The Hoisington Recreation Commission is offering a wide variety of trips this fall.
The 2010-2011 school year is upon us. There have been many exciting things happening in the Ellinwood Public School District. We have started some new initiatives that the staff and students created, and the district is already seeing the fruits of their work and dedication. We are creating an environment of excellence that will become the standard for students now and in the future.
HOISINGTON - Travelling through a larger than life-sized tent display of a human, Hoisington Elementary School students had the opportunity Tuesday to learn about the importance of "Eat smart. Play hard," - how exercise and nutrition affect life.
Hoisington Main Street businesses helped kick off the 2010-11 school year again by offering USD 431 elementary students school supplies and fun things to celebrate going back to school.
OISINGTON - USD 431 will host its second annual benefit golf tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 3 and 4 at the Lake Barton Golf Club.
Hoisington's Labor Day Weekend celebration will kick-off with the community barbecue from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at Lebert Park, north of First Kansas Bank. This year, there will be a tent. Tickets are $5 and are available at the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce and the Hoisington Dairy Queen.
BARTON COUNTY - This month as thousands of Kansas children return to school, Big Brothers Big Sisters reminds the community that it is the perfect time to get involved and become a mentor to a child in school.
I am Ben Jacobs, the new superintendent of schools for the Ellinwood Public School District. I would like to take this time to introduce myself and talk about my vision and philosophy for the district. I'm very excited to be here and feel like this district is positioned to do great things going forward. I am going to work diligently in cooperation with the community to insure that our students maximize success. My theme for the 2010-11 school year is "Achieving Excellence". It is my belief that the culture of the district should be one of excellence and that ...
HOISINGTON - Unlike many schools throughout the state, USD 431 Hoisington School District has seen student enrollment rise every year since 2007.
HOISINGTON - At a special meeting Thursday, the Hoisington school district approved the student handbook, approved supplemental and classified positions and entered into a cooperative agreement with Grace Academy.