Small Town Times February2018 (1) | Page 2

Senior spotlight Full Name: Joseph Robert Ptacnik Birthday: July 29, 1999 Nickname: Joe Hometown: Litchfield Favorite Movie: The Proposal Favorite Pastime: Hunting Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Hunt Favorite Animal: Meerkat Favorite Subject: Pottery Favorite Place to Shop: The Buckle Favorite Sport: Track & Field Unique About You: Everything Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, FBLA, TADA Favorite Color: Royal Blue and Yellow Favorite Author: Mary Pope Osborne Favorite Music Artist: Kendrick Lamar Plans After High School: Attend College Favorite TV Show: Friends, Orange is the New Black Favorite Hangout: Anywhere with my friends or family Favorite Book/Magazine: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Most Prized Possession: My memories with family Favorite Thing to do with Friends: Roadtrip to eat Mexican in Broken Bow, Raising Canes in Grand Island, or Buffalo Wild Wings in Kearney Pets: Babygirl (Dachshund), Diesel (Black Lab), Miley (Shitzu), Home Skillet (English Shorthair), Guppies & Cichlids Favorite Actor/Actress: Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer, Courtney Cox, Matthew Perry Advice for Underclassmen: Sleep is not important… grades are. Favorite Thing to do in Spare Time: Go camping and hang out at my sister’s house If You Could Be Anyone Else Who Would You Be?: One of my siblings, because I want to live in the same family. Lifetime Goals: To own a brand new Suburban with five kids and a newer house in a residential area of a bigger town such as Kearney Favorite School Memory: Taping a piece of toilet paper to Mrs. Winberg’s shoe Quote to Live By: “Carry on.” NEW TEACHER NEWS By: Siarah Willenberg Mr. Ellison is the new 3rd and 4th grade teacher at Litchfield Public Schools. He graduated high school from Callaway. He then went on to graduate from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in the field of Elementary Education. His first five years, he taught at Shelton Schools. He chose to teach at Litchfield because of its welcoming community and rural setting. His decision brought him new and exciting challenges. Mr. Ellison believes that the best part about teaching at Litchfield is the support that this school has. Mr. Ellison’s favorite color is green. We are proud to welcome Mr. Ellison to LPS! 2