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We have a fantastic school!

Seriously. There is always something entertaining to watch or attend in our community. Want to see some award-winning speeches and performances. Check out a Knight at the Oscars.  Are you "into sports" then the Elmwood-Murdock Knights has something for everyone from basketball to baseball during the summers.

We have the BEST concessions stands around and the BEST nachos in the district. So even if you just want a bite to eat and don't want to cook look up the schedule on the school website and check out a game.

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Basketball Tourney Admission and Location 2018 2Our end of season tournament is this weekend for the 3rd through 6th-grade boys and girls. Attached are the following locations

of games and tournament brackets. All Championship games will be played in Elmwood on Sunday, February 25th - times included on attachments.

Admission fee is $4, which provides access to all games and locations on Saturday.

Entrance fee is also $4 on Sunday and provides access to all championship games Sunday.

Full concessions will be available in Elmwood.

See the following PDF files for team statistics and Brackets

OverallStats_BB_2018_-_3rd_Boys_FINAL.pdf

OverallStats_BB_2018_-_3rd_Girls_FINAL.pdf

OverallStats_BB_2018_-_4th_Boys_FINAL.pdf

OverallStats_BB_2018_-_4th_Girls_FINAL.pdf 

OverallStats_BB_2018_-_5th_Boys_FINAL.pdf       

OverallStats_BB_2018_-_5th_Girls_FINAL.pdf     

OverallStats_BB_2018_-_6th_Boys_FINAL.pdf     

 OverallStats_BB_2018_-_6th_Girls_FINAL.pdf

 

School Events - Calendar Reminders

Spring Break (coincides with Girls Basketball tournament)

NO SCHOOL Mar 1 & 2 

Spring Break (coincides with Boys Basketball tournament)

NO SCHOOL Mar 8 & 9

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Speech Night at the Oscars 

March 3rd

Open to the Public Speech Presentation

(more details to come)

For more dates and schedules of all school club activities visit the Events schedule on the Elmwood-Murdock website

 

NEW ELMWOOD-MURDOCK SCHOOL WEBSITE

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There is a wealth of information on the new Elmwood-Murdock website. It is updated on a daily basis by various teachers and department heads.   

Check out the calendar on the Elmwood Website (it's to the right) ---->>>>

If the date is TAN (Beige) then there is something to do in town that day!!

 

Send me Elmwood-Murdock events you would like me to place on the calendar at editor@elmwoodnebraska.com  

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Message from Anne (the new Director)

Did you know that your community library is a great source for technology?

The Elmwood Library has three desktop computers and one laptop ready for public use.

  • Check your email!
  • Do your homework!
  • Read the news!
  • Watch a YouTube video!

The library has headphones too. Plug them in and watch your Netflix movies in relative privacy. Just don't laugh out loud too hard or the librarian might get jealous.

The library also has free wifi. Bring your own laptop or mobile device and jump on the network. The password is readily available for anyone who asks.

Need to print something? The library has fax/scanner/printer/copier capabilities too. For a nominal fee, you can print documents, homework or even job applications. Our staff is glad to help.

  • Need to scan an original document and email it to someone? We can help!
  • Need extra copies of your birth certificate? We can help!
  • Need to fax something to the social security office? We can help!

Are you unsure of your computer skills? Need a little insight into navigating a website. Our staff can help you get started.

We've helped patrons take online Defensive Driving classes and even find income tax documents. We might not know everything, but we know enough to be dangerous!

Oh, and we have books too.

Be Sure to stop by the library and say HELLO!!

Library hours

Monday 3- 8pm

Tuesday 2-6pm

Wednesday 2 pm -6 pm

Thursday 10 am - 2 pm

Saturday 10 am - 2 pm

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St Paul Methodist Church

Our Lenten Study for the next six weeks.

Weeks One and Two are at St Paul Elmwood United Methodist Church

Feb 21: "You Were Made for a Miracle"
Feb 28: "Miracles Come with a Cost"

Weeks three and four are at the Elmwood Christian Church Disciples of Christ
March 7: "The Miracle of Love"
March 14: "Activate the Power of Faith"

Weeks five and six are at Murdock Ebenezer United Methodist Church
March 21: "Activate the Power of Prayer"
March 28: "Activate Health and Healing"

God Bless You All and I wish you joy on the St. Valentine's Day :)
Rev. Michael Lee Burgess

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Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:00 – 4:00

Wednesday 9:00 – 12:00 Friday 9:00 – 5:00
Closed on Monday 


Elmwood Village Board News

 The Elmwood Village Board and Library are seeking community feedback regarding how we can grow and improve our community and library. We value your feedback, so please consider completing these surveys to continue making Elmwood a great place to live!

The Elmwood Library is seeking feedback on how to better serve the community. The following survey contains questions regarding what the library does well and how the library can improve. Please be as thorough as possible with your answers so we may get the best results. Thank you for helping us improve the Elmwood Library!

The surveys can also be taken online outside of the newsletter by clicking on the categories below.

