Attention SRS Users!

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Jul 062015

New to SRS? Wade Fruhling from SRS will be conducting a training for new SRS users on August 14 from 9:00-11:30 am at ESU 9. Click here to register for the morning session.

Questions about SRS? Wade will also be available on August 14 from 1:00-3:00 pm to answer questions existing SRS users might have. Click here to register for the afternoon session.


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Apr 302015

18 Plus students participated in the Youth First Conference in Kearney on April 20, 2015. Three of our students were asked to help with the conference. Sierra introduced the keynote speakers and Devon and Jonathan gave a presentation about health with Nina Baker from PTI Nebraska. Congratulations on a job well done!



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Apr 212015

ESU #9’s annual Invention Convention was held on Thursday, April 15, 2015 at North Shore Assembly of God Church. The following students received awards at this event (invention names are listed after each student’s school):

Division I
1st Place – Kelyn Henry-Perlich, Longfellow – Brain Buds
2nd Place – Abby Fielder, Alcott – Soulmate
3rd Place – Tatum Sullivan & Halle Bargen, Superior – Fabric Hopscotch 3000
Innovation Award – Evan Struss & Braydon Power, Alcott – School Organizer

Division II
1st Place – Campbell Schukei, Longfellow – Super Hot Water Saver
2nd Place – Carly Davis & Faith Cowling, Alcott – My Makeup Manager
3rd Place – Holden O’Dey & Grant Trausch, AC Wallace – Shoe Freshener/Dryer
Innovation Award – Eleanor Oliver, Longfellow – Dr. Never Wait

Division III
1st Place – Pauline Jonglertham, Longfellow – The Oxygen Converter (TOC)
2nd Place – Ryan Bauer, Hawthorne – BB Saving Target
3rd Place – Emma Consbruck, Longfellow – Soccer Sweeper
Innovation Award – Delaney Mullen, Longfellow – The Allergy Detective

Division IV
1st Place – Jayden Mohler & Weslynn Williams, Superior – Heated Hands
2nd Place – Sierra Blackburn & Teghan Sullivan, Superior – Saver Jacket
3rd Place – Kaylee Flaata & Morgan Theis, Superior – De-Corner
Innovation Award – Tate Rothchild, Superior – Head Sling

Recycle/Repurpose/Reuse – materials and cash prize donated by Sue Brown from Calico Cottage:
1st Place ($50) – Pauline Jonglertham, Longfellow
2nd Place ($25) – Kaylee Flaata, Superior
3rd Place ($15) – Luke Erickson, Longfellow


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Apr 202015

The annual ESU9 Chess Tournament was held on April 15, 2015. Thirty-five students from Adams Central Jr-Sr High, AC Wallace Elementary and AC Juniata Elementary participated.

Final Results:
Division 1 (Grades 3 & 4) – 1st Place – Xander, 2nd Place – Dylan, 3rd Place – Riley
Division 2 (Grades 5 & 6) – 1st Place – Devon, 2nd Place – Macguire, 3rd Place – Dylan
Division 3 (High School) 1st Place – Jacob, 2nd Place – Sebastian, 3rd Place – Cale.


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2015 Summer Course Offerings

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Mar 102015

Register for all classes through ESU 9 unless otherwise noted. Cost per credit hour from Hastings College is $180.

Instructor on Record
# of Credits1
May 26-27, 2015
Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement
(Data Retreat)
Jackie Ediger 1 ED588DA
May 28-29
Anita Archer
Day 1 – Writing Instruction for Grades 3-12
Day 2 – Instructional Design, Powerful Practice & Productive Feedback
Jackie Ediger 1 ED588WI
May 30 – June 30 Enhancing Instructional Practice (Independent Study)3 Jackie Ediger 1 or 3 ED588EIP
June 3-4 Marcia Tate
Day 1 – Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites – 20 Instructional Strategies
Day 2 – Assessment: How Do We Know They Are Learning
Jackie Ediger 1 ED588BA
 June 8-9 Let’s Fill Your Bucket (Technology Integration) Jackie Ediger 1 ED588LF
June 10-11 Blended Learning and LMS Jackie Ediger 1 ED588BL
June 15-16 Process Science Inquiry At It’s Best
Day 1 – POGIL Science
Day 2 – Science Fair 101
Jackie Ediger 1 ED588PS
June 15-19 UNL Math (NMSSI) –  Discrete Mathematics for Teachers4 Jessica Thompson 3 MATH 805T
June 17-18 Robotics in K-12 Jackie Ediger 1 ED588R
June 22-24 Coding in the Classroom with Paul Clark Jackie Ediger 2  ED588CC

1See individual class for ESU9 Registration fee (

2Hastings College:  Cost: $180 per credit hour

3Contact Jackie Ediger ( to register or for more information

4Register through UNL

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