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Bertrand wins Over Alma

The Vikings traveled to Alma last Friday night to take on a young Cardinal team; they took care of business defeating the Cardinals 52-14.  The Vikings came out fast and scored on their first six possessions.  Ethan Klingenberg scored  three touchdowns for 34, 1, and 3 yard runs. Arik Ackerman also ran for two touchdowns. One a 40 -yard run and the other a 1 yard run.  He also threw an 11- yard touchdown pass to Owen Kaps. Ethan Taylor also scored on a 3-yard run.   Dawson Newcomb kicked 2 extra points to cap off the offensive scoring.  Adan Gonzalez tackled the punter for a safety to get the defense in on the scoring. The younger players also got some good work in the 4th quarter. 


Rushing: Ethan Klingenberg 13-168   Arik Ackerman 5-55     

Passing:  Arik 4-4 64 yds   

Receiving:  Owen Kaps 2-38 

Tackles:  Reece Vinzant  11   Landon way 7  Jackson Furlong 6  Bryce Philips 6

The JV team traveled to Curtis last Monday and came away with a 38-20 win.  They did a lot of good things and they improved throughout the game. The JV team will play in Southern Valley tonight at 5:00.

The Vikings will travel to Eustis to take on the 3-1 Hi-Line Bulls Friday night at 7:30.

Bertrand Community School COVID Guidelines

We are in the second week of classes at Bertrand School, and that means the start of activities and games for the student athletes. We are also in different times right now and there will be certain expectations for those that choose to attend school activities.  As we’ve started communicating with other schools, it is quite apparent that there will be different expectations and guidelines for spectators at the different venues.  We will do the best we can to communicate and make you aware of those expectations.

As we start our football season at home, probably the biggest change is that there will not be the usual elementary Super Bowl Football Game on the sidelines that has always taken place.  Students attending the games are expected to abide by the spectator expectations, and be conscious of social spacing.

Attached to this post are the general guidelines and expectations that are in place for attending activities here at Bertrand Community School.  These will be updated/modified as needed, depending on the directions of our health district. Thank you for your help in observing these guidelines.

Bertrand community school reopening plan

The Bertrand Community School Covid-19 reopening plan has been set for the 2020-2021 school year. The primary goal is to keep all students and staff safe at all times. This document was developed to fit the needs of the Bertrand Community School and was based on information provided by the Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association and Two River’s Health Department. Future changes may be in accordance with recommendations from Two Rivers.

A permanent link to the plan is located on the Bertrand Vikings website via Google Docs. Changes and updates will be made as needed throughout the school year.

Bertrand Community School Reopening plan.

Flexibility needed for start of school

With the start of the 2020-21 school year right around the corner, administrators at schools across the state are attempting to put together plans for the re-opening of school after mandated closures in the spring.

At Bertrand, the start of school is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 17th. Mr. Jason Brown, Superintendant, and Mr. Shaun Kidder, Principal, have been working hard to develop plans for a safe return to the building. Keeping things as normal as possible, and following suggested guidelines from the Nebraska Department of Education and Two Rivers Health Department have proven to be a tricky and somewhat difficult task. Information and guidelines from these organizations continues to evolve and change quite rapidly, making it difficult to set definite plans this far in advance.

Detailed plans developed by the administrators have already had to be changed because of updates sent out by the organizations listed above just this week. Because of this, the administration at the school is asking for patience and understanding as this is a fluid situation. Changes and updates will occur as needed, as recommendations and updates continue to develop.

At this time, the use of masks at Bertrand Community School will be optional.  More detailed information will follow in the near future as the start of school gets closer. Meeting the needs of the students of our Bertrand Community School family is the main priority.