RPAC Art Show was held on January 20th in Cambridge. Congratulations to all participants and winners. Medal winner: Maria Garcia, “Rhino Safari,” White Charcoal 1st Honorable Mention: Jasmine Burch, “Helpers of the World,” Ink 2nd Honorable Mention: Adrian Eakins, “Precious Moment,” Pencil 3rd Honorable Mention: Zaydee Crowe, “Staring Forward, Looking Back,” Pencil
Can't make it to tonights games? The Paxton live streaming has switched to YouTube. Check out tonights games and all others at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw0meyIVVxjXm38rAQkLbww It is also linked off of our school web pages under Important Links
Paxton Athletic Contests will be open to the Public at 50% occupancy. We plan to monitor attendance and comply with this occupancy requirement per NSAA guidelines. Go Tigers!!!
Welcome Back!!! We are excited to begin our second semester with in-person learning. We continue to work with local and state health officials to monitor COVID 19 in our area. Please help our school stay safe by monitoring your children prior to attending school or activities. Please continue to social distance, wear face coverings, wash your hands, stay home if you are ill and report any symptomatic cases. Your help ensures that our school remains open for in-person learning during this pandemic. Thank you Tiger Families. Paxton Schools is a member of the NSAA. We will continue to follow NSAA guidelines to avoid any sanctions that may be imposed. Non-compliance may include but not be limited to reprimands, fines or exclusion from the postseason. Support our students by following the protocols. NSAA guidelines were effective on 1/4/21. -Active participants are permitted, but not required, to wear face coverings during competition/performance. -Coaches and non-active participants (those not currently on the court, mat or stage) are required to wear face coverings at all times. -Spectators are required to wear face coverings at all times while attending indoor events. Face coverings must cover the nose and mouth. -Attendance is restricted to 50% of occupancy. -6 feet of physical distance between household groups in stands and spectator areas. -The host school may establish additional requirements in consultation with local health departments. Additional requirements implemented by the host school must be the same for all schools, officials, judges, and spectators. -Following the conclusion of the final contest, fans should leave the facility immediately. There should be no congregating or socializing in the building.
Get ready for StuCo Spirit Week Jan 11-16 '21 (1/11) Color Day Gr 12/PK-K Black 11/1 Navy 10/2 Gray 9/3 White 8/4 Yellow 7/5 Red 6/Staff Orange (1/12) Crazy Socks Day (1/13) Pajama Day (1/14) Hat Day (1/15) Blue/Gold Day
The junior high basketball games against Sutherland has been rescheduled to Monday, January 18th. Girls will still start at 1:00 with boys to follow.
The NSAA Moratorium begins on December 23rd and runs through December 27th. All key fobs will be deactivated during this time. Have a great break and we'll see you all in 2021!
Congratulations to the Paxton Lady Tigers winning third-place at the Paxton 2020 Pre-holiday tournament. Paxton 41 Garden County 36. Go Lady Tigers!
Maywood Hayes Center girls get the win over Paxton 50-30. Mullen girls get the win over Garden County 52-13.
At halftime of the Paxton Pre Holiday Tournament. Maywood Hayes Center leads the Paxton Lady Tigers 32-16 and the Mullen Lady Broncos lead Garden County 31-9.
Tues. Dec. 22, 2020 is our last day of the semester. Students will be dismissed at 1:50. We are grateful that we could be TOGETHER IN SCHOOl during the past several months! Thank you all so much for your patience, cooperation and kindness! Have a wonderful Christmas break!
The Perkins Co. basketball games will now be on January 12th. JV will start at 4:30 with Varsity to follow.
Paxton Schools is a member of the NSAA. We will follow NSAA guidelines to avoid any sanctions that may be imposed. Non-compliance may include but not be limited to reprimands, fines or exclusion from the post season. Support our students by following the protocols. Go Tigers!!!
There will be NO Future Problem Solvers before or after school on Wednesday, 12/16.
Ice & snow might cancel school, but the BLOOD DRIVE must go on, as the need is always there. The drive has been relocated to the Community Hall downtown. Questions call Mrs. Spencer at 308-889-5052.
Paxton schools will be closed today. Tuesday, December 15. No activities
Paxton schools will have a 10 AM start on Tuesday, December 15. Buses will run accordingly.
Paxton boys defeat Potter-Dix 48-47!
Tigers lead Potter-Dix 33-29 end Q 3. Go tigers!
Paxton Tigers lead Potter-Dix 29-17 as we get 2nd half going! Let’s go boys!
Paxton Lady Tigers defeat Potter-Dix 38-23! Great teamwork!
Paxton Lady Tigers lead Potter-Dix 26-11 at halftime. Go Tigers!
Paxton Schools would like to say thank you to Vance Peak, school board members Cory Holm, Mitch Mitchell, and our head of maintenance Mike Morland for pouring the concrete footings for our new green house donated by Jed and Hanna Flaming. We appreciate the donation, all of your work and support for our program.
Tomorrow's Boys JV basketball game at Potter-Dix has been cancelled. Girls varsity will begin at 3:00 with boys varsity to follow.
Paxton NHS members would like to thank you for your response to signing up for Blood donations on Dec 15. We had to shorten our day for donations due to the need to get the gym ready for a ballgame. We do not have any more openings at this time and will NOT be able to take ANY walk-ins!
A few changes to the start times for the basketball games against Brady and Potter-Dix. Please see the information below and follow their posted guidelines. Link for livestream at Brady https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVFj94LRdO3Xo0OH5zt4unA Link for livestream at Potter-Dix https://striv.tv/channel/potter-dix/
Watch Paxton's State One Act Play Wed. Dec. 9th @ 1:30 MT: https://southeast.newschannelnebraska.com/story/43026877/dec-9 Watch the State D1 Play Production Awards Wed. Dec. 9th @ 9:30 PM MT: https://nsaahome.org/nsaa-play-production-championships-hq/ GO TIGERS!
Paxton NHS members will be hosting the Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, December 15 from 9:30am-2pm. Donation spots a filling up quickly as we have less time to collect donations. You may contact Mrs. Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Paxton Schools has been advised that we are unable to live stream the MS & HS Music Program tonight (12/7) due to copyright restrictions. May be available later date. Elem concerts 12/8 & 12/10 WILL be live streamed as the music they are performing falls under public domain.
The Paxton Music Dep't. will have 3 winter concerts: 6-12 gr: 12/7 @6:30, 3-5 gr: 12/8 @ 6:30 PreK-2 gr: 12/10 @ 6:30pm. At this time, only household members can attend the concerts in person. Watch via STRIV-EVENTS ONLINE at paxtonschools.org under Important Links.
Just a reminder that the Paxton State One Act online store closes down Monday, Dec. 7th at 9 AM: https://nebraskascreenprinting.com/product-category/team-apparel/paxton/paxton-state-one-act/
Tiger BB teams kickoff the season tonight taking on Anselmo-Merna at NPCC. Girls tipoff at 5:00 with boys to follow. Please follow the posted guidelines. Please enter the gym on the south side. Games will be online at https://www.youtube.com/user/NorthPlatteKnights
Paxton Tigers are D1-6 Play Production Champs! Sahara Burch, Ashleigh Jay, Makayla Jenkins, Eben Rosentrater, Josie Callihan & Damin Luedke won Superior Actor Awards! Congrats to Coach England & Assistants Tania Fox & Linda Drews! Special thanks to Matt, Michael, Paula & Dawn!
D1-6 Play Production Virtual Award Ceremony may be viewed Tues Dec. 1st on Creek Valley Live stream channel on youtube at approximately 4:45 or when judges have finalized all results. Go Tigers! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7uBlYdvyPRUhItaVFbyUUQ
Our eighth grade class has been studying Latin American myths and monsters. We’ve even created some stories of our own. Enjoy!! https://sites.google.com/paxtonschools.org/eighthgrade/home
The Paxton Music Department plans to host 3 winter concerts: 6-12 grade: Monday, 12/7 @6:30pm 3-5 grade: Tuesday, 12/8 @ 6:30pm PreK - 2 grade: Thursday, 12/10 @ 6:30pm At this time, only household members can attend the concerts in person. Concerts will be live streamed
The Paxton HS Play Production team presents Belmont Papers, written and directed by Tomás England in Night of One Acts @ 6:30 PM Sat. Nov. 21 @ Paxton School. Current DHM allows only immediate household family members of participants to attend. Masks will be required for everyone in attendance. Admission will be $5 and $4, passes accepted. Watch this event via STRIV-EVENTS ONLINE at paxtonschools.org under Important Links.
Congrats to our Paxton One Act Team as RPAC Conf Champions for 2020! Best RPAC Actor-Eben Rosentrater & Best RPAC Actress-Josie Callihan! Hon Mention: Sahara, Damin & Jacob! Special thanks to Coach England, Ass’t Coaches Tania & Linda & Helpers Michael, Matt, Paula & Dawn!
