Maywood High School has quite a few new teachers in the classrooms this year. One of these teachers is Ms. Vicky Armstrong. Ms. Armstrong is the new ag teacher and the assistant volleyball coach. She was born in Brule, NE, and graduated from South Platte High School in 2006. While playing volleyball at Casper College, Ms. Armstrong graduated in 2008 with her Associates Degree in Agriculture. In 2010, she then graduated from Oklahoma . . .
To start out the new school year, the sophomores that are taking Biology have been learning about all the different biomes on the Earth. A biome is a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat, e.g., forest or tundra. As well studying the organisms in those biomes, biology students have been working . . .
Maywood Preschool has a lot of amazing things happening. This year there are 22 fantastic students enrolled. The Tiger Paws group of students comes on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday s. The Tiger Cubs come on Thursday and Fridays. Each day the children learn about letters, numbers, and social skills. They go to . . .
High School Book of the Month: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (2012) From the publisher: Oct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before its barely begun. When "Verity" is arrested by the Gestapo, shes sure she doesnt stand a chance. As a secret agent captured in enemy territory, shes living a spys worst nightmare. Her Nazi interrogators give her a simple choice: reveal her mission or face a grisly execution. As she intricately weaves . . .
We seek to create college graduates with minimal debt. Thus, we are bringing proven, entertaining ACT © Preparation, John Baylor Test Prep (JBTP), to Junior and Senior students, who will view six of the twelve, 42-minute sessions of the course in school over three weeks leading up to the September 13, 2014 ACT. Your child has been chosen to participate. Higher ACT scores mean larger college scholarships. The average score increase from JBTP is about two points, an amount that can save your family thousands in college costs and improve your child’s college . . .
CRASH! POW! DING! DING! DING! SWISH! Bowling balls thundered down lanes and crashed into pins, alien space ships and laser gun zipped across video screens, and basketballs swished and thumped through nets as extra points blinked on the display panel. Had you been at Wild Bill’s Wings and Bowling Alley on the afternoon of October 8, you would have heard these sounds mixed with the laughing and cheering of elementary and high school students. In between the games there were boxes of pizza to eat and, of course, buffalo wings heaped up on plates for the partygoers to devour. . . .
Drums thumped, cymbals clashed and crowds cheered in Maywood High School’s gym during the week of October 6th. It was Homecoming week and MPS hummed with activities; each day of the week there was a theme for which the students and teachers dressed. Monday it was America Day where everyone dressed up in Red, White, and Blue. Tuesday was Color Wars; each class was given a color and had to wear as much of it as possible. Wednesday was Superhero Day; Thursday was Dynamic Duo/Twin day, and Friday was Tiger Spirit Day. Each day closed with high-spirited pep rallies where . . .
It’s time for another football season and the Maywood Tigers proved they’re ready. Last Friday, in Harrisburg, the Tigers beat the Banner County Wildcats 32-27. Everyone on the team is very excited for the season ahead, hoping for lots of success. With one game down that leaves seven more regular season games. GO TIGERS!!!!!! Training for the upcoming season usually starts with weightlifting and other conditioning activities, such as specialized speed and agility training. In some states, this begins a few weeks after the end of the previous . . .
The tension in the air was palpable on Friday, September 5, as a fast paced game took place between the Maywood Lady Tigers and the Harrisburg Wildcats. The clock counted down the minutes until game time, and the Tigers used this time to collect themselves before stepping out on the court and focusing on their strategy - to steal the win. The first set began, and the Lady Tigers showed the crowd the hard work and dedication they had put at practice by working together as a well-oiled machine. Tigers won the first set . The tigers gained momentum and took another set right from . . .
The Maywood Parent Committee hosted the 10th annual Maywood Carnival on March 28th. The high school gym hummed with the laughter and voices of children and parents as they meandered past tables filled with exotic-shaped delectable cakes, games of skill/chance and even a “face painting” booth. Children of all ages were welcome to attend and play games such as go fishin,’ hoopin,’ and bingo. It also had an area for the preschool kids and younger kids to play games and activities. While the “plink” “plink” “plink” sound of the . . .
The Maywood Ag Education department has spent this first month getting ready for all the activities for the upcoming school year. We had two students participate in the Nebraska State Fair. Those included Bryar Gerlach (junior) and Paige Wood (8th grade). Each student represented our FFA chapter well, bringing home blue and purple ribbons with their livestock exhibits. On September 13, Bryar Gerlach participated in the NCTA Livestock Judging Clinic and Contest. His hard work paid off as he received 2 nd place in the junior livestock judging division. . . .