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NCEMS Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony

May 17, 2019

The Nemaha Central Kindergarten Promotion was held on Friday, May 17 in the NCEMS gymnasium.  Forty-two anxious kindergartners came to school to go through the promotion ceremony. The ceremony started off with a greeting . . . read more

NCMS Eighth Grade Promotion

May 17, 2019

The Nemaha Central Middle School eighth grade promotion was held on Thursday, May 16 in the NCMS gymnasium.  Forty-five young adults eagerly awaited the moment to say good-bye to middle school and move on to high school. . . . read more

NCMS Eighth Grade Promotion (continued)

May 17, 2019

The pictures from the President's Award for Educational Excellence, the 2019 American Citizenship Award, and the KSHSAA Citizenship Award, and the receiving of the diplomas. read more

1st Grade Field Trip to the Buffalo Farm

By: Chasity Frye

Chasity Frye | May 16, 2019

    The first grade classes from Nemaha Central Elementary School took a field trip to the Westmoreland buffalo farm on Tuesday, May 14. Students took a hayride around the farm and saw the buffaloes and were even . . . read more

Kindergarten Visits the Topeka Zoo

May 16, 2019

    The kindergarten students are wrapping up their school year shortly, but they spent some time with their classmates on their field trip on Friday, May 3.  The students started off the day visiting the Topeka Zoo. . . . read more

NCES AR Store

By: Maizy Vore

May 16, 2019

    On Friday, May 10, the first through third graders attended the Accelerated Reader store. The AR store is a reward for students who read and take tests on books to receive points for shopping. Students get . . . read more

NCMS 8th Grade Boat Races

By: Elena Gonzalez

May 16, 2019

The Seneca Aquatic Center was filled with rowdy Nemaha Central students cheering for their favorite boat on Wednesday, May 15. The 8th graders at Nemaha Central Middle School were given the challenging project for their science class to . . . read more

Third Grade Field Trip to Arbor Day Farms

By: Camryn Kaster

May 15, 2019

It was an exciting day on Thursday, May 9, the third graders went to Arbor Day Farms in Nebraska City. The farm is like a huge park and was founded by J. Sterling Morton. The students played around on the park for awhile doing multiple . . . read more

NC/SPPS Spring Band Concert

By: Brendon Feltner

May 14, 2019

The fifth through eighth-grade band students played the night away on Monday, May 6 at the spring concert. The spring concert was held at the Nemaha Central high school gymnasium.  Students from Nemaha Central Middle School and Saints . . . read more

Second Grade Mother's Day Tea Celebration

By: Lawson Schmelzle

May 14, 2019

    On Friday, May 10, the second graders celebrated Mother’s Day in a fun and special way, with their moms. Students sang three songs and even performed a play that’s called “It’s Mom-Sense." . . . read more

Worlds of Fun

By: Joseph Siess

May 14, 2019

This year the eighth graders went to Worlds of Fun for their field trip on Monday, May 13. This is one of the most memorable field trips for the eighth-grade class. Some roller coasters that the students enjoyed were the Mamba, Prowler, and . . . read more

NCMS Annual Muffins for Moms

By: Katie Wilson & Trista Peterson

May 11, 2019

      The Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School hosted its annual Muffins for Mom’s Celebration on Friday, May 3. This event is held in connection with Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12, which celebrates mothers, . . . read more

4th Grade Field Trip to the Patee House

By: Camryn Kaster

May 9, 2019

The fourth graders at Nemaha Central had a great time on Wednesday, May 1. This day was their field trip to the Patee House in St. Joseph, Missouri. The Patee House was a hotel and headquarters for the Pony Express back in the 1860s. They . . . read more

The Second Grader's Field Trip to the Kansas Children's Discovery Center

By: Maizy Vore

May 9, 2019

    On Wednesday, May 1, the second graders at Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School went on their field trip to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in Topeka, Kansas. The students were able to explore the . . . read more

NCMS Annual Career Fair

By: Blake Stallbaumer and Defeng Li

May 7, 2019

The annual Nemaha Central Middle School Career Fair was held on Thursday, May 2. At the career fair, a variety of professionals in their field come in and teach students about their occupations. The day started out with the keynote speaker, . . . read more

