The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) has awarded mini-grants for Nebraska Thursdays, a program that supports schools statewide in serving and promoting locally-grown or locally-produced foods in school cafeterias on the first Thursday of each month. Funded by the Nebraska Dry Bean Commission, 11 schools were awarded a total of $5,265 in mini-grant funds to . . .
Congratulations to Sidney High School for being one of six Nebraska schools to be recognized as a National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. “We recognize and honor your important work in preparing students for successful careers and meaningful lives” said . . .