Mya Guzinski and Makenna Pearson partnered with Kristin Johnson and Lindzie Munderloh to create and implement a year-long, first-grade science curriculum based upon the newly adopted Nebraska State Science Standards.
Fort Calhoun senior Tyler Strauss capped his final basketball season with an eight-point outing, including three on a key 3-point make. He was nominated alongside Arlington swimmer Josh Iossi and Blair basketball player Sam Lawton.
Blair basketball player Mya Larson played her first two varsity games as a Bear last week, scoring a combined 35 points in those outings. She was nominated alongside Arlington wrestler Hunter Gilmore and Fort Calhoun basketball player Kennedy Bradburn for Athlete of the Week.
Fort Calhoun's Zane Schwarz scored 17 points in an overtime game last week, sinking key late free throws to earn the Pioneers a win. The sophomore was nominated alongside fellow standouts Remington Gay of Arlington and Ella Ross of Blair.
Fort Calhoun wrestler Cole Klabunde had two pins, including one in just 23 seconds, during a home triangular to win Athlete of the Week honors. The Pioneer was nominated alongside standouts Treyton Jones of Blair and Aiden Foreman of Arlington.
For the first time, the Athlete of the Week Poll ended in a tie between Fort Calhoun's Tessa Skelton and Arlington's Trevor Cooley. They each finished with 280 social media votes, while a third deserving nominee, Blair's Wyatt Ogle, also earned more than 100.
Arlington wrestler Josh Miller earned his 100th victory just seven matches into his junior year over the weekend, earning Athlete of the Week honors. He was nominated alongside fellow wrestlers Hank Frost of Blair and Fort Calhoun's Trey McCoy.