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Weekly Happenings Jan. 17-22

Weekly Happenings 

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TeamMates Supper & First Responders

Free will donation for Chicken Fried Steak dinner with homemade dessert during the Sandy Creek vs Blue Hill basketball games.  Clay County and Blue Hill first responders will be recognized during halftime of the girl's game. . . .

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CHAMPIONS CROWNED IN SUPERIOR ELKS LODGE #2197 “HOOP SHOOT” COMPETITION

Two boys and three girls, ages 8-13 won the Superior Elks Lodge #2197 Hoop Shoot Contest held at Superior Elementary School on January 8, 2022 and have been named the Superior Elks Lodge Champions.  First and second place medals were . . .

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Ringin' in the New Year

Students in elementary and preschool were greeted by staff celebrated the New Year. The Cougar mascot even made an appearance. Throughout the day students learned different ways to celebrate and even held their own celebrations. Check . . .

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Reading Challenge Christmas Around the World

Students can complete the Christmas Around the World Reading Challenge on myON. The deadline has been extended until January 15th.  Anyone who completes the challenge will be invited to attend our Sledding Party after January 15th . . .

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6-12 Music Concert

6-12 Music Concert  Click the bottom right hand side of the image to see more images from the night's events. 

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21-22 Calendar Changes

The Nebraska State Activities Association modified the dates of the Girls’ and Boys’ State Basketball Tournament to run simultaneously the same week this year due to the Pinnacle Bank Arena scheduled to host the Big 10 . . .

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Boys Basketball Cougars VS Holdredge

Pictures are from our Sandy Creek journalism students. Click the icon on the bottom right hand corner of the picture to scroll through.  Holdredge Boys Game (Photo Credit: Lexi Shuck) 

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Cougar's Thanksgiving Day Parade

4th Graders built and designed their own balloon floats in Computer Science Class. Their floats were driven by Dash the Robot down the hall for our own Cougar's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Fred the Turkey, a blueberry, a sheep, . . .

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K-1 Family Fun Night

Kindergarten and first grade families attended Family Fun Night on Thursday, November 18th. Fun was had by all! Activities included, Connect 4, Turkey in Disguise Craft, Corn Shakers, Turkey Math, Dessert in a Cup and much more! 

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Heaton Chosen for All-State Chorus

Sean Heaton was chosen to participate in this year's All-State Chorus 2021 Performance was Friday, Nov. 19th at 4:30 at the Lied Center in Lincoln. 

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November in Sandy Creek Elementary

As you walk down the halls in the elementary, you'll see many fun activities are happening in the classrooms. From science to giving thanks, here are a few pictures from the month of November.     

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All-State Children's Chorus

Nyah and Brocket were chosen to participate in this year's All-State Children's Chorus.  Performance is Wednesday, Nov. 17th at 4:00 at the Lied Center in Lincoln. 

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Veterans Honored Across the District

   Lawrence/Nelson Elementary:  The Veterans Day Program at the Elementary went very well.  We had a decent turn out of parents and there were about 10 veterans who also attended the . . .

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Connect the Dots

10th grade Career Development students have had several opportunities the past few weeks to explore education and career opportunities beyond high school by attending the National Guard Field Day at the National Guard Training Facility near . . .

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Fairfield teen selected for Striv Academy ---CCN

Article Written by Rita Brhel of the Clay County News For as long as he can remember, Mason Hinrichs has loved working with technology.  The son of a farmer and a travel agent, with two older sisters, the . . .

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Shaw Named Heisman High School Scholarship

Josh Shaw was named a State Winner in the Heisman High School Scholarship competition. State winners will all receive a $1000 scholarship and move on for a chance to become a National Finalist. National Finalists will be announced November 8. . . .

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SC Kindergarteners ‘graduate’ from ABC Bootcamp

CCN— SC Kindergarteners ‘graduate’ from ABC Bootcamp By Rita Brhel Sandy Creek’s Kindergarten class of 41 students recently graduated from ABC Bootcamp in red-carpet . . .

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TeamMates Program

Our Sandy Creek TeamMates program works with 30 students (grades 3-12) and 30 adults from our community to help form positive and safe relationships. Each Mentee (student) is paired with a Mentor (adult). They meet with each other at . . .

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The Cougar Talk

The Cougar Talk - bit.ly/thecougartalk Ms. Calderon has launched a Media Team that will be showing the morning announcements every morning for the elementary students and families.  Media Team consist of 6-7 5th grade . . .

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"Heart Work"

Demoine Adams presented "Heart Work" to the SCUSD #5. This series goes along with the district's work with Strength Finders. Our end goal is to understand coworker's strengths to maximize opportunities for our . . .

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Middle School Launches New Site

Announcing the launch of a new middle school website, designed specifically to enhance the middle school experience. On the website, you will find information, policies, internet resources, schedules, tips, and student opportunities. Each . . .

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Elementary Football League

Elementary Football League (EFL)  Elementary boys in grades 2-6 at Sandy Creek are coached by high school football boys and have practice with their "coaches" one morning a week before school and then on Saturdays . . .

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Volleyball Tournament Tribute to 9/11

On September 11th, 2021 Sandy Creek hosted their annual volleyball tournament, for the singing of our National Anthem, Lady Cougars wanted to do something different. All the players came together from 6 different schools to pay tribute to . . .

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The NFHS Voice - Poor Sportsmanship, Pandemic Contributing to Shortage of Officials

Poor Sportsmanship, Pandemic Contributing to Shortage of Officials     Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director         . . .

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2021-2022 Activity Pass

Activity Passes for 2021-2022 $25 for Student (K-12)  $35 for Adult (High School Graduate to 64 years) $125 for Family Free - Senior Citizen Pass 65 years +   You can purchase activity passes . . .

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SC Beef Boosters Bringing Beef to Sandy Creek Schools

Here is some information on the exciting new Beef In Schools program being brought to Sandy Creek by the SC Beef Boosters. Please consider supporting this valuable program. SC Beef Boosters Information    

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Influenza Information

Flu season is right around the corner! Make sure you and your children are vaccinated against the flu now – it can take up to two weeks to build immunity against the flu so don’t delay! Learn about how to protect your . . .

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