NCEMS Annual Math Contest

By: Dylann Grauer

May 4, 2019

    The Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School math contest was held for grades 3-8 on Friday, April 26. The students were each given a test consisting of questions from the categories of number sense, geometry, and . . . read more

Havensville Living History Days

By: Chasity Frye

Chasity Frye | April 16, 2019

    Living history day was held on Friday, April 5 at Havensville. The Nemaha Central seventh and fourth graders attended the event. The theme this year was Everyday Life: How things got done. Some of the activities were . . . read more

State Representative Randy Garber Recognizes NCMS

By: Elena Gonzalez

April 15, 2019

    Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School was awarded the 2018 National School of Character Award. The 2018 National School of Character Award was awarded to 73 schools nationwide who showed good character and met . . . read more

NCMS Enjoys an Amazing Symphony

By: Dylann Grauer

April 10, 2019

    The Nemaha Central Middle School seventh and eighth graders attended the Topeka Symphony on Thursday, April 4. The symphony was held at the Topeka Performing Arts Center and the conductor this year was Kyle Wiley . . . read more

2019-2020 Preschool Open House

By: Camryn Kaster

April 6, 2019

    The 2019-2020 preschool students were invited to attend the preschool open house on Tuesday, March 26. Mrs. Melinda Jones, Mrs. Shelly Schmelzle, and Mrs. Bethany Griffith greeted the children and visited with their . . . read more

Pi Day Pictures Continued

By: Lilly Schultejans, Emilie Strahm, & Addy Holthaus

March 30, 2019

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NCEMS Holds 15th Annual Pi Day

By: Addy Holthaus, Lilly Schultejans, and Emilie Strahm

March 28, 2019

      The annual NCEMS pi day was held on Friday, March, 22. With the help of Betty Peterson, pi day has been able to continue for an amazing 15 years. Also with the help of middle school . . . read more

First Grade Celebrates “120 Days of School”

By: Chasity Frye

March 27, 2019

    The first grade classes at Nemaha Central Elementary School celebrated the 120th Day of School. When students came to school, their desks were in the shape of the number 120. At the beginning of the day, the first grade . . . read more

NCEMS Third and Fourth Lyrics and Literacy Night

By: Katie Wilson

March 27, 2019

    The Nemaha Central third and fourth-grade Lyrics and Literacy night was held on Monday, March 4. Mrs. Chelsey Haverkamp organized the lyric part of the event while the third and fourth-grade teachers, Mrs. Tamela . . . read more

NCES Family Fun Night is a Hit

By: Dylann Grauer and Maizy Vore

March 27, 2019

    Physical education teacher, Cory Bass has been hosting the Nemaha Central Elementary’s Family Fun Night for over ten plus years. He hosted this year’s event on Thursday, March 21 at the NCEMS gym. Family fun night . . . read more

NCEMS Scholar's Bowl Teams Compete in Big 7 League Tournament

By: Lilly Schultejans

March 9, 2019

    After only a few weeks of competing in meets the Nemaha Central Middle School Scholars' Bowl Team traveled to Jeff West on Tuesday, March 5 for the Big 7 League tournament. Both the 7th and 8th-grade teams were . . . read more

NCEMS Preschool Lyrics and Literacy Night

By: Elena Gonzalez

March 9, 2019

    The Nemaha Central Preschool Lyrics and Literacy Night was hosted on Tuesday, March 5. The preschool teachers, Mrs. Shelly Schmelzle, Mrs. Melinda Jones, and Mrs. Bethany Griffith, organized the program for the . . . read more

NCMS Hosted a Scholars' Bowl Meet

By: Owen Carpenter and Jack Holthaus

March 9, 2019

    On March 4, Holton, Hiawatha, Jeff West, and Nemaha Central students competed at a Scholars' Bowl meet at Nemaha Central Middle School. The order in which the teams participated were as . . . read more

