HTRS Public Schools
HTRS Public Schools

HTRS Public Schools
810 Central Ave

Humboldt, Nebraska 68376


+1 402 862-2151




Other than the scholarships given to the HTRS Schools Students on behalf of the established scholarships stated, this is a list of some of the school equipment funded through donations to the HTRS Foundation:


  • Reading tables in primary grades
  • Video microscope for high school science
  • Accelerated Reader software and books
  • Elementary science software
  • Instruments and mirrors for the music room
  • Calculators and overhead for advanced math
  • Digital cameras, TVs and other technology                     
  • Sergers and sewing machines                                                                                    
  • Erasable whiteboards
  • Distance learning classroom materials
  • Sound systems and lapel microphones
  • Career education software                                                           
  • Dust collection system for industrial arts
  • Eleanor McKee Estate donation of $20,000 presented to HTRS School toward cost of new bleacher for new gym
  • Smartboard                                                                                                                  
  • Laptop computers & mobile cart                                                                         
  • Science department –teacher mini grant = $2,530.12 (2009)
  • HTRS Booster Club-football ear phone, matching grant = $1,000 (2010)
  • Music department-Yamaha instrument = $1,134 (2010)HTRS Middle/High School signs-matching pledge = $8,000 (2011)
  • Accelerated reading program-teacher mini grant=$1,959 (2012)
  • Ellison Die Cut machine-teacher mini grant = $2,167.51 (2012)
  • Early childhood-teacher mini grant = $450.23 (2012)
  • Robotics-teacher mini grant = $1,355.58 (2012)
  • Art class material-teacher mini grant = $1,879 (2012)
  • HTRS Public Schools Foundation received the $4,848.45 SAPP Bros Donation and matched the amount up to $10,000 and used those funds for upgrades to the HTRS Track (2013)
  • Mini-Grants for mutliple teachers covering Technology devices like Apple TV's, iPads and mounted LCD Televisions; Energy System for Ind Arts, Moving Walls for Art Dpt, Die Cut Machine, Camcorder and Books totaling $13,200 contribution from Foundation (2014) Complete List Below;

               BJ Freeman - Flat Screen TV, Apple TV, Keyboard PC

               Eileen Zentner - BigBooks Math, Social Studies, Science

               Peggy Williams - Video Camera and Tripod

               Trudy Fankhauser - Ellison Die Cut Machine & Dies

               Denise Hunzeker - Flat Screen TV, Keyboard PC

               Kim Standerford - IPads

               10 additional Ipads for Middle School shared amongst multiple teachers

                Amy Werts - Flat Screen TV, Apple TV, Keyboard PC

  • Mini-Grants for mutliple teachers covering totaling $3,816 contribution from Foundation (2015-16) Complete List Below:

               Mike Stinman - Music

  April Binder - Flat Screen TV

               John Kanel -  Eagle Scout Project

               Eileen Zentner - Preschool musical instruments

  BJ Freeman - MimioTeach DeviceHunzeker

  • Mini-Grants for mutliple teachers covering totaling $3,816 contribution from Foundation (2016-17) Complete List Below:

  Paulette Joy - iPad for Kindergarten

  Lisa Othmer - STEM Activities; Science , Technology, English, Math

               Eileen Zentner - Preschool Lego Learning Center




Shakespeare Day

Thanks in part to a contribution from the HTRS Public Schools foundation, students from HTRS were treated to Shakespeare day. The day included a performance of the Shakespeare classic Romeo and Juliet as well as an acting workshop.  

Stappenbeck donation

The HTRS Percussion Line with the new equipment provided by the very generous donation of Curt Stappenbeck! Three Field Snares, One Base Drum, 2 sets of Quads

Foundation donates laptops

Thank you HTRS Foundation for providing the funding for a laptop center in every elementary classroom! We are all very grateful for your support! - December 2014


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