The first day of school is Friday, August 13th

1st Place at McCook Paint-in

On Friday, April 16th, several of Miss. Foster's student artists participated in the Annual Paint-In Competition that was held at McCook Community College. Multiple schools were invited to participate in the event and were given 2.5 hours and a 4'x7' sheet of paper to complete the painting prompt: "Hieroglyphics in a Modern Era".  When their time was up, a judge evaluated the paintings based on the portrayal . . .

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Maywood sophomore to compete at 2021 State Speech Championship

MPS Sophomore Emmy Oldham will take her humorous prose speech to the 2021 Nebraska State Speech Tournament in Kearney, this Friday, March 19, 2021. Emmy has been honing her speech with feedback from Maywood's speech coach Shyanne Foster. Emmy is scheduled to compete early Friday morning at Kearney Senior High School. If she wins, she will compete again later that afternoon. MPS will have a send-off . . .

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MHC Lady Wolves advance to district finals

On February 18th, the Lady Wolves defeated Wauneta-Palisade 55-38, winning the D2-9 sub-district championship! They will be competing in the district finals against Diller Odell at Minden High School for a spot in the state championship! Let’s all help support our girls team and help them bring the heat on Friday! The MCH Boys' team had a great season run with a 16-9 W-L record. They played their hearts out in . . .

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5th graders build aquifer - learn dynamics of well . . . water!

As a way to further synthesize information for the 5th grade students with a hands on practical experience, Mrs. Fletcher chose an extension activity suggested in her Mystery Science curriculum that involved students working with a model of an aquifer.  With this model, students were able to dig a pond, drill a well, and pump water from their well using a pump from a used hand soap container.  Students used the scientific . . .

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1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades celebrate Christmas around the world

  The Maywood 1st and 3rd grade classes are studying holidays around the world as Christmas closes in. These classes have fun as they learn about Christmas in 21 different countries and continents. The students study the traditions, fun facts, and symbols from each of the countries and are able to locate these countries on their maps. Students create paper passports and suitcases for their travels to each country. They . . .

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Current Highlights

MHC Lady Wolves show hustle & focus

  B ump! Set! Spike! Volleyball season has begun and our MHC Wolves started us out with a strong victory against Sandhills Valley and Paxton on August 27th! I interviewed Coach Armstrong about the coming season: when . . . read more

School and Community Reunited

  The sounds of laughter and people talking drifted across the school yard. Small groups clustered around picnic tables eating hotdogs, chips, and cookies happily as the sun was shining and children played. Parents, teachers, . . . read more