Archives for March 2017

Alma Brings Home 6 Medals from CCC Action Days

On Wednesday 15, CCC Action Days was held in Hastings, Nebraska. Senior, Shelby Butts, placed second in anatomy. Also senior, Gunner Prickett, placed second in notorious people, fourth in potpourri and fifth in civil war. Junior, Hallie Prickett, was awarded second in spelling and fourth in chemistry. Sophomore, Abby Waldo, received second in vocabulary. The […]

Alma Competes Well at Bertrand/Holdrege Triangular

The Alma track team went to Bertrand on March 21. They competed against Bertrand and Holdrege. David Ehrke got 6th place in discus and Shelby Butts got 5th place in shot put. Jaden Heckenlively got 1st in high jump followed by Kaitlyn Harrison with got 2nd place, Burke Boehler got 2nd for the boys followed […]

Alma 6th Graders Win Invention Convention

Sixth graders Linden Biskup, Delaney Seyler, Kathryn Prickett competed in the Invention Convention contest at Pioneer Village in Minden, Nebraska.  The project consisted of twidgets.  A twidget is pocket sizes fidgets for school.   An example of this was a pen that does make a sound when it clicks.  A disk that has a rough side and […]

Starting the Track Season Off at UNK

The Alma Cardinals traveled to the UNK indoor meet to compete for their first meet. Tiffany Wells made it to finals in the 55 and 200, getting sixth in both of them. Stephanie Eddy got eighth in the 1600 meter run. Peyton McQuay got 9th in the 3200 meter run. Emma Smolik got fourth in […]

New Members are Added to National Honor Society

The National Honor Society inducted eleven new members from Alma Public Schools. New inductees are Kelsey Kermmoade, Dakota Hughes, David Ehrke, Sadie Ritter, Alissa Vlach, Tanner Kauk, Emma Smolik, Abby Waldo, Tiffany Wells, Kayla Kindler, and Peyton McQuay. The major event that the National Honor Society does throughout the year is the annual food drive. […]

Start of Spring Sports

The start of track and golf has approached us. You may notice the kids running around the track getting ready for there meet on Thursday March 16 at the UNK indoor meet. While the golf team starts practice today to prepare for there first meet on March 24 in Bertrand. The Junior High boys and […]

Burwell Squeaks Past the Cardinals

The Alma Carinal boys basketball team played against the Burwell Longhorns on Tuesday, February 21 in the district final game. The first quarter started off well with Alma leading 7 to 4 halfway through the first quarter.At the end of the first Alma had a 14 to 6 lead on the longhorns. At half time […]

Alma Hunts the Buffaloes

On February 23, 2017 the Alma boys took on the Elm Creek Buffaloes in the D1-10 subdistrict finals. Alma came out of the gate ready to play scoring 20 points in the first quarter to Elm Creek’s 11. Alma took control the rest of the half leading 34-21. Elm Creek came out of the locker […]

Save a Life at APS

On Tuesday, March 7, the Seniors will be holding a blood drive at Alma Public Schools in the main gym. The blood drive will start at 10:30 and will be done at 4:30. Walk-ins are welcome, but they prefer for people to call and make appointments.  Come in and save a life!

Elementary Quiz Bowl Wins Home Meet

The Alma Red Team brought home gold on Wednesday at the Alma Meet.   Loomis and Franklin tied for 2nd but the tie was broken by head to head competition.   Therefore, Loomis placed 2nd and Franklin got 3rd. Article by Charles McConnell