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Kindergartners take a trip to the past at Legacy of the Plains Museum

Kylie Lashley, left, Rebeka Hawley and Halle Knutson take a lesson in history, using an old-fashioned slate and chalk to write out their numbers. The Mitchell Elementary Kindergarteners were among several dozen children, who visited the Legacy of the Plains Museum in Gering April 21-22 for “A Trip Through Time.” The students not only learned what it was like to go to school at … [Read More...]

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Mitchell Jr/Sr High School Principal Heath Peters is part of the Tiger Pride, Mitchell Public Schools strive for, having been named Principal of the Year. / Photo by Chabella Guzman

Middle School Principal awarded for leadership

  By CHABELLA GUZMAN Index Editor   Mitchell Jr/Sr High School Principal Heath Peters has moved into the ranks of a select few, as the Nebraska Middle School Principal of the Year for 2015. Peters has been selected to represent Nebraska as … [Read More...]

Spanish Club members Bailee Steiner, left, Aaron Lopez, Alex Martinez and Andrea Campos raked and gathered leaves cleaning up around Connie Mathson’s lilac bushes in Morrill. The youth spent Thursday March 19 afternoon cleaning the yard and raising money for their club trip to Puerto Rico in June. // Photo by Chabella Guzman

Students spring clean for club trip

By CHABELLA GUZMAN Index Editor The tumbleweeds and leaves are what decorate many yards, as winter blows out and spring begins to bloom across the valley. In the Mathson yard it’s no different, but Connie has hired some extra help to gather up the remnants … [Read More...]