Paxton Return to School Plan. Elevated Risk (Orange) There are increasing or high stable numbers of COVID positive cases OR percent positive cases due to community or regional spread There is an increase in Flu-Like Symptoms OR COVID like syndromic cases. Clusters or outbreaks exist that are still likely in their early stages, plans to quarantine students and staff are implemented with the consideration for digital learning. There is only enough testing available for symptomatic people. Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department must rely on assistance to conduct investigation for new cases and associated and contact tracing. PPE supplies are only adequate for critical healthcare workers. Critical medical equipment is in limited supply. Guidelines for Elevated Risk are the same as for Moderate Risk except for the following: ● Wearing masks is required whenever 6 ft. physical distancing is not possible for 15 minutes or longer. ● Breakfast and lunch may be served in smaller groups such as in-classroom dining. ● Visitors are allowed, appointments are recommended. Restrictions may apply. Masks are required. ● Field trips and extracurricular activities may be suspended. All guidelines of the governing body of the activity (NSAA, FFA, etc.) will be followed in addition to DHM (Direct Health Measures) and Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department guidelines.
Dear Parents and Students, The SWNPHD Risk Dial is now Red (Severe Risk). In response to this change and concerns about the possibility of increasing Covid cases in school, the District will move to Orange (Elevated Risk) on the Paxton Return to School Plan. It is important for all of us to do our part to continue with in-person learning. Please read the attached Return to School Plan and the latest SWNPHD information. Help keep our school community safe by masking when you are unable to social distance. Thank you, Mr. Dack
The Paxton HS Play Production Cast & Crew directed by Tomås England, Tania Fox & Linda Drews will present Belmont Papers in the RPAC Contest @ Southwest HS Nov. 18th. No spectators are allowed at the RPAC performance due to COVID-19 restrictions. Night of the One Acts will take place @ Paxton Schools Nov. 21st @ 6:30 PM with only immediate household members of participants allowed per NSAA guidelines. We will post more info regarding the D1-6 Play Contest @ Creek Valley Dec. 1st when we have that information. Go Tigers!
JH Wrestlers start their season today in Sutherland. Matches begin at 1:00. Reminder no spectators will be allowed. Matches can be viewed online at... https://youtu.be/NfFQv1VEBgk
Dear Paxton School Families, Below is important information from Southwest Nebraska Public Health District. Please take time to read this important information. Gatherings and Community Spread in Southwest Nebraska Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) had 192 new cases of COVID-19 reported from October 27th to November 2nd. Case investigations have revealed that most of the current spread of COVID-19 in southwest Nebraska is occurring at small gatherings and workplaces, along with community spread. SWNPHD recommends that everyone take precautions to protect their friends, neighbors, and coworkers by avoiding the 3 C’s, even in small groups, which are 1) crowded places, 2) close contact, and 3) confined spaces. Please wear a mask when you are unable to avoid the 3 C’s. We ALL need to do our part to keep the 20-21 school year going with in-person learning. Mr. Dack
The JH Wrestling season will kick off Thursday in Sutherland. Sutherland has announced that no spectators will be allowed.
The Tiger football team will travel to McCool Junction on Friday 11/6. Kickoff at 5:00.
You're Invited: State FB Playoffs Pep Rally from 2:10 to 2:30 in the west gym Fri. Oct. 30th. All attendees will sit in designated areas. Parents and visitors are asked to please wear face coverings as this event is during regular school hours. Go Tigers! We are proud of you!
Paxton Schools will have a 10 AM Start on Monday, October 26th. Buses will run accordingly. There will be no morning practices.
Tiger football has qualified for the NSAA D-6 playoffs and will host SEM on 10/30/20. Game will be at 6:00. Make sure you order your state football apparel before midnight on 10/25/20. https://paxtonplayoffs2020.itemorder.com/
The Tiger football team has qualified for the NSAA D-6 State Football Playoffs. Order your state playoff apparel at the link below. ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY MIDNIGHT ON 10/25! https://paxtonplayoffs2020.itemorder.com/
Dear Parents, Please notify the school if you need Internet Services in your home. Paxton Schools is working on a grant with the Keith County Foundation Fund and Nebraska Community Foundation to help provide these services to any of our school families who need internet.
Attention Parents and Students: Government officials have notified schools that they are extending the Free Meals Waiver through the end of the 20-21 school year. All students can eat breakfast and lunch at school for FREE!!! Thank you! USDA and Congress for making this happen.
REMINDER: Paxton Schools will be Closed on Friday, October 23.
Attention all Seniors and their parents: Thursday, October 22, 2020 is our Financial Aid night beginning at 6:30 pm in the DL room. If it would make more sense for your family to attend this via zoom, please let me know and I can send you a link for it. Please let me know if you plan to attend in person. Thank you! email@example.com
Get your Paxton Tiger Wrestling gear here! Order and pay online and delivery is free if sent to the school. There is also a ship to home option. https://paxtonconsolidatedschwr20.itemorder.com/ The store is open until Oct 27th.
If you plan on attending the NSAA State XC Championships on 10/23/20 to cheer on Adrian & Damin, tickets must be purchased in advanced online at the website below. Tickets cannot be purchased at the event. https://gofan.co/app/school/NSAA
Congratulations State Cross Country Qualifiers Adrian & Damin, Coach Jorgensen & Coach Cassell! Adrian placed 6th & Damin 10th at the D6 XC Meet @ Bridgeport 10-15-2020! We wish you the best of luck at the State XC Meet 10-23-2020 in Kearney! Go Tigers!
Reminder: Individual Picture Retakes PK-12 will be available at 12:00 PM today, Tues. Oct. 13. Please notify the Paxton School office if your child needs to have their school picture retaken. Thank you!
NHS members are selling greenery through October 21, 2020. If you wish to order contact a member or Mrs. Spencer. Adrian, Makayla, Ashleigh, Stacie, Ally, Remington, Dane, Keegan, Eben, Jared and Damin.
REMINDER - There will be NO School on Monday, October 12 due to Teacher Inservice.
Individual Picture Retakes PK-12 will be available at 12:00 PM Tues. Oct. 13. Please notify the Paxton School office if your child needs to have their school picture retaken. Thank you!
Paxton Prowlers Dance team will be holding a hat, gloves, and scarves drive for their community service project. There will be a drop off box at Hehnke's starting Monday, October 12 and a drop off box at the concessions for Thursday games, October 15th. Thank you!
Paxton NHS members will be hosting the Community Blood Drive on Tuesday, October 20 from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. You may contact any NHS member, Mrs. Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org, or use your Blood Donor app to schedule an appointment. Senior NHS members have the opportunity to earn scholarship money through this service project. Senior members include: Adrian Eakins, Makayla Jenkins, Stacie Green, Ashleigh Jay, Eben Rosentrater, Dane Storer, Jared Fox, Remington Schimonitz and Keegan Schow.
Our high school science students got the opportunity to Skype a Scientist. We met with Stijn De Baerdemacker, a professor from the University of New Brunswick. He has research expertise in quantum physics, chemistry, and computing. Through our discussion, students got a better idea of what a scientist actually does. Stijn also emphasized that it doesn't matter where you come from, having a curious and questioning mind is what it takes to become a scientist!
Thanks for attending Parent Teacher Conferences! Prize Winners: Family Season Pass: C. Florom $25 Paxton Apparel Store Gift Certif: D. Runge & A. Brewster $5 Concessions Coupon: A. Fricke, C. Stevens, N. Potts, N.Clouse & S. Hebblethwaite. See you at school to collect your prize!
Watch the Lady Tigers Volleyball team tonight at the Medicine Valley Tri. The Lady Tigers will play Arapahoe and Medicine Valley. Go Tigers!!! https://tinyurl.com/yyy8gv4b
Dear Parents, Thank you for attending Parent Teacher Conferences. Taking part in your child's education means the world to us and them. We make a great TEAM!!! Go Tigers!!!
Watch Paxton Tiger Volleyball tonight at Arthur County on the Arthur County Schools Facebook Page. Go Tigers!
Activity schedule updates.... Our volleyball team will not be participating in the NPCC JV Tournament on Sept. 28 The junior high VB/FB game with Sandhills Valley is on Oct. 7. This was a misprint on the activity calendars.
Dear Parents: Please join us for Parent-Teacher Conferences for PK-12 students Wed. Sept. 23 or Sept. 30 from 3-7 PM at Paxton Schools following a 2:00 dismissal. PK-5 conf times are pre-scheduled with the classroom teacher and parents are notified of their assigned conference time. Gr. 6-12 parents are invited to go directly to the various classrooms of their children’s teachers any time from 3-7 PM Sept. 23 and Sept. 30, 2020. There will be drawings for prizes for those families who attend! You could win a season activity pass for your family, free admission to school activities, concession stand coupons and more! See you soon!
