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    Congratulations to Jesse Wayman who has been accepted to and plans to attend MidAmerica Nazarene University next year! 

     

    Congratulations to Sydney Gottlob, who has been accepted to and will attend Kansas State University next year!

    Congratulations to Shea Widner. Shea has been accepted to and will attend Coastal College of Georgia in the fall.

    Congratulations to Michaela Schettler, who has been accepted to and plans to attend Oregon State University next year!

    Congratulations to Kyler Newkirk who has been accepted to and will attend Southwestern College in Winfield next year!

    Congratulations to Eric Wilson! Eric received an appointment to the United State Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, where he will begin attending in the fall!

     

    Congratulations to Caylee Egbert! Caylee has been accepted to and plans to attend Kansas State University in the fall!

    Congratulations to Kaden Belcher, who has been accepted to and plans to attend the University of Arkansas next year!

     

    Congratulations to Layne Karhoff! She has been accepted to and will attend Missouri Southern State University next year.

    Congratulations to Heidi Burns, who has been accepted to and plans to attend the University of Kansas next year!

     

    Congratulations to Morgan Michael, who has been accepted to and plans to attend Pittsburg State University next year!

     

     

     

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    These students were recognized at the Kansas Honors Banquet for being the Top 10% academically at Girard High School. 
     
    Front row L to R-Cailie Colgue, Layne Karhoff, Caylee Egbert, Sydney Gottlob, Heidi Burns
     
    Back row-L to R   Ethan Doherty, Kendall Belcher, Kaden Belcher, Eric Wilson
     
     
     
     
     
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    Please us the East Commons Doors to enter both GHS/GMS. Once you enter the vestibule, you can "buzz in" for access to both buildings.
     
     
    "Congratulations to Katy Pitts who was accepted at and plans to attend Pittsburg State University next year. Good luck, Katy!"
    Congratulations to Sabrie Puckett who was accepted at and plans to attend Pittsburg State University next year!
     
     
    Congratulations to Shayla Johnson who has been accepted at Kansas State University. Shayla plans to major in Business Management. Good luck Shayla!
     
     
    Good luck and congratulations to Ashley McDonald, who has been accepted at Pittsburg State University! Ashley plans to major in Biology.
     
    Congratulations to Garrett Bailey who has been accepted at and plans to attend Independence Community College! Good luck Garrett.
     
     
    Auston Bevins has been accepted at and plans to attend Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. Congrats to him!
     
     
     
     
    Girard High School is now on Instagram!
     
    Updates on GHS Athletics are posted on our Twitter page!
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    Girard High School Basketball Queen candidates for 2016 are Falynn DeWitt, daughter of Willis DeWitt and of Sherry and Earnie Ferguson; Caitlin Chiartano, daughter of Randy and Marilyn Chiartano; Morgan Harris, daughter of Brett and Micah Harris and of Christi and Adam Yockey; and Zoey Guenther, daughter of Amy Perez and of Micah Guenther. The coronation will occur Friday, Jan. 29, in between the varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball games against Labette County High School. AMY GRAY/GHS

     
     
    Rank of Public Schools in Joplin Regional Partnership Area.
        By Savanah Mandevill
    Used with permission of the Joplin Regional Business Journal.
     
     
     
     
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    Cole Lara has been accepted for admission at Emporia State University!
     
     
     
     
    Nolan O'Toole (Integration Specialist) introduces GHS students to the features of their new MacBook Airs. GHS is currently piloting these devices with a small group of seniors to determine their impact on teaching and learning. The data gathered from this pilot will be used to help make future technology decisions at USD 248.
     

     

    After advancing from district and state levels, Heidi Burns and Cailie Logue competed in National STAR Event competition in Washington, D.C., July 5-9. They competed in the category "Promote and Publicize FCCLA" against students from across the United States. During competition Ms. Burns and Ms. Logue gave a presentation on how they promoted the Girard FCCLA chapter throughout the year. Events highlighted included FCCLA Fall and State Leadership conferences, American Red Cross blood drives, the Scholarship Color Run, and volunteer work at Ronald McDonald House and the SEK Humane Society. These ladies received the highest honor of top gold with an overall score of 96 out of a possible 100. This was their first year competing in a STAR Event.FCCLA adviser Emily Herlocker said, "It is very rare to have so much success in your first year of competition, especially at the national level. They surpassed all my expectations. “It was a great learning experience by competing against the best students in the country. With the venue being in Washington, D.C., the ladies had the opportunity to learn about the nation’s capital and see sights they have only seen in textbooks."

     

     

     

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    USD 248 VIDEO (Click HERE)!!!

     
     
     
     
    Four Girard FCCLA members attended State Leadership Conference Monday, April 13, in Wichita. Those who attended included district officers Cole Lara and Samantha Guy and STAR event participants Heidi Burns and Cailie Logue. Ms. Burns and Ms. Logue placed first in their contest and qualified for Nationals inWashington, D.C., in July. EMILY HERLOCKER/GHS
    Congratulations to Auston Bevins! Austin recently placed third at the regional entrepreneurship competition. Auston won $750 for placing third and also won $100 for most socially responsible business proposal.
     
     
    Congratulations to Zack Hyman! He has been accepted by Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS for the 2015 school year.
     
     
    Congratulations to the following students who were honored by the University of Kansas for being the top 10% of their class:
     

    Bre Daly, Brittany Kratz, Alix Beezley, Russell Frisbee, Emily Rawlings, MaCahla Leslie, Chelsie Grantham. 


    Not Pictured: Erin Kruse, Katie Massa, Cassidy Thomason.

    Congratulations to Noe Guzman! He has been accepted by Missouri State University in Springfield, MO for the 2015 school year.

    Congratulations to Jessica Spieth! She has been accepted by Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS for the 2015 school year.

    Congratulations to Taylor Redfern! She has been accepted by Emporia State in Emporia, KS for the 2015 school year.

    Girard High School is pleased to announce that Cailie Logue has be selected as the 2014-2015 Gatorade State Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.

    Congratulations to Thomas Ashcraft! He has been accepted by the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR for the 2015 school year.

    Congratulations to Madison Denham! She has been accepted by Emporia State in Emporia, KS for the 2015 school year.

    Congratulations to Trisha Elder! She has been accepted by Fort Scott Community College in Fort Scott, KS for the 2015 school year.

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    Congratulations to MaCahla Leslie! MaCahla has been accepted by Kansas Wesleyan in Salina, KS for the 2015 school year.

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    Congratulations to Jordan Baker, who has been accepted by Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.
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    Congratulations to Emily Rawlings! She has been accepted by the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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    Graham Dixon has been accepted by Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS for the 2015 school year. Congrats!

     

     

     

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    Katie Jahay has been accepted by Tabor College in Hillsboro, KS for the 2015 school year. Congrats!

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  • Summer School

     

    SUMMER SCHOOL - Enrollment forms for summer school went home on May 1st. Summer school will be June 5th-June 29th from 8:00A.M. - 11:00A.M. for current K-5 students. There is no summer school on Fridays.

     

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