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All-State Chorus

Leiah and Sean have been working hard in rehearsals this week at the Nebraska Music Educators Association’s All-State Chorus. They had a wonderful experience and performed at 4:30 p.m. in the Lied Center of Performing Arts in . . .

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Students Present at Nebraska School Board Conference

What a fun morning! #yourNETA hosted the Classroom Tech Showcase at the Nebraska School Board State Education Conference. Check out these awesome students showing off their skills! Ms. Calderon took 9 students from the . . .

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Honor Band

November 5th, six members of the High School Band represented Sandy Creek at the Doane Fall Festival of Winds.  Mason Hinrichs, Rowan Jarosik, and Ben Sullivan were selected for the Honor Band while Sean Heaton, Leiah Mueller, and . . .

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Thank you to Top Shelf Seed

Thank you to Top Shelf Seed for your donation to supply donuts every Friday morning. Students in K-5 start the day off with Donuts & Dens where we have a mixed-age group "Cougar Den" to help build relationships with others. Top . . .

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Spooky Halloween

Laughs and giggles filled the hallways at Sandy Creek for Halloween. Check out the pictures using this link.  

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All State Choir

Each year, approximately 3000 of the best high school musicians in the state audition for the Nebraska All-State Band, Chorus, Jazz Band, and Orchestra which are sponsored by the Nebraska Music Education Association. Selection as a . . .

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Four Students Chosen for Sing Around Nebraska

Sing Around Nebraska is offered yearly through the Nebraska Choral Directors Association. In odd years, there are several festival host sites around the state in which students may participate. In even years, the group consists of . . .

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5th Leadership

5th Grade Leadership Team traveled to Doane with the focus of Pillars of Leadership; Include, Encourage, Celebrate, & Trust. Be sure to click through all the pictures. 

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A Night Filled with Fun!

Kindergartners and first graders had a spooky night filled with fun at the K-1 Family Fun Night! Activities included hand print ghosts, dance party, witch's brew counting, ghost cup stacking, mummy alphabet plates, play-doh spiders . . .

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Local Dairy Farmers Support Schools

Local Dairy Farmers Support Schools Sandy Creek Schools has just received some new equipment thanks to local dairy farmers, Murman Dairy. The smoothie machine was provided through an Undeniably Dairy Grant setup by . . .

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Playoff Bound!

From Clay County News

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Fire Safety

Preschool and Elementary students are learning about fire safety during the month of October. We’d like to thank our local volunteer fire departments for visiting with our students. Students were able to try on some gear and the . . .

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Elementary Winter Music/Band Concert

Sandy Creek Elementary Winter Concert Monday, December 5th 6:30 p.m. Kindergarten  First Grade Second Grade 7:15 p.m. Third Grade Fourth Grade Fifth Grade Music & . . .

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Apples, Apples, Apples!

Preschool learned about apples. They tried yellow, red and green apples then graphed their favorite apple. Classes made applesauce and a small apple pie that students got to enjoy. Mrs. Franzen enjoyed signing apple songs with the . . .

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2022-2023 Cheerleaders

Kenzie Petr Athziri Diaz Breanna Svoboda Emma Kistner Brooklynn Miller Joey Osienger Lilly Everson

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Sandy Creek, Lawrence-Nelson School Boards Vote to not Reunify in 2024

SC, L-N School Boards vote to not reunify in 2024 By Rita Brhel-Clay County News Come May 2024, Sandy Creek and Lawrence-Nelson public schools will go their separate ways as their individual school boards allow the current . . .

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Boosting School Spirit

Have you noticed the new black Cougars shirt floating around? That is thanks to our wonderful Sandy Creek Booster Club! Every year the Sandy Creek Booster Club makes sure all of our students Prek-12 and staff are fitted with a Sandy Creek . . .

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Football Roster

    Photo Credit: Clay County News

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Volleyball Roster

Photo Credits: Clay County News

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Locally Grown Food

If you have more fruits or vegetables than you can use, our kitchen staff would gladly take them off your hands! Cougar Nation loves locally grown food. Please contact Deb Anderson at 402-726-2412

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22-23 Meal Program

In a few weeks, you will be receiving the Back-to-School mailing. One of the things that will be included is the application for Free and Reduced-price lunches. As we understand it, the USDA will NOT be providing free lunches to students any . . .

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Sandy Creek Youth Football Camp

Sandy Creek Football team hosted a youth football camp July 18- July 21   Left to Right: 1st Row: Timothy Hoffman, Hayden Watson, Kaden McReynolds, Archer McReynolds, Collin Kucera, Brooks Spilker, Ben Wehrman, . . .

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22-23 Cross Country Schedule

Thursday, Sep 1, 2022 Invitational 4:30PM Superior TBA Superior Country Club Thursday, Sep 8, 2022 Invitational 4:30PM Fairbury TBA Fairbury High School Thursday, Sep 15, 2022 Invitational 5:00PM Fillmore Central TBA Hidden Hills . . .

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Preschool Staff

22-23 Preschool Staff

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Middle School Supply List 22-23

Download the MS Supply List here !  

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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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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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2022-2023 Activity Pass

Activity Passes for 2022-2023 $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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Student Forms

STUDENT / ATHLETE NSAA FORMS   Student/athletes will NOT be able to practice in ANY NSAA sanctioned activity until these forms have been completed, signed, and returned to the coach/sponsor . . .

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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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