Preschool Science Project

We did a fun experiment this week using Skittles. The kids made a color pattern out of Skittles and then using a dropper they added water to see what would happen. Some of the colors mixed and made brown. We also introduced the word "dissolve" because that is what the water did to the candy. At the end everybody ate their science project!

Husker Football Ticket Raffle

Axtell National Honor Society is raffling off 2 Husker Football tickets for the NE vs Purdue game on October 22, 2016. Tickets are 1 for $2 or 3 for $5 and can be purchased from any NHS member. Drawing will be October 14 during halftime of our football game. Need not be present to win.


Congratulations to the Axtell Homecoming Candidates: Hunter Stratman, Nate Lundeen, King Zac Beckman, Queen Regan Miller, Sophie Mellema and Season Mellema.

Parent-Teacher Conference

Parent-Teacher conference is Thursday, October 6th from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. There is NO SCHOOL for students in grades Pre-K thru 12 on Friday, October 7th.

Axtell Public Library

CPR class for ages 12-18 years of age, on Sunday, October 2nd in the Axtell Community Hall at 2:00 p.m. Please register by calling 308-743-2592. Class size is limited to 6.

Blood Mobile

Next Blood Mobile is Thursday, October 6th at the Axtell Fire Hall from 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. Contact Steph Anderson 308-830-2391 if you are interested in donating or helping.

College Planning Bulletin

EducationQuest Foundation College Planning Bulletin A monthly college planning guide for Nebraska high school students September 2016 Seniors…it’s time to prepare for the early FAFSA! Beginning October 1, you can apply for federal, state and college-based financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is a change from previous years when students had to wait until after January 1 to apply. Here’s how you can prepare: Create a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID for you and one for a parent at fsaid.ed.gov. You and a parent will each need an FSA ID to access and sign the FAFSA. Be aware of your college’s FAFSA priority date. Complete your FAFSA before that dat

Future Stars Volleyball Camp

Congratulations!!! This year’s Future Stars Volleyball Camp was help on August 8-11. The camp was attended by 39 girls in grades 4-8. The girls learned a variety of volleyball skills and competed in competitions. Below is a list of competition winners: Lower Division: Serving: Audrey Nelson, Megan Kindschuh, Emma Callan Passing: Megan Kindschuh, Mattie Kamery Setting: Mattie Kamery, Hannah Lienemann Short Court: Caleigh Catanese, Audrey Nelson, Kassidy Halvorson, Avery Stritt, Angela Snell Team: Jenna Marsh, Taeylor Samuelson, Kassidy Halvorson, Kassidy Wehrer, Kourtney Hort, Emma Callan MVP: Mattie Kamery Outstanding Camper: Audrey Nelson Upper Division: Serving: Jayden Robinson,

Boys Scouts

The Boys Scouts will be doing a Food Drive on Saturday, October 8th. We will be delivering the bags on Oct. 7th and picking the filled bags on October 8th at 9:00 a.m.

Village News

Last day for the tree dump is Saturday, October 29th.

Great Scholarship News!

On Friday, August 26, 2016, Gwendolyn Ericson Burnside, a 1938 graduate of Axtell Community School, donated $30,000 to fund scholarships for ACS seniors. Gwen said that she wanted to do this because she believes in education, young people, and the Axtell Community School. For the next five years, Gwen’s generosity will fund three “Gwendolyn D. Burnside Educational Scholarships” a year for ACS seniors planning to continue their education. Gwen and her husband Bryce visit the Axtell area two to three times a year. If you have the opportunity, please share a “Thank You” with Gwen.

Middle School: Robocats Sign-up

Your child should have brought home a registration sheet. Registrations are due by this Friday, September 9th with $15 fee. Available for grades 5-8. What is FIRST LEGO League? Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by two or more adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League* teams (up to 10 members) research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS®, then compete on a table-top playing field. This year's challenge theme is Animal Allies. Once registration has closed, we will begin having practices on Thursdays after school until 5:30.

CC Calendar Update

The Alma cross country invitational on September 12th is going to start at 4:30, not 3:30 as listed on the fall sports schedule.

Axtell AWANA Club

You are invited to AWANA this school year! Beginning on Wednesday, September 7th! Who: All 2nd - 6th Grade Students When: Wednesdays after school Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Where: Axtell Community Building (across from the School) AWANA is a Bible club hosted by Keene EFC for the students of our Axtell community. Our time together includes playing games, team competitions, snacks and cookies, devotional Bible story times, prizes, and rewards, handbook time, and memorizing Bible verses. If you have any questions about this club, please call pastor Matt at 743-2611 or Stephanie Anderson at 743-2397.

Axtell Apparel Orders Due by Sept 15!

Order online by clicking the link below. If you prefer a paper order form, they are available at the school office or you can contact Dana French at 308.830.1798. The next ordering window will be open November 1 - 15. #GoWildcats Wildcats Gear

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