Homecoming Week is Sept. 21-25, 2020 Theme: "Homecoming Games" Dress Up Days: Mon. USA Day, Tues. Tie Dye Day, Wed. Dynamic Duo Day, Thurs. Throwback/Sr. Citizen Day, Fri. Blue & Gold /JerseyDay. Homecoming Coronation at conclusion of FB Game Sept. 25. Go Tigers!
Dear Parents, We have been informed by NDE Nutrition Services that ALL Students are eligible for Free Lunch and Breakfast under the CARES ACT through December 2020. ALL Students qualify for this program for free meals at school.
Looking ahead to the NPCC VB Tournament on 9/19. We will now play a triangular at NPCC against Maxwell at 1:00 and SEM at approx. 2:00. Please follow the guidelines for attending this event found in the link below... https://5il.co/kx6e
Congratulations Adrian Eakins 10th & Damin Luedke 15th @ the Chase Co Cross Country Meet Sept. 10, 2020! Go Tigers!
Good luck to the Lady Tigers Volleyball Team tonight at the Garden County Tri with Garden County and Minatare. Go Tigers!!!
Good luck to the Paxton XC Team @ the Chase Co Invite today. HS girls run @ 3:30, followed by HS boys XC then JH @ approximately 4:30 at the Imperial Country Club Golf Course! Go Tigers!
Good Luck! JH Volleyball and Football as they begin their 2020 season at Creek Valley today. GO TIGERS!!!
Great Job! Lady Tiger Volleyball wins in straight sets over Brady and Sandhills Valley tonight. Go Tigers!!!
Good Luck to the Paxton Volleyball Team today at the Brady triangular with Brady and Sandhills Valley. Go Tigers!!!
Congratulations! Paxton Volleyball Team. Winning in three sets over Creek Valley Friday night. Go Tigers!
Good Job! Paxton Tiger Football wins 66-56 over Creek Valley. Go Tigers!!!
6-12 teacher lesson plans for the remainder of the year can be found here.... www.tinyurl.com/paxtonlessonplans The link does not change and the teachers will update accordingly.
Return to School Plan The Return to School committee met recently to revisit and review our plan. The revised plan can be found on the Documents page of the school webpage or by accessing this url: https://5il.co/ka0m Please notice the changes made to the Elevated Risk protocols for our school and please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you
Stay up to date with all of our activities by downloading the rSchool app. This will provide you with up to date information regarding all of our activities. Open the link to view instructions on how to download and use the app. https://5il.co/cdan
JH & HS Fall Sports Pictures are scheduled for Wed. Aug. 26, 2020. Makenzi's Photography has provided sports picture order forms for JH and HS FB, VB & XC team members. Please bring uniforms & order form with payment Aug. 26 for fall sports pictures!
SMILE! Picture Day for PK-12 Paxton students and staff is scheduled 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Wed. Aug. 26, 2020! MaKenzi's Photography will provide an order form with proofs for parents to select their favorite photos at a later date! No payment is needed Aug. 26th.
Dear Tiger Parents, Thank you for making our first two days of school a great experience for students and staff. We appreciate you working with us to follow our Return to School guidelines. It is AWESOME! to have your children back in school. Your support of our school does not go unnoticed and we cannot do this without you. Go Tigers!!!
Reminder that you can support our football team by purchasing hoodies, t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, and hats. The date to turn in these forms is now Tuesday, April 18th, at noon. Forms can also be found in the office. https://5il.co/jkkv
Hello everyone! We hope your summer was AWESOME!!! We can't wait to see everyone again for the first day of school on Thursday, August 13th from 8:00 to 3:42. A few reminders as we look forward to seeing all of you. ALL Visitors to the school will be required to wear a mask and have temperature checks when entering the building. Parents will be allowed to bring children into the building on the first day of school following this procedure. The Return to School Plan for Paxton Schools and Student Covid 19 Flowchart can now be accessed on the school webpage in the Documents section. The flowchart is below and the Return to School Plan can also be access https://5il.co/jf4q. These procedures serve as general guidance. The primary outcome for this plan is to keep students and staff in attendance at school and provide a safe environment for teaching and learning. Thank you for helping us implement this plan.
Show your support for the Paxton football team by purchasing our team apparel. Order form is on the link below or can also be picked up in the office. Orders need to be turned in to the office with payment by Friday, Aug 14 at noon https://5il.co/jb4a
High School students PLEASE be checking your school email on an update in on what new courses we are offering. Let Mrs. Spencer know if you have any questions or are interested in the classes.
Dear Parents, Vaccines for Children & Adult Shot Clinic When Thu, August 20, 12:30pm – 1:30pm Where Prairie View Elementary School, 801 E O St, Ogallala, NE 69153, USA (map) Description Free and reduced price immunizations for kids, teens and adults will be available in the Superintendent's office of Prairie View elementary from 12:30 to 1:30 pm Mountain Time. Most insurance is accepted, as well as private pay. Call 308-345-4223 to see if you qualify for free vaccines.
Reminder about the football camp for any Paxton student entering grades 7-12. Dates are 7/28 & 7/29 from 6:30-8. The only items needed for this non-contact camp include cleats and a water bottle. Forms can be picked up in the office and turned in at the camp. https://5il.co/i847
The 20-21 Paxton Activity Calendars are now available at the Hardin Agency and Western Nebraska Bank.
The Paxton 2020 Graduation will be broadcast on Striv at https://striv.tv/channel/paxton/ at 3:00 pm, July 25.
Dear Parents and Students. The Return to School Plan for Paxton Schools can now be accessed at the following URL. https://5il.co/ilf0 or on the school webpage. These procedures serve as general guidance. The primary outcome for this plan is to keep students and staff in attendance at school and provide a safe environment for teaching and learning. Thank you for helping us implement this plan.
Seniors please make sure to update Mrs. Spencer on your plan for after high school. If you plan on attending college, include where and if you know your intended major. This will be listed on the graduation program as an insert.
Dear Parents, You are invited to attend the Prom Grand March and take pictures tomorrow (7/16) at Harbor Lights at 5:00 pm mt. Pictures will be allowed outside only in the Garden Area. Students, please remember to bring your Waiver to attend.
MaKenzi’s Photography will take graduation photos w/payment due July 25th. $4 class 5 x 7, individual 5 x 7, 8 wallets $5 individual magnet $10 memory mate w/class & individual photo Graduates are asked to be at school by 1:30 for practice & pictures July 25th.
We are excited to honor our graduates of the Class of 2020 at Paxton Schools at 3 PM Saturday, July 25, 2020. In order to host graduation at our school we must implement the following precautions according to guidelines from the CDC and Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department: Each graduate is permitted to bring up to 16 total guests. All guests must be invited by a graduate in order to attend the graduation ceremony. No public guests will be permitted. One group of 8 family members or guests per graduate will be seated together on the floor in designated areas. All other guests will sit in the bleachers in designated areas in groups of no more than 8, per social distancing guidelines. Attendees are recommended to follow these safety guidelines: Physical distancing Frequent hand washing or use of hand sanitizer Staying home if sick Wearing a face covering (optional) Specific safety guidelines to prevent the spread of Coronavirus will be posted throughout the school. There will not be a receiving line or gift drop off during the graduation. For those unable to attend in person, the event will be live streamed and accessible at paxtonschools.org website. Thank you for celebrating graduation with us and keeping our school community safe!
Hello everyone! We hope your summer is going well and you are finding ways to stay cool. We wanted to let you know that we are planning to start school on August 13th and we can't wait to see everyone again. Starting back to school may look a little different and we are creating Back-to-School protocols that we will share with you prior to the start of school. Stay safe this summer and we look forward to seeing each of you in August.
Come help your neighbors by donating blood at the school on Monday, June 22 from 9:30-3;30 at the Blood Drive that is hosted by the NHS members! Walk-ins are welcome especially during the afternoon or you can schedule an appointment with your Blood Donor App or contact Mrs. Spencer at email@example.com.
Reminder to turn in your forms or contact Mrs. Spencer if you plan to take the Driver's Ed course that begins on June 23, so that she has all the materials ready for you! firstname.lastname@example.org
If you're healthy and feeling well, you can help ensure hospitals have enough blood on the shelves and receive insight into whether you may have been exposed to this coronavirus. The Red Cross is now testing all blood, platelet & plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies. Appointments are strongly encouraged. Schedule now: rcblood.org/appt for our upcoming blood drive on June 22, 2020. Thank you!
Paxton Prom at Harbor Lights will be held July 16, 2020, 6:00 to 12:00 MT. Post prom activities will be included. Students must Register at www.gotoprom2020.com. There will be a $5.00 registration fee. Out-of-down dates will also need to be registered. Registration needs to be completed by July 1, 2020. Details about Paxton Prom can be found on the Paxton Prom link http://gotoprom2020.com/paxton or the Parent Letter link http://gotoprom2020.com/letter. Transportation by bus will be available by the school. Please be sure to complete this question when registering. Buses will leave from the school at approximately 5:15 MT.
