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Nebraska School Activities Association & U.S. Bank Name 2019-20 Believers & Achievers

LINCOLN – U.S. Bank® and the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) are proud to announce the 2019-2020 Believers and Achievers. Believers & Achievers is a state-wide program designed by U.S. Bank and the NSAA to give . . . read more

8th Grade Columbian Exchange Trade Activity

On August 30th, the MR. Nemetz's 8th-grade social studies classes did a simulation trying to recreate the exchange of goods after the arrival of Christopher Columbus.  The students brought items to share with.  According . . . read more

High School Physics Class Launch Balloons

April 5, 2018

Mr. Hale's High School Physics class braved the cold on Thur., March 29th to launch the balloons they had constructed in class.  Mrs. Hale's Kindergarten class was there as observers. High School students were Caitlin . . . read more

Student Travel Opportunity

Mrs. Dohrman | September 18, 2017

 Sign up by Sept. 30 and receive a $200 discount for the West Holt World Wanderers, formerly European Experience trip to Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Hungary in 2019. Questions can be directed to Tina Dohrman . . . read more

Boys/Girls State Participants

Mr. Nemetz | April 5, 2017

The following students have been selected to represent the Atkinson Legion/Auxiliary this summer at Cornhusker Boys & Girls State State   ‚Äč L-R - Bailey Boh,  Dylan Wieneke, Shayden . . . read more

Capital Forum

Mr. Nemetz | April 5, 2017

    Five seniors attended Capitol Forum on Monday March  27th .  The program is sponsored by Humanities Nebraska and the Secretary of States office.  The five students all got a chance to debate and . . . read more

Honor a Vet Thursday Fundraiser a Success

April 5, 2017

Almost $3,400 were raised for the West Holt Vietnam Vet Honor Flight Fundraiser. The fund raiser was held at West Holt Public School and included donations from St. Joe's Elementary School as well as community organizations and . . . read more

Boys State Participants

Mr. Nemetz | April 18, 2016

The following students have been selected to represent the Atkinson Legion Cornhusker Boys State. Boys - L-R - Eddie Frederick, Theo Stenka, Brent Lemmer, Chase Harrison, Jake Judge   read more

Law Cadet Program

Mr. Nemetz

Two young men have been selected for the Law Cadet Program sponsored by the American Legion. Boys - L-R - Seth Miller and Perry Winer read more

Model Bridge Building

Mr. Hale

West Holt Model Bridge Contest Held by Todd Hale   West Holt held its annual Model Bridge Building Contest on Friday, Feb 13th.  The contest consists of building a bridge from basswood and any commonly available glue. . . . read more

Mlady & Nemetz win KC Free Throw Contest

Landyn Mlady, 6th grader from West Holt Elementary, and Maci Nemetz, a 5th grader at St. Joe's Elementary School won their age division at the District Level of the  Nebraska Knights of Columbus free throw contest which was held . . . read more

Geography Bee Winner

Mr. Nemetz

            The National Geographic’s 28 th Annual Geography Bee was held for all 4 th -8 th grade students at West Holt on Wednesday, January 6 th .  The competition . . . read more

Patriot's Pen & Voice of Democracy Winners

     West Holt students recently competed in the local Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy VFW sponsored programs.  West Holt’s 8th graders, under the direction of Stacy Ludwig, participated in the . . . read more

Caitlin Nelson Participates in the American Legion Oratorical Contest

By Mr. Nemetz | December 11, 2015

    For 79 years the American Legion has sponsored the Oratorical Contest in the United States.  Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate in the program.  This year West Holt had one person compete for . . . read more

Holt County Government Day 2015

by Mr. Nemetz

Nineteen Juniors attended the annual Holt County Government Day on November 23, 2015.  Students were informed about a variety of different topics concerning teens today.  Some of the topics were:  texting laws, setting goals . . . read more

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