NCMS Scholars' Bowl Teams Win at Royal Valley

By: Addy Holthaus and Katie Wilson

March 9, 2019

    The Nemaha Central Middle School Scholars' Bowl team traveled to Royal Valley on Thursday, February 28. The Royal Valley meet was their third meet of the year. The Thunder team ended the meet very successfully, . . . read more

NCMS 8th Grade Participates in Job Shadowing

By: Lilly Schultejans

March 9, 2019

Throughout the week of February 25 to March 1, the 8th-graders at  Nemaha Central Middle School shadowed some careers they were interested in. The months leading up to the job shadow the students were taught skills that would help them . . . read more

NCMS Scholars' Bowl Team Competes at Riverside

By: Elena Gonzalez

March 9, 2019

    On Monday, February 26, the NCMS Scholars’ Bowl Team traveled to Riverside for their second scholars'  bowl meet of the season. The 8th-grade Team 1 lost their first round 20-50 to . . . read more

NCMS Annual Thunder Bash was a Hit

By: Addy Holthaus and Katie Wilson

March 2, 2019

    The Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), held the annual Thunder Bash on Friday, February 22. The Thunder Bash is an event held every year, where the eighth graders play the . . . read more

NCMS Kicked Off Their Scholars' Bowl Season

By: Trista Peterson and Emilie Strahm

February 28, 2019

    The Nemaha Central Middle School 7th and 8th graders kicked off their scholars’ bowl season by traveling to Sabetha. Coaching the scholars’ bowl team this season are  Mrs. Betty Peterson and Mrs. . . . read more

PTO Sponsors Chinese Acrobat Assembly

By: Maizy Vore

February 28, 2019

    On Monday, February 4, the Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle school gym was filled with a crowd of preschool through eighth graders. They were all gathered to watch the fabulous Chinese Acrobats. The NCEMS Parent Teacher . . . read more

NCEMS Shows Spirit

By: Camryn Kaster

February 25, 2019

Throughout the week of January 28 to February 1, Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School held their annual Spirit Week. There were different dress-up days for each day of the week. Monday was Hawaiian Day, Tuesday was Sleepy Day (Pajama . . . read more

NCES Annual Valentine Parties

By: Dylann Grauer

February 22, 2019

      On Thursday, February 14, the Nemaha Central Elementary School students had their Valentine Parties. These parties consisted of games, snacks, and the students passing out Valentines to their classmates. . . . read more

6th Grade Takes an Adventure to Snow Creek

By: Trista Peterson and Emilie Strahm

February 15, 2019

    The Nemaha Central Middle School sixth-graders took a trip to Snow Creek on Friday, February 8. Students left for the field trip after morning announcements and arrived at their destination mid-morning. . . . read more

NCEMS Kindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of School

By: Elena Gonzalez

February 15, 2019

    On Wednesday, January 30, the NCEMS kindergarten classes celebrated their 100th day of school. The kindergartners did a 100th-day project, where they gathered a hundred items to put on poster board or a tub. Their . . . read more

Jumping for a Cause

By: Addy Holthaus and Katie Wilson

February 6, 2019

      Raising money for the American Heart Association has been an annual goal for Nemaha Central Elementary students. Each year students in first grade through fifth grade participate in Jump Rope for . . . read more

NC 4th Graders Present Famous Kansan Projects

By: Lilly Schultejans & Chasity Frye

February 6, 2019

The 4th graders at Nemaha Central Elementary School held their annual famous Kansans day on Tuesday, January 29. A few weeks in advance the fourth graders chose what famous Kansan they would present on. This year’s class is quite a bit . . . read more

Frye Runner-up at the Nemaha County Spelling Bee

By: Dylann Grauer

February 5, 2019

    The Nemaha County Spelling Bee had a delay due to the weekend's weather. It was moved to Saturday, January 26 at the Nemaha County Courthouse. There were 22 participants this year. The schools that competed this . . . read more

NCEMS Winter Pep Rally

By: Emilie Strahm & Trista Peterson

January 13, 2019

    The Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School students and staff filed into the gymnasium on Monday, January 7 for a jam-packed assembly. It started off with a simple introduction from Dr. Beck, then the cheerleaders took it . . . read more