The National Honor Society members will be hosting a blood drive AT the SCHOOL on Monday, June 22 from 9:30-3:30. You may schedule an appointment by using your Blood Donor App or emailing Mrs. Spencer at email@example.com
WEIGHT ROOM – Paxton Schools will open the Weight Room to public access for adults, beginning Monday, June 1st as permitted by CDC guidelines. Access will be available from 4 pm to 9 pm daily. Please follow social distancing guidelines and disinfect the equipment when finished using. Disinfectant wipes and spray will be available in the weight room. ONLY the Weight Room is available for use, NO GYMS as per CDC guidelines. The facility will be monitored daily for compliance. Contact the school at 239-4283 for access to the weight room or if you have any questions.
Dear Parents and Students, we will be checking in student materials on Monday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 2. Please use the following schedule: using the first initial of the last name, please come at the following times: A,B 9 am, C,D 10 am, E,F 11 am, G-I noon, J-L 1 pm, M-O 2 pm and P-Z 3 pm. Elementary students will enter through the South entrance to drop off school materials and pick up their belongings. JH and HS students will enter through the South JH entrance to drop off their materials and clean out lockers, if necessary. Students should return digital devices with chargers and cases, library books, classroom books and other school issued materials. Students with combination locks should put them in their computer cases. Thank you
High school summer conditioning will begin Monday June 1 from 6:30 - 7:30 AM. Workouts are Mon - Thurs. There will also be a fall sports meeting after conditioning on Monday as well. Any ??'s please contact Mr. Jorgensen
Dear Parents, We would like your feedback concerning the remote learning experience. If you have not already completed the short parent survey, we would appreciate your feedback. The survey link is below and will close next Tuesday, May 28 at 12:00 PM MT. Thank you. https://nasb.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8czQui4eco76RjT
School Physicals for 2020-21 are required for incoming Kindergarteners, 7th graders and out-of-state transfer students per Nebraska Statute. NSAA is only requiring sports physicals for incoming 9th graders. Students in grades 8, 10, 11, 12 in 2020-21 only need a sports physical if they do not already have one on file at the school for the 2019-20 year. All students in grades 7-12 who are participating in NSAA extracurricular activities will need to complete the NSAA Consent Form together with their parent(s). Forms are available in the Documents section @ paxtonschools.org
Dear Parents, Thank you again for all your help supporting your children and our teachers during remote learning. We could not have done this without you and I am positive this will make our school community even stronger. We would like your feedback concerning the remote learning experience, so would you please go to the following url to complete a short survey. Have a great summer! https://nasb.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8czQui4eco76RjT
For our last day of the 2019-2020 school year, enjoy this video in summary! We are looking forward to seeing everyone in the fall! Enjoy your summer! https://vimeo.com/418580612 you will need the password tigers in order to view it.
Dear Parents and Students, we will be checking in student materials on Monday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 2. Please use the following schedule: using the first initial of the last name, please come at the following times: A,B 9 am, C,D 10 am, E,F 11 am, G-I noon, J-L 1 pm, M-O 2 pm and P-Z 3 pm. Elementary students will enter through the South entrance to drop off school materials and pick up their belongings. JH and HS students will enter through the South JH entrance to drop off their materials and clean out lockers, if necessary. Students should return digital devices with chargers and cases, library books, classroom books and other school issued materials. Students with combination locks should put them in their computer cases. Thank you
Congratulations to the Paxton Consolidated Schools graduating class of 2020!! https://youtu.be/-OBtqTcOZYc
Please enjoy the senior video prior to the virtual graduation. Graduation will be posted at 9 a.m. https://youtu.be/M_Wrtv26BC0
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK! Thank You, Paxton Teachers for all you do for our students and school. You are Truly the BEST!!!. Have a great week. #gotigers #tigerpride
Congrats to the 6th grade FPS team for taking 6th place at this year's VIRTUAL Future Problem Solvers State Bowl! Well done Marlee, Madi, AJ, and Preston! And thank you to all of our Paxton FPSers for a great year!
THE NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SEEKS FEEDBACK ON FEDERAL CARES ACT The Nebraska Department of Education is seeking feedback to help school districts address immediate needs in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The United States Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security (CARES) Act, which includes one-time relief funding for local school districts, intended to address challenges of providing education during the COVID-19 pandemic. The NDE is asking for responses through a short survey to understand local needs as well as potential investments and support. The survey is available in English and Spanish on the department’s website: https://tinyurl.com/ybc39ula Everyone is encouraged to fill out the survey by Monday, May 11, 2020.
We are having a blood drive April 24th at the Community Center from 9:30 to 3:30! There is a huge blood shortage due to blood drives being canceled. They are asking that you bring a mask to wear while you are there. Only two people will be donating at a time. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com if you would like us to schedule an appointment, it would be greatly appreciated!
Just a reminder that 6-12 teacher lesson plans for the remainder of the year can be found here....https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mCi0bUpxYyXewh3cvemppF8TUJchGE_nA-vYJgy6bXU/edit?usp=sharing. The link does not change and the teachers will update accordingly. Thank you!
Spread the word: The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed now to donate to help patients counting on lifesaving blood. Make an appointment at rcblood.org/appt.
Dear Parents and Students, The Paxton School Board set the last day of school as May 14th. We will continue with remote learning through this date and then communicate with you our plans for checking in computers and picking up your things left here at school. Thank you for all you are doing to support and participate in remote learning. We know this has not been easy and we cannot thank you enough for your help. We miss you all and can't wait to see you. Take care and PLEASE continue to follow guidelines for keeping yourself safe. Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected Mr. Dack
6-12 Grade lesson plans can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mCi0bUpxYyXewh3cvemppF8TUJchGE_nA-vYJgy6bXU/edit?usp=sharing
6-12th Grade Parents-A Google sheet that contains lesson plans for all teachers can be found at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mCi0bUpxYyXewh3cvemppF8TUJchGE_nA-vYJgy6bXU/edit?usp=sharing. Individual questions may directed towards teachers. Thank you!
Dear Parents and Students, Please see the following announcement concerning Paxton School closure and continued remote learning. https://5il.co/en37
Wednesday, April 1st is Paraprofessional Appreciation Day, a national day when we celebrate our paraprofessionals and highlight the contributions of paraprofessionals to their students and schools. THANK YOU!!! Paxton Paraprofessionals, You Are the Best.
Please see the following announcement concerning Paxton School Closure through April 30th. https://5il.co/eeb2
Good morning Paxton Tigers! Thank you for being such awesome students and parents during the student pick up day. It was great seeing all of you and really hard to not give you a high-five, fist pump or hug. This has definitely been hard and new for all of us, but Tigers are known for their toughness, so hang in there. If you need anything, please email me or call the school. Our school community is strong. Stay Tough Tigers!!! Mr. Dack
Dear Paxton Families, Hard to believe we have been out of school for a week and we have two more weeks to go. Paxton teachers have been working hard to provide meaningful education for students while at home and they will be sending that home soon or you will pick it up on Monday. Students take it easy on your parents because this is new for them as well and they need your support. Parents we are here for you also, so please don't hesitate to reach out to us whenever you need something. I am optimistic that more positives than negatives will be the result of all this and our school community will only be stronger for it. You are constantly on our minds and We Miss You! Go Tigers! Mr. Dack
Dear Paxton Students, we have made Accelerated Reader available for you to take quizzes while at home. Good luck on your quizzes and We Miss You!!!
KEEP ON READING! For all of you who want to continue to read and attain more AR points I have a couple of options for you that will keep you reading in the comfort of your own home! SebcoBooks are offering free multi-user ebooks with over 450 titles to choose from! Go to www.sebcobooks.com then click on the box on the bottom left side. Then you will type: keepreading in the Username and: sebco in the Password Then you be asked to type in a student I.D you will need to type the number : 1 Another great option is Rosen Classroom. Rosen Classroom is offering free access to 2,000 fiction and nonfiction eBooks to supplement at-home instruction while our school is closed. On a computer, tablet, or mobile device with a connection to the internet, students have access to a full library of fiction and nonfiction eBooks at home. Independent reading is a wonderful way to assure students remain engaged in learning. We are committed to supporting parents as they encourage students to read on epointplus. To access your account, just go to epointplus.com and enter your username and password. You may access the account with the following information: K-2 Username: keeplearning_k-2 Password: read 3-5 Username: keeplearning_3-5 Password: read 6-8 Username: keeplearning_6-8 Password: read 9-12 Username: keeplearning_9-12 Password: read Please use both of these online library sites. I’m sure you will find many books from different genres to satisfy your reading appetite. Enjoy!! Happy Reading! Mrs. Storer
Students in gr 6-12 should check their email for more information regarding the Mon. March 23 pick-up of materials. Students without email access should contact the school at 308-239-4283. Stay safe! We miss you!
