Archives for February 2017

Alma Cheerleaders are State Champions

On February 18, the Alma cheerleaders made their way to Grand Island. They performed at the Heartland Event Center for State Cheer & Dance. They competed in the Non-Tumbling D1 division and received Runner-Up. They also performed a sideline cheer and earned first place, making them State Champions two years in a row. Sophomore cheerleader, Abby Waldo says, […]

Creative Writing Contest Nearing the End

TIME IS RUNNING OUT AND WE WANT YOUR CREATIVE WRITING!! PLEASE CONSIDER A SUBMISSION BY March 6TH! CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST! In the month of February, the creative writing class will be putting on a Creative Writing Contest open to all students!  This contest will be judged blindly. The criteria for judging and the rules are […]

Yearbooks on Sale Now

The form below lets you order a yearbook for the 16-17 year. The books will be in at the beginning of next school year. The cost of the books is $30 with a new addon this year. The new addon is $10 and will include a CD of action shots from all your activities/events. Orders […]

Bell Wins RPAC Gold

On February 15, the Alma Cardinal Speech Team traveled to Hitchcock Co. to compete for RPAC speech. Although the team was missing many members, the Cardinals placed 7th out of 14th overall with 89 points. Lana Kerner and Christian Hansen placed 8th in their duet “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog.” Jule Erdmann’s entertainment speech on her […]

State Cheer Competition in Grand Island

The 2017 state cheer competition will be held in Grand Island on February 18th at the Heartland Event Center. It will start around 2 p.m. with Alma performing at roughly 2 and 4.   Awards will begin around 5:30.  Come out and support the cheerleaders. Article by Charles McConnell

Junior High Snatches 4th in a Tight Race in Holdrege Quiz Bowl

The Junior High Quiz Bowl team traveled to Holdrege on Thursday, February 9th. They had a 3-2 record and lost to Cambridge, who was ranked #1, and Southern Valley, who was ranked #2. The AHS Junior High team snatched up 4th place, and Wilcox Hildreth grabbed 3rd. Congrats to the Junior High Quiz Bowlers!

What is Jana’s Campaign?

On February 1, Alma Public Schools had speakers come and talk to the students about Jana’s Campaign. Jana’s Campaign is about bringing awareness to domestic abuse.  Jana was a college student at KU that was killed by a former boyfriend.  The mom and step dad of Jana spoke to all student 6-12 for about an […]

Cardinals Speak at Gothenburg Speech Invitational

The Alma High School speech team traveled to Gothenburg to compete in the school’s speech invitational on February 4th, 2017. The team of 14 competed to the best of their ability hoping to improve from the previous meet in Grand Island. With over 500 entries in the meet, the Cardinals came close to placing in […]

Alma Ag Demo Performs Well at FFA Contest

The Alma FFA Chapter traveled to Aurora Wednesday January 25. The chapter did well competing in a variety of events. The Conduct of Meetings team received red ribbon. The members on this team were Gage Stanteski, Ethan Baker, Isaac McCurdy, Nathan Hock, Burke Boehler, Tyson Linner, and Maddie Stone. Senior Parli Pro team received a red ribbon. […]