Palmyra Community News

By Jackie Thomson-Bremer (402) 432-1410 - April 20, 2017

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Hopefully everyone had a good holiday weekend.

The weather has been interesting lately. Please be safe! No photograph is worth a life. Safety first!



Panama Quilt Guild

The next monthly meeting of the Panama Quilt Guild will be April 25th, 7 p.m., at the Panama Community Center.  There will be a guest speaker, Helen DeBoer’s daughter.

Bring Show-n-Tell.  The May 23rd meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., more information will be given at the April meeting.

There may still be a ‘couple’ of seats left on the annual bus trip.



Palmyra Easter Sunrise Service

The annual Palmyra Easter Sunrise Service was held at the Wallen Three Crosses on the Hill.  For the first time in many, many, many years, a person didn’t have to wear Arctic gear!


The program was hosted by the Palmyra Youth Club.  Sandy, Abbie, and Dylan Frazee, and Sam Fitzpatrick read the story of Jesus rising.  Al Cochrane played his guitar, while the attendees sang a couple of songs.


Breakfast was hosted by the Palmyra United Methodist Church this year, with delicious breakfast casserole.  Thank you ladies!


Palmyra Jr/Sr High School Spring Concert

The Palmyra Jr/Sr High School Spring Concert was held Monday, April 10th, with the Fine Arts Boosters selling Root Beer Floats, and Brownie Sundaes.  The Brownies were donated by the Palmyra Family and Community Education Club as part of their community service.

The Drumline, Show Choir, Panther Express Jazz Band, Jr High Choir, Sr High Choir, and Jr/Sr High Band.  The Senior student members of the Fine Arts were recognized for their participation in the school activities.


The Drumline played ‘Funky Buckets’ with many different, ‘unusual’ instruments.  The students include:  Kris Phillips, Logan Wendt, Gwen Leuschen, Zach Hartwick, Michael Rempel, Grace Briley, Abby Champagne, Trinity Bohoty, Jacob Furtwangler, Kyla Davis, Sarah Davis-Kovarik, Madysen Cox, and Carly Poskochil.


The Show Choir performed four songs.  The students include:  Anya Bogen, Trinity Bohaty, Abby Champagne, Sarah Davis-Kovarik, Grace Leuschen, Jocelyn Petersen, Carly Poskochil, Sarah Vorderstrasse, Rylehe Wobig, Sam Fitzpatrick, Anthony Hall, Zach Hartwick, Henry Iwan, Kaleb Kempkes, Cayden Maahs, Kris Phillips, Michael Rempel, and Tyson Reed.


The Jazz Band played three numbers.

The Jr High Choir sang three songs.  The Sr High Choir sang three songs.

Anya Bogen played her flute for the ‘Riversong’ number they sang.  Carly Poskochil sang a solo for the song ‘Hold Me, Rock Me’.  The Jr High Band played two numbers, and the Sr High Band played four numbers.


The Senior student members of the Fine Arts Dept. were honored.  They included:  Brittany Fry, Lyndsey Sheil, Jacob Furtwangler, Carly Poskochil, Logan Wendt, Sarahi Barajas, Mariam Al-hachami, Ashlynn Wilen, Sami Black, and Shallin Benes.  Jacob Furtwangler received the John Phillip Souza Award.  Carly Poskochil received the Outstanding Vocal Award, Outstanding Band Award, and National Merit Award.





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