Small Town Times January Newsletter

Everyone from Litchfield Schools wishes you a safe and happy holiday season. Small Town Times 308-446-2244 Litchfield High School 500 N. Main lynette.finley@litchfieldps.org Twas the night of the concert, and all through the town, not one person was stirring, not even at home. The gym was packed with family and friends, anticipating and waiting for the good tunes to come. The children were waiting for their time to perform, while rehearsing silently in their heads. With Mr. Heibner directing and Mrs. Paitz to accompany, everyone was set for the music to begin… December 13th was the annual Winter Concert performance at Litchfield schools for the Pk-12 choir and band groups. The concert kicked-off with the PK- 2nd graders circling the audience while acting out and singing to the “Jingle Bell Stomp”. After the completion of Jingle Bell Stomp enactment, the children went on stage to perform “A hat for my Snowman”, and “Hear the Bells”. Third, thru sixth grade students performed their musical on the stage singing “When Will the Holidays Come”, “If I Was A Reindeer”, and “I Feel Like Fa La La”. The choir, consisting of 7th-12th grade individuals, sang “Sing We Now of Christ- mas”, “Antiphonal Deck the Halls”, and “Tiny Little Baby Born In Bethlehem”. The senior high duet consisting of freshman Chloe Ellison and senior Siarah Wil- lenberg, sang “Under Winter Moon”. The bands continued with the concert following the choir and singing perfor- mances. The Fifth and Sixth grade band played “Jingle Bells”, “Angels on Pa- rade”, and “Rockin’ St. Nick”. The last performance of the evening was the 7th- 12th grade band performing “African Noel”, “Jingle Bell Rock”, “Simple Gift of Christmas”, and “Do You Hear What I Hear”. After the students were done performing, Santa’s helpers (Mr. Finley, and Mr. Drew) let the kids come visit them by the tree to see if they were on the nice list for Christmas. The music and performances was a great event for the communi- ty members and school to come together for an enjoyable evening. Litchfield, NE 68852 January 2019 Issue Inside this Edition Winter Program 1 Program Pictures 2 Youth BBall clinic 3 Spartan Calendar 4 January Menu 5 Did You Know 6 School Purchases 6 Kindergarten Santa letters 7&8 Senior Spotlight 9 Student Survey 10 Finance Chall. Results 10 FFA News 10 Decorating contest 11 Counselors Corner 12 KAPPA Ag-Business Trip 13 Sports Extra 14 FBLA News 15 Accounting Class 15 General Fund Claims 16 Dangerous Apps parents need to know 17 Talking with kids 19 Superintendent Report 20 Board Minutes 21 Principals Report 23 Coop Meeting Minutes 24