The HCS One-Act participated in the C2-1 District Competition in Nebraska City on Wednesday, November 29. The team finished sixth in Play Production and fourth in Technical. Outstanding performance awards were given to Adilynn Duerksen, Jamisen Klein, Benjamin Janzen, Isabel Johnson, Hallie Tessman, Jacob Goertzen, KatrinaMarie Epp, and Hayden Powers. The directors were Barb Casper and Kelsey Gooder.
Make plans to join the HEA Soup Supper! It will be held on December 7 from 5:45-6:45, before the elementary vocal concert. Chicken noodle soup and chili will be served along with cinnamon rolls. A freewill donation for the meal is used to support student scholarships.
Three Heartland students were selected for the 2023 Nebraska All-State Chorus. KatrinaMarie Epp, Zach Miller, and Ben Janzen, participated in the choir conducted by Gary Packwood. The event took place November 16-18 and concluded with a concert on Saturday.
Two Heartland students participated in the Nebraska Music Education Association Children's Choir on Thursday, November 16. According to the NEMA website, "Students in fourth and fifth grades (whose teachers are NMEA members) are offered a chance to work with acclaimed conductors during odd-years of the Nebraska Music Education Association Conference/Clinic. This is a one-day event with the final performance on the Lied . . .
On Wednesday, November 15, eight junior high students traveled to Seward for a quiz bowl competition. There were 25 teams in the small school division. The girls team ended with a 1-3 record for the day. Members included Kate Haidle, Ashlyn Rotter, Ashlyn Friesen, and Sydney Rempel. The boys advanced the championship round where they were victorious! Members included Brian Bearinger, Riggs Newton, Jagger Regier, and Aiden . . .
The Heartland Junior High Girls Basketball season is underway with a 2-1 record. Their victories came against Harvard and Superior last week. The loss was to Fillmore Central. There are six eighth graders and four seventh graders participating. Coach Heidi Ruhl provided information about this year’s team. A strength for this group of girls is found in their quickness. A few players also provide a height . . .
The Heartland Community School One-Act team will be presenting a public performance of Fowl Play by Colleen Neuman on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. at the Heartland Community School theater. The event will be free of charge, open to the public, and content is appropriate for all ages. Directors are Barbara Casper and Kelsey Gooder. Photos courtesy of Oliva Casper
Heartland FFA members competed in District Livestock Judging on Wednesday, November 8, at the Merrick County Fairgrounds in Central City. Thirty-three members were split into either the Senior Division or Junior Division. The Senior Division was comprised of high school seniors and juniors. Eleven Heartland members competed in this division. In the Junior Division, made up of high school sophomores and . . .
The National Honor Society will be hosting a Christmas Toy Drive through December 1. If you would like to participate, please drop off new, unwrapped toys at the front entrance of Heartland during school hours and at upcoming Heartland events. The toys will be donated to Omaha Children's Hospital.
Article from NRD State Land Judging Competition Challenges Youth near Broken Bow Students and instructors from 40 high schools met near Broken Bow to compete in State Land Judging Oct. 25. The Lower Loup Natural Resources District (NRD) partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to host the annual competition. With foggy skies and damp conditions, . . .