7th and 8th Grade

Mr. Corey Pederson

2017-18 School Year Theme: "We Follow The Good Shepherd"

"I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep." John 10:11

Mr. Pederson's confirmation passage

Isaiah 41:10

"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."

"I can do everything through Christ who gives me strength."

Philippians 4:13

Mr. Pederson's favorite Bible passage (or at least one of them)

Three volleyball teams from Gethsemane competed in the NELHS Fall Tournament on 10/28. The 8th grade team is pictured here enjoying themselves during pictures afterwards. Thank you to all of our coaches for another fun, fall volleyball season! GO FALCONS!

The 7th grade team enjoyed competing in the fall NELHS volleyball tournament. Thank you Coach R, Coach H and Coach J for all your efforts! GO FALCONS!

We are celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation on OCT 29. Students will be singing for our special service (held at Bennington High School).

Congratulations to the 7th-8th grade soccer team for going 3-0 at their weekend tournament in Norfolk. The team posted 16 goals, while only giving up 2 goals. Great team effort all around! GO FALCONS!

Our annual Book Fair is now open! Sales will be available after school MON-FRI and again on SUN. Your purchases help benefit our classroom libraries for our lists of 25 new books. Contact our teachers with any questions.

With nice teamwork and all players contributing to the win, the upper grade team stayed undefeated by winning 5-2 on Saturday, 9/23. The hot conditions have been the story of “fall” soccer this year with game time temperatures in the 90s. GO FALCONS!

Thank you to all the parents assisting with transportation and to NELHS for hosting the Solar Eclipse Bash! It was a great experience! A science fair of sorts, hosted by our creator God.

“Backpack-2-School Night” on 8/14 was a fun time!  Great to see so many students and parents…..and the kickball was not too bad either.  Thank you to all who pitched in to make this event a success again this year!

Band information for the 2017-18 school year is now available. Contact your child’s teacher for more information. Students entering grades 5-8 are eligible.

Parents: As school principal, I provide a weekly note to help you with scheduling and keeping in step with extra-curricular activities and events. To download the weekly note, click here. (When this link is not active, the weekly note is unavailable or school is not in session)

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