Superintendent Briefing

Reflections of August and Expectations of September 2020

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A Note from Dr. Hanson, Superintendent

Hello NPPS Families,

Welcome Back!

It is with great excitement that we welcome our students, staff, and families back to NPPS this fall. We know sending your students back in the face of a global pandemic was not an easy decision for some of you, and we are not taking your decision lightly. As many of you are aware, we have increased our health and safety measures across this district. These measures include the implementation of our district plan and school playbooks that have been developed with the guidance of federal, state, and local health and education officials. I can proudly say that we have seen our students, staff, and many families embrace these changes with enthusiasm and zeal.

Keeping our schools open is one of our top goals, and we ask that each of you continue to help us by wearing face-covering, practicing social distancing, and staying diligent with good hygiene and hand sanitation.

As always, we invite you to visit our COVID-19 Resources page under the students & parents tab of our website at

On our website, you will find; Our Plan, Playbooks, and Resources about COVID-19 and how we plan to move forward.

Again, Welcome Back and Best Regards,

Dr. Ron Hanson, Superintendent

North Platte Public Schools

Finance, Facilities, and Operations

2020 - Budget Hearing

On August 27, 2020, a budget hearing was held at the McKinley Education Center. For details of this hearing please call 308-535-7100.

It is great to have our students back!

On the first day of school bus drivers for the middle school route transported students with a great deal of excitement.
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In The Media

Eagle Communications to Live Stream All NPHS Games

Just wanted to give you all a heads up (in case you were unaware) Eagle Communications, The Voice of the Dawgs, with Sports Director Kyle LaBoria and News Director Scott Carlson is video streaming ALL of the North Platte High School games this year.

To View The Schedule or Stream Visit:

Kids Klub

Welcome back Kids Klub staff and students!

Thank you all for your kindness as we made over 500 calls to families this past week.

It was great to speak to each of you.

We shared happy tears with some of you, and everyone was so understanding when it came to our new procedures; if your child was placed on our waitlist, no one was rude or angry. We appreciate that more than you will ever know.

This is why we love our NPPS families. You’re all so gracious and kind. We are blessed to have you.

We are full in each of our sites, and we can’t wait to see everyone on 8/31.

A reminder that Mega Days are still on hold for the time being. We will communicate if that changes.

If you have any questions, please call 308-696-3361.

Additionally, I would like to thank the Community of North Platte for choosing me as the July Community Hero. Thank you to the area businesses who donated the gift cards I received. What an honor. I am truly, truly, blessed to do this work.

Thank you again for your continued support of Kids Klub.

Carrie & The Kids Klub Staff

Mobile Food Pantry

September - Mobile Food Pantry

Tuesday, Sep. 8th, 1pm

1220 West 2nd Street

North Platte, NE

Mobile Food Pantry

North Platte High School

1220 West 2nd Street

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

1:00 pm – Until Food is Gone


Distribution. Patrons will drive their car through a line, and volunteers will bring the boxed food to the car. Free of charge. 325 Households will be served on a first come first serve basis. The Food Pantry is sponsored by Food Bank of the Heartland. Drive up to the gate by the Northeast corner of the football field. Patrons will drive through the alley between the football field and the high school building, exiting on West A Street. DO NOT PARK YOUR CAR for any reason, the boxes will be placed in your trunk or an open window.

Return To School ~ Plan, Playbooks & Resources

Click here to visit our website for more information about return to school and resources!

Nebraska Family Helpline (888) 866-8660

Any problem. Any time. Raising kids is hard. The Nebraska Family Helpline is here to help. It is OK to ask for advice. Resources for parents & families available 24/7 (888) 866-8660

Talking to Children about COVID-19

Families across the country are adapting to the evolving changes in daily life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Connect With Us

NPPS Mobile App

We are happy to share with our North Platte Public Schools community the release of our updated mobile app. The app is designed to get quick access to district and school information, news and events. You can access the new mobile app in both the Apple App Store and Google Play store. Simply search for "NPPSD" in either store. -- Brian Tegtmeier, Director of Technology.

NPPS Mobile App

Learn More About Becoming A School Business Partner

The School Business Partnership Program enhances learning by connecting students and teachers to business partners resulting in learning experiences that are authentic and relevant in order to better prepare students for the future.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Visit this link to view the NPPS Non-Discrimination Statement

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