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    Heartland FBLA members attended the Nebraska FBLA State Leadership Conference in Omaha on April 3-5.  Heartland students won 27 awards during the three-day conference.  Students attending the conference along with Adviser Kristy Most were:  (Seniors) Allison Braun, Alessandra Canetta, Bailey Carr, Aubrey DeBraal, Sidney Dick, Jonathan Larson and Morgan Michel; (Juniors) Rachelle Allen, Tyler Brown, Tierney Casper, Gina Grady, Cody Kroeker, Kaelia Lundstrom, Kaitlyn Quiring, Sheppard Ruybalid and Colton Siebert; (Sophomores) Camryn Dick, McKenna Friesen, Haley Huebert, Rebekah Larson, Bailey Monnier, Dillon Scheil, Eve Vanderneck and Owen Wurst; and (Freshmen) Leslie Braun, Ethan Hall, Sidney Hurlbut, Megan Kroeker, Ryne Mierau, Mark Perez, Ellie Steingard, Brooke Weisheit and MaKayla Windle.  
    The keynote speaker of the Opening General Session was Layman Hicks.  His message was titled “Get Up, Get Out, Go Get It!”  Energy, empowerment, motivation and strategy:  Layman led us through the most powerful life principles we need to pursue our dreams and goals.  He shared his own unique story—no holds barred—connects with our core and showed us how his personal epiphanies can positively spin our world around and change our lives forever.  The Opening Session concluded with the campaign speeches of 17 candidates running for six state officer positions.
    The leadership conference was filled with competitive events and workshops.  The Second General Session was held Friday evening where Honorable Mention awards were announced recognizing those who placed in the top 4% of each event.
    The Awards Program held Saturday morning announced the top eight winners in each event and revealed who would represent Nebraska at the National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, this summer.  Only the top three from each event earn the honor to compete on the national level.  
    Students earning awards were:  Allison Braun:  1st Word Processing, 2nd Accounting II, 2nd Entrepreneurship, 4th Business Communication, 10th Job Interview, Who’s Who in Nebraska FBLA and All-State Quality Member Award; Alessandra Canetta:  3rd Marketing; Bailey Carr:  3rd Marketing; Aubrey DeBraal 5th Digital Design and Promotion; Tyler Brown:  3rd Marketing and 3rd Accounting II; Cody Kroeker:  2nd Entrepreneurship; Kaitlyn Quiring:  3rd Word Processing, 8th Business Law and Honorable Mention Business Communication; Colton Siebert:  1st Accounting II, 2nd Entrepreneurship, 3rd Business Procedures, 7th Word Processing, Honorable Mention Business Calculations and Honorable Mention Business Communication; Camryn Dick:  7th Global Business; McKenna Friesen:  5th Digital Design and Promotion; Haley Huebert:  7th Global Business, Honorable Mention Business Math and Honorable Mention Keyboarding Knowledge; Rebekah Larson:  5th Digital Desgin and Promotion and 5th Public Service Announcement; Eve Vanderneck:  5th Public Service Announcement and 8th Introduction to Business Communication; Owen Wurst:  5th Public Service Announcement and 7th Global Business; Leslie Braun: 2nd Introduction to Business, 2nd Computer Applications and Honorable Mention Business Math; Ethan Hall: 3rd Introduction to Business Communications, 5th Introduction to Business and Honorable Mention Business Math.

