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JH Girls Fall Hard Against Blue Hill

The Junior High Girls Basketball fought hard against Blue Hill on Monday, December 5th at the Bobcats home court. During the first quarter Katelyn Karr scored and Kerigan Karr each scored two points for the Mustangs. The second quarter the girls played hard  and Amanda Ehrman added to the Mustangs score with two additional points. During the third quarter Katelyn Karr scored another two points. Trista Hanson helped the Lady . . .

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The Start of High School Basketball

On Friday, December 2nd both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams took on the Deshler Dragons for their season opener. The JV girls team fought hard and lost by just three points against the Dragons. The Varsity girls had a rough first game but fought hard. Abbie Skupa led the rebounds and points with 7 points and 8 rebounds. Autumn Woodard and Nicolle Hammer both had 1 point. Autumn also had 6 rebounds, Miranda Erickson . . .

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Hawaiian Christmas

The Silver Lake Elementary Christmas Concert was held on Thursday, December 1 st in Bladen. The night started out with the 5 th grade band playing “Good King Wenceslas” and “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas.” Following them was the 6 th grade band playing “We Three Kings” and “Jamaican Holiday.” Before the singing started, Jake Knehans, Brayden Karr, Taiton Trausch, and Cody Pankoke . . .

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Fun Before the Long Break!

On the day school was dismissed for Thanksgiving Break, November 22, the Silver Lake High School students had a fun day of participating in group Breakout EDU’s in the morning and group Quiz Bowl tournaments about the school history and some fun facts about the teachers in the afternoon! The day was a fun day to end the week early before going home to spend time with family and celebrate Thanksgiving traditions.   . . .

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Students Learn "Defense" From Former Blackshirt

On Friday, December 2, all 7-12 students from the Silver Lake High School loaded up onto buses and made the short drive to Blue Hill for an assembly on standing up to bullying and saying no to drugs and alcohol. Demoine Adams, a former Nebraska blackshirt and now mentor, spoke at Blue Hill high school on playing “defense” on bullying and standing up for others. Adams also spoke on drugs and alcohol, adding that neither of . . .

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JH Quiz Bowl Travels to Franklin

On November 30th, the junior high quiz bowlers went to Franklin for a competition. The Silver Lake students competed against Wilcox Hildreth and lost, but followed that up with a win versus Bertrand. In the next round, they lost to Cambridge, which ended their day in the double elimination tournament. Madison Miller had this to say about the meet, “We did good as a team. We had a lot of competition, but we did well for our second . . .

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FFA Livestock Judging

On Wednesday November 30, 2016 the Silver Lake FFA traveled to the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Kearney for livestock judging and ag communications. Ag communications is a team of three, where one person writes an article, one person creates an iMovie, and the last person makes a magazine page. That team this year was Alyssa Schmidt, Miranda Erickson, and Kinsley Mankhey. Kinsley was the writer, Alyssa was the iMovie maker, and Miranda . . .

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December Mustang Message

Welcome to MUSTANG MESSAGES.  This newsletter is especially designed for senior parents and seniors.  It is my hope that the information given in this newsletter will be useful as you make plans for the future.  I plan to include information on scholarships, important dates that you may want to remember, college rep. visit reminders, and other information that seniors and parents will need to know. MUSTANG MESSAGES . . .

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November AR Winners

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.7px Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} November winners for Silver Lake’s reading incentive program include Brock Karr, Jocelyn Wahl, Hope Gomez, Johnny Borgman, Kinsley Mankhey, Tynan Degroff, Leanna Wardenburg, and Mark Thurston.  Perkins, Davi Nails, Dairy Queen, Eileen’s Cookies, Valentino’s, the Rivoli Theater, and . . .

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SL Fairs Well at One-Act Competition

Silver Lake made the short journey to Harvard on November 15 to compete at the Twin Valley Conference One-Act competition. At the end of the day, Silver Lake was able to come home with seventh place out of the nine schools in the conference, with six cast members earning an honorable mention for their superior acting. These cast members included Abigail Borgman, Elizabeth Trausch, Taylor Nabower, Lexi Allen, Alex Ehrman, and Nicolle . . .

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