On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the Kiowa County Mavericks made the trip to Satanta High School to take part the in the 2019 SPIAA Forensics League Tournament. The Mavericks had an outstanding day, and they brought home the title as the 2019 SPIAA Forensics Tournament Champions! Kiowa County finished the day in 1st Place with a total of 426 points, South Gray ended the day 2nd with a total . . .
Mrs. Prosser's 1st Grade class hosted a Doggy Treat Bake Sale on Monday, April 1. This is the second year in a row that the 1st Graders have taken on this initiative to benefit the KSDS Assistance Dogs organization. KSDS provides guide dogs for the visually impaired, service dogs to assist individuals with physical disabilities and facility dogs that assist professionals in the field of education, counseling, . . .
Kiowa County Parents, Over the past few weeks, we have begun to accumulate a large number of items in our lost and found area outside of the Library. In an effort to try to keep the concrete benches free of clutter, we are going to begin placing these items in the office and posting our lost and found items on the website rather than having them laid out all over the place to be picked up. If you see an item that . . .
Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition. Six senior art students entered 18 pieces of art in the Scholastic Art competition. This exhibition showcases select artwork from 70 Kansas counties. The Scholastic Art Awards are the largest and longest-running recognition program for young artists in the US. Participants, supported by their art teacher and community mentors, create and submit their best works of art. Each work . . .
The following Kiowa County Junior High Students have been named to the 1st Semester Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 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 be placed on the Superintendent's Honor Roll. Those students attaining a . . .
Kiowa County High School will maintain a semester honor roll for each semester. Students who fail to make up their incomplete assignments 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 consideration by the principal, counselor, and teacher. Superintendent's Honor Roll: 4.00 OR students making all . . .
In the fall of 2016, English Language Arts Teachers from across the South Plains Iroquois Activities Association (SPIAA) met at South Gray High School where the idea of hosting a SPIAA Big Read was developed. Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird was chosen as the common text for 2017. Having successfully completed the first SPIAA Big Read, a new title was chosen for 2018-2019. Students in SPIAA high schools . . .
The SPIAA Boys and Girls Basketball Coaches have met and selected their All League Teams for the 2019-2019 Basketball season. The League Coaches gather every year at the end of the season and nominate and vote on those players that are deemed worthy of receiving All League Honors. The following Kiowa County students were selected to be a part of the All League Basketball team this year. The full list of the All League . . .
The SPIAA Fall Head Coaches have met and voted on the All League teams for the 2018 season. Every year at the end of the season the League Head Coaches gather to nominate and then vote on the players worthy of All League Honors. Kiowa County High School was well represented on both the Volleyball and Football All League Teams. The following Kiowa County students were selected. Volleyball Hannah Melton . . .
USD 422 Kiowa County is now offering parents the option to make online payments. USD 422 has partnered with e~Funds for Schools to provide this service to our parents. The system is currently available to all district families. In order to access e~Funds for Schools, you will need to set up a user name and password. Online payments are posted in real time. To help parents gain a better understanding of . . .
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Kiowa County JAG just completed it's second year at the Jr. High and High School level. JAG, or Job's for America's Graduates, is an organization that helps students prepare for life after High School. The first goal is of course graduation. From there the students are trained in job, academic, and social skills that will help them to be successful. Through assessment tests, skills evaluation, and other measures a student can find what they are good at, mix it with what they love to do, and ultimately map out a course that will allow them to reach goals that they . . .
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 Greensburg decided to make their town even stronger, so they’re rebuilding it as a sustainable city. By meeting great adversity with even greater . . .
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!
TonightClear, with a low around 44. East wind around 7 mph becoming south after midnight.
SaturdaySunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph.
Saturday NightMostly clear, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 13 to 16 mph.
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