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Madison Blackstone Iooksto score an ace with her serve to the Thayer Central Titans during last Monday's subdjstrict match at Tri-County High Kalynn Meyer powers a return to the waiting Thayer Central ScHool, DeWitt. The Superior Wild- Superior Wildcats lost the match in five sets. cat~ iostthe match in five sets. Titan defenders during last Mondays subdistrict game at Tri County High school, DeWitt. The ;ral su The Superior High School Wild- cats volleyball team closed out their regular season schedule with their 13th consecutive victory when they downed the Fillmore Central Panthers, 25- 15, 25-13 and 25-9, at Geneva, last Thurs- day. The Wildcats finished the 2017 regular season with a 24-3 record The Wildcats opened sub-district play, Monday, at DeWitt, when they faced the winner of the Thayer Cen- tral Titans- Southern Raiders at the Tri County High School gymnasium. The Wildcats faced off against the Thayer Central Titans who they had defeated in three sets earlier in the season. Things began well for Superior as they took the first two sets. Thayer Central rallied to take the next three sets and the win to advance to the final round sub-district match against Free- man. The Wildcats fell 25-17, 25-23, 23-25, 18-25 and ! 5-17. Statistics for the Thayer Central match were un- available at press time. Their fate is now in the hands of the teams ahead of them in the wildcard points standings. Superior is number six in the Class C-2 wildcard points and this should enable them to ad- vance to district play should the teams against Fillmore Central with nine. Megan Miller and Nicki Kirchhoff tagged five kills each. Emma Schnakenberg claimed four kills. Teghan Sullivan pounded down three kills Meyer was atop the ace list with seven Miller sliced through four aces. Kirchhoff and Sullivan launched two aces apiece. Schnakenberg recorded three blocks. Madison Blackstone, Meyer, Miller and Sullivan registered a block each. Kirchhoff was the high defensive digger with 15. Miller and Sullivan produced 13 digs apiece Meyer fin- ished the match with nine digs. Blackstone provided three digs. Nicki Kirchhoff sets the ball for her Superior Wildcat teammates as Trisha Hayes (1 8) looks on during last Monday's subdistrict match against the Thayer Central Titans at Tri-County High School, DeWitt. The Wildcats were defeated in five sets. Student wellness needed "These dedicated individuals are leading by example in creating envi- ronments that will improve the health and wellness of children they serve leading to improved stud ent learn- ing," said Julane Hill, coordinated school health specialist with the Ne- braska Department of Education. "Be- cause of their passion, dedication and leadership, the children entrusted in their care will have enhanced opportu- nities to become healthy, productive citizens." for academic success "Lack of student focus, increased cess that teaches schools how to create an environment where a student!s ho- listic health needs can be met," said Michele Bevel director diS outh Heart- land District Health Department. 'q'his includes eight areas of focus: health education, physical education, health services, nutrition services, counsel- disciplinary actions and decreases in test scores are things schools face ev- ery day," said Montessa Munoz, direc- tor of learning and support for Hastings Public Schools "We want our students to receive a great education so they can become successful adults, and now our ahead of them win their subdistrict schools have additional 'coordinated ingandphysiologicalservices, healthy AmemberofLongfellow'sschool matches. District play is Saturday. school health' tools to help make that school environment, health promotion wellness team shared that she ~tgreed District seeding and locations were h ....... for staff and family and community to attend the institutes in order "to ..... released Wednesday, and are avail- --'tPoV_co"~, ................. involvement. : understand compliance with federal Tri~haHayesdi~s~uttheba~rtheSuperi~rWi~d~atsasNi~kiKirchh~ff(4)pr~idessLipp6i-tduring~astM~nday~s ableattheNebraskaSchoolActivities _ ~,~.~n~nuw's, cmlorenaon tl.e,a(n, Since 2013, South Heartland has mandates for school wellness policies, aS Well lltney aren t nealthy A CHild S subdistrict match at Tri-County High School, DeWitt. The Wildcats lost to the Thayer Central Titans in five sets. Association web site " partnered with the Nebraska Depart- butalsoour staffatLongfellow wantt0 i c rt physical,dental and mental health are Kalynn Meyer led the k I1 ha i all important, as well as the "environ- ment of Education to sponsor Coordi- help students and families develop life- " , merit where they are learning,nated School Institutes for schools and long healthy habits." ~ ,, | Hastings Public Schools has been schooldistrictsin their service areaof Hastings Public School's district 2017 Season F,nal - Cross Country ,,.,oo_.~..~ | partnering with Sonth Heartland Dis- Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster office felt it was important to partici- JL it : i UUIL I counties. At the institutes, school pate in the institutes to insure they "are trict Health Department to learn about ,i. | thecoordinatedschoolhealthapproach wellness teams complete a school all on the same page about what i' Boys Event Girls "lr~l a [ to student wellness, health assessment, review their wellness means and how we go about I Place Superior Invitational 4th Place l'noto ] "Coordinated school health is an wellness policies, set priorities cus- implementing a wellness program" ~--" -- "" "~'~ "1 | evidence-based, systems-building pro- tomized to their needs and goals, learn across the entire district. 16tffPlaceA, . , .._ Fairburylnvitational 6thPlace ] M & R ]abutbestpractices'develpactin Coordinated school health schools plans, revise or develop policies and in the South Heartland district are begin implementingprogramsandpoli- changing their wellness culture by [ 9thiPlace Fillmore Central Invitational 8th Place cies to support a culture of health, implementing a variety of new pro- Bever said South Heartland Dis- grams and policies, such as morning I "+t'tr-lat Franklin Invitational 2nO Place "o r ] trict Health Department ha s been "en- walking clubs, brain breaks, school INo teamscoreBeloitlnvitational 5th Place lllJ I I curaglng schls t cmplete the wellnessdays, healthy rewards, healthy[ so they can incorporate student and portunities at lunch, curriculum iln- ] 5th iPlace Southern Neb. Conference 5th Place Coordinated School Health Institutes snack carts, new physical activity op- staff wellness into their culture." provements and more. These schools I 9th:iPlace District Competition 4th Place C Schools that have completed the have helped to decrease sugary bever- I institutes in the past include Adams age consumption and to increase op- I , . State Cross Country . I I 454N.BI00mStreet | Central High Schoo,; Hastings Middle portunities (or physical activity pro- u "rh I I I School; Hastings High School; moted girl empowerment and' sup- Superior, Neb 68978 o 402-879-4764 Express . Hastings Public Schools' Hawthorne, ported st-affwellness initiatives so staff Morgan Neeman II mrbkkeeping @ h0tmail.c0rn ] Lincoln and Morton Elementary are healthier and serve as bener mad_ Schools; Hastings Catholic Schools; els to the students. 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