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Quick and Correct

The Silver Lake High School Quiz Bowl team ended their season on a high note, taking third place in the Twin Valley Conference competition.  Team captain, Mark Thurston, along with Taylor Nabower led the way as the Mustangs were quick & correct with their answers.  Other members contributing were Johnny Borgman, Zane Journey, and Elizabeth Trausch.  Adding to the bonus questions mix were team members Kinsley . . .

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Five Schools, One Band

On Monday, March 19th, TVC Band which consisted of Franklin, Kenesaw, Red Cloud, Shelton, and Silver Lake all came together to form one immense band. This year TVC Band was held at home, Silver Lake. Clinician Dr. Alber from UNK took time out of his busy schedule to conduct this band made of 185 students. These five teams came together for an afternoon to practice four songs that would be performed later that night. These four songs were . . .

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Dinkler Takes Home 2nd Place at UNK

On March 15, 2018, the High School Track Team traveled to the UNK indoor meet, which was a first for the Mustang team. In the past the tracksters have traveled to the Doane indoor meet, but this year things were changed up a bit. Nineteen other teams made up the list of competitors, some that the Mustangs will face throughout the season. These teams included: Pleasanton, North Central, Bertrand, Ansley-Litchfield, Maywood-Hayes Center, . . .

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3rd Place District Champs at District Speech

  After school on Monday the 12th, the Silver Lake Speech Meet members hopped on the bus at the end of the school to spend the night in Lincoln to get ready for the speech meet that would take place the next day. In the midst of some fun had by all, Coach Vap, of course, was not going to let the performers go a night without practicing to get ready for the big performance the next day which would determine if these members . . .

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Bonifas Moves On To State

On Tuesday, March 14th, 27 Silver Lake participants took their Trifolds and headed to Hastings College for the Regional Science Fair. The Silver Lake students competed against 7 other schools that include Adams Central, Central City, Hastings Middle School, Hastings St. Cecilia's High School, Lawrence-Nelson High School, Newman-Grove Public Schools, Ravenna Public schools and Wilcox-Hildreth Public Schools. The Junior High . . .

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District Speech Results

Silver Lake District results: Desiree Kempkes --  3 rd  place Humorous Prose Johnny Borgman, Alex Ehrman – 3 rd  place Duet Taylor Nabower – 6 th  place Informative Elizabeth Trausch – 6 th  place Persuasive, 6 th  place Serious Jocelyn Wahl – 3 rd  place Entertainment Lexi Allen, . . .

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FFA Going to State!

Hundreds of FFA members traveled to Central Community College in Hastings for the District 6 Career Development Event competition held on Wednesday, March 6. Silver Lake’s FFA members worked and studied hard for their competitions.  They took a meats team, a food science team, a vet science team, and a nursery and landscape team. The nursery and landscape team received second place and is going to represent the district at the . . .

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Tortilla, Tortilla, Tortilla

The second-grade class had the chance to experience some Spanish culture on Wednesday, March 7th when Norma Perez showed them how to make tortillas. The class was reading the book “The First Tortilla”, which proved to be the perfect time to experiment with some fun food making. Once Norma was finished demonstrating how to make the tortillas the students all had the chance to taste the new treat. Molly Hemberger was so excited . . .

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Hoops 4 Heart 2018

On Wednesday, February 28, the Silver Lake Elementary held their annual Hoops 4 Heart Event during Physical Education. This year’s theme was Monster Squad, so the students received a keychain and various little monsters depending on the amount of money they raised or by getting donations online. The students enjoyed shooting hoops, passing the ball with a partner, and dribbling around the gym. Again, this fundraiser for the . . .

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