High School Quiz Bowl Attends ESU 11 Quiz Bowl

The Alma High School Quiz Bowl team attended the ESU 11 Quiz Bowl Meet on Wednesday, April 26 at 8:45 am in the Nebraska Prairie Museum in Holdrege. There were 13 teams that attended, including Alma, Arapahoe, Axtell, Bertrand, Cambridge, Elwood, Eustis-Farnam, Franklin, Holdrege, Loomis, Minden, Southern Valley, and Wilcox-Hildreth. Alma went 2-2 and ended […]

FFA Convention

On April 5-7, the FFA State Convention took place in Lincoln, Nebraska.  The following seniors received their state degrees:  Charles McConnell, Jacob Barwick, Stephanie Eddy, Eric Kovarik, Shelby Butts, Parker Janicek, Gunner Prickett and Junior Erica Barwick.  The students participated in several contests over the three days.  The results are listed below.  Some highlights include […]

Student Compete Well at Science Olympiad at UNK

On Tuesday, the Science Olympiad team competed at UNK. Though no one won the gold they still did quite good. The hovercraft team placed 5th even though they did not have a fully operating hovercraft. The experimental design team placed 6th. The team that did Towers was able to secure a bronze medal. The Rock […]

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. […]

Alma Quiz bowl Compete’s in Home Meet

The Alma quiz bowl team will have a meet March 6th in Alma. The Cardinals will have two teams competing. The meet will take place in both the multi-purpose room and the library from 3:00 until 5:30.  

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, […]

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

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. […]