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Midwest Energy Grants

Mr. Carlson has received another grant from Midwest Energy!  We are very grateful that he takes the time to complete the process and we appreciate Midwest Energy for continuing to support Pawnee Heights!  The equipment we received included mini-bands and superbands of different sizes for the weight room.  Thank you again!

 
"We Care" Food Drive

The KAY's are sponsoring a Food Drive from November 14th to 18th for our local food pantries.  Please have your students bring canned and non-perishable items to their classrooms.  Each class is in competition with the others!

 

Rules for Competition

1. Each person in your class has to average 5 items.

2. The class total equals each person x 5 items x 10%.  Your sponsors will have the total number of items that you need to bring in order to receive the prize.

3. If your class(es) reaches its goal then everyone in that class will be released from school at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, before Thanksgiving break.

4. Items must not be opened.  Toilet paper and candy are examples of items that must remain in a sealed package and cannot be taken out and separated.

5. If you are a staff member and not associated with any class, please feel free to donate to the class of your choice.

 

Suggested items include: Cereal, peanut butter, tuna, canned fruit, canned vegetables, hamburger helper, rice, pasta, dried beans, soup, crackers, boxed items.  Also, non-food items such as deodorant, toothpaste, shaving cream, shampoo/conditioner, hand sanitizer, kleenex, toilet paper, clorox wipes.

 

Thank you for your donations!  We have received over 1.000 items for the food drive this year!

 
HS Football

Smoky Hills Public Television is offering DVD's of the 6-Man State Championship games for sale for $25.00.  If  you are interested in purchasing a DVD, please download the form below and follow the instructions.  Thanks again to all who support Pawnee Heights!

 

DVD Request

 
Basketball Practice Schedule

Attached is the schedule for the High School and Junior High basketball teams (November 14 through February 27).  This schedule is subject to change, so students need to check with their coaches often!

BB Practice Schedule

 
THANK YOU!

On behalf of the Pawnee Heights High School Football team:

We would like to thank everyone who came out and supported us this year.  We were very honored to be able to represent our school on the football field this year.  We want everyone to know we are thankful and that we greatly appreciate you cheering us on.  Without you guys we would be nothing.  Thank you again!

 

 

Congratulations to the 6-Man State Runner-Up Team!

 
Stan Finger PHS Alum

Pawnee Heights Alumni student Stan Finger is the author of Fallen Trees.  The book is about a young man at a crossroads in his life and returns to his childhood home in small town central Kansas.  The Pawnee Heights School Library has purchased two copies of his book for our students!  Congratulations to our own Stan Finger for authoring a great book!

 

 
Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan's Purse.  The G3 Youth Group based at the Burdett and Rozel United Methodist Churches have worked to supply Operation Christmas Child with shoe boxes for a few years.  The members of the Youth Group box up collected items for children in need to be sent as Christmas presents.  This year, Pawnee Heights's National Honor Society will work alongside the Youth Group in an effort to collect as many items as possible to be sent out, and we are asking for your help!  The collection period will be from Wednesday, November 2 until Friday, November 11.  Please have items to your child's classroom or to Mrs. Durler no later than November 11.  Gifts can be aimed for age groups 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14 for either girls or boys.  Acceptable and unacceptable items for gifts are as included:

Acceptable Gifts -

School Supplies - Pencils/Pens, Crayons/Coloring Books, Notebooks

Non-Liquid Hygiene Products - Toothbrushes, Bar Soap, Washcloths, Combs/Brushes

Toys - Small Teddy Bears, Small Dolls, Barbies, Small Balls/Yo-Yo's, Toy Cars

 

Unacceptable Gifts -

Toys that include guns/knives or are war-related

Anything breakable

Any liquids/lotions

Food items/chocolates

Used or damaged items

 
Student/Parent Handbook

Attention parents and students!  The following link will take you to the 2016-2017 handbook, please refer to it if you have any questions regarding school policies.  Contact Traci Nuckolls or Shannon Milch for further information.

 

Student/Parent Handbook

 
Go Paperless!

Pawnee Heights is trying to go paperless!  An easy way to help as a parent is to login to PowerSchool and enter your email address.  PowerSchool is a great tool for both students and parents.  If you do not currently have an account, please call Traci (620-527-4211) at the school office and she will be able to guide you through the process.  Thanks for your help with this effort!

 
Credit Card Payments Now Available

USD 496 Pawnee Heights is pleased to announce the launch of KanPay Counter, the point-of-sale solution provided by Kansas.gov, to process student fee payments!

The school district understands the importance of providing a convenient method of payment for paying student fees.  More and more people are using credit and debit cards as a preferred method of payment and we are very excited to offer this from our partnership with Kansas.gov.  Payments can be made in the school office or by using the KanPay link under Main Menu on the left.  A 2.5% transaction fee will automatically be applied to any credit card payments.  

If you have any questions on how to use this service, please contact Traci Nuckolls or Shannon Milch at 620-527-4211.

 
Governor's Achievement Award

Pawnee Heights High School has earned a Governor’s Achievement Award for outstanding performance in both math and reading assessments. The Kansas Department of Education recognized Pawnee Heights as ranked among the top 5 percent of Kansas high schools in both reading and mathematics on the Kansas State Assessments. High schools were also measured for graduation rates.

Eighteen high schools were recognized for the seventh annual Governor’s Achievement Awards, honoring the top performing schools in the state.

Read the full article here from the Great Bend Tribune:

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According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of winter, usually late November to mid-December.

Female reindeer retain their antlers till after they give birth in the spring. Therefore, according to EVERY historical rendition depicting Santa's reindeer, EVERY single one of them, from Rudolph to Blitzen, had to be a girl.

We should have known... ONLY women would be able to drag a fat man in a red velvet suit all around the world in one night and not get lost.


Read more at http://www.favecrafts.com/Entertaining/A-Great-Bunch-of-Funny-Christmas-Stories#axv2E8fl7CWtSfMj.99

According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of winter, usually late November to mid-December.

Female reindeer retain their antlers till after they give birth in the spring. Therefore, according to EVERY historical rendition depicting Santa's reindeer, EVERY single one of them, from Rudolph to Blitzen, had to be a girl.

We should have known... ONLY women would be able to drag a fat man in a red velvet suit all around t

According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of winter, usually late November to mid-December.

Female reindeer retain their antlers till after they give birth in the spring. Therefore, according to EVERY historical rendition depicting Santa's reindeer, EVERY single one of them, from Rudolph to Blitzen, had to be a girl.

We should have known... ONLY women would be able to drag a fat man in a red velvet suit all around the world in one night and not get lost


Read more at http://www.favecrafts.com/Entertaining/A-Great-Bunch-of-Funny-Christmas-Stories#axv2E8fl7CWtSfMj.99

According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of winter, usually late November to mid-December.

Female reindeer retain their antlers till after they give birth in the spring. Therefore, according to EVERY historical rendition depicting Santa's reindeer, EVERY single one of them, from Rudolph to Blitzen, had to be a girl.

We should have known... ONLY women would be able to drag a fat man in a red velvet suit all around the world in one night and not get lost


Read more at http://www.favecrafts.com/Entertaining/A-Great-Bunch-of-Funny-Christmas-Stories#axv2E8fl7CWtSfM