Calendar Week of January 22 - January 28, 2023View Month
Kiowa County Elementary and Junior High conducted their local Spelling Bee on Monday, January 23. The top 3 in each division will move on to the County Spelling Bee held on Wednesday, February 8, at Haviland Elementary School. Congratulation to all of the students! The 3rd -5th grade placers were as follows: Mya Mitchell Sebastian Favela-Clayton Shelby Fulton Rowdy Young (Alternate) The 5th - . . .
The Friends of Education Charitable Trust (FECT) Silent Auction is right around the corner! This year the Silent Auction is scheduled for Friday, February 3 during the home High School Basketball games with Satanta. Items will be open to bid upon starting at 5:00pm, and the bidding will last through halftime of the Varsity Boys game. This will also be Kiowa County High School's Winter Homecoming, so make plans now to attend both . . .
Greensburg, KS - Melanie Deterding, Kiowa County High School counselor and coordinator of the teacher aide program, has received a South Central Community Foundation Community Grant. The grant will be used for a book study with teacher aides based on the book Help for Billy by Heather T. Forbes. Deterding said, "Help for Billy was a life-changing book for me, so while it will directly impact the 15 students in 2022-23 as . . .
Once again this year, the Kiowa County High School Art Class, under the direction of Mrs. Lori Wade, participated in the Trash 2 Trends competition in St. John. The Trash 2 Trends event is a competition sponsored by BC Emery Photography of St. John, and it was held on Wednesday, November 2, this year. Students are tasked with creating the most unique outfits from recycled items that can be found in their community. Schools within 100 . . .
Kiowa County Schools is currently accepting applications for Para Educators for the 22-23 school year. We are looking for Para Educators at the Elementary, Junior High and High School levels. Please contact Stephanie White-Neuhold in the Elementary Office, Travis Powell in the High School Office or Superintendent of Schools Mark Clodfelter in the District Office if interested. Mrs. White-Neuhold can . . .
USD 422 is no different than the rest of the State of Kansas when it comes to Substitute Teachers, we are in desperate need of more Substitutes this school year. The Kansas State Board of Education took steps on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 to try to help all of the schools in Kansas to find more Substitute Teachers. The information below is from a Press Release from the Kansas State Board of Education about changes to the . . .
USD 422 Kiowa County is currently looking for individuals that are interested in being an Activity Bus Driver for the Maverick's sports programs. Activity Drivers are needed to safely transport Junior High and High School students to our Away contests throughout the state. A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Air Brake Certification is preferred, but USD 422 will work with the right applicant to help them obtain the . . .
The following Kiowa County Junior High Students have been named to the 2nd Semester Honor Roll for the 2021-2022 school year. The following criteria are used to determine if a student qualifies for the Honor Roll. Superintendent's Honor Roll: Those students with a 4.00 GPA during the semester, OR students that made all A's. Principal's Honor Roll: Those students with a 3.70 - 3.99 GPA . . .
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 . . .
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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. 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!
TodayIncreasing clouds, with a high near 50. West northwest wind 7 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
TonightMostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -7. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 22 mph.
SundayMostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -8. North wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.