Rebecca Richmeier
The 2019-2020 USD 281 calendar has been revised. February 10, 2020 is now a regular school day. Students will not have school on March 2, 2020 due to teacher in-service.
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
The KSDE Blue Ribbon Task Force on Bullying and KNEA are partnering to provide an online information session regarding bullying, “Shedding Light on Bullying” at 7:00 p.m. on November 19. See the flyer for further information.
2 days ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Kim Pfeifer
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/
3 days ago, Kim Pfeifer
Alan Stein
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
10 days ago, Alan Stein
Rebecca Richmeier
The varsity scholars bowl team took first place yesterday in Rexford! Way to go Ringnecks!
16 days ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
Congratulations to the JV Scholars Bowl team for taking first place in WaKeeney today!
17 days ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Kim Pfeifer
A limited number of 2018-19 Ringneck yearbooks are still available at the price of $65.00 each. Pick up yours by emailing kimpfeifer@usd281.com, or calling the high school office at 785.421.2117 before they are gone!
17 days ago, Kim Pfeifer
Alan Stein
The Regional Football game will be Friday, Nov. 8 at St. Francis. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm central time. GO RINGNECKS!!!
17 days ago, Alan Stein
Nicole Michael
Fun on el dia de los muertos!
20 days ago, Nicole Michael
Nicole Michael
Fun on el dia de los muertos!
20 days ago, Nicole Michael
KAY
The annual KAY Trunk-or-Treat that was scheduled for Thursday, October 31 has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
23 days ago, KAY
Jim Hickel
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 melaniekennedy@usd281.com or Christy Keith christykeith@usd281.com
24 days ago, Jim Hickel
Alan Stein
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.
26 days ago, Alan Stein
Nicole Michael
Spanish 3 made sugar skulls in preparation for el dia de los muertos!
27 days ago, Nicole Michael
Alan Stein
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.
28 days ago, Alan Stein
Melanie Kennedy
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.
about 1 month ago, Melanie Kennedy
Alan Stein
The football game against Victoria has been postponed for tonight and will resume tomorrow morning at 11:00 am.
about 1 month ago, Alan Stein
Christy Keith
Football at Victoria 7:00 Game will be LIVE on Nex-Tech Channel 1 and Streamed at Nex-Tech.com starting at 6:45PM
about 1 month ago, Christy Keith
Rebecca Richmeier
Congratulations to the HCJH football team on their undefeated season!
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
USD 281 does not have school on Monday, October 14 due to teacher in-service. Have a great weekend!
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Alan Stein
The high school football game scheduled for tonight, against Lincoln, will kickoff at 7:00pm. Come out and support your Ringnecks.
about 1 month ago, Alan Stein
Alan Stein
The Cross Country meet scheduled for today in Phillipsburg has been postponed until Monday, Oct. 14. Same start time.
about 1 month ago, Alan Stein
Jim Hickel
The public may be interested in attending: Senator Moran Listening Tour Friday, October 11, 3 p.m. at the Nicodemus National Historic Site
about 1 month ago, Jim Hickel
Rebecca Richmeier
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.
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Alan Stein
The JV Football game scheduled for Monday, October 7 has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
about 1 month ago, Alan Stein
Rebecca Richmeier
U.S.D. 281 does not have school Friday, October 4. Enjoy your long weekend!
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
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!
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Alan Stein
The start time for the JV Football game scheduled for tonight in Hoxie is 5:30.
about 1 month ago, Alan Stein
Rebecca Richmeier
REMINDER! Parent/Teacher conferences are tonight & tomorrow. Refer to the schedule sent home by your child's school for time.
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Kaitlyn
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!
about 1 month ago, Kaitlyn
Kaitlyn
Junior Ringneck Classic Hill City JV vs. Plainville 1st set- 25-18 win 2nd set- 25-22 win
about 1 month ago, Kaitlyn
Kaitlyn
Junior Ringneck Classic Hill City JV vs. Ellis 1st set- 25-6 win 2nd set- 25-16 win
about 1 month ago, Kaitlyn
Rebecca Richmeier
The HCHS cross country meet is at home tonight at 5:00 at Prairie Trails Golf Course! Let's go Ringnecks!
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
HCHS Volleyball plays at Larned tonight and Football away at Clifton-Clyde tomorrow. Both locations are offering free will donation meals. Support our teams and their local organizations!
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Nicole Michael
2 months ago, Nicole Michael
Alan Stein
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.
2 months ago, Alan Stein
Nicole Michael
Spanish 3 had fun today making arepas for the first time!
2 months ago, Nicole Michael
Rebecca Richmeier
STICKING with BRYCE is September 19, 7:15 AM, at HCJSHS. For $1 per foot of tape, you can tape Mr. Stein on the wall and support Bryce Ashbaugh.
2 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Alan Stein
Just a quick reminder the Jr. High Volleyball games are in Plainville today beginning at 4:00.
2 months ago, Alan Stein
Kaitlyn
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!
2 months ago, Kaitlyn
Kaitlyn
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
2 months ago, Kaitlyn
Kaitlyn
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
2 months ago, Kaitlyn
Rebecca Richmeier
School picture day is TOMORROW (September 10)!
2 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
Kindergarten and 1st grade students put on a great performance for their grandparents today! https://youtu.be/PUxyspy-4Lw
3 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Kaitlyn
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
3 months ago, Kaitlyn
Alan Stein
The start time for the Cross Country meet on Thursday at Norton has been changed to 6:00 pm.
