Governor Pete Ricketts visited West Bay third, fourth and fifth graders on February 25 as a guest reader. Governor Ricketts read “The Dragons are Singing Tonight” by Jack Prelutsky. He stressed the importance of a good education and encouraged students to keep reading. Ricketts also told students Nebraska would celebrate its 150th anniversary next year or sesquicentennial.
Elkhorn was one of only five districts in the state to receive the highest rating possible from Nebraska’s new AQuESTT rating system—Excellent.
This year EPS is rolling out Google Apps for Education, one component of this is Google Drive. Google Drive provides online file storage so teachers can share documents and homework assignments with students. It extends the classroom learning environment by providing free word processing, spreadsheet and presentation tools that can be accessed at school and home. Choose “Read More” to learn about Google Drive.
PowerSchool is portable! The PowerSchool for Parents app is available for download. Parents can easily view each child’s progress in a single feed to check grades, review assignments and more. Choose “Read More” to learn how to download the Powerschool app. Also featured this month “What’s a hash tag?” and the NASA App.
School Physicals Nebraska law requires children upon entry into the beginner grade, 7th grade, or transferring from an out-of-state school, to have a physical examination within 6 months prior to school entrance. Nebraska law requires children entering the beginner...
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