Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Kimball, Banner County and Potter-Dix schools recognized


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Shown above are a few of the Mary Lynch Elementary teachers credited with focusing on improved reading at Kimball Public Schools. Recently the district was recognized for closing a socio-economic gap in reading scores while improving those same scores overall. From left are Judy Walker, Amanda Culek, Heidi Chesley, Denelle Klosterman, Katie Fryda, Bernie Walker and Cathy Flores.

The Panhandle was represented well at the 2017 Nebraska Rural Community School Association (NRCSA) Spring conference this last month as three area school districts, from nearly 200, received recognition.

NRCSA represents more than 75,000 students across 195 different schools, 88 counties, and 24 legislative districts. Their purpose is to promote the general advancement of public education in rural communities and to provide recognition to quality rural education programs.

Kimball Public Schools was awarded the NRCSA Closing the Achievement Gap Award in reading. This award is given to four d...

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