Weeping Water Nebraska
Weeping Water Newsletter
      This week proved to be a very busy week for Weeping Water High School. Awards Night, Baccalaureate, and Graduation all in one week! Included in this week's newsletter are pictures and information about these events and more!
 Weeping Water Junior High/High School Awards Night
      Tuesday, May 6 was Weeping Water's Annual Awards Night. On this night all students in Junior High and High School are recognized for their many talents and skills. This is also when the Weeping Water Foundation Scholarships are announced for the senior class. Amoung these Foundation Scholarships is the Berneice Hopper Scholarship which is a $7,000 one year scholarship which is a very big honor to receive. All the students were wonderful and recieved numerous awards. The Berneice Hopper Scholars for 2008 were: Angela Danielson, Allison Baier, Rachel Randall, Jake Nutter, and TJ Bickford. Congratulations to all students who received awards! 
Berneice Hopper Scholarship Winners
Some Seniors receiving awards
Weeping Water High School Graduation
        Weeping Water High School celebrated graduation this year on Saturday, May 10 at 4:00 p.m. The gym was beautifully decorated for the important part of the senior's lives. You could see the excitement and sadness in the graduates faces as they sat on the stage together with their classmates for the last time.
       Graduating seniors included: Allison Baier, Bryce Bantz, TJ Bickford, Danielle Buffington, Scott Crook, Angela Danielson, Logan Dettmann, Dalton Dieter, Joel Haveman, Caleb Heneger, Anthony Houchin, Matt Kirchhoff, Molly Leckron, Kyle Lindsey, Kelsey McSorley, Hannah Moser, Gary Myers, Jacob Nutter, Louise Patterson, Rachel Randall, Jordan Redden, Phillip Rhodes, Craig Rupp, Amanda Schneider, Logan Schreiner, Alex Vice, Jacob Wardyn, Samantha Wessels, and Austinn Wipf.
      Members of National Honor Society: Allison Baier, Danielle Buffington, Angela Danielson, Logan Dettmann, Joel Haveman, Molly Leckron, Hannah Moser, Louise Patterson, Rachel Randall, Jordan Redden, Phillip Rhodes, Craig Rupp, Alex Vice, Jacob Wardyn, and Samantha Wessels.
      Magna Cum Laude (Top 10% of class): Rachel Randall, Jacob Wardyn, and Samantha Wessels.
      Summa Cum Laude (Top 5% of class): Molly Leckron, Hannah Moser, and Louise Patterson.
      It was a wonderful graduation and congratulations to all who are taking the next step in their lives. 
   The small group of high school senior who sang a selection of music during the ceremony
The Graduating Class of 2008
In Memory of Nevy Neitzel 
      Everyone is invited to the Legacy in Lincoln at 56th & Pioneer for an afternoon memorial for Nevy Neitzel. It will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 17th. Larry Hanson's Band will play and The Legacy will provide food and drinks. A tree will be dedicated in memory of Nevy. We would like to invite everyone because of the kindness showed at the time of her illness and after she passed away. --Nevy's Family
Celebrate 40 Years
With the Class of 1968
When: Saturday, May 24, 2008
Time: 2:00-5:30 p.m. @ American Legion Hall
Weeping Water
5:30-6:30 p.m. Alumni Banquet Social Hour at
Weeping Water High School
(Tickets are $13 in advance and $18 at the door)
6:30 p.m. Dinner
After Alumni Banquet-??? Return to 
American Legion Hall 
RSVP: Betty Neumeister 402-267-5149
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Susan Platt 402-867-2428
Driver's Education
Who: Anyone ages 15 years and above and have a driver's permit
What: Summer Driver's Education Class
When: July 7-11 (Classroom)
8:00 a.m.-Noon
July 8-25 (Behind the Wheel)
Where: Weeping Water High School
Cost: $295
A $25 deposit is due before May 22nd
Contact the school at 402-267-2445 with any questions
Weeping Water Youth Volleyball Camp
Who: Next year's 4th-8th graders
When: May 28-30 
Where: Weeping Water High School Gym
Why: To develop skills and a passion for the sport of volleyball
Fee: $40 (Includes 7.5 hours of instruction, t-shirt, prizes,
and tons of fun!)
Weeping Water Girls Basketball Camp
Who: The camp will be open to girls that will be entering grades 5th-8th in the 2008-2009 school year
When: Thursday-Saturday, June 5th, 6th, and 7th
Time: Noon-3:00 p.m. (Please be there 10-15 minutes early)
Cost: $20.00 per girl
Where: Weeping Water School Gym
Why: To work on some basic fundamentals: ball handling, dribbling, passing, and shooting. There will also be some other fun activities during the camp.
Sign-Up forms are available at the school. Return the sheet and the cost to Coach Hammer or Mrs. Miller no later than May 21st.
*The deadline is soon approaching! Don't let your child miss out!*
Pickin' In The Park
Pickin' In The Park will be a day of great country and bluegrass music for the whole family. Bring a covered dish and lawn chairs. This will be a one day only event. Dinner will be served from 5:00-6:00 p.m. I fyou are a band or want to perform on stage, please call the number below to get a set time for a performance. Each band will get a hour and a half on stage. Any jamming is welcome! This event is for the whole family! Be sure to come out and enjoy great music, fun, food, and friends!