Paxton students please bring back your library books when you come to clean out your lockers. I will have a big box by the library door for the high school and middle school. Elem please bring back all of your books and use the drop box for your returns. **HS and MS if you have not finished reading your book you may keep it and bring the book back when we return.**
SCHOOL LUNCH AVAILABILITY: Dear Paxton Families. Paxton schools will be providing FREE sack lunches to any interested students beginning Monday, March 23. If you would like a sack lunch please let us know by Friday, March 20 by leaving a message at 308-239-4283 or email Mr. Dack at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Elementary Parents. Elementary teachers have placed everything your student needs to take home on their desk in the classroom. Please take these materials and ALL items out of their cubby on Monday. Thank you
Due to impending weather on Friday, student clean out will be moved to Monday, March 23 using the same times. Student clean out will NOT be a social gathering, Please plan on grabbing your things and leaving the building. Thank you
In order to plan for lunch items, please notify the school by Friday at 9:00 am if you plan to eat lunch on the following Monday. Thank you
NHS Induction has been postponed until April 14th at 7 pm in the Media Center.
Apologies...Students need to pick up items this Friday, March 20.
The school will provide a daily meal during the school closure to those students that want it at no charge. Please call the school at 308-239-4283 before 9 a.m. to schedule the meal. Drop off locations will be determined based on need and the service will start on Monday, March 23.
In order to properly clean the school we would like students to come claim their belongings using the schedule to follow. ALL PreK to 6th grade students will be taking home their iPads and 7-12 need to make sure they have their devices with them. Using the first initial of the last name, please come at the following times: A,B 9 am, C,D 10 am, E,F 11 am, G-I noon, J-L 1 pm, M-O 2 pm and P-Z 3 pm.
Dear parents and students. At this time Paxton Schools is planning to be closed through April 3 as recommended by the Commissioner of Education. Classes will resume on April 6. Teachers will be providing lessons for students soon. Stay tuned!
In order to provide educational opportunities for your student. Please call the school ASAP at 308-239-4283 to let us know if you DONT have Internet at home.
Elementary parent teacher conferences for today have been canceled.
Paxton Schools will be closed this week March 16-20. Our school closure is in response to coronavirus and the CDC recommending social distancing and public protection. Please keep children home to avoid community spread. Further information will follow.
Paxton Schools continues to monitor the coronavirus and the changes that may impact the school community. The Paxton Board of Education will have an Emergency Meeting on Monday, March 16 at 7:00 pm in the School Board Room to discuss the situation.
Paxton Prom has been postponed to May 2. Hirschfeld's have been contacted and they will hold all reservations until then.
State FFA Convention— Canceled Like many events the State FFA convention has been canceled.
SPEECH CONTEST: The NSAA is regretfully suspending district and state speech contests until further notice.
Dear Parents Paxton Schools continues to monitor the rapidly changing events associated with the coronavirus and the potential impact it has on our school community. At this time I can tell you that many activities are being cancelled across the state and I am sure that there will be more cancellations to come. We are planning on having school as scheduled and we will decide whether to participate in any of the remaining activities scheduled this year as more information becomes available. We will follow guidance from Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department, Nebraska Department of Education, State of Nebraska and other agencies when making these decisions. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through this together.
It's gameday Tiger Nation! Tigers take on L-C-C in the 1st round of the state tournament at 9:45. Radio broadcast on 93.5 and 103.5. Free online viewing (Thanks NSAA!!) at the link below https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/nsaa
Per the NSAA... All games on Thursday and Friday of the NSAA Boys Basketball Championships will be available, free of charge, on the NFHS Network. You can access and view all games by clicking the below link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/nsaa
The time of the NHS induction has been changed from 3 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, March 19, 2020.
The District is closely monitoring the coronavirus situation. Please see the following link for more information. https://5il.co/dju7
Girl Scouts has been cancelled for today because our troop leader can not make it.
State Boys Basketball Pep Rally will be at 8:15 AM Wed. March 11, 2020! GO TIGERS! Good luck at State!
Here’s the link to order your state basketball shirts. Orders due by 9AM on March 5. https://nebraskascreenprinting.com/product-category/team-apparel/paxton/paxton-boys-state-basketball/
If you can’t make it to the game tonight to cheer on the Tigers, watch them on Strive. https://striv.tv/channel/axtell/
Next week we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday & Read Across America week. We have lots of fun activities planned to promote reading! Please see below for the Pre-K - 5th grade dress up days designated to match Dr. Seuss' books! Monday Cat In the Hat Day! (Wear a hat) Tuesday I Can Read With My Eyes Shut Day! (Wear a shirt you can read) Wednesday Green Eggs and Ham Day! (Wear as much green as you can) Thursday Fox in Socks Day! (Wear crazy or mismatched socks) Friday If I Ran the Zoo Day! (Wear something with animal print)
K-5 Family Night has been rescheduled for Monday, March 2 from 6:00-7:30 due to district basketball being on Tuesday, March 3.
Note the change - Tux night is now Monday, March 2nd. 6:00-7:30 MT at Ole’s.
A trip to the state tournament is on the line as the Tiger boys basketball team will take on Axtell on Tuesday, 3/3/20 in Gothenburg at 6:00. Good luck boys!
Tigers get the win over WaPa 60-53 and will advance to the District finals on either Saturday, Monday, or Tuesday. More info will be released when available. Great job boys!
Opportunity to start a college fund!!! Nest of Fun 2020 has a photo contest that is open until May 15. Go to this website (NEST529.com/scholarships) to see the rules and get more information.
The Paxton NHS members are hosting the Paxton Blood Drive tomorrow at the school from 9:30-3:30. Walk ins are welcome and appointments are still available!!
Paxton v Wauneta-Palisade in B BB D1-12 Championship at PCHS in Grant @ 6 PM Thurs Feb 27. Go tigers!
Tonight's Girl Scout meeting has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Tonight's Boys Basketball Sub-District games at Sidney have been postponed to Wednesday, 2/26/20. Paxton will play Creek Valley at 5:30.
Paxton Schools continues to fight the cold and flu. Please see the attached link when making a decision on whether or not to send your child to school. Thank you! https://5il.co/d6g1
RPAC Speech Meet!! What a great (but snowy!) day. Lots of medal winners! Humorous- Eben 1st, Sahara 2nd. Poetry- Damin 1st, Emily 2nd. Informative- Ashleigh 1st, Jasmine 7th. Duet- Sahara & Jasmine 5th, Makayla & Josie 7th. Serious- Emily 7th. Entertainment- Aaron 7th. Makayla, Zaydee, and Jayden received Superior certificates in their events. Very proud of our Speechsters!!
As a reminder, Paxton Schools will be closed Mon. Feb. 17, 2020 so that teachers can attend the ESU 16 Inservice Day at Hershey. Classes resume PK-12 Tues. Feb. 18th. The school will be open Mon. Feb. 17 for the college DL classes.
At Thursday's basketball games against Sutherland, we will celebrate our Winter Parent's Night. Prior to the Girls Varsity warm-ups, we will announce the girls basketball team at approx. 4:30. Prior to the Boys Varsity warm-ups, will announce the Wrestling team then Boys Basketball. At halftime of the Boys Varsity, we will announce our Dance Team. There will be no Girls JV. Boys JV will start at 4:00.
Please join us at Paxton Schools at 6 PM Mon. Feb. 10 for the RPAC West Division Vocal Concert. Participating schools include DCS, Hayes Center, Hitchcock Co, Maxwell, Maywood, Paxton, Wallace & Wauneta-Palisade!
School Board Appreciation Week: Thank you Cory, Jeremy, Mitch, Leah, Michael and Doug for your dedication to Paxton Schools. Go Tigers!!!
Congrats to our Perkins Co Speech Meet Medalists! Jasmine & Sahara Burch - Duet 2nd Sahara Burch - Humorous Prose 3rd Jasmine Burch - Informative 5th Ashleigh Jay - Informative 9th Damin Luedke - Poetry 6th Emily Welch - Poetry 8th
Stay up to date with our activities by downloading the rSchool Activity Scheduler to your phone or device. Information on how to do this is found in the link below. https://5il.co/cdan
Paxton Schools will have a 10 AM start today Friday, January 17. Buses will run accordingly.