NCEMS Kicks off 2nd Semester with Spelling Bee

By: Lilly Schultejans & Chasity Frye

January 11, 2019

    On the first Friday back from break, some Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School 5th through 8th-grade students participated in the school-wide spelling bee held on January 4. Each grade from 5th through 8th . . . read more

NCES Christmas Parties

By: Kyndall Sextro and Jillian Stueve

December 21, 2018

    Christmas festivities kicked off on Thursday, December 20 for students in the preschool through fifth-grade classrooms.  The elementary school students played games involving a Christmas theme and ate snacks . . . read more

NCES Semester AR Store

By: Kace Kramer, Colby Schmelzle, and Cayden Edelman

December 21, 2018

    Every year the Nemaha Central Elementary School has an Accelerated Reading store for grades 1st through 5th sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization. This year the PTO decided to change some things up. . . . read more

NCEMS and SPPS Holiday Instrumental Concert

By: Isaac Lueger, Chase Korber, & Preston Koch

December 20, 2018

    Several students from fifth through eighth grade from Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School and St. Peter and Paul School participated in the Winter Band Concert at the high school gymnasium on Monday, December . . . read more

NCEMS K-2 Lyrics and Literacy Night

By: Henriette Yemba and Kaylee Finney

December 20, 2018

    The Nemaha Central kindergarten through second grade hosted a Lyrics and Literacy Night on Monday, December 10, at the NCEMS Gymnasium. The K-2 Lyrics & Literacy program was held by Mrs. Chelsey Haverkamp and Mrs. Angie . . . read more

NCEMS School Geography Bee

By: Addison Osterhaus, Keirston Saenz, Isabell Smith

December 20, 2018

    This year at Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School, the annual Geography Bee was held with 10 contestants battling it out to go to the Geo Bee finals. The school-wide contest took place on Tuesday, December 18. . . . read more

NCMS Can the Teacher

By: Treyvan Enneking and Brandon Rogers

December 5, 2018

    It was a fun time at the Nemaha Central Middle School on Tuesday, November 20. Students came to school in the hopes of not having regular classes during the day. To achieve this, students had to stack non-perishable . . . read more

NCES Starts Steam Club

By: Kace Kramer, Colby Schmelzle, and Cayden Edelman

December 2, 2018

    An exciting program has come to Nemaha Central Elementary School this year known as the Steam Club (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). The Steam Club is a program offered to 4th and 5th-grade students. . . . read more

NCMS PTO Taco Bar

By: Brandon Rogers and Treyvan Enneking

December 2, 2018

     The Nemaha Central Parent Teacher Organization hosted a taco bar on Thursday, November 15. The taco bar replaced the spaghetti supper that they have sponsored in previous years. The event was held during the . . . read more

NCMS 5th Grade Science Extravaganza

By: John Siess and Cooper Hajek

November 27, 2018

    The fifth graders from Nemaha Central and Saints Peter and Paul joined together in a contest on Wednesday, November 14. The contest was known as the Science Extravaganza and the purpose was to test students' . . . read more

NCEMS Supports our Veterans

By: Isaac Lueger & Preston Koch

November 17, 2018

         The Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School Veterans’ Day program was a hit on Friday, November 9.  With new Veterans joining every year and more people showing up, it was a . . . read more

NCMS Hosts a Book Fair

By: Isabell Smith, Addison Osterhaus, and Keirston Saenz

November 16, 2018

    The book fair is a time to get students involved in READING!! This year's book fair was held from October 31 through November 9. This book fair was held at the Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School library, . . . read more

Halloween Parties at NCEMS

By: Kace Kramer, Colby Schmelzle, and Cayden Edelman

November 13, 2018

    The preschool through 5th grade classes at the Nemaha Central Elementary School celebrated Halloween with parties on a spooktacular Wednesday, October 31. Students played games, had a Halloween snack, and enjoyed . . . read more

5th and 6th Graders Rock Out During Lyrics and Literacy Night

By: Isaac Lueger & Preston Koch

October 23, 2018

    Students in 5th grade along with the vocal students in 6th grade sang songs for their families and spectators on Thursday, October 18, in the Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School gym.  The concert kicked . . . read more

