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 . . .

2016 Winter Homecoming Royalty & Spirit Week

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Winter Homecoming 2016 is finally here!  Events are planned for each day from February 8th through February 12th.  We hope to see everyone, including members of the community, taking part in all of the activities this week.  The attached photos share the Spirit Week activities for this year and the Color Wars information for . . .

2016 Kiowa County Spelling Bee

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The 2016 Kiowa County Spelling Bee was held on Wednesday, February 3rd at the Gym in Haviland.  12 students from all over Kiowa County were on hand to participate.  Gage McDonald came home the winner as he was able to out spell the other 11 participants.  Gage will now move on the State round of competition in early March in . . .

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KCHS 1st Semester Honor Roll

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Kiowa County High School will maintain a semester honor roll for each semester. Students who fail to make up their incomplete’s in the allotted time (five days after the semester) will not be eligible for the honor roll that semester. Special circumstances will be taken into account by the principal, counselor, and teacher. . . .

KCJH 1st Semester Honor Roll

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The following Kiowa County Junior High Students have been named to the 1st Semester Honor Roll for the 215-2016 school year.  The following criteria are used to determine if a student qualifies for the Honor Roll. Those students receiving a minimum semester percentage point average of 96% with no percentage lower than a 90% will . . .

2016 Soil Conservation Poster Winners

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On the morning of January 19th, the Kiowa County Soil Conservation Poster winners were announced during an assembly in the Kiowa County Schools Auxiliary Gym.  Students from all over Kiowa County were on hand for the announcement.  154 total posters were submitted by the students of Kiowa County.  Click on the photo to the . . .

From The Town Up

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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.   . . .

KCHS Digital Applications Class

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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 . . .

Physical Science Roller Coaster Project

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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 . . .

Recognition for the JAG Program

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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 . . .

KCJH 1st 9 Weeks News for 2015

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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

Opportunity for Local Business, Government Organizations, Civic and Religious Organizations to Support Character Education in Local School

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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 . . .

Safe Kids Kiowa County

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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 . . .

KCHS Anatomy & Physiology Class Receives Grant

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The Kiowa County High School Anatomy & Physiology Class, under the direction of Mrs. Tonya Greenleaf, received a $1,000 grant from the South Central Community Foundation.  With the grant money, Mrs. Greenleaf was able to purchase a number of Anatomy in Clay Manikins for her class.  The manikins give the students the . . .

USD 422 Virtual Tour

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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 . . .