The following videos were created by Westar Energy as part of the Imagine Kansas Short Film Series. The information presented below comes directly from the Westar Energy website. Enjoy the trailer, the two television ads for the film, and the full film as they discuss the rebuilding of our community. After an EF5 tornado demolished Greensburg, Kansas, its future was uncertain. But the people of . . .
Under the direction of Mrs. Machelle McKinney, Kiowa County High School is fortunate to be able to offer our students an outstanding series of Digital Applications courses during their time in school. Kiowa County has partnered with Grant Neuhold and the Kiowa County Media Center to provide students with outstanding classroom . . .
The Impact Publications Committee is faculty-advised by Lori Wade and Blake Ploger. Their committee's mission is to "record and document important events for KCJH by learning photography and 21st century journalism skills to draw attention to positive things happening at KCJH." In addition to the mission statement . . .
On Wednesday, September 30, Kiowa County Elementary & Jr. High and Haviland Elementary & Jr. High Schools were treated to an appearance by KC Wolf, the mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs. KC Wolf hung out with the kids and then Dan Meers, the man who has played the part of KC Wolf for the past 26 years, spoke to the kids about the ABCs of Success. His message was that there are three main components of success: Attitude, Behavior, Character. KC Wolf's presentation went hand in hand with the character focus that has been in place at Kiowa County . . .
Safe Kids Kiowa County is led by Kiowa County EMS, which provides dedicated and caring staff, operation support and other resources to assist in achieving our common goal: keeping your kids safe. Based on the needs of the community, this coalition implements evidence-based programs, such as car-seat checkups, safety workshops and sports clinics, that help parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries. Safe Kids Kiowa County has partnered with the Kiowa County Media Center to produce a couple of videos to remind parents about the importance of being safe in the car. Below . . .
Below you will find a video that was created by the Digital Media class at Kiowa County High School. Not only is this an outstanding way to show you around our building, but it is also a great way to show you the kind of class work that is being completed at Kiowa County High School. Please feel free to contact the District Office if you have any specific questions about our building, or if you are interested in having a tour of the facility. Enjoy!
Y outh M aking A D ifference (YMAD), is a program of the South Central Community Foundation in Pratt, Kan., that involves engaging youth from seven counties in philanthropy and grant-making, has just received the 2015 Bob Carter Companies Award for Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Group, given by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). This was a National contest out of Virginia, and was exciting as well as an HONOR to win. AFP will fly Maggie Southard, the program manager to New York City this upcoming November 12 to receive YMAD’s award at their . . .
Kiowa County Schools JAG program was presented with a pair of Awards in recognition of the strong year that they had in 2014-2015. JAG, or Jobs for America's Graduates, is under the direction of Mr. Brad Lingafelter and it is in it's second year at Kiowa County Schools. The JAG students learn about business and job skills, along with social skills, and college preparedness. JAG is offered in both the Junior High and the High School at Kiowa County Schools. Both the Junior High and High School programs received recognition for their efforts last year. In the Junior . . .
Mrs. Greenleaf's Physical Science class has been hard at work, and probably having a little fun at the same time. The students were given the task of designing a roller coaster based off the Law of Conservation of Energy. The Law states that energy cannot be created or destroyed just transferred to another type. They used that law to build a roller coaster that had one loop, 2 hills and the marble (person) must come to a stop within 10cm of the end of the 12ft track without hitting a barrier. We built the roller coasters on the walls of the mezzanine in both gyms using foam pipe . . .
On Monday, April 27, thirteen 5th grade Elementary Impact students addressed the USD 422 Board of Education with a formal proposal requesting a basketball court be added to the playground for the elementary school. After the presentation, Ki Gamble, USD 422 Board President, addressed the students and praised them for the quality and professionalism of the presentation. He thanked them for having the idea and for learning the appropriate way to make this kind of a request. After the presentation, the BOE took action on the proposal and voted 6-0 to build a basketball . . .
Kiowa County School is in its 4th year of intentional and comprehensive character education. The purpose is to introduce students to three adopted “core values” and give them opportunities to develop those at school and through school-sponsored instruction, activities, and events. Treat Others Right -- Make Smart Decisions -- Maximize Your Potential (Kiowa County’s Core Values) We believe these core values, when consistently practiced, make students better in many areas (socially, emotionally, academically, behaviorally, . . .
In this version of the KCJH News, see what has been happening at Kiowa County Junior High during the 1st 9 weeks of the 2015-2016 school year. KCJH 1st 9 Weeks News
The beginning of school can be a stressful time for many families due to all of the expenses associated with getting a family ready for school. Enrollment fees, physicals, dental visits, and clothes that fit all take a toll on the family budget. In an effort to help with some of the financial strain, this year Kiowa County Elementary partnered with the Greensburg Police Department to create a program allowing community members to help with school supplies by adopting a student. To get started, information was mailed out with enrollment packets giving parents the opportunity . . .
October's almost over and our month of "individuality" is coming to a close, but here's a short video of October's KC Big 3 Bash. Congratulations to the 5th grade Impact kids for running another school assembly, for recognizing character that students show in our school, and for being leaders! Special thanks to Raygan and Carson for editing this video in iMovie!
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