NCMS Girls Basketball Pep Rally

By: Isabell Smith, Addison Osterhaus, and Keirston Saenz

October 22, 2018

    ”We’re getting fired up,” is what the Nemaha Central Middle School girls basketball team was feeling as they entered the gym for the pep rally on Monday, October 15. The cheerleaders started the pep . . . read more

Seventh Grade Takes a Trip to the Capitol Building

By: Jaden Thomas and Chase Korber

October 22, 2018

    The Nemaha Central seventh grade went on a field trip to the Topeka Capitol Building Wednesday, October 10. Tour guides led the seventh graders on a tour throughout the building. The tour guides showed them lots of . . . read more

Firefighters Came to Visit NCES Students

By: John Siess & Cooper Hajek

October 17, 2018

    The Seneca community firefighters came to visit the Nemaha Central Elementary School on Tuesday, October 9. Grades preschool through fifth grade were divided into several classrooms and one group in the gym for . . . read more

NCEMS Donuts for Dads (continued)

By: Addie Osterhaus, Keirston Saenz, & Isabell Smith | October 11, 2018

More great pictures of students and dads having breakfast together at the annual "Donuts for Dads" event!   read more

NCEMS Donuts for Dads

By: Keirston Saenz, Addison Osterhaus, and Isabell Smith

October 11, 2018

    “Donuts for Dads” is more than just a snack with your dad, it’s a way of thanking your dad for all he’s done for you. On Friday, October 5 the annual event for “Donuts for Dads” was . . . read more

Students Learn About India

By: Henriette Yemba and Kaylee Finney

October 11, 2018

    The Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School students and staff all gathered in the gym for an assembly on Wednesday, October 3 to learn about the adventures of Randy Nadler. Mr. Nadler travels to . . . read more

NCMS Volleyball Tournament Pep Rally

By: Kace Kramer, Colby Schmelzle, and Cayden Edelman

October 5, 2018

     Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School held a pep rally for the upcoming volleyball tournament on Friday, September 28.  The cheerleaders started the pep rally off with a cheer to get the student body fired . . . read more

NC Fifth Grade Has Lots of Adventures at the Omaha Zoo

By: Henriette Yemba and Kaylee Finney

October 4, 2018

    The Nemaha Central fifth grade classes were ready to leave right when they arrived at school excited for an amazing and adventurous trip to the Omaha Zoo on Thursday, September 27. The school sponsors on the field . . . read more

PTO Hosts the Magic of Learning Assembly

By: Isabell Smith, Addison Osterhaus, and Keirston Saenz

October 4, 2018

    School is for learning obviously, but some students take it as a joke. How you do in school could affect your entire future plans. For instance, if you want to be a surgeon but you don’t have a degree and a good . . . read more

NCES Career on Wheels

By: Isaac Lueger and Preston Koch

September 28, 2018

          On a humid morning in the Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School parking lot, students in kindergarten through fifth grade attended the annual “Careers on Wheels.” Students . . . read more

NCMS Kicks off Athletic Season with a Pep Rally

By: Jillian Stueve & Elli Rusche

September 18, 2018

    This year’s first pep rally for the Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School was on Thursday, August 30. At the pep rally, the students and staff celebrated the upcoming games for the football and volleyball . . . read more

More Pictures from Open House

By: Isaac Lueger & Preston Koch

September 16, 2018

These are more pictures form open house.  read more

Open House for NCMS 2018

By: Isaac Lueger & Preston Koch

September 15, 2018

    Excited students came prepared and ready for the open house on Tuesday, August 14. Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School students from preschool through eighth grade came with their parents/guardians to . . . read more

School is Back in Session (continued)

By: Ella Larkin & Kyndall Sextro

September 9, 2018

There were so many great pictures on the first day of school that we added more. read more

School is Back in Session

By: Ella Larkin and Kyndall Sextro

September 9, 2018

Many students were jumping up and down waiting for the first day of school, and for Nemaha Central Elementary and Middle School, it was finally here. Students from preschool through 8th grade filed into the gym on Thursday, August 16 . . . read more

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