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A Close Curtain Call

  On December 3, 2019, the Silver Lake One Act team rode to Shickley to compete against many other schools for the chance to make it to state. At the show, the team put their best foot forward and pulled their way through the competition. In spite of a few sick cast members, a boiling hot stage, and the rush for a missing costume, everyone played their characters as if they truly were people! Sadly, state wasn’t meant to . . .

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Silver Lake Girls Basketball Preview

Experience is a key factor that the Silver Lake Lady Mustangs have been missing out on for the past few seasons. This year, the Mustangs are returning seven players with varsity experience, including four starters from the 2018-2019 season. The Mustangs lost their top rebounder, Elizabeth Trausch, who secured 9.1 rebounds per game. However, they are returning seniors who have a lot of experience and drive in Abbie Skupa and Makayla . . .

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Reading Reaps Rewards

Silver Lake Mustangs enjoying the rewards of the Accelerated Reader Program for the month of November include:  Caleb Sands, Samantha Bonifas, Blaine Simonton, Jackson Young, Zane Journey, Marissa Eriskson, and Makayla Dinkler.  Not pictured is Lexi Wengler. Our school is so appreciative of the businesses that support this Reading Program: Pastime Lanes, McDonalds, Runza, Sonic, and Scooters.

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Silver Lake Raises Over $1000

  Once again, the FBLA hosted their traditional event of the March of Dimes, but this year they also added the Pennies for Patients organization to this annual fundraiser. Based on the previous year’s donations, this year Silver Lake FBLA organization set a goal of $650. The Mustangs were able to end up with an impressive total amount at the High School of $1108.17. To award these hard-working students, the FBLA . . .

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2nd Place Goes to Silver Lake At Junior High TVC Quiz Bowl

The Red Cloud Warriors escaped the intellectual ability of the Silver Lake Junior High Quiz Bowl team as they narrowly defeated the Mustangs sending them to the Loser’s bracket during the first round of the Twin Valley Junior High Quiz Bowl competition on November 21 st .  The young Silver Lake team remained confident as they worked their way through the brackets defeating Harvard, Lawrence/Nelson, and Franklin.  The . . .

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Silver Lake Thrives at FFA Fall CDE's

  In search of a ticket to state and serious competition, Silver Lake FFA traveled to Kearney, Nebraska on November 6 for fall CDE’s. The Mustangs spent a great amount of time studying and preparing for this event. Freshmen Samantha Bonifas, Kassi Jones, Brooklyn Meyer, Reagan Rust, and Georgi tenBensel, along with sophomore Katelyn Karr participated in junior livestock judging. Sophomores Tyler Cumpston, Trista Hanson, . . .

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Honoring Those Who Served

  The Silver Lake Student Council put on their annual Veteran’s Day Program on November 11th. The event took place at the high school, where all local veterans were welcome to attend. Kindergarten through 12th-grade students attended the program honoring the veterans with an honorary speech and a song given by the elementary students. Makayla Dinkler, Vice President of Student Council, opened the program by . . .

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Impressive First Competition

The Silver Lake Junior High Quiz Bowl team competed impressively at the Franklin Invitational Competition on Wednesday, November 13 th .  The Mustang team, consisting of Sydney Bartels, Keaton Karr, Madison Karr, Lana Swanson, Trey Vance, Clay Plambeck, Katelyn Strampher, and Brandon Trausch, defeated Minden and Southern Valley in pool play.  They fell at the hands of Alma and Bertrand and placed fourth in the . . .

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Readers, Readers, Readers

October saw a record number of student readers as Silver Lake students continue reading and earning Accelerated Reader points.  Lucky winners in the monthly drawing include Natalia Cassell, Kerigan Karr, AJ Sommer, Jenna Bonifas, Taylor Hanson, Grant Young, Quinn Rosno, and Emily Monie.  These students are enjoying coupons and “give-aways” from Domino’s, McDonald's, Scooter’s, and Sonic.  A . . .

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