Order a 2019-20 Ringneck Yearbook by Dec. 6 and receive 20 FREE Holiday Notecards! https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1070853/Hill-City-High-School/2020-Yearbook/20191112041642310159/CATALOG_SHOP/
USD 281 is proud to announce that Dr. Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education, will be coming to Hill City to make a special announcement on Monday, December 16 at 9:00 am in the Tebo Auditorium. All students, staff, parents, and patrons are invited and encouraged to attend! @ksdehq
The varsity scholars bowl team took first place yesterday in Rexford! Way to go Ringnecks!
A limited number of 2018-19 Ringneck yearbooks are still available at the price of $65.00 each. Pick up yours by emailing email@example.com, or calling the high school office at 785.421.2117 before they are gone!
The Regional Football game will be Friday, Nov. 8 at St. Francis. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm central time. GO RINGNECKS!!!
The annual KAY Trunk-or-Treat that was scheduled for Thursday, October 31 has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
October 28, 10:00 AM - This is a test of the Graham County USD 281 notification system. In the event of a school closing or other emergency situation, notification will go out via. this system. If you do not want to receive this notification or if you did not receive it and wish to, please contact Melanie Kennedy firstname.lastname@example.org or Christy Keith email@example.com
We will be hosting Wakeeney in the first round of the football playoffs. The game will be Friday, Nov. 1 at Ringneck Stadium, 7:00 pm.. Come out and support the Ringnecks.
Tomorrow night will be Sr. Night for football and cross country. Presentation will begin at 5:45 and the football game will kick off at 6:00.
USD 281 will conduct a test of our new alert system on Oct 28 at 10am. If you do not receive a call or text announcing a test of the system that day, please let us know.
The football game against Victoria has been postponed for tonight and will resume tomorrow morning at 11:00 am.
Football at Victoria 7:00 Game will be LIVE on Nex-Tech Channel 1 and Streamed at Nex-Tech.com starting at 6:45PM
USD 281 does not have school on Monday, October 14 due to teacher in-service. Have a great weekend!
The high school football game scheduled for tonight, against Lincoln, will kickoff at 7:00pm. Come out and support your Ringnecks.
The Cross Country meet scheduled for today in Phillipsburg has been postponed until Monday, Oct. 14. Same start time.
The public may be interested in attending: Senator Moran Listening Tour Friday, October 11, 3 p.m. at the Nicodemus National Historic Site
Thank you to the parents/guardians who completed the 2019 District Climate survey. We had 86 families respond. This feedback is helpful in establishing goals and programs in our accreditation plan. More importantly, this feedback helps us impact student achievement and success.
The JV Football game scheduled for Monday, October 7 has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
U.S.D. 281 does not have school Friday, October 4. Enjoy your long weekend!
So proud of HCGS students for working hard and raising funds for the PE department, Bryce Ashbaugh Cancer fund, and the PTO playground fund! Thanks to HCGS PTO for organizing this event, to everyone who donated, and all the volunteers. We have awesome students, parents, teachers, and community support. Ringneck proud!
The start time for the JV Football game scheduled for tonight in Hoxie is 5:30.
REMINDER! Parent/Teacher conferences are tonight & tomorrow. Refer to the schedule sent home by your child's school for time.
Junior Ringneck Classic Hill City JV vs. hodgeman county 1st set- 19-25 loss 2nd set- 25-19 win 3rd set- 15-6 win We are in the semifinals!
Junior Ringneck Classic Hill City JV vs. Plainville 1st set- 25-18 win 2nd set- 25-22 win
Junior Ringneck Classic Hill City JV vs. Ellis 1st set- 25-6 win 2nd set- 25-16 win
The HCHS cross country meet is at home tonight at 5:00 at Prairie Trails Golf Course! Let's go Ringnecks!
Spanish 2 students enjoyed doing medical skits this homecoming week! Full videos are in the links! https://drive.google.com/file/d/11K0_Kcgbv67Xx-5QvDJrPMpKK9q3nvzN/view?usp=sharing https://drive.google.com/file/d/11EqDai-qvqksiKKgw_Sz0MtbrzISzEp2/view?usp=sharing
The homecoming parade route has been changed due to unforeseen circumstances. The parade lineup will be at the hospital and travel south down Pomeroy to highway 24, then left to West street back up to the park.
Just a quick reminder the Jr. High Volleyball games are in Plainville today beginning at 4:00.
Hill City JV vs. Dighton 1st set- 25-15 win 2nd set-25-18 win Hill City JV vs. Wheatland Grinnell 1st set- 25-13 win 2nd set- 25-13 win Hill City JV vs. Norton (Championship) 1st set- 23-25 loss 2nd set- 23-25 loss JV volleyball came home with 2nd place in the Quinter Tournament! Great job girls!
Hill City JV vs. Trego 1st set-18-25 loss 2nd set- 25-17 win 3rd set- 15-13 win Hill City JV vs. Oakley 1st set- 25-8 win 2nd set- 25-17 win
Hill City Jv vs. Scott city Set 1- 13-25 loss Set 2- 15-25 loss Hill City Jv vs. Hoxie Set 1- 25-18 win Set 2- 25-15 win Hill City varsity vs. Scott City Set 1- 17-25 loss Set 2- 20-25 loss Hill City varsity vs. Hoxie Set 1- 12-25 loss Set 2- 16-25 loss
School picture day is TOMORROW (September 10)!
