Junior High Woodmen Speech School Contest Public speaking is an important skill that students will use throughout their lives. At Thayer Central, we offer many public speaking opportunities, including the annual Junior High Woodmen Speech School Contest, which was held on Friday, March 15th. The 2019 Woodmen topic is “Challenges Youth Face.” The students spoke about a variety of . . .
Last Friday, both preschool classes got to “be scientists” with Kaye Mussman, who works at the 4H extension office in Thayer County. We started off by making colored volcanoes using baking soda, vinegar and food coloring. We then made predictions about how we were going blow up a balloon without using our mouths! The students then predicted different items and if they would sink or float in . . .
Betty Meyer, Thayer Central library/Media Specialist, invited the 2019 Thayer Central High School National Honor Society Students to be guest readers to help Thayer Central Elementary students celebrate READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY on Friday March 1st. The guest readers read a selection of stories to Pre-School through Sixth grade, handed out Read Across America book marks, and Cat in the Hat erasers. They . . .
The Thayer Central bridge builders competed in the 40 th annual Nebraska model bridge competition. The team came away with a 2 nd place team finish with a combined efficiency of 5752.8. Individual placers included: Kevin Burd had a bridge that weighed 16.2 grams and held 49.7 pounds for an efficiency of 1391.6 and 9 th place. Jarod Hergott and Emily Welch had a bridge that weighed 16.2 grams and held 57.1 . . .
Fourth Grade and Kindergarten Read Together for Dr. Seuss Day Oh the places you will go at Thayer Central Elementary. The students at Thayer Central were busy on Friday, March 1, 2019 celebrating Dr. Seuss’s Birthday. They had many learning experiences that lead to a fun- filled Seusstastic day. The high school National Honor Society students visited each classroom and read a . . .