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3rd Grade Participates in #FailureFridays

By Buethe, Amanda | November 7, 2016

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Reaching Out to Jewell Rhodes

October 27, 2016

Reaching Out to Jewell Rhodes read more Feedback

NCES to Host Book Fair

September 26, 2016

NCES Book Fair   read more Feedback

NCES Students to Participate in STEAM MAKER MINI Camp

September 22, 2015

We are excited to have a special event occurring on Thursday, September 24.  During the school day, our K-6 students will have the opportunity to participate in a STEAM Maker Mini Camp.  This camp will take place in our elementary . . . read more Feedback

Elementary Students Enjoy Family Math Night Activities

November 26, 2014

Over 188 family members representing 95 students took the opportunity to participate in our Annual Family Math Night Activities.  For much of the evening, it was a packed house of students and their families completing many different . . . read more

1st Graders Explore Careers

October 6, 2014

Our First Graders have been exploring different careers recently in class.  They took the opportunity to read books about different careers and then shared their thoughts with their classmates.  The exploration culminated with local . . . read more Feedback

Open House a Success

September 29, 2014

Superheros gallore graced the halls of Ness City Elementary School September 23 as the staff and students dressed up as their favorite Superhero and showed parents and grandparents around the building on a Super Scavenger Hunt.  It was a . . . read more Feedback

1st Graders Enjoy Grandparents Day

September 8, 2014

The 1st Grade students hosted Grandparents Day recently.  It was a day full of activities and learning.  Almost every student had a grandparent visit the classroom and several had multiple grandparents visit.  All participants . . . read more Feedback

Elementary Students participate in S.A.G.E

September 2, 2014

This year's 5th and 2nd graders are participating in a Reading Buddies program they have dubbed S.A.G.E.  S.A.G.E stands for Set A Good Example.  Every Tuesday and Friday afternoon the 5th Graders from Mr. Scott's classroom . . . read more Feedback

CELEBRATING DR. SUESS

April 15, 2014

      To celebrate Dr. Suess's birthday, the students and staff at Ness City Elementary School dressed up as their favorite book character.  The students and staff had a fun day as they celebrated Dr. Suess, . . . read more Feedback

FAMILY READING NIGHT

Mrs. Buethe, Title I Instructor | April 15, 2014

NCES held their first annual Family Reading Night.  The theme for this year was "And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street" by Dr. Suess.  Families first listened to the book read by Tyler Goodman and Ryan Gabel (sixth . . . read more Feedback

SINK OR FLOAT

Mrs. Beutler, 2nd Grade Instuctor | April 15, 2014

The second graders participated in a fun “Sink or Float” experiment.  They predicted what objects, brought from home, would do in a small tub.  Then these young scientists tested them to see if their predictions were . . . read more Feedback

ACCELERATED READER

Mrs. Pfannenstiel, Library Aide | April 14, 2014

Each month the classes at Ness City Elementary have a competition.  The class that earns the highest percentage on the Accelerated Reader Quizzes will be awarded the “AR Champions of the Month”.  Congratulations to Mrs. . . . read more Feedback

DR. SUESS IS ON THE LOOSE IN 1st GRADE

Mrs. Keener, 1st Grade Instructor | April 14, 2014

To help celebrate Dr. Suess’ birthday, the first graders at NCES spent two weeks reading various Dr. Suess books and completing some learning activities with them.  We read stories such as: The Cat in the Hat , Oh The Think You . . . read more Feedback

VOTING FOR PRESIDENT

Mr. Scott, 5th Grade Instructor | April 14, 2014

Mr. Scott’s 5th grade class wrote articles about which animal they thought would make a great president.  They based their decision on which animal presented the best qualities and characteristics a president should have.  The . . . read more Feedback

ACCELERATED READER

Mrs. Jo Pfannenstiel, ES Library Aide | March 5, 2014

Congratulations to Ms. Cindy Lackey’s 3 rd grade students.  They have earned the “Accelerated Reading Champion of the Month” award.  The third grade students earned the highest percentage on the AR quizzes taken . . . read more Feedback

HATS OFF TO EMILY

Mrs. Beutler, 2nd Grade Instructor | March 5, 2014

Student aide, Emily Hahn, wearing her silly turkey hat, is reading The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins by Dr. Seuss to the second graders during small group time.  The students also wore their hats of their choice.  Pictured from . . . read more Feedback

PreK LEARNS ABOUT KANSAS

Mrs. Horchem, PreK Instructor | March 5, 2014

      The preschoolers spent a couple of weeks learning about our great state of Kansas.  They made a book that included our state symbols.  The children read the book Celebrate Wheat by Dan Yunk. . . . read more Feedback

ACCELERATED READER

Mrs. Jo Pfannenstiel, Library Aide | January 25, 2014

We would like to congratulate the students in Mrs. Beutler’s Second Grade class for earning the “Accelerated Reader Champion” of the month award.  The students earned the highest percentage on the AR quizzes taken . . . read more Feedback

DO NOT OPEN

Mrs. Buethe, Title Instructor | January 25, 2014

      5th grade students did a science experiment.  The activity explains how air pressure pushes the water through the holes at the bottom of the bottle when the cap is open.  When the cap is closed the . . . read more Feedback

ELEMENTARY CHRISTMAS TREE

Mrs. Jo Pfannenstiel, Library Aide | January 25, 2014

Charles Dickens classic novel “A Christmas Carol” tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s late night visits from the Ghosts of Christmases past, present and future and his ultimate transformation from a harsh old miser to a . . . read more Feedback

ICING ON THE CAKE

Mrs. Carrie Beutler, 2nd Grade Instructor | January 25, 2014

The second graders have been learning about “Step by Step Processes,” “Baking A Cake,” and “Recipes” for their unit. It was “Icing on the Cake” when the class watched as Charlene  Goodman . . . read more Feedback

KINDERGARTEN NEWS

Mrs. Bamberger, Kdg. Instructor | January 25, 2014

We are back from Christmas Vacation and are back to work in the classroom!  Since we returned to school, we have been learning how to add!  We have also been working really hard on learning how to read.  Mrs. Bamberger says we . . . read more Feedback

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

Ms. Gerstner, 1st Grade Instructor | January 25, 2014

To jumpstart back to school the first graders were asked to create new year’s resolutions.  We discussed what a resolution is and what a good resolution would be.  We talked about helping others and being hard workers and how . . . read more Feedback

POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT

Mrs. Jo Pfannenstiel, Library Aide | January 25, 2014

Research shows that when a school environment is positive and predictable, students feel safer, have better academic performance, higher test results and make better behavior choices.  The Positive Behavior System used at Ness City . . . read more Feedback

PRESCHOOL ACTIVITY

Mrs, Horchem, PreK Instructor | January 25, 2014

      The preschoolers have been working on the letter J.  They read the book Jack and the Beanstalk and Jack and the Jellybeanstalk .  The students compared the two stories by deciding how they were . . . read more Feedback

TERESSA PFANNENSTIEL MEMORIAL COMPLETED

November 26, 2013

Teressa Pfannenstiel touched so many lives while teaching at the Ness City Elementary School. Memorial funds were donated to the elementary library. The decision was made to do something that would reflect her personality and continue to . . . read more Feedback

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