Thursday, September 20th – Saturday, September 30th


  • Reminder This Friday’s home Football game is the “Salute the Troops” game.
  • Junior High is working VB and FB concession today, 9/21. Let Ms. Garrett know if you can’t work.
  • Freshman will be selling Hawk Socks! $15 each size. Sale ends September 25.
  • One act students with speaking parts, there will be a table read during lunch on Thursday, September 21.  Please go to the front of the line, get your lunch and head to the top of Lister.
  • Homecoming Out of Town date forms are in the office. Please have them turned in by Wednesday, Oct. 4th.
  • There will be an informational speech meeting held on Tuesday, Sept. 26th during lunch. Please get your lunch and join us in the music room to discuss our upcoming plan for the season.We will be having weekly Tuesday lunch meetings to discuss individual events. It’s a great opportunity to figure out what each event is all about and get a head start on our individual events. This is an excellent chance to get to know what speech is all about. Team practices will begin in December. See Mrs. Varvel if you have any questions!
    Oct. 3rd- Serious Prose Oct. 10th- Informative Oct. 17th- Poetry Oct. 24th- Persuasive Oct. 31st-Entertainment Nov. 7th- Humorous Nov. 14th- Extemp Nov. 21st- Program of Oral Interp
  • Seniors, please check in with Mrs. H. when you have ordered your cap, gown, and stole. This needs to be done before Oct 1! 
  • Homecoming is coming up the first week of October 2nd-7th. WE WOULD LOVE FOR EVERYONE TO SHOW THEIR SCHOOL SPIRIT AND DRESS UP! Our Homecoming Theme is Befuddled and Bemused! Dress Up days and activites are: (Every Dress-up day needs to follow the dress code) (ALL after school activites during Homecoming are just for 9th – 12th grade)
    • MONDAY – Monochromatic Class Color Day – HEAD TO TOE(Senior – Neon Pink, Junior – Yellow, Sophomore – Blue, Freshman – Black, 8th – Red, 7th – Orange, 6th – Green, 5th – Purple, 4th – White, 3rd –  brown, 2nd – Gray, 1st – Pink, KG – Blue, Prek – Rainbow, Staff – Monoclormatic choice  ***** Activity/Softball
    • TUESDAY – Ancient TImes (Roman Times, Prehistoric, etc.) ***** Activity/Blind VB **** CORONATION at 2:30 pm in the Auditorium, PEP RALLY on the Football Field at 3:15 pm
    • WEDNESDAY – Parent Day (Dress like a parent and bring a non-living item and treat it as your child)
    • THURSDAY – Hat and Jersey Day/School Spirit **** HS VB Tri. home vs. Hemingford/Lakota Tech, JH VB @ Gordon/Rush, XC @ Sidney, **** Movie Night (Ice Age)
    • FRIDAY – JH VB/FB vs. Crawford 2pm, HS VB vs. Crawford 4pm, HS FB vs. Crawford 7pm following the football game will be the burning of the “H”.
    • HOMECOMING Locker/Elementary Door Decorating will happen next week beginning on September 25th – Theme will be HAWK SPIRIT. Students will have Monday during 1st hour and Wednesday during 5th hour to work on Lockers. Please have lockers completed by Oct. 2nd by noon. Winners will be announced Tuesday, Oct. 3rd.


  • Picture days are October 10th and 11th. Information will be shared soon!
  • Attention Parents – Balls and Toys from home are not allowed at school. Also, students will not be allowed to sell candy or bracelets for profit during school.
  • REMINDER:  Students should not be in the hallways or classrooms before school starts.  All students should wait for the bell in the cafeteria or outside, unless arrangements have been made with a teacher. 
  • Reminder: Students must turn in all paperwork and pay participation fees before they are allowed to participate in any activities. (This includes homecoming and prom activities) There are a lot of students still needing items! Come ask the office if you need anything.
  • Hay Springs Schools is starting now to put together a slide show of our local veterans for our Veteran’s Day Program, if you have a picture that you would like to have included please send it to or drop it by the office.


  • Tuesday, September 19th – JH/HS XC @ Hot Springs 9am
  • Tuesday, September 19th – FFA District Range Judging @ Kimball County
  • Thursday, September 21st – HS VB Tri. @ Leyton (Kimball) 4pm
  • Thursday, September 21st – JH VB home vs. Edgemont 4pm
  • Thursday, September 21st – JH FB home vs. Edgemont 4pm
  • Thursday, September 21st – JH/HS XC @ Gordon/Rushville 4pm
  • Friday, September 22nd – HS FB home vs. Garden County (Salute the Troops)
  • Saturday, September 23rd – JH VB @ Hemingford PANCO 9am

** The JV football game scheduled for 9/18 has been postponed to 10/16 because of short roster from injuries. **

**JH VB Tri @ Hyannis (Cody-Kilgore) on Monday, September 25th has been CANCELLED. **

**The Santa Soup and The Night, Lights and Music concert has been moved from December 4th to December 7th. **

Thursday, September 21st 

7:30 am – Brkfst – Biscuits and Gravy

4th Grade Bird Banding Field Trip

Lunch – BTS Burgers and Baked Beans

Play meeting (student with speaking parts) during lunch

4:00 pm – HS VB Tri. @ Leyton (Kimball) Leave time 1 pm

4:00 pm – JH VB home vs. Edgemont

4:00 pm – JH FB home vs. Edgemont

4:00 pm – JH/HS XC @ Gordon/Rushville

4:30 pm – FB practice

Friday, September 22nd

Teacher Inservice

2:30 pm – HS FB home vs. Garden County (Salute the Troops)

Saturday, September 23rd 

9:00 am – JH VB PANCO @ Hemingford (Leave time 7am)

Monday, September 25th

7:30 am – Brkfst – Breakfast Pizza

Lunch – Pizza, Apple Crisp, Corn

11:00 am – Leave time for JH VB Tri. @ Hyannis  (Cody-Kilgore) 2pm

4:30 pm – JH FB, HS VB, HS/JH XC practice

Tuesday, September 26th

7:30 am – Brkfst – Omelette, Toast, Potato Triangles

Lunch – Orange Chicken, Rice, Peas, Fortune Cookie

4:30 pm – JH FB, HS/JH VB, HS/JH XC practice

Wednesday, September 27th 

7:30 am – Brkfst – Pancakes

8:00 am – 3rd Grade Fitness Field Trip

Leadership Day in Gering

Lunch – Dino Nuggets Smiley Fries

4:30 pm – JH FB, HS/JH VB, HS/JH XC practice

Thursday, September 28th

7:30 am – Brkfst – Biscuits and Gravy

Lunch – Sloppy Joes, French Fries

12:00 pm – Leave time for JH/HS XC @ Bayard (2:30 pm)

Friday, September 29th

10:00 am – Leave time for HS VB and FB @ Miinatare (FB – 2:00 pm , VB – 4:00 pm)

Saturday, September 30th – 

5:45 am – Leave time for HS VB @ Morrill Tourney (9:00 am )

7:00 am –  Leave time for JH VB @ Hemingford Tourney (9:00 am)

FFA Livestock Judging Invite @ Bridgeport

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