Summer Fun Camps 2014: Sponsors Needed

The planning of Summer Fun Camps 2014 is under way. This year our Summer Fun Camps are planned for June 2nd to 26th. Camp leaders may choose from 1 day, 2 day, 3 day,  or 4 day as well as AM, PM, or All Day camps.

We are looking for individuals and community groups who are interested in leading a camp this summer. If you would like to put your special talents and interests to use, join us in leading a fun summer camp this year. If you are interested or know of someone who may be, please contact Kim Marx or Shannon Langford here at the school or via email at

Summer Camp Worksheet for Camp Leaders

Elders’ Wisdom Raffle Participants

Thank you to all of the fifty-fifty raffle participants. The video production class would like to thank you for supporting us. We would like to send a special thank you to Corraine Letcher for donating part of her winnings back to us. We will use the money wisely to buy new lapel microphones to use during our Elders’ Wisdom Program interviews.

Parents Encouraging Parents Conference

PEP is a parent-run statewide conference sponsored and funded by the Nebraska Department of Education, Office of Special Education, in collaboration with ESU #16. This conference is for parents of children with disabilities with an active IEP or IFSP. There is no registration fee and lodging and most meals are provided. Click the link below to view the brochure.

PEP Brochure

REMINDER: Father’s Day Lunch 1/22/14

The Café’teria will be hosting a special day each month. On this day, students are encouraged to invite someone to eat lunch with them. Adult Lunch is $3.30 which includes the meal and unlimited Fruit & Vegetable Bar.


 January’s Special Day is

National Blonde Brownie Day and

Invite Your Dad to Lunch Day

(In lieu of a father’s day)

On January 22nd.

PreK Lunch—12:00 noon

Elementary Lunch—11:30 a.m.

Middle/High School Lunch—12:25 p.m.



REMINDER: Proposed Calendars Posted for Review

REMINDER: The Board of Education is soliciting constructive input from the community on the 2014-2015 proposed school calendar.  Please submit your ideas and suggestions by adding your comments in the comment section under the calendars posted on the Hay Springs Public Schools facebook page.

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The Hawk Shop Going Live!

The Hawk Shop will be going live for online sales December 16th at 9:00 a.m. We have several new products to offer! There will be a link to the store on We will be able to accept PayPal payment or cash upon pick up. We will ship via USPS or you can swing by The Hawk Shop here at the school and pick up your order.

These products will also be available for purchase at the Santa Soup Cookoff, Friday, December 13th from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Below is a sneak preview.

This will be an ongoing process and we hope to bring you a store site that is easy to use and full of great product! We would like to thank Larel Reimann, Shannon Langford, Rachel Mandelko, and Aaron Huckfeldt for their work in getting The Hawk Shop up and running.

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K-5 Christmas Program

christmas musicREMINDER: The K-5 Christmas Program is tomorrow (12/10) night at 7:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Hay Springs!

2013 Hay Springs Christmas “Angel Tree”

Many families and individuals will be in need this Christmas Season. Some need warm clothing, some need nutritious food, and some need a present under the tree. If your family has special needs this Christmas, fill out the adoption form that was sent home from school with your child or complete the form below:

Angel Tree Form

Young Hawks Basketball

basketball1All 3rd thru 6th grade boys and girls who have signed up with Chadron Community Recreation for basketball or intend to sign up by this week please come to an organizational practice on Thursday, November 14th at 4:30 in Lister Sage.  The practice should be over between 5:30-6:00.  If you have not signed up and sent money into Chadron Community Recreation, it needs to be done ASAP in order to participate.

2013 Youth Basketball Registration