Reading Olympics Held in Burke

Reading Olympics Held in Burke

May 7, 2015 • Chelsea Backous  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Middle School, Student Life, Top Stories

On Wednesday, April 22, the Reading Olympics were held in Burke for grades 2-7. This year they took 10 teams with 42 kids total. Each grade took two teams, red and white, except the sixth and seventh grade. These kids got on their teams by reading 10 books and answering question packets about them. Each... Read more »

What’s Happening in the Fourth Grade?

What's Happening in the Fourth Grade?

April 27, 2015 • Lauren Svatos, Writer  
Filed under Classroom Happenings, Elementary Happenings, Top Stories

As of today the fourth grade has started its chick unit.  They’re learning about the process of how chicks hatch and what they have to do to keep them alive. The incubator has just been set at 100 degrees today and will take 21 days for the chicks to hatch.  Every day one of the fourth graders is... Read more »

AAU Wrestling Sends 26 to Regions

March 10, 2015 • Maddie Eklund  
Filed under Athletics, Elementary Happenings, Middle School

Gregory AAU Youth Wrestling participated in Districts in Lake Andes March 7. 22 wrestlers participated in Districts and all 22 advanced to Regions. 11 wrestlers placed first they were: Rhoss Oliver, Jordan Vosika, Jackson Eklund, Daniel Fiebelkorn, Brock Parkis, Rylan Peck, Luke Stukel, Kade Stukel,... Read more »

Gregory Hosts Missouri Valley Spelling Bee

February 11, 2015 • Lauren Svatos, Writer  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Middle School, News, Student Life

Last Monday, Gregory hosted the Missouri Valley Spelling Bee.  The schools that were invited were South Central, Burke, Gregory, Andes Central, Platte- Geddes, and Dakota Christian.  Everybody came except Dakota Christian.  The first graders that competed were Luke Barreto and Danielle Timanus. ... Read more »

Willis Joins the School System

Willis Joins the School System

October 16, 2014 • Ashley Meyer  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Staff, Top Stories

Ms. Sue Willis joined the Gregory School System as a SPED teacher on the elementary side. Sue grew up in Fairfax and graduated from high school there. After graduating, she went to SDSU and earned her elementary teaching degree and moved on to BHSU in Spearfish and earned her SPED degree. Ms. Willis... Read more »

Ms. Nelson Comes to First Grade

Ms. Nelson Comes to First Grade

October 14, 2014 • Shayna Cornemann  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Staff, Top Stories

Have you ever had to go to a new school? Were you nervous? Imagine what it would be like if you had to look after a whole class of first graders. This year we welcomed Jennifer Nelson to the Gregory Elementary School as the new first grade teacher. She is from Plattsmouth, Nebraska. She went to college... Read more »

A Step Towards a Brighter Future

A Step Towards a Brighter Future

October 7, 2014 • Shayna Cornemann  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, News, Top Stories

In the spring of 2013 Gregory School applied for a grant that would provide $46,000 for new physical education equipment for the elementary school. To accept the grant Gregory School has to use pedometers. The pedometers were not originally part of the agreement but were later added. They are used to... Read more »

Homecoming 2014 Comes to an End

Homecoming 2014 Comes to an End

September 29, 2014 • Chelsea Backous, writer  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Middle School, News, Student Life, Top Stories

Homecoming 2014 has sadly come to an end. The theme of the parade this year was “cereal”. This year in the high school division, the juniors and sophomores tied for first with “Captain Crunch” and “Life”, and freshmen got third place with “Rice Krispies”. In the middle school division... Read more »

‘Campfire Tales’ Comes to Gregory

April 24, 2014 • Jacey  
Filed under Elementary Happenings

On Saturday, April 26, the cast and crew (made up of  Gregory elementary students) will perform at the Gregory Memorial Auditorium at 7:00 pm. Dakota Players is a children’s theatre company that travels near and far to put on productions of fun and exciting plays. This is their fourth year in Gregory. Come... Read more »

Contestants are Making Music

April 8, 2014 • Sierra Smith  
Filed under Elementary Happenings, Middle School

Once again, the GregorySchool is hosting the 3-8 piano and 5-8 vocal contests this Saturday.  When judged, the contestants could receive a three for good, two for excellence, or a one for superior.  They could also be awarded with a plus. There will be two centers for piano, with 66 contestants. ... Read more »

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