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Book Fair

THE BOOK FAIR IS COMING!! Saddle up and plan to come to the Wild West book fair. Dates are October 16-20 on the cafeteria stage. Hope to see you there! [if gte vml 1]><v:rect id="_x0000_s1025" style='position:absolute; left:63pt;top:54pt;width:334.25pt;height:6in;z-index:1; mso-wrap-distance-left:2.88pt;mso-wrap-distance-top:2.88pt; mso-wrap-distance-right:2.88pt;mso-wrap-distance-bottom:2.88pt' o:preferrelative="t" filled="f" fillcolor="white [7]" stroked="f" strokecolor="black [0]" insetpen="t" o:cliptowrap="t"> <v:fill color2="white [7]"></v:fill> <v:stroke color2="white [7]"> <o:left v:ext="view" color="black [0]" color2="white [7]"></o:left> <o:top v:ext="view" color="black

Pre-K News

October 16th - No Pre-K (due to a 1:30 dismissal) October 17th - Pre-K Field Trip to the Fire Station October 31st - Pre-K Halloween Party & Trick or Treating around downtown businesses

Wildcats Go Pink

Please join the Axtell cheer and football teams for the annual pink football game on Friday, Oct. 20 against Giltner. The cheer team will be collecting donations and selling items to benefit the Susan G. Koman Foundation, Great Plains Affiliate to assist in the fight against cancer. Wear your pink! For more information, visit http://komengreatplains.org/.

National 4-H Week

National 4-H week is Oct. 1-7. 4-H empowers kids with a lifetime of skills through hands-on projects. Kids ages 8-18 can be in 4-H, and kids ages 5-7 can be in Clover Kids. Ask any Keene Kids member about why they like being in 4-H! Contact Ty Fickenscher, Kendall Lammers or Trish Danburg for more information on how to get started!

Juniors Attend Career Exploration Day

Juniors attend Career Exploration Day in Kearney On Thursday, September 21, the Axtell juniors attended the Career Exploration Day at the National Guard Armory in Kearney. The first activity was a panel of business people from the Kearney area who talked a little about their specific career areas. Students had the opportunity to asked any questions they had. The bulk of the discussion was about their path to that career. They talked about their educational and work experiences. They also talked about the importance of what we call soft skills: listening, working together, communications, eye contact, to name a few. All the business people encouraged students to be involved at school an

One-Act Team

Back row (left to right): Crew members Paige Kirby (senior), Elizabeth Burgos (senior), Amy Lammers (senior), Harper Wells (senior), Brooklynn LeClair (sophomore), Kaleb Senff (freshman), Jaron Bergstrom (freshman), Jayden Robinson (freshman). Front row (left to right): Cast members Hannah French (sophomore), Ashley Hisey (sophomore), Mary Lienemann (sophomore), Ayanna Garza (junior), Natalie Kuehl (freshman), Madie Clausen (freshman), Cheyenne Meyer (senior), Sara Lundeen (sophomore), Rose Dale (sophomore), Lincoln Trent (sophomore). The One-Act Team has grown in size this year with a total of 18 students: 10 cast members and 8 crew technicians. This year the team will compete with the come

Axtell Community Foundation

From Axtell Community Foundation THANK YOU!!! You far exceeded our expectations!! Thursday night, September 21, was an engaging time with over 30 community members coming together to celebrate the many things to be proud of! And there were a lot!! After an imaginary drone tour of what we want our community to look like in ten years, each attendee wrote down 6-8 ideas. Nebraska Community Foundation staff led us to compile these 200 or so ideas into 8 categories. These are: *Make Axtell a destination for everyone *Achieve smart growth as a Village *Provide quality housing for all stages of life *Economic growth through new business *Awesome outdoor recreational activities for all ages and abil

Rural School Day

The third grade class traveled back in time to the late 1800s to experience what attending school was like for children back then. ESU 11 hosted a Rural School Day for area schools at the Nebraska Prairie Museum in Holdrege. Our first informational text in our reading series Journeys is about one-room school houses. It was so much fun to bring the words we were learning come to life! A special thanks to Nebraska Prairie Museum, the ESU 11 Gifted Education staff, Mrs. Welch and the students for making this such a fun and memorable learning day!