Parents/Guardians-If you have had trouble logging in to Revtrak to make a lunch payment, your password is too short. To Change this, go to https://paxton.powerschool.com/public/home.html, sign in and change your password so it is AT LEAST 8 characters
Paxton Student Council will sponsor Spirit Week Jan. 13-18, 2020! Spirit Days Mon. Jan. 13 - Hat Day Tues. Jan. 14 - Character Day Wed. Jan. 15 - Color Day Staff - Neon 12th - Navy 11th - Black 10th - White 9th - Grey 8th - Yellow 7th - Red 6th - Pink 5th - Red 4th - Yellow 3rd - Grey 2nd - White 1st - Black K & Pre K - Navy The Student Council will sponsor a Snowball Dance on Jan. 18th @ Swede’s Dance Hall for grades 6-12. 6th-8th: 7 pm - 8:30 pm 9th-12th: 9 pm - 11 pm The dance is not formal but students are expected to dress nicely. There is no charge for entry to the dance, but snacks and soda will cost $3 at the door. Go Tigers! #wearepaxton
Paxton Community Blood Drive is TODAY!!! We are at the Community Building downtown accepting blood donations from 9:30-3:30! Come on by, the NHS members would love to see you and have your support! Thank you!
As a reminder. Paxton Schools is Closed to the Public and Students throughout the NSAA Moratorium. The last day of the NSAA Moratorium is Thursday December 26th. Thank you for your cooperation and Wishing You a Very Merry Christmas!!!
Good luck to Paxton's NSAA D1 State Qualifying One Act Play Cast, Crew & Coaches as they present "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" at Norfolk Sr High School Dec. 11 @ 9:45 AM MT. Go Tigers! Pep Rally @ 9:30 AM Tues. Dec. 10 @ the Paxton School!
Order for State One Act shirts can be ordered here. Orders close December 5th at 2:00 p.m. https://nebraskascreenprinting.com/?s=paxton
JH/HS Winter Sports Pictures are scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 JH @ 2:40 HS @ 3:15. Make sure to pick up a MaKenzi's Photography memory mate order form from your coach or the school office! SMILE! Go Tigers!
Due to this weekend's snow storm, District One-Acts tomorrow at Creek Valley will start 1 hour later. Paxton will now perform at approx. 2:45.
Paxton schools will be closed on Tuesday, November 26 due to impending weather. There will be no activities or practices on Tuesday. Happy Thanksgiving.
The Junior High Wrestling meet scheduled for tomorrow 11/26 at Perkins County has been Cancelled.
There will be a Post Prom parent meeting for all junior class parents, Tuesday, November 12th at 5:30 PM in the Commons Area.
Paxton schools will have a 10 AM start today Monday, November 11. Buses will run accordingly
Junior Class Parents, there will be a post prom meeting on Tuesday, November 12th at 5:30 PM in the Commons Area.
Here's the schedule for Parent's Night on Thursday. Announcements at Volleyball 4:25 - Gather Volleyball Parent's in northwest corner of the gym. 4:30 - Volleyball Parent's Introductions Announcements at Football 6:00 - Gather XC and Football Parent's in east endzone. 6:05 - XC Team introductions followed by Football Halftime - Dance Team introductions
Please support the Paxton Booster Club this Thursday at their BBQ Fundraiser beginning at 5:00 mt at the Football Field.
You could win AND make a life-changing difference this fall! Come to give blood with the Red Cross and Paxton Consolidated Schools on October 25, 2019, and you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win one of five $500 gift cards redeemable at hundreds of merchants, courtesy of Tango Card. See terms and sign up to give at rcblood.org/game
Reminder: Paxton schools will be closed Monday, October 14 for teachers PLC day in Hershey. Second quarter begins Tuesday.
Save the date!! Family Night for K-5 students will be November 5. More information coming SOON!
Due to anticipated weather, the RPAC Cross Country meet will now be held on Wednesday, October 9, at Cross Creek Golf Course in Cambridge. The meet will start at 3:00 MT.
Seniors and parents you are invited to come to the school for FAFSA and Food night at 6pm!! We will fill out the FAFSA if your child is thinking of attending college this next fall! I’ll be there until 8pm, come when you can!
Due to impending weather, Paxton Booster Club will postpone tonight's Homecoming BBQ To the night of October 24th, which is Parent's Night! Come cheer on your Hometown Tigers at tonight's game!
The Homecoming PEP Rally will be in the School Gym this afternoon at 1:15 pm due to inclement weather.
Thank you for attending Parent Teacher Conferences! Here are the winners of the fall '19 drawing: 19-20 Family Season Pass: Carol & Jared Eakins $25 Gift Certificate to Paxton Apparel Store: Linda Drews, Rachel Walker $5 Concessions Coupon: Harry Stewart, Vickie Fricke, Britt Kuenning, Kay Davison, Tara Perlinger Scholastic Book: Diana Garcia, Nicole Potts Please stop by the school office to collect your prize!
Good Luck! Lady Tigers VB at Medicine Valley Tri tonight. #gotigers
The Homecoming PEP Rally this Friday will be at the Football Field instead of Loper Park. Please join us at 1:15 pm to cheer on the Tigers!!!
Due to course conditions at Wildhorse Golf Course, the Gothenburg HS & JH Cross Country Invite scheduled for Thursday has been cancelled.
The School Improvement committee appreciates your feedback and help in making sure our school is providing a quality education for children. Parents, would you please take a couple of minutes to complete a survey and provide us with the information needed to make our school a great place for kids and learning. If you completed the survey at parent teacher conferences, you do not have to complete it again. Thank you! Link: https://forms.gle/pw6Kjo8dHkCjEUcw5
MaKenzi's Photography will accept individual picture order forms through Fri. Sept. 27, 2019 at the school! Please return picture order forms by Friday, the 27th if you want to order pictures for your child! Thank you!
Homecoming Sept 30-Oct. 4, 2019 Mon-Pajama Day Tues-Cowboy Day Wed-Beach Day Thurs-Throwback Day Fri-Jersey Day/ Elem: Blue & Gold day 1:00 Pep Rally @ Loper Park Coronation after FB Game
Dear Parents: Please join us for Parent-Teacher Conferences for PK-12 students Wed. Sept. 25 from 3-7 PM at Paxton Schools following a 2:00 dismissal. PK-5 conference times are pre-scheduled with the classroom teacher and parents are notified of their assigned conference time. Gr. 6-12 parents are invited to go directly to the various classrooms of their children’s teachers any time from 3-7 PM Sept. 25, 2019. There will be drawings for prizes for those families who attend! You could win a season activity pass for your family, free admission to school activities, concession stand coupons and more! See you soon!
From the Paxton Tigers Booster Club: Want a chance to WIN 2 Tickets to the NEBRASKA HUSKERS VS. OHIO STATE BUCKEYES Game on Saturday, September 28th? We have 2 that will be up for grabs! Come support your Paxton Tigers Volleyball girls on Tuesday, September 24th at The Paxton Tourney and for your chance to purchase your Raffle tickets! All proceeds of ticket sales go to support your Paxton Tigers Booster Club! A huge Thanks for the anonymous donation!
National Honor Society has begun selling greenery. Orders will be taken until October 23. Greenery will be delivered before Thanksgiving. Contact a member to place an order. Members are: Adrian Eakins, Ashleigh Jay, Makayla Jenkins, Remington Schimonitz, Keegan Schow, and Dane Storer. Order forms will also be available during Parent Teacher Conferences.
Just a reminder we will not have a Book Fair next week with conferences. You can still go online to order books from the Scholastic Fair with proceeds still going to our school. This link will be live until Sept. 23rd. www.scholastic.com/bf/paxtonhighschool1
Paxton Schools will be hosting a Book Fair Sept. 17 - Sept. 19 in the media center .You may also go online and purchase books during the fair and after the fair until Sept. 23rd. All proceeds go to help purchase new books for the library! Please the following link to purchase books.www.scholastic.com/bf/paxtonhighschool1
Individual School Picture Re-Takes are scheduled for Tues. Oct. 15, 2019 from 7:30 to 8:30 AM at the school. Please notify the school office if your child needs a school picture re-take. Thank you!
Senior Parents - there is a Financial Aid Night at the school tonight (Tuesday, Sept 17) at 6-7pm!! We'll meet in the DL room!
Dear Parents: Please join us for Parent-Teacher Conferences for PK-12 students Wed. Sept. 18 & 25 from 3-7 PM at Paxton Schools following a 2:00 dismissal those days. PK-5 conference times are pre-scheduled with the classroom teacher and parents are notified of their assigned conference time. Gr. 6-12 parents are invited to go directly to the various classrooms of their children’s teachers any time from 3-7 PM Sept 18 or Sept. 25, 2019. There will be drawings for prizes for those families who attend! You could win a season activity pass for your family, free admission to school activities, concession stand coupons and more! See you soon!
The Paxton FFA Chapter got a chance to attend Husker Harvest Days 2019, and we all had a blast! Husker Harvest days gives students the chance to learn what #RootedInAg stands for. We spent the day talking to companies rooted in the Ag Industry, learning how and why they do their jobs, and how big of an impact businesses like them have on not only their community, but the whole world.
Attention Seniors and their parents!!!! Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6pm we will be having a Financial Aid night for those interested/planning to attend college next Fall. We will be meeting in the DL room off of the library!
The Special Board Meeting for this evening, Monday, September 9th, has been Cancelled.
