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Middle School Quiz Bowl Win!

Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Zion Lutheran participated in a middle level quiz bowl hosted by Amherst Public Schools on November 15.  Zion’s team took first place in the round robin tournament.  Other participating schools included: Amherst, Anselmo-Merna, Cedar Hollow (Grand Island), Elm Creek, Gothenburg, and Overton.  Zion went 6-0, winning all contests! Soli Deo Gloria! To God Alone Be […]


2017-2018 Achievement Test Results

Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Last year was another great year of learning at Zion Lutheran.  Please find attached below the final results and comparisons of our MAP scores.  Zion uses NWEA’s Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) as its norm-referenced standardized test.  It is taken in grades 1-8 every fall, winter, and spring.  The results we publish are the spring […]


Veteran’s Day Program

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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VETERANS DAY On November 11th, Zion Lutheran hosted a Veterans Day Program.  Our guest speaker, Kay Banner, shared her experiences as a member of the Patriot Guard.  Approximately 30 veterans were able to join us for the special day.  Our students were able to witness and learn about Veterans Day and exactly what the Patriot […]


Kearney Hub Article about Zion School

Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Kearney Hub Article about Zion School click here for the article


2015 Scholar Bowl Wins!

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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On March 27, 2015 the annual Scholar Bowl was held at Zion Lutheran School of Hastings.   Twenty teams from six schools (Zion Kearney, Zion Worms, Zion Hastings, Immanuel Polk, Christ Juniata, and Hampton Lutheran) participated.  In the Scholar Bowl, teams in grades 5-8, compete in a competition that covers a broad survey of academia (math, science, […]


2014 Scholar Bowl Results!

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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On March 28, 2014, Zion Kearney sent 5 teams to the Area Lutheran Schools Scholar Bowl held at Zion Lutheran School in Hastings, Nebraska.  Zion Kearney beat out all other competitors in the 5th, 7th, and 8th grades!  Our 6th grade team also had a strong showing and took 2nd place!  Congratulations everyone!  To God […]


We’ll Miss You, Grandma Nora

Monday, December 9th, 2013
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It is my sad duty to report that our beloved Zion volunteer, Nora Erickson, passed away this last Sunday, December 1.  Called “Grandma Nora” by the K-8 students, Nora was a regular sight at the school.  For years she helped the 1st/2nd grade class students learn to read as a reading grandma.  Each week she helped […]


Zion Turkey Trotters!

Monday, December 9th, 2013
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Congratulations to Abigail DeLoach (25/497), Zachariah DeLoach, Riston Mais (27/497), and Chinyere Obasi (66/497), who braved the cold to run the two-mile race at Kearney’s 11th Annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day.  Both Abigail and Zachariah finished first in their age divisions!  Well done!


Pie Sales Results!

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
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If you bought a pie from one of our students this year – thanks for making this year’s pie sales fundraiser a smashing success!  This year Zion students sold over 1,684 pies, several hundred more than last year! Congratulations to our top sellers: 1st place: Zander Mais, 108 pies.  Prize: Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2nd place: […]


Missionary Kristen Matasovsky

Friday, October 18th, 2013
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For the past year Zion Lutheran School has been supporting Miss Kristen Matasovsky through our prayers and chapel offerings.  Miss Matasovsky is a daughter of Zion Lutheran, having been baptized here years ago, before her family moved to Iowa.  She graduated from Concordia University and served as a Lutheran elementary teacher in Texas for several […]