Author Archives: Jennifer Gepson

Winter Sports All-State Student Athletes

Congratulations to our student-athletes who were selected for the NSAA Winter Sports All-State.

Boy’s Basketball – Zach Faucher and Jayden Hunter

Girl’s Basketball – Kennedy Bradburn and Mackenzie Hansen

Wrestling – Haley Albertson and John McKennan

Scholastic State Art Competition

Congratulations to the students who earned awards from this year’s Scholastic State Art competition. On Saturday, February 29th the students attended the awards ceremony, held annually, at the Omaha Public Schools Teacher Administrative Center building. Fort Calhoun students earned a total of 20 awards. All the entries that received awards from across the state will be on display at the Omaha Public Schools Teacher Administrative Center, located at 3215 Cuming St., until March 29, 2020.

Sasha Robinson, 9 – Honorable Mention, A Portrait of Me Running on 1 Hour of Sleep, Drawing and Illustration
Katie Barta, 10 – Silver Key, Happiest Place on Earth, Painting
Gabe Anduze,10 – Gold Key, Judgement, Painting

Jada Wheeler, 10 – Honorable Mention, Taylor’s View, Drawing and IllustrationKaitlin Smith, 11 – Silver Key, On Mountain Time, Ceramics and Glass
Kennedy Bradburn, 12 – Honorable Mention, Mini Me, Drawing and Illustration
Kennedy Bradburn, 12 – Honorable Mention, Hmm, Printmaking
Kennedy Bradburn, 12 – Honorable Mention, Life, Art Portfolio
Kennedy Bradburn, 12 – Silver Key, Cancer, Drawing and Illustration

Evelyn Holmstedt, 12 – Honorable Mention, Caelum, Drawing and Illustration
Evelyn Holmstedt, 12 – Honorable Mention, Christine, Ceramics and Glass
Evelyn Holmstedt, 12 – Honorable Mention, Monochromo, Art Portfolio
Bailey Donovan, 12 – Honorable Mention, My Little Zoo, Art Portfolio
Bailey Donovan, 12 – Honorable Mention, Mooo Me?, Drawing and Illustration
Bailey Donovan, 12 – Silver Key, What a Hoot, Drawing and Illustration
Bailey Donovan, 12 – Silver Key, Not So Blue Jay, Printmaking
Bailey Donovan, 12 – Gold Key, Bullett Dean, Drawing and Illustration
Alyssa Mitchell, 12 – Honorable Mention, Goofy Gurl, Drawing and Illustration
Maggie Theisen, 12 – Honorable Mention, Polar Bear, Printmaking
Nate Wear, 12 – Honorable Mention, The Lighthouse Man, Digital Art

The 2020 award recipients are: (left to right) Jada Wheeler, Katie Barta, Maggie Theisen, Kaitlin Smith, and Sasha Robinson
Kennedy Bradburn, Bailey Donovan, Evelyn Holmstedt, and Gabe Anduze,

Kindergarten Round-Up Postponed

We will announce information about Kindergarten Round-Up when it is available.

Kindergarten Roundup is April 17th and 24th 8:30-1. Students will attend both days and the parent meeting will be on the 24th at 12:20. Please make sure your student is on the kindergarten list with the office. Please call the school office to verify that your child will or will not be coming these two days and/or if your child will not be attending Kindergarten at Fort Calhoun Schools next year. For more information call Ruby Weaver at 402-468-5714.

Click here for a copy of the letter mailed out recently.

Preschool Registration

Preschool Registration opens Monday, March 2nd.  Please fill out the application and turn it in no earlier than Monday, March 2nd. For a copy of the application, follow this link, Preschool Registration 20_21 or see the Elementary School Office for a copy. You can mail it, drop it off, send it to rweaver@ftcpioneers.org, or fax it to 402.468.4516. If you have any questions you may call the Elementary Office at 402-468-5714.

Again, no application will be valid until Monday, March 2nd, 2020.