Treynor Community School District staff were treated to a breakfast and awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 24th. Jeff Schoening and Gary Schuler received the highest of honors for each of their 34 years of service to the school district. The two were presented with retirement clocks and were asked to reflect on their years of teaching. Jeff served in education a total of 38 years, his first 4 years at Ponca Public Schools. Jeff hopes to spend more time with his family and attending more concerts. Gary spent a total of 37 years in education, his first 3 years at Boone Valley. Gary plans to spend more time with his family and fishing, after he finishes teaching his last Driver's Education class this summer. Congratulations and best wishes to these two men.
Other staff members were honored for their years of service with plaques and bars.
5 Years: Jill Brown, Angie Chaussee, Cindy VanFosson, Cory Young
10 Years: Danette Blackledge, Jan Darrah, Kara Huisman, Tim Navara, Nicole Reed, Julia Schoening
15 Years: Jenny Berens, Katie Campbell, Lisa Christensen
20 Years: Shana Elwood
30 Years: Darla Bryant
Staff that are not retiring but leaving the district were also honored, which includes: Clark Allen (HS History), Natalie Andersen (HS Spanish), Heather Behrendt (MS Math), Kodi Beller (MS English), Jacob Hedger (HS Principal), Jackie Konz (MS Social Studies) and Thad Nelson (HS Math).
Click on the picture slideshow to the right for pictures of the event.
Thank you to each and every one of our school employees who help to make Treynor CSD a great place to be!
Middle school students closed out the year with fun activities over the last two days. Sixth grade took part in an Olympics activity (slideshow below), in adition to all students playing games like volleyball and dodge ball. They also took part in some service learning activities. Sixth graders did perimeter trash clean-up and recycling, 7th graders cleaned and weeded the baseball and softball field area and 8th grade students went to Zion Church and helped there. A picture slideshow from some of the areas are to the right, while a slideshow of 6th Grade Olympics is below.
TREYNOR, IA — The Treynor Community School District has named Rick Nickerson as the next principal of Treynor High School.
Nickerson currently serves as high school principal in the Glenwood Community School District. There, he has designed and led a “Rams United” initiative, facilitated the building leadership team, developed monthly board reports, and communicated with families via a weekly newsletter.
Before that, Nickerson was Glenwood High School’s associate principal. In that role, he hired and evaluated teachers, coordinated student discipline efforts, enforced attendance policies, and facilitated professional development and professional learning communities.
Nickerson also has experience as an English language learning instructor, an elementary school teacher, and a high school track coach. He holds a master’s degree in educational administration and supervision from the University of Nebraska Omaha and a bachelor’s degree in education from Doane College.
District leaders have been working with Grundmeyer Leader Services to conduct the search. The district conducted interviews with each of the three finalists on Tuesday, May 17.
Nickerson will officially begin serving as principal of Treynor High School on July 1, 2022.
Congratulations to the girls' golf team and coaches for advancing to state today. The team played at Nishna Hills Golf Club in Atlantic, Iowa. The team finished 2nd with a 385 and Currin and Lewis placed 2nd and 3rd individually. They will play in a two-day state tournament at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls on Thursday and Friday, May 26th and 27th. For more details, read the state golf information article on IGHSAU website.
Join the team for a send-off to state at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25th in the high school.
On Sunday, May 15, 2022, commencement was held in Treynor High School's west gym. Many were in attendance to witness the graduation ceremony of 70 graduates. Of the 70 graduates, 53 graduated with honors or high honors and 33 were members of the National Honor Society. The program began with the singing of "Omnia Vincit Amor" by the High School Chorus, followed by the playing of the processional by the High School Band.
Elizabeth Boese delivered the welcome message, which was followed by the choir singing "We Can Dream". The High School Concert Band performed "Symphonic Overture", which was followed by the playing of the senior parent video. Norah Beekhuizen, Elsie Hrasky and Rachel Kinsella delivered their combined speech "A Thank You from the Class of 2022".
Honors Recognition was given by High School Principal Jacob Hedger, who also delivered his final remarks to the graduates. The event concluded with Superintendent Dr. Mark Hopkins presenting the diplomas.
Congratulations to all on a job well done!
Camps happening at or around the Treynor District area during the Summer of 2022 are listed below. Check back often for updates to this page.
Cub & Boy Scout Registration Meeting - May 23rd at 6:30 in Elementary. Events held year round.
Volleyball Camp for 3rd-8th Grade - June 13th-17th (Register by May 18th to guarantee a shirt)
Wrestling Camp for 3rd-12th Grade - June 16th & 17th (Register by June 7th go guarantee a shirt)
Softball Camp for K-7th Students - June 1st (Register by May 23rd to guarantee a shirt)
Summer Band begins the week of July 18th.
Area Junior Golf Programs:
The season is now underway for our spring sports and our athletes are experiencing great accomplishments. Articles from our local news sources about some of these events will be linked below as they become available. Check out the Activity Calendar to determine where you can catch the athletes in action.
Rosters and Stat Information can be found at Treynor's Varsity Bound page.
To follow winter sports action on social media for more real-time updates, click the links below.