3rd Graders go to Stuhr Museum

The third grade class participated in the Stuhr Museum H.A.T.S. program on September 20th. We learned about what transportation was like during the late 1800s. We've been learning about the life of pioneers during the late 1800s in Social Studies. What an amazing opportunity to get to experience in person what life was like during that era! A special thanks to Larry Beckman for driving us in "the big bus"! A big thank you to our parent sponsors that came with us - Mandy Strolberg, Curtis Nicholson, Erin Pittz, and Callie Dyer! It was a very fun and beautiful day!

PreK Book Fun

The preschool students have been having fun with the story BROWN BEAR BROWN BEAR WHAT DO YOU SEE? by Bill Martin Jr.​

Help 4 Houston

Thanks to all who contributed to the Help 4 Houston service project. Our school raised $309.74. The money will be sent directly to a school in the Houston area that was damaged by this natural disaster. Nice Job Wildcats!

Girl Scout Recruitment

Axtell Girl Scout Recruitment Tuesday, September 26 For any Girl interested in Girl Scouts Meet after school and Pennie will walk with the girls to the Presbyterian Church. Pick up your daughter at 5:00 p.m at the church. New girls welcome! Can't attend or have questions?? Call Pennie Hort - 308-233-1028 Financial Assistance is Available

UNK Band Day

Saturday, September 23rd is the UNK Band Day Parade at 10:00. The Parade formally begins as bands turn west onto 21st Street. The judging stand will be on the north side of the street at 6th Ave. The parade formally ends at the intersection of 8th Ave and 20th Street. The Axtell Band Steps-off at 10:24. The awards ceremony will be held at the new Kearney High School, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Hunter Safety Class

Reminder: Please sign up for the Hunter Safety Class in the school office. You must be 12 years of age by 3/1/2018 Where: Roger Larson's building The dates are: Monday, September 25th from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 27th from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday, October 2nd from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 4th from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Class can also be taken online. For more information contact: Phil Larson 308-830-1156, Robert Nickel 308-830-1096 or you may contact the Nebraska Game and Parks.

Service for Beth Petersen

The funeral service for Mrs. Beth Petersen will be held on Monday, September 18th at 3:00 at the First Baptist Church located at 1616 W 39th Street in Kearney. School will be in session on Monday morning. Elementary and middle school students will be released after lunch at 11:25, and route busses will depart from school at 11:30. At 11:30, high school students will be dismissed. They may choose to either go home at that time or they may eat lunch and then go home. Elm Creek has agreed to re-schedule Monday game times. The Junior High will begin at 5:00 and the Junior Varsity games will begin at 7:00. The activity bus for Elm Creek will depart from the school at 3:45. Parents may als

Axtell VB Tri

Schedule for Thursday, September 14th: 5:00 Axtell Wildcats vs. Elwood Pirates 6:00 Loomis Wolves vs. Elwood Pirates 7:00 Axtell Wildcats vs. Loomis Wolves

Upcoming Art Workshop

The Axtell Student Council will be hosting an art workshop for students in grades 2-6 on Friday, Sept. 29th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The students will learn how to create a weaving using a paper plate as a loom. The cost is $10 per student and registration sheets and the workshop fee are due by Friday, Sept. 22nd. All proceeds will be donated to the Make a Wish Foundation. There are only 27 seats available and these seats will be for the first 27 students who turn in their registration sheet and workshop fee to Mrs. Webb. Information and registration sheets have be sent home with your child.

CC Boys Take 1st

Congrats to the Axtell boys for the 1st place finish at the Alma Cross Country Invite! #GoAxtell!

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