SMILE! JH & HS Fall Sports & Dance Team Pictures are set for Wed. Sept. 4, 2019 @ 2:40 for JH @ 3:15 for HS! Students have the order form from MaKenzi's Photography!
Good luck to our Paxton football team tonight as they open their season in Brady. Go tigers! #WeArePaxton #TigerPride
A huge shout-out from the Paxton Booster Club to all of those parents, students and School Staff that helped make our 2019-2020 Kick-off Potluck a huge success!!! We appreciate all of your help to start off our new Paxton school year with a huge ROAR!!!
Good luck to our Lady Tigers Volleyball Team today as they begin their season at Hayes Center. Go Tigers! #wearepaxton
DeMoine Adams with our FFA Students a couple of years ago at the State FFA Conference. Join us Monday afternoon at 1:30 and/or 2:30 to hear Mr. Adams message to students. https://www.demoine-adams.com
Paxton Schools is excited to host former Husker Football player DeMoine Adams on Monday, August 26. Mr. Adams will visit with students in grades 2-5 at 1:30 and students in grades 6-12 at 2:30. Mr. Adams message focuses bringing your "A" game everyday. Please join us, if you can. https://www.demoine-adams.com
You're invited to the Booster Club Kickoff Potluck Tues, Aug 27th at 6:30 at the school! All students/parents PK-12 are welcome! Please bring a main dish/dessert. Drawings for prizes with Booster Club annual family membership of $25. Thank you for supporting our Paxton Tigers!
SMILE! Picture Day for PK-12 Paxton students and staff is scheduled 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM Wed. Aug. 28, 2019! MaKenzi's Photography will provide an order form with proofs for parents to select their favorite photos at a later date! No payment is needed Aug. 28th.
Some people have struggled with getting to the Google Form to sign up for band camp. Here is an updated link https://forms.gle/or3J4DAdjzq863Qw5
2019-2020 School Calendar can be found by going to the following link: https://5il.co/7ms3 . Check out the school webpage document section for other important information. paxtonschools.org
The Paxton FFA Chapter video ”The Beef Industry“ will be showing on the RFD TV channel this evening, June 24 at 5 o’clock Mountain time. Go Tigers!
Please join us for the Honor Banquet for Gr 6-12 Tuesday, May 14 @ 6 PM. Awards @ 6:30. Parents & guests also invited to buffet meal catered by Ole's @ $10 per plate. Gr 6-12 student meals provided! Help us honor our awesome students & sponsors this evening in the Paxton Gym!
The Honor Banquet is 5-14-19 @ 6 PM. Ole's caters the meal free for students in gr 6-12. Parents & guests are invited to the buffet meal @ $10 per person payable to Ole's. Menu: roast beef, fried chicken, potatoes, green beans, salad & dessert. Awards presentation starts @ 6:30!
Reminder that there is still time to register for this summer's Speed Camp put on by Sandhills Physical Therapy. For more info & registration forms stop by the office.
Due to impending weather, the golf meet at Mullen scheduled for Wednesday 5/8/19 has been cancelled.
Due to forecasted weather, the track & field District meet scheduled for Wednesday have been moved to Friday, May 10th.
Due to inclement weather, Elementary Track & Field Day has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 15 at 10:00 a.m.
FYI - The interstate 80 off ramp to Chappell is closed. Please choose an alternate route if you are going to the junior high track meet today in Chappell.
Due to impending weather, the Best of the Midwest Track Meet in Sutherland scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled.
Due to weather, the Leyton JH Track meet has been moved to Thursday 5/2/19. Remember this meet is held at Creek Valley.
The Sutherland T&F Invite scheduled for Saturday, April 13th, has been cancelled.
Paxton schools will be closed tomorrow Friday, April 12. Teachers report for in-service at 9:00 am.
The District Music contest scheduled for tomorrow in Hershey has been postponed until Monday, April 15
Paxton schools will be closed on Thursday, April 11
Paxton Schools will dismiss at 2:30 today Wednesday, April 10 due to impending weather. Buses will run accordingly
The Medicine Valley Golf Invite scheduled for 4/11/19 has been cancelled due to weather.
The Perkins Co. JH Track & Field Invite has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 9th.
Post Prom Coke Fundraiser recipients!!! Coca Cola needs their black crates back. They cost $8 each!!!! Please return them to Hehnke's!!! If they don't receive these back Coca Cola will have to discontinue this as a fundraising option!!! THANK YOU!!!
The Paxton JH Track & Field Invite has been moved up a day to Tuesday, April 2nd, due to possible inclement weather. Field events will still begin at 9AM with running events to follow.
The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony scheduled for Thurs. Mar, 28, 2019 has been postponed to Wed. Apr. 24, 2019 @ 2:40 PM at the Paxton School.
The Hershey/NPSP Track & Field Invite scheduled for Saturday, March 23 has been cancelled.
correction....Paxton Speech Team is District Runner-Up! Good job Tigers!
Paxton Speech Team finishes 3rd @ D1-6 District @ NPHS 3-16-19. State qualifiers will participate at State Speech Meet @ UNK 3-22-19! Go Tigers! Congrats Keely, Simran, Bryanna, Emily, Sahara, Makayla, Eben & Damin, Coach England & Ass't. Coach Luedke!
Paxton Schools will have a 10 AM start on Thursday, March 14. Buses will run accordingly.
Paxton schools will now be dismissing at 1:30 pm. today 3/13. Buses will run accordingly.
Due to impending weather. Paxton Schools will have a 2:00 PM dismissal today. Buses will run accordingly.
Mr. Anthony Ianni, former Michigan State Basketball Player, will speak to Paxton students (gr 3-12) & staff @ 10 AM Mon. Mar. 4, 2019 at the school. More info on his inspiring message about autism & bullying is on our web page News link! Parents & patrons are invited to attend!
Here’s the link to order your State Basketball Shirts. http://nebraskascreenprinting.com/product/paxton-boys-state-basketball-t-shirts-sweatshirts/ Orders due by 10 AM CENTRAL ON THE 28th
Tiger basketball team will face Heartland for the D1-4 District Title at Lexington on Monday, Feb. 25. Tip-off is at 6:30.
Paxton schools will be closed today Friday, February 22.
Paxton schools will have a 10 AM start today Friday, February 22. Buses will run accordingly
The Boys Sub-District basketball game scheduled for Thursday in Ogallala will now start at 5:00.
Paxton schools will have a 10 AM start on Wednesday, February 20th. Buses will run accordingly
Reminder: Paxton schools will be closed on Monday, February 18 for Teacher Inservice.
Paxton Schools will have a 10 AM start today Friday, February 15. Buses will run accordingly.
Paxton Speech Team Takes 2nd Place Honors @ RPAC Speech Meet February 13, 2019! Go Tigers!
Paxton Community Members It is a very exciting time of year due to the fact we have many activities that are wrapping up and just beginning. One quick item that I wanted to address is the new format for District basketball. Last year, the NSAA membership voted to change the way that schools will qualify for the NSAA State Championships in the sports of volleyball, girls basketball, and boys basketball. This method was adopted earlier in the larger classes, and now is being used in Class D1 and D2. Prior to this year, to qualify for the State Tournament in the sports mentioned above in Class D1 and D2, you played out Sub-Districts, and then you were matched up with your neighboring Sub-District for the District Final. The winner of that game would advance to the State Tournament. Also, two teams that did not win their Districts, would advance based on their wildcard average. With the new system that is in place, we are still playing our Sub-Districts as normal, based on geographical location of the schools. The change is now with the District Final format and advancing to the State Tournament. There will be 12 Sub-District winners that will advance to the District Finals. In addition to those 12 teams, the next four non-Sub-District winners with the highest wildcard point average will also advance to the District Finals, giving us a total of 16 teams. District finals will then be matched up based on their wildcard average where #1 will play #16, #2 vs. #15, #3 vs. #14, #4 vs. #13, #5 vs. #12, #6 vs. #11, #7 vs. #10, and #8 vs. #9. This seeding is statewide and is not based on the schools geographic location. The location of these games will be placed as centrally located between the two schools as possible. In addition, there will be no wildcard teams that will advance to the State Tournament. A school must win their District Final game in order to qualify for the State Tournament. This year, the Girls Basketball District Final will be played on Friday, February 22. The Boys District Final will be played on Saturday, February 23. If you have any questions regarding the new format for volleyball, girls basketball, and boys basketball, and the qualification to the State Tournament, please do not hesitate to contact me at the school. Thanks again for all of your support of our students! It is truly amazing to see how involved all of our students are in the extra-curricular activities that we offer, which all begins with the support of our community. -- Scott Jorgensen, CAA Paxton Consolidated Schools Paxton, NE
Paxton schools will be closed today Monday, February 11.
Paxton Schools will have a 10 AM start today Monday February 11. Buses will run accordingly.
The junior high boys basketball game at Hershey today has been canceled due to illness. The girls junior high game at Hershey will be at 2 o’clock Mountain time as scheduled.
