USD 251 has recently been awarded a Kansas Preschool Pilot (KPP) grant totaling $78,000 for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. This is the third consecutive year that our district has been awarded this competitive grant. The three year total of the awards is about $274,000. Between the state aid generated by the qualifying students and the KPP grant, the Early Learning Center's four year old preschool program has been fully funded.
2023-24 NHHS & NLC SPRING ACTIVITY ROUTES! 5:20pm - Depart NLC; 5:30pm - Depart Gravel Pile; 5:40pm - Depart Allen; 5:45pm - Arrive NHHS; 5:50pm - Depart NHHS; 5:55pm - Depart Allen; 6:02pm - Depart Admire(ball field); 6:20pm - Depart Reading; 6:40pm - Depart NHHS(only if needed for softball players); 6:35pm - Depart Gravel Pile if no softball-7pm if softball; 6:45pm - Arrive NLC-If no softball-7:05 if softball; Please remember that there may not be students for every stop and the driver has no control over traffic, so the shuttle could run early or late to stops.
Students at NLC Elementary, had an assembly to kick start the Kids Heart Challenge! They are raising money for the American Heart Association with a school goal of $3000. Join us in learning about heart health and raising funds to protect all hearts – especially other kids’! By using the link below, you can get registered today & start collecting life saving donations. Each participant that raises $50 or more will receive a cool shirt and earn the opportunity to have an ice cream social at school. This event lasts until March 6th. https://www2.heart.org/site/TRR/YMKidsHeartChallenge2024/MWA-MidWestAffiliate/29061398?pg=utype&fr_id=9736
NLC Junior High Track will begin practice on Wednesday, February 28th. Practice will last until 5:15 everyday and an activity bus will be provided. NLC track will be for 6th - 8th grade students.
The Northern Heights baseball store is now open through March 6th. https://nhhsbaseball24.itemorder.com/shop/home/
We want to remind you of our much-anticipated "Donuts with Dad" event is happening this Friday, February 23rd. It's a wonderful opportunity for bonding and creating lasting memories with your child. Event Details: Date : Friday, February 23rd Time: 7:30-8:00am Location: Elementary Gym This event is open to all students Pre-K through 8th grade. We encourage dads, granddads, uncles, and other father figures to join us.
Northern Heights Wrestlers are off! Good Luck- Cole Gerleman, Leo DeDonder, & Logan Schlimme at the KSHSAA State Meet in Salina.
Congratulations to Bethany! http://www.emporiagazette.com/gaz/article_26ff80b4-c9c2-11ee-9b33-1b11b1a10c13.html
This morning athletes worked in groups creating new words out of the word complain. FCA students are starting a journey of being complaint free. Want to join?
Physical Science Periodic Table Activity
Biology Lab: Energy in Food
This morning prior to school, a medical emergency occurred in close proximity to North Lyon County Elementary school off of school property. NLC staff responded to provide medical assistance to an individual adult. No NLC students or staff members were in any danger. Our thoughts are with the individual and their family. Thank you.
The Northern Heights track store is open now thru March 7th. https://nhhstrack24.itemorder.com/shop/home/
This morning Mrs. Woodrow met with 8th grade students to select classes for high school.
Be sure to check the start times of the basketball games this week. JV will play at Olpe & Mission Valley. Friday at Hartford is varsity only.
Results from the FHL wrestling tournament in Chase Co. Individual Medalists: Freshman, Cole Gerleman, 3rd place (113 lb.) Sophomore, Leo DeDonder, LEAGUE CHAMPION (126 lb.) Junior, Logan Schlimme, LEAGUE CHAMPION (150 lb.) With additional help from Tripp Stormont, Gus Phillips, Cameron Hagemann, & Tyler Robinson the team finished in 5th place. Congratulations and good luck next weekend at Regionals!
Mrs. Lang's 1st graders enjoyed a visit from an aerospace engineering major from ESU. He brought backpacks to show us the difference in how a weight feels on Earth, Mars, and the moon.
NLC Elementary students celebrated the 100th day of school with various fun activities.
NHHS FFA Meats and Agronomy teams attended ECD competitions yesterday. Meats placed 3rd with Cheyenne Paige 9th individually. Agronomy was 1st B-team with Cole Gereleman 10th, Cameron Hagemann 9th, Cooper Woodrow 4th, Hayden Saunders 2nd, and Jacob Merrill 1st
We have 2 of the best counselors working in our district. Thank you Mrs. Landgren and Mrs. Woodrow for all you do! HAPPY COUNSELOR APPRECIATION WEEK!