When: Saturday, June 7, 2008
Time: Noon-10:00 p.m.
Where: Avoca City Park
Avoca, NE
For more information, contact: 402-325-9481
Weeping Water Basketball Camp
When: Monday-Thursday, June 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th
Times: 9:00 to 11:30 p.m.-6th to 9th Grade Boys and Girls
Noon to 1:15 p.m.-2nd-5th Grade Boys and Girls
(Grades entering in 2008-2009 school year)
Cost: $35.00 per camper (Cost includes camp t-shirt)
Focus of Camp: Fundamentals and basketball instruction will be the main focus at the camp. Shooting, dribbling, defense, 1 on 1 skills, and passing are main areas we will look to build upon. Our goal is to help develop a more well-rounded basketball player by teaching the correct fundamentals and rules of the game. We also want to help show each camper ways they can improve their individual game to help them become the best player they can be.
"Great players are MADE in the OFF-SEASON"
Awards and Competitions:
* Hot Shot*
*Dribbling competition*
*Free Throws*
*1 on 1*
If you plan to attend: Registration sheets are available at the school. Fill out and send the sheet along with registration cost to:
BJ Blase
804 Eldora Avenue
Weeping Water, NE 68463
or bring to the school before May 21st.
Any questions, call: 402-267-2445 or 308-940-1040
Cass County Relay for Life
The 2008 Relay for Life of Cass County will celebrate cancer survivors, remember those lost to cancer, and inspire our community to fight back against cancer.
When: Saturday, June 21-Sunday, June 22
Time: 7:00 p.m. Saturday-7:00 a.m. Sunday
Where: Plattsmouth High School Track
For more information, contact: Debbi Stander at 402-267-5556 or Julie Jacobs at 402-235-3354
*There are currently donation jars in area businesses.*
**The money raised goes to help those in Cass County.**
Concert Series
Who: Wess Adams
What: Gospel Concert
When: Sunday, June 22, 2008
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Where: First Christian Church
306 H St.
Weeping Water
Cost: Free
*A love offering will be taken.*
This will be the first time Wess Adams from Walling, TN will be in our area! Wess is a full-time performer and recording artist with Grapevine Records. "On Track" was a Grammy Nominated song written by David Staton and "Every Knee Shall Bow" was a duet with Allison Durham and Wess Adams.
*Be sure to bring the whole family to a night of great music!*
Community Vacation Bible School
Who: Any children Preschool through 6th Grade
When: Monday, July 14th-Friday, July 18th
Time: 9:00 a.m.-Noon
Where: Faith Missionary Church
Theme: Beach Party
Volunteers are needed for teachers and helpers. Cantibutions of snacks or money for snacks and supplies are always welcome.
If you are willing to help, contact: Dawn Randall 402-267-5448
Sandwich, Scripture, and Sweets
Who: First Congregational United Church of Christ
United Methodist Church
Invite you to join
What: Lunch and Bible Study
"Jesus' Journey"
When: Thursdays Through May
Time: Noon-12:45 p.m.
Where: First Congregational U.C.C.
204 N. Elm Street
Weeping Water 
Sandwich, dessert, and drink will be provided.
Community News
The Goldenrod Garden Club of Avoca
Donations are now being accepted for the annual Goldenrod Garden Club Scholarship. This scholarship is available to any graduating senior (public school, private school, or home school) who lives within the Avoca Fire District, and who is planning to continue their education. Interested donors may send their check, made out to The Goldenrod Garden Club Scholarship Fund, to:
The Old Schoolhouse
P.O. Box 671
Avoca, NE 68307
Information regarding the Elmwood-Murdock Golf Camp (June 16-18) is available in the Elementary Office or on the E-M School Website (activities/golf/documents)
Grandpa's Woods will also be offering a junior league. Contact Grandpa's Woods at 994-2100 for more information.
USDA Rural Development Representative Judy James will be at the Plattsmouth Public Library from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. every Thursday as a part of the 502 Direct Home Loan Program. The purpose of the program is to provide low income people with the opportunity to own adequate, decent, safe, and sanitary homes in rural areas. Call Judy at 402-423-9683 Ext. 4 for more information or to setup an appointment.
Springfield Days 2008
When: June 6th and 7th
Be sure to "Surf into Springfield!" 
Check out the official announcement on the
www.springfieldnebraska.com webpage under "What's New" and then click on "Events"
Wednesday, May 14: Kindergarten Field Trip to Omaha Board of Education Meeting @ 7:00 p.m. Girls 10 & Under White Softball Game @ home @ 6:00 p.m.  
Thursday, May 15: Elementary Track and Field Day Junior High Field Trip to Kearney Archway @ 8:15 p.m.
Friday, May 16: Last Day for Pre-Kindergarten @ Weeping Water School State Track Meet Girls 10 & Under Red Softball Game @ home @ 6:00 p.m. Girls 12 & Under Softball Game @ home @ 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 17: State Track Meet Boys Junior Legion Baseball Game @ home @ 4:00 p.m. Boys Senior Legion Baseball Game @ home @ 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 18: Boys Junior Legion Baseball Game @ home @ 4:00 p.m. Boys Senior Legion Baseball Game @ home @ 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 20: High School Golf State Meet TBA