The educational resources provided by a child’s fellow students are more important for his achievement than are the resources provided by the school board. — James S. Coleman


Back row: Duane Bowers, Eric Nelson, Shane Cool 
Front row:
Diana Coleman, Joe Cool, Merle Bierman 

2020-21 School Board


Mr. Duane Bowers
School Board President

Mr. Joe Cool
School Board Vice President

Mr. Eric Nelson
School Board Treasurer

Mr. Shane Cool
School Board Secretary

Mr. Justin Strasburg
School Board Member

Mr. Merle Bierman
School Board Member

2020-2022 Superintendent Contract

In accordance with the provisions of the Superintendent Pay Transparency Act (LB470), notice is hereby given that the Arnold Board of Education took action on this superintendent contract at the December 8th, 2020 regular meeting.

Click here to see the Superintendent Contract.

2021 Committee Assignments:

Building and Grounds:  S. Cool, Strasburg, Nelson

Negotiations:  J. Cool, Bowers, S. Cool

Curriculum, Instruction and Committee of American Civics:  J. Cool, Bierman, Nelson

Transportation:  Bowers, Bierman, Nelson

Foundation Board Representative:  Merle Bierman

COOP Board:  Bowers, S. Cool

Personnel:  Bowers, J. Cool, Strasburg

Makers Space:  Nelson

Beef:  Bierman, Bowers, Eggleston (volunteer)

School Board Policies

April 19, 2021

Upcoming Activities

Activities for the week of April 19th:

  • Tuesday- NSCAS Testing- 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grades
  • Tuesday- Cross Country Meeting during lunch 
  • Wednesday- NSCAS Testing- 4th Grade
  • Wednesday- JH Track @ Sutherland- 10:00AM
  • Wednesday- Senior Tea- 2:00PM
  • Wednesday- 2:40PM Dismissal- Teacher Inservice
  • Thursday- NSCAS Testing- 8th Grade
  • Thursday- Golf @ Thedford- 10:00AM
  • Friday- District Music Contest @ North Platte
  • Saturday- HS Track @ Hershey- 10:00AM

Activities Calendar at A Glance