Elmwood Village Survey Here

Elmwood Library Here 

 

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Elmwood Community Center

(right next door to Elmwood Inspired)

Morning Coffee Bar 8:00 am

Coffee, Tea, Milk

(Milk available, please ask the cook)
Free will offering - suggested $1.00

Noon Meals

Eat in or Take-out
Daily Menu

 

Please call by 9:30 am to reserve

402-994-2145
Suggested price for noon meal is $5.00

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Don't forget to send me your news 

I know it's January, it's cold, it's the post-holiday doldrums, but there are things happening. Who is in the news, who is making news? This is what I need for the upcoming year

Church Times of Service, dinners, meetings, Bible study

Baseball sign updates

Softball sign updates

Game Schedules

Business special events or Open Houses

4-H meeting dates (photos from meetings)

School Accomplishments (high school, college)

Alumni News

Holiday Events & photos (Valentines Day, St Patricks Day, Easter)

SEND ME THE NEWS and PHOTOS to editor@elmwoodnebraska.com 


 

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We are currently serving hard ice cream in dishes.
we have 8 different flavors to choose from.

Becky
Elmwood C Store
402-994-3305

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Submit Your Stories and NEWS

This is a reminder to PLEASE email me upcoming news and events. Or, if you happen to see an event happening, or something fun going on in Elmwood, take a photo and email it to editor@elmwoodnebraska.com  

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If you would like to advertise your business on the Elmwood website just CLICK here 

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Mahoney State Park Activities

Looking for something to do with the kids during the winter. We have a wonderful "playground" right in our own backyard with Mahoney state park offering ice skating, ice fishing, and indoor birthday parties at the playground. So if your kids are getting cabin fever let them run off some energy in the ball pits and climbing wall and not your furniture.

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Country Musc Theatre - Louisville

February 24 - Midnight Wanderers Band

March 10 - Elaine Behrends & Friends

** SUNDAY, March 25 - FREE ADMISSION! Gospel Show

March 31 - Kathy Dovel & Friends

*** 2 PM SHOW! April 7 - Cornhusker Jammers Show, (NOT a jam session)

April 14 - Jeanette Hill & August Moon Band

April 28 - Rayne Magill & Friends

May 12 - Down Home Band, Fred & Dorothy Techau & Friends

May 26 - Bill Hill & Fine Wine Band

June 9 - Alex Vanderbeck & Friends

June 23 - Al Kelley & Reilly Creek Band

July 7 - Kenny Briton & Friends

July 21 - Rodger Roberts & Friends

August 4 - Irish Donahoo & Friends

August 18 - Terry Hovey & Friends

September 1 - Steve Jensen & Friends

September 15 - Larry Hanson & Friends

September 29 - Fred Larson &Friends

October 13 - FREE ADMISSION! CCMT Anniversary Show!
October 27 - Frank Bigelow & Friends

November 10 - Warren Brewer & Friends

November 24 - Josh Krohn & Dirty River Ramblers

December 8 - Christmas Show,

(Young musicians, up to 16 years old will be entertaining!)

** 7 PM, Monday, December 31, New Year's Eve Party!

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NEST ‘Why I Want to Go to College’ Writing Contest Announced

Lincoln, Neb. (January 8, 2018) – The 16th annual “Why I Want to Go to College” writing contest, sponsored by the Nebraska State Treasurer’s Office and the Omaha Storm Chasers, is getting underway with entries due March 2, 2018. The writing contest is open to seventh and eighth graders.

Twelve winners will receive contributions to Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST) college savings accounts including $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place. Three winners will be chosen from each of Nebraska’s three Congressional districts, and thee winners will be chosen from outside Nebraska.

Nebraska winners will be recognized at home plate on May 6 at the Storm Chasers game at Werner Park in Papillion. Each Nebraska winner will receive four tickets to the game.

“Congratulating contest winners with a ceremony at Werner Park is one of the highlights of the year,” said State Treasurer Don Stenberg, Trustee of NEST. “I enjoy meeting the young people and hearing about their plans for their future, and I also enjoy meeting the parents, grandparents, and siblings who provide enormous support, encouragement, and inspiration to these young people. The writing contest provides an opportunity for young people to learn about saving for higher education and, at the same time, polish their writing skills for high school and later.”

Families can save for college for their children and grandchildren through NEST, the state-sponsored 529 college savings program that allows for tax-free investments and tax-free qualified withdrawals. Nebraska account owners qualify for up to $10,000 a year in state income tax deductions.

Students are asked to reflect in their written entries on the value of education and what they hope to achieve through higher education. Entries are limited to 750 words and must be typed, double-spaced on 8 ½- X 11-inch paper. They will be judged by students and faculty at Midland University in Fremont.

Details about the writing contest are available on the Treasurer’s website at www.treasurer.nebraska.gov/csp/scholarships/essay/college/2018/contest-announcement/.

Entries must be postmarked by March 2, 2018, and mailed to Becki Frishman, Omaha Storm Chasers, 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion, NE 68046.

About NEST

NEST is a tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan and provides four plans to help make saving for college simple and affordable: NEST Direct College Savings Plan, the NEST Advisor College Savings Plan, the TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan, and the State Farm College Savings Plan. The Nebraska State Treasurer serves as Program Trustee. First National Bank of Omaha serves as Program Manager, and all investments are approved by the Nebraska Investment Council. Families nationwide are saving for college using Nebraska’s 529 College Savings Plans, which have more than 254,000 accounts, including 79,000 in Nebraska. Visit NEST529.com and treasurer.nebraska.gov for more information.

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Jana Langemach

Assistant State Treasurer | Director of Communications

Nebraska State Treasurer's Office

Nebraska State Capitol, Suite 2005

Post Office Box 94788

Lincoln, Nebraska 68509

402-471-8884

jana.langemach@nebraska.gov

https://treasurer.nebraska.gov

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