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'Stock Market Game'

Ten Years, 33 Trophies And Many Great Memories


May 2, 2019

The Mary Lynch fifth graders toured Memorial Stadium before their Stock Market Banquet on April 24. Students in the front row, from left, are Emily Mitchell, Maison Holmes, Braxton Miller, Aubrey Culek, Addisyn Olson, and Jonathan Lewison. Back row: Joey Miller, Ryker Behrend, Nolan Cook, Mallory Hottell, Mrs. Janicek, Hannah Kilgore and Joseph Teague.

In 2000, Mrs. Laurie Janicek started a tradition with the Mary Lynch fifth graders, and it has continued for the past nine years since 2010 - the tradition is playing and winning at the Stock Market Game.

The Stock Market Game is sponsored by the Nebraska Council on Economic Education and played by hundreds of students across the state.

Once again, Mrs. Janicek's class has placed first in team standing and in class standings, but over the past 10 years, fifth graders from Kimball have placed first every year except in 2017. Overall, they have 33 trophies.

Mrs. Janicek, who is retiring this...

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