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This year’s fundraiser was amazing! What a kindness display!!

Perfect weather for a walk at East High celebrating the backpack program with Maxey families!

If you plant a seed of kindness, in almost no time at all, the fruits of kindness will grow, and grow, and grow, and they are very, very sweet. ~from If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson

Your donation of any amount helps hungry Lincoln children have food for the weekend! Thank you for making a donation.

PICTURES from the Backpack Assemblies at Maxey:

Mrs. Beechley’s fifth graders shared “UGLY Pie” with K-1 students!

Fifth Graders from Mrs. Korell’s class performed “UGLY PIE” at the assembly for Grades 2-3.


K-1 kids remembered to wear vintage backpack shirts for a pic!

Students in Grades 4-5 show their spirit with vintage Food Bank shirts!

Thank you to the Third Grade Maxey Student Council members for their leadership and an amazing donation!!

Maxey Fourth and Fifth Grade Student Council members pose with their check for $1,500 for the Lincoln Food Bank!! WOW!! Thank you to these amazing leaders!


Do YOU believe in ROCK ‘n ROLL? How about ROCK, paper, scissors? Pet ROCKS? JOIN US this summer! 


Maxey Library will be open this summer on Wednesday Afternoons: May 30, June 6, 13, 20 from 12:30-3:30 p.m.  Don’t miss this amazing ROCKING good time!! You can check out books, sign up for the Lincoln City Libraries reading program, do fun activities, and visit the courtyard. DON’T MISS THIS!!

Breakout BOX has arrived at Maxey!! You’ve heard of Escape Room? Well . . breaking into Breakout Box is happening now in the Maxey Library! 

First to Breakout!! Bragging Rights!!

Teamwork, communication and FUN!!

A team can be two, three or four . . with GRIT, communication and thinking skills . . Yay!!


GOLDEN SOWER 17-18 Votes: Top Picture Books at Maxey:

We Forgot Brock! (78 votes) Also State Favorite!

Miss Hazeltine’s Home For Shy and Fearful Cats (67 votes)

Wolfie the Bunny (62 votes) (second favorite in NE)

Mother Bruce (54 votes)

Top Chapter Books at Maxey:

Fuzzy Mud (23 votes) Also Favorite in the State!

Ruby Lee and Me (15 votes)

Paper Things & Baker’s Magic (tie-11 votes)

Crenshaw & All the Answers (tie-10 votes)

To see the rest of the voting results, stop by the Maxey Library!! Thank you to our students for READING & VOTING!!



  in the Maxey Library  MAKERSPACE and MOSAIC during Parent/Teacher conferences!!

Thursday, Feb. 22 3:45-6:45 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 27 4:05-6:45 p.m.





Mrs. Stohs and Mrs. Mac celebrated their January birthdays in the library!

All of the library staff at Maxey have January birthdays! A great way to start the year at the Maxey Library!

2018 Pajama Day for Kindergarten!!

Reader’s Theater . . 5th graders welcome the new year with their kindergarten buddies.

A multicultural story about celebrating the new year, Shante Keys and the New Year’s Peas and a story about making and keeping a new year’s resolution, Squirrel’s New Year’s Resolution, led to discussion between Maxey Kindergarteners and Fifth Graders!

THANK YOU for your generous donations to the

Maxey Walkathon 2017 for Lincoln Food Bank Backpack Program



Raising $$5,000 for Hungry Kids in Lincoln!

Thank you for shopping!! 

WILD WEST Book Fair, Saddle Up and READ was a great success! We raised $244 and sold several books for Hartley Elementary School and sold $11,000 of merchandise . . that’s $5,500 of new books for MAXEY!


We couldn’t do a book fair without Amazing Volunteers: THANK YOU TO: Addison Catlin, Alivia Miller, Alexandra Meyer, Lilly Pannier, Calum Krikac, Madison Weier, Lara Mattos, Sydney Allen, Defne Otu, Izzy Alfano, Jackson Rennerfeldt, Yui Sakai, Tatum Lewis, Dora Adam, Hasan & Handan Can Otu, Lindsey Dersch, Greg Tebo, Jessie Krikac, Lisa Lewis, Daniela & Fabio Mattos, Amber Messick, Tracy Reichmuth, Julie Watteyne, Ginger Guilfoyle, John Christen, Jill Stohs, Robin MacKnight, Nancy Jagadich, Annette Wiegert, Letti Torrens, Leslie Norris, Todd Juhnke (and the rest of the custodial staff), Tracey Peterson & Suzanne Reimers!!

A HUGE thank you to these 12 amazing volunteers in the Library during 2016-17! From left: Sherri Duval, Leslie Ianno, Jill Stohs, Leigh Ann Muller, Amber Messick, Heather Bloom, Sheri Christen (librarian), Linda Gerner, Nancy Christy, Linda Barry, Kim Zarnick, Liz Voss and Robin MacKnight.


Mrs. Reimers with Logan and his dad following the walk. Logan and his family worked hard to gather donations!

$17,700 to the Lincoln Food Bank for Backpacks!! MAXEY is Amazing!! WOW!! Thanks to all who made a donation!! 

Backpack Walk 2017

Shari Styskal from Lincoln Public Schools and Scott Young from the Lincoln Food Bank help Mrs. Christen celebrate the kind donations from the Maxey community! Maxey was honored with being the highest fundraising school in LPS this year!

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