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Centura Students to Present at State FBLA

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Rachel Baustert and Macy Baldwin, are preparing this week to present their Partnership with Business Project at the 55th Annual FBLA State Leadership Conference. After submitting a report about the project, Nebraska FBLA informed the pair that they were selected to compete in the finals, and would be giving an oral presentation on Thursday, April 6, 2017.

The two have been working with Katie Bohling, owner of Katie Cakes, to assist her with marketing her business. Baustert and Baldwin have created items such as a logo, brochure, flyer, cost analysis and Instagram page. An added bonus of pairing with Katie Cakes, was the opportunity to bake, decorate, and eat the cupcakes!

Last year Baustert and Kaitlyn Dethlefs were awarded an 8th Place honor in this category. Baustert, talked about entering this competition and stated, “Partnering with a businesses has taught me about the business world and has helped prepare me for my future.”

Science Olympiad

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Congratulations to the 2nd place team at the Science Olympiad!  Pictured back row left to right:  Coach Morris, James Price, Conner Sokol, Zach Bomberger, Reed Trumler, Kaleb Schuster, Willy Packer, Evan Meyer.  Front row left to right:  Heather Hewitt, Grace McDonald, Madison Hickok, Macy Baldwin, Shelby Budde, Abby Hadenfeldt.  The following groups achieved medals in the Science Olympiad at UNK:  http://www.eta-i.org/xanax.html Conner Sokol & James Price placed 1st in Rocks and Minerals and 6th in Astronomy Grace McDonald & Heather Hewitt placed 1st in Write it/Do it; Macy Baldwin & Maddy Hickok placed 1st in Ecology; Reed Trumler & Evan Meyers placed 2nd in Chem Lab Abby Hadenfeldt & Shelby Budde placed 5th in Disease Detectives.  You represented Centura well!

CENTURA DANCE TEAM PRESENTS DANCE REVUE

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The Centura Dance Team will be presenting a Dance Revue on Sunday, March 12th at 7:00pm in the Centura High School Gym.

The Dance Revue will feature several dance performances from the year. Some of the encore pieces will be the Hip Hop routine with the Centura Boys; as well as the team’s State Runner-Up Jazz routine and State Championship High Kick routine. The members of the team are also very excited to present a brand new Dads and Daughters performance.

Along with the dance performances, several other Centura students will be featured. Grace McDonald, Molly Nitsch John Kortz and others will all provide some additional entertainment during the Revue.

After the Revue, attendees are invited to stay for dessert served by the Centura Dance Team.

Free-will donations will be accepted throughout the evening to help defray future costs the dance team incurs such as dance camps, uniforms and competition expenses.

Centura Speech Team takes 3rd place!

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Congratulations to the Centura Speech team for placing 3rd at the Centura Speech meet today!  Individual medial winners:  Grace McDonald, 1st in Humorous and Entertainment; Kaleb Schuster, 3rd in Extemp and 5th in Informative; Navi Nielsen 6th in Extemp; Macy and Amber Baldwin, 5th in Duet; Kiana Schuster and Lucy Kohtz 6th in Duet, Breanna Fanta 6th in Poetry.  Well done, all!


                    

Hall County Spelling Bee

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On Tuesday, February 14th, four Centura students represented Centura Public Schools at the Hall County Spelling Bee held in Wood River.  They are from left to right:  Ben Holcomb (5th grade); Ryan Schweitzer (6th grade); Riley Nielsen (7th grade); Natalie Burdett (8th grade).  All the students did well in the written rounds of the Spelling Bee but only Natalie advanced to the oral spelling round.  She was named the Hall County Spelling Bee Runner-up!  Congratulations, Natalie!

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