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Elementary Students Receive Citizenship Awards

…students recognized for good citizenship

McAndrew Elementary students received the American Citizenship Award at ceremonies on May 19, 2017, in the Learning Center.  The award recognizes students who show a positive attitude toward classmates, school, and community; students who possess strength of character and the courage to do what is right; and students who promote citizenship throughout the school.   A teacher or other staff member can nominate any Kindergarten through 4th grade student. This year’s Citizenship Award Winners were:   Reagan Moody     K Isabella Painter     K . . .

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4th Graders Receive Academic Awards

…students earn President’s Awards for Education

Eleven students were awarded the President's Award for Educational Excellence and one student received the President’s Award for Educational Achievement at McAndrew Elementary's End-of-Year Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017.     The President's Awards program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the National Association of Elementary School Principals, honors students who have achieved high academic goals during their elementary school career.  Students received a certificate signed by the President of the United States and the U.S. Secretary of . . .

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May & June Birthday Celebration and “Awesome Award” Shout-outs

...elementary students recognized for birthdays and Awesome Awards!

Once a month the McAndrew Elementary students, faculty, and staff gather in the hallway for an all-school assembly. At the assembly, we recognize all the people who had birthdays during that month. We also honor students who received “Awesome Awards” during the month. Awesome Awards result from an outstanding effort in the classroom, a kind act to another student, or the achievement of a personal goal. Once a staff member has recorded a student’s Awesome Award, the student’s name is entered into a drawing. During McAndrew’s assembly this month, four names were drawn from a bucket, and those four lucky . . .

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Summer Lunch Program Offered at ACS

…FREE to any child age 1-18.

The Summer Food Services Program (SFSP) will be serving lunch at the Ainsworth Community Schools cafeteria from 11:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays from June 12 – 30 and July 10 – 28. This meal is FREE to any child age 1 – 18. All children are welcome—they do not have to be Ainsworth Community School students. *Adults are welcome; adult price is $4.00. Please have exact change. To view a menu, please visit ainsworthschools.org and click “Cafeteria Menus” on the right hand side of the screen. Questions or comments: Contact Dedra Stoner, ACS at 402-387-2333

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Adopted Veterans End of Year Celebration

The 2016-2017 Adopted Veterans (Joe McBride, Al Steuter, Arlen Uhlig, Howard Alberts, Gerry Osborn, and Darrel Steele) were invited to the 8th Grade classroom for a short end of the year celebration on May 17, 2017.  Three of the veterans had other commitments, but Joe McBride, Howard Alberts, and Darrel Steele were able to attend. Libby S. read a poem about veterans. We watched a patriotic video with the veterans, and all students shook hands with each veteran and thanked them. The students brought special gifts and cards to school for the veterans. These were placed in large grocery bags and each veteran was presented with a . . .

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Middle School State Track Championship Meet

The Middle School State Track Championship Meet was held in Gothenburg, Nebraska on Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Those qualifying and competing for the Ainsworth Middle School track team represented our school well.  Hunter Wiebelhaus competed in the 400m, placing 7th in the state with a time of 62.67.  This is a new Ainsworth Middle School track record.  She broke a record that she set earlier in the season.  Hunter also competed in the high jump and finished in 6th place with a jump of 4' 8".  Earlier in the season Hunter set a new Ainsworth Middle School record with a jump of 5' 4".  . . .

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Art Club Projects

With the school year winding down and having several successful popcorn fundraisers, the Art Club made decisions to donate funds to the Brown County Arts Council toward two seats in the Learning Center, they also decided to donate to the Theater project.  Presenting checks to Kim Bejot and Kirstin Olson were Art Club President Macey VonHeeder and Vice-President Jace Kremer.   The Seniors filled another tradition in Art. They designed and painted and then signed their Senior tile and installed it last week.  The seniors in art class are Macey VonHeeder, Shylo Paddock, Sydney Graff, Vemund Berg, Sean . . .

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Elementary Newsletter

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