3 months ago, Alan Stein
Kaitlyn
Hill City JV vs. Smith Center 1st set-19-25 loss 2nd set- 23-25 loss
3 months ago, Kaitlyn
Nicole Michael
Juniors are selling magazines and more until Wednesday, September 4th. Check out all we have to offer at shopfund.com!
3 months ago, Nicole Michael
Megan Hart
Students in the 7th & 8th grade Study Skills Classes enjoyed learning about the Marines today. Nathaniel Hamel-HCHS Alumni Class 2015 came and talked about his role as a Marine. Thank you so much for visiting us Nathaniel and especially for your service to our country!!
3 months ago, Megan Hart
Rebecca Richmeier
Download our app for a mobile friendly way to stay informed of U.S.D. 281 news, events, and other information.
3 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
What a great first day of school! Here are some highlights. https://youtu.be/o_HuGfRb3IY
3 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
USD 281 2019-20 District Calendar
3 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Todd Ashbaugh
Junior High Football meeting and equipment checkout will be Thursday after school. Make sure your child has his physical before Monday too!!
3 months ago, Todd Ashbaugh
Rebecca Richmeier
Enrollment is this week: July 31 and August 1 8:00-4:30.
4 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
HCHS football camp is on July 15, 16, 18, and 19 from 6-8 AM.
4 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
HCHS boys basketball camp is July 15-19 7:00-8:30 PM in the high school gym.
4 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
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
4 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
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.
4 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
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
4 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
USD 281 enrollment is July 31 and August 1 from 8:00-4:30. Visit the building your child will attend in August 2019.
5 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
Have a fun and safe Independence Day!
5 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
Don't forget about kindergarten/preschool physicals and required immunizations. Visit the health department before the school year starts!
5 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
Junior High Boys basketball camp is July 8-12 from 8-10 am at HCJSHS.
5 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
Congratulations to Coach Riley!
5 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Alan Stein
It has been brought to our attention that wheeled devices and pets were found using the inside of our track facility, football field, and practices fields. If this continues to be a problem, the gates will have to be locked.
5 months ago, Alan Stein
Rebecca Richmeier
Good luck to the state track participants! GO RINGNECKS!
6 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
2019-20 HCGS Supply List
6 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
Best of luck to Jacob Lindenman as he participates in the state golf tournament tomorrow!
6 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Alan Stein
Due to forecasted weather the 1A state golf tournament in Salina will start at 8AM tomorrow.
6 months ago, Alan Stein
Rebecca Richmeier
The Kids’ Summer Cafe’ will be serving meals again this summer!
6 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Alan Stein
The Regional track meet has been moved up to Thursday, May 16. Start time is 3:00.
6 months ago, Alan Stein
Admin
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)
7 months ago, Admin
Alan Stein
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.
7 months ago, Alan Stein
Alan Stein
The MCL Track Meet scheduled for today has been postponed to tomorrow, May 10, same start time.
7 months ago, Alan Stein
Alan Stein
The Golf tournament at Oakley scheduled for today has been cancelled.
7 months ago, Alan Stein
Rebecca Richmeier
HCHS freshman had a great time working on team-building, communication, and leadership at Goddard Place.
7 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Alan Stein
The MCEL Track Meet has been postponed until Friday, May 10.
7 months ago, Alan Stein
Rebecca Richmeier
Congratulations again to the KSPA State participants. We are proud of you!
7 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
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
7 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Kelsey Beisner
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.
7 months ago, Kelsey Beisner
KAY
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!
7 months ago, KAY
Rebecca Richmeier
Mark your calendars! The HCGS student award assembly is May 15 at 8:15 am. See you there!
7 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
8th grade students had a great time learning about the programs and opportunities at NCK Tech last Friday.
7 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Alan Stein
The High School golf meet scheduled for today, April 30, has been postponed and will be rescheduled for May 7.
7 months ago, Alan Stein
Alan Stein
The High School track meet scheduled for today, April 30, at Oberlin has been cancelled.
7 months ago, Alan Stein
Alan Stein
The Jr. High Track meet scheduled for tomorrow at Plainville has been cancelled.
7 months ago, Alan Stein
Rebecca Richmeier
The annual Hill City High School Awards Night is May 10, 2019. Open house begins at 5:30 in the gym. The awards ceremony will begin at 6:00 in Tebo Auditorium.
7 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Rebecca Richmeier
Hill City Junior High Students picked up trash at Dollar General and the City Park today. Thanks for making a difference in Graham County!
7 months ago, Rebecca Richmeier
Collin Pfeifer
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: collinpfeifer@usd281.com
7 months ago, Collin Pfeifer
Admin
MCL High School Choir @ Colby has been rescheduled to April 24th.
8 months ago, Admin
Alan Stein
The varsity track meet scheduled for Friday, April 12 has been moved to Monday, April 15. Start time is 3:00.
8 months ago, Alan Stein
Alan Stein
The JV Golf tournament scheduled for Thursday, April 11 has been cancelled.
8 months ago, Alan Stein
Yearbook Staff
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!
8 months ago, Yearbook Staff
Kim Pfeifer
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.
8 months ago, Kim Pfeifer
Admin
Welcome to the new www.USD281.com! USD281 is proud to announce the launch of our new website. We hope that you enjoy your new user experience.
8 months ago, Admin