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Seward High’s Jeanna Snyder wins First Place in High School Division’s Bess Streeter Aldrich’s Short Story Contest!

Jeanna Snyder’s short story- “You’re Going to be Hungry” will be recognized on April 4, 2020 at the annual Bess Streeter Aldrich banquet in Elmwood, Nebraska. She was named first place in the High School division

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Three SHS Student’s Essays Win Local Contests and Qualify for the State Optimist Essay Contest

Three SHS Seniors, Cordell Vrbka, Madalyn Lobmeyer and Garrett Erickson were all notified that their essays will be entered in the State 2020 Optimist Club Essay Contest.  The students each entered the essay contest . . .

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Madalyn Lobmeyer Represents SHS at 2020 State Poetry Outloud Contest– Finishes in Top Five

SHS Senior, Madalyn Lobmeyer was selected one of the top five finalists in the annual Nebraska Poetry Outloud State Contest at the UNL Sheldon Art Gallery Auditorium in Lincoln on Sunday afternoon, March 8, 2020 at 1:00 . . .

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Theo Hughes is honored as the March Youth Rotarian of the Month by Seward Rotary

The Seward Rotary Club honored SHS Senior Theo Hughes at the March 11, 2020 Seward Rotary Club meeting at noon at the Jones Bank auditorium.  Theo was introduced to the local Seward Rotary Club by Rotarian Matt . . .

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SHS Speech Stars Present at Seward Magazine Club

Three SHS Speech team members were the featured program at the Seward Magazine Club’s March meeting at the Seward Civic Center on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  Featured were SHS Sophomores Ella Gray with Humorous Pros . . .

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SHS Recognized at the Statehood Event at the Capitol in Lincoln by State Fair Education Division-2020

The State Fair Education Division showcased students and announced that Seward High was the recipient of the State Fair Education Division Sweepstakes Award at the recent Statehood Recognition event at the State Capitol on . . .

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Two SHS Students Selected to Participate in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Seminar

Two SHS juniors were selected through application and by interview to participate in the Rotary International District 5650 Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) seminar over the week-end of April 17-19 at a camp near Nebraska . . .

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Benjamin Myers is honored as Youth Rotarian of the Month

The February  Youth Rotarian of the Month is Ben Myers, a senior at Seward High School and he was honored on Wednesday, February 5 at noon at the Jones Bank auditorium at the Rotary weekly luncheon . . .

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SHS FCCLA at Walk for Hope

Seward High Juniors Miriam Voehl and Hannah Kolterman Wagner hosted their FCCLA STAR Suicide Awareness and Prevention informational booth at the recent Walk for Hope at Concordia University in Seward on Feb 8 to promote Suicide Awareness and . . .

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SHS Academic Decathlon Team Competes in A D Regionals in Omaha-Captures 28 Medals-2020

The SHS Academic Decathlon Team took off for Bellevue East High on one of the coldest mornings of the season, to finish the last phase of the Regional Academic Decathlon contest and compete in a Regional Super Quiz Bowl . . .

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SHS Academic Decathlon Team Competes in Academic Decathlon Contest with On-Line Regionals

The SHS Academic Decathlon Team competed in their annual Academic Decathlon Regional contest at the SHS Media Center for the annual academic competition-with an all “on-line” testing competition on Monday, January . . .

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Elise Johnson Selected January Youth Rotarian of the Month-2020

Elise Johnson, a Seward High Senior, was selected the January Youth Rotarian of the Month and recognized and honored at the recent Seward Rotary Club noon luncheon meeting on Wednesday, January 8 th , 2020 at the Jones . . .

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J J Metschke Named First Runner up at American Legion Regional Oratorical Speech Contest

MicKael Halverstadt of Carleton, NE, the daughter of-Sheena Halverstadt and a Senior at Thayer Central High School was selected the First Place winner in the recent American Legion Oratorical Regional C contest in Seward . . .

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Emily O’Kief Selected November Youth Rotarian of the Month

Emily O’Kief, an Seward High Senior, was selected the November Youth Rotarian of the Month and recognized and honored at the recent Seward Rotary Club noon luncheon meeting on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at the Jones . . .

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Seward High’s J J Metschke Wins District 12 American Legion Oratorical Contest

Seward High Junior, J. J. Metschke was declared the winner in the recent American Legion District 12 Oratorical contest at the Nebraska National Guard Museum on Sunday, November 03, 2019 at 2:00 pm and was held in the . . .

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“Stuff the Cruiser” a Holiday Success for 2018

Billed as a true community effort, the annual “Stuff the Cruiser” toy collection campaign and distribution of Christmas gifts to area children was again labeled a success by the event sponsors; the Seward Rotary . . .

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Ryan Wall, SHS Senior, Named First Youth Rotarian of the 2018-2019 School Year

The August Youth Rotarian of the Month from SHS is Ryan Wall, SHS Senior-the son of Robert and Lori Wall of Seward.  He was honored on Wednesday, August 22 nd , 2018 at the weekly noon luncheon meeting of the Seward . . .

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Oglevie First Place in Short Story Contest

SHS Senior, Makayla Oglevie's Short Story "The Window" was named First Place/ Champion in the annual national Bess Streeter Aldrich High School Short Story Contest!  She was recognized and honored at the Annual Bess . . .

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SHS Sophomore State Finalist in Poetry Out Loud

SHS Sophomore, Madalyn Lobmeyer of Seward was selected one of the top six finalists in the annual Poetry Out Loud Poetry Recitation State Finals contest held in Lincoln on Sunday, March 11 at 1:30 at the Sheldon Art Gallery . . .

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Jenna Williams February Youth Rotarian of the Month

SHS Senior, Jenna Williams is the Seward Rotary Club Youth Rotarian of the Month.  She attended the Feb. 7 th Rotary Club weekly luncheon meeting at the Jones National Bank and Trust in Seward.  She is the daughter of Craig and . . .

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Local Winners/District Finalists Seward VFW Oratorical “Voice of Democracy“ Speech Contest

Local Winners in the Seward VFW “Voice of Democracy” Speech Contest Thomas Bosmeniel-Seward High-First Place Kenna Gottschalk-Seward High-Second Place Greta Hughes-Seward High-Third Place . . .

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SHS brings home 9 medals from Osceola Speech Tourney

SHS captured nine medals at the recent Osceola Speech Tourney at Osceola High School on Saturday, January 28, 2017 in an all-day tourney.  Nana Abenaa Wright and Kenna Gottschalk placed second in Duet, and in Poetry, Nana Abenaa Wright . . .

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Local Winners/District Finalists Seward VFW Oratorical “Voice of Democracy “Speech Contest

The local Winners/District Finalists Seward VFW Oratorical “Voice of Democracy “Speech Contest were announced at the recent PRIDE convocation at SHS in the new theater on Friday, Oct. 28 th , 2016.  Winners were selected from . . .

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SHS Junior- Thomas Bosmeniel Wins Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest to Represent Seward High at Regional Contest

Seward High Junior, Thomas Bosmeniel, captured the local Poetry Out Loud poetry recitation contest First Place award reciting from memory the poem “Battle Hymn” by Julia Ward Howe.  He won over 46 other students to now . . .

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Three SHS Students Qualify for State Speech

Three SHS students qualified for the State Speech Contest in Kearney on Thursday, March 23 at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, placing in the finals at the NSAA District Speech Contest on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Columbus . . .

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