Two Events named district champion
On November 22, 2016 the Lyons-Decatur Northeast FFA Chapter traveled to West Point to compete in the District Leadership Skills Events. These events encompass many of the speaking events offered in the FFA in both individual and team events, ranging from natural resources to public speaking to parliamentary law. Two . . .
Smoottacular! Written by Skylar McMullin(Freshman). Each day of the week Monday through Friday all thirty band members get their instruments out of their cases, get their music and stand, and sit down in their seats ready to play. This year we have earned a new secondary music teacher, Mr.Smoot. Our 7th-12th grade band is made up of 30 members: there are seven seventh graders, three eighth graders, five freshmen, four sophomores, four . . .
Holiday Care Packages Holiday care packages - A focus for Empower is helping our senior community members. Please consider donating to people in the communities of Lyons & Decatur during the holiday season. Here are some ideas, but any useful item is appreciated. Adult hats, mittens, socks a book of crossword puzzles, word search or other puzzles (large print) with a fun pencil/pen, sticky notes, deck of cards . . .
Congratulations to the Quiz Bowl team for earning 2nd place at the Wisner-Pilger Invitational this weekend. The team competed in 6 matches, and were defeated in the championship match, losing by one question to Oakland-Craig. We are proud of you!
Students in Mock Trial Learn the Legal System By John Bellar, Guidance Counselor The Mock Trial Case for this year was State of Nebraska ( Prosecution) vs. Blake M. Brando (Defendant). The defendant is being charged with first degree murder. The students prepared to be either the Prosecution or Defendant, preparing questions and answers. The 2016 Mock Trial Team was composed of Lawyers: Bren Shatto, Layne Miller, and Brock . . .