Positions Immediately Available

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Positions Immediately Available Custodian Heartland Community School is seeking a full-time evening custodian in Henderson.  This position would have daytime hours through the summer months and evening hours during the school year.  We offer competitive pay and benefits. Bus Route Driver All bus routes require CDL . . . read more

Feb 12, 2013

Keep Rural Schools Growing

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Help Heartland Community Schools Compete for a grant of up to $25,000 Keep Rural Schools Growing America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives rural public school districts the opportunity to compete for a grant of up to $25,000 to help fund science and math programs. Eligible farmers can nominate . . . read more

Current Highlights

2012-2013 Annual Report

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The 2012-2013 academic year is behind us and once again it is time for us to provide our patrons with a school district annual report.   We are very proud of the many accomplishments our students have achieved along with the help of teachers, staff members, parents, and community. Much of the data that we use to measure . . . read more

2014-15 Calendar

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The master calendar has been approved for 2014-15.  The format will be much the same as it was this last year.  We will begin school for students on August 13th and the "earliest last day" for students will be May 15th.  If we have a weather cancellation, the last day would move to May 18th; two cancellations would move the . . . read more

Heartland Art Students Paint Husky Mural

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            Art students from Heartland Community Schools painted a mural at the local Food Mart in Henderson, Nebraska. The mural is of a Husky dog to represent the school within the community. This mural was painted by many students. They used oil based enamel paints and lots of . . . read more

4 Named to Grand Island Independent Small School Super Squad

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Congratulations to Heartland players for being named to the Grand Island Independent's All Heartland Small School Super Squad.  1st Team- Tyler Brown; 2nd Team- Jordan Heinrichs and Colton Siebert; Honorable Mention- Keshawn Camacho. read more

It is time ...

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March “To Do” List Seniors ___ If you haven’t already, complete your FAFSA! ___ Expect financial aid notifications during March and April. ___ Continue applying for scholarships. Juniors ___ Register by March 7 for the April 12 ACT. ___ Register by April 4 for the May 3 SAT. ___ Schedule campus visits. read more


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Scholarship search web sites: Seniors: Check your email for links to the following scholarships:  Apply for EducationQuest's Scavenger Hunt scholarship!  Students in grades 9-12 can apply for . . . read more

FAFSA Help Offered by EducationQuest

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Need more information about filling out the FAFSA? EducationQuest will be holding informational webinars on the dates listed below! On the date and time you choose, click on the Webinar Link. The password is: student Monday, January 13 - 7:00 pm (CT) Webinar link: Wednesday, January 15 - 7:00 pm (CT) . . . read more

Dual Credit Opportunities

Three courses are currently offered at HCS for dual credit: Psychology, Sociology and American Government. Southeast Community College awards the college credit and it is taught at school with Ms. Mazour during the school day. Tuition for each class is around $250. Psychology and  Sociology are also offered through the SENCAP . . . read more

Testing News

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John Baylor test prep sessions will be offered at school prior to the April 12 ACT test date. The fee is $50. Heartland's School Code (CEEB #) is 281-081. ACT - register at . Did you know???? Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch can take the ACT twice with a fee waiver. See Mrs. Koehler if . . . read more

7th Grade Art Project

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Art Teacher - Ms. Renz

The Heartland seventh grade art class chose their favorite meal.  The students sculpted the meal as well as a tray for the food all made out of clay.  Then they painted them using acrylic paints.  The photos show the beautiful results.  The projects were on display in the cafeteria for all to enjoy the beautiful . . . read more

National FFA Week

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FFA Week Activities Tuesday: FFA Members Pizza at lunch Wednesday: Member Appreciation Day; Members attend Cattlemen’s Classic Thursday: FFA Barnyard Friday: Staff Appreciation Breakfast; Drive your Tractor to School Day read more

FBLA Competition at Peru

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HEARTLAND FBLA MEMBERS ATTEND THE PERU STATE COLLEGE BUSINESS COMPETITION Fifteen Heartland FBLA members travelled to Peru State College to participate in their annual business competition on February 12.  The students participated in a variety of tests from accounting and business communications to business law and . . . read more

NHS Raises Money for Farmers Valley Cemetery

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Heartland Community School’s National Honor Society (NHS) is sponsoring a school-year fundraiser to help with the restoration of Farmers’ Valley Cemetery, which suffered serious damage from vandals this past August.  All communities connected to these schools have strong ties to this historical cemetery, going as far back as the . . . read more