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Prom Thank you's

The Pawnee Heights high school students and parents would like to thank the following businesses and colleges for donating money, shirts and other items for their after-prom. 

Alliance AG and Grain
American State Bank
Baker University
Barton County C.C.  
Bauer & Pike LLC
Beahm Eye Center
Beckwith Mortuary
Bethany College
Bill & Lois Price
The Buckle
Burdett Seniors
Terry & Cara Ryan
Central Kansas Orthopedic
Clock Realty
Colby C.C.
Country Place Senior Living
Cowley County C.C.
Crystal Obee, DDS
CUNA Mutual Group
Dawson Jewelers
Delaney Implement
Dress It Up Inc.
Eakin Enterprises
Farmers Bank & Trust
Bob and Vicki Frisbie
Golden Belt Telephone
Golden Valley Inc.
Great Bend Tribune
Griffin Baylor Repair
Hanston Insurance Agency
Hays Medical Center
High Plains Farm Credit
Independence C.C.
Joe & Cathy Griffie
Joe Miller Cabinets
Joe Rosenberg, DDS, PA
Josefiak Farms
Kansas State University
Kansas Wesleyan University
Kay Warner
Keenan Law Firm
Kinsley Chiropractic
Knights of Columbus
Larned Eye Health
Larned Veterinary Clinic
Leiker Orthodontics
McPherson College
Michael Wilson Agency
Midwest Ag Professionals
Moosette's Cafe
Pawnee County Bank
Perez Chiropractic
Picket Fence Realty
Pittsburg State University
Pratt County C.C.
R&R Supply
Racette Insurance
Raymond Bauer Agency
Reed Discount Pharmacy
Rod & Trudy Eldridge
Rosencrantz-Bemis Water Well Co.
Rozel FCE
Rozel Lions Club
Rucker Brothers Flying Service
Ruff Feedlot
Saint Edwards Council 2131 Association
Schartz Automotive Inc.
Schwartz Auto Service
Seeman Farms
Shawn's Foundation Inc.
Simmons & Simmons
Smith Dental Clinic
Smith, Burnett LLC
Sonic Drive-In
Southwestern College
State Farm Agency
State Theatre Association
Strate Construction
Sweet Traditions
Tom Werner Fencing
Tracy & Jana Hands
Tri-County Disposal
Unique Physique
United Telephone Association, Inc.
Vonfeldt Bauer & Vonfeldt
Ward Feed Yard
Washburn University
Wichita State University
Windy Plains Marketing
Academic Fair

Please join us on April 19th beginning at 5:30 pm for the Academic Fair.  The schedule is below:

Students K-12 will have projects on display for you to view and enjoy.  Please come join us and see what your students have accomplished.

Science Magic Show - 5:45 pm

Poetry & Short Story Readings - 6:15 - 6:45 pm

7th - 12th grade Spring Concert - 7:00 - 7:45 pm

Please feel free to sit at the north end of the gym during the concert or you may continue to quietly view the displays throughout the school.

Mr. Carlson receives 2 grants

Mr. Carlson has received 2 grants.  He received one from GBT for $267 to purchase a new 45lb Power Bar to be used in the weight room.  He also received a grant from Midwest Energy for $233 for PE Equipment.  Thank you to the sponsors of the grants.  is a new tool that is being used to keep patrons of USD 496 informed.  If you would like to receive school updates, cancellations, or changes to the schedule via text, please choose the appropriate link below for directions. 

JH/HS Students


2017-18 School Calendar

The school calendar for the 2017-18 school has been adopted by the BOE.  You can click on the link below to see the calendar or click on the Yearly Calendar tab under main menu for a copy.  If you woud like Ms. Root to e-mail you a copy, please send a request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

2017-18 School Calendar

Miss Outstanding Teen Kansas 2016

On Friday Pagie Kauffman, Miss Outstanding Teen Kansas 2016 came to talk to the 6-12 grade students.  Her platform is Sex Trafficking and Internet saftey.  She also told her story of how she found her way to becoming Miss Outstanding Teen Kansas.  We thank her for taking time out of her day to come talk with the kids.

2016-17 Yearbook Orders

It is time to order your 2016-17 Pawnee Heights yearbook.  Attached is a copy of the order form.  This is what the front cover will look like.

Yearbook Order Form


Spelling Bee Champ

Congratulations to Samuel Duncan on being the Pawnee County Spelling Bee Champ.

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!


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 the office 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, 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  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: