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.
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 57. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Windy, with a north northwest wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.