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Sandy Creek Middle School Students Participate in UNK MathCounts

MathCounts sponsor, Madison High, had the pleasure of taking eight middle school students to the MathCounts competition at UNK: Connor Janda, Sophie Dane, Zac Corman, Kaleb Whitmore, McKenzie Bohlen, Teagan Jarosik, Aisley Schliep and Leiah . . .

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Elementary Students touring the new NCAPS building

Video of Elementary students visiting the new NCAPS/high school.

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South Central Unified #5 Activity Participants Receive First Semester Post-Season Honors

 1ST SEMESTER POST-SEASON HONORS Volleyball ●  Omaha World Herald - Honorable Mention: Karigan Drudik, Taylor Harrington, Hallie Epley, Annie McCartney, Allison Miller ● . . .

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Hadley Borer Joins SCU #5 Accelerated Reader Millionaire's Club

Congratulations to  Hadley Borer,  she has reached the  Millionaire’s Club , to date she has read 1,030,144 words. Way to go Hadley!!  Keep up the reading! Hadley Borer Millionaire's Club   . . .

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SCU #5 Accelerated Reader Pirate-Themed Celebration was ARRmazing

Monday, December   17th   students from Lawrence/Nelson and Sandy Creek Elementary schools were educated and entertained by MN Capt. Jack Sparrow.  All students that met their 2nd Quarter AR Goal were invited to the . . .

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Bus Driver Requirement Changes

Changes are coming to CDL requirements for bus drivers, effective 1/1/19. A driver must have a current CDL license with a medical physical and still must go through Level 1 training and then drive 2 hours with someone with a current CDL/Bus . . .

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Changes are Coming for Student Transportation in School District Van/Cars

Effective 1/1/19, all students under the age of 8 years will need to ride in a federally approved car seat when on a school van/car. Please talk to your child(ren) if they are under the age of 8 years so that they understand the . . .

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L-N Teacher Serves as Current President for the Association for Career and Technical Education of Nebraska

Larwence-Nelson teacher, Morgan Trausch,  serves as the current President of ACTEN (Association for Career and Technical Education of Nebraska). Next year she will be the Past President. The . . .

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Juuling: New Trend Among Teenagers Especially

Information about juuling below is taken from the newsletter produced by the firm of KSB School Law, Cornhusker Plaza, 301 S. 13 th St., Ste. 210, Lincoln, NE  68508.   Juuling is the new . . .

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National School Bus Tragedies Impacts Local Bus Routes

The recent school bus stop tragedies across the nation have prompted us to remind the public respect the school bus stop arm ad signals. If you are about to meet a school bus from the front or rear and the yellow lights are flashing, slow . . .

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Red Raiders Run Hard at District Cross Country Meet

Cross-Country Coach Lacey Wright said, "The Red Raiders fought hard on Thursday at their District Cross Country Meet. This year the district meet was scheduled to be held at Wildwood, but was held at Doane University due to the . . .

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Red Raiders Run at the Southern Nebraska Conference Cross Country Meet

SNC Cross Country Meet

This year the Southern Nebraska Conference Cross Country meet was held at Doane University in Crete, Nebraska. Doane has a true cross country course with hills, uneven ground, and tight corners. SNC medals the top 15 girl finishers and the . . .

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South Central #5 Bands Participate in Harvest of Harmony

SCUSD #5 Bands Participate in Harvest of Harmony

Saturday morning both the L/N and the Sandy Creek band members were up bright and early to participate in the marching of the 2018 Harvest of Harmony Parade.  Both bands represented SCU #5 very well. THe L/N band was entry number . . .

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South Central Unified #5 Administrators Attend Empowering Leaders Session #2

South Central Unified #5 administrators are participating with ESU 9 personnel and other school districts from the ESU 9 area in a year-long study with Dr. Phil Warrick of creating and implementing teacher evaluation models, . . .

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SCNUSD #5 7th and 9th Grade Students Attend Clint Pulver Presentation through ESU #9

Below is the article from the  Hastings Tribune  written about Clint Pulver's presentation, which our district's 7th and 9th graders attended on September 19th and 21st.  The article can also be found . . .

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Board of Education Reports by the Principals


Click the links to view the monthly principal reports:   Lawrence/Nelson PreK-12 Sandy Creek Preschool - Elementary Sandy Creek Middle/High School August 2018 . . .

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Changes to School Calendar

Changes to Nov. 2nd and Jan. 4th

Due to the change of the expected completion date of the NCAPS building, a change will be made to the district calendar.   November 2nd will be a regular day with students as opposed to a non-student day.  January 4th, . . .

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School Supply List

First day of school: August 15th, 2018

School will start for our students on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018, with staff returning on Friday, August 10th.  If you have PE shoes that you would be willing to donate to the school, please leave them at the elementary or contact . . .

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2018-2019 School Calendar Recently Approved

School to begin on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The school calendar for the 2018-2019 school year has been approved!  Please see below for this information...

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NCAPS Building Live Cam is Up and Running

The NCAPS Building is currently being constructed at Sandy Creek, and progress is being made. Click on the link in this article or at the top right hand corner of our website to view updated photos and time lapse videos of the work being . . .

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NCAPS Experiences - Charlotte Okraska

Charlotte discusses her experiences working with Dr. Bryan Woodbury at US MARC.  

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NTV Spotlights the Ag Pathway

Click the link to watch the NTV report on our Ag Career Pathway. http://nebraska.tv/news/local/sandy-creek-gives-kids-high-tech-head-start

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Public Statements & Non-Discrimination & Title I Statement


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Severe Weather and School Closing Information

Where to Go to Find Out...

Radio Stations that cover school closings are as follows: KHAS - 1230 AM KICS - 1530 AM KRFS - 1600 AM KQKY - 106 FM KRNY - 102 FM KRFS - 104 FM TV Stations: Channels 5, 8, NTV, 10/11. Or . . .

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SCNUSD #5 Mission Statement

Educate, Support & Prepare

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