As with most schools around the state, the new school year brings excitement and challenges for students and teachers alike. In the Physical Education classroom, the new year always starts with Fitnessgram. Fitnessgram is the adopted physical fitness testing product for the state of Nebraska. Fitnessgram includes a multitude of tests to challenge the students and get a baseline for their physical condition. It also gives students a long term goal to continually work towards throughout the year in Physical Education. Some of the tests for Fitnessgram include: Timed Mile, Flexed Arm Hang, Curl Up (sit ups), push ups, and the Pacer Test. Students in grades 7-9 completed these fitness test in the first two weeks of school.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Rain before 4am, then rain or freezing rain. Low around 29. North northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.