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Kiowa County Elementary School Annual Food Drive

For several years, Elementary Impact has been sponsoring an annual food drive for the local food bank, located next door to Care and Share on Main Street. This is a project used to practice our core value of treating others right. "It's important for students to start understanding and considering the needs of others. This year, we have had several big ideas (value words of the month) that come into play during the food drive: . . .

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School Engagement Prepares Students to be Good Citizens

At Kiowa County Jr. High, students are given the opportunity to join KCJH Impact, a leadership organization that encourages students to engage in their school experience.  The goal is to teach students that they can contribute in positive ways to their school's culture.  Each member of Impact serves on a committee:  Social Activities, Maverick Pride, Fundraising, Video Production, Publications, or Character Crew.  . . .

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Developing Leaders with Character

At Kiowa County Elementary School, the character program is the foundation of a leadership program.  Students spend time in PK through 4th grade learning about our core values of treating others right, making smart decisions, and maximizing your potential, which are called the KC Big 3.  They also develop character through a monthly focus on a character trait called the Big Idea.  Together, the KC Big 3 and the Big Ideas . . .

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KCES/KCJH SPIAA League Math Contest Results

On Wednesday, April 6th,  Kiowa County Schools hosted the SPIAA League Math Contest for grades 4th-8th.  Due to the large number of students that this event draws, Kiowa County students had the day off so that all of the rooms in the building could be used to administer the tests.  Students were given tests in the following three areas. Mental Math Problem Solving Geometry All of the tests given are timed, . . .

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Kiowa County Partners with Stamp Out Starvation

Today, Kiowa County Schools, Haviland Schools, and various organizations, businesses, and individuals in Kiowa County joined forces to help Stamp Out Starvation!  After the event concluded, the community had packaged 52,332 meals (8,722 bags & 242 boxes) to be sent primarily to Haiti.  Today, students and volunteers learned that children in Haiti often eat mud pies just to have something in their tummies. Stamp Out . . .

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KCES/KCJH Named 2016 State School of Character by Character.org

January 29, 2016 - Greensburg, Kansas - Kiowa County Elementary School )KCES) and Kiowa County Jr. High (KCJH) are pleased to announce that Character.org, a national advocate and leader for the character education movement in collaboration with the Kansas State Department of Education, named Kiowa County Elementary/Jr. High a 2016 Kansas School of Character.  The program recognized KCES/KCJH as a school that has demonstrated its . . .

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