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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Exeter-Milligan Students enjoy Henry Doorly Zoo Visit

Exeter-Milligan students were privy to a presentation on Wednesday Jan 21st that included a live snake.
Henry Doorly Zoo Presentor Katie Fuenning and Docent Rickie Engel shared the animals and some lessons with elementary, junior high and high school students.  The lesson, was primarily on reptiles and their characteristics and the Henry Doorly Zoo representatives brought live examples of the species.  The interactive lesson gave lots of opportunities for the students to participate.

Cheyenne Krupicka helps Henry Doorly Zoo presenter Katie Fuenning show how big the largest reptile can get.

Aidan Vavra takes his turn checking on a box turtle with Docent Rickie Engel from the Henry Doorly Zoo.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Fillmore County Foundation Grant Applications Available

Applications now available

for Fillmore County Foundation Grants

FILLMORE COUNTY – Groups, organizations, or communities seeking funding for projects may find a source of assistance through the Fillmore County Foundation.
Grant applications will be accepted through Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by 4:00 p.m.  Applications must be submitted by this date to be considered at the Fillmore County Foundation semi-annual meeting, which is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
Grant awards are made each March and September.  After the last application period $2,000 was awarded.  Application forms are available at the Fillmore County Development Corporation office, 1032 G Street, Geneva, during regular office hours. You may also request an application by emailing , by telephone at 402-759-4910 or go the FCDC website at and download a copy.
Current application forms with the February 25, 2015 deadline date must be used.  Persons with questions about the grant program may contact the Fillmore County Development Office at 759-4910 or Scott Olivia at 629-4446.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Exeter-Milligan Boys Basketball Defeats Meridian 61-46

Exeter-Milligan Girls Basketball Defeats Meridian 54-34

Exeter-Milligan Third Grade Class Happenings

Troy Kallhoff uses his Ipad to record Andrew Vavra giving his presentation on an inventor.

Exeter-Milligan third graders in Ms. Pohl’s classroom start their day by writing several sentences in their journals.  Here Troy Kallhoff, left, and Savana Krupicka work on their journals.

Above -The Exeter-Milligan third grade class front row left to right:  Savannah Horne, Amarah Carr, Taylor Pribyl and Savana Krupicka.  Back row left to right:  Josh Meyer, Andrew Vavra, Troy Kallhoff, Tyler Due, Dravin Birkes, Draven Payne, Devin Harrison, Trenton Vossler and Ms. Casey Pohl.
Below -The Exeter-Milligan third grade class enjoyed a sunny winter afternoon on the playground in Milligan.

Above: Dravin Birkes, Andrew Vavra and Savana Krupicka watch the video they recorded with a green screen background.
Below: Josh Meyer (left) and Devin Harrison (right) work on cue card posters about the inventor they researched before they make a video presentation.