Kindergarten and 1st grade students put on a great performance for their grandparents today! https://youtu.be/PUxyspy-4Lw
Hill City JV vs. Plainville 1st set- 23-25 loss 2nd set- 25-15 win 3rd set- 11-15 loss Hill City JV vs. Trego 1st set- 25-17 win 2nd set-25-17 win
The start time for the Cross Country meet on Thursday at Norton has been changed to 6:00 pm.
Hill City JV vs. Smith Center 1st set-19-25 loss 2nd set- 23-25 loss
Junior High Football meeting and equipment checkout will be Thursday after school. Make sure your child has his physical before Monday too!!
Enrollment is this week: July 31 and August 1 8:00-4:30.
HCHS football camp is on July 15, 16, 18, and 19 from 6-8 AM.
HCHS boys basketball camp is July 15-19 7:00-8:30 PM in the high school gym.
HCJSHS Supply List 7th-8th Grade: Composition Notebook 2 pocket folders with 3 metal fasteners Black or Red Shorts White Shirt 7th-12th Grade: Notebooks, Folders, Pens/Pencils Anything needed to stay organized
High school students planning to take dual credit College Algebra must either have a 21 or higher on the math section of their ACT or score a 263 on the Accuplacer Nex-Gen. Students will be able to take the Accuplacer at HCHS on Thursday, August 8th at 1:00 PM or they can take it at Colby Community College any time this summer.
HCHS cheerleaders are having a great time and learning a lot at camp. Thank you to all the individuals and local businesses that supported them. Hair Crazy Salon Hill City Lions Club First State Bank Graham County Livin’ on a Prairie Nex-Tech People’s State Bank The Busy Bean Unicorn Floral & Gifts Bob & Connie Dombroski Phillip & Beverly Burney Hill City Auto Parts Hill City Times Russell’s Renovations & Construction William A Miller, D.D.S Win Hill Insurance Assoc. Happy Creek Chic Central Veterinary Services Sub Station Solutions North Bank Cameron’s Corner
USD 281 enrollment is July 31 and August 1 from 8:00-4:30. Visit the building your child will attend in August 2019.
Don't forget about kindergarten/preschool physicals and required immunizations. Visit the health department before the school year starts!
Best of luck to Jacob Lindenman as he participates in the state golf tournament tomorrow!
Due to forecasted weather the 1A state golf tournament in Salina will start at 8AM tomorrow.
The Regional track meet has been moved up to Thursday, May 16. Start time is 3:00.
Our lunch menu items have changed for our last week of school! Check here https://www.usd281.com/o/graham-county-usd-281/dining?filter=7413 to see what has changed! (This will not be updated on the printed menus)
The Awards Night/Open House scheduled for tomorrow, May 10, has been moved to Wednesday, May 15. Open House will start at 5:30 with awards to follow at 6:00.
The MCL Track Meet scheduled for today has been postponed to tomorrow, May 10, same start time.
The Golf tournament at Oakley scheduled for today has been cancelled.
The MCEL Track Meet has been postponed until Friday, May 10.
RINGNECKS took 2nd place at the 1A Kansas Scholastic Press Association State Contest. Congratulations! Individual placing- 1A/2A Academics Photography: 1st Place: Lauryn Bagley 1A/2A Photo Illustration: Hon Men: Brianna Mikkelson 1A/2A Student Life Photography: Hon Men: Lauryn Bagley 1A/2A Student Life Photography: 3rd Place: Brianna Mikkelson 1A/2A Online Photo Gallery: Hon Men: Mason Nichol 1A/2A Editorial Cartoon: Hon Men: Brianna Mikkelson 1A/2A Yearbook Sports Writing: Hon Men: Dalen Journigan
Students in grades 8-11 have their pre-enrollment forms for the next school year. These must be signed by a parent/guardian and returned to the school by Thursday, May 9th. If you want to make any changes, please write them on the form.
The Hill City High School KAY club would like to thank all of our supporters and donors throughout the 2018-19 school year. We've had an awesome year and are already planning our events for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. Thank you to our community for all of your support!
Mark your calendars! The HCGS student award assembly is May 15 at 8:15 am. See you there!
The High School golf meet scheduled for today, April 30, has been postponed and will be rescheduled for May 7.
The High School track meet scheduled for today, April 30, at Oberlin has been cancelled.
The Jr. High Track meet scheduled for tomorrow at Plainville has been cancelled.
We are looking for pictures from any and all Junior High / High School sporting events that you may have from the current school year! If you have any that you would like to share with us for use on the new school website, contact Mr. Collin Pfeifer at: firstname.lastname@example.org
MCL High School Choir @ Colby has been rescheduled to April 24th.
The varsity track meet scheduled for Friday, April 12 has been moved to Monday, April 15. Start time is 3:00.
The JV Golf tournament scheduled for Thursday, April 11 has been cancelled.
2018-19 Ringneck "Snapshots of Our Lives" Yearbook sales have been extended until May 1 in celebration of the launch of the new USD 281 website! Order yours now using the button at the top of the website homepage. Thank you for your patronage!
DIGITAL SENIOR PORTRAIT FINAL DEADLINE: The Yearbook Staff needs a digital 300 res. jpeg, vertical pose by Weds., April 10. Please send to KimPfeifer@usd281.com, share via Google Drive, or bring on a flash drive/SD card. Lifetouch photos will be used after this deadline.