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Thank You

The Axtell National Honor Society would like to thank everyone who supported the Scholastic Book Fair this year. This is a very important event for us each year. In addition to being our main fundraiser, it promotes reading for all students which is a key to academic success, one of the four Pillars of the National Honor Society. Our All for Books drive had 2 main pushes. The classroom challenge and the lollipop pull at the fair. These two activities raised $135.00 which we used to purchase 18 books for classrooms here. Scholastic will match that amount to provide books to needy families nationwide. The winning class in the competition was the 1st grade who brought in donations of $55.

Veterans Day

Axtell Community School is holding a Veterans Day celebration on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the school gymnasium. Community members, school students, and school staff members wish to honor our local veterans on this day. Please join us for this celebration and for coffee and doughnuts afterwards.

Congratulations !!!

Congratulations to Elizabeth Marcellus and Lincoln Trent for qualifying for STATE CROSS COUNTRY on October 21st in Kearney! Send -Off for Cross Country There will be a send-off for our State Cross Country participants—Elizabeth Marcellus and Lincoln Trent—at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, October 21.

Art Room News

The art room is a busy place and many times projects are only hung on the bulletin board or shown in the lobby for a short period of time. I have created a website so all students, parents, grandparents, fellow educators, and community members can see what has been happening in the art room. I will be whiting out or cropping off all names that appear on projects, therefore you will have to ask your children which project is theirs. If your child's artwork is not posted with the rest of the class, it most likely has not been finished yet or was handed in at a later time. The web address is http://artinaxtell.weebly.com/ I hope you enjoy viewing you children’s artwork. Mrs. Webb

Robotics

On Saturday, November 19th the robotics team will be traveling to Cross County. This will mark the first competition for the following 11 students: Hunter Stratman, Season Mellema, Sophie Mellema,Quinton Stadler, Zac Beckman, Josiah Wilbur, Regan Miller, Nate Lundeen, Ashley Snell, Colten Trampe, and Jake Marsh. The competition this year is called “Star Struck”. To find more information go to link https://youtu.be/0t2zstQ84Tw.

One-Act News:

The 2016 One-Act Team presents The Script by Kamron Klitgaard in a dessert theatre performance on Thursday, November 17 and Friday, November 18th. Come and enjoy some sweets in the school cafeteria at 7:00 p.m. with the fantastic performance following on the gym stage at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for students, and free for kids below kindergarten.

Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Food Drive Thank you to everyone who donated and helped with the Annual Cub Scout Food Drive. Thanks

Blood Mobile

Thank you to all who came and donated at our October blood drive! I’d especially like to thank all who helped out with the drive that day: Del Ryan, Kelli Nelson, Carol Christensen, Sue Roads, and Donna Messerer. Also, thanks to Rhett Anderbery and Jon Anderson for helping take down and set up tables. Thanks to Amy Behrhorst and Vernelle Pettijohn for providing delicious bars and sandwiches!!! Thank You so much to everyone who helped ! Thank you to all the faithful donors and to several new ones for coming that day too! Mark your calendars the next Bloodmobile will be held Thursday, December 1st. Thanks again for making a difference in someone's life. Contact Steph Anderson 308-830-

Axtell Public Library News

Axtell Library News: OPEN TO EVERYONE Resources For Your Community Facilities Speakers : Haley Jelinek- South Central Ne Area Agency on Aging Bert Mues - USDA Rural Development Sharon Hueftle - South Central Economic Development District Where: 419 Main St., Axtell Community Building When: Wednesday, November 9th from 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

Pre-K Halloween Party

The Pre-K students will trick or treat in the down town of Axtell on Monday, October 31st.

4th Grade Events

Wednesday, October 19th - Visit to Mosaic Tuesday, October 25th - Minden Fairgrounds - "Animal's Inside and Out" Thursday, October 27th - Halloween Party Monday, November 7th - Mock Election Monday, November 21 - Stuhr Museum - "A Day at the Rural School" Tuesday, November 29th - Hastings Central Community College

Yearbooks Are Here

The 2015-2016 Yearbooks can be purchased from the Axtell School Office or Ms. Yentes for $40.00 each.

Reminder:

10:00 Start on Monday, October 17th - No Pre-K Students No School for Pre-K - 12 on Friday, October 28th - Fall Break November 6th - Daylight Saving Time Ends No School for Pre-K - 12 on November 23rd, 24th, and 25th - Thanksgiving Break

Veterans Day Celebration

Veterans Day Celebration Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the Axtell Community School Gym Community members, please come honor your veterans.

Juniors Attend Career Day

Juniors attend Career Exploration Day On September 28, the Axtell junior class traveled to Kearney to learn about career and college options available to them. The students were able to attend up to 3 employer panel discussion. In these panels, employers representing each career cluster talked about how they got to the career they are in, how much education is required, kinds of entry level positions that are available, skills needed to be successful in any career and rewards and challenges in their field. Students had the opportunity to ask questions in that large group setting or talk to the employers at their business booth. In the exhibitor’s area, businesses, non-profit organizations

Jr. Cats Basketball

JR. CATS BASKETBALL 2016-2017 Dear Parents/ Guardians, We would like to formally invite your children who are in grades 3-8 to participate in the Jr. Cats Basketball Program. This is a long standing intramural basketball league for our youth at Axtell Community School. For girls, the skill sessions (fundamentals) will last an hour and a half; this is to primarily focus on the fundamentals of the game. A strong fundamental foundation needs to take precedence in order for gameplay to be successful. For gameplay we will run two courts with grades 3-5 on one court and 6-8 on the other. Teams will change from week to week and we will try to match up teams as evenly as possible. Game play wi

Apply2College

October 4 was Apply2College day for the Axtell seniors. All seniors participated and have now applied to at least one college. Diana Watson from Central Community College in Holdrege came over to help and answer questions.

Soup Supper

Soup Supper Tuesday, October 11th 5:00 - 8:30 p.m. At the Overton Public School during the FKC Volleyball Tournament Menu: Chicken Noodle Soup Chili Vegetable Beef Soup Sloppy Joes Variety of Desserts *Free Will Offering* Sponsored by the Holy Rosary Altar Society

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