Paxton High School will host a Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the old gym at the school in Paxton, and your support can help make this blood drive a success! To schedule an appointment, contact Simran Shah at email@example.com or go to www.redcross.org. Walk-ins are also welcomed.
Due to inclement weather, tonight's Boys RPAC Basketball Tournament has been postponed to Wednesday, 1/23/19. Same start times.
Paxton Schools will have a 10 AM start on Tuesday, January 22. Buses will run accordingly.
Paxton schools will have a 10 AM start today. Friday January 18.
As a reminder, Paxton Schools will dismiss at 2:00 PM today. Wishing all of Tiger Nation a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Congratulations! Paxton One Act Cast, Crew & Coaches for a 3rd Place Finish at the NSAA State One Act Finals. Go Tigers!!!
Black Out Cancer Fundraiser - At the Paxton tournament on December 20, participating teams including Mullen, Paxton, Garden County, and Maywood-Hayes Center, are going to have a Black Out Cancer Fundraiser tournament. The teams will wear their Black Out Cancer shirts and proceeds will go to cancer research or to someone in the community. Black Out Cancer has raised $15,000 for the fight against cancer in the past two years with the help of high schools from across the state. We want you to join the fight against cancer. How It Works Participating teams and their fans wear the same Black Out Cancer shirts during basketball warm ups and sell the shirts to their fans. It is very similar to a “Pink Out” in volleyball, but schools from across the state wear the shirts on the same week. This year the Black Out Cancer week will be from Monday, December 17th through Saturday, December 22nd. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the fight against cancer. This is a 100% volunteer effort by Adam Stolzer and Chase Hoffschneider. Shirts are sold and the donations go towards fighting cancer. Donations will be given to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for Cancer Research or the donations will be given to someone who is battling Cancer. How do shirt sales work? Shirt sales will close on Friday, December 7th. Online Order Form: http://www.mrbtees.com/copy-of-black-out-cancer-shirts All T-Shirts will be delivered to Paxton Schools on December 17 and sent home with your student. Why do we do this? Cancer affects everyone in Nebraska. It is impossible for someone to not know an individual who has been directly affected by cancer. We want to raise funds to fight this horrible disease and show cancer patients and their families across our great state that not only their community supports them, but all of Nebraska. I hope you decide to join our fight against Cancer. If you have any questions, please contact the school or you can email Chase at BlackOutCancerNE@gmail.com
Paxton Schools will have a 10 AM Start on Monday December 3rd. Buses will run hard surfaces only to Roscoe, Keystone and Sarben. Bus parents, please contact your bus driver for pick up and drop off times at these locations.
Due to impending weather, our game against Medicine Valley has been postponed to January 8th. Girls varsity will begin at 5:00 with boys to follow. There will be no JV game.
Due to anticipated wintry conditions, our basketball games against Medicine Valley on Friday, November 30, will begin with the girls varsity at 4:00, and the boys game to follow. There will be no JV games tomorrow.
2nd Annual Turkey Trot We are thankful for each other! Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanks to everyone who helped to make K-2 Family STEM Night a success!!
Paxton Schools initiated a Lockout drill this morning in order to conduct a canine search of our building as a follow up to Red Ribbon Week. Drills like this keep our school a safe place for students and staff.
Reminder: No School- Friday, November 2nd. Teacher In-Service Day.
State Football Playoffs Pep Rally @ 10:30 Thurs. Oct. 25th in the Paxton Gym! Go Tigers!
Reminder, Paxton Schools will have a 10 AM start on Tuesday, October 23. Buses will run accordingly.
Reminder of the Chuck Elley presentation tonight at 6:30 PM in the school gymnasium. Hope to see you there.
Congrats to the football team for qualifying for the D2 playoffs. Order your playoff shirts at the website below. Orders are due by 10:59 PM on Sunday Oct 21. Order and pay online, shirts will be delivered to the school. https://paxtonfbplayoffs18.itemorder.com/sale
Congrats to the football team for making the D2 playoffs. We will travel to Mullen to take on the Broncos on October 25.
🎈Paxton Schools Celebrates Red Ribbon Week 🎈 🎈 Red Ribbon Week Dress-up Days & Activities 🎈 🎁 October 22nd – 31st 🎁 Monday, Oct. 22nd- “Go Big Red - Wear red for being Drug Free!” – You can wear your Husker gear! Hand out stickers/ ribbons - Sign a pledge and get a parent to sign it and enter to win a prize at the end of Red Ribbon Week Tuesday, Oct. 23rd - “Sock It to Drugs”- Wear crazy socks – Mr. Chuck Elley with NSP as a trooper for more than 28 years, will speak to the high school and middle school Wednesday, Oct. 24th - “Hugs not Drugs!” - Bring your favorite stuffed animal and receive a “HUG” from Red Ribbon Week Ambassadors. Thursday, Oct. 25th - “Our School is Drug Free!” - Wear Paxton Tiger gear! Guess how many blue and gold M&Ms are in the jar to win ALL the M&Ms. Friday, Oct. 26th - “Dream Big- Be drug free!”- Wear your favorite pjs! Bring a towel and Go to the gym during access for a special activity. Monday, October 29th- “Put a Cap on drugs!” -Donate a dollar to wear your favorite hat and it will be donated to a drug rehabilitation center. Tuesday, Oct. 30th - “Be a Jean-ius, Be Drug Free!” - Students and staff wear jeans. Guess the weight of a toy brain in milligrams and win a brain. Wednesday, Oct. 31st -“Team Up To Say No To Drugs!” – Find other people to dress the same way you do that day. Make a COMMIT–MINT TO BE DRUG FREE – get a mint. National Red Ribbon Campaign - Since its beginning in 1985, the Red Ribbon has touched the lives of millions of people around the world. In response to the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena, angered parents and youth in communities across the country began wearing Red Ribbons as a symbol of their commitment to raise awareness of the killing and destruction caused by drugs in America. In 1988, NFP sponsored the first National Red Ribbon Celebration. Today, the Red Ribbon serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities.
LATE START - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 Paxton Schools will have a 10:00 AM Start on Tuesday, October 23.
Monday, October 22 at 6:30 PM MT in the Paxton School Gymnasium Join us for an informational evening with Chuck Elley. Check out the News Feed for more information. (Attendees eligible for Tiger Apparel drawing)
National Honor Society Greenery Sales! It's that time of year! NHS members are selling beautiful greenery again this year. This fundraiser is used to help fund many service projects including the celebration to pledge to be drug-free - Red Ribbon Week and many important projects that our members work hard to make happen. Please contact a NHS member or pick up an order form at the office to place your order by November 1st. Greenery is anticipated to be here for delivery on November 20th. Thank you for your support!
Tonights football game against Wallace has been CANCELLED. The volleyball game is still on at it's scheduled time.
Reminder: NO SCHOOL Monday, October 8, 2018! Paxton teachers are attending the ESU 16 Professional Learning Day. The school will be open for seniors taking college classes.
Thank you for attending Parent Teacher Conferences! Here are the winners of the drawing: 18-19 Family Season Pass: Jordan Gartner and Stephanie & Josh Jenkins $25 Gift Certificate to Paxton Apparel Store: Christina Stevens and Jennifer Melvin $5 Concessions Coupon: Susan Schimonitz, Kendall McMahon, Leah & Justin Fote, Michael Holzfaster Paxton Tiger Baseball Caps: Gina & Shaun Curtis Family Books from Book Fair: Macy Harger and Xavier Diaz Stop by the school office to collect your prize!
Individual Student Picture Retakes are scheduled Oct. 16, 2018 from 7:30 to 8:10 AM. Please notify the Paxton School Office if your child plans to have his/her picture taken Oct. 16th.
Hey Tiger Fans! Check out the new online Tiger Apparel Store at https://platinumtshirt.com/product-category/paxton/ You can also find the Apparel Store on the Schools webpage paxtonschools.org under Important Links and Paxton School Apparel Store. Go Tigers!
Dear Parents: Please join us for Parent-Teacher Conferences for PK-12 students Wed. Sept. 19 & 26 from 3-7 PM at Paxton Schools following a 2:00 dismissal those days. PK-5 conference times are pre-scheduled with the classroom teacher and parents are notified of their assigned conference time. Gr. 6-12 parents are invited to go directly to the various classrooms of their children’s teachers any time from 3-7 PM Sept 19 or Sept. 26, 2018. There will be drawings for prizes for those families who attend! You could win a season activity pass for your family, free admission to school activities, concession stand coupons and more! See you soon!
Please support the Paxton Booster Club Homecoming Pre-Game BBQ Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 @ 5 PM before the FB game v Wauneta-Palisade! Thank you!
Individual school picture envelopes are being sent home with your student today. If returned by Sept. 14 by 11 AM student gets a free calendar! Choose your favorite pose and background!