Please remember that Wednesday, April 14th, is a late start day. School will begin at 9 a.m. Reminder that no breakfast will be served.
PPHS and PPMS Track teams competed at the Pretty Prairie Harold Little Track Meet on April 8th. Congratulations to the HS Girls team who finished 1st and the HS Boys team finished 2nd (missing the championship by only one point). The 7th Grade Girls team finished 2nd and the 7th Grade Boys team finished 3rd. The 8th Girls finished 3rd and the 8th Grade Boys finished 5th. For complete results of the meet, visit www.heartlandtiming.com Head Coach is Mr. James White and the Assistants are Mr. Jon Johnson, Mr. Dennis Detter, Mrs. Kaylee Goering, and Mr. Scott Goering.
Congratulations to the JV Boys Golf Team who placed 1st at Medicine Lodge today! Members of today's team included Bryan Steadman, Jaiden McGinnis, Brock Rogers, Kai Smith, Brogan Stucky, Gauge Stauffer, Gavin Koedinger, and Trenton Rogers. Individual Medalists were Bryan Steadman placing 3rd and Jaiden McGinnis placing 7th! The team is coached by Mr. Chuck Ray and Assisted by Mr. Matt Goering. Well done, Bulldog Golfers!!!
Thank you to all of our volunteers and workers who helped at the Harold Little Track meet today! It was a very well run meet for the Middle School and High School today.
USD 311 is aware of a planned protest that will occur tomorrow from 12:00 - 3:15 pm. USD 311 Administration have met with the Reno County Sheriffs Office and officers will be on site. USD 311 will not be accepting visitors during the protest and ask parents to communicate with building staff if a student needs to leave school. If a student leaves school we will attempt to contact parents. Thank you.
Today is the "Little" Track Meet, here at Pretty Prairie. MS Field Events start at 11:00 & Running Events begin at 1:00. HS Field Events start at 3:00 and Running Events start at 4:30. Come out and support the Bulldogs!
Congratulations to the PPHS FFA Chapter for placing 3rd as a team at the Ag Tech and Mechanical Systems competition today at Marion! Team members in competition today included Blake Shultz, Cooper Schuldt, Dustin Saft, and John Schwartz. Placing 6th individually was John Schwartz! Today's competition included general mechanical assessment, parts identification and equipment, electrical systems, energy systems (engines), and structural (welding). The team is coached by Mr. Cody Day. Results from March FFA competitions for the South Central District: Top 10 Junior Speakers, Caylee Blew 5th! Top 9 Extemp Speakers, Blake Shultz 7th and Mercedes Mohs 9th! In the Vet Science competitions, the FFA placed 3rd! Those team members in Vet Science were Victoria McKinney, Mercedes Mohs, Blake Shultz, and Caylee Blew. Congratulations Bulldogs!
Congratulations to the PPHS Forensics Team who won the Heart of the Plains League Championship today! Three new State Qualifiers for the Bulldogs brings their State Total to 24!!! They are coached by Mrs. Michelle Lesage. In Oration, Tim Ulrich 2nd and Bailey Young 4th. In Extemp, Keelan Stucky 2nd, Kai Smith 4th, Grace Hendrickson 5th, and Jaiden McGinnis 6th. In Impromptu, Tristan England 1st. In Serious, Grace Webster 2nd, Sadie Nisly 3rd, and Kai Smith 4th. In Poetry, Grace Webster 1st and Copper Collins 3rd. In Prose, Liz Graber 3rd and Gabi Unruh 5th. In Informative, Tristan England 1st, Cara Shultz 2nd, Sadie Nisly 3rd, Reagan McLeland 4th, and Caylee Blew 5th. In Duet, Sophi England and Cara Shultz 3rd, Keelan Stucky and Phoenix Schmidt 4th. In Humorous, Tristan England 1st, Copper Collins 2nd, Tim Ulrich 3rd, and Sophi England 5th.
Congratulations to the Varsity boys golf team who placed 4th at Crazy Horse Golf Club! Lucas Detter medaled 9th and Landon Weide placed 10th. The team is coached by Mr. Chuck Ray and assisted by Mr. Matt Goering.
Congratulationsto the JV Boys Golf team for placing 2nd at Athony Lake. Individual medalist included Jaiden McGinnis - 2nd & Bryan Steadman - 4th. Other members of the JV team are Brogan Stucky, Brock Rogers Blake Stucky & Gavin Koedinger. The team is coached by Chuck Ray & Matt Goering. Good Job Bulldogs!
The MS Track Meet @ Kingman on Tuesday, April 6th will begin at 1:00 pm with field events. Running events will begin at 2:00 pm - all finals, no prelims
Reminder for USD 311: There will be no school on April 2nd, 5th, and 6th. School will resume Wednesday, April 7th.
FORENSICS PARENTS: Tuesday, April 6th PPHS will host the HOPL forensics meet at the school. There will be NO CONCESSION STAND, so please SEND a sack lunch that does NOT require refrigeration with your student. Maybe feed them a large breakfast, as well, as the meet will last as late as three or so. DO NOT BRING IN OUTSIDE FOOD DURING THE MEET. We are not allowing anyone extra into the building. Your students need to dress nicely in dress pants, shirt, ties, suits if they choose and ladies do NOT wear short tight skirts and too high of a heel or low blouses. (Ladies are better off in pants for freedom of movement.)
Senior Parents: To help you continue your planning for Senior Graduation on Saturday, May 15th, the ceremony will be held at the High School Football Field. This location allows us to invite guests without limitations. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the High School Gym. Mr. Hedrick
5th & 6th Grade Parents Please see the attached information for the upcoming music concerts. Information is also located on the website under the Live Feed on the homepage and Facebook. https://5il.co/qzkp
Please check out the coupon offer from Dick's Sporting Goods for the kids participating in summer recreation baseball and softball. https://5il.co/qtok
Parents, please remind your students about the dress code. Shorts and skirts need to be fingertip in length and hats also need to be taken off while indoors. Please see the dress code policy provided on the school website and the link attached. https://5il.co/muxt
The B.O.E. meeting originally scheduled for March 8th has been rescheduled for March 22nd. The meeting will be held at the MS Auditorium at 7pm.
Remember Friday 3/12 is early dismissal. Students will be dismissed at 1:15. It is also the end of the 3rd quarter!!
Band and Choir performance dates have been announced. Please see the attached announcement from Mr. Hedrick. https://5il.co/qf2f